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1 RISING FRESHMAN REGISTRATION INFORMATION for Presented by: CCHS School Counselors

2 Where do our students go after high school? 38.4%

3 YOU NEED 28 CREDITS TO GRADUATE!! 8 classes a year x 4 years = 32 courses possible in a regular 4-year schedule

4 FUTURE READY CORE ■ 4 MATH ■ 4 ENGLISH ■ 4 SOCIAL STUDIES –(WORLD, CIVICS, AMERICAN HISTORY 1 and 2) ■ 3 SCIENCE COURSES –(EARTH/ENVIRONMENTAL, BIOLOGY, PHYSICAL) ■ 1 HEALTHFUL LIVING ■ CAREER MANAGEMENT ■ 6 ELECTIVES –2 SEQUENTIAL PLUS –4 CONCENTRATED

5 MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT* ■ The high school mathematics, science and second language courses taken in middle school will help fulfill high school graduation requirements. ■ These courses will NOT count in the students’ GPA’s once they reach high school but WILL count towards the 28 credits needed for graduation. They WILL also serve as the requirements and prerequisites needed.

6 Future-Ready Core Math Sequence * A math HIGHER than Algebra II is needed to attend a 4-year College/University* Math IMath IIMath IIIMath IV (aligned with student’s post high school plans) Common Core I Common Core II or Alternate Math I Common Core III Alternate Math II Advanced Functions -or- Discrete Math Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AP Statistics Alternate Math I & II---then Common Core II is the last math (formally known as Geometry) Algebra I is now called Common Core I Geometry is now called Common Core II Algebra II is now called Common Core III

7 4 COURSES FOR CONCENTRATION

8 CTE CONCENTRATIONS

9 ARTS/MUSIC ■ ART I, ART II, HONORS ART III, HONORS ART IV, PHOTOGRAPHY I/II, POTTERY/CERAMICS, PROF. CRAFTS ■ MARCHING BAND I, II, III, IV, HONORS III, HONORS IV ■ SYMPHONIC BAND I, II, III, IV, HONORS III, HONORS IV, CONCERT BAND I & II

10 ARTS/MUSIC ■ Vocal Music I – IV; honors options at upper levels (Spring Version = Concert Vocal Music) ■ THEATRE I, THEATRE II, THEATRE III, HONORS THEATRE IV, MUSICAL THEATRE

11 JUNIOR ROTC ■ ROTC I ■ ROTC II ■ ROTC III ■ ROTC IV

12 ADVANCED PLACEMENT ■ AP ENGLISH LITERATURE (12 th ) ■ AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE (11 th ) ■ AP US HISTORY (11 th ) ■ AP GOVERNMENT (12 th ) ■ AP CHEMISTRY ■ AP BIOLOGY ■ AP ENVIRONMENTAL ■ AP CALCULUS ■ AP STATISTICS ■ AP STUDIO ART

13 SECOND LANGUAGE ■ SPANISH I ■ SPANISH II ■ HONORS SPANISH III ■ HONORS SPANISH IV ■ (Possibly Latin or French) If you began Latin in 7th or 9th grade, you may continue!

14 DISTANCE LEARNING ■ DUAL ENROLLMENT---COA ■ NCVPS

15 Registration Process and Materials

16 STUDENTS WILL REGISTER FOR A TOTAL OF 8 COURSES: 6 courses are required English I (Honors or Academic) Math (Either Honors/Regular Common Core Math I, II, or III, or Math Lab) Earth & Environmental Science (Honors/Regular a small percentage may select Honors/Regular Biology) World History (Honors or Regular) Healthful Living Career Management 2 courses are electives Base them upon your chosen concentrated electives and Career Interest Inventory

17 “WHAT WILL MY SCHEDULE LOOK LIKE NEXT YEAR?”

18 POSSIBLE FRESHMAN BLOCK SCHEDULE Period1 st Semester2 nd Semester 1ElectiveCareer Management 2World History (Honors or Academic) Common Core I (possibly Common Core II or III) 11:00am- 12:05pm POWER HOUR LUNCH 3English I (Honors or Academic) Earth Science (Honors or Academic) 4 Healthful LivingElective All classes will be 90 minutes long on the block schedule

19 REQUIRED TESTING/PROJECTS. PSAT – Given in the 10th – 11th grades through selective classes. PLAN – To prepare for the ACT. All 10 th graders will take. GRADUATION PROJECT – Not required as of 2012 graduating class. NC FINAL EXAMS – Given as an evaluation at the end of most core classes END OF COURSE TESTS (worth 20% of grade-no exemptions) ▪Biology ▪English II ▪Common Core I SAT ’ s During/After Common Core III ACT ’ S All 11 th graders will take. VOCATs (worth 20% of grade-no exemptions) ▪All Career & Technical Education classes

20 ATTENDANCE POLICY ▪MAJOR CHANGE FROM MIDDLE SCHOOL = YOU WILL “FF” DUE TO ABSENCES, EVEN IF YOU PASS THE CLASS!!!! ▪Students must bring a note to keep on record ▪Students must be present for at least ½ of a class period to be counted present for the 90 minute period. ▪Any student missing more than 7 days per semester has exceeded the attendance requirements and must complete a waiver request to have course credit reinstated.

21 ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY Based on NC High School Athletic Association policy, an athlete must : be in attendance at least 85% of the previous semester have passed 70% credits courses that semester in order to be eligible for sports. (3 out of 4) 8 th grade courses do not count towards this…all students are eligible 1 st semester of their 9 th grade year---FRESH START!

22 DRIVING ELIGIBILITY ■ North Carolina state law requires a student to be passing 3 of 4 of courses attempted in order to receive a driving eligibility certificate or keep their driving permit or license.

23 MMS Rising Freshman Registration Process February 27th: MMS Registration Presentation with 8 th graders during regular school day. March 3rd: Rising Freshman Course Fair and Parent information Meeting CCHS 6:00 – 8:00PM

24 CCMS Rising Freshman Registration Process February 25th CCMS Registration Presentation with 8 th graders during regular school day. March 3rd: Rising Freshman Course Fair and Parent information Meeting CCHS 6:00 – 8:00PM

25 Contact Information: Renee Dowdy: (principal) Karen Parrish: (Go-O alphabet) Joyce Ellis: (A-GN alphabet) Kelsey Seibert: (P-Z alphabet) Janie Puryear: Career Development Coordinator Angel Partlow: (Guidance

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