THUNDERBIRDS WELCOME TO KASTNER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL AGENDA FOR TONIGHT Information about registration process Bell Schedule for 2014-15 Introduction to the Kastner Experience Answer your questions REGISTRATION EVENTS 6th Grade Rally at Kastner Intermediate – Friday, March 21st Information / Course Descriptions Registration Forms will be sent home this date Presentation by all visual and performing arts Tour of campus School Site Registration – forms due to 6th grade teacher by the day of your school’s registration visit REGISTRATION All students will be enrolled into: Academic Block (ELA & History) Science Math PE Elective REGISTRATION ELECTIVES: Choral Music Instrumental Music Colorguard Strength and Conditioning Academic Seminar Elective Wheel (random cycle of two electives) Leadership (application) AVID (teacher recommendation) ELECTIVE WHEEL Two semester courses depending on elective period: Art Ceramics Drama Exploring Tech ZERO PERIOD PE Zero Period PE – Performing Arts ONLY may take two music electives and Zero Period PE Students Starts at 6:45 am PARENT PERMISSION REQUIRED – SIGNATURE REQUIRED ON THE REGISTRATION FORM MATH PLACEMENT 7th grade math courses, Math 7 and Advanced Math 7 Advanced Math placement based on Math Placement Test score 6th Grade math benchmarks Grades in math Teacher Input ADVANCED SCIENCE PLACEMENT Placement Test Optional Elect on Registration form Teacher input and scores on 5th grade CST are also part of Advanced Science placement determination Advanced Science students must participate in Science Fair or Science Olympiad TECHNOLOGY IN EDUCATION Every 7th grade student will have daily access to laptops in AB classes as needed for instruction (ONLY during AB period). Students may bring their own laptops. Storage during the day is available. TECHNOLOGY Attend Laptop Information Night: March 24th @ Kastner Intermediate 6:00 P.M. – 7:00 P.M. March 25 March 26 March 27 April 2 Reyburn Lecture Hall Clark MPR Granite Ridge MPR Alta Sierra MPR REGISTRATION EVENTS Registration Packet Pick-Up at Kastner * Tuesday, Aug. 5 – Friday, Aug. 8 * 8:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M. in the Library Pick-Up Schedule / ID Card /Purchase PE Clothes, Yearbook , Spirit Packs, Spirit Wear * Thursday, Aug. 14 at Kastner MPR * A-G 3:00-4:00pm, H-O 4:00-5:00pm, P-Z 5:00 – 6:00pm REQUIREMENTS FOR SCHEDULE PICK-UP All immunizations must be current SEE SCHOOL NURSE FOR REQUIREMENTS! All financial obligations must be cleared MUST BE IN DRESS CODE STUDENT ACTIVITIES STUDENTS CAN GET INVOLVED! WEB Day: Where Everyone Belongs CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS: Student Government, Science Fair, Science Olympiad, Robotics, Math Counts, Folklorico, History Day & Lunch Activities Athletics WEB - Where Everyone Belongs Every 7th grader will be invited to attend WEB Day on Tuesday, Aug. 19 9:00-12:45 in the Gym. Invitation is in the Registration packet to be picked up August 5-8. ATHLETICS SPORTS Health Screening – required prior to any participation in athletics May 14, 2014 Clovis West High School – WEST Gym $ 25.00 Screening forms provided 6:30 - 8:00 P.M. PARENTS CAN GET INVOLVED! Parent Teacher Club – available at Schedule Pick-up Night STAY INVOLVED, STAY IN TOUCH! Ways to stay informed… Website, Parent Connect, Email, Twitter, Global Connect, Facebook, Daily Bulletin SAVEMART SHARES CARDS TRANSPORTATION Busses outside of the 2.5 mile radius Community-funded busses – contact your elementary school office City busses – School District does not provide bus fare DAILY SCHEDULE Monday, Tuesday & Friday: Period 1 begins at 7:40 A.M. Students attend all six period Dismissal at 2:25 P.M. DAILY SCHEDULE Wednesday & Thursday – Period 1 starts at 7:55 A.M. Wednesdays – Even classes only Thursdays – Odd classes only Dismissal at 2:25 P.M. DAILY SCHEDULE Four-Day School Weeks NO LATE-START DAYS Period 1 begins at 7:40 A.M. Students attend all six periods each day Dismissal at 2:25 P.M. Components of Time To Teach Teach To’s An opportunity to teach our students how we want them to behave in our classrooms and in our school. As a team, WE MUST CREATE THE ENVIRONMENT IN WHICH WE WANT OUR STUDENTS TO LEARN. Components of Time To Teach Refocus Turning a disruptive moment into a learning moment. A “win-win” experience for both student and teacher a. Teacher continues teaching b. Students continue learning Q1. What was your behavior? Q2. What did you want? Q3. What will you do next time? Q4. Are you ready to return to the routine of the class? STUDENT SERVICES & SUPPORT Jim Stewart, Pat Ajamian, Victoria Garcia Reinforce Time to Teach model Reinforce school rules and Board policies, including Dress Code (See Parent Handbook) Oversee/Mediate Behavioral Issues, including conflict resolutions and Bully Contracts STUDENT SERVICES & SUPPORT Homework Lab Attendance Attendance/Truancy/SARB process Lunch & After-school Detention Lunch Labs & other tutorials Reward good/improved behavior Kastner Accolades Schools To Watch (2008 – 2016) California State Distinguished School (2012-2013) California School Board Association Golden Bell Award 2013 California Business for Education Excellence (CBEE) 2013 Honor Roll Star School THANK YOU FOR COMING… Links available on our website for your reference: This Presentation Registration materials Parent / Student Handbook See you in August!!