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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.
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
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