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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
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
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:
Please assist us by being willing to advocate for yourself.
In order to progress through the grade levels, students must achieve certain minimum credit levels:
Total credits for graduation must include:
What classes in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade count towards a student’s GPA and Class Rank?
What classes in 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th grade go on your 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:
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.
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
14 PIAA Sports
Clubs and Activities
Thank you for your attention. Questions?