Course Selection 2010 - 2011. The EASY, RELAXING Version. ADMINISTRATORS. Principal Mr. Randy Clark Assistant Principals Mr. Jeff HopkinsGrades 10 & 12 Mr. Ken Sanner Grades 9 & 11 Academic Facilitator Mrs. Shannon Zepp School Counselors Ms. Dee Muskin Mrs. Leza Rae Owens.
Course Selection2010 - 2011
Mr. Randy Clark
Mr. Jeff HopkinsGrades 10 & 12
Mr. Ken Sanner Grades 9 & 11
Mrs. Shannon Zepp
Ms. Dee Muskin
Mrs. Leza Rae Owens
What Does A School Day Look Like?
45 minutes daily between mod 1 & mod 2
1 credit course = 18 weeks long
1/2 credit course = 9 weeks long
Sample Academic Schedule
High School Assessments Requirements
Students must pass all four HSAs :
University of Maryland System Requirements
State-approved Completer Program
More Required Classes
Alg. II / DA (aka Adv. Topics in Alg. /DA in 09-10)
Algebra I / DA
Intermed. Alg. / DA
Alg. I / DA- Parts A&B
Algebra I /
Honors Intermed. Alg. / DA
Honors Alg. II / DA (aka Adv Topics in Alg. / DA in 09-10)
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
Teaching Academy & Finance Academy
Horticulture, Landscaping, Food Service Professional, Early Childhood Education
Why is it so important?
Each student is assigned to an academic advisor.
Advisory lessons provided once each week for 45 minutes during SET.
Program is based upon a county curriculum.
Students will see advisor every day and should feel comfortable coming to them with concerns, needs, etc.
Advisor will walk students through scheduling next year
Things to consider
Recommendation of 8th grade teacher
Middle School Counselor
Studies have shown a high correlation between the level of classes taken in high school and success in college.
Manchester Valley High School
PROGRAM OF STUDIES
2010 – 2011
Board of Education of Carroll County
Approved at the October 22, 2008 Board of Education Meeting
Using the Program of Studies Book
Things to consider or not to do…
signing up for that course. Most courses have
multiple sections and you cannot pick the section
you are taking.
you earn can make an impact on your future plans.
Dates to Remember
February 2nd: Counselors went to North Carroll Middle
February 10th: Course Selection sheets due to middle school counselors
August 14th: Fall Sports tryouts
(must have completed physicals)
August 26th: New Student Orientation
August 31st: First day of school