Each trimester is 12 weeks in length.
Trimester 1 ends: Friday November 11, 2016
Trimester 2 ends: Friday February 24, 2017
Trimester 3 ends: Tuesday June 6, 2017 (or the last day of school if snow days are used)
PE for one period daily; 3 trimesters
PE for one period daily; 2 trimesters
Health one period daily replacing PE for
Health is a state mandated program for grades 7 and 8:
"Illinois requires public schools to provide health instruction within a planned, sequential, preK-12 comprehensive school health education curriculum that includes the physical, mental, emotional and social dimensions of health and well-being. Comprehensive school health education shall be defined as age appropriate instruction that improves the knowledge, skills, and behaviors of students so they choose a health enhancing lifestyle and avoid behaviors that may jeopardize their immediate long term health status. Eleven content areas, including "tobacco, alcohol and other drug education" are identified."
Art, Music, Spanish
RtI at PGJH
Students are selected for RtI in the junior high based on MAP results, progress monitoring, grades in core subject areas, and teacher recommendations.
RtI is one trimester and is scheduled during the co-curricular period. As a result, students scheduled in RtI will miss one of the co-curricular classes (art, music, or Spanish) during the trimester they are scheduled in RtI.
Students can only be scheduled in RtI reading or math during a single trimester, at the end of a trimester teachers and administrators will reevaluate student placement.