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CLASS OF 2011 LAFAYETTE HIGH SCHOOL Greetings from your Counselor: Ms. Lilly – A to Cl Ms. Dunn – Cm to Haw Ms. Leber – Hay to Miller Mr. Roberts – Mills to Sh Ms. Adams – Si - Z Lafayette Counseling Services: Academic Planning Grades Schedule Changes Educational and Career Information Problem-Solving Suggestions/Ideas Peer and Social Concerns Personal and Family Challenges How/When Can I See My Counselor? Sign-Up Slips in Guidance Office Sign-Up before school, during class change, or after school (for the next day) Office-Helper will deliver note to teacher when your counselor is available to see you Teacher will dismiss you to guidance office After meeting with counselor, return to class with note signed by counselor, including the time Lafayette Graduation Requirements: 4 Credits English: English 1, 2, 3, and 4 3 Credits Math: Algebra 1, Geometry, and one additional Math Class (Pre-college: Algebra 2) 3 Credits Science: Physical Science, Biology, and Earth/Space Science (Suggested Pre-college: Chemistry or Physics) 3 Credits Social Studies: Integrated Social Studies, World Civilizations, and U. S. History 1 Credit Health/PE: ½ credit of each 1 Credit Visual/Performing Arts 11 Credits Electives: (Pre-college: Level 2 of Foreign Language) 26 TOTAL CREDITS Credits Needed for Promotion To Become a Sophomore: 6 Credits To Become a Junior: 12 Credits To Become a Senior: 18 Credits To Graduate in 2011 26 Credits Skills for Promotion! Participate in class Ask questions Use reference books, textbooks, library, and the internet Listen and take notes Use your Agenda to list assignments and refer to it (Agenda) in the evening when completing homework Devote some time EVERY night to review/homework Complete assignments and turn them in ON TIME Study for Tests and Quizzes Attend ESS sessions when needed Remember KEES Scholarship $$$$$ The grades you earn each year (your GPA) can earn you $$$ for educational goals after high school. If you earn at least a 2.5 unweighted GPA each year, you will earn $$$. The higher your GPA each year, the more you earn. The money can be used for college, technical/vocational school, or special training schools such as business, computer, hair design, etc. Ways to Assist Your Success in High School: Attend School and All Classes Every Day Keep a Positive Attitude about School and Learning Participate in Extra-Curricular or Co-Curricular Activities Establish Goals for Your Future (ILP and Coin3) Utilize Programs (ESS) and Services Available to You at LHS Extra-Curricular and Co-Curricular Activities Academic Team Mu Alpha Theta Art Club National Honor Society Band Newspaper Beta Club Orchestra Chorus Powder Puff Football DECA Spanish Club Environmental Club Speech/Drama Team FBLA Strolling Strings French Club Student Council French Honor Society Yearbook Freshman Class Y-Club German Club Key Club GENERAL PRIDE…. CATCH IT !!!!!