5 New Terminology ►Required Course ►Elective Course ►Prerequisite ►Credit►Classification►Semesters (1st/2nd)►Transcript►Grade Point Average►Class Rank
6 Classification Policy – Klein ISD 0 – 5.5 credits 9th grade (Freshman)6 – 10.5 credits 10th grade (Sophomore)credits 11th grade (Junior)17 credits 12th grade (Senior)26 credits Required to GRADUATE!Classification is based on credits earnedprior to the school year.
7 Your transcriptA “picture” of what you did academically in high schoolCredits earnedAll grades are on transcript (including failing grades)Colleges request your transcript to find out what kind of student you are.
9 Recommended Plan Credits needed: 4 English / 4 Math / 4 Science 3.5 Social Studies / .5 Economics2 years of the same Foreign Language1 PE / 1 Fine Arts / .5 Speech5.5 ElectivesPass 12 EOC examsTotal: 26 Credits
10 What is STAAR?State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness or STAAR™.The high school STAAR is in the form of EOC or End-of –Course TestsThese are basically state-created final exams for your 12 core courses over your high school career.
11 Subjects Tested for EOC EnglishMathScienceSocial StudiesEnglish IAlgebra IBiologyWorld GeographyEnglish IIGeometryChemistryWorld HistoryEnglish IIIAlgebra IIPhysicsU.S. HistoryThe table shows what subjects will be tested for End-of-Course exams. For English, English I, English II, and English III will be tested. For Mathematics, Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II will be tested. For Science, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics will be tested. For Social Studies, World Geography, World History and U.S. History will be tested.11
12 Distinguished Achievement Plan Credits needed:4 English / 4 Math / 4 Science3.5 Social Studies / .5 Economics3 Years of the SAME Foreign Language1 Fine Arts / .5 Speech/ 1 PE4.5 ElectivesTotal: 26 CreditsPlus: Students must also complete 4 advanced measures such as AP exams, college courses, National Merit recognition, etc.
13 Pre-AP/APClasses designed to challenge motivated students and prepare them for college level course workMoves at a faster pace with a great amount of readingAre 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 AVIDA 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 are selected by an application and interview process.
15 International Baccalaureate Program Klein Oak is the only campus in the district to offerthe International Baccalaureate program. Thisoutstanding program is a demanding course ofstudy for the highly motivated student.If interested, please contact:Linda Garner atORAttend one of the informational meetings.
16 To “IB” or not to “IB”-- that is the question. 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 9th grade building Multipurpose Room.IB teachers and students will present an overview of the program and application process.
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.Benefits to Students√ Strong Academic Foundation√ Exposure to innovative courses related to global issues√ Project-based learning√ Summer internships and cooperative work opportunities√ Job shadowing and business networking√ Partnerships with businesses and the University of Houston
18 ROTCMISSION STATEMENT: Develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community. We are not military recruiters.ObjectivesEducate and train students in citizenshipPromote community serviceInstill responsibility, character and self-disciplineProvide instruction in air and space fundamentalsLeadership TrainingSummer Leadership SchoolConfidence coursesAir Force JROTC leadership positionsCurriculum (Physical Education Credit)Leadership Education (4 Years)Aerospace (Weather, Space)ManagementPhysical TrainingMilitary HistorySurvivalInstructorsCOL Irving LeBlancSMSgt Victor ValeMSgt Steven Brumfield
20 If you are interested in Baseball, Golf, or Volleyball, sign up for PE 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 8th 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: FootballCross CountryTrackWrestlingSwimmingBoys’ SoccerGirls’ SoccerJV TennisSoftballBasketballBe sure to get aphysical over the summer!!All Athletic placements are temporary pending tryouts!
22 SPEECH Communication Applications Professional Communications Debate 1 can be used for required creditProfessional CommunicationsDebate 1this 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 9th – 12th 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 coverageyear long classprerequisite for newspaper and yearbookPhotojournalism: covers photography that deals more with human emotions, journalism, compositionsemester class for photographystudent has to provide a Digital Single Lens Reflex CameraNewspaper: covers students, sports and events of school.Year long classAward winning staff, industry standard softwarePrint and newspaper websiteYearbookIndependent class with leadership opportunities
26 Germany has the 3rd strongest economy and is the No Germany has the 3rd strongest economy and is the No. 1 export nation in the world.Germany is the economic powerhouse of the European Union.Germans have been world champions in these exports: cars, machinery, industrial equipment, pharmaceuticals, household goods.The country’s trade surplus reached 191 billion euros in 2005 and continues to grow every year.Stifflemire present here
27 Knowing German creates business opportunities German is the second most spoken language after Russian in the Eastern European countries.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.
28 Linguistics (Languages) German is required or recommended by many undergraduate and graduate programsBiologyPhysicsChemistryReligious StudiesArtHistoryLinguistics (Languages)After this, Mr. Estes will speak about Latin
29 Theater Arts (Drama &Technical) Fine ArtsAll have opportunities for FreshmenAll have advanced levels for four years of studyDance / Drill TeamArtBandFine Arts teachers will speak after I read the slideChoirOrchestraTheater Arts (Drama &Technical)FloralDesign
30 Klein Oak Art Department Classes Offered:Art 1- Prerequisite for ALL upper classes in Visual Arts Drawing 2,3,& 4Painting 2,3, & 4Ceramics 2,3, & 4Sculpture 2,3, & 4Photography (Traditional- Required 35mm MANUAL camera) 2,3,&4Digital Art & Animation 2 (Independent Study-Recommended Digital camera)IB Visual Arts (SL 1st year and HL 2nd year)AP 2D Drawing and Design
31 DANCE at Oak Courses Strutters Dance Team Dance Company Oak Break Krew I.B. DanceDance CompositionAdvanced DanceDance 1 and 2BENEFITSFine Arts Credit for Dance 1 through 4 coursesStrutters receive PE credit during 8th hourPhysical, intellectual, artistic and social benefitsEarn a letter jacket through Company, Strutters or IB (sl or hl)National Honor Society for Dance ArtsAdvanced grade points earned in year 4 or IB
32 HOW TO JOIN www.kodance.info Dance 1 open enrollmentStrutters Dance Team Auditions in AprilDance Company and Advanced Dance Auditions in MayOak Break Krew Auditions in MayI.B. World Dance I.B. students only
34 9th Grade Courses 2013-2014 Semester Full year Touch System Data Entry Principles of Business, Marketing, & FinanceMoney MattersPrinciples of Human ServicesRetailing & E-tailingPrinciples of Law, Public Safety, Corrections & SecurityProfessional CommunicationsPrinciples of Construction (KFHS only)Principles of Information Technology (KOHS and KHS only)Principles of Manufacturing (KFHS & KOHS only)Full yearPrinciples of Agriculture, Food & NRBusiness Information Management 1Concepts of Engineering & Architectural Technology
40 Construction Management Architectural Designconstruction drawingConstruction ManagementStudy the construction process of structures from start to finish thenbuild scaled models.Problems & Solutions in Architecture & Constructionresearch, design, and development activities using the technology sytems
41 Fashion Design *focus on apparel repair, care and history Advanced Fashion Design * 2 hour lab with focus on textiles and apparel industry
43 Animation 1 Problems & Solutions Third course in a sequence Advanced skills in area of digital animationDesigns for commercial and/or residential purposesProblems & SolutionsFourth course in a sequenceProject-based research in animation
44 Business Computer Courses: Business Information Management – 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.Prerequisite – Data Touch Entry Systems or Pass Proficiency Test
45 Business Touch System Data Entry, 9th-10th Keyboarding Course Principles of Business, Marketing & Finance, 9th – 11th gradeIntro course for future Business & Marketing classes.Virtual Business10-12thBusiness Law11-12thGlobal BusinessHuman Resources Management
46 COMPUTER SCIENCEFreshmen – Senior Level Introductory Level Computer Science Courses –REGULARS Semester CoursesGaming Design Android Apps RoboticsAdvanced Courses for FreshmenPre-AP Computer Science – Prereq --Freshmen -- Must of completed Pre-AP Algebra 1 with a B or better in 8th gradeSophmore or Higher -- Passed Algebra 1
47 COMPUTER SCIENCE Other Computer Science Courses AP Computer Science prereq – Pre-AP Computer Science or Teacher ApprovalIB Computer Science SL -- prereq Pre-AP Computer Science or Teacher Approval – Meets IB Science requirements or ElectiveIB Computer Science HL – preReq – IB SL Computer Science – Meets IB Science requirements or Elective3 years of Independent Study – Teacher Approval
48 Instructional Practices in Education & Training Grades 11-122 periodsRequires own transportation to field based internshipPracticum in Education & Training2nd year (12th grade)
49 Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance, 9-11 Students will gain an understanding in the areas of Banking, Savings & Investments, & Business CareersMoney Matters, 9-11Enables students to be a more informed financial decision maker.Securities & Investments10-12Insurance OperationsAccounting 1Accounting 211-12Pre-Req: Accounting 1Financial Analysis Pre-Req: Accounting 1Statistics & 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.Prerequisite for all other classes.Medical Terminology (.5)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
51 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)12th grade, 1 unitProblems & Solutions in Health Science/Certified Nurse AssistantPrepares you to take the certification exam to become a Certified Nurse Assistant. ($10 to $12 per hour to start).
52 Practicum in Health Science/EMT Prepares you to take the EMT Basic Certification Exam12th grade, 2 periods full year
53 Practicum in Hospitality Services Class meets at a local hotel11th or 12th grade or both3 class periods including Hotel ManagementApproximately minutes of travel and changing time to arrive at campus – must provide own transportationPracticum in Hospitality Services2nd year of Hospitality Services, 3 class periods
54 Practicum in Culinary Arts – Klein Forest Only2 hour food industry lab classPre-Req: Lifetime Nutrition & WellnessPracticum in Culinary Arts2nd year 2 hour food industry lab class
55 Principles of Human Services 9th OnlyChild Development10th-12thInterpersonal StudiesLifetime Nutrition & WellnessChild Guidance11th-12th2 periodsPracticum in Human Services2nd year Child GuidanceCosmetology 1 & 211th - 3 periods12th - 3 periods + after school
56 Child Development10th-12th-SemesterChild Guidance11th-12th2 periods-Full YearPracticum in Human Services12th grade2nd year Child Guidance
59 Cosmetology is a TWO year program 3 periods your junior year3 periods your senior year + 1 hour after school 4 days a weekYou earn 7 total credits in CosmetologyYou must plan very carefully to participate in this program.Take graduation required classes early!
60 Approximately $50,000 year salary You can receive your cosmetology state license upon graduationCosmetologists are always in demandApproximately $50,000 year salary
61 Digital & Interactive Media Grades 10-12Pre-Req: BIM or Desktop PublishingWeb TechnologiesGrades 11-12Computer ProgrammingUse the VisualBasic programming language to create program code for simple business problems.Computer MaintenanceGrades 10-12Internetworking 1CISCO11-122 class periods full year(1-fall, 2-spring)Research in Information TechnologyGrade 12Pre-Req: completion of 2 IT courses
62 Principles of Manufacturing WeldingGrades 10th-12th2 period classOffered at Klein Oak onlyAdvanced WeldingGrades 11th-12thPrinciples of ManufacturingGrades 9 – 12Klein Forest (machining) & Klein Oak (welding) onlyPrecision Metal ManufacturingGrades2 period classKlein Forest onlyAdvanced Precision Metal ManufacturingGrades 11-12
64 Concepts of Engineering & Architectural Technology Grades 9 -12AutoCAD, Inventor, CAD/CAM, RevitEngineering Design & PresentationGradesPre-Req: Concepts of Engineering & Arch. TechnologyManufacturing drafting which emphasizes 2-D and 3-D modeling, Master CamProblems & Solutions in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics (STEM)Grades 11-12Pre-Req: Concepts of Engineering & Arch. Tech and either Engineering Design Presentation or Architectural Design (Arts cluster)
65 Electronics Robotics & Animation Grades 11-12 Pre-Req: Electronics or Concepts of Engineering& Architectural Technology
66 Energy, Power & Transportation Systems Grades 10-12 Entry-level skills in automotive industryAutomotive TechnologyGrade Placement 112 periodsAdvanced Automotive TechnologyGrade 12Pre-Req: Automotive Technology
67 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 9-11Semester classNo prerequisiteLaw Enforcement 110-12Prerequisite: Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and SecurityFull year creditLaw Enforcement 211-12Prerequisite: Law Enforcement 1Forensic Science12thPrerequisite: Law Enforcement 1, Biology, Chemistry and Approval Process
69 Correctional Services 11-12Full year creditPrerequisite: Law Enforcement 1 or Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections and SecurityCourt Systems and PracticesPrerequisite: Law Enforcement 1
73 High School Keys to Success Practice strong study skillsPrepare for class; do homeworkUse time efficiently; watch deadlinesAssume responsibility for actionsPlan well and make good choices
74 Make sure you know the requirements so you can start planning NOW! What do you plan to do after high school? Which type of training is required for your future career?MilitaryTechnical School EmploymentPublic UniversityCommunity CollegePrivate UniversityMilitary AcademyMake sure you know the requirements so you can start planning NOW!
75 Planning Strategies Start thinking seriously about a career choice. Make your 4 - year plan according to your career program of study.Counselors will meet with every student to do a 4 year plan.
76 Extracurricular Activities The Keys To CollegeAcademic CoursesExtracurricular ActivitiesCommunity ServiceG.P.A.Class RankSAT/ACT Score
77 You hold the future in your hands! And in 4 More Years…You hold the future in your hands!For complete presentation, go to
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