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Oak Ridge High School - Counseling and Guidance - REGISTRATION for the 2014-2015 School Year. Counselor Caseloads. Last Name A-C: Mrs . Green Last Name D-H: Mr. Koehler Last Name I-M: Mrs. Ottinger Last Name N-R: Miss Parker Last Name S-Z: Mrs. Sorensen Gifted IEP: Mrs. Hall.

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counselor caseloads
Counselor Caseloads
  • Last Name A-C: Mrs. Green
  • Last Name D-H: Mr. Koehler
  • Last Name I-M: Mrs. Ottinger
  • Last Name N-R: Miss Parker
  • Last Name S-Z: Mrs. Sorensen
  • Gifted IEP: Mrs. Hall
registration starts soon
Registration Starts Soon!
  • Registration starts next month! We wanted to make sure that all of you are familiar with both the process of online registration and the graduation requirements.
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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Listed below are the graduation requirements for the Ready Core Curriculum (22 Total):

  • 4 English Credits (one class each year)
  • 4 Math Credits (including Alg2 and one class beyond)
  • 3 Science Credits (include Biology and Physics or Chem.)
  • 2 World Language Credits (of the same language)
  • 1 Fine Arts Credit
  • 3.5 Social Studies Credits (1=US History, 1=World Soc. Std., .5=Economics, .5=US Government, .5=Personal Finance)
  • 1.5 Wellness Credits (.5=Well A, .5=Well B, .5=additional PE)
  • 3 Focused Elective Credits
area of focus information
Area of Focus Information…

ORHS offers the following 9 Areas of Focus:

  • Math/Science
  • Humanities
  • Fine Arts
  • Business & Information Technology Academy
  • Arts & Communications Academy
  • Early Childhood Academy
  • Engineering and Welding Academies
  • Health Science Academy
  • Advanced Placement
online registration
Online Registration

Teacher recommendations will already be in Skyward…

  • English, Math, Science
  • Social Studies and World Language (if taking)
  • Some higher level elective courses (talk to teacher!)
  • Applications are required for some classes/programs

Rising 10th – 12th graders will all register online in the Library Computer Lab in February. Counselors will be there to assist with course selection.

what s all the fuss about a gpa
What’s all the fuss about a GPA?
  • What is it and how is it calculated?
  • Weighted vs. Un-weighted courses?
  • TN Lottery HOPE Scholarship – GPA/ACT Requirement
  • What GPA means to colleges…

UT-Knoxville: 3.9 Core Weighted GPAverage

UT-Chattanooga: 2.85 GPA+18 ACT or 2.5 GPA+21 ACT required

MTSU: 2.7 GPA+19 ACT or 3.0 GPA or 22 ACT required

ETSU: 2.3 GPA or 19 ACT required

ap dual enrollment honors how will they help me
AP, Dual Enrollment & Honors – How Will They Help Me?
  • Increasing GPA
  • College Preparation
  • College Credit During High School
  • Making Students Stand Out on College Applications – have you taken the most challenging courses offered?
  • College admission is based on your GPA for 9th - 11th grade!!!
  • Colleges consider your Core GPA!!!
preparing for life after high school college learning beyond high school and is necessary
Preparing for Life After High School COLLEGE = Learning Beyond High School… and is necessary!

Pick the right courses while in high school.

BALANCE outside activities/responsibilities with academics.

Build a Resume: volunteer/summer activities, leadership experience, and awards/recognitions should be included.

Be sure to contact your student’s counselor if you have any questions!