Welcome
Brandeis High School Staff <ul><li>Principal Dr. Geri Berger </li></ul><ul><li>Vice-Principal Dr. Jerry Woods </li></ul><u...
Special Programs Staff <ul><li>Athletic Coordinator John Campbell </li></ul><ul><li>Asst. Athletic Coordinator Maddie Will...
Keep In Mind… <ul><li>Carefully plan your schedule and develop a  6 year plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge yourself with P...
NISD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>ENGLISH </li></ul><ul><li>MATH </li></ul><ul><li>SCIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL STU...
N.I.S.D Graduation Plans Distinguished Plan  26 Credits Recommended Plan  26 Credits
Credit <ul><li>1 credit is earned for successful completion of a full year course. </li></ul><ul><li>Most required courses...
Elective <ul><li>This is any course which is not specifically required for graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Examples:  JOURNAL...
Electives: Theatre Art Business Family and Consumer Science Fire Science and Law Enforcement  Program Music
Class Status <ul><li>Freshman  9 th  Grade  0-4.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomore  10 th  Grade  5-11.5 credits </li><...
Required Courses <ul><li>English  4 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Math  4 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Science   4 credits </li><...
International Languages Any 2 levels of the same International Language  are Required for the  Recommended Graduation Plan
CATE COURSES <ul><li>INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN SERVICES </li></ul><ul><li>AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNOLOGY </l...
Family and Consumer Sciences Restaurant Management or Principles of Hospitality & Tourism Culinary Arts Principles of Educ...
Fine Arts Credit Performance Music –  One Credit Prep Band Orchestra Choir 1 Credit Theatre Arts 1 Technical Theatre Dance...
<ul><li>Physical Education (P.E) </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 Credits </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Credit for class of 2014) </li></ul>
P.E. Substitutes BAND ROTC Pep Squad Athletics
Health .5 Credit
Communication Applications  (Speech) .5  Credit
HIGH SCHOOL  MATH PROGRESSIONS 9 th  Grade   10 th  Grade   11 th  Grade   12 th  Grade Algebra I    Geometry     Math M...
P-AP Courses <ul><li>P-AP courses include a wider range and depth of subject matter than regular courses, requiring higher...
Summer Reading <ul><li>Please check out our Website </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-AP English and Pre-AP World Geography have Summe...
Example of Schedule PERIOD Semester 1 Semester 2  CREDITS Students are assigned to courses randomly by computer 1 1 0 1 1 ...
Example of Schedule PERIOD Semester 1 Semester 2  CREDITS Students are assigned to courses randomly by computer 1 1 0 1 1 ...
Example of Schedule PERIOD Semester 1 Semester 2  CREDITS Students are assigned to courses randomly by computer 1 1 1 0 1 ...
Clubs and Organizations Art club Bowling Choral music Culinary Club Drama Club Friends Having Fun Forensic league/speech G...
Questions Call the counseling office at 397-8232
http://brandeishs.nisd.net Check us out on the web!
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This presentation was presented by Brandeis' Head Counselor on February 11th for the parents of incoming freshmen for the 2010-2011 school year.

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Bronco Roundup Presentation

  1. 2. Welcome
  2. 3. Brandeis High School Staff <ul><li>Principal Dr. Geri Berger </li></ul><ul><li>Vice-Principal Dr. Jerry Woods </li></ul><ul><li>Academic Dean Jason Schmidt </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Principal Eric Craig </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Principal Cynthia Evans </li></ul><ul><li>Assistant Principal Mike McKenna </li></ul><ul><li>Assitant Principal Krista Garcia </li></ul><ul><li>Head Counselor Bill Hill </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor Dr. Leah Alviar </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor Belinda Cisneros </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor Darrell Clarke </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor Valerie Martinez </li></ul><ul><li>Counselor Karen Sebastian </li></ul>
  3. 4. Special Programs Staff <ul><li>Athletic Coordinator John Campbell </li></ul><ul><li>Asst. Athletic Coordinator Maddie Williams </li></ul><ul><li>Pep Squad Directors Kendall Ellis </li></ul><ul><li>Band Director Richard Herrera </li></ul><ul><li>Choir Director Rebecca Dawson </li></ul><ul><li>JROTC Major Luis Antequera </li></ul><ul><li>Special Education Coordinator Veronica Madden </li></ul>
  4. 5. Keep In Mind… <ul><li>Carefully plan your schedule and develop a 6 year plan. </li></ul><ul><li>Challenge yourself with Pre-AP classes and extracurricular activities. </li></ul><ul><li>Good study habits are a must. </li></ul><ul><li>Find a connection! </li></ul>
  5. 6. NISD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS <ul><li>ENGLISH </li></ul><ul><li>MATH </li></ul><ul><li>SCIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL STUDIES </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICAL EDUCATION </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH </li></ul><ul><li>COMMUNICATION APPLICATIONS </li></ul><ul><li>FINE ARTS </li></ul><ul><li>2 CREDITS OF INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE </li></ul><ul><li>ELECTIVES </li></ul><ul><li>TECHNOLOGY CREDIT </li></ul><ul><li>FOR CLASS OF 2011, 2012,AND 2013 </li></ul>
  6. 7. N.I.S.D Graduation Plans Distinguished Plan 26 Credits Recommended Plan 26 Credits
  7. 8. Credit <ul><li>1 credit is earned for successful completion of a full year course. </li></ul><ul><li>Most required courses are full year. </li></ul><ul><li>Credit is awarded at the end of each semester. </li></ul><ul><li>Semester courses award .5 credit after successful completion. </li></ul><ul><li>Attendance is critical </li></ul>
  8. 9. Elective <ul><li>This is any course which is not specifically required for graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: JOURNALISM </li></ul><ul><li>CALCULUS </li></ul><ul><li>AQUATIC SCIENCE </li></ul><ul><li>PSYCHOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY </li></ul>
  9. 10. Electives: Theatre Art Business Family and Consumer Science Fire Science and Law Enforcement Program Music
  10. 11. Class Status <ul><li>Freshman 9 th Grade 0-4.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Sophomore 10 th Grade 5-11.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Junior 11 th Grade 12-18.5 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Senior 12 th Grade 19 credits </li></ul><ul><li>including English 1,2,3 and enrolled in all courses needed to graduate </li></ul><ul><li>*Subject to change </li></ul>
  11. 12. Required Courses <ul><li>English 4 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Math 4 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Science 4 credits </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 credits </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  12. 13. International Languages Any 2 levels of the same International Language are Required for the Recommended Graduation Plan
  13. 14. CATE COURSES <ul><li>INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>HUMAN SERVICES </li></ul><ul><li>AUDIO/VISUAL TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY </li></ul><ul><li>FIRE SCIENCE AND LAW ENFORCEMENT </li></ul><ul><li>ARCHITECTURE </li></ul><ul><li>CULINARY ARTS </li></ul><ul><li>ENGINEERING </li></ul><ul><li>CONSTRUCTION </li></ul><ul><li>EDUCATION AND TRAINING </li></ul><ul><li>FASHION DESIGN </li></ul>
  14. 15. Family and Consumer Sciences Restaurant Management or Principles of Hospitality & Tourism Culinary Arts Principles of Education and Training Teaching K – 8 th Principles of Human Services Teaching pre-K – 3 rd or Fashion Design
  15. 16. Fine Arts Credit Performance Music – One Credit Prep Band Orchestra Choir 1 Credit Theatre Arts 1 Technical Theatre Dance1 Art 1
  16. 17. <ul><li>Physical Education (P.E) </li></ul><ul><li>1.5 Credits </li></ul><ul><li>(1 Credit for class of 2014) </li></ul>
  17. 18. P.E. Substitutes BAND ROTC Pep Squad Athletics
  18. 19. Health .5 Credit
  19. 20. Communication Applications (Speech) .5 Credit
  20. 21. HIGH SCHOOL MATH PROGRESSIONS 9 th Grade 10 th Grade 11 th Grade 12 th Grade Algebra I  Geometry  Math Models  Algebra II Algebra I  Geometry  Algebra II  Pre-Calculus Algebra I Pre-AP  Geometry Pre-AP  Algebra II Pre-AP  Pre-Calculus Geometry Pre-AP  Algebra II Pre-AP  Pre-Calculus Pre-AP  Calculus AB Algebra II Pre-AP  Pre-Calculus Pre-AP  Calculus AB  Calculus BC
  21. 22. P-AP Courses <ul><li>P-AP courses include a wider range and depth of subject matter than regular courses, requiring higher motivation as well as an ability to think critically and perform well both independently and in groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Students must meet selection criteria based on grades, teacher recommendation and any other department requirements. </li></ul>
  22. 23. Summer Reading <ul><li>Please check out our Website </li></ul><ul><li>Pre-AP English and Pre-AP World Geography have Summer Reading and Summer Projects </li></ul><ul><li>If you are recommended for Pre-AP World Geography you must also participate in the NISD History Fair </li></ul>
  23. 24. Example of Schedule PERIOD Semester 1 Semester 2 CREDITS Students are assigned to courses randomly by computer 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Algebra 1 Algebra 1 German 1 German 1 LUNCH LUNCH World Geography World Geography Principles of Human Services Principles of Human Services Dance Pep Squad Biology Biology English 1 English 1
  24. 25. Example of Schedule PERIOD Semester 1 Semester 2 CREDITS Students are assigned to courses randomly by computer 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Geometry Pre-AP Geometry Pre-AP Spanish 1 Spanish 1 LUNCH LUNCH World History World History Theater Arts 1 Theater Arts 1 ROTC ROTC Chemistry Chemistry English 2 English 2
  25. 26. Example of Schedule PERIOD Semester 1 Semester 2 CREDITS Students are assigned to courses randomly by computer 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 Algebra 2 Pre-AP Algebra 2 Pre-AP Athletics - Football Athletics - Football Digital Media Digital Media LUNCH LUNCH Spanish 3 Spanish 3 U.S. History U.S. History Physics Pre-AP Physics Pre-AP English 3 AP Dual English 3 AP Dual
  26. 27. Clubs and Organizations Art club Bowling Choral music Culinary Club Drama Club Friends Having Fun Forensic league/speech Geography club French Club German Club GT/ ISM Journalism Latin club Mu Alpha Theta Orchestra NHS Service learning Spanish club Student council Spirit organization
  27. 28. Questions Call the counseling office at 397-8232
  28. 29. http://brandeishs.nisd.net Check us out on the web!

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