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Scheduling 2014-15. Counselor Phone & E-mails. 2014-15 Course Handbook. Check your school email! It has been emailed to you! You may also access the course curriculum book on-line at: Guidance Course & Scheduling Information 2014-2015 Course Handbook.

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2014 15 course handbook
2014-15 Course Handbook

  • Check your school email! It has been emailed to you!

  • You may also access the course curriculum book on-line at:

    • Guidance

    • Course & Scheduling Information

    • 2014-2015 CourseHandbook

Required courses

Career Tech students are exempt from Fine Arts Credit

HONORS DIPLOMACollege prep students must meet 7 of 8 criteria.Career-tech requirements are slightly different.These requirements are in addition to the DCS requirements for graduation.

  • English4 units

  • Mathematics4 units

    (including Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II or equivalent and another higher level course)

  • Science 4 units (including Physics & Chemistry)

  • Social Studies 4 units

  • Foreign Language3 units

    (including at least 2 units in each language studied)

  • Fine Arts1 unit

  • Grade Point Average3.5 on an unweighted 4.0 scale

  • ACT/SAT Score 27 ACT / 1210 SAT

    (excludes scores from the writing sections)*

Ohio graduation test ogt
Ohio Graduation Test (OGT)

  • Reading

  • Math

  • Writing

  • Science

  • Social Studies

  • Students will first be tested in the spring of their sophomore year.

  • Students who do not pass a part of the test will be retested in the fall and again in the spring until all five parts of the tests have been passed. Students may elect to participate in an intervention program during the summer and have an additional opportunity to take the test in June.

Tests will be given

March 10th – 14th

in the afternoon.

Gpa ranking gpa scale has changed beginning with the class of 2014

  • Course grades are based on + / - scale.

  • We will be using the following scale to compute GPA’s.

  • AP Courses are weighted 1 point for grades C- or above.

Weighted grades

  • AP classes are weighted for grades of C- or higher.

    This means that an A = 5 pts. B = 4 pts. etc. for AP classes only

  • GPA’s can be over 4.0

  • Valedictorian - all students who have a 4.1 GPA and 3 AP classes.

  • Salutatorian - all students who have a 4.0 GPA and 2 AP classes.

Physical education waiver
Physical Education Waiver

  • Students may opt to waive their PE classes by participating in & successfully completing two seasons of an OHSAA approved sport, AFJROTC (2 years), or Marching Band but you must follow these guidelines.

  • Waivers will be automatically added to transcripts at the end of season.

  • You must notify your counselor if you DO NOT wish to use your waiver.

Dacc delaware area career center
DACCDelaware Area Career Center

Applications are still being accepted. Priority Deadline is Feb. 1st – if you apply after that there is no guarantee of acceptance.

Turn your applications in to

the counseling office ASAP.

College options
College Options

1. Post-Secondary Educational Options (PSEOP)

PSEOP allows Ohio high school students to earn college credit and high school credit through completion of college courses. Students must meet the state and university requirements. Students travel to the university to take these courses. Students do not have to pay college tuition for these courses.

2. Concurrent Enrollment

Students attend a university and can earn college and high school credit at the same time. Parents and students absorb this cost. Universities that do not participate in PSEO offer this option.

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College Options

3. Dual Enrollment

Students take these classes at Hayes High School in their regular schedules, taught by Hayes High School teachers. Students pay reduced tuition fees and can receive both high school and a college credit at the end of the course.

*Look in the Course Handbook or refer to the course selection sheet.

4. Advanced Placement (AP)

The Advanced Placement (AP) Program is offered to high school students through The College Board and provides a resource for students to earn collegiate credit before enrolling at a university. Advanced Placement (AP) courses are offered at Hayes High School. Students must apply for these courses. These courses also have additional fees and a culminating test in May. Students who take AP courses stand out in the admissions process. High test scores can result in college credit. See the course guide for available courses. Beginning with the Class of 2014 a student must earn a C- or better to earn the additional point for weighted grading.

Ap course offerings
AP Course Offerings

  • AP Language & Composition

  • AP Literature & Composition

  • AP Calculus AB

  • AP Calculus BC

  • AP Statistics

  • AP Biology

  • AP Chemistry

  • AP Environmental

  • AP Physics 2

  • AP European History

  • AP US History

  • AP Government

  • AP Art History

  • AP Studio Art

    Applications can be found on the web or in guidance. Signatures from current teacher and AP teacher need to be obtained on application.

New for 2014 2015
New for 2014-2015

  • AP Physics B is now “AP Physics 2” due to name change by College Board

  • Freshman Band & Wind Ensemble Band are now replaced by Concert Marching Band and Symphonic Marching Band. (Will have auditions like Orchestra.)

  • Extended Study in all Art Classes (except Intro to Art and AP Art Courses) is now available to students who have completed Level 2 in a course and want to continue learning in that area. Application is required.

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New for 2014-2015

  • Yoga is now Yoga 1 and Yoga 2. Students must have Yoga 1 before Yoga 2.

  • Leaders of Tomorrow is a new hybrid course. There will be an application and is only open to Student Council Members.

  • Student Technology Trainers is a new course by Mrs. Ressler. There will be an application and only a limited number of students can take the course.

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New for 2014-2015

  • All AP Science courses will be two periods long in length due to lab requirements.

  • FST is only open to 11th and 12th graders who are taking this as their last math course and have not taken a math beyond FST.

  • Statistics is no longer being offered. (AP Stats is the only option.)

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New for 2014-2015


    • Hybrid courses are taught partly online and partly in the classroom. Students may not be required to report to the course daily but will have coursework to complete on their own on that day.

    • Hybrid Courses will be offered in:

      • Earth Science

      • Government & Economics

      • Health

      • Fitness/PE

      • Technology Tech Trainers

      • Leaders of Tomorrow

      • Pacer Capstone

PSEO Class at Hayes

MTC Skills for Success

MTC Careers for the 21 Century

These two classes are usually offered last period

two days a week during 1st semester.

Flyer is available with applications.

Marion tech pseo courses
Marion Tech PSEO Courses

  • Students with a 2.75 GPA may apply for the PSEO courses that will be taught by a Marion Tech Instructor at Hayes.

  • Sociology and Oral Communications will be taught the first semester and Psychology and Dealing with Diversity will be taught second semester. Students must take all four courses, which will be taught in two consecutive periods Monday through Thursday.

  • Students will earn 12 semester hours of credit!!!!

Pseo meeting
PSEO Meeting

  • Jan 29th meeting, 7:00-8:00pm - Auditorium

  • This meeting is REQUIRED for participation in PSEO.

Dacc business management lab 2 credits
DACC Business Management Lab 2 credits

  • This is the first lab of a two-year lab program taught at Hayes by an instructor from the Delaware Area Career Center.  Students will be scheduled into this lab for two consecutive periods.  

  • The first year, students focus on understanding of our economic system and how businesses operate in that environment, the study of business ethics and leadership, computer applications, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • The second year is focused on personal finance, bookkeeping, QuickBooks, business language, business management, while pulling it all together utilizing an online environment. Additional components of the program – earn free college credit, internship experiences, opportunities for 4 year pathways, and a jump start on your future.  

  • Next year’s seniors may take the first year of this lab.

Virtual high school
Virtual High School

  • Available for enrichment

  • Courses available in a variety of academic areas

  • Courses are not offered to replace those already taught at Hayes

  • Interested students need to apply

Credit flex

  • Students may earn credits in non-traditional ways through new Ohio legislation.

  • These ways include:

    • Virtual Learning

    • Test-Out

    • Independent Study, which may include: distance learning, educational travel, independent study, an internship, music, arts, after-school/tutorial program, community service or other engagement projects and sports

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  • For additional information:

    • Costs

    • Deadlines (June 1st!)

    • Applications

  • Visit the counseling website


Juniors who are on track to graduate and meet the required qualifications may choose option for 1st or last period.

Major requirements are: 2.75 GPA, 12 credits earned, & schedule 7 classes with upper level math or science course.

Applications must be returned to your counselor.

Pass fail option open to grades 10 12
Pass / Fail OptionOpen to grades 10 -12

The following restrictions are placed upon this choice:

  • No required core course may be taken pass/fail.

  • No more than one credit may be elected in a given subject area during the four years of high school.

  • PowerSchool will indicate actual grade percentage earned.

  • A student may choose to return to the standard letter grade anytime prior to the end of the course. If this option is selected, the student is responsible for making the request in writing to their Guidance counselor by the end of the course. The student will then receive a letter grade for the final grade of the course. When the student drops the pass/fail option, they may not use the pass/fail option for another course in that school year.

  • Application must be returned to guidance no later than the end of course’s 1st Term.

Study hall
Study Hall

  • Students may choose to take a traditional study hall

  • Tutoring Lab may no longer be available, but there will be supports for academics – stay tuned!


Pacer Capstone (due to Mr. Haynes by Feb. 21)



World Lang 1


Student Tech Trainers (online application)

Leaders of Tomorrow (due to Ms. Pittmann by Jan 28th)

Talisman (online application)


Open Lunch

Art Extended Study


Scheduling tips
Scheduling Tips

Think ahead about your 4-year plan. Be sure you consider what you want your senior year to look like.

Decide on what classes you want to take next year. PE, Art & Health are important electives.

Be sure you have enough classes for graduation, honors diploma, athletic eligibility, etc.

Check out the Course Handbook on-line at:

Discuss choices with your parent(s)/guardian(s).

Make a list of questions to discuss with your counselor when you schedule.

Drop policy
Drop Policy

  • Students will now only be able to drop courses ONE time during their high school career without penalty after the first two weeks of the start of a course. A “W” indicating Withdrawal from the course will be entered on the transcript. This does not affect the GPA.

  • All courses dropped after this option is used, will result in an F. This will be entered on the transcript and will affect the GPA.

  • If a student has dropped courses prior to the 2013-14 school year, he/she will still be granted the one-time “W” option.

Dates to remember
Dates to Remember

  • All course selections and applications are due February 28th! Students will NOT be added to courses requiring applications without a completed application being submitted.

  • Any requests to change course selections must be submitted to your school counselor by June 5th. NO REQUESTS WILL BE HONORED AFTER THIS DATE!

  • Students may only make ONE request to change their schedule. (Multiple changes can be made in this one request.)

  • Students will only be able to change course requests to the alternate courses that are originally submitted to the counselor.

Remind 101
Remind 101

  • Text (216) 777-1563 with code below:

  • Class of 2016 is @tracer

Powerschool scheduler
PowerSchool Scheduler

  • NEW: Students will go to room 6007 during their science class between the dates of Feb. 3rd – 19th.

  • Students will still register for classes online through PowerSchool.

  • Your counselor will verify the classes you sign up for.


  • Students will be able to register for classes through Powerschool

  • You should access this now prior to your assigned Science scheduling day when you meet with your counselor. Your counselor will verify the classes you have signed up for on your assigned day.