SPRAYBERRY HIGH SCHOOL October 16, 2014 ASCA Standards: A:A1.5, A:B1.5, A:B2.6, A:C1.5, A:C1.6 and PS:B1.2 John Kelly – Principal Kerri McDougal, Assistant Principal, Alpha A-C • Leigh Graham, Assistant Principal, Alpha D-H • Richmond Parker, Assistant Principal, Alpha I-M • Joe Sharp, Assistant Principal, Alpha N-S • Mark Giles, Athletic Director/AP, Alpha T-Z • •Tina Harwood Student Last Names •Paula Ferguson Student Last Names •Brandy Brady Student Last Names •Rebecca Irwin Student Last Names A-D E-Kh Ki-Ri Rj-Z email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org We believe that all students can achieve by responding to their individual learning styles and needs. As Professional School Counselors we are an integral part of our educational programs for student success that include school guidance curriculum, individual planning, responsive services, and system support. The Counselors believe: All students will have equal access to a professional school counselor All students have the ability to learn and be successful All students needs will be met through a curriculum in the domains of academic, career, and personal/social All students will be provided with specialized interventions based on identified student needs What do we need to know to be successful in 9th grade and beyond?? Transcript and GPA Calculation Promotion Requirements Graduation Requirements Importance of Course Rigor (HOPE) Student Responsibilities for Success Planning for 10th Grade and Beyond A cumulative record listing all high school courses and grades Used by colleges and employers Permanent Record unlike report cards and progress reports Begins with grades earned in the freshmen year (middle school Math or Foreign Language) Your cumulative GPA Your class rank Rigor of courses Courses that count toward your HOPE GPA Graduation requirements Math 4 Credits Science 4 Credits English 4 Credits Social Studies 3 Credits Career Tech, 3 Credits Foreign Language, or Fine Arts Health .5 Credit Personal Fitness .5 Credit Electives 4 Credits Graduation Minimum 23 Credits 5 Credits = 10th Grade, must include 1 credit in LA, Math, Science 10 Credits = 11th Grade, must include 2 credits from LA, Math, and Science 16 Credits = 12th Grade 23 Graduate Sprayberry High School Four Year Plan High School Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2018 23 UNITS REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 9th entry date___08/2014_______ Name ________________________________ GRADE 9 GRADE 10 ENGLISH (4 units required) *9th Grade Lit/Comp *9th Grade Lit/Comp Honors Multicultural Lit/Comp or British Lit AP Language or AP Literature/Comp AP Literature/Comp Support classes are academic electives ONLY *CCGPS Geometry/Support *CCGPS Geometry *Acc Ana.Geo B/ CCGPS Adv Alg Y Accelerated Math III SCIENCE (4 units required) CCGPS Adv. Algebra/Support CCGPS Adv. Algebra CCGPS Pre-Calculus Calculus; AP Calculus AB or BC Adv. Mathematical Decision Making CCGPS Pre-Calculus Calculus; AP Calculus AB or BC AP Statistics Biology; Physics; Chemistry, Earth Science or Environmental Science are specifically required *Biology *Biology Honors Earth Systems Chemistry Chemistry Honors or AP Env Sci Environmental Science Earth Systems Biology Promotion to 11th grade requires 10 Promotion to 10th grade requires 5 credits including 1 unit each of math, credits including 2 units each of math, science, & English. science, & English. SOCIAL STUDIES (3 units required) World Geography PreAP Social Studies AP Human Geography GRADE 12 9 Lit & American Lit are specifically required *American Literature/Comp World Literature American Literature/Comp (Honors) British Literature Honors AP Language MATHEMATICS (4 units required) *CCGPS Coord Algebra/Support *CCGPS Coord Algebra *AccCCGPS Co.Alg Y/Ana.Geo A *Accelerated Math II GRADE 11 th Physics Physics Honors Promotion to 12th grade requires 16 credits and to be on track for graduation. Human Anatomy/Physiology or Honors Honors Chemistry Astronomy Zoology Forensic Science AP Biology AP Environmental Science AP Chemistry AP Physics World History, US History, Government, and Economics are specifically required World History World History Honors AP World History WORLD LANGUAGE* CTAE Or FINE ARTS U.S. History U.S. History Honors AP U.S. History ELECTIVES (4 units required) Economics & American Government Economics & American Government H AP Microeconomics & AP Government PHYSICAL EDUCATION (1 unit require (3 units required in any of the 3 areas above ) Univ. System of GA & 4 year colleges require 2 units of same world language 1)_____________________ 3) ____________________ Health .5 1) ________________________ 2)________________ 4)________________ Personal Fitness .5 2) ________________________ 3) ________________________ English Language Arts 9th Literature, American Literature Math CCGPS Coordinate Algebra, CCGPS Analytic Geometry Science Biology Social Studies US History, Economics EOC =20% of the course grade EOC scores are waived for 2014 - 2015 The GHSWT remains a diploma requirement for those enrolled in grade nine for the first time prior to July 1, 2013 (this year’s juniors and seniors for the most part). Students enrolled in grade nine for the first time on or after July 1, 2013 no longer must pass the GHSWT and SHOULD NOT be assessed using the GHSWT (this year’s freshmen and sophomores for the most part). Subject Writing BST QCC/Transitional July 1, 1987 – June 30, 1991 July 1, 1991 – June 30, 2005 (QCC) GPS July 1, 2005 – June 30, 2013* * As a result of amendments to State Board of Education rule 160-3-1-.07 on August 21, 2014 Grade Point Average (GPA): A = 4.0 90-100 B = 3.0 80-89 C = 2.0 74-79 D = 1.0 70-73 F = 0.0 69 and ↓ Cumulative, Core, HOPE, College Determines class rank Step 1: Assign each grade a numeric value A=4 B=3 C=2 AP Courses and some D=1 F=0 honors classes earn quality points Step 2: Multiply the numeric point value by the units of credit attempted Step 3: Total the values from step 2 & divide by the total number of credits attempted “B” Average GPA Ninth Lit Biology Spanish I CCGPS Coor Alg W. Geography Marketing 88 78 90 77 89 94 3+2+4+2+3+4 =18 18/6 = 3.0 3.0 2.0 4.0 2.0 3.0 4.0 “A” Average GPA Ninth Lit Biology Spanish I CCGPS Coor Alg W. Geography Marketing 90 4.0 80 3.0 90 4.0 81 3.0 89 3.0 94 4.0 4+3+4+3+3+4=21 21/6=3.5 GPA = Grade Point Average Perfect GPA = 4.0 All As College admissions: Four year college admissions ▪ 2.5 expected minimum ▪ Competitive Universities– 3.75+ in Honors and Advanced Placement courses Makes you smarter Helps you find your interests Helps you to overcome challenges Boosts your cumulative GPA Improves your class rank Prepares you for big tests (ACT, SAT, ASVAB, COMPASS, EOC tests) Gives you an advantage in college admissions Makes college easier Can earn college credit Physics CCGPS Advanced Algebra 4th Math Option beyond CCGPS Adv Alg HOPE Rigor handout provides additional information Visit www.gacollege411 periodically for the most current information regarding HOPE Scholarship and HOPE Rigor Monitor Agenda for assignments Be proactive- talk to your teacher when you have questions Check teacher blogs Tutoring After school Mon-Fri 3:40 – 4:45 Be responsible to get your make up work if absent Media Center Resources Parent/Teacher Conferences Monitor Grades/Attendance on ParentVue PARENTVUE AND STUDENTVUE This application allows you to view your student's grades and attendance over the Internet For ParentVue access please see Ms. Fitzgerald in the front office and provide a valid ID Individual Graduation Plans (IGP)guide students and parents to ensure mandatory courses are taken Career Cruising Activities and gacollege411 help students determine career interests and post secondary options needed 9th Grade Elective Course Registration- Elective Registration will begin on Monday, October 20th. Students will be pulled from elective or non-academic courses when possible. IGP and elective registration will take place with a counselor. Course requests will be sent out Spring Semester for verification. Registration for Core Classes will take place near the end of each semester by teacher recommendation. These recommendations will be sent out with the elective selections Spring Semester. Waivers must be provided if a change in core course recommendations is requested. Foreign Language selections will be done as electives but will be given top priority. Handouts available in the Lobby area Graduation Requirements/GPA calculation SHS 4 Year Individual Graduation Plans Elective Registration Course List HOPE Rigor update Fall Afterschool Tutoring Schedule Counselor Contact information We look forward to serving the CLASS of 2018!