Presentation on theme: "WELCOME to the 2013-2014 School Year. Eastern Mission To build a foundation for the success of all students by developing respectful relationships, providing."— Presentation transcript:
WELCOME to the School Year
Eastern Mission To build a foundation for the success of all students by developing respectful relationships, providing rigorous instruction, and maintaining high expectations.
Class of Students –185 in the Comprehensive Program –104 in the Humanities Program 540 Days of Middle School Millions of Emotions….
Meet the Proud Principal Casey Crouse Grew up in Delaware –BA in Math Education from UofD –MBA from Loyola –Doctoral Candidate at UM 19 Years in Education –High School Teacher –Central Office –Magnet Coordinator/AP (Argyle MS) –Principal Starting 5 th Year at Eastern Married with 2 Kids –Husband is a High School Assistant Principal –Brenden (8 th Grade) –Nathan (5 th Grade) –2 Step-Daughters and 4 Grandkids!
Principal’s Priorities Safety for ALL children Quality Instruction for ALL children Positive Relationships for ALL stakeholders
Other Resources Grade 6 Administrator –Ms. Elizabeth Sandall Grade 6 Counselor –Dr. John Rynn Grade 6 Team Leaders –Ms. Tanya Rowe - Humanities –Ms. Jenelle Peterson - Comprehensive
Communication Eastern Website 7:30PM Sunday Phone Call / PTSA Listserv Backpack Flyers (limited) Edline Agenda Book Twitter
Agenda Books Includes all school policies – also posted on the website Used to record homework in each class $5 for replacement books Parents are encouraged to check the agenda book daily.
School Schedule First class begins at 7:55AM 7 Classes 4 Minutes for Passing 30 Minutes for Lunch Dismissal is at 2:40PM Bell Schedule is in the Agenda Book
Student Academic Progress Please Check Edline Grades will be posted by ID number inside/outside each classroom every two weeks. Interim Reports are posted on Edline at the midway point of each quarter. Contact the Teacher
Important Policy Reminders Cell Phone Electronics Gum Backpacks ID Cards Dress Code (The Four B’s)
Attendance Doors open at 7:30AM All students are expected to be in class ready to begin by 7:55AM Dismissal at 2:40PM Late –Check in the main office before going to class Absences –Call the office morning of absence OR Send to –Please send note with student upon return
Visiting Eastern Parents and Guardians are welcome any time / any day Join your student for lunch Sit in on a class Please sign-in in the main office upon arrival
After-school Activities Activities Begin September 10 Sports, Clubs, Academic Support Tuesdays, Wednesday, Thursdays Activity Buses are available Information will be distributed to all students
How Can You Support Your Student’s Success Support students attendance everyday and on time Monitor Agenda Book Quiet Place for Homework Review Completed Homework Review academic progress Communicate concerns with teacher and/or counselor Monitor behaviors outside of school –Ask a lot of questions –Get to know their friends Monitor internet usage Be their PARENT and be our PARTNER
Please Join the PTSA
Fundraising PTSA Direct Donation Campaign Bake Sales at Eastern Activities School Whole school fundraiser in September Small program fundraisers throughout the year