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  1. High School VSAA 2014

  2. Student Achievement • Over the past 10 years : • 3 National Merit Finalists • 14 National Merit Commended Scholars • 2 Presidential Scholarship nominees - the National Young Arts Foundation • 1 Presidential Scholarship winner – with theNational Young Arts • 1 Ambassador - National Student Poets Program • 2 Washington Scholars • 1 Davidson Scholar winning $50,000 • 1 Jazz Pianist National Finalist for the Cole Porter Foundation Jazz Pianist recognition • 1 Top 30 Under 30 Comedians- National Recognition • International Film competition - CSPAN The Class of 2013 received over $4.5 million in scholarships for talent and academic achievement.

  3. Colleges accepting VSAA grads • Stanford, Pomona, UC Berkeley • Harvard, Stevens Institute of Tech. Rensselaer, Emerson , U of W, Western Washington, WSU • Boston Univ., U. of O, OSU, PSU • Cornell, New York University • Whitman, Mills, Lawrence U. • PLU, Seattle U, Linfield, Reed Willamette, U. of Portland, • U. of Puget Sound, BYU • Gonzaga, Lewis & Clark College • Occidental, Goucher, Davidson • Wellesley, Spellman, Carleton • U. of Cincinnati, Mt. Holyoke • Northwestern, Wake Forest Sarah Lawrence, Vassar • Julliard • Cornish College of Art , CalArts • Florence Design Academy • American Music & Drama Academy • School of the Museum of Fine Art-Boston • Berklee College of Music • Virginia Commonwealth University • North Carolina U. of the Arts • University of Southern California • Lawrence University & Conservatory • Point Park University • University of Utah • University of Indiana School of Music • Chapman University • Pacific Northwest College of Art

  4. Graduation Requirements English 4.0 credits Mathematics 3.0 credits Social Studies 3.0 credits Science 3.0 credits Fine Art (Includes 1.5 Core)6.0 credits Occupational Ed 1.0 credits Fitness/Dance 1.5 credits Health 0.5 credits Culminating Assessment Portfolio 0.5 credits Elective 2.0 credits Credits Required 24.5 credits Credits possible 26.0 credits

  5. Advanced Placement Classes • Pre-A P English classes (9/10th) • AP Human Geography (10th grade) • AP English Literature & Comp.(11/12th grade) • AP English Language & Comp. (11/12th) • AP U.S. History (11/12th) • AP Comparative Gov. & Politics (11/12th) • Pre-AP Pre-Calculus • AP Calculus • AP Studio Art

  6. Red Team 9thgrade - 2014/15 • PAP Communications • Integrated Science • Math • World Language, or Art • Art • Health and PE/Dance or Art • High School Core

  7. Red Team 10th- 2015/16 • PAP Composition • AP Human Geography or World Themes • Biology • Math • World Language, or Art, or Dance/PE • Art • High School Core

  8. Yellow Team 11- 12thth Grade 2014/15 • AP English Language & Composition or American Literature • AP US History or U.S. History • Math • Physics, or World Language, or Art • Art • Art • High School Core

  9. Yellow team 11- 12th grade 2015/16 • AP English Literature & Composition or World Literature • AP Government & Politics or CWP • Math • Chemistry, or World Language, or Art • Art • Art • High School Core

  10. Draft Four Year Plan Grade 9 • PAP Composition • Math • Integrated Science • Health and PE/Dance or Art • World Language, Art or PE/Dance • Art • High School Core Grade 10 • PAP Communications • Math • Biology • AP Human Geography or World Themes • World Language, Art or PE/Dance • Art • High School Core Grade 11 • AP Eng. Lang/Comp or Amer. Lit • AP U.S. History or U.S. History • Math • Chemistry • Art • Art • High School Core • Grade 12 • AP Eng. Lit. /Comp or World Lit • AP Government & Politics or CWP • Math • Physics • Art • Art • School Core

  11. Occupational Ed. Credit • All Focus level art classes can fulfill the Occupational Ed. Credit requirement • Graphic Design • Moving Image Arts • Recording Arts and Sound Technology • American Sign Language • Natural Resources & Conservation (or science credit)

  12. ISSUES • Graduation requirements and college requirements • Moving credits from middle school to high school – Math and World Languages • Art Forms versus Art Credit and the PE/Dance issue • Culminating Assessment Portfolio - CAP (formerly knows as Senior Project)