Presentation on theme: "Welcome to South Effingham High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to South Effingham High School Rising Ninth Graders NightFebruary 23, 2015Dr. Mark Winters PrincipalTammy Jacobs Instructional SupervisorDr. Cheryl Cale th Grade Admin./CTAE Coord.Travis Dickey Athletic DirectorJeff Faith Assistant Principal
2 Did You Know? South Effingham High School Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate %Class of Graduation Rate 87.3%Our faculty and staff are continuously working to improve our graduation rate.
3 Graduation Requirements 4 Language Arts4 Mathematics4 Science3 Social StudiesOne Pathway Required (CTAE, Foreign Language, Fine Arts)Personal Fitness and Health*Electives
4 Graduation Requirements: English/Language Arts 4 credits of English are required:1 credit Ninth Grade English1 credit Tenth Grade English1 credit American Literature1 credit British Literature
5 Graduation Requirements: Mathematics 4 credits of Mathematics are required:1 credit Coordinate Algebra1 credit Analytic Geometry1 credit Advanced Algebra1 credit additional CCGPS Math *Note, if a student starts out in the Math of Finance/Coordinate Algebra class, he/she will not be able to enroll in a 4 year college/university right out of high school.
6 Graduation Requirements: Science 4 credits of Science are required:1 credit of Biology1 credit of Physical Science1 credit Chemistry or Environmental Science1 credit additional science
7 Graduation Requirements: Social Studies 3 credits of Social Studies are required, including:1 credit of World History.5 credit of American Government/Civics1 credit of U.S. History.5 credit of Economics
8 Graduation Requirements: Health/P.E Requirements 1 credit of Health/Personal Fitness is requiredNote that 3 credits of JROTC will substitute for the Health/Personal Fitness requirement.
9 Graduation Requirements: Electives 8 credits required, including:A total of 3 credits from CTAE, Foreign Language or Fine Arts for all students. (Students planning to enter or transfer into a University System of Georgia institution must take 2 credits of the same foreign language)5 Electives Required
10 Graduation Requirements: Credits for the Class of 2019 24 Total Credits to Graduate7 courses x 4 years =28 Credit Opportunities
11 Number of Credits to be Promoted 6 credits to move from 9th Grade to 10th Grade12 credits to move from 10th to 11th Grade18 credits to move from 11th to 12th Grade24 credits to Graduate
12 Assessment Requirements Georgia Milestones End-of-Course (EOC) Exams– 8 coursesNinth Grade EnglishAmerican LiteratureCoordinate AlgebraAnalytic GeometryBiologyPhysical ScienceUS HistoryEconomicsEOCs may count 20% of the student’s final average for the course.
13 Instructional FocusStudents will have an Instructional Focus period built in their schedule.This course will be paired with another course so that students will receive one credit.Students that are exempt from this are those that are taking all honors classes (and only if they want to be exempt)
14 What 9th grade Honors classes are available? Honors Ninth Grade LiteratureHonors BiologyHonors World HistoryAccelerated Coordinate Algebra/Analytic GeometryAdvanced Placement (AP) Human Geography
15 What is AP?Advanced Placement courses are COLLEGE level classes taught in high school.They are taught under the direction of the College Board. Teachers must receive special AP training and certification to teach AP classes.Given his/her score on the AP exam, students may receive college credits for taking AP classes.
16 Current AP classes at SEHS English Language & Composition (11th)English Literature & Composition (12th)US History (11th)Human Geography (9th-12th)US Government & Politics (10th)Psychology (10th-12th)Microeconomics (12th)Macroeconomics (12th)Biology (12th)Environmental Science (11th-12th)Statistics (11th-12th)Calculus (12th)Art Studio: Drawing (10th-12th)Art Studio: 2D Design (10th-12th)Chemistry (11th-12th)
17 New HOPE Rigor Requirements For the Class of 2019, students must meet additional requirements to be eligible to receive the HOPE Scholarship.Students not only must have a 3.0 GPA in core courses (including foreign language), they must also complete the new rigor requirement. This requirement is that students must take and pass rigor courses. (Class of 2015: two rigor courses, Class of 2016: three rigor courses, Class of 2017: four rigor courses, Class of 2018: TBD, Class of 2019: TBD)Rigor courses offered at SEHS are marked by an asterisk on the registration form.
18 CTAE Pathways Mr. Travis Nesmith, ECCA Principal Dr. Cheryl Cale, SEHS CTAE Supervisor
19 Agriculture Program Agricultural Mechanics Systems Pathway Food Animal Systems PathwayForestry/Wildlife Systems PathwayPlant and Floriculture Systems PathwayVeterinary Science Pathway
20 Arts, AV/Technology, and Communications Audio-Video Technology and Film PathwayGraphic Design PathwayGraphic Communications Pathway
21 Business, Management, and Administration Business and Technology PathwayEntrepreneurship Pathway
22 Education and Training Early Childhood Care and Education PathwayTeaching as a Profession Pathway
23 Government and Public Administration JROTC-Navy Pathway (You will hear from Lt. Col. Stautberg about this program in just a few minutes)
24 Health Science Patient Care Pathway Allied Health Pathway Exercise Physiology and Sports Medicine Pathway
31 Planning Ahead - Dual Enrollment This program allows students 16 years and older to take courses for high school and college credit.Students must meet enrollment requirements of the college.Please see your counselor for more information.
32 Planning Ahead – Work-Based Learning This program is for students 16 years or older.This program allows students to receive high school credit while developing skills in the workplace.Students do not have to have employment prior to entering this program; however, the student should have a job in his/her program concentration area to participate.Students in this program must have a driver’s license, student parking permit, and have personal transportation to participate in this program.
33 Orientation NJROTC Presentation SNSI Lt. Col Terry StautbergNSI AZ1 Johnson
34 What is NJROTC?Naval Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps is an academic elective offered at South Effingham High School for any year level.NJROTC promotes self-discipline, patriotism, and dedication through the daily studies and activities provided in the program.
35 NJROTC MythsMyth: I don't want to go into the military so why would I take NJROTC.Myth: I don't have the money to pay for all those uniforms.Myth: I play sports so I can't take NJROTC.
36 Mentor and develop post graduation plans Benefits of NJROTCAcademic AspectIt is an elective credit every semesterProvides a “Pathway” for Technology Career Prep StudentsAthletic AspectPersonal FitnessLife long fitness habitsSocial AspectUnit belongingNo prior training requiredMentor and develop post graduation plans
38 NJROTC CLASS SCHEDULE Monday and Friday PT Wednesday Uniform Day – DrillTuesday and Thursday – AcademicsWE TEACH LEADERSHIP!
39 Student Course Requests Our goal at SEHS is to have course request confirmation letters released to rising freshman by March 24th. Students will receive this letter from their middle school teacher. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the high school.
40 Schedule ChangesStudent schedules will be released at the end of July. Keep an eye on Parent Portal for the release of the schedule.Should you need a schedule change, please fill out a Drop/Add form or an Override Form. These forms can be found on our Counselor’s web site. You can always schedule an appointment with your counselor if you have questions about your schedule.