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2012-2013 School Year Woodrow Wilson High School New Parent Orientation Wednesday, August 22, 2012 7:00-9:00 PM.

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1 School Year Woodrow Wilson High School New Parent Orientation Wednesday, August 22, :00-9:00 PM

2 Outcomes for Our Meeting Outcomes: By the end of this meeting, participants will have: Met the members of the Administrative Team and Counseling Team Heard a report on the State of Woodrow Wilson Learned how we can and will communicate with one another

3 Outcomes for Our Meeting  Understood the attendance policy and the expectations for scholars being on time to school and to each class  Heard about the various athletic programs that Wilson offers and the criteria for eligibility  Heard about the array of extracurricular activities available to Wilson scholars and how they can become an active member of one or more

4 Outcomes for Our Meeting  Learned what a typical day is like for a Wilson scholar  Heard about the key policies and procedures that we adhere to at Wilson  Had a chance to get their questions answered by members of the administrative team

5 Demographics of Wilson Who Are WE? Student GroupPercentage Asian/Pacific Islanders 7% Black/Non-Hispanic 52% Hispanic 18% American Indian/Alaskan 1 % Native Hawaiian <1 % White/Non-Hispanic 35% Multi Racial 5%

6 Demographics of Wilson Who Are WE? 40% of our scholars qualify for Free and Reduced Meals (Economically Disadvantaged) 12% are identified as Special Education Scholars 7% are English Language Learners We have scholars from 80 countries speaking 40 languages We have scholars from all 8 wards of the city

7 DC CAS Goals and Objectives Goals and Objectives Target Actual ActualYear-to-Year Delta Reading85.1%60%65.9%-5.9% Math85.1%59%51.5%+7.5%

8 DC CAS Results Over Time Data Point Reading Math

9 DC CAS Reading Advanced33%21%25% Proficient37%44%41%35% Basic23%27%23%29% Below Basic4%8%12%11%

10 DC CAS Math Advanced25%23%17%20% Proficient40%44%36%39% Basic22%24%32%28% Below Basic10%8%16%13%

11 Class Performance (2.0 or Higher) Class Performance 12 th Grade11 th Grade10 th Grade9 th GradeTotal /69%256/68%277/74%374/65%1107/69% /70%199/68%248/69%301/54%982/63% /73%228/67%185/61%265/50%918/61% %59%64%63%61%

12 Honor Roll (3.0 or Higher) Honor Roll12 th Grade11 th Grade10 th Grade9 th GradeTotal /46%152/41%162/43%220/38%666/41% /45%127/43%143/40%179/32%599/39% /45%131/39%107/35%145/27%532/35% /38%112/33%113/36%128/23%480/33%

13 Advanced Placement (Participation) Year# of Test# of Students AVE964431

14 Advanced Placement (Performance) Year#/% Scoring 3+Score 5Score 4Score 3Score 2Score /47%104/9%177/16%246/22%270/24%315/28% /45%111/10%150/14%234/21%245/22%351/32% /46%125/11%160/15%221/20%245/22%348/32% /47%121/11%187/17%209/19%215/20%341/32% /46%108/11%152/16%179/19%227/24%286/30% AVE487/47%100/10%145/15%205/21%224/23%281/29%

15 Attendance Average Daily Attendance In-Seat Attendance Truant %87% 426/29% % 88% 383/25% % 409/27% % 91% 337/21%

16 Suspensions Total

17 IMPACT Ratings Group 1-6 Category Highly Effective 25/24%18/19%13/13% Effective74/70%63/65%81/79% Minimally Effective5/5%13/13%7/7% Ineffective1/1%3/3%1/1%

18 IMPACT Ratings Group 7-19 Category Highly Effective 19/33%5/10%8/17% Effective35/61%46/88%37/77% Minimally Effective3/5%1/2%3/6% Ineffective0/0%0/0%0/0%

19 Achievement Goals Five Year Plan Goal AreaCurrent Level DCCAS Math59%67%75%83%91%100% DCCAS Reading60%68%76%84%92%100% Class Performance63%69%75%81%87%90% Honor Roll40%41%42%43%44%45% SAT Advanced Placement (Participation)34%36%37%38%39%40% Advanced Placement (Performance)45%46%47%48%49%50% Graduation73%77%81%85%88%90% Attendance (ADA)93%94%95%96%97%98% Attendance (ISA)91%92%93%94%95% Suspension School Climate (Scholar)70%75%80%85%90%95% School Climate (Parent)73%78%83%87%91%95% School Climate (Staff)81%84%87%90%93%95%

20 Achievement Goals Math–67% scoring proficient or better Reading–68% scoring proficient or better Class Performance–73% earning a 2.0 or better per advisory Honor Roll–42% earning honor roll status per advisory SAT–Increase the average score by 23 points (1,010) in verbal and math Advanced Placement (Participation)–36% of scholars in the 11 th and 12 th grade enrolled in an advanced placement course Advanced Placement (Performance)-46% of scholars will earn a 3 or better on the Advanced Placement test Graduation–77% graduation rate

21 Achievement Goals Attendance (ADA)–94% average daily attendance (ADA) rate for all scholars Attendance (ISA)–92% in seat attendance (ISA) rate for all scholars Suspensions–Reduce behaviors resulting in suspension by 20% or more (290) Climate (Scholar)-75% of our scholars will indicate that they feel safe in our school on the annual climate survey Climate (Parent)-78% of our parents will indicate that they would recommend that a friend send his or her child to our school on the annual climate survey Climate (Staff)-84% of our staff will indicate that this school is a good place to work on the annual climate survey

22 How Do We Communicate? Edline Webpage Connect Ed (Weekly Message) PTSA List Serve Phone/Voic Daily Bulletin

23 ATTENDANCE Woodrow Wilson High School

24 One recent study showed that students who attend school 93 percent of the time or better scored on their exams. Students with a 91 percent attendance rate scored on their exams, and students with attendance of 85 percent or less scored 0-54.

25 KEYS TO SCHOOL/CLASS ATTENDANCE Arrive to school before 8:30 am (After 8:00 am, students are allowed to come into the building) Arrive to first period class before 8:40. Students are allowed to go to their lockers prior to first period, during lunch, and after school. There is a six minute transition time between each period.

26 TWO TYPES OF ABSENCES Excused Unexcused

27 EXCUSED ABSENCES ARE WHEN SCHOOL ‐ AGED SCHOLARS ARE ABSENT FROM SCHOOL WITH A VALID EXCUSE AND PARENTAL APPROVAL.

28 EXCUSE ABSENCES Scholar illness (a doctor’s note is required if a scholar is absent for more than five days); College visits (12 th graders only) Death in the scholar’s immediate family; Necessity for a scholar to attend a judicial proceeding as a plaintiff, defendant, witness or juror; Observance of a religious holiday; Temporary school closings due to weather, unsafe conditions or other emergencies; Medical reasons such as a doctor’s appointment (a doctor’s note is required); Failure of DC to provide transportation where legally responsible; and Emergency circumstances approved by DCPS.

29 UNEXCUSED ABSENCES ARE WHEN SCHOOL ‐ AGED SCHOLARS ARE ABSENT FROM SCHOOL WITHOUT A VALID EXCUSE, WITH OR WITHOUT PARENTAL APPROVAL.

30 UNEXCUSED ABSENCES Baby Sitting Shopping Doing Errands Oversleeping Cutting Class Job Hunting Vacations Family Emergency

31 EXAMPLES OF EXCUSED ABSENCES INCLUDE:  Scholar illness (a doctor’s note is required if a scholar is absent for more than five days);  College visits (12 th graders only)  Death in the scholar’s immediate family;  Necessity for a scholar to attend a judicial proceeding as a plaintiff, defendant, witness or juror;  Observance of a religious holiday;  Temporary school closings due to weather, unsafe conditions or other emergencies;  Medical reasons such as a doctor’s appointment (a doctor’s note is required);  Failure of DC to provide transportation where legally responsible; and  Emergency circumstances approved by DCPS.

32 IF A SCHOLAR MISSES 26% TO 59% OF THE SCHOOL DAY THE SCHOLAR WILL RECEIVE A HALF ‐ DAY ABSENCE. IF HE/SHE CUTS 60% OF THE DAY, THE SCHOLAR WILL RECEIVE AN UNEXCUSED ABSENCE FOR THE FULL DAY.

33 THE BLUE CARD

34 EVERY MINUTE COUNTS TARDY PLAN 8:40 Scholars are expected to be swiped in by 8:40. If you are not 5 minutes early then you are late. 8:40- 8:45 Scholars will be given a CCASS pass and must present the pass to their first period teacher. If a scholar makes it to their first period class before 8:45, there will be no consequence applied by the teacher BECAUSE THEY ARRIVED ON TIME FOR CLASS. If a scholar arrives to first period after the 8:45 bell rings, the teacher will apply the same consequences as outlined below. 8:45Scholars cannot go to their locker after 8:45 and must report directly to first period. Any scholar who is at a locker after 8:45 will have their locker privileges revoked.

35 TARDY PLAN 8:45-8:55Scholars will be given an “unexcused” pass and must present the pass to their first period teacher. Teachers will apply the same consequences as outlined below. 8:55-9:15Scholars will be processed by the administrative team. Scholars will be assigned a consequence as outlined below. The Scholar will be escorted by a member of the morning team to their first period class. 9:15-9:30Scholars will not be permitted to enter the building without a written excuse note from a parent.

36 CONSEQUENCES FOR BEING TARDY TO CLASS: Tardy 1Warning by the teacher and documented in STARS. Tardy 2Warning by the teacher, contact parent, and documented in STARS. Tardy 310-minute detention assigned by the teacher, contact parent, and documented in STARS Tardy 4Teacher writes a referral and submits to the Dean and assigns a 30 minute detention Tardy 5Teacher writes a referral and submits to the Dean and assigns one Day of ISS Tardy 6+Teacher writes a referral and submits to the Assistant Principal. The parent is notified that the scholar cannot return to school until a parent meets with an administrator.

37 Athletic Department

38 1. Be a student at Wilson or a DCPS school that does not offer the sport. 2. Have a 2.0 GPA or better in the most recent advisory. (You can use your yearend GPA for a fall sport. All incoming new freshman are eligible.) 3. Must not be 19 years of age before July 1st of the current school year. 4. turn in the following forms before trying out: Universal Health Certificate – Good for 1 calendar year from date of exam. Parent Consent Form – needed for each sport Emergency treatment Form – needed for each sport

39 Varsity and JV Football – Tryouts begin on Wednesday August 8 th Girls Volleyball – Tryouts begin on Monday, August 13th from 4pm – 6pm in the main gym Boys Varsity and JV Soccer – Tryouts begin on Monday, August 20th from 6am – 8am on the turf field. Girls Varsity and JV Soccer – Tryouts begin Wednesday, August 22nd from 5-7pm at Fort Reno field. Boys and Girls Boys Cross Country – Tryouts begin on August 20th at 3:30pm – 5:30pm Girls Field Hockey – Tryouts begin August 27th on the Fort Reno field Cheerleading – Tryouts begin on August 20th and will be held Mon – Thurs, 3:30pm – 5:30pm

40 Winter Sports –Begins November 1 Spring Sports - Begins March 1 Please see handout for all Sports and Coaches.

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43 Academy Building Field Trip New York City Field Trip Washington Wizards Arena Towson University Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Wilson HS Football - Game Day Operations Intramurals during STEP Reading and Math Tutoring – Riggs Elementary School

44 If you are interested, please take the following forms: Athletic Packet Athletic Profile (Hand to instructor before exiting.) AAA Academy Application

45 Woodrow Wilson’s After School Programs Ms. Hara

46 Extracurricular Activities The mission of After School Programs is to expand opportunities for positive youth development through high-quality academic/tutorials, wellness and enrichment programs after school. The mission of After School Programs is to expand opportunities for positive youth development through high-quality academic/tutorials, wellness and enrichment programs after school. After school programs meet Monday- Thursday from 3:30-6pm. Free supper is served daily at 3:30pm in the cafeteria. After school programs meet Monday- Thursday from 3:30-6pm. Free supper is served daily at 3:30pm in the cafeteria.

47 Clubs and Programs Art Club Art Club The Beacon (School newspaper ) The Beacon (School newspaper ) Dance Team Dance Team Debate Team Debate Team FIRST Robotics FIRST Robotics French Club French Club Gay Straight Alliance Gay Straight Alliance Harvard Model Congress Club Harvard Model Congress Club "It's Academic!!!" (Math Club) "It's Academic!!!" (Math Club)

48 Clubs and Programs (cont’d) Library Media Crews Library Media Crews LAVA (Literary Magazine) LAVA (Literary Magazine) National Honor Society (By application only) National Honor Society (By application only) NEMO (Oceanic Science Club) NEMO (Oceanic Science Club) Photo Club Photo Club Poetry Slam Team Poetry Slam Team Power Yoga Power Yoga

49 Community Based Organizations (CBO’s) HealthCorps Coordinator: Ms. Micheline Tocco HealthCorps Coordinator: Ms. Micheline Tocco HealthCorps is working to fight the nation's obesity epidemic, starting with youth in high schools around the country. Through a curriculum in nutrition, fitness and mental strength, HealthCorps gives teens purpose, helps develop human character and inspires an interest in health and culinary arts careers. HealthCorps is working to fight the nation's obesity epidemic, starting with youth in high schools around the country. Through a curriculum in nutrition, fitness and mental strength, HealthCorps gives teens purpose, helps develop human character and inspires an interest in health and culinary arts careers.

50 CBO’s (cont’d) LAYC- Latin American Youth Center Coordinator: Ms. Maria Navarette LAYC- Latin American Youth Center Coordinator: Ms. Maria Navarette We offer enrichment programs, such as Salsa/Merengue dance classes, Tennis, and Art. Programs are held Tuesday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm. We offer enrichment programs, such as Salsa/Merengue dance classes, Tennis, and Art. Programs are held Tuesday-Thursday from 3:30-5:30pm.

51 Youth Voice Would you like to start your own club or program? Would you like to start your own club or program? - If so, it’s easy. You would need to prepare a proposal and have scholars that are interested in participating sign it. - Ask a teacher or staff member to sponsor your club.

52 Enrolling is EASY! Students can sign-up for as many programs as they would like. Students can sign-up for as many programs as they would like. For your convenience, enrollment forms have been sent home with your welcome packets; however you can also get a form today if you receive it. For your convenience, enrollment forms have been sent home with your welcome packets; however you can also get a form today if you receive it. Students can come see Ms. Hara in room #108, if they have any questions and/or suggestions. Students can come see Ms. Hara in room #108, if they have any questions and/or suggestions.

53 Afterschool Coordinator Contact Info Please feel free to me or call me:

54 See you After School!!

55 “A Day in the Life” Wilson SY

56 8:25 AM: Tiger scholars need to arrive at school - classes start at 8:45 sharp.

57 8:30 AM The day starts by passing through security at the main entrance.

58 8:40 AM Time to go to class!

59 Wilson New Class Schedule

60 MONDAY All seven periods (45 minutes each)

61 Every Tuesday/Thursday ODD DAYS Periods 1 (45 minutes) Periods 3, 5, 7 (90 minutes each)

62 Every Wednesday/Friday EVEN DAYS Periods 1 (45 minutes) 2, 4, 6 (90 minutes each)

63 Classroom advice: Sit up front, don’t be afraid to raise your hand, and get to know your teacher. Mornings: - 4 classes on Monday - 2 classes Tuesday through Friday

64 More classroom advice: Be prepared for every class. Bring - Student planner - Notebook - Pen or pencil.

65 11:16-12:01 STEP: Student Teacher Enrichment Period Many options… - Enjoy lunch

66 -Work with a teacher

67 - Relax with friends

68 After lunch: 2 or 3 more classes… Challenge yourself – Wilson offers 35 Honors and Advanced Placement classes.

69 6 minute passing periods between classes – Students need to walk AND talk!

70 3:15 Classes end It’s time for Student Activities

71 High School is not a spectator sport. Get Involved!

72 There are 33 sports and more than 40 clubs for every interest.

73 With all of those activities, the campus stays open until 9 PM.

74 Every day at Wilson: the sky’s the limit -- for each and every student.

75 The Wilson Way  RESPECT: Be respectful of everyone in our school community.  DETERMINATION: Work to their full potential in all classes.  PRIDE: Protect our campus and keep it clean, green and safe.

76 Wilson Scholars Will  Dress for success in an educational setting.  Be on time to school and to each class.  Not use electronic devices during class or transition time.  Carry their School ID at all times.  Not wear hats or headgear in our school building.  Only eat food in the cafeteria, stadium seating, rose garden and atrium

77 Question And Answer


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