Student-led Conferences will be held April 18, 2013 .... invitations with confirmed time will be in the third quarter progress report envelope. (Request for time preference was sent home 3/11/13.)
Open House is Tuesday, May 21, 2013 (1:45 dismissal)
High School Informational Night ~ Thursday, November 8, 2012 @ 6:00 - 8:00 HSOH-Flyer-2012-2013.pdf
Back to School Night will be Thursday, September 20, 2012.
Important communication information:
~ Class voice mail: (310) 725-4765
~ Email: email@example.com
~ School phone number: (310) 725-4700
~ School fax (310) 536-9091
~ School address: R. H. Dana Middle School
5504 W. 135th St.
Hawthorne, CA 90250
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Ms Graves http://teacherweb.com/CA/RHDana/Graves/apt1.aspx
Mr. Nguyen http://teacherweb.com/CA/RHDana/snguyen
Ms. Thomas http://teacherweb.com/CA/RHDana/AThomas
Mrs. Wilberg http://teacherweb.com/CA/RHDana/Wilberg/
This will be a very challenging and very rewarding school year. The curriculum is rigorous and standards-based with the goal of preparing for high school, college, and beyond. Homework will be given daily (including weekends) and it is expected to be completed by its due date. No late daily assignments will be accepted (longer assignments that are late will be have points deducted). If absent, the work is due within two days of return. Academic progress can be monitored and reviewed on PowerSchool by using the access codes given in the Jump Start packet. Formal school-wide Progress Reports will be sent home in November and in April. Semester (final) grades will be sent home in February and June. The Dana binder is required in all classes.
Grades are reported for achievement (letter grades) ~
A range = 90% - 100% = Advanced
B range = 80% - 89% = Proficient
C range = 70% - 79% = Basic
D range = 60% - 69% = Below Basic
F = 59% or below = Far Below Basic
Effort and citizenship are also reported ~
O = Outatanding
S = Satisfactory
N = Needs to improve
U = Unsatisfactory