Presentation on theme: "10 th Grade Course Selection Spring 2015. 10 th Grade Spring Registration Dates January 22-23: 10 th Grade Students receive registration information January."— Presentation transcript:
10 th Grade Spring Registration Dates January 22-23: 10 th Grade Students receive registration information January 28-29: 10 th Grade Students will enter their schedules through History classes Mid-May: Students will receive course verification sheets to review choices
Class Selection for Fall 2015 - Directions Choose one: 1. English III Core or AP (ACC classes will be changed once registration is completed) 2. US History Core or AP (ACC classes will be changed once registration is completed) 3. Math Algebra Geometry Algebra II (Core, Pre-AP) Core Stats or AP Stats or Core PreCal or Pre-AP PreCal 4.Science Science-Physics-Core or Pre-AP 5-8 Electives
Choices 5-8: Electives (Below are the remaining graduation requirements) □ 1.0 P.E.- Athletics, Foundations of P.E., Dance, NJROTC, Marching Band (Fall only) □ 1.0 Fine Arts -Band, Orchestra, Dance, Theatre, Technical Theatre, Choir □.5 Health □.5 Prof Communications (Speech) □ 2.0 LOTE (3.0 for DAP) □ 7.0 Electives
Additional classes ACC Classes -Choose either Core or AP for your History and English selections on the Course Selection Sheet-once students complete the entire registration process, their schedule will be changed to “College Courses” (mid-may). PALS/Peer Buddies -Have an application process. Students schedules will be changed to these classes once they have been accepted into the class (mid-may).
College credit opportunities in high school - AP Classes Taught by GHS Teachers College level curriculum Students take exam in May (costs about $90)-can earn credit with a passing score (3, 4, 5 – score and credit earned varies by college) Weighted points for GPA AP Credit Policies by College: https://apstudent.collegeboard.org/creditandplace ment/search-credit-policies
GHS AP Classes History AP W. History (10) AP US History (11) AP Economics (12) AP Government (12) AP European History (12) English AP English Language (11) AP English Literature (12) Science AP Physics I AP Physics II AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Environmental Science Math AP Calc AB AP Calc BC AP Statistics Languages AP Spanish Language IV AP Spanish Literature V AP German IV AP French IV Electives AP Psychology (11-12) AP Studio Art 2D (11-12) AP Student Art 3D (11-12) AP Music Theory (11-12) AP Computer Science (10-12)
College credit opportunities in high school – Dual Credit Classes Taught by ACC Professors College level curriculum Can take 2 classes per semester starting summer after sophomore year (up to 12 classes = 36 college credits) Students earn credit at Texas Public Colleges by passing. Weighted points for GPA (Highest grade a student can receive is a 95%, A=95, B=85, etc). Students must pay for textbooks FERPA- Grades are not available for GHS or for parents, only students have access to grades
College credit opportunities in high school – Dual Credit classes Steps to enroll: Step 1 APPLICATION Turn in ACC ID: February 27 Step 2 ORIENTATION (TOP) Certificate of Completion Due: February 27 Step 3 TESTING - College Readiness & Pre-Assessment Activity (PAA) February 27 PAA Due (If testing is required): March 2 Step 4 ADVISING with High School Counselor AND ACC Advisor April 10 Attend session on April 24 Step 5 REGISTER for ACC Classes Attend session on April 24
ACC Classes offered at GHS-11 th Grade ACC CourseHS CourseWhen Art 1301ArtSummer 2015-EVHS June 1-July 7 (M-Th) Govt 2306Texas GovernmentSummer 2015-EVHS June 1-July 7 (M-Th) English 1301* (Am Lit included GHS only) English 3A +.25 English 4A Fall 2015 Speech 1311Professional Communications Fall 2015 English 1302* (Am Lit included GHS only) English 3B +.25 English 4A Spring 2015 US History 1302US HistorySpring 2015
ACC Classes offered at GHS-12 th Grade *Upon completion of English 1301 + English 1302 + British Literature, students will receive credit for English 3A, 3B, 4A and 4B ACC ClassGHS CreditWhen British Literature*English 4BFall 2016 Government 2305US GovernmentFall 2016 US History 1302*Spring 2017 Economics Spring 2017
Comparison of AP and ACC APACC How do I enroll? Sign up for class during registration and register for exam in March/April Complete 5 step registration process and see counselor when completed How does it effect my GPA? Weighted GPA-Grade earned is grade transcribed Weighted GPA-Letter grade is assigned A = 95 B = 85 What if I fail? Students have the opportunity to move to a core class at the 9 weeks if they are not being successful. Students must drop the class by the ACC withdraw date and retake class at GHS. If you fail, financial aid may be impacted.
Comparison of AP and ACC-con’t APACC What are the costs? Class is free-each exam is about $90 Class at GHS Campus is free- students must pay for textbooks How do I find out if it will transfer? https://apstudent.collegeboa rd.org/creditandplacement/s earch-credit-policies Search “ACC University Transfer and Equivalency Guide”.
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