Welcome Everybody (WEB) September 1, 2010 Parent Orientation Administration Dr. Rhonda Buss, Principal Mr. Robert Castillo, Assistant Principal, 8th Grade Counselor Ms. Carey Lin, 7th Grade Counselor Mrs. Guia Solis-Yin, PTA President Working Together Peaceful Conduct Code Positive co-operative attitude Calm and respectful dialogue and tone Seek to understand The student is the focus Operate on the premise of trust We are all responsible for our own actions What is WEB Day? An opportunity for your student to Hear advice from more experienced middle school students Get to know the campus Feel more comfortable before the first day of school We believe transition to the middle school plays and important role in student success What is WEB Night? A time for you to hand in needed paperwork without disrupting the educational process Purchase essential items Become familiar with Carmenita’s campus A Distinguished Scholar is a student who is? Passionate about a subject area Willing to go above and beyond in a specific subject area Dedicated to excellence Committed to school and/or community service A positive role model for other students DS Requirements Application completed by student in a specific subject area (Maximum of 2 subject areas for which a student can apply) (2) Teacher recommendations--Current teacher is not to complete the recommendation form DS Requirements Cont. Accepted through a screening process by the individual department in which the student is applying Complete “above and beyond” DS assignments as designated by individual departments DS Requirements (Cont.) Demonstrate behaviors that are a positive role model for all subject areas Carmenita Middle School Appl icati on fo r Di s tin g ui sh ed S chola r s Applicant’s Personal Data Plea s On ly o ne ap p lic a tio n n eed s to be co mp lete d p e r st ud e nt, e ve n if th e s tu d en t ap p li e s t o b e a D istin g u is h ed Sc ho la r in m or e than o ne s u bjec t area. A s tu d en t m a y ap p ly to be a Di s tin g u ish e d S cho la r i n n o m or e tha n tw o subj e ct a reas . Af ter th e ap p li c at io n has be e n c om pl e ted, ple a se han d it to an a d u lt at the at te nd a nce w indo w b y Oct o ber 3 0th . Student B irth N am e_ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ _ Pre ferred N am e_ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ Las t Home Address (P lea s e P rint ) ____ _ __ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ ____ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ ___ __ ____ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ __ _ ___ _ __ _ ___ _ __ Stree t Student F irst C it y State Zip C od e Em a il Add ress __ __ __ __ ___ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ ___ __ Da te of B irt h_ __ __ __ __ ___ __ _ G rade _ _ __ ___ __ __ __ Par e nt E m ail Add res s __ ___ __ __ ___ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ __ ___ __ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ Subject(s) f o r Which You A re Appl y ing : (N o m ore than t wo subjec t s.) (1 ) __ ___ __ __ __ ____ __ __ 2) _ __ __ ___ __ __ ___ __ __ __ _ Applic a nt’s Extra -C urricular Activity Year Ex a mpl e : To y D r ive 200 7 Teacher School or Activities (In or Outside Organization Cougar Se r vice C lub of School) Awards Received Outstan d ing Leader Rec o m m endations List t h e na m es of th e two te achers who you asked to complet e a recommendati The recommendatio n s m u st co m e fr o m teachers o f th e subjec t are as fo r which 1.____ _ _____ _ _____ _ _____ _ _____ __ ____ ___ _ ___ o n. you ar e not applying. 2. _ _____ _ _____ _ ___ _ _______ _ _____ _ _____ _ ___ Informational Items ABI Parent Portal Teacherweb.com Lunch-$2.45--MyNutriKids.com Your student’s teacher Your student’s grade-level counselor Agenda/Handbook Procedures and Rules Must have two items written Learning Goals (LG) Homework (HW) Long-Term Assignments Please check you student’s agenda daily Attendance Attendance is important Students success is closely tied to attendance First bell rings at 7:45 a.m. and class begins at 7:50 a.m. School ends at 2:22 p.m. Except on Fridays, when we end at 1:10 p.m. Attendance If your child is going to be absent please: Call Carmenita Middle School Attendance Bring a note upon your students return to school Dress Code Please help us by making sure your student is following the dress code before he/she leaves home. Page 8-9 of the Agenda/Handbook Cell Phones Must remain off during the school day May only be used outside Carmenita’s front gate If lost, stolen, or broken, Carmenita will not replace it or use instructional time to investigate Please call the office when you need to contact your student for an emergency and only call your student’s cell phone after school hours Parking Lot Safety Students are required to use the crosswalks east or west of the main parking lot and not cross in the middle of 166th Street There are four lanes in our parking lot Two middle lanes to be used for waiting in your car Outside two lanes to be used for movement and only used to stop and pick up your student who is waiting Schedules Math Placement English or English Honors Elective History Science PE Success Begins with Organization Help your student keep his/her backpack clean Help your student keep his/her notebooks organized Remind your student to bring his/her PE clothes home every Friday, wash them, and bring them back to school on Monday. Parents Make A Difference Thank you for coming today. You truly make a difference in your student’s life.