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1 Class of 2018 Laney High School Rising Freshmen Parent Program

2 Agenda Course of Study – graduation requirements Accelerated Studies Program Exit Standards Promotion Requirements Establishing GPA and Rank Curriculum Bulletin EnrollmentQuestions

3 Future Ready Course of Study Graduation Requirements __ English I __ English II __ English III __ English IV 4 __ Earth/Environmental __ Biology __ Physical Science or Chemistry 7 Substitute AP Environmental __ World History __ Civics __ American History 1 & 2 11 Substitute AP USH or AP World History __ Math 1 (Algebra) __ Math 2 (Geometry __ Math 3 (Algebra 2) __ Advanced Math Course 15 Substitution Math: (only 8% of class) __ Math 1 (Algebra) __ Math 2 (Geometry) and and __ CTE course I and __ CTE course II __ Health and PE 16

4 Future Ready Course of Study Graduation Requirements __ World Language I __ World Language II OR 18 OR 18 Not required to graduate. Required for 4 year college admission __ CTE or Art __ CTE or Art 18 If not taking World Languages __ CTE, Art, JROTC, core elective __ CTE, Art, JROTC, core elective 22 4 credits RECOMMENDED in a concentrated area + 6 other elective credits from any area These 6 credits satisfy the NHCS 28 credit requirement Page 10 Page 10

5 Accelerated Studies Program Hypothetical Two Year Plan #1 Accelerated Studies Program Hypothetical Two Year Plan #1 First Semester 9 th GradeSecond Semester 9 th Grade Honors English 1AP World History (Honors also available) Math 1Honors Math 2 Honors Earth ScienceHonors Biology Health and PEElective First Semester 10 th GradeSecond Semester 10 th Grade Honors English 2Honors Civics and Economics Honors ChemistryAPES Honors Math 3Pre Calculus Foreign Language 1Foreign Language 2

6 Accelerated Studies Program Hypothetical Two Year Plan #2 First Semester 9 th GradeSecond Semester 9 th Grade Honors English 1 Honors Civics & Economics Honors Math 2Honors Math 3 Honors BiologyHonors Chemistry Health/PEElective First Semester 10 th GradeSecond Semester 10 th Grade Honors English 2AP World History APESHonors Physics PreCalculusAP European History Foreign Language 1Foreign Language 2

7 Possible Sequencing By Course English and History English Honors English 1 > Honors English 2 > Honors English 3 > AP Language and Composition > Honors English 4 > AP Literature and Composition History AP World History > Honors Civics & Economics > AP US History > AP Gov Honors World History > Honors Civics & Economics > American History 1 > American History 2 > AP Government Honors Civics & Economics >AP World History > AP US History > AP Government > AP European History AP Psychology (elective)

8 Possible Sequencing By Course Science and Math Science Honors Biology> Honors Chemistry > AP Environmental>Honors Biology II/AP Biology Honors Earth Science>Honors Biology>Honors Chemistry> Honors Chem II/AP Chemistry Honors Physics (elective) Honors Anatomy (elective) Math Math 1>Honors Math 2>Honors Math 3>Pre Calculus>AP Calculus AB>AP Calculus BC Algebra>Honors Geometry>Honors Algebra 2>Pre Calculus>AP Statistics

9 AIG STEM Medical/Biomedical Academy (pending) New for rising 9 th graders. For students that would like to focus on a post secondary education and or career in medicine or biomedical Math and Science focus Students must submit an application to be a part of the Academy

10 AIG STEM Medical/Biomedical Courses Regular NC graduation requirements in all courses Biomedical technology, Medical Science 1 & 2, Nursing Fundamentals, Honors Anatomy, Honors Biology 2, Honors Chemistry 2, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science, Honors Physics, AP Statistics, AP Calculus AB & BC,

11 High School is changing Graduation in 3 – 4 years. Hybrid diplomas – Laney courses, college courses, NCVPS courses (21 mid year graduates this past January) Optional acceleration starts this summer w/ NCVPS Letter of recommendation from Middle School Principal

12 Promotion Requirements 9 th to 10 th grade = 6 credits (English 1 and Algebra 1) 10 th to 11 th grade = 12 credits 11 th to 12 th grade = 20 credits (Transfer students may have an adjusted number of credits based on historical transcript.)

13 GPA and Rank RegularHonorsA.P. A (93-100) B (85-92) C (77-84) D (70-76) F (below 70)

14 Institution # Applicants # Accepted Avg. SAT (CR+M) Avg. Wtd. GPA App. State 12, Duke22, >4.0 East Carolina , Fayetteville St NC A&T 62163, NC Central ACT NC State 19,43910, UNC – Chapel Hill 23, UNC – Charlotte 10, UNC – Greensboro UNC – Pembroke UNC – Wilmington 10,

15 Online Access

16 How to Register Current Public School student living in Laney’s district – automatic enrollment Current Public School student living outside Laney’s district – apply for Open Choice due February 25-April 12 Current Private School student – call Lynn Rabon at extension 213 to make an enrollment appointment

17 The top 10 reasons to be excited about being part of the Laney High School Tradition of Excellence! Go Bucs!

18 Number 10 Laney has a competent, diverse faculty that strives to help students achieve. Years of experience Advanced Degrees National Board Certification

19 Number 9 Laney offers a Freshman Academy to provide a stable environment for rising 9 th graders. Team approach Electronic grade monitoring Student led conferencing Summer orientation program Accelerated Studies program

20 Number 8 Laney has a balanced, diverse student population. Asian, Black, Hispanic, Multi-Racial, White, Foreign Exchange students, and Students with Disabilities

21 Number 7 Laney has a great Career-Technical Education program! Health Sciences, Nursing Fundamentals Engineering/Architectural Drafting, Electrical Trades, Marketing and Business, Microsoft Academy, Computer Engineering and Network Engineering, Digital Media, Graphic Communications, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood Education, and Carpentry.

22 Number 6 Laney has an award winning Arts Program! Performing Arts – Theater and Technical Theater classes, Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music and Dance Performing Arts – Theater and Technical Theater classes, Band, Orchestra, Vocal Music and Dance Visual Arts – Art, Ceramics, Visual Arts – Art, Ceramics, Photography and Yearbook Photography and Yearbook

23 Number 5 Student life at Laney is fun! Athletics, clubs, activities, homecoming & spirit week, yearbooks, drivers education, junior – senior prom, fundraisers, food drives, community service, etc. Athletics, clubs, activities, homecoming & spirit week, yearbooks, drivers education, junior – senior prom, fundraisers, food drives, community service, etc.

24 Number 4 We want parent involvement! PTSA, Academic Boosters, Athletic Boosters, Band Boosters, Choral Boosters, volunteers, etc.

25 Number 3 Laney has numerous clubs that students can join.

26 Number 2 Number 2 Laney has great athletic opportunities! Overall grade point average of athletes at Laney is 3.7 Fall – football, soccer, volleyball, golf, tennis, x-country Winter - basketball, swimming, wrestling, gymnastics Spring – track, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, lacrosse, soccer 4 seniors (2014) will go on to play in college 11/13 fall and winter teams were designated as scholar athlete teams with team GPA above 3.1 Most of our practices and games are located on our safe and secure campus. (Swim and Golf are not) 4 th period PE elective opportunities

27 The number 1 reason… Laney has a quality academic program. Academic proficiency at Laney is on the rise. 90 % of our graduates go on to post secondary schools 100 % highly qualified staff 12 advanced placement courses and multiple honor courses Online courses from NCVPS. Dual enrollment at UNC-W & CFCC Laney was designated a North Carolina School of Distinction in 2010, 2011, Highest Graduation Rate in NHCS Laney met all federal goals in 2012.

28 College Acceptances ~ Class of 2014 Alabama, Appalachian State, Art institute of Raleigh, Belmont Abbey, CFCC, Campbell, Chowan, Clemson, College of Charleston, Davidson, Dartmouth, ECU, Elon, Fayetteville State, Fordham, Gardner Webb, Georgia State, Georgia Tech., High Point Univ., Johnson & Wales, Mars Hill, Methodist, Montana State, NC A & T, NC State, NC Central, Northeastern, Ohio State, Pace Univ., South Carolina, Maryland, Salem, Southern Wesleyan University, Southeastern Univ. Southern Adventist Univ., UNC – Asheville, Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Pembroke, Wilmington, Univ. of Central Florida, Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Dallas, Univ. of South Carolina, Univ of Tampa, Texas State, Tuskegee Univ., Virginia, Wake Forest, Western Carolina, Wingate, Winston Salem State Alabama, Appalachian State, Art institute of Raleigh, Belmont Abbey, CFCC, Campbell, Chowan, Clemson, College of Charleston, Davidson, Dartmouth, ECU, Elon, Fayetteville State, Fordham, Gardner Webb, Georgia State, Georgia Tech., High Point Univ., Johnson & Wales, Mars Hill, Methodist, Montana State, NC A & T, NC State, NC Central, Northeastern, Ohio State, Pace Univ., South Carolina, Maryland, Salem, Southern Wesleyan University, Southeastern Univ. Southern Adventist Univ., UNC – Asheville, Charlotte, Chapel Hill, Greensboro, Pembroke, Wilmington, Univ. of Central Florida, Univ. of Chicago, Univ. of Dallas, Univ. of South Carolina, Univ of Tampa, Texas State, Tuskegee Univ., Virginia, Wake Forest, Western Carolina, Wingate, Winston Salem State

29 Our Tradition of Excellence continues… Laney class of 2014 has over 150 college and university acceptances at over 50 different colleges and universities. Our graduates report that they are well prepared for the colleges that they attend.

30 QUESTIONS?

31 Thank you! Al O’Briant - Principal


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