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9 Th Grade Orientation2010 11 Sy[1]
 

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This is a Powerpoint presentation presented by WHHS at the orientation for 2010-11 rising Freshman and their parents.

This is a Powerpoint presentation presented by WHHS at the orientation for 2010-11 rising Freshman and their parents.

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    9 Th Grade Orientation2010 11 Sy[1] 9 Th Grade Orientation2010 11 Sy[1] Presentation Transcript

    • BDP
      WELCOME TO WHHS
      Home of the Blue Devils!
      BDP
    • Meet Your New Principal
      MR. JEFF CORDELL
    • Assistant Principal
      Mr. Jeff Bennett - Student Affairs
    • Assistant PrincipalFreshman Annex
      Mrs. Debbie Richardson - Curriculum & Instruction
    • COUNSELOR
      MRS. PATRICIA NICHOLSON
      11th & 12th Grade
    • COUNSELOR
      MRS. VERNA CLIFFORD
      9th and 10th Grade
    • WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU?
      • Be at school every day!
      • Ask for any make-up work or help.
      • Arrive at school and to class on time!
      • Follow the rules.
      • Be prepared for each class every day.
      • Be honest.
      • Treat others as you want to be treated!
    • WHAT’S NEW?
      • Choice of Classes
      • School Day Timetable
      • Grading
      • Number of Classes Per Day
      Freshman
      Annex
      • Length of Class Per Day
    • WHHS - New Choices
      Each student will have 8 subjects per year.
      You will have many choices about what you take!
    • As A FreshmanWhat Subjects Will I Take?
      FRESHMAN COMPOSITION
      ENGLISH
      SCIENCE
      ALG I-A/ALG I-B or ALG I-B Hon
      WELLNESS
      ELECTIVE
      ELECTIVE
    • ELECTIVES
      FRENCH I HONORS
      FRENCH II HONORS
      Spanish will be an option beginning
      the Sophomore year.
    • ELECTIVES
      MUSIC THEORY & HARMONY
      CHORUS
      SELECT CHORUS
      WOMEN’S CHORALE
      INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC (BAND)
      COLORGUARD
      VISUAL ART I
      THEATRE ARTS I
    • ELECTIVES
      • AGRISCIENCE
      • PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE
      • INTRO TO AUTO TECHNOLOGY
      • PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS
      • COMPUTER KEYBOARDING
      • COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
      • CAREER MANAGEMENT SUCCESS
      • WORLD GEOGRAPHY (Standard or Honors)
      • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONS
    • Our Plan . . . . . . .
      • Provide you a good education & a good experience!
    • YOUR GOAL
      GRADUATION
      CLASS OF 2014
      BDP
    • TO GRADUATE YOU MUST. . . .
      Complete the Ready Core Curriculum which includes your choice of a
      3 credit Elective Focus
      AND…..
    • EARN A TOTAL OF
      26 CREDITS
      AND
      COMPLETE THE STATE TESTING REQUIREMENTS.
    • End of Course tests are required as a part of the following subjects:
      • ENGLISH I, II, III
      • ALGEBRA I, II
      • GEOMETRY
      • BIOLOGY
      • CHEMISTRY
      • U.S. HISTORY
    • CORE CURRICULUM
      REGARDLESS OF ELECTIVES AND FOCUS
      CHOICE EVERYONE
      MUST
      COMPLETE THE
      FOLLOWING CORE:
    • CORE CURRICULUM
      ENGLISH 4 CREDITS
      MATH 4 CREDITS
      SCIENCE 3 CREDITS
      SOCIAL STUDIES 3 CREDITS
      WELLNESS 1 CREDIT
      AND…
    • CORE CURRICULUM
      (CONT’D)
      FINE ART 1 CREDIT
      FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 CREDITS
      PERSONAL FINANCE .5 CREDIT
      PHYSICAL EDUCATION .5 CREDIT
      ELECTIVE FOCUS 3 CREDITS
      ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES 4 CREDITS
      TOTAL 26 CREDITS
    • To Simplify:
      19 CREDITS of BASIC CORE
      3 CREDITS in a Selected FOCUS AREA
      4 CREDITS of ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES
      26 CREDITS TOTAL
    • The ELECTIVE FOCUS MAY BE IN...
      • a specific Career and Technical
      Education area
      • Science and Math
      • Humanities
      • Fine Arts
      • Physical Education
    • How Many Classes Per Day?
      • Each student will be in four classes each day!
    • How Long Will Class Last?
      Each class will last for 90 minutes.
    • What will we do for 90 Minutes?
      • Teachers will not lecture for 90 minutes
      • Many different activities will take place during each class
      • Longer classes will allow you to complete an entire lesson and practice
      • Longer classes allow you to participate in class through the use of hands on activity
    • When will I finish the class?
      Four Classes last from August to December
      Four Classes last from January to May
      Each class will last 18 weeks
      Each term will last 18 weeks
    • Grade Reporting . . . .
      There will be a final exam in each class at the end of the term.
      Progress reports go home every 4 1/2 weeks
      Report cards will go home every 9 weeks.
    • Grading Scale for All Courses
      A 93 – 100
      B 85 – 92
      C 75 – 84
      D 70 – 74
      F 0 - 69
    • Academic Recognition/GPA for students entering SY 2009-10
      4 Tiers of Recognition
      With highest recognition
      With high recognition
      With notable recognition
      With recognition
    • Minimum Recognition Honors/AP Tier Cum. GPA Courses
      Academic Recognition cont’d
      • Highest recognition 3.90 18
      • High recognition 3.70 16
      • Notable recognition 3.50 14
      • Recognition 3.50 fewer than 14
    • Academic Recognition includes…..
      • All courses attempted by students for all 8 terms of the high school career
      • The GPA based on a 4.0 scale
      • An internal weighting system as follows:
      • 3 points added to the final numerical grade for an honors course
      • 5 points added to the final numerical grade for an Advanced Placement course
      • Class rank by number limited to valedictorian and salutatorian
    • Additional Recognition Opportunities
      State Graduation with Honors and Distinction
      AND
      The Tennessee Scholars Program
      Please see the registration booklet for detailed information on these opportunities.
    • Daily Timetable
      School Begins
      8:15 a.m.
      Classes End
      3:15 p.m.
    • What Are the “Extras?”
      Academic Clubs
      Chorus
      Civic Clubs
      Drama
      Instrumental Music (Band)
      Pep Rallies
      Special Interest Clubs
      Subject Area Clubs
      Talent Show
      Vocational Clubs
    • ATHLETICS!!
      Baseball
      Basketball
      Bowling
      Cheerleading
      Cross Country
      Football
      Golf
      Soccer
      Softball
      Tennis
      Track & Field
      Volleyball
      Wrestling
    • WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOLWeb Site
      Check our school web site for answers to many of the questions you may have and also to view your child’s teachers’ webpage.
      http://whh.sumnerschools.org
      or
      www.whitehousehigh.com
    • This Presentation and the Registration Book you will receive tonight will be posted on our school web site.
    • WE LOOK FORWARD
      TO SEEING YOU IN
      THE FALL AT WHHS
      AS YOU BEGIN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNEY!
    • BDP
      WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL
      Home of the Blue Devils!
      BDP