Freshman Course Selection. Shawnee High School 2014-2015. Shawnee Counselors. Counselor Last Names Room Ms. Michelle Torrence A-B D113 Mr. Kevin Looney C-D D114 Mr. Gary Hill E-Ha LGI Mrs. Janae Zechman He-Man D116
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HON Honors -Requires a strong command of basic skills and is extremely rigorous. This is equivalent to the demands of a college level course. By invitation only; not on selection sheet because you need to be Invited from middle school. Select Accelerated level and it will be changed after honors letter is returned.
ACC Accelerated-Requires a good command of basic skills and the ability to perform in a rigorous program at a rapid pace. This is a college prep course.
CP College Prep-Requires a command of basic skills and is moderately paced. This is a college prep course.
MOD Modified-Reinforces and builds upon basic skills.
Math – Algebra 1 or Geometry (only if had Algebra 1 in middle school). Option at end of 8th grade to take high school credit for Algebra 1. If students sign up for Algebra 1 CP and/or do not pass Math section of NJ Ask 8, he/she will be placed in Algebra support class in addition to Algebra 1 class. This is a P/F class and does not count as a required math course.
Science –Environmental Science or Biology-pair with Math; successful completion of Algebra 1 is recommended for Biology
Physical Education/ Health 1
World Language – Usually same level chosen as English . Only students who had a full year of Spanish 1 in middle school can pick Spanish 2. Option at end of 8th grade to take high school credit for Spanish 1.
Elective or Study Hall
Must pick at least 7 classes.
It is possible to take one study hall each year and fulfill the 130 Credit Graduation Requirement.