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Welcome to Burlington Township High School 2014-2015 “Building for the future, the best is yet to come!” “Building for the future, the best is yet to come!!”

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1 Welcome to Burlington Township High School “Building for the future, the best is yet to come!” “Building for the future, the best is yet to come!!” Orientation Program

2 PROGRAM AGENDA  Welcoming Remarks   Transitioning into BTHS   Academic Schedule and Programs   Guidance Program   Athletics and Extracurricular Program  Tour of the High School 

3 Provide exemplary instructional programs and practices Maintain safe and secure schools Develop a school community that is involved in meaningful ways Practice effective and efficient school management and operations Burlington Township District Goals

4 The Intensive Block Model The 4 X 4 semesterized block allows students to take 4 courses per semester. Students attend 4 seventy-eight or seventy-six minute classes each day.

5 Instructional Schedule Period 1-2 Class minutes Period 3-4 Class minutes Period 5 Lunch minutes Period 6 Advisory minutes Periods 7-8 Class minutes Period 9-10 Class minutes

6 The Advantages of an Intensive 4 X 4 Block Model

7 A variety of learning styles can be addressed in each course, enabling more students to achieve success Students have a greater range of courses from which to select Students prepare for only four classes at a time Allows more creativity on the part of the teacher and fosters more creativity in the students

8 Sample Student Schedule PeriodsSemester 1Semester 2 1-2MathSpanish 2 3-4H/PEEnglish 5Lunch 6Advisory 7-8ScienceSocial Studies 9-10Spanish IArt I

9 Credit and Subjects Required for Graduation: 140 Credits are required for graduation including 20 credits in each of the following: Language Arts (Literacy) Mathematics Science Physical Education, Health and Safety

10 Additionally, the Following Subjects are required for Graduation: United States History I and II World History 10 Credits in World Language 2.5 credits in financial, economic, business, and entrepreneurial literacy 5 Credits in Visual and Performing Arts 5 Credits in Career Education, Consumer, Family and Life Skills, or Vocational-Technical Education

11 AP English Literature AP Calculus AP Statistics AP Spanish Language AP Spanish Literature AP Computer Science AP German AP US Gov’t and Politics Opportunities for Course Advancement AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics B AP United States History AP World History AP French AP Psychology AP Music Theory AP Program Senior College Option Seniors who have passed the HSPA and are on target to complete all coursework can take a reduced course-load senior year in order to take college courses at an area college

12 Additional Opportunities to Earn College Credits 1. College Acceleration Program (CAP) through BCC  Offers students the opportunity to earn college credits for courses taught at BTHS 2.Internet based classes 3.College courses taught on the BTHS campus by college instructors: Intro to Criminal Justice and American Sign Language

13 BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT Mr. James Mills – Director Mrs. Heidi Roman – 9 th Grade Mrs. Cindy Marzilli – A-Ek Mr. Troy Scott – El-La Mrs. Lara Webb – Le-Rh Ms. Alicia Hayes – Ri-Z

14 Guidance Program Individual and small group counseling College and career counseling (Naviance) Provide resources for students and parents through website and Naviance Administer PSAT, Practice SAT, SAT, PARCC, and AP Testing

15 ATHLETICS

16 ADADEMICS Eligible for Semester One Completed 30 Credits and attained a GPA of 2.0 (70) or higher from the previous year (does not apply to incoming 8 th grade students.) Eligible for Semester Two Completed 15 Credits and attained a GPA of 2.0 (70) or higher from semester one

17 ATHLETICS – OTHER QUALIFICATIONS Physical from your family physician Signed Permission slip NJSIAA Steroid Testing Form Abide by the signed athletic contract Abide by team rules Not on the deprived list

18 REGISTERING FOR FALCON FLYER STEP 1 – STEP 2- enter your address on the next screen and click join

19 REGISTERING FOR THE HIGH SCHOOL’S ENEWS STEP 1 – STEP 3- On the next screen, click on eNews Registration link STEP 2 – Click on High School’s Website STEP 4- enter your address on and select submit

20 REGISTERING FOR THE PARENT PORTAL STEP 1 – STEP 2- please the following information: student’s name, address and grade and the parent’s address

21 Building Tours and Q and A


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