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WELCOME TO HIGHTOWER

TRAIL MIDDLE SCHOOL


1 Welcome & Introductions

2 PTSA Introductions
Agenda
3 Foundation Introductions

4 Ms. Hesson & Ms. Salzman

5 Questions & Answers

6 Building Walkthrough
The Nuts &
Bolts of School Hours Are From 9:15
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Middle School A.M. – 4:15 P.M.
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Students Travel to Different
Classrooms
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Students Attend 7 Classes
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Students Do Not Have Recess

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Middle School Classes
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Academic Classes (5) Connection Classes (2)


Math Band, Orchestra, or Chorus
Science Health & Physical Education
Social Studies Academic Connections
Language Arts Classes Engineering & Technology
rotate

Reading each 9
weeks
Art
Career Awareness
Band, Orchestra & Chorus meet year long

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9:00- 9:15 Homeroom
Sample
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Schedule 1 9:15 – 10:15 Math

2 10:15 – 11:15 Language Arts

3 11:15 – 12:15 Science

12:15 – 1:45 Social Studies


4
(Lunch)

5 1:45 – 2:45 Reading

6 2:45 – 3:30 Connection 1

7 3:30 – 4:15 Connection 2


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Placement Students currently identified as
Gifted will be placed in at least
one advanced content class.

Students who meet criteria for


advanced content classes will
be placed in those classes.

Criteria for placement will be


posted on our website.

Students with an Individual


Education Plan will be placed in
classes according to their plan.
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Middle School vs. Elementary
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Homework Report Cards Edmodo


*An hour a night • Four 9-week grading periods Single Sign-in for classwork,
*Homework is included in • ParentVue to view report cards assignments and announcements.
academic average Communication is KEY!
• Warning letter sent home
*Students receive a planner to • Conference week in October
record assignments with one teacher

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Organization

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Supply List
Balance
Color Coded
1st Period – Red Study Habits
Study Sessions
2nd Period – Yellow Extra Curriculum
3rd Period – Green Clubs
Social
4th Period – Blue
5th Period - Purple
The key to Middle School success is being organized.

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1 Assigned 1 locker in academic hall Lockers
Locker breaks built into schedule
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Bookbags go into lockers and remain


3 there during the day

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May have additional locker(s) for Music
Connection and/or PE

5 Practice working with combination lock


over the summer
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Cannot bring in own lock from home

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Current cost is $2.60
Lunch
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2
Breakfast is available

Additional items are available


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Additional items are not monitored
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Students are supervised by a
5
teacher

Eating with your student & outside


6 food

7 23 minutes; sits with class

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Clinic Form – Contacts (know
Clinic
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phone numbers)

2 No beds in clinic

3 Can carry over the counter


medication with proper form

4 Growth changes

5 Nurse – Cindy Dockery

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Dress Code
Shorts/skirts finger tip
1
length
2
Leggings/jeggings are
3 considered tights
4 Tank tops are not permitted
5 No holes in jeans above the
knees

All students are expected to dress in a manner which


demonstrates respect for the learning environment
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Cell Phones
Students cannot use cellular
phones during the school day
Phones are available in the
front office
If in violation, phones will be
taken to front office for parents
to pick up

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Please Take a Picture

Front Office Number 770-578-7225


Clinic Number 770-578-7235
Counseling Number 770-578-7228
School Fax Number 770-578-7227

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Buses

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Bus routes posted


before school begins
Need to send in
note when
student is riding
Check the County
Website another bus

Have your child ride the bus the FIRST DAY of School so that
they know their bus number and bus procedures.

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When Do You Need A Note?
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Absences Leaving Early Bus Change


Must be turned into the Student brings note to Riding another bus home
front office within 3 days front office before for the day.
of return to school. Emails school.
are not accepted.

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Dates to Remember

Husky 101 Sneak a Peak – School Visits


July 31st Tritt – March 11th
May 2nd
Homerooms will be Murdock – March 17th
(2) Sessions assigned Mountain View – March 18th
Register on-line PTSA Shallowford Falls – March 18th

School Tours
Murdock/Mountain View/Shallowford - May 6th
Tritt– May 7th

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