Presentation on theme: "Academic Planning Night February 19, 2015 “Supported by a culturally rich and academically rigorous community, Aloha High School graduates students college."— Presentation transcript:
Academic Planning Night February 19, 2015 “Supported by a culturally rich and academically rigorous community, Aloha High School graduates students college and career ready.”
Jenn Townsley, M.Ed. 10 years Caseload Counselor Advanced Placement Coordinator Dual Credit Programs College & Career Readiness Counselor Career Information System AVID Coordinator & Counselor
Graduation Requirements Essential Skills: Reading, Writing, & Math 24 Credits Extended Application (Senior Project) and CIS lessons
Semester Schedule 8 classes, 90 minutes 7 min. passing periods Gold Days: 1, 3, 5, 7 Blue Days: 2, 4, 6, 8 (Tutorial) Tutorial (Writing Lab, Science Lab, Math Lab, Test Makeup Center)
Transcripts (9 th -11 th ) Do not detach your transcript from your forecasting form Grade Replacement - D, F, or W/F replaced by N if a C or better is earned in the same course Transcript video at end of presentation
AHS offers 23 AP classes - the highest number in the Beaverton School District! AP Biology AP Calculus AP Chemistry AP Comparative Government AP Computer Science AP English Language AP English Literature AP Environmental Science AP European History AP Human Geography AP Macroeconomics AP Microeconomics AP Physics AP Psychology AP Spanish AP Statistics AP Studio Art: 2D AP Studio Art: 3D AP Studio Art: Drawing AP US Government AP US History AP Art History AP Music Theory
Advanced Placement International Diploma (APID): Scores of 3 or higher on 5 or more AP Exams in certain content areas AP Scholars (3 or higher on three or more AP Exams) Other AP Scholar Awards
Earning College Credit Score of 4 on AP Biology = 12 college credits! Score of 3 on AP Spanish = 12 college credits! Score of 3 on AP US History = 8 college credits!
Dual Credit Program Earn free Portland Community College (PCC) credits by taking classes at AHS! Last year AHS students earned 1,199 free PCC Dual Credits!
Procedures: Use the Course Descriptions found on the AHS Counseling website to learn about options. https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/schools/aloha/academics /Pages/Counseling.aspx https://www.beaverton.k12.or.us/schools/aloha/academics /Pages/Counseling.aspx Select classes totaling 7 credits (this does not include Access Tutorial) Place an A in the box next to your 5 alternate course selections. Course selections decide schedule and hiring In April you will be able confirm your selections and request any final changes in your StudentVUE account. No schedule changes may be requested during the summer or in September Sign your form and put your college/career goal on the back
Language Arts 4 credits required for high school graduation Colleges require all College Prep courses & grades of C or better All courses are NCAA approved and college prep except Reading & Writing Lab 9 th grade options: Lit & Comp 9, Advanced World Literature 10 th grade options: Lit & Comp 10, Advanced American Literature Essential Skills: Reading & Writing Newspaper & Yearbook – Elective credit
Social Science 3 credits required for high school graduation 9 th Grade Options AP Human Geography, Human Geography 10 th Grade Options (Not Required) AP Comparative Government, AP European History 11 th Grade Options AP US History, US History, American Studies 12 th Grade Options AP Government, Government AP Microeconomics & AP Macroeconomics, Economics
Science 3 credits required for graduation Minimum of 4 credits are recommended for students considering a career in math or science Most colleges require 2 years of lab science: Biology, Physics, Chemistry, Human Anatomy, AP Environmental Science Science electives include Zoology, Intro to Genetics, Intro to Marine Systems, Intro Astronomy, and Electronics
Science: 9 th & 10th 9 th Grade Options: -Physics -STEM Chemistry if you scored 21 or higher on Math or Science EXPLORE test -AP Physics 10 th Grade Options: -Biology -AP Biology -AP Environmental Science (in addition)
Science Partial Day Options Health Careers I (11 th, 12 th ) -Online Application (on forecasting form) -Enroll in Human Anatomy & Physiology Advanced Health Careers (12 th only) -6 clinical rotations in community Field Biology -Online Application (on forecasting form)
Math 3 credits required for high school graduation 4 credits are recommended for all students, especially those considering a career in math or science Colleges only accept grades of C or better 9 th Grade Options: Algebra I Accelerated Geometry Advanced Algebra II Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB Essential Skill: Math
PE/Health 1 credit of Health required for high school graduation Health electives include First Aid, Wellness, Sports Medicine, and Human Performance 1 credit of PE required for high school graduation 9 th :Health 1 & Fitness Team (PE1) 10 th : Health 2 & PE2 -Aerobics -Strength Training: fall or spring -Team Sports
World Language Languages offered: French, German, Mandarin & Spanish Colleges require at least 2 credits of the same World Language with grades of C or higher Native Spanish speakers also have option of Spanish Lit/Comp I/II/III or AP Spanish – please take the Spanish assessment
.5 Career Education Credit 1. Seniors must complete an Extended Application (Senior Project) Select a bolded course on your forecasting sheet or choose EA Seminar Write on your forecasting form how you did, or how you will you do your EA 2. Students must complete all required CIS Activities
Electives Fill in your schedule with electives that interest you Make sure the total the number of credits is 7, unless you are an AVID student. AVID students have 6 credits to select. Place an A next to your five alternate classes
14 New Courses! Filmmaking 1 Web Design 2 Woodworking 2 Personal Finance AP Physics II Physical Geology Intro Astronomy AVID Peer Tutor Men’s Choir AP Music Theory Percussion Ensemble Wellness Sports Medicine Mandarin I
Procedures AHS students turn in forecasting forms tomorrow; 8 th grade students turn in forecasting forms next week You will be able to see your selections and any changes we make this April in StudentVue. Some students may notice intervention courses added into their schedule to help ensure they meet all of their graduation requirements. No class changes will be made in the summer nor in September
Get Involved in Clubs & Activities!! Creative WritingModel UN Key ClubPhoto club ABC ClubNational Art Honor Society Anime clubChristian Students United Asian Culture clubMult. Cultural Soccer Guitar clubJapanese club Gay/Straight AllianceAmnesty International National Honor SocietyLatino Leadership LacrosseDrama German clubAnalani’s (Dance Team) Ski/Snowboarding team *create your own club!
Get Involved in Athletics! - Swimming: Men & Women -Basketball: Men & Women -Soccer: Men & Women -Track: Men & Women -Water Polo: Men & Women -Cross Country: Men & Women -Golf: Men & Women -Tennis: Men & Women -Football- Basebal -Softball- Cheerleading - Wrestling- Volleyball
Hoping to play sports in college? Go to the AHS Counseling website for log-in instructions about CoreCourseGPA.com (to make sure you’re taking the right courses in order to be eligible to be a college athlete) Register though the NCAA clearinghouse website Work with your coaches and counselor to make sure you’re on the right track
Visit our website:http://www.beaverton.k12.or.us /aloha/http://www.beaverton.k12.or.us /aloha/ Check out the AHS YouTube Channel Like us on Facebook: AHS Aloha High School Follow us on Twitter: @AlohaHighSchool AHS Social Media
Advancement Via Individal Determination – 1 st in immediate family to attend college – Historically under-represented in 4-year colleges – Low income 8 th graders apply through middle school – 9 th graders next year: 60 students 9 th graders apply through AHS – 10 th graders next year: 30 students – Applications available on the Counseling Table – Due to me in CCC by Friday, March 20, 2015 AHS AVID
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