Presentation on theme: "“Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve”"— Presentation transcript:
1 “Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve” Robert A. Millikan High School PEACE ACADEMY“Enter to Learn, Exit to Serve”-Mary McLeod BethuneAdminEveland9th GradeDiCrisiGeorgeKaitanjian10th GradeDotenMcCluskey11th GradeGombrichJain12th GradeDublinTwalPrincipals: Dr. Jeffrey Cornejo and Mr. Donald KellerAssistant Principal for PEACE: Mr. Benjamin MartinezCounselor: Mrs. Lanie DeLaPaz
2 PEACE Academy Co-Leads and 9th Grade Team SLC Lead teacher: Leslie GombrichEnglish 1-2: Loretta George and Ritambhra JainAlgebra / Geometry: Keith Ladd and Patricia RichardsonLab Earth Science: Laura DiCrisiHealth (1st semester): Synthia KaitanjianTechnology (2nd semester): Ronnie KeesterElectives: Various staff members
3 Parent and Teacher Expectations Goal: To build an academic partnershipParent Expectations:Support your Millikan PEACE Academy student, teachers, and staffRegister for School Loop by September 24, 2009Check grades, weekly, on-line (School Loop)Provide students with study time and helpGet your student to class ON TIMESupport Millikan’s uniform policyCommunicate with teachersBe proactive!!!Teacher Expectations:Support our students; create a challenging, ethical and functional environment.Update grades on-line every other weekHave tutoring hours scheduled every week to help those falling below a C.Can be reached for information or conferences via School LoopCommunicate with parent via School LoopCommunicate 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 LoopGo to tutoring if your grade in any class falls below a C!Check your grades on-line…weeklyYou are required to be involved in your community, school clubs, and we highly suggest you attend PEACE functions outside the classroom.Be Proactive!
5 ADULT/PEER ADVOCACY PROGRAM 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 supportGrade-level team support (social and academic)
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 doit right, when will you havetime to do it over? “– John Wooden
8 Block Schedule EVEN CLASSES ODD CLASSES Odd and even classes alternate every day…For example:Week 1: odd classes M, W, FWeek 2: odd classes Tu., Th.12345678
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 duringthe summer.The dress code is strictly enforced!!!!
10 PALS: PEACE Academy’s Loving Support What is it?PEACE’s Booster ClubWho can join?Parents, guardians, and friends of the PEACE AcademyWhen 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 LoopWhere?Millikan’s LibraryContact: Syndy Kaitanjian
11 Summer PEACE Orientation Where? Sunset BeachWhen? August 20, 2009 (3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.)Cost? - $10.00 per personFun activities for building relationshipsand 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.
12 URGENT MESSAGE FROM THE BANKER Parents and Guardians,If you would like to order the beach T-shirt or pay forthe beach party cost, you can either write a check or pay cash.However, please note that any checks written will be helduntil 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 fourwalls. 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 journeysRead Old Man and the Sea,127pages, writtenby Ernest Hemingway.**Project assignment – See handout.2. Read Things Fall Apart, 208 pages, writtenby 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.