Power Point for Incoming 9th Grade 2012-2013 by cuiliqing

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									Bowling Green High School
   WELCOME

Incoming   9 th graders!



  Class of 2016
People you need to know… BGHS
         Administration


    Mr. Fields, Principal          Mr. King, Freshman Principal




 Mrs. Shive, Assistant Principal    Mr. Livers, Assistant Principal
       Guidance Counselors



Ms. Rowan, Director   Mrs. Lawson




    Mrs. Krisher      Ms. Swiney
School Hours at BGHS
Excel Period (Zero Period)
   7:30 am to 8:20 am

   Regular School Day

     1st – 6th periods
   8:30 am to 3:05 pm
       Words you need to know…
 Credit---Official certification that a student has completed a
  course. At BGHS, we have whole (1) credit courses and half
  (1/2) credit courses.
 Semester---One of the two divisions of an academic year.
  1st semester--the start of school to winter break (August – December).
  2nd semester--after winter break until the end of the year (January – May)
 Prerequisite—What is required before you can take a class
 Transcript---A student’s academic record.
 Core Courses—Academic courses recognized by the NCAA
  Clearinghouse
 No—We will not, and you will not
                Math Requirement
 All students are required to take a math course every year of high
  school.

 This can include:
       Pre-Algebra Algebra I              Accelerated Algebra I
       Geometry    Accelerated Geometry Geometry Pre-AP
       Algebra II  Accelerated Algebra II Algebra II Pre-AP
       Algebra III Pre-Calculus           Pre-Calculus Pre-AP
       AP Calculus AP Statistics          Math 116-WKU
       AP Computer Science       Foundations in Personal Finance
Diploma Choices
Merit Diploma
  22 credits minimum required


Comprehensive Diploma
  24 credits minimum required
            Merit Diploma
 English             English I, II, III, IV                        4 credits

 Science             Any three science classes                     3 credits
                      to include: life science, physical science,
                       and earth/space science.

 Math                Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II                     3 credits

 Social Studies      World Civ., U. S. History,                    3 credits
                      Political Science

 Health / P.E.       ½ credit health, ½ credit P.E.                1 credit

 Humanities          History of Performing/Visual Art              Embedded

Total REQUIRED Credits =                                            14
Plus ELECTIVE Credits =                                             8 (minimum)
TOTAL CREDITS=                                                      22
   Comprehensive Diploma
 English             English I, II, III, IV             4 credits

 Science             Biology, Chemistry, Physics        3 credits
                      Anatomy/Physiology or higher

 Math                Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II          3 credits

 Social Studies      World Civ., U. S. History,         3 credits
                      Political Science

 Health / P.E.       ½ credit health, ½ credit P.E.     1 credit

 Humanities          History of Performing/Visual Art   Embedded

 Foreign Language    two classes from same language     2 credits

Total REQUIRED Credits =                                 16
Plus ELECTIVE Credits =                                  8 (minimum)
TOTAL CREDITS=                                           24
Pre-College Curriculum-PCC
    (classes that must be completed successfully in high school before
                            entering college)
 English                   English I, II, III, IV                   4 credits
 Math                      Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II                3 credits
 Science                   Credits to include life                  3 credits
                            science, physical science,
                            and earth/space science (at
                                      least one lab course).
   Social Studies          From U. S. History,                      3 credits
                            Economics, Government,
                            World Geography, and
                            World Civilization.
   Health / P.E.           ½ Health, ½ P.E.                          1 credit
   History and Appreciation of Visual, Performing Arts               1 credit
   Foreign Language        or demonstrate competency                 2 credits
   Electives                                                         5 credits
                                                           (3 must be rigorous)
 (Recommended strongly: 1 or more courses that develop computer literacy.)

Total REQUIRED Credits =                                             17
Plus ELECTIVE Credits =                                               5(minimum)
TOTAL CREDITS=                                                       22
         Grade Point Average
             Class Rank
 A temporary GPA is figured at the end of each year
  and a final one is done during the senior year.
 Rank in class is determined by the numerical grade
  point average.
 The final averages of all courses are counted in
  figuring the numerical GPA.
 The student receives a decimal GPA based on a 4.0
  scale with the following values assigned
      A=4 B=3 C=2 D=1 F=0
           Sample Grades / GPA
                 9TH Grade (End of Year on Transcript)
   English I           86            3.0            1.0
   Algebra I           94            4.0            1.0
   Biology             82            3.0            1.0
   Spanish I           76            2.0            1.0
   Health              96            2.0            0.5
   PE I                98            2.0            0.5
   World Civ.          95            4.0            1.0

    GPA                               20 /6 = 3.33
    Numeric                           88.33
    Class Rank                        65/283
Kentucky Educational Excellence
      Scholarship (KEES)
 Awarded to graduating seniors who will attend a Kentucky College, university or
technical school. The amount received will be based on each year’s GPA and a one
                         time bonus for the ACT score.
                                             ACT            AMOUNT
 GPA    AMOUNT       GPA    AMOUNT           15               $36
                                             16                71
                                             17               107
 2.50   $125.00     3.30    325.00
                                             18               143
 2.60    150.00     3.40    350.00           19               179
 2.70    175.00     3.50    375.00           20               214
 2.75    187.50     3.60    400.00           21               250
                                             22               286
 2.80    200.00      3.70   425.00
                                             23               321
 2.90    225.00     3.75    437.50           24               357
 3.00    250.00     3.80    450.00           25               393
 3.10    275.00     3.90    475.00           26               428
 3.20    300.00     4.00    500.00           27               464
                                             28 and
 3.25    312.50                              above            500
             Student Athlete
             16 Core Courses
English                4 years   Electives                4 years
                                    Additional Courses from above
                                    or Foreign Language or
                                    Computer Science
Math                   3 years
  Algebra I or
                                 1 extra year of English, Math,
  higher level                      Natural of Physical Science



Social Studies         2 years
  World Civilization             *A NCAA Clearinghouse
  U.S. History                   form must be completed
Science                2 years   by an athlete wishing to
   Biology w/ lab                participate in Division I
   Chemistry
                                 or II.
                    Required Classes
               For Your FRESHMAN YEAR
 English I                English I Pre-AP

 Pre-Algebra              Accelerated Algebra I
  Algebra I

 Geometry                 Geometry Pre-AP
  Accelerated Geometry

 Algebra II               Algebra II Pre-AP
  Accelerated Algebra II

 Biology                  Biology Pre-AP

 World Civilization       AP World History

 Health & P.E.
Possible Elective Courses
for your FRESHMAN YEAR
 Journalism: Beginning Reporting
 Speech Communications I & II

 Spanish I, French I, German I, Arabic I

 Basic Design & Drawing
 Advanced Studio (Acceleration)
 Band: High School
 Choral Music: Beginning Women’s Choir
 Instrumental Music: String Orchestra
     (only during Excel Period)
Electives Continued…
 Lifeskills
 Fashion/Interior Design I & II
 Foods & Nutrition
 Relationships
 Child & Human Development I

 Introduction to Construction Carpentry
 Brake Systems & Lab
 Introduction to Health Science
  Occupations
 Introduction to Multimedia
We have MORE Electives…

 JROTC

 Law & Justice

 Business Principles & Applications
 Principles of Marketing
 Business Economics
 Sports Entertainment Marketing
 Entrepreneurship
 Computer & Tech Applications I & II
 Website Publishing
1.   GO TO THE PARENT/ STUDENT PORTAL
     User Name-Student ID #
     Password—firstname initial lastname initialStudent
     Birthdate mmddyy
     js042498
2. SELECT REGISTRATION 12-13 BOWLING GREEN HS
3. SELECT COURSE SEARCH
4. ENTER COURSE NAME—CLICK GO
5. SELECT COURSE FROM “SELECT A COURSE TO
                  VIEW”




6. SELECT REQUEST THIS COURSE If this is the elective which you
want to take--if you are taking the regular 6 period day, you will need
only one (1) elective
For Alternates –go back to course search and
    enter a course name

7.   Select Request as Alternate—(you need to
     select an alternate for every class YOU enter

8. Select Request as Alternate—if you are
    planning on taking a 7 period day—EXCEL.
    The excel class cannot be added to the
    required courses. This will be adjusted on
    registration day.
HOW YOUR LAST SCREEN WILL LOOK IN
           IC PORTAL
9. IF YOU SELECT THE WRONG COURSE, CLICK ON
THE COURSE AND THEN SELECT DROP THIS
REQUEST
 A Glance at what will
happen on February 29
     or March 1…
 Meet with one of the high school counselors and
  register for your 9th grade classes
 Prior to the meeting you and your
  parent/guardian should have registered for your
  classes on line
            Bowling Green High School
               Curriculum Planner
Period      Grade 8       Grade 9 Grade10 Grade 11 Grade 12
0 (Excel)

   1st                     English I       English II    English III   English IV

                                                          Political
   2nd                     World Civ.     U.S. History
                                                          Science
                                                                       Math Elec.
   3rd      (Algebra I)      Math            Math          Math
                                                                        Required

   4th                      Science         Science       Science

   5th                    Health/ P.E.

                          Spanish II or
                                            Foreign
   6th      Spanish I       Another        Language
                           Language
              Questions


Ms. Rowan, Director of Guidance,
jeanette.rowan@bgreen.kyschools.us
Mrs. Lawson, laura.lawson@bgreen.kyschools.us
Ms. Swiney, karen.swiney@bgreen.kyschools.us
Mrs. Krisher, leah.krisher@bgreen.kyschools.us
746-2300

								
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