Klein Oak 2015-2016 Course Registration for Current 8th Graders

Report
2015 – 2016
Course Registration
for
Class of 2019
HOUSE BILL 5 (HB5)
&
GENERAL HIGH SCHOOL
INFORMATION
PURPOSE
During the previous legislative session, changes were
made to graduation plans and state assessments
through House Bill 5.
To identify the graduation plan (endorsement) options
available to Klein ISD students in order that parents may
help their student to select the best option for their
desired academic pursuit.
KEY COMPONENTS OF HB 5
• HB5 eliminates the Recommended and Distinguished
Achievement High School Graduation Plans for students
entering 9th grade in 2014-2015 and beyond.
• The new graduation plan is called the Foundation High
School Graduation Plan (with career pathway
endorsements).
• Opportunities to take a Career and Technical courses to
satisfy endorsement requirements.
• Reduced number of EOC assessments to 5 tests
• Earn 26 required State Credits
• You must successfully complete the following STAAR
EOC exams. Level II or above.
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English 1 (Combined Reading and Writing)
English 2 (Combined Reading and Writing)
Algebra 1
Biology
US History
HB5 GRADUATION PLAN
• State Credits – count toward graduation
• 26 Credits Required
• 1 Full Year Class = 1 Credit
• 1 Semester Class = .5 Credit
• Local Credits – do not count toward graduation
(Office Aide and Student Leadership)
• Denied Credit – Student does not earn credit due to
excessive absences, despite passing grades
REQUIRED COURSEWORK
(In addition to English, Math, Science, & Social Studies)
• 2 years of the same Foreign Language
• Spanish
• French
• German
• Latin
• Native Speakers*
REQUIRED COURSEWORK (cont.)
• 1 year of Fine Art
• Art
• Band
• Orchestra
• Choir
• Theater (Performance or Technical)
• Dance
• Color Guard (Spring only)
• Floral Design
REQUIRED COURSEWORK (cont.)
• 1 year of PE or Equivalent
• PE
• Athletics
• Cheerleading (S1 only)
• ROTC (1st year only gives you a PE Credit)
• Drill Team (S1 only)
• Marching Band (S1 only)
• Color Guard (S1 only)
• Can earn up to 4 PE credits
ATHLETICS
• All sports have open enrollment at KOHS except:
• Swimming
• Volleyball
• Baseball
• Golf
• Sign up for PE until approved by coach or tryouts occur
for the above sports.
• All other sports require tryouts and/or coach approval
• Coach contact information is on the Klein Oak website
HOW TO EARN GRADE POINTS
• Year/Semester
averages are used to
determine grade
points
• Advanced courses
receive more grade
points
TRANSCRIPT
• Official academic record
• Semester averages
• Total credits earned
• STAAR EOC’s, GPA, Rank
• Send to colleges and
scholarships
ADVANCED ACADEMICS
Pre AP and AP Courses
Benefits
Consider…
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Rigorous coursework
Preparation for AP classes
Earn college credit(s)
Honors grade points
College Readiness
Students are encouraged to
select PreAP/AP courses.
When considering their course
selections, students should be
mindful of extra curricular
activities and other
responsibilities.
The IBA is a four-year program that
focuses on the HS core curriculum with
additional academic courses
emphasizing business, language, and
culture. It is only available at Klein
Forest High School.
IBA- International Business Academy
Contact Information
Karen Babb
IBA Coordinator
Klein Forest High School
832.484.4503
[email protected]
The International Baccalaureate®(IB) offers high
quality programs of international education to a
worldwide community of schools. It is only
available at Klein Oak High School.
THE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE® (IB)
For Information please contact:
Linda Garner
IB Coordinator
832.484.5026
[email protected]
IB Informational meeting :
Tuesday January 27th and Thursday January 28th @ KOHS
FOUNDATION PLAN WITH
ENDORSEMENT
HB5 Graduation Plans
This is an interactive link
http://www.kleinisd.net/users/CTE/page.html
Endorsement Areas
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STEM
Science, Technology-including computer science, Engineering, and advanced Math.
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BUSINESS & INDUSTRY
Information technology, database management, marketing, accounting, finance,
graphic design, construction, welding, automotive technology, and agriculture.
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PUBLIC SERVICE
Health science occupations, education, law enforcement, culinary arts and hospitality.
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ARTS AND HUMANITIES
Political science, literature, world languages, cultural studies, history and fine arts.
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MULTIDISCIPLINARY
This endorsement provides students the opportunity to take a variety of courses from
each of the other four endorsements areas.
STEM
This endorsement includes
courses directly related to
science, including
environmental science,
technology including computer
science, engineering, and
advanced mathematics.
BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
This endorsement includes
courses directly related to data
base management, information
technology, communications,
accounting, finance, marketing,
graphic design, and agriculture.
PUBLIC SERVICE
This endorsement includes
courses directly related to
health sciences and
occupations, education and
training, law enforcement, and
culinary arts and hospitality.
ARTS AND HUMANITIES
This endorsement includes
courses directly related to
political science, world
languages, cultural studies,
English literature, history, and
fine arts.
MULTIDISCIPLINARY
This endorsement includes
courses from the curriculum of
each endorsement area and a
variety of advanced courses
from multiple content areas.
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Health
Bible Literature
AP Human Geography
Technology Applications / Algebra 1
pre requisite
Communication Applications
Photojournalism $$$
Journalism
Computer Science
Debate
Game Program Design
Sports Medicine
Mobile Applications
Touch System Data (keyboarding)
Robotics Program and Development
Principles of Agriculture
Business Information Management (BIM)*
Principles of Business Marketing
Principles of Law and Public Safety
Money Matters
Principles of Human Services
Principles of Manufacturing
Concepts of Engineering*
PATH
DISTINGUISHED ACHIEVEMENT
Requirements beyond Endorsement(s):
A student in the top 10% of his/her class must have
earned the Distinguished Level of Achievement to be
eligible for automatic admission to a Texas public
college or university.
Requirements
26 Credits plus curriculum requirements of at least
one endorsement and:
• 4 Math credits must include Algebra II
• 4 Science credits
PERFORMANCE ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
Performance acknowledgments
• Performance acknowledgments may be earned for outstanding
performance:
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In a Dual Credit course
In Bilingualism and literary in two languages
On an Advanced Placement test
On an International Baccalaureate examination
On the PSAT, ACT Plan, SAT, or ACT
• A student may also receive a performance acknowledgment for
earning a nationally or internationally recognized business or
industry certification or license.
ENDORSEMENT PLAN CONSIDERATIONS
• College/University admission requirements
• Which science and math courses are required for admission
and/or for a chosen major in college?
• Technology or Certification desired
• Which courses will prepare students for career choices, both
core subjects and electives?
• Will students be able to complete all of the foundation credits
with endorsement requirements?
STUDENTS ENTERING 9TH GRADE IN
2015-2016
• The student and their parents are advised of the components
on the Foundation Plan. Each student selects (in writing) an
endorsement and creates a four-year plan.
• Students and parents must select and sign off on an
endorsement area of their choosing. Endorsement plan
selection may be changed.
• Learn more about class options and endorsements
• Check for prerequisites, fees, and required forms
• Determine your course selections
• Course selections entered into Career Cruising/Gradespeed
• Turn in a completed course selection sheet signed by student
and parent
• This Spring you will receive a verification sheet of your course
selections. Check them carefully.
Deadline to request changes is June 11, 2015.
KOHS Website
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Announcements, Deadlines, College and Scholarship Information, and other useful
information, please visit our website at:
www.http://kleinoak.kleinisd.net/
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No Grade Repair
Credit Considerations
Pre AP selection
College and the 4X4
High School rigor and the necessary study
skills.
Questions?
Who will be your counselor ??
Ms Sauter A-D
Ms Demby N-Z
Ms Loeb E-M

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