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1 PLATTE COUNTY RIII HIGH SCHOOL 2015-2016 Enrollment Presentation

2 WELCOME Platte County High School Dr. Chad Sayre, Principal Ms. Shari Waters, Assistant Principal Mr. Matt Messick, Assistant Principal Mr. Phil Dorman, Athletic Director Dixie Wirsig, Freshmen Counselor

3 FRESHMEN PIRATES FIND THE TREASURE FOR A SUCCESSFUL TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOL SET GOALS TRACK YOUR LEARNING BE ORGANIZED & PREPARED 95% ATTENDANCE OR BETTER GET INVOLVED ASK FOR HELP

4 Enrollment Schedule 2015-2016 Freshmen Enrollment The Barry School enrollment, February 6th Platte City Middle School enrollment, February 9 th – 12 th. Parents: Enrollment Sheets are to be completed and signed by parent, then returned back to Mrs. Wheeler, 8 th grade Counselor, No later than February 20 th.

5 Career & Educational Planning Guide Available on the High School Counseling website Prerequisites are listed under each course description www.plattecountyschooldistrict.com

6 Graduation Requirements for the class of 2019 page 6 4 English 3 Math 3 Science 3 Social Studies 1 Fine Art 1 Technology 1 Physical Education ½ Health ½ Personal Finance 7 electives TOTAL: 24 credits Career and Educational Planning pg 5

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8 Missouri Connections Free Parent & Student Resource Career Paths Career Exploration College Exploration Interest Inventories ACT sample tests Sign on information: User name: plattehs Password: 2viewmoc www.missouriconnections.org

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 Writing Seniors: 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 Math - 3 credits Freshmen Algebra I, Algebra I Lab, Geometry, or Honors Geometry Additional Math Courses Algebra IITrigonometry Honors Algebra IIPre-Calculus, Introduction to College Mathematics AP Calculus AB College AlgebraStatistics AP 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, & Physics Juniors & 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 History Sophomores: World History, AP World History Juniors: American Government, AP American Government Additional Social Studies Courses : AP US History Sociology Comparative Religions Psychology I & II Contemporary Issues AP Psychology Western Civilization AP Macroeconomics Geography and World Cultures Core Honors US and Global Economics Multicultural Studies Core AP Comparative Government & Politics Economics

13 OTHER REQUIREMENTS Fine Arts (1 credit) Music Band or Vocal Art Theater Technology (1 credit) Computer Classes Project Lead The Way Intro to Engineering Design Physical Education (1 credit) Health (1 credit) Personal Finance (.5 credit)

14 Northland Career Center NCC Juniors and Seniors Two year programs earning 3 credits each year Shadowing @ Sophomore level Health Sciences I & IICulinary Arts I & II Diesel Technology I & IIMechanical Maintenance Teaching Professions I & IIConstruction Technology I & II Industrial Welding I & IIBuilding Trades IT Professionals I & IILaw Enforcement/Crime Scene Investigation Agricultural Education I & IIHeating/Ventilation/Air Conditioning/Refrigeration http://vimeo.com/67277269(HVAC) http://vimeo.com/67277269

15 NORTHLAND CAPS 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 credits Math – 4 credits Social Studies – 3 credits Science – 3 credits Foreign Language – 2 credits Fine 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 years Graduate with a 2.5 or higher grade point average Have a minimum 95% attendance record Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring Maintain good citizenship Students must score advanced or proficient on the Algebra I End-Of-Course Exam (EOC) PCHS A+ Coordinator is, Betty Rust

18 Schedule Change Policy Pick class selections VERY carefully Schedule change policy is strictly enforced Class 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 it Graduation 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 8 th graders into the high school To provide support for Freshmen for academic & social success Mentors 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 CLUBS & SPORTS NIGHT PLATTE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL SOUTH GYM May 13, 2015 6:00 – 7:00 PM

23 PIRATES SET YOUR SAILS For Adventure At Platte County High School To schedule an appointment with Mrs. Wirsig, Freshmen Counselor call: 816-858-2282 ext.1211.


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