6th grade orientation powerpoint


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6th Grade Orientation Powerpoint given to this year's 5th graders.

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6th grade orientation powerpoint

  1. 1. Welcome to Carlisle Middle School!
  2. 2. The Commons
  3. 3. The Commons <ul><li>First thing you’ll see! </li></ul><ul><li>It’s where we eat lunch </li></ul><ul><li>It’s where you wait for the day to begin and eat breakfast (if you aren’t eating breakfast, you wait in the gym) </li></ul>
  4. 4. After you enter the Commons, the office on the left has: <ul><li>Dr. Schlueter - Principal </li></ul>
  5. 5. After you enter the Commons, the office on the left has: <ul><li>Mrs. Ermler – Secretary </li></ul>
  6. 6. After you enter the Commons, the office on the left has: <ul><li>Mrs. Reed – Nurse </li></ul>
  7. 7. After you enter the Commons, the office on the right has: <ul><li>Mr. Seiler – Dean of Students </li></ul>
  8. 8. After you enter the Commons, the office on the right has: <ul><li>Mr. Barry- Counselor </li></ul>
  9. 9. Media Center!
  10. 11. Your Student Planner/Handbook <ul><li>Write down homework assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Write down what you did in class </li></ul><ul><li>Has rules, expectations, information </li></ul><ul><li>Has calendar to keep track of events in and out of school </li></ul><ul><li>Can be used to communicate with parents and teachers </li></ul>
  11. 12. The 6 th Grade Wing <ul><li>Each grade has its own “wing” </li></ul><ul><li>Each student has his/her own locker! </li></ul><ul><li>Each locker has a combination lock </li></ul><ul><li>Practice and you’ll get it in no time! </li></ul><ul><li>Each wing has restrooms and a computer lab </li></ul>
  12. 13. 6 th Grade Computer Lab
  13. 14. Core Classes Meet everyday all year long
  14. 15. Ms. Pech’s Room
  15. 16. Ms. Fink’s Room
  16. 17. Mr. Berryhill and Mr. Pickering’s Room Mr. Berryhill in his room Mr. Pickering in the computer lab
  17. 18. Ms. Yate’s Room
  18. 19. Ms. Laffoon’s Room
  19. 20. Ms. Gruss’s Room
  20. 21. Exploratory Classes Art, Wellness, and Skills Iowa are Trimester Classes
  21. 22. Mr. Garza’s Art Room
  22. 23. Ms. Wilshusen - Wellness
  23. 24. Ms. Driscoll – Skills Iowa
  24. 25. Exploratory Classes P.E., Technology and Life Skills meet every third day, all year long
  25. 26. Mr. McAnelly – P.E.
  26. 27. Locker Rooms *Bring PE clothes on your PE day *Bring deodorant (NON-STICK PLEASE) for before and after PE *Do not use locker rooms unless you are in PE class currently
  27. 28. Ms. Thompson’s Technology Room(s) 7 th and 8 th grade Modules room 6 th Grade Technology Lab
  28. 29. Mr. Barry Life Skills
  29. 30. LUNCH!
  30. 31. Students line up for lunch…
  31. 32. You have your choice… <ul><li>Hot lunch – use the number of your account </li></ul>
  32. 33. You have a choice… <ul><li>A la carte – requires cash! </li></ul>
  33. 34. You have a choice… <ul><li>Salad Bar is available some days – use your code to pay </li></ul>
  34. 35. You can sit where you like…
  35. 36. After lunch is “Break Time” <ul><li>Please return your </li></ul><ul><li>tray when finished </li></ul><ul><li>Break is 10-12 minutes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Hang out and </li></ul></ul><ul><li>chat in The Commons </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Visit the Library </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Play Four Square outside (Basketball in the gym in the winter) </li></ul></ul>
  36. 37. Optional Activities: BAND and/or CHOIR! Meet every other day
  37. 38. BAND!
  38. 39. CHOIR!
  39. 40. Optional Activities: <ul><li>Clubs </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art, Conservation, Chess are some from this year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>After-school groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New Students, Snack and Study are some from this year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Yearbook </li></ul><ul><li>Student Council </li></ul>
  40. 41. Congratulations !
  41. 42. Wildcat Wows/Recognition <ul><li>If caught doing good things and showing good behavior, you might get Star Tickets </li></ul><ul><li>These tickets can be turned in for prizes </li></ul><ul><li>Each grade level celebrates positive behavior each quarter, but only for the students who have earned it. </li></ul><ul><li>Each grade has a large celebration at the end of the year for those who earn it </li></ul><ul><li>Plus, weekly positive notes and calls! </li></ul><ul><li>So, remember to be Safe, Tolerant, Accountable, and Responsible…..STAR! </li></ul>
  42. 43. Things to Think About/Remember <ul><li>6 th grade is a new year and a new beginning </li></ul><ul><li>Change will happen in Middle School and change is okay and can be good. </li></ul><ul><li>Have fun, get involved, and work hard and you will do great. </li></ul><ul><li>When in doubt, ask questions. The students AND teachers were all new to middle school once before and know what you are going through! </li></ul>
  43. 44. Pink Class Forms <ul><li>Have Parent look at form and talk about it with you </li></ul><ul><li>Decide if you want to do Band or Choir </li></ul><ul><li>Return form to your teacher next week!!! </li></ul>
  44. 45. Questions?