Welcome Perrysburg High School Class of 2019 Curriculum Fair Night February 4, 2015 Necessary Materials Registration Materials Course Selection Guide Booklet Notes Curriculum Fair Map PHS Counseling Department @perrysburgschools.net Mary Neely, Secretary/Registrar - A-K Andi Petrie- Secretary/Registrar- L-Z Christin Lee- Counselor- A-D [email protected] Dawn Burks- Counselor- E-K [email protected] Steve Pierce- Counselor- L-R [email protected] Rick Rettig- Counselor- S-Z [email protected] Required Courses English- (4 credits) Math- (Alg II required) (4 credits) Social Studies (Gov. & A.H) (3 credits) Science (Physical & Biology) (3 credits) Phy. Ed. (or PE Waiver) (.5 credits) Health (.5 credits) Art (1 credit) 21 overall credits New Graduation Requirements (one of three) Earn 18 points on 7 end of course exams Earn “remediation free” score on a standardized college admission test (ACT or SAT) Earn industry recognized credential and demonstrate workforce readiness on a job skills assessment End of Course Tests Total of 7 TestsEnglish- Grades 9 & 10 Math- Algebra I & Geometry Science- Biology Social Studies- Government and American History End of Course Tests (cont.) Scaled Scores: 5- Advanced 4- Accelerated 3- Proficient 2- Basic 1- Limited End of Course Tests (cont.) Bottom line: Of the 18 points student must earn 4 points in English 4 points in Math 6 points in Science & Social Studies (combined) (no minimum score on any tests) End of Course Tests (cont.) Students who have already received high school credit for Alg I or geometry will receive 3 points for each course AP scores can substitute in lieu of end-of-course tests. The higher score will count College Admission Tests Junior Year The State of Ohio covers the cost of these tests Remediation Free Scores: (subject to change) English 18 (PHS avg. 23.5) Math 22 (PHS avg. 24.4) Reading 21 (PHS avg. 24.2) Science (not required for graduation) Social Studies (not required for graduation) Tests (cont.) All students will take 7 End of Course Tests and the College Admission Test. APPLAUSE Industry Credentialed All Penta Programs (minus Digital Video Production) have industry recognized credentialing or state board licensing. “Workforce Ready” will be the WorkKeys Survey or a similar type of assessment PSEOP (PSO) CCP Post-Secondary Education Option Plan is transitioning to College Credit Plus Typically an option for juniors and seniors, but is open to all students. Mandatory meeting Feb. 19th at 6:30 at PHS. High School Courses Honors courses earn 4.5 scaled score and are challenging to advanced students AP Courses earn a 5.0 scaled score are not available to freshman, but will be available starting sophmore year Lincoln Interactive courses are college prep courses that are very rigorous. Students will need to be an independent learner who is resourceful and driven intrinsically Honors Diploma High School Academic English Math Science (4) (4) (4) including Physics & Chemistry Social Studies (4) Foreign Language (3) Fine Art (1) ACT 27 GPA 3.5 Career-Technical English (4) Math (4) Science (4) including 2 advanced sciences Social Studies (4) Career-Tech (4) Career-Tech benchmark ACT 27 GPA 3.5 How Do I Schedule? The Basics: English- (0110, 0111, 0112) Math- (2111, 2212, 2211, 2212) Social Studies (1111, 1112) Science (3110, 3112) (4 periods of the 7 period day are filled) How Do I Schedule? (cont.) Intro to Art? Music (vocal or instrumental)? Foreign Language? (All are year long classes equaling one period- remember max is 7 periods) How Do I schedule (cont.) Basic Drama, Speech, Etc Study Hall(s) All are semester classes. Two semesters equal one full period. You must be able to add to 7 periods including study halls to have a complete schedule. Sample Schedule English 0111 Government 1111 Algebra I 2111 Physical Science 3111 Introduction to Art 5500 Spanish I 4109 Study Hall Sem 1 STHL11 Study Hall Sem 2 STHL 21 6 Credits! 7 Periods! Schedule Changes Choose courses wisely. No elective schedule changes No request for teacher preference, lunch preference or study hall preference. Schedules must be completely filled out including alternate courses in case an elective is no longer offered or if it is full Physical Education Physical education is worth .25 credit, but lasts a full semester The Physical Education Waiver allows students to waive the P.E. requirement, but does not give them credit for the course. Waivers are granted with the completion of two completed seasons of a sponsored athletic sport, marching band, or cheerleading. OHSAA Eligibility • Must earn a 1.5 GPA or pass at least 5 academic classes in the previous grading period (not including PE). • 4th quarter grades for fall sports. • Students who transfer schools after attending another high school will lose athletic eligibility for one full year from the point of transfer. However, a student may transfer back to their “home” school from a private institution once without penalty. NCAA Eligibility starts NOW Questions? What if the teacher recommendation doesn’t match the course I want? Recommendations are meant to help you succeed Talk with teacher about reevaluating at end of year Will I get closed out of any classes? Master schedule is based on requests Certain classes may not fit – always provide an alternate class Lack of requests may result in courses being cancelled Questions? Should I fill out a schedule if I have an IEP or 504 plan? Yes, work with effective studies teachers Meetings to discuss individual classes When will I find out my schedule for next year? Course requests at PJHS beginning Feb 12th Counselor may call May-Aug with conflicts Final Schedule in August, during orientation Questions? If I have some individual questions about certain classes or some personal concerns, where can I find answers before I fill out my registration? Registration tables HS Counselors When and where can we find information regarding summer school at Perrysburg or Penta? Main Office at PHS after Spring Break www.perrysburgschools.net The Next Steps Read course descriptions and prerequisites. Take registration form to teachers at the Jr. High for their initials in the next week. Always include an Alternate Class. Feb. 11 forms due to Language Arts teacher Feb 11 Mr. Rettig at St. Rose for lunch meeting Feb. 12-14 PHS Counselors advising at PJHS and register online during Social Studies class April Froshfest GO YELLOW JACKETS! FIGHT FOR VICTORY!