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1 Bryan Station High School 8 th Grade Orientation CLASS of 2019

2 Administrators Mr. Henderson Principal Mr. John Barnes 9 th & 11 th Associate Principal Mrs. Tammy Hopkins 10 th & 12 th Associate Principal Mr. Mike Harmon Administrative Dean Dr. Neely Traylor PGES Coach

3 Counselors Lorie Daugherty9 th grade Ann Hurt Spanish Immersion Brandy Jones 10 th -12 th Last names A-D Denise Lawless10 th -12 th Last names E-K Yvette Thompson10 th -12 th Last names L-R Dana Lawrence10 th -12 th Last names S-Z Barb StenzelMaster Schedule

4 BSHS Guidelines for Success Believe and Achieve Strive and Excel Have Honor and Integrity Serve and Contribute

5 Station PRIDE P- Positive Attitude  (Stay focused, Do your best, Accountability) R- Respect  (Listen to adults, Use appropriate language, Treat others fairly) I- Integrity  (Be on time, Be honest, Dress Appropriately) D- Defender  (Be involved, Support peers, Show school spirit) E- Excellence  (Demonstrate college/career ready, Contribute to community, Don’t give up)

6 Graduation Requirements 4 credits of English 3 credits of Math (Plus 4 th year of instruction) 3 credits of Science 3 credits of Social Studies 1 credit of Humanities ½ credit of Health ½ credit of PE 11 credits of Electives Pre-College Curriculum also requires completion of two years of a foreign language.

7 Credits Students can earn 8 per year 6 Credits = Sophomore 12 Credits = Junior 18 Credits = Senior 26 Credits = Diploma!

8 High School Grading 2 Semesters (Students can earn 4 credits per semester) Semester grades do NOT average for the year. Required courses that are failed MUST be repeated. 2 Progress Reports (Every 6 weeks; not mailed) 2 nd Semester Grades are mailed home Parents have access to Infinite Campus

9 AP Classes Advanced Placement Courses, college level content and expectations Approved by College Board Must pass the test to earn College credit Two AP classes for Freshmen to consider  Human Geography in 9 th grade  Advanced Biology students will take AP Environmental Science as Sophomores BSHS offers approximately 25 AP courses each year.

10 Intervention Classes Goal: Provide extra assistance to students who scored in the lower 25 th percentile on their Reading or Math MAP or EXPLORE Students may be assigned to a Reading, Math, or Reading/Math intervention class

11 Career Pathways Goal: Help students explore an area of interest in order to plan for the future career opportunities Students should take a cluster of four electives that fit into the same pathway. Typically, those would be taken one or two per year. Each department has at least one pathway Career Pathways = College AND Career Ready!

12 Technology Education Goal: To provide an environment where students develop critical thinking skills through a hands on project based learning, preparing them to take on real world challenges in the field of engineering. Aviation Construction Engineering

13 Courses available for freshmen Foundations of Technology Fundamentals of Engineering Design Pathways available Advanced Manufacturing Aerospace and Aeronautics Engineering Engineering and Technology Design Technology Education

14 Business and Marketing Goal: to help students develop skills and knowledge in personal finance, time management, and goal setting as applied to the business and marketing industry. Relates academic subjects to the real world and shows how reading and math can be applied in "real world" situations. Learn self-confidence, self-awareness, good work habits, problem solving, critical thinking, punctuality, reliability, teamwork, and leadership.

15 Business and Marketing Courses available for freshmen: Business Principles & Applications Digital Literacy Principles of Marketing Pathways Accounting and Financial Services Administrative Support Services Business Management Sports Marketing

16 Family & Consumer Sciences Goal: Prepare students for successful careers, build awareness and develop leadership skills through classroom instruction, laboratory experiences and work based learning experiences.

17 Family & Consumer Science Course available for Freshmen Life Skills Pathways Child Development Foods and Culinary Arts Fashion and Interior Design Consumer Management

18 World Languages Goal: Prepare students for Prepare students to be globally competent through learning a world language and they will gain an understanding of the perspectives of other cultures and compare the language and cultures learned with their own.

19 World Languages When choosing a language level Level 1 – for students with one year or less in middle school Level 2 – only for students who have completed TWO years of that language in middle school or are native speakers. Course available for Freshmen Spanish, French, Latin, Chinese

20 LSTEAM Goal: Provide Latino students with the opportunity and support to take advanced Spanish Language, Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math courses and to support the college application process. Contacts: Levi Evans 859.381.3308 ext 4239 Melba Guerrero 859.381.3308 ext 4239 Oscar Ortiz (Leestown Middle) 859.381.3181 Se Habla Español

21 LSTEAM Benefits Small Learning Community Spanish Language Courses Field Trips Support for DACAmented and undocumented students Connection to local Latino engineers through the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Summer robotics camp

22 StationARTS & Fine Arts Goal: Prepare students to excel in the field of music and visual art. Music – both instrumental and vocal Visual art Dance Drama Technical Theatre

23 Fine Arts Courses for freshmen Art, Drawing Beginning Guitar, Beginning Keyboarding (Piano) SA Chorus and Theory, TB Chorus and Theory Orchestra, Band Introduction to Drama Ballet, Cultural Dance, Modern Dance Introduction to Set Design and Construction

24 StationARTS All StARTS students take StARTS core classes Instrumental/Vocal StARTS freshmen Integrated Musicianship and Course of Major (band, choir, orchestra) Visual StARTS freshmen take Art 1 StARTS Dance StARTS freshmen take Ballet Drama StARTS freshmen take Introduction to Drama Technical Theatre StARTS freshmen take Intro to Scenic Design & Construction

25 Information Technology Academy Goal: Provide students with the skills and knowledge to enter college or the workforce upon graduation while equipping them with the technology skills that will be invaluable regardless of their career path. Application available at -students/ -students/

26 IT Academy Benefits Small learning community 4 year information technology-oriented sequence of courses Paid summer internship (junior year) Emphasis on employment skills Connection to the IT industry through business and community partnerships Opportunities for scholarships, job prospects and mentoring opportunities Freshmen will take IT Computer Arts & Sciences and IT core classes.

27 Goal: Achieve college and career readiness by exposing students to occupations within the healthcare industry. Principles of Health Science (9,10,11)  Course available for Freshmen to take Medical Terminology/Emergency Procedures (10, 11) Medical Science (11, 12) (Vocational Center) Medicaid Nurses Aide (12) Medical Sciences Academy

28 Additional Advantages First Aid Certification CPR Certification Dual credit with BCTC Certified Nursing Assistant: Industry Certification CNA needed for college programs Skilled waged for High School graduate

29 JROTC Goal: To develop citizens of character dedicated to serving their nation and community. Values of citizenship Service to the United States Personal responsibility Leadership/Fellowship

30 JROTC Respect and obedience to authority Consequences of one’s actions Traditions of the Air Force Basic Military Skills Courses available for freshmen Aerospace Science 1 (JROTC 1) Pathway available Air Force JROTC

31 Bryan Station Athletic Department Scott Bugg– Co-Athletic Director Ryan Harrington – Co-Athletic Director David Jacobs – Athletic Trainer

32 Sports Offered Fall Cheerleading Cross Country Football Golf Soccer Volleyball Winter Archery Basketball Bowling Cheerleading Swimming Wrestling Spring Baseball Cheerleading Softball (Girls) Tennis Track & Field

33 Athletic Participation Requirements Academic Eligibility Must be on grade level at start of school Weekly grade checks Forms Physical (best during Dead Period) Address Verification Drug Testing Pamphlet District Forms Check individual sport web pages Fall sports begin on July 10 th

34 Athletic Participation Requirements Drug Testing Every student-athlete will be required to pay $25 at the beginning of each athletic season to be drug tested. Coaches should collect money and signed policy at same time.

35 Athletic Participation Requirements Grade Checks Minimum Academic Requirement -On a weekly basis, a student shall be making continual progress during the school year in order to be eligible to participate in athletics during the subsequent week (Monday through Sunday period) and through the next opportunity to examine grades in this manner.

36 Clubs and Activities Academic Team Art Club Beta Club DARE Role Models Debate Team Drama Club Family Career Community Leaders of America Future Business Leaders of America Future Educators of America Gay Straight Alliance Green Team Guitar Assemble HOSA Future Health Professionals Key Club National Honor Society Newspaper Pep Club School Musicals Show Choir Spanish Honor Society Step Team Student Council Student Technology Technology Association Tri-M World Language Club Y-Club Yearbook Young Democrats Young Republicans

37 Tables Outside General Questions Family & Consumer Science StationARTS Information Technology LSTEAM Medical Sciences/HOSA JROTC World Languages Athletics Special Education (Room 180) JROTC cadets will be taking parents on tours of the building. Ask for a tour at the JROTC table.

38 School Tours JROTC cadets will be taking parents on tours of the building. Meet at outside JROTC table for an official tour of the school.

39 GO Defenders………..Class of 2018 BSHS FIGHT SONG: On Bryan Station, fight Defenders fight! Victory is in sight. By our strength, and courage, too, Win for GREEN and GOLD and BLUE! So on Bryan Station, fight Defenders fight, Guardians of our might. Watch our team go down the field (floor) and score! Let's fight, fight, fight, fight, FIGHT For Bryan Station High! D-E-F-E-N-D-E-R-S!

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