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2 Klein High School Course Registration for 2014-15

3 Requirements to Graduate Earn 26 State Credits Pass required State Courses Pass all the following EOC tests: English 1, English 2, Algebra 1, Biology, US History

4 Graduation Plans Recommended Plan Distinguished Plan “To be eligible for admission at a Texas Four-Year Public Institution, students must successfully complete the Recommended or Distinguished high school program.” --Texas Education Code (state law)

5 Recommended Plan 4 years of English 4 years of Math 4 years of Social Studies 4 years of Science 2 years of Foreign Lang. 1 year of PE/Equivalent 1 year of Fine Art Communication Applic. OR Professional Communication Electives 26 total credits

6 Distinguished Achievement Plan 26 Credits Same course requirements as Recommended – IPC does not count toward the science requirement 3 years of Foreign Language 4 Advanced Measures – AP scores – Dual Credit – Articulated-prep courses – Commended or Semi-Finalist on PSAT

7 Pre-AP/AP/Dual Credit Rigorous coursework & more homework “Extra” grade points Be better prepared for college Advanced Measure for Distinguished Plan (AP tests scores of 3+, not just taking the class) Earn college credit

8 Core Courses

9 English sequence: English 1English 2 English 2English 3 English 3English 4

10 Math Sequence: Advanced Math Skills Successful Math Performance Extra Support Needed for Math Success

11 Science sequence: Biology Chemistry Chemistry Physics Physics 4 th science 4 th science options: Advanced Animal Science Advanced Plant and Soil Forensic Science Aquatic Science Anatomy and Physiology Earth Space Science Biology AP Chemistry AP Environmental Science AP Physics AP * IPC will count as part of the Recommended Graduation Plan if taken prior to Chemistry and Physics and will not count toward the Distinguished Achievement Plan. **Be sure to check for prerequisites for the 4 th year science options!!!

12 Social Studies sequence: World GeographyWorld History World HistoryUS History US History Government/Economics

13 Required Coursework Foreign Language – Spanish – French – German – Latin Recommended Plan requires 2 years (same language); Distinguished Plan requires 3 years (same language)

14 Required Coursework 1 year of Fine Art: – Art – Band – Orchestra – Choir – Theater – Dance – Color Guard – Floral Design

15 Required Coursework 1 year of PE or Equivalent – PE – Athletics – Cheerleading (S1 only) – ROTC (substitution) – Drill Team (substitution) – Marching Band (S1 only, sub.) Can earn up to 4 PE/Equivalent credits

16 Career & Technical Education (CTE) 15 Career Clusters Why take CTE? – Learn about jobs – Certification 2- or 3-period classes require planning! Technology

17 Career & Technical Education (CTE) CosmetologyAgriculture Health Occupations

18 Career & Technical Education (CTE) Home Economics Auto Tech Electronics

19 Technology Courses  Fundamental Computer Science (grades 9-12)  Computer Science 2 (grades 10-12)  Digital Art & Animation (grades10-12)  Digital Video Design (grades 10-12)  Game Program Design—Fall semester (grades 9-12)  Mobile Application Development—Spring semester (grades 9-12)  Robotics Program Design (grades 9-12)  Web Design (grades 9-12)

20 Online Data Entry Meet with Counselor Bring Course Request Form Review at home via Parent Connection

21 What you’re getting today:

22 Course Selection Packet Introductory Letter Course Request List sheet 4-year-plan Course Selection sheet State Graduation Requirements


24 Transcript

25 Course Request List sheet 7 Class Periods – 4 Core Classes + 3 Electives – 1 Full-year Class = 1 Period – 2 Semester Classes = 1 Period 2(+) Alternates Student and Parent Signatures

26 4-year-plan {on back of Course Request List sheet}

27 Don’t forget these!

28 Additional Information Class Catalog & CTE Catalog (both can be found online) Forms, info packets, and applications Classmates, teachers, and family Counselors – email, before/after school KHS website:

29 To Do! Take home the packet & review thoroughly with a parent Reflect on information presented in the Career/Tech presentation (electives) Check for prerequisites, fees, forms, etc. Complete the Course Request List sheet & 4-year- plan—sign & have a parent sign Bring the Course Request List/4-year-plan sheet with you when your counselor calls you to meet with your counselor

30 Work Hard. Graduate!

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