Language Arts4 ½units Mathematics4units Science3units Social Studies3units Health½units Physical Education½units Electives5½units Graduation Requirements TOTAL 21 CREDITS
STUDENT FOUR YEAR PLAN 2014-Beyond Four Year Plan Department9 th GradeCredit10 th GradeCredit11 th GradeCredit12 th GradeCreditSubject Credit Business Language Arts (LA) Speech 11 th or 12 th grade LA required1 creditLA required1 creditLA required Speech 1 credit ½ credit LA required1 credit4 ½ credits Math Math required1 creditMath1 creditMath1 creditMath1 credit4 credits required Science Physical Science required 1 creditBiology required1 creditScience1 credit3 credits required Social Studies Social Studies required 1 creditSocial Studies required 1 creditGovernment required 1 credit3 credits required Health 9 th or 10 th Grade P. Ed. 9 th & 10 th grade Health required P. Ed. required ½ credit ¼ credit P. Ed. required¼ credit1 credit required World Language Fam. & Consumer Music Arts Total Credits for each Year Minimum Credits-Five BHS Graduation Requirements Language Arts 4.5 Credits Math 4.0 Credits Science 3.0 Credits Social Studies 3.0 Credits Health/Phys. Ed. 1.0 Credits *Electives 5.5Credits Total: 21 Credits Elective credit – see notes for graduation requirements. To Attend (Medina County Career Center ) Language Arts 2.0 Credits Math 2.0 Credits Science 2.0 Credits Social Studies 2.0 Credits Health/Phys. Ed. 1.0 Credits Some selective programs may require specific courses. Please check with the prior to 10 th grade. Class Standing 9 th Grade (Freshman) 0 Credits 10 th Grade (Sophomore) 5 Credits 11 th Grade (Junior) 10 Credits 12 th Grade (Senior) 15 Credits
CLASS STANDING AND PROMOTION Sophomore10 th grade 5 credits or units Junior11 th grade 10 credits or units Senior12 th grade 15 credits or units
COLLEGE PREPARATORY PROGRAM 4 units of Language Arts 3 units of Mathematics/Algebra I, II, Geometry 3 units of Science/Must include 2 units from among Biology, Chemistry, Physics 3 units of Social Studies/including 2 units of History and½ of Government 3 units of World (Foreign) Language 1 unit of Fine Arts
FINE ARTS CREDIT Art Department: Any Art class English Department:Acting Film Literacy Mass Media Introduction to Theatre Music Department: Any Choir, Band, Orchestra Music Theory History, Music Appreciation
All incoming eighth graders MUST pass the Ohio Graduation Test OHIO GRADUATION TESTS (OGT) This test is given in the sophomore year
HONORS DIPLOMA CRITERIA (Must Meet Seven of the Eight) 1.Four units of English 2.Four units of Mathematics at least Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry and another higher level course or a four-year sequence of courses that contain equivalent content 3.Four units of Science including Physics and Chemistry 4.Four units of Social Studies 5.Three units of one World (Foreign) Language or two units each of two World (Foreign) Languages 6.One unit Fine Arts 7.Maintain a cumulative GPA of a 3.5 on an un-weighted grading scale 8.Obtain a composite score of 27 on the ACT or an equivalent composite score on the 1210 SAT
PUPIL LOAD Minimum pupil load is classes per semester not including summer school
ACADEMIC ELIGIBILITY ATHLETIC/CO-CURRICULAR/EXTRA-CURRICULAR Students must have received passing grades in a minimum of five one-credit courses or the equivalent. Ninth grade students must maintain a GPA of a 1.8 Tenth-twelfth grades must maintain a GPA of a 2.0 All requirements must be made in the grading period immediately preceding
N ATIONAL C OLLEGE A THLETIC A SSOCIATION College-bound student athletes must register with the NCAA if hoping to play sports at a Division I or Division II school Registering can be done on-line. Transcripts are required to complete application
POST-SECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTIONS Any student interested in the PSEO Program must circle on their Course Selection Sheet. Students must also attend a MANDATORY meeting with their parents on: February 20, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center.
SUMMER SCHOOL Summer School registration will be made available by Mid-March. Check the BHS Website.
SUMMER SCHOOL DATES FIRST SESSION June 4 th – June 20 th SECOND SESSION June 23 rd – July 11 th (no class on July 3 rd & 4 th ) Summer school meets from 7:45 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION EXEMPTION There is a policy that permits students to be exempt from PE if they participate in a sport, cheerleading, dance, or marching band.
PHYSICAL EDUCATION EXEMPTION Students cannot do a combination of PE exemption and physical education course.
DROPPING A SUBJECT A student may withdraw from a course within the first two weeks without penalty, providing the student’s course load does not fall below five credits for that year. If a course is dropped after the first two weeks, a grade of a “F” will be recorded.
SCHEDULE CHANGE POLICY Schedule changes may be considered for the following reasons: Change necessitated by physical health of a student Completion of course in Summer School Changes necessitated by failures Mechanical error changes Subject-level changes Classroom balancing
HONORS COURSES Have Course Selection Sheet signed by current teacher. Language Arts – Signature on Course Selection Form Math – Signature on Course Selection Form Science – Signature on Course Selection Form for Honors
COURSE LEVELS Students capable of honors or advanced placement courses should sign up for these when completing the course selection sheet. Students can be moved to a lower level course within the first grading period providing one is available and they are academically misplaced. Changing placement from regular level to honors or AP after the beginning of the school year is not an option as the student has missed too much instruction and/or the appropriate summer work for the course.
SUMMER READING & MATH ASSIGNMENT Will be made available on the Brunswick City School Website under High School Departments Language Arts Math Beginning May 15th
Freshmen recommendation Enroll in six classes for the year and have one period for a study hall.
CREDIT FLEXIBILITY Ohio law (SB 311) and Brunswick Board of Education Policy, permits students to meet high school credit requirements in four ways. 1.Traditional Coursework 2.Test Out 3.Educational Option 4.Combination of Guidelines/Applications are available on the Brunswick High School Website under the Guidance Department
Complete the Online Registration. Course Selection Sheets are due on: FEBRUARY 6 th DEADLINES