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1 “Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve”
Robert A. Millikan High School PEACE ACADEMY “Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve” -Mary McLeod Bethune Admin Eveland 9th Grade DiCrisi George Kaitanjian 10th Grade Doten McCluskey 11th Grade Gombrich Jain 12th Grade Dublin Twal Principals: Dr. Jeffrey Cornejo and Mr. Donald Keller Assistant Principal for PEACE: Mr. Benjamin Martinez Counselor: Mrs. Lanie DeLaPaz

2 PEACE Academy Co-Leads and 9th Grade Team
SLC Lead teacher: Leslie Gombrich English 1-2: Loretta George and Ritambhra Jain Algebra / Geometry: Keith Ladd and Patricia Richardson Lab Earth Science: Laura DiCrisi Health (1st semester): Synthia Kaitanjian Technology (2nd semester): Ronnie Keester Electives: Various staff members

3 Parent and Teacher Expectations
Goal: To build an academic partnership Parent Expectations: Support your Millikan PEACE Academy student, teachers, and staff Register for School Loop by September 24, 2009 Check grades, weekly, on-line (School Loop) Provide students with study time and help Get your student to class ON TIME Support Millikan’s uniform policy Communicate with teachers Be proactive!!! Teacher Expectations: Support our students; create a challenging, ethical and functional environment. Update grades on-line every other week Have tutoring hours scheduled every week to help those falling below a C. Can be reached for information or conferences via School Loop Communicate with parent via School Loop Communicate with students, on a regular basis, regarding classroom, Academy, and academic expectations.

4 STUDENT EXPECTATIONS Uphold ALL school and PEACE Academy policies:
Turn quality work in on time! Maintain at least a 2.5 G.P.A.! Be in class! Be organized! Make up work using information posted on School Loop Go to tutoring if your grade in any class falls below a C! Check your grades on-line…weekly You are required to be involved in your community, school clubs, and we highly suggest you attend PEACE functions outside the classroom. Be Proactive!

PEACE (teacher and peer) Social and Academic Support Program (PSASP) After school, lunch, or conference period tutoring support (PEACE and school tutoring program) RAM Crew – Social support Grade-level team support (social and academic)

6 PEACE 9th Grade Classes Geometry/Algebra 1-2 Lab Earth Science
Foreign Language P.E./ sports/dance/ROTC/Cheer/Kidettes Health/Technology English 1-2 (Accelerated or Regular)

7 Grading Policy “If you don't have time to do A = 90% to 100%
B = 80% to 89% C = 70% to 79% D = 60% to 69% Suggested tutoring for students whose grade falls below a 70% Grades will be updated every other week online (School Loop) Late work is NOT accepted. Students are given late passes per PEACE class: English, Science, and Health “If you don't have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over? “ – John Wooden

Odd and even classes alternate every day…For example: Week 1: odd classes M, W, F Week 2: odd classes Tu., Th. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

9 Dress Code The dress code is strictly enforced!!!!
Khaki, navy blue or gold pants, shorts or skirts! White, gold or navy blue COLLARED shirts! Millikan, Academy or Millikan sport shirts! Sweatshirts must be navy blue, gold or white! School ID **See updated dress code information to be mailed home during the summer. The dress code is strictly enforced!!!!

10 PALS: PEACE Academy’s Loving Support
What is it? PEACE’s Booster Club Who can join? Parents, guardians, and friends of the PEACE Academy When will you meet? October 6th; December 8th; February 9th; and April 6th at 7:00 p.m. Dates are subject to change; notification via School Loop Where? Millikan’s Library Contact: Syndy Kaitanjian

11 Summer PEACE Orientation
Where? Sunset Beach When? August 20, 2009 (3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.) Cost? - $10.00 per person Fun activities for building relationships and community. Students will feel so much more comfortable on the first day of school knowing each other and even their teachers already! Students will also have an opportunity to attend a Ram Crew meeting prior to school to familiarize them to the campus and their classroom locations.

Parents and Guardians, If you would like to order the beach T-shirt or pay for the beach party cost, you can either write a check or pay cash. However, please note that any checks written will be held until September 2009. Thank you! Make checks payable to: Millikan High School

13 Summer Reading Assignment
“When we read a story, we inhabit it. The covers of the book are like a roof and four walls. What is to happen next will take place within the four walls of the story. And this is possible because the story's voice makes everything its own. ” ~ John Berger  ~ Required novels: Focus: Heroes, villains, and epic journeys Read Old Man and the Sea,127pages, written by Ernest Hemingway. **Project assignment – See handout. 2. Read Things Fall Apart, 208 pages, written by Chinua Achebe.

14 9th Grade Year: Celebration and Community (Upcoming Events)
You can look forward to: Summer Beach Party (August 2009) Tailgate Party (football season) College Trips (SOKA and USC or UCLA) PEACE Celebration Night (May 2010) Senior Banquet (May 2013)

15 Thank you for coming! The PEACE staff looks forward to seeing you, again, at the PEACE Summer Beach Party.

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