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Upcoming Dates February 19-21 CCMS 8 th Grade Scheduling February 22 CCMS 8 th Grade Scheduling Make Up February 21 6-8pm CCHS Financial Aid Assistance February 25 Begin CCHS Scheduling May ??? Course Choices Returned for Review
The Course Selection Guide is available on the Cedar Creek High School Website Cedar Creek High School
All 9 th Graders Will Take: English I or English 1 PreAP Algebra I or Geometry PreAP World Geography or World Geography PreAP Biology or Biology PreAP Athletics or PE (or equivalent, Band, Dance, Drill Team, etc) Foreign Language One Elective Then choose THREE Alternate Electives
10 th Graders Will Take English II or English II PreAP Geometry, Geometry PreAP, or Algebra II or Algebra II PreAP Chemistry or Chemistry PreAP World History or World History AP Fine Arts or Elective Foreign Language or Elective Health/Comm Apps (if not completed) 3 Alternates
11th Graders Will Take English III or English III AP or ACC English Algebra II, Algebra II PreAP, PreCal or PreCal PreAP Physics or Physics PreAP US History, US History AP, or ACC US History Three Electives***** Three Alternate Electives ****May need to be Foreign Language, PE, or Fine Art
12 th Graders Must Take English IV or English IV AP or ACC Literature PreCal, Advanced Math, AP Calculus, AP Statistics, Algebra II, or Math Elective Environmental Systems, Anatomy and Physiology, Biology AP, Chemistry AP, Scientific Research, Physics (if not completed) Government, Government AP, or ACC Government Economics, Economics AP 3 Electives (to meet requirements) 3 Alternate Electives
If you do not select an alternate elective!!!! A counselor or administrator will place you in an elective and, likely, you will not be permitted to change it. You will lose your freedom of choice for your elective credit. It will be chosen for you.
4 x 4 Graduation Plan 4 years of English 4 years of Math 4 years of Science 4 years of Social Studies (including Govt & Eco) 1 year or 2 semesters of P.E. 0.5 Communication Applications 0.5 Health (Class of 2015 and beyond only) 1 year of Fine Arts 2 years of the SAME Foreign Language (3 for DAP) Plus credits of Electives to total 26
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS All students are enrolled in the Recommended Plan Recommended Plan – 26 Credits Distinguished Achievement Plan (DAP) – 26 credits 3 rd year of Foreign Language Combination of at least 4 AP or Dual Credit college courses.
Dual Credit Students may take ACC dual credit college courses beginning the summer after their SOPHOMORE year. Currently, we have a path for the 3 rd and 4 th year of English and Social Studies courses. More courses may be added by ACC throughout your high school career. Weighted Courses PreAP/Dual Credit (x1.15) AP (x1.17)
What are GPA & Class Rank GPA – grade point average determined by grade you earn in each course Class Rank - calculated by how many students are in your graduating class and is based upon your GPA Top 10 % RULE – student is automatically admitted to a PUBLIC University in Texas (determined annually for UT-Austin Freshmen Class) Colleges look at both!!!
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Choosing next year classes Counselors will meet INDIVIDUALLY with each student Students will hand the counselor the completed COURSE SELECTION SHEET Counselors and staff will enter each students choices into Skyward Later in the Spring, course selection choices will be returned to each student for review and approval
Things to remember: Students may not repeat previously passed courses for credit. Do not repeat a course you have already passed. Students must choose SEVEN classes plus three alternate electives. Failure to choose alternate electives can result in you being placed in a course you did not choose. Students must take English, math, science, and social studies each year in high school. Sophomores must take health their 10 th grade year.