Hidden Valley High School 2011- 2012 New Student Orientation
Today’s Program … • Share information regarding our wonderful high school. • Help you find your classes. • Provide you an opportunity to meet your teachers, and… • Answer any last minute questions before school begins Monday.
Academics • SOL scores average: • 97% Pass Rate • 30% Advanced Proficiency Rate • Approximately 71% graduates received Advanced Studies Diplomas • Graduated 58 Valedictorians • Rigorous course offerings and programs: • AP coursework • Dual Enrollment coursework • Governor’s School • BCAT Engineering Program • and more…
WACHOVIA AWARD 2010-2011 • For overall excellence in Virginia High School League athletic program. • HVHS was Group AA school with the best overall performance in VHSL state-level athletic programs.
Athletics-State Champs! • XC – District, Region, State Champs • Girls Tennis - District, Region, Girls State Champs, Singles and Doubles Champs • Girls Track State Champs
Athletics • Comp Cheer - District Champs, Region Champs, 3rd in State • Volleyball – District, Region, 3rd in State • Golf – District, Region Runner-up, 6th in State • Theatre – Peter Pan Play • Boys Swim - District, Region Champs, State Runner-up • Boys Basketball – Region Champs, State Runner-up • Girls Basketball – Region Runner-up, State Quarterfinalists
Boys Swimming – District, Region, State Runner-up • Girls Swimming – District, Region, State Runner-up • Girls Indoor Track – 5th in State
Music Program • Very proud to have one of the largest Marching Bands in SW Virginia. • Our various bands consistently receive superior or excellent ratings in festival performance. • Our choral and instrumental students frequently and positively represent HVHS as individual musicians at the District and State level.
HVHS Cafeteria • Won the Virginia Physical Fitness and Nutrition Award! • Student Lunch price - $2.05
Fast facts: • 3 Administrators • 91 Teachers • 4 School Counselors • 35 Support Staff
Ms. Stegall,Principal • Instructional Leader & Supervisor • Public Relations • Financial Administrator • Student Advocate • Graduation Programming • Fundraising Approval (academics and clubs) • School-Community Liaison (school board, central office, staff, parents, etc.)
Mr. Whitlow,Assistant Principal • School Activities Schedule • Discipline (A-L) • Keys and lockers • Instructional Materials • Safety/Crisis Plans • Testing and Remediation • VASS Coordinator
Mrs. Turner,Assistant Principal • Master Schedule • Discipline (M-Z) • Student Scheduling • Grade Reporting • Data Base Manager • Gifted Reporting
Mrs. Milam, School Counseling Coordinator • Supervision of the counseling department • Registration • Counseling • Student records • Career Center
Counseling Assignments • Mrs. McCall A – E • Ms. Bates F – L • Mrs. Milam M – Q • Mrs. Mitchell R – Z • Mrs. Rourke SAP Coordinator
RCPS Laptop Initiative • RCPS Acceptable Use Policy • Student Conduct Code • 9th grade laptops will be distributed to students (no 9th grade carts this year!)
Rules for Use • Laptops must be used for Academic Purposes only: • DO NOT download MUSIC, GAMES, VIDEOS, PICTURES • Only programs authorized by RCPS may be used • EMAIL is prohibited unless for academic reasons. • Use is monitored by our IT Staff • There is no expectation for privacy with regard to school-issued technologies
HVHS Network • First Initial, Last Name, Last 4 of Student ID • jdoe1234 • Keep your password confidential • Password can be changed by IT Staff • 2nd year of new version of Blackboard • Blackboard Parent Access • Student Orientation – 9th grade social studies classes
Highlight of School Rules Review the Roanoke County Dress Code • Includes no hats • Shorts no shorter than 5” above the knee • Shoulders must have at least 3” of coverage Cell Phone Policy • No cell phone use at all during the school day • 1st offense phone is returned to student at end of the day • 2nd offense phone is only returned to the parent • Parents: please do not text your children during the school day! Avoid tardies to school and class…be on time!
New School Hours: First Class begins at 8:20 Last Class ends at 3:25
Involved parents are the best hope for successful children… • PTSO • Athletic Boosters • Band Boosters
Have a great school year! At this time, we will dismiss rising 9th graders by homeroom assignments. Please listen carefully so you will know to whom to report.
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with A through Braf • Homeroom Teacher: Ms. Porter • Room #: 100
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Brag through Cal • Homeroom Teacher: Ms. Preston/Ms. Myers • Room #: 101
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Cam through Da • Homeroom Teacher: Mr. Marciniec • Room #: 104
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Db through Dw • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Hamilton • Room #: 107
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Dy through Gaq • Homeroom Teacher: Dr. Spence • Room #: 121
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Gar through Harq • Homeroom Teacher: Ms. Hayes • Room #: 122
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Harr through Je • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Cann • Room #: 134
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Jf through Lat • Homeroom Teacher: Mr. Larrington • Room #: 200
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Lau through Mccl • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Ebel • Room #: 205
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Mccm through Morri • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Dailey • Room #: 206
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Morrj through Pie • Homeroom Teacher: Mr. Kavanaugh(A Days) Ms. Weaver (B Days) • Room #: 219
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Pif through Saum • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Winterer • Room #: 226
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Saun through Sla • Homeroom Teacher: Mr. Allen • Room #: 303
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Slb through Tug • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Davis • Room #: 304
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Tuh through Wh • Homeroom Teacher: Ms. Poff • Room #: 306
Homeroom Assignments…. • Students names beginning with Wi through Z • Homeroom Teacher: Mrs. Altieri • Room #: 307
Homeroom Assignments All 10th, 11th, & 12th grade students new to HVHS should go with our school counselors at this time.