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1 Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting! Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Dr. Alan Cox

2 Welcome to Chiles Guidance! Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Kim Scott

3 Chiles Bell Schedule ( ) 7:30 - 8:20First Period 8:25 - 9:20Second Period 9: :15Third Period 10:20- 11:10Fourth Period 11: :55Lunch 12: :50Fifth Period 12:55 - 1:50Sixth Period 1:55 - 2:45Seventh Period *Bus Transportation is provided before 1 st period and after 6 th period for students taking 6 classes (this may include a Fine Arts class). *A student choosing to take 7 classes must include a designated Fine Arts class during 7 th period. Parent must agree to provide transportation from school since there will be no transportation available after 7 th period.

4 Graduation Requirements 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 and Geometry) Science – 3 credits to include Biology 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 and End Of Course Exams (EOC) Algebra, Geometry and Biology.

5 Three Strands for 9 th Grade Students All 9 th graders will enroll in four required courses: –English I ( general, honors, honors/gifted) –Math –Science –Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE) The AP Accel programs allows for acceleration in the social studies area. Freshmen participating in AP Accel enroll in World History Honors a year early to allow them to begin taking Advanced Placement coursework in 10 th grade. Students who participate in the AP Accel Plus Program being taking Advanced Placement coursework in 9 th grade. Those students enroll in Advanced Placement World History or Advanced Placement Human Geography. Grade Point Averages- Leon County and State University System weighting: Honors.5, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment 1.0

6 Florida 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), 1290 SAT or 29 ACT and 75 hours of community service. Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles Guidance website – Information 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 1050 SAT or 23 ACT 16 required academic credits include: 4 English 4 Math (Algebra I level and higher) Algebra IA & IB = 1 credit 3 Science 3 Social Science 2 Foreign Language (in the same language) The SAT and ACT writing subtests will not be used for determining Bright Futures eligibility. Statewide Scholarship Weighting awards.25 per semester for honors, AP and DE courses with a C or higher. Advanced foreign language is not honors for BF.

7 Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution. Requirements: 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required credits for graduation), 3.5 GPA in a 3 credit vocational program and a passing score on a college placement test (SAT 440 verbal & math, ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or CPT 83 Reading & Sentence Skills, 72 Algebra) TV Productions I TV Productions II TV Productions III Culinary Arts IDCT I Culinary Arts II DCT II Culinary Arts III DCT III Engineering Technology IBST I Engineering Technology IIWeb Design I Engineering Technology IIIWeb Design II Communication Technology ICriminal Justice I Communication Technology IICriminal Justice II Communication Technology IIICriminal Justice III ***Satisfactory completion of a three credit sequential vocational program may award TCC credit toward an A.S. degree. See Leon County Schools Career Pathways Bulletin.

8 Registration and Dates to Remember Pre-registration information is available on our website under Prospective Students. Guidance counselors from Chiles visit the middle schools. –Holy Comforter – March 1 st –Deerlake – March 2 nd –Montford - March 3 rd –Cobb, Raa, Fairview, Arts and Sciences, Imagine School Dates to remember –March 8 – Curriculum Fair 6:00 – 7:30pm – Chiles Gym –April 5 - Gifted Parent Meeting 6:00 – Chiles Cafeteria –Mid March – Students return completed registration forms to their middle school. –May – Course verification forms mailed home. –August – Freshmen Orientation at Chiles HS on the Friday prior to start of school.

9 Welcome to Chiles Career & Technology Education Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Calli Pickens

10 Sequence of Three Courses Industry Standard Software: Adobe CS3 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, AutoDesk Inventor CAD Project Based Instruction – Real World Related; Career Related

11 Rachele Hall Career & Technology Schedule: Schedule: American History Honors Engineering Technology II Chemistry Web Design II English III Honors Pre-Calculus Extracurricular Activities: Girls Golf Tallahassee Dance Academy Key Club Students Working Against Tobacco Psychology club Web Design Little Red Riding Hood Technology Student Association Community Involvements: –Children's Church volunteer at North Florida Baptist Church. –Athletic Events Fundraiser. –TalTech High School Liaison. Achievements: –Sophomore Technology Student of the year. –1 st place District History fair in the Web Design category. –District Championship Golf Team two years in a row.

12 Welcome Chiles Dual Enrollment! Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Pat Phelan

13 Dual Enrollment Juniors who wish to take college coursework in their Senior year may sign up for the Dual Enrollment Program Students may gain as many as 18 hours of college credit in the senior year Requirements: –3.0 unweighted GPA AND (one of the following) –SAT 440+ Verbal550+ Math –ACT 17+ English21+ Math18+ Reading –CPT 83+ English88+ Math83+ Reading The CPT is given on campus, free of charge for all Juniors. Chiles offers Math, English, & Social Studies For more information Mrs. Phelan

14 Welcome to Chiles AP ACCEL & ACCEL Plus! Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Nancy Watson

15 Sample Course Request Form AP ACCEL and ACCEL PLUS Required Courses: AP ACCEL (5 total) Directions: Select one course from each subject area. ENGLISH: _____English I Honors _____English I Honors/Gifted MATHEMATICS: placement based on 8 th grade course and grade earned as well as standardized test scores. _____Algebra I _____Geometry _____Geometry Honors _____Geometry Honors/Gifted _____Algebra II _____Algebra II Honors _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted SCIENCE: In order to take Biology, you must have passed Earth/Space Science Honors with a B or higher and Algebra I with a B or higher. _____Earth/Space Science Honors _____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors _____Biology Honors/Gifted _____Pre-AP Biology PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH: _____ Health Education/Physical Education SOCIAL SCIENCE: _____World History Honors/ACCEL _____ World History Honors/ACCEL/Gifted Required Courses: AP ACCEL Plus (5 total) Directions: Select one course from each subject area. ENGLISH: _____English I Honors _____English I Honors/Gifted MATHEMATICS: placement based on 8 th grade course and grade earned as well as standardized test scores. _____Algebra I _____Geometry _____Geometry Honors _____Geometry Honors/Gifted _____Algebra II _____Algebra II Honors _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted SCIENCE: In order to take Biology, you must have passed Earth/Space Science Honors with a B or higher and Algebra I with a B or higher. _____Earth/Space Science Honors _____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors _____Biology Honors/Gifted _____ Pre-AP Biology PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH: _____ Health Education/Physical Education SOCIAL SCIENCE: _____Advanced Placement World History _____Advanced Placement Human Geography _____World History Honors/ACCEL _____World History Honors/ACCEL/Gifted

16 AP ACCEL Program AP ACCEL 2011 Program Requirements GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE 3.20 DSS 1828 or higher or 80% --- OR 3.20 DSS 1775 or higher or 77% & DSS 2080 or higher & 95% GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE 3.20 DSS 1987 or higher or 80% --- Summer Qualification on 2011 Test Scores

17 ACCEL PLUS Program ACCEL PLUS 2011 Program Requirements GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE 3.90 DSS 1945 or higher or 93% --- GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE 3.90 DSS 2073 or higher or 93% --- Summer Qualification on 2011 Test Scores

18 Accessing the AP Application If you qualify for ACCEL or ACCEL PLUS, you will need to complete an Advanced Placement application. 1.Go to the Chiles web page (www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us) 2.Click on Departments 3.Click on AP Courses 4.Click on AP ACCEL 5.Click on Application 2011 – Print and complete the application and turn it in with your course request form to your middle school guidance office

19 AP ACCEL Schedule: ACCEL Plus Schedule: Victoria Martin Josh Gallaher AP ACCEL Schedule: HOPE-PE Algebra II Honors Spanish II Biology I Honors World History ACCEL/Honors English I Honors No 7 th Period Extracurricular Activities: Cheerleading Community Involvements: Youth Group ACCEL Plus Schedule: AP World History HOPE-PE Algebra II Honors/Gifted English I Honors/Gifted Biology I Honors/Gifted Spanish III Honors SGA – Class President Extracurricular Activities: Tennis, Soccer Community Involvements: Civil Air Patrol Other Activities: Flying, Gaming, Reading

20 Welcome to Chiles Gifted Program! Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Nancy Watson

21 Gifted Students are served in English & other academic classes taught by gifted certified teachers Due to the number of classes offered at the high school level and scheduling concerns, not all gifted classes are pure gifted courses Educational Plans for gifted students high school years will be developed and available for review and signing at the Gifted Parent Meeting Additional information will be available at that time Chiles Gifted Program Gifted Parent Night 6:00 PM, April 5, 2011

22 Welcome to Chiles Advanced Placement Program! Tuesday, February 22, :00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Jan Dunlap

23 AP and College Success AP Students are much more likely to graduate from college in 4 years or less. AP math and science students are much more likely to major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics

24 AP and College Success One of the best standard predictors of academic success at Harvard is performance on Advanced Placement Examinations. –Bill Fitzsimmons Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid Harvard University

25 Advanced Placement Schedule: Taylor Jones 9 th Grade Schedule English I Honors/Gifted Algebra 2 Honors/Gifted Biology Honors AP World History Spanish II HOPE Costume Design 10 th Grade Schedule English II Honors Algebra II Honors Biology Honors Chemistry Honors AP Psychology Art 3-D Spanish III 11 th Grade Schedule AP Language & Composition Pre-Calculus/Trigonometry Honors Physics Honors Spanish IV Honors AP Art History AP Chemistry American History Honors online Senior Schedule Govt &Politics/Economics Honors Latin I AP Literature and Composition AP Statistics AP Calculus A/B AP Environmental Science Extracurricular: Anchor Club,Spanish National Honor Society, National Honor Society, STAND Club, Swim Team

26 Advanced Placement Schedule: Faithe Galloway 9 th Grade Schedule: English I Honors Algebra I HOPE Drama I Earth/Space Science Honors World History Accel/Honors 10 th Grade Schedule English II Honors Geometry Honors SGA French I Biology Honors Soccer AP European History 11 th Grade Schedule AP Language & Comp AP US History Algebra II Honors SGA French II Chemistry Honors Senior Schedule AP Literature & Comp AP Government & Economic SGA Marine Biology Honors Pre Calculus AB French III Honors. SGA (Student Body Pres) Nat. English Honor Soc, Anchor -director, FCA – leadership team, Soccer (4 yrs), Flag Football (4yrs), NHS, Senior Board, Little Red Riding Hood

27 Were looking forward to meeting our new Timberwolves in August!


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