Presentation on theme: "Freshmen Orientation Class of 2017 Welcome! February 21, 2013."— Presentation transcript:
Freshmen Orientation Class of 2017 Welcome! February 21, 2013
High School Administration Mrs. Holly Schafer- Principal Mr. Sean Wolanin– Assistant Principal Mr. Sean Baker– Assistant Principal Mr. Rob Coxon- Athletic Director
Ms. Lisa Meinhardt (Palmison) Freshmen & Seniors (G-M) Mrs. Maridi Gurtsak Juniors & Seniors (A-F) Mrs. Lauren Peterson Sophomores & Seniors (N-Z) Mrs. Laut Administrative Assistant/Registrar Guidance Department Staff
Graduation Requirements Language Arts4 credits Mathematics4 credits Science3 credits Social Studies3 credits Health½ credit Physical Education½ credit* Fine Art1 credit Electives5 credits TOTAL CREDITS21 credits * PE Waiver Option: Completion of 2 full-seasons of any sport or Marching Band, Drill Team or Cheerleading.
Graduation Requirements Students must pass all five sections of the Ohio Graduation Test: Mathematics Reading Science Citizenship Writing Initial test: March - sophomore year Seven attempts to pass the tests Intervention & remediation available ODE website has practice tests
4-In-The-Core OFHS full-time students are required to take four credits each of: Language arts Math Science Social studies Science & math recommendations are based on current grades in math & science Language Arts Honors and Social Studies Honors are self- select (with application) World language recommended for freshmen with A/B in English
Olmsted Falls High School Program of Studies Honor Diploma College Prep Criteria: must meet 7 of 8 criteria listed Athletic Eligibility: Students must pass 75% of all eighth grade courses during 4 th quarter to be eligible for fall sports Post-Secondary Enrollment Options: students can earn high school and college credit simultaneously Academic Recognition: Summa Cum Laude (4.0), Magna Cum Laude ( ) & Cum Laude ( )
Typical 9th Grade Schedule 1 Period Mathematics1 credit 1 Period Science1 credit 1 Period Social Studies I1 credit 1 Period Language Arts I1 credit 1 PeriodFine Art/Elective1 credit *1 Period Phys. Ed/Health¼ & ½ credit PE Waiver Option: Completion of 2 full-seasons of any sport or Marching Band (including Drill Team and Cheerleading). * Students who take PE and/or Health in summer will need to take an elective to have suggested course load.
Elective Course Choices World Language: Latin, French and Spanish Art I Visual Communication Design (VCD) Band, Choir, or Band/Choir combination Personal Fitness I and II Sports Performance and Weight Training I and II (athletes) Computer Networking Technology Principles of Biomedical Sciences Introduction to Engineering Design **Publications (See Mr. Gaba/ 8 th grade LA teacher for details about this elective)
Scheduling for Scheduling in the classroom- Week of March 4th Students have been given a practice scheduling sheet Due back to Middle School teacher by March 1 st Scheduling will occur week of March 4 th at OFMS All schedule adjustments MUST be made prior to June 13th August Students receive their schedule, locker assignments and take a tour of our building *Students new to the district can contact Mrs. Laut for an enrollment appointment:
Thank you for attending! Visit with teachers in the cafeteria Program of Studies and PE Waiver forms available in the cafeteria Honors Social Studies and Language Arts applications available Visit our media center & tour the building
Have a nice evening! Ms. Meinhardt School Counselor – Class of 2017 or