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“Where the Best Begins!”. Boles Junior High School Principal: Mr. Provence 7 th Asst. Principal: Mr. Zahn 7 th Counselor:Ms. Agboaye.

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1 “Where the Best Begins!”

2 Boles Junior High School Principal: Mr. Provence 7 th Asst. Principal: Mr. Zahn 7 th Counselor:Ms. Agboaye

3 How students can prepare: Write down assignments Do homework daily Listen in class Keep notebook organized Make learning a priority! Attend school daily!!! Practice good study skills!

4 PASS THE STAAR! STAAR scores help determine what classes your students take at Boles: Reading and/or Math Enrichment 6 th grade: must do well on Reading and/or Math STAAR tests or Reading and/or Math Enrichment replaces an elective 8 th grade: must pass Reading & Math STAAR tests to be promoted to the 9 th grade

5 Big Difference between Elementary School & Junior High More freedom More Responsibilities More Opportunities

6 READY Students are expected to: Work hard in all classes every day. Complete class work and homework each day. Bring supplies to class every day. Behave in a way that is not distracting to yourself or others. Students come to school for one reason… to learn.

7 Citizenship – Do not disrupt the learning environment. Responsibility – Be accountable for your actions. Self-Control – Discipline yourself. Good character is important RESPONSIBLE

8 RESPECTFUL Promptly following directions of all campus personnel. Do not talk back or argue. Refrain from using loud or offensive language. Recognize that the adult is in charge of the classroom. Treat everyone with respect

9 Opportunities AVIDAgenda Books / Cornell NotesNotebook SystemHonor RollAwardsClubsClasses for High School CreditLeadership OpportunitiesCommunity Service

10 7 th Grade Schedule 8:55 am to 3:55 pm 7 Class Periods 4 minutes between classes

11 Important Dates: February 26 th **Tomorrow** Forms Returned to 6th grade teachers

12 Important Dates: May 21st 6 th Grade Students Visit Boles9:30 a.m.

13 Important Dates: August Pick up BolesPurchase gym clothes, agenda books, etcJoin clubs: Computer Club, Art Club, Step Team, J.A.M.Locate your locker & classes******Meet the Teacher Night: Thursday, August 21 st ******Contact Ms. (682) or

14 How to select Junior High Classes 1English 2Math 3Science 4History 5ElectiveorMath/Reading Enrichment **Based on STAAR Scores 6Fine Arts 7PEorAthletics (Team Sport) Off-Campus PE Tennis Elective Choices -Band-Exploratory -Art Language -Orchestra-AVID -Choir-Reading & Math Enrichment

15 PAP Math 7 (Pre-Algebra) Mrs. Knight PAP Math 7 Teacher

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18 Schedule Changes Contact the Counselor if there is an issue with your schedule Students are assigned to classes by our TEAMS master schedule computer program in a random, equitable manner. Sometimes individual schedule changes must be made to balance classes or because of unanticipated staff changes. These changes are avoided whenever possible and will be kept to a minimum. ***All Schedule Changes by: August 8, 2014*** Example: Dropping a PAP Course

19 Start Planning for College! Importance of G.P.A. (grade point average) Colleges GPA’s Junior High Classes that receive high school credit: Algebra, Spanish & Gateway

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