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2 1 SAYREVILLE WAR MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL ORIENTATION for Parents/Guardians of Class of 2017 January 9, 2013

3 HIGH SCHOOL ADMINISTRATION Mr. Brown Principal Mr. Gluchowski Vice - Principal Mr. Currie Vice-Principal Mr. Glock-Molloy Vice - Principal

4 DISTRICT SUPERVISORS Mrs. SicolaCounseling & Guidance Mrs. GoscienskiScience & World Language Mrs. CastronovoSpecial Education Mr. Preston Business & Mathematics Mr. GentileHumanities Mr. KohutanyczHealth, Physical Education & Athletics Ms. ReillyLanguage Arts

5 SCHOOL COUNSELORS Mr. AbruscatoAll Freshman Sophomores- Seniors Mrs. Keck A - C Ms. Schnorbus D - I Mr. Feldman J - M Mrs. Carroll N - S Ms. Haney T - Z

6 H I S T O R Y World History Honors World History CP World History--NJ ASK 8 determined World History --CST determined

7 H I S T O R Y E L E C T I V E S World Geography The Great Metropolis

8 Performing Arts Electives Band Mixed Chorus Music Theory Theatre 1

9 Performing / Visual Arts Electives Creative Crafts Introduction to Art

10 TECHNOLOGY ELECTIVES Auto Shop 1 Wood Shop 1 Robotics

11 S C I E N C E Biology Honors--Matrix determined General Science CP General Science -- CST determined

12 W O R L D L A N G U A G E S French 1 Spanish 1 Spanish 2 Spanish 1 for Native Speakers Spanish 2 for Native Speakers

13 M A T H E M A T I C S Plane Geometry Algebra 1b Algebra 1 Math 104-- NJ ASK 8 determined Math 9--CST determined

14 COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVES Visual Basic Programming Computer Programming C++

15 BUSINESS ELECTIVES Business Organization & Management Career Development Microsoft Suite

16 PHYSICAL EDUCATION & HEALTH Physical Education 1S Physical Education 2S

17 E N G L I S H English 9 Honors English 9 CP English 9 -- NJ ASK 8 determined English 9 -- CST determined English ELL Reading 9 -- NJ ASK 8 determined Reading A --CST determined

18 E N G L I S H E L E C T I V E S Success in Writing Monsters in Literature Communication Arts through Television I Communication Arts through Television II

19 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS English 4 years Mathematics including Algebra 1 and Geometry and a third year of math 3 years Science including Biology and a choice among Chemistry, Physics or Env. Science and a third inquiry based lab or technical science 3 years U.S. History 2 years World History 1 year World Language 1 year

20 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS cont. Visual/Performing Arts 1 year Practical/Vocational Arts 1 year Physical Education and Health 4 years Economics/Financial Literacy ½ year

21 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.

22 CREDITS REQUIRED Cumulative 25creditsTo pass to grade 10 60creditsTo pass to grade 11 95creditsTo pass to grade 12 130creditsTo graduate!

23 COLLEGE ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS MINIMUM 4 yrs. English 3 yrs. History 3 yrs. Mathematics 3 yrs. Science 2 yrs. World Language Academic Electives RECOMMENDED 4 yrs. English 3 yrs. History 4 yrs. Mathematics 4 yrs. Science 4 yrs. World Language Academic Electives

24 SCHEDULING:WHEN & WHERE March Two meetings: group meetings in cafeteria and individual meetings in the Guidance Office From Physical Education or Health class

25 TYPICAL FRESHMAN SCHEDULE 1.English 2.Mathematics 3.Science 4.World Language 5.World History 6.Visual/practical/performing arts OR Academic electives 7.Physical Education 8.Lunch

26 Tom Jones’ Grade 9 Schedule Pd. 1 YRGeneral ScienceB9 Boyle Pd. 2 YR World History A215 Clark Pd. 3 YR English 102 A203 Smith Pd. 4/5 S1 PE1S Gym March Pd. 4/5 S2 Auto 1 C16 June Pd. 6S1 Lunch Café Jenkins Pd. 6 S2 Lunch Café Jenkins Pd. 7/8 YR Spanish 1A93 Songel Pd. 9/10 S1Creative Crafts E4 Enrico Pd. 9/10 S2PE 2S Gym Fells Pd. 11 YRAlgebra 1 b A228 Mattski

27 SCHEDULING TIPS Read the course description booklet Have 5 alternate elective courses in mind Take course selection sheet home for parent/guardian review and signature Return signed course selection sheet within 3 days to Middle School Counseling Office

28 NJ ASK 8 Reminder April 29, 30, May 1, 2 Test Taking Tips Get a good night’s sleep Eat breakfast Take seriously – performance affects 9 th grade English, Mathematics and Science placements For more information see state website:

29 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!

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