The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest


The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest


The Student News Site of Shawnee Mission Northwest


First Week Schedule

Freshman Day — August 16, 2010

7:20-7:45 a.m: Distribution of schedule, planner and ID—in the mall area

• All students will recieve a color coded explanation of the day’s activities in addition to their schedule. Spirit Club will also distribute freshman t-shirts.

7:45-8:35 a.m: Auditorium with Dr. Harrington:

• School Rules Assembly. (All teachers present)

• StuCo—9th Grade election information

8:35-8:45 a.m: Locker Orientation

• All teachers assigned schedule stations, hallway supervision, etc.

8:50-9:05 a.m: Small Group FAQ Discussion (broken down according to color coded schedules)

• All students will report to classrooms which will be supervised by ALL teachers AND upperclassmen mentors.

• During this period, teachers will answer any questions that the freshman may have.

• Teachers will also have a FAQ sheet to facilitate questions and thoughtful discussion.

• Cover emergency procedures and lunchroom behavior

9:05-9:45/9:50-10:30 Study Skills and Building Tour — Groups will switch Building Tour includes tour of cafeteria and lunch procedures

Orange: The groups with orange papers meet in their assigned rooms for the study skills session first at 9:05. They meet and the building tour will start at 9:50.

White: The groups with white papers meet for the building tour first at 9:05. They report to their assigned room for the Study Skills session at 9:50.

10:35-10:55 First Hour

11:00- 11:20 Second Hour

11:25-11:45 Third Hour

11:50-12:10 Fourth Hour

Lunch 12:15-12:50

• During this time, NHS, StuCo, and Spirt Club will staff the lunch with upper class mentors to help supervise and mingle with the freshman in the cafeteria and mall during lunch.

12:55-1:15 Fifth Hour

1:20-1:40 Sixth Hour

1:45-2:05 Seventh Hour

2:10-2:40 Pep Assembly

All grades first day — August 17, 2010

Students will arrive at school by 7:30 and report to their homeroom between 7:30-7:45 a.m. Homeroom schedules will be posted on all entry doors and on the front office window.

7:30 a.m: Report to your homeroom. All students are kept in homeroom until schedules are distributed.

7:35 a.m: Distribute schedules. Students who do not have schedules will be sent to the cafeteria.

7:45 a.m: The bell will sound and students will proceed to their 1st hour class.

7:50 a.m: 1st hour begins

• The rest of the day will follow a regular bell schedule.

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