The third quarter began on January 26, 2016. As we begin a new quarter and semester, we wanted to share with parents and students some reminders about our expectation for the students at Heaton.
This year, all students are enrolled in a first hour class called AVID Success Advisory Period. This class focuses on the AVID instructional practices in Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization and Reading (WICOR). We have and will continue using these instructional strategies and practices.
Each week in the ASAP class students are expected to complete the following for a grade:
Additionally, the ASAP class provides students an opportunity to focus on their skills to help them in their classes. These skills include using Cornell Notes, doing CLOSE Reads, studying and practicing Soft Skills as part of the Career and Technical Education initiative, and working in teams to solve problems.
This class sets the stage not only for their day, but also for their future. As a staff, we are asking that parents help with the following:
We always appreciate the support of parents to ensure we can fully help students gain their fullest potential. Please let us know if you have any questions about this class.