Presentation on theme: "Alfred G. Waters Middle School. Introductions Administration Mr. Jim Comegys, Principal Dr. Laura Troxell Assistant Principal Support Staff Teachers Thank."— Presentation transcript:
Alfred G. Waters Middle School
Introductions Administration Mr. Jim Comegys, Principal Dr. Laura Troxell Assistant Principal Support Staff Teachers Thank You!
Agenda for Tonight: Course Offerings and Schedule Summer Reading Tours – Self guided –Blue Pod – 8 th Grade –Burgundy - 7 th Grade
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 computer –A variety of Related Arts Classes are also offered to students with offerings in Art, Physical Education, Health, Computer Literacy, Some type of Music (Band/Chorus/Keyboarding/General Music), Agriculture, Family Consumer Science, Spanish
Sample Student Schedules A sample of this years seventh grader schedule would look like this HM 7:28-7:35Homeroom Period 17:40-8:25 Related Art (GYM) Period 2 8:27-9:12Related Art (ART) Period 3 9:15-10:25 Language Arts Period 3 10:25-11:40 Math Period 4 11:40-12:10 Lunch Period 5 12:10-1:10Social Studies Period 6 1:10-2:10 Science
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.
For example: A-DayB-DayC-Day MondayTuesdayWednesday ArtBandAgriculture BandAgricultureArt A student might have Art, Agriculture and Band
Two Way Communication We 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 Mail First Name.Last appo.k12.de.us (found on website soon) Agenda Book Parent Conferences Online Grade information – In September Alertnow Phone Calls
Why Do We Need You? Experts and studies show that parental involvement in a young teens 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
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.
Please tour the building at your leisure... See us if you have questions.