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Course Orientation and Selection Class of 2012 Sophomores 09-10
THE COURSE SELECTION PROCESS Talk with teachers, parents, and counselors Get the necessary information about: Graduation Requirements Endorsements, GPA, Career Concentrations, TOPS, 4-YR College Requirements, Junior College Requirements, Technical School, Military, Special Internships and Certification Programs at Salmen High. Use the Salmen High Guidance Website and LaEPortal for updated information! Sign up for e- mail updates and visit the sites often!
Two Paths to a Louisiana Diploma LA Core 4 Curriculum Entrance requirements for college or university Required for 9 th and 10 th graders Basic Core Curriculum Focus on Area of Concentration Entrance requirements for technical college
Diploma Endorsements Academic and Career/Tech Dual Enrollment Internships Certifications in: -Auto Mechanics (ASE) -Certified Nursing Assistant -CPR-First Aid -Customer Service -Culinary Arts (Pro Start) -EKG & Patient Care Technician -EMT-Basic -First Responder -Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Power Point, Word Core -Pharmacy Tech
TOPS = $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$ Pays for tuition and certain fees to any public college in Louisiana! Performance Award – 3.0GPA and 23 ACT Pays for tuition and fees and $400.00! Honors Award – 3.0 and 27 on ACT Pays for tuition and fees and $800.00!
TOPS TECH AWARD To Promote Skilled Workforce Pays tuition for up to two years for programs at Technical, Junior Colleges: Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; Automotive Tech; Carpentry; Computer Networking; Construction; Culinary Arts; Diesel Mechanics; Drafting and Design Technology; Early Childhood Education; Industrial Machine Shop; Practical Nursing; Welding
TYPICAL 10 th GRADE SCHEDULE English II A & B Geometry A & B Civics/Free Enterprise Biology A & B P.E. II/ Health Elective A & B
Selecting Your Elective Class Art For students interested in Architecture, Liberal Arts, Design, Drafting Business and Technology For students interested in Business Administration, Entrepreneurship, Information Technology Communications For students interested in Communications, Entertainment Production, Performing Arts, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Law and Order, Liberal Arts Family and Consumer Science For students interested in Culinary Arts, Child Care, Interior Decorating, Nutrition, Hospitality and Tourism Junior ROTC For students interested in JROTC, Government, Public Administration, Military Industrial Technology For students interested in Architecture, Drafting, Auto Mechanics
More Electives Band (Beginner) Wind Ensemble Band Percussion Piano Guitar Choir Fine Arts Survey
Academy/Internship Required Electives Health Science I For students interested in internships in CNA, EKG, Patient Care Tech, CPR, First Responder, EMT-Basic, Pharmacy Tech Pro Start I A & B For students interested in the culinary arts internship Business Computer Apps I & II For students interested in Information Technology Internship TV Production/Broadcasting For students interested in Entertainment Production Internship Principles of Business A & B For students interested in Business Administration, Marketing, and Sales Management, Entrepreneurship, Automotive Tech
More Required Academy/Internship Electives Basic Technical Drafting I & II For students interested in internships in Architecture, Construction, Drafting, Engineering, Science, Tech, Math OTHER ELECTIVES Driver’s Education (16 years old) $100 Talented Art, Music, Theater (must be evaluated for these classes)
You will receive all your scheduling materials, course guide, schedule card, and Transcript in 5 th period today. Your teachers will instruct you on how to complete your schedule requests. You MUST turn back this card and your 5- Year Career Plan, signed by parent or guardian, and required teachers by Friday. If You don’t- your electives will be chosen for you! Ugh! No unnecessary changes will be made after the school year begins!