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Freshman. Austin High School Registration 2014-2015. 2018. Class of. Grad Requirements. ENGLISH | 4 years/4 credits MATHEMATICS | 3 years/3 credits SCIENCE | 3 years/3 credits SOCIAL STUDIES | 4 years/4 credits PHY ED | 2 semesters/1 credit HEALTH | 1 semester/.5 credit

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Freshman

Austin High School Registration

2014-2015

2018

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Grad Requirements

  • ENGLISH | 4 years/4 credits

  • MATHEMATICS | 3 years/3 credits

  • SCIENCE | 3 years/3 credits

  • SOCIAL STUDIES | 4 years/4 credits

  • PHY ED | 2 semesters/1 credit

  • HEALTH | 1 semester/.5 credit

  • VISUAL & PERFORMING ARTS

  • | 2 semesters/1 credit

    Total of 24 credits to graduate +

    ACCUPLACER or ACT test

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9th Grade Details

  • What is 9th grade team?

  • What does that look like?

  • What is a credit?

  • What is a transcript?

  • What is a semester?

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Sample schedule
Sample Schedule

Semester 1

  • Language Arts 9

  • Foods I

  • Algebra T

  • Physical Science

  • Health

  • World History

  • Connect

  • Explorations

Semester 2

  • Algebra T

  • Studio Art

  • Physical Science

  • Language Arts 9

  • PE

  • World History

  • Connect

  • Explorations

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9 th grade credits
9th Grade Credits

Semester 1

  • Language Arts 9

  • Foods I

  • Algebra T

  • Physical Science

  • Health

  • World History

  • Connect

  • Explorations

Semester 2

  • Algebra T

  • Study Hall

  • Physical Science

  • Language Arts 9

  • PE

  • World History

  • Connect

  • Explorations

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Minimum College Requirements

  • Riverland Community College, RCTC

  • ENGLISH | 4 years

  • MATH | 3 years

  • SCIENCE | 3 years

  • SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY | 3 years

  • WORLD LANGUAGE | 2 years of same World Language

    • Graduate from High School or GED

    • ACT or SAT test not required. ACT recommended if transferring to a university or going into selective program like Health Science.

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Minimum College Requirements

  • Seven State Universities who are part of MSCU

  • Bemidji State, Metropolitan State, Minnesota State University, St. Cloud State University, Winona State

  • ENGLISH | 4 years

  • MATH | 3 years (recommend 4 years)

  • SCIENCE | 3 years

  • SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY | 3 years

  • WORLD LANGUAGE | 2 years of same World Language

    • Top 50% of class, Average GPA 3.3 “Selective”

    • ACT or SAT test

    • Composite of 21 or higher on ACT

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Minimum College Requirements

  • U of M

  • ENGLISH | 4 years

  • MATH | 3 years (4 years recommended)

  • SCIENCE | 4 years

  • SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY | 3 years

  • WORLD LANGUAGE | (2 years of same World Language)

  • Involved in Extra Curricular Leadership Opportunities

    • Top 10%-25% of class, Average GPA 3.75 “Competitive”

    • ACT or SAT test

    • Composite of 27 or higher on ACT

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Minimum College Requirements

  • Private Colleges

  • GustavusAdolphus, St. Olaf, Carleton, Luther College

  • ENGLISH | 4 years

  • MATH | 3 years (4 years recommended)

  • SCIENCE | 3 years (4 years recommended)

  • SOCIAL STUDIES/HISTORY | 3 years (4 years rec)

  • WORLD LANGUAGE | Individual College Recommendation(usually 3-4 years of same World Language)

  • Fine Arts | 2 years recommended

  • Extra curricular activities with leadership positions

    • Top 10% of class with GPA 3.6 or higher “Selective/Competitive”

    • ACT or SAT test

    • Composite of 27-31 or higher on ACT

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World Languages

  • If you want to attend a 4-year college, keep in mind that 2 years of the same World Language are required by some and recommended by others.

  • Technical Colleges/2 year community colleges do NOT require a World Language.

  • A World Language is NOT required to graduate from high school.

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Concurrent Classes with Riverland CC

  • To qualify for RCC classes your Junior year:

    • Juniors | Must be in the top 1/3 of your class

    • (or score in the top 70% on a Nationally, Norm-referenced test)

    • Seniors |Must be in the top 1/2 of your class

    • (or score in the top 50% on a Nationally, Norm-referenced test)

    • Strong Grades

    • Take the Accuplacer Test

    • AHS offers 8 RCC college classes & 8 AP Classes

    • Class rank in the fall of your

    • sophomore year will determine your eligibility.

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Required Classes

  • Language Arts 9|Next class in progression and/or Teacher Recommendation

  • Math |Next class in progression and/or Teacher Recommendation

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Required Classes

  • Physical Science or Pre-AP Physical Science | Next class in progression and/or Teacher Recommendation

  • World History or Pre-AP World History

  • Electives 3 full credits (2 + 1 alternate)

  • Health

  • Foundations of Personal Fitness (PE)

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Special Education Students

  • Talk with your Special Education Case Manager regarding required course selections!

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Electives

  • Consider Your Post High School plans…

    • What electives will help me the most in my future course of study or work?

    • Is there an area of study I am interested in pursuing, but don’t know a lot about it? Try an elective in that area.

    • Consider prerequisites now.

    • Schedule changes will be made only if there is an error or improper course placement in your schedule.

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Electives

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Electives

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Study Halls

  • If you currently struggle in your classes and/or are earning grades in the C-D range, or you have a lot of after school commitments please consider…

  • Taking a study hall. This built-in study time each day will allow you to stay on top of your homework.

  • Take time to develop good study habits.

  • No Credit will be earned for a study hall.

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Agriculture intro to afnr agriculture food and natural resources

AgricultureIntro to AFNRAgriculture, Food and Natural Resources



Basic Drawing

Basic Drawing

Open for: 9th -12th grade students

You will learn to draw We WILL TEACH YOU!!!!!!

Before

After!

Mediums Used: Pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, colored pencil, pen & ink, chalk

Come join the art department, gain the skills, and become the next Artist of the Year.


Studio art
Studio Art

Open for: 9th- 12th grade students

You will learn basic drawing skills, printmaking techniques, clay construction, and art history.

Mediums Used: Pencil, colored pencil, oil pastel, chalk, collage, and clay.

Come join the art department, gain the skills, and become the next Artist of the Year.


Business education

Business Education

Mr. Watkins


Intro to business marketing
Intro to Business & Marketing

  • Semesterclass that gives an introduction to advertising, sales, entrepreneurship, and how companies market products

  • Grades 9-12

Product Development



Family and consumer sciences introduction to foods
Family and Consumer SciencesIntroduction to Foods

  • Beginning preparation of foods as they relate to the nutrients.

  • Ideal class for students interested in health and medical professions. Culinary and wanting to live on your own.

  • Grades: 9 - 12


Explorations i ii
Explorations I & II

  • Introduction to many areas of CTE classes.

  • This class focuses on food preparation, advertising and marketing.

  • Grade: 9th



Health
Health

Credit: ½ credit of Health

Grades: 9th - 12th

Prerequisite: NoneTopics include: Wellness, mental health, injury prevention, nutrition, tobacco, alcohol, drugs, & human sexuality

Skills taught include : decision-making, refusal, conflict resolution, communication, goal setting, & health literacy

This course is required for graduation.


Austin high 2014 2014

Austin High 2014-2014

World Language Classes


Spanish 1 french i
Spanish 1 & French I

Students will practice

writing

reading

listening

speaking

Spanish by:

  • In-class conversation & activities

  • Creating & acting out silly stories

  • Singing Spanish or French songs & grammar chants

  • Reading Spanish or French stories & books

  • Studying the geography, food, music, and traditions of Spanish or French-speaking cultures


Spanish 2 Students build on the Spanish acquired in Sp. 1 by adding more vocabulary, verb tenses and grammatical structures

  • In-class conversation & activities

  • Creating & acting out bizarre stories

  • Singing Spanish songs & grammar chants

  • Reading novels & children’s books

  • Celebrations with food & music

  • Studying the geography, food, music, and traditions of Spanish-speaking cultures

  • Chance to go on Spanish field trips and trip abroad

Students continue to practice Spanish by:

Listening

Speaking

reading

writing


Spanish for native speakers 1
Spanish for Native Speakers 1

  • Españolparahispanohablantes – Nivel 1

películas

Noticias del mundo

canciones

cultura

¡Claro quesí!


Spanish Classes

  • If you are a native Spanish speaker and speak Spanish at home you will be tested and placed accordingly in Spanish.

  • Mrs. Morey will be calling you down to test based on you registering for Spanish next year.

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Research Classes

  • Ask your teachers. They can help you decide if a class is a good choice for you.

  • Discuss with your family and older siblings.

  • See your counselor or assistant principal with questions.

  • What you chose will be what you keep. Choose carefully!

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Language Arts

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Math Progression

3-year minimum

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Math Progression

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Science Progression

3-year minimum

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Science Progression

3-year minimum

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Social Studies Progression

4-year minimum

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Your High School Transcript

  • You MUST pass a class with a D- or higher to receive high school credit!

  • Your High School transcript starts to accumulate when you enter 9th grade!

  • Each class passed is worth ½ (0.5)credit

  • 7 classes = 3 ½ credits each semester

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What if I fail a

required course?

  • You are given an excellent opportunity to pass your classes at AHS. Summer School is your ONLY option for recovering credit lost from failureof a required course. There are two (2) sessions of summer school. 12 days in length. 8:00 – 1:00. Each session is worth ½ (.5)credit.

  • To be eligible for sports 3 credits need to be completed by end of 1st Semester!

  • Make 9th grade a great year!

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Athletics at AHS

  • Austin High School offers the following competitive opportunities:

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We are a member of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) and the Big 9 Conference.

To be eligible to participate in a sport, students must comply with MSHSL as well as specific District rules.

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Eligibility for Athletics AHS

  • In order to be eligible for sports, you must have accumulated the following credits:

  • Grade 9: End of 1st semester= 3 credits

  • Grade 10: Start of year= 6 credits/End of 1st semester=9 credits

  • Grade 11: Start of year= 12 credits/End of 1st semester= 15 credits

  • Grade 12: Start of year= 18 credits/End of 1st semester= 21 credits

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Activities at AHS

  • Austin High School offers the following club opportunities:

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Attendance Policy

Excused Absences

Unexcused Absences

  • Bring note within two days

    Tardies

  • 4 Tardies turn into lunch detention

  • Loss of Credit – Hold on Grades

  • No credit in any course where the student exceeds three (3) unexcused absences or exceeds nine (9) absences within a semester.

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Who are these people?

  • 9-10 Mrs. Schultz/Assistant Principal

  • 9thMr. Bergland/ Grade Level Counselor

  • 9-12 Mrs. Baskin/Principal

  • 9-12 Mrs. Quednow-Bickler Activities Director

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Completing the Course Request Form

  • Core Teachers will make recommendations in the following areas:

  • Language Arts

  • Math

  • Science

  • Social Studies

  • Recommendations for next year based off grade in class, MCA, & Scantron scores.

  • (Must sign up for full load of classes = 8 credits, which includes a credit of alternates)

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Completing the Course Request Form

  • Select:

    • Three (3), 1 credit Electives (or combination to equal this)

    • (This includes alternates)

    • Select classes carefully as they will be a part of your schedule next year. Changes may NOT occur later!!!!!!!!

    • March 6 and 7-students will be going to AHS to register for electives.

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Registration Info Online

  • Go to the Austin High School websitehttp://www.austin.k12.mn.us/

  • Click on Our Schools

  • Click on Austin High School

  • Click on Counseling

  • Scroll to and Click on Course Registration Guide 14-15 FINAL COPY

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Parent Involvement

  • Talk with your parents regarding your course selections

  • Bring your signed “Parent Copy” of your Course Request Form back to College Readiness Teacher

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Any other questions…

?

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