lovejoy high school registration 2014-2015
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DESCRIPTIONLovejoy High School Registration 2014-2015. Class of 2018. LHS Counseling Staff. Welcome Class of 2018. Amanda Breeden (A-F) Lissa Testa (G-M) Lance Hendrick (N-Z) Addison Snyder (A-K) College & Career Randy Trevino (L-Z) College & Career. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
Class of 2018
Lovejoy High School Registration 2014-2015
WelcomeClass of 2018LHS Counseling StaffAmanda Breeden (A-F)Lissa Testa (G-M)Lance Hendrick (N-Z)Addison Snyder (A-K) College & CareerRandy Trevino (L-Z) College & Career
Freshman Year At LHSFreshman Orientation will be held in mid-August
Freshman EssentialsGet InvolvedCommunicate with teachersOrganizational skillsFreshman year countsNon Cognitive Skills
House Bill 5 InformationIntentWhat do we knowStudents will be required choose and endorsement area from the followingScience, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM)Business & IndustryArts & HumanitiesPublic Services Multi-DisciplinaryLovejoy ISD will be defining which endorsements will be available and which courses will satisfy requirements for each endorsement.
The current graduation requirements allow a student to earn at least 3 endorsements STEMMulti-DisciplinaryArt & Humanities
House Bill 5 Information
Graduation Requirements26 credits required for graduationWhat is a credit?Credits available at WSMS Spanish 1Algebra 1GeometryBIMGTTSuccessful completion STAAR/EOC testsEnglish I, English II, Algebra I, Biology, US History
Current Credit Requirements
Subject Credits RequiredEnglish (I, II, III, IV) 4Math (algebra I, II, geometry, and an additional course) 4Science (biology, chemistry, physics, and a fourth year) 4Social Studies (world geography, world history, US history, Government/Economics)4Language Other than English (LOTE) (3 years encouraged) 3PE 1Health 0.5Speech 0.5Technology 1Fine Arts 1Electives (4 if only 2 years of LOTE)3Total 26
Current Credit Requirements 8 periods a day32 periods total over 4 yearsPlenty of time to take all that you need and want
English9th Grade OptionsPreAP English IPreAP/GT English I
*All English courses require summer reading.
Math SequenceMath taken 8th grade Math 8 Pre-AP Pre-AP Algebra I Pre-AP Algebra 1 Pre-AP Geometry Pre-AP/GT Geometry Pre-AP or Pre-AP/GT Algebra II
Math labs and/or double-block options are available per teacher recommendation. The math placement has been printed on each students registration card.
MathRequired to GraduateAlgebra IGeometryAlgebra II4th year of math
*All students are expected to continue with math through their senior year.4th Math OptionsPreAP Pre-CalculusAP Calculus ABAP Calculus BCAP StatisticsAP Computer ScienceDual Credit College Algebra and Statistics
*There are GT options available.
Science9th Grade OptionsPreAP BiologyPreAP/GT Biology
Social Studies9th Grade OptionsPreAP World GeographyAP Human Geography*AP GT Human Geography*
*There will be a summer assignment.
AP Human GeographyPrerequisites: noneTier 11.0 creditThe purpose of the AP Human Geography course is to introduce students to the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of the Earths surface. Students employ spatial concepts and landscape analysis to examine human social organization and its environmental consequences. They also learn about the methods and tools geographers use in their science and practice.
Foreign LanguagesSpanish I, II, III, IV, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Lit.
French I, II, III, and AP French Language (IV)
Chinese I, II, III
*American Sign Language I, II, III and IV*Consult prospective colleges to learn if ASL meets FL requirements
OptionsPre-AP Computer ScienceAP Computer Science ABusiness Information ManagementDigital and Interactive MediaAnimationWeb TechnologiesMobile Apps DevelopmentVideo TechnologyAny PLTW course (Engineering)Journalism courses (including Newspaper, Yearbook, Magazine, Broadcast, and Photojournalism)
Fine ArtsRequired1.0 credit Same courseOptionsBand/Jazz BandOrchestraChoirTheater/Tech TheaterDance/MajesticsPredance for MajesticsArtAP Music TheoryAP Art History
Physical EducationRequired1.0 creditOptionsAthleticsAthletic TrainingPE FoundationsTeam SportsFall Band, Majestics, ColorguardCheerleadingOff Campus PE* (must fill out packet)
Other requirementsSpeech (Lovejoy Leadership) .5 creditDebate I (1.0) can fulfill speech credit. Health .5 creditPrinciples of Health Science (1.0) can fulfill health credit
Elective OptionsBusiness ClassesHealth Science ClassesEducation and Training ClassesJournalism Engineering Classes
Agriculture Classes (as alternate only)CAT is not an elective option.
Elective Sequence\\File04\share\Counselors-LHS\Registration\Elective Course Options\Sequence of Elective Courses with out marketing.docx
Suggested Class ScheduleEnglish I MathBiologyWorld GeographyHealth/SpeechForeign LanguageAthleticsFine Art or Technology
Sample 4 year schedule (2 fine arts)
9th 10th 11th12thEnglish IEnglish 2English 3English 4Algebra 1GeometryAlgebra IIPre-CalBiologyChemistryPhysics4th scienceW. GeographyW. HistoryUS HistoryGovt/EconSpanish 1Spanish 2Spanish 3ElectiveTheaterTheaterTheaterTheaterChoirChoirChoirChoirPESpeech/HealthTechnologyElective
Sample 4 year schedule (1 Athletic and 1 fine art all 4 years)
9th 10th11th12thEnglish IEnglish 2English 3English 4Algebra 1GeometryAlgebra IIPre-CalBiologyChemistryPhysics4th scienceW. GeographyW. HistoryUS HistoryGovt/EconSpanish 1Spanish 2Spanish 3Speech/HealthBandBandBandBandBaseballBaseballBaseballBaseballElectiveTechnologyElectiveElective
GPA Information Top 10% rule (Public State Universities)Automatic Admission(UT and A&M top 7-8%)
GPA vs Rigor
GPA tables pg 14 of the course guideRank GPA vs Official GPA
Tier 1 All AP ClassesTier 2 All Pre-AP Classes Tier 3 All other courses
ExclusionsStudents must earn the 26 credits required for graduation. For each additional credit earned beyond the required 26, students may exclude a maximum of eight semester grades from his/her GPA calculation. Excluded grades may not include the required 26 credits.
Some classes are automatically excluded. Off Campus PECorrespondence ClassesSummer SchoolDual Credit ClassesASC or CAT classesMath Labs
ExclusionsPossible exclusionsElectivesFine Arts TechnologyLOTE5th math or science class
First Time June after Junior Year Both Rank and Official GPA
Second Time January (end of first semester Senior Year)Both Rank and Official GPA
Third Time After the 5th six weeks Senior YearRank GPA only (this locks the rank for graduation)
Fourth Time June after graduationOfficial GPA only for final transcript
Friday, April 25 - Computer lab registration with LHS Counselors at WSMS (bring completed card with you to your science class)
Late May - Course Verification Sheets will be mailed homethis is the last chance to make changes if needed to the 9th grade schedule.
No schedule changes until school starts in August!!!!! Dates to Remember