Academic Seminar Guidelines

Academic Seminar Guidelines

• Academic Seminar takes place during the modified block days for every 5 day week of the entire school year.

• Academic Seminar occurs during the last (8th period) on the EVEN block day.

• The first Academic Seminar of every quarter will be enrichment only.

• The last Academic Seminar of every quarter will include a PBIS celebration.

• All other academic seminars will be for academic or enrichment/advisory.

• Each content area will have at least one priority week per quarter.

• Priority week teachers can offer two academic sessions.

• Non-priority week teachers offer one academic and one enrichment session

per week.

• Enrichment sessions do not have to be tied to a teacher’s content area.

• Non-priority week teachers still have the ability to lock in students to

academic sessions.

• However, students cannot be locked into two academic sessions per week,

unless approved by parents and administration.

• Students can choose to take two academic sessions.

• Students can only take a session from a teacher in whose class they are

currently enrolled.

• Students will register for Academic Seminar on Monday during Advisory.

• It is every Advisory teacher’s responsibility that every student is enrolled in

two appropriate Academic Seminar sessions.

• Additionally, computers and iPads are available for students to register if

they are unable to register in advisory.

• Interdisciplinary sessions may also be offered, but must allow for larger

Enrollment.


We are excited to be partnering with community organizations during this time in order to bring in college and career readiness for our students, virtual field trips, mentors, enrichment sessions other than those offered by school, and many more!


 

Example Session Description


Academic Seminar





701

Session 1

Session 2


Bisping

DEAR Time

Re-Teach Theme


Case

Current Events

Yoga


Lombard

Ratios and Proportions Test Prep

Math Work Session

Math Priority Week

Sexton

Bug Project Work Time

Brain Games


Coons

Disc Golf

Re-Teach Theme (Bisping)


Splett

Pillow Make-Ups

Sewing for Beginners


McDermott

Cultural Cooking

Spanish Test Re-Takes


Schoeb

Weight Training

Pickle Ball Test Study Session


Raney

Pre-Teach Nervous System

Wing Clips






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