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1 Welcome to Klein Oak! CLASS OF 2017

2 » Prepare for: High School College The World of Work The World of Work » The choices you make now will help shape your future!

3 Administrators PrincipalMr. Webster Ms. Arellano (9 th Grade) AssociateMs. Jackubek (Girls) AssistantMr. Hensley (Boys)

4 Counselors Ms. Beguesse Ms. Beguesse Ms. Hill Ms. Hill Ms. Jenkins (ESL) Ms. Jenkins (ESL) Ms. Shasteen (IB) Ms. Shasteen (IB) Ms. Shock (AVID) Ms. Shock (AVID) Case Manager: Ms. Wilder

5 New Terminology Required CourseRequired Course Elective CourseElective Course PrerequisitePrerequisite CreditCredit ClassificationClassification Semesters (1 st /2 nd )Semesters (1 st /2 nd ) TranscriptTranscript Grade Point AverageGrade Point Average Class RankClass Rank

6 Classification Policy – Klein ISD 0 – 5.5 credits9 th grade (Freshman) 6 – 10.5 credits10 th grade (Sophomore) credits11 th grade (Junior) 17 credits12 th grade (Senior) 26 creditsRequired to GRADUATE! Classification is based on credits earned prior to the school year.

7 Your transcript A picture of what you did academically in high school A picture of what you did academically in high school Credits earned Credits earned All grades are on transcript (including failing grades) All grades are on transcript (including failing grades) Colleges request your transcript to find out what kind of student you are. Colleges request your transcript to find out what kind of student you are.

8 Texas Graduation Requirements

9 Recommended Plan Credits needed: 4 English / 4 Math / 4 Science 4 English / 4 Math / 4 Science 3.5 Social Studies /.5 Economics 3.5 Social Studies /.5 Economics 2 years of the same Foreign Language 2 years of the same Foreign Language 1 PE / 1 Fine Arts /.5 Speech 1 PE / 1 Fine Arts /.5 Speech 5.5 Electives 5.5 Electives Pass 12 EOC exams Pass 12 EOC exams Total: 26 Credits Total: 26 Credits

10 What is STAAR? State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR. State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR. The high school STAAR is in the form of EOC or End-of –Course Tests The high school STAAR is in the form of EOC or End-of –Course Tests These are basically state-created final exams for your 12 core courses over your high school career. These are basically state-created final exams for your 12 core courses over your high school career.

11 Subjects Tested for EOC EnglishMathScience Social Studies English I Algebra I Biology World Geography English II GeometryChemistry World History English III Algebra II Physics U.S. History

12 Distinguished Achievement Plan Credits needed: 4 English / 4 Math / 4 Science 4 English / 4 Math / 4 Science 3.5 Social Studies /.5 Economics 3.5 Social Studies /.5 Economics 3 Years of the SAME Foreign Language 3 Years of the SAME Foreign Language 1 Fine Arts /.5 Speech/ 1 PE 1 Fine Arts /.5 Speech/ 1 PE 4.5 Electives 4.5 Electives Total: 26 Credits Total: 26 Credits Plus: Students must also complete 4 advanced measures such as AP exams, college courses, National Merit recognition, etc.

13 Pre-AP/AP Classes designed to challenge motivated students and prepare them for college level course work Classes designed to challenge motivated students and prepare them for college level course work Moves at a faster pace with a great amount of reading Moves at a faster pace with a great amount of reading Are you interested in a particular subject? Do you excel in a particular subject? Students may choose to take one to all of their core classes as Pre-AP. Consider time commitment when choosing Pre-AP classes.

14 AVID A class designed for those who have not been in an honors class, but would like to take pre- AP classes. A class designed for those who have not been in an honors class, but would like to take pre- AP classes. Students will be supported by an AVID trained teacher. Students will be supported by an AVID trained teacher. Students are selected by an application and interview process. Students are selected by an application and interview process.

15 International Baccalaureate Program Klein Oak is the only campus in the district to offer the International Baccalaureate program. This outstanding program is a demanding course of study for the highly motivated student. If interested, please contact: Linda Garner at OR Attend one of the informational meetings. Attend one of the informational meetings.

16 For information about the International Baccalaureate Program, you are invited to attend one of the informational meetings. The meetings will take place January 31, 2013 and February 7, 2013 (6:30-8:30 p.m.) in the 9 th grade building Multipurpose Room. IB teachers and students will present an overview of the program and application process. To IB or not to IB- - that is the question.

17 The International Business Academy at Klein Forest High School The Academy is a four-year program that encompasses the high school core curriculum with additional academic courses emphasizing business, languages other than English, and global cultures. The Academy is a four-year program that encompasses the high school core curriculum with additional academic courses emphasizing business, languages other than English, and global cultures. Benefits to Students Strong Academic Foundation Strong Academic Foundation Exposure to innovative courses related to global issues Exposure to innovative courses related to global issues Project-based learning Project-based learning Summer internships and cooperative work opportunities Summer internships and cooperative work opportunities Job shadowing and business networking Job shadowing and business networking Partnerships with businesses and the University of Houston Partnerships with businesses and the University of Houston

18 ROTC MISSION STATEMENT : Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community. We are not military recruiters. MISSION STATEMENT : Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community. We are not military recruiters. Objectives Objectives Educate and train students in citizenship Educate and train students in citizenship Promote community service Promote community service Instill responsibility, character and self-discipline Instill responsibility, character and self-discipline Provide instruction in air and space fundamentals Provide instruction in air and space fundamentals Leadership Training Leadership Training Summer Leadership School Summer Leadership School Confidence courses Confidence courses Air Force JROTC leadership positions Air Force JROTC leadership positions Curriculum (Physical Education Credit) Curriculum (Physical Education Credit) Leadership Education (4 Years) Leadership Education (4 Years) Aerospace (Weather, Space) Aerospace (Weather, Space) Management Management Physical Training Physical Training Military History Military History Survival Survival Instructors Instructors COL Irving LeBlanc COL Irving LeBlanc SMSgt Victor Vale SMSgt Victor Vale MSgt Steven Brumfield MSgt Steven Brumfield

19 Typical 9 th Grade Schedule ENGLISH I ENGLISH I Algebra I Algebra I World Geography World Geography Biology Biology PE PE FINE ART FINE ART Foreign Language Foreign Language Elective Elective

20 If you are interested in Baseball, Golf, or Volleyball, sign up for PE. Tryouts for these sports will be conducted at a later date. If you make the team, you will have a schedule change. The following courses will have tryouts in the spring of your 8 th grade year. (sign up for PE until tryouts are conducted.) They are: Drill Team, Color Guard, & Cheerleading.

21 Students may sign up for the following: Football Football Cross Country Cross Country Track Track Wrestling Wrestling Swimming Swimming Boys Soccer Boys Soccer Girls Soccer Girls Soccer JV Tennis JV Tennis Softball Softball Basketball Basketball Be sure to get a Be sure to get a physical over the summer!! physical over the summer!! All Athletic placements are temporary pending tryouts!

22 SPEECH Communication Applications can be used for required credit Professional Communications can be used for required credit Debate 1 this is an elective credit and will not count for the speech requirement

23 Independent Study Bible Literacy KISD will offer a 1 semester course for 9 th – 12 th graders. This course will study the Old Testament and New Testament and their impact in the history and literature of western civilization. KISD will offer a 1 semester course for 9 th – 12 th graders. This course will study the Old Testament and New Testament and their impact in the history and literature of western civilization.

24 Journalism Program Advisor Jennifer Walton Journalism: covers all facets of journalistic writing and media coverage Journalism: covers all facets of journalistic writing and media coverage – year long class – prerequisite for newspaper and yearbook Photojournalism: covers photography that deals more with human emotions, journalism, composition Photojournalism: covers photography that deals more with human emotions, journalism, composition – semester class for photography – student has to provide a Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera Newspaper: covers students, sports and events of school. Newspaper: covers students, sports and events of school. – Year long class – Award winning staff, industry standard software – Print and newspaper website Yearbook Yearbook – Year long class – Award winning staff, industry standard software – Independent class with leadership opportunities

25 Foreign Languages French Spanish German Latin

26 Germany has the 3 rd strongest economy and is the No. 1 export nation in the world. Germany is the economic powerhouse of the European Union. Germany is the economic powerhouse of the European Union. Germans have been world champions in these exports: cars, machinery, industrial equipment, pharmaceuticals, household goods. Germans have been world champions in these exports: cars, machinery, industrial equipment, pharmaceuticals, household goods. The countrys trade surplus reached 191 billion euros in 2005 and continues to grow every year. The countrys trade surplus reached 191 billion euros in 2005 and continues to grow every year.

27 Knowing German creates business opportunities German is the second most spoken language after Russian in the Eastern European countries. German is the second most spoken language after Russian in the Eastern European countries. 68% of Japanese students study German. 68% of Japanese students study German. German companies account for 700,000 jobs in the United States. The job candidate with German skills will trump the one without such skills every time. German companies account for 700,000 jobs in the United States. The job candidate with German skills will trump the one without such skills every time.

28 German is required or recommended by many undergraduate and graduate programs Biology Biology Physics Physics Chemistry Chemistry Religious Studies Religious Studies Art Art History History Linguistics (Languages) Linguistics (Languages)

29 Dance / Drill Team Theater Arts (Drama &Technical) Art Choir Band Floral Design Orchestra All have opportunities for Freshmen All have advanced levels for four years of study

30 Klein Oak Art Department Classes Offered: Art 1- Prerequisite for ALL upper classes in Visual Arts Art 1- Prerequisite for ALL upper classes in Visual Arts Drawing 2,3,& 4 Drawing 2,3,& 4 Painting 2,3, & 4 Painting 2,3, & 4 Ceramics 2,3, & 4 Ceramics 2,3, & 4 Sculpture 2,3, & 4 Sculpture 2,3, & 4 Photography (Traditional- Required 35mm MANUAL camera) 2,3, & 4 Photography (Traditional- Required 35mm MANUAL camera) 2,3, & 4 Digital Art & Animation 2 (Independent Study- Recommended Digital camera) Digital Art & Animation 2 (Independent Study- Recommended Digital camera) IB Visual Arts (SL 1 st year and HL 2 nd year) IB Visual Arts (SL 1 st year and HL 2 nd year) AP 2D Drawing and Design AP 2D Drawing and Design

31 DANCE at Oak BENEFITS Fine Arts Credit for Dance 1 through 4 courses Fine Arts Credit for Dance 1 through 4 courses Strutters receive PE credit during 8 th hour Strutters receive PE credit during 8 th hour Physical, intellectual, artistic and social benefits Physical, intellectual, artistic and social benefits Earn a letter jacket through Company, Strutters or IB (sl or hl) Earn a letter jacket through Company, Strutters or IB (sl or hl) National Honor Society for Dance Arts National Honor Society for Dance Arts Advanced grade points earned in year 4 or IB Advanced grade points earned in year 4 or IB Courses Strutters Dance Team Dance Company Oak Break Krew I.B. Dance Dance Composition Advanced Dance Dance 1 and 2

32 HOW TO JOIN Dance 1 open enrollment Dance 1 open enrollment Strutters Dance Team Auditions in April Strutters Dance Team Auditions in April Dance Company and Advanced Dance Auditions in May Dance Company and Advanced Dance Auditions in May Oak Break Krew Auditions in May Oak Break Krew Auditions in May I.B. World Dance I.B. students only I.B. World Dance I.B. students only

33 Career Programs in Klein

34 9 th Grade Courses Semester Touch System Data Entry Touch System Data Entry Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance Money Matters Money Matters Principles of Human Services Principles of Human Services Retailing & E-tailing Retailing & E-tailing Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Professional Communications Professional Communications Principles of Construction (KFHS only) Principles of Construction (KFHS only) Principles of Information Technology (KOHS and KHS only) Principles of Information Technology (KOHS and KHS only) Principles of Manufacturing (KFHS & KOHS only) Principles of Manufacturing (KFHS & KOHS only) Full year Principles of Agriculture, Food & NR Business Information Management 1 Concepts of Engineering & Architectural Technology

35 Agriculture Classes & FFA

36 How do I get started in FFA? Enroll in Principles of Ag, Food & Natural Resources class for your 9 th grade year

37 Architectural Design Architectural Design Grades Pre-Req: Concepts of Engineering & Arch. Technology (STEM Cluster) Construction Management Construction Management 3 rd year of sequence Problems & Solutions Problems & Solutions Independent study 3 rd year of sequence Interior Design Interior Design Grades Klein Forest ONLY Principles of Construction Grades 9-12 Klein Forest Only Construction Technology 2 periods Grades Klein Forest Only Advanced Construction Technology 2 nd year, 2 periods Klein Forest Only

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40 Architectural Design construction drawing Problems & Solutions in Architecture & Construction research, design, and development activities using the technology sytems Construction Management Study the construction process of structures from start to finish then build scaled models.

41 Fashion Design *focus on apparel repair, care and history Advanced Fashion Design * 2 hour lab with focus on textiles and apparel industry

42 Club Couture

43 Animation 1 Third course in a sequence Third course in a sequence Advanced skills in area of digital animation Advanced skills in area of digital animation Designs for commercial and/or residential purposes Designs for commercial and/or residential purposes Problems & Solutions Fourth course in a sequence Fourth course in a sequence Project-based research in animation Project-based research in animation

44 Computer Courses: Business Information Management Business Information Management – word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, presentation management, & operating systems (MS Office) – word processing, spreadsheets, databases, desktop publishing, presentation management, & operating systems (MS Office) -- students obtain computer skills they can use to create various papers and projects during their high school and college classes. -- students obtain computer skills they can use to create various papers and projects during their high school and college classes. Prerequisite – Data Touch Entry Systems or Pass Proficiency Test Prerequisite – Data Touch Entry Systems or Pass Proficiency Test Business

45 Touch System Data Entry, 9 th -10 th Touch System Data Entry, 9 th -10 th Keyboarding Course Keyboarding Course Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance, 9 th – 11 th grade Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance, 9 th – 11 th grade Intro course for future Business & Marketing classes. Intro course for future Business & Marketing classes. Business Virtual Business th Business Law 11-12th Global Business 11-12th Human Resources Management 11-12th

46 COMPUTER SCIENCE Freshmen – Senior Level Introductory Level Computer Science Courses – Freshmen – Senior Level Introductory Level Computer Science Courses – REGULARS Semester Courses REGULARS Semester Courses Gaming Design Android Apps Robotics Advanced Courses for Freshmen Advanced Courses for Freshmen Pre-AP Computer Science – Prereq -- Pre-AP Computer Science – Prereq -- Freshmen -- Must of completed Pre-AP Algebra 1 with a B or better in 8 th grade Freshmen -- Must of completed Pre-AP Algebra 1 with a B or better in 8 th grade Sophmore or Higher -- Passed Algebra 1 Sophmore or Higher -- Passed Algebra 1

47 COMPUTER SCIENCE Other Computer Science Courses Other Computer Science Courses AP Computer Science 1 -- prereq – Pre-AP Computer Science or Teacher Approval AP Computer Science 1 -- prereq – Pre-AP Computer Science or Teacher Approval IB Computer Science SL -- prereq Pre-AP Computer Science or Teacher Approval – Meets IB Science requirements or Elective IB Computer Science SL -- prereq Pre-AP Computer Science or Teacher Approval – Meets IB Science requirements or Elective IB Computer Science HL – preReq – IB SL Computer Science – Meets IB Science requirements or Elective IB Computer Science HL – preReq – IB SL Computer Science – Meets IB Science requirements or Elective 3 years of Independent Study – Teacher Approva l 3 years of Independent Study – Teacher Approva l

48 Instructional Practices in Education & Training Grades periods Requires own transportation to field based internship Practicum in Education & Training 2 nd year (12 th grade)

49 Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance, 9-11 Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance, 9-11 Students will gain an understanding in the areas of Banking, Savings & Investments, & Business Careers Students will gain an understanding in the areas of Banking, Savings & Investments, & Business Careers Money Matters, 9-11 Money Matters, 9-11 Enables students to be a more informed financial decision maker. Enables students to be a more informed financial decision maker. Securities & Investments Insurance Operations Accounting Accounting Pre-Req: Accounting 1 Financial Analysis Pre-Req: Accounting 1 Statistics & Risk Management Pre-Req: Accounting 1 and Algebra 2

50 Principles of Health Science (1 Unit) explores health careers, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes. CPR certification offered. explores health careers, medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, disease processes. CPR certification offered. Prerequisite for all other classes. Prerequisite for all other classes. Medical Terminology (.5) an intensive study of medical language. an intensive study of medical language. Health Science (2 periods all year) clinical rotations in the community as well as rotations at a local hospital clinical rotations in the community as well as rotations at a local hospital

51 Problems & Solutions in Health Science/Certified Pharmacy Technician Problems & Solutions in Health Science/Certified Pharmacy Technician Prepares you to take the certification exam to become a Certified Pharmacy Technician ($10 to $12 per hour to start) 12 th grade, 1 unit Problems & Solutions in Health Science/Certified Nurse Assistant Problems & Solutions in Health Science/Certified Nurse Assistant Prepares you to take the certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. ($10 to $12 per hour to start). 12 th grade, 1 unit

52 Practicum in Health Science/EMT Prepares you to take the EMT Basic Certification Exam 12th grade, 2 periods full year

53 Hospitality Services Class meets at a local hotel Class meets at a local hotel 11th or 12th grade or both 11th or 12th grade or both 3 class periods including Hotel Management 3 class periods including Hotel Management Approximately minutes of travel and changing time to arrive at campus – must provide own transportation Approximately minutes of travel and changing time to arrive at campus – must provide own transportation Practicum in Hospitality Services 2 nd year of Hospitality Services, 3 class periods 2 nd year of Hospitality Services, 3 class periods

54 Culinary Arts – Klein Forest Only 2 hour food industry lab class Pre-Req: Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness Practicum in Culinary Arts – Klein Forest Only 2 nd year 2 hour food industry lab class

55 Principles of Human Services Principles of Human Services 9 th Only Child Development Child Development10th-12th Interpersonal Studies Interpersonal Studies10th-12th Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness10th-12th Child Guidance 11th-12 th 2 periods Practicum in Human Services 2 nd year Child Guidance 2 periods Cosmetology 1 & 2 11 th - 3 periods 12 th - 3 periods + after school

56 Child Guidance 11th-12 th 2 periods-Full Year Practicum in Human Services 12 th grade 2 nd year Child Guidance 2 periods-Full Year Child Development 10th-12 th -Semester

57 Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness 10th-12 th- Semester Course

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59 Cosmetology is a TWO year program 3 periods your junior year 3 periods your junior year 3 periods your senior year + 1 hour after school 4 days a week 3 periods your senior year + 1 hour after school 4 days a week You earn 7 total credits in Cosmetology You earn 7 total credits in Cosmetology You must plan very carefully to participate in this program. You must plan very carefully to participate in this program. Take graduation required classes early!

60 You can receive your cosmetology state license upon graduation You can receive your cosmetology state license upon graduation Cosmetologists are always in demand Cosmetologists are always in demand Approximately $50,000 year salary Approximately $50,000 year salary

61 Digital & Interactive Media Digital & Interactive Media Grades Pre-Req: BIM or Desktop Publishing Web Technologies Web Technologies Grades Pre-Req: BIM or Desktop Publishing Computer Programming Computer Programming Grades Use the VisualBasic programming language to create program code for simple business problems. Use the VisualBasic programming language to create program code for simple business problems. Computer Maintenance Grades Internetworking 1 CISCO class periods full year(1-fall, 2- spring) Research in Information Technology Grade 12 Pre-Req: completion of 2 IT courses

62 Principles of Manufacturing Grades 9 – 12 Klein Forest (machining) & Klein Oak (welding) only Precision Metal Manufacturing Grades period class Klein Forest only Advanced Precision Metal Manufacturing Grades period class Klein Forest only Welding Grades 10 th -12 th 2 period class Offered at Klein Oak only Advanced Welding Grades 11 th -12 th 2 period class Offered at Klein Oak only

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64 Concepts of Engineering & Architectural Technology Grades AutoCAD, Inventor, CAD/CAM, Revit Engineering Design & Presentation Grades Pre-Req: Concepts of Engineering & Arch. Technology Manufacturing drafting which emphasizes 2-D and 3-D modeling, Master Cam Problems & Solutions in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM) Grades Pre-Req: Concepts of Engineering & Arch. Tech and either Engineering Design Presentation or Architectural Design (Arts cluster)

65 Electronics Electronics Grades Robotics & Animation Robotics & Animation Grades Pre-Req: Electronics or Concepts of Engineering & Architectural Technology & Architectural Technology

66 Energy, Power & Transportation Systems Energy, Power & Transportation Systems Grades Entry-level skills in automotive industry Automotive Technology Automotive Technology Grade Placement 11 2 periods Advanced Automotive Technology Advanced Automotive Technology Grade 12 Pre-Req: Automotive Technology 2 periods

67 Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Criminal Justice Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security Criminal Justice For students interested in criminal justice careers – police officers, probation officers, attorneys, jailers, 911 dispatchers, detectives, etc.

68 Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security 9-11 Semester class No prerequisite Law Enforcement Prerequisite: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Full year credit Law Enforcement Full year credit Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1 Forensic Science 12 th Full year credit Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1, Biology, Chemistry and Approval Process

69 Correctional Services Full year credit Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1 or Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security Court Systems and Practices Full year credit Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1

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72 Sophomore Status Must have 6 – 10.5 credits

73 High School Keys to Success 1. Practice strong study skills 2. Prepare for class; do homework 3. Use time efficiently; watch deadlines 4. Assume responsibility for actions 5. Plan well and make good choices

74 What do you plan to do after high school? Which type of training is required for your future career? What do you plan to do after high school? Which type of training is required for your future career? Public University Technical SchoolEmployment Technical School Employment Private University Private University Community College Community College Military Academy Military Academy Make sure you know the requirements so you can start planning NOW! Military

75 Planning Strategies Planning Strategies Start thinking seriously about a career choice. Start thinking seriously about a career choice. Make your 4 - year plan according to your career program of study. Make your 4 - year plan according to your career program of study. Counselors will meet with every student to do a 4 year plan. Counselors will meet with every student to do a 4 year plan.

76 The Keys To College Academic Courses Extracurricular Activities Community Service G.P.A. Class Rank SAT/ACT Score

77 And in 4 More Years… You hold the future in your hands! For complete presentation, go to


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