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Title: Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting!


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Welcome to the Eighth Grade Parent Meeting!
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mr. Joe Burgess Principal www.chiles.leon.k12.f
l.us
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Chiles High PTO
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Diane Houston Sue Morden PTO
Co-Presidents www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us
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PTO HIGHLIGHTS
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Welcome to Chiles Guidance!
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Kim Scott
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Chiles High School - 2013-14
  • Something for everyone - academics, vocational
    and technical programs, fine arts, athletics,
    activity clubs, service clubs and more.
  • Orientation Friday before school starts.
  • Homeroom Several days during first week to
    review aspects of high school.
  • Lockers available for students, assigned first
    week of school in homeroom.
  • Tools available Planner, online grade system,
    teacher websites (optional)
  • Lunch one lunch time, many menu options, Jrs
    and Srs may go off campus with grades and parent
    approval.
  • Parking lot very busy at the beginning and end
    of school.
  • Bell Schedule
  • 730 - 820 First Period
  • 825 - 920 Second Period
  • 925 - 1015 Third Period
  • 1020- 1110 Fourth Period 
  • 1110 - 1155 Lunch
  • 1200 - 1250 Fifth Period
  • 1255 - 150 Sixth Period

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Articulation Process
  • Guidance Department will meet with students at
    most feeder middle schools to
  • discuss options and process as well as distribute
    Course Request Forms. Private
  • and home school students must complete
    registration process with the registrar.
  • Encourage balance of challenging academics,
    courses of interest and extra
  • curricular involvement. Students should get
    involved on our campus!
  • Credits are earned by passing a semester of a
    course (yearlong for EOC courses).
  • Students will have an official record, called a
    transcript, with unweighted and
  • weighted grade point average (GPA) after the
    completion of one semester of a high
  • school coursework. High school transcript is
    cumulative for credits and GPA.
  • Unweighted GPA is based on all courses awarded
    the standard grading of
  • A 4.0 B 3.0 C 2.0 D 1.0
  • Weighted GPA is based on
  • Honors and honors gifted courses awarded an
    extra .5 for a semester grade of a C or better.
    A 4.5 B 3.5 C 2.5
  • Advanced Placement and dual enrollment courses
    are awarded an extra 1.0 for a semester grade of
    C or higher. A 5.0 B 4.0 C
    3.0

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Graduation Requirements
  • A four-year, minimum of 24-credits standard
    program, or
  • A three-year, 18 credit standard college
    preparatory program, or
  • A three-year, 18 credit career preparatory
    program
  • Standard 24 Credit Graduation Requirements
  • English 4 credits
  • Math 4 credits (to include Algebra I, Geometry
    and Algebra II)
  • Science 3 credits to include Biology and
    Chemistry or Physics)
  • Social Studies 3 credits ( World History,
    United States History, Economics and United
    States Government)
  • Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE)
    1 credit
  • Fine Art or DOE Approved Practical Art 1 credit
  • Electives as needed for a total of 24 credits
    (8 credits)
  • Earn a 2.0 cumulative unweighted GPA
  • Pass FCAT Reading 2.0 and End Of Course Exams
    (EOC) for credit in Algebra I, Geometry and
    Biology.
  • Complete at least one course for graduation via
    online learning.

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Online Course for Graduation
  • Options for completing the online course
    requirement for graduation
  • Course can be a semester or yearlong course.
  • Course can be taken in middle school as long as
    it is a high school credit course.
  • Course may be taken via Leon County Virtual
    School (LCVS) or Florida Virtual School (FLVS).
  • Course may be a credit-recovery as long as the
    student earns high school credit through online
    learning.
  •  
  • LCVS No cost to student. Program run by Leon
    County Schools which is available during the
    traditional school calendar (Aug May) therefore
    not an option for summer. Registration is open
    prior to each semester and deadlines apply.
    Review http//www.leongoesvirtual.net/ for
    details.
  •  
  • FLVS - No cost to student. Statewide,
    year-round program. Students can register at any
    time of the year with no deadlines. It may take
    a long time to be assigned a teacher in the
    summer. Review www.flvs.net for details.
  • Students must request approvals from their
    guidance counselor for online courses.

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Three Strands for 9thGrade Students
  • 9th grade students typically enroll in four
    required courses
  • English I (general, honors, honors/gifted)
  • Math
  • Science
  • Health Opportunities in Physical Education (HOPE)
  • The traditional track allows students to take
    World History in 10th grade.
  • The Pre-AP program allows for acceleration in the
    social studies area. Students who participate in
    Pre-AP enroll in World History Honors a year
    early to allow them the opportunity to begin
    taking Advanced Placement coursework in 10th
    grade.
  • The AP Accel program allows for acceleration in
    the social studies. Students who participate in
    AP Accel being taking Advanced Placement
    coursework in 9th grade. Those students enroll
    in Advanced Placement World History or Advanced
    Placement Human Geography. In addition, with
    prerequisites, have the option to enroll in AP
    Biology or AP Environmental Science.

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Registration and Dates to Remember
  • Early March - Guidance counselors from Chiles
    visit the middle schools.
  • March 12 Curriculum Fair 600 730pm
    Chiles Gym
  • Mid March Students return completed
    registration forms to their middle school.
  • May Course verification forms mailed home.
  • August Freshmen Orientation at Chiles HS on
    the Friday prior to start of school.
  • For Private and Homeschool students
    Pre-registration information is available on our
    website under Prospective Students.

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Florida Bright Futures Scholarships
  • Academic Scholars Award - Pro-rated per hour
    tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary
    institution.
  • Requirements 3.5 weighted GPA (16 required
    academic credits), 1290 SAT or 29 ACT and 100
    hours of community service. (Forms and Guidelines
    available on Chiles website Guidance link)
  • Florida Medallion Scholars Award - Pro-rated per
    hour tuition coverage at a Florida post secondary
    institution.
  • Requirements 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required
    academic credits) and 1170 SAT or 26 ACT and 75
    hours of community service. (Forms and Guidelines
    available on Chiles website Guidance link)
  • 16 required academic credits include
  • 4 English
  • 4 Math (Algebra I level and higher)
  • 3 Science
  • 3 Social Science
  • 2 Foreign Language (in the same language)
  • The SAT and ACT writing subtests will not be
    used for determining Bright Futures eligibility.
     
  • Statewide Scholarship Weighting awards .25 per
    semester for honors, AP and DE
  • courses with a C or higher. Advanced
    foreign language is not honors for BF.

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Gold Seal Vocational Scholarship
  • Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award -
    Pro-rated per hour tuition coverage for a
    vocational/technical program at a FL post
    secondary institution.
  • Requirements 3.0 weighted GPA (16 required
    credits for graduation), 3.5 GPA in a 3 credit
    vocational program, 30 hours of community
    service, (Forms and Guidelines available on
    Chiles website Guidance link) and a passing
    score on a college placement test (SAT 440 verbal
    math, ACT 18 Reading, 17 English, 19 Math or
    CPT 83 Reading Sentence Skills, 72 Algebra)
  • TV Productions I Criminal Justice I
  • TV Productions II Criminal Justice II
  • TV Productions III Criminal Justice III
  • Culinary Arts I DCT I
  • Culinary Arts II DCT II
  • Culinary Arts III DCT III
  • Computing for College Careers Communication
    Technology I
  • Web Design I Communication Technology II
  • Web Design II Communication Technology III
  • Satisfactory completion of a three credit
    sequential vocational program may award TCC
    credit toward an A.S. degree. See Leon County
    Schools Career Pathways Bulletin.

13
Community Service Documentation
  • Students can begin earning the community service
    hours for Bright Futures once they are promoted
    to 9th grade. (during the summer after 8th grade)

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Welcome to Chiles
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Ms. Calli Pickens Asst Principal for Curriculum
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Registration and Dates to Remember
  • Pre-registration information is available on our
    website under Prospective Students (under the
    guidance heading).
  • DATES TO REMEMBER
  • March 4th-8th Middle School Visits (Holy
    Comforter, School of Arts, Cobb, Raa, Fairview,
    Swift Creek, etc)
  • March 4th-Visit Montford Middle School
  • March 6th-Visit Deerlake Middle School
  • May-Course Verification Forms mailed home.
  • August-Freshman Orientation at Chiles on the
    Friday before school starts.

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Welcome to Chiles Career Technology Education
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Julie Childers Career Technology Education
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Sequence of Three Courses
  • Industry Standard Software
  • Adobe CS3 Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign,
    Premier Pro, AutoDesk Inventor
  • Project Based Instruction Real World Related
    Career Related
  • For more information, email Julie Childers

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Student Schedule Alayna Sibille 11th Grade
  • Com Tech (Computer Art 2)
  • PreCalculus A B
  • US History Honors
  • AP Language
  • Art 2D2
  • AP Art History
  • Career Goal Graphic Design and Business
  • Extra Curricular Activities
  • Technology Student Association
  • Drama Program
  • Cheerleading
  • Soccer

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Welcome Chiles Dual Enrollment!
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Pat Phelan
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Dual Enrollment
  • Juniors who wish to take college coursework in
    their Senior year may sign up for the Dual
    Enrollment Program through Tallahassee Community
    College
  • Students may gain as many as 18 hours of college
    credit in the senior year
  • Requirements
  • 3.0 unweighted GPA AND (one of the following)
  • SAT 440 Verbal 550 Math
  • ACT 17 English 21 Math 18 Reading
  • FPERT 99 English 123 Math 104 Reading
  • The FPERT is given on campus, free of charge for
    all Juniors.
  • Chiles offers Math, English, Social Studies
  • For more information e-mail Mrs. Phelan

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Welcome Chiles Athletics
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mike Eto Athletic Director
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  • Eligibility
  • Athletic Schedule
  • Required Paperwork

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Eligibility
  • Governed by the FHSAA and Leon County
  • 4 years of consecutive eligibility from the time
    you enter 9th grade
  • Age limit of 19 years and 9 months (New bylaw
    takes place in 2014 Age limit
    of 19 years)
  • Minimum Cumulative GPA of a 2.0 or higher

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Athletic Schedule
  • 3 Seasons
  • Fall, Winter and Spring
  • Must complete the current season before starting
    a new season
  • Fall Sports (Late August through Mid December)
  • Boys and Girls Golf
  • Boys and Girls Swimming Diving
  • Volleyball
  • Football
  • Boys and Girls Cross Country

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Athletic Schedule
  • Winter Sports (October through February)
  • Boys and Girls Basketball
  • Boys and Girls Soccer
  • Wrestling
  • Girls Weightlifting
  • Competitive Cheer

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Athletic Schedule
  • Spring Sports (January through May)
  • Softball
  • Boys and Girls Track Field
  • Baseball
  • Flag Football
  • Lacrosse
  • Boys and Girls Tennis
  • Boys Weightlifting
  • Extra Curricular Sports
  • Cheer (Spirit Squad)
  • Dance Team

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Required Forms
  • Pick them up from Coach or Student Activities
    Office
  • Forms necessary to participate in Athletics
  • Physical Form EL2
  • Completed by a physician and it is valid for one
    calendar year
  • Activity Participation Form
  • Consent and Release EL3
  • Concussion Heat Related illness EL3CH
  • Student Authorization for Health Disclosure -
    HIPPA

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Welcome to Chiles Pre AP AP Accel
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Nancy Watson AP Accel Coordinator Gifted
Coordinator
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Sample Course
Request Form Pre AP and AP
ACCEL
Required Courses PreAP(5 total) Directions
Select one course from each subject
area. ENGLISH _____English I Honors _____English
I Honors/Gifted MATHEMATICS placement based on
8th grade course and grade earned as well as
standardized test scores. _____Algebra I
_____Geometry _____Geometry Honors
_____Geometry Honors/Gifted _____Algebra
II _____Algebra II Honors (Pre-req Geometry
Hon) _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted (Pre-req
Geometry Hon) SCIENCE _____Earth/Space
Science Honors _____Earth/Space Science
Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors (Pre-req
Earth/Space Honors Algebra I Honors with a B or
higher) _____Biology Honors/Gifted (Pre-req
same as Bio Hon) _____ Chemistry Honors (Co-req
Bio I Hon Alg II Hon) PHYSICAL
EDUCATION/HEALTH _____ Health
Education/Physical Education (HOPE) SOCIAL
SCIENCE _____World History Honors/Pre-AP _____
World History Honors/Pre-APGifted
Required Courses AP ACCEL (5 total) Directions
Select one course from each subject
area. ENGLISH _____English I Honors _____English
I Honors/Gifted MATHEMATICS placement based on
8th grade course and grade earned as well as
standardized test scores. _____Algebra I
_____Geometry _____Geometry Honors
_____Geometry Honors/Gifted _____Algebra
II _____Algebra II Honors (Pre-req Geometry
Hon) _____Algebra II Honors/Gifted (Pre-req
Geometry Hon) SCIENCE. _____Earth/Space
Science Honors _____Earth/Space Science
Honors/Gifted _____Biology Honors (Pre-req
Earth/Space Honors Algebra I Honors with a B or
higher) _____Biology Honors/Gifted (Pre-req
same as Bio Hon) _____Chemistry Honors (Pre
/co-req Bio I Hon Alg II Hon) _____ AP
Biology (Pre-req Bio I Hon co-req Algebra II
Chem Honors, required) _____ AP
Environmental Science PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH
_____ Health Education/Physical Education
(HOPE) SOCIAL SCIENCE _____World History
Honors/Pre-AP _____World History
Honors/Pre-AP/Gifted _____Advanced Placement
World History _____Advanced Placement Human
Geography
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Pre-AP Program
  • Pre-AP
  • 2013 Program Requirements

GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.20 235 or higher Or 80 or higher ---

Summer Qualification on 2013 Test Scores
GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.20 241 or higher ---
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AP Accel Program
  • AP Accel
  • 2013 Program Requirements

GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.90 DSS 258 or higher or 93 ---
Summer Qualification on 2013 Test Scores
GPA READING SCORE MATH SCORE
3.90 264 or higher ---
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Accessing the AP Application
  • If you qualify for AP Accel, you will need to
    complete an Advanced Placement application.
  • A blue form will be attached to the Course
    Request From
  • For summer qualification - go to the Chiles web
    page (www.chiles.leon.k12.fl.us)
  • Click on Departments
  • Click on AP Courses
  • Click on AP Accel
  • Click on Application 2013 2014
  • Print and complete the application and turn it in
    with your course request form

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Pre-AP Schedule Gifted
Schedule Courtney Hamm Kenny Smith
  • AP ACCEL Schedule
  • Chemistry I Honors
  • English I Honors
  • Algebra II Honors
  • Theater I
  • World History Pre-AP/Honors
  • Art/ 3D
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Trying out for Flag Football!
  • Community Involvements
  • Young Actors Theater
  • Tap Dance Classes
  • Church Group
  • Hanging out with my friends!
  • Gifted Schedule
  • English I Honors/Gifted
  • Biology 1 Honors/Gifted
  • World History Pre AP/Honors/Gifted
  • Geometry Honors
  • Computers for College Careers
  • Spanish III Honors
  • Extracurricular Activities
  • Brain Bowl
  • Community Involvement
  • Sports

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Welcome to Chiles Gifted Program!
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Nancy Watson
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Chiles Gifted Program
  • Gifted Students are served in English other
    academic classes taught by gifted certified
    teachers
  • Due to the number of classes offered at the high
    school level and scheduling concerns, not all
    gifted classes are pure gifted courses
  • Educational Plans for gifted students high school
    years will be developed and available for review
    and signing at the Gifted Parent Meeting
  • Additional information will be available at that
    time

Gifted Parent Night 600 PM, April 30, 2013
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Welcome to Chiles Fine Arts Department
ART BAND CHORUS DRAMA ORCHESTRA
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Ms. Kelly Little Department Chair
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The Performing Arts
  • Band
  • Chorus
  • Drama
  • Orchestra
  • WolfPAC
  • ITS-Thespians

The music program at Lawton Chiles High School
offers multiple classes in Chorus, Orchestra,
Band, Guitar, and AP Music Theory. The drama
department offers a full technical theater
program as well as a full sequence of dramatic
and stagecraft classes including costume design.
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The Visual Arts
  • 2-D Classes
  • Drawing, Painting, Digital Photo
  • 3-D Classes
  • Sculpture, Ceramics
  • (3) AP Courses in Art
  • Drawing / 2D / Sculpture
  • National Art
  • Honor Society, Chapter 2119

Art Club Community Exhibits Museum Trips Art
College Presentations Visiting Artists
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Welcome to Chiles Advanced Placement Program!
  • Tuesday, February 19, 2013
  • 600 PM Chiles High Auditorium

Mrs. Jan Dunlap Director of Advanced Placement
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AP and College Success
  • The AP courses that I
    completed helped me build the confidence and
    acquire the knowledge that is necessary to dive
    into college.
  • -- Zachary Stuart, Former AP Student and
    Stanford University Freshman

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AP and College Success
  • One of the best standard predictors of academic
    success at Harvard is performance on Advanced
    Placement Examinations.
  • --Bill Fitzsimmons, Dean of Admissions
    Financial AidHarvard University

42
AP and College Success a
AP courses on a students transcript
tell us that theyre challenging themselves
preparing for the rigor that they will encounter
at the University of WisconsinMadison. These
students are going to be the most
successful. --Bobbie Jean St. Arnauld
Freshman Admissions Manager
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Research of college
graduation rates shows that
  • 33 of students who attend college attain a
    Bachelors degree
  • 59 of students who take at least 1 AP course
    attain a Bachelors degree (regardless of whether
    they passed the AP exam or not)
  • 76 of students who take 2 or more AP courses
    attain a Bachelors degree (regardless of whether
    they passed the AP exam or not)
  • Answers in the Tool Box
    Academic Intensity, Attendance Patterns, and
    Bachelor's Degree Attainment
    (1999), Federal Department of Education

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Advanced Placement Schedule Michelle Kelley
  • 9th Grade Schedule
  • AP World History
  • HOPE
  • Spanish II
  • Algebra II Honors
  • English I Honors
  • Biology Honors
  • Student Government
  • 10th Grade Schedule
  • AP Human Geography
  • Spanish III Honors
  • Chemistry Honors
  • English II Honors
  • Pre-Calculus II Honors
  • Student Government
  • 11th Grade Schedule
  • AP Language Composition
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP Art History
  • American History Honors
  • Student Government
  • 12th Grade Schedule
  • AP Literature and Composition
  • AP US Government
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Statistics
  • Externship Honors/Gifted at a Criminal Defense
    Law Firm
  • Student Government Honors

Extracurricular Varsity Volleyball (Captain), Mu
Alpha Theta, National Honor Society, Student
Government (Vice-President), Chiles Anchor Club
(Vice-President), Tallahassee Junior Volleyball
Club, Little Red Riding Hoods, Spanish National
Honor Society, Fellowship of Christian Athletes,
and Boys Volleyball Broball Relay for Life
Fundraiser Founder and Creator.
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Senior Class President
Schedule Gracie Smith
  • 9th Grade Schedule
  • Hope
  • English I Honors
  • Biology Honors
  • Geometry Honors
  • World History Honors
  • French 2 Honors
  • 10th Grade Schedule
  • Culinary Arts 1
  • AP World History
  • Algebra 2 Honors
  • English 2 Honors
  • Chemistry Honors
  • Softball Class
  • 11th Grade Schedule
  • AP American History
  • Student Government
  • AP Psychology
  • Pre Calculus Honors
  • AP Language Composition
  • Physics Honors
  • 12th Senior Schedule
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Environmental Science
  • Student Government
  • AP Calculus
  • Externship Honors/Gifted
  • Govt/ Economics Honors (Online)
  • Creative Photography (Online)

Extracurricular Activities SGA (Senior Class
President), Senior Board President, Chiles
Softball, Chiles Soccer, National Honor Society,
Big Bad Wolves Little Red Riding Hoods, Key
Club, Tech Crew for Chiles Musical, Waitress,
Volunteer for TMH, Capital Regional Medical
Center, Chiles Softball Summer Camp Relay for
Life.
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You can join the Chiles ListServ find more
information on the Chiles webpage www.chiles.leon
.k12.fl.us
Were looking forward to meeting our new
Timberwolves in August!
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