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1 WELCOME TO THE LAWTON CHILES HIGH SCHOOL TIMBERWOLF PACK

2 Graduation Options A four-year, minimum of 24-credits standard program, or A three-year, 18 credit standard college preparatory program, or A three-year, 18 credit career preparatory program Standard 24 Credit Graduation Requirements English – 4 credits Math – 4 credits (to include Algebra I, Geometry and Algebra II) Science – 3 credits to include Biology and Chemistry or Physics) Social Studies – 3 credits ( World History, United States History, Economics and United States Government) Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE) – 1 credit Fine Art or DOE Approved Practical Art – 1 credit Electives – as needed for a total of 24 credits (8 credits) Earn a 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPA Pass FCAT Reading 2.0 and End Of Course Exams (EOC) for credit in Algebra I, Geometry and Biology. Complete at least one course for graduation via online learning.

3 Course Progressions 9th grade progression – REQUIRED COURSES English I Math Science HOPE 9th grade Pre-AP/AP Accel REQUIRED COURSES English I Math Science HOPE World History Honors – Pre-AP or AP Accel program AP World History or AP Human Geography- AP Accel program In addition, with prerequisites, have the option to enroll in AP Biology or AP Environmental Science.

4 Options for completing the online course requirement for graduation. Course can be a semester or yearlong course. Course can be taken in middle school as long as it is a high school credit course. Course may be taken via Leon County Virtual School (LCVS) or Florida Virtual School (FLVS). Course may be a credit-recovery as long as the student earns high school credit through online learning. LCVS – No cost to student. Program run by Leon County Schools which is available during the traditional school calendar (Aug –May). Registration is open prior to each semester and deadlines apply Review: for details.http://www.leongoesvirtual.net/ FLVS - No cost to student. Statewide, year-round program. Students can register at any time of the year with no deadlines. It may take a long time to be assigned a teacher in the summer. Review for details.www.flvs.net Guidance approval is required for students to enroll in an online course.

5 Pre-AP Program Pre-AP 2013 Program Requirements GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE or higher Or 80% or higher --- GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE or higher --- Summer Qualification on 2013 Test Scores

6 AP Accel Program AP Accel 2013 Program Requirements GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE 3.90 DSS 258 or higher or 93% --- GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE or higher --- Summer Qualification on 2013 Test Scores

7 Accessing the AP Application If you qualify for AP Accel, you will need to complete an Advanced Placement application. 1.A blue form will be attached to the Course Request From 2.For summer qualification - go to the Chiles web page (www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us) 3.Click on Departments 4.Click on AP Courses 5.Click on AP Accel 6.Click on Application 2013 – Print and complete the application and turn it in with your course request form

8 Bright Futures Scholarships Academic Scholars Award – - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution. Requirements: 3.5 weighted* gpa (16 required academic credits) and 1290 SAT (Reading and Math) or 29 ACT (Composite) and 100 hours of community service. ( Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles website – Guidance link) Florida Medallion Scholars Award – - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution. Requirements: 3.0 weighted* GPA (16 required academic credits) and 1170 SAT or 26 ACT and 75 hours of community service. ( Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles website – Guidance link) 16 required academic credits include –4 English –4 Math (Algebra I, II, Geometry and above) –3 Science –3 Social Science –2 Foreign Language (in the same language)

9 Bright Futures Scholarships (cont) Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award – Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution. Requirements: 3.0 weighted* gpa (16 credits for graduation) and 3.5 gpa in 3 credit vocational program and 30 hours of community service. ( Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles website – Guidance link) and a passing score on a college placement test SAT - Critical Reading 440, Math 440 or ACT - English 17, Reading 18, Math 19 or CPT – Reading 83, Sentence Skills 83, Algebra 72 *Statewide Scholarship Weighting awards.25 per semester for honors and AP courses with a C or higher. Advanced foreign language is not honors for BF.

10 Gold Seal Vocational Programs TV Productions I DCT I TV Productions II DCT II TV Productions III DCT III Culinary Arts ICriminal Justice I Culinary Arts II Criminal Justice II Culinary Arts III Criminal Justice III Computing for College &Careers Web Design I Web Design II Communication Technology I Communication Technology II Communication Technology III ***Satisfactory completion of a three credit sequential vocational program may award TCC credit toward an A.S. degree program. See Leon County Schools Career Pathways Bulletin.

11 NCAA Requirements If you are planning to compete athletically at the college level there are certain academic eligibility and core-course requirements that must be met. Full Qualifier must: Complete 16 core courses Ten of the 16 core courses must be completed before the seventh semester (senior year) of high school. Seven of the 10 core courses must be English, math or science. Meet the competition sliding scale requirement of grade-point average and ACT/SAT score Graduate from high school. Must complete the Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse application after junior year. Must have a minimum 2.3 GPA in 16 core academic courses –Core courses 4 credits in English 3 credits in math (minimum Algebra I, II and Geometry) 2 credits in social science 2 credits in science 1 additional credit in English, math or science 4 additional academic credits PLEASE visit the NCAA CLEARINGHOUSE WEBSITE FOR FURTHER INFORMATION!

12 Registration Forms All students must submit a registration form. All students must indicate a choice of six periods. Alternate course choices are very important! Give full and half credit alternate choices. If you dont provide alternate choices, we may pick classes for you. Deerlake students must return completed registration forms to their American History teachers on _______. Montford Students must return completed registration forms to their Language Arts teachers on____________. Course registration verifications will be mailed home in May. This will be a time to review your schedule request for accuracy and a final time to make elective course changes!

13 Directions for completing course request forms: Fill in the squares and/or triangles in front of the courses you would like to take next year. You must have your CURRENT teacher sign for each required course requested AND any electives that have a line following the square. –i.e. _____________________ Orchestra Make certain that all selections equal a total of 6 credits

14 Registration and Dates to Remember Hours for Chiles High School are: 7:30a.m. (1 st period begins) until 1:50pm (through 6 th period) Plan to attend the annual Curriculum Fair on Tuesday, March 12 open 6:00 pm-7:30pm in the Chiles gym. This event is designed to allow you to meet teachers and students and to get all of your questions answered. We want to help you make good decisions about next years schedule. All students must submit a completed registration form or we will choose classes for you! Upcoming in August – Freshman Orientation at Chiles HS on the Friday prior to start of school


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