Presentation on theme: "Welcome, Wolves! Class of 2017"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome, Wolves! Class of 2017 Oswego East High SchoolJanuary 23, 2013
2 Oswego East High School Leadership Team Principal- Dr. Jeff CraigAssistant Principal- Jim SeputAssistant Principal- Will DwyerDeansAdele DalesandroDan DurbinJerry WicksSchool Resource OfficerOfficer Justin PanDepartment ChairsDave Carlisle, Career and TechKurt Gulbro, World LanguageRyan Hart, Special EducationKarla Hoinkes, Student ServicesAmy Monahan, EnglishKristen Mattson, Learning Resource CenterLaura Nussle, Kinetic WellnessPaul Roberts, ScienceAdam Thurlwell, MathHeather Stanich, Fine ArtsJames Vera, Social Studies
3 Student Services Counselors Social Workers Karla Hoinkes – Director Dan BreyneJulie Allen Brianne KalusniakBrittan Fatig Dina SchnableMelissa GleasonLaurie Hafenrichter PsychologistsMichelle Nevarez Dr. Dave MilosJessica Ziegler Andrea PhillipsWendi Weber- College and Career Center SecretaryLinn 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 homeParents/GuardiansCommunicate openlyStay 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 PM8 class periods per day (includes lunch/guided study)48 minutes in length6 minutes per passing period24 minutes for lunch + 24 minutes guided study2 semesters per yearSpace for 7 credits per year (6 classes required, study hall suggested, 7th class optional)22 credits minimum to graduateCredit values1 semester class = .5 credit2 semester classes = 1.0 credit
7 Class of 2017 Graduation Requirements English Core Electives 1.5Math (Math, English, Science, Social Studies)Science Selective Electives 2.0Social Sciences (Fine Arts, World Lang., CTE)Physical Education 3.5 Open Electives 1.5Driver’s Education 0.5Health Minimum graduation credits: 22Consumer EdNote: 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. HighFriday, February 8 - Plank Jr.HighCourse 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 1Semester 21. English 1English 12. Modern World HistoryModern World History3. BiologyBiology4. Lunch/Freshman Guided StudyLunch/Freshman Guided Study5. Algebra 1/GeometryAlgebra 1/Geometry6. HealthPE7. Study Hall/ElectiveStudy Hall/Elective8. ElectiveElective
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 DirectorsJack Drollinger, Douglas SmithAssistant Athletic DirectorRon MurphyAthletic Department SecretaryEnes HettingerCoach list availableSPORTSBasketball Football Baseball Tennis Bowling Badminton Cross Country Track and FieldGymnastics Cheerleading Dance Team VolleyballSoftball Wrestling Golf SoccerSwimming and Diving
12 Clubs and Activities at EAST Academic DecathlonAuto Club BRIDGESBusiness ClubCheerleadingChoirDrama ClubEast T.V.Ecology Student ClubFreshman Club CommitteeFuture Educators of AmericaGerman National Honors SocietyGovernment ClubHate Free at OEHorticulture Club / FFA (Future Farmers of America)Interact (Community Service) Jazz Band/Marching BandJunior Class CommitteeLiterary MagazineMathletesMOSAIC Club (formerly Diversity Club)Mu Alpha ThetaNational Art Honor SocietyNational Honor SocietyNational Technical Honor SocietyNewspaper Club (The Edge)Peer MediatorsPhotography ClubDance TeamRobotics TeamScience OlympiadScholastic BowlSenior Class CommitteeS.L.I.P.Sophomore Class CommitteeSpeech TeamSpotlight (Vocal Jazz)Student AmbassadorsStudent CouncilTri-M Music Honor SocietyWolfpack (Fan Cheering Section)World Language ClubYearbookCheck 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 FacebookSearch for Oswego East Student Services