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1 Marriotts Ridge High School Course Registration Graduation Requirements General Information

2 MRHS Administration and Student Services Administration Dr. Kaufman Principal Mrs. BowenAssistant PrincipalA-G Mr. RahnamaAssistant PrincipalH-N Mr. ThomasAssistant PrincipalO-Z Mr. BrownAthletics and Activities Manager Counselors Ms. EbersoleA – C Ms. WonD - H Ms. DubbsI - Mc Ms. FordMe - Q Mr. SchwarzS - Z

3 Rich Malt 9 th Grade ITL Thank you for coming! We are looking forward to getting to know you and your student!

4 NINTH GRADE TEAM CONCEPT Mission Statement THE NINTH GRADE TEAM, ESTABLISHED TO PROVIDE A FOUNDATION OF SUPPORT FOR ALL NINTH GRADERS, IS DEDICATED TO CREATING A PROGRAM WHERE ALL STUDENTS WILL LEARN THE NECESSARY SKILLS TO MAKE A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOL.

5 Who is the 9 th Grade Team? CLASSROOM TEACHERS PARAEDUCATORS SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHERS SCHOOL COUNSELORS ADMINISTRATORS

6 Getting off to a good start at Marriotts Ridge High School You have already started! Get involved! Get your student involved! Communicate! Use our resources!

7 High School Assessments Service Learning Credit Requirements Career Preparation Requirements for Graduation Pages 1-8 of the Catalog

8 Graduation Requirements Class of 2016 & Beyond 4 credits of English 3 credits of Social Studies 3 credits of Mathematics 3 credits of Science ½ credit of Lifetime Fitness ½ credit of Health 1 credit of Fine Arts 1 credit of Technology Education 2-4 credits of Program Choice 1-3 Elective credits 21 credits total

9 Class of 2016 and Beyond English English 9, 10, 11,12 Mathematics 1 credit in Algebra 1 1 credit Geometry 1 additional mathematics credit Students who complete Algebra/Geometry in Middle School still need to complete 3 credits of math in HS

10 Class of 2016 and Beyond Social Studies 1 credit in U.S. History 1 credit in American Government ( Government and Politics AP ) 1 credit in Modern World History Science 1 credit in Biology 2 credits in any Lab Science

11 Class of 2016 and Beyond Physical Education & Health ½ credit in Lifetime Fitness ½ credit in Health Fine Arts (Page 4) 1 credit Technology Education (Page 4) 1 credit

12 Class of 2016 and Beyond Program Choices 2 credits in World Language 2 credits in approved Advanced Technology Program (See Program Choices page 7) 4 credits in a Career and Technology Education (CTE) Completer (page 8) Electives 1-3 credits in any courses beyond the above requirements

13 CAREER ACADEMY CLUSTERS Construction & Development Health & Biosciences Business, Management & Finance Consumer Services, Hospitality & Tourism Transportation Technologies Arts, Media and Communication Human Resource Services Information Technology Manufacturing, Engineering, & Technology Pages 21-61

14 Class of 2016 and Beyond High School Assessments Students must take the Maryland High School Assessments for: Passing Scores English Algebra/Data Analysis412 Biology400 Students must achieve a passing score for all tests or a combined score of1208. More information on pages 5-6 in the Catalog

15 CAREER PREPARATION REQUIREMENTS  Four Year Plan  Participate in a job interview simulation  Complete a resume

16 Service Learning 75 hours of service which includes planning, action, and reflection. Most HCPSS students complete service learning in middle school.

17 Course Descriptions Pages of the Catalog of Approved HS Courses o Courses, Course Descriptions and Numbers o Credits o Grade Levels o HCPSS Certificate of Merit o Weighted Class o High School Assessment Class o NCAA Approved Class o Prerequisites

18 Materials Needed for Course Selection The Howard County Catalog of Approved High School Courses Grade appropriate course selection sheets Four-Year High School Planning Sheet

19 Cameron Rahnama Assistant Principal The Course Selection Process

20 Teacher makes course recommendation Student takes course request form home Parent reviews, signs, and returns Course request form Middle school counselor reviews and forwards to high school

21 Parent Role 1. Talk with your child about goals for the next four years. 2. Review course recommendations and make the best decision with your child. 3. Encourage your child to take the most rigorous courses while enjoying other aspects of high school.

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24 Each student takes seven courses per year. Five 50-minute everyday classes. One 85- minute every other day class during period 4. The High School Schedule

25 Important Dates Class of 2016: MRHS Visit for Incoming Freshmen on May 8 Private Schools Registration – February 14 th -16th New Student Orientation in August

26 QUESTIONS?

27 Breakout Sessions Department Locations -Career & Technology: Tech Ed Rm English: Cafeteria -Fine Arts: Auditorium -GT/Advanced Research: Cafeteria Lounge -Math: Cafeteria -Physical Education /Health: Music Rm 101 (Practice Rm) -Science: Music Rm 102 (Choir) -Social Studies: Music Room 105 (Band) -Special Education: Student Services Conference Rm -World Languages: Dance Studio 103

28 Information session with individual curricular areas A-DE-HI-LM-OP-RS-TU-Z Session IEnglishMathScienceChoiceSocial St.Choice Session IIMathScienceChoiceSocial St.Choice English Session IIIScienceChoiceSocial St.Choice EnglishMath Session IVChoiceSocial St.Choice EnglishMathScience Session VSocial St.Choice EnglishMathScienceChoice Session VIChoice EnglishMathScienceChoiceSocial St. Session VIIChoiceEnglishMathScienceChoiceSocial St.Choice


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