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HOT SPRINGS SCHOOL DISTRICT
INFORMATION: Size students k-12 Staff – 90 Graduation Rate 95% All HS students have a computer / 300 HS Students 4 day week All handbooks and most assignments are done on-line in the HS
PROGRAMS Programs: * Orientation * 9 th grade academy * ICU program/Advisory * Alternative Program * Computer on – line classes
ORIENTATION: Each grade has it’s own day. Advisory teacher visit with students to plan for the day. Team building and leadership activities. (National Guard will be available with activities, student council students will help run each day. Each grade has a colored t-shirt they are given with their graduating year on the back. Will use the shirt all 4 years. Seniors will wear them for graduation practice. Motivational speaker Cook out Group students - teachers visit with them about expectations and handbook rules.
*9 TH GRADE ACADEMY 9 th grade / Team Teach Lessons / Lab Classes Morning all 9 th graders in one section of the building. Teachers decide on schedule. Labs are available for projects or science class. Team teach with other teachers (careers class) Math classes all at the same time for 9 th graders. Last 2 hours are elective classes. 9 th grade teachers are given 30min each day to meet and discuss programs/students / call parents/ visit with students. Closed Campus for lunch
CREDIT RECOVERY PROGRAM: Started for those students that got behind or move in and need a credit *This is also what we use for our summer school program The Credit Recovery Program is getting smaller because of our ICU program.
ADVISORY PROGRAM: Each teacher has a group of 15 students (same grade and they stay with that class until they graduate) Last 30 min. of the school day. Every teacher is involved. Advisory teachers will group students when needed. ICU / Activities / ACT Study Group Peer Tutoring Program – Senior student will be assigned to a student that is having trouble in a class. ISS Program has dropped 80% because of these programs.
HOW WE GOT STARTED: * Sent a group of teachers to a ICU conference. Started ICU Book Study/Google Talk 2011 – 2012 Started - Tutoring/ICU /Advisory Time 2012 – 2013 Added to ICU Program Morning ICU Reward Program 98% all quality assignments turned in.
ICU PROGRAM: We use a spreadsheet (Google) ** 2 Lifeguards ( 9 th and 12 th – 10 th and 11 th grades) Lifeguards call parents – Keep track of those that don’t get on ICU for drawings each 9 weeks – Keep spreadsheet up-dated. Any student on ICU with 3 or more missing assignments will stay in during lunch. Any student on ICU will work on assignments during Advisory. If not done will be taken to a room for ICU. ICU is from 4-5pm or until they get done. Not a punishment. End of each nine weeks – 1:30 dismissal students not done with work will stay until 5:00 or until done. Reward Program 2013 – 98% of all students handed in all assignments!