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2013-2014 Program of Studies. 2013-2014 Schedule 7 Day Cycle/ 6 Periods Per Day Day 1Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5Day 6Day 7 Period 1 1111117* Period 2 2 7*22222.

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1 Program of Studies

2 Schedule 7 Day Cycle/ 6 Periods Per Day Day 1Day 2 Day 3 Day 4 Day 5Day 6Day 7 Period * Period 2 2 7*22222 Period 3 337* 3333 Period * 444 Period * 55 Period * 6

3 Class Promotion Credit Requirements To 9 th Grade Must pass 4 of 5 core classes in 8 th grade To 10 th Grade4 credits accumulated To 11 th Grade 10 credits accumulated To 12 th Grade17 credits accumulated

4 23 Credits are Required for Graduation! Senior year students must pass at least 4 credits of classes including Math and English NEW: Starting with the Class of 2016 – 10 hours of Community Service – 4 credits of Science

5 CourseCreditCourseCredit English4Foreign Language2 Math4General Electives4 Social Studies3 Science4* Seniors must pass a minimum of 4 credits; including a full year English and Math course. All students must pass the MCAS tests in ELA, Math, and STE in order to receive a diploma. Students must score in the proficient range in ELA and Math or meet the expectations of an Educational Proficiency Plan (EPP) prior to receiving a diploma. * Starting with the Class of 2016, 4 credits will be required

6 9th Grade English I1.0 W. History I 1.0 Science 1.0 Math 1.0 Spanish II or III1.0 Explore Electives Band/Chorus/AC Support 1.0 or Elective Courses Directed Study 0 Min: 6.5 Credits

7 10th Grade English II1.0 World History II1.0 or AP Euro1.0 Science 1.0 Math 1.0 Spanish III or IV1.0 Explore Electives 1.0 Band/Chorus/AC Support 1.0 or Elective Courses Directed Study 0 Min: 6.5 Credits

8 11th Grade English III1.0 US History 1.0 or AP US History1.0 Science 1.0 Math 1.0 Spanish IV/V1.0 Explore Electives 0.5 Elective Courses 0.5 Band/Chorus/AC Support1.0 or Elective Courses Directed Study 0 Min: 6.5 Credits

9 12th Grade English IV1.0 Math 1.0 Science1.0 AP Spanish Lang1.0 Explore Electives Band/Chorus/AC Support1.0 Elective Courses 1.0 or Internship Program1.0/2.0 Independent Course.5/1.0 21st Century Learning Project.5/1.0 VHS.5/1.0 Directed Study 0 Min: 6.5 Credits

10 Quality points are assigned based on the difficulty level of the course. Quality points range from 5 for Advanced Placement courses to 1 for courses which have been modified for students on Individual Educational Programs (IEPs). 5 = Advanced Placement Course2 = Standard Course 4 = Honors Course1 = Modified Course 3 = College Preparatory Course Students selecting honors level courses are expected to demonstrate advanced proficiency in subject area skills. Students are also expected to have a strong work ethic, a desire to work independently, and the self-motivation to meet high learning expectations. Students selecting college preparatory level courses have a strong desire to matriculate to a four year college or university. Students are required to engage in activities incorporating higher level thinking skills as identified in the specific subject area. Students selecting standard level courses have a post-secondary goal of furthering their education either academically or through a technical experience. Performance expectations include successfully meeting subject standards as identified in the Massachusetts Frameworks.

11 Grade 9 CP/Hon English I Grade 10 CP/Hon English II Grade 11 CP/Hon English III Grade 12 CP/Hon English IV or AP Literature and Comp

12 Grade 9 Alg I Conc. ACP/Hon Alg ICP/Hon Geometry Grade 10 Alg I Conc. B AND Geometry Concepts CP/Hon GeometryCP/Hon Alg II Grade 11 Intro to Alg IICP/Hon Alg IICP/Hon Precal Grade 12 CP Alg II or Financial Alg. CP Statistics or CP/Hon Precal CP Statistics or Hon Calculus or AP Calc. AB/BC

13 Grade 9 CP/Hon Spanish I CP/Hon Spanish II CP/Hon Spanish III Grade 10 CP/Hon Spanish II CP/Hon Spanish III CP/Hon Spanish IV Grade 11 CP/Hon Spanish III CP/Hon Spanish IV CP/Hon Spanish V Grade 12 CP/Hon Spanish IV CP/Hon Spanish V AP Spanish Lang & Culture

14 Grade 9 CP/Hon Intro to Physics (MCAS) CP/Hon Engineering (MCAS) Hon Biology (MCAS) Grade 10 CP/Hon Biology or CP/Hon Engineering CP/Hon Biology or CP/Hon Intro to Physics CP/Hon Chemistry Grade 11 CP/Hon Chemistry or CP/Hon Biology Hon Physics or AP Bio or AP Chemistry Grade 12 Hon Physics or ABC or AP Biology or AP Chemistry Hon Physics or AP Biology or AP Chemistry

15 Grade 9 CP/Hon World History I Grade 10 CP/Hon World History II or AP European History Grade 11 CP/Hon US History or AP U.S. History Grade 12 AP European History or AP Psychology

16 .5 Credit Options Astronomy Accounting I/II Computer Aided DesignBotany Engineering Tech IIGlobal Foods/Nutrition Forensic Invest.Civics* PsychologyEnvironmental Science Street LawHolocaust and Human Behavior Sports Marketing Nutrition and Food Science TV/Video ProductionWriting Workshop* Virtual High SchoolFashion Design Career & College Planning * (Spring of 11 th ) 1 Credit Options Art PortfolioYearbook Band/Chorus/Performance Option Career Connect. in Construction * (11 th – 12 th ) Financial Algebra* (10 th – 12 th ) * New Option for

17 Explore 9: Wellness – MLA – Basic Art – Multi Media I Explore 10: Healthy Living – Speech – Engineering I – Food and Nutrition Explore 11: Wellness - Finance and Banking Explore 12: Wellness – Video

18 AP Literature and Composition AP Spanish Language and Culture AP U. S. History AP European History AP Biology AP Calculus AB AP Chemistry AP Psychology

19 4 credits English 3 credits History 4 credits Math Incl. Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II 3 credits Science Incl. 3 lab sciences 2-3 credits Foreign Language SAT Score Range: ACT Score Range: Competitive/State Colleges* 4 credits English 3 credits History 4 credits Math 4 credits Science Incl. 3-4 lab sciences 3-4 credits Foreign Language SAT Score Range: Possible SAT Subject Tests ACT Score Range: More Competitive 4 credits English 4 credits History 4 credits Math 4 credits Science Incl. 4 lab sciences 4 credits Foreign Language 1 credit Arts AP courses recommended SAT Score Range: SAT Subject Tests ACT Score Range: Highly Competitive *The required minimum weighted high school GPA is 3.0 for the four-year public campuses. If an applicant’s GPA falls below the required minimum, a sliding scale (SAT/ACT scores) will apply.

20 Feb. 25 th & Feb. 26 th - Class meetings for Grades to discuss Program of Studies, scheduling and distribute course selection form. – Parents: please review and sign selection form before course input. Mar. 4 th - 12 th - Course input in Computer Room with Guidance.

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