TOP 10WAYS TO BE SUCCESSFUL at Markville Secondary School
To earn credits, MSS students must provide authenticoriginal evidence of their learning.
Academic Honesty = EXCELLENCE & true achievement
Academic Dishonesty = Plagiarism & Cheating 3Plagiarism
Academic Dishonesty includes:Cheatingplagiarism94ParticipateStudents participate in co-curricular activities! MSS clubs, teams, & committees help to:1. make the most of the high school years (DECA,)2. meet new people & learn new things (Debate Club,)3. celebrate arts and culture (Film Club) 4. develop life-long interests (Computer Programming Club)5. get fit while having fun (Markville Athletics,)6. make a difference in your school (Anti-Bullying Club)7. make a difference in the world (Eco Club,)8. create life-long memories
86Make Good ChoicesTake responsibility for their words and actions
Support and important information to know:Safe and Supportive Schools pages 7 to 11 in Student Package
School Resource Officers
78Students do their workit all countsHomeworkBeing preparedParticipating in class9The main objectives of homework: Develop independenceFoster responsibilityEncourage learningDevelop study skills
Tips:Know your hw before leavingRecord it on your agenda Have all materialsSet time and place610Students Know what is expected and meet those expectations . .
11Electronic Devices - cell phones not allowed in class; keep them secure CD players, MP3 players, etc not during instructional time
Computer/Internet use support of research, network account, responsible for content of messages, copyright, downloading rights
Food in classrooms, only water; eating in cafeteria only
Emergency alarm leaving the building in an orderly manner, stay away from the building
Assessment and EvaluationRightsKnow methods
Assessment and Evaluation:2 parts to each course: 70% and 30% - summative assessments throughout the semester and final summative assessment towards the end of the coursePurpose of AssessmentTypes of AssessmentCourse EvaluationDetermining the GradePolicy for Submission of Assignments
Final Evaluation Period
Demonstrate academic honesty
Submit work on time
Communicate difficulties to teachers
514 Who can help?...
Ms. WagerGuidanceMs. MathuraESLMrs. AchongSpecial Education
Ms. Obadia, Ms. Smith, Mrs. Wonnacott
Mrs. Scagnetti/ Ms. SharpMr. BramerMs. RuffoMrs. Avgeropoulos
15Guidance and Career Education
Information Resource Centre (Library)
Information Technology Use
416Care for our school and our community
Students represent Markville S.S. Well, both on property and in the community.
Show respect for people and property.
Show care about:
Cleanliness of classrooms, halls, fields, parking lot, & cafeteria Lockers & personal property (theirs & others) Textbooks, school equipment, rooms, and furniture Fellow students- report trespassers & anything else staff need to know17Lockers
318Care for OthersEquityOur students were born in 56 different countries.
Our students and staff have many different beliefsWe know and are learning right and wrongWe want everyone to feel safe
Food & Drink AllergiesLunch in the cafeteria or at home220Care for SelfDress ready for learning
Make healthy choices
122Do Their Best Every DayAttend classes everyday
Be on time
Awards & Recognition