Falcon Proud, Warrior Bound!
Fresno Unified School District Mission Statement
Provide an educational program with high expectations for all to learn academic, social, and emotional skills needed to become life-long learners.
THE FALCON WAY
SHOW RESPECT FOR EVERYONE AND EVERYTHING
We practice active listening, patience, and tolerance
We protect our right to feel safe and happy while at school
We protect and appreciate our resources
DEMONSTRATE WORKPLACE READINESS SKILLS
We are on time to class every day
We have our backpack and materials every day
We build our skills to work as a team
We know what is expected to be successful at work
SERVE OTHERS SO EVERYONE GETS BETTER EVERY DAY
Support to our school
Support to our students and families
Support to our community
PRACTICE EXCELLENCE EVERY DAY
In the classroom
On the Campus
In the community
Acceptable Use of Technology
The use of technology is a privilege. A signed acceptable use of technology form must be turned in to be eligible to use technology on campus. Violation of this policy is subject to disciplinary action.
Appropriate Student Relationships
Fort Miller Middle School does not condone public displays of affection. Holding hands, hugging, and kissing are not appropriate and will not be allowed on campus.
Cell phones must be turned off and in the students backpack while on campus. If a student is using a cell phone, it will be confiscated and parents will be required to pick it up. Fort Miller Middle School WILL NOT be responsible for lost or stolen phones. It is recommended that students DO NOT bring their phones to school.
Cheating or plagiarism of any form will not be tolerated. Students caught cheating will be subject to the following disciplinary consequences:
Fort Miller Dress and Grooming Code
Revised November 2015
"The Fresno Unified School District Governing Board believes that appropriate dress and grooming contribute to a productive learning environment. The Board expects students to give proper attention to personal cleanliness and to wear clothes that are suitable for the school activities in which they participate. Students clothing must not present a health or safety hazard or a distraction, which would interfere with the educational process. A student who violates the minimum dress code shall be subject to appropriate disciplinary action"
B.P. 5132 A.R. 5132
A student violation of this policy is deemed willful defiance of the valid authority of the school Principal. Accordingly, violations of this policy will generally result in the following disciplinary actions:
First Violation – Home contact and the violator will be requested to change clothing, hairstyle or cosmetic.
Second Violation – Home contact or suspension if student refuses alternatives.
Third Violation – Home contact and suspension.
This policy applies to students in grades 4-12. Any student who possesses and/or commits the actions listed under the Zero Tolerance Policy will be immediately suspended and recommended for expulsion, unless the particular circumstances show that expulsion is inappropriate. All acts of violence and possession of weapons will be recorded for every pupil on their record.
The Board of Education declares that Fresno Unified School District have a Zero Tolerance Policy on:
Paul Guerra, Athletic Director
"Students will be provided opportunities to develop socially, emotionally, and physically through participation in athletics. Students will be encouraged to become involved, to help strengthen personal values and character; and understand the importance of teamwork, and the relationship of athletics to academic achievement."
The following sports are available for eligible students:
QUARTER ONE SPORTS QUARTER TWO SPORTS
Girl's Volleyball Boy's Basketball
Cross Country Wrestling
Football Boy's & Girl's Soccer
QUARTER THREE SPORTS QUARTER FOUR SPORTS
Girls Basketball Boys Volleyball
Boy's Baseball Girl's Softball
ATHLETICS PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS
Female & Male 8th grade student:
Principal's Award Recipient
College and Career Readiness Student Profile (use Career Cruising results!)
Middle School is a great time to plan for a successful future. Exploring your interests, skills and career goals will help you make the best choices, as your prepare for high school and college. Never forget that you are creating your future every day. Follow your dreams. Work hard. Be what you choose to become.
My Commitment is to Graduate From High School in 2020 / 2021(circle one)
Top (3) Careers That I Am Interested In:
For each career above, I researched the type of college education I will need (circle one for each career)
Career Choice 1. 4-year college 2 year college Technical college No college
Career Choice 2. 4-year college 2 year college Technical college No college
Career Choice 3. 4-year college 2 year college Technical college No college
A - through - G Requirements
High school credit classes I am taking or plan to take:
My 6 – Year Plan
Planning the classes I will take, grades 7 – 12, is important because:
Keeping Track of My Progress
My Class Schedule (write in PENCIL)
PE LOCK #
6-Yr Educational Plan
Student Name: ______________________________ ID # _________________ School__________________________________________Grade____________
Post-High School Plan: _______Military _______CC _______CSU _______UC________
6-YR General Educational Plan: Middle School, High School, & CSU/UC (A-G) Requirements
UC/CSU requires 2 yrs.
UC/CSU requires 4 yrs.
UC/CSU requires 3 yrs. *recommends 4 yrs.
UC/CSU requires 2 yrs. *recommends 3 yrs.
UC/CSU requires 2yrs.*recommends 3 yrs.( same language)
ARTS: UC/CSU requires 1 yr. long course (Same VAPA)
COLLEGE PREP ELECTIVE: UC/CSU requires 1 yr.
Math 7 or Math 7 Accel
Math 8 or
2015 – 16 Math sequence
Math of Choice
English 9 P or
Biology P or
Complete One Year of VAPA (visual and performing arts) by end of 11th Grade, can include 11th Grade Summer School (strongly recomm)
Eg. Art, Music, Theatre, Ceramics, etc.
(Remember: One Year of the Same VAPA is required)
Complete One Year of College Prep Elective by end of 11th Grade, can include 11th Grade Summer School
History P or
English 10 P or
Biology P or
Chemistry P or
US History P or
English 11 P or
US Gov P or
Economics P or
English 12 P or
High School Graduation Requirements:
4-Yr College Eligibility (including Private College):
Basic Course and Credit Requirements for a Fresno Unified High School Diploma:
Course: Credits/Units Needed:
English Language Arts 40 four years grades 9- 12
American Government 5 one semester, grade 12
U.S. History 10 one year, grade 11
Modern World History 10 one year, grade 10
Biological Science (3rd yr. sci. rec.) 10 one year, grade 10
Physical Science (3rd yr. sci.rec.) 10 one year, grade 9
*Algebra (3rd year math rec.) 10 one year, grade7,8 or 9
*Geometry (3rd year math needed) 10 one year, grade 8,9, or 10
Physical Education 20 two years @ high school
*Foreign Language/Arts 10 one year
Economics 5 one semester, grade 12
Electives 70 grades 10 - 12
Total Credits Needed for Diploma: 230
* These high school course requirements can be taken at _______________ Middle School, earning 40 high school credits.
Whether you are in the Graduating Class of 2020 or 2021…
No matter what high school you attend…
You MUST stay on-track to graduate with at least 230 Credits!
What is a GOAL?
• Whatever your goal is, it has to be important to YOU.
• Your goal has to be reasonable, and within your power to achieve
• Your goal has to have a reasonable timeline ( "by second quarter I will…")
• Your goal must be clearly defined and have a specific plan of action
How to Set Goals:
1. Define what your goal is (for example, academic, personal, or social)
2. List the steps you need to take to achieve this goal
3. Think about possible challenges you may face: do you have a plan to overcome them?
4. Set realistic deadlines for achieving your goal.
Some Goals are No-Brainers!
I'm going to come to school on time, prepared to learn, every day!
I'm going to enter my class assignments in my Academic Planner every day!
I'm going to go check my grades on the Student Portal at least every two weeks.
Every reporting period (Progress or Quarter) I'm going to earn a 2.0 GPA or better.
Important Reminder: Friends ARE important, but if you are in trouble or in danger…or if someone close to you is…tell a trusted adult at school right away!
My Grade and GPA Worksheets 2015-2016
Academic Achievement Chart
How to Calculate Your Grade Point Average (G.P.A.)
Your grade point average (GPA) is calculated by dividing the total amount of grade points you have earned by the total number of classes you have completed. Your grade point average may range from 0.0 to a 4.0.
Letter Grade Point Value of Grade
A =4 grade points
B =3 grade points
C =2 grade points
D =1 grade point
F =0 grade points
Calculation steps: first, add up points earned for each grade you receive;
next, divide this point total by the number of classes you have (6 or 7).
G.P.A. = Earned Points ÷ Number of Classes