· December 15—4th & 5th Choir Concert 7pm
· December 16—Early Release (no PM Kindergarten, AM Kindergarten 9:30-12:30, 1st-5th 9:30-1:00, 6th-12th 7:40-11:40)
· December 19-January6—Winter Break
Thursday, December 15th is our 4th-5th grade Choir Concert at Ten Mile Christian Church at 7:00pm. Ten Mile Christian Church is located at the corner of Ten Mile and Franklin Roads in Meridian. The church audience seats 600; which is an average of 5 guests per student. There is no cost to attend the concert, although donations will be accepted at the door to cover the cost of bus transportation to the church for rehearsal the day of the concert. Also, the church will be video taping the performance and DVD’s of the program will be available for purchase (see attached form).
High School Girls Basketball
Compass Families in Need
Thank you for your support!
Stampede Game Next Week!
John Fearey Fund
Our 11th and 12th grade students have the opportunity to take College of Western Idaho classes for concurrent or dual credits (credits count for both high school graduation and college graduation).
Some of our students struggle financially so we created a way to give financial assistance. It is called the John Fearey Fund. Students may apply for partial or full funding of their books and/or tuition. If you would like to contribute to this fund (non profit) we would gladly accept any amount you feel comfortable sending to us. Please make checks out to Compass Public Charter School-Fearey Fund.
We thank you for any help you are able to give to our students who are pursuing a college graduation.
Growing Local Learning
Thanks again for all your support!
Ms. Abel, formally a Compass teacher who took some time off for her cancer treatment, is feeling better and offering after school tutoring. Ms. Abel lives very close to the school, therefore, a student can walk to her home after school for tutoring or she is also willing to meet students at the Meridian Library, also in walking distance from the school. Ms. Abel is charging just $25 per one hour session. She can tutor students in math, writing, etc. If you are interested in tutoring for your student, contact Ms. Abel at 870-8443.
Every middle school in the state of Idaho was required to put in to policy a credit system for students in 7th & 8th grade. Therefore, if your child fails more than two semester core courses or a full year of any single core course, they will be required to complete an alternate course during the summer at their own expense.
Students with 2 “D’s” and/or 1 “F” will be required to attend study hall during the lunch period for each week their grades are identified to be “at risk”.
Following is the policy regarding Grade Promotion:
· 7th & 8th Grade students shall be required to maintain a 2.0 yearly GPA in core courses.
· 7th and 8th Grade teachers assign letter grades according to the following scale: 90-100% =A 80-89% =B 70-79% = C 60-69% = D 0-59% = F (no credit). An A is defined as excellent; B as above average; C as average; D as below average; F as failing. On the report card, grade-point average (GPA) is published.
· Students must earn proficient scores on the Spring Math, Language Arts, Reading and Science ISAT tests.
· Students will not be allowed to lose a full year of credit in one area (i.e. a student would not be able to fail a full year of math) and automatically move on to the next grade level. Additionally, if a student receives a letter grade of “D”, although they will receive credit and may be promoted to the next grade level, they will be counseled to repeat the course in order to master the concepts required for success at the next grade level, particularly in math.
· Students not meeting (or in jeopardy of not meeting) credit requirements will be given an opportunity to recover credits during summer school in order to be eligible for promotion to the next grade level. An appropriate fee will be charged to the parent for credit recovery courses.
· *Attendance and effort is a factor.
Labels for Education (formally Campbell’s Soup Labels)
3 easy steps to help our school:· CUT: Cut the UPC off of the label. (The UPC is the bar code on the back or bottom of the product.)
· SEND: Send the UPCs to school with your student. (The drop off "can" is located in the office.)
· CONNECT: Go to www.elabelsforeducation.com to connect your Albertsons & Fred Meyer Shopper cards. (applies additional points to CPCS)
ELIGIBLE PRODUCTS:Campbell's soups (Includes: Harvest Blend, Chunky, microwavable bowls, Soup at Hand, beans, condensed soups, Healthy request, & gravies)
SpaghettiO’s (Original & Meatball)
Prego (Italian sauces)
Pepperidge Farms (Fish crackers, breads, desserts ,rolls, croutons & stuffing)
Swanson (Broths, stock, canned chicken)
V8 (Splash, fusion, tomato juice) * SAVE CAPS*
Wolfgang Puck (Stock, organic broth)
BIC (Dry Erase Markers, glue sticks, ball pens, mailing labels, Brite Liner,roller, gels, permanent markers & white-out)
POST cereals (35 participating Post cereals)
POST treats (Cocoa Pebbles & Fruity Pebbles 6.2 oz.)
Pop Secret Popcorn (3 ct, 4 ct, 6ct, 10 ct, & 10 count Snack size)
Here are some NEW participating products that can be used to earn points for our school:
* Dannon yogurt products
* GLAD products
* Emerald Nuts
* Participating Magazines are:
PEOPLE, Real Simple, ALL YOU, Cooking Light, HEALTH, Southern Living, & TIME
For a complete list of participating products go to www.labelsforeducation.com & click on "participating products" on the left hand side of the website.
Every point counts toward FREE school merchandise for our students & teachers!
Go to www.labelsforeducation.com to see specific brand & names.
Labels for Education Coordinator :