GRESHAM HIGH SCHOOL. Forecasting 2012. WELCOME !. It’s time to forecast and choose your classes for next year. Here are the steps you will follow…. Forecasting: Step by Step. Use Course Planning Guide Discuss with parents, teachers, others Fill in forecast sheet Get signatures
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GRESHAM HIGH SCHOOL
It’s time to forecast and choose your classes for next year.
Here are the steps you will follow…
Total Credits Required: 25
Due to budget cuts and fewer teachers, students will be taking seven classes next year.
passing 5 classes &
being on track to graduate
(Career Related Learning Experiences)
A collection of State test scores, CRLES and work samples in:
Note: Must have passing scores on OAKS tests or equivalent in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics.
Each student is required to have a four year plan.
A minimum grade of “C” in core courses
Minimum grade point averages for admission:
Universities also require ACT/SAT test scores.
The tests now include a 30 minute writing section.
See Kendra Maddox for information about college, job opportunities, apprenticeships, careers, and scholarships.
IB is the most advanced course of study offered at GHS in six different subject areas during junior and senior year.
IB Program Options:
classes in 9th and 10th Grades)
Questions? See Ms. Gray or your counselor.
If you are planning to be a full diploma IB student, Honors and advanced courses should be taken.
Full IB students also need 4 years of World Language.
If questions, see your counselor.
CAL offers advanced courses in 5 technology-based fields for juniors and seniors:
ACE stands for Architecture,
Construction and Engineering.
Make up credits through counselors
SUN Program/Night School/Online School/Summer School
See your counselor for more information
Mark choices with an “X”
Select a minimum of 3 alternates
Mark with an “A”
Note: You may get an alternate. Choose carefully.
Get signatures if course has asterisk (*)
After you have completed the personal data section,
Step 1. Choose your class, with teacher’s help.
Step 2. If you choose Honors, you must have English teacher’s signature.
Check the Course Planning Guide to ensure the right choice of class.
Most sophomores take U. S. History.
Pre-IB students must take both Honors
Government and Honors Economics.
Most juniors take Government and Economics.
Students may take IB History of the Americas, if they took Govt & Econ as sophomores.
All sophomores are required to take one semester of Health.
(You will take another semester your senior year.)
All juniors are required to take a semester of Junior P.E.
This does not include elective classes such as Weight Training, Lifetime Activities and Team Sports.
The choices for sophomore science:
Applied Biology, Biology, Chemistry.
The choices for junior science:
Chemistry, Zoology, Physics, Botany, Earth Science, and IB courses.
Your teacher must approve your choice.
How many electives to take?
Your counselor is happy to see you!
Your counselor looks forward to meeting with you!