2021 New Student Orientation

Summer Orientation Information


Orientation will be held the week of August 16th. Sessions run from 8:30-12:00 PM. Students have been assigned to ONE day (see list below). Parents are encouraged to attend their child’s session.

LAST NAME A-D: Monday, August 16th

LAST NAME E-K: Tuesday, August 17th

LAST NAME L-P: Wednesday, August 18th

LAST NAME Q-Z: Thursday, August 19th

Topics include:

  • Meeting upperclassmen mentors
  • Getting photographed for school IDs
  • Learning some do’s & don’ts (dress code, technology policy, etc)
  • Singing the school song
  • Touring the building
  • Meeting teachers and administrators

Parent session includes:

  • SIS –Student Information System
  • Learning about the Home & School association
  • Visiting the school store
  • Meeting other parents who live near you
  • Q&A with parents of upperclassmen
  • Q&A with student panel (sophomore, junior, senior, alum students represented)
  • Meeting teachers and administrators
    • Roster Chairwoman (class schedules and course selection)
    • Assistant Principal (travel safety, general school information)
    • Climate Manager (technology policy and other pertinent information)
    • Freshman Sponsor (expectations, contact info, Q&A)

It is our expectation that all new students attend their orientation session.  The information presented will help students get off to their best start!

284 Roster Run through date: August 27th 8-12pm

 Join 284 Google Classroom (students only)  https://classroom.google.com/c/MzY2MTkzMzk2ODA1?cjc=ti5uqqy

Please note that your student must have a philasd.org account to join the Google Classroom.  Students new to the School District of Philadelphia will receive school district accounts and we will distribute log-in information during orientation.