4Registration is about deciding the right classes that will…. Meet your graduation requirementsHelp complete your academic plan of studyInterest you and challenge youPrepare you for collegeHelp you on a career pathDAVEMaking wise choices will help put you onthe Right Track for Your Future!
5Attendance & New Graduation Requirements Attendance is extremely importantIf a student misses more than 10 days in a class during the semester, the student will not receive credit for that classIf a student misses more than 13½ days in a semester, the student will not be eligible to participate in extracurricular athletics during the next semester (NCHSAA Rule).Graduation Credit RequirementsABSS freshmen who entered the 9th grade beginning in the school year will need 28* credits in order to graduate. (Board Policy)*DAVE
6Extra-Curricular Activities Students are encouraged to participate and become involved in extra-curricular activities offered after school. Some of these opportunities include:Athletics (must meet NC High School Athletic Association and ABSS eligibility requirements)Please visit the Athletics Information Table located in the lobbyClubs and OrganizationsPlease visit the Club Information Table located in the lobbyDAVE
8FUTURE READY COREThe Future Ready core is designed to prepare all students for careers and college learning in the 21st century.ABSS Students will be required to complete 28* units of credits in order to graduate.The following units will be required for graduation under the Future-Ready Core:KATRINA
9Graduation Requirements 4 Mathematics Credits4 English Credits4 Social Studies Credits3 Science Credits1 Health and Physical Education Credit6 Elective Credits6 Additional CreditsSpecific courses may be determined by ABSS or the individual high schoolTOTAL 28 Credits*KATRINA – Mention that if they plan on attending a four year university or college they must receive 2 foreign language credits (same language).
10Earning CreditsA “credit” represents one course that a student takes for an entire semester and earns at least a 70 average for the course. (includes final exam counting as 20% of final grade.)Students at EAHS take 4 courses each semester, so there is an opportunity to earn up to 8 credits in a regular school year. (Possibility of 32 credits in 4 years)KATRINA
11Promotion Requirements* To be promoted from:Grade 9 to Grade 10: A student must earn a minimum of 6 credits.Grade 10 to Grade 11: A student must have earned a minimum of 12 credits.Grade 11 to Grade 12: A student must have earned a minimum of 20 credits.KATRINA
13Course Offerings for Grade 9 EnglishEnglish 1English 1 HonorsLiteracy Academy (Fall) / English 1 (Spring)ScienceBiology HonorsEarth & Environmental ScienceEarth & Environmental Science HonorsPhysical Education & HealthLIZZIE
14Course Offerings for Grade 9 MathFoundations of Math 2Used as a bridge class to Math 2Math 2Math 2 HonorsFoundations of Math 1 (Fall) / Math 1 (Spring)Math 1 (semester)Introduction to MathematicsSocial StudiesWorld HistoryWorld History HonorsThe Founding Principles, Civics & Economics Honors**Only if you plan to take AP World History as a SophomoreLIZZIE
16SUGGESTED 9th GRADE ELECTIVES Beginning DanceBeginning BandBeginning Visual ArtsBeginning Theatre ArtsBeginning ChorusFrench 1Spanish 1Spanish 2 (if you took & passed Spanish 1 at the Middle School)Parenting & Child DevelopmentFoods 1Core & Sustainable ConstructionDrafting 1MSITA Word & PublisherMSITA Access & ExcelMultimedia & Webpage DesignPersonal FinanceMarketingSports & Entertainment Marketing 1Teen LivingAKO
17Career & Technical Education Center (CTEC) Students taking courses at the CTEC will ride the bus to and from Eastern each day.Students will be scheduled to take two courses in the morning or two courses in the afternoon while at the CTEC (one course may be an online course).It is suggested that students who take online courses have strong computer navigation, time management, and reading skills in order to be successful.AKO
18Career & Technical Education Center Suggested 9th grade electivesAutomotive ServiceComputer Programming 1Scientific VisualizationIntroduction to Computer ScienceComputer Engineering TechnologyDigital MediaFoundations of Information TechnologyNetwork Engineering Technology 1PLTW – Introduction to Engineering Design (Honors)Principals of Business and FinanceIntroduction to Culinary Arts and HospitalityAKO – PLTW stands for Project Lead The Way
19Course Placement and Recommendations Kate Cushman,David Pritchard, Ryan ByrdKATE, DAVID, RYAN
20Course Placement Criteria In order to determine the correct placement of all Freshman students in appropriate level courses we use multiple criteria and data including:Achievement scores as measured on the NC End of Grade Test in Reading and Math.EVAAS Prediction DataAcademic PerformanceTeacher RecommendationClassroom performance (work ethic and effort) and AttendanceKATE
21Math PlacementDetermined by 8th grade Math Course, Performance Data (listed in the previous slide), and Teacher Recommendation.Based on the course placement criteria previously mentioned, entering 9th grade students should register for the following math course(s):KATE
22Current Grade 8 Math Course: Math PlacementCurrent Grade 8 Math Course:Grade 9Math 1Foundations of Math 2,or Math 2,or Math 2 Honors8th Grade MathFoundations of Math 1 (Fall) andMath 1 (Spring)orIntroduction to Math (Fall) andFoundations of Math 1 (Spring)DAVID, RYAN
23Honors course registration If you believe that your student should participate in honors classes as a Freshman at Eastern Alamance High School, please do the following:Attend the optional informational session after general session here in the auditorium this evening.If a parent opts for their child to be in an honors course who does not meet the previously mentioned criteria, please obtain an Honors Waiver Form from the Honors Breakout session.Once a student is enrolled in an Honors course they must remain for the entire course duration.Parents must sign the student registration form and return it to their Middle School teacher by the teacher’s specified date.KATE
25Registration ProcessCurriculum Guides will be available on both middle school websites as well as the high school website.Students will register via internet through Career Cruising. Go to the Career Cruising link and follow the directions. This link is available on both middle school websites as well as the high school website.It is recommended that students & parents follow registration suggestions from 8th grade teachers & counselors to help students have a successful 9th grade year.Current 8th grade students will register with School Counselors at Woodlawn and Hawfields at the end of February and the first of March (TBA).SANDRA
26Registration StepsReview 9th grade course offerings with your middle school teachers.Complete the registration online, at school, with counselors.Each Student must choose 8 courses (4 each semester) and 2 alternate electives including:1 English1 Math1 Science1 Social Studies1 Health/PE3 Electives (top 3 choices)Plus 2 alternate electivesSANDRA – Please emphasize the importance of choosing two alternate electives.
27Optional Breakout Sessions EAHS Honors ProgramAuditoriumAvailable Courses and CriteriaEAHS Exceptional Children’s ProgramMedia CenterProgram Information for students served under an IEP (Individualized Education Plan).ELL (English Language Learners)Chorus RoomProgram informationElective Class OptionsTables in the LobbyDAVE
28Stay Tuned for more Information regarding…. New Student Orientationfor Parents and Students prior to the Start of the school year!DAVE
29Thank you for attending EAHS Registration Success! DAVE OR MARTHA