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  • Welcome Class of 2017! High school & Registration information Session Clarksville High School February 21, 2013 High school & Registration information Session Clarksville High School February 21, 2013
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  • Todays Agenda Introductions of school counselors Review Graduation Requirements Review Registration Process Discuss Diploma Types, Attendance and Class Rank Discuss requirements for National Honor Society Review clubs, sports, and activities Questions Introductions of school counselors Review Graduation Requirements Review Registration Process Discuss Diploma Types, Attendance and Class Rank Discuss requirements for National Honor Society Review clubs, sports, and activities Questions
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  • Wildcat Counselors Rob Franklin -- A- E Angela Sackfield-- F- K Tonya Sherman-- L-R Serena Kerr-- S-Z Rob Franklin -- A- E Angela Sackfield-- F- K Tonya Sherman-- L-R Serena Kerr-- S-Z
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  • Graduation Requirements CoursesCreditsMinimum Requirements English4English I, II, III, IV Math4Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II and one other higher level math course beyond Algebra II Science3Biology, Chemistry or Physics and a third science Social Studies 3World History, World Geography, or equivalent; US History; Economics and Government (3 years of JROTC can substitute for Government) Lifetime Wellness 1Or 2 years of JROTC Physical Education 0.5A student may substitute 66 hours of documented participation in a school-sponsored, after-school physical activity for this requirement or by completing 2 years of JROTC Personal Finance 0.5Or 3 years of JROTC
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  • Additional Requirements these requirements are in place to meet all college entrance requirements these requirements are in place to meet all college entrance requirements CoursesCreditsRequirements Foreign Language22 years of the same language Fine Arts1Visual Arts, Theatre Arts, Vocal Music, Instrumental Music, or additional Music Electives Focused Electives3From CMCSS approved list
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  • Graduation Requirement Substitutions JROTC Course Substitutions JROTC (2 years) for Wellness and 1/2 credit in PE JROTC (3 years) for Government and Personal Finance JROTC Course Substitutions JROTC (2 years) for Wellness and 1/2 credit in PE JROTC (3 years) for Government and Personal Finance
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  • Approved Focused Elective Groups Career- Technical Education 3 credits in a state approved Program of Study (POS) Will vary by high school Science and Math 3 credits other than required (Ex. 8 th Grade Alg I, PS) Fine Arts3 credits other than required AP/Dual Enrollment 3 credits other than required JROTC3 credits other than used for core substitutions
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  • Career-Technical Programs offered at CHS Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Plant Systems Landscaping and Turf Science Business Management & Administration Business Financial Management & Accounting Finance Banking & Finance Human Services Family & Community Services personal Care Services Information Technology Interactive Multimedia Manufacturing Precision Productions Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Plant Systems Landscaping and Turf Science Business Management & Administration Business Financial Management & Accounting Finance Banking & Finance Human Services Family & Community Services personal Care Services Information Technology Interactive Multimedia Manufacturing Precision Productions
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  • Career-Technical Programs/Special Transfer Request Students may choose to attend another CMCSS high school if their program of study is not offered in their zoned school To be eligible you must complete a Special Transfer Request found at Student Services at the CMCSS Board of Education Students will be reassigned to the new school for the entire day Students must provide their own transportation Students may choose to attend another CMCSS high school if their program of study is not offered in their zoned school To be eligible you must complete a Special Transfer Request found at Student Services at the CMCSS Board of Education Students will be reassigned to the new school for the entire day Students must provide their own transportation
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  • CMCSS Academies CHS Wildcat Academy of Business and Finance KHS Stem Academy MCHS Academy of Plant and Animal Systems NEHS Academy of Computer Programming and Gaming CHS Wildcat Academy of Business and Finance KHS Stem Academy MCHS Academy of Plant and Animal Systems NEHS Academy of Computer Programming and Gaming
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  • CMCSS Academies (continued) NWHS Academy of Health Sciences RHS Academy of Media Communication and Information Technology WCHS Academy of Public Service and Leadership NWHS Academy of Health Sciences RHS Academy of Media Communication and Information Technology WCHS Academy of Public Service and Leadership
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  • CHS Wildcat Academy of Business and Finance and All Other CMCSS Academy Info Meetings Applications & Information Will Be Available March 4 - 6 to 7:30 PM at New Providence Middle, Northeast Middle & West Creek Middle Schools March 5 - 6 to 7:30 PM at Montgomery Central Middle School March 6 5:30 to 7:00 PM at Rossview Middle School March 7 - 6 to 7:30 PM at Kenwood Middle & Richview Middle Schools March 12 6 PM at Central Office (If Needed) Applications & Information Will Be Available March 4 - 6 to 7:30 PM at New Providence Middle, Northeast Middle & West Creek Middle Schools March 5 - 6 to 7:30 PM at Montgomery Central Middle School March 6 5:30 to 7:00 PM at Rossview Middle School March 7 - 6 to 7:30 PM at Kenwood Middle & Richview Middle Schools March 12 6 PM at Central Office (If Needed)
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  • Attendance Students must attend 90% of the school days per semester in order to obtain credit for completion of coursework. Students can have: A limited number of absences per semester As many doctors, court, and professional meeting notes as the student obtainsHowever Students must attend 90% of the school days per semester in order to obtain credit for completion of coursework. Students can have: A limited number of absences per semester As many doctors, court, and professional meeting notes as the student obtainsHowever
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  • Attendance (continued) Students are required to be in school every day (TCA-49-6-3001) and after a student misses 5 days UNEXCUSED they are considered truant and may be summoned to court for as few as 5 absences (TCA-49-6-3007). At 5 days the school sends a letter, after 7 days the CMCSS attendance office sends a letter from the BOE and also meets with the student It's a Class C misdemeanor (educational neglect) each day a child is absent (unexcused) could result in fines Students are required to be in school every day (TCA-49-6-3001) and after a student misses 5 days UNEXCUSED they are considered truant and may be summoned to court for as few as 5 absences (TCA-49-6-3007). At 5 days the school sends a letter, after 7 days the CMCSS attendance office sends a letter from the BOE and also meets with the student It's a Class C misdemeanor (educational neglect) each day a child is absent (unexcused) could result in fines
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  • Attendance (Continued) The 9 days per semester deals ONLY with promotion and retention in our county (It is not 9 free days out of school) if a student misses 9 days or more per class per semester they could expect to receive NC for the class(es) ( The grades do not have a bearing here, the state requires that kids be in school) The 9 days per semester deals ONLY with promotion and retention in our county (It is not 9 free days out of school) if a student misses 9 days or more per class per semester they could expect to receive NC for the class(es) ( The grades do not have a bearing here, the state requires that kids be in school)
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  • Attendance -- Tardies Tardies turn into absences if a student is 10 or more minutes late to any class Students have been summoned to court for excessive tardies and/or Absences Tardies turn into absences if a student is 10 or more minutes late to any class Students have been summoned to court for excessive tardies and/or Absences
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  • Attendance Absences due to extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the Board Attendance Review Committee
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  • Diploma Types Regular Diploma Awarded to students who: 1) earn the specified 22 units of credit 2) have satisfactory records of attendance 3) have satisfactory conduct records Regular Diploma Awarded to students who: 1) earn the specified 22 units of credit 2) have satisfactory records of attendance 3) have satisfactory conduct records
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  • Diploma Types Honors All requirements for a Regular Diploma must be fulfilled plus: 1) an 85% cumulative percent average 2) no semester grade lower than a 75 3) must score at or above all of the subject area readiness benchmarks on the ACT or equivalent score on the SAT Honors All requirements for a Regular Diploma must be fulfilled plus: 1) an 85% cumulative percent average 2) no semester grade lower than a 75 3) must score at or above all of the subject area readiness benchmarks on the ACT or equivalent score on the SAT
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  • Diploma Types