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Urbana High School Curriculum Orientation 2010 - 2011. www.usd116.org/uhs. Agenda. The UHS day Graduation Requirements Requirements and Electives Courses Activities Registering for next year Curricular Showcase (in Commons). The UHS Day. Everyone starts at 8:00 a.m.

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agenda
Agenda
  • The UHS day
  • Graduation Requirements
  • Requirements and Electives
  • Courses
  • Activities
  • Registering for next year
  • Curricular Showcase (in Commons)
the uhs day
The UHS Day
  • Everyone starts at 8:00 a.m.
  • Closed lunch hour and study support for all 9th and 10th graders
  • Choice 8 period day encouraged for all students
  • Study halls only for seniors
  • Students run on individual schedules, not teams
study support and teams
Study Support: All 9th and 10th graders have 25 minutes of this classroom time before or after their lunch. Small groups of 12 - 18 students. Academic help is available.

Teams: All 9th and 10th graders are on a team. These numbered teams (no names) are actually teams of teachers with "in common" students. Teams serve as both support and "connection" for students.

Study Support and Teams
als academic learning support
Required for many 9th - 11th graders but an option for all.

Credited/graded class.

25 minutes of support for the student's math class

25 minutes of support for English or other subjects

Students receiving D or F in Math or English at the marking periods may be moved out of an elective and into ALS during the semester.

ALS: Academic Learning Support
graduation requirements 2012 2014
Graduation Requirements2012 - 2014
  • Curriculum Required Semesters
  • Academic Learning Support 0-6
  • Composition 9 2
  • World Studies – Social Science 2
  • World Studies – English 2
  • American Studies – Social Science 2
  • American Studies – English 2
  • Senior English 2
  • American Government 1
  • Consumer Education 1 (or pass proficiency test)
  • Mathematics 6
  • Science 4 (2 physical science/2 life science)
  • Health 1 (replaces 1 semester of PE)
  • Art/Music/Foreign Language 2

or Vocational Education

  • Physical Education 7 (1 each semester enrolled)
graduation requirements 2011
Graduation Requirements2011

CurriculumRequired Semesters

  • Academic Learning Support 0-6
  • Composition 9 2
  • World Studies – Social Science 2
  • World Studies – English 2
  • American Studies – Social Science 2
  • American Studies – English 2
  • American Government 1
  • Consumer Education 1 (or pass proficiency test)
  • Mathematics 6
  • Science 4 (2 physical /2 life science)
  • Health 1
  • Art/Music/Foreign Language 2

or Vocational Education

  • Physical Education 7
new courses at uhs
New Courses at UHS
  • Personal Fitness via Strength & Conditioning (1 semester, repeatable)
  • British Literature (2 semesters)
  • American History in Film and Music (expanded from 1 to 2 semesters)
english requirements
English Requirements
  • 2 semesters of Composition 9 in 9th grade
  • 2 semesters of World Studies -English in 10th grade
  • 2 semesters of American Studies -English in 11th grade
  • 2 semesters of English for 12th grade (For class of 2012 forward)
english electives
English Electives
  • Drama
  • Journalism#
  • Speech
  • Yearbook#
  • British Literature

#Second-year students my take a weighted option

mathematics requirements
Mathematics Requirements

The following chart reflects the general course sequence. It is highly recommended that the student take the Summer Bridge prior to any move to an AP Prep course. *=weighted course

  • 6 semesters
mathematics electives
Mathematics Electives
  • Summer Math Bridge
  • Summer Algebra Preparations
  • Transitions in Math
  • Statistics with Financial Applications
  • College Algebra
  • Pre-Calculus/Trig
  • *AP Prep Pre-Calc/Trig
  • *AP Calculus AB
  • *AP Calculus BC

Note: There will be some variation depending on where a student starts the math sequence.

science requirements
Science Requirements
  • 2 semesters of life science (Biology or *AP Prep Biology)
  • 2 semesters of physical science (Integrated Physical Science or *AP Prep Chemistry)
science electives
Science Electives
  • Chemistry
  • Earth and Space Science
  • *AP Prep Chemistry
  • *Anatomy and Physiology
  • Physics
  • *AP Prep Physics
  • *AP Biology
  • *AP Chemistry
  • *AP Physics C

Note: There will be some variation depending on where a student starts the science sequence.

social science requirements
Social Science Requirements
  • 2 semesters of World Studies-SS (10th Gr)
  • 2 semesters of American Studies-SS (11th Gr)

or AP U.S. History (11th or 12th Gr)

  • 1 semester of American Government (Any Gr)

The following chart reflects the course sequence for required courses. American Government is required but does not have a designated year of enrollment.

social science electives
Social Science Electives
  • African-American Studies
  • Ancient/Medieval World History#
  • Modern World History#
  • American History in Film & Music#
  • +Economics
  • +*AP Economics
  • *AP U.S. History
  • *AP Comparative Government
  • Sociology
  • Psychology#

+ meets consumer education requirement

#weighting optional for grades 10-12

physical educ requirements
Physical Educ. Requirements
  • 2013 - 2014:
    • 9th grade = 1 semester of Physical Education 9#; 1 semester of Health
    • 10th grade = 1 semester of PE 10 w/ Driver Ed; 1 semester PE 10
  • All:
    • 4 semesters of Physical Education 11-12
  • Option: Personal Fitness via Strength & Conditioning
    • May be taken in place of PE 9, 10, or 11-12
    • May be repeated

#School PE uniform required

special education support services
Special Education/Support Services
  • Co-Taught Courses: Taught in the regular ed classroom with a special education teacher who assists with any needed academic or behavioral accommodations.
  • Instructional Courses: Taught by special education teachers, these courses are aligned to meet core requirements and some electives.
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Special Education/Support Services
  • Educational Support Class: This is a combination of teaching students better study skills and assisting them with daily work from classes.
  • The Learning Center: Available each period as a “drop in” room for students who receive special education services and need assistance with tests and/or coursework during the the time they are scheduled in general education class.
electives are for
Electives are for…
  • Enhancing core courses
  • “Rounding Out” the educational experience
  • Allowing for exploration and personal growth
  • Providing more FUN in the schedule
  • Meeting college entrance requirements
  • Filling the needed credits for graduation
agriculture
Agriculture
  • Basic Mechanics and Construction Technology
  • Advanced Construction and Technology I
  • Advanced Construction and Technology II
  • Advanced Mechanics and Technology I
  • Advanced Mechanics and Technology II
  • Environmental Science
applied technology
Applied Technology
  • Intro Industrial Tech/Energy & Transport.
  • Electronics, Communication, and Production
  • Auto Mechanics 1, 2, 3-4
  • Drafting and Computer Aided Drafting 1-2#

#Weighting optional

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Art
  • Art 1
  • Honors Art 1
  • Art 2
  • Art 3# (Drawing, Painting, Sculpture & Pottery)
  • *AP Studio Art (Drawing, 2-D Design)
  • Photographic Arts
  • Advanced Photographic Arts#
  • Multimedia and Website Creations
  • Digital Imaging

#Weighting optional

business
Business
  • Computerized Keyboarding I and II
  • Accounting 1A & 1B
  • +Business, Criminal, and Family Law#
  • +Personal Finance
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Word Processing
  • Desktop Publishing/Microsoft Excel--Spreadsheets

+ meets consumer education requirement

#Weighting optional

cooperative education
Cooperative Education
  • WECEP 1-2 (students age 14-15)
  • Coop 1-2 and 3-4 (students age 16 and up)
  • STEP (placement by IEP)
family consumer science
Family & Consumer Science
  • Child Development
  • Adv. Child Devel.
  • Food and Meal Preparation
  • +Independent Living
  • Introduction to Clothing
  • Housing and Home Furnishings
  • Parenting
  • Adult Living and Resource Management

+ meets consumer education requirement

foreign language
Foreign Language
  • French#
  • German#
  • Spanish#

#3rd, 4th, and 5th year courses are weighted

information technology
Information Technology
  • Programming in C++
  • *Advanced Seminar

*Weighted course

interdisciplinary studies
Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Executive Internship Program
music
Music
  • Music Theory
  • Band (Symphonic Band#, Wind Ensemble#, Wind Symphony#, Tiger Marching Band)
  • Choir (UHS Singers, Concert Choir#, & Honors Choir#)
  • Orchestra (Symphonic Orchestra# &Chamber Orchestra# )

#Students in grades 10-12 have a weighted option

dual credit program
Dual Credit Program
  • Juniors and Seniors age 16 and qualifying GPA
  • Take college-level courses at Parkland or at UHS
  • See counselor for more details
school sponsored activities
School Sponsored Activities

Dramatics Thespians Yearbook

Multicultural VCRs Newspaper

Math Team Interact Literary

FFA Art Senate

Humanities

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)

National Honor Society

Foreign Language Clubs

varsity athletics
Baseball

Basketball

Golf

Soccer

Football

Cross Country

Cheerleading

Softball

Swimming

Tennis

Track

Volleyball

Wrestling

Varsity Athletics
registration info 9 th 11 th
Registration Info - 9th - 11th
  • Teachers will give recommendations for core course selections.
  • Registration is done in small group settings.
  • Students have a copy of their choices for parent review.
  • Current UHS students will register throughout February.
  • Student choices can be adjusted even after registration.
  • A printout of the student's course selections is mailed home in late spring.
  • Phone or email your child's UHS counselor with any questions. (217) 384-3511
registration info 8th graders
Registration Info - 8th Graders
  • Teachers will give recommendations for core course selections.
  • Current UMS 8th graders will register at UMS during the regular school day on Feb. 3 and 4.
  • Registration is done in group settings.
  • Students have a copy of their choices for parent review.
  • Student choices can be adjusted even after registration.
  • A printout of the student's course selections is mailed home in late spring.
  • Students from private middle schools need to call the Counseling Office for a registration appointment.
to the commons
To the Commons…
  • Join representatives of our UHS faculty for a curricular showcase in the Commons.
  • Counselors are available to answer questions.