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High School Transition. 8 periods but over two days: A Day: 1 st -4 th periods B Day: 5 th -8 th periods Some classes meet both days: Athletics Double Block Math Classes. Block Scheduling. Grade Point Average is calculated on a 4.0 scale ( unweighted )

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Block scheduling

  • 8 periods but over two days:

    A Day: 1st-4th periods

    B Day: 5th-8th periods

  • Some classes meet both days:

    Athletics

    Double Block Math Classes

Block Scheduling


Rank and gpa

  • Grade Point Average is calculated on a 4.0 scale

    (unweighted)

  • Ranking is calculated on a 6.0 scale with additional points awarded for advanced core classes

    (weighted)

    Class rank determines what percentage of the class you are in (top 5%, top 10%, top 25% or first quartile, etc)

Rank and GPA


Classification

Classification


Testing

Testing


Transcripts

  • Student’s permanent record—information on it never goes away

  • Includes all courses and state assessments taken

  • www.parchment.com

Transcripts


9 th grade parent and student meetings

9th Grade Parent and Student Meetings


Career cruising

  • Course and Four Year Planner school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there

  • Interest and Skills Assessment

  • Career Portfolio

  • Job Skills

  • Student Resume Builder

  • www.careercruising.com

    Access codes:

    GHS: georgetown careers

    EVHS: eastview careers

Career Cruising


Staying informed

  • The two best ways to stay informed: school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there

  • Keep your email address updated in the school student management system

  • Check your high school’s website often

Staying Informed


House bill 5
House Bill 5 school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there


Changes caused by hb5

  • Reduced 15 End of Course (EOC) Exams to 5 school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there

    • Algebra I, Biology, English I, English II, US History

  • Created a new Graduation Plan

    • Foundations Graduation Plan (w/ Endorsements)

      • Enables a high school student to choose an endorsement (“major”) and take courses specific to their interest.

  • Moving Forward

    • SBOE decisions this past Friday

    • Board approval

Changes caused by HB5


Graduation plans
Graduation Plans school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there


Road to graduation
Road To Graduation school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there


Endorsements

  • 5 Endorsements school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there

    • Arts & Humanities (Fine Arts, History, Languages, Political Science, etc.)

    • Business & Industry (Architecture, Automotive, Communications, Finance, etc.)

    • Public Service (Education, Health Science, Law Enforcement, etc.)

    • STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

    • Multi-Disciplinary (Mix and match electives but requires Distinguished Graduation Plan)

Endorsements


Roads to graduation
Roads To Graduation school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there


Performance ackowledgements

Performance Ackowledgements


Roads to graduation1
Roads to Graduation school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there


Graduation plans1
Graduation Plans school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there


Contact

Administration school, dates and times to sign up for individual meetings are detailed there

Counselors

GHS 512-943-5102

EVHS 512-943-1802

GHS 512-943-5100

EVHS 512-943-1800

Contact


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