ALCOVY HIGH SCHOOL - Newton County Schools

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ALCOALCOVY HIGH SCHOOL
HISGH SCHOOL
SOPHOMORE PARENT NIGHT
MEET YOUR COUNSELORS
Ms. Timica Parker
Dr. Kelly Parker
Mrs. Latonya Hawkins
Ms. Dee Maxwell
Mr. Randy Colbert
A-G
Lead
H-O
P-Z
Grad. Coach
9th Grade
CONNECTING THE PAST,
PRESENT, & THE FUTURE
Graduation Requirements
4 year plan
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College Credit Now
HOPE Scholarship Changes
“Facilitating a rigorous, relevant, and technology-rich
education to prepare active and competent global
citizens”
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
CLASS OF 2016
23 CREDITS FOR GRADUATION
ENGLISH
4 UNITS
• 9TH LIT, WORLD LIT , AMERICAN LIT, AP LANGUAGE
MULTICULTURAL LIT, AP LIT.
MATH
4 UNITS
• COORDINAE ALGEBRA, ANALYTICAL GEOMETRY,
SCIENCE
4 UNITS
• BIOLOGY, PHYSICAL SCIENCE, ENVIRONMENTAL,
CHEMISTRY, EARTH SYSTEMS, AP SCI, FORENSICS,
ZOOLOGY, CHEM, EARTH, ANATOMY, AP , ETC.
SOCIAL STUDIES
4 UNITS
• AMERICAN GOVT/CIVICS, WORLD HIST AP WORLD HIST.,
US HIST.. AP US HISTORY, ECONOMICS, AP ECONOMICS
PERSONAL FITNESS/HEALTH
• .5 PE/.5 HEALTH
1 UNIT
FOREIGN LANG, FINE ARTS,
CTAE
ELECTIVES
3 UNITS
• 3 UNITS TOTAL (ANY COMBINATION)
• TRY TO REMAIN IN THE SAME PATHWAY
4 YEAR PLAN
NEED TO MAKE UP
CREDITS/EARN EXTRA CREDITS?
• GRADPOINT
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Free
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Online
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24/7
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See Counselor/Graduation Coach
• ALPHA OMEGA/COVINGTON ACAD
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Fee/Private School
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2 classes per school year./summer
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See Counselor
GRAD POINT/ALPHA OMEGA/COVINGTON ACADEMY
HOPE
Scholarship
Info
College
Planning
Financial
Aid
Information
Career
Planning
COLLEGE CREDIT NOW
ACCEL
AGE
MOWR
DUAL
Must be 16 yrs.
CREDIT
Must be Junior or Senior
Must be 16 yrs.
in high school
GSFC
GA Dept. of Education
HOPE
100% paid tuition and
100% paid tuition and fees GPTC President waives
HOPE-approved fees
any fees and tuition not
covered by new HOPE
rules
$75/$150 book
Funding covers a portion Books are the
allowance-Remaining
of books-Remaining
responsibility of the
balance is responsibility balance is responsibility of student
of the student
the student
Academic-degree level Academic/TechnicalTechnical
courses on approved list based on high school
graduation requirements
High School & College High School & College
High School & College
ATTENDANCE
P/T or F/T at College
Full time at College
P/T or F/T at College
P/T or F/T at College
HOPE CAP
127 semester credit
hours
Does not count toward
HOPE Cap
Does not count toward
HOPE Cap
Does not count toward
HOPE Cap
FUNDING
BOOKS
COURSES
Must be 16 yrs.
JOINT
HOPE
GPTC President waives
any fees and tuition not
covered by new HOPE
rules
Books are the
responsibility of the
student
Academic/Technical
College only
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HOPE SCHOLARSHIP
CHANGES
CLASS OF 2016
In addition to a 3.0 GPA, a student must receive at least 3 credits in courses
from the following categories, prior to graduating from high school:
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Advanced math, such as Advanced Algebra and Trigonometry, Math III, or an equivalent
or higher course;
Advanced science, such as Chemistry, Physics, Biology II, or an equivalent or higher
course;
Advanced Placement courses in core subjects (English, math, science, social studies, and
foreign language);
International Baccalaureate courses in core subjects (English, math, science, social studies
and foreign language);
Courses taken at a unit of the University System of Georgia in core subjects (English,
math, science, social studies and foreign language) where such courses are not remedial
and developmental courses; or
Advanced foreign language courses.
Students graduating from high school on or after May 1, 2017, must receive at least four credits in courses from the
above categories, prior to graduating from high school. Students may earn one or more credits in each category;
provided, however, that an earned course credit may only be counted one time toward the credit requirement .
TIDBITS…
TIPS
WEBSITES
Continue to study!!
Rigor=HOPE
Analyze your PSAT scores
Create an ongoing high school
resume (extra curricular,
volunteer, leadership)
• Plan to take ACT/SAT next year
• Research colleges/majors
• Get to know your counselor!!!
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www.collegeboard.com
www.actstudent.org
www.ncaa.org
www.fastweb.com
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