You’ll receive letters with appointment dates and times soon if you haven’t already gotten one. Come prepared with a “mocK” schedule and questions.
Prior to your registration meeting, you’ll need to find out more about specific courses. Parents and students should review the APG thoroughly.
The 26 credits specifics will be address on the next slide.
You may have other, older children that had different graduation requirements. Our Second Language Offerings: American Sign Language, Chinese, French, German, Latin, Spanish
If a student has 2 credits in foreign language due to 8th and 9th grade credits, consider taking it one more time. Many universities now recommend that applicants have 3 foreign language credits.
D. Pratt will be speaking at this point.
Give an example like the EMT training: 10th - Principles of Health Science, 11th - Health Science, 12th -EMT Certification CourseRemind families that many programs require an application or teacher approval. Follow guidelines closely.
Pre-requisites are critical. Visit the tables and meet the teachers from our exciting CTE classes to learn more. Read more in detail by accessing the APG online at our district site.
See the APG for more information and touch base with teachers at the English table tonight.
APG/Social Studies table
APG/Fine Arts table
Explain the difference between the two different companies. Briefly address differences between the two tests. Touch on how to decided which test is best.
Your GPA and Transcript started in Grade 9. Most college applications are due before you even have a senior transcript. The first three years of your high school career are critical. If you had a rough start this year, next year will be critical to show growth.
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 />4<br />Alpha House<br />( A – D)<br />Principal - Sean Walker<br />Counselor – Jacquie Caspari<br />Secretary – Gillian Harrop<br />
2 Types Of Graduation Plans<br />1. Recommended Plan (previous slide)<br />2. Distinguished Achievement Plan <br /> Same Requirements as Recommended Plan <br />PLUS<br />-1 more year of same Foreign Language<br />-.5 or 1 credit Medical Science Careers<br />-No IPC <br />-No Math Models<br />-4 or more Advanced Measures<br />14<br />
15<br />Course Selection for Current 9th Graders<br />English II - Academic , Pre AP or Gifted (GT) Level<br />Math:Geometry (Academic, Pre AP or GT Level) or Algebra II at the desired level<br />Science: <br /> Biology, *IPC or Chemistry at the desired level (Rec. Plan only)<br />World History - Academic or AP Level<br />Language other than English – Continued from Grade 9<br />Elective – Consider Health and Professional Communications if credit has not already been earned.<br />Elective - Consider Physical Education , Athletics or a Fine Art class if credit has not already been earned.<br />
Pre AP and AP Courses <br />16<br />AP Coordinator<br />Deanne Pratt<br />
Once my core classes have been selected, what are my elective options?<br />17<br />We’re so glad you asked! <br />Let’s take a look.<br />
If you are considering a program that has a three year progression, the time to start is Grade 10.You can pick up Career & Technology Education flow charts at the appropriate tables tonight!<br />18<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 />Career and Technology Courses (CTE)<br />A <br />great way to explore your options for the future!<br />19<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 />Career and Technology Courses (CTE)<br />An excellent opportunity to learn valuable job skills while in high school.<br />20<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 />Language Arts<br />Do the write thing!<br />21<br />
Social Studies Electives<br />Psychology<br />AP Psychology<br />Sociology<br />AP European History<br />AP Human Geography<br />Social Studies<br />Exploring your past, present and future.<br />Understanding yourself and others.<br />22<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 />Fine Arts<br />Painting is just another way of keeping a diary. <br />~Pablo Picasso<br />23<br />
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 />25<br />
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 />26<br />
McKinney Education Foundation Representative<br />TammiSaffel<br />firstname.lastname@example.org<br />Remember we have college planning help right here on campus.<br />27<br />