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8 th Grade High School Transition Lesson 1 Lowes Grove Middle Student Support Services
Are You Ready For High School?
Information about High School Courses Students earn 1 unit of credit for each successfully completed course. A credit can be earned only if a student has a 70 or higher at the end of the course. Honors courses require students to demonstrate a high level of academic rigor, manage complex assignments, and move at a faster pace.
Class Schedule In high school classes are arrange by using a 4X4 block schedule. In the 4X4 block schedule, students complete a year-long course in one semester.
North Carolina Course of Study Graduation Requirements Students must earn a total of 28 units as specified in their course of study to graduate. High school that implement an alternate schedules may adjust the numbers of credits required to receive a high school diploma.
North Carolina Course of Study Graduation Requirements – 28 Total Credits Content AreaCoursesCredits EnglishI,II,III,IV4 MathCommon Core Math I,II, III and math higher that Common Core III 4 ScienceEarth/Environmenta l, Biology, Physical Science 4 Social StudiesWorld History, Civics and Economics, American History I,II 4
NORTH CAROLINA COURSE OF STUDY GRADUATJON REQUIREMENTS (continued) Content AreaCourseCredit Health/PEHealth and PE1 World LanguageNot Required. NOTE: UNC and other colleges require a minimum of 2 credits in the same World Language 0 ElectivesAny Combination of World Language, CTE Cluster, or Arts Education 2 Concentration in one area 4 Additional Electives7
OTHER REQUIREMENTS TO GRADUATE: Earning passing scores on EOC Tests in English I, Common Core Mathematics I and Biology
Please Create a College Foundation Account: Log on to www.cfnc.orgwww.cfnc.org Click on CREATE MY CFNC ACCOUNT Find WHO ARE YOU?, click on GO for middle school student Complete fields for your birthday Enter Lowes Grove Middle School, click on the find button, then the next button Enter your information on the next screen. Do not enter an email address. Check the box at the bottom of the e-mail screen.
Write the e-mail address on the index card provided. Record your NC WISE# on the same card. Use your name as it appears in the e-mail address as your ACCOUNT NAME Use your NCWise# as your password As your password question enter NCWISE number. For the answer, enter your NCWISE#. Enter your address Select your gender Click on CREATE YOUR ACCOUNT
CAREER INTEREST SURVEY After creating your CFNC Account, click on the CAREER KEY survey Complete the survey. It should take you about 15 minutes Record your top 2 interests on your index card Give your index card to your teacher at the end of class. It will be returned to you on Thursday.
8 th Grade High School Transition Lesson 2 Lowes Grove Middle School
MAGNET (SMALL HIGH SCHOOLS) Magnet High Schools Offer: Individualized attention Rigorous academic programs Easy transition into college STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT THE ONLINE DATA FORM AND COMPLETE A HARDCOPY PACKET FOR THE SCHOOL
City of Medicine Academy Focus is health and life sciences Students graduating are prepared to enter the health-care workforce and/or post- secondary healthcare education. Partners with several local universities, along with Durham Technical Community College and the Watts School of Nursing, to offer students opportunities for college credit and internships. Students can earn certification in several areas while still in high school.
Durham School of the Arts Provides a rigorous educational program emphasizing visual and performing arts. Offers beginning through advanced arts courses in band, chorus, piano, strings, guitar, art, sculpture, photography, dance, theater, and creative writing.
Hillside New Tech High School Provides project-based learning by capitalizing on novel technological resources. Combines rigorous and relevant college preparatory curriculum with several integrated courses, problem-based learning opportunities, and an emphasis on content literacy. Creates unique learning opportunities through collaborative schoolwork with internships in local businesses and required community service hours. The focus on computer engineering, electronics, and advanced sciences. Students will graduate with a high school diploma and up to 12 semester hours of college credit.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Program at Hillside High School Provides students the opportunity to participate in a rigorous course of study, practice critical thinking, get involved in the community and develop their special talents with an international perspective. Students must be interested in learning, willing to actively participate in class, have excellent study and time management skills (generally demonstrated by As and Bs in prior coursework), and be prepared to spend an average of two to three hours outside of class on schoolwork.
Josephine D. Clement Early College High School at North Carolina Central University Is a partnership with North Carolina Central University. Students will graduate with a high school diploma, plus up to two years of college credit toward a bachelors degree.
Middle College High School at Durham Technical Community College For students in grades 11 and 12 ONLY Expands opportunities for academically capable high school juniors and seniors to earn a high school diploma and receive credit toward a post-secondary certificate, diploma, or associates degree. Students experience a rigorous program of study on the campus of a community college.
Southern School of Engineering and Sustainability The Southern School of Engineering (SSOE) is designed to substantially increase the number of minority and female students who will pursue advanced studies and careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Program includes Biomedical Technology, Business Management and Sustainability, Computer Technology Engineering, and Infrastructure Engineering. Students will graduate with a high school diploma, plus up to one year of college credit towards a bachelors degree.
CTE PATHWAY CLUSTER
CTE PATHWAY CLUSTERS: Offer challenging work-based learning strategies Can only be taken at another school if it is not offered at your base school Require students to maintain a certain grade average and behavior standards Provide transportation from base school, ONLY Applications for the Lottery must be submitted online between February 1 – February 20, 2013 Require registration and orientation at the school was student is chosen through lottery
Finance, Business, Management and Administration Pathway theme is business and finance Learning experiences extended through job shadowing, mentoring, internships and college courses at a local university. Students completing the program will receive a certificate of financial studies in addition to their high school diploma.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AT HILLSIDE Pathway theme is information support and services
JUNIOR ROTC Air Force – Northern and Riverside Army - Hillside
AGRICULTURE, FOOD AND NATURAL RESOURCE Jordan Northern Pathway theme is plant, animal and natural resources systems
HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM Located at Northern Pathway Theme Restaurant and Food/Beverage Service
SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS Located at Riverside Pathway theme is engineering and technology
TRANSPORTATION, DISTRIBUTION, AND LOGISTICS CLUSTER Located at Northern Pathway theme is facility and mobile equipment maintenance
HOLTON CAREER RESOURCE CENTER
Holton Career Resource Center ONLY FOR STUDENTS IN GRADES 10-12 Students have the opportunity to earn credit in career and technical areas not offered at their base school. Students may enroll in afternoon and evening courses to earn credit towards graduation and industry certifications. Areas of focus: Business Management and Administration, Human Services, Information Technology, and Public Safety
HOW MANY CREDITS DO YOU NEED TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL?
DO YOU HAVE TO TAKE A WORLD LANGUAGE IN HIGH SCHOOL?
IF A STUDENT WANTS TO BE AN ENGINEER WHAT MAGNET SCHOOL SHOULD THEY APPLY FOR?
WHAT MATH COURSES TO YOU NEED TO TAKE TO GRADUATE FROM HIGH SCHOOL?
WHAT WERE YOUR TOP TWO INTERESTS ON THE CAREER KEY?