Mount Sinai High School 2013 Parent / Freshman Orientation Welcome/Introduction Academic Presentation – Counselors Core Course Curriculum Scope & Sequence - Directors Speak with Principals, Directors and Counselors Questions and Answers Tour High School Building
There is something for everyone at Mount Sinai High School.
Academic and Behavioral Expectations of the High School Academic – Students should: Attend school and instruction consistently. Be prepared for class; complete class and home assignments. Be curious - ask questions and participate in class activities. Attend extra help when necessary. Think – independently and critically. Graduate and be College/Work ready. Behavioral/Social – Students should: As expected, demonstrate consideration and respect for others.
Mount Sinai High School Guidance Department Mr. Matthew Dyroff, Director of Guidance The Guidance Department assists with: Communication between parents and teachers. Monitoring students’ academic performance. Course selections. College applications. BOCES liaison. Concerns related to school or otherwise. Requesting Instructional Team Meetings as necessary. Serving as a resource for students/parents as necessary.
Scheduling Calendar January: Counselors meet with students to select courses for 2013-2014. February:Course selections entered into system. March:Students’ requests mailed home to parents. April/May:Counselors resolve scheduling conflicts and notify parents of any changes concerning course selections. June:Schedules for 2013-2014 are finalized. August:Schedules are mailed home.
English 4 credits Social Studies 4 credits Mathematics 3 credits Science 3 credits LOTE 3 credits Health ½ credit Art and/or Music 1 credit Electives 2 ½ credits Physical Education 2 credits Advanced Regents Diploma with Designation
Beginning with the Class of 2012 Beginning with the Class of 2012 Required Regents Exams (Passing Score: 65) English Language Arts Algebra Geometry Algebra II & Trigonometry Global History U. S. History Biology Regents Science Regents (Chemistry/Earth Science/Physics) LOTE Local Assessment