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1 Welcome, Wolves! Class of 2017
Oswego East High School January 23, 2013

2 Oswego East High School Leadership Team
Principal- Dr. Jeff Craig Assistant Principal- Jim Seput Assistant Principal- Will Dwyer Deans Adele Dalesandro Dan Durbin Jerry Wicks School Resource Officer Officer Justin Pan Department Chairs Dave Carlisle, Career and Tech Kurt Gulbro, World Language Ryan Hart, Special Education Karla Hoinkes, Student Services Amy Monahan, English Kristen Mattson, Learning Resource Center Laura Nussle, Kinetic Wellness Paul Roberts, Science Adam Thurlwell, Math Heather Stanich, Fine Arts James Vera, Social Studies

3 Student Services Counselors Social Workers
Karla Hoinkes – Director Dan Breyne Julie Allen Brianne Kalusniak Brittan Fatig Dina Schnable Melissa Gleason Laurie Hafenrichter Psychologists Michelle Nevarez Dr. Dave Milos Jessica Ziegler Andrea Phillips Wendi Weber- College and Career Center Secretary Linn Kaney- Student Services Secretary

4 Freshman Year is Important.
Handing in classwork and homework equals good grades. Colleges look at grades from freshman through junior and senior years. Start out strong. Student athletes and club members must maintain good grades to participate in athletics and activities. A student will have to repeat the class if he/she fails a required class. Time management is important. Practice now by staying current with learning and workload in 8th grade.

5 Working together impacts student success.
Team effort of school and home Parents/Guardians Communicate openly Stay connected with OEHS through phone calls, s, the website and social media. Stay connected with teachers concerning classes and grades. Discuss the importance of school attendance. Assist your student in course selection. Help your student stay organized and ready for class. Discuss post high school plans and goals. Use Home Access ( It includes grades, attendance, course selections.)

6 OEHS School Day Schedule
School day: 7:20AM - 2:26 PM 8 class periods per day (includes lunch/guided study) 48 minutes in length 6 minutes per passing period 24 minutes for lunch + 24 minutes guided study 2 semesters per year Space for 7 credits per year (6 classes required, study hall suggested, 7th class optional) 22 credits minimum to graduate Credit values 1 semester class = .5 credit 2 semester classes = 1.0 credit

7 Class of 2017 Graduation Requirements
English Core Electives 1.5 Math (Math, English, Science, Social Studies) Science Selective Electives 2.0 Social Sciences (Fine Arts, World Lang., CTE) Physical Education 3.5 Open Electives 1.5 Driver’s Education 0.5 Health Minimum graduation credits: 22 Consumer Ed Note: 4 year college-bound students will need to take minimum additional credits of .5 Science, .5 Social Studies, 1.0 Math, and possibly 2.0 World Languages

8 2013-2014 Course Selection Tuesday, February 5 - Murphy Jr. High
Wednesday, February 6 - Bednarcik Jr. High Friday, February 8 - Plank Jr.High Course selection process: OEHS counselors visit junior highs and share general information and course selection information. Elective course sheets are sent home to parents/guardians and returned to junior highs. Junior High core course recommendations are entered by teachers in Eschool and visible through Home Access after February 1. Counselors meet with each student at the junior high to discuss their choices. Core course and elective sheets are sent home with students for parent perusal. Questions about recommendations? Contact 8th grade teachers for information.

9 Freshman Schedule Sample
Semester 1 Semester 2 1. English 1 English 1 2. Modern World History Modern World History 3. Biology Biology 4. Lunch/Freshman Guided Study Lunch/Freshman Guided Study 5. Algebra 1/Geometry Algebra 1/Geometry 6. Health PE 7. Study Hall/Elective Study Hall/Elective 8. Elective Elective

10 Frequently Asked Questions
Can I take a study hall? Study halls are an option for OEHS students. Students are required to sign up for the equivalent of 6 credits per year. A study hall is appropriate for many students. Students who wish to undertake the challenge of a seventh class must gain parent permission to add that class. How will lunches operate? Lunch will start 4th period (4A/4B) and continue through 5, 6, 7 (7A/7B). Students will go to lunch for half of the period and guided study for the other half. Can a student change his/her schedule?   Course changes may be made before mid-August based upon class availability. Contact your high school counselor.   What classes will be offered during Summer School? The Summer School program is currently being developed for   How do I get into an honors course? Eighth grade teachers recommend students for honors classes based upon factors including test scores and current grades. How can I get acclimated to the building? FroshFest! FroshFest is planned for the first day of school. On that day freshmen will be able to participate in team building activities, tour the building, and go through the lunch line.

11 OEHS Athletic Department
Athletic Directors Jack Drollinger, Douglas Smith Assistant Athletic Director Ron Murphy Athletic Department Secretary Enes Hettinger Coach list available SPORTS Basketball Football Baseball Tennis Bowling Badminton Cross Country Track and Field Gymnastics Cheerleading Dance Team Volleyball Softball Wrestling Golf Soccer Swimming and Diving

12 Clubs and Activities at EAST
Academic Decathlon Auto Club   BRIDGES Business Club Cheerleading Choir Drama Club East T.V. Ecology Student Club Freshman Club Committee Future Educators of America German National Honors Society Government Club Hate Free at OE Horticulture Club / FFA (Future Farmers of America) Interact (Community Service)  Jazz Band/Marching Band Junior Class Committee Literary Magazine Mathletes MOSAIC Club (formerly Diversity Club) Mu Alpha Theta National Art Honor Society National Honor Society National Technical Honor Society Newspaper Club (The Edge) Peer Mediators Photography Club Dance Team Robotics Team Science Olympiad Scholastic Bowl Senior Class Committee S.L.I.P. Sophomore Class Committee Speech Team Spotlight (Vocal Jazz) Student Ambassadors Student Council Tri-M Music Honor Society Wolfpack (Fan Cheering Section) World Language Club Yearbook Check for complete list

13 Online Information Sources
OEHS school website: Student Services information, Frosh Fest information, teacher information and the course catalog. Become a Fan on Facebook Search for Oswego East Student Services

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