10 S C I E N C E Biology Honors -- Matrix determined General Science CP General Science -- CST determined
11 W O R L D L A N G U A G E S French 1 Spanish 1 Spanish 2 Spanish 1 for Native SpeakersSpanish 2 for Native Speakers
12 M A T H E M A T I C S Plane Geometry Algebra 1b Algebra 1 Math NJ ASK 8 determinedMath CST determined
13 COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVES Visual Basic ProgrammingComputer Programming C++
14 BUSINESS ELECTIVES Business Organization & Management Career DevelopmentMicrosoft Suite
15 PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH Physical Education 1SPhysical Education 2S
16 E N G L I S H English 9 Honors English 9 CP English NJ ASK 8 determinedEnglish CST determinedEnglish ELLReading NJ ASK 8 determinedReading A -- CST determined
17 E N G L I S H E L E C T I V E S Success in Writing Monsters in LiteratureCommunication Arts through Television ICommunication Arts through Television II
18 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS English yearsMathematics including Algebra 1 and Geometryand a third year of math yearsScience including Biology and a choice among Chemistry, Physics or Env. Science and a third inquiry based lab or technical science yearsU.S. History yearsWorld History yearWorld Language year
19 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS cont. Visual/Performing Arts yearPractical/Vocational Arts 1 yearPhysical Education and Health 4 yearsEconomics/Financial Literacy ½ year
20 HIGH SCHOOL PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT In addition to passing the required courses and attaining the 130 credits, all students must successfully complete the requirements of the High School Proficiency Assessment (HSPA) – which is the graduation test given for the first time in the spring of the junior year.
21 CREDITS REQUIRED Cumulative 25 credits To pass to grade 10 130 credits To graduate!
22 COLLEGE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM4 yrs. English3 yrs. History3 yrs. Mathematics3 yrs. Science2 yrs. World LanguageAcademic ElectivesRECOMMENDED4 yrs. English3 yrs. History4 yrs. Mathematics4 yrs. Science4 yrs. World LanguageAcademic Electives
23 SCHEDULING:WHEN & WHERE MarchTwo meetings: group meetings in cafeteria and individual meetings in the Guidance OfficeFrom Physical Education or Health class
25 Tom Jones’ Grade 9 Schedule Pd. 1 YR General Science B BoylePd YR World History A215 ClarkPd. 3 YR English A203 SmithPd. 4/5 S1 PE1S Gym MarchPd. 4/5 S2 Auto C16 JunePd. 6 S Lunch Café JenkinsPd. 6 S2 Lunch Café JenkinsPd. 7/8 YR Spanish 1 A SongelPd. 9/10 S1 Creative Crafts E EnricoPd. 9/10 S2 PE 2S Gym FellsPd YR Algebra 1 b A228 Mattski
26 SCHEDULING TIPS Read the course description booklet Have 5 alternate elective courses in mindTake course selection sheet home for parent/guardianreview and signatureReturn signed course selection sheet within 3 days toMiddle School Counseling Office
27 NJ ASK 8 Reminder April 29, 30, May 1, 2 Test Taking Tips Get a good night’s sleepEat breakfastTake seriously – performance affects 9th grade English, Mathematics and Science placementsFor more information see state website:
28 Class of 2017 Parents/Guardians The SWMHS Supervisors wish your children (and you) success as they complete their last year in the Middle School. We look forward to September and the beginning of their high school career!