Vineyard Junior High School Home of the Vikings. 6 th Grade Orientation 2014. Mrs. Thompson – Principal Mrs. Bach – Assistant Principal Mrs. Ledesma – Dean of Students. School Information. Grades 7- 8 Projected enrollment – 712 students 27 Classroom Teachers 3 PE Teachers
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Vineyard Junior High School
Home of the Vikings
6th Grade Orientation 2014
Mrs. Thompson – Principal
Mrs. Bach – Assistant Principal
Mrs. Ledesma – Dean of Students
Opportunities– a chance to:
Meet new people
Develop new skills and interests
Think about your goals for the future
Experience more independence– a chance to choose classes and activities that interest you
How Different is Junior High School?
7th Grade Students have
choice of a year long class in
Band or Choir
7th Grade Students participate
in a “wheel” of elective classes.
(ONE CLASS PER TRIMESTER)
Story to Script to Screen
CC Math 7
Typical 7th Grade Schedule
Arriving at School
7 lunch windows to choose from – Lunch $2.75
2 “Express windows” where students may purchase the entre that is designated for that day:
spicy chicken sandwich
3 “Regular windows” where students may purchase any of the following:
2 “A la carte windows” where students may purchase
Students have approximately 12 – 15 minutes to eat – they are then dismissed for restroom use, socializing and/or sports activities for another 15 minutes – there are no recesses
Breakfast prices: $1.25
10 Minute "After School Bell"
Students are to be in these areas only at 2:20 p.m.
Web based voice messaging system used to:
“Global e-mails” are also used for communication purposes.
Operation Clean Sweep
Students may be cited for such behavior as:
10 Step Discipline Plan
Students may use cell phones up to 8:05 am.
Phone must be turned off (not in silent or vibrate mode) during the entire school day.
Students may use cell phones again after the bell rings at 2:10 pm.
Refer to Student Handbook for consequences applied for violating school rules for electronic devices.
(This also applies to IPods, etc)
Straps that are not 2” wide
“Too short” shorts
Torn jeans that inappropriately expose skin
Tops that expose cleavage
Hats worn backwards
Common Dress Code Violations
A SAFE SCHOOL
All children have a right to a school environment
where they feel safe and can learn to the best of
Engage, empower, and equip young people with the knowledge, tools, and experiences to be effective contributors to their schools and communities.
Safe School Ambassadors
Safe Schools for our Students
Reduces bullying and mistreatment of students
**ID cards are required for all students and issued at beginning of year
What is Renaissance ??
NO N’s or U’s!
Something for everyone!
Helping ourselves… and
Band and Chorus
Making Music Together
Computer Lab – Library
C. I. M. I.
A great outdoor school for
students interested in
In order to participate in the Promotion Ceremony students must have
A = 3 pts B = 1 pt.
Students may not receive any Ds or Fs on their trimester report card. Students may not have Ns or Us in their citizenship grades on their report cards.
7th grade students may apply for CJSF at the end of the 1st trimester.
Student members of CJSF pay a $2.00 membership fee for each trimester.
2nd Teacher detention
3rd – SWSP
G. A. T. E.
Beginning with2005-2006 school year – students entering 7th or 8th grade must maintain a 3.5 GPA in ELA, Math, Social Studies and Science.
For incoming 7th graders, GPA will be taken from grades earned in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.
** If a 3.5 GPA in not earned in ELA or Math, a score of proficient or advanced on most recent CST will provide an alternate way of meeting
Viking Code of Conduct
Book Pick Up
Purchase PE Clothes
As a team
We are here to share in the responsibility of making this a smooth transition for your and your child.