Transition: Middle to High School by D5D29A5

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									              Purpose

   To gain an understanding of
    what will be helpful in a
    student’s transition from middle
    school to high school.
             Overview

   Student and parent strategies
    for success
   Where to learn more about the
    schools
   Basic graduation requirements
   Upcoming and summer events
      Strategies For Success

   Attendance
   Organization
   Homework
   Peer relationships
   Advocating
        Attend School Daily

   Establish “lights out” routine &
    remove electronics.
   Make sure they are eating
    breakfast.
   Accept no excuses for not
    attending school unless
    seriously ill. Learn the school
    policy for excusing absences.
      Organization/Lessons

   Provide student with basic
    calendar/planner
   Make sure student has a place
    to save assignments at home
   Do backpack checks to make
    sure student is staying
    organized
   Discuss projects and lessons
      Homework Completion

   Establish a time and place for
    student to study at least 45mins.
   Review student’s planner to see
    what work they should be doing
   If there is no actual assignment
    student should reread and/or
    rewrite notes or have a book to
    read
Gets Along Well With Others

   Be aware of who your students
    associate with
   Be aware of how your student
    reacts in conflict situations
   Friendships from elementary
    and middle school change
   Encourage involvement in
    activities
    Seeks Help When Needed

   Encourage student to
    communicate with school staff
    when having difficulty
   Help student figure out
    transportation to and from
    school if they need to stay after
   Schools have resources and
    support
              Stay Informed

   Family Access - online
       view attendance, grades, and
        assignments
   Email/call teachers or counselor if
    there is a concern
   Attend parent conferences in the Fall
    and student led conferences in
    Spring
   Check school websites for latest
    information
    Graduation Requirements
           23 credits
   English 4.0
   Math 3.0
   Science 2.0
   Social Studies 3.0
   Occupational Education 1.0
   Visual/Performing Art 1.0
   Physical Education 1.5
   Health 0.5
   Electives 6.5
   Culminating Project 0.5
        8th Grade Open House

   Columbia River
       January 24th – 6:30pm
   Skyview
       February 3rd – 6:30pm
   Fort Vancouver
       February 8th – 6:30pm
   Hudson’s Bay
       February 9th – 6:30pm
            Forecasting

   February and March
   Students select their classes
   Curriculum guides
   English, Math, Science, Tech
    Tools, PE, Elective choice

								
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