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1 Welcome to Oak Mountain High School, Class of 2015!

2 Upcoming Events at OMHS just for you! 9 th grade Registration is Monday, July 25, 2011 (will be held late afternoon). Eagle FANS camp is Friday, July 29, 2011 Time: 7:30 until 2:30 9 th grade “First Day” Walk Through is Saturday, August 6, 2011 from 8-10 a.m.

3 Eagle FANS Camp Friday, July 29, 2011  7:30 until 2:30 FANS camp registration forms will be online. The link to the registration form will be posted on the OMHS Administration the first week in May. Cost of FANS camps is $25.00—Money will be collected the night of registration. Please make checks payable to Oak Mountain High School. This cost covers lunch and t-shirt. Students are encouraged to wear their shirt to the camp. Shirts will be available for pickup during the Monday night registration on July 25 th. There will be limited shirt sizes! Students should bring their schedules with them on Friday. Student Drop-off and Pickup will be held at the front of the school on this date.

4 Are you prepared for OMHS registration? 9 th grade Registration Packet YOUR CHILD MUST HAVE AN UPDATED BLUE IMMUNIZATION FORM THE NIGHT OF REGISTRATION! No blue card = do not proceed with registration at this point Registration Checklist—next few slides Bring more than one check to registration!

5 The following stations must be followed to insure completion of all registration requirements: 1.Enter the Commons area of campus through Auditorium-side doors to receive your registration ticket. MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE MORE THAN ONE CHECK FOR THE DIFFERENT PAYMENT STATIONS! 2.As you enter this hallway, you will divide into four lines based on the student’s last name. 3.Address Verification. You must present your completed Shelby County Schools Verification of Residence Form (online) and provide 2 official proofs of residence, which is REQUIRED by the Shelby Co. Board of Education. You cannot continue with the registration process without proof of residence. 4.Turn in Forms. Registration Checklist (from previous school year—subject to change)

6 5.Pick up schedule. If you prepaid any fees, appropriate receipts will accompany your child’s schedule. 6.Payment Station. Your actual fee worksheet will be completed at this station and you will need to present your child’s schedule to verify fees. Payment may be made by check, cash or credit card. 7.After paying fees, proceed to the following stations in the cafeteria:  STI Home Registration  Cafeteria Account  Bus Transportation  P.E. Uniform Purchase—strongly encouraged = $25.00  Eagle FANS camp registration (freshman and new students only) 8.Locker. Students will receive their locker assignment once they submit their signed locker agreement or wait in line for a locker assignment if they did not submit an online form for the Virtual Locker Line. 9.Exit at rear of building by band room. Registration Checklist--Continued

7 Virtual Locker Line OMHS will be using our “Virtual Locker Line.” Students will fill out an online form accessible through the OMHS website. Rising Freshmen will submit their online forms for their place in the locker line during the week of May 2 nd. It opens at 12:00 p.m. on this date. Why a Virtual Locker Line? To avoid long lines during registration in the summer To avoid “camping out” for a place in the locker line To allow our staff to fill out paperwork for lockers before school is over for this year

8 Freshman Forum Activity Period Upperclassmen Mentoring Program with Character Education development Required Study Time with Grade Monitoring Attendance—Code of Conduct Absences—Excused vs. Unexcused (What is a blue form?) Check ins and Check outs—what to do? What is NCA? Tardies Code of Conduct School Agenda—OMHS Student/Parent Handbook Dress Code?? Available at Registration Ninth Grade 101

9 What to do if my student is absent? Call the OMHS Attendance Office ( ) and notify the school when your student is absent. THIS PHONE CALL DOES NOT REPLACE THE EXCUSE NEEDED TO DOCUMENT THE ABSENCE!!** Excuses for absences must be turned in within 3 days of the student returning to school from the absence(s). Failure to turn in an excuse within 3 days of your student returning to school from an absence = UNEXCUSED Since we take attendance each class period first through eighth periods, you will need to turn in an excuse for your student if you check in or check out your student (This excuse covers the time/class period that your student missed). We do not prefer FAXED excuses.

10 How to read my student’s attendance record The following absence codes may appear on your child’s attendance record: X = absence 1X = Illness documented by a parent note 2X = Doctor’s note 3X = Court excuse 4X = Principal’s Permission/Death in the immediate family 5X = Suspension 6X = Parent Note Unexcused (Turned in AFTER 3 day deadline) 7X = No note or explanation Absences beyond 12 (excluding 2X and 3X absences) must be documented with a doctor’s or court excuse or permission of the principal.

11 What is NCA? Non Compliance due to Attendance = LOSS OF CREDIT The following statement regarding attendance is from page 19, letter H, item 2 from the Shelby County Code of Conduct and Attendance 2010 – 2011: A student who has 4 unexcused absences out of a total of 7 or more absences during a semester shall be denied academic credit for excessive absences.

12 Tardies To School Tardies to school = any sign-in after 7:40 a.m. without legal excuse. Traffic excuse is not excused! Tardies to school Student who drives to school Student who does not drive to school 3 Parking Pass suspended for 5 school days Saturday School 4 Parking pass suspended for 10 days In school Detention 1 successful day Subsequent Tardies Parking pass suspended for 9 school weeks (rules for reinstatement apply) Extended Days of In School Detention and a Pre-Early Warning Referral

13 Tardies To Class Tardies to class = student arrives after or is not in his/her seat when the bell rings. Tardies to class Consequences 6 2 hours of detention 9 Saturday School 12 1 successful day of In School Detention 15 Extended In School Detention

14 This Just In… Per recent news from the Alabama State Dept. of Education…this incoming freshmen class WILL TAKE AND MUST PASS the Alabama High School Graduation Exam (AHSGE) Beginning with this group of 9 th graders, there will be only 1 valedictorian and 1 salutatorian for this graduating class. These two students must be completing an Advanced Academic Diploma A distinction of graduating with honors will be made for the top 5% of the class who are graduating with either an Advanced Academic or Standard Diploma

15 Don’t forget: You can copy- paste this slide into other presentations, and move or resize the poll.

16 Thank you for coming tonight! If you have further questions after this presentation, you may Ashley Walls at or Kristi Wade at Now it is time to tour our school! Student ambassadors, “The Masters,” will be available throughout the building to answer questions you may have about the school layout. Freshman Lockers are currently located on the English and Journalism halls.


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