Dracut High School - Dracut Public Schools

Report
2018
WELCOME TO
FRESHMAN ACADEMY
Mr. Richard Manley, Principal
Mr. William Vogel,
Vice-Principal, grades
10-12
Mrs. Kathleen Downing,
Vice-Principal, Freshman
Academy
2018
WHY FRESHMAN
ACADEMY ?
 Increase student achievement by providing equitable access for
opportunities to achieve high learner outcomes.
 Improve student attendance by working with families.
 Establish consistent parent/home/school communications to
establish positive working relationships.
 Encourage student participation in civic, sports, and social high school
events to provide opportunities to thrive and succeed beyond the
classroom.
 Create opportunities for teachers to engage in collegial discussions
about teaching and learning to support student achievement.
2018
RESPONSIBILITY
Good Grades
Positive Behavior
GPA COUNTS STARTING GRADE NINE
National Honor Society
National Foreign Language Honor Society
National Business Honor Society
RESPECT
CHARACTER
ACADEMIC INTEGRITY
Building Good
Habits
Excellent Attendance
Attendance Review Board
Monitors attendance and tardies
Bring absent notes to your homeroom teacher
2018
GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS
Earn 22 units of academic
credit
Earn 5.0 Credits PASS
Grade Nine
Pass MCAS:
English
Mathematics
Science
(Biology, Introductory Physical Science,
Chemistry)
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ATTENDANCE
REQUIREMENTS
 No more than 4
absences per quarter
8 days for a semester
16 days for full year
courses
 Attendance Review
Board for appeals
process
2018
GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS
All Students Must Pass:
Students Recommended for College
Must Pass:
English: 4 ½ credits
English: 4 credits
History: 4 credits
History: 4 credits
Mathematics: 3 credits
Mathematics: 4 credits, including
Algebra I , Algebra II, and Geometry
Science: 3 credits
Science: 4 credits
Wellness: 1 credit **
World Language: 1 credit
World Language: 3-4 credits of the same
language
Unified Arts : 1 credit
**Band, show choir, or color guard having a FULL 7 period schedule may be exempt from no more than ½
2018
CLASSROOMS: CELEBRATION
OF LEARNING
HOMEWORK
• Carry an agenda book/Smart Phone to
homework
• Homework is your chance to
you learned in class
your
and
• Be sure to ask
the next day
to clear up any misconceptions
• Stay for extra-help for
7
what
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Encourage
Student Achievement
Progress Report/Report Card Analysis
DATA FOR PERFORMANCE
 HW
 Classwork
 Test/Quiz Grades
 Absenteeism
WHAT CAN YOU DO?
 Homework Assistance Club
 NHS tutors
 Test Remediation
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EXTRA HELP

Seek Guidance Counselor
2018
Multi-Race
NonHispanic,
0.9%
African
American,
3.40 %
White, 86.4%
Asian, 4.0 %
Hispanic,
5.3%
2018
21st Century Learner
Expectations
 21st CENTURY SKILLS
Embedded in the Learner Expectations
LEARNER EXPECTATIONS
Students are assessed twice a year first and
third term
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CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY
Five hours of Community Service
recommended each year
2018
21st Century Learner
Expectations
The Dracut High School students will be
able to perform the following skills:
• Speak effectively;
• Write effectively;
• Read, view, and interpret a variety of
media effectively;
• Demonstrate financial/business literacy;
• Utilize an array of methods to research,
analyze, and problem solve;
• Use technology effectively and
responsibly;
• Demonstrate cultural literacy;
• Practice personal wellness and social
responsibility;
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CIVIC RESPONSIBILITY
 AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING
 BOY SCOUTS , GIRL SCOUTS
 CHARITY EVENTS
 Walk for Hunger
 Team Walk for Cancer
 Making Strides
OLD HOME DAY
LOCAL HOSPITALS
 SCHOOL SPONSORED VOLUNTEER
DRACUT COUNCIL ON AGING
INITIATIVES
DRACUT ACCESS TELEVISION
 Student Council –Events that raise
NURSING HOMES
money etc.
A SERVICE OR ACTIVITY THAT HAS BEEN
 National Honor Society
PRE-APPROVED BY ADMINISTRATION
 DRACUT SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION
DRACUT POP WARNER
 Craft Fair
 Annual Telethon
DRACUT FOOD PANTRY
PARKER MEMORIAL LIBRARY
LOCAL RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATIONS
THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUBS
YMCA
2018
2017
EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:
CLUBS/PERFORMING ARTS
 Spring Musical
 Destination
Imagination
 Art Club
 National Honor
Society
 LEO
 National Business
Honor Society
 Foreign Language
Honor Society
Navigator
Poetry Out Loud
DECA
Student Council
Yearbook
GSA
Peer Mentors
Fall Drama
Production
JETs
Destination
Imagination
2018
EXTRA-CURRICULAR
ACTIVITIES: SPORTS
FALL
 Football
 Soccer
 Field Hockey
 Golf
 Cross Country
 Girls’ Volleyball
 Girls’ Swimming
 Cheerleading
WINTER
Gymnastics
Basketball
Wrestling
Ice Hockey
Indoor Track
Cheerleading
SPRING
 Track & Field
 Baseball
 Softball
 Boys’ Volleyball
 Lacrosse
2018
STUDENT PRIDE
What is the one
Thing , Once
Lost, Can NEVER
be Recovered?

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