Presentation on theme: "Welcome Parents of CLASS of 2017!. Counselors Barbara Kelley (A-De) Alicea Rieger (Dh-H) Rob Rutherford (I-Me) Jeff Vanderport (Mi-Se) Amy Wiskerchen."— Presentation transcript:
Counselors Barbara Kelley (A-De) Alicea Rieger (Dh-H) Rob Rutherford (I-Me) Jeff Vanderport (Mi-Se) Amy Wiskerchen (Sh-Z)
What We Can Do For You Personal Concerns – confidential matters Community Resources High School Planning –Graduation requirements –Schedule conflicts Post high School Planning –2 – year schools, 4 – year schools, Tech/Voc schools –Scholarships, financial Aid –Recommendations
Graduation Requirements Earn 23 Credits Successful completion of the Certificate of Academic Achievement Successful completion of the Culminating Project
Certificate of Academic Achievement Students must meet HSPE standards in (class of 2015 and beyond): Reading Writing Math (EOC’s - pass Algebra and Geometry) Science (Biology EOC)
Successful Completion of the Culminating Project The Culminating Project will include the following components: –Portfolio –Presentation –Research Paper –Community Service –Job Shadow –13 th year Plan – Action steps for the 1 st year after high school graduation
Requirements H.S. Grad. Requirements 4 credits of English 3 credits of Social Studies 3 credits of Science 3 credits of Math 1.5 credits of PE.5 credit of Health 1 credit of Occ. Ed. 1 credit of Fine, Visual, Performing Art 6 credits of Electives 23 Total Credits Needed CADR’s 4 credits of English 3 credits of Social Studies 2 credits* of Lab Sciences 3 credits* of Math (1-Math credit: Senior Year) 1 credit of Art 2 credits of World Language 15 Total Credits College Academic Distribution Requirements
PODS Consist of 3 courses –English –Social Studies –Science
2 Different POD Options #1 Core English 9, Core Social Studies, Integrated Science 1-2 (Earth Science) #2 Honors English 9, Honors Social Studies Integrated Science 3-4 (Biology)
10 th grade POD Option #1 IF in 9 th Grade: Core English 9, Core Social Studies, Integrated Science 1-2 (Earth Science) THEN: Core English 10, Core Social Studies & Health, Integrated Science 3-4 (Biology)
10 th grade POD Option #2 IF in 9 th Grade: Honors English 9, Honors Social Studies, Integrated Science 3-4 (Biology) THEN: Honors English 10, AP Human Geography, CHEMISTY 1-2
Typical 9 th Grade Schedule 1 st Semester –Freshman English -1 –Cont. World History -1 –Integrated Science -1 –Algebra - 1 –Occupational Education (Computer Essentials or Computer Apps highly recommended) or Elective –PE or Elective 2 nd Semester –Freshman English -2 –Cont. World History -2 – Integrated Science -2 –Algebra - 2 –Occupational Education or Elective –PE or Art
STUDYING at KR: 1.GENERAL EDUCATION – Core or regular classes? 2 HOURS EVERY S, M, T, W, TH 2.HONORS CLASSES - Add an extra 1 hour (2 hours plus 1 hour = 3 hours) 3.AP CLASSES (Advanced Placement) – Add an extra hour PER AP Class (These are College Level classes)
NOPE! “No Mom – I don’t have any HOMEWORK tonight...
SUNDAY – THURSDAY KR STUDENTS HAVE: HOMEWORK OR PROJECTS OR TEST PREP EVERY NIGHT WITHOUT FAIL !!!
KR Home Page http://www.kent.k12.wa.us/ksd/KR/ –Access Course Catalog –Activities and Clubs –Counseling Page WA Student Achievement Council http://www.hecb.wa.gov/