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Welcome Eighth grade students & Parents of Class of 2016. GUIDANCE January 2012 Gina Christel Director of Guidance . Welcome Introduction of Counselors

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guidance january 2012 gina christel director of guidance
GUIDANCE January 2012Gina Christel Director of Guidance
  • Welcome
  • Introduction of Counselors
  • Tentative Counselor Assignment by alphabet (may vary according to final freshman population)
  • 8th into 9th grade Transition Activities
transition activities
  • Q & A with high school counselor

immediately following presentation

  • January 12th -Assembly with 8th graders to receive Course Description Guides and Course Selection Sheet
  • Follow up parent meetings at the middle school assigned by alphabet (Jan 30th-Feb. 1st), hosted by Mrs. Ingoglia and accompanied by high school counselor (make up night meeting Feb. 8th with 8th grade counselor and Director)
transtioning activities cont
    • 8th grade “Bridge Days” to high school week of March 28 & 29 for tours and presentations.
  • Freshman Orientation-

Tentative Date: Aug. 28

  • First Month of High School:
    • Assembly with Administration and break out sessions with counselor in smaller group
    • 9th Grade BBQ
    • Freshman Parent Night
    • Introductory Individual Meetings with counselor
high school counseling center
  • The Role of the Counselor
  • Individual Conferences with students & parents
  • Parent Nights at each grade level
  • Guidance Programming in classrooms each year
  • Annual scheduling meetings with students
  • Naviance- career planning and college search tool
  • Post Secondary Planning
diploma options
  • Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation *
  • Regents Diploma*
  • IEP Diploma/Local Diploma

*Students also have an opportunity to earn Honors Distinction (90% or above Regents examination test average)

graduation requirements

Required Subjects Regents Diploma* Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation*

English 4 4

Social Studies 4 4

Math 3 3

Science 3 3

Health ½ ½

Art/Music 1 1

Sequence/Electives 3 ½ 1 ½

Physical Education 2 2

World Language 1 3

Total 22 credits 22 credits

*Students may substitute 5 units of credit in a

sequence of Art, Music or Business.

ninth grade electives


Studio Art 1 Animation and video Media

Computer Graphics Automated Accounting

Business Law

Photography I Business Management

Photograph Lab Entertainment and Sports Management

Digital Photography I Entrepreneurship

Fashion Marketing


Marketing and Advertising


Video Game Marketing

ninth grade electives1

English Mathematics

Creative Writing Mathematics Research

Computer Science

Introduction to Visual Basic

Advanced Visual Basic H

Website Programming and Design

Advanced Website Design

Advanced Programming-Java H

ninth grade electives2

Music & Perform. ArtsScience

Concert Choir Freshmen Science Research H Marching Band

Music Theory


Symphonic Band

Theater Arts

World Language

Latin 1

academic placement timeline
  • Course Selection (Due: Feb. 10th)
  • Course Verifications mailed home throughout Spring
  • Final scheduling in June based on finals, mailed home end of June
  • Honors Appeal, if appropriate(Due July 6th)
  • Parent Portal Open to view schedule (tentative August 20th)
  • Correction of Error Form-based on strict criteria for any changes (due Aug. 24th)
honors policy and student placement
HONORS POLICYAnd Student Placement
  • Students must have a minimum class average of 92 and a Regents examination (if applicable) or departmental assessment of 90 or better
  • Students will be placed in classes based upon progress through third quarter
  • Final placement will be made

in June

  • Honors Appeal, if applicable
ap college courses offered

AP English Language AP Computer Science

AP English Literature AP Biology

AP World History AP Environmental Science

AP U.S. History AP Chemistry

AP Macroeconomics AP Physics C

AP Government & Politics AP Studio Art

AP European History AP Music Theory

AP Human Geography

AP Psychology

AP Calculus-BC College Accounting I

AP Statistics College Accounting I & II

College Business Law

College Business Management

College French, German, Italian, Latin & Spanish