BDP<br />WELCOME TO WHHS<br />Home of the Blue Devils!<br />BDP<br />
Meet Your New Principal<br />MR. JEFF CORDELL<br />
Assistant Principal<br />Mr. Jeff Bennett - Student Affairs<br />
Assistant PrincipalFreshman Annex<br />Mrs. Debbie Richardson - Curriculum & Instruction<br />
COUNSELOR<br />MRS. PATRICIA NICHOLSON<br />11th & 12th Grade<br />
COUNSELOR<br />MRS. VERNA CLIFFORD<br />9th and 10th Grade<br />
WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU?<br /><ul><li>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!</li></li></ul><li>WHAT’S NEW?<br /><ul><li>Choice of Classes
 School Day Timetable
 Grading
Number of Classes Per Day</li></ul>  Freshman <br />     Annex<br /><ul><li> Length of Class Per Day</li></li></ul><li>WHH...
As A FreshmanWhat Subjects Will I Take?<br />FRESHMAN COMPOSITION<br />ENGLISH<br /> SCIENCE<br />ALG I-A/ALG I-B or ALG I...
ELECTIVES<br />FRENCH I HONORS<br />FRENCH II HONORS<br />Spanish will be an option beginning<br />the Sophomore year.	<br />
ELECTIVES<br />MUSIC THEORY & HARMONY<br />CHORUS<br />SELECT CHORUS<br />WOMEN’S CHORALE<br />INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC (BAND)<b...
ELECTIVES<br /><ul><li>    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</li></li></ul><li>Our Plan . . . . . . .<br /><ul><li>Provide you a good education &...
TO GRADUATE YOU MUST. . . .  <br />Complete the Ready Core Curriculum which includes your choice of a <br />3 credit Elect...
EARN A TOTAL OF<br />26 CREDITS<br />AND<br />COMPLETE THE STATE  TESTING REQUIREMENTS.<br />
End of Course tests are required as a part of the following subjects:<br /><ul><li> ENGLISH I, II, III
ALGEBRA I, II
 GEOMETRY
BIOLOGY
CHEMISTRY
U.S. HISTORY</li></li></ul><li>CORE CURRICULUM<br />REGARDLESS OF ELECTIVES AND FOCUS<br /> CHOICE EVERYONE<br />MUST<br /...
CORE CURRICULUM<br />ENGLISH                        4 CREDITS<br />MATH                              4 CREDITS<br />SCIENC...
CORE CURRICULUM<br />(CONT’D)<br />FINE ART                                 1 CREDIT<br />FOREIGN LANGUAGE        2 CREDIT...
To Simplify:<br />19 CREDITS of BASIC CORE<br /> 3 CREDITS in a Selected FOCUS AREA<br /> 4 CREDITS of ADDITIONAL ELECTIVE...
The ELECTIVE FOCUS	MAY BE IN...<br /><ul><li>a specific Career and Technical</li></ul>   Education area<br /><ul><li> Scie...
 Humanities
 Fine Arts
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9 Th Grade Orientation2010 11 Sy[1]

  1. 1. BDP<br />WELCOME TO WHHS<br />Home of the Blue Devils!<br />BDP<br />
  2. 2. Meet Your New Principal<br />MR. JEFF CORDELL<br />
  3. 3. Assistant Principal<br />Mr. Jeff Bennett - Student Affairs<br />
  4. 4. Assistant PrincipalFreshman Annex<br />Mrs. Debbie Richardson - Curriculum & Instruction<br />
  5. 5. COUNSELOR<br />MRS. PATRICIA NICHOLSON<br />11th & 12th Grade<br />
  6. 6. COUNSELOR<br />MRS. VERNA CLIFFORD<br />9th and 10th Grade<br />
  7. 7. WHAT IS EXPECTED OF YOU?<br /><ul><li>Be at school every day!
  8. 8. Ask for any make-up work or help.
  9. 9. Arrive at school and to class on time!
  10. 10. Follow the rules.
  11. 11. Be prepared for each class every day.
  12. 12. Be honest.
  13. 13. Treat others as you want to be treated!</li></li></ul><li>WHAT’S NEW?<br /><ul><li>Choice of Classes
  14. 14. School Day Timetable
  15. 15. Grading
  16. 16. Number of Classes Per Day</li></ul> Freshman <br /> Annex<br /><ul><li> Length of Class Per Day</li></li></ul><li>WHHS - New Choices<br />Each student will have 8 subjects per year. <br />You will have many choices about what you take!<br />
  17. 17. As A FreshmanWhat Subjects Will I Take?<br />FRESHMAN COMPOSITION<br />ENGLISH<br /> SCIENCE<br />ALG I-A/ALG I-B or ALG I-B Hon<br />WELLNESS<br />ELECTIVE<br />ELECTIVE<br />
  18. 18. ELECTIVES<br />FRENCH I HONORS<br />FRENCH II HONORS<br />Spanish will be an option beginning<br />the Sophomore year. <br />
  19. 19. ELECTIVES<br />MUSIC THEORY & HARMONY<br />CHORUS<br />SELECT CHORUS<br />WOMEN’S CHORALE<br />INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC (BAND)<br />COLORGUARD<br />VISUAL ART I<br />THEATRE ARTS I <br />
  20. 20. ELECTIVES<br /><ul><li> AGRISCIENCE
  21. 21. PRINCIPLES OF AGRICULTURE
  22. 22. INTRO TO AUTO TECHNOLOGY
  23. 23. PRINCIPLES OF BUSINESS
  24. 24. COMPUTER KEYBOARDING
  25. 25. COMPUTER APPLICATIONS
  26. 26. CAREER MANAGEMENT SUCCESS
  27. 27. WORLD GEOGRAPHY (Standard or Honors)
  28. 28. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY FOUNDATIONS</li></li></ul><li>Our Plan . . . . . . .<br /><ul><li>Provide you a good education & a good experience!</li></li></ul><li>YOUR GOAL<br />GRADUATION<br />CLASS OF 2014<br />BDP<br />
  29. 29. TO GRADUATE YOU MUST. . . . <br />Complete the Ready Core Curriculum which includes your choice of a <br />3 credit Elective Focus<br />AND…..<br />
  30. 30. EARN A TOTAL OF<br />26 CREDITS<br />AND<br />COMPLETE THE STATE TESTING REQUIREMENTS.<br />
  31. 31. End of Course tests are required as a part of the following subjects:<br /><ul><li> ENGLISH I, II, III
  32. 32. ALGEBRA I, II
  33. 33. GEOMETRY
  34. 34. BIOLOGY
  35. 35. CHEMISTRY
  36. 36. U.S. HISTORY</li></li></ul><li>CORE CURRICULUM<br />REGARDLESS OF ELECTIVES AND FOCUS<br /> CHOICE EVERYONE<br />MUST<br />COMPLETE THE<br /> FOLLOWING CORE:<br />
  37. 37. CORE CURRICULUM<br />ENGLISH 4 CREDITS<br />MATH 4 CREDITS<br />SCIENCE 3 CREDITS<br />SOCIAL STUDIES 3 CREDITS<br />WELLNESS 1 CREDIT<br />AND…<br />
  38. 38. CORE CURRICULUM<br />(CONT’D)<br />FINE ART 1 CREDIT<br />FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 CREDITS<br />PERSONAL FINANCE .5 CREDIT<br />PHYSICAL EDUCATION .5 CREDIT<br />ELECTIVE FOCUS 3 CREDITS<br />ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES 4 CREDITS<br />TOTAL 26 CREDITS<br />
  39. 39. To Simplify:<br />19 CREDITS of BASIC CORE<br /> 3 CREDITS in a Selected FOCUS AREA<br /> 4 CREDITS of ADDITIONAL ELECTIVES<br />26 CREDITS TOTAL<br />
  40. 40. The ELECTIVE FOCUS MAY BE IN...<br /><ul><li>a specific Career and Technical</li></ul> Education area<br /><ul><li> Science and Math
  41. 41. Humanities
  42. 42. Fine Arts
  43. 43. Physical Education</li></li></ul><li>
  44. 44. How Many Classes Per Day?<br /><ul><li>Each student will be in four classes each day! </li></li></ul><li>How Long Will Class Last?<br />Each class will last for 90 minutes.<br />
  45. 45. What will we do for 90 Minutes?<br /><ul><li>Teachers will not lecture for 90 minutes
  46. 46. Many different activities will take place during each class
  47. 47. Longer classes will allow you to complete an entire lesson and practice
  48. 48. Longer classes allow you to participate in class through the use of hands on activity</li></li></ul><li>When will I finish the class?<br />Four Classes last from August to December<br />Four Classes last from January to May<br />Each class will last 18 weeks<br />Each term will last 18 weeks<br />
  49. 49. Grade Reporting . . . . <br />There will be a final exam in each class at the end of the term.<br />Progress reports go home every 4 1/2 weeks<br />Report cards will go home every 9 weeks.<br />
  50. 50. Grading Scale for All Courses<br />A 93 – 100<br />B 85 – 92<br />C 75 – 84<br />D 70 – 74<br />F 0 - 69<br />
  51. 51. Academic Recognition/GPA for students entering SY 2009-10<br />4 Tiers of Recognition<br />With highest recognition<br />With high recognition<br />With notable recognition<br />With recognition<br />
  52. 52. Minimum Recognition Honors/AP Tier Cum. GPA Courses <br />Academic Recognition cont’d<br /><ul><li>Highest recognition 3.90 18
  53. 53. High recognition 3.70 16
  54. 54. Notable recognition 3.50 14
  55. 55. Recognition 3.50 fewer than 14</li></li></ul><li>Academic Recognition includes…..<br /><ul><li>All courses attempted by students for all 8 terms of the high school career
  56. 56. The GPA based on a 4.0 scale
  57. 57. An internal weighting system as follows:
  58. 58. 3 points added to the final numerical grade for an honors course
  59. 59. 5 points added to the final numerical grade for an Advanced Placement course
  60. 60. Class rank by number limited to valedictorian and salutatorian</li></li></ul><li>Additional Recognition Opportunities<br />State Graduation with Honors and Distinction<br />AND<br />The Tennessee Scholars Program<br />Please see the registration booklet for detailed information on these opportunities.<br />
  61. 61.
  62. 62. Daily Timetable<br />School Begins<br />8:15 a.m.<br />Classes End<br />3:15 p.m.<br />
  63. 63. What Are the “Extras?”<br />Academic Clubs<br />Chorus<br />Civic Clubs<br />Drama<br />Instrumental Music (Band)<br />Pep Rallies<br />Special Interest Clubs<br />Subject Area Clubs<br />Talent Show<br />Vocational Clubs<br />
  64. 64. ATHLETICS!!<br />Baseball<br />Basketball<br />Bowling<br />Cheerleading<br />Cross Country<br />Football<br />Golf<br />Soccer<br />Softball<br />Tennis<br />Track & Field<br />Volleyball<br />Wrestling<br />
  65. 65. WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOLWeb Site<br />Check our school web site for answers to many of the questions you may have and also to view your child’s teachers’ webpage.<br />http://whh.sumnerschools.org<br />or<br />www.whitehousehigh.com<br />
  66. 66. This Presentation and the Registration Book you will receive tonight will be posted on our school web site.<br />
  67. 67. WE LOOK FORWARD<br />TO SEEING YOU IN <br />THE FALL AT WHHS <br />AS YOU BEGIN YOUR HIGH SCHOOL JOURNEY!<br />
  68. 68. BDP<br />WHITE HOUSE HIGH SCHOOL<br />Home of the Blue Devils!<br />BDP<br />

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