10Social StudiesWorld HistoryWorld History – Gifted*
11ReadingEvery 6th grade student is required to take a reading class.
12Physical EducationThe 2008 Legislature passed Senate Bill 610 which requires the equivalent of one class period per day of physical education and a component of health for a minimum of one semester each year for students in grades 6 – 8 beginning in the school year.
15Courses for Gifted Magnet Students Advanced 7th grade Language ArtsAdvanced Mathematics 1 or 2*Advanced Comprehensive ScienceAdvanced Academics – LiteratureResearch – Independent StudyPE/Health^World History Advanced
16Requirements for Magnet Program Must have a current EPMust have submitted an application prior to the deadline
17Application time period Application process begins January 9, 2013 and ends January 23, 2013Acceptance period begins February 13, 2013
18Acceptance process…Once you have been accepted you must click on the acceptance buttonThen you will be mailed a new subject selection form to complete and mail back to the school
29Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID) Who’s eligible for AVID?If you are the first in your family to attend college/universityIf you are historically under-represented in four year collegesIf you have low-incomeIf you have special circumstances
30What is AVID?Academic Elective used to help increase grades in ALL core classes.Students work in small tutorial groups twice a weekTeam Building…..Speeches….Study Skills…Organization Skills….much more
35Subject Selection Sheets Print your name at the top of the paperPlease mark the electives that you would like to have in the order that you would like to have them1=1st choice; 2=2nd choice, etcIt is not guaranteed that you will receive your first choice so make sure that you pick something that you want as there will be no schedule changes in electives.
36Subject Selection cont… Have your current teachers make the appropriate recommendations for Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, and Social Studies.Schedules will not be complete until teacher recommendations have been received from the Elementary schools.Sit with your parents to review and select appropriate electives and make sure to have your parents sign the bottom portion; along with your signature and date.Return completed sheet with all appropriate signatures to your teacher.
37Your Subject Selection sheets must be turn in by February 27, 2013, with all the appropriate signatures or your classes will be chosen for you and there will be…NO SCHEDULE CHANGES!!
38Extra Curricular Activities After school programs