Presentation on theme: "+ NH Orientation Meeting Brookside School Class of 2014 High School Class of 2018."— Presentation transcript:
+ NH Orientation Meeting Brookside School Class of 2014 High School Class of 2018
+ Graduation Requirements 125 Credits required to graduate For promotion. To enter the grade listed you must have the following credits 10 th grade – complete 30 credits 11 th grade – complete 60 credits 12 th grade – complete 90 credits
+ Graduation Requirements Subject requirements English – 20 credits (4 years) Math – 15 credits (3 years) History World History – 5 credits (1 year) US History – 10 credits (2 years) Science – 15 credits (3 years) Required sequences:Physics (grade 9); Chemistry (grade 10) Biology (grade 11)
+ Graduation Requirements PE/Health/Driver’s Ed – 5 credits per year World Languages – 10 credits Contemporary Business Technology/Freshman Rhetoric – 2.5 credits each (required Freshman year) Visual and Performing Arts – 5 credits (1 year) Career Education, Consumer, Family and Life Skills – 5 credits (1 year)
+ Graduation Requirements Financial Literacy-2.5 credits (1/2 year) Pass the HSPA and the Biology exam (BCT). For highly competitive colleges, NH recommends students have a four year sequence of math, science, social studies and English
+ End of class grades Year long classes: Each marking period will receive a 21.25% weighting and the final exam will receive a 15% weighting Semester classes: Each marking period will receive a 42.5% weighting and the final exam will receive a 15% weighting
+ Typical Freshman Schedule English 9 (summer work required) Math Physics World History/Cultures (summer work required) Freshman Rhetoric/Contemporary Business Technology Physical Education/Health World Language Elective (Choice)
MathScience Honors Math AnalysisAP Physics I Honors GeometryHonors Physics CP GeometryCP Physics CP Algebra 1 Algebra 1Physics Concepts of Algebra and Mathematical Thinking Science Math Connection. Science and Math at Northern Highlands are linked for Freshman.
+ Science Scope and Sequence After Freshman year, science and math are not linked, and stronger students can take honor science or math without the other one. As you get older, options exist for college credit courses in science. These are not linked with the math
World Languages 2 years of language required You do not have to continue the language you started at Brookside Current teacher recommended your placement Recommend you start your language as a 9 th grader Fulfills requirement Electives harder to get into as a Freshman
Electives - Career Ed & Consumer, Family and Life Skills Introduction to Business Personal Finance and Investment Financial Management (2.5 credit course, so needs to be paired with another ½ year course. ) Contemporary Business Technology (required) Accounting Business Education
Electives - Career Ed & Consumer, Family and Life Skills Computer Aided Drawing and Design I Real World Engineering Woodworking Applied Technology
Electives - Career Ed & Consumer, Family and Life Skills T.V. Production Television Production Electives Family and Consumer Sciences Foods and Nutrition Introduction to Fashion and Textiles
Electives - Visual and Performing Arts Art Experiences Ceramics Photography I Digital Arts Art
Electives - Visual and Performing Arts Chorus Symphonic Band Chorus/Symphonic Band Music
Electives - Visual and Performing Arts Intro to Theater and Acting Journalism English
+ Activities Clubs and Sports List 88% of the students participate in an extra curricular activity
Typical High School Day Drop rotate schedule You have 8 classes. 6 meet each day. Classes are 57 minutes long. Homework AP classes are about 1 hour per night per class Given regularly. Varies by teacher and level of class No effort to coordinate in a high school School Day 7:45 to 2:36 2:45 – Clubs, sports, etc
Is it hard to get used to the high school? What if I find a course is too easy or too hard? What happens next? Scheduling meetings: Week of March 17 How do I get to the curriculum guide? What if I have a conflict with my scheduling meeting?
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