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  1. WELCOME TO COMMACK HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2015 TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOL

  2. THE YEAR AHEAD… • Transition to High School • 9th Grade Activities • Owning Up • Explore • Naviance • “Road to High School Success”

  3. INTRODUCTION TO HIGH SCHOOL • 6 Marking Periods • No Progress Reports • No Houses or Teams • Homeroom

  4. POLICIES AND PROCEDURES • Absences (Attendance Office – 912-2112) • Leaving School Early/Arriving Late • ID Cards • Forgotten Items

  5. DROP/ADD POLICY • Schedule changes will be permitted only during the 2nd and 3rd week of the semester. • Schedule Change Form (Pink Sheet) • Under no circumstances will schedules be adjusted to: • Change teachers • Change lunch periods (unless supported by medical documentation) • Change to more convenient and/or desirable periods • Group friends together in the same class • Take a study hall

  6. ACADEMIC EXTRA HELP • Teacher Extra Help Teachers Provide Schedule • Peer Tutoring (NHS) 6:45-7:20 AM Room 230 • Homework Helpers Before & After School - Learning Center

  7. GETTING INVOLVED • Clubs and Activities • Athletics • Leadership Role • Community Service

  8. Community Service &Involvement Program (CSIP) • Graduation Requirement • 15 Points (Grades 9, 10, 11) • 20 Points (Grade 12) • School & Community Involvement • Contact: Physical Education Teacher & CSIP Coordinator

  9. How is the Final Grade Calculated? • The Final Grade is an average of the following: Marking Period Grades + Midterm Exam + Final or Regents Exam = Final Grade

  10. Regents Diploma Content AreaCredits English 4 Social Studies 4 Math 3 Science 3 World Language 1 Fine Arts 1 Health 0.5 Physical Education 2 Electives 3.5 Advanced Regents Diploma Content AreaCredits English 4 Social Studies 4 Math 3 Science 3 World Language3 Fine Arts 1 Health 0.5 Physical Education 2 Electives 1.5 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTSMinimum 22 Credits

  11. Regents Diploma English Language Arts Integrated Algebra Global History U.S. History & Government Science Advanced Regents Diploma English Language Arts Integrated Algebra Geometry Algebra 2/Trigonometry Global History U.S. History & Government 2 Science (1 Life Science & 1 Physical Science) World Language (Locally Developed Exam) REQUIRED EXAMS

  12. FOUR-YEAR PLANNINGSample

  13. EXPLOREACT’s College Readiness Program for 9th Graders October 12, 2011 • Highlights academic strengths and weaknesses in English, Math, Reading, and Science • Uses the results of an Interest Inventory to explore careers • Helps students choose high school courses to prepare for college and work • Introduces students to ACT format

  14. EXPLORE Score Report Side 1

  15. “OWNING UP”Violence Prevention Curriculum • Uses activities, writing, and discussions to encourage respect for others. • Students are empowered to stand up against bullying to make their school safe and inclusive for all people. • Helps students to develop skills and seek out support to manage various situations.

  16. NAVIANCE • Web-based resource that supports course, career, and college planning • On-line tool for collaboration among counselors, students, and parents • A letter with parent codes will be mailed home with instructions • Each student receives a code; then creates a personal account

  17. CONTACT INFORMATION • Mrs. Meyer (A-Kon) • Mrs. Denton (Kos-Z) • Phone: 912-2121 • Email: cmeyer@commack.k12.ny.us • kdenton@commack.k12.ny.us