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FRESHMEN REGISTRATION. High School Graduation Requirements English – 4 Credits English I English II English III English IV Math – 4 Credits Algebra I.

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2 High School Graduation Requirements English – 4 Credits English I English II English III English IV Math – 4 Credits Algebra I Geometry Algebra II Upper Level Math PE & Wellness – 1.5 Credits Wellness Physical Education Fine Arts – 1 Credit Elective Focus – 3 Credits Science – 3 Credits Biology I Chemistry or Physics Another Lab Science Social Studies – 3 Credits World History & Geography US History & Geography Economics American Government & Civics Personal Finance –.5 Credits Personal Finance Foreign Language – 2 Credits (Must Be in the Same Language) Additional Elective – 1 Credit 23 Total Credits Required for Graduation

3 Freshman Registration Required courses – English – Math – Science – Social Studies – Wellness/ROTC – Fine Art

4 Freshman Registration EXPLORE RESULTS (COURSE NAME) ENGLISH English 1 (1-17) AH English 1 (18-25) MATH Algebra 1 DD (Acc. 1 List) Algebra 1 (17 and below) AH Algebra I (18-25) MATH Physical Science (1-14) Biology I (15- 17) AH Biology 1 (18-25) READING World Geography (1-14) World History (15-17) AH World History (18-25) AP World History (20+ Comp) Placement or English, Math, Science, and Social Studies will be based on the student’s EXPLORE scores.

5 Honor Contract Option to move from standard to advanced honors Same subject only – AH English – AH Algebra – AH Biology – AH World History Does not work for AP class

6 Special Needs If you have a child with special needs, then you may request for a LHS representative to attend your spring IEP meeting – Must be requested by parent We want to help make the transition from middle school to high school as smooth as possible

7 Summer Reading Advanced Honors English I – Summer reading is required – Will count on your first nine weeks’ grade Standard English I – Summer reading is recommended, but optional – Will count as extra credit on your first nine weeks’ grade Reading lists will be posted: –

8 Wellness & ROTC Wellness Wellness Football ROTC – 2 years required – Fulfills Wellness & PE requirements Additional PE credit will be taken in 10 th grade – PE requirement may be met by participating in ROTC, Band, or LHS Athletics

9 Fine Arts Visual Art I General Music Theater Arts I Mixed Choir Beginning Band Concert Band

10 8 th Period Strategic Reading Enrichment with MTSU student teachers Fusion – CTE rotation

11 Dual Enrollment Opportunities

12 Current Dual Enrollment Courses Advanced Honors Alg & Trig English 4 Psychology Spanish 2 US History

13 Total Number of Dual Credit Hours In theory a student who participates in all DE courses potentially offered could earn up to 27 hours of college credit by high school graduation There is a possibility of other courses, such as Biology II, that may be offered in the future as a fourth science senior year

14 Tennessee HOPE Scholarship $2,000 per semester for 4-year institutions and 2-year institutions with on-campus housing $1,000 per semester for 2-year institutions Minimum 21 ACT (Composite)/980 SAT (Math + Critical Reading ONLY) OR Final cumulative 3.0 GPA for entering freshmen For more info go to:

15 Graduate with Honors Score at or above all of the college readiness benchmarks on the ACT ACT Benchmarks: – English 18 – Math22 – Reading22 – Science23

16 Graduate with Distinction Students must attain a B average (3.0) and complete at least one of the following: – earn a nationally recognized industry certification – participate in at least one of the Governor’s Schools – participate in one of the state’s All State musical organizations – be selected as a National Merit Finalist of Semi-Finalist – attain a score of 31 or higher composite score on the ACT – attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two advanced placement exams – successfully complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme – earn 12 or more semester hours of transcripted postsecondary credit

17 Valedictorian Criteria 4.0 or highest GPA Taken a minimum of twelve (12) honors or above honors level courses Meet all requirements for a student graduating with honors Meet all requirements for student graduating with distinction Requirements must be met by January 1 st of senior year

18 Tennessee Scholars May complete additional requirements to become a TN Scholar Additional course requirements 95% or better attendance 80 hours community service Maintain C average all 4 years Benefits of being a TN Scholar Additional options for success after graduation Scholarships opportunities; Including increased Pell Grants if eligible Job preferential hiring Awards and other incentives Higher ACT Scores Less Remediation in college Prestige – TN Scholars are recognized all over the USA

19 Administrator Breakdown Mr. Ash – Principal Assistant Principals – A-E Dr. Sain – F-L Ms. Ruis – M-R Ms. Huddleston – S-Z Mr. Murry

20 Counselor Breakdown A-E Ms. Shultz F-L Mrs. Cantrell M-R Mrs. Gordon S-Z Mrs. Little


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