6 Von Steuben MSC Vision Mission We envision a school that fosters a culture of responsibility built on scientific thinking.Our graduates will succeed in and contribute to a competitive and ever-changing world.MissionOur purpose is to prepare our students for an ever-changing cultural and technological world.We employ scientific approaches to teaching and learning.We collaborate across disciplines to design curriculum and deliver instruction to support student achievement at or above grade level.We insist on a culture of responsibility and opportunity for achievement built by students, parents, teachers, staff, and administrators.The expectations of involvement, self-discipline, and mutual respect extends to all members of the our school community.
7 Von SteubenMottoIf I do not know,I will find out.
14 Von Steuben’s PLTW Engineering Program Real World Connections.Projected Based.Something for Everyone:Classes –Enter as a freshman or sophomoreEngineering Club –Monday 3:55, Room 216Design and Print Team (3D printing) –Tuesday 3:55, Room 216National curriculum offered in all 50 states at over 5,000 schools and partnered with top universities and businesses.
15 Progress reports will be mailed the week of the following dates. 5September 25, 201316December 11, 201325February 26, 201434May 7, 2014
16 REPORT CARDS Midterm Week Date I 10 November 12, 2013 II 30 These report cards may be picked up during Parent-Teacher Conferences on the dates below 12—6:45 p.m.MidtermWeekDateI10November 12, 2013II30April 7, 2014These report cards will be mailed to parents and issued to students after the following dates.SemesterWeekDateI20January 23, 2014II40June 10, 2014
17 FREE/REDUCED LUNCH FORMS Free/Reduce Lunch Form.This form must be completed ASAP
18 Close CampusStudents WILL NOT be allowed to go off of campus for lunch.
19 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL Required Items: $200 Student Fee (if not already paid) How: CASH, Cashiers Checks made payable to Von Steuben MCS or credit cards.Medical Health record (Especially if participating in athletic teams)Notebook and pencil or penBackpack without wheels$5 Master Lock fee for gym locker purchased at Von SteubenRecommended Items:Cellular Phone Request FormRoom 118 or downloaded at$28 Physical Education Uniform Fee if not already purchasedOptional P.E. clothing: sweat pants, and long sleeve shirts. These can be purchased in the gym.
20 Start time for all students. First Day of SchoolMonday, August 26, 20138:30 a.m.Start time for all students.Freshmen student will report to the auditorium.Students will attend all of their classes, meet theirteachers and be dismissed at 3:35 p.m.
21 First Week: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8:30 a.m.Start time for all students.Freshmen student will report to the auditorium.Students will attend all of their classes, meet theirteachers and be dismissed at 3:40 p.m.
22 School opens at 7:45 a.m. for students SCHEDULESchool opens at 7:45 a.m. for studentsMonday through FridayPeriod 18:30-9:20Period 29:25-10:15Period 310:20-11:10Period 411:15-12:05Period 512:10-1:00Period 61:05-1:55Period 72:00-2:50Period 82:55-3:45
23 Websites to visit: www.criticalthinking.org www.cps.edu
24 Have a great day!! Thank You We look forward to working together with you and your treasured child.Have a great day!!
25 AdministrationPrincipal- Pedro Alonso Mary Cortes Assistant Principal- Brian Tennison Assistant Principal- Jodi Pinkerton