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  1. Welcome to Fall Creek Valley Middle School

  2. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents • Distinctive Characteristics of a Middle School • Teams • Elective Courses • Unified Arts Semester Classes

  3. Middle School – a school in the Middle Elementary Middle High Group of 150 Students - Same Group of 4 Teachers - Team 20 – 25 Students - Same Teacher - Mr. Smith’s Class Many Students - Individual schedule decides teachers

  4. Teams At Fall Creek Valley • Science Teacher • English Teacher • 6th Grade – Reading & Lang. Arts • Math Teacher • Social Studies Teacher

  5. 6th Grade Teams At FCV • Team 6-1 • Team Leader- Mrs. Nierman • Team 6-2 • Team Leader – Mrs. Russick • Team 6-3 • Team Leader – Mrs. Scott • You will find out your child’s team during registration in August.

  6. Your Child’s Schedule At Fall Creek Valley • Bus Drop off at 7:35 AM • If you eat Breakfast you can leave bus before 7:35 AM • School begins at 7:45 AM and ends at 2:45 PM • 5 Core Subjects – with Team Teachers • Language Arts • Reading • Math • Science • Social Studies • 2 One Semester Unified Arts Rotation Classes • 1 Elective • Lunch

  7. Rotation Class and Electives • Rotation • Art • Technology Education • General Music • Family and Consumer Science • World Drumming • Electives • Spanish (Forest Glen Global ONLY) • Orchestra • Band • Choir • Study Hall • World Cultures

  8. S. T. A. R. Expectations • Be Safe • Be Tolerant • Be Accountable • Be Respectful

  9. HALLWAY EXPECTATIONS - Be a STAR Safe: Walk on Right Hands/Feet/objects to self Tolerant: Use school appropriate language Accept individual differences Accountable: Attend class on-time Follow the Dress Code Keep hallways clean (use trash cans) Have a pass to be in the hallway during class time Respectful: Level 2 voice (conversational) Follow the 4-step procedure Respect the property of others

  10. Safety * Tolerance * Accountability * Respect * FCV Be a Leader Show STAR qualities

  11. Expectations for Effective Communications • Return all Email and/or Voicemail from Parents within 24 hours • Send list serve message at least once per week • Update Web grades at least once every 2-weeks

  12. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents Mrs. Curry Assistant Principal

  13. EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES Bearcat Council Bearcat Morning New Jazz Band Drill Team Academic Pursuit Heritage Day Builder’s Club Club Six Intramurals Talent Show Chess Club Yearbook Student Newspaper

  14. Recognition Programs • Academic Achievement • Honor Roll • Regular • High honor roll • Honors with distinction • Team Celebrations • STAR Bucks • Perfect Attendance • Character Education

  15. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents Mr. Valadez Assistant Principal

  16. Lunch Procedures at Fall Creek Valley • More Ala-carte choices & Chili Cows available. • Leave money on account- best if before 7:45 am. • You choose your seat • Lunch is a class period – You MUST be on time. • Once in cafeteria you may only leave with a written pass. • We expect you to behave and clean up after yourself.

  17. How do I show respect to any adult when I am being addressed • 4-Step process for showing respect • Stop and turn and Look towards the adult • Be humble • Listen : let the adult speak first • If needed:  May I explain?  May I ask a question?

  18. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents Mr. Phelps Athletic Director

  19. Fall Creek Valley Athletics BoysGirls Fall: Cross Country (6-8) Cross Country (6-8) Football (7-8) Volleyball (7-8) Tennis (6-8) Tennis (6-8) Cheerleaders (7-8) Winter: Basketball (7-8) Basketball (7-8) Wrestling (6-8) Cheerleaders (7-8) Spring: Track (6-8) Track (6-8) Baseball (7-8) Softball (7-8)

  20. Things to remember to be prepared to participate in Athletics at FCV • Activity Bus for ride home • Tuesday – 4:20 pm; Wednesday – 5:20 pm, Thursday -5:20pm • For other times – parents must provide transportation. • You must attend practice everyday • Physical form on file in Athletic office. • 1 per school year; after May 1st of previous school year • Parents – please sign up for Bearcat Athletics List serve

  21. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents Mrs. Payne-Shearer 6th Grade Guidance Counselor

  22. What does a Guidance Counselor Do? • Assists you with problem solving • Schedules your classes • Can guide you in selecting extra curricular activities • Periodically offer small group or classroom activities • Offers support to you and your parents • Can answer almost any question you have about middle school

  23. What do you/your child need to do to prepare for 6th Grade ? • Read your Fall Creek “Transitions” newsletter-this will be sent home with students in May • Pay attention and ask questions during your visit to Fall Creek Valley • Take home any information you receive to your parents • Talk to your parent/guardian about what elective class you plan to take next year. • Fill out and return your elective selection sheet to your elementary school teacher by April 17, 2009.

  24. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents Mrs. Dobie Market Day

  25. Welcome To Our New 6th Grade Parents Mrs. Hoffman PFO Co-President

  26. Bearcat PRIDE Question & Answer

  27. Bearcat PRIDE Building Tour