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New Deal High School WELCOMES. The Class of 2015 For the 8 th grade orientation May 19, 2011. Today We Will Talk About … . Welcome & Overview – Dr. Adams STEM Program/Summer Bridge – Mr. Conatser Courses/Graduation Plans – Mrs. Williams

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new deal high school welcomes

New Deal High SchoolWELCOMES

The Class of 2015

For the 8th grade orientation

May 19, 2011

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

today we will talk about
Today We Will Talk About …
  • Welcome & Overview – Dr. Adams
  • STEM Program/Summer Bridge – Mr. Conatser
  • Courses/Graduation Plans – Mrs. Williams
  • Student Council – Mikael Ramirez (Student Council President)
  • Student Experience – Holly Harper, Alyssa Pena, and Brandon Ruiz (STEM Ambassadors)
  • Conclusion – Dr. Adams

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

new deal high school stem academy
New Deal High School – STEM Academy
  • Our Mission …
    • Provide every student a quality education at the highest level of academic skill by meeting individual needs, building positive character, challenging all minds, and promoting lifelong learning in a safe environment
  • Our Vision ...
    • Prepare students to be college ready, career ready, and life ready

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

achievements
Achievements
  • National and State Recognitions
  • Multiple Recognized and Exemplary Ratings
  • 34 Gold Performance Acknowledgements
  • Named a National Higher Performing by National Center for Education Achievement and ACT, Inc
  • Named one of the Best High Schools in Texas by Texas Monthly
  • Named one of the Best High Schools in America by US News and World Report
  • Best Practices Clearinghouse for Data-Driven Decision Making
  • Recognition from TEA Commissioner Robert Scott for Outstanding Use of High School Allotment

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

graduates will
Graduates Will …
  • Graduate on the Distinguished Achievement Plan or the Recommended High School Plan
  • Complete a Senior STEM project
  • Successfully earn 12 or more college hours while in high school … you can graduate from New Deal High School as a sophomore in college
  • Engage in project-based learning and 21st century skills
  • Be college ready, career ready, and life ready

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

current students will
Current Students Will …
  • Be able to clearly state your college and career goal and how you plan to achieve them
  • Always do your very best
  • Show respect to all others
  • Cooperate

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

college courses
College Courses
  • Dual Credit through South Plains College in 2010-2011 (33 hours)
    • Principles of Macro Economics
    • English Composition 1
    • English Composition 2
    • World Literature 1
    • American Government 1
    • American Government 2
    • History of the US to 1876
    • History of the US since 1876
    • College Algebra
    • General Psychology
    • Introduction to Sociology
  • Introduced in 2011-2012 (3 hours)
    • Art Appreciation

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

college hours
College Hours
  • South Plains College Dual Credit
    • 36 hours
  • Tech Prep Courses through CTE Program
    • 12 hours (make at least a B in the high school course and must take corresponding course at South Plains College upon enrollment at SPC)
  • Project Lead the Way (PLTW)
    • 12 hours (upon completion of school certification)
  • TOTAL = 60 college hours

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

stem bridge program mr conatser
STEM/Bridge Program – Mr. Conatser
  • Project-based learning
  • Engineering Program
    • Project Lead the Way
  • Flex Classes
    • Robotics & Rocketry … and other classes
    • Working with University professors and graduate students
  • Bridge Program (REQUIRED)
    • August 10th & 11th
  • What it means to be college ready, career ready, and life ready

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

courses graduation plan mrs williams
Courses/Graduation Plan – Mrs. Williams

MINIMUM GRAD PLAN

22 CREDITS

Students entering 9th grade in the 2004-2005 school year and thereafter shall enroll in the courses necessary to complete the Recommended (RHSP) or the Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP).

No student will be permitted to graduate under the Minimum High School Program without parent/guardian and administrative approval.

RECOMMENDED GRAD PLAN

26 CREDITS

The Recommended High School Program (RHSP) fulfills entrance requirements for colleges and universities in the state of Texas and provides challenging academic courses.

  • DISTINGUISHED ACADEMIC PROGRAM
  • 26 CREDITS
  • The purpose of the Distinguished Achievement Program (DAP) is to recognize students who demonstrate levels of performance equivalent to college students or to work done by professionals in the arts, sciences, business, industry, or in community services. The DAP requires an additional foreign language credit and four advanced measures.
  • Requires Spanish 3
  • Requires 4 Advanced Measures which include:
  • * College academic courses and tech-prep articulated college courses with a grade of B or higher.
  • * Test data by which a student receives a score of three or above on the AP exam.
  • * A score on the PSAT that qualifies the student for recognition as a commended scholar or higher by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
  • * Participation in the National Hispanic Scholar Program of the College Board.
  • * Participation in the National Achievement Scholarship * Program for Outstanding Negro Students of the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.
  • * Original research/project.

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

dual credit
Dual Credit
  • Classes currently offered:
  • English Composition (6 hrs)
  • English Literature (3 hrs)
  • US History (6 hrs)
  • US Government (6 hrs- possible)
  • Economics (3 hrs)
  • College Algebra (3 hrs)
  • Psychology (3 hrs)
  • Sociology (3 hrs)
  • Art Appreciation (3 hrs)

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

student voice
Student Voice
  • Student Council
    • Get involved with your high school
      • President, Mikeal Ramirez
  • STEM Ambassadors
    • Student Experience in High School
      • Holly Harper
      • Alyssa Pena
      • Brandon Ruiz

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready

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Welcome to New Deal High School!

Thank You

New Deal High School STEM Academy – Preparing Student to be College Ready, Career Ready, and Life Ready