Welcome Class of 2017! High school & Registration information Session Clarksville High School February 21, 2013 High school & Registration information

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<ul><li> Slide 1 </li> <li> Welcome Class of 2017! High school &amp; Registration information Session Clarksville High School February 21, 2013 High school &amp; Registration information Session Clarksville High School February 21, 2013 </li> <li> Slide 2 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 3 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 4 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 5 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 6 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 7 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 8 </li> <li> Career-Technical Programs offered at CHS Agriculture, Food, &amp; Natural Resources Plant Systems Landscaping and Turf Science Business Management &amp; Administration Business Financial Management &amp; Accounting Finance Banking &amp; Finance Human Services Family &amp; Community Services personal Care Services Information Technology Interactive Multimedia Manufacturing Precision Productions Agriculture, Food, &amp; Natural Resources Plant Systems Landscaping and Turf Science Business Management &amp; Administration Business Financial Management &amp; Accounting Finance Banking &amp; Finance Human Services Family &amp; Community Services personal Care Services Information Technology Interactive Multimedia Manufacturing Precision Productions </li> <li> Slide 9 </li> <li> Slide 10 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 11 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 12 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 13 </li> <li> CHS Wildcat Academy of Business and Finance and All Other CMCSS Academy Info Meetings Applications &amp; Information Will Be Available March 4 - 6 to 7:30 PM at New Providence Middle, Northeast Middle &amp; 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 &amp; Richview Middle Schools March 12 6 PM at Central Office (If Needed) Applications &amp; Information Will Be Available March 4 - 6 to 7:30 PM at New Providence Middle, Northeast Middle &amp; 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 &amp; Richview Middle Schools March 12 6 PM at Central Office (If Needed) </li> <li> Slide 14 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 15 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 16 </li> <li> 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) </li> <li> Slide 17 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 18 </li> <li> Attendance Absences due to extenuating circumstances may be reviewed by the Board Attendance Review Committee </li> <li> Slide 19 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 20 </li> <li> 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 </li> <li> Slide 21 </li> <li> Diploma Types Highest Honors All requirements for an Honors Diploma must be fulfilled plus: 1)a 90 cumulative percent average 2) no semester grade lower than a 75 3) Specific course selections as follows: Highest Honors All requirements for an Honors Diploma must be fulfilled plus: 1)a 90 cumulative percent average 2) no semester grade lower than a 75 3) Specific course selections as follows: </li> <li> Slide 22 </li> <li> Courses required for Highest Honors Diploma CourseCreditsDescription AP2One must be from core (English, Math, Science, Social Studies) * A technical licensing course that meets honors criteria may substitute for a non-core (AP) course Math4Alg I, Geometry, Algebra II &amp; one higher level math beyond Algebra II Science3Biology I &amp; TWO from the following: Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy Physiology, AP Biology, AP Chemistry and AP Physics Foreign Language 2Two years of the same foreign language English4Honors level or higher in 10th, 11th &amp; 12th </li> <li> Slide 23 </li> <li> ACT Readiness Benchmarks ACT Scores Range From 1 to 36 Subject TestACT English18 Math22 Reading21 Science24 </li> <li> Slide 24 </li> <li> Graduating with Distinction Students earning diplomas will be recognized as graduating with distinction by attaining an 85% cumulative average and completing at least one of the following: Earn a nationally recognized industry certification Participate in at least one of the Governors Schools (Summer of Sophomore or Junior Year) Participate in one of the states All State musical organizations Students earning diplomas will be recognized as graduating with distinction by attaining an 85% cumulative average and completing at least one of the following: Earn a nationally recognized industry certification Participate in at least one of the Governors Schools (Summer of Sophomore or Junior Year) Participate in one of the states All State musical organizations </li> <li> Slide 25 </li> <li> Graduating with Distinction (Continued) Be selected as a National Merit Finalist or Semifinalist Attain a score of 31 or higher composite score on the ACT Attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two Advanced Placement exams Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Earn 12 or more semester hours of transcripted postsecondary credit Be selected as a National Merit Finalist or Semifinalist Attain a score of 31 or higher composite score on the ACT Attain a score of 3 or higher on at least two Advanced Placement exams Complete the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme Earn 12 or more semester hours of transcripted postsecondary credit </li> <li> Slide 26 </li> <li> Class Ranking Ranking is based on the type of diploma earned with highest honors ranked first, honors second, and regular ranked thirdThen: Class rank is based on the cumulative percent average Within each Diploma Type Class ranking is determined only after the first semester of the students 12th grade year (the students 7th semester in high school) Ranking is based on the type of diploma earned with highest honors ranked first, honors second, and regular ranked thirdThen: Class rank is based on the cumulative percent average Within each Diploma Type Class ranking is determined only after the first semester of the students 12th grade year (the students 7th semester in high school) </li> <li> Slide 27 </li> <li> Advanced Course Placement Requirements </li> <li> Slide 28 </li> <li> 6-Year Plan </li> <li> Slide 29 </li> <li> National Honor Society Leadership Chair of a Committee President, Vice Pres., Secretary positions Supervisor at work Scholarship See the National Honor Society Website linked to the CHS website Leadership Chair of a Committee President, Vice Pres., Secretary positions Supervisor at work Scholarship See the National Honor Society Website linked to the CHS website Service Member of a service club (HOPE Club, Junior Civitan, Interact) Actively participating in community service projects Character Good discipline record beginning freshman year including tardies, attendance, attitude, etc. Teacher recommendations </li> <li> Slide 30 </li> <li> CHS Service Clubs Interact Hope Junior Civitan Student to Student (S2S) Interact Hope Junior Civitan Student to Student (S2S) </li> <li> Slide 31 </li> <li> School Related Clubs Student Council Literary Magazine Fellowship of Christian Athletes Student Advisory Committee Art Club Drama Club Caf hispano VOLUNTEER reading club Student Council Literary Magazine Fellowship of Christian Athletes Student Advisory Committee Art Club Drama Club Caf hispano VOLUNTEER reading club </li> <li> Slide 32 </li> <li> Subject Related Clubs Band and Guard JROTC Drill Team &amp; Colorguard, Raider Team Future Farmers of America FCCLA Future Business Leaders of America International Thespian Society Band and Guard JROTC Drill Team &amp; Colorguard, Raider Team Future Farmers of America FCCLA Future Business Leaders of America International Thespian Society </li> <li> Slide 33 </li> <li> Clubs Continued Skills USA-Cosmetology National Forensic league Tri-M Newspaper Yearbook Staff Gamers club Anime club Reading Club Skills USA-Cosmetology National Forensic league Tri-M Newspaper Yearbook Staff Gamers club Anime club Reading Club </li> <li> Slide 34 </li> <li> Academic Competition Teams Ju...</li></ul>