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									Welcome
to
Freshman
Orientation
            ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM




Mrs. Kelly Smith, Principal
Mr. Steve Herrick, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Amy Six-King, Assistant Principal
Mr. Chris Curtiss, Athletic Director
    Figuring out the whole high
           school thing

1. The Importance of Credits
2. Respectful Behavior
3. Seminar – 30 minutes
4. Senior Project
                    Getting Involved
Extracurricular Activities
Research show that students who are involved in high school extracurricular
activities get better grades, have better attendance, have better peer
relationships, and have multiple, positive, adult mentors. Get involved!!

Athletics
23 varsity sports offered
Fall sports begin August 10 for football and August 12 for all others.
MHSAA rules state that every athlete must have a physical on file in the office
before they can practice.

Fine Arts
Band, Choir, Drama Productions, Art-drawing, painting, sculptures, and many
creative projects developed in our Career and Technical Education classes.

Clubs and Organizations
Science Club, Art Club, Drama Club, Math Club Culture Club, FFCLA, FFA, Book
Club, Skateboarding Club, BPA, Ping-Pong Club, Chess Club, Science Club, and
many others.
Benefits to a Block
Improved student – teacher relationships

More positive school environment and fewer
disciplinary infractions.

Improved grades and test scores. Students will
prepare for only 4 classes at a time.

Improved attendance/reduction in tardies.

Ability to retake a failed class in the same year or
advance further in the curriculum.
    Guidance Office
    Services and Procedures

•   Scheduling/Registration
•   Career Planning
•   Testing
•   Records
•   Counseling
•   Health Room:
    -medication
                              Mrs. Sanborn   Mrs. Birkmeier
    -illness



                              Mrs. Svrcek    Mrs. Buchholz
NEW Graduation Requirements
  • Four (4) credits in English (Eng9-Eng10-Eng11+elective)

  • Four (4) credits in Math (Alg-Geom-AlgII-math sr.yr.)

  • Three (3) credits in Science

  • Three (3) credits in Social Studies

  • One (1) credit in Physical Education/Health

  • One (1) credit in Visual, Performing or Applied Arts

  • 33 credits total
    (Two credits in foreign language are recommended, but not required until the class of 2016)
            POTENTIAL SCHEDULE:
       Semester 1        Semester 2
1st 7:35-8:55       1st 7:35-8:55
ENGLISH             ART I
2nd 9:00-10:20      2nd 9:00-10:20
SCIENCE             MATH
3rd 10:25-12:15     3rd 10:25-12:15
METALS              PHYSICAL EDUCATION
4th 12:20-1:40      4th 12:20-1:40
SPANISH I           WORLD STUDIES
5th 1:45-2:15       5th 1:45-2:15
SEMINAR             SEMINAR
                                        Four Year Plan
                 9th                          10th                             11th              12th


English                          English                          English             English


Math                             Math                             Math                Math


Science                          Science                          Science             Seminar


Social Studies                   Social Studies                   Social Studies      ELECTIVE


Foreign Language (not required   Foreign Language (not required   Seminar             ELECTIVE
for class of 2013, but           for class of 2013, but
recommended)                     recommended)
Physical Education               Visual, Performing or Applied    ELECTIVE            ELECTIVE
                                 Arts

Seminar                          Seminar                          ELECTIVE            ELECTIVE


ELECTIVE                         ELECTIVE                         ELECTIVE            ELECTIVE


ELECTIVE                         ELECTIVE                         ELECTIVE            ELECTIVE
                   CREDITS
       SEMESTER 1                         SEMESTER 2


Quarter 1      Quarter 2         Quarter 3       Quarter 4
SEPT-mid NOV   mid NOV-mid JAN   mid JAN-MARCH    APRIL-JUNE


½ credit per    ½ credit per      ½ credit per   ½ credit per
   class           class             class          class
¼ credit for    ¼ credit for      ¼ credit for   ¼ credit for
 seminar         seminar           seminar         seminar
        Testing Out
• Algebra I

• English I

• Subjects in Science   (take Chemistry or Physics instead)




       MAY 1ST DEADLINE TO REQUEST
         Freshman
         Making High School Count




                         MEAP test in fall: 9th grade social studies


Career Cruising:
•Interest inventory
www.careercruising.com
Username:corunna
Password:hs
Sophomores

             PLAN test in fall: Practice for ACT




                          Mock Interview
Juniors
    Making your college search count!


                          MICHIGAN
                         MERIT EXAM



  College visits

                   Career and College Fair
      Seniors            Scholarships




 Career/College Fair




Financial Aid Workshop
          At-Risk Programming
•Purpose
•Options
      -After school program
      -Summer School Program
•Student Summer Academy
      -Chosen by administration
      -Leadership and skill building
      -Summer
•APEX
                        Tardies
Tardies Per Marking Period
  •   3rd Tardy: Class grade drops by 1/3 (e.g A to A-)
  •   4th Tardy: Class grade drops by 1/3 (e.g A- to B+)
  •   5th Tardy: Class grade drops by 1/3 (e.g. B+ to B)
  •   6th Tardy: Student is referred to the office to make up
      time after school
  •   10th Tardy: Suspension from school

  Almost half of our students get through the
    marking period with no tardies.
                     Attendance
Attendance:
  • Students are required to be in attendance 90% of a semester to be
    eligible to earn credit
  • Appeal Letter: required to request exemptions for prolonged
    absences
  • Parent Excuses: Absences must be excused within two days or
    student is considered truant
  • Doctors Notes within 48 hours reduces absence totals
  • Students cannot leave school without prior permission from their
    parent/guardian
           Discipline Issues
•   Holes in clothes
•   Cell phone use
•   Fighting
•   Gum
           Eighth Grade Visit
•   Tour
•   Locker
•   Counselor information
•   Lunch
Looking forward to . . .




   Seeing you in the
         fall!

								
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