Daily Schedule Hybrid schedule –3 - seven-period M,T,F + block W,TH –Advisement – (IF) Instructional Focus Wed. Lunch – Eat fast – 25 mins. Attendance – Be there – five days to m/u work –Tardy policy – get there on time!! –Absences Driving Law - TAADRA Parking Pass - based on attendance On-line Learning. ITSLearning.
Transcript A record of High School courses taken and credits awarded. Sample Sophomore Status Transcript Sophomore Sample Senior Transcript Senior
Types of Classes Core – LA, math, science, etc. Elective - careers, art, drama, etc. Honors – more rigorous Advanced Placement (AP) - college credit potential Career pathway
Testing End of Course Test – EOC – –Math, Bio, Lit/Comp End of Pathway – EOP - career Advanced Placement exam – AP PSAT – 10 th SAT ACT
Credits What is a credit? How do you earn a credit? –Formative Grades - 25% –Summative Grades – 75% –EOCT/Final Is homework important? - Can't stress this one enough. Do the HW! Study!! Some classes offer NO recovery or only one per semester! If lost, get help. Free tutoring. Talk to teacher.
Which grade do you want? Grades: –89% –84% –90% –82% –78% –Average = 85% (B) –Some depts. assign zeroes and some assign 50's. Grades: –89% –84% –90% –82% –0% –Average = 69% (F)
Graduation Requirements 4 Math 4 English 4 Science 3 Social Studies 1 Health/Personal Fitness 3 Career Tech/Fine Arts/Foreign Language 4 Electives Total = 23 credits (minimum) You have 5 credits to get in areas of interest. 28 possible credits in 4 years. 5+ credits = Sophomore status
Waivers and Core classes Teachers recommend honors level Teachers recommend AP Human Geo. Teachers recommend Spanish II If you would like to change a core class, complete a waiver on the HS website by April 13th. It typically gets changed.
Registering for Electives Portal opens Feb. 18 and closes Mar. 6 to register for electives. Make sure parents have a portal password or use yours from school. The school will put in your core classes. You just select your electives. Be SURE you select several alternates.
Driver's Ed. Must pick as an elective. It is only a semester course, so you must select another semester course to go with it: World Geography, etc. $100.00 made out to NFHS is due to Sandra Sutton by Mar. 6th.
Typical schedule 9 th grade literature/composition Biology Coordinate Algebra (possibly with support) Health and Physical Education Foreign Language ELECTIVES - Weight training*, fine arts, ROTC, career tech. Electives are not guaranteed. 9 th graders get last priority. Choose alternates!!
Advanced Levels 9 th grade honors literature/composition Biology - honors Accelerated Geo.B/Adv. Alg. or Alg/Geo.A (if deny credit) Health and Physical Education Spanish II ELECTIVES - Weight training*, fine arts, ROTC, careers. AP human geography Electives are not guaranteed. 9 th graders get last priority. Choose alternates!!
Career Pathway Day High-schoolers will speak with you on Thur. the 29 th of Jan. 12 areas speaking for 8 minutes. Longer in the last session. Ask intelligent, helpful questions. This is your only chance to hear the info. from other students.
Know your HS counselor The high school counselors are assigned students alphabetically.. The letters change every year, so find out whom you have for next year. It should be listed in the registration packet coming on the 18 th of Feb.
Important Dates Parent Nights at NFHS - 6:30 – 8:00 in PAC. Wed. + Thurs. - Feb. 18, 19 Ms. LeFevere: A – Di Mr. Owens: Do – Ki Ms. Strickland: Kl – Q Ms. Haynes: R – Z Ms. Benvenuto – Grad. Coach