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North Royalton Middle School 5 th Grade Parent Orientation August 17, 2017
Welcome to NRMS! Jeffrey Cicerchi, Principal Erin Calabrese, Assistant Principal, grades 7 & 8 David Guciardo, Assistant Principal, grades 5 & 6 Tricia Pozsgai, Assistant Principal We are home to approximately 1300 students and 160 faculty and staff members
“This We Believe” • n A successful middle school demonstrates the 16 characteristics outlined in “This We Believe”. – Six of the characteristics pertain to the culture of the school. n To truly be successful, all of these characteristics must work in harmony and must be supported by staff, students, and parents.
THE MIDDLE LEVEL CHILD
Changes q q q Physical Development Cognitive-Intellectual Development Moral Development Psychological Development Social-Emotional Development
Physical Development ü ü Support solid sleep routines Encourage regular physical activity Monitor food intake to balance nutritional needs Set daily expectations for having appropriate hygiene
Cognitive-Intellectual Development ü ü ü Help talk through decisions to see the cause/effect of actions Know that your child may show disinterest in a subject he or she has always liked due to peer approval Sense of humor is evolving
Moral Development Help them with transition of understanding others’ feelings/rights vs. “it’s all about me” ü Adolescents watch adult behavior more closely than ever ü Quick to see flaws in others – need help taking responsibility for their own mistakes ü
Psychological Development Levels of self-esteem fluctuate up and down – be supportive of their personal strengths ü Adolescents feel that all issues are unique to only them – share personal experiences of your own ü Self-conscious & highly sensitive to personal criticism ü
Social-Emotional Development Strong need to belong to a group/strong emphasis on peer approval – know your child’s friends/parents, encourage involvement in school-sponsored events/activities ü Prepare for mood swings & even immature behavior ü
NRMS Day-to-day life at the middle school!
The Bear Way n Do what’s right. n Do the best you can. n Treat others as you would like to be treated.
NR Will Not Bully We will not bully others. n We will try to help students who are bullied. n We will try to include students who are left out. n If we know that somebody is being bullied, we will tell an adult at school and an adult at home. n
The Facility n n n Each grade level is housed in its own “Pod” (wing). The 5 th grade is on the first floor, closest to the office. Students travel out of the pod for “Wheel” classes, Band/Choir/PE, and lunch/recess.
ARRIVAL & DISMISSAL • School Day – 8: 00 AM -3: 00 PM • Buses pick up and drop off at the front of the building • Car riders drop off and pick up in the back of the building • teachers on duty/directing traffic
Bells n Bells ring at the following times: – 7: 55 AM (warning bell to get to first period) – 8: 00 AM (first period begins) – 3: 00 (end of 8 th period/day, students dismissed to lockers/busses)
5 th GRADE CURRICULUM • Core classes are approximately 60 minutes • • • English/language arts math social studies science FLEX is approximately 30 minutes common across the entire grade.
Wheel Classes n art n computer literacy n cultural reading n health
Purple/Gold Weeks Music/Physical Education – Choice of Band or Choir – Students do not need an instrument on the first day. n Physical Education n – wear school P. E. shirt during P. E. class – Students need a lock for P. E.
Breakfast • • • Students will be released off the buses at approximately 7: 30 AM to purchase and eat breakfast in the cafeteria. Grab-n-Go process (starting on the first day of school) Cost - $1. 25
LUNCH & RECESS • Money can be placed in an account on My School Bucks • Outdoor recess for 20 minutes daily • No home-baked treats can be shared with others • Please refrain from sending extra money or sending food in for an entire lunch table • Cost - $3. 25
State Testing n AIR (American Institute of Research) – ELA Window opens in March – Math, Science and Social Studies opens in April n Make-ups done intermittently and during the immediate days following the test. n We are planning to complete testing in 5 days.
Outdoor Education/Field Trip n Students will complete a projectbased, hands-on, interdisciplinary assignment.
th 5 Grade Teams
Maverick • Mrs. Cole – English/language arts • Mrs. Cowan – social studies • Mrs. Franko – science, Team Coordinator • Mrs. Stanton – Intervention Specialist • Mr. Zimlich – math • Miss Gaydos – School Counselor
Millennium n n n n Mrs. Caputo – math, Team Coordinator Mrs. Jackman – social studies Mrs. Johnson – English/language arts Mrs. Murphy (Mr. Walker) - science Mr. Stricker – science/social studies Mr. Tom Rourke– Intervention Specialist Mrs. Paolino – School Counselor
Raptor • Mr. Fischer – science • Miss Granger – social studies • Mr. Molnar - math • Mrs. Novosel – English/language arts, Team Coordinator • Mr. Foldesy – School Counselor
Website n Please check our school’s website for updates and the happenings at NRMS – www. northroyaltonsd. org
Constant Contact n Please remember to sign up for the middle school Constant Contact email.
Facebook/Twitter NRMS n PTA n #NRinspiregreat n – @Jeff. Cicerchi – @etcalabrese 10 – @Dguciardo – @Tpozsgai. NRMS
NRMS PTA Mrs. Chris May, President n Please consider joining, attending meetings, and volunteering throughout the year. n
NRCS School Resource Officer n Officer Jon Karl
Packets • • • • Schedule ID Lock Agenda (contains Handbook & Code of Conduct) – NOT IN PACKET Open House information School Fees Snap Codes will be emailed on Friday, August 18 th PTA Information Picture Form Yearbook Form Progress Book Transportation Instructions General Flyers
Agenda Not in packet n Teacher/home communication n Organization n – Homework – Hallway passport – Handbook/Code of Conduct
P. E. Shirts $7. 00 n Shirts can be purchased in the cafeteria today or in the office during the school year. n
Chromebook 1: 1 5 th grade Class Sets n Issued to 6 th graders n
Open House n August 29, 2017 – 5 th and 6 th grade students – 6: 30 PM start time n Open House starts at 6: 00 PM if your son or daughter is in Enriched English/language arts. n Open House begins in the Gold Gym followed by time with your student’s team in various locations throughout the school.
WEB Pick-up n Please come to the Purple Gym by 12: 30 to pick up your child. 5 th grade students will not be released without a parent or guardian.