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1 Course Offerings for Freshmen ~ Cherry Hill High School East and West Guidance Department

2 Middle School Awareness All students enter middle school with the potential to continue their education after high school All students enter middle school with the potential to continue their education after high school Youngsters sometimes make decisions in the early school years which limit their choices Youngsters sometimes make decisions in the early school years which limit their choices Planning is important for every student; especially those who aren’t yet thinking about college Planning is important for every student; especially those who aren’t yet thinking about college

3 Potential Problems Limited Options may result from: Limited Options may result from: ~ poor grades ~ poor course planning ~ poor attendance

4 Keep Options Open Students who plan have choices: Students who plan have choices: ~ some may choose NOT to exercise them ~ not every student will be thinking about college/careers college/careers ~ each child deserves the opportunity to make that choice make that choice

5 How a College Decides ♦ Courses taken ♦ Legacy ♦ Recommendations ♦ Class rank ♦ Grades ♦ Activities ♦ Essays ♦ Major choice ♦ Geography ♦ Admission Testing ♦ GPA ♦ Special Skills ♦ Interview ♦ Ability to pay????

6 Freshmen Registration Information CHPS Website:

7 Cherry Hill High School East and West serve the varied needs and objectives of students through a four-year comprehensive curriculum. Please make your selections carefully by using the following outline as a guide.

8 English4 years World Civilization1 year US History2 years Mathematics (Algebra I, Geometry, 1 Additional) 3 years Science (Biology, Chemistry/Env. Sci.) 3 years World Language 1 year Physical Education and Health4 years Fine & Performing Arts1 year Career/Consumer Science1 year Financial Literacy1/2 year CREDITS120 TOTAL Requirements for Graduation Class of 2018

9 Typical Freshman (36 Credits) 41 Credits Typical Freshman (36 Credits) 41 Credits English English World Language World Language Physical Education Physical Education Math Math Science Science World Civilization World Civilization Elective Elective Elective (Study Hall) Elective (Study Hall) Lunch (Fixed for all students) Lunch (Fixed for all students)

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11 Underclass – With Study Hall Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4 1 – English4 – Elective3 – Science2 – Science 1 – English4 – Elective3 – Study Hall 2 – Science1 – English4 – Elective Lunch/Break 5 – Social Studies8 – Math 7 – World Language6 – Phys Ed/Health 5 – Social Studies 8 – Math 7 – World Language 6 – Phys Ed/Health 5 – Social Studies8 – Math Day 5Day 6 1 – English3 – Study Hall 2 – Science4 – Elective Lunch/Break 5 – Social Studies7 – World Language 6 – Phys Ed/Health8 – Math 11

12 Single Science – 8 classes Day 1Day 2Day 3Day 4 1 – Elective4 – Math3 – English2 – Phys Ed/Health 2 – Phys d/Health 1 – Elective4 – Math3 – English 2 – Phys Ed/Health 1 – Elective4 – Math Lunch/Break 5 – Social Studies 8 – World Language 7 – Science6 – Science 5 – Social Studies8 – World Language 7 – Music 6 – Science5 – Social Studies8 – World Language Day 5Day 6 1 – Elective3 – English 2 – Phys Ed/Health4 – Math Lunch/Break 5 – Social Studies7 – Music 6 – Science8 – World Language 12

13 Levels H = Honors A = Accelerated R = Regular (Math /LA)

14 Also Required for Graduation The state and federal governments require that students take tests each year to determine proficiency at various grade levels. As part of the Elementary Secondary Act, all students will eventually be tested in grades 3-8, and at the high school level in Math and English. Students must pass the HIGH SCHOOL PROFICIENCY ASSESSMENT (administered during the junior year) in order to graduate. According to the State of New Jersey, the Class of 2018 will not be affected by the new PARCC assessments for graduation. Students must take an end-of-course competency assessment in Biology.

15 Each student will take a minimum of 30 credits per year. Students are requested to choose two alternates for each elective. Course Load

16 All Freshmen must take: English I (H, A, R) Grade 9

17 All Freshmen must take: World Civilizations (H, A) Grade 9

18 A minimum of three years of science. Science Program Class of 2018

19 Freshman Science Choices Quantitative Physical Science (H) Conceptual Physical Science (A) *These are not the same courses.

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21 Mathematics Sequence Typical 9 th - Enriched Algebra 10 th – Geometry A (H) 11 th - Algebra II A 12 th - Pre Calculus A Advanced 9 th - Geometry H or A 10 th - Functions H 11 th - Pre Calculus H 12 th - Calculus AP

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23 All students must take. *Physical Education exemptions must go through Physical Education/Health Supervisor. Physical Education/Health

24 Beginning language options include: French IA, IH, 2A, 2H Spanish IA, IH, 2A, 2H, Latin IA, IH German IA, IH (East) Italian IA, IH (West) We encourage students to continue a language sequence through all four years and to add additional languages to their program of study. World Language

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26 Selection based on the results of a state-approved English language placement test. Students at levels I and II receive two periods a day of English instruction. Students at Level III receive one period a day of English instruction. English as a Second Language Program

27 Other Programs/Services In Class Support In Class Support Replacement courses in Replacement courses in English/History/Math/Science English/History/Math/Science Self contained Self contained - Functional (East and West) - Functional (East and West) - Vocational (West Only) - Vocational (West Only)

28 All subjects are worth 5 credits (Science is 6) unless otherwise noted. Students are requested to choose two alternates for every elective chosen. If it is a 5 credit elective, then two 5 credit alternates should be chosen. Electives

29 Fine and Performing Arts Electives Art Workshop (W) (2.5) Commercial Art Foundations of Commercial Art 3-D Art Graphic Design I and II Introduction to Commercial Photography (W) Introduction to Foundations of Commercial Art (W) (2.5) Freshman Wind Ensemble Symphonic Band (W) Orchestra Vocal Workshop Music Theory Living Theatre Play Production

30 Journalism I (A) (H) Writing Workshop (A) (H) Broadcasting I & II Public Speaking (Dual Credit) English Electives

31 Introduction to Applied Technology I or 2 Basic Drafting Computer Graphics Adv. Computer Graphics Computer-Aided Design (W) Adv. Computer-Aided Design (W) Small Engines (E) Technology Electives

32 Intro. to Business 2.5 Financial Literacy 2.5 (Mandatory for Class of 2014 and beyond) Business Electives

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34 Cherry Hill High School East Guidance Office: (856) , ext Cherry Hill High School West Guidance Office: (856) , ext. 1244

35 NOTE The purpose of this announcement is to inform students and parents that there are core course eligibility requirements for participation in NCAA Division I & II athletics. Guidance counselors are available to counsel students on this concern. Information is contained in the Course Selection Booklet.

36 Open Enrollment Please indicate your home-school Please indicate your home-school Add school choice on the registration form Add school choice on the registration form Due in late February at your Middle School Due in late February at your Middle School

37 Open House East – Thursday ~ January 23, 2014 East – Thursday ~ January 23, 2014 Snow Date: Tuesday ~ January 28, 2014 Snow Date: Tuesday ~ January 28, 2014 West – Wednesday ~ January 29, 2014 West – Wednesday ~ January 29, 2014 Snow Date: Thursday ~ January 30, 2014 ***Evening begins at 7:00PM*** ***Evening begins at 7:00PM***

38 Counselor Orientations Beck:Monday ~ January 13, 2014 Beck:Monday ~ January 13, 2014 Snow Date: Thursday ~ January 16, 2014 Snow Date: Thursday ~ January 16, 2014 Carusi: Wednesday ~ January 15, 2014 Snow Date: Friday ~ January 17, 2014 Carusi: Wednesday ~ January 15, 2014 Snow Date: Friday ~ January 17, 2014 Rosa: Friday ~ January 24, 2014 Rosa: Friday ~ January 24, 2014 Snow Date: Monday ~ January 27, 2014 Snow Date: Monday ~ January 27, 2014

39 Cherry Hill High Schools CHHS WEST STAFF Dr. Kwame R. Morton, Sr., Principal Mr. Chuck Coligan, Assistant Principal, Grade 12, Business/Social Studies/Fine Arts/Related Arts Ms. Kathy Gendelman, Assistant Principal, Grade 9, World Language/Math Ms. Rebecca Metzger, Assistant Principal, Grade 11, Special Education/Performing Arts Mr. Lou Papa, Assistant Principal, Athletics/Science/ROTC/Health/PE Ms. Allison Staffin, Assistant Principal, Grade 10, English/Community Service Ms. Carol Roskoph, Director of Student Activities Dr. John Burns, Assistant Principal, Budget CHHS WEST GUIDANCE STAFF Mr. James Riordan, Director of Guidance Mr. James Riordan, Director of Guidance Mr. Nick CaputiMrs. Michelle PryorMrs. Lisa Saffici Mr. Nick CaputiMrs. Michelle PryorMrs. Lisa Saffici Mrs. Melissa FranzosiMrs. Barbara Rakoczy (SAC)Mrs. Cynthia Snowden Mrs. Melissa FranzosiMrs. Barbara Rakoczy (SAC)Mrs. Cynthia Snowden Ms. Brittany Gibbs Mrs. Maggie StrimelMr. Cigus Vanni Ms. Brittany Gibbs Mrs. Maggie StrimelMr. Cigus Vanni

40 Cherry Hill High Schools CHHS EAST STAFF Dr. Lawyer H. Chapman, Assistant Superintendent/Interim Principal Dr. John Burns, Assistant Principal, Grade 12, Athletics/Budget/Health/PE Mr. Robert Hulme, Assistant Principal, Grade 11, Music/Drama/Math Mrs. Betsi McLeester, Assistant Principal, Grade 10, World Language/Social Studies Mr. Bernie O’Connor, Assistant Principal, Grade 9, Special Education/Facilities Mrs. Marsha Pecker, Assistant Principal, English/Physical Science Mr. CJ Davis, Director of Student Activities Mr. Chuck Coligan, Assistant Principal, Business/Fine Arts/Related Arts CHHS EAST GUIDANCE STAFF Mr. James Riordan, Director of Guidance Mr. James Riordan, Director of Guidance Mrs. Jennifer DiStefano (SAC) Mr. Roberto FigueroaMrs. Margaret Regan Ms. Yolanda McClain Mrs. Carly FriedmanMrs. Tish Schuman Ms. Cathleen Enderle Mr. Darren GamelMrs. Tracye Walsh Dr. Eileen Lynch Mrs. Laurie Grossman

41 Cherry Hill Public Schools Board of Education Mrs. Kathy Judge, President Mrs. Carol Matlack, Vice President Mrs. Sherrie CohenMr. Seth Klukoff Mr. J. Barry DickinsonMr. Steven Robbins Mr. Eric GoodwinMr. Elliott Roth Mrs. Colleen Horiates


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