First Colonial High School
This presentation is the property of its rightful owner.
Sponsored Links
1 / 18

First Colonial High School Rising Ninth Grade Information Night PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 80 Views
  • Uploaded on
  • Presentation posted in: General

First Colonial High School Rising Ninth Grade Information Night. Counseling Department 2013-2014 Assignments. Beanie Schleicher, Counselor, A- Co Talesha Wagner, Director, Cr - Ha Judy Mayes, Counselor, He - Mc Katherine Metzgar, Counselor, Me - Sa Andy Miller, Counselor, Sc - Z

Download Presentation

First Colonial High School Rising Ninth Grade Information Night

An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Presentation Transcript


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

First Colonial High School

Rising Ninth Grade Information Night


Counseling department 2013 2014 assignments

Counseling Department2013-2014 Assignments

  • Beanie Schleicher, Counselor, A- Co

  • Talesha Wagner, Director, Cr - Ha

  • Judy Mayes, Counselor, He - Mc

  • Katherine Metzgar, Counselor, Me - Sa

  • Andy Miller, Counselor, Sc - Z

  • Tamara Schubart, LSA Counselor

  • Eric James, Student Support Specialist

  • Stormy Holt, ACCESS Advisor


High school day

High School Day

  • School Hours 7:20 a.m. – 2:10 p.m.

  • Block Scheduling

    • “A”, “B” day (4 blocks per day)

    • First Block- 90 minutes

    • Second Block - 90 minutes

    • Third Block- 125 minutes to provide lunch for all students

    • Fourth Block- 90 minutes

    • All students will have a 30 minute lunch built into their schedule


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

Graduation Requirements


Sol and credit requirements for graduation

SOL and CREDIT requirements for graduation

Units of credit SOL verified units of credit

222 ENGLISH, 1 MATH,

1 SCIENCE, 1 SOCIAL

STUDIES, 1 STUDENT-

SELECTED

262 ENGLISH, 2 MATH,

2 SCIENCE, 2 SOCIAL STUDIES, 1 STUDENT-SELECTED TEST

STANDARD

DIPLOMA

ADVANCED

STUDIES

DIPLOMA


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

What are credits?

  • Credits are “standard” or “verified”

  • “Standard” credits are earned by passing the course.

  • “Verified” credits are earned by passing the course and a related SOL test.


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

ADVANCED STUDIES DIPLOMA


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

STANDARD DIPLOMA


Mandatory graduation requirement for the entering class of 2014 2015

Mandatory Graduation Requirement for the entering class of 2014-2015

  • All students for the Advanced and Standard Diploma must take a virtual course before graduation

  • Students that are seeking the Standard Diploma must earn a CTE Industry certification before graduation


End of course tests available for verified credit

End-of-Course TestsAvailable for Verified Credit

  • English

    • English 11: Reading

    • English 11: Writing

  • Math

    • Algebra 1

    • Geometry

    • Algebra II

      • Continued…..


End of course tests

End-of-Course tests

  • Science

    • Earth Science

    • Biology

    • Chemistry

  • Social Studies

    • World History to 1500 A.D.

    • World History since 1500 A.D.

    • World Geography

    • VA and US History


Freshman schedule

Freshman Schedule

  • Six classes with two It’s Academic blocks, seven classes with one It’s Academic block or Eight classes without an It’s Academic block

  • (eight classes is not recommended for most ninth graders)

  • English 9 or Honors English 9

  • Algebra I Pt. 1&2 with Algebra lab or Geometry Pt.1&2, Geometry Honors, or Alg. II,

  • Algebra II/Trig

  • Earth Science or Biology

  • World History I, World History IIor

  • AP Human Geography (counselor recommendation required)

  • Health and PE I

  • Elective and /or World Language


Recommended freshman electives

Intro to Theatre Arts

Art Foundations

Mixed Chorus

Band (placement by director)

Orchestra (placement by director)

Music Theory I, II

Guitar I

Keyboarding/Design, Multimedia & Web Tech

IT Fundamentals

Computer Information System (keyboarding pre-requisite)

Construction Technology

Small Engines/Power & Transportation

Electricity/Electronics

Photography/Computer Communication Technology

Intro to Foods I/II

Naval Science (ROTC)

Parenting/Intro to Child Care

Resource Management/Independent Living

Basic Technical Drawing

Public Speaking

Think Tank (identified gifted)

Recommended Freshman Electives


How students get the most out of high school during their freshmen year

How Students Get The Most Out OfHigh School During Their Freshmen Year

  • Keep Grades Up !

  • Choose A Good Selection of Courses and Electives

  • Get Involved In Extracurricular Activities

  • Community Service Activities

  • Involvement In Leadership Activities

  • Explore Career Interests (e.g. job shadowing and career interest inventories)


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

STUDENT

PARENT

SCHOOL


First colonial high school rising ninth grade information night

School Resources

  • Website http://www.firstcolonialhs.vbschools.com –

    subscribe to My School Mail for updates and First Colonial PTSA Newsletter)

    Click on “Staff” to access all teacher e-mail accounts

  • Informational Evening Programs

  • SOL Tutoring

  • Planner (includes school rules and a list of clubs and activities)

  • ACCESS Foundation


For more information

For more information

See the

Secondary School Curriculum/

Student Guide

  • Available on the Web

    www.vbschools.com


Questions

Questions?


  • Login