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1 Agenda Parent Scheduling Orientation Tuesday, January 29, 7:00 p.m. I.Introductions & Welcome - Joe Spiccia II.Overview of the evening – Sally Miller/Christl Wolf III.Requirements, Overview of Programs, Course Selection Counselors IV.Career / College Tech Prep Programs Gale Leonard V.Final Remarks – Joe Spiccia VI.Release to Department Coordinators Dismissal to Fine Arts Lobby for questions about specific courses, requirement, prerequisites, etc. for Department Coordinators or representatives

2 Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2011/ Credits of English 3 Credits of Mathematics 3 Credits of Science 3 Credits of Social Studies : 1 credit of United States History 1/2 credit of Economics 1/2 credit of American Government 1 credit of another social studies course 1/2 Credit of Physical Education 1/2 Credit of Health 1 Credit of Business or Technology or Family & Consumer Science or Fine Arts or Foreign Language 6 Credits of Electives (any courses over and above the previous requirements become electives.) 21 Total Credits

3 College Core: 4 year college or more Don’t get them confused with high school requirements 4 Credits of English 3 Credits of Mathematics (Algebra 1 or higher) 3 Credits of Science (2 Laboratory) 3 Credits of Social Studies (no criteria) 2 Credits of a Foreign Language (same) 1 Credit of Art (Fine or Applied)

4 Art Department Semester Courses 10 th Grade Only Art Foundations Ceramics Digital Photography Drawing Jewelry Painting Printmaking Full Year Courses General Art 9 Fine Arts 1 Fine Arts 2

5 Business and Computer Science - Course Offerings Business Advertising & the Media Business & Personal Law Computer Science Computer App 1 Computer App 2 PC Concepts

6 Career Tech Department Career Based Intervention (CBI) (Counselor recommendations only) Career Tech/College Tech Prep Programs During Junior and Senior years only By accepted application only in January/February 10th grade

7 English Department Required Grade 9 or 10 English ESL English Regular English College English Honors Electives Theatre Arts (Grade 10,11,12) Speech (Grade 10,11,12) Reading (by recommendation only)

8 Family & Consumer Science Department Elective Sports Nutrition Gourmet Foods Meals in Minutes Parenting & Child Development Teen Issues Family Living L.I.F.E. (Living Independently through Financial Education)

9 Foreign Language Department Elective Chinese 1Chinese 2 Spanish 1Spanish 2 French1French2 German1German 2

10 Physical Education Department Required Physical Education Foundations Conditioning (1st & 2 nd semester—Talk w/coach)) Adaptive Physical Ed (recommendation only) Career Tech Ed PE (CBI students only) Required Health (10 th grade only)

11 Mathematics Department Required Algebra 1 CT Algebra 1 Geometry Fundamentals Algebra 2 Fundamentals Honors Algebra 1 Concepts Geometry Concepts Algebra 2 Concepts

12 Music Department Choir (Elective) Freshman Women’s Chorus Freshman Men’s Chorus Mixed Chorus Concert Women Concert Choir Elective Theory & Composition (full year) Instrumental Music (Elective) Freshman Symphonic Band Freshman Concert Band Scarlet (Symphonic) Gray (Symphonic) Wind Ensemble Marching Band (Although marching band is not required, all students must add this as a place holder for modules) Concert Orchestra Symphonic Orchestra

13 Science Department Required Physical Science (9 th ) Academic Biology 1 & 2 Biology Biology Honors Elective Astronomy

14 Social Studies Department Required World History (9 th ) World History with reading (9 th, counselor recommendation required) U.S. History (10 th ) U.S. History with reading (10 th, counselor recommendation required) U.S. History AP (Advanced Placement) Elective World Affairs World Geography

15 Technology Education Elective Electronics Technology Engineering Technology Home Maintenance & Design Architectural & Civil Engineering CAD Engineering

16 Special Education Check Individual Educational Plan (IEP) for Recommended Courses and Programs

17 Or Printed program of studies.

18 Required Courses for 9th grade students. English (8th grade teachers should give appropriate recommendations) Mathematics (8th grade teachers should give appropriate recommendations) Science (8th grade teachers should give appropriate recommendations) World History Physical Education (semester)

19 Electives 6 Courses each semester is maximum load Required courses per semester= 4/5 Elective courses per semester= 2/1 Total 6/6 It is recommended that 4 year college prep students take their “foreign language” and “fine arts” requirement for the “College CORE”

20 Elective Special Exception 7 course load one semester This exception only applies to 9 th grade students taking their elective 6 th course as Band/Orchestra/Chorus/Fine Art/General Art!! Required courses per semester=4/5 Elective course per semester=1/1 Sub Total5/6 Elective Band/Orchestra/Chorus/Fine Arts/=1/1 General Art Total=6/7

21 Required Courses for 10th grade students. English (9th grade teachers should give appropriate recommendations) Mathematics (9th grade teachers should give appropriate recommendations follow your present placement) Science (9th grade teachers should give appropriate recommendations) United States History Health (semester) Physical Education (semester)

22 Electives 6 Courses each semester is maximum load Required course each semester=5 Elective course each semester=1 Total6 It is recommended that 4 year college prep students take their “foreign language” as a 6 th course as required in the “College CORE”

23 Elective Special Exception 7 course load each semester This exception only applies to students taking their elective 6 th course as a foreign language!! Required course each semester=5 Elective course is foreign language=1 Sub Total6 Elective Choir, Instrumental Music, Orchestra or Fine Arts 2=1 Total=7 Logic: Students bound by the 4 year “College Core” would be blocked from taking Choir, Instrumental Music, Orchestra, or Fine Arts 2 (not including art electives). These courses are continued each year of high school.

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29 Lake Shore Compact Consortium of: Mentor Willoughby-Eastlake Wickliffe Euclid School Districts

30 College Tech Prep  College Prep/Technical emphasis  “ ” Program:  2 yrs. H.S.—Jr. and Sr. Years  2 yrs. College—Associate Degree  2 Yrs. More—Bachelor Degree  Articulation Agreements/Dual Credit Options

31 Career-technical Programs  2-year and 1-year programs available  Jr. &/Or Sr. Year(s)  Work Experience Available with Pay and Credit, 2 nd Semester of Senior year  Entry-level Job Placement And Skills Upon Graduation  Recommend students continue post- Secondary education in college or in “Technical Schools”

32 Career-based Intervention Work-based Program For At-Risk Students (Grades 10-12) with on-line academics on-site at MHS Grade 9 Program emphasis on remediation and OGT preparation (no work component starting next Year) Counselor Placement Only

33 More Information? Contact:  Jane Richmond, Career-Tech Counselor (440)  Gale Leonard, Coordinator of Career-Technical Education (440)

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