PRESENTING: DECISIONS '98

Report
Presenting:
2012-2013
Course
Options
Typical 7th Grade
Schedule
 English
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Math
Science
History
Elective (PE)
Elective
Elective
Typical 8th Grade
Schedule
 English
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Math
Science
History
Elective
Elective
Elective
Group One
Electives
Year-long Courses
Physical Education
$22 Fee
Two years are required
Athletics
Athletic Seasons
Girls
 Volleyball
 Basketball
Boys
Football
 Basketball
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Go Team!
Introductory
Intermediate
Advanced
$35 Fee
Intro
Intermediate
Advanced
Must rent or buy
instrument
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Boys
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Intermediate Girls
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Advanced Girls
Fees
EXPLORATORY LANGUAGE
 INTRODUCTION TO SPANISH, FRENCH,
JAPANESE, GERMAN, & SIGN
LANGUAGE
 BASIC VOCABULARY
 LEARN CULTURE AND
 CUSTOMS
Foreign
Language
 Daily review and
practice
Spanish 1B or
French 1B
 Prerequisite: Spanish
or French IA
 Spanish or French
the next year
 Recommended 80
avg.
Spanish 1A or French
1A
Foreign
Language
Spanish 1 or French 1
 Daily review and practice
 Spanish II or French II the
next school year
 Native Speakers class is for
students already fluent (can
speak, read, & write the lang)
Office Aide
Requirements:
•Application
•Satisfactory
conduct
•Minimum ‘C’
average in
each class
•Satisfactory
attendance
Year long or semester
Digital Design Media Production (HS) $
•Year long: 1 credit
•Proficient in keyboarding and technology
skills (no more than 2-U’s in tech-app)
•Produce effective print, visual and audio
products
•Project based
•High School technology elective credit
•$10 fee
Reading: Adolescent Lit
For students who
enjoy reading & are
avg. to above avg.
readers.
Year long or semester
Number Sense
Develops number sense and problem solving skills
through the study of:
 Mental Math
 Use of calculators
 Number theory
 Probability and Statistics
 History of Math
 Useful for students interested in math competition
Year long or semester
Reading Improvement
Students who did not meet
minimum standards on the STAAR
will be scheduled into this course.
Math Improvement
Students who did not meet minimum
standards on the STAAR will be scheduled
into this course.
Group Two
Electives
Semester Courses
Must choose two to equal 1 unit
Intro Tech Theater
 For students interested in Stage
Management
 Set, costume, make –up, lighting, design,
publicity, theater management
 Basic construction tools and techniques
 Safety
 Semester class
Crafts
$25 Fee
Touch System
Data Entry
1 sem. H.S. credit
class
prerequisite for
some H.S. tech.
classes.
(Keyboarding)
$3 fee
Grade 7 and 8
Principles of Human
Services
(Skills for Living)
$15 Fee
Professional Communication
Career Focus
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Explore the career clusters
Resume writing
Job interviewing
Learn public relations skills and leadership
characteristics
 Fulfills .5 speech requirement for graduation
Communication Applications
 Fulfills .5 speech
requirement for
graduation
Health is a 1 semester
H.S. elective credit class
HEALTH
Texas Graduation
Requirements
Recommended Plan
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4 Eng/ 4 Math/ 4 Science
3.5 Social Studies/ .5 Eco
2 For. Lang/ 1 P.E.
1 Fine Arts/ .5 Speech
5.5 Electives
 Total: 26 credits
H.S. courses taken
at intermediate level:
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Curriculum same as high school course
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Final grade recorded on H.S. transcript;
grade earned not averaged in with
G.P.A.
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Final exam is given.
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Attendance is critical.
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Preference Sheets
Due:
December 9
To social studies teacher

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