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Parent Teacher Conferences

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fall Parent Teacher Conferences October 23-25

Parent Teacher Conferences will be by APPOINTMENT ONLY October 23-25.  Please go to the website below to sign up for an appointment with your student's teachers.  **Please print your students grades prior to attending conferences!  Information regarding PowerSchool can be found at the bottom of this page!**

Summit High School is using PTCFast.com to make scheduling easy for you.  Simply enter the following web address into your browser window and follow the prompts.

 https://ptcfast.com/schools/Summit_High_School.  

**You will have to enter an email address, receive the confirmation email, and follow the prompts to schedule appointments.**

If you do not have internet access, please contact teachers directly by e-mail or phone message with 2 possible 10 minute time slots you would like to request.

We look forward to speaking with you and partnering for your student’s academic success!

Conference Date:               
 Conference Time (10 minute appointment times):
Monday 10/23                      
2:30-6:00 pm
Tuesday 10/24
3:30-6:30 pm
Wednesday 10/25
3:30-6:30 pm
Parent Teacher Conferences
 
Updated information regarding Parent Teacher Conferences at Summit High

Parents and Teachers have different reasons for initiating a conversation regarding student progress, but the ultimate goal is the same for both; and that is to support student success leading to high school graduation and college and career readiness!  Summit High School recognizes the following formal opportunities where parents, teachers, and students can have conversations regarding academic progress and student well-being.


            STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH TIERS OF CONFERENCE INTERVENTIONS

Tier

Length of Conference

Purpose

SHS Event

1

5 minutes

Meet and Greet

Introductions and general orientation to parent and teacher expectations.

Back to School Night Open House

(September)

2

7-10 minutes

Check In for brief update or exchange of ideas.

Designated PT Conference – Arena Style

(October/March)

3

15-30 minutes

Conversation addressing specific issues and formulation of a plan supporting student success in class.

Conference by appointment at designated event or any time need arises.

Requested by parent or teacher.

4

30-60 minutes

Conversation involving parents, student, counselor and all student’s teachers to determine common strategies that will support student success in all classes and throughout the school day.

SST – Student Study Team:  Meeting scheduled by parent or counselor as the need arises when student is struggling in multiple classes, seeks more opportunities to extend/enrich learning, or to better meet behavioral expectations.

Appointment scheduled as need arises.  Not part of designated event.

   

Specific conference nights are not the only opportunity to have important conversations surrounding student success.  Check student progress regularly in Power School.   Review with your student, assignments and scores earned and do contact a teacher by e-mail or phone whenever you identify a need to schedule a brief conference.

·         Advance preparation is expected.

·         A list of potential questions parents could ask can be found HERE.

·         Students have responsibility to monitor their own grades, track progress and be involved in conferences.

 

Summit High School invites your active participation in supporting consistently strong academic student performance through an on-going teacher/student/family partnership, timely conversation and action.  Pro-active and immediate action can make a world of difference in students seeing greater academic success! 

 

To log into Power School to check student scores, please go to https://ssd.powerschool.com/public/home.html.  If you need assistance with your user name and password, please contact the registrar, Jana Lerner, at 970-368-1132
 
Some potential conversation starters with your student and/or your student's teacher can be found HERE!
 
 
Thank you for partnering with us in support of your student(s)!  We look forward to hearing from you!  
 
 
Gretchen Nies
Assistant Principal
Summit High School
970-368-1191
 
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Date                          

Topic

     Location




Wed., Sept. 27

Meet the Staff & Parenting in the 21st Century

     SHS Media Center

Wed., Oct. 18

Parent-Teacher Conferences & Communication

     SHS Media Center

Wed., Nov. 29

College Financial Aid:  FAFSA & Local Scholarships

     SHS Media Center

December

No meeting

     Happy Holidays!

Wed., Jan. 31

Positive Discipline & PBIS 

     TBD

Wed., Feb. 28

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

     TBD

Wed., March 28

Building the College Resume

     TBD

Wed., April ??

Parent Panel

     TBD

Questions?  Suggestions?

Call or e-mail:

Tessa Rathjen                                                        Molly Griffith

970-368-1133                                                        970-368-1130

tessa.rathjen@summitk12.org                    molly.griffith@summitk12.org