8 Upcoming Events/Opportunities Summer Mailer in June to Include:New Student/Parent Orientation in August of 2015 (information will be mailed home over the summer)Parent Portal/ Aeries* Account Activation Information and InstructionsInput contacts and emergency info onlineSign Technology User Agreement Form*Note – more information on Aeries will be provided at New Student/Parent Orientation.9th grade level meeting in Sept/Oct 2015 (more information will be provided in the Fall)Graduation Requirements, College Admissions Requirements, Naviance, etc.
9 New Course Opportunity: Addition of Exploring Computer Science ClassYear long course that can be used to satisfy ICT Foundations requirementGoal: Develop in students the computational practices of algorithm development, problem-solving, and programming within the context of problems that are relevant to the lives of today’s students.Student will also be introduced to topics such as interface design, limits of computers, robotics, and societal and ethical issues.Pre-requisites: Completed Alg. 1 course prior to enrolling. No previous computer science course is required to take this course.Pathway classes: ECS AP Computer Science A Database Design & SQL Programming
10 The Importance of 9th Grade HandoutsOpen House Information Sheet and LocaterCommunicationAeriesEncourage communication between student and teacherEncourage your student to meet annually with their counselorAcademic PerformanceTime managementBalanceInvolvement in clubs/sports/extra-curricular activities