Back to School Night Presentation

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Welcome Back!
2013-14 School Year
HS2 Mission
We will prepare students for
college in a supportive, small
school environment that fosters
academic success through
greater relevance to students'
culture, community, and
personal lives. HS2 will serve
Beaverton's diverse population
of students and families by
working with community
partners to provide a rigorous
and innovative health and
science education.
Readiness at HS2
• Critical Reading, Critical
Writing, Critical Thinking
• Learning Target’s in each
course that prepare
students for College
• OSU trip for all 9th graders
each fall; PSU for 11th grade
• OHSU partnership (MS and
• Dual credit, college classes
here at HS2
• Internship placements
HS2 Graduates of
2011, 2012 & 2013
WOU, Oregon Tech,
Brown, Concordia,
George Fox, College of
the Siskiyous,
Willamette, Lewis and
Clark, Pacific, Seattle
Pacific, Linfield, Corbin,
Simpson, Clark College
$1.8 Million in
scholarships last year
Academics at HS2
New System:
4-Exceeds Learning Target
3-Meets Learning Target
2-Very close to meeting LT
1-Not very close to meeting LT
Academics at HS2
Look for the following reports:
Progress Reports:
A report from
each teacher
indicating student
progress on each
of the Learning
October 15th
March 14th
Report Cards:
A report showing
student progress
on each Learning
Target and a letter
grade in each class
December 2nd
January 27th
April 25th
June 14th
The purpose of the report card is:
to communicate a student's academic
achievement or progress toward
established District learning targets.
to separately communicate a student's use
of key academic behaviors that are critical
to student success in college and work.
to indicate areas of strength and areas
where additional time and effort are
Reading the Report:
Letter Grade on
January, April, &
June reports
Academic Support
Extended Period will replace JOLT this year and is an
extension of each academic period rotating
throughout the school year.
HS Math Tutoring will start again in two weeks in Mrs.
Fitzpatrick’s room (1201) during Extended Period.
Homework Club starts on September 23rd and will be
every Monday-Thursday, 2:15 to 4:00 through the year.
HS2 teachers, parent volunteers, students, and our
AmeriCorps Member support this work.
Internships at HS2
Medicine and Engineering
New partnership with Kaiser
Volunteers at HS2
* Are very much appreciated!
* Can help out in many ways, from
clerical office support to tutoring and
mentoring students!
* Must pre-register as a volunteer with
the school district (through the BSD
website) and have a background
check as part of Oregon Law.
* Needed for HS2 events, especially
tutoring, High School dances, Middle
School socials, and PTO events!
Not getting our weekly newsletters?
Give us your email in the main office
before you leave tonight.
(The newsletter starts Sept. 25th and is sent
every week thanks to great HS2 volunteers!)
Paper copies: please call our office
Thanks to some great work by PTO volunteers
and HS2 staff, we have a new website!
What is ParentVue?
ParentVue is a web
portal that allows
parents and
guardians to access
information related
to the student(s).
An email or letter
explaining how to
log into ParentVue
will be sent out to
all parents and
guardians on
September 23rd.
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Dates to Remember:
September 23rd: Obtain your Activation
Key in the email or letter
September 23rd: Homework Club begins
September 30th: Come by HS2 to pick up
activation key.
October 15th: Progress Reports sent
December 2nd: 12 week Report Cards
Life is either a daring
adventure or
nothing at all.
-Helen Keller