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1 2015-2016 Enrollment Presentation PLATTE COUNTY RIIIHIGH SCHOOL
2 WELCOME Platte County High School Dr. Chad Sayre, PrincipalMs. Shari Waters, Assistant PrincipalMr. Matt Messick, Assistant PrincipalMr. Phil Dorman, Athletic DirectorDixie Wirsig, Freshmen Counselor
3 A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMEN PIRATESFIND THE TREASURE FORA SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOLSET GOALSTRACK YOUR LEARNINGBE ORGANIZED & PREPARED95% ATTENDANCE OR BETTERGET INVOLVEDASK FOR HELP
4 Enrollment Schedule 2015-2016 Freshmen Enrollment The Barry School enrollment, February 6thPlatte City Middle School enrollment, February 9th – 12th.Parents: Enrollment Sheets are to be completed and signed by parent, then returned back toMrs. Wheeler, 8th grade Counselor,No later than February 20th.
5 Career & Educational Planning Guide Available on the High School Counseling websitePrerequisites are listed under each course description
6 Graduation Requirements for the class of 2019 page 6 4 English3 Math3 Science3 Social Studies1 Fine Art1 Technology1 Physical Education½ Health½ Personal Finance7 electivesTOTAL: 24 creditsCareer and Educational Planning pg 5
9 English - 4 credits Freshmen: English I or Pre-AP English Sophomores: English II, Pre-AP English, AP- Language & Composition(Nonfiction), AP Literature & Composition (Fiction)Juniors: English III, AP-Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, Applied Communications, Speech, & Creative WritingSeniors: English IV, Applied Communication, AP-English Language & Composition , AP -English Literature & Composition, AP -Seminar,Advanced Composition (English 110 and English 214), Speech, &Creative Writing
10 Additional Math Courses Math - 3 creditsFreshmenAlgebra I, Algebra I Lab, Geometry, or Honors GeometryAdditional Math CoursesAlgebra II TrigonometryHonors Algebra II Pre-Calculus,Introduction to College Mathematics AP Calculus ABCollege Algebra StatisticsAP Statistics
11 Science - 3 credits Freshmen: Biology, Pre-AP Biology, or Physical Science(Biology is a graduation requirement)Sophomores: Biology, Pre-AP Biology, Physical Science,Earth Science, Environmental Biology, Chemistry I, & PhysicsJuniors & Seniors: Pre-AP Biology, Physical Science, Environmental Biology, AP Biology, Dual Credit Environmental Science, Chemistry I, Chemistry II, Anatomy & Physiology, Physics,Marine Science, and/or Zoology
12 Social Studies - 3 credits Freshmen: American History or Honors American HistorySophomores: World History, AP World HistoryJuniors: American Government, AP American GovernmentAdditional Social Studies Courses:AP US History SociologyComparative Religions Psychology I & IIContemporary Issues AP PsychologyWestern Civilization AP MacroeconomicsGeography and World Cultures Core Honors US and Global EconomicsMulticultural Studies Core AP Comparative Government & PoliticsEconomics
13 OTHER REQUIREMENTS Project Lead The Way Intro to Engineering Design Fine Arts (1 credit)MusicBand or VocalArtTheaterTechnology (1 credit)Computer ClassesProject Lead The Way Intro to Engineering DesignPhysical Education (1 credit)Health (1 credit)Personal Finance (.5 credit)
14 Northland Career Center NCC Juniors and SeniorsTwo year programs earning 3 credits each yearSophomore levelHealth Sciences I & II Culinary Arts I & IIDiesel Technology I & II Mechanical MaintenanceTeaching Professions I & II Construction Technology I & IIIndustrial Welding I & II Building TradesIT Professionals I & II Law Enforcement/Crime Scene InvestigationAgricultural Education I & II Heating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration (HVAC)
15 NORTHLAND CAPS Northland Center for Advanced Professional Studies To provide high school students in the Northland with a pre-professional, innovative and entrepreneurial education through career oriented experiences that are both hands on and real world.Medicine and Healthcare: This course embeds students in the hospital setting, providing real world experienced in the dynamic field of medicine and healthcare.Global Business and Entrepreneurship: This course is designed for students that are interested in an ever-changing world, where business and marketing decisions must adapt to the global economy.Technology Solutions: This course is ideal for students who are interested in developing the professional and technical skills required to forge forward in exploring all areas of technology.Engineering and Advanced Manufacturing: This course is designed for students who are interested in engineering and manufacturing fundamentals, entrepreneurship, and innovation.Global Logistics and Transportation: Global Logistics and Transportation is ideal for students who are interested in developing the professional technical skills required to forge forward in exploring all areas of logistics and transportation.Northland CAPS is open to students from the school districts of Kearney, Liberty, North Kansas City, Park Hill, Platte County, and Smithville.
16 College Bound Recommendations English – 4 creditsMath – 4 creditsSocial Studies – 3 creditsScience – 3 creditsForeign Language – 2 creditsFine Arts – 1 credit*Strongly encouraged to take Dual Credit and/or AP classes.*Maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA*Achieve Missouri state average on the ACT…21 or higher
17 A+ School Requirements Attend a designated A+ school for 3 consecutive yearsGraduate with a 2.5 or higher grade point averageHave a minimum 95% attendance recordPerform 50 hours of unpaid tutoringMaintain good citizenshipStudents must score advanced or proficient on theAlgebra I End-Of-Course Exam (EOC)PCHS A+ Coordinator is, Betty Rust
18 Schedule Change Policy Pick class selections VERY carefullySchedule change policy is strictly enforcedClass changes must have Administration approval
19 Class changes will be approved for the following reasons only: Prerequisite Courses Not Met – Many courses require a prerequisite. If a student has not met the necessary prerequisite, a new course will be submitted.Duplicate Credit – Student has already taken the course and passed itGraduation Requirement -A required graduation requirement is not listed on your schedule.More Challenging Course – Request to move to a more rigorous/challenging course
20 MENTOR PROGRAM FUNCTIONS: To transition 8th graders into the high schoolTo provide support for Freshmen for academic & social successMentors serve as peer buddies and are available to: guide Seminar activities; help Freshmen to be involved in clubs, sports and other school functions; listen & provide advice; PLAY on event nights: help Freshmen get acquainted with PCHS academics, environment, teachers, students, etc…To be there for YOU!
21 SPRING MENTOR ACTIVITIES MEET THE MENTORS April 10th
22 PLATTE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CLUBS & SPORTS NIGHTPLATTE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLSOUTH GYMMay 13, 20156:00 – 7:00 PM
23 PIRATES SET YOUR SAILS For Adventure At Platte County High SchoolTo schedule an appointment with Mrs. Wirsig,Freshmen Counselor call: ext.1211.
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