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1 WELCOME TO SCHEDULING NIGHT KENT ISLAND HIGH SCHOOL

2 INTRODUCTIONS

3 Communication at KIHS Parent Portal Parent Portal Monthly newsletters Monthly newsletters Attendance Monitoring Calls and Letters Attendance Monitoring Calls and Letters Conferences Conferences Telephone Calls Telephone Calls

4 Parent Portal Parent Portal is a way for parents to keep track of their child’s progress in school. Sign up for Parent Portal can be done at Back to School Night. It allows parents to: teachers directly teachers directly Check on current grades Check on current grades Review absences Review absences Review assignments Review assignments Review missing assignments Review missing assignments

5 Attendance Requirements Parents may excuse absences by phone or by note NO MORE than 5 times in combination per semester. Parents may excuse absences by phone or by note NO MORE than 5 times in combination per semester. There shall be no makeup work for students who are unlawfully absent. After five days, any unlawful absence cannot be changed to a lawful absence. There shall be no makeup work for students who are unlawfully absent. After five days, any unlawful absence cannot be changed to a lawful absence. Students having 5 unlawful absences per semester may lose course credit. Students having 5 unlawful absences per semester may lose course credit. Vacation requests must have advanced approval from the Principal. Vacation requests must have advanced approval from the Principal.

6 Activities Chorus and Instrumental Music Chorus and Instrumental Music Student Government Association Student Government Association Dance Company Dance Company Cheerleading Cheerleading Drama Club/Productions Drama Club/Productions Sports Sports Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Academic Clubs Academic Clubs Interact Club Interact Club French and Spanish Club French and Spanish Club

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8 Program of Study

9 Graduation Requirements Page 3 - Program of Study (POS) Page 3 - Program of Study (POS) 4 English 4 English Math every year – Page 13 POS Math every year – Page 13 POS 3 Science 3 Science 3 Social Studies 3 Social Studies ½ Physical Education ½ Physical Education ½ Health ½ Health

10 Graduation Requirements 1 Fine Arts 1 Fine Arts 1 Technology Education 1 Technology Education 4 courses for pathway requirement 4 courses for pathway requirement Algebra I and Spanish I from the middle school Algebra I and Spanish I from the middle school TOTAL: 26 Credits TOTAL: 26 Credits

11 Graduation Requirements Sophomore- 5 credits Sophomore- 5 credits Junior- 12 credits Junior- 12 credits Senior- 18 credits Senior- 18 credits A student must pass a class in order to gain credit A student must pass a class in order to gain credit

12 Pathways Pathway requirement for QACPS-will pick for 10 th grade Pathway requirement for QACPS-will pick for 10 th grade There are 21 pathways to choose from There are 21 pathways to choose from Some require classes to be taken at QACHS Some require classes to be taken at QACHS

13 Accounting and Finance Page 17 – Program of Study Principles of Bus. Admin. & Mgt. Principles of Bus. Admin. & Mgt. Principles of Accounting & Finance Principles of Accounting & Finance Advanced Accounting Advanced Accounting Accounting and Finance Capstone Accounting and Finance Capstone

14 Carpentry Page 17 – Program of Study QACHS QACHS Foundations of Building and Construction Trades Foundations of Building and Construction Trades Principles of Carpentry Principles of Carpentry Intermediate Carpentry Intermediate Carpentry Advanced Carpentry Advanced Carpentry

15 Project Lead the Way Engineering and Biomedical Must be started in the 10 th grade-Engineering only Must be started in the 10 th grade-Engineering only Total of 5 classes available to take-Engineering only Total of 5 classes available to take-Engineering only Helps to make Math and Science relevant to students Helps to make Math and Science relevant to students Math and Science must be taken all 4 years Math and Science must be taken all 4 years Hands-on, real world projects Hands-on, real world projects Colleges may award credit – pages (POS) Colleges may award credit – pages (POS)

16 Service Learning Queen Anne’s County has an infused model for service learning Queen Anne’s County has an infused model for service learning Each student will complete two projects within their regular curriculum Each student will complete two projects within their regular curriculum Projects are completed in American History and English I. Projects are completed in American History and English I. Students are notified by the Service Learning Coordinator if they do not meet the requirement. Students are notified by the Service Learning Coordinator if they do not meet the requirement.

17 High School Assessments Graduation Requirement – Biology HSA400 – Government HSA394 Students will be expected to continue to attempt to pass the HSA until graduation. PARCC assessments – Students MUST take the assessments however they are NOT required to pass at this time

18 Colleges/Scholarships Look For Strength of schedule Strength of schedule AP/Honors Classes AP policy Math/Science all 4 Years Math/Science all 4 Years Foreign Language Foreign Language SAT’s / ACT’s SAT’s / ACT’s Activities/Leadership Activities/Leadership GPA GPA Community Service Community Service

19 Scheduling Process English I English I Math Math Marine Life Science/Honors Biology* Marine Life Science/Honors Biology* American History American History PE/Health or Foundations of Technology PE/Health or Foundations of Technology Electives Electives______________________________________________________ = 8 Credits *Must have completed Algebra I in 8 th grade

20 Electives Fundamentals of Art Fundamentals of Art Ceramics I (recommendation) Ceramics I (recommendation) Band Band Chorus Chorus Dance I Dance I Piano Piano Intro to Theatre Intro to Theatre Foundations of Technology Foundations of Technology Health/Physical Education Health/Physical Education Principles of Business Administration and Management Principles of Business Administration and Management Principles of Arts, Media and Communication Principles of Arts, Media and Communication Introduction to Engineering Design Introduction to Engineering Design Spanish I, II, and III Spanish I, II, and III French I, II French I, II Principles of Biomedical Sciences Principles of Biomedical Sciences

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25 Scheduling Process MS Teachers will provide recommendations MS Teachers will provide recommendations Tentative schedules will be mailed home with the final report card Tentative schedules will be mailed home with the final report card Final schedules will be sent electronically the 2 nd week in August Final schedules will be sent electronically the 2 nd week in August

26 Questions?

27 Thank You!


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