Presentation on theme: "Mid-High Course Selection. Each student will receive a blueEach student will receive a blue book, which contains information about courses, graduation."— Presentation transcript:
Each student will receive a blueEach student will receive a blue book, which contains information about courses, graduation requirements and college optionsbook, which contains information about courses, graduation requirements and college options It is also available onlineIt is also available online You should refer to it before marking the classes your studentYou should refer to it before marking the classes your student wants to take next yearwants to take next year at the Mid-High “Blue Books”
Students will need 23 credits to graduate from Bartlesville High School Students should earn at least 6 credits each year for 4 years credits
Pass a 1-semester class to earn ½ unit of credit Passing both semesters will earn 1 unit of credit Graduation: 23 units of credit (Fine Arts Requirement may be met by inclusion) Earning Graduation Credits
Students must successfully complete 2 units (earn 2 full credits) to pass to the 10 th grade at BMHS S SS S t u d e n t s m u s t s u c c e s s f u l l y c o m p l e t e 8 u n i t s t o e n r o l l i n t h e 1 1 t h g r a d e a t B H S
Senate Bill 982 - Achieving Classroom Excellence Act of 2005 “ACE Legislation” Students must be enrolled in a in a “college preparatory curriculum” “college preparatory curriculum” The parent/legal guardian signs a letter allowing you to enroll in the “state high school graduation requirements” Unless
College Preparatory curriculum 4 English4 English 3 Science3 Science 3 Mathematics3 Mathematics 3 Social Studies3 Social Studies 10 units electives*10 units electives* 4 English4 English 3 Science3 Science 3 Mathematics3 Mathematics 3 Social studies3 Social studies 2 Foreign Language or Computer Technology2 Foreign Language or Computer Technology 1 Additional Unit1 Additional Unit 7 units electives*7 units electives* State graduation requirements * Fine Arts units may be sets of competencies
Students planning to attend college out of state or participate in NCAA athletics should choose the foreign language option Important Note!
ACE Legislation “Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in 2008-2009, from a public high school with a standard diploma.” “Beginning with students entering the ninth grade in 2008-2009, every student shall demonstrate mastery of the state academic content standards in the following subject areas in order to graduate from a public high school with a standard diploma.” 70 O.S. § 1210.523 ACE Legislation
Students must take End-of-Instruction Tests (EOIs) after they take these subjects: ACE Legislation (Translation) *Algebra I Biology I *English II Geometry Algebra II English III U.S. History Required + 2 others * Required + 2 others Results are recorded on transcripts when student scores “proficient” on the EOI test.
End-of-Instruction (EOI) tests 9 th graders might take Algebra I (Geom. H or Alg. II H) Biology I H
End-of-Instruction (EOI) tests 10 th graders might take
ACE Legislation (continued) Students must complete 3 units of math above 8 th grade level Algebra I Honors, Geometry Honors & Algebra II Honors taken before 9 th grade will not fulfill the 3 required maths
Oklahoma’sPromise (Formerly OHLAP) Students could be able to earn a college scholarship www.oklahomaspromise.org
Oklahoma’s Promise Apply during 8 th, 9 th or 10 th grade year Verify parents earn $50,000 or less per year at the time of application Student must meet requirements: Complete 17 required units GPA at least 2.5 for grades 9-12 in required classes Attend school regularly Stay out of trouble
Graduation with HONORS complete specified Honors, Pre-AP, or Advanced Placement courses earn unweighted GPA of 3.0 or higher in the discipline (English, Math, etc.) To wear a gold tassel at graduation and To receive special recognition on the graduation program, students must
Graduation with HONORS Students can graduate with honors in English Mathematics Science History Foreign Language Computer Science Art Statistics Music
Why take Pre-AP classes? 1.Gives students an edge in college preparation 2.Helps them stand out on college applications 3.Broadens their intellectual horizons
National Honor Society earn an unweighted GPA of 3.51 or higher in 9 th grade To be invited to join National Honor Society as a 10 th Grader, students must
Freshman participate in activities including Homecoming, Winter Formal, and Student Council, and class-related clubs such as BPA, FCCLA, and foreign language clubs (Spanish, French, German)
Selecting Classes Refer to course descriptions and prerequisites listed in “Blue Book” before choosing classes listed on the course selection form Read the Blue Book!! Important!!!
Classes by department Class listing includes: course descriptionscourse descriptions lengthlength any prerequisitesany prerequisites Description of the course written by teacher. Tells what you can expect to do and learn in the class. Word Processing Sample entry in Blue Book: Course Number: 2119 Semesters: 1 Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12 Prerequisite: Keyboarding
Freshmen take Algebra I, Algebra IA, Geometry Honors*, or Algebra II Honors * *Students must meet certain prerequisites to take Honorsor Pre-AP classes. Sophomores take Algebra I, Algebra 1-B, Geometry, Algebra II Honors*, or Pre- Calculus Pre-AP*
Mathematics SequencesGrade HonorsHonorsTraditionalTraditional 7 th Algebra I - H 8 th Geometry - H Algebra I - H 9 th Algebra II - H Geometry - H Algebra I Algebra I-A 10 th Pre-AP Stat. Pre-AP Pre- Calc. Algebra II - H Geometry Algebra I-B 11 th Pre-Calc. Calculus AB or Calculus BC Pre-AP Stat. Pre-AP Pre- Calc. Algebra II or Math of Finance Geometry 12 th Off-campus college course AP Statistics Pre-Calc. Calculus AB or Calculus BC AP Statistics College Alg.- Trig. Math of Finance Algebra II or Math of Finance ACE Legislation requires 3 units in 9 th - 12 th grades
Freshmen Freshmen Take English Grammar and Composition Traditional? or Pre-AP? Sophomores Take English Literature and Composition
Sophomore Science= Biology I, Honors Biology I, Physical Science, or Honors Chemistry I Freshman Science = Physical Science or Honors Biology I
Science Sequences see Blue Book pages 26-28GradeHonors See Blue Book p. 6Traditional 9 th Honors Biology I Physical Science 10 th Honors Chemistry I Biology I 11 th AP Chemistry II AP Biology II Chemistry I Active Chemistry Env. Science Physics Inquiry 12 th AP Chemistry II AP Biology II AP Physics B Chemistry I Active Chemistry Env. Science Anatomy and Phys. Physics Inquiry
Freshmen take 1 semester of Oklahoma History and 1 semester of Financial Literacy
“Personal financial literacy education shall be taught in the public schools of this state.” 70 O.S. § 11-103.6h Passport to Financial Literacy Act http://sde.state.ok.us/Curriculum/PFLP/
“Real world topics covered by these standards include the following:” Earning an income; Understanding state and federal taxes; Banking and financial services; Balancing a checkbook; Savings and investing; Planning for retirement; Understanding loans and borrowing money, including predatory lending and payday loans;
“Real world topics...” cont. Understanding interest, credit card debt, and online commerce; Identity fraud and theft; Rights and responsibilities of renting or buying a home; Understanding insurance; Understanding the financial impact and consequences of gambling; Bankruptcy; and Charitable giving.
B u s i n e s s c l a s s e s Keyboarding Keyboarding *Word Processing *Word Processing *Business Computer Applications *Business Computer Applications *Advanced Bus. Comp. Applications *Advanced Bus. Comp. Applications *Requires keyboarding prerequisite *Meets College Prep computer requirement
Foreign Language Classes French I, II Spanish I, II, III German I, II Spanish IV and V German III, IV offered at BHS
Family & Consumer Science Classes èFaCS I-A èFaCS I-B èFaCS II-A èFaCS II-B èCareer Explore The Blue Book has a description of each class
Weightlifting PE classes Strong and Fit Life Games and
Mid-High athleticsBaseball Cross Country BasketballFootballGolfVolleyballTennisSwimmingSoftballSoccerTrackCheerleadingPomWrestling
Driver Education Is NOT on the course selection formIs NOT on the course selection form Offered during summer, spring, & fall semestersOffered during summer, spring, & fall semesters Cost: $230 per session Credit:.5 units elective credit
Driver Education Students must be at least 15 to enrollStudents must be at least 15 to enroll Classes before and after school dayClasses before and after school day Summer classes during June, JulySummer classes during June, July Enrollment with Driver Ed. TeacherEnrollment with Driver Ed. Teacher Space very limitedSpace very limited
Students can mix Honors* (or Pre-AP) classes with non-honors (“traditional”) classes *Honors classes require students to meet prerequisites. (See the Blue Book) Description of the class from blue book—written by the teacher. Name of Class Course Number: Semesters: Grade Level: Prerequisite:
Typical Schedule SEVEN HOURS EACH DAY TO INCLUDE: English (Full Year)English (Full Year) Math (Full Year)Math (Full Year) Science (Full Year)Science (Full Year) Social Studies (Full Year)Social Studies (Full Year) Elective(s) (Comp. Tech or For. Lang.)Elective(s) (Comp. Tech or For. Lang.) Elective(s) (2 semesters or Full Year)Elective(s) (2 semesters or Full Year) Elective(s) (2 Semesters or Full Year)Elective(s) (2 Semesters or Full Year)
For more enrollment information visit www.bps-ok.org/midhigh Dates Enrollment Information Presented to Students: 8 th graders at Central – January 17 th 8 th graders at Madison – January 19 th 9 th graders at Mid-High – January 18th
Mrs. Frock: A-F Mrs. Reed: G-O Mr. Osborn: P-Z St udents are divided by alphabet among the Mid-High counselors Course Selection Appointments Madison Middle School : Jan. 31- Feb. 3 Central Middle School: Feb. 6-10 Mid-High: Jan. 24-27
Bruin Camp Orientation to Mid-HighOrientation to Mid-High Fun with friendsFun with friends Get t-shirt and prizesGet t-shirt and prizes Watch for invitationWatch for invitation
Bartlesville Mid-High School will challenge and prepare students for a lifetime of success through academics, citizenship, and leadership.
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