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Welcome to PHS 2012

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Patrick Magee

on 27 June 2013

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Transcript of Welcome to PHS 2012

Welcome to
Pleasantville High School

Students are usually more successful, and they enjoy school more, when they know what to expect.

Here are some things you can expect to find in high school.
Your high school years will be some of the most memorable years of your life. You will study new subjects, make new friends, and develop new skills. You will also have a lot of fun
For many students, going to high school means going to a different, and often larger, school.

For all students, it means new teachers, new classes, and new friends.
New teachers and classmates
Pleasantville High school offer courses in a variety of subjects. Be sure to choose your courses wisely.
More courses to choose from
High school students have more activities, more homework, and more responsibilities than they've ever had before.

To keep up with everything, students need to be organized and have good time management skills.
Greater need for
In high school, the courses are more difficult and your grades are more important.

High school grades help determine the kinds of jobs you can get and the colleges you'll be able to get into.
An emphasis on academics
PHS has lots of clubs, activities, and athletic programs for students.
Extracurricular activities
Students who fail classes may not have enough credits to advance to the next grade.

These students may also find that they aren't able to graduate on time.
Consequences for failing grades
There are more games, dances, and social events in high school.

Some students feel that there is also more social pressure.
More social events
Class of 2017

High school students are expected to be able to handle the additional freedoms they're given.
More independence
and responsibility
10 Tips for a Great Year
Work hard in your classes. You want to have a high school record you can be proud of!
Give your best effort
every day
Graduation may seem like a long way off, but it's not too early to start thinking about what you want to do after you graduate.
Plan for the future
To be at your best, eat healthy foods, be physically active, and get plenty of sleep.
Be healthy and active
Your high school counselor can help you choose your classes, make career and college plans, and deal with any concerns you have.
Get to know
Mrs. Owens
As a high school student, you are responsible for the choices and decisions you make.
Make good decisions
Setting goals is important for everyone. Get in the habit of regularly setting goals for yourself.
Set goals
Most problems in high school can be resolved just by talking to the right person.
Don't be afraid
to ask for help
PHS has attendance policies, rules, dress codes, and athletic eligibility requirements.
Know your school's rules
We have athletic teams, music programs, and clubs. Try to get involved in two or three activities. You'll meet new people, develop new skills, and have fun.
Get involved in
school activities
Attendance is the #1 school success factor!
Be in school every day
Welcome to high school and have a great year!
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