Drop-In Centers

  • Art Center

    Length:  Year

    Format:  Open Daily

    Description:  The Art Center provides access to a studio space for all 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students.  Under the supervision of one of the art teachers, students may work on independent/self-initiated projects, complete art classwork if more individual time is needed, and/or work on cross-curricular projects of a visual nature.

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  • FaCS Sewing


    Length: Year

    Format: Open Daily

    Description: The FaCS Sewing Drop-In Center provides an opportunity for students to catch up, work ahead, or stay on track with their individual sewing projects. Students are encouraged to use this time to get assistance from teachers and/or peers in a smaller group setting. In addition, our open door policy enables students to explore their sewing talents through various service projects while giving back to our community.

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  • Technology Center


    Length: Year

    Format: Open Daily

    Description: The Technology Center is an “open lab” time that gives students the opportunity to get additional help from a Technology Education Teacher and/or continue to work on projects they are completing in their Technology Education classes. In addition, this allows students use of equipment to aid them in work for other classes where a model or some other creation can benefit what they or their group are working to accomplish.

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  • Writing Center/Study Skills


    Length:  Year

    Format:  Open Daily

    Description:  All students are able to come to during Advisory to get help with assignments, work on current and future writing assignments, or get help starting a new document.  Punctuation, spelling, and grammar will be reviewed, if necessary.  Students have access to the printers as well as getting assistance in the proper typing format for their project.

    In addition, if students need to learn proper studying techniques they can come to this room for help.  Students can learn how to properly take notes, learn test-taking strategies to do better on essay tests, multiple choice tests, open book tests, fill-in-the-blank tests, and/or matching tests, to name a few.  Time management will be covered as well as memorization techniques, such as mnemonics. The goal of this Drop-In Center is to help students acquire strategies that will build confidence and help them perform better in class.

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