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1 STRONGSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL SCHOOL YEAR SCHEDULING

2 Counselor-Student Assignments Student Last Names A-CoMrs. Maichrye Cr-HaMrs. Barnes He-LoMr. Young Lu-PeMrs. Davidson Pf-SrMr. Cook/Mrs. Brzuski St-ZMrs. Williams

3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

4 HIGH SCHOOL CREDITS 1 CREDIT FOR EACH COURSE MEETING ALL YEAR.5 CREDIT FOR SEMESTER COURSES EXCEPTION- P.E.=.25 credit

5 GRADES/CREDITS SEMESTER GRADES ARE RECORDED ON TRANSCRIPT - YOUR RECORD EACH SEMESTER, GRADES ARE AVERAGED TO BECOME YOUR G.P.A. G.P.A. IMPORTANT FOR POST-HIGH SCHOOL PLANS CREDITS FOR EACH COURSE ADDED TOGETHER - MUST HAVE 4 CREDITS TO BE A SOPHOMORE F’s STAY ON YOUR TRANSCRIPT

6 MUST TAKE COURSES ENGLISH 9 MATH SCIENCE U.S. HISTORY PHYSICAL EDUCATION

7 English Freshmen Options English 9 English 9 Honors

8 MATH OPTIONS Geom/Hon Geom Alg II-T/Hon A-T Algebra/H Algebra Geom/Hon Geom Recommended for Algebra I most students A/B/C Recommended for Integrated Math/ students not Alg.I readyAlg. I Double Block

9 SCIENCE SEQUENCE and Math Pre-requisite Integrated Math CPE Science Algebra I CPE Science Geometry Hon Biology Hon. Geom Hon Biology Alg II-Trig Hon Biology Hon Alg II-Trig Hon Biology

10 Social Studies Freshmen Options Principles of U.S. History U.S. History Honors U.S. History

11 Foreign Language, Fine Art, Business/Language Requirement A student must complete one credit from one of the academic areas above in order to graduate. It can be a combination of a half credit from 2 different areas.

12 Foreign Language options: French 1 German 1 Spanish 1

13 Fine Arts electives: Freshman Band Freshman String Orchestra Freshman Chorus Other music classes by audition only Art I Ceramics I Painting Drawing and Design Crafts Printmaking Art Exploration

14 Business Electives Entrepreneurship & Management Business Communications Keyboarding Microsoft Excel & Access Microsoft Word Digital Imaging and Presentations Web Design and Desktop Publishing

15 Technology Electives Woods I Drafting I Metals I Video Technology Home Maintenance

16 HONORS COURSES The Honor Student: Does extra Reading…Thoroughly Answers Essay Questions…Fully Participates in Class Discussions…Does all Homework…Willingly does Research…Commits to Spending Time in Challenging Courses Students may change levels within the first 3 days of the semester…with parent permission…Beyond this, changes must be teacher initiated and only for students who are struggling with D’s or F’s May have Required summer readings and/or projects

17 Physical Education ½ credit required, 2 semesters *Foundation of Physical Activity.25 credit required unless taken in summer school, waived, or credit flex *Remaining.25 credit may be selected from the following: Leisure/Individual Activities, Walking for Fitness, Physical Fitness and Yoga, Competitive Team Games, Advanced Strength Training (zero period – 6:27 am)

18 P. E. Waiver  A way to complete one’s Physical Education requirement.  Students receive no credit and no grade.  Student may waive P.E. requirement by completing two full seasons of SHS athletics, cheerleading or marching band.  Physical Education Waiver Application and more information can be found on the SHS Guidance Website.  Students may not mix P.E. Waiver with Physical Education classes to meet the requirement. Must have 2 waivers or 2 courses, not one of each.

19 Personal Finance This course is required for graduation. Students are recommended to complete this course in the sophomore year although well-prepared freshmen may consider this class.

20 Credit Flexiblity  Credit Flexibility allows students to earn credit by demonstrating academic and skill level performance through a variety of educational options.  Approved credit awarded through these guidelines will be posted on a student’s transcript and counted as required graduation credit in the related subject area or as an elective.  A student must complete the Credit Flexibility Application and obtain approval PRIOR to beginning the coursework.  See the SHS Guidance website for more information and the Application

21 SAMPLE 9 TH GRADE SCHEDULE 1ENGLISH 2 ALGEBRA I 3 CPE SCIENCE 4 U.S. History 5Study Hall/Lunch 6 FOREIGN LANG 7 STUDY HALL 8 PE 1 ENGLISH 2 ALGEBRA I 3 CPE SCIENCE 4 U.S. History 5 Study Hall/Lunch 6 FOREIGN LANG 7 STUDY HALL 8 Keyboarding

22 OHIO GRADUATION TEST First Test Date - March of 10TH GRADE 5 Sections – Writing, Reading, Math, Social Studies, and Science Multiple choice, short answer, extended response PAGE 8 of the Course Selection Guide

23 ATHLETIC ELIGIBILITY ALL INCOMING 9TH GRADERS MUST PASS A MINIMUM OF 5 CLASSES THE 4 TH QUARTER OF 8 TH GRADE YEAR MUST HAVE 2.0 GPA - OR YOU MAY HAVE AN ACADEMIC PERFORMANCE CONTRACT AT SHS YOU MUST TAKE AND PASS 5 COURSES OTHER THAN P.E. IN THE QUARTER PRECEEDING YOUR SPORT FALL SPORTS: CROSS-COUNTRY, SOCCER, FOOTBALL, GOLF, VOLLEYBALL, GIRLS TENNIS

24 PSEOP POST SECONDARY ENROLLMENT OPTION PROGRAM GET HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT AND COLLEGE CREDIT AT THE SAME TIME MUST HAVE A HIGH SCHOOL GPA MUST ATTEND A MANDATORY STUDENT/PARENT MEETING ON MARCH 7, 2013

25 SCHEDULING DO’S & DON’TS DO LOOK AT YOUR HISTORY DO LOOK AT YOUR FUTURE DO LOOK AT YOUR ABILITY --- REALISTICALLY DON’T SELECT BASED ON FRIENDS DON’T SELECT “EASY” COURSES

26 Things to remember when selecting courses: The high school has an 8 period day Select English, math, history and science 5 class periods minimum Lunch 1 period Electives Maximum of 7 classes Teacher recommendations

27 A Successful Year… Use your school Planner Study/Review Daily Complete all Assignments Take Notes Ask for Help Plan for Tests Check PASS frequently

28 HINTS FOR PARENTS… Support Student’s use of Planner Check the PASS Program Establish regular time and place for Homework Students MUST become “Active Studiers”… 1. “Reading Over Notes” does NOT work 2. Must make note cards or flashcards 3. Review often and out loud 4. Make Lists of materials to review 5. Sometimes moving around while studying helps

29 SEE YOU NEXT YEAR


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