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Title: Welcome to Jerome Harrison School


1
Welcome to Jerome Harrison School
2
Back to School Night Agenda
  • School Rules
  • Bus Rules
  • Rotation Schedule
  • Conferences/Report Cards
  • Lexia
  • Symphony
  • Other Important Information

3
General School Rules
  • K.I.N.D.
  • K - Keep your hands, feet and objects to yourself
  • I - Include everyone
  • N - Notice others feelings
  • D - Do the right thing with your words and actions

4
Bus Rules
  • Bus Policy - riding the bus is a privilege the
    district has a progressive discipline policy
  • First Offense - classroom teacher handles
  • Second Offense - principal handles can result in
    a suspension for 1-3 days from the bus
  • Third Offense - principal handles can result in
    a suspension of a specific number of days or
    removal from the bus entirely

5
Rotation Schedule
  • 4 Day Rotating Schedule
  • Available on the Main JHS website

6
Conferences Report Cards
  • October conferences
  • Focus on child adjustment to school socially and
    academically
  • Time to discuss goals and shared hopes and dreams
    with your childs teacher

March conferences optional
7
Lexia Learning
  • Lexia Learning
  • Computer based literacy based program to build
    phonic and phonemic awareness skills can be used
    at home and at school
  • Login information is
  • Lastnamefirstfourlettersoffirstname
  • Password 5 digit student ID

8
Symphony Math
  • Symphony Math
  • computer based program to build number sense can
    be used at home and at school
  • Login information is
  • Lastnamefirstfourlettersoffirstname
  • Password 5 digit student ID

9
Accessing Think Central
A handout will be sent home with directions
Login lastnamefirstfourlettersoffirstname Passwo
rd studentidnumber
10
Things to Know
  • Arriving at School
  • Greeted at the bus with a staff member
  • Greeted at the drop off by a staff member
  • Students walk directly to the GYM and line up by
    class with staff members on duty
  • Morning Meeting
  • Greeting, Sharing, Activity, News Announcements
  • Curriculum
  • Storytown is the CORE Language Arts Program
  • Math Expressions is the CORE Mathematics Program
  • Specials Art, Music, Computers, Gym, Library
  • Scheduled throughout the week (art, music and gym
    are taught by a certified teacher computers and
    library are visited with the classroom teacher)

11
Other Important Information to Know
  • School Messenger - our communication link to you
    make sure the office has your most up to date
    contact information
  • Be on Time - school starts at 850. Please do
    your best to ensure that your child is here to
    start their day with their classmates morning
    meeting is a critical part of the day
  • Appointments, Vacations, Etc. - please try to
    schedule all appointments and/or vacations when
    school is not in session
  • Attendance Policy - 20 unexcused absences will be
    reviewed by our Attendance Review Committee note
    that 3 early dismissals or 3 tardies count as one
    unexcused absence

12
Other Important Information to Know
  • Principals Newsletter -On the first of each
    month you will receive a newsletter from the
    office this will also be posted on our website
    HARRISON HAPPENINGS
  • Website- become a frequent visitor
    jerome.northbranfordschools.org
  • Communication - this is key let us know how we
    can help you make small things stay small
  • PTO - meets monthly as noted on the JHS website
    Mondays at 630 pm various events throughout the
    year get involved and become a part of this
    wonderful group of individuals

13
Other Important Information to Know
  • Visitors Policy - visitors are welcome at JHS
    however to ensure the safety of all students and
    staff it is expected that visitors with have a
    specific purpose when coming to JHS all visitors
    must sign in at our main office and obtain a
    visitors badge

14
Other Important Information to Know
  • Dropping Off - utilize the drop off loop and drop
    your child off to the staff member on duty if
    you want to walk your child to the front door you
    can do so but just park in the parking lot
  • Picking Up - utilize the pick up route/line and
    have your pick up tag on your mirror that matches
    the tag that is on your childs backpack

15
Other Important Information to Know
  • Contact Information
  • Phone (203) 484-1235
  • Website jerome.northbranfordschools.org
  • Address 335 Foxon Road
  • Email firstinitiallastname_at_northbranfordschools.
    org
  • for example lflannery_at_northbranfordschools.org
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