Back to Balance 2013-14 - Toronto District School Board

Back to Balance 2013-14 - Toronto District School Board

Moving On The Transition from 5-6 Toronto District School Board Welcome Parents/Guardians and Students Mckee P.S. Lillian P.S. Finch P.S. 2 Cummer Valley Middle School 590 students Grades 6,7,8 This year:

4 Regular 6 1 Gifted 6 1 ESL 6 4 Administrators Principal: Mrs. Lew Vice Principal: Mr. Messersi 5 A Celebration of Character Cummer Valley is a safe, caring and inclusive school where everyone

belongs! Teachers and administrators are available to help students achieve their best 6 We Value Each and every student

A strong public education system a partnership of students, schools, family, and community The uniqueness and diversity of our students and our community The commitment and skills of our staff Equity, innovation, accountability, and accessibility A learning environment that is safe, nurturing, positive, and respectful. 7 Student Expectations To be treated with respect and dignity by all members of the school community

To learn in a safe and secure learning environment where individual differences are recognized & respected 8 Student Responsibilities To show RESPECT for self, other students, all adults in the school, and school property

To come to school ON TIME, ready and prepared to learn To consistently follow school expectations and to take responsibility for his/her own actions 9 Parent/Guardian Expectations To be treated with respect and dignity by all members of school community To receive regular communication from the school regarding student progress To be kept informed of school activities and initiatives

10 Parent/Guardian Responsibilities To support school staff in maintaining a safe and respectful learning environment To ensure that students attend school regularly and are prepared to learn To monitor childs homework and progress To communicate regularly with school 11 Life At CummerThe 4 As

Athletics Badminton, Volleyball, Basketball, Floor Hockey, Softball, Soccer, Track and Field, Cross Country Arts Drama, Visual Arts, Band, Choir, Talent Show Academics Peer Tutor Club, Speech Competitions, Math contests, Robotics Attitude Student Council, Me to We, The Eco Club, Future Aces, Boys to Men, Office Announcers 12 What To Expect In Grade 6

Lockers/locks Agendas Co-curricular activities/clubs/sports 6 Day Cycle No Recess Break Increased Homework Specialized Teachers More Independence, Responsibility 15 The School Day 8:45 the school bell rings and you may go to your locker First period begins at 9:00 If you are late you will need a late slip Nutrition break is from 10:4210:54 Dismissal is at 3:12

Classes are 50 min. in length 16 Cummer Valley Middle School Student Timetable 2013-2014 6 Student DAY PERIOD TIME Staff Adviser: DAY 1

DAY 2 2 9:00 to 9:50 9:52 to 10:42 10:42-10:54 3 4 5 6 7

10:56 to 11:46 11:48 to 12:38 12:38 to 1:28 1:30 to 2:20 2:22 to 3:12 XXXXXX

DAY 3 Room: DAY 4 XX DAY 5 DAY 6 Access to Locker 8:45 to 9:00 1

The official school day is from 8:45 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Students who have fulfilled all responsibilities may be dismissed at 3:12 p.m. CORE JL Room 210 PE DW Gym FRENCH SH Room 114 CORE JL Room 210

CORE JL Room 210 MUSIC VH/BG Room 101/102 CORE JL Room 210 MUSIC VH/BG Room 101/102 CORE

JL Room 210 FRENCH SH Room 114 CORE JL Room 210 FRENCH SH Room 114 B R

E A K CORE JL Room 210 SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CORE JL Room 210

PE DW Gym CORE JL Room 210 SR Room 103 SCIENCE AS Room 103 LUNCH SCIENCE

AS Room 107 LUNCH CORE JL Room 210 LUNCH CORE JL Room 210 PE DW Gym

LUNCH CORE JL Room 210 LUNCH FRENCH SH Room 114 LUNCH FS/DR/VA JL/JT/KB 205/206/202

CORE JL Room 210 CORE JL Room 210 SCIENCE AS Room 107 CORE JL Room 210 FRENCH

SH Room 114 CORE JL Room 210 CORE JL Room 210 FS/DR/VA JL/JT/KB 205/206/202 CORE JL Room 210

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY SR Room 103 FS/DR/VA JL/JT/KB 205/206/202 3:12 to 4:00 Extra Curricular Activities/Extra Help 17 Lunch Hour/Cafeteria There are 2 lunch

periods: periods 4 and 5 Students can buy food during morning Break or at Lunch Variety of healthy choices $5 lunch combos 18 How Is Middle School Different? Half of the day you are in CORE taking language arts, math, social studies, media and library (media and library are NOT every day) The other half of the day you rotate through different classes on different days These include: science and technology,

French, drama and dance, visual arts, family studies and physical education 19 French You will take French 5 times in a 6 day cycle At the end of the year all the grade 6s go to Le Papillon; a fancy French restaurant downtown 20 Our Music Program Design and Technology You will take

Design and Technology as part of your science program You will be designing, creating and building Visual Arts Drama and Dance You will take drama and dance for 1/3 of the year Students have a lot of fun learning new games, dances and performing!

Family Studies ~ Cooking Students enjoy cooking and eating! Yummy! Physical Education You will take physical education all year 3 times in a cycle of 6 days You will need to purchase a uniform during the first week of school English as a Second Language

Class School Guidance Program PROVIDE SUPPORT AND COUNSELLING FOR: Students and their families Academic areas of need Personal/Social areas of need Course selection process 28 School Guidance Program Some Advice For Parents Stay involveddont hesitate to call your childs teacher or counsellor Talktalktalkto your child!!! We do give homeworkand we do offer after

school support 29 School Guidance Program Some Advice For Parents Be careful of electronic devices Proper time management at home is very importantelectronic addiction is on the rise. Electronic Devices should remain in the locker, turned off unless permission from the teacher is given to use for assignments this includes lunch time Get informed (cyber safety) Youtube, MSN, Facebook, Texting, Instagram Gaming 30

School Guidance Program Tips for Success Be at School On-Time!! Complete your Homework!! Get Involved!! 31 TRANSITION TASKS FOR PARENTS Adjustment to many teachers Adjustment to changes in childs interests, responsibilities, privileges, independence Monitor childs academic progress and supervise homework 32

TRANSITION TASKS FOR PARENTS Encourage child to make wise decisions Enjoy spending time together Breathe 33 34 QUESTIONS?

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