Student Aides

Policy:

Only one of the following semester-long courses may be taken during the 11th and 12th grades. Students who took one of these classes in 9th or 10th grade because of a transfer or semester failure situation may not repeat it. All applicants must demonstrate consistent study habits that can be applied in an independent working situation, an ability to deal respectfully with other students and supervisory adults, and no previous disciplinary referrals.


Attendance Aide
Course Number: 37
Grading: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: No major disciplinary incidents on file

Students assist in the administrative offices and the attendance office where needed. This course may not be repeated for credit.

Art Aide
Course Number: 31
Grading: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: Department chair approval via interview

Students who enjoy art may apply for a one-semester position as an assistant to the Art department.

Counseling Aide
Course Number: 39
Grading: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: No major disciplinary incidents on file

Students assist in the counseling offices. This course may not be repeated for credit.

Development Office Aide
Course Number: 38
Grading: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: No major disciplinary incidents on file

Students assist in the development/advancement offices. General office duties including getting mailings ready, copying, running errands, assisting alumnae office with duties, organizing cabinets, etc. as needed. This course may not be repeated for credit.

Drama Department Aide
Course Number: 33
Grading: Letter Grading Scale
Comment: Satisfies 1 semester of OLP's VAPA graduation requirement, but does not meet the UC “f” requirement
Prerequisite: Department Chair approval

This position will be open to one student a semester. Student should possess good writing and art skills as well as basic computer skills, including the ability to work with simple spreadsheets and databases. Student will catalogue the costume and prop inventory according to period and style, as well as assisting in maintaining the theatre design room and backstage areas. Student will also do a project in some area of technical theatre according to her interests. This course will be offered for a letter grade.

English Department Aide
Course Number: 32
Grading: Pass/Fail
Prerequisite: Department chair approval via interview

Students who enjoy English may apply for a one-semester position as an assistant to the English department. This person will assist teachers with the duplication of materials, filing, and other clerical needs of the department. Further, the department aide will assist in the development of computer files and will conduct bibliographic searches as needed by department members.

Library Aide
Course Number: 36

Students assist in the Library. This course may not be repeated for credit.

Science Laboratory Aide
Course Number: 34
Comment: This course is not UC approved
Prerequisite: 4 semesters of lab science completion of required life science and physical science courses with a grade of "B" or better; student must write a short essay. The recommendation of a science teacher is required.

Students who enjoy science and who have successfully completed at least four semesters of laboratory science may apply for a one-semester position as an aide in the Science Department. This person will prepare and set up materials for labs, including preparation of solutions, clean up after labs, and maintain the chemical and equipment inventory for the labs. Student must be able to work independently. Limit of two laboratory aides per semester.