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1 Welcome to North Eugene 8 th Grade Preview Night, 2013

2 Welcome to North Eugene 8 th Grade Preview Night, 2013 AGENDA: Until 6:30Jazz Band Auditorium 6:30IntroductionsAuditorium PresentationAuditorium 7:15Student PanelAuditorium 7:30Table TalkGlass Lounge Please enjoy refreshments throughout the night provided by our Culinary students!

3 With the end results always in mind… Portrait for a Graduate: Vision and Values A student graduating from North Eugene will be... College ready Employable An effective communicator Culturally competent A team member A good citizen Information literate A problem solver Healthy

4 North Eugene High School Values Excellence, Equity and Personalization Academic Excellence Commitment to Equity Personalization through Student Centered-Instruction

5 Our Commitment to You Excellence, Equity and Personalization Your student will: Graduate college and career ready. Experience a safe and supportive environment. Engage in highly rigorous coursework. Develop strong peer and teacher relationships.

6 North’s Unique Offerings Excellence, Equity and Personalization An integrated and articulated Social Studies/Language Arts block to support in-depth learning, enhanced relationships and equitable outcomes. College preparatory Math, Science and World Language options. Unique and relevant elective classes for all students.

7 North’s Unique Offerings Excellence, Equity and Personalization An International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Advanced Placement courses and College Now courses. An active and involved student body. Open Academic Time

8 Every 9 th and 10 th grade student will… Excellence, Equity and Personalization Share similar core academic experiences across the curriculum– important for building community. Have a variety of elective course options from which to choose. Be prepared for more rigorous coursework in the upper grades. Experience college visitations. Create a plan for high school and post secondary options.

9 Every 11 th and 12 th grade student will... Excellence, Equity and Personalization Participate in International Baccalaureate curriculum in Language Arts and Social Studies. Choose one of several pathways to focus coursework and engage in college and career readiness. Experience college visitations. Work with a counselor to finalize a plan for high school and post-secondary success.

10 Integrated Social Studies/Language Arts block to support in-depth learning. Excellence, Equity and Personalization Vertically and horizontally articulated curriculum to provide a consistent and rigorous experience for all students. All 11 th and 12 th grade students will have access to IB curriculum. A/B schedule that allows groups of students to cohort and teachers to loop which develops strong relationships and high levels of academic achievement.

11 Excellence, Equity and Personalization in Integrated Language Arts and Social Studies Excellence, Equity and Personalization North has demonstrated tremendous growth in the areas of writing and reading on OAKS benchmarks: Passing rate in writing 2007/2008 – 52% Passing rate in reading 2007/2008 – 52% Passing rate in writing 2011/2012 – 75% Passing rate in reading 2011/2012 – 87%

12 Math at North Eugene Excellence, Equity and Personalization College Preparatory Math Courses: Algebra I Geometry Transitions Algebra Advanced Algebra Pre-Calculus (IB/College Now) AP Calculus Probability and Statistics Math Essential Skills (Support Course)

13 Science at North Eugene Excellence, Equity and Personalization 9 th Grade: Integrated Science 10 th Grade: Biology 11 th /12 th Grade:Chemistry Horticulture & Botany Genetics & Microbiology College Now (CN) Physics AP/IB Biology AP/IB (CN) Chemistry

14 World Language at North Eugene Excellence, Equity and Personalization What are the language offerings? Spanish:Levels 1-5 (AP/IB) Japanese:Levels 1-5 (AP/IB)* *Immersion students take an appropriate level class together. American Sign Language: Levels 1 - 3

15 We provide access to electives for all students. Excellence, Equity and Personalization Elective options include: Woods/Metals: The only school with both! Culinary: Potential for advanced study! Performing and Applied Arts: Digital, Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Theatre, Concert Band, Pep Band, Jazz Band, Choir, Guitar Child Development: Our pre-school!

16 We provide an International Baccalaureate education for all students. Creating a better and more peaceful world… All students will take IB Literature and IB History in grades 11/12. Students will have access to IB courses in every subject area: Literature, History, Science, Math, World Language and electives.

17 We provide an International Baccalaureate education for all students (cont’d). Creating a better and more peaceful world… Students can pursue certificate tests or the full diploma. All IB classes are designated on students’ transcripts– an important distinction for post- secondary options.

18 Advanced Placement and College Now Excellence, Equity and Personalization Other options exist in AP and CN! AP: Students enrolled in AP courses may test in May. Many colleges offer credits for scores of 4 or higher. College Now: Dual credit available (North and LCC) for no cost to students and most credits are transferable to a 4- year college.

19 We provide support for all students to achieve at high levels. Excellence, Equity and Personalization AVID Student cohorts Teacher teams Library/Computer Labs Virtual high school courses Credit recovery courses PRIDE OAT Technology

20 We provide support for all students to achieve at high levels. Excellence, Equity and Personalization What additional supports exist? Four counselors Four administrators Four Special Educators Family Resource Center Family and Community Liaison Connection to University of Oregon College and Career Center School-to-Career Coordinator ASPIRE

21 What classes will a 9 th grader take? Integration, Support and Acceleration Required Courses Language ArtsSocial Studies Integrated ScienceAlgebra I (or higher) Additional electives for a full schedule World LanguageMusic Academic Support FACS Woods/MetalsArt HealthPE

22 We have an active and involved student body! Clubs, Sports, and Activities

23 Let’s hear from our students! Student life: Academics, Clubs and Sports

24 We want you to join us next year! SCHOOL CHOICE DEADLINES: In-districtMarch 22 Out-of districtApril 1 District website: ce North Eugene Front Office:


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