NAMS To NAHS: Grade 8 to 9 Transition Plans 2020-2021

posted Jan 28, 2021, 3:25 PM by Jorge Goncalves   [ updated Feb 3, 2021, 9:52 AM ]

Sunday, January 31, 2021

  • Principal Jackson at NAHS emails the Grade 8 to 9 Transition Night video to all grade 8 students and parents/guardians. 

  • Please see this link to the Transition Night Video. Principal Jackson also included a link to a document that shows the specific video times for each section of the video if you’re looking for a specific section.

  • Here is a link to the NAHS Program of Studies as well.


Monday, February 1, 2021 & Tuesday, February 2, 2021

  • NAMS Grade 8 homerooms show Mr. Nugent’s course selection video to all 8th graders.

  • You may find the video here. This video shows students how to select Related Arts courses in PowerSchool for grade 9.


Thursday, February 4, 2021 & Friday, February 5, 2021

  • NAMS Grade 8 homerooms participate in a virtual Q&A with Mr. Nugent

  • Logistics:

    • Each team will be scheduled for a 20 minute Q&A session on these 2 days.

    • A google meet invite will be shared with teachers and OLA students.

    • Teachers should cast the google meet on their boards.

    • Mr. Nugent will review frequently asked questions first and then teachers and OLA students can enter additional questions in the comment box.

 

Below are the grade 8 schedules for February 4th and 5th.

 

Team 8A

Thursday

Friday

Student Arrival

7:30 - 7:45

Student Arrival

7:30 - 7:45

Homeroom & Class Meeting

Cohorts A & B

7:45 - 8:00

Homeroom & Class Meeting

Cohorts A & B

7:45 - 8:00

Homeroom - 

Q&A Session

Cohort A

8:05-8:25

Homeroom - 

Q&A Session

Cohort B

8:05-8:25

Academic 1

8:30 - 9:05

Academic 1

8:30 - 9:05

Academic 2

9:10 - 9:45

Academic 2

9:10 - 9:45

Academic 3

9:50 - 10:24

Academic 3

9:50 - 10:24

Lunch

10:24- 10:54

Lunch

10:24- 10:54

Academic 4

10:54 - 11:37

Academic 4

10:54 - 11:37

Academic 5

11:42 - 12:26

Academic 5

11:42 - 12:26

Related Art 1

12:31 - 1:14

Related Art 1

12:31 - 1:14

Related Art 2

1:19 - 2:02

Related Art 2

1:19 - 2:02

Homeroom & Departure

2:02 - 2:10

Homeroom & Departure

2:02 - 2:10

Asynchronous Closing Meeting

2:10 - 2:20

Asynchronous Closing Meeting

2:10 - 2:20


Team 8B

Thursday, February 4th

Friday, February 5th

Student Arrival

7:30 - 7:45

Student Arrival

7:30 - 7:45

Homeroom & Class Meeting

Cohorts A & B

7:45 - 8:00

Homeroom & Class Meeting

Cohorts A & B

7:45 - 8:00

Academic 1

8:05 - 8:40

Academic 1

8:05 - 8:40

Homeroom - 

Q&A Session

Cohort A

8:45-9:05

Homeroom - 

Q&A Session

Cohort B

8:45-9:05

Academic 2

9:10 - 9:45

Academic 2

9:10 - 9:45

Academic 3

9:50 - 10:24

Academic 3

9:50 - 10:24

Lunch

10:24- 10:54

Lunch

10:24- 10:54

Academic 4

10:54 - 11:37

Academic 4

10:54 - 11:37

Academic 5

11:42 - 12:26

Academic 5

11:42 - 12:26

Related Art 1

12:31 - 1:14

Related Art 1

12:31 - 1:14

Related Art 2

1:19 - 2:02

Related Art 2

1:19 - 2:02

Homeroom & Departure

2:02 - 2:10

Homeroom & Departure

2:02 - 2:10

Asynchronous Closing Meeting

2:10 - 2:20

Asynchronous Closing Meeting

2:10 - 2:20


Team 8C

Thursday

Friday

Student Arrival

7:30 - 7:45

Student Arrival

7:30 - 7:45

Homeroom & Class Meeting

Cohorts A & B

7:45 - 8:00

Homeroom & Class Meeting

Cohorts A & B

7:45 - 8:00

Academic 1

8:05 - 8:40

Academic 1

8:05 - 8:40

Academic 2

8:45 - 9:20

Academic 2

8:45 - 9:20

Homeroom - 

Q&A Session

Cohort A

9:25-9:45

Homeroom - 

Q&A Session

Cohort B

9:25-9:45

Academic 3

9:50 - 10:24

Academic 3

9:50 - 10:24

Lunch

10:24- 10:54

Lunch

10:24- 10:54

Academic 4

10:54 - 11:37

Academic 4

10:54 - 11:37

Academic 5

11:42 - 12:26

Academic 5

11:42 - 12:26

Related Art 1

12:31 - 1:14

Related Art 1

12:31 - 1:14

Related Art 2

1:19 - 2:02

Related Art 2

1:19 - 2:02

Homeroom & Departure

2:02 - 2:10

Homeroom & Departure

2:02 - 2:10

Asynchronous Closing Meeting

2:10 - 2:20

Asynchronous Closing Meeting

2:10 - 2:20


Monday, February 8, 2021

  • Deadline for Grade 8 students to select their related arts classes in PowerSchool


Friday, March 12, 2021

  • Students’ and Families’ ability to see recommendations in PowerSchool is closed until 2:30 p.m. on March 19th.


Friday, March 19, 2021

  • NAMS opens up Powerschool portal @ 2:30 p.m  so that students and parents see what students are recommended for.


Friday, March 26, 2021

  • NAMS deadline @ 2:30 p.m. for 8th graders to submit Override Forms to their homeroom teacher.

    • Mr. Nugent will create a Google Form & share a PDF (either will be accepted)

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