WELCOME to. Columbus Middle School Chargers. New Student Orientation February 2014. Columbus Middle School Administrative Staff:. Principal: Mr. Randy Gratz Assistant Principal: Mr. Jay Payne Dean: Mr. Jeff Friedgood. COUNSELING STAFF. COUNSELORS: Mrs. Shireman – 7 th Grade
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WELCOME to Columbus Middle SchoolChargers New Student Orientation February 2014
Columbus Middle School Administrative Staff: • Principal: Mr. Randy Gratz • Assistant Principal: Mr. Jay Payne • Dean: Mr. Jeff Friedgood
COUNSELING STAFF COUNSELORS: • Mrs. Shireman – 7th Grade • Mrs. Koenig – 8th Grade • Mrs. Hashimoto – Administrative Assistant • The Counseling Staff is here to help you choose your classes, and to give you someone to talk to about personal or school issues. • We want you to enjoy your Central Middle School experience, to study hard and to focus on completing your classes. • Counseling Office Hours 7:40 AM – 3:15 PM
Classes at Central Core classes Exploratory classes Health Tech Ed Life Skills Art Indoor PE Outdoor PE Fit Smart Active Life Math Lab/Literacy Lab • English • Algebra, Pre Algebra or Pre Algebra Prep • Social Studies • Science Elective classes • Band • Choir • Spanish or French
Sample schedule Bolt or Maverick CSA or AC 1stExploratory or Elective Class 2nd Core Class 3rd Core Class 4th Lunch 5th Core Class 6th Core Class 7thExploratory or Elective Class 8th Connections Class • 1st Core class • 2nd Core class • 3rd Core class • 4th Core Class • 5th Lunch • 6thExploratory or Elective Class • 7thExploratory or Elective Class • 8th Connections Class
8th Academic Challenge Teamaka…Aventure or AC Pre-AP Honors Geometry (HS Credit) Biology (HS Credit) Social Studies Language Arts Honors Algebra I (HS Credit) Biology (HS Credit) Social Studies Language Arts
8th Grade CSA Algebra I (HS Credit) Geometry (HS Credit) Biology (HS Credit) Humanities (Language Arts/Social Studies) STEM (Science/Math)
Academic Program Honor Roll: • 9.0 or B+ average Gold Honor Roll: • All A’s Progress Reports and Report Cards: • Issued every 4 1/2 weeks • F’s on 9 week report card will result in not being allowed to play on athletic teams
DAILY SCHEDULE 7:25 Breakfast 7:40 First bell 7:50 Class Begins 3:05 School Day Ends
Important Dates: • February 17 (Monday) 6:30-8:15 CSA and AC presentations at Central • Open House April 10 (At Central) • May 13 (Tuesday) At Central • AM Orientation for Lincoln, Parkside, Richards • PM Orientation for Schmitt, Fodrea, ABC May 14 (Wednesday) At Central • AM Orientation for Southside and Taylorsville • PM Orientation for Rockcreek, Clifty, Smith, and Mt. Healthy • Schedule Pick up: July 30 (Wed) 12-6 PM • First Day of classes: August 4 (Monday)
Agenda/ Handbook • Student Agendas will be passed out within the first 2 weeks of school. • The Student Agenda will provide useful information regarding: • Homework Policies (Subject specific) • Progress Reports/ Report Cards (4 ½ weeks/ 9 weeks) • Eligibility Policy (No F’s to participate in extra curricular activities.) • Medication/ Medical Policy • Dress code • Rules
Central Middle School Students Are:Academically,Personally, andSocially Responsible
DRESS CODE • SHIRTS MAY NOT EXPOSE CLEAVAGE OR MIDRIFFS AND MUST HAVE A SLEEVE – NO TANK TOPS • HATS ARE NOT ALLOWED INDOORS • SH0RTS OR SKIRTS MUST COME CLOSE TO THE KNEE
Dress Code Continued… • UNDERGARMENTS SHOULD NOT BE EXPOSED • ATTIRE MUST BE DEEMED APPROPRIATE FOR SCHOOL BY SCHOOL ADMINISTRATORS
ELECTRONIC DEVICES • ELECTRONIC DEVICES SUCH AS IPODS, CAMERAS,OR MP3 PLAYERS ARE PROHIBITED IN THE CLASSROOM • THE SCHOOL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR LOST OR STOLEN ITEMS OF THIS NATURE. • ANY ITEM CONFISCATED WILL BE HELD AND RETURNED TO THE STUDENT AT THE END OF THE DAY THE FIRST TIME IT IS TAKEN. • SUBSEQUENT INFRACTIONS-A PARENT MUST PICK UP.
LOCKER USAGE • NO STUDENT IS PERMITTED TO SHARE A LOCKER. • THE SCHOOL IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ITEMS STOLEN FROM LOCKERS. • DO NOT SHARE YOUR COMBINATION WITH ANYONE!!!! • BACKPACKS MUST REMAIN IN YOUR LOCKER
Bullying • Bullying is a comprehensive term that describes deliberate actions with the intent of inflicting emotional, physical, or psychological distress. • Bullying is a major offense which will result in disciplinary action including: • Suspension • Expulsion
Central Middle School ensures the success of every student in an environment that maintains high expectations for students and staff, enhances learning, provides developmentally responsive student-centered programs, utilizes state-of-the-art technology, and fosters a partnership with all school stakeholders.