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High School Open House Scheduled for Thursday, October 5th at 6:30 p.m.

10/4/17

We are excited to welcome you to our Open House on Thursday, October 5th at 6:30 p.m. This is an event we look forward to each year to show you our High School building, explain our programs and it’s also a chance to meet your child’s teachers.

For many years we had parents following their child’s schedule. While this was a great way to get a feel for your child’s day, it was not the easiest to follow and many parents were concerned they got too much information in minimal period of time-period. For this year we have decided to try a different format.

We are hopeful this will be better for families, especially those who have multiple children in different grade levels. Below you will find our new format:

6:30-6:45 p.m. - Administration Presentation

An introduction to the High School administrative team and an overview of the night’s program.

6:45-7:15 p.m. - Open Classrooms

Time for parents to circulate and see teachers as needed. Teachers are in their classroom for you to check out work, see specialized classrooms or get some information from the classroom teacher.

7:15-7:30 p.m. - 9th Grade Meeting: Auditorium

*This will be a meeting for parents with a 9th grader

Introduction of teachers, short presentation of overall expectations for this grade level

7:35-7:50 p.m. - 10th Grade Meeting: Auditorium

*This will be a meeting for parents with a 10th grader

Introduction of teachers, short presentation of overall expectations for this grade level

7:55-8:10 p.m. - 11th Grade Meeting: Auditorium

*This will be a meeting for parents with a 11th grader

Introduction of teachers, short presentation of overall expectations for this grade level

8:15-8:30 p.m. - 12th Grade Meeting: Auditorium

*This will be a meeting for parents with a 12th grader

Introduction of teachers, short presentation of overall expectations for this grade level

While class presentations are in session we will have the following programs available for families to attend:

Technology Training: In the library you will be able to work with John George, our District Technology Specialist, and students in the National Honor Society to learn more about the two platforms we use in the high school, Schoology and eSchool. If you didn’t get your username and password for these platforms, or need help using them, this will be a great opportunity to get a guided tour.

Special Subjects: There are some teachers who are in multiple grades and will not be at the grade level meetings, but instead in their classroom to meet with parents. A list will be handed out at the Open House so you know where those teachers will be during the evening.

Fundraising: This is a night for some of our groups to show what they do during the year, and also put out some of their fundraising items for the night. We are also hosting a pre-sale of the yearbook this evening as well.

What you need to bring or know prior to the Open House:

-Child’s grade level

-Child’s teachers

-Student(s) schedule(s)

We hope you enjoy this new format. We will be running a survey after to get feedback, so please make sure you fill it out when you leave.

We look forward to seeing you all Thursday!