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Parent Orientation. INDIANA AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 2012 “ PATHWAYS TO GRADUATION”. GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT STAFF. “A” through “F” -- Mrs. Katie Smith [email protected] “G” through “O” -- Mr. Tim Petro [email protected] “P” through “Z” -- Mrs. Linda Chirieleison

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Parent orientation

Parent Orientation

INDIANA AREA SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL

CLASS OF 2012

“PATHWAYS TO GRADUATION”


Guidance department staff

GUIDANCE DEPARTMENT STAFF

“A” through “F” -- Mrs. Katie Smith

[email protected]

“G” through “O” -- Mr. Tim Petro

[email protected]

“P” through “Z” -- Mrs. Linda Chirieleison

[email protected]

Secretary -- Mrs. Janice Allshouse

[email protected]


Orientation activities

OrientationActivities

  • Class Schedule Introduction (Tuesday, March 3, 2009

    and Wednesday, March 4, 2009)

  • Parent Orientation(7:00 pm, Thursday, March 5, 2009)

  • Student Schedule “Troubleshooting” (Period 5---Monday, March 9, 2009 and Tuesday, March 10,2009)

  • Course Request Collection (Week of March 9, 2009)

  • Senior High School Orientation(To Be Determined - usually the Thursday afternoon before school begins)


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  • PUPIL REGISTRATION INFORMATION

  • 1.

  • 1. 1. On the front side of this form, do the following:

  • ----------Print your student number, name and current homeroom

  • Ø    ----------Circle the course numbers in which you want to enroll for the 2009-2010 school term

  • Ø    ----------Use the Scheduling Worksheet area to make certain that you have scheduled the appropriate number of classes---

  • YOU MUST BE IN CLASS A MINIMUM OF 35 OUT OF 40 CLASS PERIODS PER WEEK..


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  • In the spaces below, list alternate elective choices in the order of preference

  • in the event that those initially selected cannot be scheduled. The administration

  • or guidance counselor will select courses if no alternate choices are listed.

  • 1st alternate ________________________________________

  • 2nd alternate ________________________________________

  • 3rd alternate ________________________________________

  • 4th alternate ________________________________________


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3. Please respond to each of the following by circling the correct response:

“I have/have not taken and passed Keyboarding in 8th or 9th grade.”

“I have/have not taken and passed Computer Applications in 9th grade.”

“I have/have not taken and passed On Your Own in 9th grade.”


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4. Have your parent/guardian sign below.

_________________________________________

Parent Signature

NO COURSE MAY BE CHANGED AFTER

JUNE 2, 2009


Indiana area school district graduation requirements class of 2 0 12

Indiana Area School DistrictGraduation Requirements Class of2 0 12

SubjectRequired Credits

English--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4

Social Studies------------------------------------------------------------------------- 4 *

Mathematics--------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3

Science--------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 3 * *

Health & Physical Education------------------------------------------------------- 2

Computer Technology--------------------------------------------------------------- 1***

Family & Consumer Science------------------------------------------------------- .5

Electives------------------------------------------------------------------------------- 6.5

Total Minimum Credits Needed to Graduate (Grades 9 – 12) 2 4

* Students participating in a three year Indiana County Technology Center program will be required to complete only three credits in Social Studies exempting American Government and Economics.

** One Science credit must be in Biology.

***Computerized Keyboarding does not count toward fulfilling the Computer Technology graduation requirement.

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Additional graduation requirements

Additional Graduation Requirements

  • Completion of the Culminating Project

  • Achieving at the Proficient Level or

    Above on the State Mandated PSSA

    Exams in Reading, Mathematics, and

    Writing


English courses

ENGLISH COURSES

SEMESTER ELECTIVES

PUBLIC SPEAKING

FULL YEAR ELECTIVE

JOURNALISM (NEWSPAPER)


Media technology

MEDIA TECHNOLOGY

FULL YEAR

ELECTIVE COURSES

  • Television/Video

    Production

  • Photojournalism


Social studies courses

SOCIAL STUDIES COURSES

SEMESTER ELECTIVES

HUMAN GEOGRAPHY I & II

WORLD RELIGIONS

GLOBAL STUDIES (Online)


Science courses

SCIENCE COURSES

SEMESTER ELECTIVE

MARINE SCIENCE (Online)


World languages

WORLD LANGUAGES


Computer sciences

COMPUTER SCIENCES

  • INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE

  • VISUAL BASIC PROGRAMMING

    (Semester Courses)


Business courses semester courses

BUSINESS COURSES(Semester Courses)

* Meets computer technology requirement for graduation.


Business courses

Accounting

(Full Year)

Business Law

(Semester)

Personal and Consumer Law

(Semester)

Marketing (Semester)

International Business

(Semester)

Personal Finance

(Semester)

BUSINESS COURSES


Fine arts

FINE ARTS

  • A R T I


Drama

DRAMA

  • Drama I

  • Drama II


Music

MUSIC

  • BAND—Marching Band/Jazz Ensemble; Marching Band/ Wind Ensemble; Symphony Band

  • ORCHESTRA

  • CHORUS---Soprano/Alto Chorus; Tenor/Bass Chorus

  • A CAPPELLA CHOIR

  • VOICE CLASS

  • MUSIC THEORY

  • MUSIC APPRECIATION


Family and consumer sciences semester courses

FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES(Semester Courses)

  • FASHION & YOU

  • CHEF’S CORNER

  • FAST TRACK FOODS

  • A LA CARTE BAKING

  • CHILD DEVELOPMENT**

  • ON YOUR OWN**


Technology education

TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION

  • MECHANICAL DRAWING / CAD

  • METAL TECHNOLOGIES

  • WOOD TECHNOLOGIES


Physical education

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • PHYSICAL EDUCATION

    (Semester Course)


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NCAA DIVISION I

Freshman-Eligibility Standards

Requirements:

  • Graduate from high school

  • Have a GPA of 2.00 in 16 core academic courses with a matching sliding scale of 86 (sum of scores on the four individual tests) on the ACT, or a 1010 on the SAT. The highest scores achieved on the verbal and mathematics section of the SAT or highest scores achieved on the four individual tests of the ACT may be combined to achieve the highest scores.

    High School Core Courses:

  • At least 4 years of English

  • At least 3 years of Math (at the level of Algebra or above)

  • At least 2 years of Social Science

  • At least 2 years of Natural or Physical Science (including one lab course)

  • At least 1 year of additional courses in English, math or natural or physical science; and 4 additional years of academic courses in any of the above areas, or foreign language, philosophy or nondoctrinal religion.


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NCAA DIVISION II

Freshman-Eligibility Standards

Requirements:

  • Graduate from high school

  • Have a GPA of 2.00 in 14 core academic courses with a matching sliding scale of 86 (sum of scores on the four individual tests) on the ACT, or an 820 on the SAT if taken April 1, 1995, or later.

  • The highest scores achieved on the verbal and mathematics section of the SAT or the highest scores achieved on the four individual tests of the ACT may be combined to achieve the highest scores.

    14 Required High School Core Courses:

  • 3 years of English

  • 2 years of Math (at the level of Algebra or above)

  • 2 years of social science

  • 2 years of natural or physical science (including one lab course)

  • 2 years of additional courses in English, math or natural or physical science; and 3 years of additional academic courses in any of the above areas, or foreign language, nondoctrinal religion or philosophy.


Indiana county technology center web site www ictc ws counselor e mail eeisenman@ictc ws

All classes meet three periods each day….

AUTOMOTIVE – TECHNOLOGY

COLLISION REPAIR

CARPENTRY

ELECTRICAL

MASONRY

HEATING & AIR

CONDITIONING

COSMETOLOGY

CULINARY ARTS

HEALTH OCCUPATIONS

DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY*

GRAPHICS & ELECTRONIC MEDIA*

COMPUTER SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY*

MACHINING TECHNOLOGY*

WELDING TECHNOLOGY

*Programs that meet the technology graduation requirement

INDIANA COUNTY TECHNOLOGY CENTERWeb Site: www.ictc.ws Counselor E-Mail: [email protected]


Activities

Activities

Sports

  • Golf, Baseball, Basketball, Tennis, Wrestling, Track, Winter Track, Softball, Soccer, Football, Swimming, Rifle, Volleyball, Hockey

    Academic Extras

  • Science Olympiad, Quiz Bowl, Knowledge Master,

    PA Math League

    Club Program

    -- Various club programs are available


Summer school 2009 for the purpose of acceleration

Geometry

Advanced Algebra

Functions/Statistics/Trigonometry

Pre Calculus/Discreet Math

June 8-26/July 6-24 (1.0 credit)

Monday, Wednesday, Friday

8 a.m. – noon (8 hours absence permitted)

$200.00

Computerized Keyboarding

Computer Applications

June 8-26/July 6-24 (0.50 credit)

Tuesday, Thursday

8 a.m. - 11 AM (6 hours absence permitted)

$100.00

SUMMER SCHOOL 2009 (for the purpose of acceleration)


Reminder completed student scheduling grid s will be collected during the week of march 9 2009

Reminder. . .completed Student Scheduling Grid’s will be collected during the week of March 9, 2009.


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