Grade assembly presentation (2011 12)


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PowerPoint used at the Grade assembly meetings at the start of the 2011-2012 school year at Strathroy District Collegiate Institute.

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Grade assembly presentation (2011 12)

  1. 1. Welcome to SDCI!
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Admin Team and Support Staff </li></ul><ul><li>Highlights of the School Code of Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>Dances </li></ul><ul><li>Extra Curricular </li></ul><ul><li>Locks, Lockers & Changerooms </li></ul><ul><li>Assessment Policy </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Integrity </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance </li></ul>
  3. 3. Greetings from the SDCI Admin Team! Mr. M. Macdonald (Principal) Mrs. L. Grant (VP) Mr. G. Woodburn (VP)
  4. 4. School Support Staff <ul><li>Secretarial Staff </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Front Office - Carol Filson, Kathryn Gough, Linda Limon, Angela Porter & Karen Timmermans (Admin Secretary) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance - Marg Traxler & Wendy Tunks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Social Worker/Attendance Counsellor </li></ul><ul><li>School Psychologist </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Assistant </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Custodial Staff </li></ul>
  5. 5. School Code of Behaviour (1 of 7) <ul><li>Students are expected to be aware of and follow the school code of conduct. This code of conduct is available in the main office, on the school’s website, and in the SDCI planner </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Your behaviour is your responsibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Ask a teacher or office staff if you have a question </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. School Code of Behaviour (2 of 7) <ul><li>Busses – privilege </li></ul><ul><li>Cafeteria – food and drinks permitted in the cafeteria and atrium only </li></ul><ul><li>Computers – privilege, forms to office by Sept 9 </li></ul><ul><li>Halls – during lunch may NOT be in in academic hallways </li></ul><ul><li>Parking Lot – Gr. 9 students may not be in the parking lot or smoking area during the school day (Students may park in the student lot behind the school – front parking lot is for staff. Students may not loiter in or near parked cars during the school day) </li></ul>
  7. 7. School Code of Behaviour (3 of 7) <ul><li>Classroom – food and drinks are not permitted in classrooms; no water in computer labs </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Conflict – bullying or harassment, either directly or electronically (e.g. internet or texting, at school or at home) will not be tolerated at SDCI. </li></ul>
  8. 8. School Code of Behaviour (4 of 7) <ul><li>Personal Appearance & Behaviour </li></ul><ul><li>micro shorts or skirts, plunging necklines, bare midriffs or backs are prohibited; </li></ul><ul><li>Undergarments should not be exposed. </li></ul><ul><li>Hats & head wear are not permitted in the auditorium or office </li></ul><ul><li>Back packs are not permitted in the servery and some program areas. </li></ul><ul><li>Inappropriate public displays of affection are not permitted. </li></ul>
  9. 9. School Code of Behaviour (5 of 7) <ul><li>Prohibited Items – all weapons (including replicas), all explosive materials, illicit drugs or alcohol, walkie-talkies, laser light pens, water toys, poker chips </li></ul><ul><li>Restricted Items – roller blades, skateboards, and roller shoes are not to be used on school property, including the parking lot, during the school day. Students may not use hacky sacks inside school. </li></ul>
  10. 10. School Code of Behaviour (6 of 7) <ul><li>Personal Electronic Devices (PEDs) </li></ul><ul><li>are NOT to be used during instructional/class time. </li></ul><ul><li>PEDs are allowed in the hallways between classes and in the cafeteria during non-instructional time </li></ul><ul><li>PEDs are NOT permitted in the library </li></ul><ul><li>Respect </li></ul><ul><li>Students must stop and identify themselves when asked to do so by school staff (e.g. teachers, administrators, secretaries, custodians, cafeteria staff, etc.) . </li></ul><ul><li>Students must follow the directions of school staff. </li></ul>
  11. 11. School Code of Behaviour (7 of 7) <ul><li>Smoking </li></ul><ul><li>DON’T SMOKE! </li></ul><ul><li>Not permitted anywhere during class time </li></ul><ul><li>Possession of illegal cigarettes is not permitted </li></ul><ul><li>Smoking is limited to designated smoking area near the Gemini Sportsplex. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Dances
  13. 13. Dances (1 of 3) <ul><li>Dances begin at 7:00 p.m. and end at 10:00 p.m. </li></ul><ul><li>Students must provide their own transportation to and from dances </li></ul><ul><li>Students must pay their student fees to be admitted to dances </li></ul><ul><li>Students must present a student card at each dance. SDCI reserves the right to deny students entrance to the dance if they do not present a student card. </li></ul><ul><li>Students may have their bags and person searched by SDCI administration, police, or security guards </li></ul>
  14. 14. Dances (2 of 3) <ul><li>Students will NOT be allowed to bring bottles of water or other liquids into dances </li></ul><ul><li>Students who come to dances having consumed ANY amount of alcohol or drugs will have their parents called to pick them up and will be suspended for a minimum of three days. </li></ul><ul><li>Students suspended at any dance will have regular dance privileges revoked for 1 calendar year. </li></ul><ul><li>Students who leave dances will not be re-admitted </li></ul><ul><li>Students will not have access to their lockers during school dances; a coat check will be provided </li></ul>
  15. 15. Dances (3 of 3) <ul><li>A limited number of guest tickets will be available for each dance. To be admitted to dances, guests must present photo ID, must be accompanied by their sponsoring student, and must have submitted a signed form from their own school administration (available on the school website and from the office). Administration reserves the right to deny any guest access to school dances. </li></ul><ul><li>Students are not admitted to dances after 8:00 p.m. unless they have prior approval from a VP and have bought a ticket in advance. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Extra Curricular <ul><li>Student Council </li></ul><ul><li>Athletics </li></ul><ul><li>Clubs </li></ul>
  17. 17. Locks, Lockers & Changerooms <ul><li>Locks - $7 </li></ul><ul><li>Lockers are school property </li></ul><ul><li>Any damage or vandalism to lockers should be communicated to the office immediately. Students may be held responsible for costs associated with repair. </li></ul><ul><li>Do not bring valuables to school </li></ul><ul><li>Do not leave valuables in the changerooms </li></ul>
  18. 18. Assessment Policy
  19. 19. Assessment Policy <ul><li>The current SDCI Assessment, Evaluation and Reporting Policy applies to all courses taught at the school and is based on “ Growing Success; Assessment, Evaluation, and Reporting in Ontario Schools, First Edition, Covering Grades 1 to 12, 2010 ” document. </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to SDCI planner & course outlines. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Major Assignments <ul><li>Mark deductions may apply for late or missed assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Refer to the course outline for EACH of your courses for details. </li></ul>
  21. 21. Academic Integrity
  22. 22. Academic Integrity (1 of 2) <ul><li>Plagiarism is the intentional or unintentional using another person's words or ideas and representing them as your own </li></ul><ul><li>Cheating on a test includes using notes or electronic devices to bring course information into the test without permission or copying another student’s work. </li></ul><ul><li>Plagiarism and cheating on tests are serious offences and may include the following: </li></ul>
  23. 23. Academic Integrity (2 of 2) <ul><li>Redoing part/all of the assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Completing an alternate assignment </li></ul><ul><li>Loss of marks </li></ul><ul><li>A mark of zero </li></ul><ul><li>Suspension </li></ul>
  24. 24. Attendance
  25. 25. Attendance <ul><li>The key to academic success is good attendance </li></ul><ul><li>If a student is going to be absent, his or her parent should call the office at 519-245-2680 before 8:15 a.m. Alternatively, the student can bring a note to the attendance office explaining his or her absence. </li></ul><ul><li>If an absence is unexplained, the classroom teacher will send the truant student to the office at the start of period one. </li></ul><ul><li>If a student leaves the school during the day, he or she MUST sign out at the attendance office </li></ul>
  26. 26. Let’s Make It a Great Year!