Presentation on theme: "Bryan Station High School 8th Grade Orientation"— Presentation transcript:
1Bryan Station High School 8th Grade Orientation CLASS of2018
2Administrators Mrs. Tammy Hopkins 9th & 11th Mr. Henderson PrincipalMrs. Tammy Hopkins 9th & 11thAssociate PrincipalMr. John Barnes 10th & 12thMr. Drew McCoyAdministrative Dean
3Counselors Lorie Daugherty 9th grade Ann Hurt Spanish Immersion Brandy Jones 10th-12th Last names A-DDenise Lawless 10th-12th Last names E-KYvette Thompson 10th-12th Last names L-RDana Lawrence 10th-12th Last names S-ZBarb Stenzel Master Schedule
4BSHS Guidelines for Success Believe and AchieveStrive and ExcelHave Honor and IntegrityServe and Contribute
5Station PRIDE P- Positive Attitude R- Respect I- Integrity D- Defender (Stay focused, Do your best, Accountability)R- Respect(Listen to adults, Use appropriate language, Treat others fairly)I- Integrity(Be on time, Be honest, Dress Appropriately)D- Defender(Be involved, Support peers, Show school spirit)E- Excellence(Demonstrate college/career ready, Contribute to community, Don’t give up)
6Three Reasons to stay in school… Today, college readiness also means career readiness. While not every high school graduate plans to attend college, the majority of the fastest-growing jobs that require a high school diploma, pay a salary above the poverty line for a family of four, and provide opportunities for career advancement require knowledge and skills comparable to those expected of the first-year college studentBryan Station High School January 2013
8College Readiness Benchmarks 470 or Higher (Critical Reading) Subject / AssessmentExplore8th GradePLAN10th GradeACT11th GradeSAT11thGradeCOMPASS* 12th GradeKYOTEEnglish131518430 or Higher (Writing)746Reading1720470 or Higher (Critical Reading)85Math19460 or Higher3622Science21None*Student must be enrolled in a Reading / Math Transition course in 12th grade to be eligible to take the assessment
10Graduation Requirements 4 credits of English3 credits of Math (Plus 4th year of instruction)3 credits of Science3 credits of Social Studies1 credit of Humanities½ credit of Health½ credit of PE11 credits of ElectivesPre-College Curriculum also requires completion of two years of a foreign language.
11CreditsStudents can earn 8 per year 6 Credits = Sophomore 12 Credits = Junior 18 Credits = Senior 26 Credits = Diploma!
12High School Grading 2 Semesters 2 Progress Reports (Students can earn 4 credits per semester)Semester grades do NOT average for the year. Required courses that are failed MUST be repeated.2 Progress Reports(Every 6 weeks; not mailed)2nd Semester Grades are mailed homeParents have access to Infinite Campus
13AP ClassesAdvanced Placement Courses, college level content and expectationsApproved by College BoardMust pass the test to earn College creditTwo AP classes for Freshmen to considerHuman Geography in 9th gradeAdvanced Biology students will take AP Environmental Science as SophomoresBSHS offers approximately 25 AP courses each year.
14Career Pathways = College and Career Ready! Goal: Help students explore an area of interest in order to plan for the future career opportunitiesStudents should take a cluster of four electives that fit into the same pathway.Typically, those would be taken one or two per year.Each department has at least one pathwayCareer Pathways = College and Career Ready!
15Intervention ClassesGoal: Provide extra assistance to students who scored in the lower 25th percentile on their Reading or Math MAP.Students may be assigned to a Reading, Math, or Reading/Math intervention class
16Design TeamBSHS is considered an Innovative High School by Fayette Co Public School district.This means that we are looking for and developing new and innovative ways to do school at BSHS.Current project is the day schedule.If you would like to participate in this process, contact Stacey Middleton at
17Business and Marketing Goal: to help students develop skills and knowledge in personal finance, time management, and goal setting as applied to the business and marketing industry.Relates academic subjects to the real world and shows how reading and math can be applied in "real world" situations.Learn self-confidence, self-awareness, good work habits, problem solving, critical thinking, punctuality, reliability, teamwork, and leadership.
18Business and Marketing Courses available for freshmen:Business Principles & Applications, Computer Applications I, Principles of MarketingPathwaysAccounting and Financial ServicesAdministrative Support ServicesBusiness ManagementSports Marketing
19Family & Consumer Sciences Goal: Prepare students for successful careers, build awareness and develop leadership skills through classroom instruction, laboratory experiences and work based learning experiences.
20Family & Consumer Science Course available for FreshmenLife SkillsPathwaysChild DevelopmentFoods and Culinary ArtsFashion and Interior DesignConsumer Management
21StationARTS & Fine Arts Goal: Prepare students to excel in the field of music and visual art.Music –Dance both instrumental and vocalDramaTechnical TheatreVisual art –either Art or Drawing is pre-requisite for most other art classes
22StationARTS & Fine Arts Courses for freshmenArt, DrawingBeginning Guitar, Beginning KeyboardingSA Chorus and Theory, TB Chorus and TheoryOrchestra or BandDrama, Ballet, Cultural Dance, Modern DanceInstrumental/Vocal StARTS freshmenTake Integrated MusicianshipVisual StARTS freshmenTake Art 1 StARTS
23Information Technology Academy Goal: Provide students with the skills and knowledge to enter college or the workforce upon graduation while equipping them with the technology skills that will be invaluable regardless of their career path.Application available at
24IT Academy Benefits Small learning community 4 year information technology-oriented sequence of coursesPaid summer internship (junior year)Emphasis on employment skillsConnection to the IT industry through business and community partnershipsOpportunities for scholarships, job prospects and mentoring opportunities
25Medical Sciences Academy Goal: Achieve college and career readiness by exposing students to occupations within the healthcare industry.Principles of Health Science (9,10,11)Course available for Freshmen to takeMedical Terminology/Emergency Procedures (10, 11)Medical Science (11, 12) (Vocational Center)Medicaid Nurses Aide (12)
26Medical Sciences Academy Additional AdvantagesFirst Aid CertificationCPR CertificationDual credit with BCTCCertified Nursing Assistant: Industry CertificationCNA needed for college programsSkilled waged for High School graduate
27Engineering AcademyGoal: To provide an environment where students develop critical thinking skills through a hands on project based learning, preparing them to take on real world challenges in the field of engineering.AviationConstructionEngineering
28Engineering Academy Courses available for freshmen Pathways available Foundations of TechnologyFundamentals of Engineering DesignPathways availableAdvanced ManufacturingAerospace and Aeronautics EngineeringEngineering and Technology Design
35Athletic Participation Requirements Academic EligibilityMust be on grade level at start of schoolWeekly grade checksFormsPhysical (best during Dead Period)Address VerificationDrug Testing PamphletDistrict FormsCheck individual sport web pagesFall sports begin on July 10th
36Athletic Participation Requirements Drug TestingEvery student-athlete will be required to pay $25 at the beginning of each athletic season to be drug tested.Coaches should collect money and signed policy at same time.
37Athletic Participation Requirements Grade ChecksMinimum Academic Requirement-On a weekly basis, a student shall be making continual progress during the school year in order to be eligible to participate in athletics during the subsequent week (Monday through Sunday period) and through the next opportunity to examine grades in this manner.
39Clubs and Activities Academic Team HOSA Future Health Professionals Student TechnologyArt ClubTechnology AssociationBeta ClubKey ClubDARE Role ModelsNational Honor SocietyTri-MDebate TeamY-ClubDrama ClubNewspaperYearbookFuture Business Leaders of AmericaSchool MusicalsYoung DemocratsShow ChoirYoung RepublicansFuture Educators of AmericaSpanish ClubStep TeamGreen TeamStudent CouncilGuitar Assemble
40Tables Outside General Questions Medical Sciences/HOSA Family & Consumer ScienceJROTCStationARTSSpecial Education/ Design TeamInformation TechnologyAthleticsLSTEAMVarious clubs and other activitiesJROTC cadets will be taking parents on tours of the building. Ask for a tour at the JROTC table.
41Meet at outside JROTC table for an official tour of the school. School ToursJROTC cadets will be taking parents on tours of the building.Meet at outside JROTC table for an official tour of the school.
42GO Defenders………..Class of 2018 LYRICS TO THE SCHOOL FIGHT SONG:On Bryan Station, fight Defenders fight! Victory is in sight. By our strength, and courage, too, Win for GREEN and GOLD and BLUE! So on Bryan Station, fight Defenders fight, Guardians of our might. Watch our team go down the field (floor) and score! Let's fight, fight, fight, fight, FIGHT For Bryan Station High! D-E-F-E-N-D-E-R-S!