Parent- School Success

Report
We are all striving for the same goal
– helping your child succeed!
Students
Teachers
Administration
Parents
The Benefits of Parent Involvement
Research shows…
•
High school students whose parents usually remain involved make
better transitions and are less likely to drop out of school.
•
Children generally achieve better grades, test scores, and attendance.
•
Consistent parent involvement leads to improved communication
and relations between parents, teachers, and administrators.
•
Parents are more confident in their decision-making skills about
school matters.
•
Parents' perceptions of the school are improved
and there are stronger ties and commitment to the school.
Communication….secret to success
Communication is the key!
Be a great listener
Be Positive
Be Involved
Be Supportive
Be proactive with teacher contact
How can parents be involved?
• Get your child involved in extra curricular activities such as clubs
and sports offered at FHS
• Remain proactive in helping your child plan their schedule to meet
personal career goals
• Talk to teachers and counselors
• Check grades on parent portal frequently
• Have students do homework the night it is assigned
• Have students attend Advisory for tutorials if needed the next
morning
• Encourage reading (AR book plus a variety of other materials)
• Be supportive and offer assistance
• Develop organizational tools for home & school
• Make a mandatory quiet study time / manage cell phone use
ASSISTANCE FOR PARENTS & STUDENTS
The A’s have it!!
• ADVISORY
• ATTENDANCE
• ANNOUNCEMENTS
• ACCESSING THE PORTAL
• ADMINISTRATION SUPPORT
• ASK FOR HELP
• TUTORIALS FOR ANY CLASS
• AR READING ROOMS
• STUDY HALL ROOM
• TESTING CENTER
Students should arrive by 8:00 to attend Advisory.
Student not attending Advisory should arrive by 8:30.
Breakfast is served from 7:30 to 8:00
and is free for everyone!
STUDENTS CANNOT BE SUCCESSFUL
IF THEY ARE NOT HERE!
WE MONITOR ATTENDANCE TO HELP
THEM SUCCEED!
• WRITE A NOTE WITH THE REASON YOUR CHILD IS ABSENT
(ONLY 10 PARENT NOTES PER YEAR ARE ACCEPTED)
• NOTES MUST BE TURNED IN WITHIN 3 DAYS OR THE ABSENCE
IS UNEXCUSED
• AFTER 3 UNEXCUSED ABSENCES, TRUANCY CAN BE FILED
• QUESTIONS ABOUT ATTENDANCE CONTACT MRS. STOCKMAN
ANNOUNCEMENTS ARE MADE EACH AFTERNOON
STUDENTS SHOULD PAY CLOSE ATTENTION DURING
ANNOUNCENTS FOR:
• ALL EVENT INFORMATION
• DRESS CODE CHANGES
• IMPORTANT DEADLINES
GET PORTAL ACCESS BY CONTACTING
BLANCA MORALES AT THE FHS FRONT DESK
WHAT CAN YOU SEE ON THE PORTAL?
• STUDENT GRADES
• STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS
• STUDENT ABSENCES
• TEACHER CONTACT INFORMATION
SEE HANDOUT FOR
FREQUENTLY NEEDED
NUMBERS AND DEPARTMENTS
WHAT CAN STUDENTS DO?
• Take learning seriously
• Participate in school activities, clubs and sports
• Attend Advisory when needed
• Build positive relationships with others
• Take responsibility for their actions
• Be respectful to everyone
• Be here and be on time
• Pay attention to the teacher
• ASK FOR HELP!!!!!!!
OUR MISSION
Ferris ISD will provide a world class
educational experience that empowers
all students to unlock their potential and
become confident, productive citizens in
an ever-changing society.
THANK YOU
FOR
COMING!!!
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