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1 Dallastown Area High School 9 th Grade Course Selection

2 Counselor Assignments Class of 2016 Mrs. Kathryn HughesA - Da Mrs. Erica PosterDe - Hi Mr. Garrett BoopHo - M Ms. Kristen CooperN - Sh Mrs. Christine MillerSi - Z Ms. Laura Morrison Alt. Ed. & Cyber

3 Graduation Requirements – Class of Total Credits 4 credits in English (English I, II, III and a credit in the senior year) 4 credits in Social Studies (World Cultures, U.S. History I, U.S. History II, and senior Economics unless a senior AP class is selected)

4 Graduation Requirements- Class of credits in Science (General Science and Biology required) 3 High School credits in Mathematics (including Algebra I and Geometry; Algebra A and B will satisfy the Alg. I graduation requirement and 2 of 3 required credits) 2 credits in Humanities/Applied Arts (World Lang., Music, Art, Tech Ed, FACS, Philosophy, or an additional English and/or Social Studies credit)

5 Graduation Requirements – Class of credit in Physical Education (one PE course each year).6 credit in Health 6.8 credits in non-required majors/elect. 1 credit for the Culminating Portfolio 4 KEYSTONE exams- Algebra I, Biology, and English Composition, and Literature

6 Requirements for Promotion At least 6.5 Cr. must be earned to promote to Grade 10. (13 cr. to Gr cr. to Gr. 12) Freshmen will usually carry 7.4 – 7.6 cr. *FIVE MAJORS = credits *Phys. Ed. =.4 credits *Electives = 1.4 – 2.2 credits (approx.) *2-3 Study Halls/Week for preparation

7 High school course work in major subjects must be taken at a level 2 or higher to meet core academic requirements to compete in Division I and II athletics at the college level. A list of NCAA approved core courses for Dallastown is available at Our code number is Athletics and College Requirements

8 Each student must schedule at least 5 major subjects and a minimum of 34 total periods each year. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 periods should be allowed for study halls. Scheduling Requirements

9 ENGLISH WORLD CULTURES GENERAL SCIENCE MATHEMATICS 5 th MAJOR Physical Education Sufficient number of electives to complete a schedule with total periods ENGLISH WORLD CULTURES GENERAL SCIENCE MATHEMATICS 5 th MAJOR Physical Education Sufficient number of electives to complete a schedule with total periods All Freshmen MUST schedule:

10 WORLD LANGUAGE INTRO TO BUSINESS FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE I INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC MAJOR INTRO TO MATERIALS/TECH JROTC WORLD LANGUAGE INTRO TO BUSINESS FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE I INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC MAJOR INTRO TO MATERIALS/TECH JROTC Possible 5 th majors:

11 CourseSUBJECTS Level Credit Per ( 1 )B155Linked Semester Courses Oral Communications Computer Applications ( ) 0150Adv. Read/St. Skills ( )0153 Intro. Jour/Mass Med ( )0158 Reading Enrich. Strat ( )0165 Theater Study Elective Course Selections

12 CourseSUBJECTS Level Credit Per ( )0651 Sculpture I ( )0658 Comp Gr. Des ( )0660 Creating w/ Fibers (A1)0665 Drawing & Painting ( )0775 Life Skills/Bus ( )0851 Clothing I (A2)0861 Foods I Elective Course Selections

13 CourseSUBJECTS Level Credit Per ( 2) 1051Symphonic Band ( )1052Chorus – General ( )1053Chorus – Select (9 th - Boys only/ 10 th -Girls) ( )1054Orchestra ( )1058Music History ( )1061 Orchestra Lab Elective Course Selections

14 ( )1162Exploring Technol. I ( )1166Graphic Arts I ( )1170 Intro to TV/Mass Media2.4 2 ( )1175Mechanical Drawing ( 3 )1177Metals I (A3)1185Wood I Elective Course Selections Course SUBJECTS Level Credit Per

15 CourseSUBJECTS Credit Per ( )1219 Reading Fund. I MC ( ) 1248Math Strategies MC.4 2 ( )1251Learning Strategies(total pds/week) ____ ( )1253ELL Strategies(total periods/week) ____ ( )1270 Gifted Seminar (total pds/week) ____ ( )1280 Hearing Strat (total periods/week) ____ ( ) 1282ES Strategies (total periods/week) ____ TOTAL PERIODS PER WEEK:40 TOTAL NUMBER OF PERIODS SELECTED: - ___ TOTAL NUMBER OF STUDIES PER WEEK: =___ Support and Strategies

16 Course Selection Waiver A WAIVER is required when a student or parent chooses a course/level for which the student is not recommended. Cannot override a prerequisite or a required sequence of courses. Must be signed by both parent and student. Must be on file in the high school guidance office by the scheduling deadline for the course to be scheduled. It is recommended that a student, parent, and teacher discuss the initial recommendation and give careful consideration prior to submitting a WAIVER.

17 Deadline date for submitting course request changes to the Guidance Office is: June 5, 2012 or by the last day of school Deadline to submit changes:

18 Click on: SCHOOLS, HIGH SCHOOL, DEPARTMENTS, GUIDANCE Guidance Dept. Website

19 General Sequence of MATH Courses

20 Keystone Exams will cover the following core academic subjects: Algebra I, Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry, Civics and Government, English Composition, Geometry, Literature, US History, World History Classes of 2015 and 2016 will be required to demonstrate proficiency on the highlighted exams. Classes of 2017 and beyond will be required to demonstrate proficiency on 2/3 Math; 1/2 Science; 1/3 Social Studies; 2 English (All Keystone Exam requirements are pending state budget approval.) Keystone Exams

21 Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition LINK Program Lt. Col. Joe Innerst LINK Advisor Upcoming Programs


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