Presentation on theme: "ADVANCED PLACEMENT AND HONORS – EL MODENA HIGH SCHOOL"— Presentation transcript:
1 ADVANCED PLACEMENT AND HONORS – EL MODENA HIGH SCHOOL
2 HOW DOES EL MODENA COMPARE? Mrs. Whited…665 Total Exams Administered, 405 StudentsEL MODENA’S ADVANCED PLACEMENT PASS RATE IS CONSISTANTLY THE HIGHEST OF ALL 4 HIGH SCHOOLS IN ORANGE UNIFIEDAND IN OUR STATE AND NATION?EL MODENA CONSISTANTLY HAS BESTED THE NATIONAL and STATE AVERAGEEL MODENA CONSISTANTLY SCORES HIGH THEN THE CALIFORNIA OVERALL AVERAGE
4 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE 230 CREDITS FOR GRADUATION FROM EL MODENA HIGH SCHOOLA-G REQUIREMENTS FOR 4 YEAR SCHOOLSA) HISTORY (3 YEARS)B) ENGLISH (4 YEARS)C) MATH (3 YEARS REQUIRED – 4 YEARS RECOMMENDED)D) SCIENCE (2 YEARS REQUIRED – 3 YEARS RECOMMENDED)E) FOREIGN LANGUAGE (2 YEARS REQUIRED – 3 YEARS RECOMMENDED)F) VISUAL/PERFORMING ARTS (1 YEAR)G) OTHER ELECTIVES (1 YEAR)
6 AVIDMrs. Chapman…A college preparatory program designed to provide skills to get students in AND through a 4-yr college/universityReplaces Freshman Seminar-Students take Health any time before graduationNot an At-Risk programOffered for grades 9-12 at EMHS
7 AVID: 9th GradeCurriculumAcademic skills: Note-taking, organization, critical reading, academic writing in content areasTest Prep: PSATCollaboration and Inquiry: Two tutorial sessions per week with college-age and peer tutorsCollege & Career ExplorationLeadershipThe Hidden Curriculum: Technology etiquette, college admissions, community service, and more
8 LANGUAGE ARTS Mrs. Chertock/Mr. Finn… Honors 9th Grade English Teachers – Mike Finn and Kristin Lamphier (Laptop)Honors 10th Grade EnglishTeachers – Jemi Acantilado and Carol ShelbyAP English Language and CompositionTeacher – Molly Chertock2011 Pass Rate = 57% (115 students tested)AP English LiteratureTeacher – Jemi Acantilado2011 Pass Rate = 87% (60 students tested)
10 What is Digital Learning… Mrs. Lamphier…A more modern approach to learning for the current and upcoming generations.Provides the necessary tools in technology for today’s modern age.Teachers are able to go more in-depth through the use of technology and are able to help the students easier with the help of the internet and by having access to helpful devices such as Smart Boards.
12 What advantages does Digital Learning provide? Students will be able to have access to internet resources, such as:Online interactive StudyMatesOnline text and reading materials that are frequently updated.Google Docs for easier collaboration with other students.Students can present their projects easier by using the interactive Smart Boards.Students will also be able to take online quizzes and tests that provide them with their scores and mistakes right after completing a quiz or test.
14 Why Choose Digital?You do not have to be good at using computers. The teachers are there to help show you. All you need is to have an interest in using the technology to your advantage.All Photos courtesy of Lamphier 5th Period English Laptop Honors
15 Hybrid Classes are… 50% online and 50% in class Taught onsite so students are able to interact with their teacherCutting edge and powered by GoogleGreat preparation for the online demands of college and college classesDigital based learning
16 SCIENCE Mrs. Quihuiz… Honors Biology – 9th Grade Teachers – Stephanie QuihuizAP Biology – 10th GradeTeacher – Pam NethertonHonors/AP Chemistry – 11th or 12th GradeTeacher – JaDonne Gyswyt & Ernesto NodadoHonors/AP Physics – 11th or 12th GradeTeacher – Robyn LingleHonors Physiology – 10th, 11th or 12th GradeTeacher – Lori Rivera*New to the academic school year is AP Environmental Science.
17 SOCIAL SCIENCE Mr. Mac Lachan… AP World History - 10th Grade Teacher – Lowell BennerAP United States History - 11th GradeAP Macro Economics - 12th GradeTeacher – Roger MacLachlanAP United States Government - 12th GradeAP Human Geography– (Elective) Grades 9-12Teacher – Katie KarichAP Psychology – (Elective) Grades 11 & 12
18 FOREIGN LANGUAGE SPANISH 1 – 4 AP Spanish FRENCH 1-4 AP French For Grades 9-12SPANISH 1 – 4AP SpanishTeacher – Ededina SpannerFRENCH 1-4AP FrenchTeacher – Sean Edwards
19 MATH Honors Geometry – Grade 9 Honors Algebra II – Grade 10 Teacher – K. MerlihanHonors Algebra II – Grade 10Teacher –Diane LissnerPre Calculus/Trig – Grade 11Teachers – Jeff HojnackiAP Calculus AB and BC – Grades 11 & 12Teacher - Diane LissnerAP Statistics – Grades 11 & 12Teacher – Kim Merlihan
20 ART AND MUSIC ELECTIVES PRIMARILY OFFERED TO 11TH AND 12TH GRADERSAP Art History (Elective offered every other year)Teacher – Brian Beaman2011 AP Pass Rate = 56% (16 students tested)AP Music Theory (Elective offered every other year)Teacher – Tracy Solis/Brian Glahn2011 AP Pass Rate = 83% Pass Rate (6 students tested)
21 WHY COME TO EL MODENA? Best Education in Orange Unified 10 out of 10 in similar school rankingsNewsweek ranked in top 1500 schools in the nationInclusive School CultureSportsClubsAcademic TeamsPerforming ArtsBlending of StudentsMulticultural experienceCharitable OrganizationsCommunity Service HoursStaff