Students are encouraged to access the many academic supports available to them -- extra time with teachers before/after school and during CAP, National Honor Society tutors, guidance from counselors regarding goal setting and time management, etc.
Below is a reminder of Common Academic Period (CAP) guidelines. We provide this break in the day in order for students to get started on homework, see teachers for extra help, work with peers on group activities, etc.
Students may utilize the following spaces during the CAP period:
2nd and 3rd Floor of Aquinas Hall -Moderate talking (partner/group work)
ONLY IN CLASSROOMS WHERE AN ADULT IS PRESENT
sitting in desks, not on the floor
Desks or other furniture should not be rearranged
Library – Silent Study
Sitting at tables/on chairs, not on the floor
Chairs should not be rearranged
Benches in the Arcade may be used for silent study
Areas outside the Athletic Center
The following areas may be utilized ONLY with faculty supervision during CAP:
Setting SMART goals for yourself helps you develop a plan. Once you've set a goal, consider this WDEP system. Ask yourself: What do I want? What am I Doing to get it? And as you Evaluate your progress, if things are not going as you’d like, what you might Plan or re-plan to get you closer to your goal?
And remember...learning isn’t about numbers in a gradebook. It is about stretching yourself out of your comfort zone, developing skills, and growing in confidence. Learning is a continual opportunity for improvement.
Parent PlusPortal Accounts - review your daughter's classwork and grades.
All parents receive account information from the Scheduling Office when students register for school. If you are unable to locate your login credentials for your PlusPortal parent account, email Director of Scheduling Ms. Panuccio at firstname.lastname@example.org.