2014-2015 Ferris & Lewis and Clark Registration. What do Freshman need to know?. ALL of our students will graduate with a college and career ready transcript. Our school environments are positive, structured, and students enjoy a wide-range of activities and athletics.
We partner with all the local colleges and universities – Running Start, course articulations, on-site visits, college reps at our schools.
Creating a College-Going Culture
Students with Academic Potential
Average to high test scores
College potential but could use support
Desire and determination
First in family to attend/graduate from college
Historically underserved in 4-year Colleges
Students will need to apply and interview to enter AVID
Year-long CTE elective for students who:
Are problem solvers
Enjoy creating new things
Like to know how things work
Think about ways to make things work better
Want to find new ways to apply math & science
PLTW (Ferris- 4-year course of study leads to college credit)
Year-long CTE elective
“Real world” science, university-level research
Solving mysteries like TV’s House or CSI
Learning about cutting-edge careers in medicine and biotechnology
Career and CollegeReady elective
Can be part of a 4-year course of study
This is a program for students who:
Is interested in technology.
Likes hands-on activities.
Likes to solve complex problems.
Leads into AP Computer Science
Students can join the CyberPatriots club which focuses on cyber-defense.
Students can take SVL courses over the summer or during the school year to free up elective space.
Student athletes (school or private club sports) can take the Athlete Fitness Credit option – their sport will count for the fitness portion, and they will complete SVL curriculum for the academic portion.
It is very helpful if students write that they plan to take ANY SVL course on their registration form.