Rodger and Ellen Beck Junior High School. Course Selection 5 th into 6 th Grade 2014-2015. Course Selection Materials. BJH. Mascot : Bulldog Colors : Maroon & White Grades : 6 through 8. Elementary to JH Differences . School Hours 7:30-2:35 No recess NO MORE STRAIGHT LINES
5th into 6th Grade
Three Class Formats:
Academic – For everyone, on grade level, more time to review concepts, more tutoring provided, prepares students for college as well as other post secondary education
PreAP – More challenging, fast paced, requires independent learning, prepares students for AP classes in high school
GT – Must be screened and identified
Big difference in # of
5th grade – approx. 60 objectives
6th grade Academic – approx. 64 objectives
6th grade PreAP – over 90 objectives with many being 7th grade objectives
Pre-AP level of instruction will focus on preparation for taking Algebra I in 8th grade.
What Students Say About PreAP/GT Math
Need to enjoy math a lot and like to learn
Better know your basic math facts and know them well
Expect homework everyday
Every student has 5 core classes
*(English & Reading blocked together)
(Band /Orchestra directors will contact you before school is out about an instrument selection)
Supply Fees required for all electives
THIS IS NOT A SCHEDULE!!!
You may not get your first choice elective. Be sure to put 2nd choice on your course selection sheet.
Follow instructions on sheet on how to make changes.
Schedules may change at least once throughout junior high because:
Please remember to be flexible and
open-minded about schedule changes.