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Fairborn High School Scheduling 2015 – 2016 school year
What Materials Do I Need? Program of Study Booklet Instructions for Course Request Form Course Request Form Transcript These materials will be handed out in Homeroom on Feb 6 th. There will be a meeting with your teachers on Feb 10 th and 11 th.
Required Courses for Graduation 2016 & 2017. 4 Credits of English (9, 10, 11, and one additional unit) 4 Credits of Math (Algebra, Geometry, and Algebra II or its equivalent and one unit of Advanced Study) 3 Credits of Science (1 Physical, 1 Biological, and one additional unit of Advanced Study) 3 Credits of Social Studies (World Studies, American Studies, and Government) ½ Credit of PE (two courses) ½ Credit of Health ½ Credit of Personal Finance 1 Credit of Business Technology, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language 4 ½ Credits of Electives Total of 21 credits!
Requirements for Graduation 2018 n Everything on the previous slide + n Take the state-designated end-of-course exams and qualify for one of three standards for graduation as set by ODE. n New: All students take end of course exams: n Algebra I and Geometry or Integrated Math I and II n Physical Science n American History and American Government n English 9 and 10 n Students studying Advanced Placement (AP), or taking dual enrollment course in Physical Science, American History or American Government may take assessments aligned to those courses in lieu of end-of-course exams to avoid double testing.
Additional Requirements for Graduation…Standard One Earn a cumulative passing score on seven end-of-course exams. The scores will be set by the State Board of Education. Algebra I and Geometry or Integrated Math I and II Physical Science American History and American Government English 9 and 10
Additional Requirements for Graduation…Standard Two Earn a “remediation-free” score on a nationally recognized college admission exam such as ACT or SAT. The state of Ohio will pay for all 11th grade students to take the exam free of charge.
Additional Requirements for Graduation…Standard Three Earn a State Board of Education approved, industry-recognized credential or a state-issued license for practice in a career and achieve a score that demonstrates workforce readiness and employability on a job skills assessment.
Required Classes for Sophomores n English 10 (or English 10 Honors) n American Studies (or American Studies Honors) n Biology (or Chemistry I Honors or General Chemistry if you took Advanced Biology your freshman year) n Geometry (or Advanced Geometry or Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 Honors) n Physical Education (unless you do the PE Option and/or completed both P.E. requirements in your Freshman year)
Elective Classes for Sophomores n Art (Textiles and Fibers, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Digital Imaging, Visual Arts Advanced Study) n Business (Intro to Business, Desktop Publishing, Personal Finance, Intro to PowerPoint and Excel, Accounting I) n Foreign Language (Spanish) n Home Economics (Nutrition and Basic Culinary Skills) n Engineering/GCCC (Tech Action Lab) n Marketing Mgmt/GCCC (Intro to Marketing) n Music (Band or Choir) n Project Lead The Way (Engineering, Biomedical) n AFJROTC (Aerospace Science)
Required Classes for Juniors n English 11 (or Language and Composition Honors AP) n Government (or Government Honors AP, Psychology, Sociology, Economics Honors, World Affairs Honors, World History Honors AP, Psychology Honors AP) n Upper Level Science Elective (Earth and Space Science, General Chemistry, Biology 2 Honors AP, Chemistry 2 Honors AP, Conceptual Physics, Physics Honors, Physics 2 Honors AP, Environmental Science Honors AP) n Algebra 2 (or Algebra 2 Honors, Pre Calculus, Pre Calculus Honors, Calculus AB Honors AP, Statistics Honors AP)
Elective Classes for Juniors n Art (Textiles and Fibers, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Digital Imaging) n Business (Desktop Publishing, College Essentials for Juniors, Intro to PowerPoint and Excel, Accounting I, Personal Finance) n Foreign Language (Spanish) n Home Economics (Nutrition and Basic Culinary Skills) n GCCC Satellite (Engineering Tech, Marketing Mgmt) n Music (Band or Choir) n Project Lead The Way (Engineering, Biomedical) n AFJROTC (Aerospace Science) n Newspaper n Yearbook n Health (Human Development, Sports Medicine)
Required Classes for Seniors n English 12 (or Literature and Composition Honors AP, Speech, Drama, or Science Fiction) n Government (if you didn’t take it your Junior year, and/or Psychology, Sociology, Economics Honors, World Affairs Honors, World History Honors AP, Psychology Honors AP) n Upper Level Math (Functions, Pre Calculus, Pre Calculus Honors, Calculus AB Honors AP, or Statistics Honors AP) n Electives
Elective Classes for Seniors n Art (Textiles and Fibers, Ceramics, Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Digital Imaging) n Business (Desktop Publishing, College Essentials, Intro to PowerPoint and Excel, Personal Finance, Accounting I) n Foreign Language (Spanish) n Home Economics (Nutrition and Basic Culinary Skills) n GCCC Satellite (Engineering Tech, Marketing Mgmt) n Music (Band or Choir) n Project Lead The Way (Engineering, Biomedical) n AFJROTC (Aerospace Science) n Newspaper n Yearbook n Health (Human Development, Sports Medicine)
Options for Seniors n College Credit + ( formerly Post Secondary Enrollment Option ) n College Prep Curriculum/Diploma with Honors (Meet 7 of 8 Criteria) –4 Units of English –4 Units of Math –4 Units of Science –4 Units of Social Studies –3 Units of Foreign Language –1 Unit of Fine Art –3.5 or above GPA –27 or higher on ACT
Physical Education Option n Students who participate in athletics, marching band and/or color guard will have the option to apply for ¼ credit of P.E. n Students will only be able to receive a ¼ credit of P.E option per school year. n Students must apply for this option at the end of their athletic season (applications will be available in the guidance offices). n Credit will be awarded as Pass/No Credit and will not count towards G.P.A or eligibility.
Athletic Eligibility/Honor Roll/Principal’s List Athletic Eligibility –You must be passing 5 courses with a 2.0 GPA (PE does not count as one of the 5) Honor Roll Criteria –3.0 Honor Roll –3.6 Principal’s List
Summer School Registration forms will be available in the guidance office after spring break
Attendance Policy 9 absences per semester 18 total for the year NO CREDIT will be awarded for students who miss more than the allowed days per class. –Includes Tardies –Both excused and unexcused absences count towards the attendance total If a student skips their final, they will receive NO CREDIT for the class!
National Science and Math Institute Advanced Placement Initiative
Included Classes n AP Chemistry n AP Biology n AP Physics n AP Calculus n AP Language and Composition n AP Literature and Composition n AP Statistics n AP Environmental Science
Benefits to students and staff of FHS n Specialized training for AP teachers n Specialized training for pre-AP teachers n Equipment and supply money n Unlimited access to experts in the field n Review sessions run by AP experts from NMSI n Incentives for students and teachers –Pay for all sophomores to take PSAT –50% of AP test paid –Money paid to students and teachers for passing scores on AP tests
Review Scheduling Information was handed out on Feb 6 th during Homeroom. You will have a meeting/discussions with your teachers on Feb 10 th and 11 th about your course selections. You will turn in your Course Requests Sheets in 8 th period on the 10 th or 11 th. If you don’t complete a schedule, one will be completed for you and there will be NO CHANGES. Take the time to fill out a GOOD schedule, but remember that things could change based on the amount of classes offered and the period it is offered.
Junior Night and CC+ Night n Next Wednesday February 11 th –Junior Information Night @ 6:00 –College Credit + Night @ 7:00
Fairborn Guidance Department FHS Phone Number 879-3611 Guidance Counselors: Director of GuidanceBrandon Prather email@example.com –A-KDana Mitchell firstname.lastname@example.org –L-Z Christopher Downing email@example.com –SecretaryTerry Oberschlake firstname.lastname@example.org