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1 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Welcome to DCHS Curriculum Night 7:00 Welcome Mr. Mike Ulring 7:10 Slide Show Presentation Dept. Chairs 7:50 Dismiss for Questions Dr. Dustin Miller 8:30 Curriculum Night Concludes

2 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Administration Mr. Mike UlringPrincipal Dr. Dustin MillerAsst. Principal Ms. Kathleen KlostermanAsst. Principal Mr. Matt SachtlebenAsst. Principal

3 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Freshman Houses  Structure: 4 houses with approximately 125 students  Students have the same core teachers  Core teachers have common planning  Communication with parents/teacher improved  More focus on individual students  Please attend the Freshman Parent Night in August for detailed information (TBA)

4 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Changes For  High school schedule will be a 7 period day  PE Waiver  Must participate in 2 district sponsored activities: athletics, marching band, or cheerleading  9-11 graders are eligible to participate  PE Waiver will count toward.25 credit (1 semester) of PE  Students are required to take.50 credits (2 semesters) of PE for graduation

5 Design Team Carnegie REPORT TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Credit Flexibility What is Credit Flexibility? Senate Bill 311 (also know as Ohio Core) enables students to earn units of high school credit based on a demonstration of subject area competency instead of completing hours of classroom instruction.

6 Design Team Carnegie REPORT TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Credit Flexibility How can students earn high school credit under the new Credit Flex Program? Option One – Classroom instruction (traditional) Option Two – Demonstration of subject area competency through testing and/or other Assessments Option Three – Educational Option/Independent Plan

7 Design Team Carnegie REPORT TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Credit Flexibility How can my child participate in this program? Once enrolled in high school, Intent Forms and applications will be available on the Dublin City Schools website with specific timelines in which to apply.

8 Design Team Carnegie REPORT TO THE STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION Credit Flexibility Will the grade earned via Credit Flex appear on the transcript and be calculated into the GPA? Yes. It will appear on the transcript just as if the student sat for the class.

9 Principal Go to Dublin Coffman High School http//:dublincoffman.com Click on Principal’s Weekly Updates to register Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department

10 Click on Principal’s Weekly Updates

11 Mrs. Ewing Mrs. Sutherland Guidance Department Chairs

12 Guidance Department Mr. BauerMrs. Brothers Mr. TolberMrs. Ewing Mrs. YatesMrs. Sutherland Dr. DiniacoDr. Litzinger Mr. StorkMrs. Masters

13 Work With Your School Counselor Academic advisement Personal/social counseling College advisement Career advisement

14 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Class of 2016 Graduation Requirements English 4 credits P.E. 1/2 credit Health 1/2 credit Math 4 credits Science 3 credits Social Studies 3 credits Electives 5 credits Visual/Performing Arts1 credit

15 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Ohio Graduation Test (OGT) Consists of five tests: -Science, Social Studies, Math, Reading, Writing Based on Common Core Academic Content Standards The OGT is administered to all 10 th graders in March

16 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Academic Assistance Academic Content Labs Peer Collaboration Rock Study (after school) –National Honor Society Students & Staff Teachers Guidance Counselors

17 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department College Requirements English4 credits Math4 credits Science3 credits Social Studies3 credits World Languages2 credits Visual/Performing Arts1 credit

18 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department College Readiness Exceed minimum graduation requirements. Reading for school and pleasure impacts academic performance and standardized test scores. Take a challenging curriculum: –Encourage your child to take honors, AP, and IB courses. –Encourage your child to balance academic rigor with overall well being.

19 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Rigorous 2-year (junior & senior) Program Coursework in English, World Language, Social Studies, Math, Science & the Arts Core Components including; Philosophy Course, Extensive Research, & Community Service Preparation for College and 21 st Century Skills Contact IB Coordinator in Guidance for more Details.

20 Mrs. Evans Mrs. Parker Science Department Chairs

21 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Graduation Requirements for Science Three years of science One year of Physical Science One year of Biological Science One year of any other science Most students take 4 years of science

22 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department A Typical Science Sequence for Freshmen 9th grade - Physical Science 10th grade - Biology 11th-12th grade - Any course

23 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Students who have excelled and have a high interest in Science: Take Physical Science as an 8 th grader Take Physical Science and Biology as a 9 th grader Take Physical Science as a 9 th grader and Biology and Chemistry as 10 th grader * Students will be able to take more Advanced Placement courses as a junior and senior.

24 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department In any year, including Grade 9, students may take more than one science course at a time. During the academic year, there are 224 students enrolled in more than one science course.

25 Science courses: Physical Science Biology Chemistry Physics Environmental Science Anatomy & Physiology AP Biology (2 periods) IB Biology HL (1 period/2 years) AP Chemistry (2 periods) IB Chemistry HL (2 periods/2 years) AP Environmental Science AP Physics AB (2 periods) AP Physics C (2 periods) IB Physics SL (1 periods/2 years)

26 Mrs. Marple Math Department Chair

27 Math Graduation Requirement Students need four (4) math credits for graduation Students are encouraged to take math for all four (4) years of high school Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department

28 Typical Math Sequence Grade 8Grade 9 Algebra IGeometry Honors Geometry Algebra 1AAlgebra 1B Honors GeometryHonors Algebra II

29 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Algebra I Provides a solid base in algebra which will enable students to be more successful in future courses Course covers identical learning targets from 8th grade Algebra I

30 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Algebra IB Year-long course Course covers learning targets from 2nd semester of Algebra I with additional time and support for students

31 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Geometry  Points, lines, planes and angles Deductive Reasoning Congruent Triangles Quadrilaterals Similar Shapes Trigonometry Circles Transformations 3-D Figures The following concepts will be included:

32 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Honors Geometry All concepts covered in Geometry Proofs in more detail More application problems More emphasis on use of advanced algebra skills in preparation for Honors Algebra II

33 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Honors Algebra II Students must have successfully completed Honors Geometry in 8th grade Course involves a deeper study of equations, graphing, and functions

34 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Course selection should be based on performance in 8th grade course and teacher recommendation. Course Selection Recommendations

35 Future Math Courses Many courses and electives are offered that will engage students throughout their high school experience. With a transition to the Common Core Math Standards in , our department will continue to provide classes that effectively meet these standards. Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department

36 Mrs. Bauer Language Arts Department Chair Dr. Kucinski District Language Arts Co-Chair

37 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Choices for incoming freshmen : English I Honors English I ESL English

38 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Both courses prepare students for the OGT in Reading and Writing Both courses are aligned to Ohio’s Academic Content Standards The emphasis in Grade 9 Language Arts courses is on building solid writing and reading skills

39 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department How does Honors English I differ from English I? Accelerated Pace Literary Analysis Weighted Grade

40 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department What is the summer reading requirement? All incoming freshmen will be assigned the same book to read over the summer. The title will be assigned in the spring, and all 8th grade teachers will notify their students at that time.

41 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Language Arts Electives Electives are in addition to English I or Honors English I. They may not replace core courses.

42 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Language Arts Electives Reading & Study Skills (9-10) (sem/ 1/2 credit) Individualized Reading (9-12) (sem/ 1/2 credit) ACT/SAT Prep (9-12)* (sem/ 1/2 credit) Public Speaking (9-12) (sem/ 1/2 credit) Argumentation & Debate (9-12) (sem/ 1/2 credit) Creative Writing (9-12) (sem/ ½ credit) News Writing I (9-12) (sem/ 1/2 credit) News Writing II (9-12) (sem OR year-long) Yearbook I (9-12) (year/1 credit) Yearbook II (10-12) (year/1 credit) *must take Yearbook I first Broadcast & Video Production I (9-12) (year/1 credit)

43 Mr. Zody Social Studies Department Chair

44 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Freshman year, students must take Modern World History.

45 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Sophomore year, students must take one of the following: US History: 1877 to the Present American Studies: 1877 to the Present AP American Studies AP US History

46 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Senior year, students must take one of the following: Students must take one semester of US Government and one semester of either Politics, Economics, Foreign Policy or International Diplomacy or AP US Government

47 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Social Studies Electives: Psychology- Grades Sociology- Grades AP US History- Grades AP European History- Grades AP World History- Grades IB History of the Americas- Grades 11-12

48 Mrs. Willer & Mr. Evans World Languages Department Chairs

49 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Languages and Levels: Chinese I - III French I - III & VIB French German I - IIIIB German Japanese I - IV Latin I - IV Spanish I - V IB Spanish *Levels IV & V are Honors courses

50 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department IB Language Courses: IB French IV-V IB German IV-V IB Spanish IV-V IB Spanish ab initio

51 Mrs. Holcomb Physical Education and Health Department Chair

52 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Mission Statement Our mission at DCHS is to provide a positive experience in a variety of lifetime fitness and leisure recreational activities focusing on the establishment of a lifestyle that includes proven concepts of wellness and fitness. We present activities that result in improved muscular coordination, flexibility, strength, and endurance.

53 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Physical Education Courses PE 930 & 931 (required).50 credit –Grades 9-12 Health 921 (required).50 credit –Grades PE 932 Elective.25 credit

54 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Reasons to Take PE Research supports adolescents having time in their school day to be physically active. It’s a good stress reliever. Helps create positive lifelong wellness skills.

55 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Benefits of PE Lowers chances of developing: –High blood pressure- Diabetes –Depression- CVS –Cancer Weight control Releases brain endorphins Increases blood and oxygen flow

56 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Let’s Play!

57 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department News Media Courses Mrs. Janie Saunders –Perspective Magazine –Shamrock Yearbook

58 Created by the DCHS Business & Technology Department Other Academic Programs Applied Science Broadcast Video Business & Technology D.T.A (Dublin Teacher Academy) E.S.L. (English as Second Language) Performing Arts Reading Special Education Tolles Technical Center Visual Arts Y.P.A. (Young Professionals’ Academy) Zoo School

59 Curriculum Questions http//:dublincoffman.com


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