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Monday, August 4, 2008. Welcome, Freshmen!. The Scholars Academy Mission.

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the scholars academy mission
The Scholars Academy Mission

The mission of the Scholars Academy is to attract and graduate students with a life-longpassion for learning and compassion for others, and enable them to translate academic study and personal concern into effective leadership and action in their communities and the world.

funding
Funding

$2.6 million grant under

No Child Left Behind's

Voluntary Public School Choice Program

--bus transportation

--personnel

--tuition, etc.

Disregard bills from USC!

orientation agenda
Orientation Agenda
  • Fall Schedule
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Forms
  • Question/Answer
slide7

Fall Algebra II Honors/Geometry Honors English II Honors (yr.-long) US History to 1877 (dual credit) Freshman Seminar (CP elective yr.-long)Spring Geometry Honors/Precalculus 126 English II Honors US History from 1865 (dual credit) Physical Science P (dual credit) Freshman Seminar

Freshmen

communication
Communication
  • mdeloach@uscupstate.edu
  • 503-5506 (office)
  • 978-2354 (cell)
  • Blackboard
  • Newsletters
  • www.uscupstate.edu/scholars

Page 2

calendar 1 st semester
Calendar 1st Semester
  • August 19 = 1st Day
  • Same holidays as high schools
  • Teacher In-service Days: No classes
  • Fall Break: Report as usual
  • Dec. 18 = Last day at USC Upstate

Page 4

calendar 2 nd semester
Calendar 2nd Semester
  • Jan. 5 = 1st day at USC Upstate
  • Half days = Classes will meet at Upstate
  • Teacher In-service Days—College classes will meet! No buses.
  • May 4 = end college classes
  • Maymester = May 5-28
  • May 28 = Last day at USC Upstate
  • May 29-June 3 = Attend home school only
spring break policy page 14 university break march 8 15 spartanburg county march 30 april 3
Spring Break Policypage 14University Break March 8-15Spartanburg County March 30-April 3
state requirements
State Requirements
  • SC Diploma Requirements page 6
  • College Entrance Requirements page 7
  • Uniform Grading Scale

page 8

grades as bs required
Grades As & Bs required
  • Report Cards from Academy & home school
  • Interims every 4.5 weeks
  • Final exams 10% in high school honors courses
  • End-of-course test 20% in Physical Science, US History

Page 9

campus services
Campus Services
  • ID Card made August 19—free
  • Bookstore
  • Library Orientation
  • Computers—

Internet Code of Conduct

  • Lunch—

BRING LUNCH 1ST 2 DAYS!

Page 11-12

lunch options
Lunch Options
  • Meal plan $390
  • Cash
  • Put money on ID card account
  • Bring lunch

Cafeteria: $5.75 hot meal

Subconnection

Mochiapelli’s

Page 12

transportation
Transportation
  • Drop off 7:45-8:30 Behind Library off Gramling/Left side entrance up steps
  • Pick up 12:30-12:45 Circular drive in front of Campus Life Center
  • Arrive at home school by 1 p.m.
  • Complete Transportation Form.

Return Aug. 19.

Page 26

safety
Safety
  • Emergency messages to director
  • Personal Belongings
  • No deliveries
  • Health Form

Complete & return August 19

    • Accidents—Emergency contacts
    • Medication

Page 22

attendance
Attendance
  • 5 days per semester in each course
    • Exceptions:
      • Medical excuses
      • School activities
  • Reported to home school
  • Early Dismissal

Page 13

student behavior
Student Behavior
  • Tardy Policy page 14
  • Dress Code page 15
  • Cell phones, etc. page 18
    • Turned off/out of sight in class
  • Probation page 17
  • Expulsion page 17
  • Discipline Policy Part One page 16
inclement weather
Inclement Weather

Page 18

If any school in Spartanburg County closes due to inclement weather, the Scholars Academy will also close even if the University remains open.

scholars academy ptso
Scholars Academy PTSO
  • Page 18
  • Form page 25
health form media release form confirmation form ptso form transportation form
Health Form Media Release Form Confirmation Form PTSO Form Transportation Form

Page 21-26

Complete and return

by August 19.