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1 C C Welcome! C.O.M.P.A.S.S Freshmen Orientation - Support the arts!

2 Remember Our Goals 1. Creative Expression 2. World View 3. Arts-based Community Service 4. Community Partnerships

3 9 th grade Academic Goals * Successfully transition students in to high school and build a safe and nurturing learning community. * Develop student awareness and involvement in the Arts * Establish a strong foundation of literacy skills and academic discipline.

4 9 th Grade Courses * Technology/ Health * English 1-2 or English 1-2 Accelerated * Algebra 1-2/ AB/ or Geometry * Lab Earth Science * Foreign Language * Fine Arts * Physical Education

5 Student Support Services: Helpful People to Know *Compass Administrator: -Ben Martinez *Compass Counselors: -Lolo Saldana -Steve Pearson *School Nurse: -Pat Erlandson

6 Student Support Services: School Loop *School loop is an online information center which aims to increase communication between parents, teachers, and students. -Check grades -Check homework -Check for upcoming events and assignments - teachers *Both parents and students must register for school loop separately. -Do this as soon as soon as possible (summer assignments will be posted by June 20 th )

7 School Loop School loop can be accessed at or through the Millikan website ( *Tips to remember: -Grades change often at the beginning of each semester, especially with weighted grades -Teachers post grades at different times -Remember to check the Progress Report section to look at assignment records. - teachers with questions

8 Compass Calendar ORCH-A-BAND Spaghetti dinner. Visit to Emerson Elementary to make Red Ribbon week T-shirts. For unscheduled 7/8 students Annual Beach Walk benefiting Long Beach Childrens Clinic. Fall Play – Students help support performing arts. Holiday Angels. Have A Heart for Art with Emerson. Musical 6:30 p.m. Millikan Dance Concert. 6:30 p.m. Visions night. Visions is the schools literary arts magazine. Garage sale to raise money for C.O.M.P.A.S.S. senior scholarships. COMPASS Showcase and Awards. Participating students will help prepare for the celebration the week prior.

9 Beach Walk Saturday October 25 th 8:00 am – 12:00 pm Family Event Letter designed to distribute to family, friends, and businesses (see packet) Millikan Beach Walk donation log sheet. Starting early makes a difference Wash cars Babysitting Order T-Shirts for $10 early (First 2 weeks of school)

10 Beach Walk Order T-Shirts for $10 early for the whole family in the first 2 weeks of school.

11 2008 Check out the Beach Walk link on the Millikan website under Academics and then Small Learning Communities

12 C.O.M.P.A.S.S. Booster Club Tuesday September 30th 6:30-7:30 pm C.O.M.P.A.S.S. Events Fundraising Carnivals Support

13 Ram Crew What is it? Builds a partnership between upper classmen and freshmen Dance/ football game Check-ins/ Lunches with Ram Crew Leader throughout the year. Designed to support ASB and increase school spirit. Homecoming floats Rallies Event promotion

14 Ram Crew Mandatory freshmen orientation Receive schedules Take ID Photo August 21 st 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Freshmen A-M) August 22 nd 8:00 am to 4:00 pm (Freshmen N- Z) If you cannot attend contact the office to hold your spot.

15 C.O.M.P.A.S.S. Club Every Monday at Lunch in Rm 579 Get to know upper classmen Create a more cohesive C.O.M.P.A.S.S community

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