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KAS Parent Night. Camille Dixon Curriculum Coordinator. Unique Challenges of High School. Transition Organization - Longer, more involved assignments Long Term planning - College. How do I find out how my child is doing in class?. Jupiter SIS Contact the teacher by email or phone

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Kas parent night

KAS Parent Night

Camille Dixon

Curriculum Coordinator


Unique challenges of high school

Unique Challenges of High School

  • Transition

  • Organization

    -Longer, more involved assignments

  • Long Term planning

    - College


How do i find out how my child is doing in class

How do I find out how my child is doing in class?

  • Jupiter SIS

  • Contact the teacher by email or phone

  • Quarterly and semester report cards

  • Progress Reports – Posted on Jupiter everyday!


What do i do if my child is having difficulty

What do I do if my child is having difficulty?

  • Student can get help from teachers directly

  • Parent-Teacher Conference

  • Learning Support Center

    Open Sunday-Thursday at Lunch and After School from 2:30-4:00 pm in the Library.


Communication

Communication

  • Jupiter: http://www/jupitergrades.com

  • KAS website: http://kas.edu.kw

  • Parent Conference Day

  • Teacher Newsletters

  • Curriculum Guide


Parent teacher communication

Parent – Teacher Communication

  • Why?

    Questions or concerns regarding your child’s progress in class.

  • How?

    By email or phone (contact information on KAS website)

  • When?

    As soon as you have a concern – do not wait!


School policies

School Policies

  • The student Agenda publishes all the School Policies regarding the rules and consequences of conduct at KAS.


Student involvement on campus

Student Involvement on Campus

  • Athletic Teams

  • Clubs


Athletic teams

Athletic Teams

  • Students must tryout for most teams prior to the season and maintain a 2.0 GPA and satisfactory citizenship.


Clubs

Clubs

  • Students are encouraged to find a few clubs of interest and maintain involvement throughout high school.


High school graduation requirements

High School Graduation Requirements

  • 4 English

  • 3 Math

  • 3 Science

  • 1 additional Math or Science

  • 3 Social Studies

  • 1 Art

  • 2 Foreign Language

  • 1 Physical Education

  • 5 Electives


Graduation requirements

Graduation Requirements

  • ½ Personal Health

  • ½ Life Management

  • 24 Total Credits

  • Students must earn a 60% or higher to pass a class.


Tips for success

Tips for Success

  • Aim for a high GPA

  • Take challenging courses

  • Get Organized! Use the Student Agenda.

  • Get to know your teachers


Suggestions for college entrance

Suggestions for College Entrance

  • A. History and Social Science (3 years, 4 years recommended )

  • B. English (4 years)

  • C. Mathematics (3 years, 4 years recommended)

  • D. Science (3 years Lab Science, 4 years recommended)

  • E. Foreign Language (2 years)

  • F. Visual and Performing Arts (1 year)

  • G. College Prep Elective (1/2 year)


Suggestions for college entrance1

Suggestions for College Entrance

  • SAT Reasoning or ACT with Writing

  • TOFEL

  • SAT Subject Tests

  • Choose challenging and rigorous courses

  • Community Service

  • No “D” grades accepted, earn a C- or higher.

  • Repeated grades will be calculated into GPA


Other post secondary options

Other Post Secondary Options

  • Career & Technical Education

  • Military

  • Workforce


Questions

Questions?


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