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1 WHEATMORE HIGH SCHOOL Registration Information

2 Minimum Graduation Requirements  English – 4 credits (English I, II, III, IV)  Math – 4 credits (Math I, Math II, Math III and AFM or higher level)  Science – 3 credits (Earth and Environmental, Biology and Physical Science or higher level)  Social Studies –3 credits class of 2015/ 4 credits class of 2016 and beyond (World History, Civics, American History I, American History II)  Physical Education – 1 credit (Healthful living)  Electives – 13 credits  2 from CTE, Arts, or World Languages  4 credit sequence strongly recommended World Languages 2 credits in same language required to apply to a 4-yr college/university

3 Honors Level Courses Require teacher recommendation/parent waiver Require honors contract signed by student and parent Courses are more challenging and demanding Heavier workload and homework (30 min)

4 Advanced Placement Courses Outside/Summer readings Heavier workload and homework (1hr min) AP contract signed by parent and student required Teacher recommendation/Parent Waiver Year long commitment Pass AP exam for college credit AP exam fee will be paid by the state

5 Advanced Placement Continued All AP Courses are for students who want a more rigorous course experience-it is a college level course. Students should have A’s or high B’s in their Honors courses. AP courses are taught face to face or on-line. *If you take an on-line AP course, you MUST match it with another year long course. This can be another AP, Honors or a Standard course as long as it is year long. On-Line AP is considered a SKINNY.

6 WEDNESDAY, 8:00AM MEDIA CENTER Sophomore & Junior AP/College & Career Promise Information Meeting

7 THURSDAY, 8:00AM MEDIA CENTER Freshman AP/College & Career Promise Information Meeting

8 Peer Tutor/Lab Assistant Applications available in Guidance office Parent Signature required NO COURSE CREDIT OFFRED Juniors – one semester only Seniors- both semesters Applications will be screened and approved or denied Requirements include … good attendance, no discipline issues and no more than one class failure

9 Media Assistant Applications available in the Media Center Parent Signature required Applications will be screened and approved or denied Requirements include … good attendance, no discipline issues and no more than one class failure

10 Career and College Promise  Application required  GPA > 3.0 (weighted)  Placement test scores (PLAN, ACT, SAT, etc.)  Must be on WHS campus two blocks a day  Must provide own transportation to RCC  College Transfer or Career-Technical  See Program of Studies for courses offered and additional information (p.19 – 25)  Application available in guidance office

11 Classes that Can Be Repeated for Credit Art Chorus Band Physical Education

12 Agriscience  Ag technology in environment; natural resources; food production; science & agribusiness Animal Science I  Breeding; nutrition; evaluation of animals Animal Science II  Industry/economics; genetics; animal waste management Horticulture I  Plant growth; development; nutrition; identification; pest management Biotechnology & Ag Research I  Latest techniques and advances in animal/plant research Biotechnology & Ag Research II  Genetics; microbiology in ag industry Foods I  Diet; health; kitchen and meal management; food preparation and sustainability Foods II: Technology  Food industry from farm to table; gov’t regulations; emerging trends; biotech Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

13 Core & Sustainable Construction  Basic safety; intro to construction; hand tools; power tools; reading blueprints; materials handling Carpentry I  Basic carpentry Carpentry II  Floor systems; wall and ceiling framing; roof framing; intro to concrete; reinforcing materials; windows & external doors; basic stair layout Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

14 Microsoft Word, PPT  Microsoft certification Entrepreneurship I  Concepts of starting & operating a business; business financing; marketing strategies Personal Finance  Job search; financial forms; shopping options; consumer rights; managing personal finances; personal and family resources Project Management  Initiate, plan, execute, monitor, control and close a project in real situations Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

15 Biomedical Technology  Medical ethics; forensics; infectious diseases; organ transplants; cell biology & cancer; biomedical research Health Science I  Human anatomy & physiology; human body diseases & disorders; biomedical therapies Health Science II  Health care agencies; wellness; legal & ethical issues; teamwork; communication Nursing Fundamentals  CNA certification Pharmacy Technician  Pharm Tech I certification Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

16 Marketing  Distribution; marketing-information management; market planning; pricing; product/service management; promotion; selling Sports & Entertainment Marketing I  Sports, entertainment & event marketing; branding; licensing; naming rights; business & economic foundations; concessions & on-site merchandising; human relations; safety & security Sports & Entertainment Marketing II  Business management, client relations, contracts, ethics, event management, facilities management, legal issues, sponsorships Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

17 Parenting & Child Development  Parenthood decisions; child care issues; prenatal development & care; development & care of infants, toddlers, children aged 3-6 Early Childhood Education I  Child development from birth to 12; techniques and procedures for working with children; history; trends; opportunities for working with children Early Childhood Education II  Program planning & management; advanced work with children (on site at local elementary schools/daycares) Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

18 Automotive Service  Basic automotive skills; maintenance & light repair Auto Brakes  Installation, inspection and troubleshooting of automotive brake systems Auto Electrical  Basic inspection, troubleshooting and repair of automotive electrical/electronic systems Auto Electrical Advanced  Advanced level (very difficult) Auto Computer System Diagnostics  Read and diagnose computer codes in various vehicle types Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

19 CTE Advanced Studies  Independent study  Research paper and presentation required (topic of interest); similar to senior project CTE Internship  Work-based learning (off campus)  Must secure own internship site/supervisor in area of career cluster  Minimum 135 hours  Journaling, documentation, other assignments required  Pass/Fail  **Not an early release for work** Randolph County School System’s Career Technical Education programs do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, gender, age, or disability in its programs or activities. “The Career Clusters™ logo and its extensions are the property of the National Career Technical Education Foundation, as managed by NASDCTEc.“

20 Program of Studies  Available online at  Paper copies of POS available for checkout in Student Services  General information in front of book (graduation requirements, AP program, grades, schedule changes, class rank…)  List of courses offered at schools in Randolph County  Must have a “W” beside the course title to indicate it is offered at Wheatmore  Page number beside of course on registration form correlates with page number for listing in the Program of studies

21 Registration Form  Check requested core courses on front  Rank at least 6 elective choices on the back  Number elective courses in order of preference (1 being first choice)  Courses that are available to take more than one semester have double box next to course title (PE, Art….)  Courses that require applications (Yearbook, Peer Tutor, Lab assistant, Media Assistant, Nursing Fundamentals, etc.) – rank with other electives; will be considered if application approved  Obtain teacher recommendation signature for honors and AP courses

22 Registration Folder Includes PreRegistration Sheet Registration Form  Red stars are elective courses you should consider based on information provided on PreRegistration Sheet Historical Grades/Current Schedule  Electives highlighted are courses that can’t be repeated (CTE and World Languages) Other information you requested Verification Forms: if you did not turn them in

23 DUE TO YOUR 1 ST BLOCK TEACHER BY FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28TH Return the Entire Folder and All Contents

24 Tuesday Receive Registration folders 4 th Block Wednesday Sophomore/Junior AP /College & Career Promise Meeting 8:00 Counselors in Cafeteria to answer questions Thursday Freshman AP /College & Career Promise Meeting 8:00 Counselors in Cafeteria to answer questions Friday Entire Registration Folders due to 1 st block Teachers Registration Timeline

25 MORE INFORMATION Guidance Department Website Sheila Dunphy-Atkins (Class of 2015) Lesley Jessup (Class of 2016, 2017) Misty Wolfe (Career Development) Karen Hawkins (336)


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