Mt. Ararat High School

Parent

Information

Night

March 13, 2019

&

May 2, 2019

Goals for this Evening...

  • Share some information about Mt. Ararat High School
  • Share overview of MSAD #75 diploma requirements
  • Support a positive transition to Mt. Ararat High School
  • Introduce parents to Infinite Campus
  • Provide parents/guardians opportunity to ask questions

MTA Vision

Empowering All to Grow, Learn, Explore & Soar

Code of Cooperation

Engage In Learning

Demonstrate Effort and Perseverance

Take Responsibility for Your Own Learning

Be Respectful of Self and Others

Be Safe

MTA Encourages Student...

Engagement = Success (Attend, Achieve, Aspire - Get Involved)

Self-Advocacy & Independence (Communicate, Access Resources, Monitor)

Use of Supports & Study Time (Advisory, AST, After School Support, Study Halls)

Time Management (Academics, Extracurricular, Family, Friends, Work, Sleep)

Relationships (Other Students and Adults)

Diploma Requirements - 21.25 Credits

Required Coursework

4 cr English Language Arts 3 cr Mathematics

3 cr Science 3 cr Social Studies

1 cr Visual or Performing Arts .5 cr Health Education

1.25 cr Advisory (Sr. Capstone Project 1 cr Physical Education

  • Electives

Modified Diploma Requirements - Tech 10 Students

Two Years - No modification

Three Years - 2 cr in two of these three content areas:

Social Studies, Science, Math

Four Years - 2 cr in Social Studies, Science, Math

Reporting System

Infinite Campus (IC)

  • Teachers record student scores on assignments and assessments in categories of learning in IC

  • Habits of Work (HoW) are scored each marking period

  • Progress Reports, Report Cards, and Transcripts are published through IC

Infinite Campus & Report Card Grading

Course Grade Range Letter Grade Non-Weighted GPA

98.5 - 100 A+ 4.0

92.5 - 98 A 4.0

89.5 - 92 A- 3.7

87.5 - 89 B+ 3.3

82.5 - 87 B 3.0

79.5 - 82 B- 2.7

77.5 - 79 C+ 2.3

72.5 - 77 C 2.0

69.5 - 72 C- 1.7

67.5 - 69 D+ 1.3

62.5 - 67 D 1.0

59.5 - 62 D- 0.7

Below 59.5 F 0.0

Sample

Report

Card

Advisory/AST (Teacher Name)

Course # English I (Teacher Name)

Course # Spanish (Teacher Name)

Course # Academic Algebra (Teacher Name)

Course # World Religions (Teacher Name)

Course # Academic Physical Science (Teacher Name)

Infinite Campus Gradebook Organized By Categories

Sample English Gradebook

Habits

of

Work

(HoW)

Honors Recognition

High Honors and Honors recognition is awarded to full-time students (5 courses for Seniors, 6 for underclassmen) who meet the following standards for quarter grades:

High Honor Roll: GPA at least 3.7, no grade lower than A- or 92,

and Habits of Work averages must be 3 or above

with no score lower than a 3.0.

Honor Roll: GPA at least 3.0, no grades lower than a C or 77,

and Habits of Work averages must be at least 3

or above with no score less than a 2.5.

Sample Transcript

2.906

97 of 189

Student #:

State ID: ###############

Diploma Date:

Current Grade: 10

Birthdate: ##/##/####

Gender:

Student Name

Student Number: Student Grade: 10

Student Address:

Generated on 9/04/2018 05:41:25 PM Page 1 of 1

Sample Transcript

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C

C

B

B

B

B

A

A

Infinite Campus Parent Login Allows You To…

  • Check your child’s attendance records
  • Check your child’s scores & grades
  • Review your child’s reports (progress reports, report cards, schedule, unofficial transcripts, fees, etc.)
  • And if you choose, you can set up of notifications for attendance and gradebook

Transition Activities

March 6 Mrs Brunette met with grade 8 students

March 13: First Parent Information Night at MTA

March 13: Counselor meetings with 8th Grade Students

March 27, 28, 29: Step Across Days

May 2: Second Parent Information Night at MTA

May 22: Step Up Day

TBD: Freshmen Orientation Day

Communication

Newsletters are sent home mid-August & each marking period

  • If you have an IC account you will receive them electronically
  • If you do not have an IC account you will receive them in the mail

Email

Phone

Students

Resources

MTA Website

MTA School Handbook

MTA Program of Study 2019-2020

Donna F. Brunette, Principal brunetted@link75.org 729-2951 X 208

Counseling Office 729-2951 X 202

Special Education 729-2951 X 214

Parent Information Night Presentation - March 13, 2019 - Google Slides