Match the colored pass with the correct colored stairwell
hallway All Stars Alpha Omega A-Team Olympians Step Phoenix Scholars hallway Brainy Bunch hallway Flower St. DorchesterSt. hallway Front of school
Morning commute routes Use the designated door to enter the school All Stars Alpha Omega A-Team Phoenix hallway Flower St. hallway hallway DorchesterSt. Olympians Scholars Brainy Bunch Step hallway Front of school
TAKE RESPONSIBILITY by leaving these items in your locker: Cameras Remember, The Worcester Public School cell phone policy is that
CELL PHONES ARE NOT ALLOWED IN SCHOOL. So make the right decision and keep them in your locker or they will be taken and handed over to the assistant principals.
CD Players MP3 Players & IPods Jackets Book Bags Hand Bags Purses Cell Phones
If you have ELECTRONICS of any kind...cell phone, mp3, iPods, PSP, CD Players, etc., IN YOUR POSSESSION DURING THE SCHOOL DAY, They will be confiscated and a parent or guardian will have to come in to get them.
Be READY TO LEARN by taking the right books out of your locker during locker times. Pencils & Pens Textbooks Notebooks & Binders Erasers
ACT APPROPRIATELY and visit your locker only during locker times Homeroom – Materials for the first 3 classes Lunch– Materials for The rest of the day End of Day– Books For homework
A typical day at WEMS 6:50 AMMorning breakfast/Open basketball 7:10 – 7:20the day starts with Locker time, saying hello to friends and gathering the proper materials and books needed for the first 3 classes of the day. 7:20 (tardy bell) -7:24Homeroom –Students sit quietly in their seats listening to morning announcements while attendance is being taken. At 7:27The school day starts with six periods made up of 5 core subjects and 1 enrichment. 1:43Dismissal Bell – Students quietly exit the building
Attendance & Tardiness TARDY = A student who is not in his/her seat at the start of homeroom 7:20 AM 4 tardiescan equal ONE absent 9 unexcused absences Can result in going to COURT 14 absences may result in loss of credit. Bell Schedule 7:10-7:20 7:20-7:24 Homeroom 7:27-8:22 1st Class 8:25-9:20 2nd Class 9:23-10:18 3rd Class 10:21-11:48 4th Class Lunch wave 11:50-12:45 5th Class 12:48-1:43 6th Class
Promotion policy 7th & 8th Graders Need to pass: Math & English Need to pass: at least 2 other core subjects Need to pass: 2 Enrichments Absences: 14 or more – RETAINED! *Cannot fail the same subject twice!
Healthy habits can protect everyone from getting germs or spreading germs at home and school. Simple actions like:
These habits can stop germs like the H1N1 and prevent illnesses and reduce sick days. The average human mouth contains more than ten billion bacteria, almost double the number of people in the world. WEMS is a TOUCH FREE zone!
Things to Remember Make sure EVERY student has a pass Every time. Please use the color coded passes - not handwritten notes. If you see electronics - please confiscate them and turn them into your VP. Send students to lockers during locker times - start good habits now.
Gum - It's not allowed! Dismissal to and from lunch has been an issue - please be in the stairwell/landings when your students aredismissed. Touch Free - NO touching is allowed - daps, kissing, arm wrestling at lunch, Horseplay - not allowed. Dress code - please be aware of what your students are wearing! Send them to the office if you have a question.