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					ACADEMIC PROGRAM
     UPDATE
      2012
 PLAN FOR THE NIGHT…
Academic Program Overview
Course Selection Process
Role of Advisors
College Counseling Timeline
Standardized Testing Overview
     ACADEMIC PROGRAM
                     English: 4 credits
                     History: 3 credits
                        Math: 4 credits (algebra I, II and geometry)
                               3 credits (biology, chemistry,
                    Science:
                               physics)
         Foreign Language: 2 US credits (same language)
                               4 credits (1 in the arts along with 3
   The Arts/Other Electives:
                               other courses)
                  PE/Health: 1 credit
                     TOTAL= 21 credits

Non-Academic Requirements
Additional graduation requirements include the senior project and the senior
speech (in Grade 12) as well as ten hours of community service per year
for grades 9 through 12.
 ACADEMIC PROGRAM

Course selection process

Course Selection Forms

Advanced Placement
          ADVISORS
Liaison

Student Advocate

Academic Support
       COLLEGE COUNSELING
             COLLEGE COUNSELING TIMELINE
10TH GRADE     o   Fall- Resume check (Responsibility of Advisor)
               o   Spring- Standardized testing review- with 11th graders
               o   Spring- College Counseling (Ham) Chat #1- Student only
                                Discussion of possible college visits
                                Review of Standardized data to date
                                Other…


11TH GRADE     o   Fall- Resume check (Responsibility of Advisor)
               o   Spring- Standardized testing review - with 10th graders
               o   Spring- Summer- College Counseling (Ham) Chat #2
                               Next level of discussion
                               Analysis of grades and standardized measures as it relates to college fit
                               College visit plans


12th GRADE     o   Fall- Senior Retreat
                                 Discussion of process
                                 Common App- time to work during experience
                    o Fall- Final Resume
                    o Fall- College application process
                    o Individualized meetings as necessary
ASSESSMENT MEASURES
               SCHOOL LEVEL




STANDARDIZED                  CLASSROOM
ASSESSMENT MEASURES
               SCHOOL LEVEL




STANDARDIZED                  CLASSROOM
STANDARDIZED MEASURES
 PSAT- What to look for…
 SAT and ACT- the differences
 Standardized tests and college
admissions
 Developing a testing strategy
 Tutoring firms
The single most important factor
 in determining college success
   is the academic challenge of
   the courses students take in
            high school.

       David T. Conley in College Knowledge

				
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