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7TH GRADE COURSE SELECTION 2015-2016 B.L. GRAY JR. HIGH SCHOOL
WELCOME TO B. L. GRAY PRINCIPAL: Mrs. Lori A. Garza 2015-2016 ADMINISTRATIVE TEAM 7 TH GRADE ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL: Mrs. Julie Carranza 7 TH GRADE COUNSELOR: Mrs. Hilda Gonzalez 8TH GRADE ASSISTANT PRINCPAL: 8 TH GRADE COUNSELOR: Mrs. Clariza A. Rivera
CORE CLASSES ELA, Math, Science, Texas Studies Regular: These classes cover the state required curriculum in each of the subject areas. They will successfully prepare students for College Prep classes in high school. Pre-AP (Pre-Advanced Placement): These courses are designed for strong readers and writers and those students who wish to learn at a higher cognitive level. Students currently enrolled in Math 7 will register for Pre- Algebra Pre-AP Students may take a combination of Regular and Pre-AP classes
PHYSICAL ACTIVITY REQUIREMENT ALL STUDENTS MUST CHOOSE ONE ELECTIVE FROM THIS CATEGORY. STUDENTS MAY BE IN BAND AND AN ATHLETIC CLASS. Boys’ Athletics: For students interested in playing on the football team. Girls’ Athletics: For girls interested in competing in volleyball, basketball and track. Tennis: For students with prior tennis knowledge who wish to compete on our tennis team(try-outs will be held first week of school) Cross Country: For students wishing to compete on our cross country team. PE: For students interested in noncompetitive sports. Band( must take in 7 th and 8 th grade both to meet PE requirement) Soccer, Swimming, and Golf are only after school, not part of a class period.
OTHER FULL YEAR ELECTIVES GIRLS’ CHOIR BOYS’ CHOIR
SEMESTER ELECTIVES Theatre Arts I Art I Computer Applications Teen Leadership Piano 1 Plus....the following new electives...
KEYBOARDING Students will be taught the proper way to type on a keyboard which will help them in future course work as they will be able to complete tasks more quickly and efficiently. This will also help them with the high school EOC’s as all are in an online format. Students will also learn the proper format for typing memos and letters.
CREATIVE WRITING Have you ever dreamed of becoming a writer? Do you like to write for fun? If so, this is the course for you. Students will be exposed to a variety of writing genres—poetry, short story, fiction, non-fiction, drama, etc. Your creativity and writing skills will be enhanced through this class for aspiring authors.
SELECTION PROCESS You must select the following classes: 1. An ELA, Math, TX Studies and Science Course(Pre-AP or Regular) 2. 1 Elective that fulfills the physical activity requirement 3. Another full year elective or 4 semester electives
B. L. Gray Junior High 7 th Grade Course Selection Form 2015-2016 __________________________ ______________ ___________ Student’s Name – Last Name, M.I., First Name I.D. # Date Of Birth _____________________ _________________________________ ( ) Male ( ) Female Home/Cell Phone Parent’s/Guardian’s Name
A. Required Courses: ____Regular ____Pre-AP ____ *Language Arts (4040)____*Language Arts (4045) ____ *Math 7 (4130) ____*Pre-Algebra ( 4120 ) (Must have completed Math 7) ____ Texas Studies (4220)____*Math 7 Pre-AP (4125) ____ Science (4135)____ Texas Studies (4221) ____ Science(4140)
FULL YEAR Elective Courses: You may select one or two electives by placing a number in the blanks provided. ___Boys Athletics (5211): For boys wanting to play football. ___Girls Athletics (5212): For girls wanting to try-out for volleyball, basketball or track. ___ Tennis (5213): For students wanting to be a member of the B.L. Gray Tennis Team. ___ Cross Country (5214): For students wanting to be a member of the cross country team. ___ Physical Education (5220): For students not wishing to compete on sports teams, but still wishing to be involved in physical activity. ___ Band (Band director recommendation) ___ Choir (6340)
SEMESTER Elective Courses: Please select four choices, place the numbers 1, 2, 3, 4 to indicate preference. If you selected only one of the FULL YEAR elective, you will select two electives from this list. ____ Theatre Arts I (4080) ____ Art I (6220) ____ Computer Applications I (8550) ____ Keyboarding (8551) ____ Teen Leadership (8310) ____ Piano (6344) ____ Creative Writing (4066)
THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO: Competitive Sports More categories to compete in for UIL TMSCA and Math Counts State Competition in Austin/San Antonio Chess Nationals Cheer and Dance Team membership Pep Rallies, Guest Speakers, more choices in the lunch lines New friends from different elementary schools Elective classes
COMING IN 8 TH GRADE National Junior Honor Society: Membership in this prestigious society is granted at the end of 7 th grade to students with an A average at the end of the first semester. High School Credit classes: Algebra I, IPC, Speech, Health, Gateway To Technology, Accelerated Algebra I/Geometry, Spanish I, Spanish AP.
LOOKING FORWARD TO A GREAT YEAR, RATTLERS! WE ARE B.L.GRAY!!!