• While we would rather see you in person, we hope you enjoy our Cub Camp video for this year. You will get an opportunity to see our administration, counselors and student support staff that will be helping you here at Johnson. We also have a brief video tour of the campus to help you become familiar with key locations once students are allowed back on campus. Throughout the video you will hear various tips from members of our Senior Class.

    What to Expect at Johnson

    • Best effort from all– “Not to equal, but to excel”
    • Teachers will work with students to reach their individual potential
    • Communication is critical
    • Teach kids to be self-advocates
    • Homework – Increased expectations and time management is critical

  • Opportunities to Get Involved

    Extracurricular involvement was seen as one indicator of success in our top performing students from all NEISD High Schools

    Involvement in school and community activities: 

    1. Builds character and connections 
    2. Builds leadership and time management skills 
    3. Strengthens your high school resume

    There is something for everyone here at Johnson: 

    • Academic UIL & Honor Societies 
    • Athletics 
    • Clubs and Organizations 
    • Debate 
    • Fine Arts: Band, Choir, Orchestra, and Theatre 
    • JROTC 
    • Model UN 
    • Spirit Organizations: Cheer, Dance Teams, and Pep Squad
  • Steps to Student Success

    • Attend class every day
    • Participate in class
    • Have a positive attitude
    • Manage homework well
    • Study and prepare for tests
    • Student takes responsibility for their own learning and utilizes their resources
    • Students communicate with their teachers

    Importance of Agendas

    • Every 9th grade student will be strongly encouraged to have an agenda
    • It is a very important tool that will be used to teach our students organizational skills
    • We encourage parents to review them
  • Tips for Students

    (and would like for you to reinforce at home)

    • Use your Agenda Planner
    • Keep backpack, binders and folders organized
    • Make a “To Do” list each night
    • Establish a routine
    • Find at least one study buddy in each class
    • Use teacher web & tutoring resources
    • Use your family access portal account to check on assignments – this is for parents AND students

  • Tips for Parents

    • Show interest and be available to help – listen to your child
    • Communicate with teachers (parent portal, websites, emails)
    • Encourage good attendance and school involvement
    • Be aware of grading cycles and when progress reports
    • and report cards are posted; see district calendar
    • Discuss classes and set goals with your child
    • Monitor your child’s social media
    • Monitor level of time commitment to activities
    • Read our weekly Virtual Guidance emails from Counseling Office

    Be aware of your child’s Graduation Plan and graduation requirements

    From the Summer after 8th grade, semester grades count toward GPA and Rank. So every year is important – we encourage students to start strong

    All Grad Plans require passing the 5 STAAR End of Course (EOC) Exams:

    • English I and English II
    • Biology I
    • Algebra I
    • US History

  • Communication is Key

    • Check the Skyward family access on regular basis
    • Email teachers if you have a concern
    • Use the Johnson webpage resources
    • Attend our Parent Nights this fall
    • If your child will be absent more than 3 days in a row, call Attendance Office for assignments
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