Presentation on theme: "Alfred G. Waters Middle School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Alfred G. Waters Middle School 7th and 8th grade School TourAlfred G. WatersMiddle School
2 Introductions Administration Support Staff Teachers Thank You! Mr. Jim Comegys,PrincipalDr. Laura Troxell Assistant PrincipalSupport StaffTeachersThank You!
3 Agenda for Tonight: Course Offerings and Schedule Summer Reading Tours – Self guidedBlue Pod – 8th GradeBurgundy - 7th Grade
4 Academics and Courses AGW Courses and Curriculum All AGW students will have the same course work in Math, Science, Social Studies and English Language Arts.Students are scheduled into homerooms and sections by the computerA variety of Related Arts Classes are also offered to students with offerings inArt, Physical Education, Health, Computer Literacy, Some type of Music (Band/Chorus/Keyboarding/General Music), Agriculture, Family Consumer Science, Spanish
5 Sample Student Schedules A sample of this years seventh graderschedule would look like thisHM 7:28-7:35 HomeroomPeriod 1 7:40-8: Related Art (GYM)Period 2 8:27-9:12 Related Art (ART)Period 3 9:15-10: Language ArtsPeriod 3 10:25-11:40 MathPeriod 4 11:40-12: LunchPeriod 5 12:10-1:10 Social StudiesPeriod :10-2: Science
6 Related Arts Schedule: Students are assigned a variety of Related Arts Courses based on student needs, availability, and desire to participate in courses such as band or chorus.During a trimester a student would have 3 related arts scheduled, but only attend 2 per day.
7 For example: A student might have Art, Agriculture and Band A-Day B-DayC-DayMondayTuesdayWednesdayArtBandAgriculture
8 Two Way CommunicationWe have worked hard to improve two-way communication from home to school and school to home over the last few years.Some Tools to use (one size does not fit all )Webpage –Voice MailFirst Name.Last appo.k12.de.us (found on website soon)Agenda BookParent ConferencesOnline Grade information – In SeptemberAlertnow Phone Calls
9 Why Do We Need You?Experts and studies show that parental involvement in a young teen’s education is one of the most important factors in raising student self-esteem and academic achievement and we agree!You are valuable, appreciated and needed.Please join our PTA and support our students
10 How Can You Become Involved? Our goal is to involve all of our parents in various aspects of the school.Please consider donating a few hours of your time, talents, or school related resources to help AGW students to have a successful school year.
11 Please tour the building at your leisure . . . See us if you have questions.