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Advisory 2016–2017
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​Grade​​​ ​9 ​10 11 ​12
Wed Aug 17 Introduction
Students meet their teachers, go over classroom norms, and receive a Progress Monitoring sheet.
Introduction
Students meet their teachers, go over classroom norms, and receive a Progress Monitoring sheet.
Introduction
Students meet their teachers, go over classroom norms, and receive a Progress Monitoring sheet.
Introduction
Students meet their teachers, go over classroom norms, and receive a Progress Monitoring sheet.
​Wed Aug 24
High School Success
Classes discussed how maintaining good grades is important throughout high school.
Freshmen received t-shirts.
High School Success
Classes discussed how maintaining good grades is important throughout high school.
Method Test Prep
Students prepared for the SAT by doing Method Test Prep questions:
Week 1, Lessons 1-3.
Naviance
Students completed the Naviance Questions called 
2016-2017
Advisory Lesson 1.

​Wed Aug 31
Resources
Students looked through the resource pages in their planner, such as Graduation Requirements, and discussed ways to get academic help.
Naviance
Students completed the Naviance Questions called 
2016-2017
Advisory Lesson 1.
Method Test Prep
Students prepared for the SAT by doing Method Test Prep questions:
Week 2, Lesson 6. They can complete Lessons 1–5 on their own time.
College Vocabulary
Students discussed various college terms that are useful when filling out applications.

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Wed Sep 7
Naviance
Students completed the Naviance Questions called 
2016-2017
Advisory Lesson 1.
Media Literacy 1
Media literacy is the ability to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, CREATE, and ACT using all forms of communication.
Method Test Prep
Students prepared for the SAT by doing Method Test Prep questions:
Week 2, Lesson 7. They can catch up on Lessons 1–6 on their own time.



Senior Panoramic picture during end of 2A and all of Advisory​
​Wed Sep 14
Progress Check
Students had an opportunity to catch up on any unfinished lessons and to discuss academic progress with Advisor.
Media Literacy 2
Students continued discussions from last week.
Naviance
Students completed the Naviance Questions called 
2016-2017
Advisory Lesson 1.
Catch up on MTP Lessons 1–7 on own time.
College Kickoff
Students received 2 handouts
Senior College Kickoff and
Post-secondary Planning
parent signature required
​Wed Sep 21
NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY
​Wed Sep 28
Homecoming
Activity

Students participated in a fun activity related to the Olympics theme of Homecoming Week.

WINNERS

Mrs. Pineda/Ms. Stripp
Homecoming Activity
Students participated in a fun activity related to the Olympics theme of Homecoming Week.

WINNERS
Szenderski/Cate
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Homecoming Activity
Students participated in a fun activity related to the Olympics theme of Homecoming Week.

WINNERS
Muravez/Guagliardo
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Homecoming Activity
Students participated in a fun activity related to the Olympics theme of Homecoming Week.


WINNERS
Bishop/Otis
​Wed Oct 5
NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY
​Wed Oct 12
College Readiness
Students prepared for College Readiness Day (Oct 13).

9th: ACT Aspire
resources on act.org
College Readiness
Students prepared for College Readiness Day (Oct 13).


10th: pre-ACT
resources on act.org
College Readiness
Students prepared for College Readiness Day (Oct 13).  All juniors met in the auditorium with their counselors.

11th: Practice ACT
resources on act.org
College Readiness
Students prepared for College Readiness Day (Oct 13).

12th: Choice of Activity
Post-secondary Planning

​Wed Oct 19
Bully Prevention
Students discussed ways to be an Up-stander, not a By-stander when they witness bullying.

10 Ways to Be an Up-stander
Bully Prevention
Students discussed ways to be an Up-stander, not a By-stander when they witness bullying.

10 Ways to Be an Up-stander
Bully Prevention
Students discussed ways to be an Up-stander, not a By-stander when they witness bullying. Juniors should continue working through Method Test Prep on their own time.

10 Ways to Be an Up-stander
Bully Prevention
Students discussed ways to be an Up-stander, not a By-stander when they witness bullying.

10 Ways to Be an Up-stander
​Wed Oct 26
FALL BREAK​​​ FALL BREAK​​​​ FALL BREAK​​​ FALL BREAK​​​​
Wed Nov 2​ Veterans Day Lesson
Students discussed the meaning of Veterans Day and what we can do to honor our veterans.

Canned Food Drive
Nov 2-16
Veterans Day Lesson
Students discussed the meaning of Veterans Day and what we can do to honor our veterans.


Canned Food Drive
Nov 2-16

Veterans Day Lesson
Students discussed the meaning of Veterans Day and what we can do to honor our veterans.

Juniors began looking at their PSAT scores from last year

Canned Food Drive
Nov 2-16

Veterans Day Lesson
Students discussed the meaning of Veterans Day and what we can do to honor our veterans.

Canned Food Drive
Nov 2-16

​Wed Nov 9
What is ICAP?
Individualized Career and Academic Plan: make sure you are taking classes you need and are interested in, especially when it comes to exploring possible career choices and college goals
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More info in Naviance in your Document Library
Career Interests
Students completed a counseling survey to assist in the decision of a future career.
PSAT Reflection
Students looked at their PSAT scores to locate areas for improvement.
Senior Meeting
All seniors met with Jostens to get information about cap & gown and other items pertinent to graduation.
​Wed Nov 16
ICAP Follow-up
Students should have completed in Naviance: Do What You Are, Profile, and Career Interest Profiler.


Canned food drive food items were collected. Teacher of the Year Nomination forms were completed.
Career Follow-up
Class discussion of interests and hobbies and how they can pertain to career choices




Canned food drive food items were collected. Teacher of the Year Nomination forms were completed.
PSAT Reflection
Students looked at their PSAT scores to locate areas for improvement.

Canned food drive food items were collected. Teacher of the Year Nomination forms were completed.


College Applications
Students worked on college applications, scholarship applications, or building their résumés.


Basic Application Map

Canned food drive food items were collected. Teacher of the Year Nomination forms were completed.
​Wed Nov 23
THANKSGIVING
BREAK
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THANKSGIVING BREAK​​​ THANKSGIVING BREAK​​​ THANKSGIVING BREAK​​
​Wed Nov 30
Exam Prep
Students completed the final exam preparation page in the front of their planners. Freshmen were introduced to the exam schedule, which is on the website.
Exam Prep
Students completed the final exam preparation page in the front of their planners.
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Exam Prep
Students completed the final exam preparation page in the front of their planners.  Juniors continued reflecting on their PSAT scores.
Exam Prep
Students completed the final exam preparation page in the front of their planners. Seniors continued college application activities from last week.
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​Wed Dec 7
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​Wed Dec 14
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​Wed Dec 21
WINTER BREAK​ WINTER BREAK​ WINTER BREAK​ WINTER BREAK​
​Wed Dec 28
WINTER BREAK​ WINTER BREAK​ WINTER BREAK​ WINTER BREAK​
END OF SEMESTER
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​Wed Jan 4
Goals & Naviance
Freshmen completed a goal-setting activity in Naviance and calculated their GPA with this handout.
Goal Setting
Sophomores set end-of-year and graduation goals followed by class discussion.
SAT Prep (Khan)
Juniors set up and linked CollegeBoard and Khan Academy accounts in preparation for SAT practice.
Checklist
Seniors received a financial aid handout and completed a senior checklist to be sure they are aware of senior requirements.
​Wed Jan 11
Registration
Students received registration forms and guides to sign up for 2017-18 classes. Click here for more info.
Registration
Students received registration forms and guides to sign up for 2017-18 classes. Click here for more info.
Registration
Students received registration forms and guides to sign up for 2017-18 classes. Click here for more info.
Class Meeting
All seniors met in the cafeteria to get important information about graduation and senior year. Contact Activities for more info.
​Wed Jan 18
Registration cont.
Freshmen received instructions for course registration through PowerSchool, which will happen in social studies classes soon.
Khan Academy
Sophomores logged into Khan Academy to begin their practice for SAT preparation.
Khan Academy
Juniors continued work in Khan Academy from January 4.
Timelines
Seniors looked at college timelines and deadlines for submission.
​Wed Jan 25
Transcripts
Freshmen received their first transcripts today and talked about how this fits into their post-graduate plans.
Transcripts
Sophomores received their first transcripts today and made some goals for improving or maintaining their efforts.
Khan Academy
Juniors continued work in Khan Academy from January 4.
College Applications
Seniors worked on college applications, scholarship applications, or building their résumés.


Basic Application Map
​Wed Feb 1
Team Building
Freshmen worked on strengthening relationships with classmates and their instructors through a team building exercise.
Team Building
Freshmen worked on strengthening relationships with classmates and their instructors through a team building exercise.
Khan Academy
Juniors continued work in Khan Academy.
College Applications
Seniors continued working on college applications, scholarship applications, or building their résumés.
​Wed Feb 8
Literacy
Freshmen discussed literature and voted on must-read books for the OHS bookmark.
Literacy
Sophomores discussed literature and voted on must-read books for the OHS bookmark.
Khan Academy
Juniors continued work in Khan Academy.
Community College
Seniors talked about community college options.
​Wed Feb 15
Wish Week
Students participate in fun activities related to Wish Week.
Wish Week
Students participate in fun activities related to Wish Week.
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Wish Week
Students participate in fun activities related to Wish Week.
Wish Week
Students participate in fun activities related to Wish Week.
​Wed Feb 22
Black History
Students worked on a Black History Month Trivia Game.
Black History
Students worked on a Black History Month Trivia Game.
Black History
Students worked on a Black History Month Trivia Game.
Black History
Students worked on a Black History Month Trivia Game.
​Wed Mar 1
Wed Mar 8​
​Wed Mar 15
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​Wed Mar 22
Wed Mar 29​ SPRING BREAK​​​​ SPRING BREAK​​​​​ SPRING BREAK​​​​ SPRING BREAK​​​​​
​Wed Apr 5
​Wed Apr 12
​Wed Apr 19
​Wed Apr 26
​Wed May 3
​Wed May 10
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​Wed May 17
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​Wed May 24
NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY NO LATE START — NO ADVISORY
END OF SEMESTER
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