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Boonville R-I High School Sophomore Enrollment Presentation
Graduation Requirements To graduate from BHS students must earn 24 credits. The following is required: Communication Arts4 units Social Studies3 units Mathematics3 units Science3 units Fine Arts1 unit Practical Arts1 unit Physical Education1 unit Health½ unit Personal Finance½ unit Electives 7 units Total 24 units
Graduation Honors The Cum Laude System was adopted to encourage students to pursue a strong academic program. This program exceeds the minimum standards outlined for graduation. Classes must be from the academic core. Students who complete this program of study, along with maintaining the specified grade point average, will receive a high school diploma awarded: Cum Laude - 3.5000-3.7499 GPA Magna Cum Laude - 3.7500-3.9999 GPA Summa Cum Laude - 4.0000 or above GPA
Graduation Honors Communication Arts (CA I and higher)4 units Social Studies (Am. History, Civics)3 units Mathematics (Algebra I and higher)*3 units Science (Physical Science and higher)**3 units Core Electives***3 units Fine Arts1 unit Practical Arts1 unit Physical Education1 unit Health½ unit Personal Finance½ unit Electives 4 units Total 24 units *Algebra I taken in 8th grade can fulfill 1 math credit. Algebra IA and IB will equal one unit of Math credit to fulfill honors requirement, but will count as 2 units of credit toward graduation. **Elemental Physical Science and Elemental Biology will equal one unit of Physical Science credit to fulfill honors requirement, but will count as 2 units of credit toward graduation. ***Core Electives can be earned from CA, Math, Science, Social Studies, and foreign language. Embedded credit will not count toward graduation honors.
Sophomore Course Selections Placement in CORE course is dependent on teacher recommendation. RequirementsCourses (All 1 unit unless otherwise listed) Communication ArtsCommunication Arts Skills, Communication Arts I, Communication Arts II MathematicsAlgebra IB, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II ScienceElemental Biology, Biology Social StudiesWorld Geography, World History Electives -Students who choose a semester class must make sure they take a first and second semester class. Practical Arts (1 unit required) Accounting I – 1 unit Web Design – 1 unit Desktop Publishing – 1 unit Keyboarding – ½ unit Economics – ½ unit, 1 st or 2 nd semester Computer Applications – ½ unit, 1 st or 2 nd semester Personal Finance – ½ unit, 1 st or 2 nd semester (required for graduation) Life Skills – ½ or 1 unit Foods I – ½ unit 1 st semester Foods II – ½ unit, 2 nd semester Housing and Interior Design – ½ unit, 2 nd semester Family Relations – ½ unit, 1 st sem Intro. to Health Sciences – ½ unit Consumer Car Care – ½ unit Agriculture Science I or II – 1 unit Woodworking Technology – 1 unit Advanced Woodworking & Construction Tech – 1 unit
Sophomore Course Selections (cont.) RequirementsCourses (All 1 unit unless otherwise listed) Electives -Students who choose a semester class must make sure they take a first and second semester class. Fine Arts (1 unit required) Art I or II – 1 unit Band – 1 unit Music of the 20 th Century – 1 unit Pirate Singers - ½ or 1 unit, must audition Chamber Choir – 1 unit, must audition Drama – 1 unit Electives Personal Health – ½ unit, 1st or 2nd semester (required for graduation) Advanced Boys PE- ½ or 1 unit Advanced Girls PE- ½ or 1 unit Lifetime Sports – ½ or 1 unit Spanish I or II – 1 unit Newspaper Publication – 1 unit Yearbook Publication – 1 unit Study Hall – no credit Library Aide - ½ or 1 unit
2013-14 BTEC Courses Offered Agriculture Auto Collision Repair Auto Technology Health Sciences Woodworking and Construction Computer Networking and Information Technology Courses will be offered only if adequate enrollment numbers exist.
Enrollment Process Between now and February 22 nd, you need to: Review your transcript. Choose and discuss courses you would like to take with your parents and teachers. Fill out your enrollment sheets. Your teachers will sign off on your courses for next year on February 20 th and 21 st. Review your Personal Plan of Study and make any needed changes. Refer to the Program of Study templates in the back of the Course Registration Handbook to assist you.
Enrollment Form Unit of CreditCourse SelectionTeacher Approval Communication Arts Mathematics Science Social Studies Elective List 2 if the course is a semester course. Make sure you indicate first or second semester. Elective List 2 if the course is a semester course. Make sure you indicate first or second semester. Elective List 2 if the course is a semester course. Make sure you indicate first or second semester. Alternate Courses Choose two alternate courses in case the courses you have chosen will not fit into your schedule. Unit of CreditCourse Selection Alternate Course Alternate courses may be semester courses or yearlong. If the course is a semester class, please list the semester for which it meets.
MSHSAA and BHS Eligibility A student must pass 3 units of credit in order to be eligible to participate in or attend extra curricular activities (sports, dances, clubs, prom, etc). Credit is awarded on the semester concept. Each class is equal to ½ credit. Do the Math: ½ credit x 6 classes = 3 units You must pass 6 classes!
A+ Program The A+ program is designed to provide tuition for students to attend any community college in the state of Missouri. To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements: Attend an A+ school for 3 consecutive years. Graduate with a 2.5 non-weighted accum. GPA. Have an attendance rate of 95% for the four years. Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring in a school sponsored activity (12.5 hours can be job shadowing). Maintain a record of good citizenship, and avoid the use of drugs and alcohol. Achieve a score of Proficient or Advanced on the Algebra I EOC test. 2 of 3 units of math must be Algebra I and higher. 2 or 3 units of science must be Physical Science and higher. EPS and EB will count as one unit of credit toward the A+ science requirement.
Enrollment Reminders Students may only enroll in 1 PE class per semester. Students may only enroll in 1 Study Hall or Aide position per semester. Students wishing to be an Aide must have that teacher sign the registration form. Students who need to take Credit Recovery need to sign-up for Study Hall and write Credit Recovery – Subject on the registration form. ALL classes (except Study Hall) must be signed off by a teacher. Students must be enrolled as full-time students.