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ILLINI CENTRAL FRESHMAN ORIENTATION ILLINI CENTRAL FRESHMAN ORIENTATION CLASS OF 2018 ACHIEVE ACHIEVE YOUR YOUR POTENTIAL POTENTIAL.

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1 ILLINI CENTRAL FRESHMAN ORIENTATION ILLINI CENTRAL FRESHMAN ORIENTATION CLASS OF 2018 ACHIEVE ACHIEVE YOUR YOUR POTENTIAL POTENTIAL

2 A VIEW OF ICHS THE DAILY SCHEDULE THE DAILY SCHEDULE GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS SCHEDULING SCHEDULING ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY COMMUNICATION COMMUNICATION

3 STUDENT SUCCESS Attendance Attendance Self –Discipline/Responsibility Self –Discipline/Responsibility Effort Effort Individual Expectations Individual Expectations Balance Balance

4 PARENT PARTICIPATION from John Hopkins University, August 2002 High Expectations High Expectations Better health, rest and nutrition Better health, rest and nutrition Structured daily routine Structured daily routine Daily homework completion and self discipline Daily homework completion and self discipline Transmit the values and behaviors of your profession Transmit the values and behaviors of your profession

5 REGULAR SCHEDULE 7 period day 7 period day 56 minute class periods 56 minute class periods After 4 th period – Lunch After 4 th period – Lunch Tutorial Period – 30 minutes Tutorial Period – 30 minutes

6 FROSH ACHIEVEMENT GROUPS All freshman grouped for core classes All freshman grouped for core classes English, Integrated Math I, Physical Science English, Integrated Math I, Physical Science This group is an Accelerated group This group is an Accelerated group Integrated Math I, Physical Science, Integrated Math I, Physical Science, English; comprised of some students who English; comprised of some students who struggle in Math struggle in Math Physical Science, English, Integrated Physical Science, English, Integrated Math I Math I

7 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 4 units of English : to include English 1, 2, 3, and English Elective or Dual Credit course 2 units of Social Studies: including 1 unit of American History -.5 American Government 4 units of Mathematics 3 units of Science : including one unit of physical science and one unit of life science 3 units of Fine and Applied Arts: to include 1 unit of a computer class and art, foreign language, music, or vocational ½ unit of Resource Management (can count as.5 computer) ½ unit of Health 4 units of Physical Education (waiver option) ½ unit for Service Learning Hours: 40 hours

8 CREDITS NEEDED TO GRADUATE Twenty Four Twenty Four Students generally earn 6.5 credits per year Students generally earn 6.5 credits per year A student is classified as a A student is classified as a -freshman until he/she has earned 6 credits -sophomore until he/she has earned 12 credits -junior until he has earned 18 credits

9 SAMPLE SCHEDULE English I English I Integrated Math I Integrated Math I Physical Science Physical Science PE/Driver’s Ed/Health PE/Driver’s Ed/Health Elective Elective Basic Reading Skills or Elective Basic Reading Skills or Elective

10 BASIC ENGLISH SKILLS COURSE Students placed in course through teacher recommendation/standardized test scores Students placed in course through teacher recommendation/standardized test scores DISCOVERY test – lower than 14 on test DISCOVERY test – lower than 14 on test A course for students AT RISK of struggling A course for students AT RISK of struggling or AT RISK of failure because of reading skills Part of our Response to Intervention Initiatives Part of our Response to Intervention Initiatives Goal of class to improve student reading skills – fluency and comprehension Goal of class to improve student reading skills – fluency and comprehension

11 ILLINOIS COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS 4 years of English 4 years of English 3 years of Social Studies 3 years of Social Studies 3 years of Math 3 years of Math 3 years of Science 3 years of Science 2 years of music, art, foreign language or vocational education 2 years of music, art, foreign language or vocational education

12 GENERAL INFORMATION/FEES Freshman Physical Freshman Physical Immunization Immunization Sports Physical Sports Physical General Fee General Fee Chrome Book Chrome Book Driver’s Education Driver’s Education

13 DRIVER’S EDUCATION Per Section of the School Code, a student may be allowed to commence the classroom instruction part of a driver education course prior to reaching age 15 if the student then will eligible to complete the entire course within 12 months after being allowed to commence classroom instruction. Must have passed at least 8 classes previous to taking class Must have passed at least 8 classes previous to taking class Students will be taking 9 weeks of Driver’s Ed – students will be placed in order of their age…based on nine weeks – divided equally Students will be taking 9 weeks of Driver’s Ed – students will be placed in order of their age…based on nine weeks – divided equally

14 ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY NO PASS – NO PLAY POLICY – In order to be eligible to participate in any school-sponsored or school supported athletic or extracurricular activity, a student must maintain a passing grade (or minimum grade of a D-) in each course in which the student is enrolled NO PASS – NO PLAY POLICY – In order to be eligible to participate in any school-sponsored or school supported athletic or extracurricular activity, a student must maintain a passing grade (or minimum grade of a D-) in each course in which the student is enrolled Any student who receives a failing grade for a semester class shall be suspended from the activity the following semester. Any student who receives a failing grade for a semester class shall be suspended from the activity the following semester.

15 SERVICE LEARNING Students are required to complete 40 service-learning hours as stated in the graduation requirements section. Below are potential service learning options for students looking for ideas to fulfill their service learning requirement for graduation. The list is not all-inclusive. Students with plans not listed should seek approval from the guidance counselor or principal. Activities should be completed for an individual outside the immediate family and must be done without pay in order to meet service learning guidelines. School – work at class suppers, elementary recess duty, recycling, office aide, teacher aide, tutoring, etc. Church – choir, volunteer for Sunday school, help at dinners, mission trips, etc. Neighbors – rake yards, shovel snow, baby-sit, pick up groceries, water & feed pets, wash windows Community Recycling Visit and Volunteer at the Nursing Home/Prairie Harvest Days

16 COMMUNICATIONS Webpage-www.illinicentral.org Webpage-www.illinicentral.org Parent Portal - Skyward Parent Portal - Skyward Teacher Teacher Grade reports as requested Grade reports as requested Counselor Counselor Newspaper Newspaper Social Media Social Media

17 CLASS OF 2018 YourAchievePotential At Illini Central where every student counts


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