Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Santo High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Santo High School 2015-16 Give a brief overview of the presentation. Describe the major focus of the presentation and why it is important.Introduce each of the major topics.To provide a road map for the audience, you can repeat this Overview slide throughout the presentation, highlighting the particular topic you will discuss next.
2 Junior High vs. High School In Junior High you are judged on the “whole” productIn High School you are judged on the “parts” and how they fit together into the “whole”
3 Junior High vs. High School In Junior High most classes are organized and evaluated yearlyIn High School some classes are organized yearly but all classes are evaluated by semester
4 High School Credits Credit Acquisition Credit is awarded by semester. For every class passed, one-half (.5) credit will be awarded.We operate on an 8 period day.We have 2 semesters each year.There are 8 credits available each year.There are 32 credits available in 4 years.
5 HB 5 – Major ComponentsLast Year House Bill 5 Produced Some Major Changes in How We Conduct Business. Such as,New Graduation PlansA New Testing ProtocolGive a brief overview of the presentation. Describe the major focus of the presentation and why it is important.Introduce each of the major topics.To provide a road map for the audience, you can repeat this Overview slide throughout the presentation, highlighting the particular topic you will discuss next.
6 The Path to Graduation Complete Curriculum Requirements for Foundation Curriculumfor an EndorsementPass 5 End-of-Course Assessments
7 The Path to Graduation Algebra I English I and II U.S. History Biology 5 Required End of Course AssessmentsAlgebra IEnglish I and IIU.S. HistoryBiology
8 The Path to Graduation“The focus of House Bill 5 is to make sure every student graduates prepared for college or a career by creating flexibility for students to pursue their passion.”
9 Foundation Requirements ELA – 4 creditsMath – 3 creditsAlgebra II must be taken to be eligible for top 10% and automatic admission to Texas public collegesScience – 3 creditsSocial Studies – 3 credits
10 Foundation Requirements English Language ArtsFour creditsEnglish IEnglish IIEnglish IIIAdvanced English CourseMathematicsThree creditsAlgebra IGeometryAdvanced Mathematics CourseScienceBiologyIPC or Advanced Science CourseAdvanced Science CourseSocial StudiesThree CreditsWorld GeographyWorld History (local elective credit)U.S. HistoryU.S. Government (one-half credit)Economics (one-half credit)
11 Foundation Plan Requirements Foreign Language – 2 creditsFine Arts – 1 creditPhysical Education – 1 creditElectives - 5 CreditsTotal – 22 credits
12 Foundation Requirements Languages Other Than EnglishSpanish I andSpanish IIFine ArtsBand, Floral Design, orMusic HistoryPhysical EducationPE, Athletics, orFall BandElectivesFive credits
13 Course Requirements for Graduation in Texas Arts/ HumanitiesBusiness & IndustryPublic ServiceSTEMMulti-disciplinaryENDORSEMENTSFoundation Requirements22 CreditsCreditsEnglish I, English II, English III, Advanced EnglishBiology, IPC, Advanced ScienceWorld Geography or World History, US History, Government/EconomicsAlgebra I, Geometry, Advanced MathForeign Language (2 Credits)Physical Education (1 Credit),Fine Arts (1 Credit)264 Additional Credits Satisfy Requirements for an Endorsement
14 5 Different Endorsements STEMBusiness and IndustryArts and HumanitiesPublic ServiceMultidisciplinaryRequire 4 Additional Credits
15 EndorsementsA student may earn an endorsement by successfully completing:Foundation Curriculum RequirementsOne Additional Science CreditOne Additional Math Credit2 Additional Elective Credits
16 Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM) Required Courses:Algebra II, Chemistry, & PhysicsCareer Cluster:Science, Technology, Engineering, and MathematicsIncludes Courses Directly Related to:Computer ScienceCTEMathScienceCombination of the four above
17 Business & Industry Required Courses: Career Clusters: Additional Math and ScienceCareer Clusters:Hospitality & Tourism, Agriculture Food & Natural Resources, Manufacturing, Architecture & Construction, Finance, Information Technology, Marketing, Business Management & Administration, Transportation, Arts, Audio-Video Technology & Communications, EnglishIncludes Courses Directly Related to:Business & Industry CTE Career ClustersDebate – Three LevelsNewspaper– Three LevelsYearbook– Three Levels
18 Arts & Humanities Required Courses: Additional Math and *Science*(may be substituted with parent approval for another course inELA, Social Studies, LOTE or Fine Arts)Includes Courses Directly Related to:EnglishorSocial StudiesLanguages Other Than English (LOTE)Fine Arts – Art, Dance, Music, & Theatre
19 Public Services Required Courses: Career Clusters: Additional Math and ScienceCareer Clusters:Education, Health Science, and Human ServicesIncludes Courses Directly Related to:Public Services CTE Career Clusters
20 Multidisciplinary Studies Required Courses:Additional Math and ScienceIncludes Courses Directly Related to:Advanced Courses(prepares for workforce or postsecondary education)or4 x 4 (includes English 4, Chemistry and/or Physics)Advanced Placement or Dual Credit
23 Distinguished Achievement To Graduate with Distinguished Achievement, a Student Must CompleteFoundation Curriculum RequirementsAn EndorsementAlgebra IITo be considered in the “Top 10% of the Class” for automatic admission to a public university, a student must graduate with Distinguished Achievement.
24 Performance Acknowledgements Outstanding Performance(s) in:Dual CreditBilingualism and BiliteracyAdvanced Placement ExamsPSAT, ACT, or SATBusiness or Industry Certificate or License
25 Options under Foundation Graduation Plan High school students have the opportunity to graduate on the Foundation Plan with Endorsements or on just the Foundation PlanStudents who graduate on the Foundation Plan are eligible to be accepted to a 4-year university in Texas
26 Students Entering 9th Grade Each student selects (in writing) an endorsementThe student / parents are advised that endorsements can be changed at any timeThe student / parents are advised of the benefits of graduating with endorsements
28 Students Moving Down to FHSP May move to the Foundation Plan without Endorsements after their 10th Grade yearSanto ISD will strongly encourage every student to graduate with an EndorsementParent/Guardian must give written permission to move to the Foundation Plan
29 Speech is Not Required, but… A specific speech course will not be a requirement under the Foundation High School Program, but… To receive a high school diploma, a student must demonstrate proficiency, as determined by the district, in: •delivering clear verbal messages •choosing effective nonverbal behaviors •listening for desired results •applying valid critical-thinking and problem-solving processes •identifying, analyzing, developing, and evaluating communication skills needed for professional and social success in interpersonal situations, group interactions, and presentations
30 TSI – College Entrance Exam All students must be “TSI Ready” before they can take courses for college credit in TexasStudents become TSI Ready by scoring high enough on the TSI exam that they do not have to take remedial classes upon enrollment into college
31 Locally Developed Courses CCR English (takes place of English 4)CCR Math (taken in place of Algebra 2)EOC Remediation Algebra 1EOC Remediation BiologyEOC Remediation English 1EOC Remediation English 2EOC Remediation US History
32 Dual Credit 11th Grade: University of Texas Permian Basin (UTPB) US History (EOC)11th / 12th Grade:Art AppreciationIntro to PsychologyIntro to SociologyJazz, Pop, & RockIntro to Public Speaking
33 Dual Credit Weatherford College Ranger College 12th Grade English 1301 & 1302Govt 2305 / Economics 2301Ranger CollegeBiology 2301 & (Anat.&Phys.)
34 What is Next??? Personal Visit with Mrs. Gilbert or Mr. Scott Decide on EndorsementComplete and Sign Four Year PlanRegister for Classes in April/May
35 Handouts Available Santo ISD Endorsements Santo ISD 4 Year Plan Worksheet