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8 th to 9 th Grade Scheduling Information Session: 2014-2015. Objectives:. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to select appropriate 9 th grade courses, considering their own personal preferences, learning strengths, and future goals . Introduction of counseling staff

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8th to 9th Grade Scheduling Information Session: 2014-2015

Objectives:

Students will acquire the knowledge and skills to select appropriate 9thgrade courses, considering their own personal preferences, learning strengths, and future goals.

Introduction of counseling staff

Discuss requirements for graduation and introduce official high school transcript

Review course offerings and descriptions

Explain course selection process

Questions

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Senior High School Counselors

  • Ms. Candace Lane – (Last names L-Z)
  • Mr. Doug Sankey – (Last names A-K)
  • Mrs. Patricia Richardson (Secretary)
  • Mrs. Kim Torres (Social Worker)
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School Social Worker – Mrs. Torres

The counseling staff along with Mrs. Torres are available to help students with any personal issues that may be limiting one’s educational opportunities. Issues may include, but are not limited to:

  • Peer Issues
  • Grief and Loss
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • Medical Issues
  • Family Problems
  • Anger Issues
  • Stress Management
  • Self-confidence
  • Drug and Alcohol issues – personally or with family members

Please assist us by being willing to advocate for yourself.

how many credits are needed to graduate from philipsburg osceola senior high
How many credits are needed to graduate from Philipsburg-Osceola Senior High?

Pop Quiz:

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Grade Level Classification

In order to progress through the grade levels, students must achieve certain minimum credit levels:

  • Grade 10:Must have earned at least 5 creditsand must be enrolled for at least 7 credits.
  • Grade 11:Must have earned at least 11 creditsand must be enrolled for at least 7 credits.
  • Grade 12:Must have earned at least 17 creditsand must be enrolled for at least 7 credits.
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Graduation Requirements

Total credits for graduation must include:

  • 4 credits of English
  • 4 credits of Social Studies
  • 4 credits of Mathematics
  • 4 credits of Science
  • 2 credits of Physical Education
  • 0.5 credit of Health
  • 2.0 credits of Arts and Humanities
  • 5.5 credits of Electives
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Pop Quiz:

What classes in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade count towards a student’s GPA and Class Rank?

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Pop Quiz:

What classes in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade go on your high school transcript?

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Official High School Transcript

Each of your courses, grades, credits, and your daily attendance is recorded on your High School Transcript.

An Official Transcript can be sent to each college or technical/vocational school that a student applies to, but a review of your transcript can also be requested by:

  • Branches of the military
  • Employers
  • Scholarship agencies
  • NCAA
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Charting Your Own Path

Choosing Courses

  • Students should carefully review the Program of Studies to select courses.
  • Be sure you meet the requirements (Example: Available to your grade level, meet the prerequisite, etc).
  • Select courses which may assist you in your future career or with career exploration. (Electives, CCCTC, Academies, etc.)
  • Select courses which may allow you to access higher levels of courses in a particular area.
  • Most courses may only be selected once during your high school studies.
  • Vocational-Technical Education at CCCTC
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Course Selection Sheet

FRESHMAN COURSE SELECTION (For School year 2014- 2015)

STUDENTS MUST SELECT AT LEAST 7.0 CREDITS EACH YEAR. ADD THE NUMBER OF CREDITS ON THE FRONT AND CHOOSE

ENOUGH CREDITS ON THIS SIDE TO EQUAL AT LEAST 7.0 CREDITS. COURSES THAT DO NOT HAVE SUFFICIENT ENROLLMENT MAY BE CANCELLED.

THEREFORE, YOU MUST SELECT CREDITS AS REQUESTED COURSES (MARK WITH AN “R”) AND 2 ALTERNATE CREDITS (MARK WITH AN “A”).

Alternate courses will be scheduled if the requested courses are not possible.

NAME: ___________________________________

ENGLISH 1.0 credit (must choose one) SOCIAL STUDIES 1.0 credit (required) MATH 1.0 credit (must choose one)

101 English 9 301 US & PA History 2 211 Geometry

103 Pre-AP English 9 201 Algebra 1A

221 Algebra 2

SCIENCE 1.0 credit (must choose one) PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH 0.5 credit (required) TECHNOLOGY 0.5 credit (required)

401 Environmental Science 601 Physical Education 718 Tech for Success

403 AP Environmental Science 603 Health

Total Credits Side 1: 5.50

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Get Involved

14 PIAA Sports

Clubs and Activities

Band/Chorus

Drama

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Question & Answer Session

Thank you for your attention. Questions?