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High School Academic Options Newport News, Virginia

  1. 1. High School Academic Options Newport News, Virginia 2002-2003
  2. 2. Diploma Options <ul><li>Standard Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Studies Diploma </li></ul><ul><li>Special Certificate </li></ul><ul><li>International Baccalaureate </li></ul>
  3. 3. Standard Diploma credits verified <ul><li>English 4 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics 3 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratory Science 3 1 </li></ul><ul><li>History /Social Science 3 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Health/PE 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Fine/Practical Arts 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Electives 6 </li></ul><ul><li>Student Selected Task 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Total 22 6 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Advanced Diploma credit verified <ul><li>English 4 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics 4 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Laboratory Science 4 2 </li></ul><ul><li>History/Social Science s 4 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language 3 </li></ul><ul><li>Health/PE 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Fine/Practical Arts 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Electives 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Student Selected Test 2 </li></ul><ul><li>Total Units 24 9 </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Is A Credit? <ul><li>A credit is earned when a student successfully completes a full year high school accredited course. </li></ul><ul><li>One half credit is earned if a student completes a one semester course. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What Is A Verified Credit? <ul><li>A verified credit is earned when a student successfully completes the course and passes the SOL for the course. </li></ul>
  7. 7. High School SOL Assessments (1 of 2) <ul><li>English: Reading, Literature, and Research (Grade 11) </li></ul><ul><li>English:Writing (Grade 11) </li></ul><ul><li>World History to 1000 A.D. & Geography </li></ul><ul><li>World History from 1000 A.D. to the Present & Geography </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. History </li></ul>
  8. 8. High School SOL Assessments (2 of 2) <ul><li>Algebra I </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra II </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul>
  9. 9. Class Weight Scale
  10. 10. Science Biology H Biology AP Environ Science Earth Science H Earth Science Biol. II-Genetics Biol. II-Marine Sci Biol. II-Zoology AP Biology/Lab AP Chem./Lab Adv.. Bio/Chem. (NH) Chemistry H Chemistry AP Physics physics II (NH) Active Physics H Physics Adv.. Physics (NH)
  11. 11. Social Studies Grade 9 World Geography, H World Geography Grade 10 World History, H World History Grade 11 US History H US History, AP US History Grade12 Government H Government, AP Government
  12. 12. Health/PE
  13. 13. 8th Grade Pre-Algebra & EPA <ul><li>Algebra I (435) </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra I & Lab (2 periods) (413) </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra I A/B (one semester) </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra I A/B & Lab (2 periods) (one semester) </li></ul>
  14. 14. 8th Grade Algebra <ul><li>Pre- IB Geometry (with grades A,B,C*) </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra 1 (with grades C*,D,F) </li></ul>
  15. 15. 8TH Grade Geometry <ul><li>Algebra/Trig (with grades A, B, C*) </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra 2 (with grades C*, D) </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-IB Geometry (with grade F) </li></ul>
  16. 16. English 9 English & Communication Skills (2 periods) 9 English 9 H English
  17. 17. 9th Schedule for Standard Diploma <ul><li>9th English </li></ul><ul><li>9th Communications Skills or Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra </li></ul><ul><li>Algebra Lab or Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Science </li></ul><ul><li>World Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Health I/PE I </li></ul>
  18. 18. 9th Grade Schedule for Advanced Diploma <ul><li>9th H English </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>H Earth Science or H Biology </li></ul><ul><li>H World Geography </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language </li></ul><ul><li>Health I /PE I </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul>
  19. 19. Elective Courses (1 of 4) <ul><li>English: </li></ul><ul><li>Creative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Public Speaking* </li></ul><ul><li>Mythology* </li></ul><ul><li>Young Adult Literature </li></ul><ul><li>Drama I </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism I </li></ul><ul><li>Debate (HONORS) * semester courses </li></ul>
  20. 20. Elective Courses (2 of 4) <ul><li>Mathematics: </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Math I </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies: </li></ul><ul><li>Multicultural World (semester) </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language: </li></ul><ul><li>French/German/Spanish/Latin*/Japanese ** </li></ul><ul><li>French/German/Spanish II </li></ul><ul><li>*Menchville **Menchville & Woodside </li></ul>
  21. 21. Elective Courses (3 of 4) <ul><li>Art: </li></ul><ul><li>Art I </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Art* </li></ul><ul><li>Music: </li></ul><ul><li>Mixed Chorus </li></ul><ul><li>Inter./Advanced Woodwind/Brass/Perc. </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Guitar I </li></ul><ul><li>Music Theory I </li></ul><ul><li>JROTC: </li></ul><ul><li>Military Science </li></ul>
  22. 22. Elective Courses (4 of 4) <ul><li>Vocational Ed. </li></ul><ul><li>Principles of Business/Marketing (611) </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboarding/Computer Applications (613) </li></ul><ul><li>*Word Processing (semester) (637) </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboarding (semester) (615) </li></ul><ul><li>Communications Technology </li></ul><ul><li>Basic Technical Drawing </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations of Technology (semester) </li></ul><ul><li>Individual Development (Work/Family Studies) </li></ul>
  23. 23. Programs Requiring Application <ul><li>AVID </li></ul><ul><li>Point Option </li></ul>
  24. 24. Magnet Programs
  25. 25. Newport News Magnet Programs <ul><li>Performing Arts Magnet at Woodside (dance, drama, or music) </li></ul><ul><li>Aviation Magnet at Denbigh </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering & Technology Magnet at Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>University/Traditional Magnet at Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>University/Communications Magnet at Heritage </li></ul><ul><li>University/Visual Arts Magnet at Heritage </li></ul>
  26. 26. Arts and Communication at Woodside <ul><li>Music </li></ul><ul><li>Dance </li></ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul>
  27. 27. Aviation Academy at Denbigh <ul><li>Aviation </li></ul><ul><li>Aircraft Maintenance & Repair </li></ul><ul><li>A+ and CISCO computer courses </li></ul><ul><li>Preflight course </li></ul><ul><li>Delta Air Lines Technical Career Academy </li></ul><ul><li>Optional JROTC at Denbigh </li></ul>
  28. 28. Engineering/Technology Magnet at Heritage <ul><li>Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul><ul><li>Electrical Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Science </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering Technician </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Apprenticeship </li></ul>
  29. 29. University/Traditional Magnet at Heritage <ul><li>Arts & Humanities </li></ul><ul><li>Behavioral and Social Sciences </li></ul><ul><li>Math and Computer Science </li></ul><ul><li>Natural Science </li></ul><ul><li>Business/marketing </li></ul>
  30. 30. University/Communications Magnet at Heritage
  31. 31. University/Visual Arts Magnet at Heritage
  32. 32. International Baccalaureate (IB) at Warwick <ul><li>Rigorous and comprehensive program </li></ul><ul><li>Service requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Admission application (not Lottery) </li></ul><ul><li>Requires a 3.0 GPA, completion of Algebra I and foreign language in middle school </li></ul>

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