Presentation on theme: "Sophomore Orientation August 18, 2011. Administrators PrincipalAssistant Principals Dr. Covington Mr. CrumpMrs. Lynch."— Presentation transcript:
Sophomore Orientation August 18, 2011
Administrators PrincipalAssistant Principals Dr. Covington Mr. CrumpMrs. Lynch
Counselors Mrs. Banks-Lincoln Mr. Evans Ms. Gomez Ms. Lee Ms. McKnight Post Secondary Coach – Mr. Gorham
Beginning Sophomore Requirements Core ClassesNon-Core Classes English I Algebra Biology World Studies P.E. I or ROTC I Music or Art Computer Readiness 7 credits earned to be in good standing 5 credits minimal for sophomore status 4 credits or less classifies you as a demote
Sophomore Year Completion Requirements 7 Sophomore Credits Earned 7 Freshman Credits Earned 14 Credits Earned if in Good Standing
Attendance Students are to attend school everyday that classes are in session and be on time. Your attendance greatly affects your grades! Good Attendance = Good Grades
Attendance Counts Be on time for school Attend all classes Talk to your teachers and ask for help if needed. Make academics your top priority. Data provided by The Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago, July,2007
Check Your Grades and Attendance UsernamePassword Access the Student Portal at: https://www.student.cps.k12.il.us https://www.student.cps.k12.il.us First Initial, Middle Initial, Last Name Cps + Student ID #
Graduation Requirements 4 credits of English 3 credits of Math 3 credits of Science 3 credits of Social Studies 2 credits of (the same) World Language 2 credits of P.E. or ROTC 2 credits of Fine Arts 5 credits of CTE shop 2 credits of Electives 26 Credits Total
PLAN Exam All sophomores take this exam It’s a good indicator of your probable ACT scoring ability (the ACT Exam is a graduation requirement) Testing will be at the end of September
Discipline All students are governed by the CPS Uniform Discipline Code. Student Code of Conduct booklets will be distributed at a later date.
DRESS CODE Royal blue polo shirts Khaki colored pants Black, brown, or white shoes Present cleanliness, and neatness at all times Uniforms must be worn each day.
School Fees $25 General Activity Fee (Money Order Only) $10 Student ID (Money Order Only) $40 Yearbook (Separate Money Order) $5 Bus Cards (Cash) $5 School Lock (Cash)
Keys to Student Success Be in school everyday Take responsibility for your work Be organized Use your agenda Create a study plan Be prepared Have a positive attitude Take ownership of your education Communicate with your teachers Be respectful and open to differences