Presentation on theme: "Scheduling for 2013-2014. Scheduling Timeline Jan 22 – 25: Classroom pre-scheduling Jan 28 – Feb 6: Classroom scheduling Feb 19 – April: Individual scheduling."— Presentation transcript:
Scheduling Timeline Jan 22 – 25: Classroom pre-scheduling Jan 28 – Feb 6: Classroom scheduling Feb 19 – April: Individual scheduling Students receives requests May: Course selection letters sent home June 14:Deadline to change requests
Diplomas & Graduation Requirements Standard Diploma Advanced Studies Diploma
Diplomas & Graduation Requirements No Technical Diplomas! The online course requirement will start with next year’s freshmen
Standard Diploma for rising seniors Academic AreasCreditsSOL Verified Credits English42 Social Studies31 Mathematics31 Science31 Foreign Language00 Health/Physical Education20 Fine Art or CTE Elective10 Electives60 Student Selected Verified Credit01 Total226
Standard Diploma for rising sophomores and juniors Academic AreasCreditsSOL Verified Credits English42 Social Studies31 Mathematics31 Science31 Health/Physical Education2 Foreign Language, Fine Arts, or Career & Technical Education 2 Economics and Personal Finance1 Electives4 Student Selected Verified Credit1 Total226
Advanced Studies Diploma for rising seniors Academic AreasCreditsSOL Verified Credits English42 Social Studies42 Mathematics42 Science42 Foreign Language3 or 40 Health/Physical Education20 Fine Art or CTE Elective10 Electives1 or 20 Student Selected Verified Credit01 Total249
Advanced Studies Diploma for rising sophomores and juniors Academic AreasCreditsSOL Verified Credits English42 Social Studies42 Mathematics42 Science42 Foreign Language3-4 Health/Physical Education2 Fine Arts or Career & Technical Education 1 Economics and Personal Finance1 Electives3 Student Selected Verified Credit1 Total269
SOL Courses Reading (Eng. 11)Earth Science Writing (Eng. 11)Biology Chemistry Algebra 1World History 1 GeometryWorld History 2 Algebra 2US History
Grade 10 Course Selections 1. English 10, Academic or Honors 2. World History 2 or AP World History 3. Science (usually Biology Acad. or Honors) 4. Math – follows sequence 5. HPE 10 6. Economics & Personal Finance or elective 7. Elective
Grade 11 Course Selections 1. English 11 Academic, English 11 Honors, or AP Language 2. US History Academic or AP US History 3. Science – student’s choice 4. Math – follows sequence 5. Economics & Personal Finance or elective 6. Elective 7. Elective
Grade 12 Course Selections 1. English 12 Academic, AP Language, or AP Literature 2. US Government or AP Government 3. Science – student’s choice 4. Math – follows sequence 5. Elective 6. Elective 7. Elective
Course Levels General – Science only Course content and student performance are commensurate with the student’s grade level.
Course Levels Academic Course content and expected student performance require additional reading and writing at a rigorous level. Academic is a “college-bound” level.
Course Levels Honors and Pre-Advanced Placement Course content is rapidly paced with additional depth. Lessons are often designed to be complex, abstract and open-ended.
Changes for 2012-2013 New classes: Survey of Latin American History – Dual Enrollment BWHS is piloting Honors Chemistry Research
NOVA-Based Dual Enrollment English 12 US Government
LCPS-Based Dual Enrollment Survey of African History Survey of Latin American History Teacher Cadet Program Geospatial Science Independent Science Research Multivariable Calculus Various Monroe Technology courses
Advanced Placement Classes AP Language AP Literature AP Psychology AP World History AP US History AP Government AP Economics AP Human Geography AP Studio Art AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics AP French AP Spanish AP German AP Latin AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC AP Statistics AP Computer Science
Monroe Technology Center 1, 2 and 3-year programs Application due to BWHS Counseling office by March 1
Deadline for Course Requests June 14, 2013 – we cannot make changes to requests after this date!!!
Department Fair in Cafeteria Department chairs and teachers are available to answer your questions about specific courses This is a great opportunity to ask questions about work load, subject matter, expectations, etc.