Presentation on theme: "1 Benson Polytechnic High School A place to engineer your future Eight Grade Forecasting Night. April 9 th, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
1 Benson Polytechnic High School A place to engineer your future Eight Grade Forecasting Night. April 9 th, 2013
2 Benson Staff are Here to Help Principal Carol Campbell Vice Principal Barry Phillips Vice Principal Jeandre Carbone Counselor Amy Henry (A to L) Counselor Steve Wren (M to Z) Specialists…
3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Language Arts 4 credits Science 3 credits Math 3 credits Social Studies 3 credits Health 1 credit PE 1 credit World Language 2 credits of same language Tech 3 credits Fine Art/ Elective 4 credits 24 TOTAL CREDITS
4 OTHER GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Pass Essential Skills tests in Reading, Writing, and Math. Complete a Career Related Learning Experience and write a summary. Write a resume. Self assessment, research, reflection.
5 9 th 10 th 11 th 12th English English English English Biology Chemistry 3rd Science 4 th Science? Math Math Math 4 th Math ? PE / Health World History US History Gov/Econ Spanish 1-2 Spanish 3-4 Freshmen Sophomore Junior SENIOR Tech Tech Major Major Rotations Rotations Typical Four Year Plan Students spend a lot of their day in tech classes ! Many Benson students take more science and math.
6 Typical Day (s) A DayB Day 1 Late Arrival5 English 2 Algebra6 Tech Class lunch 3 PE7 Health 4 Tutorial8 Biology <8:15 am <9:50 am Day ends <3:15 pm
7 Parents are asking: What Can I Do To Help My Student Succeed? Make sure they are at school on time every day. Help them set aside regular time for school work. Look at their planner with them. Set limits.
8 What About Credits From Eight Grade? Amy Slaughter – Mathematics It is very important to be READY Spanish 8 th 9 th 10 th 11 th 12th Alg 1-2Geom 1-2Alg 3-4PreCalcAP Calc 9 th 10 th 11 th 12th Alg 1-2Geom 1-2Alg 3-4PreCalc CCSS !Proficiency grading
9 Teams, Clubs...get involved ! Rachel Draper - Athletic director Must have a physical freshmen year to play sports Fall Sports: Football, Mens and Womens Soccer, Volleyball, Cross Country Winter Sports: Mens Basketball Womens Basketball Wrestling Spring Sports: Baseball, Softball, Mens and Womens Tennis, Track. Sign Up Tonight To Show Your Interest!
10 What should you do this summer? READ, READ, READ. Practice transportation. Watch for our mailing in August. FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL IS SEPTEMBER 4 th, 2013 PARENT CONFERENCES ARE NOVEMBER 25 th and 26 th, 2013
11 Now Lets Look at The Pink Sheet Choose classes for next year. Complete and turn in tonight.