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1 9th grade Large Group Advising Sessions 2015 – 2016 Sophomore Year

2 College and Career Readiness What are your plans after high school graduation?

3 College? Career?  What course of study are you on?  What is your career major pathway?  Take rigorous course work throughout high school to prepare you for college work! Pre-AP and AP  Look at opportunities for earning college credits while you are still in high school! Dual credit options through Early College Advanced Placement – pass AP exams Articulation agreements – complete career majors & pass KOSSA tests in Career Technical Education programs at ACHS and Harrodsburg Area Technical Center

4 Sample AP College Savings…

5 Sample Articulation Agreements College Savings…

6 Industry Certifications Career ClusterIndustry Certifications Communications Adobe Certified Expert Construction NCCER & AWS Health Science Medicaid Nurse Aid (MNA) Information Technology IC3 – Certiport, A+ CompTia Manufacturing NCCER & AWS Transportation NATEF/ ASE

7 Going into the Workforce?  Armed Forces Take the ASVAB in high school Meet with recruiter  Use your time at ACHS to… Explore your options. Develop skills for life. Build relationships. Increase your opportunities. Let’s face it… the world you will enter today is much different than it has ever been.

8 College/Career Readiness  All incoming freshmen choose A course of study with advisor And a career major  9th and 10th grade years devote two classes each year for 2 total credits over two years  ILP will be embedded into career major coursework for those students to individualize experience.  Career majors coursework outside of required classes.

9 Kentucky Scholars Advanced Kentucky Scholars

10 At the end of the 10 th grade year...  Students may choose to continue and complete career major, earning a Career Major Certificate upon graduation and potentially completing a practicum through Work-Based Learning, among other options.  or students may choose to discontinue chosen career major and focus on taking AP classes, attending Harrodsburg Area Technical Center/Vocational School, exploring dual credit options, etc.

11 Advanced Kentucky Scholars Kentucky Scholars

12 Workforce?  Use your time at ACHS to… Explore your options. Develop skills for life. Build relationships. Increase your opportunities. Let’s face it… the world you will enter today is much different than it has ever been.

13 ACT Matters!  EXPLORE – 8 th grade  PLAN – 10 th grade- NEXT FALL  ACT – 11 th grade  CPE Benchmark scores: English, 18; Math, 19; Reading, 20  Practice ACT embedded in individual classrooms  ACHS ACT Online –  ACT – & Study Islandwww.actstudent.org  ACHS Boot Camp

14 More ACT information  College scholarships- $$$  What if I don’t meet the ACT benchmarks? College – take remediation classes;  You $$pay$$ for class = 0 credit ACHS tiered interventions in reading and math next year for seniors who do not meet benchmarks

15 Course of Study  What course of study are you on?

16 Advanced Kentucky Scholars Kentucky Scholars

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18 Anderson County High School Requirements (General Education)  English4 credits  Math4.5 credits  Science 3 credits  Social Studies3 credits  Physical Education.5 credit  Health.5 credit  Humanities (Music/Dance).5 credit  Humanities (Art/Drama).5 credit  Electives9.5 credits 16.5 required credits (above) elective credits = 26 total credits required for graduation

19 Humanities Credit To earn the Humanities credit required for graduation, students must follow one of the two criteria below.  1. Students must have completed 3 trimesters of a performance based/standards based specialized arts courses based on the student’s individual learning plan. (Examples include Band A,B,C; Advanced Chorus A,B,C; AP Music Theory, or AP Art.) --OR-- Art/DramaMusic/dance Art I AGuitar Art I BPiano Lab SculptureMen’s choir Ceramics IWomen’s choir DramaGeneral chorus Humanities Art & Drama Humanities Music & dance  2. Students must choose at least one class from each column.

20 Anderson County High School Requirements (Pre-College Curriculum)  English4 credits  Math4.5 credits  Science 3 credits  Social Studies3 credits  Physical Education.5 credit  Health.5 credit  Humanities (Music/Dance).5 credit  Humanities (Art/Drama).5 credit  Foreign Language2 credits  Electives7.5 credits

21 Anderson County High School Requirements (Kentucky Scholars Certificate)  English4 credits  Math4.5 credits  Science 4 credits  Social Studies4 credits  Physical Education.5 credit  Health.5 credit  Humanities (Music/Dance).5 credit  Humanities (Art/Drama).5 credit  Foreign Language2 credits  Electives5.5 credits  No Grade below a “C” will be accepted as credit. Minimum 2.5 GPA required

22 Anderson County High School Requirements Advanced Kentucky Scholars  English4 credits  Math4.5 credits  Science 4 credits  Social Studies4 credits  Physical Education.5 credit  Health.5 credit  Humanities (Music/Dance).5 credit  Humanities (Art/Drama).5 credit  Foreign Language2 credits  Electives5.5 credits  No Grade below a “C” will be accepted as credit. Minimum 2.5 GPA required  4 AP Courses: AP Eng, AP Science or Math, 2 AP Electives

23 Pre-Registration & Course Selection Sheets

24 Completing the Course Selection Sheet  Circle 15 courses/course numbers.  Identify 4 courses as Alternates by marking A1, A2, A3, and A4 in the space beside the course number.  Any courses that are *highlighted require teacher’s signature.  Courses that are in BOLD are required courses for graduation.  Humanities Credit – go ahead and take care of it next year, especially if you are going to vocational school or taking lots of AP/BCTC classes junior and senior year.

25 Schedule for  Whatever is on your selection sheet will go into the computer and your class schedule will be based on those classes. You will not get to change classes that are on your selection sheet list.

26 What are Sophomore Requirements? TrimestersSubject  2 English: English II A and B or Pre-AP English II A and B  3 Math: Data & Measurement and Algebra 2A & B or Pre AP Data & Measurement and Pre-AP Algebra II A & B  2Science: Chemistry A & Chemistry B or Pre-AP Chemistry A & B  1 (2 for AP) Social Studies: Government or AP US Politics & Government A & B or AP US Politics & Government A & B  7Electives

27 10 TH Grade Sample Schedule TRIMESTER 1 TRIMESTER 2 TRIMESTER 3 *ENG II A * ENG II B *Elective *Algebra 2A *Data & Measurement * Algebra 2B *Humanities Music & Dance *Humanities Music & Dance *Chemistry A *Chemistry B ELECTIVE *Art 1A (Humanities) *Government ELECTIVEELECTIVEELECTIVE

28 Pre-Registration Individual Scheduling Conferences  March 9 th & 10 th – 9 th grade individual advising in SWS homerooms  March 10 th – 10 th and 11 th grade Parent Connection night for Scheduling Encourage all parents/students to attend.  March 24 th – 8 th grade Parent Night Encourage all parents/students to attend.  March 27 th – 8 th graders


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