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Harriman High School Orientation http://hhs.roaneschools.com WELCOME Class of 2017!!!!. High School. New Courses – learn new information, challenge yourself ! New Classmates – older students were once just like you New Teachers – do not be afraid to ask for help

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harriman high school orientation http hhs roaneschools com welcome class of 2017
Harriman High School Orientationhttp://hhs.roaneschools.comWELCOME Class of 2017!!!!
high school
High School

New Courses – learn new information, challenge yourself !

New Classmates – older students were once just like you

New Teachers – do not be afraid to ask for help

During high school you will grow physically, mentally, emotionally and socially

success in high school
Success in High School

Academically

Socially

  • Get organized
  • Take schoolwork seriously
  • Always do your personal best
  • Don’t let peer pressure run your life
  • Learn to make wise choices
  • Have healthy relationships
  • Stay healthy and safe
  • Deal with conflicts peacefully
grade classification
Grade Classification

Freshmen - less than 5 credits

Sophomore– 5 credits

Junior – 11 credits

  • Senior – 16 credits
  • Graduate – 22 credits
hs graduation requirements
HS Graduation Requirements

English - 4 Credits:

English I

English II

English III

English IV

AP English (coming soon)

Note: Must maintain a 90 avg. to remain in Acc. English each year.

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HS Graduation Requirements

Math - 4 Credits:

(Students must take a math class each year)

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II

Upper level Math (Finite Math, Pre-Calculus, or AP Calculus AB)

Bridge Math-Students that do not score 19 on the math section of the ACT must take this senior year

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HS Graduation Requirements

Science - 3 Credits:

Biology I

Chemistry or Physics

Another Lab. Science

*AP Biology (Must complete Bio & Chem. I)

*AP Chemistry (Must complete Chem. I & Algebra II)

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HS Graduation Requirements

Social Studies – 3 Credits:

W. History OR W. Geography

U.S. History

Economics and Government

AP US History (coming soon)

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HS Graduation Requirements

Other required courses – 5 credits:

Wellness

Physical Education and Personal Finance

Fine Art

2 years of a Foreign Language

Note: Students not pursuing a college career may opt out of foreign language and fine arts.

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HS Graduation Requirements

Elective Focus – 3 Credits:

career and technical (CTE)

science and math

fine arts (Band or Chorus)

AP (Biology, Chemistry, & Calculus AB)

career technical education
Career & Technical Education

Human Services

Information Technology

Marketing Management

Law & Public Safety

Health Sciences

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High School Requirements– 22 credits

  • 4 English
  • 4 Maths – must include Algebra I, Geometry , Algebra II and Upper level Math, or Bridge Math (not met 19 on PLAN or ACT or Finite Math (have met a 19 on PLAN or ACT)
  • 3 Science – Biology, Chemistry, and 1 Lab Science
  • 3 Social Studies –
                  • 1 World Geography
                  • 1 U.S. History
                  • ½ Economics/½ Government
  • .5 Personal Finance
  • 1 Wellness
  • .5 PE –exempt if in Band , Sports , Cheerleading
  • 2 Foreign language – waived if not entering university
  • 1 Fine Art – waived if not entering university
  • 3 Elective Focus- CTE , AP, Science/Math, or Fine Arts
state end of course exams
State End of Course Exams

Count 25% of 2nd Semester Average!!!

English I

English II

English III

Biology I

Algebra I

U.S. History

Algebra II

Chemistry (Piloting April 2013)

writing assessment
Writing Assessment

All Juniors must take during English III

act sat required for admission to college
ACT /SAT– required for admission to college

Recommended in Junior year after completing at least Geometry . Also needed to take Dual Credit classes at RSCC – 19 ACT score

PLAN – all Sophomores take as a practice ACT and to determine areas to concentrate on before actual ACT. This test also determines what Math courses will be taken Senior year

sample schedule
Sample Schedule

Freshmen

Sophomore

  • English I
  • Wellness
  • Algebra I or Geometry
  • Biology
  • World Geography
  • Chorus or Band or CTE
  • English II
  • Geometry or Algebra II
  • Physical Science or Chemistry
  • U.S. Government/Economics
  • Spanish I
  • Chorus or Band or CTE
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Sample Schedule

Junior

Senior

  • English III
  • Algebra II/PreCalculus/

Geometry

  • Chemistry/AP Biology/AP Chemistry
  • U.S. History
  • Elective focus (Chorus/Band/CTE)
  • Personal Finance/PE II

* Dual Credit – RSCC

  • English IV
  • Pre-Calculus or AP Calculus or Finite Math or BRIDGE Math
  • AP Chemistry or AP Biology (if needed)
  • Personal Finance/PE II
  • Elective Focus (If needed)

* Dual Credit - RSCC

scholarships
Lottery

3.0 GPA or 21 ACT

$5000 per year / renewable – 4 year college or university

$3000 per year/renewable – 2 year college or university

Technology Centers - no GPA or ACT requirement

Must keep a 2.75 GPA in college to retain scholarship

Scholarships
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General Assembly/Merit

3.75 GPA AND 29 ACT

Need based

2.75 GPA and <

$36,000 family income

Wilder Naifeh Technical Scholarship

Enroll with a diploma at a technology center in TN

Scholarships
tennessee scholars program
Tennessee Scholars Program
  • 4 units English
  • 4 units Math (Alg. 1, Alg. II, Geometry, 1 upper level math)
  • 3 units Science (Must include 3 lab sciences)
  • 3 units Social Studies
  • 2 units of a Foreign Language
  • 1 unit of Wellness
  • 1 unit of Fine Arts
  • 2 Career/Technical courses or 2 AP courses or Dual Credit Courses
tennessee scholars
Tennessee Scholars

Meet required courses

80 hours of community service

Overall “C” average in required courses

No out of school suspensions (Alt. School)

95% attendance rate

graduate with honors
Graduate with Honors

Students who score at or above all of the subject area readiness benchmarks on the ACT or equivalent score on the SAT will graduate with honors.

act benchmarks
ACT BENCHMARKS

English 18

Mathematics 22

Reading 21

Science 24

graduate with distinction
Graduate with Distinction

Students will be recognized as graduating with “distinction” by attaining a B average and completing at least one of the following:

earn a nationally recognized industry certification

participate in at least one of the Governor’s Schools

participate in one of the state’s All State musical organizations

be selected as a National Merit Finalist of Semi-Finalist (Must take PSAT exam)

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Graduate with Distinction

attain a score of 31 or higher composite score on the ACT

attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two advanced placement exams

earn 12 or more semester hours of transcripted postsecondary credit

dual studies
DUAL STUDIES
  • Roane State Community College – Students may begin taking Junior year!!!
  • Must have 3.0 GPA and have at least a 19 on the PLAN or ACT on the subject area they wish to take.
  • Current Courses offered: English Comp 1 & 2, College Algebra, and Psychology
  • Tennessee Technology Center @ Harrriman
  • Student must have a 2.0 and good record of behavior and attendance
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Extracurricular Activities – it is strongly suggested that students be involved in extracurricular activities such as service clubs and athletics

clubs activities
Clubs/Activities

Fellowship of Christian Athletes

Ebony Club

Beta Club

Chess Club

Science Club

Interact Club

DECA Club

FCCLA

HOSA

Skills USA

Yearbook

Band

Cheerleading

Drug Free

athletics bobby clark athletic director
AthleticsBobby ClarkAthletic Director

Baseball

Football

Basketball

Softball

Golf

Tennis

Soccer

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