Revised 1/21/15 - TS Carla Stearns - Principal Kevin Doherty - Assistant Principal Robert Jefferson - Assistant Principal Matt Borsheim - Coordinator of Student Achievement Bethany Owens - Staff Developer/ GT and AIM Coordinator Kirsten Van Arsdale - School Counselor Carolyn Redding - School Counselor Kellie Carroll - Dean Brandon Tullio - Dean Growth ◦ Data - Increased Status/Growth Respect PRIDE program ◦ PRIDE class The PRIDE acronym Motivational messages Bully-proofing Access to achievement Service learning ◦ PRIDE dollars ◦ PRIDE tables ◦ Positive Referrals Weekly Principal Messages Consistent Adult Messages Honor Roll ◦ Cumulative GPA of 4.0 or higher ◦ Cumulative GPA of 3.5 or higher Growth Honor Roll ◦ Growth of .428 GPA (3 letter grades) from one quarter to the next Academic Awards PRIDE Awards School starts at 7:50am and ends at 2:50pm Breakfast is served daily at 7:30am Late buses run Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday 1st period 2nd period 3rd period 4th period 5th 6th 7th 8th period period period period Daily Schedule Each class is 49 Minutes Core Class 7:50 - 8:39 Core Class 8:43 - 9:32 Core Class 9:36 - 10:25 Lunch/PRIDE 10:29 – 10:59 PRIDE/Lunch 10:59 – 11:18 Core Class 11:22 - 12:11 Core Class 12:15 - 1:04 Elective 1:08 - 1:57 Elective 2:01 - 2:50 Core Classes ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ Reading Writing Mathematics Science Social Studies Students are placed into the appropriate class based on a body of evidence: ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ TCAP (4th grade) CMAS MAP District Placement Test (Math only) Student Achievement Services Special Education services provided: Co-taught classes (Reading, Writing, and Math) Support classes (Language Arts and Math) General Education Proficiency Classes (Language Arts and Math) An advanced program to engage students in active questioning, analysis, and the construction and communication of arguments in the four core areas: ◦ Reading ◦ Writing ◦ Science ◦ Social Studies Students demonstrate advanced reading and writing abilities, strong task commitment and internal motivation as measured by: ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ TCAP Reading: Proficient High or Advanced TCAP Writing: Proficient High or Advanced MAP Reading: Very High Report Card: 3's and above Writing Sample Students must fill out an application Year Long Elective Classes ◦ Band 6 Brass Wind Percussion ◦ Orchestra 6 Strings ◦ Spanish A Semester Long Elective Classes ◦ Around the World in 80 Days ◦ Art ◦ AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) ◦ Choir ◦ Physical Education ◦ Robotics ◦ Technology Foundations ◦ Theater Arts AVID is an academic elective with a college preparatory focus for students who have desire to attend college. Successful AVID students: ◦ Display appropriate classroom behavior ◦ Have a good attendance record ◦ Demonstrate good work habits ◦ Desire to take advanced courses ◦ Perform at grade level with mostly 3's and some 2's on report card Track ◦ Boys and Girls Basketball ◦ Girls ◦ Boys Wrestling ◦ Boys and Girls Volleyball ◦ Girls Art Club Brain Bowl Drama Club Jazz Band Yearbook Math League/Math Counts Unified Partners Club Sign Language Club Spelling Bee Student Council Soccer National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) WEB (Where Everyone Belongs) Be organized with your assignments. Liberty has a student agenda that helps with this Homework, presentations and group projects. Find your homework space Lockers ID’s Discipline ◦ Cherry Creek School District policies can be found in the Parent/Student handbook. Dress Code Cell Phone Use Bullying Tardies PowerSchool & Schoology PowerSchool Features: ◦ Valuable resources for parents. ◦ Important to keep your contact information up to date. Check attendance Email Teachers See Assignments See Lunch Balance Set Email Preferences Student elective choices are priorities but cannot be guaranteed Friday, January 30th – Registration Cards Due, to your student's 5th grade teacher Friday, January 30th - AIM applications due to your student's 5th grade teacher Parent Forms completed online (CCSD website – June) Student schedules will be emailed approximately one week before school starts PTCO (Parent Teacher Community Organization) Accountability Committee PASS (Partnership for Academically Successful Students) Volunteering Communication with teachers Parent/Teacher Conferences Transportation mails out bus information during the summer. If you do not receive your bus information, you can look it up online on the district website or call. 6th Grade Sneak Peek ◦ Wednesday, May 6, 2015 ◦ 5:30pm - 7:00pm ◦ Come meet teachers and tour the building! 6th Grade Orientation ◦ Wednesday, August 12, 2015 ◦ Half day orientation ◦ Transportation available ◦ Building open all day for students to come with parents to set up lockers and find classrooms First Day of School – Thursday, August 13, 2015!