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Welcome . Rising 7 th Grade Wells Middle School Wolverines!. 6 th Grade to 7 th Grade – Thursday, March 20, 2013. Wells Principal Dr. Lenny Hardoin Wells 7 th Grade Assistant Principal Mrs. Elaine Sam Wells 7 th Grade Counselor Mrs. Chaka Lawton. ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM.

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Welcome

Rising

7th Grade Wells Middle School

Wolverines!

6thGrade to 7thGrade – Thursday, March 20, 2013

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Wells Principal

Dr. Lenny Hardoin

Wells 7th Grade Assistant Principal

Mrs. Elaine Sam

Wells 7th Grade Counselor

Mrs. Chaka Lawton

administrative team
ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM

Dr. Lenny Hardoin

Principal

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Mrs. Deedra Davis

8th Grade Assistant Principal

Mrs. Elaine Sam

7th Grade Assistant Principal

Mr. Jeremy Hubbard

Dean of Instruction

Mr. Carlos Lewis

6th Grade Assistant Principal

counselors
Counselors

Mrs. Chandra Johnson-Pearson

(Mrs. J-P)

6th Grade Counselor

8th Grade Girls’ Counselor

Mrs. Chaka Lawton

7th Grade Counselor

8th Grade Boys’ Counselor

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Doing things

the wells way

the wells way
THE WELLS WAY
  • Do Quality Work
  • Respect Others
  • Try My Best
  • Be Kind
  • Cooperate
  • I Am Responsible
the road to success travels through wms
THE ROAD TO SUCCESS TRAVELS THROUGH WMS
  • STAAR, CFAs, DFAs,

and course success;

  • Take school seriously;
  • Build relationships; &
  • Plan for high school,

college, & career by aiming for Foundation High School Program PLUS Endorsements, Distinguished Level of Achievement, & Performance Acknowledgements.

foundation high school program endorsements distinguished level of achievement
4 credits English;

3/4 credits Math ($Algebra II);

3/4 credits Science;

3 credits Social Studies;

2 credits Languages other than English;

(Spanish I*, & Spanish for Spanish Speakers*)

Endorsements – STEM,

Business & Industry, Public Services, Arts & Humanities, & Multidisciplinary Studies;

*Denotes High School Credit Courses available at WMS and/or SISD Virtual School

1 credit Fine Arts

0.5 credit Health*

1 credit PE

4.5/6.5 credits Electives

= 22, or 26,or 26 Credits

$ Distinguished Level of Achievement is eligible for Top 10% Automatic College Admissions

~It’s possible to leave MS with up to 6 HS credits!!! WMS offers 8 HS credit courses.

Foundation High School Program, Endorsements, & Distinguished Level of Achievement
hs credit courses available at wms
0.5 Health

1.0Advanced Art (Art I)

0.5 Exploring Careers and Professional Communications

1.0 Spanish I (Virtual & Face-to-Face)

2.0 Spanish for Spanish Speakers

(Opportunity for Spanish I & II)

1.0Principles of Architecture & Construction

1.0 Rhetoric & Composition (English elective)

1.0Algebra I

HS Credit Courses Available at WMS
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English - (2 periods)

Math - (2 periods)

Science - (1 period)

TX History (Social Studies)-(1 period)

PE- (1 period)

Health - (1 period/1 semester)

Math Plus or Reading Plus*

* Intervention courses may be required of students not meeting the standard on STAAR or if recommended based on performance in

ELA &/or Math course

7th Grade Required Courses

wms pre ap placement guidelines for 7 th grade
WMS Pre-AP Placement Guidelines for 7th Grade

If currently in Pre-AP:

  • Pre-AP in 6th grade WITH a passing average (80 or above)

If currently in T1:

  • Parent/Teacher recommendation; PLUS
  • Standardized test scores significantly exceeding passing standard; AND
  • 85 overall average in the specific subject

7th Grade Pre-AP courses

are a la carte

physical education or athletics full year
Physical Education or Athletics (Full Year)

Athletics requires Physical, Tryout, Fees, & Coach’s Signature. Academic Performance Considered

1 period

Texas requires middle school students to take 2 years of PE.

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Health

  • Learn good personal
  • health behaviors;
  • Identify environmental
  • factors impacting health;
  • Analyze health info;
  • Maintain healthy
  • relationships;
  • Understand puberty & the
  • reproductive process.
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1

ELECTIVE

If STAAR

Math & Reading Standard is met

7 th grade full year electives
7th Grade FULL YEAR Electives

[1 period available with 8-period school day]

1-year commitment required for all FULL YEAR ELECTIVES

  • Band(Symphonic, Concert, or Varsity)

OR

  • Choir(Concert, Treble, Intermediate, or Boys’)

OR

  • Theatre Arts Tournament (TA3)
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BAND

Study the fundamentals of reading music & play an instrument; No previous music training or experience is necessary;

Attend before/after school rehearsals/performances as required. Fees may apply.

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CHOIR

Introduction to choral music (no previous musical training/experience necessary);

Learn to read & perform in unison, & in two- & three-part harmony;

Learn to sing as a choral member & in a performing group;

Attend before/after school rehearsals & performances as required. Fees may apply.

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Theatre 3– Tournament

  • Refine skills of acting, stagecraft, & script interpretation;
  • Opportunity for performance and competition;
  • Before & after school rehearsals;
  • Theatre Arts 1/Theatre Arts 2 prerequisite & teacher consultation required for enrollment.

Fees may apply.

7 th grade semester electives
7th Grade SEMESTER Electives

[1 period available in 1 semester]

Beginning Art (different from 6th grade Art)

*prerequisite for Intermediate Art & Advanced Art (only in 8th grade)

Intermediate Art

*prerequisite for Advanced Art (only in 8th grade)

Theatre Arts 2 – Play Production

Career Portals in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math

beg inn ing a r t
Beginning Art
  • Study principles/elements of art;
  • Develop technical and creative
  • skills;
  • Use a variety of media (drawing,
  • painting, & sculpture);
  • Identify artworks from history &
  • the influence of historical events
  • on art;
  • Learn to critique artworks; and
  • Fees apply ($10).
inter med iate a r t
Intermediate Art
  • Expand drawing, painting,
  • ceramics, fiber art, photo-
  • graphic imagery, & electronic
  • media generated art;
  • Imagine & use perception;
  • Compare/Contrast artworks;
  • Fees apply ($10).
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Theatre Arts 2 – Play Production

  • Study & refine acting, stagecraft, & script interpretation skills;
  • Study various aspects of play performance, & theatre production;
  • Attend before & after school rehearsals, performances, & competitions, as required;
  • TA1/TA2 and teacher consultation are prerequisite for TA3-Tournament;
  • TA2 IS NOT 6th Grade Theatre; and
  • Fees may apply.
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Career Portals in STEM

  • Explore an industrial production
  • setting using hand tools &
  • elements of good craftsmanship;
  • Plan a simple project using
  • drafting concepts and standard
  • measuring practices;
  • Rotate through computer
  • stations to explore careers in
  • technology;
  • Utilize technology applications;
  • Learn & apply safety procedures;
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Course Selection Sheets

Due Wed., March 26, 2014

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DATES TO REMEMBER

March 20, 2014....Take Home Course

Selection Sheet

March 26, 2014….Return Completed Course

Selection Sheet to PE Teacher

Sept. 12, 2014 ………...LAST DAY FOR

ELECTIVE CHANGES

June 5, 2014.......YOUR LAST DAY AS

A 6TH GRADER!