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Getting Ready for 9 th Grade! Review high school graduation requirements. Review 9 th grade requirements. Provide you with information to establish a relevant plan of study.
High School Graduation Requirements 4 credits English 2 credits Science (Science 9,Biology) 2 credits Math 3.5 credits Social Studies 1.5 credits Physical Education .5 credits Health Earn 27 Credits Total
5 Credits Required for 9th Graders English 9 World History Science 9 Math : (Algebra 1 or Geometry) Physical Education (1 semester) Health (1 semester)
9 th grade electives select at least 2 credits 1 credit courses –Band –Choir –Girls Treble Choir –Spanish 1 –Applied Tech 1 & 2 ½ credit courses –Intro to Art –Intro to Agriculture –Bus. Comp. –Keyboarding –Database –Word Spreadsheet –Basic Life Skills
Taking advantage of your high school education Enroll in challenging classes! Take advantage of BWHS free education. After BWHS, education is not free! Prepare yourself for the next step. Get involved in school.
Pledge to maintain at least a B average in high school. Pledge to demonstrate good citizenship and participated in your community. You will be promised admission to a Wisconsin Technical College or University Check out: www.wisconsincovenant.wi.gov for more information.www.wisconsincovenant.wi.gov
What are colleges looking for? RIGOROUS Course load! Leadership Qualities Diversity Non-academic Achievement Positive Influence to their campus
College Prep Required Courses 4 or more credits of English 3 or more credits of Science Science 9, Biology, Chemistry 3 or more credits of Math Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2 3 or more credits of Social Science 2 or more credits of Foreign Language
UW HELP www.Uwhelp.wisconsin.edu Admissions Information Career Information Placement Testing Information And MORE!
Pre-college Programs http://apps22.uwex.edu/pls/uwhelp/Precollege These programs cover a wide array of subjects from computer to basketball camps, from music and art to cheerleading and study skills. They are offered for varying age groups from pre-kindergarten through high school. Many of the academic programs offer scholarship assistance. scholarship assistance
Articulation Agreements with WITC Business Education Classes Database/Presentations Internet 1 Business and Computer Applications Keyboarding Word Processing/Spreadsheet Accounting 1
Band All-School Play Art Club Student Council Yearbook Skills USA Class Officers Spanish Club F.B.L.A – Future Business Leaders of America F.C.C.L.A. – Future Career & Community Leaders of America Forensics National Honor Society Office Helpers SADD Extra-Curricular Activities
Girls Sports Cheerleading Cross Country Volleyball Golf Tennis Basketball Hockey Softball Track Soccer Boys Sports Football Cross Country Soccer Basketball Hockey Wrestling Golf Track Tennis Baseball
Academic Portfolio A single to go resource to complete college applications, scholarships and financial aid. Includes: School records, health records, standardized test scores, awards, personal assessment resume, etc.
8 th Grade Orientation Week! Earn ¼ credit and get a leg up on High School! Have fun with your classmates! June 13-17, 2011. Registration information to come!
Individual Planning Conference In order to finalize your schedule for the 2011-12 school year, you will need to schedule an appointment with Mrs. Larson. Registration deadline is March 25, 2011.
Questions? The BWHS Counseling Office is available for answering questions along the way. Mrs. Smestad684-3321 x113 firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs. Pagel684-3321 x125 email@example.com