4 Parent NightFebruary 10th 6:30-8 pm Gaines Mason Auditorium North Campus Parents only, no students Encourage your parents to come!
5 JUNIOR HIGH PRE-REGISTRATION The counselors will be at the Junior Highcampuses to Pre-Register students on thefollowing dates:Feb 14 – DPJH 9 AMThe 8th graders will visit NC to enter theirelectives into the computer on the following dates:Feb 17 – DPJH- 9 AM
6 Online InformationThe Program of Studies is available on the DPISD webpage under the Parents and Students links.The Program of Studies is also available on the North Campus webpage.Pre-Registration form is Available OnlineRegistration form for Flex Class OnlineInformation concerning Virtual School OnlineInformation concerning STARR/EOC
7 SCHEDULESSchedules reflect 7 classes. If a student chooses to enroll in a flex class their schedule will have 8 classes.Lunch is included in the schedule and is determined by the fourth period class.A certain lunch period can not be requested.Teacher requests cannot be honored.
8 HOW TO EARN A CREDITOne credit is earned for each class you pass with a 70 or better.A student schedule has 7 classes per semester, so you may earn 3.5 credits per semester or 7 credits for the year.Must earn at least 5 credits to move to DP South
9 GRADE LEVEL CLASSIFICATION Students will be classified at the beginning of each school year according to the number of credits earned.GradeCredits90-4.5105-11.5111219-26Graduation26
10 How to Graduate Earn 26 credits total 2-3 credits of Foreign Language 1 credit of Fine Arts4 credits of English1 credit PE4 credits of Math1 credit Technology4 credits of Science½ credit Speech4 credits of Social Studies½ credit Health3- 4 Elective Credits
11 Ninth Grade CORE COURSES ENGLISHEnglish IEnglish PAPMATHAlgebra IAlgebra I HonorsGeometryGeometry PAPAlgebra II PAPSCIENCEBiologyBiology PAPSOCIAL STUDIESWorld GeographyWorld Geography PAP
12 REQUIRED ELECTIVES Elective Credits Required Communication Applications(Teen Leadership at North)0.5Fine Arts1**Foreign Language2Health (equivalencies for Health can be found on page 45 in the Program for Studies)Physical Education (equivalencies for PE can be found on page 45 in the Program for Studies)1Technology1**Technology and Fine Arts classes must be 2 semesters of same class.
13 ELECTIVES Art** Band** Business Information Management* Choir** Communication ApplicationsConstruction ManagementDebateDesktop Publishing*ElectronicsFrench IFrench I PAPGerman IHealthPrinciples of AgricultureTouch Systems Data EntryOrchestra**Principles of Architecture and ConstructionPrinciples of Human ServicesReading ImprovementSpanish ISpanish I PAPSpanish SpeakersPrinciples of Manufacturing*Theatre Arts*** Tech Credit. ** Fine Arts Credit. Speech credit is not awarded for debate.
14 Physical Education (PE) PE – Team SportsPE – AerobicsPE – WeightliftingAerobics - DanceFor PE waiver of credits, refer to page 17 of the Program of Studies for detailed requirements. ROTC and Marching Band may count as PE credits.
15 ATHLETICSIf you would like to sign up for athletics, only sign up for ONE sport. Sign up for the sport that is played first.SportContactBaseballEmerick JagneauxBasketball boysLouie MeansBasketball girlsTheresa WhiteCross Country boysRussell ElfstromCross Country girlsMike WalkerDivingJohn LewisFootballChris Massey
16 ATHLETICS continued… Sport Contact Athletic Training Jim Davidson GolfMark BoydSoccer boysJerry HurtadoSoccer girlsTodd McBrideSoftballMary SiebertSwimming boys/girlsJohn LewisTennisWill RauVolleyballGay Sabatell
17 HONORS CLASSES OFFERED AT NORTH CAMPUS Algebra IAlgebra IIBiologyEnglishFrench IGeometrySpanish IWorld Geography
18 ELIGIBILTY FOR HONORS CLASSES Grade of 80 or above in the preceding honors class, or 90 and better in the preceding general class.Commended score on TAKS testRecommendation of the teacher.Placement test (for Algebra I Honors only).
19 Algebra I HonorsThis course is designed to give the talented mathematics student enriching experiences that will aid in the preparation for advanced honors mathematics courses. The basic goals and objectives are the same as Algebra I, although the course is more rigorous.
20 Algebra I Honors Completed application received by deadline 8th grade math teacher recommendation8th grade math TAKS commended level (45 or higher)Yearly average of 85 or higher in 8th grade mathMeets the standard on an Algebra Diagnostic Test
21 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Deer Park High School 4 Year PlanGraduation requirements for students entering the 9th grade in can be found on page 21 of the Program of Studies.
22 GRADE POINT AVERAGE Numeric Honors Average Alternate 100 6.0 5.0 4.0 918.104.22.16803.0892.9802.0791.9701.069 and lower 0.0 on all levels
24 CAUSES OF FAILUREResearch has shown that academic failure on the ninth grade level is caused by the following:Failure to do homeworkAttendanceFailure to ask for assistance when falling behindRemoval from class whether disciplinary or otherwise (ISS or DAEP).
25 DRESS CODENorth Campus follows the district dress code policy. This can be found in the Student Handbook or on the Deer Park website (www.dpisd.org).ID’s MUST be worn to enter the building and kept on throughout the entire school day.
26 Mandatory Flex ClassA student entering the ninth grade who failed more than one core class during his or her eighth grade year shall be required to enroll in flex period class assigned by the principal or designee.
27 TRANSITIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL The following 8th grade students are required to enroll in summer school at Deer Park High School North Campus:Those students who fail more than one core subject for the yearThose students who fail the Mathematics or Reading TAKS test three timesThere is a fee to take the course.This required elective is called Path to Success.
28 Changes from TAKS to STAAR Class of 2015 is the first who must meet the end-of-course (EOC) testing requirements.This will include 12 assessments; English I, English II, English III, Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, World Geography, World History, and U. S. History.Each assessment will count as 15% of a student’s grade in the corresponding course.More information will be available later.