3 Welcome Center - located at Ridgeview School InformationLakeview12445 Ault RoadPickerington, Oh 43147Ridgeview130 Hill RoadPickerington, Oh 43147Welcome Center - located at Ridgeview130 Hill RoadPickerington, OH 43147
4 Student Day School day for students is from 8:05 am - 2:25 pm Our day has 7 periods, which includes 6 periods of academic classes and 1 period of lunch. There is an 18 minute Advisory period built into the schedule each day following second period.
6 Classes that students must take: EnglishMathScienceSocial StudiesLunch
7 English 7th Grade English 7 Accelerated Eng. 7 (by permission only) **All students will select English 7/8 and will automatically be placed into accelerated based upon test scores.
8 7th Grade Math 7th Grade Math 7 Accelerated Math 7 - by permission only(this course consists of all of 7th grade math curriculum plus 1/2 of 8th)All students will select the math course they wish to take. However, students will be placed into accelerated based upon test scores.High School Credit Option - By permission onlyAlgebra 1 (1.0)(this course consists of parts of the 8th grade curriculum and allof the Algebra 1 curriculum)
9 8th Grade Math 8th Grade Math 8 High School Credit Option - By permission onlyAlgebra 1 (1.0)(this course consists of 1/2 of the 8th grade curriculum and allof the Algebra 1 curriculum)Geometry 1 (1.0) (must have credit for Algebra 1)
10 Science 7th Grade Science 7 8th Grade Science 8 High School Credit Option - By permission onlyIntegrated Science (1.0)(This course also covers 8th grade Life & Earth Science as well as theIntegrated Science material)
11 Social Studies7th GradeSocial Studies 78th GradeSocial Studies 8
12 Electives There are two types of electives: Semester (2 quarters) Year-long (4 quarters)Students must take 2 periods of electives.Examples:4 semester classes2 year-long classes1 year-long class and 2 semester classes
13 Junior High Electives (non-credit) Semester Electives:Fitness and NutritionPhysical EducationHealthArt SurveyIntro. to Multimedia ProductionInnovations in Applied Science 1 & 2 (formally called STEM)Theatre Performance (by permission of instructor)Year-long Electives:BandChoirOrchestra
15 Music - All courses are year-long 7th & 8th GradeChoir*Band*Orchestra*Students taking band or orchestra must already have a foundation.7th grade students not taking music must take physical education or health class.
16 Physical Education & Health - All courses are a semester long 7th & 8th GradePhysical EducationHealthFitness and NutritionLifetime Fitness (.25)Team Sports (.25)7th grade students not taking music must take physical education or health class.
17 Foreign Language - All courses are year-long 7th GradeSpanish 1 (1.0)8th GradeFrench 1 (1.0)German 1 (1.0)Spanish 1 (1.0)Spanish 2 (1.0)*French 1 and German 1 will be offered at the high school prior to the start of the junior high school day.*Students are still required to take 6 periods of classes and a lunch at the Junior High.
18 Art - All courses are a semester long 7th & 8th GradeArt Survey2-D (.5)3-D (.5) (not offered )
19 Integrated Technology - All courses are a semester long 7th & 8th GradeIntroduction to Multimedia ProductionIntroduction to EngineeringTechnology (.5)
20 Interdisciplinary Innovations - All courses are a semester long 7th & 8th GradeInnovations in Applied Science 1Innovations in Applied Science 2**Formally known as STEM**
21 Theatre - All courses are a semester long 7th & 8th GradeTheatre 1 (.5)Theatre Performance (by permission of instructor)
23 High School Credit Classes All high school classes must be taken for HS credit. Courses cannot be repeated for a higher grade and will include high school level semester exams.Students may take all high school credit classes for pass/fail instead of a letter grade.Students must meet the deadlines in order to take a HS class as pass/fail.
24 Pass/Fail PolicyStudents wishing to take a HS class as pass/fail must meet the following deadlines:1st semester classes – up to 10 days after quarter 1 report cards are distributed.2nd semester and year-long classes – up to 10 days after quarter 3 report cards are distributed.Students choosing pass/fail will receive an “S” or “U” as the final grade on their report card.Pass/fail classes will not be counted in determining grade point average for honor rolls, class rank, or academic awards.
25 High School Graduation Requirements 2013-2014 Diploma20 credits/units4 English4 Math3 Science3 Social Studies1 Fine Arts.5 Health.5 P.E.4 ElectivesHonors Diploma20+ credits/units4 English4 Math4 Science4 Social Studies1 Fine Arts.5 Health.5 P.E.3 Foreign Lang. or 2 in two Languages3.5 GPA27 on ACT or 1210 on SAT
26 Schedule ChangesSchedule changes will NOT be made in August unless the reason for the request meets the criteria set forth by the board of education.Please carefully discuss and review the registration materials with your child before submitting the form.
27 Returning Registration Materials Students are to turn the course request sheet in to their homeroom teacher, no later than:2/28/13Students are expected to fill in all of the blanks for elective alternatives on the course request form. Failure to do so will result in students being assigned alternative electives if needed without their input or ability to change.We are unable to accommodate teacher requests.
28 First Day of School: August 19, 2013 It won’t be long…First Day of School: August 19, 2013Please continue to check our website regarding school information for theschool year.
29 Athletics Mandatory Fall Sports Athletic Rules Meeting in August, 2013 Please check out our school’s website for more athletic information including sports available, tryouts, physical requirements, summer camps, fees, etc.website:OHSAA website:
30 For More InformationPlease visit The School Counselor web pages on the Ridgeview or Lakeview website to review this presentation and for a listing of all course descriptions to help with your selection of courses.Click “Lakeview” or “Ridgeview”Click “School Counselor” on the left side of the page.