Marshall School 6 Grade Orientation

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Marshall School 6 Grade Orientation

  1. 1. Welcome Parents and Students Marshall Middle School 2014 – 2015
  2. 2. Overview General Meeting Receive your child’s Schedule Supply list School map Tour the school
  3. 3. Welcome to Marshall Middle School Mrs. Tara Pierce - Guidance (A-K) Mr. Michael DelRaso - Guidance (L-Z) Mr. Bernie McCann Assistant Principal Mr. Michael Rossi-Principal
  4. 4. Welcome to Marshall Middle School Two Grade Level Teams Team 6A Team 6B Team design Heterogeneous Balanced in all DESE indicators
  5. 5. Marshall Middle School Team 6A Homerooms N12, N13, N14, N15 ALL 6TH GRADE CLASSES ARE IN THE NORTH WING.
  6. 6. Marshall Middle School Team 6B Homerooms: N4, N5, N7, & N9 ALL 6TH GRADE CLASSES ARE IN THE NORTH WING.
  7. 7. The NEW Schedule Four Day Cycle Days are named A- Day, B- Day, C- Day, D- Day Days have been assigned for the school year. (There is not a change in the rotation in the event of a school cancellation.) Thursday September 18th is A- Day
  8. 8. 4- Day Cycle September 2014 Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. 1 2 A 3 B 4 C 5 D 6 7 8 A 9 B 10 C 11 D 12 A 13 14 15 B 16 C 17 D 18 A 19 B 20 21 22 C 23 D 24 A 25 B 26 C 27 28 29 D 30 A
  9. 9. 4- Day Cycle September 2014 Sun. Mon. Tue. Wed. Thurs. Fri. Sat. 1 2 A 3 B 4 C 5 D 6 7 8 A 9 B 10 C 11 D 12 A 13 14 15 B 16 C 17 D 18 A 19 B 20 21 22 C 23 D 24 A 25 B 26 C 27 28 29 D 30 A
  10. 10. The New Schedule Full Year (Daily) English Language Arts Mathematics Science Social Studies
  11. 11. The New Schedule Full Year (Every Other Day) Reading Physical Education
  12. 12. The New Schedule Trimester 1 and 2 (Every Other Day) Art Computer Class Trimester 3 (Every Other Day) Music Health
  13. 13. The New Schedule Band, Chorus, and Orchestra are scheduled during the following classes: Trimester 1 and 2 Art Trimester 3 Music
  14. 14. The NEW Schedule The following classes are scheduled during the same period each day: Unified Arts Art and Computer Music and Health Band, Orchestra, and Chorus Physical Education Reading
  15. 15. sample A-Day B-Day C-Day D-Day HOMEROOM HOMEROOM The NEW Schedule 1 2 3 4 LUNCH Reading PE Reading PE 5 6 Art Computer Art Computer
  16. 16. The NEW Schedule ELA, Math, Science, and Social Studies are on a cascading or waterfall schedule. They meet at during a different period each day.
  17. 17. sample A B C D HOMEROOM HOMEROOM The NEW Schedule 1 math 2 math 3 math 4 LUNCH 5 math 6
  18. 18. sample A B C D HOMEROOM HOMEROOM The NEW Schedule 1 math ELA 2 math ELA 3 math ELA 4 LUNCH 5 ELA math 6
  19. 19. sample A B C D HOMEROOM HOMEROOM The NEW Schedule 1 MATH ELA SS SCIENCE 2 SCIENCE MATH ELA SS 3 SS SCIENCE MATH ELA 4 LUNCH 5 ELA SS SCIENCE MATH 6
  20. 20. sample A B C D HOMEROOM HOMEROOM The NEW Schedule 1 MATH ELA SS SCIENCE 2 SCIENCE MATH ELA SS 3 SS SCIENCE MATH ELA 4 LUNCH Reading PE Reading PE 5 ELA SS SCIENCE MATH 6 Art Computer Art Computer
  21. 21. Safety All doors locked Visitors report to school office Parents must report to the main office to dismiss their child Call the office if your child will be absent Office calls Please send in a note for early dismissal
  22. 22. Communication Open House Web site Parent Teacher Meetings (Team) Phone E-mail Ed Line Parent Portal Grade Access Your child’s Agenda Book
  23. 23. Attendance Tardy Absences Getting to school Dismissals Call in all tardiness and absences
  24. 24. Bus Bus Routes are published on the district and school websites. Buses drop off and pick up in front of the school Buses have the same parking spot in the afternoon. You should take the same bus to and from school. The first week we will help you find your bus.
  25. 25. Lunch The sixth grade has lunch first lunch Trimester 1 (10:28 to 10:54) Hot lunch $2.60 per day. Free Reduced Lunch Forms are available. Breakfast $1.25 per day begins 9/4/14 You will use your same PIN What to do when… I forgot my lunch? I forgot my lunch money?
  26. 26. Lockers and Locks You will be assigned a lock and a locker. You must use a school assigned lock. There is a $5.00 replacement cost for a lost lock. We will teach you how to operate your lock. Your locker should be locked at all times. The lockers are property of the school.
  27. 27. Homework Every night !! Most common statements “Don’t have any homework” “Already did my homework” Planners Routines No TV, no phones, no distractions
  28. 28. Parents’ Role Relax: be positive High Expectations !! Set goals with your child Academic Behavioral Social
  29. 29. Parents’ Role cont. Read and discuss TOGETHER: Student Handbook School Code of Conduct Dress Code
  30. 30. Parents’ Role cont. Learn the schedule Prepare materials/clothes at night Review the agenda book Check for teacher comments Correspond with classroom teachers Ask questions “How are things going?” Make the questions more specific…
  31. 31. Parents’ Role cont. Contact classroom teacher first with academic concerns. Notify school guidance counselor with social or emotional concerns. Notify the assistant principal with behavioral concerns
  32. 32. School Involvement Site Council Parent Teacher Organization Volunteer
  33. 33. Nurse All medicine must be administered by the nurse and held in the health office. Regular screenings will be done each year by the nurse. Medical Forms
  34. 34. Student Activities After School Programs Leadership Academic Athletic Fine Arts And …
  35. 35. Questions??? Michael Rossi, Principal mrossi@billerica.k12.ma.us Bernie McCann, Assistant Principal bmccann@billerica.k12.ma.us Marshall Middle School
  36. 36. Marshall Middle School Back to School Night Thursday September 11, 2014 7-9 PM

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