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Lovejoy High School Registration 2011-2012. 12 th Grade – Class of 2012!. Graduation Requirements. 26 credits required for graduation – Recommended or Distinguished Diploma Successful completion of all 4 of TAKS tests (taken in February and April) Senior Project, unless exempt.

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lovejoy high school registration 2011 2012

Lovejoy High School Registration 2011-2012

12thGrade – Class of 2012!

graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements
  • 26 credits required for graduation – Recommended or Distinguished Diploma
  • Successful completion of all 4 of TAKS tests (taken in February and April)
  • Senior Project, unless exempt
graduation plans side by side
Graduation Plans – Side by Side


English 4.0 4.0

Mathematics 4.0 4.0

Science 4.0 4.0

Social Studies 4.0 4.0

Lovejoy Leadership 0.5 0.5

Health 0.5 0.5

Fine Art 1.0 1.0

Physical Education 1.0 1.0

Technology 1.0 1.0

Foreign Language 2.0 3.0*

Additional Electives 4.03.0


*Most colleges recommend 3 years of foreign language.

***The Distinguished Plan requires 4 advanced measures.

distinguished achievement diploma dap
Distinguished Achievement Diploma (DAP)

What is an Advanced Measure?

A student needs any 4 of the following:

  • A Junior year PSAT score that designates them as commended or higher
  • A score of 3 or higher on an AP test (each score is one advanced measure)
  • A college academic course and Tech Prep articulated college course with a grade of 3.0 or higher (each 3.0 is one advanced measure)
  • An original research project judged by a panel of professionals in the field (only 2 projects can be used and the senior project would qualify as one)
senior project
Senior Project
  • Research Paper
  • Project (with support of a mentor)
  • Portfolio
  • Formal, oral presentation to a panel of adults
senior project exemptions
Senior Project Exemptions
  • A student takes and passes 12 hours of Dual Credit hours during the senior year.
  • A student takes and passes 3 AP classes during the senior year.
  • If a student fails any classes, they will be required to make up the classes as well as complete a senior project.
senior project courses
Fall Semester

Senior Project Support

A course designed to help students with the research paper portion of the project. Students are given help and guidance through this first important step in the paper.

Full Year

Senior Project Support

A full-year course designed to help with all parts of the senior project. Students are given deadlines and supported through the tasks associated with senior project.

Senior Project Courses
dual credit courses
Dual Credit Courses

15 hours approved dual credit in Lovejoy ISD:

  • English 1301 and 1302
  • Government 2302
  • Economics 2301
  • College Algebra 1314
dual credit
Dual Credit

Collin College will be here in May or June to register for next year’s courses.

You MUST meet all of their deadlines in order to stay enrolled in the classes including tuition payment.


Required to Graduate

English I

English II

English III

English IV

Senior Options

English IV

AP English Literature

AP/GT English Literature

Dual Credit English (1301 and 1302)

Required to Graduate

Algebra I


Algebra II

4th year of Math

*All students are expected to take math all 4 years while at LHS.

Senior Options

Advanced Mathematical Decision Making*

Dual Credit College Algebra


AP Calculus AB

AP Calculus BC

AP Statistics

AP Computer Science


*Teacher Recommendation Only

Required to Graduate




4th year of science

*All students are expected to continue with science through their senior year.

Senior Options

Forensic Science

Anatomy & Physiology

AP Environmental Systems

AP Chemistry*

AP Biology*

AP Physics B*

Principles of Technology

* Single or double blocked

social studies
Required to Graduate

World Geography

World History

US History

1 semester Government

1 semester Economics

Senior Options



AP or AP/GT Government

AP or AP/GT Economics

Dual Credit Gov (2302)

Dual Credit Econ (2301)

*can mix and match

Social Studies
world languages

3 years of the

same foreign


(2 years for Recommended)

Senior Options

Spanish I, II, III, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Lit.

French I, II, III, and AP French Language

Chinese II, III, and IV

American Sign Language I, II, III and IV

World Languages
computer technology

1.0 Credit


PreAP Computer Science

AP Computer Science A

Business Information Systems I (formerly BCIS)

Digital and Interactive Media (formerly BIMM)

Animation (formerly DGA)

Web Technologies (formerly Web Mastering)

Video Technology

Any PLTW course

Journalism courses (Yearbook, Newspaper, Magazine, Broadcast)

Computer Technology
fine arts

One full year

of the same

fine arts



Band/Jazz Band



Theater/Tech Theater



PreAP Music Theory

AP Music Theory

AP Art History

Fine Arts
physical education

1.0 credits of PE courses



Athletic Training

PE Foundations

Adventures in Outdoor Education

Individual Sports

Team Sports

Fall semester of band, drill team, & cheerleading

Physical Education
final graduation requirements
Final Graduation Requirements
  • 1 semester Health
  • 1 semester Lovejoy Leadership
  • 3.0 credits of electives for Distinguished or 4.0 credits of electives for Recommended
ap elective options for seniors
AP Elective Options for Seniors

AP Music Theory

AP Studio Art 2D and 3D

AP Studio Art 2D Photo

AP Studio Drawing

AP Art History

AP Psychology

AP European History

AP Computer Science

other elective options
Other Elective Options
  • Business Classes
  • Health Science Classes
  • Agriculture Classes
  • Architecture and Construction
  • Education and Training Classes
  • Human Service Classes
  • Journalism
  • Engineering Classes
things to remember in the next 6 months
Things to remember in the next 6 months
  • SAT and ACT testing – recommended at least one test before senior year, two preferred
  • SAT –
  • ACT –
  • Links are on Naviance!
  • Transcript Consent Form??
things to remember in the next 6 months1
Things to remember in the next 6 months
  • Research colleges of interest online starting NOW
  • Look over Freshman entrance requirements to be sure your courses will match up and you know your SAT/ACT score goals – Rigor of coursework
  • Make sure you have listed colleges on Naviance
  • Top 10% Rule
things to know
Things to Know
  • Showcase
  • Course Guide
  • Individual Meetings
  • Make good choices the first time.