VALLEY VIEW HIGH SCHOOL. Freshman Orientation Welcome . “A student’s freshman-year course performance is much more important for graduation than their background characteristics and prior achievement (or lack of).” (CHICAGO SCHOOL STUDY).
TEN (10) Consecutive Years!
1. Graduation Requirements
2. Legal and Safety Awareness
3. Clubs and Groups
Learning the rules and culture of your new school.
Read and learn the student Code of Conduct in your AGENDA BOOK.
NINTH-GRADE “F’s” or GPA can be used to predict about 80% of those students who will graduate from high school.
Our data indicates freshmen who have attended our orientation had:
1. Higher GPA’s than those who do not attend (0.33 higher)
2. Lower discipline incidents
(Data is merely a representation of trends, not numerically correct.)
Junior High School age range: 12-14
High School range: 14-19 (and even older)
in high school
-Detention (30 min. after school)
-Extended School (2 hrs. after school)
-A.E.P. (Alt. Ed. Placement…in-school isolation for 1 to 5+ days)
-Suspension (up to 10 school days)
-Expulsion (up to 80 add’l school days)
-Police Contact (charges)
-MSJ Court (vs. Juvenile Court)
You may not wear or be in possession of a hat, or head covering during the school day
(7:40 to 2:38).
with THE HOOD down,
DURING THE SCHOOL DAY (7:40-2:38)
Before/After school like this
During school like this
FOR THE SCHOOL DAY!
SHORTS/(skirts) TOO SHORT
No sleeves & no straps
Midriff & straps too narrow
Tape, pins, staples, leggings, underwear, are NOT a solution to having a hole in clothes
and no cleavage!
“Cinch” bags may be used to take clothes TO and FROM gym class only.
A cinch bag or purse becomes a book bag when you carry books in it.
any school activity (including those not at VVHS.)
Must click it. (Safety Belt)
No riding in the back
One mistake and your school year or season can be over. Or both.
(Any form of tobacco)
Students who drink these tend to fall asleep in class, so they are not allowed in school.
“Marley’s Mellow Mood”
Flavored Tobacco Pellets Are Denounced as a Lure to Young Users
no mention of weapons, guns, bombs, plots.
You can’t even joke about it. NO KIDDING & NO PARODY.
Securing a safe learning environment
Over 2 dozen security cameras
Lockers are school property
and subject to search
Drug dogs search cars & lockers
…illegal and a violation of the Code of Conduct.
***ANY behavior toward another person which makes them feel uncomfortable is not okay.
NEXUS to school?
If so, it does not matter from where the student hits “SEND”, it is bullying/harassment.
ANY form of bullying is wrong and if it effects the school learning environment it will be dealt with.
No public displays of affection!
(If you need this, go to a club.)