Ninth Grade Orientation - Class of 2023

Ninth Grade Orientation Day - Class of 2023
Posted on 06/23/2019

HHS Ninth Grade Orientation
Class of 2023

What:  Ninth Grade Orientation for the Class of 2023

When Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019

     Check-In:  9:45 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
     Orientation:  10:00 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

:  Homestead High School
Drop off will be on the south end of the school at Doors #4 (also labeled the Auditorium/Gymnasium entrance) and #7. Pick up may be at Doors #4, #7, or Door #26. If your son/daughter will be touring the building following orientation, we encourage parents to pick up students at Door #26 (Ninth Grade Academy entrance; off Aboite Center Rd.)

This Orientation Program is designed to help incoming ninth grade students…

  • Interact with Student Ambassadors and Guidance Counselors
  • Understand the importance of starting the ninth grade year strong in order to achieve success
  • Realize the importance of being connected and involved by participating in extracurricular activities
  • Make an effective transition into high school in order to reach your future goal

STARTING STRONG to FINISH STRONG!– In this interactive session, nationally known presenter, Yvonne Harvey-Williams, will challenge each student to consider his/her future – starting now. Following this presentation, students will have the opportunity to participate in important breakout sessions, experience lunch in the Homestead Cafeteria, and enjoy an exciting closing session including giveaways!

Important Information for Students

  • Please observe the dress code as outlined in the Student Handbook (Link to Handbook).
  • You will need to bring your student ID number or approximately $4.00 for lunch. Your ID number will be printed at the top of your class schedule (issued on Registration Day). Make sure your parents add money to your student lunch account on Registration Day (8/5/19)!
  • You will also need to bring a pen or pencil.


Important Information for Parents:

  • Student drop-off/check-in will be at Doors #4 (Auditorium/Gymnasium entrance) and #7 beginning at 9:30 a.m. Please arrive early with plenty of time for your son/daughter to check-in prior to the day’s events, which will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m.
  • Student pick-up will be 1:15 p.m., unless your son/daughter would like to tour the building, locate classrooms, plan passing period routes, etc. The building will be open to students/parents until 3:00 p.m. We welcome students to walk their schedules also from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., Friday (8/9/19) and Monday (8/12/19). Day 1 for students, Tuesday, Aug. 13, will begin with Advisory.

 **Coaches and sponsors have been asked to excuse ninth grade students from practice on this date.

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