Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Madison Middle School"— Presentation transcript:
1Welcome to the Madison Middle School 7th Grade Orientation2014
22013-2014 Building Administration Mr. Tom Wolff, PrincipalMiss Renee Pore, Assistant Principal
32014-2015 Administration Mr. Muro 7-8 Principal Ms. Pore 5-6 Principal Mr. MannsAssistant Principal
4MADISON JR. HIGH MISSION STATEMENT Raise ExpectationsIncrease AchievementPrepare for tomorrow…Make it happen!
5Administrative Secretaries Main Office:Mrs. Kurtz& Mrs. ShenbergerGuidance Office:Mrs. Bair
6MJHS Daily Time Schedule 7:35 Tardy Bell8:00-8:40 1st period8:43-9:23 2nd period9:26-10:06 3rd period10:09-10:49 4th period10:52-11:22 5th period (7th grade lunch)11:23-11:55 6th period (8th grade lunch)11:58-12:38 7th period12:41-1:21 8th period1:24-2:04 9th period2:07:-2:50 10th period
7Picking up your schedule Schedule Pick up 8:30am – 2:007th graders - Aug. 12th8th graders – Aug. 13th7&8th grade – Aug. 14thYour parent will need to fill out an emergency medical form and have payment for school fees and shot records. All 7th graders must get the TDAP shot before the beginning of the school year.Fees can be paid ahead of time on-line at Click on payforit.net and have your student’s ID# available to pay fees. May also pre-pay for student lunches at this website.You will receive:Your ScheduleAssignment NotebookStudent Handbook
8What does my child’s “Team” mean? Two teams per grade –8th Grade = Madison and Rams7th Grade = Green and SilverStudents randomly assignedTeams are grouped together in hallways
9Team Green Classrooms located on right side of 1st floor Hallway Mr. Schwartz – Social StudiesMrs. Sneed – EnglishMrs. Blosser – ReadingMs. Shaffner - ScienceMrs. Richardson – MathMrs. Donley – Intervention SpecialistMrs. Miller – Intervention Specialist
10Team SilverClassrooms located on left side of 1st floor hallway Mr. Harris – Social Studies Mrs. Restelli – English Mrs. Nesbitt – Reading Mrs. Handshoe – Science Ms. Palm – Math Ms. Rexrode – Intervention Specialist Mr. Wellman – Intervention Specialist
117th Grade Exploratory Teachers Mr. Parr and Mrs. Hammett – GymMr. Fisher – HealthMrs. Koehler – Music and ChoirMr. Fowles – BandMrs. Shaffner – TransitionsMr. Bishop – ArtMrs. Click - Technology
12What is Team InterventionTime? Team Time is:* an organized review of daily work.* an opportunity for group meetings (student council, etc.)* a time to finish tests (or do make-ups)* extra review for class tests and for the OAA’s* watching of Channel 1 News for KidsTEAM GREENTeam Silver
13MJHS Librarian Ms. Thomas Books available for book reports or for reading enjoyment.Many research projects are conducted throughout the year in the library.Laptops are available for student research projects.
14Changing Classes Students have 3 minutes to move from class to class. BOOK BAGS WILL BE LEFT IN LOCKERS with students going to their lockers to get the books they need for their classes.Students should plan when they have time to go to their lockers or the restroom.
15LockersStudents receive a locker on the first day of school from their teacher.The student’s locker will be located on the same side of the hallway as their team classrooms.A copy of locker assignments and locker combinations is kept by the teacher and one is kept by administration.Students should never give their combinations away.Students are not to share lockers.
16Breakfast and Lunch 8th Graders eat breakfast from 7:30-7:45 Students eat breakfast in the cafeteria then return to homeroomYour student ID# is the same one you currently use.Breakfast costs $1.25.Lunch costs $2.75You can prepay by check or cash or online.
17Intervention Help Teachers offer assistance daily, during homeroom. Help will be available during Team Time (6th period).Core teachers are available for parent meetings on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. Call guidance to schedule.
18PROGRESS BOOKProgressbook allows you to check your grades and homework assignments.You will have your own password and your parents will have their own password for progressbook.Your password from Elementary school will still work in Middle School.
19Bus InformationStudents are picked up and dropped off by the busses at the front of the building (7-8 Entrance).Students who are dropped off or picked by their parents use the 5-6 grade entrance off of McElroy Rd.Students will not be allowed in the building until 7:15 in the morning.
20Bullying Bullying is not accepted in our schools. See the handbook for the complete policy.Parents and students need to report all incidents to guidance or principals as soon as it happens.Social media is a large contributor to bullying. Please monitor your child’s use of all forms of social media.
22Clubs Academic Challenge Kindness in Action Spirit Squad Student CouncilSpelling BeeBooks and Bites
23Madison Middle school Athletics, Attendance and Dress Code
24SPORTS OFFERED AT MJH FALL Cross Country, Football, Cheerleading, and VolleyballWINTERBasketball, Wrestling, and CheerleadingSPRINGTrack
25ELIGIBILITYOHSAA requires that all school districts have a minimum standards for student participation in school sports.7th & 8th Grade: Pass 5 classes(No GPA required until 9th grade.)
26Physicals for Athletics All students MUST get a physical before they are allowed to participate.Physicals are good for one year.BOYS’ Physicals are May 27thGIRLS’ Physicals are May 29thReport after school to the field house for check-in and then your parent must transport you to the wellness center at 5:00.The cost is $15. If your child can not attend during these dates, please take your child for a physical prior to practices starting in August.
27ATTENDANCE Teachers electronically take attendance each morning. Parents need to call the school if your child is absent.Period Attendance is taken by teachers3 minutes between classes5 tardies to class or school: see Asst. Principal
28POLICIES & PROCEDURES BASICS: 1. Each student has 10 days to be called offAfter 10 days, you will need a doctor’s excuse for each missed dayPlease have a parent call you off each day or send in a noteINTERVENTION: Three step process5 absences = [TAP] Truancy Awareness Program10 absences = Unofficial Hearing with Truancy Coordinator11or more absences + Unofficial= Official Hearing at Juvenile Court
29Basics of the Dress Code (full dress code can be found in student handbook) No clothing with holes, torn, defaced or mutilatedPants must be worn at the waist (no sagging)No tank topsNo yoga pants (unless they are underneath shorts or a skirt that meets length requirements)Tops must be fitted at the neckline with no chest, cleavage, stomach or back visible.Skirts or shorts must extend past fingertipsHats and coats must be kept in lockersCell phones must be turned off and be put away. If they are out for any reason the phone will be confiscated and given to the principal.
30BOTTOM LINE …IN ALL CASES THE MIDDLE SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS WILL BE THE FINAL JUDGES OF ACCEPTABLE DRESS FOR ALL SCHOOL FUNCTIONS
31VIOLATIONS THAT MAY RESULT: Contact with parent to bring in appropriate clothingNext step in discipline process (in-school detention, out-of-school suspension)