Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Twinsburg High School 9 th Grade Scheduling Class of 2017."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Twinsburg High School 9 th Grade Scheduling Class of 2017
Registration Timeline Meet with 8 th graders in science classes and distribute course selection sheets and THS Course Catalog on February 11 Parent meetings at THS on February 14 (6 pm and 7 pm) Course selection sheets due by Tuesday, February 19 to your math teacher RBC 8 th Graders enter schedules in computer labs during math classes on February 28
THS Graduation Requirements English –4 credits Science-3 credits Math –4 credits Social Studies –4 credits Academic Elective-1 credit Freshman Success-0.5 credits Health –0.5 credits P.E. –0.5 credits Electives-3.5 credits Fine Arts–1 credit Community Service-40 hours Total for THS Graduation –22credits *See THS Course Catalog: page 4
White Days Block 1 Study Lab Block 2 Art 1 Block 3 Health (Qtr. 1, 3) Success (Qtr. 2, 4) Block 4 Physical Science Blue Days Sample Freshman Schedule Block 1 English 9 Block 2 Competitive Team Sports/Fitness Block 3 Algebra 1 Block 4 Survey of Social Studies
White Days Block 1 Study Lab Block 2 Spanish II Block 3 Algebra II Honors Block 4 Physical Science Honors Blue Days Sample Freshman Schedule Block 1 English 9 Honors Block 2 Competitive Team Sports/Fitness Block 3 Health (Qtr. 1, 3) Success (Qtr. 2, 4) Block 4 Survey of Social Studies Honors
White Days Block 1 Survey of Social Studies Block 2 Physical Science Block 3 Algebra 1 Block 4 Band 1 st and 2 nd Semester Blue Days Sample Freshman Schedule Block 1 Success (Qtr. 1, 3) Health (Qtr. 2, 4) Block 2 Latin I Block 3 English 9 Block 4 Band 1 st and 2 nd Semester
Student Activities offered at THS Class Officers Pep Club Drama Club Band Gospel Choir Show Choir FRESH Orchestra National Honor Society Tiger News Network (TNN) Spirit Club Student Council And more...
Other Important Items Current 8 th graders are REQUIRED to do summer reading for 9 th grade (you will be tested)--lists posted on THS website If you did not get P.E. credit in 8 th grade, you should take P.E. in 9 th grade. All 9 th graders will have study lab (unless you take band or orchestra). Art I must be taken before any other Art courses. Office Suite is highly recommended before taking other business/computer courses.
Athletic Eligibility During the preceding grading period, students must earn 1.25 minimum 9-week GPA. During the preceding grading period, students must be passing a minimum of an equivalent of 5 credits. Summer school grades may not be used to substitute for failing grades from the last grading period of the regular school year. *See THS Course Catalog: page 11
THS Course Catalog Departments and Courses begin on pg. 21 Listed by departments beginning with Art Lists length, # of credits, pre-requisites, course fees, and course description
Examples of Pre-requisites Teacher Recommendation 11 th Grade Standing Audition “C” or Better in a Previous Class *Some electives not offered every year.
English Advanced Series English 9 Honors English 10 Honors English 11 Honors AP English Lit. & Composition Other English Dept. electives Regular Series English 9 English 10 English 11 English 12 *See THS Course Catalog: page 41
Social Studies *See THS Course Catalog: page 93
Minimum High School Courses Recommended by ACT for College Admissions English –4 years Math –3 years: Alg. I, Alg. II, Geometry Science –3 years: with lab experience (1 Physical Sci., 1 Life Sci., 1 Advanced Sci.) Social Studies –3 years: World History, American History, American Government Foreign Language –2 units of the same language (3 units in the same language or 2 units in 2 different languages required for honors diploma) Additional Courses-Visual Arts, Music, Theatre, Drama, Dance, Computer Science, etc. *specific high school course requirements vary from institution to institution *See THS Course Catalog: page 10
Honors Diploma (Students must meet at least 7 of 8 criteria.) a)Composite score of 27 on ACT or a 1210 (verbal and math) score on SAT b)3.5 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale. c)English –4 units d)Social Studies –4 units e)Science –4 units including Physics (A, B, or AP only) and Chemistry. f)Math –4 units (Alg. 1, Alg. 2, Geometry and higher level course). g)Fine Arts –1 unit h)Foreign Language –3 units of the same language OR 2 units of two different languages. *See THS Course Catalog: page 6
4 Year Planning FreshmanSophomore _____English 9__________________________ _____English 10_______________________ _____Mathematics_______________________ _____Mathematics____________________ _____Science___________________________ _____Science_________________________ _____Survey of Social Studies______________ _____U.S. History______________________ _____Health/Freshman Success____________ _____Elective________________________ _____Elective___________________________ _____Elective_________________________ JuniorSenior _____English____________________________ _____English_________________________ _____Mathematics_______________________ _____Mathematics_____________________ _____Science____________________________ _____Social Studies Elective_____________ _____U.S. Government & Economics_________ _____Elective_________________________ _____Elective____________________________ _____Elective_________________________
We are looking forward to a great freshman year at THS!