Presentation on theme: "Aloha Class of 2016 Welcome to Freshman Guidance Cycle 1."— Presentation transcript:
Aloha Class of 2016 Welcome to Freshman Guidance Cycle 1
Guidance Student Expectations Expectations Purpose Introductions Schedule & Locations Huh? What is guidance?
Student Expectations Be on time. Attendance is MANDATORY. Come in quietly if you are late. Make sure you check in with your counselor at the end of class. Be attentive. Plan to complete homework before you come to guidance.
Student Expectations Absence will be unexcused unless it is cleared with the office or with your counselor PRIOR to your guidance period. An unexcused absence will result in DETENTION.
Purpose of Guidance Personal & Social Skills Decision Making Communication Study/Success Skills Special Topics Support Services
Counseling We’re with you for 4 years!! Come and get to know your counselor. Ms. Shelby, Mrs. Chernisky, and Mr. Lapsley are located in Kekuanao`a Counseling Center – ROOM KU 206 Visit our office during study hall, free periods, lunch or after school. 4 YEARS!?!?! AUURITE!!
Your counselor can help you with: Class Schedules Academic Concerns Guidance Counseling Career Information Strengths Areas of Improvement Personal Issues Helping you understand yourself Monitor progress Confidentiality
Your counselor can also help you with: Getting along with: Teachers Parents Friends Boyfriend / Girlfriend Family Members College Prep College Requirements Applications Financial Aid
A note about confidentiality… Everything that is said in a counseling session is CONFIDENTIAL. There are, however, 3 exceptions to this: If you say that someone is hurting you. If you say that you are going to hurt someone else. If you say that you will hurt yourself. In these cases, the counselor will need to break confidentiality in order to get help.
Other Support & Encouragement Standardized Testing Parent, Teacher, and/or Student Conferences Founder’s Day Song Contest Athletics & Other Extra Curricular Activities Curricular Activities Registration for Sophomore Year During 2 nd Semester Year During 2 nd Semester
Work on getting/staying organized. Be a good listener. Be on time for class. Use class time wisely. Complete assignments/projects on time. Meet new people and try new things!
Study hard for quizzes/tests/exams. Establish a positive relationship with your teachers. If absent, find out what you missed. Be consistent in your positive efforts.
https://connect.ksbe.edu Schedules Grades Progress Reports School Calendar Daily Bulletin 4 year plan Registration/Teacher recommendation s
https://bb.ksbe.edu Guidance material Handouts Announcements Information and Resources
FRESHMAN YEAR CHOICES UP TO YOU DO WHAT’S RIGHT CARE ABOUT PEOPLE DO THINGS TO THE BEST OF YOUR ABILITY
All About Me We want to get to know you. Complete form and turn in before leaving class today.
Any Questions? How’s High School so far? Any concerns? Need help?