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10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
10th grade registration presentation 2011 12
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  • School Facts:
  • Briefly explain “House” concept.
  • To find out more about specific courses, parents and students should review the APG thoroughly.
  • To find out more about specific courses, parents and students should review the APG thoroughly.
  • The 26 credits specifics will be address on the next slide.
  • Our Second Language Offerings: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish
  • D. Pratt will be speaking at this point.
  • Your GPA and Transcript starts in Grade 9. Most college applications are due before you even have a senior transcript. The first three years of your high school career are critical.
  • Jill
  • Transcript

    • 1. 2011 McKinney North High SchoolShowcase Night
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    • 2. McKinney North Staff
      Principal
      Jimmy Spann
      2
    • 3. McKinney North Staff
      Associate Principal
      Jae Gaskill
      3
    • 4. McKinney North Staff
      Beta House
      (E – K)
      Principal – Tawn King
      Counselor – Michael Denton
      Secretary – Sylvia White
      4
    • 5. McKinney North Staff
      Gamma House
      (L – Re)
      Principal – Michael Smiley
      Counselor – Nancy Thibodeaux
      Secretary – Chris Cunningham
      5
    • 6. McKinney North Staff
      Alpha House
      ( A – D)
      Principal - Sean Walker
      Counselor – Jacquie Caspari
      Secretary – Gillian Harrop
      6
    • 7. McKinney North Staff
      Delta House
      (Rf – Z)
      Principal – Marcus Bourland
      Counselor – Velvet Hammond
      Secretary – Jane Moorman
      7
    • 8. Students and Technology
      MNHS is piloting a new program later this semester that will allow students to utilize their own technology.
      Students will follow the MISD Acceptable Use Agreement.
      Students will be able to access our wireless network.
      This will enable students to bring the outside world into the classroom.
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    • 9. February 4th –receive registration card and video presentation in World History Class
      Feb. 7-10th and Feb 14th parent/student/counselor meetings to review course selections
      Feb. 22nd complete online registration
      March 7th students receive copy of course requests
      March 11th changes to course requests due to counselor
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      10th Grade Registration Timeline
    • 10. Academic Planning Guide
      10
    • 11. Academic Planning Guide
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    • 12. Graduation Requirements
      26 Credits
      Passing Score of 2100 or higher on all portions of the Grade 11 Texas Assessment of Knowledge and Skills (TAKS)
      12
    • 13. Graduation Specifics
      • 4 credits – English
      • 14. 4 credits – Math
      • 15. 4 credits - Science
      • 16. 4 credits - Social
      Studies
      • 2 credits – Same Second Language
      • 17. 1 credit - Fine Arts
      • 18. .5 credit - Professional Communications
      • 19. .5 credit – Health
      • 20. 1 credit - Physical Education course or Athletics
      • 21. 5 credits - Other Electives
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    • 22. 14
      Course Selection for 10th Graders
      English III - Academic , AP or Humanities(GT) Level
      Math:Math Models, Algebra 2/Academic, Pre AP or
      Pre-calculus/Academic or PreAP
      Science:
      Physics/Academic, Pre AP or GT Level or
      Chemistry
      US History- Academic or AP Level or Dual Credit
      Elective-3rd year Foreign Language Recommended
      Elective –
      Elective -
    • 23. Collin CollegeRepresentative
      Shannon Mott
      samott@collin.edu
      972/548-6736
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    • 24. Dual Credit: Collin College
      Applicants must also meet MISD eligibilty criteria:
      Be on track to graduate within four years of beginning high school.
      Maintain overall GPA of 3.0
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    • 25. Dual Credit: Collin College
      TSI Requirements for admissions:
      ACT, SAT, or TSI on Collin’s campus.
      Collin does not accept 10th grade TAKS or PSAT for TSI exemptions.
      Students must be reading and writing at the college level.
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    • 26. Dual Credit Courses
      U.S. History (HIST 1301 and HIST 1302)
      English Composition/Rhetoric (ENGL 1301 & ENGL 1302)
      Principles of Macroeconomic (ECON 2301)
      American Government (GOVT 2302)
      College Algebra (MATH 1314)
      Calculus for Business and Economics (MATH 1325)
      Earth & Space Science (GEOL 1401 and PHYS 1403)
      Advertising and Sales Promotion (MKTG 2349)
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    • 27. Completion of the Dual Credit contract.
      Completing admission and registration for the class at Collin College.
      Paying for the class by the posted payment deadline. Students must furnish MNHS with a copy of the receipt.
      Purchasing textbooks from the college bookstore or online at bookstore.collin.edu .
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      Dual Credit at Collin College
    • 28. What Collin College Needs
      Texas Success Initiative(TSI) Requirements
      Official high school transcript
      Application for Admissions
      Concurrent Permission Form from MNHS Counselor
      Registration form
      20
    • 29. Pre AP and AP Courses
      AP Coordinator
      Deanne Pratt
      21
    • 30. McKinney Education Foundation Representative
      TammiSaffel
      tsaffell@mckinneyisd.netwww.mmeeff.com
      22
    • 31. PLANNING FOR COLLEGE
      College Searches:
      www.collegeboard.com
      www.collegedata.com
      Scholarship Searches:
      www.fastweb.com
      www.scholarships.com
      23
    • 32. New Classes
      Environmental Systems
      AP Microeconomics
      PreAP Art II: Integrated Media
      Computer Science III (Java)
      Computer Science IV (Independent Study)
      Small Engine Technology II
      Introduction to Aviation Industry
      Calculus for Business and Economics (dual credit)
      24
    • 33. What are my other elective options?
      25
      We’re so glad you asked!
      Let’s take a look.
    • 34. Career and Technology Courses (CTE)
      A
      great way to explore your options for the future!
      CTE Areas of Study
      Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources
      Arts, A/V Technology and Communication
      Business Management and Administration
      Education and Training
      Finance
      Health Science
      Hospitality and Tourism
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    • 35. Career and Technology Courses (CTE)
      An excellent opportunity to learn valuable job skills while in high school.
      CTE Areas of Study
      Human Services
      Information Technology
      Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security
      Marketing
      Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
      Technology Applications
      Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
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    • 36. Language Arts
      Do the write thing!
      Language Arts Electives
      Academic Decathlon
      Creative Writing
      Debate
      Broadcast Journalism
      Desktop Publishing
      Journalism – Newspaper and Yearbook Production
      Photojournalism
      Video Technologies
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    • 37. Social Studies
      Exploring your past, present and future.
      Understanding yourself and others.
      Social Studies Electives
      Psychology
      AP Psychology
      Sociology
      AP European History
      AP Human Geography
      29
    • 38. Fine Arts
      Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. 
      ~Pablo Picasso
      Fine Art Electives
      Introductory Art, 2-D Art, 3-D Art, AP Studio Art
      Band, Jazz, Orchestra, Percussion, Color Guard, Winter Guard
      Chorus, Chamber Singers, Chorale, Concert Choir, Vocal Jazz Ensemble
      Dance – Drill Team, Studio, Technical and Theatre
      Production Theatre, Technical Theatre
      AP Art History
      AP Music Theory
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    • 39. Plan Big
      Most large four-year universities will be looking at 4 core areas when making acceptance decisions:
      Class Rank
      Grade Point Average (GPA)
      Standardized Test Scores on the SAT or ACT
      Rigor of high school course work
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    • 40. Think Small
      Smaller colleges and universities have the ability to look mores holistically at students when considering applicants.
      Get your child involved in clubs, sports or other extracurricular activities. Eventually, have them volunteer or get a part time job. College Admissions Committees like to see well rounded students.
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