5Gordy’s Guides Facilitate Freshman Orientation Day/First day of school Welcome Freshmen to high school and encourage their school involvementConnect Freshmen with Junior and Senior mentors through year-long activitiesProvide transitional support and advice throughout the yearPlan and conduct academic celebrations
6Co-Curricular Activities & Athletics Ed Crow & Susan JamesAssistant Principals
7GET INVOLVED!Chance to meet new people, be supported by coaches and advisors, participate in team environment, etc… Why should students get involved?Increases Academic AchievementImproves AttendanceOffers Leadership OpportunitiesHelps to Realize and/or Develop Talents and InterestsBuilds New FriendshipsInstills Feeling of Belonging/ConnectednessDevelops Life SkillsCreates a Sense of BalancePromotes having FUN!Colleges are looking for students that have a more well-rounded High School experience.
8Athletics Fall Season Winter Season Spring Season Cross Country (Boys and Girls)Basketball(Boys and Girls)FootballBoys’ Swim & DiveGirls’ SoccerGymnastics (Girls)Girls’ Swim & DiveWrestling(Boys & Girls)Girls’ VolleyballSpring SeasonGolf (Boys and Girls)BaseballBoys’ TennisBoys’ SoccerSoftballGirls’ TennisTrack & Field(Boys and Girls)
9Clubs and Activities Clubs/Activities Music Anime Club FLASH(Photography)Chamber SingersAsian Student UnionGay/Straight AllianceConcert BandASBGordy’s GarmentsMarching BandStudent GovernmentThe Hazen Players Drama ClubConcert ChoirClass OfficersEast Hill StringsBlack Student UnionHealth SciencesDivina VoceBreak Dance ClubHighlander ClubJazz EnsembleCheerleadersJewish Student UnionMan ChoirChemistry ClubKey ClubMixed ChorusCulinary Arts/Skills USAThe Kilt NewspaperOrchestraLatino Student UnionSymphonic BandD.E.C.A.Literary MagazineDiversity ClubNational Honor SocietyD.I.Y. Club (crafts)Orienteering ClubDrill TeamRobotics ClubEarth CorpsSpeech and DebateEgalitarian ClubSTEAM ClubF.B.L.A.The Lonach (Yearbook)
10Roger Ingalls President Hazen PTSARoger IngallsPresident
11Christi Leick Head Counselor RegistrationChristi LeickHead Counselor
13What is a High School CREDIT? One semester-long class equals 0.5 creditIf you pass all 6 classes in one semester, how many credits will you earn for the semester?3.0 creditsSo how many credits can you earn in one year (2 semesters)?6.0 creditsHow many credits can you earn in 4 years?24 creditsYou need 22.0 credits minimum to graduate.
14Minimum Graduation Requirements CourseClass of 2019Language Arts4 creditsMath (through Alg 3-4 minimum)3 creditsScience2 creditsSocial StudiesFine Arts1 creditsHealth and Fitness2 credits (0.5 Health & 1.5 Fitness)Occupational Education1 creditElectives6 creditsTOTAL22 creditsAdditional Requirements:State ExamsSBAC: English/Language Arts & MathEnd of Course (EOC): BiologyCulminating Project/High School Plus Education Plan20 hours of community service
15Graduation vs. University Admission CourseHigh School Graduation22 credits requiredMin. College Admission15 credits required, plus electivesLanguage Arts4 creditsMath(through Alg 3-4 minimum)3 credits(must take math Sr. yr)Science2 creditsSocial StudiesFine Arts1 credits1 creditHealth and Fitness(0.5 Health, 1.5 Fitness)N/AOccupational EducationWorld Language(of the same language)Electives6 creditsChoose electives that support career and academic goalsFor more information on the College Admission Process, Google “Washington Higher Education Coordinating Board”
16Freshman Year – Class Requirements Language Arts 1-2 (Year-long)Some students may be identified for an additional reading class instead of an elective.Science: Physical/Earth Science (Year-long)Health (One Semester)1 Computer Course(One Semester): Info Tech Academy, Multimedia Design, Comp Programing IntroMath (Year-long)Standard Algebra 1-2 or higherPhysical Education (Year-long)Elective Class (1 Year-long or 2 Semester classes)
17Academic Support Courses Your student’s 8th grade Smarter Balanced ELA & Math Scores (formerly MSP) matter!Reading LabGives students strategies for building vocabulary, expanding comprehension, improving study skills, and writing skills.Intensified AlgebraTwo-period course provides targeted supports and interventions to increase success in Algebra 1-2.
189th grade Honors opportunities ALL Honors courses are student-selected.Students are encouraged to consider challenging themselves with the Hazen Honors course options which include:Honors Language Arts 1-2: Integrated into the regular LA class. Your student will sign up at the beginning of the school year.Honors Information Technology: Integrated into your regular IT class.Honors Physical/Earth Science: Separate science section from the standard course. Select this class on the Registration Form.Important consideration: Once enrolled in an Honors course, a student will not be able to switch back to a standard course. In all cases, expectations for honors courses will be very high.
19Academic Rigor at Hazen – Opportunities for ALL Students Students have many opportunities to take rigorous courseworkHonors 9 -10th gradesAP th gradesGrowth of our Advanced Placement (AP) Program:2010: 8 AP Courses, 210 AP Exams2014: 16 AP Courses, 550 AP Exams“Road Map Project” opportunities:PSAT for all students (10-11th grade)School Day SAT for all students (11th grade)
20Can I waive PE?1.5 years of Physical Education is required for graduation by the State of Washington.Students may DELAY taking P.E. classes for academic reasons. As a Senior, students may apply to waive the PE graduation requirement.
21Send this to school with your 8th grader on Registration FormSend this to school with your 8th grader onFriday, March 27th
23H.E.L.P. (Hazen Extended Library Period) Every Monday through Thursday, the Hazen library will remain open until 3:00 p.m. Including a special math support area.Sorry, there is no bus service on these days.Teachers and fellow students will be available for tutoring.Computers, books, and working space are available in a calm and safe environment.
24NHS Homework HelpAre you struggling with a subject in school? Need help studying for that big test? NHS is here to help!Who: ALL STUDENTSWhat: Homework help, somewhere you can meet with study groupsOne on One Tutoring may be arranged!When: Thursdays from 2:10-3:00pmWhere: Dr. Jones’ room, #134See you there!
26Who We Are… A Non-Profit run by parent volunteers Focus is to support extra-curricular activities at Hazen28 active groups made up of sports teams, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Senior class & leadership clubsGrant $6,000 annually to various teams & clubsRaised over $60,000 annually through several fundraising activitiesAnnual Hazen Booster Club Dinner & Auction raised $50K last year.Membership cost: $25 per familyMore information:
28VisitationHazen National Honor Society Members are available to lead toursHazen Department chairs are in the Commons to answer questions.Business Education Dept.: Ray McCabeFamily & Consumer Sciences Dept.: Kerri DowdFine & Performing Arts Dept.: Josh VilesEnglish Dept.: Sarah MenaulEnglish Language Learning Dept.: Leah GipeHealth & Fitness Dept.: Jamie WespestadMath Dept.: Travis SavalaScience Dept.: Mike McCarronSocial Studies Dept.: Marybeth MayzakSpecial Education.: Angie AtkinsonTechnical Education Dept.: John ClarkWorld Languages Dept.: Gail Ellis