Presentation on theme: "Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting!"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting! Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumAlan CoxWelcome and Introductions.Interesting facts about ChilesSchool dates and start times and 7th periodAlan will introduce the other Administrators present – Calli Pickens, Dana Callen, Tonja FitzgeraldIntro Kim ScottDr. Alan Cox
2 Welcome to Chiles Guidance! Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumKim ScottRigorous Curriculum while maintaining balanceSide by Side comparison of Three Strands for 9th gradeGold Seal & Bright Futures24 Credit RequirementsIntroduce Calli PickensMrs. Kim Scott
3 Chiles Bell Schedule (2011-12) 7:30 - 8:20 First Period 8:25 - 9:20 Second Period 9: :15 Third Period 10:20- 11:10 Fourth Period 11: :55 Lunch 12: :50 Fifth Period 12:55 - 1:50 Sixth Period 1:55 - 2:45 Seventh Period *Bus Transportation is provided before 1st period and after 6th period for students taking 6 classes (this may include a Fine Arts class). *A student choosing to take 7 classes must include a designated Fine Arts class during 7th period. Parent must agree to provide transportation from school since there will be no transportation available after 7th period.
4 Graduation Requirements A four-year, minimum of 24-credits standard program, orA three-year, 18 credit standard college preparatory program, orA three-year, 18 credit career preparatory programStandard 24 Credit Graduation RequirementsEnglish – 4 creditsMath – 4 credits (to include Algebra I and Geometry)Science – 3 credits to include BiologySocial Studies – 3 credits ( World History, United States History, Economics and United States Government)Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE)– 1 creditFine Art or DOE Approved Practical Art – 1 creditElectives – as needed for a total of 24 credits (8 credits)Earn a 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPAPass FCAT Reading and End Of Course Exams (EOC) Algebra, Geometry and Biology.
5 Three Strands for 9thGrade Students All 9th graders will enroll in four required courses:English I ( general, honors, honors/gifted)MathScienceHealth Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE)The AP Accel programs allows for acceleration in the social studies area. Freshmen participating in AP Accel enroll in World History Honors a year early to allow them to begin taking Advanced Placement coursework in 10th grade.Students who participate in the AP Accel Plus Program being taking Advanced Placement coursework in 9th grade. Those students enroll in Advanced Placement World History or Advanced Placement Human Geography.Grade Point Averages- Leon County and State University System weighting:Honors .5, Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment 1.0
6 Florida Bright Futures Scholarships Academic Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution.Requirements: 3.5 weighted* GPA (16 required academic credits), 1290 SAT or 29 ACT and 75 hours of community service. Forms and Guidelines available on Chiles Guidance website – Information linkFlorida Medallion Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution.Requirements: 3.0 weighted* GPA (16 required academic credits) and 1050 SAT or 23 ACT16 required academic credits include:4 English4 Math (Algebra I level and higher) Algebra IA & IB = 1 credit3 Science3 Social Science2 Foreign Language (in the same language)The SAT and ACT writing subtests will not be used for determining Bright Futures eligibility. Statewide Scholarship Weighting awards .25 per semester for honors, AP and DEcourses with a “C” or higher. Advanced foreign language is not honors for BF.
7 Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary institution.Requirements: 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required credits for graduation), 3.5 GPA in a 3 credit vocational program and a passing score on a college placement test (SAT 440 verbal & math, ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or CPT 83 Reading & Sentence Skills, 72 Algebra)TV Productions ITV Productions IITV Productions IIICulinary Arts I DCT ICulinary Arts II DCT IICulinary Arts III DCT IIIEngineering Technology I BST IEngineering Technology II Web Design IEngineering Technology III Web Design IICommunication Technology I Criminal Justice ICommunication Technology II Criminal Justice IICommunication Technology III Criminal Justice III*** Satisfactory completion of a three credit sequential vocational program may award TCC credit toward an A.S. degree. See Leon County Schools Career Pathways Bulletin.
8 Registration and Dates to Remember Pre-registration information is available on our website under “Prospective Students”.Guidance counselors from Chiles visit the middle schools.Holy Comforter – March 1stDeerlake – March 2ndMontford - March 3rdCobb, Raa, Fairview, Arts and Sciences, Imagine SchoolDates to rememberMarch 8 – Curriculum Fair 6:00 – 7:30pm – Chiles GymApril 5 - Gifted Parent Meeting 6:00 – Chiles CafeteriaMid March – Students return completed registration forms to their middle school.May – Course verification forms mailed home.August – Freshmen Orientation at Chiles HS on the Friday prior to start of school.
9 Welcome to Chiles Career & Technology Education Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumJulie Childers & Student __________________Career & Technology Education ProgramIntro StudentStudent Schedule (highlight Junior/Senior options for Career & Tech EdIntro Pat PhelenMrs. Calli Pickens
10 Sequence of Three Courses Industry Standard Software:Adobe CS3 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier Pro, AutoDesk Inventor CADProject Based Instruction – Real World Related; Career Related
11 Rachele Hall Career & Technology Schedule: American History HonorsEngineering Technology IIChemistryWeb Design IIEnglish III HonorsPre-CalculusExtracurricular Activities:Girls GolfTallahassee Dance AcademyKey ClubStudents Working Against TobaccoPsychology clubWeb DesignLittle Red Riding HoodTechnology Student AssociationCommunity Involvements:Children's Church volunteer at North Florida Baptist Church.Athletic Events Fundraiser.TalTech High School Liaison.Achievements:Sophomore Technology Student of the year.1st place District History fair in the Web Design category.District Championship Golf Team two years in a row.
12 Welcome Chiles Dual Enrollment! Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumPat PhelanDual EnrollmentIntro Nancy WatsonMrs. Pat Phelan
13 Dual EnrollmentJuniors who wish to take college coursework in their Senior year may sign up for the Dual Enrollment ProgramStudents may gain as many as 18 hours of college credit in the senior yearRequirements:3.0 unweighted GPA AND (one of the following)SAT Verbal 550+ MathACT 17+ English 21+ Math 18+ ReadingCPT 83+ English 88+ Math 83+ ReadingThe CPT is given on campus, free of charge for all Juniors.Chiles offers Math, English, & Social StudiesFor more information Mrs. Phelan
14 Welcome to Chiles AP ACCEL & ACCEL Plus! Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumNancy WatsonWE have two strands of our AP ACCEL program. The AP ACCEL and ACCEL Plus provide qualifying students with a program of study the prepares them to take an AP class in their first or second year at Chiles.The strand we call AP ACCEL allows students to take World History Honors/ACCEL their freshman year. This allows them to take an AP Course in the 10th grade. The World History ACCEL Honors course uses AP strategies and writing instruction so that they will begin the 10th grade AP course they choose, having become familiar with the structure of AP.Our strand, called ACCEL Plus, allows students to take an AP course their 9th grade year--AP World History and/or Pre - AP Biology w/ chemistry, and then they may take additional AP courses their 10th grade year, if they so choose.Qualifications for AP ACCEL and ACCEL PLus—(refer to slides)Qualifying may occur after the 2010 FCAT scores and final GPAs are out in the summer.Download the AP Application. ( Slides 5-7)Mrs. Nancy Watson
15 Sample Course Request Form AP ACCEL and ACCEL PLUS Required Courses: AP ACCEL (5 total)Directions: Select one course from each subject area.ENGLISH:_____English I Honors_____English I Honors/GiftedMATHEMATICS: placement based on 8th grade courseand grade earned as well as standardized test scores._____Algebra I_____Geometry_____Geometry Honors_____Geometry Honors/Gifted_____Algebra II_____Algebra II Honors_____Algebra II Honors/GiftedSCIENCE: In order to take Biology, you must have passedEarth/Space Science Honors with a B or higher andAlgebra I with a B or higher._____Earth/Space Science Honors_____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted_____Biology Honors_____Biology Honors/Gifted_____Pre-AP BiologyPHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH:_____ Health Education/Physical EducationSOCIAL SCIENCE:_____World History Honors/ACCEL_____ World History Honors/ACCEL/GiftedRequired Courses: AP ACCEL Plus (5 total)Directions: Select one course from each subject area.ENGLISH:_____English I Honors_____English I Honors/GiftedMATHEMATICS: placement based on 8th grade course andgrade earned as well as standardized test scores._____Algebra I_____Geometry_____Geometry Honors_____Geometry Honors/Gifted_____Algebra II_____Algebra II Honors_____Algebra II Honors/GiftedSCIENCE: In order to take Biology, you must have passedEarth/Space Science Honors with a B or higher and Algebra Iwith a B or higher._____Earth/Space Science Honors_____Earth/Space Science Honors/Gifted_____Biology Honors_____Biology Honors/Gifted_____ Pre-AP BiologyPHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH:_____ Health Education/Physical EducationSOCIAL SCIENCE:_____Advanced Placement World History_____Advanced Placement Human Geography_____World History Honors/ACCEL_____World History Honors/ACCEL/GiftedThe ACCEL strand allows students to take sophomore honors coursework that prepares them for a choice of AP classes in their 10th grade year.The ACCEL Plus allows a select group of highly qualified 9th grade students to enroll in AP World History and/or Pre-AP Biology with Chemistry.The Pre-AP Biology with Chemistry will prepare them for AP Biology or AP Chemistry the following year.Students taking the AP World History class may choose to take AP European History or AP Human Geography in 10th grade.
16 AP ACCEL 2011 Program Requirements GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE3.20DSS 1828 or higheror 80%---ORDSS 1775 or higheror 77%& DSS 2080 or higher& 95%Students qualifying for the AP ACCEL strand must have a cumulative middle school Grade Point Average of 3.20 or higher and a Reading Developmental Score of 1828 or higher (OR an 80% in reading on a norm referenced test.A second way of qualifying is to have a Cumulative GPA of A reading Developmental Score of 1775 or higher AND a Math DDS of or higherThe equavalent on the norm referenced test would be a 77% in Rd and 95% in MaIf the student does not meet the criteria by the middle of the 8th grade year, the students 2010 test scores and final GPA can be evaluated based on the criteria of 3.20 GPA – Reading DDS of 1987 or higher or 80% in Rd on a norm referenced test.Summer Qualification on 2011 Test ScoresGPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE3.20DSS 1987 or higheror 80%---
17 ACCEL PLUS Program 3.90 --- 3.90 --- ACCEL PLUS 2011 Program RequirementsGPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE3.90DSS 1945 or higheror 93%---Summer Qualification on 2011 Test ScoresThe ACCEL Plus requirements are higher:A 3.90 cumulative GPA with a Reading DDS of 1945 or higher or 93% on a norm referenced testFor summer qualification the GPA remains the same, with the Reading developmental score of 2073 or higher or 93% on a norm referenced test.GPAREADING SCOREMATH SCORE3.90DSS 2073 or higheror 93%---
18 Accessing the AP Application If you qualify for ACCEL or ACCEL PLUS, you will need to complete an Advanced Placement application.Go to the Chiles web page (www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us)Click on “Departments”Click on “AP Courses”Click on “AP ACCEL”Click on “Application 2011 – 2012”Print and complete the application and turn it in with your course request form to your middle school guidance officeStudents who qualify for these two strands will have a stamp on the course request form that indicates the strand for which they are qualified .Those students should download the AP Application found on our website by clicking on Departments, - AP Courses – AP ACCEL – Application 2010 – 2011.This form should be completed and returned with the course request form to the student’s middle school guidance office
19 AP ACCEL Schedule: ACCEL Plus Schedule: Victoria Martin Josh Gallaher HOPE-PEAlgebra II HonorsSpanish IIBiology I HonorsWorld History ACCEL/HonorsEnglish I HonorsNo 7th PeriodExtracurricular Activities: CheerleadingCommunity Involvements: Youth GroupACCEL Plus Schedule:AP World HistoryHOPE-PEAlgebra II Honors/GiftedEnglish I Honors/GiftedBiology I Honors/GiftedSpanish III HonorsSGA – Class PresidentExtracurricular Activities: Tennis, SoccerCommunity Involvements: Civil Air PatrolOther Activities: Flying, Gaming, ReadingIntroduce student—__--to speak about their experiences in AP ACCEL (PPT slides will show her schedule as well as her extracurricular activities, volunteer areas, and after-school jobs.) (3-4 min.)
20 Welcome to Chiles Gifted Program! Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumMrs. Nancy Watson
21 Gifted Parent Night 6:00 PM, April 5, 2011 Chiles Gifted ProgramGifted Students are served in English & other academic classes taught by gifted certified teachersDue to the number of classes offered at the high school level and scheduling concerns, not all gifted classes are pure gifted coursesEducational Plans for gifted students high school years will be developed and available for review and signing at the Gifted Parent MeetingAdditional information will be available at that timeGifted Parent Night6:00 PM, April 5, 2011
22 Welcome to Chiles Advanced Placement Program! Tuesday, February 22, 20116:00 PM – Chiles High AuditoriumJohn BarnhillMrs. Jan Dunlap
23 AP and College SuccessAP Students are much more likely to graduate from college in 4 years or less.AP math and science students are much more likely to major in science, technology, engineering, or mathematicsJan DunlapBrief overview of the AP Program and the advantages of them-–students are challenged by the rigors of the course, but the courses are not impossible for high school students.Colleges and universities love to see AP courses on a student’s transcript because they know what it means.Number of AP courses offered—refer to the AP ACCEL brochure for the list of all courses offered.Mention that passing the exam is good, but a student’s grade in the class is based on assignments, tests, etc. rather than the score they make in May on the national exam. (5-7 min.)We are fortunate that we have many wonderful programs in Leon County for students. So what is the advantage of AP at Chiles High School? Students can choose one or more AP courses based on that student’s strengths and interests rather than having a set curriculum imposed upon them. Our AP teachers receive extra training, and we are fortunate that we have a continuity in our AP faculty, and they love what they’re doing.Because we recognized that some entering freshmen were ready for more challenges than the standard 9th grade curriculum provided, we initiated the AP ACCEL program in 2001 and last year, we created an even more challenging strand to this ACCEL program called ACCEL Plus.Introduce Jan.
24 AP and College Success“One of the best standard predictors of academic success at Harvard is performance on Advanced Placement Examinations.”Bill Fitzsimmons Dean of Admissions & Financial Aid Harvard University
25 Advanced Placement Schedule: Taylor Jones 9th Grade ScheduleEnglish I Honors/GiftedAlgebra 2 Honors/GiftedBiology HonorsAP World HistorySpanish IIHOPECostume Design10th Grade ScheduleEnglish II HonorsAlgebra II HonorsChemistry HonorsAP PsychologyArt 3-DSpanish III11th Grade ScheduleAP Language & CompositionPre-Calculus/Trigonometry HonorsPhysics HonorsSpanish IV HonorsAP Art HistoryAP ChemistryAmerican History Honors onlineSenior ScheduleGov’t &Politics/Economics HonorsLatin IAP Literature and CompositionAP StatisticsAP Calculus A/BAP Environmental ScienceExtracurricular: Anchor Club,Spanish National Honor Society, National Honor Society, STAND Club, Swim Team
26 Advanced Placement Schedule: Faithe Galloway 9th Grade Schedule:English I HonorsAlgebra IHOPEDrama IEarth/Space Science HonorsWorld History Accel/Honors10th Grade ScheduleEnglish II HonorsGeometry HonorsSGAFrench IBiology HonorsSoccerAP European History11th Grade ScheduleAP Language & CompAP US HistoryAlgebra II HonorsSGAFrench IIChemistry HonorsSenior ScheduleAP Literature & CompAP Government & EconomicMarine Biology HonorsPre Calculus ABFrench III Honors.SGA (Student Body Pres) Nat. English Honor Soc, Anchor -director, FCA – leadership team, Soccer (4 yrs), Flag Football (4yrs), NHS, Senior Board, Little Red Riding Hood
27 We’re looking forward to meeting our new Timberwolves in August! AlanQuestion and answer period.