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1 Laurel High School Registration  Welcome  Introduction of School Counselors  Graduation Requirements  High School Completer Options  Promotion Requirements  Career Academies  Advanced Placement  Electives  What do I need to be College & Career Ready?  Registration Process  Registration Timeline  Questions and Answers

2 Laurel High School Professional School Counselors  Mrs. Tia HarrisPre-IB & IB students  Mrs. Elizabeth LesserA-DR  Ms. Renee RichardsonDU-KA  Mrs. Rachel MitchellKE-PO  Ms. Monique GravesPR-Z  Mrs. Terri Collins-Swain College & Career Counselor

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4 Graduation Requirements 4 credits English 3 credits Social Studies (U.S. History, LSN Gov’t, World History) 3 credits Lab Sciences (Biology) 4 credits Math (Algebra 1CC, Geometry CC, Algebra 2CC) What do I need for graduation? 21 credits

5 Graduation Requirements, cont. 1 credit Fine Art 1 credit Foundations of Technology ½ credit Health ½ credit Personal Fitness Completer: *2 credits Foreign Language or *2 credits Advanced Technology or *State Approved Program Electives

6 Graduation Requirements  Attendance (4 years of study beyond grade 8)  PARCC Assessment Tests (English 9, English 10, English 11, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 (English 9, English 10, English 11, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2  High School Assessment Tests (Biology, Government) (Biology, Government)  Student Service (24 hours)

7 Completer Programs  Foreign Language (2 credits) Two credits in same foreign language  CCRD (4 credits) (2-year Program) CCRD 1 & 2 CCRD Work Experience  Technical Academy* (4-9 credits) Automotive Technician6 credits Cosmetology9 credits Nursing Assistant 4 credits (12 th grade program) Computer Networking4 credits * Requires Application

8 Promotion Requirements Grade 9 to Grade 10  Earn 5 credits  1 English credit  1 Math credit

9 Promotion Requirements Grade 10 to Grade 11  Earn 10 credits  2 English credits  2 Math credits  1 Science credit  1 Social Studies credit

10 Promotion Requirements Grade 11 to Grade 12  Earn 14 credits  3 English credits  3 Math credits  1 Science credit  1 Social Studies credit and  Be able to fulfill all graduation requirements  Not exceed 9 credits

11 Career Academies Required Coursework

12 Academy of Global Studies (Required Electives) International Business & Finance International Business & Finance Geography/Global Issues (9 th grade) Geography/Global Issues (9 th grade) Principles of Finance/Financial Services (10 th grade) Principles of Finance/Financial Services (10 th grade) Business in a Global Economy/Global Economics (11 th grade) Business in a Global Economy/Global Economics (11 th grade) Ethics in Business/Career Academy Capstone (12 th grade) Ethics in Business/Career Academy Capstone (12 th grade) World Language 1-4 (9 th -12 th grade) World Language 1-4 (9 th -12 th grade) International Relations & Studies International Relations & Studies Geography/Global Issues (9 th grade) Geography/Global Issues (9 th grade) Linguistics/Study Abroad (10 th grade) Linguistics/Study Abroad (10 th grade) World Language/Conversational Writing (11 th grade) World Language/Conversational Writing (11 th grade) Study Abroad or Internship (Summer) Study Abroad or Internship (Summer) Foreign Policy/Philosophy (12 th grade) Foreign Policy/Philosophy (12 th grade) World Language 1-4 (9 th -12 th grade) World Language 1-4 (9 th -12 th grade)

13 Academy of Law, Education, & Public Service (Required Electives) Child Growth & Development Child Growth & Development –Foundations of Education (9 th grade) –Child Development 1 (10 th grade) –Child Development 2 (11 th grade) –Child Development Internship (12 th grade) Forensics Forensics –Forensics 1 (9 th grade) –Forensic Law/Forensic Psychology (10 th grade) –Forensics 2 (11 th grade) –Anatomy & Physiology/Microbiology (12 th grade)

14 Academy of Law, Education & Public Service (Required Electives) Pre-Law & Social Justice Pre-Law & Social Justice Practical Law/LEPS Debate (9 th grade) Practical Law/LEPS Debate (9 th grade) Civil Rights Law/Constitutional Law (10 th grade) Civil Rights Law/Constitutional Law (10 th grade) Law, Writing, & Research/Law Seminar (11 th grade) Law, Writing, & Research/Law Seminar (11 th grade) Philosophy/Career Academy Capstone (12 th grade) Philosophy/Career Academy Capstone (12 th grade) Teacher Academy Teacher Academy Foundations of Education (9 th grade) Foundations of Education (9 th grade) Human Growth & Development through Adolescence (10 th grade) Human Growth & Development through Adolescence (10 th grade) Teaching as a Profession (11 th grade) Teaching as a Profession (11 th grade) Foundations of Curriculum & Instruction (12 th grade) Foundations of Curriculum & Instruction (12 th grade) Education Academy Internship (12 th grade) Education Academy Internship (12 th grade)

15 Advanced Placement at Laurel High School

16 AP courses offered at LHS ENGLISH LANGUAGE ENGLISH LITERATURE BIOLOGY ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE (NEW) U.S. GOVERNMENT UNITED STATES HISTORY WORLD HISTORY PSYCHOLOGY CALCULUS STATISTICS COMPUTER SCIENCE FRENCH LANGUAGE SPANISH LANGUAGE MUSIC THEORY *AP Form required with recommending/current teacher’s signature

17 Dual Enrollment Minimum of 2.5 GPA Minimum of 2.5 GPA Enrolled in 11 th or 12 th grade Enrolled in 11 th or 12 th grade Meet college requirements on college admissions tests – ACT, SAT, Accuplacer Meet college requirements on college admissions tests – ACT, SAT, Accuplacer Provide own transportation to and from the college campus Provide own transportation to and from the college campus Meet minimum admissions requirements at the college Meet minimum admissions requirements at the college

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19 Foreign Language Spanish Spanish French French German German Chinese Chinese Portuguese Portuguese

20 Performing Arts & Music Chorus Band Orchestra Basic Guitar Basic/Intermediate Piano Drama Dance

21 Visual Arts Art 1 Art 1 Crafts 1 & 2 Crafts 1 & 2 Drawing & Painting 1 & 2 Drawing & Painting 1 & 2 Ceramics 1 & 2 Ceramics 1 & 2 Computer Graphics Computer Graphics World Art World Art IB Art IB Art

22 Business Education Entrepreneurship Business Law Business Economics Accounting Principles of Finance Business Global Economics Financial Services

23 Family & Consumer Sciences Introduction to Foods and Nutrition Introduction to Foods and Nutrition Foods Technology Foods Technology Fashion Design Fashion Design Child Development Child Development Financial Literacy for Teens Financial Literacy for Teens Foundations of Education Foundations of Education

24 College & Career Ready in the 21 st Century

25 Checklist for Making the Most of High School Take classes recommended for college preparation. Talk to your counselor. Take classes recommended for college preparation. Talk to your counselor. Use testing information (i.e. PSAT). Examine your scores and take extra courses or get tutoring assistance for weaker academic areas. Use testing information (i.e. PSAT). Examine your scores and take extra courses or get tutoring assistance for weaker academic areas. Establish goals for each school year. Talk to your counselor about what you should be doing in light of your college and career plans. Establish goals for each school year. Talk to your counselor about what you should be doing in light of your college and career plans.

26 Checklist for Making the Most of High School Explore careers through research and experiences. Use a career counseling program and job shadow or do internships in careers you are interested in pursuing. Explore careers through research and experiences. Use a career counseling program and job shadow or do internships in careers you are interested in pursuing. Surf the Internet for information on education and career planning. Surf the Internet for information on education and career planning. Take the PSAT/SAT/ACT during your junior year. Take the PSAT/SAT/ACT during your junior year. Never stop learning. Education is a lifelong pursuit. Never stop learning. Education is a lifelong pursuit.

27 Plan Your High School Course Selections Colleges care about which courses you're taking in high school. The courses you take in high school show colleges what kind of goals you set for yourself. –Are you signing up for advanced classes? –Are you choosing electives that really stretch your mind and help you develop new abilities? –Or are you doing just enough to get by?

28 Be College & Career Ready Colleges will be more impressed by respectable grades in challenging courses than by outstanding grades in easy ones. Colleges will be more impressed by respectable grades in challenging courses than by outstanding grades in easy ones. Do your high school course selections match what your college requires for entrance? Do your high school course selections match what your college requires for entrance?

29 Course Requirements for Admission to University of Maryland System Colleges and Universities 4 years English 4 years English 4 years Math 4 years Math 3 years Science 3 years Science 3 years Social Studies 3 years Social Studies 2 years of single Foreign Language* 2 years of single Foreign Language* Academic electives Academic electives

30 SAT/ACT ACT.orgCollegeboard.org All Juniors will take the SAT for free on February 25 Need to take again during the May or June of Junior Year Finish taking during Fall of Senior Year Prep courses can be beneficial

31 Basic Senior Plan  1 credit English 12  1 credit Math  1 credit Academy elective  5 academic electives or Dual enrollment/Work study/Internship

32 Basic Junior Plan  1 credit English 11  1 credit World History  1 credit Science (Chemistry or Env. Science)  1 credit Math (Algebra 2 or higher)  1 credit Academy elective  3 credits electives

33 Basic Sophomore Plan  1 credit English 10  1 credit LSN Government  1 credit Biology  1 credit Math (Geometry or higher)  1 credit Foreign Language  1 credit Academy elective  2 credits of electives

34 COURSE LIST Pay attention to the prerequisite Pay attention to the prerequisite Notice which classes are offered at your grade level Notice which classes are offered at your grade level List at least three alternate courses you would like to take; you may end up with these classes on your schedule next school year List at least three alternate courses you would like to take; you may end up with these classes on your schedule next school year

35 Teacher “Approval” Courses * Classes with a (*) require advance approval. To take one of these courses, you MUST consult with the teacher for that class and complete the Signature form. All honors courses require a signature from your current teacher. All AP courses require application and signature from teacher/parent/student.

36 Three options in obtaining the Registration Booklet 1. Registration Assemblies 2. Accessing your Gmail account 3. Navigating through Laurel High School’s home page. Click on Academics, then Guidance, then Scheduling & Registration home pagehome page

37 Accessing Your Gmail account

38 1. First name – last name 2. Individual password 3. Click on inbox 4. Click on Registration Form (Sender: Terri Collins-Swain)

39 Registration Process  Students get required signatures from teachers for Honors and AP classes and turn in to counselors by February 20  Registration is February 23-March 27. Students meet individually with their counselors in Social Studies classes in the career center

40 Registration Timeline  Registration: February 23 – March 27 through History classes  Schedule Adjustments: February 23– June 17 or last day of school (see counselor for change) No schedule changes in the Fall  Official Schedules: First day of school August 2015

41 Schedules will NOT BE adjusted in the Fall for the following: 1. Preference for a different teacher. 2. Preference for a different period or semester. 3. Preference to be with friends in class. 4. CHANGE OF MIND ABOUT TAKING THE COURSE. * All exceptional or unusual circumstances concerning scheduling must be evaluated by the counselor and/or the high school principal. SCHEDULE CHANGES

42 Keep in mind… making sound decisions will lead to satisfying and successful experiences!

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