Presentation on theme: "Your child will thrive at MacArthur Middle School!!! Tonight we will learn: –What type of learning goes on at MacArthur? –What does a typical day look."— Presentation transcript:
Your child will thrive at MacArthur Middle School!!! Tonight we will learn: –What type of learning goes on at MacArthur? –What does a typical day look like? –How can I advocate for my child? –Where do students go after MacArthur?
The International Baccalaureate Organization aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect. To this end the IBO works with schools, governments and international organizations to develop challenging programs of international education and rigorous assessment. These programs encourage students across the world to become active, compassionate and lifelong learners who understand that other people, with their differences, can also be right. IB MYP Mission Statement
Look at Me, Im MYP! Area of interaction focus Significant concept Health and Social Education Environments Approaches to Learning Human Ingenuity Community and Service All students at MacArthur live by the MYP learner profile traits. MYP unit question How do the learner profile traits apply to me?
Middle Years Programme (MYP) Throughout the IB MYP, students develop skills identified in the IB Learner Profile: –Inquirer –Knowledgeable –Thinker –Communicator –Principled –Open-Minded –Caring –Risk-Taker –Balanced –Reflective The IB MYP challenges students to consider their role in local and global communities
Paperwork Parent Connect and Free and Reduced Lunch forms –Forms will be coming home in August/Sept, FILL OUT and return to school! On the first day of school –Students arrive to school, go to cafeteria and will be escorted to their advisory where they receive their schedules.
Middle School Schedule Schedule given first day of school Six 55 minute classes Math, LA, Science and Social Studies daily Encore courses rotate every day The 3-day rotation A, B, C (art, band…) Physical Education/Foreign Language is on a 2-day rotation, days are called: Red/Blue
Where do students go after MacArthur? Meade High School is our Feeder HS BMAH, Glen Burnie HS STEM, North County HS PVA, Annapolis and Broadneck HS IB, Meade HS Signature Programs: Homeland Security, CAT-N
Counselors help with: 1.Attendance 2.Completion of class work and homework 3.Study skills 4.Time Management 5.Family/Friendship Issues 6.College/career interest 7.Anger Management
Student Success is a team approach! Parent Student + School ( Teachers, Administrators, Counselors) _______________________________________ Student Success
Life and Death Individual Activity 1.Please take one yellow stapled packet from the center of your table. 2.Read the packet to yourself and choose the 8 people that you would save and the three that you would not. 3.Put an X next to the 3 people that you would not save on the last sheet.
Life and Death Group Activity 1.With your table, decide who your group will not save. 2.Put those three names (one on each sticky) on a sticky note and put up on the chart paper.
Have a Great summer! We are excited to have you! Welcome to the Middle Years MacArthur Middle School
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