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1 Dallastown Area High School 9 th Grade Course Selection

2 Counselor Assignments Class of 2017 Mrs. Kathryn HughesA - C Mrs. Erica PosterD - He Mr. Garrett BoopHo - Me Ms. Kristen CooperMi - Sh Mr. William ProbertSi - Z Mrs. Laura Dixon Alt. Ed. & Cyber

3 Graduation Requirements – Class of Total Credits 4 credits in English (English I, II, III and a credit in the senior year) 4 credits in Social Studies (World Cultures, U.S. History I, U.S. History II, and senior Economics unless a senior AP class is selected)

4 Graduation Requirements- Class of credits in Science 3 High School credits in Mathematics (including Algebra I and Geometry; Algebra I A and B will satisfy the Alg. I graduation requirement and 2 of 3 required credits) 2 credits in Humanities/Applied Arts (World Lang., Music, Art, Engineering and Tech, FACS, Philosophy, or an additional English and/or Social Studies credit)

5 Graduation Requirements – Class of credit in Physical Education (one PE course each year).6 credit in Health 6.8 credits in non-required majors/elect. 1 credit for the Culminating Portfolio 3 KEYSTONE exams- Algebra I, Biology, and English Composition/Literature

6 Requirements for Promotion At least 6.5 Cr. must be earned to promote to Grade 10. (13 cr. to Gr cr. to Gr. 12) Freshmen will usually carry 7.4 – 7.6 cr. *FIVE MAJORS = credits *Phys. Ed. =.4 credits *Electives = 1.4 – 2.2 credits (approx.) *2-3 Study Halls/Week for preparation

7 High school course work in major subjects must be taken at a level 2 or higher to meet core academic requirements to compete in Division I and II athletics at the college level. A list of NCAA approved core courses for Dallastown is available at Our code number is Athletics and College Requirements

8 Each student should schedule 5 major subjects and a minimum of 34 total periods each year. A minimum of 2 and maximum of 6 periods should be allowed for study halls. Scheduling Requirements

9 ENGLISH WORLD CULTURES GENERAL SCIENCE or BIOLOGY IA MATHEMATICS 5 th MAJOR Physical Education Sufficient number of electives to complete a schedule with total periods ENGLISH WORLD CULTURES GENERAL SCIENCE or BIOLOGY IA MATHEMATICS 5 th MAJOR Physical Education Sufficient number of electives to complete a schedule with total periods All Freshmen should schedule:

10 WORLD LANGUAGE INTRO TO BUSINESS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC MAJOR INTRO TO ENGINEERING AND TECH JROTC WORLD LANGUAGE INTRO TO BUSINESS INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC MAJOR INTRO TO ENGINEERING AND TECH JROTC Possible 5 th majors:

11 Deadline date for submitting course request changes to the Guidance Office is: June 5, 2013 or by the last day of school Deadline to submit changes:

12 Click on: SCHOOLS, HIGH SCHOOL, DEPARTMENTS, GUIDANCE Guidance Dept. Website

13 Keystone Exams will cover the following core academic subjects: Algebra Biology English Composition/Literature Classes of 2017 and beyond will be required to demonstrate proficiency on all three tests. Keystone Exams

14 Eighth to Ninth Grade Transition LINK Program Upcoming Programs

15 Thank you for coming! Please visit with our department representatives in the main lobby for questions and answers!


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