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1 Klein Collins High School
Course Registration for Current 8th graders & KCHS 9th graders

2 EOC Endorsement

3 3 Requirements to Graduate
Earn 26 State Credits Complete one of the Endorsement Plans Pass required 5 End of Course (EOC) Exams

4 End of Course Exams (EOC)
You must successfully complete the following EOC exams. English 1 English 2 Algebra 1 Biology US History For more information go to: KCHS website—Testing

5 Credits State Credits - count toward graduation
26 Credits Required 1 Full Year Class = 1 Credit 1 Semester Class = 0.5 Credit Local Credits - do not count toward graduation (Office Aide, Student Leadership, etc.) Denied Credit – Student does not earn credit due to excessive absences, despite passing grades!

6 Transcript Official academic record Send to colleges & scholarships
Semester averages Total credits earned EOC, GPA, Rank Send to colleges & scholarships 6 credits=10th grader 11 credits=11th grader 17 credits=12th grader

7 GPA and Class Rank GPA (Grade Point Average) - Grade points are awarded in each course and will eventually be used to calculate your GPA. GPA determines your class rank. Colleges consider GPA and Class Rank for admission decisions. Remember your GPA and Class Rank start your 9th grade year!

8 How Do I Earn Grade Points?
Semester averages are used to determine grade points Advance courses receive more grade points “How to Calculate your GPA” power point is online on the KCHS website GRADE POINT VALUES Course Average GT/AP/PreAP/Dual Credit Advanced Regular 100 6.0 5.5 5.0 99 5.9 5.4 4.9 98 5.8 5.3 4.8 97 5.7 5.2 4.7 96 5.6 5.1 4.6 95 4.5 94 4.4 93 4.3 92 4.2 91 4.1 90 4.0 89 3.9 88 3.8 87 3.7 86 3.6 85 3.5 84 3.4 83 3.3 82 3.2 81 3.1 80 3.0 79 2.8 78 2.6 77 2.9 2.4 76 2.7 2.2 75 2.5 2.0 74 *2.8 *2.3 1.8 73 *2.6 *2.1 1.6 72 *2.4 *1.9 1.4 71 *2.2 *1.7 1.2 70 *2.0 *1.5 1.0

Revised February 3, 2014

10 5 Endorsement Areas ARTS AND HUMANITIES Political science, literature, world languages, cultural studies, history and fine arts. BUSINESS & INDUSTRY Information technology, database management, marketing, accounting, finance, graphic design, architecture, construction, welding, automotive technology, agriculture, vet science, culinary arts and hospitality. MULTIDISCIPLINARY This endorsement provides students the opportunity to take a variety of courses from each of the other four endorsement areas. PUBLIC SERVICE Health science occupations, education, law enforcement, cosmetology, and JROTC STEM Science, Technology-including computer science, Engineering, and advanced Math.

11 Suggested Courses for 9th graders
English 1 Algebra 1 or Geometry (If Algebra has been completed) Biology W. Geography Electives: PE Foreign Language Fine Arts Other Electives

12 Suggested Courses for 10th graders
English 2 Geometry or Algebra 2 (If Geometry has been completed) Chemistry W. History Electives Finish other required courses (Fine Art, PE, & Foreign Language) if not completed in 9th grade Other Electives in your Endorsement

13 Required Coursework 2 years of Foreign Language Most colleges require
Spanish French German Latin Most colleges require 2yrs of a Foreign Language Must take 2 years of the same language or 2 years Computer Programming Languages (Computer Science 1 and 2)

14 Required Coursework 1 year of Fine Art Band Orchestra Choir Theater
(Performance or Technical) Dance Color Guard Floral Design

15 Required Coursework 1 year of PE or Equivalent
Athletics Cheerleading (S1 only) ROTC (waiver) Drill Team (waiver) Marching Band (S1 only) Dance Can earn up to 4 PE credits

16 Athletics 9th Football, Girls Track and Girls Basketball are the only open enrollment sport at KCHS All other sports require tryouts and/or coach approval Sign up for PE until approved by coach or tryouts occur Coach contact information on KC website and in your packet

17 Advanced Academics Pre AP, AP, & Dual Credit
Rigorous coursework & more homework Preparation of AP/DC classes Earn college credit Be better prepared for college Higher GPA Scale Consider your schedule, extra curricular activities, and other responsibilities.

18 Schools of Choice International Baccalaureate
At Klein Oak High School This advanced, comprehensive program of study offers an integrated approach to learning with an emphasis on meeting the challenges of living and working in a global, technological society. International Business Academy At Klein Forest High School A four-year, magnet program that encompasses the high school core curriculum with additional academic courses that emphasize business, foreign language, and global culture. Additional information can be found on the Klein ISD website

19 Use Your Resources Class Catalog & CTE Catalog Forms and info packets
Classmates, teachers, and family Counselors – , stop by before/after school, or put in a counselors request. Attend TIE Night


21 What’s in the Course Selection Packet?
Course Request List sheet Course Selection Sheet Introductory Letter These sheets must be turned in! 4-year-plan

22 Sample Course Selection Sheet

23 Course Selection Sheets
Listing of the courses available Key * = 1 Semester Class + = Approval Required $ = Fee Required F = Form Required ▲= Prerequisite Required Keep for your records

24 Course Request List Form
All students must turn in a Course Request List

25 Course Request List Form
List the Course Name and Course Number 7 Class Periods 4 Core Classes + 3 Electives 1 Full-year Class = 1 Period 2 Semester Classes = 1 Period 3 Alternates Student and Parent Signatures

26 ALL students must turn in a 4-year plan
FOUR YEAR PLAN Use Pencil Include any courses you have taken in Middle School that you will receive high school credit for Fill in blanks with classes you plan to take Check required classes ALL students must turn in a 4-year plan with a PARENT SIGNATURE.

27 Online Data Entry Bring completed 4-Year Plan & Course Request Form
Students will enter courses online via Career Cruising during Social Studies classes Jan Review at home via Career Cruising

28 Deadline for Schedule Changes
Check them carefully! 7 Class Periods Electives Schedule Change Deadline is June 11,2015 JUNE 11th

29 To Do Review Course Selection Sheets Learn more about class options
Which Endorsement will you earn? Learn more about class options Turn in completed 4-Year Plan and Course Selection Sheet Jan

30 KCHS Website
Check our website for announcements, deadlines, College and Scholarship information, other useful material.

31 Work Hard. Graduate!

32 Questions?

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