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Eighth Grade Parent Night. Welcome to LTHS!. Opening Remarks. Dr. Matthew Reitz, Principal Mr. Chad Greevy , Assistant Principal Mrs. Christina Herman, Director of Student Services and Career Development Mr. Ron Insinger, Athletic Director.

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Eighth grade parent night

Eighth Grade Parent Night

Welcome to LTHS!


Opening remarks

Opening Remarks

Dr. Matthew Reitz, Principal

Mr. Chad Greevy, Assistant Principal

Mrs. Christina Herman, Director of Student Services and Career Development

Mr. Ron Insinger, Athletic Director


How to succeed in high school

Seek a balance– Academics & Extra curricular stuff

Challenge yourself - but don’t over-extend

Take your coursework in school seriously

Everything matters now … even if you may never use it again!

Study and learn how to study independently

Expect to potentially earn a B or C.

Make time after school and on weekends to study with others

Get involved in school – PARTICIPATE!

Decide what motivates you to get a High School diploma

Take advantage of helpthat is all around you

When in doubt, ask questions to adults or other students.

Communicate with adults

How to Succeed in High School


High school requirements

High School Requirements

  • 28 credits total, including:

    • 4 Math

    • 3 Science (Earth and Environment, Bio,

      IPS ORChemAND Physics)

    • 4 English (9, 10, 11, 12)

    • 4 Social Studies (US History II, World History, American Systems, US History III)


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High School Requirements

  • 28 credits total, including:

    • PE (9th, 10th, Wellness OR Fitness and Sport)

    • Freshmen Seminar (9th grade)

    • Health (10th grade)

    • Computer Applications

    • Law, Investment, and Finance Education (LIFE)

    • Graduation Project (11th and 12th grade English)


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High School: Requirements

  • If a student fails a core/required course, he/she must repeat it.

  • Summer school opportunities

    • Advancement or remediation- WAHS

    • Remediation only- MAHS (?)

    • Online coursework on a case-by-case basis

      Any Questions?


High school the schedule

High School: The Schedule

  • English (Academic/Honors)

  • Math

  • Science (Earth and Environment/AP Env. Sci.)

  • Social Studies (US History II)

  • PE/Freshmen Seminar

  • Computer Applications

  • Electives (FORMS DUE APRIL 19!)


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High School: The Schedule

  • Block scheduling:

    • 2 semesters

    • 1 block = 2 periods

      • 1 block is 86 mins.

      • 1 period = 43 mins (2 periods to 1 block)

        • Ex: Choir/Band


Schedule format fall spring

Schedule FormatFall Spring


Teacher testimonials

Teacher Testimonials

  • … about courses typically taken by Freshmen


Looking ahead enrichment

Looking Ahead: Enrichment

  • Lycoming Career and Technology Center

    • Variety of curricular areas:

      • Early Childhood Education

      • Drafting and Design

      • Construction Technology

      • Automotive Technology

      • Criminal Justice

      • Computer Service Technology

      • Culinary Arts

      • Health Careers

    • Potential for college credit and professional certificationbefore HS graduation


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Looking Ahead: Enrichment

  • Advanced Placement Coursework

    • Variety of curricular areas

      • Science, Math, English, Social Studies, Art

    • Potential for college credit

  • Lycoming College Coursework

    • After taking all courses in a curricular area

      • Typically language and math

    • Potential for college credit


What s next

What’s Next?

  • Elective Selection Forms Due

    FRIDAY, APRIL 19

    (Electives are first-come, first served!)

  • Freshmen Orientation:

    • Tuesday, August 20 at 9:00 a.m.

  • Check out our HS website to learn more

    • Student Handbook

    • Course Selection Guide for 2013-14


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