College Preparatory Curriculum Requirements/OK Promise 4credits of English 3 credits of Math 3 credits History/Social Studies 3 credits Science 2 Units of Foreign Language or Computer Technology 1 Additional core credit +Elective credits to total 23 credits 1 Set of Fine Arts Competencies (obtained in HS Junior year history class) Financial Literacy: This course needs to be completed by the end of the freshmen year. 23 credits – See page 2 in CPG
State Core Curriculum Requirements 4 credits of English 3 credits of Math 3 credits of Science 3 credits of social studies + elective credits to equal 23 credits 2 Fine Art Units (obtained in HS Junior year history class) This course needs to be completed by the end of the freshmen year. Financial Literacy: This course needs to be completed by the end of the freshmen year. 23 Credits – See page 3 CPG
Division I 16 Core Courses required Division II 14 Core Courses required Similar to College Preparatory Graduation Requirements – EXCEPT – Computer Technology courses DO NOT count as core courses Special Education courses MAY count if requirements are met. NCAA website: www.ncaa.org NCAA Eligibility Course Requirements SEE PAGE 4 IN CPG…
Select One Option College Prep/Work Ready curriculum graduation plan OR State Core Curriculum Graduation Plan
What is a credit? Each course/class earns.5 credit per semester 3 credits earned per semester
u It is a permanent legal document u It is a history of all classes, grades and test scores u It is sent with college, scholarship and career applications!! Important? Why is my Transcript
What’s on my Transcript? Test Scores (ACT/SAT/EOI) Name -- legal name Grade Point Average (GPA) Total Credits earned JHS does not rank students
Oklahoma Promise Need-based scholarship program based on family income Apply for during: 8 th, 9 th or 10 th grade Info flyers in Counseling Office Check it out on the Internet: www.okpromise.org
End of Instruction/ACE Tests REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION State-Mandated EOI tests: English 10, English 11 Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II Biology, US History STUDENTS MUST PASS ENGLISH 10 AND ALGEBRA I AND TWO OTHER TESTS TO QUALIFY FOR A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA!
You too can be “Distinguished!” Earn 200 total volunteer hours At least 50 hours must be recorded by the end of the student’s sophomore year. A minimum of 25 hours must be recorded each year during the student’s sophomore, junior and senior years. A minimum of 25 service hours must be performed through a JHS club, team, class project, or through the Service Learning Coordinator. Distinguished Service Graduate
You too can be Distinguished Academically! Distinguished Graduate Ø Earn a cumulative 3.5 GPA Ø NO semester grade below a C Ø 2 years of the same foreign language Ø Pre-Calculus Ø Physics or Chemistry Ø One credit of AP coursework Ø Plus additional course work
Introduction to Fashion Design, Marketing & Financial Literacy Introduction to Sports, Entertainment Marketing & Financial Literacy Introduction to Sports, Entertainment Marketing & Financial Literacy
9 th graders can take Introduction to Engineering Design # #Application Required
Pre-Engineering 9 th Grade 9 th Grade: Introduction to Engineering 10 th Grade 10 th Grade: Principles of Engineering 2-Year Pre-Engineering Program 1) 11 th through 12 th Grade 2) Introduction to the field of Engineering through hands-on projects using high- tech equipment 3) Includes Pre-Calc/Trig and Calculus or AP Calculus
First Robotics* (7 th hour) (7 th hour) Junior Air Force ROTC AVID # *Teacher Approval # Application Required
Boys Team Sports Girls Activity/Conditioning Health Adventuring/Outdoor Education Introduction to Sport Medicine Boys or Girls Weight Training
All sports must be entered as an alternate elective in Step 3. Check with the MS counseling office for tryout dates and times. The coaches will submit a roster to FA of players who have made the team. How to Enroll in a Sport
Students who have made a team, counselors at FA will replace one electives All sixth hour sports are competitive Requires that a student be able to stay after the school day. Parents must provide transportation Football: Participation in the summer strength and conditioning program is required High School Athletics
Please check the Course Planning Guide for Please check the Course Planning Guide for... Prerequisite Courses or Grades Year-in-School Requirements Teacher Approval Contracts Applications Fees or Costs Course Descriptions
Talk to your teachers Consider your choices seriously! Check with CORE class teachers: English, Math, Science, Social Studies. See elective teachers, coaches, sponsors. Parents and students study the Course Planning Guide together!
Students may be placed in the following courses if they demonstrate a need for additional instruction: English: Reading and Composition Math:Algebra I Lab PE:Action Based Learning Lab
Important Dates to Remember Enrollment MUST be completed! You will receive a list of requested courses in May. Wednesday, March 7th, 2012 Remember June 15 th schedule date!
Making Changes to the Courses You Have Requested: May: In class, students will receive “Student Course Requests” reports which lists all their requested courses. May: In class, students will receive “Student Course Requests” reports which lists all their requested courses. When: Request changes in May when counselors and teachers are available to finalize your requests. How: Turn in the “Student Course Request” report with changes, TA’s and parent’s signature to FA Guidance Office. Deadline : June 15 th When: Request changes in May when counselors and teachers are available to finalize your requests. How: Turn in the “Student Course Request” report with changes, TA’s and parent’s signature to FA Guidance Office. Deadline : June 15 th