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Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting! Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mr. Joe Burgess Principal www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us.

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1 Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting! Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mr. Joe Burgess Principal www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us

2 Chiles High PTO Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Diane Houston & Sue Morden PTO Co-Presidents www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us

3 PTO HIGHLIGHTS

4 Welcome to Chiles Guidance! Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Kim Scott

5 Chiles High School - 2013-14 Something for everyone - academics, vocational and technical programs, fine arts, athletics, activity clubs, service clubs and more. Orientation – Friday before school starts. Homeroom – Several days during first week to review aspects of high school. Lockers – available for students, assigned first week of school in homeroom. Tools available – Planner, online grade system, teacher websites (optional) Lunch – one lunch time, many menu options, Jrs and Srs may go off campus with grades and parent approval. Parking lot – very busy at the beginning and end of school. Bell Schedule 7:30 - 8:20First Period 8:25 - 9:20Second Period 9:25 - 10:15Third Period 10:20- 11:10Fourth Period 11:10 - 11:55Lunch 12:00 - 12:50Fifth Period 12:55 - 1:50Sixth Period

6 Articulation Process Guidance Department will meet with students at most feeder middle schools to discuss options and process as well as distribute Course Request Forms. Private and home school students must complete registration process with the registrar. Encourage balance of challenging academics, courses of interest and extra curricular involvement. Students should get involved on our campus! Credits are earned by passing a semester of a course (yearlong for EOC courses). Students will have an official record, called a transcript, with unweighted and weighted grade point average (GPA) after the completion of one semester of a high school coursework. High school transcript is cumulative for credits and GPA. Unweighted GPA is based on all courses awarded the standard grading of: A = 4.0 B = 3.0 C = 2.0 D = 1.0 Weighted GPA is based on: Honors and honors gifted courses awarded an extra.5 for a semester grade of a C or better. A = 4.5 B = 3.5 C = 2.5 Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses are awarded an extra 1.0 for a semester grade of C or higher. A = 5.0 B = 4.0 C = 3.0

7 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, 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.

8 Online Course for Graduation 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) therefore not an option for summer. Registration is open prior to each semester and deadlines apply. Review http://www.leongoesvirtual.net/ 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 www.flvs.net for details.www.flvs.net Students must request approvals from their guidance counselor for online courses.

9 Three Strands for 9 th Grade Students 9 th grade students typically enroll in four required courses: English I (general, honors, honors/gifted) Math Science Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE) –The traditional track allows students to take World History in 10 th grade. –The Pre-AP program allows for acceleration in the social studies area. Students who participate in Pre-AP enroll in World History Honors a year early to allow them the opportunity to begin taking Advanced Placement coursework in 10 th grade. –The AP Accel program allows for acceleration in the social studies. Students who participate in AP Accel being taking Advanced Placement coursework in 9 th grade. Those students enroll in Advanced Placement World History or Advanced Placement Human Geography. In addition, with prerequisites, have the option to enroll in AP Biology or AP Environmental Science.

10 Registration and Dates to Remember Early March - Guidance counselors from Chiles visit the middle schools. March 12 – Curriculum Fair 6:00 – 7:30pm – Chiles Gym 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. For Private and Homeschool students: Pre-registration information is available on our website under Prospective Students.

11 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 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 level and higher) 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.

12 Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage for a vocational/technical program at a FL post secondary institution. Requirements: 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required credits for graduation), 3.5 GPA in a 3 credit vocational program, 30 hours of community service, ( Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles website – Guidance link) 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 Criminal Justice I TV Productions II Criminal Justice II TV Productions III Criminal Justice III Culinary Arts IDCT I Culinary Arts II DCT II Culinary Arts III DCT III Computing for College & Careers Communication Technology I Web Design I Communication Technology II Web Design II Communication Technology 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.

13 Community Service Documentation Students can begin earning the community service hours for Bright Futures once they are promoted to 9 th grade. (during the summer after 8 th grade)

14 Welcome to Chiles Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Ms. Calli Pickens Asst Principal for Curriculum

15 Registration and Dates to Remember Pre-registration information is available on our website under Prospective Students (under the guidance heading). DATES TO REMEMBER March 4 th -8 th –Middle School Visits (Holy Comforter, School of Arts, Cobb, Raa, Fairview, Swift Creek, etc) March 4 th -Visit Montford Middle School March 6 th -Visit Deerlake Middle School May-Course Verification Forms mailed home. August-Freshman Orientation at Chiles on the Friday before school starts.

16 Welcome to Chiles Career &Technology Education Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Julie Childers Career & Technology Education

17 Sequence of Three Courses Industry Standard Software: Adobe CS3 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, AutoDesk Inventor Project Based Instruction – Real World Related; Career Related For more information, email Julie Childers

18 Student Schedule: Alayna Sibille11 th Grade Com Tech (Computer Art 2) PreCalculus A & B US History Honors AP Language Art 2D2 AP Art History Career Goal: Graphic Design and Business Extra Curricular Activities: Technology Student Association Drama Program Cheerleading Soccer

19 Welcome Chiles Dual Enrollment! Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Pat Phelan

20 Dual Enrollment Juniors who wish to take college coursework in their Senior year may sign up for the Dual Enrollment Program through Tallahassee Community College 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 –FPERT 99+ English123+ Math104+ Reading The FPERT is given on campus, free of charge for all Juniors. Chiles offers Math, English, & Social Studies For more information e-mail Mrs. Phelan

21 Welcome Chiles Athletics Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mike Eto Athletic Director

22 Eligibility Athletic Schedule Required Paperwork

23 Eligibility Governed by the FHSAA and Leon County 4 years of consecutive eligibility from the time you enter 9 th grade Age limit of 19 years and 9 months (New bylaw takes place in 2014 – Age limit of 19 years) Minimum Cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or higher

24 Athletic Schedule 3 Seasons –Fall, Winter and Spring –Must complete the current season before starting a new season Fall Sports ( Late August through Mid December ) Boys and Girls Golf Boys and Girls Swimming & Diving Volleyball Football Boys and Girls Cross Country

25 Athletic Schedule Winter Sports (October through February) –Boys and Girls Basketball –Boys and Girls Soccer –Wrestling –Girls Weightlifting –Competitive Cheer

26 Athletic Schedule Spring Sports (January through May) –Softball –Boys and Girls Track & Field –Baseball –Flag Football –Lacrosse –Boys and Girls Tennis –Boys Weightlifting Extra Curricular Sports –Cheer (Spirit Squad) –Dance Team

27 Required Forms Pick them up from Coach or Student Activities Office Forms necessary to participate in Athletics –Physical Form – EL2 Completed by a physician and it is valid for one calendar year –Activity Participation Form –Consent and Release – EL3 –Concussion & Heat Related illness – EL3CH –Student Authorization for Health Disclosure - HIPPA

28 Welcome to Chiles Pre AP & AP Accel Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Nancy Watson AP Accel Coordinator Gifted Coordinator

29 Sample Course Request Form Pre AP and AP ACCEL Required Courses: PreAP(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 (Pre-req Geometry Hon) _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted (Pre-req Geometry Hon) SCIENCE: _____Earth/Space Science Honors _____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors (Pre-req Earth/Space Honors & Algebra I Honors with a B or higher) _____Biology Honors/Gifted (Pre-req same as Bio Hon) _____ Chemistry Honors (Co-req Bio I Hon & Alg II Hon) PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH: _____ Health Education/Physical Education (HOPE) SOCIAL SCIENCE: _____World History Honors/Pre-AP _____ World History Honors/Pre-APGifted 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 (Pre-req Geometry Hon) _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted (Pre-req Geometry Hon) SCIENCE:. _____Earth/Space Science Honors _____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors (Pre-req Earth/Space Honors & Algebra I Honors with a B or higher) _____Biology Honors/Gifted (Pre-req same as Bio Hon) _____Chemistry Honors (Pre /co-req Bio I Hon & Alg II Hon) _____ AP Biology (Pre-req Bio I Hon& co-req Algebra II & Chem Honors, required) _____ AP Environmental Science PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH: _____ Health Education/Physical Education (HOPE) SOCIAL SCIENCE: _____World History Honors/Pre-AP _____World History Honors/Pre-AP/Gifted _____Advanced Placement World History _____Advanced Placement Human Geography

30 Pre-AP Program Pre-AP 2013 Program Requirements GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE 3.20 235 or higher Or 80% or higher --- GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE 3.20241 or higher --- Summer Qualification on 2013 Test Scores

31 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 3.90 264 or higher --- Summer Qualification on 2013 Test Scores

32 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 – 2014 7.Print and complete the application and turn it in with your course request form

33 Pre-AP Schedule: Gifted Schedule: Courtney Hamm Kenny Smith AP ACCEL Schedule: Chemistry I Honors English I Honors Algebra II Honors Theater I World History Pre-AP/Honors Art/ 3D Extracurricular Activities: Trying out for Flag Football! Community Involvements: Young Actors Theater Tap Dance Classes Church Group Hanging out with my friends! Gifted Schedule: English I Honors/Gifted Biology 1 Honors/Gifted World History Pre AP/Honors/Gifted Geometry Honors Computers for College & Careers Spanish III Honors Extracurricular Activities: Brain Bowl Community Involvement Sports

34 Welcome to Chiles Gifted Program! Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Nancy Watson

35 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 30, 2013

36 Welcome to Chiles Fine Arts Department Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Ms. Kelly Little Department Chair ART BAND CHORUS DRAMA ORCHESTRA ART BAND CHORUS DRAMA ORCHESTRA

37 The Performing Arts Band Chorus Drama Orchestra WolfPAC ITS-Thespians The music program at Lawton Chiles High School offers multiple classes in Chorus, Orchestra, Band, Guitar, and AP Music Theory. The drama department offers a full technical theater program as well as a full sequence of dramatic and stagecraft classes including costume design.

38 The Visual Arts 2-D Classes Drawing, Painting, Digital Photo 3-D Classes Sculpture, Ceramics (3 ) AP Courses in Art: Drawing / 2D / Sculpture National Art Honor Society, Chapter 2119 Art Club Community Exhibits Museum Trips Art College Presentations Visiting Artists

39 Welcome to Chiles Advanced Placement Program! Tuesday, February 19, 2013 6:00 PM – Chiles High Auditorium Mrs. Jan Dunlap Director of Advanced Placement

40 AP and College Success The AP courses that I completed helped me build the confidence and acquire the knowledge that is necessary to dive into college. -- Zachary Stuart, Former AP Student and Stanford University Freshman

41 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

42 [AP courses on a students transcript] tell us that theyre challenging themselves … preparing for the rigor that they will encounter at the University of Wisconsin– Madison. These students are going to be the most successful. --Bobbie Jean St. Arnauld Freshman Admissions Manager AP and College Success a

43 33% of students who attend college attain a Bachelors degree 59% of students who take at least 1 AP course attain a Bachelors degree (regardless of whether they passed the AP exam or not) 76% of students who take 2 or more AP courses attain a Bachelors degree (regardless of whether they passed the AP exam or not) [Answers in the Tool Box: Academic Intensity, Attendance Patterns, and Bachelor's Degree Attainment (1999), Federal Department of Education] Research of college graduation rates shows that:

44 Advanced Placement Schedule : Michelle Kelley 9 th Grade Schedule AP World History HOPE Spanish II Algebra II Honors English I Honors Biology Honors Student Government 10 th Grade Schedule AP Human Geography Spanish III Honors Chemistry Honors English II Honors Pre-Calculus II Honors Student Government 11 th Grade Schedule AP Language & Composition AP Calculus AB AP Environmental Science AP Art History American History Honors Student Government 12 th Grade Schedule AP Literature and Composition AP US Government AP Macroeconomics AP Statistics Externship Honors/Gifted at a Criminal Defense Law Firm Student Government Honors Extracurricular: Varsity Volleyball (Captain), Mu Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Student Government (Vice-President), Chiles Anchor Club (Vice-President), Tallahassee Junior Volleyball Club, Little Red Riding Hoods, Spanish National Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and Boys Volleyball Broball Relay for Life Fundraiser Founder and Creator.

45 Senior Class President Schedule: Gracie Smith 9 th Grade Schedule: Hope English I Honors Biology Honors Geometry Honors World History Honors French 2 Honors 10 th Grade Schedule Culinary Arts 1 AP World History Algebra 2 Honors English 2 Honors Chemistry Honors Softball Class 11 th Grade Schedule AP American History Student Government AP Psychology Pre Calculus Honors AP Language & Composition Physics Honors 12 th Senior Schedule AP English Literature AP Environmental Science Student Government AP Calculus Externship Honors/Gifted Govt/ Economics Honors (Online) Creative Photography (Online) Extracurricular Activities: SGA (Senior Class President), Senior Board President, Chiles Softball, Chiles Soccer, National Honor Society, Big Bad Wolves & Little Red Riding Hoods, Key Club, Tech Crew for Chiles Musical, Waitress, Volunteer for TMH, Capital Regional Medical Center, Chiles Softball Summer Camp & Relay for Life.

46 Were looking forward to meeting our new Timberwolves in August! You can join the Chiles ListServ & find more information on the Chiles webpage : www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us


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