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EASTERN MIDDLE SCHOOL GUIDANCE PAGE

Welcome to the middle school guidance page for 6th, 7th, and 8th graders.  Notice the tabs across the top for NEWS, ACADEMICS, CAREERS, SCHOLARSHIPS, and TESTING.  If you don’t find what you are searching for, please don’t hesitate to contact me.   tricia.anderson@eastern.k12.in.us

Middle school guidance information will be e-mailed to parents in the form of electronic quarterly newsletters through Skyward and periodic Remind messages.  Please make sure we have your updated e-mail address in Skyward.

Thank you,

Tricia Anderson, Middle School Counselor

Upcoming 2020 Important Guidance Dates

February 19 – End of 2nd 12 weeks for exploratory classes

February 19 – 9th Grade Orientation – 6:30 p.m. PAC

February 20 – Carpenter’s 6th Grade Advisory to FCA Tipton

February 27 –  Arcari’s 6th Grade Advisory to FCA Tipton

March 2, 3, 4, 5 – Safe Dates Curriculum in 8th Grade Health Classes

March 6 – Fleenor’s 7th Grade Advisory to UAW Training Center

March 10 – End of 3rd 9 weeks

March 12 – 7th Grade to IUK

March 13 – Kantz’s 7th Grade Advisory to UAW Training Center

March 20 – Patterson’s 7th Grade Advisory to UAW Training Center

March 27 – Wallbaum’s 7th Grade Advisory to UAW Training Center

April 16 – Shultz’s Rescheduled 6th Grade Advisory to FCA Tipton

April 17 – York’s 7th Grade Advisory to UAW Training Center

April 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 27 – 6th Grade ILEARN Testing

April 28, 29, 30, May 1, 4 – 7th Grade ILEARN Testing

May 5, 6, 7, 8, 11 – 8th Grade ILEARN Testing

May 12, 13, 14, 15 – ILEARN Make-up Testing

May 28 – Final Exams

May 29 – Final Exams and End of 2nd Semester!

Academics

**Access your parent Skyport account for your child’s grades and homework.  If you need your login information, please contact the middle school office at 628-5030**

Use the Rose-Hulman Homework Hotline as a resource for math and science homework help.  It really works and the college students on the other end are very helpful.

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 Middle School Bell Schedule

Period 1                     8:05 – 8:53

Period 2                    8:57 – 9:45

Period 3                    9:49 – 10:37

Advisory/Lunch     10:37 – 11:37

Period 4                   11: 41 – 12:29

Period 5                    12:33 – 1:21

Period 6                    1:25 – 2:13

Period 7                    2:17 – 3:10

2019 – 2020 IDOE Approved Middle School Course Titles and Descriptions

Importance of Freshman Year GPA – PowerPoint

College & Career Readiness

College Go! Week 2019

Indiana Career Explorer and Learn More Indiana are a must for parents and students.  These sites are specific to Indiana students and offer everything you need to know regarding high school graduation requirements, four-year high school planning, scholarship opportunities, career assessments, career and college profiles, SAT/ACT testing tips, and so much more!!  Students can also opt to keep an electronic version of the four-year plan and guidance portfolio on Indiana Career Explorer.

KACC offers programs designed to train high school students for technical jobs in the workplace of tomorrow.

My Road from the College Board is a comprehensive resource for career decision making and education.  Students can determine their personality types, explore college majors and careers.  This is a FREE service to students who took the PSAT.

The Office of Career and Technical Education site allows students to view 4-year high school plans for careers in which they have an interest.

America’s Career InfoNet is an excellent career resource library. Find high growth industries and   job opportunities, identify options and plan your education.

Best Jobs U.S.A.  Employment Review Magazine

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The Occupational Outlook Handbook is a nationally recognized source of career information. Find information here on education, earnings, job descriptions, and job markets in each state.

Take a guided tour of Planning a Career. On this tour, you can find out how to choose a career and how to reach your career goal. You will also pick up useful tips on job hunting, resume writing and job interviewing techniques.

Military Careers
Find one of 4,100 careers in the Military. Military service people often enter the civilian world as highly experienced and sought-after candidates.

Scholarships

Students in grades 7 and 8 can apply for the 21st Century Scholars scholarship program.  If you qualify for this program, you can get up to four years of undergraduate college tuition to attend an eligible Indiana public or private college or university.
ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MUST APPLY BEFORE JUNE 30th OF THEIR 8TH GRADE YEAR, OR THEY WILL MISS OUT ON THIS INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY!!

Click the link below to learn more about the program and to APPLY ONLINE.
21st Century Scholars Online Application

Testing

6th, 7th & 8th GRADE ILEARN TESTING DATES 2020

Exact dates for each grade level will be communicated at a later date, but here is the general testing window.

April 20, 2020 – May 15, 2020

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