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West lowndes high school advanced placement 2010 2011

West Lowndes High School Advanced Placement2010-2011

West Lowndes High School Advanced Placement2010-2011

AP/Pre-AP Parent Meeting

December 9th, 2010

WLHS, 6pm



What is ap
What is AP?

  • Advanced Placement

  • “AP is a rigorous academic program built on the commitment, passion, and hard work of students and educators from both secondary schools and higher education.

  • Since 1955, the AP Program has enabled millions of students to take college-level courses and exams, and to earn college credit or placement while still in high school.”-collegeboard


What to expect when you take ap and pre ap classes
What to expect when you take AP and Pre-AP classes

  • Rigorous Courses, students more involved in class

  • College board trained teachers

  • Designed to prepare students for college

  • Students are required to read, write, and study more!!

  • After school enrichment offered.


What can ap do for me
What can AP do for me?

  • College credit

  • Save money in college

  • Preparation for college courses

  • Research shows that students who attempt at least one AP course in high school are more likely to graduate from college in 4 years.

  • AP also looks good to colleges and helps to make students eligible for scholarships.


Ap classes offered at wlhs
AP Classes offered at WLHS

  • AP Biology—Mrs. Rosa Davis

  • AP Calculus AB—Ms. Cassie McCool

  • AP Chemistry—Mr. David Coffey

  • AP English Language and Composition—Ms. Doris Bottorff

  • AP English Literature and Composition—Mrs. Amber Stafford

  • AP Statistics—Ms. Cassie McCool

  • AP US History—Mr. William Gates

  • AP Studio Art—Mrs. Nekita Jones


Pre ap offerings pre ap is a rigorous course preparing students for ap courses and college
Pre-AP OfferingsPre-AP is a rigorous course preparing students for AP Courses and college.

  • Pre- AP Geometry

  • Pre-AP Algebra II

  • Pre-AP Chemistry

  • Pre-AP Biology

  • Pre-AP English I and II

  • Pre-AP World History

  • Pre-AP Mississippi Studies

  • AVID

  • Pre-AP English 7th and 8th Grades

  • Pre-AP Social Studies 7th and 8th Grades

  • Pre-AP Science 7th and 8th Grades

  • Pre-AP Pre-Algebra

  • Pre-AP Algebra I


Avid advancement via individual determination
AVID—Advancement via Individual Determination

  • New program in the Lowndes County and City school district. It is the first one of its kind in Mississippi.

  • 4 year program at high school level with college as the main goal. 

  • Students begin AVID in the 9th Grade

  • AVID elective course

  • Tutorials

  • Cornell Note Taking

  • Notebook

  • College Tours and Admissions 

  • This class helps with all aspects of students’ readiness and getting accepted to 4-year universities.


How do i get credit for ap
How do I get credit for AP?

  • By passing the AP exam

  • Exam dates

    • Please check the Collegeboard web-site for 2012-2013 exam dates

    • Scores range from 1-5 with 5 being the highest.



Support for ap students
Support for AP Students

  • After school enrichment for AP: AP Course tutoring, ACT prep, AP Exam prep

  • AP Practice Tests

  • College Board Practice Tests and College Information

  • Exposure to college tours and career fairs throughout the school year

  • Mentoring program

  • AP Coordinator at each school

  • Technology Coach, Ms. White, shared between city and county


West lowndes high school advanced placement 2010 2011
On October 28, the AP Seniors took a tour of the University of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour MSU.

  • On October 28, the AP Seniors took a tour of the University of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour M


Ap art 2012 20131
AP Art 2012-2013 of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour MSU.


Ap art
AP Art of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour MSU.


Ap resources
AP Resources of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour MSU.

  • These sites help the students prepare for the AP exams:

  • www.mlc.lib.ms.us

  • www.collegeboard.com

  • www.moodle.aventalearning.com

  • Mississippi Virtual Public School

  • AP Link


Collegeboard
Collegeboard of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour MSU.

  • www.collegeboard.com

  • This is a great site with AP information for both parents and students.

  • You will want to make this a favorite on your PC!!


West lowndes high school advanced placement 2010 2011

West Lowndes Schools of Mississippi. On November 4, the AP Juniors took a trip to tour MSU.

lotte@lowndes.k12.ms.us

662-241-5070