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1 Current 10th Grade…Class of 2016 Parent and Student Registration Night Thursday, January 30, 2014 Prior to the presentation, students and parents should pick up Graduation Requirements Sheets, Transcripts, and Informational Sheets

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3 Graduation Requirements 24 Total Credits to Graduate 7 courses x 4 years TOTAL = 28 Credit Opportunities

4 High School Graduation Requirements (Class of 2016) 4 Language Arts 4 Mathematics 4 Science 3 Social Studies One Pathway Required (CTAE, Foreign Language, Fine Arts) Personal Fitness and Health Electives

5 Assessment Requirements All students are required to take and pass the Georgia High School Writing Test in order to receive a diploma in Georgia. Juniors will take this test for the first time in September, 2014. Students will have five opportunities to pass this test before their graduation date.

6 Foreign Language Two units of credit in the same foreign language are required by the University System of Georgia Institutions and other post-secondary institutions. –Spanish I and II –French I and II

7 AP Scholar Endorsement

8 Preparing for College Packet Staying on Course High School Curriculum Requirements for the University System of Georgia Office of Student Affairs www.usg.edu/student_affairs

9 New HOPE Rigor Requirements

10 For the Class of 2016, students must meet additional requirements to be eligible to receive the HOPE Scholarship. Students not only must have a 3.0 GPA in core courses (including foreign language courses), they must also complete the new rigor requirement. The requirement is that students must take and pass three rigor courses. Rigor courses offered at SEHS are marked by an asterisk on the registration form, and they are also included on the back of the handout.

11 Registration Process Friday, January 31 st – Advisement –Issue Registration Forms –Individual Student Conferences Tuesday, February 4 th – Advisement –Individual Student Conferences Friday, February 7 th – Advisement –Return Registration Forms to Advisor

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13 Grade 11 & 12 Course Options PeriodGrade 11Grade 12 1stAmerican Lit or AP Language British Lit or AP Literature 2 nd Environmental Science or Chemistry 4 th Science 3 rd US History or AP US History Mathematics 4 th MathematicsEconomics (0.5 CR) or AP Macro/Micro 5 th Elective 6 th Elective 7 th Elective

14 ECCA and CTAE Mr. Travis Nesmith ECCA Principal Ms. Angie Wood SEHS CTAE Advisor

15 Bell Schedule/Transportation SEHSECCA 8:20 to 9:20 1 st Period8:50 to 9:55 1 st Period (miss 1 st and 2 nd period at SEHS) 9:25 to 10:20 2 nd Period 10:25 to 11:20 3 rd Period10:50 to 11:55 2 nd Period (miss 3rd and 4 th period at SEHS) 11:25 to 12:20 4 th Period 12:25 to 2:00 5 th Period (with lunch) 12:15 to 1:20 3 rd Period (miss 4 th and 5 th period at SEHS) 2:05 to 2:55 6 th Period1:25 to 2:30 4 th Period (miss 5th and 6th period at SEHS) 3:00 to 3:50 7 th Period

16 Work-Based Learning This program is for students 16 years or older. This program allows students to receive high school credit while developing skills in the workplace. Students do not have to have employment prior to entering this program; however, the student should have a job in his/her program concentration area to participate. Students in this program must have a drivers license, student parking permit, and have personal transportation to participate in this program. Students interested in work-based learning should see Mrs. Truluck (Room # 302) for an application, additional information, and regulations.

17 Dual Enrollment This program allows students 16 years and older to take courses for high school and college credit. Students must meet enrollment requirements of the college. Please see your counselor for more information.

18 Dual Enrollment Pathways There are three pathways that start during a students junior year. These pathways are dual enrollment with Savannah Technical College: –Welding Pathway (will need to take Industry Fundamental and Occupational Safety during 9 th or 10 th grade year as a pre-requisite) –Cosmetology Pathway –Law Enforcement Services Pathway

19 Junior Checklist!! Meet with your school counselor to make sure you are on track for graduation. Start researching colleges that you would like to attend to find out what the schools admission requirements are (you can do this by using GACollege411.org). If you would like to qualify for the National Merit Scholarship Program, you MUST take the PSAT as a junior.

20 Junior Checklist!! Plan to take the SAT, ACT, or the COMPASS tests! a) SAT information can be found at www.collegeboard.com b) ACT information can be found at www.act.org c) COMPASS-talk with your counselor!

21 Junior Checklist!! Attend college fairs to speak with representatives from schools that you are interested in attending. Read FINANCIAL AID 101 on GACollege411.org to begin your introduction to the world of financial aid. Take campus tours (You are allowed one your junior year and two your senior year if you plan on going during a school day). You must follow school protocol on College 10-Days.

22 Junior Checklist!! Start your search for scholarships to find free money to help pay for college (talk with your counselor and use the SCHOLARSHIP FINDER on GACollege411.org). Track your GPA eligibility for the HOPE Scholarship (you can do this by going to GACollege411.org)

23 Junior Checklist!! Continue to participate and volunteer in extracurricular activities…this looks good on a college application!! Talk with your coaches and Mr. Dickey (Athletic Director) about eligibility for college sports.

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