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2015-2016. DIPLOMA OPTIONS General Diploma Core 40 (default diploma) Core 40-Academic Honors Core 40-Technical Honors North Central Honors IB-Diploma.

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2 DIPLOMA OPTIONS General Diploma Core 40 (default diploma) Core 40-Academic Honors Core 40-Technical Honors North Central Honors IB-Diploma Program

3 End of Course Assessments Must pass ECA in Algebra 1 & English 10 Must participate in Biology 1 ECA’s taken upon completion of course

4 Graduation Requirements English8 credits – including senior composition Math6 credits – including Alg ½, Geom ½ Science6 credits – biological and physical sciences Social Studies6 credits – W. Hist or Geog&Hist of the World US. Hist, Govt, Econ Speech1 credit Health1 credit Technology1 credit – proficiency test or specified courses PE2 credits Electives16 credits TOTAL47 credits

5 Core 40-College Prep Diploma English8 credits Math6 credits Algebra ½, Geometry ½ Algebra 3/4 Science6 credits Biology Chemistry OR Physics OR ICP Earth/Space, Zoology or any advanced science

6 Core 40-Academic Honors Math8 credits Must go beyond Algebra 3/4 W0rld Language6 to 8 credits 3 years of one language or 2 years each of 2 languages Fine Arts2 credits Performing Arts or Visual Arts 49 credits total 3.0 GPA, no grade lower than C- External Requirement (AP/ACP/Test scores)

7 Core 40-Technical Honors English8 credits Math6 credits Algebra ½, Geometry ½ Algebra 3/4 Science6 credits Biology Chemistry OR Physics OR ICP Earth/Space, Zoology or any advanced science Career course sequence 6-10 credits 3.0 GPA, no grade lower than C- External Requirement

8 North Central Honors Meet all requirements for Academic Honors Diploma 20 credits in specified honors classes You choose the GPA, no grade lower than a C- D’s can be made up with extra courses

9 IB-Diploma Program Rigorous 2 year program Apply at the end of Sophomore year See your counselor or Mr. Gulde for more information

10 Criteria for a Weighted Class Meet 2 out of 3 requirements of move from a CP Class to an X/AP class 1Teacher Recommendation 2A or B on Semester grade 3A or B on final exam No grade lower than C- to stay in an X/AP class

11 Special Applications JELCC Publications Advanced PE Early Release (2.5 GPA) Experiences in Teaching All must be signed by parent

12 Watch for Prerequisites Photo – must do Intro to Art first 2 Semesters of PE before Weights Speech before Drama

13 Science Chemistry and Physics require Algebra ¾ A/B student in Math can take Alg ¾ concurrently C/D student should take Alg ¾ BEFORE Chemistry or Physics Integrated Chem/Phys can be prep course for Chemistry or Physics

14 Electives Choose wisely – you WILL take the course next year Explore a variety or focus on a career or major Fill in Alternative line on Course Selection Sheet in case of a conflict If you do not fill in this line, you will be put into what is open

15 Summer School Fill in on bottom of Course Selection Sheet Register in April Finish a math sequence Catch up or get ahead ECA remediation—English and Math classes count

16 Resume Building Take the most rigorous curriculum you can handle successfully Don’t lighten up senior year-4 academic classes Volunteer work Leadership opportunities Quality not quantity

17 Important Information Must take 6 credit classes Only 1 study hall or student helper period per semester 4 or 5 academic classes each year CSS must be signed by parent CSS is due February 3 in Homeroom If before completed before, turn in to Guidance All special applications also due February 3

18 Plan Carefully Use the Course Catalog Talk to teachers Ask questions Discuss with family You choose your courses or someone else will Make choices for the ENTIRE YEAR that means no semester changes

19 Once the CSS is turned in… Wait patiently Counselors will see you individually Rising seniors will be first

20 Grade 9 College/Career Night Wednesday, January 7:00 pm in the auditorium Mrs. Bremen (Coordinator for College Counseling) will speak For parents and students

21 Grade 11 College Information Night Wednesday, March 18 7:00 pm in the auditorium Admissions representatives from various universities will be available to answer questions Parents and Juniors The College Book will be handed out


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