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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
Standard Advanced English 1 English 1 Honors Algebra 1 Algebra 1 Honors or Geometry Honors Physical Science Physical Science Honors or Biology Honors World Geography AP Human Geography HOPE Elective Foreign Language Academy Class or Program of Choice class Customize to match your high school

4 Creekside High School Academy of Engineering and Environmental Sciences Academy of Emerging Technology Career Specialist, Angie Hensley or

5 Pedro Menendez High School
Flagler Hospital Academy of Medical & Health Careers Academy of Architectural & Building Sciences VyStar Academy of Business & Finance International Baccalaureate (IB) Career Specialist, Christine Danner or

6 Ponte Vedra High School
Academy of Biotechnology & Medical Research Academy of International Business & Marketing Academy of Information Technology  Career Specialist, Mari Ellen Asplen or

7 St. Augustine High School
St. Johns County Aerospace Academy St. Johns County Academy of Future Teachers St. Johns County Center for the Arts Cambridge AICE Program Army JROTC Career Specialist, Katie Maltby or

8 St Johns Technical High School
 Academy of Coastal & Water Resources Academy of Culinary Arts Career Specialist, Linda Krepp or

9 Bartram Trail High School
Design Academy (Fashion, Interior, Architecture) VyStar Academy of Business & Finance Information Technology Academy Air Force Junior ROTC Career Specialist, Michelle Kisch or

10 Allen D. Nease High School
Communications Academy Stellar Academy of Engineering Academy of Hospitality and Tourism International Baccalaureate (IB) Naval JROTC Career Specialist, Jaime Combs or

11 Communications Academy
Currently over 550 students TV Production, Sports Media, & Digital Design (or Digital Design with a Journalism/Yearbook elective) Produce Wired: our daily, award- winning newscast Learn ESPN-style editing techniques to cut sports highlights Compete nationally at the Student Television Network Convention Learn 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 class Earn industry certifications in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro

13 Stellar Academy of Engineering
Currently includes almost 300 students What makes us unique? You’ll study multiple fields of Engineering in one program: Architectural, Mechanical, Civil, and more We 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 graduate Field Trips throughout the year (NAS-Jax, Sally Corporation, UNF College) and guest speakers who work in engineering Hands-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 paths A 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

17 Mrs. Hollis, IB Coordinator
IB Program Mrs. Hollis, IB Coordinator

18 Nease Pre-IB Program Pre-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
Motivated Well-rounded Dedicated Organized Desire to Learn Focused Sense of Responsibility Open-minded Sense of Humor Hard Worker Desire to Succeed Strong in all subjects Manage Time Wisely Multi-Tasker Passionate

20 Typical Schedule for 9th Grade Pre-IB Students
English 1- Pre-IB AP European History Biology 1 – Pre-IB Geometry Honors or Algebra 2 Honors Foreign Language – either French or Spanish 2 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 & Georgia Captain LaRochelle Master Chief Spears Gunnery Sergeant Hanson

23 Navy JROTC No military requirement Earn promotions & medals
Fun Field Trips Orienteering Team Air Rifle Team Drill Team Color Guard Team Athletic Team Academic Team *Zoned Nease students wanting to attend JROTC cannot attend Bartram or St. Augustine for JROTC

24 Competitions and Special Events

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 Menendez Jan. 26 – Allen D. Nease Jan. 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 Trail Feb Ponte Vedra Feb. 7 – Creekside

27 Academy Registration Opens January 19th
Go to: You can apply to up to three Programs, ranked as 1st choice, 2nd choice, and 3rd choice Academy 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 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

30 Questions?

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