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Welcome to Heath High School – Class of 2019. 21 credits needed to graduate from Heath High School. 4 credits of English 4 credits of Math 3 credits of.

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1 Welcome to Heath High School – Class of 2019

2 21 credits needed to graduate from Heath High School. 4 credits of English 4 credits of Math 3 credits of Science 3 credits of Social Studies ½ credit of Health ½ credit of Physical Education** 1 unit of Fine Arts** 6 electives ( fine art can be included in this number)

3 Physical Education Exemption Students must take 2 Physical Education (PE) Classes or participate in 2 seasons of Heath High School Sports or Marching Band. You cannot combine 1 PE course with one sport. No credit is given for the sport, so the student must make up that ½ somewhere else. If your child took PE 8 that will be counted as a High School Credit. PE is also a freshman/sophomore course. Students who say that they are playing a sport or are in band must do one of these their freshman year or sign up for two PE classes their sophomore year.

4 Art Requirement The state of Ohio requires students to take 2 semesters of art or music between grades 7-12 for graduation. 7 th and 8 th grade art and music do not count for high school credit, but meet the fine art requirement. Middle School Students that take ART 1 will receive HS Credit. Students who are planning to attend college and/or earn the honors diploma should take 1.0 credit (2 semesters) of high school art or music.

5 Honors Diploma Requirements You must meet 7 of the 8 requirements listed: 4 units of English 4 Math including one beyond Algebra II 4 Science including Chemistry and Physics 4 Social Studies 3 years of one world language or 2 years of 2 different world languages. 1 high school art 3.5 GPA 27 ACT or 1210 SAT

6 Things to think about…… Art/Music – Have the discussion now with your child about this graduation requirement. Core classes – Regular or Honors World Language – not needed for graduation, however 2 years of same language is desired by most colleges/universities. 3 years of same for Honors Diploma. Industrial Tech courses Music classes Women’s Choir Men’s Choir Chorale Symphonic Choir

7 PE class or exemption Resource Room – Determined by IEP Team/Teachers if needed Study hall – no more than one per semester

8 Sample Schedule First SemesterPeriodSecond Semester English 91 Algebra I2 Art I3 Lunch4 Physical Science5 World History6 Study Hall7 Band8

9 Next Steps I will be coming into classes on March 10 to review the core classes that your students are enrolled in as well as discussing the options for electives. Feel free to contact me at anytime Tara Clark, HHS School Counselor


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