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

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