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WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show
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WAMS Orientation 2012 Slide Show

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Washington Academic Middle School 2012 Orientation

Washington Academic Middle School 2012 Orientation

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  • 1. Home of the Warriors!
  • 2.  1 of only 5 Middle Schools in California named a “School to Watch in 2011 1 of only 32 Middle Schools in California ever named as a “School to Watch”
  • 3.  Administration ◦ Mrs. Nino - Principal ◦ Mr. Grossnicklaus - Vice Principal ◦ Mrs. Rosales - Vice Principal ◦ Mrs. Shahbazian - Vice Principal ◦ Mrs. Siv - Vice Principal ◦ Miss Satterberg - G.I.S. ◦ Ms. Niino - Activities/ Athletic Director
  • 4.  We understand the fear many parents have about sending their child to middle school. We are here to help. Please come meet with us prior to school. It is okay to ask questions. Communicate with teachers, administrators, and support staff.
  • 5.  Characteristics of Middle Grade Students. Student have anxiety about physical changes. Personal-social concerns dominate thoughts. Are often erratic and inconsistent in their behavior. Are easily offended and are sensitive to criticism Are searching for adult identity and acceptance in the midst of severe peer pressure Want to make own choices, but the authority of family is a critical factor.
  • 6.  Binder Planner Homework completion monitored daily by classroom teachers & advisory Stamps - red and blue Lunch Homework Lab - first 25 min of lunch
  • 7.  Advisory Language Arts/Social Studies Math/Science Academic Seminar or Elective Physical Education Tier 1 -Math/Language Arts
  • 8.  Regular A/B ◦ Period 1 (Advisory) 8:10-8:33 With Core 1 teacher ◦ Period 2 8:33-9:23 Math or LA ◦ Break 9:23-9:33 ◦ Period 2 9:37-10:04 Math or LA ◦ Period 3 10:08-11:21 Math or LA ◦ Period 4 11:25-12:05 PE or Tier 1 ◦ Lunch 12:05-12:45 ◦ Period 5 12:49-1:49 Elective or Academic Sem. ◦ Period 6 1:53-2:50 Science or Social Studies
  • 9.  Advisory  Physical Education Language Arts  Elective or Social Studies Academic Seminar Math Science
  • 10.  Language Arts Honors Social Studies Honors Science Honors Algebra I Honors Jazz Band Honors
  • 11.  Art Band (4 different Bands) Chorus Computers Spanish I Video Production Peer Mediation – requires application Leadership – requires application Community of Caring Leaders – requires application
  • 12.  Regular A/B ◦Advisory 8:10-8:33 ◦Period 2 8:37-9:54 ◦Break 9:54-10:04 ◦Period 3 10:08-11:25 ◦Lunch 11:25-12:05 ◦Period 4 12:09-1:26 ◦Period 5 1:30-2:50
  • 13.  All students entering 7th grade will need proof of T-Dap immunization before they start 7th grade If you have not provided proof to your school nurse, you will not be able to register for 7th grade, receive a class schedule or attend school next year.
  • 14.  Trimester Schedule Progress Report at 6 weeks ◦ Mailed home Trimester Report card at 12 weeks ◦ November, February, June ◦ Mailed home Cum GPA 2.0 for Promotion ◦ No F’s in Math, Lang. Arts, Science or Social Studies
  • 15.  How to qualify: ◦ Students NOT Proficient in both language arts & math: Grow a proficiency band on the CST in language arts or math and do not drop a band in language arts or math. ◦ Students Proficient in both language arts & math: Remain proficient/advanced on the CST in language arts/math and do not drop a band in language arts/math. Rewards: ◦ Special ID card entitles you to attend a special tailgate and SHS football game with WAMS for FREE ◦ One free admission to a WAMS Extravaganza ◦ One free sno cone ◦ One free soda at an athletic game ◦ One free front of the line pass ◦ Occasional early release for lunch and other special activities
  • 16.  Breakfast Options… ◦ Before School or at Break Lunch… by Grade Level ◦ Salads, Pizza, Hamburgers, Chinese Food, Chicken Sandwiches, Etc…
  • 17.  After School L.E.A.P. (Learning Enrichment & Activity Program) ◦Academics ◦Enrichment ◦Snack ◦3:00 - 5:45 ◦5 Days a Week
  • 18.  Extravaganzas Clubs Assemblies/Rallies Spring Week Wacky WAMS Intramurals during lunch
  • 19.  Fall  Winter ◦Football 6,7,8 ◦Basketball 6,7,8 ◦Girls Volleyball 6,7,8 ◦Soccer ◦Cross Country ◦Wrestling ◦Tennis ◦Water Polo Physicals are required for ALL 7/8 Sports & 6th Football; A 6th grader who tries out for 7th/8th team is required to have a physical.
  • 20.  Spring ◦Softball ◦Baseball ◦Boys Volleyball ◦Track ◦Swimming
  • 21.  AM/PM 4:30 ◦ For 6th grade athletes, Study Hall 5:30 ◦ For 7th & 8th grade athletes, After School Program
  • 22.  Supervision from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Highly visible Communication Groups of 4 or less School Resource Officer (Sanger P.D.)
  • 23.  Sanger Unified Dress Code Student & Parent Handbook Consistent and Appropriate
  • 24.  NO I-Pods or other electronic devices allowed. Phones OFF during school Responsibility Parents can pick up confiscated phones Safety No gum ◦ Automatic After School Detention No Sharpies/Permanent Markers
  • 25. Students visit WAMS  Friday, May 25, 2012 - morning ◦ Information & Tour of the campus ◦ Rally to welcome you to WAMS
  • 26.  Thursday, March 29, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. You are invited to attend
  • 27.  Summer Newsletter – 1st week of July Registration packet mailed – 1st week of August Walk-Through Registration – 2nd week of August School begins August 16th T-DAP immunization required for all 7th-12th grade students Check WAMS website for updated information
  • 28.  Encourage you to come on campus Transition for parents as well as students Ways to get involved ◦ PTA ◦ Watch D.O.G.S. (Dads of Great Students) ◦ Volunteer for support ◦ Every coach/teacher looking Chaperone Extravaganzas ◦ WAMS Café once a month ◦ SSC or ELAC

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