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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 School Rising Freshman Course Selection

3 Course Selection and Transition Process
March 5th – 8th Grade Parent Night March 24th – Parent Presentation March 31st – Presentation to 8th graders April 3rd – Course requests due April 4th – Counselors meet with students 1 on 1 April - 8th graders visit Souhegan for lunch and advisory Feb. – June – Special Education transition meetings April – June – 504 transition meetings June – 8th grade step-up day

4 Graduation Requirements
English – 4 Credits Math – 3 Credits Science – 3 Credits Social Studies – 3 Credits Wellness – 1 Credit Health .5 Fine Arts .5 Computer Portfolio.5 Advisory 2 Credits (.5 per year) Elective Courses – 4.75

5 Graduation Requirements
Division 1 Exhibition Junior Research Paper Post Graduation Plan Senior Project Community Service – 40 hours minimum 22.25 Total Credits Minimum

6 Division 1 Team Schedule

7 9th Grade Team Cultural Foundations – English
Cultural Foundations – Social Studies Earth Systems Science Math Approximately 80 students per team Students assigned heterogeneously to teams Team includes counselor and learning specialist Supportive environment Interdisciplinary approach

8 Example Freshman Schedule
Per. 1 - Cultural Foundations - English Per. 2 - Cultural Foundations - Social Studies Per. 3 – Earth Systems Science Per. 4 – Math Per. 5 - Lunch/Advisory Per. 6 – Wellness (1/2 year) and Art (1/2 year) Per. 7 - World Language or other elective Per. 8 - Band or other elective

9 Souhegan Math Sequence
AP Stats Div 2 Precal Stats Div 2 AB Calc AP BC Calc Intro Calc AP Stats Financial Algebra (must have Math 3) Division 2 Core Math 1 Core Math 2 Core Math 3

10 World Language Program
Students currently taking French or Spanish French 2 Spanish 2 Students who are not currently taking a language French 1 Latin 1 Spanish 1

11 Advisory Program Goal – 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 Focus 9th 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 Exhibition 11th grade – To apply knowledge of himself/herself to their Div. II experience as well as prepare for life after Souhegan. Post Grad Plan 12th 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 worksheet Must choose classes and alternatives for 3 periods Art semester classes Design Studio Art 2D Design Studio Art 3D All the World’s a Stage Creative Image Making Music Mania Full year or 3 trimester classes

14 Elective Choices Full Year Examples- Trimester Examples – French
Web Page Design Flash Animation Saber Digital Magazine Advertising Art of Cake Decorating Personal Finance Intro to Psychology Food Systems Pottery Drawing Full Year Examples- French Latin Spanish Band Chorus Video Production Academic Support (teacher recommended)

15 Course Selection Considerations
Student Interests and Passion Exploration Math and World Language Teacher Recommendations Prerequisites Four Year Plan Graduation Requirements Post-Secondary Plans and Requirements Rigor

16 Boston College Keene State English – 4 Credits English – 4 Credits
Math – 4 Credits Sciences (Lab) – 4 Credits Social Sciences – 4 Credits Foreign Language – 4 Credits English – 4 Credits Math – 3 Credits Sciences – 3 Credits Social Sciences – 2 Credits Foreign Lang. - Recommended

17 College Requirements Colleges have specific admission requirements.
University System in California -1 credit Art Bentley University – Pre-calculus Art Schools – Portfolio Certain majors and/or programs have specific requirements. Nursing – Chemistry Engineering – Chemistry and Physics

18 Course requests determine offerings
Ability to make changes is limited Tentative schedules are sent home end of June Team and teacher assignments finalized in summer. Add/Drop Policies Program of Studies on under Student Services

19 Transition Questions???? We are here to help
Rob Scully, Principal Karen Chininis, Guidance Director Peter Gagnon, Dean of Students Kathy White, Dean of Faculty Gigi Klipa, Dean of Faculty Ane Swift, Math Coordinator Kathleen Desmond, World Language Coordinator Maren Petropulos, Registrar

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