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2 8 th Grade Assembly September 19, 2012 “Live long and prosper.” – Mr. Spock

3 Ms. Somoza  Welcome  Flag Salute

4 LEADERSHIP

5 Reflections is a themed creativity competition open to all students. Reflections is a themed creativity competition open to all students. PTSA Reflections

6 WE ARE REVERE

7 A.C.T. A – Acknowledge the problem. C – Care T – Tell a trusted adult.

8 A – Acknowledge the problem. Some of us and our friends are experiencing different things in their lives. Grief, divorce, personal problems, etc.

9 C – Care – Show your friend you care. Be supportive and understanding. Listen, don’t solve.

10 T – Tell a trusted adult. We don’t expect students to know how to figure it out. We are here to help.

11 A.C.T. A – Acknowledge the problem. C – Care T – Tell a trusted adult.

12 YOU SHOULD BE PREPARING FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE NOW (This includes being respectful to adults at all times.)

13 HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS  HOME SCHOOL (ex. Your neighborhood school)  PRIVATE SCHOOLS (ex. Harvard-Westlake, Crossroads, etc.)  OTHER LAUSD SCHOOLS (open enrollment in May)  LAUSD MAGNET SCHOOLS (ex. University HS Digital Media, Apply 10/8-11/16, on eChoices.lausd.net) on eChoices.lausd.net)  CHARTER SCHOOLS (ex. Palisades Charter HS)

14 FYI: PALISADES CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE AVAILABLE OCTOBER 1, VISIT

15 Important information:  You must earn an “A” or “B” in English to be considered for a Foreign Language at Palisades HS or at other high schools as well. Do your best in the fall and spring.  There will be a high school placement test at the end of the year for Palisades HS.

16 Culmination Requirements for 8 th Grade  Pass 10 out of 12 classes (no more than 2 FAILS)  In the Spring semester, no more than 2 U’s in Work Habits and and no more than 2 U’s in Cooperation

17 Culmination requirements, continued...  Have no outstanding library or textbook fines or any unserved detentions. fines or any unserved detentions.  Have no more than 10 full days absences over the course of the school year. over the course of the school year.  Have no more than 10 UNEXCUSED tardies over the course of the school tardies over the course of the school year. year.

18 CULMINATION QUIZ If I earned 3 U’s in Work Habits and zero U’s in Cooperation at the 18week in the Spring, am I still eligible for culmination? A: YES B. NO

19 CULMINATION QUIZ If I earn 2 FAILS at the 20week in the Fall, how many FAILS can I have in the Spring? A: 0 FAIL B: 1 FAILS C: Pass all my classes with a D or better D: A and C

20 8 TH Grade Awards Ceremony  Mark E Award: Students who have earned eleven or more E’s (for excellence) in both Work Habits and Cooperation, with no D’s, F’s, or U’s on the Fall semester report card.  Marksman Award: Students who have earned a 3.5 – 4.0 grade point average, with no D’s, F’s or U’s on the Fall semester report card.  Principal’s List: Students who earned a grade point average and all E's for excellence in both Work Habits and Cooperation with no D's or F's on the Fall semester report card.  Perfect Attendance Award: Students with perfect attendance for five consecutive semesters at Revere.  Five Semester Marksman Award: Students who earned the Marksman Award for five consecutive semesters at Revere. AWARDS Mark E Award: Students who have earned eleven or more E’s (for excellence) in both Work Habits and Cooperation, with no D’s, F’s, or U’s on the Fall semester report card. Marksman Award: Students who have earned a 3.5 – 4.0 grade point average, with no D’s, F’s or U’s on the Fall semester report card. Principal’s List: Students who earned a grade point average and all E's for excellence in both Work Habits and Cooperation with no D's or F's on the Fall semester report card. Perfect Attendance Award: Students with perfect attendance for five consecutive semesters at Revere. Five Semester Marksman Award: Students who earned the Marksman Award for five consecutive semesters at Revere. Revere Recognition Award: Students nominated by the faculty who have shown numerous examples of school service. Individual Excellence Award: Outstanding students nominated by the faculty who have been successful at Revere given all odds. President’s Education Award: An award issued by the President of the United States & the U.S. Secretary of Education to those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average throughout middle school (Five Semester Marksman) and score in the Advanced range in BOTH English/Language Arts and Mathematics on standardized testing in 7 th grade. Department Awards: Students nominated by the faculty who have shown excellence in a particular subject area. Amy Alcott: Amy Alcott was a former PE teacher at Revere and this award recognizes the most outstanding female athlete. Art Merryman: Art Merryman was a former PE teacher at Revere and this award recognizes the most outstanding male athlete. Principal’s Award: Two students nominated by the faculty who excel in both academics and leadership. AEE Award: Students who achieve a 4.0 grade point average, receiving all E's for Excellence in Work Habits and Cooperation over three years at Revere. Significant Achievement Award: Students nominated by teachers for making significant progress and achievement all three years at Revere. Fari Yashar Academic Excellence Award: Fari Yashar was an Assistant Principal at Paul Revere who established a scholarship for the top two students who achieve a 4.0 grade point average, receiving all E's for Excellence in Work Habits and Cooperation and scoring the highest on standardize d testing over three years at Revere. American Legion Award: Two students nominated by the faculty who have shown exemplary leadership within their class. Rotary Club of Pacific Palisades: Top award for two all-around outstanding students who were nominated by the faculty who have shown exemplary academics, citizenship and leadership within their class.

21 8 th Grade Awards, cont.  Revere Recognition Award: Students nominated by the faculty who have shown numerous examples of school service.  Individual Excellence Award: Outstanding students nominated by the faculty who have been successful at Revere given all odds.  President’s Education Award: An award issued by the President of the United States & the U.S. Secretary of Education to those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average throughout middle school (Five Semester Marksman) and score in the Advanced range in BOTH English/Language Arts and Mathematics on standardized testing in 7th grade.  Department Awards: Students nominated by the faculty who have shown excellence in a particular subject area. Revere Recognition Award: Students nominated by the faculty who have shown numerous examples of school service. Individual Excellence Award: Outstanding students nominated by the faculty who have been successful at Revere given all odds. President’s Education Award: An award issued by the President of the United States & the U.S. Secretary of Education to those students who have maintained a 3.5 grade point average throughout middle school (Five Semester Marksman) and score in the Advanced range in BOTH English/Language Arts and Mathematics on standardized testing in 7th grade. Department Awards: Students nominated by the faculty who have shown excellence in a particular subject area.

22 8 th Grade Awards, cont.   Amy Alcott: Amy Alcott was a former PE teacher at Revere and this award recognizes the most outstanding female athlete.   Art Merryman: Art Merryman was a former PE teacher at Revere and this award recognizes the most outstanding male athlete.   Principal’s Award: Two students nominated by the faculty who excel in both academics and leadership.   AEE Award: Students who achieve a 4.0 grade point average, receiving all E's for Excelle nce in Work Habits and Cooperation over three years at Revere.   Significant Achievement Award: Students nominated by teachers for making significant progress and achievement all three years at Revere.

23 8 th Grade Awards, cont.  Fari Yashar Academic Excellence Award: Fari Yashar was an Assistant Principal at Paul Revere who established a scholarship for the top two students who achieve a 4.0 grade point average, receiving all E's for Excellence in Work Habits and Cooperation and scoring the highest on standardized testing over three years at Revere.  American Legion Award: Two students nominated by the faculty who have shown exemplary leadership within their class.  Rotary Club of Pacific Palisades: Top award for two all-around outstanding students who were nominated by the faculty who have shown exemplary academics, citizenship and leadership within their class.

24 RECYCLING IS…   PLASTIC BOTTLES   CANS   PAPER   NOTHING ELSE


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