Welcome to the 2012-2013 School YearAndy Banasik- High School PrincipalJennifer Gallagher - Assistant High SchoolPrincipal/Athletic DirectorElaina Knoble-Janey- Guidance CounselorKayla Mezera - Student Counselor AdvisorMarge Johnson - Student Counselor Advisor
Prairie du Chien HighSchool Staff Introduceby Department Student Council SWC Leadership
Freshman Orientation Requirements for the Class of 2016 Class of 2015 & beyond Credits: 28 Math Requirement: 5 Credits Science Requirement: 5 Credits Act Explore/Plan/Test (Required)
Freshman SuccessKeys: 1. Attendance 10 excused absences in a SCHOOL YEAR With prior permission Parental phone calls/E-mail the Attendance Officer/Parental note to the high school office Appointments are considered medical as long as a medical slip is turned into the office 3 consecutive days missed MUST have medical excuse Part of day counts as a full day Truancy Fine/Habitual Truancy Fine Excused Absence vs. Unexcused Absence Full or Partial Credit 2. Get Involved Clubs, Band/Choir, Art, Co-Curricular Activities, etc. 3. Work at your classwork/studies An official transcript starts on September 4th
AP Course Offerings Pre AP English 9 Students will be able to take both AP English Language and AP English Literature as Juniors and Seniors Most4 yr. schools offer a minimum of 3 credits for each AP class.
Additional AP Courses AP– Government, History, Psychology, Statistics, Calculus, Music Theory, Spanish, Environmental Science and Studio Art
PLTW Engineering/Medical Engineering Courses Offered: Introduction to Engineering and Design and Principles of Engineering (POE), Civil Engineering (CEA) BiomedicalCourses Offered: Principles of Biomedical and Human Body Systems
Freshman Orientation Student Handbook Be on time Dress Code No hats in the building during or after school hours Clothing attire: No backless or strapless tops/Acceptable Shorts Cell Phones – Cell phones may be used during the school day. When entering a classroom, mute and place in basket. No cell phones allowed in the bathrooms or locker rooms. Refer to Student Handbook pages 24-25. Harassment Verbal in the hallway/classroom Cell Phone/Cyber Bullying Face book/E-mail/Twitter/Other Internet Sources
Freshman Orientation Academic After Hours After the 3rd, 6th, and 9th week in each term or after each term is completed. After Hours is no longer required after student is passing. Fees $20.00/$3.00 per semester for Math Calculator $40.00/$10.00 per semester for Band Rental $350.00 for Driver’s Education - Summer
Freshman Orientation Frequently Asked Questions: Where do I go the first day? Gymnasium What happens if I forget my locker combination, or class schedule? Driver’s Education Class Summer Course Must be 15 years old to register for the course Cost is $350.00 Integrated Math Support in the morning/during school/after school/9th Hour Class 9th Hour Resource/Closed Campus All students will attend school until 3:40 Help all students with homework Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors are on Closed Campus Freshman, Sophomores, Juniors are required to eat on campus during lunch.
Freshman OrientationSkyward- Family Access Skyward Family Access Communication Tool between teacher/parent/student/office You can not break anything What will you see? Assignments,Progress Reports, Attendance, Grades for each term, discipline, fee management, food service, sport and activity information, and more.
Freshman Orientation Where do I go as a student or parent to get information? Prairie du Chien District Website www.pdc.k12.wi.us School Calendars (Hard Copy) Skyward- Family Access Student Information System Grades, Progress Reports, E-mail, attendance, discipline, staff contacts, and student class assignments. Athletic Website Information – rschool Today www.southwestwisconsinconference.org