Presentation on theme: "SOUHEGAN HIGH SCHOOL 8-Period Daily Schedule"— Presentation transcript:
1 SOUHEGAN HIGH SCHOOL 8-Period Daily Schedule Souhegan High School aspires to be a community of learners born of respect, trust and courage.
2 Souhegan High SchoolRising FreshmanCourse Selection
3 Course Selection and Transition Process March 5th – 8th Grade Parent NightMarch 24th – Parent PresentationMarch 31st – Presentation to 8th gradersApril 3rd – Course requests dueApril 4th – Counselors meet with students 1 on 1April - 8th graders visit Souhegan for lunch and advisoryFeb. – June – Special Education transition meetingsApril – June – 504 transition meetingsJune – 8th grade step-up day
7 9th Grade Team Cultural Foundations – English Cultural Foundations – Social StudiesEarth Systems ScienceMathApproximately 80 students per teamStudents assigned heterogeneously to teamsTeam includes counselor and learning specialistSupportive environmentInterdisciplinary approach
8 Example Freshman Schedule Per. 1 - Cultural Foundations - EnglishPer. 2 - Cultural Foundations - Social StudiesPer. 3 – Earth Systems SciencePer. 4 – MathPer. 5 - Lunch/AdvisoryPer. 6 – Wellness (1/2 year) and Art (1/2 year)Per. 7 - World Language or other electivePer. 8 - Band or other elective
9 Souhegan Math Sequence AP Stats Div 2PrecalStatsDiv 2AB CalcAPBCCalcIntro CalcAP StatsFinancial Algebra(must have Math 3)Division 2Core Math 1Core Math 2Core Math 3
10 World Language Program Students currently taking French or SpanishFrench 2Spanish 2Students who are not currently taking a languageFrench 1Latin 1Spanish 1
11 Advisory ProgramGoal – To know students well by implementing the concept of personalization on a daily basis with particular emphasis on helping students to develop a community of learners born of respect, trust, courage.Advisory groups of 10 students meet daily with a staff advisor.
12 Advisory Focus9th grade – Provide students with a small, supportive community in which they can learn and practice the behaviors and skills needed to become successful, responsible, and involved leaders in the Souhegan community.10th grade – To reflect on individual growth and identify learning styles based on Division I experience in order to transition to Div. II.Division 1 Exhibition11th grade – To apply knowledge of himself/herself to their Div. II experience as well as prepare for life after Souhegan. Post Grad Plan12th grade – To apply his/her identified passions to their culminating experience as they move beyond Souhegan.
13 Now What? Students will arrive home on 31st with….. Program of Studies On-line instructions and course selection worksheetMust choose classes and alternatives for 3 periodsArt semester classesDesign Studio Art 2DDesign Studio Art 3DAll the World’s a StageCreative Image MakingMusic ManiaFull year or 3 trimester classes
14 Elective Choices Full Year Examples- Trimester Examples – French Web Page DesignFlash AnimationSaber Digital MagazineAdvertisingArt of Cake DecoratingPersonal FinanceIntro to PsychologyFood SystemsPotteryDrawingFull Year Examples-FrenchLatinSpanishBandChorusVideo ProductionAcademic Support (teacherrecommended)
15 Course Selection Considerations Student Interests and PassionExplorationMath and World Language Teacher RecommendationsPrerequisitesFour Year PlanGraduation RequirementsPost-Secondary Plans and RequirementsRigor
16 Boston College Keene State English – 4 Credits English – 4 Credits Math – 4 CreditsSciences (Lab) – 4 CreditsSocial Sciences – 4 CreditsForeign Language – 4 CreditsEnglish – 4 CreditsMath – 3 CreditsSciences – 3 CreditsSocial Sciences – 2 CreditsForeign Lang. - Recommended
17 College Requirements Colleges have specific admission requirements. University System in California -1 credit ArtBentley University – Pre-calculusArt Schools – PortfolioCertain majors and/or programs have specificrequirements.Nursing – ChemistryEngineering – Chemistry and Physics
18 Course requests determine offerings Ability to make changes is limitedTentative schedules are sent home end of JuneTeam and teacher assignments finalized insummer.Add/Drop PoliciesProgram of Studies onunder Student Services
19 Transition Questions???? We are here to help Rob Scully, PrincipalKaren Chininis, Guidance DirectorPeter Gagnon, Dean of StudentsKathy White, Dean of FacultyGigi Klipa, Dean of FacultyAne Swift, Math CoordinatorKathleen Desmond, World Language CoordinatorMaren Petropulos, Registrar