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Junior Course Selection. 2014-2015. Graduation Requirements. English 4.0 credits Social Science 2.0 credits (Must pass US History) Math 3.0 credits Science 2.0 credits Health/PE 3.5 credits Consumer Ed .5 credits Electives 9.0 credits

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Graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements

  • English 4.0 credits

  • Social Science 2.0 credits

    (Must pass US History)

  • Math 3.0 credits

  • Science 2.0 credits

  • Health/PE 3.5 credits

  • Consumer Ed .5 credits

  • Electives 9.0 credits

  • Prairie State Achievement Exam

  • Constitution Test ________

    24 Total Credits


Credits
CREDITS

  • Credit is based on semester grade

  • D (60%) Minimum grade for passing and receiving credit

  • Each semester class = ½ credit


Weighted grades used to calculate gpa
Weighted Grades used to calculateGPA

  • Honors/AP A = 6 points

  • Standard A = 5 points

  • Base A = 4 points


Class rank
CLASS RANK

  • Class rank is determined by total grade points using all classes.

  • Examples:

    6 classes all A’s = 30 points

    7 classes all A’s = 35 points


BACC

  • Bloomington Area Career Center

  • 3 hours of your day

  • 2 credits/year

  • Variety of vocational courses (pg. 86)

  • Applications required

  • Bus transportation provided

  • Watch for prerequisites

  • Do not list this in your course requests but know what you would drop


Ice work program
ICE Work Program

  • Interrelated Cooperative Education

  • 3-4 hours of your day

  • 1 credit for class + 2 credits for work = 3 credits yearly

  • Application required

  • Must have a job by the time school begins

  • Must have own transportation



Dual credit
Dual Credit

Dual Credit with

Heartland Community College


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Dual Credit

  • No additional cost to NCHS student

  • HS credit and HCC credit

  • Student responsibility:

    • Confirm university will accept credit

    • Complete HCC application prior to 17 January

  • Assessment – to be determined

  • Not weighted



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Talk to your math teacher!

Math


Social studies electives
Social Studies Electives

  • International Relations

  • Social Issues

  • Economics

  • Human Geography

  • Psychology

  • Sociology

  • AP Psychology(Psych & B or higher in all Social Studies classes)

  • AP Government US (B or higher in all Social Studies classes)

  • AP Government Comparative (B or higher in all Social Studies classes)

  • AP Geography(Human Geography & B or higher in all Social Studies classes)

  • Western Civilization to 1500 / since 1500 (Dual Credit)



PE

  • PE Exemption

    • Application required w/coach signature

    • IHSA activity/sport including Band/Color-Winter Guard

    • Only for semester you are in the activity/sport

    • Winter sports and Cheerleaders-choose semester

  • Options:

    • Fitness and Sports (Team PE)

    • Lifetime Fitness and Exercise (Individual PE)

    • Personal Development

    • Dance Fitness

    • Water & Land Activities

    • Advanced Aquatics

    • Swim Guard

    • Lifestyle Management (a full year course!!)

  • NO CHANGES AFTER March 21


Consumer education state of illinois requirement

CONSUMER EDUCATION-STATE OF ILLINOIS REQUIREMENT

Successful completion of any of the following courses/programs fulfills the State Consumer Education requirement for high

school graduation:

Introduction to Business (9, 10) - 1 year

Consumer Education (11, 12) - 1 semester

Personal Invest & Finance (11, 12) - 1 semester

Agribusiness Management(11, 12) - 1 year

ICE (Work) program (11, 12) - 1 year


Junior electives
Junior Electives

  • Agriculture

  • Art

  • Bloomington Area Career Center

  • Business

  • English, Math, Science Social Studies

  • Family and Consumer Science

  • Foreign Language

  • ICE Work Program

  • Music

  • Technology


What s next
What’s Next?

  • January 17 / 21 Lab 33: Counselors meet with you to select your classes.

  • January 28: Counselors available to discuss course selections and make adjustments if necessary (by appt.)

  • March 1: Copy of course requests will be sent home in the mail.


Changes
Changes?

  • March 21: Last day to make a change in your course selection.

  • See your counselor to make a course request change


Exceptions after march 21 ccg page 5
Exceptions after March 21(CCG: Page 5)

  • Conflicts

  • Successful completion of summer school courses.

  • Failure to meet course prerequisite.

  • Driver Education changes for students placed in wrong semester because of age or course failures.

  • Scheduling conflicts due to computer error.

  • Missing requirement for university admission


Level changes
Level Changes

  • May request within first 6 week of semester

  • When moving down a level, must show interventions have been implemented

  • Completion of level change form



PE

  • PE Exemption

    • FORM to be submitted in lab

  • Fitness and Sports (Team PE)

    • PHY 201 PHY 202

  • Lifetime Fitness and Exercise (Individual PE)

    • PHY 301 PHY 302

  • Personal Development

    • PHY 401 PHY 402

  • Dance Fitness

    • PHY 501 PHY 502

  • Water & Land Activities

    • PHY 601 PHY 602

  • Advanced Aquatics

    • PHY 631 PHY 632

  • Swim Guard

    • PHY 651 PHY 652

  • Lifestyle Management (a full year course!!)

    • PHY 701 PHY 702




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Junior Electives

  • Course Numbers ~ Pages 8-9

  • Agriculture ~ Page 15

  • Art ~ Page 17

  • Bloomington Area Career Center ~ 88

  • Business ~ Page 21

  • Family&ConsumerScience ~ Page39

  • Foreign Language ~ Page 43

  • ICE Work Program ~ Page 28

  • Music ~ Page 55

  • Technology ~ Page 83

  • Dual Credit ~ Page 11


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