Lovejoy High School Registration for 2014-2015 Class of 2016 Class of 2017

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<ul><li><p>Lovejoy High School Registration for 2014-2015</p><p>Class of 2016Class of 2017</p></li><li><p>Counseling TeamGuidance CounselorsAmanda Breeden All students A-FLissa Testa All students G-MLance Hendrick All students N-Z</p><p>College and Career CounselorsAddison Snyder All students A-KRandy Trevino All students L-Z</p></li><li><p>College and ChoicesThink about the future when making your choicesTop 10% rule (UT top 7%)GPA and Rank Tier 1 AP courses Tier 2 PAP courses Tier 3 all other</p></li><li><p>Graduation Requirements26 credits required for graduation Recommended or Distinguished Diploma </p><p>Successful completion of STAAR EOCEnglish 1, English 2, Algebra I, Biology, US History ELA 1 March 31ELA 2 April 1Algebra 1 and Biology May 5-9</p><p>Senior Project</p></li><li><p>Graduation Plans Side by Side Recommended DistinguishedEnglish 4.0 4.0Mathematics 4.0 4.0Science 4.0 4.0Social Studies 4.0 4.0Lovejoy Leadership 0.5 0.5Health 0.5 0.5Fine Art 1.0 1.0Physical Education 1.0 1.0Technology 1.0 1.0 Foreign Language 2.0 3.0*Additional Electives 4.0 3.0TOTAL CREDITS 26 26</p></li><li><p>Distinguished Achievement Diploma (DAP)What is an Advanced Measure?A student needs any 4 of the following:A Junior year PSAT score that designates them as commended or higherA score of 3 or higher on an AP test (each score is one advanced measure)A college academic course and Tech Prep articulated college course with a grade of 3.0 or higher (each 3.0 is one advanced measure)An original research project judged by a panel of professionals in the field (only 2 projects can be used and the senior project would qualify as one)</p></li><li><p>English10th Grade OptionsPreAP English II PreAP/GT English II</p><p>11th Grade OptionsPreAP English IIIAP English LanguageAP/GT English LanguageAll English courses require summer reading.10th grade check with current English teacher about suggestion for 11th grade. </p></li><li><p>MathRequired to GraduateAlgebra IGeometryAlgebra II4th year of math</p><p>*All students are required by LHS to continue with math through their senior year.Math OptionsPreAP GeometryPreAP Algebra IIPreAP/GT Algebra IIPreAP Pre-CalculusPreAP/GT Pre-CalculusAP/GT Calculus ABAP/GT Calculus BCAP/GT StatisticsAP Computer Science</p></li><li><p>Math SequenceMath taken this year</p><p> Pre-AP Algebra 1 Pre-AP Geometry</p><p> Pre-AP Geometry Pre-AP Algebra II</p><p> Pre-AP Algebra II Pre-AP Pre-Calculus</p><p> Pre-AP Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB AP Statistics</p><p> AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC AP Statistics </p></li><li><p>Science10th Grade OptionsPreAP ChemistryPreAP/GT Chemistry11th Grade OptionsPreAP PhysicsAP Physics 1</p></li><li><p>Social Studies10th Grade OptionsPre-AP World HistoryAP World History*AP/GT World History*11th Grade OptionsPre-AP US HistoryAP US History*AP/GT US History*</p><p>*AP Courses require summer reading as well as a minimum of 1 hour of homework each night.</p></li><li><p>Foreign LanguagesDAP3 credits of the same Recommended2 credits of the sameOptionsSpanish I, II, III, IV, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Lit.French I, II, III, and AP French Language (IV)Chinese I, II, III, IV*American Sign Language I, II, III and IV</p><p>*Consult prospective colleges to learn if ASL meets FL requirements</p></li><li><p>TechnologyRequired1.0 CreditOptionsPre AP Computer ScienceAP Computer Science ABusiness Information ManagementDigital and Interactive MediaAnimationAdvanced AnimationWeb TechnologiesVideo TechnologyMobile Apps DevelopmentAny Engineering course Journalism courses (Yearbook, Newspaper, Magazine, Broadcast, Photojournalism)</p></li><li><p>Fine ArtsRequired1.0 credit same courseOptionsBand/Jazz BandOrchestraChoirTheater/Tech TheaterDance/MajesticsArtAP Music TheoryAP Art History</p></li><li><p>Physical EducationRequired1.0 creditOptionsAthleticsAthletic TrainingPE FoundationsIndividual Sports/Team SportsCheerleadingFall semester of band, drill team, colorguardOff-campus PE application is online. Must be approved</p></li><li><p>Final Graduation Requirements.5 credit of Health.5 credit of Lovejoy Leadership3.0 credits of electives for DAP4.0 credits of electives for Recommended</p></li><li><p>AP Elective Options 10th and 11th Grade StudentsAP Human Geography (semester only)AP Music Theory requires approvalAP Computer Science Prerequisite requiredAP Studio Art 2D and 3D prerequisites required AP Studio Art 2D Photo requires approval (11th-12th)AP Art History summer project (10th-12th)AP Psychology (11th-12th only)AP European History (11th-12th only)AP Chemistry (11th-12th only)AP Biology (11th -12th only)AP Statistics (11th- 12th only)</p></li><li><p>Other Elective OptionsBusiness ClassesHealth Science ClassesEducation and Training ClassesJournalism Engineering ClassesTechnology Applications</p></li><li><p>GPAGPA tables pg 14 of the course guideRank GPA vs Official GPA</p></li><li><p>Tier 1 All AP ClassesTier 2 All Pre-AP Classes Tier 3 All other courses</p></li><li><p>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. </p><p>Some classes are automatically excluded. Off Campus PECorrespondence ClassesSummer SchoolDual Credit ClassesASC or CAT classesMath Labs</p></li><li><p>ExclusionsPossible exclusionsElectivesFine Arts TechnologyLOTE5th math or science class</p></li><li><p>ExclusionsTimeline</p><p>First Time June after Junior Year Both Rank and Official GPA</p><p>Second Time January (end of first semester Senior Year)Both Rank and Official GPA</p><p>Third Time After the 5th six weeks Senior YearRank GPA only (this locks the rank for graduation)</p><p>Fourth Time June after graduationOfficial GPA only for final transcript</p></li><li><p>Showcase Monday, March 10, 2014 6:00 to 8:00 pm </p><p>GT Informational Session6:30Lecture HallIntro to AP Info Session7:00Lecture Hall</p><p>Information about classes, clubs, and extracurricular activities in the cafeteria and commons</p></li><li><p>Registration InformationMarch 24-28- Course input with Counselors 9th grade History</p><p>April 2-4 Course input with Counselors 10th grade - English</p><p>May Verification slips will be sent home. This will be the last chance until school starts to make any class changes, so make good choices!</p><p>NO SCHEDULE CHANGES IN THE SUMMER!!!!!</p></li></ul>