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PEMBROKE PINES CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2015!
The Pembroke Pines Charter Community will provide a challenging educational foundation to prepare students for college success and responsible citizenship. PPCHS MISSION STATEMENT Community College Citizenship
5 CULTURAL CORNERSTONES THE EDUCATION FOR THE BEST IS THE BEST EDUCATION FOR ALL TONE OF DECENCY: RESPECT AND PROFESSIONALISM SMALL SCHOOL ATMOSPHERE: MOST PEOPLE KNOW MOST PEOPLE COLLABORATIVE OWNERSHIP LIFELONG LEARNERS AND RISK TAKERS
ACCOMPLISHMENTS ACCOMPLISHMENTS National Charter School of the Year Newsweek’s Top High Schools ‘A’ Rated High School College/University Acceptance Outstanding SACS Review Academic Village Campus
Basketball Football Tennis Lacrosse Waterpolo Swimming Hockey Soccer Cheerleading Golf Volleyball Softball Baseball Cross Country Track and Field
Norma Lorenzo Pembroke Pines Charter High School 9 th Grade Guidance Counselor Welcome Class of 2015!
Art Club Autism Club Band Big Brothers Big Sisters of Broward County, Inc Black History Club Book Club Business Club Computer/Tech Club Engineering Club Environmental Club First Priority Club GSA Key Club Latin Dance Club Mu Alpha Theta (Math Honors Society) National Honor Society ONE Pines Charter Psychology Club Relay for Life Scholarship Resource Club Science Club Spanish Honor Society Student Government Thespian Club T.R.O.O.P. Club
PPCHS Goals and Objectives Provide all of our students with a strong and rigorous curriculum, supported by sound instructional strategies and a caring environment Encourage all of our students to take the most challenging courses where they can be successful
PPCHS Goals and Objectives, cont. Prepare all of our students for successful achievement on the FCAT exam Prepare all of our students for college entrance and post-secondary success
Honors Level Courses Offer students the opportunity to earn more quality points towards their grade point average than regular courses. An “A” is worth 5 points, “B” is worth 4 points and a “C” is worth 3 points towards the student’s GPA. Content of the course is more rigorous and challenging in pacing as well as depth of topics covered.
Advanced Placement Courses Offer students the opportunity to earn more quality points towards their grade point average than regular courses. An “A” is worth 6 points, “B” is worth 5 points and a “C” is worth 4 points towards the student’s GPA. Content of the course is at a college level, but supported by proven and effective best practices and instructional strategies.
Graduation Requirements SubjectCredits English 4 Math (must include Algebra 1) 4 Science 3 World History 1 American History 1 Amer. Govt./Economics 1 H.O.P.E. 1 Performing Fine Arts 1 _________________________________________________________________________________________________ Total Required Core Courses 16 Total Electives 8 Total Credits Required for Graduation 24
Standard 9 th Grade Schedule English I/ Honors Mathematics –Algebra I/ Honors –Geometry/ Honors –Algebra II/ Honors Science –Earth Space Science –Biology/Biology Honors World Geography/ Honors Elective (Foreign Language) Elective (HOPE)
Additional Graduation Requirements 2.0 Unweighted Cumulative GPA Computer Proficiency (9-12 th Grade) 40 Hours of Community Service www.volbrow.org Passing score on the Grade 10 FCAT –> 300 on FCAT Reading and Math
Pembroke Pines Charter High School Communicationsand Technology Department
Com & Tech - Courses Offered Com & Tech - Courses Offered Journalism-1 Journalism 2-4 The CHAT Online Newspaper The Independent Magazine Digital Publishing 2-4 (CHAT) The CHAT Online Newspaper The Independent Magazine Yearbook The Prowler
Com & Tech - Courses Offered Computing for College & Careers Microsoft Office Suite, keyboarding, etc. Web Design 1-2-3 All aspects of web design including school website Computer Game Programming 3d & 2d computer game design Applied Computer Tech Hardware/software troubleshooting, networking, preparation for the A+ certification exam
Com & Tech - Courses Offered Com & Tech - Courses Offered Electives – Dual Enrollment College Credit Courses Computer & Internet Literacy Three (3) College Credits Digital I Photoshop CS5 Three (3) College Credits Classes available to Juniors and Seniors only.
Pembroke Pines Charter High School Mathematics Department
Pembroke Pines Charter High School Social Science Department
Required Social Science All incoming freshmen are required to enroll in one of the following courses: World Cultural Geography Regular World Cultural Geography Honors
World Cultural Geography Major Concepts: Students will develop multicultural understanding and use geographical concepts and skills to acquire and apply information towards decision-making processes. Students will develop multicultural understanding and use geographical concepts and skills to acquire and apply information towards decision-making processes. Major Content: locationphysical features demographicshistorical changes economic activityland use
Social Science Courses 10 th Grade –World History Regular & Honors –AP World History 11 th Grade –US History Regular & Honors –AP US History 12 th Grade –Government Regular & Honors –Economics Regular & Honors –AP Government /AP Economics
Social Science Elective Courses Psychology and Sociology AP Psychology AP European History AP Art History Law Studies Leadership
Courses Offered French –French I –French II –French III Honors American Sign Language –American Sign Language I –American Sign Language II –American Sign Language III Honors –American Sign Language IV Honors Spanish –Spanish ISpanish III Honors –Spanish IISpanish IV Honors –Spanish for Spanish Speakers I and II –Advanced Placement Spanish Language
Student Support Rosetta Stone Program incorporated into curriculum for Spanish and French Levels 1/2 All teachers offer after school help sessions Spanish Honor Society and NHS students offer after school students offer after school tutoring tutoring
Extra Curricular Activities Spanish National Honor Society French Club Latin Dance Club Multi Cultural Show
Fine Arts Department Pembroke Pines Charter High School
Chorus Chorus levels 1, 2, 3, and 4 Following a voice part in a 3 or 4 part vocal score Following a voice part in a 3 or 4 part vocal score Rhythmic and melodic notation Music theory Individual and ensemble performing Listening skills Listening skills Learning the roles and influence of choral music and musicians in culture, history, society and everyday life.
Individual and ensemble performance Discover roles and influence of keyboard music and pianists in history, culture, society and everyday life. KEYBOARD
Band Band is for students who are currently or have been enrolled in the Middle School band program. Students will need to get a signature from Mrs. Cole or Mrs. Shendel.
Drama classes improve –Creativity –Public Speaking –Teamwork
Drama I Acting Technical theatre Theatre history Improvisation Mime, movement, voice and diction Annual “Winter Fantasy” show Advanced Drama classes - Theater Company: Drama 2, 3 and 4 students Admission is by audition Two full productions each school year Smaller festivals, competitions and shows
Visual Arts creative thinking expressive skills art history culturescommunicateideas
Production History Spring Musical - 2010 The Red Coat 2010 This Phone 2.0 2009 The Fifteen Minute Hamlet 2009 “The Suessification of Romeo and Juliet 2009 Spring 2008 – We’re writing an original play Fall 2007 Much Ado About Nothing Spring 2007 You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown Spring 2007 Night of January 16th Spring 2007 Pasta Fazooool (world premiere) Fall 2006 Twain by the Tale Spring 2006 Jukebox (world premiere) Fall 2005 Julius Caesar Spring 2005 Little Shop of Horrors Fall 2004 All in the Timing