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1 G. Ray Bodley High School Junior Class Scheduling Assembly For the School Year

2 After this meeting… You will receive the “COURSE CATALOG” Please read the information carefully so that you will be ready to make an INFORMED ELECTIVE CHOICE during scheduling

3 What’s inside the COURSE CATALOG? Graduation Requirements Description of all courses listed by Department A Sample Four-Year Plan Specific Diploma Requirements College Admission Information Graduation Requirements Description of all courses listed by Department A Sample Four-Year Plan Specific Diploma Requirements College Admission Information

4 Suggested Electives for Seniors English Grammar Public Speaking Journalism Social Studies Sociology Psychology World War II Math and Science Math/Science/Tech Art Calligraphy 1 Ceramics 1 Music Chorus Family & Consumer Science Culture and Foods Child Development Technology Photography Graphic Communications Transportation Manufacturing Energy Business Small Business Ownership Sports/Fashion Marketing Accounting Law Web Design

5 If you plan to attend BOCES as a Senior, you will need to meet a certain criterion and have a signed permission slip from a parent/guardian to enroll. Some Occupational programs may have additional costs for supplies, uniforms and/or shoes. Be sure to read all the information. If you plan to attend BOCES as a Senior, you will need to meet a certain criterion and have a signed permission slip from a parent/guardian to enroll. Some Occupational programs may have additional costs for supplies, uniforms and/or shoes. Be sure to read all the information.

6 BOCES CRITERION Student must earn credit in 5 of 6 of the following courses:  Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Global 9, Global 10, US History, &  15 units of credit, &  85% attendance Student must earn credit in 5 of 6 of the following courses:  Eng 9, Eng 10, Eng 11, Global 9, Global 10, US History, &  15 units of credit, &  85% attendance

7 Law & Government Allied Health Education all require an application, teacher and counselor recommendation, and an interview. Law & Government Allied Health Education all require an application, teacher and counselor recommendation, and an interview. New Visions APPLICATIONS ARE DUE MARCH 17th

8 English 12 Options These courses will satisfy ½ of 1 unit of credit toward you English 12 requirement Horror in Literature Public Speaking Grammar Drama and Theatre Science Fiction/Fantasy Journalism A & B Young Adult Literature English 12 A & B Children’s Literature Digital Literacy Greek Mythology

9 Courses available for college credit Cayuga Community College Credit  World War II  Advantage Computer Applications  Advantage Business Law  Visual Communications/Media Production  Participation in Government- Criminal Justice SUNY Oswego Credit (must take both language courses) * Spanish 4 A/B * French 4 A/B * German 4 A/B SUNY Oswego Credit (must take both language courses) * Spanish 4 A/B * French 4 A/B * German 4 A/B

10 COURSE RECOMMENDATIONS You will be receiving a “Course Recommendation Card” on Tuesday March 22 nd during Advisory. Advisory will be 1 st Bell The Recommendation Card contains your name and address at the top, please correct any misinformation on the card Write in your Social Studies teacher’s name and the Bell you have that class at the bottom Circle your Counselor’s name

11 Course Recommendations Continued… Carry the Card with you during the day and receive level recommendations for the next year’s courses from your current teachers Cards will be collected by your 10 th bell teacher If you have every-other-day courses, you may wait until Wednesday to receive a recommendation from your teacher, then return the Card to the Guidance Office

12 What happens during scheduling Your Social Studies class will meet in the Guidance Office starting March 31 st. You will meet with your counselor to record next year ’ s classes and to choose electives We will meet in small groups or individually If you need more time, please let us know. We can meet with any of you individually

13  We assume that you will successfully complete all of your current classes!  If you fail any required course or Regents exam, we strongly encourage you to contact your counselor to sign up for summer school to retake or repeat.  If you fail a required Regents exam, you may have to be placed into AIS  If you are placed into AIS, you may have to forfeit one or more of your electives!!

14 The path to GRADUATION 2012 »You’ll need… »4 credits in English »4 credits in Social Studies »At least 3 credits in both Math and Science »1/2 credit in Health »2 credits of Physical Education »1 Art/Music Credit »1 LOTE Credit »3.5 Additional/Elective Credits

15 For a New York State Regents Diploma  You’ll need to pass your Regents Exams with at least a 65% in…  English  Integrated Algebra  Global Studies  American History  Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics  You’ll need to pass your Regents Exams with at least a 65% in…  English  Integrated Algebra  Global Studies  American History  Earth Science, Biology, Chemistry, or Physics

16 For a New York State Advanced Regents Diploma  You will need at least a 65% on the following Regents exams… English Integrated Algebra Global HistoryAmerican History Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics and Geometry Algebra 2/Trig Biology Language Other Than English or 5 credits in Occupational Education, Art or Music  You will need at least a 65% on the following Regents exams… English Integrated Algebra Global HistoryAmerican History Earth Science, Chemistry, or Physics and Geometry Algebra 2/Trig Biology Language Other Than English or 5 credits in Occupational Education, Art or Music

17 What’s next?  In late May or early June, you will receive a course verification sheet  This is a list of courses you’ve been recommended for and the electives you’ve chosen  This is NOT a schedule  Please look over the sheet and contact your counselor if there are any mistakes or changes  In late May or early June, you will receive a course verification sheet  This is a list of courses you’ve been recommended for and the electives you’ve chosen  This is NOT a schedule  Please look over the sheet and contact your counselor if there are any mistakes or changes

18 During the summer… Every attempt will be made to give you all the courses you want If you fail any required course & do not attend summer school, you will have to repeat that course Your schedule will be mailed out around mid-August

19 After you receive your schedule… DO:  contact your counselor ASAP if there are any errors DON’T:  call us if you want your lunch changed  call us to request a certain teacher OUR GOAL:  To eliminate all schedule changes during the first few days of school

20 Before the end of your junior year, you should… Discuss college /career options with your family Examine the financial resources available to you for your education Schedule to take the SAT’s and/or ACT’s in either May or June Consider visiting colleges during Spring Break or…

21 Attend the National College Fair at the The New York State Fairgrounds The New York State Fairgrounds Empire Expo Center Sunday, April 3, :00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday, April 4, :00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

22 Coming Soon… for Juniors “Your College Search – What to Consider” Thursday, March 24th during Advisory

23 SUNY Roadshow for any students interested in a 2 or 4 year SUNY school Why should you go? Several SUNY school admissions persons will be here to help acquaint juniors with the college search process. for any students interested in a 2 or 4 year SUNY school Why should you go? Several SUNY school admissions persons will be here to help acquaint juniors with the college search process. MARCH 25, 2011

24 Finally  Ms. Coniski--Awards Night Info  Remember to pick up a course Catalog on your way out


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