Presentation on theme: "EVERYTHING U NEED 2 No about Middle School in ONE EASY LESSON!!!"— Presentation transcript:
EVERYTHING U NEED 2 No about Middle School in ONE EASY LESSON!!!
On the Mind of a Middle School Student Friends/ Relationships Sports/Activities School/grades/homework Peer pressure/bullying/teasing/title IX Parents/teachers
Tween & Teen Brain: Experiences great changes to the parts of the brain that are responsible for: Impulse-control, judgment, decision-making, planning, and organization. Emotions and hormone production are at their highest levels in adolescence. This area of the brain (prefrontal cortex) does not reach full maturity until around age 25!!
Stay Connected! Visit our website at http://www.granby.k12.ct.us/GMMS LOOK FOR: Digital Backpack Powerschool Student Information Portal School Counselor & Teacher &emails Athletics, Clubs & Activities What’s going on in classes http://www.granby.k12.ct.us/page.cfm?p=2 587
Student Information Portal To support and facilitate a partnership in learning, GMMS offers a Parent and Student Portal to provide an easy access, secure communication tool connecting teachers, parents and students. Online access to grades, homework, attendance and assignments Parents, teachers and students can accurately monitor, identify and accelerate student progress. ALL parents should have received their Powerschool ID & PW If you need assistance, please call the GMMS Main Office http://www.granby.k12.ct.us/page.cfm?p=2625
Find Powerschool: Under Quicklinks Student Information Portal :
If it’s HIGHLIGHTED, CLICK IT! Click the Teacher’s Name to Email Click the Grade to see past assignments
Click an Assignment for more information: Need more assistance??
Student Support Services Period 8 (X Block or Extended Block) Teachers School Counselors Administrators School Psychologist/ School SW HW Club Home/School Collaboration How can we HELP?