New to APW 7th & 8th Grade Orientation

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New to APW
7th & 8th Grade
Orientation
2013-2014
Agenda
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8:00-8:10: Welcome
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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
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Name Tags, Sign-In Sheet
Slides with Signals
Packets
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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?
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A slave who was brought
from West Africa in 1760
at the age of 8.
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She learned to read and
write while a slave for the
Wheatley family of
Boston.
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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
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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will enter on the corner of 122nd
and Western.
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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.
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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
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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
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ARC: 3:20-6:20 on Wed/Fri: 2pm-6:00pm
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Office Hours: Before & Afterschool by teacher
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Detention: Tuesday and Thursday 3:30-4:30
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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.
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Students who are at grade level may be
eligible for PE or Composition.

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