Welcome to Steinbrenner high School!

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WELCOME TO STEINBRENNER
HIGH SCHOOL!
GRADUATION
REQUIREMENTS
Complete 24 credits
2.0 state GPA
Pass FSA (Reading & Writing
Assessment)
EOC in Algebra 1
24 Credits must include:
4 credits of English
4 credits of math (must include Algebra 1 & Geometry)
3 credits of science (including Biology & 2 equally
rigorous science courses)
3 credits of Social Studies
(.5 US Gov., World History, US History, .5 Economics)
1 credit of HOPE
1 credit of a performing fine art
1 course through online learning
Minimum of .5 credit of reading
VIRTUAL REQUIREMENT
Go to the website – flvs.net
 Create an account
 Select a course (must be for high school
credit)
 Prior to June 1, courses will be approved
by your middle school counselor
 After June 1, sign up as a Steinbrenner
student
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COLLEGE PREPARATORY REQUIREMENTS
All required courses for graduation +
*2 years of the same foreign language
Minimum of 18 academic credits in the areas of:
English
Science
Foreign Language
Math
Social Studies
ACCEL 18 CREDIT OPTION
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Accelerated graduation program
Can be done in 3 or 4 years
See your counselor for more
information
Many colleges would prefer that you
spend 4 years in high school and take
advantage of higher level courses
BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP*
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Florida Academic Scholars
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Medallion Scholars
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3.5 academic GPA, 1290 SAT (Reading & Math only, or
29 ACT , 100 hours community service
3.0 academic GPA, 1170 SAT or 26 ACT, 75 hours of
community service
Gold Seal Vocational Scholars
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3.0 in required courses for graduation, 3.5 in 3
vocational courses, 440 reading, 440 math, 17 English,
18 reading, 19 math, 30 hours of community service
*Subject to change pending state legislation
THE PROGRAMMING PROCESS:
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Course Selection Worksheets have been sent to public
middle schools
Middle school teachers make recommendations for
core/academic classes
Parents and students make elective choices
Steinbrenner counselors meet with students who have
changes/questions at the middle school during the school
day on
Monday, January 26 Buchanan @ 1:30 PM
Tuesday & Wednesday, Jan 27 & 28
Martinez
Thursday, January 29 Walker @ 7:30 AM
Thursday, January 29 Ben Hill @ 9:00 AM
Print out of course requests is given to students
Choosing Courses For High School
Some classes are “required”
English 1 Honors
Math – Algebra 1A/AB, Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2
US Government Honors*
Biology
Reading – to be determined by 7th grade FCAT for now, will be
adjusted by 8th grade FCAT in June
HOPE
Computer Class - Emerging Tech* or, Computing for College &
Career or, Intro to Information Technology
COMPUTER CHOICES
ET* - (one semester) Emerging Technologies
CCC –
Computing for College and Career
(Performing Arts credit)
(full year)
Emphasis is keyboarding skills and Microsoft Office (Word,
Excel, Access and Power Point)
IIT - (full year) Introduction to Information Technology
(Performing Arts credit)
Information technology concepts, software applications,
communications, basic web design, and emerging technologies
READING REQUIREMENT
Reading is based on 7th grade FCAT until
June when it is “reassessed” by FSA
Possible courses include:
Read 180 (Intensive Reading 1 & 2 - 2 period block)
Intensive Reading A
Advanced Communications */Advanced Reading H*
Advanced Reading H*/Semantics & Logic H*
Semantics & Logic H* some Level 4 & 5 FCAT
(Could be 1st or 2nd semester)
ELECTIVE CHOICES
You will choose 8 electives in order of preference,
#1 being your first and most important choice.
Not all electives will appear on your schedule, some
may be alternates.
Alternates may become part of your schedule, so
they should be classes you are willing to take!
Recommendation: Choose a combination of year
long and semester courses as alternates to
assure you get something you want if reading is
adjusted!
ADVANCED PLACEMENT
AP Human Geography
AP Biology
Earn college credit – rigorous
curriculum
CHOICE
If you are a public school student – send us
the Course Selection Worksheet, if you
offered CHOICE as part of the Kinsman
Academy, you must take a Kinsman class
every year you are here!
If you are private school student, you will
need to make an appointment to register
KINSMAN ACADEMY
Veterinary Medicine
Culinary Arts
Sports Medicine
Business of Sports
Information Technology
Sports Marketing
TO BE COLLEGE READY . . .
Take the hardest classes you can!
 Honors
 Advanced Placement
Must sign a contract for AP classes!
Keep a balance between academics and
activities!
Get Involved!
IMPORTANT!!
Due to the requirements of the Class Size
Reduction Amendment, requests for
schedule changes may be denied as
classes reach maximum legal capacity.
Part time schedules – requests for a
modified schedule must be made prior to
the first day of school!!
Pleas read the Schedule Change Policy!
OTHER DETAILS
School
starts at 7:33 AM
Release time is 3:00 PM
Each of the 8 periods is 50
minutes including lunch!
QUESTIONS?
The curriculum guide is on the
Steinbrenner website
http://steinbrenner.mysdhc.org
This is our main means of
communication – check it
often!
BREAK OUT
Visit representatives from
each subject – check your
program for locations
AP and dual enrollment
presentations are in the
cafeteria

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