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Title: Heritage Hills Middle School


1
Heritage Hills Middle School
  • 7th Grade
  • Orientation

2
OFFICE
  • Mrs. Susan GrundhoeferPrincipal
  • Mrs. Karen HildenbrandSecretary
  • Mrs. Julie BecherGuidance Counselor
  • Mrs. Patty Archer-Wahl--Nurse

3
Middle School 7th Grade
  • LIBERATORS
  • Mrs. AltmeyerMath
  • Mr. ComptonScience
  • Mr. PainterSocial Studies
  • Mrs. VaalLanguage
  • Mrs. MundySpecial Needs Teacher
  • Mrs. PhilippsTeaching Assistant
  • STARS STRIPES
  • Mrs.MullerMath
  • Mr. LoreySocial Studies
  • Mrs. FuhsLanguage
  • Mr. IsaacsScience
  • Mrs. MundySpecial Needs Teacher
  • Mrs. Seger Teaching Assistant

4
Middle School 8th Grade
  • NATIONALS
  • Mr. BlessingerLanguage
  • Mrs. SwaderScience
  • Mr. KaetzelUS History
  • Mr. FischerMath
  • Mrs. MixSpecial Needs Teacher
  • Mrs. PledgerTeaching Assistant
  • FREEDOM SEEKERS
  • Mrs. SabelhausLanguage
  • Mrs. GehlhausenMath
  • Mr. GuthUS History
  • Mr. WetzelScience
  • Mrs. MixSpecial Needs Teacher
  • Mrs. AppTeaching Assistant

5
WHATS NEW AT HHMS
  • Improved security
  • All doors will be locked between 758 and 251
  • Entrance by pressing a button and speaking to the
    office
  • A camera system has also been installed
  • If someone is not immediately available, please
    be patientthere will a learning curve for all.

6
Typical Schedule
  • 00 Reading/Band Sectionals/Reading Program
  • 01Language
  • 02Science
  • 03HOUSE/Chorus/Band
  • Lunch
  • 04Math
  • 05Social Studies
  • 06All students Art, Business Technology, Music
  • Choice of Industrial Technology or Consumer
    Science
  • 07Health and Fitnessyear-long alternating class

7
Progress Reports Every 9 weeks
  • Nine weeks end
  • October 16, December 22, March 12, May 28
  • Progress Reports Go Home
  • October 22, January 7, March 18
  • Last progress report only mailed if the parent
    gives the school a self-address stamped envelope
    may also be picked up during the month of June in
    the middle school office

8
Starting Your Day
  • Buses stop in the circlego to the Blue Gym or to
    the cafeteria for breakfast
  • RidersGo to the Blue Gym
  • Gym areaexpected to sit and keep the area clean
  • May buy drinks and snacks from the machinesnot a
    substitute for a good breakfast
  • May not be in the hallwaysbell rings at 750 to
    enter hall area

9
Three Main Concerns
  • LOCKER
  • Dont share your combination
  • Teachers will assist you
  • Use LARGE magnetsnot tape or small
    magnetsdestroy the mechanisms
  • No Food or soft drinks in lockers
  • BUS
  • - Please know your number and we will assist
  • FOODTime to eat lunch

10
Automated Breakfast and Lunch Program
  • Please pay large amounts monthly or
    weeklyenvelope with name and ID
  • Account associated with Student ID and
    passwordMUST MEMORIZE
  • Cost per day for studentsBreakfast--1.50 and
    Lunch--2.00
  • Breakfast runs from 730 a.m. to 750 a.m.
  • Go straight to the cafeteriado not hang out with
    high school students
  • Go to the Blue Gym when finished
  • New lunch proceduresstudents will line up to
    walk to lunch
  • Regular lunch line or salad bar line
  • No charging--P J sandwich or cheese sandwich
    for .50 .35 for milk
  • May not purchase snack items on lunch account, if
    in debt
  • Money accepted in line but deposited into
    accountno change

11
After School Supervision
  • No students should be in the building
    unsupervised after 315
  • After school area for those participating in HHMS
    sponsored eventsON SCHEDULED DAYS ONLY
  • Includes before practice and before games
  • Students must enter the room by 315 and stay
    until the assigned timeNo leaving
  • Students must sign in and put the reason for
    staying

12
Patriot Place
  • In the high school
  • Purchase school supplies
  • Purchase HH apparel
  • PE uniforms on sale tonight or during PE or at
    lunch
  • Open during Middle School lunch

13
Medical Information
  • All medications must be taken to the nurses
    office, even cough drops
  • Law does not allow prescription medication to be
    transported home by the student
  • Send only the amount of medicine needed at school
  • If possible obtain a medication bottle for home
    and school
  • Need written permission to give medication

14
Guidance Counselor
  • Mrs. Becher

15
Absenteeism
  • Call the middle school office
  • Answering machine on 24/7
  • Note if no phone
  • Fail to notify makes the absence unexcused
  • 10 day attendance policy
  • Get documentation for medical, dental, or court
    appointments
  • Use homework hotline to find out
    assignmentsfollow automated phone message

16
Dress Code
  • No hats, bandannas, sunglasses
  • Shorts, skirts, skorts, dresses knee length
    compression shorts and/or leggins may only be
    worn under appropriate school dress
  • No inappropriate references on clothing
  • No holes in jeans or pants
  • No chains, studded items
  • Sleeves in shirts and no bellies showing
  • Christmas dress---Khakis, skirts and sweaters,
    and church type dresses no jeans for boys

17
Other Handbook Policies
  • Water in the classroom
  • Cell Phones are allowed with restrictionsAllowed
    only for emergencies or for after school usemust
    be turned OFF during school day use by
    permission only, which includes the busBest to
    leave in bookbag or locker
  • Violations 1st take, office, return 2nd take,
    office, return to parent only1 hr. ASD, 3rd
    repeat could lead to SS
  • New state law on Sexting--handout
  • Bookbags and coats
  • Bus rules and passes
  • SkateboardsFor safety purposes, not allowed on
    school property

18
DISCIPLINE
  • Owned by the student
  • HHMS goalNO discipline problemsa community of
    respect
  • However, if problemshandled by the teacher and
    if necessary to the officewith the goal being to
    learn from mistakes
  • If not, Progressive discipline policy1st
    discipline referral, after 3SS Could but
    hopefully would not progress to ISS or OSS

19
ISTEP Testing
  • Main datesMarch 1- 10 April 26 May 5
  • Attendance is vital. Please reschedule any
    appointments or trips.
  • Scores are important. Determine classes a
    student may or may not be able to take in middle
    school and in high school

20
Books
  • Most books are being handed out at registration
  • Please put your name in all books and on all
    materials
  • Keep your books in good shape by not throwing
    them around or stuffing notebooks insideparents
    do not want the extra charges

21
EXTRACURRICULARS
  • SPORTS
  • Fall Sportscross country, football, volleyball
  • Winter Sportsbasketball, swimming, wrestling
  • Spring Sport--Track
  • Academic and Other Activities
  • Academic BowlMrs. Fuhs
  • Spell BowlMrs. Fuhs
  • Students Against Destructive DecisionsMrs.
    Becher
  • VOICEMrs. Becher
  • Student CouncilMrs. Muller
  • Student ImprovementMrs. Grundhoefer
  • Student RenaissanceMrs. Altmeyer
  • DancesStudent Council

22
Student Council
  • Pop Topsmoney goes to Ronald McDonald House
  • Box Topsmoney goes to improve our schoolThanks
    for the new bench in the front of school
  • Three ways to earn money clip, shop, charge
  • more info at www.boxtops4education.com

23
FUNDRAISER
  • Kick off August 21
  • Forms due September 9
  • Delivery on September 29
  • Free trips if selling over 350does not include
    meals and souvenirs

24
Communication
  • Talk to your child each day about their day and
    their schedule
  • WebsiteSlic On-line Grading System, Forms for
    trips, email www.nspencer.k12.in.us or
    nspencer.org
  • Student HandbookSign off by Friday, August 21 on
    page 3 and 4
  • Homework Hotlinethrough phone system
  • Teacher Preps105 to 203

25
Field Trips
  • Lincoln CampoutSeptember 24 and 25
  • May be affected by grades and behavior

26
Thanks for Coming
  • Volunteer SheetsPlease give to teachers
  • PowerPoint will be posted on the website
  • Please check the website for other information
    periodically
  • HHMS welcomes you as our partner in education
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