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  1. 1. Welcome to theMonmouth County Academy of Allied Health and Science<br />Robert V. Cancro, Principal<br />
  2. 2. Monmouth County Vocational School District<br />Career Academies<br /><ul><li> High Technology High School</li></ul>Engineering, Science, Math, & Technology<br /><ul><li> Marine Academy of Science & Technology</li></ul> Marine and Environment Studies<br /><ul><li> Academy of Allied Health & Science</li></ul> Health Care Sciences & Medicine<br /><ul><li> Communications High School</li></ul>Interactive Digital Media/Digital Printing Commercial Art/Computer Networking<br /><ul><li> Biotechnology High School</li></ul> Life Sciences, Research, Ethical Decision Making<br />
  3. 3. Communications High School<br />Monmouth County Vocational School District<br /> Career Academies<br />Marine Academy of Science & Technology<br />High Technology High School<br />Academy of Allied <br />Health & Science<br />Bio-Tech High School<br />
  4. 4. Monmouth County Vocational School District<br />Career Academies<br />Mission Statement:
The Monmouth County Vocational School District&apos;s Career Academies prepare students for higher education through a rigorous, thematic program of study and for the evolving workplace through relevant, structured learning experiences and collaborative partnerships.<br />
  5. 5. Monmouth County Vocational School District<br />Career Academies<br />Please note:<br />This is a program for parents and students. <br />Both a parent and child should be at this session. <br />We will only be giving an application to the 8th grade student.<br />
  6. 6. Is a Career Academy the right choice for you?<br />Who comes to the Academies?<br />Students who are excited about the theme<br />What makes an Academy different?<br />School of choice<br />Small learning community<br />A highly intensive academic program<br />Community partnerships<br />
  7. 7. Is a Career Academy the right choice for you?<br />What do Academies have in common with other high schools?<br />Understand needs and issues of teens<br />Service activities<br />Social events<br />
  8. 8. Who comes to the Academy?Students who think like this:<br />Dear Senora Irene,<br />Thank you so much for everything the past years! I took Spanish<br />placement a few days ago at Temple, and although I thought it was <br />difficult, I became exempt from all four or five levels of Spanish offered to <br />Freshmen. I am taking a Spanish Literature and Film course in the fall and<br />I&apos;ll continue the language, but thank you so much for making that all <br />possible for me!<br />Hope you&apos;re having an amazing summer so far!<br />Love always,<br />Nitasha AAHS ‘09<br />
  9. 9. Who comes to the Academy?Parents who respond like this:<br />Hi Ms. Reilly: <br />[My child] got a perfect 800 on his SAT-Biology. Tremendous credit<br /> goes to you for motivating him and driving him to excel in Biology, and<br /> Chemistry at AAHS. As he keeps saying, you have been his BEST<br /> teacher at AAHS who has been very passionate in getting your class to<br /> excel in the Sciences, which is the focus at Allied. [My child] has enjoyed<br /> your classes even more than Math in which he is naturally good….It is<br /> due to your dedication and passionate teaching he pulled off [such]<br /> scores. [He] has been very fortunate to start his high-school program<br /> with a teacher of your caliber! Thank you for keeping him focused and<br /> motivated.<br />(email received July ‘09)<br />
  10. 10. Student Achievement<br />SAT Results 2008-09 (Class of 2010)<br />1950 (three test average)<br />Critical Reading: 634<br />Math: 663<br />Writing: 653<br />HSPA Results 2009 (Class of 2010)<br />100% passing<br />
  11. 11. Where do our students go?The Class of 2009<br />American University<br />Boston University<br />Bucknell University<br />The College of New Jersey<br />College of Saint Elizabeth<br />Cornell University<br />Dartmouth College <br />Drexel University <br />Fordham University<br />Georgetown University<br />Harvard University<br />Howard University <br />Lehigh University<br />Monmouth University <br />Muhlenberg (7 year dental)<br />NJIT (7 year med) <br />New York University<br />Northeastern University (6 year Physical Therapy)<br />Providence College <br />Rutgers University (Honors College)<br />Rutgers University (BS/Pharm program)<br />Skidmore College<br />Temple University (7 year med)<br />Tufts University <br />University of Connecticut<br />University of Delaware<br />University of Maryland<br />University of Pennsylvania<br />University of Pittsburgh<br />University of the Sciences in Philadelphia (PharmD Program<br />Vassar College<br />Villanova University (7 year med)<br />
  12. 12. Alisha Gandhi (Matawan) AAHS ‘06<br />NYU Admissions Poster<br />
  13. 13. You and your child have options<br /><ul><li>Home high school
  14. 14. Private school
  15. 15. Career academy
  16. 16. Consider carefully before you apply</li></li></ul><li>9th Grade Program of Studies<br />English 1<br />World Cultures<br />Algebra I or Geometry<br />These are the only two options<br />Foundations of Health Care / Intro to A & P<br />Fitness for Life/Health<br />Computer Applications<br />Biology<br />World Language<br />Spanish 1 or 2<br />Or Latin 1<br />
  17. 17. Allied Health<br />9th Grade Program<br />Foundations of Health Care / Intro to A & P <br />Including field-based experiences<br />Interaction with the medical profession<br />Personal Growth <br />9th Grade Orientation Intro to <br />at Shark River Park Anatomy & Physiology<br />
  18. 18. Allied Health<br />10th Grade Program<br />Anatomy & Physiology I<br />Includes a rotation at Jersey Shore Medical Center<br />Healthy Relationships<br />Chemistry<br />Anatomy & Physiology<br />Hospital Rotation<br />
  19. 19. 11th Grade Program<br />Public Health & Statistics / Grant Writing & Service Learning<br />Continues the outreach with the community<br />Anatomy & Physiology II<br />Forensics / Creative Arts Therapy / Robotics<br />Allied Health<br />
  20. 20. Intro to Cell & Molecular Biology<br />Alternative Medicine & Mental Health<br />The Senior Year Experience<br />4th Year of Language<br />EMT Certification<br />
  21. 21. Allied Health:The Senior Year Experience<br />12th Grade Program <br />EMT<br />Nutrition<br />Alternative Medicine<br />Physical Therapy<br />Sign Language <br />Medical Math<br />UMDNJ and Georgian Court University: college credit<br />Cell & Molecular Biology and Allied Health courses<br />Mentorship<br />Structured learning off-campus program<br />Culmination of allied health program<br />Continued collaboration with community partners<br />Electives<br />
  22. 22. Student Activities at AAHS<br />
  23. 23. Student Activities at AAHSBlock Schedule Activity Period<br />&gt; National Honor Society &gt; Academic Team<br />&gt; Math League &gt; SADD<br />&gt; Student Council &gt; Class Council<br />&gt; Newspaper &gt; Yearbook<br />&gt; Technology Club &gt; 4-H Club<br />&gt; Mock Trial/Model UN<br />&gt; World Language Honor Society &gt; World Language Club <br />&gt; Chorus <br />&gt; Health Occupation Students of America<br />
  24. 24. Outside Activities<br />Generally over 20% of our students are participating in activities at their home district schools including football, soccer, plays, chorus, and marching band<br />That includes about one-third of 9th graders<br />Academy students are active in all areas<br />Know how your district high school will address this situation before you apply<br />
  25. 25. Acceptance Procedures<br />Criteria for acceptance<br />Academic Grades <br /> 7th grade - 15 pts.<br /> 8th grade - 15 pts.<br />Admissions Exam<br /> Math - 35 pts.<br /> Reading Comprehension - 35 pts.<br />The highest scoring qualified applicant from each <br />school district<br />will be offered a position.<br />Minimum 75 out of 100 possible points is the cutoff.<br />
  26. 26. Application Process<br />Deadline for Applications: <br />December 11, 2009<br />Entrance Exam: <br />January 30, 2010<br />Photo ID will be needed at testing: Passport or school ID are acceptable<br />Notification- Early to Mid March 2010<br />
  27. 27. Photo ID will be needed at testing in January<br />
  28. 28. Photo ID will be needed at testing in January<br />
  29. 29. Today’s Program<br />Meetings with subject area groups ---student presentations<br />Applications available at the end of today’s program as you exit<br />Question and answer period (optional)<br />NOTE: We do not give personal tours or interviews to help you decide – sorry, but this is it!<br />
  30. 30. Still have questions?<br />Our Website: www.aahs.mcvsd.org<br />This PowerPoint available athttp://www.aahs.mcvsd.org/InfoSession09-10.html<br />Alex Cheyne, Pupil Personnel Director at MCVSD: 732-431-6291<br />Email the principal: cancro@aahs.mcvsd.org<br />
  31. 31. Today’s Schedule<br />Start at Session A on your sheet<br />Room 134Science<br />Room 140Allied Health<br />Room 145Fitness<br />Room 110Math & Technology<br />Room 104English & Social Studies<br />Room 113World Languages<br />

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