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Title: Fairfield Warde High School A Comprehensive Public High School


1
Fairfield Warde High School A Comprehensive
Public High School
  • EIGHTH GRADE PARENTS NIGHT

WELCOME Class of 2018! James Coyne,
Headmaster Caryn Campbell, Director of Student
Services
Welcoming Academic Respectful Dynamic
Ethical
2
WELCOMING ACADEMIC RESPECTFUL DYNAMIC ETHICAL
  • Fairfield Warde High School provides a safe
    learning environment that is welcoming, academic,
    respectful, dynamic, and ethical.
  • Our school community, in collaboration with
    parents and other townspeople, fosters a
    democratic society that recognizes and promotes
    the dignity and worth of the individual.
  • We believe that meeting the diverse needs of all
    students will encourage lifelong learning and
    responsible citizenship.

3
GRADE 9 COURSES
  • English
  • English 11or12 (required)
  • Theater Arts (elective)
  • Reading (Recommendation Only)
  • John Chiappetta Curriculum Leader

4
GRADE 9 COURSES
  • Math
  • Algebra 12, 31
  • Geometry 22, 21
  • Paul Rasmussen - Curriculum Leader

5
GRADE 9 COURSES
  • Social Studies
  • Global Studies 10
  • Gregg Pugliese- Curriculum Leader

6
GRADE 9 COURSES
  • Science
  • Environmental Earth Science 10
  • Biology 21
  • Patrice Faggella - Curriculum Leader

7
ELECTIVES
  • World Languages
  • Chinese 10
  • Italian 10
  • Latin 10
  • French 10, 20, 31
  • Spanish 10, 20, 31
  • Eileen Frankel - Curriculum Coordinator

8
Electives
  • Art-Foundations in Art
  • Business-Introduction, CIS, Computer Game Design
    and Programming, Web Design, Robotic Programming
  • Family Consumer Science-Culinary Arts, Fashion
    Textiles
  • Music-Band, Choir, Orchestra, Piano/Keyboarding,
    Womens Choir, Music Tech

9
Electives
  • Technology Education-Intro to Comp Tech, Comp
    Aided Design, Graphic Tech, Wood Manufacturing,
    Trans Tech
  • Theater Arts-Acting
  • Video News Production-Broadcast Journalism
    Video, Movie, and Documentary Production

10
  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION
  • 9th Grade Requirement
  • Two marking periods of physical education.
  • Required Fitness Course
  • Safe use of the equipment
  • Review and prepare for 10th grade fitness
    assessment.
  • Develop and work toward short and long term
    fitness goals.
  • One Elective Course
  • Pickleball, Pilates, Yoga, Team Games, Golf,
    Tennis, Badminton, Ultimate Frisbee

11
Other Physical Activity Opportunities
  • Intramurals
  • Floor hockey
  • Badminton
  • Team Handball
  • Volleyball
  • Fitness Center
  • 230 -500 Monday-Friday

12
HEALTH - Units of Study Grades 9-12
9th Grade Drug Education Body Systems Mental Health 10th Grade Addiction/Alcohol Use and Abuse Decision-making
11th grade Stress Management Human Growth and Development 12th Grade Life After High School
13
HEALTH 10
  • Communication/conflict resolution
  • Stress reduction/ mental health
  • Nutrition needs of high school students
  • Influential factors in decision-making
  • Credible sources for health
  • Information

14
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
  • 43 Credits Required
  • Most full-year five-day-a-week courses earn two
    credits.
  • To earn credit in a course, a student must
  • Receive a passing grade
  • and
  • Have good attendance

15
CREDITS REQUIRED
  • English8 credits
  • Math6 credits
  • Science6 credits
  • Soc. Studies7 credits (US Hist. Civics)
  • PE/Health3.2 credits (.8 each year)

16
CREDITS REQUIRED
  • Arts or Vocational Courses 2 credits
  • Demonstrate Computer Application Proficiency
  • (by course or exam)
  • Demonstrate Academic Proficiency
  • (CAPT or alternative)

17
Example 1 Minimum Requirement (11.8 cr)
Period Course
1 Spanish
2 Algebra
4 English
5 Study Hall - M/W Health 10/Phys Ed - T/R Bio Lab - F
6 Global Studies 10
7 Lunch
8 Study Hall/CIS
9 Biology
18
Example 2 Typical Schedule (12.8 cr)
Period Course
1 Spanish
2 Algebra
4 English
5 Study Hall - M/W Health 10/Phys Ed - T/R Bio Lab - F
6 Global Studies 10
7 Lunch
8 Business Concepts Careers
9 Biology
19
Example 3 Double Elective Schedule (14.8 cr)
Period Course
1 Earth Science
2 Spanish
4 Study Hall - M/T Health 10/Phys Ed - W/F ES Lab - R
5 Global Studies 10
6 Algebra
7 Foundations in Art
8 English
9 Concert Band
20
Transition Timeline
  • Early February (this week)
  • 8th grade students receive a copy of the Program
    of Studies
  • Middle School Counselors distribute Course
    Selection form with academic teacher
    recommendations to 8th grade students
  • High School Counselors visit Middle Schools to
    discuss course offerings (7th and 10th)
  • Next week (February 11th -18th)
  • Students select electives in Infinite Campus
  • Mid - February (week of February 21st)
  • A final Course Verification form, listing all the
    recommended and requested courses, will be sent
    home. This form requires both student and parent
    signatures.
  • March 17th
  • Final Course verification sheets due back to
    Middle School Counselor

21
Transition Timeline
  • June
  • Freshman Information/Orientation Session
  • Late August Prior to Opening Day
  • Individual Student Tours with a FWHS Student
    Advisor
  • Parents are Welcome
  • Orientation - 1st day of school for all 9th
    graders
  • Schedules Distributed

22
GET INVOLVED
  • ACTIVITIES
  • CLUBS
  • SPORTS

23
FWHS ACTIVITIES
Seth FryActivity Director
  • American Red Cross
  • Chemistry Club
  • Key Club
  • Class Councils
  • Chess Club
  • Future Business Leaders
  • House Councils
  • Irish Society
  • Mu Alpha Theta
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Language Clubs
  • Yearbook
  • Anime Club
  • Math Team

A small Sample of the dozens of clubs and
activities
24
FWHS ATHLETIC PROGRAM
Athletic DirectorGlenn Mackno 255-8387 GO
MUSTANGS!!! All FWHS Athletics conform to Title
IX Guidelines All Teams Depend Upon the Number of
Available Athletes Fall 2014 Sports
Start Football conditioning - August 18th Boys
Soccer. Girls Soccer, Field Hockey, Girls
Volleyball, Boys Girls Cross Country, Girls
Swimming and Diving - August 23rd
25
FWHS ATHLETIC PROGRAM
Fall Winter Spring
Cheerleading (G) Basketball Baseball
Cross Country Bowling (coop) Golf
Field Hockey (G) Cheerleading (G) Lacrosse
Football Fencing (coop) Sailing (coop)
Soccer Gymnastics (G) Softball
Swimming (G) Ice Hockey (B coop) Tennis
Volleyball (G) Indoor Track Track
Dance Team (G) Skiing (coop) Volleyball (B coop)
Swimming (B)
Wrestling (B)

26
WEB/EMAIL INFORMATION
District and FWHS websites Program of
Studies Staff Email 1st initial last name
_at_ fairfieldschools.org Caryn Campbell, Director
ccampbell2_at_fairfieldschools.org
27
Welcoming Academic Respectful Dynamic
Ethical
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