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  • 1. American High Schoolsby Holly Walker
  • 2. StudentsHigh school includes students which are in 9thto 12thgrade (ages 14 to 18).9thgraders are called Freshmen10thgraders are called Sophomores11thgraders are called Juniors12thgraders are called Seniors
  • 3. Schedule and SubjectsSchool starts at 7:30am and goes until 2:30 pm. Atthe start of the day, students say the pledge ofallegiance. Students have 30 minutes to eat lunch,which they eat together at school.All students have to take English, Science, Math, andHistory. Gym is also required. Students chooseelectives such as music, art, band, technology, orforeign language (usually Spanish or French).
  • 4. GradesGrades can be numbers or letters. Schools either usethe letters A to F (A is the best and F is failing) ornumbers 0 to 100 (below 65 is failing).
  • 5. VacationsSchool starts at the beginningof September and finishes inthe middle of June. Studentshave nearly 3 months ofsummer vacation.They also have 2 days off forThanksgiving, almost 2 weeksoff for Christmas, 1 day off inJanuary for Martin LutherKing Jr.s birthday, one weekoff for Easter, and 1 day off inMay for memorial day.
  • 6. SportsFootballBasketballVolleyballSwimmingTrack and FieldSoccerCheerleading http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXRWQa9tQLwMascots
  • 7. DancesSchool dances are very common. A Homecomingdance is held at the beginning of the school year tocelebrate the schools football team. Prom is the major dance at the end of the schoolyear for seniors, and students vote for a Prom Kingand Prom Queen.
  • 8. BusesAmericans usually do not walk to school because it istoo far away. Most students take the school bus.It is free.You wait in front of your house, and the bus stops infront of your driveway. At the end of the day, the buswill bring you home.
  • 9. LockersStudents move from class toclass. Teachers do not changerooms. Students leave theirbelongings in their lockers.They have 4 to 5 minutesbetween classes to go to theirlockers.
  • 10. GraduationWhen students finish 12thgrade, they graduate fromhigh schoolThere is a graduation ceremony with speeches andmusic, and students receive their diplomas.They wear a cap and gown to the ceremony.