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Heritage Middle School Orientation 2011

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    • The Heritage School
      MIDDLE SCHOOL
      2011-2012
    • Organizing For Success!
      Student Handbook: A daily planner and information booklet
      Schedules: A & B days (for 7th and 8th graders only!)
      Advisor: A teacher assigned to keep track of your progress, and to help you adjust in all areas of the school. You will have scheduled meetings with your advisor throughout the year.
    • Sources of Information
      Community Time: A weekly meeting at 8:20 each Monday
      Assemblies
      Academic Alert (netclass): Report at
      mid-quarter to point out areas of concern
      Progress Report (netclass ): Quarterly report
      Comments (netclass ): A narrative written by your teachers about your academic progress
    • Sources of InformationContinued
      Open House: On Tuesday, August 23, parents of students in grades 7-12 follow their child’s schedule to learn about the curriculum in each class.
      Email: All Heritage teachers are available
      E-News
      Website
      NetClassroom
    • Study Hall Opportunities
      9:55 – 10:25 Daily Study Hall – provides time to do work or receive help from teachers
      7th & 8th Graders
      After School MS Study Hall
      Monday – Thursday: (Media Center)
      Friday: (ELC)
    • Social Opportunities
      Break Time: 10:25 – 10:40 SLC snacks are available
      Lunch / Recess: 12:10-12:45 daily
      Socials: Planned Activities throughout the year
      Art, Computer, Drama, Guitar, Music
      7th - 8th Grade Chorus
      MathCounts
      Student Council
      Athletic Events
      MardiGra Dance (7th / 8th Grade)
    • Interim Trips
      5th- Ebenezer
      6th- Kanuga
      7th- Skidaway
      The above trips are scheduled for the spring and you will receive more information about each of these trips.
      8th- Washington D.C
    • Student Resources
      • Your advisor
      • 7th-Durham, Lee, Prisant, Bready
      • 8th– Brown, Evans, or Exner
      Class sponsors
      7th– Lee, Durham
      8th- Brown
      SGA Sponsors- Thornton & Markel
      School Counselor - Dr. Sandy Thames
      Student Council member
    • MS Dress Code
      Middle School (Grades 7 - 8)
      khaki pants, walking shorts, skirts, and jumpers
      navy blue collared, polo or buttoned down style shirts (white is permissible during 1st and 4th quarters); shirts may be plain or feature the Heritage logo; no other logos are permissible
      all shirts must be of sufficient length that they may be tucked in
      white turtleneck/mock turtlenecks or collared blouses are permissible when worn under a plain navy sweater, a navy Heritage sweatshirt, or plain navy sweatshirt 
      the only sweatshirts that are allowed are plain navy or any style/color Heritage logo sweatshirt
    • MS Dress Code cont.
      Heritage sports t-shirts and other “fan” shirts may be worn ONLY on days when special permission to wear them is given.
      white crew socks, white or navy knee-length socks, or tights (NO patterned socks or tights will be permitted0
      tennis shoes, dress shoes, or leather sandals (no rubber shoes)
      rain boots may be worn during inclement weather
    • Points of Emphasis
      1. Heritage sport T-shirts and other “fan” shirts may be worn ONLY on days when special permission to wear them is given.
      2. Rain boots may be worn during inclement weather.
      3. Shirts must tucked in (boys and girls)
      4. Belts must be worn (boys)
    • Bookbags / Lockers
      * Plan to use your locker for books
      * Bookbags can’t be left on the sidewalk
    • Outdoor Education (ODE)
      Classes – Gail Jones
      Outdoor Education Trips
    • MS Athletics
      Softball
      Basketball
      Cross Country
      Track
      Baseball
      Tennis
      Golf
      Football
      Cheering
      Volleyball
      Cheerleading
    • Communication
      Please utilize the following resources for general information
      Web Site at www.heritagehawks.org
      NetClassroom
      From internet:
      Netclass.heritagehawks.org
    • A few last important notes
      Carpool: Drop off and Pick up
      Please DO NOT drop off at flag circle or behind gym in the mornings.
      MS students w/LS siblings may be dropped off in the mornings at the LS carpool drop-off.
      Pick-up is at MS pick-up point ONLY. (front of SLC)
      If student is not available when parent arrives, parents should park in lot.
      If a student is picked up after 3:30, pick up will be in the Media Center. A parent must come in and sign the student out of the study hall.
    • Prescription medications:
      If your student needs medication dispensed to him/her at school, you must send the medication in the original prescription bottle.
      Attach a note with instructions
      Include last dose information
    • OTHER INFORMATION
      ODE trips (Gail Jones)
      MATHCOUNTS (Susan Diekman)
      NETCLASS (Susan Diekman)
    • And so a great year begins…