January 15, 2009
Agenda <ul><li>Welcome – Mr. Hayes </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of High School Curriculum- Mrs. DiGregorio </li></ul><ul><li...
Program of Studies <ul><li>Changes p3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies Curriculums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifted E...
HS Timeline for Scheduling <ul><li>January </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Selection Materials Distributed </li></ul></ul><ul...
High School Bell Schedule <ul><li>Run an 8 period day </li></ul><ul><li>8 class periods </li></ul><ul><li>30 minute lunch ...
9 th  Grade Curriculum <ul><li>9 th  Grade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lang/Lit I </li><...
Sample Schedule 2 Elective Credits
Sample Schedule 1 Elective Credit/1 Study Hall
Academic Levels <ul><li>Honors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest Level of Difficulty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside resea...
Graduation Requirements *Beginning with the class of 2012, students must earn a combined total of 7.0 credits in Math and ...
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Weighted GPA <ul><li>AP Courses- 0.1 bonus point (C or better and take AP Exam) </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Courses- 0.05 bon...
GPA
Balancing it all <ul><li>Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Community involvement ...
Middle School Timeline <ul><li>November </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NMTCC- Presentat...
Questions and Answers <ul><li>Feedback sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Department members are available in cafeteria to answer any...
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Program Of Studies Night Presentation

  1. 1. January 15, 2009
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Welcome – Mr. Hayes </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of High School Curriculum- Mrs. DiGregorio </li></ul><ul><li>Graduation Requirements and Transcripts- Mrs. Reavy </li></ul><ul><li>Overview of Process at Middle School- Mr. Ebert/Mr. Malone </li></ul><ul><li>Questions and Answers </li></ul><ul><li>Cafeteria- Questions with Individual Departments </li></ul>
  3. 3. Program of Studies <ul><li>Changes p3 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Studies Curriculums </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gifted English 11 and Gifted Social Studies 12 will both be offered (correction) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Math and Science Credits </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AP Languages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Academic Physics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduation Project </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deadline for changes is June 30, 2009 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. HS Timeline for Scheduling <ul><li>January </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Selection Materials Distributed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program of Studies Night </li></ul></ul><ul><li>February </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual Meetings with Guidance Counselors </li></ul></ul><ul><li>May </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Course Verification Sheets mailed home </li></ul></ul><ul><li>June 30, 2009- Final Date for any changes in selection </li></ul>
  5. 5. High School Bell Schedule <ul><li>Run an 8 period day </li></ul><ul><li>8 class periods </li></ul><ul><li>30 minute lunch </li></ul>
  6. 6. 9 th Grade Curriculum <ul><li>9 th Grade: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Mathematics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lang/Lit I </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Historical Inquiry </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Science </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 th Grade Wellness </li></ul></ul>total of 2 elective credits total of 1 elective credit 1 study hall each semester
  7. 7. Sample Schedule 2 Elective Credits
  8. 8. Sample Schedule 1 Elective Credit/1 Study Hall
  9. 9. Academic Levels <ul><li>Honors: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Highest Level of Difficulty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside research, Nightly Homework, Deep Understandings, Work Independently </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Academic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prepare students for post high school education. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Outside research, homework, projects </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Graduation Requirements *Beginning with the class of 2012, students must earn a combined total of 7.0 credits in Math and Science. **Two years of World Language will be required. Exceptions are considered on an individual basis. English Social Studies Mathematics* Science* Wellness (9 th grade health) Physical Education Health Graduation Project Electives** 4.00 3.50 3.00 3.00 1.00 0.99 0.50 0.80 10.00 Total 26.79
  11. 11. Transcript
  12. 12. Weighted GPA <ul><li>AP Courses- 0.1 bonus point (C or better and take AP Exam) </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Courses- 0.05 bonus point (C or better for 1 credit classes) </li></ul><ul><li>How it works </li></ul>
  13. 13. GPA
  14. 14. Balancing it all <ul><li>Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Community involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Do I need a study hall? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Middle School Timeline <ul><li>November </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NMTCC- Presentation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>December </li></ul><ul><ul><li>NMTCC- Visitation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guidance Lessons </li></ul></ul><ul><li>January </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Program of Studies Materials Distributed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Program of Studies Night </li></ul></ul><ul><li>February </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual Meetings with Students </li></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Questions and Answers <ul><li>Feedback sheet </li></ul><ul><li>Department members are available in cafeteria to answer any questions you may have. </li></ul>

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