O HIO ’ S O PTIONS FOR A H IGH S CHOOL D IPLOMA Course Requirements Demonstration of Readiness Assessments Requirements High School Diploma
G RADUATION R EQUIREMENTS English 4 credits Math (equiv. Algebra 2)4 credits Science3 credits Social Studies3 credits Fine Arts0.5 credit Health0.5 credit Physical Education0.5 credit Consumer Econ. OR Econ. & Financial Literacy0.5 credit Electives8 credits Total 24 credits Must meet testing requirement established by the department of education. Class of 2018
G RADUATION R EQUIREMENTS English 4 credits Math (equiv. Algebra 2)4 credits Science3 credits Social Studies3 credits Health0.5 credit Physical Education0.5 credit Business/Technology/Fine Arts/1 credit Foreign Language Electives8 credits Total 24 credits Must meet testing requirement established by the department of education. Medina County Career Center
A SSESSMENT R EQUIREMENTS 1.English I 2.English II 3.Algebra I 4.Geometry 1.English I 2.English II 3.Algebra I 4.Geometry 5.Physical Science or Biology 6.American History 7.American Government 5.Physical Science or Biology 6.American History 7.American Government Substitute Exams: Students may take exams for these courses in lieu of state exams: Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Dual Enrollment Students may take exams for these courses in lieu of state exams: Advanced Placement (AP) International Baccalaureate (IB) Dual Enrollment Substitute exams: Only in Physical Science, American History and American Government.
D EMONSTRATION OF R EADINESS Overall Graduation Points Overall Graduation Points Student earns a minimum number of points from all exams Remediation Free Score Industry Credential & Workforce Score Student earns remediation-free score on a national college admission test (e.g., ACT/SAT) Student earns an approved industry-recognized credential and earns workforce readiness score on job skills assessment
Set the minimum number of overall graduation points required: Total – 18 Minimum in each- English: 4 points Math: 4 points Science and Social Studies: 6 points
G RADUATION P OINTS E XAMPLE Algebra I3English I1American History3 Geometry3English II4 American Government 2 Physical Science or Biology 3 Math6English5 Science & Social Studies 8 Total Graduation Points: 19
E ND - OF -C OURSE E XAM R ETAKES Score Below Proficient Score Proficient or Above May retake exam after remediation May only retake any exam after remediation if student has not met overall points total
E ND - OF -C OURSE E XAM R ETAKES Substitute exams may be used interchangeably – the same rules apply Students who earned course credit before new state tests automatically receive three points for the subject. They may take the end-of-course exam for a higher score.
J OB S KILLS AND C OLLEGE A DMISSIONS T EST Job skills test: Selection in December Highest verifiable score counts Job skills test: Selection in December Highest verifiable score counts College admissions test: Highest verifiable score counts Administered to juniors in fall of 2016 College admissions test: Highest verifiable score counts Administered to juniors in fall of 2016
W HAT IS CONSIDERED A F INE A RT ? Drama/ Theater Music/ Band Visual Arts- e.g. Art 1, Ceramics
G RADE P ROMOTION - S OPHOMORE S TATUS ? 5.5 credits by August 1 st
W HAT C OLLEGES L IKE T O S EE 4 credits of English 4 credits of Math - Algebra II or higher 3 credits of Science – with significant lab experience 3 credits of Social Studies 2 or more years of a Foreign Language (3+ is nice!) 1 credit of a Fine Art Competitive Colleges: AP, honors or accelerated courses (most rigorous courses) Class rank (top of class) Cumulative Grade Point Average Good ACT or SAT scores Attendance Letters of Recommendation Essays
A CADEMIC D IPLOMA WITH H ONORS MEET 7 OF 8 CRITERIA BELOW 4 credits of English 4 credits of Math – must include Algebra II or its equivalent 4 credits of Science - including chemistry and physics 4 credits of Social Studies 3 credits of one foreign language or 2 credits of two foreign languages 1 credit of a Fine Art 3.5 Cumulative GPA (minimum, unweighted) 27 ACT or 1210 SAT score
M EDINA C O. C AREER C ENTER Like to see students on track for graduation! MCCC does not offer English 9 and 10, World History, American History, Biology, P.E., Health, and Fine Art courses! Make a strong effort to pass these classes so you are a strong candidate to be considered for the MCCC, if that is your goal.
C OLLEGE C REDIT P LUS (CCP) F ORMERLY KNOWN AS P OST -S ECONDARY E NROLLMENT O PTIONS P ROGRAM (PSEOP) Mandatory meeting for Student and Parents on Monday, February 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m. in the HS Gymnasium. Write a “CCP” in top right corner of registration sheet. Sign up to take the ACT or SAT as soon as possible if you plan to do CCP next year. Next ACT – April 18 th Next SAT – March 14 th Must meet college CCP requirements in order to participate in program. Guidance website has local CCP institution requirements. CHECK IT OUT! www.cloverleaflocal.org
NCAA OR NAIA E LIGIBILITY If you are planning on playing Sports in college make sure you take a look at the NCAA and NAIA websites. Know the criteria needed to play sports at each level. Talk to your guidance counselor!!! NCAA – www.eligibilitycenter.org NAIA – www.playnaia.org
A LTERNATIVE C REDITS Summer School – 3 credits (maximum) Correspondence – 2 credits (maximum) NOVA NET – no limit –placement by counselor Options for Failing Classes:
P HYSICAL E DUCATION W AIVER Waive P.E? Must complete 2 seasons of a sport, cheerleading and/or band. Once you have completed the 2 seasons you can obtain a P.E. waiver form from your guidance counselor. Signatures from student, parent, athletic director or band director are required. Please mark “W” in the P.E. block if you plan to waive P.E. * Keep in mind that Advanced P.E. courses will now require students to have a “B” average in P.E. I and II (note for next year)
R EMINDERS Academic Letter Awards – Must have a 3.5 GPA for 1 st and 2 nd trimesters Athletic Eligibility – Must pass a minimum of 1.7 credits each trimester and earn a 1.0 GPA. (pass 4 of 5 classes with D or higher)
P RE - REQUISITES Pre-requisites (PR) are courses that you must take in order to take the next course. Examples: Ceramics 1 - PR – Art 102 Geometry - PR – Algebra 1 Biology - PR – Physical Science Sequence charts in registration guide will help.
R EGISTRATION I NFORMATION Select the required courses by marking the course selections with an “X” in the “Student Request” column: English Math Science Social Studies Health (if not taken in 9 th ) P. E. II Sign up for additional elective courses to total 15 trimester classes. Make sure the “#of Tri’s” column equals 15 for all courses marked with an “X”.
R EGISTRATION I NFORMATION (C ONT.) Select 5 additional elective choices by writing “1”, “2”, “3”, “4”, “5”, in order of preference in the “Student Request” column. We will use the additional 1-5 choices if there is a scheduling conflict with your elective choices. (Do NOT enter these in the computer while online scheduling.) Discuss your course selections with your parent/guardian and make sure they sign the course selection sheet. Go online to http://daslpublic.neonet.org and follow instructions stapled to your course selection sheet. Username and password is provided. Return the course selection sheet and online scheduling request sheet to the guidance office by: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20 th See your guidance counselor if you have any questions!
ONLINE SCHEDULING Everyone received a yellow form. DO NOT LOSE THIS!!! You will go to the website listed: http://daslpublic.neonetda.org Use the Username and Password is on this form to log in. Process is the same as last year. Read the directions as stated. Parents need to sign the printed requests copy as well!
ONLINE SCHEDULING CONT. Username and Passwords are case sensitive. You will search by course code. STEP 3- Using “ course code” you need to enter multiple numbers for courses that are 2 or 3 trimesters. You must repeat the first 5 numbers. EXAMPLE: English 10 - 2 trimesters Course # 003021, 2 = 003021, 003022 EXAMPLE: American History – 2 trimesters Course # 009121, 2= 009121, 009122 Each person should have 15 numbers listed. Marching Band -16
F LOW C HARTS English Math Science Social Studies Arts See registration guide for flow charts. Go to www.cloverleaflocal.org Click on Schools Click on Cloverleaf High School Click on Guidance Click on Course Registration Guide
C OURSE REMOVALS / A DDITIONS / C HANGES Course Removals: Bach to Rock Consumer Economics Desktop Publishing English 11 and English 12 (General) - only Academic and Honors tracks Academic American Government – now Honors
C OURSE REMOVALS / A DDITIONS / C HANGES Changes: Art 1 – is now Art 101 and Art 102 Drawing 1, Painting 1, Digital Art 1, Graphic Design 1 –PR - Art 101 Ceramics 1, Crafts 1 – PR - Art 102 Reading for Pleasure – now can take 2 x’s 9 th – 12 th grade (no longer 1 and 2) Symphonic Band now called Wind Ensemble Jazz Ensemble now called Jazz Lab
C OURSE REMOVALS / A DDITIONS / C HANGES Additions: Allusions in Literature –English elective World Geography – now available to 10 th grade Honors American Government English Composition 1 and 2 (Dual Enrollment) -The University of Akron CCP requirements Video Production – (11 th /12 th ) Art course - PR - Art 101, Drawing 1, Digital Art 1 or Graphic Design 1 Sports Nutrition – (11 th /12 th ) – PR - Health Leadership – (11 th /12 th ) –PR - Health
A DDITIONAL I NFORMATION Law – Only offered to 10 th graders Honors/ AP Courses must have teacher signature. Intermediate Guitar must have Mr. Timm’s signature. NOTE: All courses that require a signature will be BOLD AND ITALICIZED Concert Band (9 th -12 th ) - EVERYONE WHO WANTS BAND WILL SIGN UP FOR THIS COURSE! Students will then be placed in Wind Ensemble after auditions. Students taking Marching Band or Flag Auxiliary will need 16 trimester classes.
A DDITIONAL I NFORMATION C ONT. Swing Choir – tryouts – do not put in schedule, will be entered in later. (Sign up for Concert Choir or other electives.) Choir students can sign up for 2 or 3 trimesters. Please cross out 3 and replace with 2 if you only wish to take 2 trimesters. Course verification forms will be given to students in the spring. (Last chance to make changes to your schedule for next year.) Teachers will be available the rest of this week for signatures from 7:20 am to 7:30 am, if you do not have them in class this trimester.
S AMPLE C OURSE S ELECTION S HEET Sophomore Course Selection Sheet 2014-15.xls
S CHEDULE C HANGES Course selections should be FIRM! Selections determine: How many sections are needed of that particular class Number of teachers needed Number of textbooks or supplies needed Schedule changes must be requested within the first five days of each trimester based on course availability. All schedule changes will be completed by the seventh day of the trimester. Reasons for schedule change: Correcting incomplete schedules Resolving course selection conflicts Meeting graduation requirements Accommodating special needs students