New to APW 7th & 8th Grade Orientation 2013-2014 Agenda 8:00-8:10: Welcome Name tags, SLANT, Restroom & Silent Signal 8:10-8:20: Who was Phillis Wheatley? 8:20-8:50: Introduction Handbook 8:50-9:10: Campus Tour 9:15-9:30: Class & Bell Schedule 9:30-10:10: Math Diagnostic 10:10-10:50: Reading Test 10:50-11:00: Greet Parents 11:00-12:00: Parent Orientation Materials Name Tags, Sign-In Sheet Slides with Signals Packets Phillis Wheatley, KWL Uniform Policy, 1 pager Electronic Device, 1 pager Merits/Demerits, 1 pager Campus Map Mock Schedule Bell Schedule Orientation Slides Parent Sign-In Sheet Lunch Applications Objective I will be able to understand the rules and expectations of Animo Phillis Wheatley. I will know I have met the objective when I have answered all the questions about school policies correctly. Introduction Ms. Perez, Asst. Principal School-wide Silent Signal SLANT S- Sit Up L- Lean Forward A-Ask Questions N-Nod T-Track the Speaker K-W-L On your KWL Handout fill in the K: What do you know about Phillis Wheatley? Who was Phillis Wheatley? A slave who was brought from West Africa in 1760 at the age of 8. She learned to read and write while a slave for the Wheatley family of Boston. She became well known for her poetry and was the first published African American author. CT Ánimo Phillis Wheatley (APW) CT What is Animo? Animo= spirit Animo South Los Angeles Animo Inglewood Animo Jefferson Animo Locke Animo Western Animo Jackie Robinson Plus…13 more schools HCLC Community Henry Clay Learning Complex NP UNIFORM READY BY TUESDAY! • Dark Green “Polo style” shirt with collar, short sleeves, and no words or pictures of any kind! • Only black or white shirt may be worn beneath uniform shirt. • Figure-hugging, cleavage-revealing and midriffexposing shirts are not in the spirit of our dress code. • Shirts must be waist or hip length and tucked in at all times, when on campus. NP UNIFORM READY BY TUESDAY! • Khaki (tan) pants - must be worn at the waist, or khaki (tan) skirts/ shorts that are three inches above the knee length or longer. • Belts must be black, standard width and worn properly at waist level. • Belts and belt buckles may not have logos, studs, chains or initials. NP UNIFORM READY BY TUESDAY! • If necessary, wear appropriately sized black sweater/ sweatshirt without lettering or symbols or a school sweatshirt. • Wear plain black OR white shoes with black OR white laces. • Do NOT wear jewelry bearing any initials or words. • Do NOT wear hats, caps, or rags. Jeans Day The last Friday of some weeks you can earn a bracelet and have the privilege of wearing jeans to school. To Earn a bracelet you need: 0 Demerits 0 Tardies 0 Referrals/Suspensions Merit/Demerit System MERITS When students help others and the school, they receive merits. After 6 merits, the student can turn it in for an incentive on Friday at lunch. WP DEMERITS When students break minor rules, they receive demerits. After 6 demerits, the student is assigned a one hour detention Electronic Devices Cell phones, music players, cameras and video game systems must be off and out of sight when on campus. Staff members will confiscate electronics that are visible on campus 1st offense-Student signs a contract and get the item at the end of the day. 2nd offense-Parent must pick up the item. 3rd offense- Parent conference with an administrator. WP Student Rights and Responsibilities On your own…Read through this section and answer the questions. Campus Tour First Day of School Students will enter on the corner of 122nd and Western. If Lists will be posted with the students’ period 1 classes. Students will receive their schedule in period 1. you attended Summer Bridge, you will be able to pick up your schedule from the counselors. CT Student Drop Off Students enter campus on the corner of Western and 122nd. Parents should drop students off on the South side of 122nd Ave. Students must always use cross walks when traveling to school. CT Bell Schedule School Starts at 8 am You must be in class by the time the bell rings. Breakfast School is served from 7:25-7:50am is over at 3:20 on Mon, Tue, & Thursday School is over at 2:00 on Wed & Friday Afterschool Activities ARC: 3:20-6:20 on Wed/Fri: 2pm-6:00pm Office Hours: Before & Afterschool by teacher Detention: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-4:30 Clubs, Sports and Practices happen weekly How to Read your Schedule Period Teacher Name Rm Class 1 Ms. Ochoa 25 Life Science 2 Ms. Hernandez 9 Literacy Enrichment 3 Ms. Markota 18 Math 7 4 Ms. Mowen 10 World History 5 Ms. Chakravarty 15 Math Foundations 6 Ms. Winchell 6 English 7 7 Ms. Mowen 10 Advisory 7th period is your ADVISORY Class Schedule Monday, Tuesday, Thursday Wednesday & Friday Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Advisory Lunch Period 4 Period 5 Period 6 Period 1 Period 2 Period 3 Period 4 Lunch Period 5 Period 6 How do I get PE? You will be taking a Math Test and Reading Test. Students who are at grade level may be eligible for PE or Composition.