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1 WELCOME TO PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT FOR PARENTS OF FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES

2 TOPICS OF DISCUSSION Guidance Web Site ECA testing PSAT for sophomores Graduation requirements Weighted Grading System Scheduling classes for next year Dual credit classes

3 “GQE" for 9 th, 10 th & 11 th Grades Eng/LA is the English 10 ECA Math is the Algebra I ECA Will take Biology I ECA for No Child Left Behind Accountability Retest window early Dec. Regular test window early May

4 ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Diploma waiver process will remain the same Remediation for Algebra I & English 10 evenings from 3:05 to 5:00 pm – Monday- Algebra – Tuesday- English Letters have been sent to students that need to attend Remediation Begins: Sept. 8 th for Algebra Sept. 9 th for English

5 PSAT TESTING PSAT given in a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 15 th for 10 th and 11 th grades PSAT is free for 10 th grade students Score reports returned in December Take SAT/ACT during junior year

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8 Must complete ONE of the following: for Academic Honors -Earn 4 credits in 2 or more AP courses and take corresponding AP exam – OR- -Earn 6 verifiable transcripted college credits in dual credit courses from the priority course list –OR- -Earn 3 verifiable transcripted college credits from the priority list and 2 credits in AP courses and corresponding AP exam –OR or higher on SAT, no less than 530 on any section –OR- -ACT composite of 26 or above, must include writing portion Jasper High School CourseCredit HoursUniversity Agreement Automotive Services Technology I and II12Ivy Tech Early Childhood 6Ivy Tech Principles of Business Management3Ivy Tech Computer Integrated Man.-PLTW3Ivy Tech Digital Electronics-PLTW3Ivy Tech Engineering Design and Development-PLTW3Ivy Tech Intro. To Engineering Design-PLTW3Ivy Tech Principles of Engineering-PLTW3Ivy Tech Welding Technology I and II15Ivy Tech Criminal Justice6Vincennes University Precision Machine Technology18Vincennes University HOSA (Medical Terminology)3Vincennes University Anatomy and Physiology (Adv. Science A&P)6Vincennes University Construction Trades6Vincennes University US History Honors6Oakland City University Psychology3Oakland City University Spanish 44Oakland City University French 44Oakland City University English Literature3Oakland City University Adv. Speech and Comm.3Oakland City University

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10 WEIGHTED COURSES AND GPA Grades in Honors/dual credit courses receive an added point value of 0.8 Grades in AP courses receive an added point value of 1.0 Grades of A+ receive an added 0.1 Students taking 7 courses per semester receive an additional quality point added to their total point value

11 WEIGHTED GRADING SCALE RegularHonorsAP A A A B B B C C C-1.6 D+1.4 D1.0 D-0.6 F0.0

12 DUAL CREDIT COURSES All are offered through OCU Students must have a min. 2.5 GPA Must have min. SAT of 1250 (3 sections) or Must have min. ACT composite of 18 Cost $25 per credit hour Enrollment for full year courses in January Enrollment process Credit transfer 21 st Century Scholars are required to pay Any student on Free/Reduced Lunches is excempt from the $25.00/credit hour fee

13 WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN DUAL CREDIT AND AP CREDIT????? Dual credit may or may not be accepted at all colleges AP credits are accepted at all colleges unconditionally You cannot combine AP and Dual credit for the same class

14 We will have a informational AP night in early March to discuss the specific benefits and expectations of AP courses.

15 FUTURE ACTIVITIES Students will do career assessment activities in their Prep. For College and Careers class All students meet with their counselor in the spring to choose classes for the next year Start looking at what colleges require for admission Explore careers at

16 WRAP-UP  Anything not covered  Questions???? CDB-most recent version on website Remediation start date Sept. 8 Office Hours- Monday 5-7pm PSAT- October 15 All Soph’s will test. Thanks for coming to our information night!!


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