Scheduling

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OMS New 7th grade Parent Orientation May 4 2010

terms and definitions
Please refer to ³gold hand-out gold´
CORE - Classes such as Math, Science, English, Social Studies
(Geography)

CORE Rotation - Refers to ENCORE Classes that are scheduled with
the CORE classes

Encore - classes not in the CORE Curricula such as band, choir, health,
FACE

Homebase (HB) - ³Homebase´ refers to the time between classes,
currently between 3rd and 4th period for 14 min. Students work on Student portfolios, reading and interventions. On Wednesdays we have Extended HB for extra reading and interventions.

Orange/Black or O/B or OB - Orange and Black refer to the
day rotation, like day 1 and day 2 at RCI

terms and definitions
Please refer to ³gold hand-out gold´
8 Period Traditional - Refers to a µtraditional¶ schedule with 8
separate class periods of equal time spread out throughout the day

Early Release (ER) - Early Release, usually for OMS students
dismissed 11:50am

FACE - Family and Consumer Education Powerschool - Student Information System accessible by parents and
students to see grades and schedules

SLC - Student Led Conferences

OMS Schedule characteristics
8 periods per day of classes 30 minute lunches, one 7th and one 8th Orange Black Rotations for some classes Health, FACE, Art, Tech Ed have CORE Rotations Careers, Tech Tools, World Language not during CORE times Shared Staff and Part Time Staff - limit flexibility

how students scheduled?

Balanced IEP Needs Special Circumstances supported from prior year documentation Behavioral or socio-emotional need Random

WORLD LANGUAGE

Conversation and Culture - Every other day all year, alternate
with PE or Study Hall or Math Lab

Language Study - Every day all year

OMS SCHEDULE

OMS SCHEDULE 2010-2011

Interventions

Math Lab - Extra time with Math concepts, takes place of study halls or
some electives, can be every day or every other day

Literacy Skills - Wish all kids could take it, helps students who have
some struggles with reading related skills. Uses class instruction, small group as well as ³Jamestown Reading Navigator´ Program

Homework Club - After school two times a week on Tues/Thurs 3:154:15pm.

EXAMPLE SCHEDULES
CHECK YOUR SAMPLE SCHEDULE SORRY YOU CAN¶T TAKE THOSE I NEED THOSE FOR THE OTHER PRESENTATIONS THANK YOU If viewing this on web click here to see sample schedules

WHAT¶S GOING at OMS?
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SCHEDULING Q&A?

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