Counselors Focused on Learning East Paulding High School
Hiram High School
Counselors support students in
three areas: academic, career, and Paulding County High School
Your high school counseling support for 9th grade:
East Paulding High School
Hiram High School
Paulding County High School
South Paulding County High School Class of 2010
January 23rd, 2006
"High School on My Mind” will A Special Invitation to
be presented to parents and
Eighth Grade Students and
students with information about
high school. Topics will include: Parents from
Purpose of Informational Night Austin Middle School
Freshman Academy/Center Dobbins Middle School
Frequently Asked Questions East Paulding Middle School
Graduation Requirements Jones Middle School
Course Selection Moses Middle School
College and Career Guidance South Paulding Middle School
Registration Timeline You are cordially invited to the High
School Parent Night
Administrators, counselors, and teachers will be
available to share information that students will January 23, 2006
need for high school. Come and tour your future
school, meet teachers, and see students with
whom you will attend high school.
For more information regarding high school go to We look forward to seeing
our district counseling website at:
you at EPHS, HHS, or
Elective Courses EPHS HHS PCHS SPHS
Computer Applications X X X X
Introduction to Technology X X X Hiram High School
Foundations of Family & Consumer X X X X East Paulding High School
Agricultural Leadership X Paulding County High School
JROTC I X X X X South Paulding High School
Chorus (Audition Required for X X X X
Band (Audition Required for X X X X
Percussion I (Audition Required for X X X X
Dance Composition (Color guard) X X
Visual Arts/Comprehensive I X X X X
Dramatic Arts/Fundamentals I X X X X
Spanish I or II X X X X
French I or II X X X X
Latin I X
Electives for 2006-2007
3rd Choice______________________________________ 2006-2007
ELECTIVE COURSE DESCRIPTIONS TECHNOLOGY/CAREER EDUCATION
Introduction to Technology I (#2100)
Please read the description for each of the elective choices listed and Students focus on construction principles, communication, manufacturing and
carefully consider each before making a course selection. Record your first, transportation from a technological view. Exploration is achieved through
second, and third choices on the reverse side of this booklet. hands-on application by manipulating materials, computers and equipment.
FINE AND PERFORMING ARTS JROTC I (#2800)
Visual Arts/Comprehensive I (#5000) JROTC teaches leadership and personal skills. Content introduces history of
Students are introduced to art history, art criticism, aesthetic judgment and the military and the military role in defense, beliefs and values in democracy.
studio production. Emphasis is placed on the ability to understand and use Extracurricular activities are available, but are not required.
the principles of design through a variety of media processes and visual
resources. Foundations of Family and Consumer Science (#2000)
Emphasis is on leadership, human development, family and parenting
Dramatic Arts/Fundamentals I (#5200) education, consumer economics and resource management, housing and
Students will develop and apply performance skills through basic vocal, living environments, nutrition and foods, textiles and apparel, and career
physical and emotional exercise. Course includes improvisation, scene study preparation.
and relation technical art forms. This course is a prerequisite for additional
drama courses. Computer Applications (#0708)
A foundation course which introduces practical computer applications word
Beginning Mixed Chorus I (#5400) processing, spreadsheets, database, Internet usage, telecommunications,
Students are provided the opportunity to develop performance skills and multimedia, graphics, and photographic editing. Recommended for all
knowledge in ensemble singing. Students give concerts and performances students. Required for business and marketing students.
during the year as well as participate in the district choral music festival under
the supervision of the choral director. Agricultural Leadership (#0208)
Students are introduced to all areas of agriculture (Ag Science and Horticulture).
Band Techniques I (#5320) Additionally, students focus on FFA, public speaking and leadership.
Students develop skills on a wind or percussion instrument. This course is for
the non-performing band students who do not wish to participate in marching FOREIGN LANGUAGE
or concert bands. Individual progress and group experiences will be stressed. Spanish I (#6000)
Prerequisite: Audition and Band Teacher recommendation. Students are introduced to the Spanish language. Listening, speaking,
reading and writing skills are emphasized. Students learn how to
Symphonic Band I (#5340) communicate verbally as well as understand the Spanish culture. Students
Students will perform band literature of advanced difficulty. Students will need excellent English/Language Arts skills to take Spanish in 9th grade.
perform concerts and participate in the district instrumental music festival.
Course is for the most proficient instrumentalists. Participation in Marching Spanish II (#6010)
Band program is expected. Prerequisite: Audition and teacher This course is for students who have completed Spanish I in Middle School.
recommendation. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are enhanced. Continued
practice is provided in all types of communication to increase understanding
Percussion I (#5345) in Spanish-speaking cultures.
Students will develop percussion techniques and prepare the percussion
parts for performance with the Concert, Symphonic, and Marching Bands. French I (#6020)
Participation in Marching Band program is expected. Prerequisite: Audition Students are introduced to the French language. Listening, speaking reading
and teacher recommendation. and writing skills are emphasized. Students learn how to communicate
verbally as well as understand the French culture. Students need excellent
Dance Composition (Color guard) (#3660) English/Language Arts skills to take French in 9th grade.
Students will perform routines with dance movement and equipment to
enhance the Marching Band program. Participation in the Marching Band Latin I (#6100)
program is expected. Prerequisite: Audition and teacher recommendation. This course introduces students to the Latin language and ancient Roman
civilization. The ability to write simple Latin phrases and to understand
simple Latin passages presented orally and in writing are emphasized.