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Graduation Requirements. Counselors : Lori Mills – Grades 9-12, A-G Stan Blackburn – Grades 9-12, H-O Teresa Heinz – Grades 9-12, P-Z. Future Ready Core. English – 4 Credits Math – 4 Credits including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and 1 math in which Algebra II is pre-requisite

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Graduation requirements

Graduation Requirements

Counselors:

Lori Mills – Grades 9-12, A-G

Stan Blackburn – Grades 9-12, H-O

Teresa Heinz – Grades 9-12, P-Z


Graduation requirements

Future Ready Core

  • English – 4 Credits

  • Math – 4 Credits including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and 1 math in which Algebra II is pre-requisite

  • Science – 3 Credits

  • **Social Studies – See individual slides

  • Health/PE – 1 credit

  • 6 Electives – 2 w/in CTE, Arts Ed, Foreign Language.

    ►4 of your elective credits should be in a concentration area –


English

English….

English I

English II

English III

English IV


Math it all adds to your success

Math…it all adds to your success!

  • Geometry

  • Algebra II

  • Advanced Functions

  • Pre-Calculus

  • Honors Geometry

  • Honors Algebra II

  • Pre-Calculus

  • AP Calculus

Foundations of Algebra in Fall of 9th Grade to help some students – NOT a math credit

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Advanced Functions


Science it s elemental

Science…It’s elemental

  • NOTES:

  • While only 3 science credits are required, some students will choose to take more. Some students choose to “double up” and take Biology and Chemistry in 10th grade in order to make their 11th and 12th grade schedules available for as many honors science courses as offered.

  • Chemistry is not required for graduation, but many college programs, even at the 2-year level, may require Chemistry. Check college websites!!

Earth and Environmental Science

Biology

Physical Science OR Chemistry


Social studies requirement for current 10 th 11 th 12 th grade students

Social Studies – requirement for current 10th/11th/12th Grade Students:

  • World History

  • Civics

  • U.S. History


Social studies requirement for first time 9 th grade students and beyond

Social Studies – requirement for First-Time 9th Grade Students and Beyond:

  • World History

  • American History I

  • American History II

  • Civics

Students taking AP US History will follow a bit different path, but still complete 4 social studies credits


Health and pe

Health and PE

One credit of Health and PE required, most often completed in 9th grade


Concentration areas

Concentration Areas

A concentration could be in one of several specialized areas. These include:

Career & Technical Education

Arts Education

ROTC

Academic


Career and technical education

Career and Technical Education

A concentration of classes within CTE would include 4 courses within a Cluster, with one being a 2nd level course.


Cte cluster

CTE Cluster

Ag., Food, & Nat. Resources

Computer Applications I

Animal Science I

Equine Science I

Equine Science II

Information Technology

Introduction to T & I

Foundations in Technology

Computer Engineering 1

Computer Engineering 2

Hospitality & Tourism

Teen Living

MSITA

Sports & Entertainment Mkt. I

Sports & Entertainment Mkt. II

These are just 3 of the many CTE sequences available at PHS!


Arts education

Arts Education

  • A concentration of classes within Arts would include courses from any combination of:

  • Art (Art 1, 2, 3, 4, Honors)

  • Chorus (Mixed Chorus 1, 2, Orion, Bach to Broadway)

  • Band (Band 1, 2, 3, 4, Honors, Percussion, Music Specialization)

  • Drama (Drama 1, 2)

  • as long as one course is a level II course


Graduation requirements

Examples:

  • Chorus I

  • Chorus II

  • Orion

  • Bach to Broadway

  • Band I

  • Band II

  • Band III

  • Band IV

  • Band I

  • Drama I

  • Art I

  • Art II


Graduation requirements

ROTC

A concentration of classes within ROTC would include 4 courses in an ROTC sequence with at least one level II course


Graduation requirements

Examples:

  • ROTC I

  • ROTC II

  • ROTC III

  • ROTC IV

  • ROTC I

  • ROTC II

  • Drill & Ceremony

  • Drill & Ceremony


Academic

Academic

A concentration of classes within Academics would include courses in any combination from Honors, AP, Foreign Language that are in addition to those fulfilling core requirements


Graduation requirements

Examples:

  • Honors Biology II

  • Honors Chemistry (II)

  • AP Psychology

  • Honors Native Amer. Studies

  • Spanish I

  • Spanish II

  • Spanish III

  • Spanish IV

  • French I

  • French II

  • AP Human Geography

  • Honors Physics


Graduation requirements

2 Required Electives

Any combination of 2 electives to be taken from Arts, Foreign Language, or CTE (Career and Technical)


Graduation requirements

What’s Missing?

  • Foreign Language

  • Art Credit

  • Anything else?


Nc academic scholars program for 10 th graders

NC Academic Scholars Program for 10th Graders

  • 4 English Language Arts I, II, III, IV

  • 4Math (Alg. I, Alg. II, Geometry, andhigher level math with Alg. II as prerequisite

  • 3 Science (Chemistry, Bio, and an Earth/Environmental Science course

  • 3Social Studies (World History, Civics,

    US History)

  • 4 Elective credits constituting a concentration recommended from one of the following: CTE, JROTC, Arts, Academic

  • 3.5 Unweighted GPA

  • 2Languages (2 credits of the same)

  • 3 Higher level courses taken during junior and/or senior years which carry 5 or 6 quality points, such as AP, Advanced CTE/CTE credentialing courses, online course, other honors or above designated courses


Nc academic scholars program for 9 th graders

NC Academic Scholars Program for 9th Graders

  • 4 English Language Arts I, II, III, IV

  • 4Math (Alg. I, Alg. II, Geometry, andhigher level math with Alg. II as prerequisite

  • 3 Science (Chemistry, Bio, and an Earth/Environmental Science course

  • 4Social Studies (World History, American History I, American History II, Civics)

  • 4 Elective credits constituting a concentration recommended from one of the following: CTE, JROTC, Arts, Academic

  • 3.5 Unweighted GPA

  • 2Languages (2 credits of the same)

  • 3 Higher level courses taken during junior and/or senior years which carry 5 or 6 quality points, such as AP, Advanced CTE/CTE credentialing courses, online course, other honors or above designated courses


Why 9 th and 10 th grades do count

Why 9th and 10th grades DO count!


Academics

ACADEMICS

  • Weighted / Unweighted GPA (grade point average)

  • Honors / Advanced / A.P. (Advanced Placement) Courses

  • Career & College Courses / HCC

  • Transcripts to colleges / scholarships (will contain grades 9-11 and course choices for senior year)


Behavior

BEHAVIOR

  • Attendance

    • Course credit

    • Transcript

  • OSS / ISS

    (Applications do ask!)


Outside of school

OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL…

  • Extracurricular

    • DEPTH of involvement

    • Leadership

  • Community

    • Service

    • UNIQUE

  • Work / Volunteer

    • Time management

    • Career exploration

  • Enrichment Opportunities

    • Summer / School year

    • Can be expensive---but many are FREE


Research

RESEARCH

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  • Web page

    www.phs.haywood.k12.nc.us

    Click on Counseling Center

  • Open House events

  • Enrichment opportunities in career exploration or on college campus


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