Guidance Counselors Mr. Pat Walsh chools.org Ms. Hope Hayden tyschools.org
Principal Mr. Andrew Peltz Blog:
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Academic Extension? 53 minute period every day Flexible Groupings and Content Band/Orchestra/Instrument Lessons Special Education Meeting Time Intervention for Reading or Math Re-teaching, Review and/or Enrich Class work or homework review
How were students assigned to classes? Heterogeneous Groupings Previous Year Teacher Input Thoughtful Placement Grades and Scores Only Part of the Process and not the Whole Process
How does lunch/recess work? 40 Minutes (20 min. recess & 20 min. 100 students of same grade eat/recess together Opportunity to socialize with other students on their team Assigned seating is rotated to encourage new friendships
What extracurricular activities are offered? Running Club Service Club Art Club Student Council Choir Intramurals (6 th Grade Only)
How does Troy communicate with parents? Gradebook Wizard Avon Lake City Schools website Student Planner Thursday Folder Parent s from teachers On-line Announcements Principal’s Blog: wearetroy.blogspot.com
What are Activity Nights? Troy will host 3 activity nights a year. This is a “kids only” night where we have a DJ, open gym basketball, bingo and crafts. The hours are from 6:00 pm to 8:30 for 5 th graders and 8:45 for the 6 th graders.
What are Power Hours Once a month, the whole class will get together for a “Power Hour”. We have team building activities, special presentations, anti-bullying programming, positive choice training, and class spirit themed fun. It is our belief that if the students come together as a whole class, then they will grow together as well.
What time does school start and end? School Starts at 8:00 a.m. Doors do not open until 7:45 School Ends at 2:25 p.m. Bus riding students are released first. Parent pick- ups and walkers/bike riders are not released until all busses are gone
What if my student is sick/needs called off of school? When a student is absent from school, a call to the school, by the parent, is required each day before 8:15 am. The attendance voice mailbox phone number is
May my student bring in a smartphone or tablet? We encourage the students to use their personal electronic devices during school for appropriate educational purposes. Troy Intermediate and Avon Lake City Schools are not responsible for the loss or theft of any such items. Personal devices are still subject to the same rules and expectations set forth in the board approved Acceptable Use Policy.
Does Troy have a Student Code of Conduct? Yes. It is the front of the student issued agendas. Dress code, attendance and behavioral expectations/consequences are described there. Students and parents are expected to be familiar with our expectations.
Does Troy have a Mission Statement? We believe that we must teach our kids how to act and not just tell them what not to do. Our Positive Behavior program rewards our kids we catch being good with bi- weekly drawings for special privileges. Troy Students BELIEVE Be persevering Effort in academics Learning to take responsibility Integrity and honesty Enthusiasm for learning Values people and property Expectations are high