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EAMS 7-8 Mr. Viglianti's Powerpoint Preso for Parent Info Night 12JAN10

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Eams Parent Night1011 1

  1. 1. “ EDUCATING FOR LIFE’S JOURNEY” EAMS CAMPUS AUDITORIUM JANUARY 12, 2010 6th Grade Parent Night
  2. 2. TO ACQUAINT THE PARENTS OF INCOMING 7TH GRADERS WITH THE COURSE OFFERINGS AVAILABLE IN PREPARATION FOR THE SCHEDULING PROCESS THAT BEGINS IN LATE JANUARY 2010. Objective
  3. 3. MS. ANGELA DIVIETRO, BUILDING PRINCIPAL 610-250-2460 Ext. 9 MR. ANTHONY VIGLIANTI, GRADE 7 PRINCIPAL 610-250-2460 Ext. 2 Introductions
  4. 4. EACH STUDENT IS ASSIGNED A GUIDANCE COUNSELOR, WHO WILL REMAIN AS HIS/HER COUNSELOR FOR TWO YEARS. COUNSELORS ARE ASSIGNED TO STUDENTS ALPHABETICALLY. Guidance Department
  5. 5. BRENDA STEWART (7 TH > A-K) BRAD SCHIFKO (7 TH > L-Z ) 2010-2011 Guidance Counselors
  6. 6. LORETTA KETCHEN (8 TH > A-K) MARY DORRLER (8 TH > L-Z) 2010-2011 Guidance Counselors
  7. 7.   BREAKFAST 7:40 AM - 8:00 AM HOMEROOM 8:00 AM - 8:05 AM 1 ST PERIOD 8:09 AM - 8:50 AM 2 ND PERIOD 8:54 AM - 9:35 AM 3 RD PERIOD 9:39 AM - 10:20 AM 4 TH PERIOD 10:24 AM - 11:05 AM (LUNCH) 5 TH PERIOD 11:09 AM - 11:50 AM (LUNCH) 6 TH PERIOD 11:54 AM - 12:35 PM (LUNCH) 7 TH PERIOD 12:39 PM - 1:20 PM (LUNCH) 8 TH PERIOD 1:24 PM - 2:05 PM 9 TH PERIOD 2:09 PM - 2:50 PM Daily Bell Schedule Nine (9), Forty-One (41) Minute Periods :
  8. 8. BOTH 7 TH & 8 TH GRADE SCHEDULES COMPRISE A NINE (9) PERIOD DAY. THERE ARE FIVE (5) PERIODS SCHEDULED FOR ACADEMIC SUBJECTS (ENGLISH, HISTORY, MATH, READING & SCIENCE). A LUNCH PERIOD IS ALSO SCHEDULED, AND THE “CAMP” ROTATION IS TWO PERIODS IN DURATION. ALL STUDENTS ARE ASSIGNED A 9 TH PERIOD EXTENSION CLASS. THIS EXTENSION PERIOD IS UTILIZED FOR HOMEWORK COMPLETION, TUTORING, PSSA MATH AND READING ENHANCEMENT, SILENT READING, MUSIC ELECTIVES, AND VARIOUS OTHER CLUBS AND ACTIVITIES . Typical Schedule
  9. 9. ALL STUDENTS ARE SCHEDULED INTO A DOUBLE-PERIOD CAMP ROTATION CLASS THAT MEETS PERIODS 2/3, 4/5 OR 7/8. EACH STUDENT WILL ROTATE EVERY 7 WEEKS WITHIN THE FOLLOWING AREAS: ART, COMPUTERS, MUSIC, PHYSICAL EDUCATION, AND STUDY SKILLS ( ESL OR READ 180 WHERE NEEDED ) “ CAMP” Schedule
  10. 10. 7:30 – 7:40 AM > BREAKFAST /STUDENTS REPORT TO CAFETERIA 7:40 – 8:00 AM > BREAKFAST /STUDENTS REPORT TOHOMEROOM 8:00 – 8:05 AM > HOMEROOM ( PER. 1 ) 8:09 – 8:50 AM > MATH (41 MIN.) ( PER. 2 ) 8:54 – 9:35 AM > ENGLISH (41 MIN.) ( PER. 3 ) 9:39 – 10:20 AM > READING (41 MIN.) ( PER. 4 ) 10:24 – 11:05 AM > HISTORY (41 MIN.) ( PER. 5 ) 11:09 – 11:50 AM > LUNCH (41 MIN.) ( PER. 6 ) 11:54 – 12:35 PM > SCIENCE (41 MIN.) ( PER. 7 ) 12:39 – 1:20 PM > CAMP /TEAM PERIOD (41 MIN.) ( PER. 8 ) 1:29 – 2:05 PM > CAMP /PREP PERIOD (41 MIN.) ( PER. 9 ) 2:09 – 2:50 PM > INTERVENTION PERIOD (41 MIN.) Sample Student Schedule
  11. 11. Similarities to EAMS 5/6 <ul><li>ARRIVE TO / DEPART FROM BUILDING VIA BUS OR CAR </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT REPORTS TO LOCKER UPON ARRIVAL – MOST LOCKERS ARE NEAR STUDENT HOMEROOM </li></ul><ul><li>BREAKFAST/LUNCH PROGRAM </li></ul><ul><li>TEAMING CONCEPT </li></ul><ul><li>INTERVENTION PERIOD (9 TH PERIOD) </li></ul><ul><li>POWERSCHOOL DATABASE </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATE THE WHOLE STUDENT </li></ul><ul><li>YOUR CHILD’S SUCCESS IS AT THE CENTER OF EVERY DECISION </li></ul>
  12. 12. Differences from EAMS 5/6 <ul><li>5/6 – TRANSITION FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY TO MIDDLE SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY </li></ul><ul><li>7/8 – TRANSITION FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY TO HIGH SCHOOL PHILOSOPHY </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO HAVE MORE RESPONSIBILITY FOR THEIR OWN EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>STUDENT PARTICIPATION IN DISTRICT SPONSORED EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES </li></ul>
  13. 13. In Closing… <ul><li>ON BEHALF OF THE ENTIRE EAMS 7/8 COMMUNITY WE WANT TO SAY THANK YOU FOR ATTENDING TONIGHT’S PROGRAM. FEEL FREE TO CHECK OUT THE EAMS 7/8 WEBSITE HTTP://WWW.EASTONSD.ORG/EAMS78/HOME/WELCOME.HTML FOR BUILDING WIDE INFORMATION INCLUDING A COPY OF THIS PRESENTATION. </li></ul><ul><li>HAVE A SAFE TRIP HOME AND WE LOOK FORWARD TO WORKING WITH YOU NEXT SCHOOL YEAR. </li></ul>

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