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					 4-Year Plan
Parent Workshop
Every student will choose
   the Recommended,
      Distinguished
 Achievement, or Summa
 Cum Laude Graduation
           Plan
What’s New for 2011 & 2012
         Grads?

New State Requirements
    for Graduation!
  4 Core Subjects in
     All Four Years
               Graduation Plans
Summa Cum Laude     Distinguished Ach.   Recommended
    (SCL)                  (DAP)             (RP)
 4 cr. English       4 cr. English       4 cr. English
 5 cr. Math          4 cr. Math          4 cr. Math
 5 cr. Science       4 cr. Science       4 cr. Science
 4 cr. Social St.    4 cr. Social St.    4 cr. Social St.
 1 ½ cr. PE          1 ½ cr. PE          1 ½ cr. PE
 ½ cr. Health        ½ cr. Health        ½ cr. Health
 1 cr. Tech. App.    1 cr. Tech. App.    1 cr. Tech. App.
 3 cr. LOTE          3 cr. LOTE          2 cr. LOTE
 1 cr. Fine Arts     1 cr. Fine Arts     1 cr. Fine Arts
 ½ cr. Speech        ½ cr. Speech        ½ cr. Speech

  32 Credits          28 Credits          26 Credits

+ 4 Adv. Measures   + 4 Adv. Measures
                Sample for RP
Freshman Year:        Sophomore Year:
 English I              English II
 World Geography        World History
 Algebra I              Math Modeling (or Algebra II)
 IPC                    Biology
 (4 more classes)       (4 more classes)



Junior Year:           Senior Year:
 English III            English IV
 U.S. History           Government & Economics
 Geometry               Algebra II (or Pre-Calculus)
 Chemistry              Principles of Technology I
 (4 more classes)       (4 more classes)
        RP Cont. - Science
4 Science Credits:
 1 Credit in Biology
 2 Credits from the following:
     Integrated Physics and Chemistry (IPC)
     Chemistry
      Physics
     Principles of Technology I
 4th year of science selected from the lab-
  based courses
              Sample for DAP
Freshman Year:         Sophomore Year:
 PAP English I          PAP English II
 PAP World Geography    AP World History
 Algebra I              PAP Algebra II
 PAP Biology            PAP Chemistry
 (4 more classes)       (4 more classes)



Junior Year:           Senior Year:
 AP English III         AP English IV
 AP U.S. History        AP Government & AP Economics
 PAP Geometry           PAP Pre-Calculus
 Physics *              H. Anatomy and Physiology
 (4 more classes)
                        (4 more classes)
Sample for Summa Cum Laude
Freshman Year:             Sophomore Year:
  Pre-AP English I          Pre-AP English II
  Pre-AP World Geography    AP World History
                            Pre-AP Algebra II and
  Algebra I
                            Pre-AP Geometry
  Pre-AP Biology            Pre-AP Chemistry
 (4 more classes)           (4 more classes)


Junior Year:               Senior Year:
 AP English III             AP English IV
 AP U.S. History            AP Government & Economics
 Pre-AP Pre-Calculus        AP Calculus
 Pre-AP Physics and/or      AP Anatomy and
 AP Biology and/or AP       Physiology
 Chem.
 (4 more classes)           (4 more classes)
4th Math Course – Approved List
Pre-Calculus
Independent Study in Mathematics
Advanced Placement (AP) Statistics
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
IB Mathematics Course (details coming later)
AP Computer Science (only on RP)
Approved Concurrent Enrollment in a
    College Course
    4th Science Course – Approved List
 Biology                 IB Science (details coming
 Chemistry               later)
 Physics
                           Scientific Research & Des.
                           Anatomy and Physiology
 Astronomy
                          Engineering
 Aquatic Science          Concurrent enrollment in
 Environmental Systems   college courses
 Earth & Space Science
 AP Biology
                          RP Only:
                          Medical Microbiology (1/2)
 AP Chemistry
                           Pathophysiology (1/2)
 AP Physics B or C        Principles of Tech. I
 AP Environmental Sci.    Principles of Tech. II
    ADVANCED MEASURES
Summa Cum Laude Graduation Plan:
    - 4 AP Exams passed with a 3 or better
 and/or IB Exams passed with a 4 or better
Distinguished Achievement Graduation Plan:
    - 3 or better on an AP Exam
    - 4 or better in an IB Exam
    - Achieving Commended Scholar or
 higher on the PSAT Junior Year
    - Grade of B or better on ACC Dual Credit
 Courses and/or Tech Prep Courses
    - Original Research/Project
   Other Important Information
Ways to get PE credit or credit waived:
   - Fall Marching Band - waive ½ cr. PE
   - 1 cr. Dance - waives 1 cr. PE
   - 1 cr. Naval Science - waives 1 cr. PE
   - Fall Drill Prep – waives ½ cr. PE
   - Athletics
   - Any 2 or 3 block CTE class - waives
     1 cr. PE
  Other Important Information


Ways to get Health credit –
   - take Health
   - take HST 1 – waives
     Health credit
   Other Important Information
Technology Application must be one of the
  following:
      - IIT (Intro. To Information Technology)
      - BCIS I, II
      - BIMM
      - Internet Comm. And Web Design
      - Computer Science
      - Desktop Publishing (through Journalism
  Dept.)
      - Independent Study in Tech. App.
      - Computer Animation Design
  More Important Information

After Sophomore year,
a student may take
 courses through ACC
 and receive dual
 credit.
      And
That’s all, folks!

				
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