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Junior Course Selection Original Course Selection sheets Teacher Recommendations for English and Math. Guidance Counselor Recommendations Deadline for returning Course Selection Sheets
Junior Course Selection Student Handbook Contains information on promotion and graduation (Pg. 20-21 ) Post High School Requirements Admissions Standards for Mass State Univ. / UMASS System (www.mass.gov) NCAA Sports Standards (www.eligibilitycenter.org)
Shawsheen Tech. Minimum Graduation Requirements English-4 years Mathematics-3 years Social Studies- 2 years (two must be U.S. History) Science-2 years Physical Ed.-3 years Shop / Related- 4 years
Junior Course Selection Original Course Selection Sheet Students will receive a sample course selection sheet during this presentation The Original Course Selection Sheet will be given out during homeroom on Tuesday, May 6 th, 2014 Step one is to put your Name and Shop on the form. Students will bring this form to their classes
Junior Course Selection Teacher Recommendations English Teacher will recommend your English course level for next year based on academic achievement this year. Math Teacher will recommend your Math course level and Science course for next year based on academic achievement this year.
Junior Course Selection Sheets ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS… See Honors and CP prerequisites in Program of Studies, page 15. 1041 ___ Honors Senior English Level 1_____________________ 1042 ___ CP Senior English Level 2 English or SPED Teacher 1043 ___ CP Senior English Level 3 1044 ___ CP Senior English Level 4 1045 ___ Senior English Level 5 9144 ___ Senior English* * This course is offered only to students on IEPs. A TEAM recommendation is required.
Educational Proficiency Plans The Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education requires that any student who has not scored in the Proficient range (at or above 240 points) on the Mathematics MCAS test or retest be assigned an EPP. All EPP students must take and pass a fourth year of mathematics as a graduation requirement.
Junior Course Selection Sheets MATHEMATICS …… See Honors and CP prerequisites in Program of Studies, page 21. 3041 _____ Honors Calculus ____________________ 3042 _____ CP Trig. & Analytical Geometry Math or SPED Teacher 3046 _____ CP Statistics 3047 _____ CP Statistics and Trigonometry 3043 _____ CP Algebra II 3044 _____ Algebra I B ~ 4341 _____ MCAS Mathematics 9342 _____ Senior Mathematics* * This course is offered only to students on IEPs. A TEAM recommendation is required. ~ This course completes Algebra I for students enrolled in Junior Algebra IA.
Junior Course Selection Sheets SCIENCE and SOCIAL STUDIES (10-period Honors, CP electives) …………………………………….. See prerequisite in the Program of Studies, p age 24. ____________________ 5141 _____ Honors Lab Physics Mathematics teacher 5142 _____ CP Lab Physics 5041 _____ CP Lab Chemistry 5143 _____ CP Lab Physical Science__________________ 2041 _____ CP Modern U.S. History Guidance counselor
Junior Course Selection Sheets SOCIAL STUDIES, P.E., AND SUPPORT (5-period electives) ……SPED Approval for 2042, 9240, 9040 2042 _____ Modern U.S. History*~~ 9240 _____ Modern U.S. History with Study Skills*~~ 2142 _____ Civics 2342 _____ Legal Issues 6041 _____ Senior Physical Education and Wellness 9040 _____ Study Skills* 4341 _____ MCAS Mathematics~~~ * This course is offered to students on IEPs. A TEAM recommendation is required. ~~ This course completes U.S. History for students enrolled in Junior U.S. History with Support (2036 or 9234). ~~~ This course is required of any student who has not passed the MCAS Mathematics test.
Junior Course Selection Foreign Language Program Students interested in Spanish must complete a registration form for the SVTHS Spanish program. The deadline for applying to the Spanish I course is June 13 th, 2014.
Junior Course Selection Course Changes The concerns of students or parents will be addressed as quickly as possible. Course changes in September are disruptive and detrimental to the student’s educational progress. Only in extenuating circumstances will course changes be considered.
Junior Course Selection During 8th period on, Tuesday, May 6 th, the original course selection sheets will be collected and brought to the Guidance Office. Guidance will review all course selection sheets to validate 40 periods of coursework.
Junior Course Selection Parental Notification Course selection letters will be mailed to your home for parental review Students or Parents can contact the guidance counselor with any questions or concerns with regard to the course selection process
Junior Course Selection Deadline for returning sheets If a student is absent, then they will complete their Course Selection sheets upon their return to school. Friday May 9 th, 2014