High School and Beyond Planning Vicki Clark A-Di Angelia Nivens Dj-Jo Brad Serka Jp-Ng Paul Sevig Nh-S Valaree VanderMolen T-Z Jennifer Luce DHH
Minimum Graduation Requirements SubjectCreditsCollege The Arts 11 English44 Personal Finance.5 Health.5 Physical Education1.5 Math34 Career-Technical1.5 Science2*2-3 Social Studies3.52.5 Electives4.5 Foreign Language2 --------------------------------------------------------------------- Total Credits22 Culminating Project/HSPE/EOC (Full IB Diploma candidates must meet the IB Diploma requirements.) *1.0 must be a lab science
Credit Deficient?? Some options include: Summer School (1.0 credit) Online/Correspondence Learning Courses Running Start
The Path to Graduation: When are the “other requirements” completed? 12 th Grade Culminating Project, Final High School and Beyond Plan, Senior Interview 11 th and 12 th Grade Take courses in your Field of Study 10 th Grade HSPE/End of Course Exams 9 th Grade End of Course Exam
Portfolio & Culminating Project Portfolio (9 th -12 th grade) Student will save some of his/her best works. Culminating Project (12 th grade ) Students will complete a proposal/letter of intent that must be approved prior to beginning the culminating project. Students develop a project in which they apply their field of study learning to develop a product, event, or service. Students will present their project and portfolio to a panel.
Fields of Study What IS a field of study? A field of study is designed to allow a student to explore an area of interest based on one of five major themes. –Business and Marketing (enterprising) –Health and Human Services (social) –Engineering and Technology (realistic) –Arts and Communication (artistic) –Science and Natural Resources (investigative)
Specific Programs of Study International Baccalaureate Sno-Isle Intradistrict Programs Running Start
EWHS International Baccalaureate Program Take Honors in 9 th and 10 th Grade, IB classes in 11 th and 12 th grades (Any EWHS student can take these classes) A curriculum infused with "globalism" A rigorous pre-university diploma designed to give admission/credit to prestigious universities Designed for the highly motivated student seeking educational challenges A sense of accomplishment in meeting the challenge of an international standard of excellence
IB Subjects Language A1 (English & World Literature) Language A1 (English & World Literature) Language B (Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese) Language B (Spanish, French, and Mandarin Chinese) Individuals & Societies (Social Studies) Individuals & Societies (Social Studies) Mathematics Mathematics Experimental Sciences (Biology- Anatomy and Physiology and Ecology, Chemistry, Physics) Experimental Sciences (Biology- Anatomy and Physiology and Ecology, Chemistry, Physics) 6th Subject (IB Psychology, IB Art History, a third language or second science, IB Music, IB Business Management and IB Computer Science could be a choice.) 6th Subject (IB Psychology, IB Art History, a third language or second science, IB Music, IB Business Management and IB Computer Science could be a choice.)
Running Start Opportunity for Juniors and Seniors to take college courses Designed for students who are: –Ready for college-level work –Motivated to take classes that apply toward high school graduation and a college degree –Seeking academic challenges not available at their high school
Intradistrict Classes You must have application to register Automotive Technology – MDHS Broadcast Production – EWHS Biotechnology, Genetics-LHS Carpentry and Construction– MTHS Drafting and Architectural Design – EWHS Digital Forensics---EWHS Fire Service Technology – LHS Healthcare Professions – EWHS Law and Justice (TBD) Plant Studies-Horticulture – LHS Floral Design-LHS Engineering-MTHS
Sno-Isle Skills Center http://www.snoisletech.com/ Free, though some lab fees Near Paine Field in Everett Purpose: Prepare students to be successful in a high-tech workforce after graduation Must have good attendance for Fall enrollment – Apply online now! Late applications accepted. Two Sessions: 7:55 am to 10:25am or 11:10am to 1:40pm Transportation provided by Edmonds District
Sno-Isle Skills Center: You must apply to get into these programs! Aircraft assembly Autobody Repair Auto Technology Computer Programming Computer Networking ConstructionCosmetology Criminal Justice Dental Assisting Diesel Technology Video Game Design HVAC technician Fashion and Merchandising Floral Design Fire Service Technology Medical Assisting Nursing Assisting Precision Machining Robotics and Electronics Telecom Tech Veterinary Assisting Welding/Metal Fabrication
Options after high school Four year university Community College Technical Schools WorkInternshipsApprenticeshipsMilitary
College Degree Information Associate Degree - 2 years (AAS, ATA) Bachelor of Arts or Science - 4 years Masters Degree - 3 -5 years beyond Bachelors Degree Ph.D. - 5-7 years beyond Bachelors Degree
College Testing Information PLAN - November of Sophomore Year PSAT – October of Junior Year - National Merit Scholarship SAT/ACT - Spring of Junior Year - Fall of Senior Year SAT II’s - Spring of Junior Year - Fall of Senior Year
College Admissions Required curriculum different for some schools SAT/ACT Extracurricular activities Personal Statement GPA and test scores Counselor/Teacher recommendations Plan College visits!
Preparation for College Admission Minimum Admission for Washington State Four-Year Colleges/Universities –Fine, Visual, Performing Arts - 1 year –English - 4 yrs. –Foreign Language - 2 yrs. –Mathematics - 3 yrs+(12 th grade) –Science – 2-3 yrs. –Social Studies - 3 yrs.
College Admission Standards: Special things to know Not all colleges have the same admissions requirements. MATH WA State Coll. - minimum - 3 math credits (Alg. 1, Geom., Alg. 2) *** Senior year must take a math-based quantitative course (Pre- Calculus, Applied Quantitative Reasoning, Statistics, Chemistry, Physics or successful completion of math through Pre-Calculus) SCIENCE Science – 2 credits of laboratory science with one year of Biology, Chemistry or Physics (WWU requires Chemistry or Physics). Students interested in Engineering, need to take Physics! ART California colleges want the student to take one year of the same art class (Music, Drawing and painting, Clay 1 and 2, etc.).
Now let’s talk about registration! 1.Write your name on the form 2. Check graduation status report for needs 3. Teachers will enter recommended courses for you on Skyward 4. When in doubt about a course, check the EWHS Curriculum Guide on our webpage 5. Turn in your registration form with requests/course codes! 6. Know YOUR skyward login, password (not your parents)
Schedule Changes, Pass/No Pass, etc. Choose courses carefully. Sections will be created and teachers assigned based on student requests on this form. Review your selections carefully now and do not request preference changes later. Schedule changes will be made for extreme academic purposes only. Honors /IB/AP Courses are a full-year commitment and the course(s) may NOT be dropped except under extreme circumstances. Seniors may take up to two elective classes per semester for P/NC. A form must be submitted by the end of the 6 th week of the semester.