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1 Class of 2018 Graduation Requirements and Scheduling Process Greenfield-Central H.S. Website:

2 Administrators and Counselors Student Last names A-EMr. Beal Mr. Horsman Student Last names F-LMrs. Coleman Mrs. Foster Student Last names M-SqMr. Jack Mrs. Knecht Student Last names St-ZMr. Bryant Mrs. Kile

3 Rigorous Preparation = Core 40 & Beyond Equipping for the Future

4 The Building Blocks at Greenfield-Central Tier 1 ESTABLISH Tier 2 ENGAGE Tier 3 EXPLORE Tier 4 EQUIP Finding Success in Education

5 lived in a world with monthly texting limits or, had to look up and print out directions or, had to watch commercials on TV, or known “Star Wars” as a trilogy, and used what they click on to save a document. And, their high school diploma requirements are not your high school diploma requirements…

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7 Core 40 with Academic Honors Core 40 Core 40 with Technical Honors Postsecondary Success College Technical School 2-year School Apprenticeship Military Workforce Rigorous Preparation

8 Core 40 Diploma CreditsYears Courses English 8 credits 4 years Balance of literature, composition & speech. Math 6 credits (in grades 9-12) 3 years Algebra I Geometry Algebra II **Students must take a math course or Quantitative Reasoning course each year in high school. Science 6 credits3 years Biology I Chemistry I OR Physics I OR Integrated Chemistry/ Physics Any Core 40 Science

9 Core 40 Diploma Credits Courses Social Studies 6 credits US History US Government Economics World History & Civilization OR Geo. & History of World PE 2 credits Health & Wellness 1 credit Health and Wellness

10 Core 40 Diploma Credits Courses Directed Electives 5 credits World Languages Fine Arts Career-Technical Education General Electives 6 credits College & Career Pathway courses recommended. Local Reqts No additional requirements at G-CHS TOTAL Minimum of 40 credits All required courses will be assigned a letter grade and factored into the overall GPA.

11 Core 40 Math - 6 credits must be earned in grades Students must take a math course or quantitative reasoning (QR) course each year in high school QR courses include courses that help advance a student’s ability to apply mathematics in real-world situations and contexts. The final approved course list DOE has not yet been released by the DOE. Examples might include some Business and Marketing, Engineering (PLTW), Science, Trade & Industrial, etc. courses

12 Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma Complete all requirements for Core 40 Earn 2 additional Core 40 math credits Earn 6-8 credits Core 40 world language credits (6 credits in one language or 4 credits each in two languages) Earn 2 Core 40 fine arts credits Earn a grade of “C” or above in courses that count toward the diploma Have a cumulative GPA of a “B” or above AND…

13 Core 40 with Academic Honors Diploma Complete one of the following: A. 4 credits in AP courses and take corresponding AP exams, B. 6 verifiable transcripted college credits in dual credit courses from priority course list, C. Earn two of the following: 1. 3 college credits from priority course list, 2. 2 credits in AP courses and take corresponding AP exams, 3. 2 credits in IB courses and take IB exams. D. Earn a 1750 or higher on the SAT critical reading, math, and writing sections and a minimum of 530 on each section E. Earn an ACT composite score of 26 or higher and complete written section F. Earn 4 credits in IB courses and take corresponding exams

14 Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma Combines rigor and relevance; Prepares students for two year or four college, technical school, or apprenticeship; Students gain marketable skills and, in many cases, college credit; Student can earn both the Core 40 with Academic Honors and the Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma.

15 Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma Complete all requirements for Core 40, Earn grade of “C” or above in courses that count toward the diploma, Have a GPA of “B” or above, and Earn 6 credits in the college & career preparation courses in a College & Career Pathway and one of the following: 1. Pathway designated industry-based certification or credential, or 2. Pathway dual credits resulting in 6 transcripted college credits AND...

16 Complete ONE of the following: A. Any one of the options (A-F) of the Academic Honors Diploma. B. Earn the following scores or higher on WorkKeys: Reading for Information – Level 6, Applied Mathematics – Level 6, and Locating Information – Level 5. C. Earn the following minimum score(s) on Accuplacer: Writing 80, Reading 90, Math 75. D. Earn the following minimum score(s) on Compass: Algebra 66, Writing 70, Reading 80. Core 40 with Technical Honors Diploma

17 Credits Earned in Junior High 8 th grade students currently enrolled in Algebra I, Geometry, and/or Biology I may elect to receive high school credit. Electing to receive credit also means the grades will transfer to the high school transcript and will be used in the calculation of a student’s grade point average and class rank. Students in the Class of 2018 will have until May 1, 2015 to make a decision NOT to accept the credit. The default decision will be to transfer it. Please discuss the impact of electing to take the credit(s)with your high school counselor if you have any questions.

18 Additional Graduation Requirements Equipping for High Stakes Exams

19 ISTEP+ Graduation Examination Algebra I End-of-course Assessment (ECA) English 10 End-of-course Assessment (ECA) All Indiana students are required to pass the Algebra I and English 10 ECAs in order to graduate. Students will have multiple opportunities to take the assessments. Students are required to take the Biology I ECA, but a passing score is not required to graduate.

20 College & Career Readiness and PSAT Testing Students are required to take the PSAT in October of their sophomore year. Some choose to take it their junior year. The State of Indiana is using this assessment to determine college and career readiness. Counselors will work with students who demonstrate a need for support to be ready for their next steps after school; college or career.

21 Scheduling Process and Timeline Equipping for the Next Step

22 Bring your packet with you and, don’t forget, all appointments are at your school! Classroom presentations February 7 – St. Michael’s February 7 - GCJHS Individual scheduling appointments* February 11-14, February – GCJHS February 27 – St. Michael’s “On the Road to High School” at G-CHS Tentative Date – April 15 Freshmen Preview Day at G-CHS Tentative Date – Tuesday, July 29 *In the event of a 2-hour delay, scheduling appointments will take place as scheduled. If school in cancelled, we will reschedule.

23 GCJHS parents and students may schedule an individual appointment by accessing the link through their PowerSchool parent portal. St. Michael’s parents and students may sign-up for an individual appointment in the office. Link to scheduling appointments

24 Student Name: Current School: GCJHS_______ St. Michael’s _______ Other ­__________________________________ SS# _______-_______-_______ Diploma: Core 40 ______ Academic Honors _______ Technical Honors _______ Freshman students are required to enroll in one math, one science, and one English course. Freshmen will select 7 classes to accompany an Enrichment Block. Please see the reverse side of this form for guidelines to help you select required courses and for a complete list of freshman elective courses. Students should complete PE 1, PE 2, and Health by the end of their sophomore year. _ Plans after high school________________________________________________________________________________ Semester 1 Semester 2 ENGLISH ENH110Regular English 9 FENGLISH ENH111Regular English 9 S ENH120Honors English 9 F ENH121Honors English 9 S MATH MAH300Algebra II FMATH MAH301Algebra II S MAH210Geometry F MAH211Geometry S MAH200Algebra I F MAH201Algebra I S MAH150 Algebra Enrichment F (taken with Algebra by recommendation) MAH151 Algebra Enrichment S (taken with Algebra by recommendation) SCIENCE SCH230Integrated Chem/Phys FSCIENCE SCH231Integrated Chem/Phys S SCH100Biology I F SCH101Biology I F SCH200Biology II F SCH201Biology II S SCH250Prin Biomed Science F SCH251Prin Biomed Science S ELECTIVE STUDY ADH006Enrichment Block F/STUDY ADH007Enrichment Block S/ Alternate DropAddDate Course to be taken in summer school

25 Freshmen Electives AGH102 Intro to Agriculture, Food, & Nat Resources MUH402 Dance Performance (Blue Fusion) F AGH103 MUH403 Dance Performance (Blue Fusion) S AGH220 Animal Science I PHH100 Physical Education I ** AGH221 Animal Science II PHH102 PE II Aquatics (Lifeguard Certification) ** ARH100 Introduction to 2D Art PHH103 PE II Individual Sports ** ARH101 Advanced 2D Art PHH104 PE II Recreation ** ARH110 Introduction to 3D Art PHH105 PE II Team Sports ** ARH111 Advanced 3D Art PHH108 PE II Physical Management ** ARH350 Art History ** PHH600 Str & Fit Boys F (doesn’t count as req. PE credit) ** # BUH132 Introduction to Business ** PHH601 Str & Fit Boys S (doesn’t count as req. PE credit) ** # BUH141 Digital Citizenship ** PHH700 Str & Fit Girls F (doesn’t count as req. PE credit) ** # BUH151 Information Communications Technology ** PHH701 Str & Fit Girls S (doesn’t count as req. PE credit) ** # ENH130 Journalism (overall GPA of C or better) ** PHH110 Health ** FCH100 Nutrition & Wellness ** PHH300 Current Health Issues ** FCH201 Advanced Nutrition & Wellness ** SOH220 Geography & History of the World F FCH152 Introduction to Fashion & Textiles I SOH221 Geography & History of the World S FCH153 Introduction to Fashion & Textiles II SOH220 World History & Civilization F FCH130 Interpersonal Relations ** SOH221 World History & Civilization S FFH100 French I F (should have “C” or better in English) TEH101 Introduction to Manufacturing F FFH101 French I S (should have “C” or better in English) TEH102 Introduction to Manufacturing S FGH100 German I F (should have “C” or better in English) TEH121 Introduction to Transportation F FGH101 German I S (should have “C” or better in English) TEH122 Introduction to Transportation S FSH100 Spanish I F (should have “C” or better in English) TEH111 Introduction to Communications F FSH101 Spanish I S (should have “C” or better in English) TEH112 Introduction to Communications S MUH100 Intermediate Concert Band F TEH131 Introduction to Construction F MUH101 Intermediate Concert Band S TEH132 Introduction to Construction S MUH122 Beginning Chorus 9 th Grade Boys F TEH160 Introduction to Engineering Design F (PLTW) MUH123 Beginning Chorus 9 th Grade Boys S TEH161 Introduction to Engineering Design S (PLTW) MUH124 Beginning Chorus 9 th Grade Girls F TEH332 Introduction to Design Processes F MUH125 Beginning Chorus 9 th Grade Girls S TEH333 Introduction to Design Processes S MUH230 Dance Choreography (Guard) F TEH430 Computers in Design & Production (CADD) F MUH231 Dance Choreography (Guard) S TEH431 Computers in Design & Production (CADD) S ** 1 semester class # In order to take Strength & Fitness, a student must have taken Physical Education I. All Strength & Fitness students must have a physical on file by July 31, 2014.

26 Summer School Options Equipping Year Round

27 Classroom Dates (as of today) June 2- June 27 Physical Education is available for all freshmen Cougar Academy Courses Many courses are available on-line through Cougar Academy Some freshmen choose to take Health and/or World History or World Geography on-line June 2- July 30 (must complete or will earn an “F” for the class) Courses are $30 and you must pay at the time of registration.

28 Twenty-first Century Scholars Equipping for Financial Aid

29 The Scholarship Program Available for students on free or reduced lunch or within an eligible income range Provides tuition fees for any state college or university Requires grade point average minimums for high school and college Requires a signed pledge and exit procedures Must be applied for by June 30 th of the 8 th grade year Visit www. scholars.in.gov for more information

30 Questions?


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