Presentation on theme: "Start by running the ALL Programs of Choice video."— Presentation transcript:
1 Start by running the ALL Programs of Choice video.
2 Why join an Academy or Program of Choice? Smaller learning communities within a high school.Unique opportunities for students through business partners, evolving curriculum, and hands-on learning.Positive impact. National studies show that Academies have a on student performance, including improved attendance, higher grades, improved graduation rates and higher college-bound rates.Motivational and real-world activities including projects, professional mentoring, internships, and field trips.Start by running the ALL Programs of Choice video.
3 Typical 9th Grade Schedule StandardAdvancedEnglish 1English 1 HonorsAlgebra 1Algebra 1 Honors or Geometry HonorsPhysical SciencePhysical Science Honors or Biology HonorsWorld GeographyAP Human GeographyHOPEElectiveForeign LanguageAcademy Class or Program of Choice classCustomize to match your high school
4 Creekside High SchoolAcademy of Engineering and Environmental SciencesAcademy of Emerging TechnologyCareer Specialist, Angie Hensleyor
5 Pedro Menendez High School Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical & Health CareersAcademy of Architectural & Building SciencesVyStar Academy of Business & FinanceInternational Baccalaureate (IB)Career Specialist, Christine Danneror
6 Ponte Vedra High School Academy of Biotechnology & Medical ResearchAcademy of International Business & MarketingAcademy of Information Technology Career Specialist, Mari Ellen Asplenor
7 St. Augustine High School St. Johns County Aerospace AcademySt. Johns County Academy of Future TeachersSt. Johns County Center for the ArtsCambridge AICE ProgramArmy JROTCCareer Specialist, Katie Maltbyor
8 St Johns Technical High School Academy of Coastal & Water ResourcesAcademy of Culinary ArtsCareer Specialist, Linda Kreppor
9 Bartram Trail High School Design Academy (Fashion, Interior, Architecture)VyStar Academy of Business & FinanceInformation Technology AcademyAir Force Junior ROTCCareer Specialist, Michelle Kischor
10 Allen D. Nease High School Communications AcademyStellar Academy of EngineeringAcademy of Hospitality and TourismInternational Baccalaureate (IB)Naval JROTCCareer Specialist, Jaime Combsor
11 Communications Academy Currently over 550 studentsTV Production, Sports Media, & Digital Design (or Digital Design with a Journalism/Yearbook elective)Produce Wired: our daily, award- winning newscastLearn ESPN-style editing techniques to cut sports highlightsCompete nationally at the Student Television Network ConventionLearn web design, graphic arts principles, and Adobe software
12 Communications Academy Guest Speakers and Field Trips through the year (Universal, PGA Tour Entertainment, Leonard’s, WJXT Studios)Creative, hands-on learning – create graphic design and video projects in classEarn industry certifications in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro
13 Stellar Academy of Engineering Currently includes almost 300 studentsWhat makes us unique? You’ll study multiple fields of Engineering in one program: Architectural, Mechanical, Civil, and moreWe partner with Stellar, a global design and engineering firm to provide unique opportunities and curriculum
14 Stellar Academy of Engineering Earn a professional certification in AutoCAD before you graduateField Trips throughout the year (NAS-Jax, Sally Corporation, UNF College) and guest speakers who work in engineeringHands-on, project based learning
15 St. Johns County Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Hospitality and tourism is one of the world’s fastest-growing career pathsA career in hospitality can include management jobs in a bustling hotel in a big city, a tourist attraction or museum, a city’s visitor bureau, a timeshare resort on a sunny beach, a quaint bed and breakfast, a cruise ship, a spa, a restaurant, even an elegant private club
16 St. Johns County Academy of Hospitality and Tourism The Academy focuses on computer, business, and customer service skills, required for a successful career in Hospitality and Tourism.Learn skills in class, see them in action on field trips, utilize them in on-the-job internships
18 Nease Pre-IB ProgramPre-IB is a course of study that prepares students for the “real” IB Program which is junior and senior years of high school.Pre-IB courses are a level above honors and require lots of hard work.Pre-IB is for motivated and hard working students who like school and like to learn.
19 Characteristics of an IB Student MotivatedWell-roundedDedicatedOrganizedDesire to LearnFocusedSense of ResponsibilityOpen-mindedSense of HumorHard WorkerDesire to SucceedStrong in all subjectsManage Time WiselyMulti-TaskerPassionate
20 Typical Schedule for 9th Grade Pre-IB Students English 1- Pre-IBAP European HistoryBiology 1 – Pre-IBGeometry Honors or Algebra 2 HonorsForeign Language – either French or Spanish2 electives
21 Field Trips & Activities Sea World, Disney, New York City, Pizza Lunches and more!
22 Captain LaRochelle Master Chief Spears Gunnery Sergeant Hanson NJROTC #1 Unit in the Nation #1 Unit in northern Florida & GeorgiaCaptain LaRochelleMaster Chief SpearsGunnery Sergeant Hanson
23 Navy JROTC No military requirement Earn promotions & medals Fun Field TripsOrienteering TeamAir Rifle TeamDrill TeamColor Guard TeamAthletic TeamAcademic Team*Zoned Nease students wanting to attend JROTC cannot attend Bartram or St. Augustine for JROTC
25 High School Showcase World Golf Village Conference Center Parents and Students are invited to visit the High School Showcase on Jan 19th, from 3:30 – 7:00 PM
26 High School Academy Open House Jan. 24 – Pedro MenendezJan. 26 – Allen D. NeaseJan. 30– St. Augustine (6:00 p.m.)ALL St. Johns County Center for the Arts requests must apply by February 10, (Auditions at SAHS will occur on February 17, Check out for details.)Jan. 30 – St. Johns Technical (5:30 p.m.)Jan. 31– Bartram TrailFeb Ponte VedraFeb. 7 – Creekside
27 Academy Registration Opens January 19th Go to: academies.stjohns.k12.fl.usYou can apply to up to three Programs, ranked as 1st choice, 2nd choice, and 3rd choiceAcademy Application Deadline is Feb. 10 at 11:59 p.m.All communication will be via the address listed in your HAC account
28 Academy Application Process: Apply through Home Access Center MUST use YOUR HAC username & password, not your parent’s. Full directions for applying via HAC are available on neaseacademies.com Teacher Recommendation Forms (AICE and IB Diploma Programs)
29 High School Showcase World Golf Village Conference Center Parents and Students are invited to visit the High School Showcase on Jan 19th, from 3:30 – 7:00 PM