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Harriman high school orientation http hhs roaneschools com welcome class of 2017
Harriman High School Orientationhttp://hhs.roaneschools.comWELCOME Class of 2017!!!!

High school
High School

New Courses – learn new information, challenge yourself !

New Classmates – older students were once just like you

New Teachers – do not be afraid to ask for help

During high school you will grow physically, mentally, emotionally and socially

Success in high school
Success in High School



  • Get organized

  • Take schoolwork seriously

  • Always do your personal best

  • Don’t let peer pressure run your life

  • Learn to make wise choices

  • Have healthy relationships

  • Stay healthy and safe

  • Deal with conflicts peacefully

Grade classification
Grade Classification

Freshmen - less than 5 credits

Sophomore– 5 credits

Junior – 11 credits

  • Senior – 16 credits

  • Graduate – 22 credits

Hs graduation requirements
HS Graduation Requirements

English - 4 Credits:

English I

English II

English III

English IV

AP English (coming soon)

Note: Must maintain a 90 avg. to remain in Acc. English each year.

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HS Graduation Requirements

Math - 4 Credits:

(Students must take a math class each year)

Algebra I


Algebra II

Upper level Math (Finite Math, Pre-Calculus, or AP Calculus AB)

Bridge Math-Students that do not score 19 on the math section of the ACT must take this senior year

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HS Graduation Requirements

Science - 3 Credits:

Biology I

Chemistry or Physics

Another Lab. Science

*AP Biology (Must complete Bio & Chem. I)

*AP Chemistry (Must complete Chem. I & Algebra II)

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HS Graduation Requirements

Social Studies – 3 Credits:

W. History OR W. Geography

U.S. History

Economics and Government

AP US History (coming soon)

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HS Graduation Requirements

Other required courses – 5 credits:


Physical Education and Personal Finance

Fine Art

2 years of a Foreign Language

Note: Students not pursuing a college career may opt out of foreign language and fine arts.

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HS Graduation Requirements

Elective Focus – 3 Credits:

career and technical (CTE)

science and math

fine arts (Band or Chorus)

AP (Biology, Chemistry, & Calculus AB)

Career technical education
Career & Technical Education

Human Services

Information Technology

Marketing Management

Law & Public Safety

Health Sciences

High school

  • High School Requirements– 22 credits

  • 4 English

  • 4 Maths – must include Algebra I, Geometry , Algebra II and Upper level Math, or Bridge Math (not met 19 on PLAN or ACT or Finite Math (have met a 19 on PLAN or ACT)

  • 3 Science – Biology, Chemistry, and 1 Lab Science

  • 3 Social Studies –

    • 1 World Geography

    • 1 U.S. History

    • ½ Economics/½ Government

  • .5 Personal Finance

  • 1 Wellness

  • .5 PE –exempt if in Band , Sports , Cheerleading

  • 2 Foreign language – waived if not entering university

  • 1 Fine Art – waived if not entering university

  • 3 Elective Focus- CTE , AP, Science/Math, or Fine Arts

  • State end of course exams
    State End of Course Exams

    Count 25% of 2nd Semester Average!!!

    English I

    English II

    English III

    Biology I

    Algebra I

    U.S. History

    Algebra II

    Chemistry (Piloting April 2013)

    Writing assessment
    Writing Assessment

    All Juniors must take during English III

    Act sat required for admission to college
    ACT /SAT– required for admission to college

    Recommended in Junior year after completing at least Geometry . Also needed to take Dual Credit classes at RSCC – 19 ACT score

    PLAN – all Sophomores take as a practice ACT and to determine areas to concentrate on before actual ACT. This test also determines what Math courses will be taken Senior year

    Sample schedule
    Sample Schedule



    • English I

    • Wellness

    • Algebra I or Geometry

    • Biology

    • World Geography

    • Chorus or Band or CTE

    • English II

    • Geometry or Algebra II

    • Physical Science or Chemistry

    • U.S. Government/Economics

    • Spanish I

    • Chorus or Band or CTE

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    Sample Schedule



    • English III

    • Algebra II/PreCalculus/


    • Chemistry/AP Biology/AP Chemistry

    • U.S. History

    • Elective focus (Chorus/Band/CTE)

    • Personal Finance/PE II

      * Dual Credit – RSCC

    • English IV

    • Pre-Calculus or AP Calculus or Finite Math or BRIDGE Math

    • AP Chemistry or AP Biology (if needed)

    • Personal Finance/PE II

    • Elective Focus (If needed)

      * Dual Credit - RSCC



    3.0 GPA or 21 ACT

    $5000 per year / renewable – 4 year college or university

    $3000 per year/renewable – 2 year college or university

    Technology Centers - no GPA or ACT requirement

    Must keep a 2.75 GPA in college to retain scholarship



    General Assembly/Merit

    3.75 GPA AND 29 ACT

    Need based

    2.75 GPA and <

    $36,000 family income

    Wilder Naifeh Technical Scholarship

    Enroll with a diploma at a technology center in TN


    Tennessee scholars program
    Tennessee Scholars Program

    • 4 units English

    • 4 units Math (Alg. 1, Alg. II, Geometry, 1 upper level math)

    • 3 units Science (Must include 3 lab sciences)

    • 3 units Social Studies

    • 2 units of a Foreign Language

    • 1 unit of Wellness

    • 1 unit of Fine Arts

    • 2 Career/Technical courses or 2 AP courses or Dual Credit Courses

    Tennessee scholars
    Tennessee Scholars

    Meet required courses

    80 hours of community service

    Overall “C” average in required courses

    No out of school suspensions (Alt. School)

    95% attendance rate

    Graduate with honors
    Graduate with Honors

    Students who score at or above all of the subject area readiness benchmarks on the ACT or equivalent score on the SAT will graduate with honors.

    Act benchmarks

    English 18

    Mathematics 22

    Reading 21

    Science 24

    Graduate with distinction
    Graduate with Distinction

    Students will be recognized as graduating with “distinction” by attaining a B average and completing at least one of the following:

    earn a nationally recognized industry certification

    participate in at least one of the Governor’s Schools

    participate in one of the state’s All State musical organizations

    be selected as a National Merit Finalist of Semi-Finalist (Must take PSAT exam)

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    Graduate with Distinction

    attain a score of 31 or higher composite score on the ACT

    attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two advanced placement exams

    earn 12 or more semester hours of transcripted postsecondary credit

    Dual studies

    • Roane State Community College – Students may begin taking Junior year!!!

    • Must have 3.0 GPA and have at least a 19 on the PLAN or ACT on the subject area they wish to take.

    • Current Courses offered: English Comp 1 & 2, College Algebra, and Psychology

    • Tennessee Technology Center @ Harrriman

    • Student must have a 2.0 and good record of behavior and attendance

    High school

    Extracurricular Activities – it is strongly suggested that students be involved in extracurricular activities such as service clubs and athletics

    Clubs activities

    Fellowship of Christian Athletes

    Ebony Club

    Beta Club

    Chess Club

    Science Club

    Interact Club

    DECA Club



    Skills USA




    Drug Free

    Athletics bobby clark athletic director
    AthleticsBobby ClarkAthletic Director








    Questions thank you for your attendance

    QUESTIONS???Thank You for your attendance!