Presentation on theme: "Eastern Mission To build a foundation for the success of all students by developing respectful relationships, providing rigorous instruction, and maintaining."— Presentation transcript:
Eastern Mission To build a foundation for the success of all students by developing respectful relationships, providing rigorous instruction, and maintaining high expectations.
Eastern Supports Office Staff Security Teachers Team Leaders –Two per grade level Content Specialists –Math, Science, Social Studies and Technology, Reading, ESOL and World Languages, PE and Fine Arts Counselors –One per grade level Administrators –Principal, 2 Assistant Principals, Magnet Coordinator
Principal’s Priorities Open and Honest Communication Safety for ALL children Quality Instruction for ALL children Positive Relationships for ALL stakeholders
Communication Eastern Website 7:30PM Sunday Phone Call PTSA Listserv Backpack Flyers Edline –Activation codes and support available tonight Agenda Book
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
EAGLE TIME Mondays 23 Minutes Between Periods 2 and 3 Focus on Positive School Climate DEAR TIME Tuesday thru Friday 23 Minutes Between Periods 2 and 3 Focus on Reading for Pleasure
Student Academic Progress Please Check Edline Grades will be posted by ID number inside/outside each classroom every two weeks. Interim Reports will available via Edline at the midway point of each quarter.
Important Policy Reminders Cell Phone and Electronics –Off and Out of Sight 7:30AM – 2:40PM No Gum No Backpacks during the school day All students are expected to follow the Dress Code Limited Locker Visits
Important Policy Reminders Bullying At School –Bullying and Harrassment Report –Investigation and Follow Up Bullying via Social Media
Important Policy Reminders PROFANITY –Present in Music –Present in Movies –Present in Television –Present in Video Games –(May Be) Present at Home –Present in Conversations with Peers –NOT APPROPRIATE AT SCHOOL
Attendance Doors open at 7:30AM All students are expected to be in class ready to begin by 7:55AM Dismissal at 2:40PM Absences –Call the office morning of absence OR Send email to EMSAttendance@mcpsmd.orgEMSAttendance@mcpsmd.org –Please send note with student upon return
Visiting Eastern Parents and Guardians are welcome anytime / 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, Wednesdays, Thursdays Activity Buses are available Activity updates given regularly –100 Hallway Bulletin Board –AM Announcements –Email –Activities Booklet
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 counselor TRUST and VERIFY –Monitor behaviors in and out of school –Ask a lot of questions –Get to know their friends Monitor internet usage