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Welcome to the Incoming 9 th Grade Parent Orientation. Richard Montgomery HS January 6, 2009. Richard Montgomery High School. 2009-2010 Program of Studies Dr. Nelson McLeod Principal. RICHARD MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL 2009-2010 PROGRAM OF STUDIES TABLE OF CONTENTS

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welcome to the incoming 9 th grade parent orientation

Welcome to the Incoming 9th Grade Parent Orientation

Richard Montgomery HS

January 6, 2009

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Richard Montgomery

High School

2009-2010

Program of Studies

Dr. Nelson McLeod

Principal

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RICHARD MONTGOMERY HIGH SCHOOL

2009-2010 PROGRAM OF STUDIES

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction…………………………………………….1

RMHS Pathways .……….………….……………….2-5

Specialized Programs ………………..………..…..6-8

New Course Offerings…………………………….9-11

Specialized Electives……………………….…….12-15

Mathematics Department Course Sequence Chart…16

Science Department Course Sequence Chart……17-18

Course Listings

richard montgomery hs pathways to graduation
Richard Montgomery HS Pathways to Graduation
  • The Career and College Preparatory Pathway
  • The Honors/Advanced Placement (AP) Pathway
  • The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Pathway
  • The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Pathway
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The Career and College

Preparatory Pathway

  • ROTC, the Fire Training Academy, and the MCPS Cooperative Work Experience (CWE)
  • Career and Technology programs at Thomas Edison HS
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The Honors/Advanced Placement

Pathway

  • Students who complete Honors and MYP courses in grades 9-10 typically follow one of two pathways: (1) they apply and are accepted to the IB Diploma Program or (2) they enroll in Advanced Placement Course in their areas of strength for grades 11 and 12.
  • Advanced Placement program:

33 courses offered

the international baccalaureate middle years program pathway
The International Baccalaureate Middle Years Program Pathway
  • Our MYP is a five year program that begins in Grade 6 at Julius West Middle School (JW) and ends in Grade 10 at Richard Montgomery High School (RM).
  • The requirements of the MYP Program are:
requirements in myp
Requirements in MYP

What You Give:

  • All Honors classes
  • MYP Personal Project
  • 30 Community and Service hours

What You Receive:

  • High-level curriculum
  • Leads to AP and IB Diploma pathways.
  • MYP Certificate
t he international baccalaureate diploma program pathway
The International Baccalaureate Diploma Program Pathway
  • The IB Diploma Program is a program of studies for academically gifted and committed students aged 16-19 who are interested in pursing a rigorous pre-university course of studies.
  • There are (2) pathways for admission into the IB program:
pathways to ib
Pathways to IB
  • #1 Students apply in grade 8 to enter the Magnet IB at RMHS in grade 9.
  • #2 This pathway to the Magnet IB at RMHS is open only to students already enrolled in RMHS in grade 10. After students complete an application process that includes an application form, teacher recommendations, an MCPS transcript, and an admissions test, qualified students are selected to join IB in grade 11.
specialized programs
Specialized Programs
  • Rocket Corps
  • Montgomery College Partnership
  • Academy for Careers in Education
  • Early Child Development Pathway
  • Project Lead the Way (Technology and Engineering)
  • Multi-Media Productions and Communications Program (Video Production)
check out our new course offerings new to rmhs in 2009 2010
Check out our new course offerings!New to RMHS in 2009-2010:
  • Global Issues
  • IB Philosophy
  • Quantitative Literacy
  • Nutrition Science
  • AP Physics C
  • IB Environmental Systems
  • Family Life and Human Development
  • IB French and Spanish 7
  • Intro to Engineering Design
  • Principles of Engineering
  • Advanced Design Applications
specialized electives
Specialized Electives
  • COMPUTER SCIENCE INTERN (Grades 10-12)
  • ROCKET CORPS (Grades 11-12)
  • COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY-RMBC (Grades 11-12)
  • ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY
  • ORCHESTRA (Grades 9-12)
  • TREBLE CHORALE – FEMALES ONLY (Grades 9-12)
  • CONCERT CHOIR (Grades 9-12) – BY AUDITION ONLY
  • MADRIGALS, Wind Ensemble, and Jazz Ensemble (Grades 9-12) – BY AUDITION ONLY
change in physical education
Change in Physical Education
  • The physical education department re-structuring class offerings. The expansion of specialty sport classes will give ALL students an opportunity to select from a wide variety of sports activities.
    • Both General PE and Specialty PE available to 9th graders.
math and science pathways
Math and Science Pathways
  • Please reference these important flow charts in the Program of Studies.
  • Shows progression of courses between 9th – 12th grades at RMHS.
registration and graduation requirements
Registration and Graduation Requirements
  • How to complete a student registration card.
  • How to interpret the course offerings.