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Freshmen and Sophomore Family Night . Wilsonville High School October 14, 2010 Christine Lindberg. Agenda. Graduation Requirements Course Planning for Sophomore & Junior year Advanced Placement Courses College Bound Students Oregon University “D” Policy and Student GPAs

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Freshmen and sophomore family night

Freshmen and Sophomore Family Night

Wilsonville High School

October 14, 2010

Christine Lindberg


Agenda

Agenda

  • Graduation Requirements

  • Course Planning for Sophomore & Junior year

  • Advanced Placement Courses

  • College Bound Students

  • Oregon University “D” Policy and Student GPAs

    • Academic Success Strategies

  • Question & Answer


Graduation requirements class of 2013 2014

Graduation RequirementsClass of 2013 & 2014


Graduation requirements cont

Graduation Requirements, cont.

  • Oregon Assessment of Knowledge & Skills (OAKS)

    • Students will begin OAKS testing junior year

    • Demonstrate proficiency in Essential Skills:

      • Read and comprehend a variety of text (2013 & 2014)

      • Write clearly and accurately (2013 & 2014)

      • Apply mathematics in a variety of settings (2014)

    • Students will have multiple options and opportunities to demonstrate their proficiency in the Essential Skills by:

      • Achieving a state determined score on the state assessment tests (OAKS) in reading, writing and mathematics

      • Achieving a state determined score on another standardized test (SAT, ACT, etc.)

      • Completing an approved locally scored assessment such as a work sample or student project


Sophomore recommended courses

Sophomore Recommended Courses


Junior recommended courses

Junior Recommended Courses


College bound students

College Bound Students


Advanced placement courses ap

Advanced Placement Courses (AP)

  • WHS offers 18 different AP courses in the following curriculum areas:

    • English, Math, Science, Social Science, World Language and Art

  • Benefits include:

    • Rigorous, college level coursework; potential to earn college credit in high school; and bonus point on GPA

  • Students can take their first AP course in the 10th grade

  • Students will forecast for all AP courses in February


Oregon university system d policy

Oregon University System “D” Policy

  • Students must satisfactorily complete, with a grade of C or better, 14 core subject requirements.

    • 4 years of English

    • 3 years of Math culminating in Algebra II or higher

    • 2 years of Science (3 yrs to graduate from WHS)

    • 3 years of Social Science

    • 2 years of the same World Language


Academic success strategies

Academic Success Strategies

  • Check your student’s grades and attendance online

  • Encourage your student to check their WHS email

  • Access a teacher’s blog, calendar, or send them an email with questions or concerns

  • Have your student attend their teacher’s help hours (before school, after school, lunch)

  • Blue Sheet

  • Homework Club

  • Saturday School

  • Summer School

  • Regular attendance


Helpful whs websites

Helpful WHS Websites

  • Attendance & Grades

    • Main WHS website

    • Counseling Department

    • Main WHS website/Counseling

    • Graduation Requirements

    • Main WHS website/Academics/Graduation Requirements by Year

    • Course Planning:

    • Main WHS website/Academics/Forecasting Information


Question answer

Question & Answer


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