Oakview Middle School Scripps Middle School Waldon Middle
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Oakview Middle School Scripps Middle School Waldon Middle School Welcome!
Lake Orion Community Schools The mission of Lake Orion Community Schools is to prepare our students to meet the challenges of tomorrow by providing the educational environment for all to learn today.
A Student’s Perspective Jane Doe, Oakview Middle School Student Mary Smith, Scripps Middle School Student Michael Miller, Waldon Middle School Student
A Parent’s Perspective 4 Jill Reith, Oakview Middle School Parent
Profile of an Emerging 6 th Grader Mrs. Lori Whitfield Counselor Scripps Middle School
Changes, Changes Causes of change: Hormones Physical growth Brain growth Social development
Changes, Changes What to Expect: Forgetfulness Irritability Power plays Friendships Ups and downs
The Role of the Counselor Curveballs A Coach Can’t Explain. Chemistry Not Found In A Lab. This Is Why There are School Counselors.
Team Concept Heidi Kast, Principal, Waldon Middle School 4 2 teams, each sharing a common group of students 4 Each team works closely to coordinate projects and integrate the curriculum 4 Students will not get “lost” in the crowd; teachers and students can know each other better
6 th Grade Course Offerings Alice Seppanen, Principal, Oakview Middle School 4 Language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies are year-long courses taught by a team of teachers. Each exploratory rotation course is one quarter in length. Physical education is a yearlong course taught on alternating days. On the days alternating with physical education, students will choose, or be recommended for, one of the elective courses.
6 th Grade Course Offerings Required Courses 4 Language Arts (English/Reading) 4 Mathematics (Integrated Math 6 -I or 6 -II) 4 Science 4 Social Studies 4 Exploratory Rotation (Art, Computers, Life Management, Modern Language) 4 Physical Education
6 th Grade Course Offerings Elective Courses 4 Band 4 Choir 4 Exploring Theater 4 Strings
Frequently Asked Questions Dan Haas Associate Principal Scripps Middle School 4 How are lunch periods assigned?
Frequently Asked Questions 4 How is my child assigned a locker and how much time will he/she have between classes? 4 What procedures do I, as a parent, follow if my child is tardy to, or absent from, school? 4 What will happen if my child is ill and needs to go home during school? 4 What types of activities are available outside of the normal school day?
4 How can I stay involved in my child’s education? 4 How will I be informed about my child’s progress, both academic and behavioral? 4 When will my child receive his/her schedule? 4 How will construction affect student safety/learning?
Questions Kenneth Gutman Principal Scripps Middle School
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