Parent Open House September 2009 Clackamas High School Who Are We? • 2,351 Student Population • 72.6% Caucasian, 6.1% Latino, 15.2% Asian, 6.0% Other • 25.6 % Minority • 22.5% Free/Reduced Lunch • 10.2% ELL Population • 6.8% Special Needs • 60 Classified Employees • 99 Certified Employees • 5 Administrators • 164 Total Staff School Goals We will: Engage each student in college prep and college credit courses. Inspire each student to pursue further education. Ensure each student is ready for academic and professional challenges after high school. Did You Know? http://www.chrisrawlinson.com/20 09/03/2009-did-you-know-video/ What does this mean for a high school education? •Post-secondary education must be the destination. •2/3 to 3/4 of the family wage jobs available to our graduates upon graduation from high school will require post-secondary education. •To be prepare for college, students must take advantage of Advanced Placement and college credit courses in high school. •Content and knowledge are becoming increasingly less important, while developing skills and strategies to access, utilize, and evaluate information is in greater demand. Encourage your child to get involved • Join a club • Try-out for a sport • Play intramurals • Volunteer • Take a leadership class • Attend school activities More involvement in school = better grades AND a better high school experience. eSIS Parent Assistant • Access your child’s grades and attendance on-line • Need a password? Learn to navigate the program. Stop by room 701 at any point during Open House. October 14 - PSAT Day • Freshman transition activities-all day • Sophomores take the PSAT-all day • Juniors take the PSAT-half day • Seniors get the day off Two-Campus High School Community Forum on the plans for a Two-Campus High School Tuesday, October 27 7:00 PM CHS Auditorium Mark Your Calendar Fall Conferences Thursday, October 29 11:30-4:00 and 5:30- 8:00 Parent District/School Survey Please go to the CHS Website and click on “Parent Survey” under the Quick Link section on the main page. The survey takes about 10 minutes. The feedback helps guide school and district planning in the coming years. Tonight’s Format • More of an “open” Open House. • No set schedule like previous years. • Teachers are available in classrooms to meet, greet, provide syllabi, and answer questions. • See list of teachers, room assignments, and times where teachers will be available. Map available. • Sabin-Schellenberg teachers outside the auditorium. • Student schedules are available in the main office. • New format provides greater parent flexibility. • Please be reminded that tonight is not a time to conference with a teacher regarding your child’s performance. I will be available for questions and comments in the auditorium immediately following this presentation.
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