2 6th Grade TeamsThe 6th grade will be divided into balanced groups of students called teams.• Students from Scottish Corners, Wyandot, and Glacier Ridge elementary schools will be mixed together to form teams.• The teams will be balanced by:- Academics- Gender- Music Selections• There will be a common group of four to six teachers assigned to each team.• There is a Team Leader assigned to coordinate each team.• The Team Leader helps facilitate the needs of the students as well as the concerns of the parents.---
3 6th Graders Day at KMS All Academic Core Classes Meet Daily. Language Arts – 100 minute block every day.Math, Social Studies, and Science courses will meet for 50 minutes daily.Related Arts #1 (Music choice/ Study Center)Related Arts #2 ( Reading 6 , Physical Education and Art)LunchChange
4 Math Progression Grade 5 Grade 6 Grade 7 Math 5 Math 6 Math 7 Math 8 HSAlgebra I*
5 Related Arts #1 Music (Every other day opposite Study Center) Band (http://tinyurl.com/bandappointments)OrchestraChoirStudy Center (Every other day opposite music).Teacher AssistanceInterventionMedia Center• Quiet Reading
6 Related Arts #2Changing to Trimesters this year which means more choices!Physical Education (Will meet every day for 12 weeks)Saftey * Lifetime Sports * UniformsFitness and Wellness * SportsmanshipReading 6 (Will meet every day for 12 weeks)Core Academic SkillsInformational and Technical TextScience, Social Studies, Technology, MediaArt 6 (Will meet every day for 12 weeks)Elements of design as they relate to effective compositionBasic foundational drawing skillsCeramics * Sculpture
7 Course Selection Sheets • In Related Arts #1- Pick one music option.In the Related Arts # 2 – Students take PE, Reading 6 and Art 6• Return to your child’s classroom teacher by April 10th• Making changes
8 House Bill 487 - College Credit Plus - As defined in Ohio House Bill 487, all public secondary schools and all public colleges must provide an opportunity for academically eligible students in grades 7-12 to take college coursework.College Credit Plus is a program that gives students an opportunity to be enrolled in both high school and college coursework at the same time.College Credit Plus replaces Ohio’s Post-Secondary Enrollment Options program (PSEO) and all dual enrollment programs.The majority of these classes will be offered on the campuses of these universities.Columbus State Community College (CSCC)The Ohio State University (OSU)
10 Outdoor Education October 7th to October 9th Both Teams Going Together Heartland3 Days, 2 nightsFee - approx. $132/student(scholarships available for financialneed – See Mr. Mousa for details)Fix this slide
11 Clubs Art Club Youth Teen Institute Dance Club Karrer Connections YearbookStudent CouncilAdditional OpportunitiesCommunity Education – Ski Club
12 Canteens Friday night 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. PTO Volunteer sign - up Food, friends, games and music6th grade students will attend one dance designed only for sixth grade students.
13 Lunch • Catered by Chartwells • Hot lunches • A la carte: Sandwiches, salad, fruit, pizza, smoothies and much more!!• Sack Lunch• Lunch Account - Pay online or by check to cafeteria.• A Peanut Free table is always an option.
14 Academic Communication Open House (Fall)Parent/Teacher Conference NightsSign up for electronic newsletter andProgress BookOn-line view of current student gradesNotification on grade concernsHomework assignments
15 School Info and Rules • School Day 8:28 to 3:08 • Student Handbook • Team Rules• Attendance Policy• Dress Code• Student pick up and drop off• Cell Phonesrick
16 Before School Checklist Schedules on Progress BookLocker assignments on Progress BookWALK your SCHEDULE –Walk-Through Days August 18 (9-1) and August 19 (1-6, with the principal’s picnic to follow)Schedule information session in Home base on first dayStudent planners sold at lunch during the first week and are also sold during the “walk through” days - $5Activity/Family passes sold during the walk through and at lunch during first week –Student($20) and Family ($55)Student pictures – FIRST WEEKBus Info on-lineSupply lists available on-linePlan to attend the Principal’s Picnic on August at 5:00pmFix this slide
17 First DayAll 6th grade students report to home baserick
18 Our district and building websites are updated with important information, building newsletters and homework information.@KarrerMSThe middle school course handbook is available on the Karrer website under ‘Links’ on the right side of the main page