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Title: FUTURE READY CORE COURSE OF STUDY


1
FUTURE READY CORECOURSE OF STUDY
  • PREPARING FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

2
NORTH CAROLINA GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
4 elective credits required from one of the
following CTE, JROTC, Arts Education, any other
subject area (4 course concentration) and 2
elective credits of any combination from either
CTE, arts education, foreign language.
3
Print Student First Last Name
_______________________ Student NCWISE ID
_________ School/Current Grade Level
____________________________4-Year Plan Date
___________ GCS requires 28 Credits to Graduate
Pre-planning for the Grad Project (9th)
Begin Grad Project Portfolio (10th)
Grad Project Research Paper (11th) Grad
Product Presentation (12th) Place a Check
beside of your top (2) Career Cluster Choices
(Use your Interest Inventory Results) ___
Agriculture, Food Natural Resources ___
Hospitality Tourism ___ Architecture
Construction ___ Human Services ___ Arts,
Audio/Video Tech Communication ___ Information
Technology ___ Business Management
Administration ___ Law, Public Safety,
Corrections Security ___Education
Training ___ Manufacturing ___ Finance ___
Marketing ___ Government Public
Administration ___ Science, Technology,
Engineering Math ___Health Science
Medicine ___ Transportation, Distribution
Logistics The GCS Curriculum Guide, Future-Ready
Core the Grad. Project Requirements are
available on Gaston County Schools website
www.gaston.k12.nc.us Check with your high
school counselor for college and/or online
courses that may be available to take while
enrolled in high school.
4
  • 9TH GRADE REGISTRATION FORM
  • Ashbrook High School
  •  ________________________________________
  • (Students Name)
  • Current Math Course _____ 8th grade
    math ______ Algebra I
  • Based on your 8th grade EOG score and your
    teachers recommendation we will place you in the
    appropriate level of your academic courses.
  •  
  • English Math Science
    History
  •  
  • Intro/English 9 Foundations of
    Algebra Earth Science
    World History
  • English 9 Algebra I
  •  
  • English 9 Algebra I
  • Honors English Algebra II Honors Earth Science
    Honors W. Hist. Honors
  • AP Prep English Geometry Honors Biology
    Honors Civics/Econ Honors
  • You will have 8 courses for the year, one from
    each of the areas listed above. Every 9th grader
    is also required to take Health and PE. That
    leaves 3 elective courses. You may choose 3 from
    the courses listed below plus 2 alternates in
    case you cant get one of your first choices.

5
RISING FRESHMAN ELECTIVE COURSES
6
Course sequencing for Biotech Academy
  • 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
  • AP Eng. 9 Hns/AP Eng. 10 Hns/AP Eng. 11
    Hns/AP Eng. 12 Hns/SP
  • Alg. II Geom Pre Cal AP Stats Cal AB
    BC
  • Earth/Env Hns Chem AP Biology AP Physics
    Hns
  • Biology Hns Chem I Hns Research Physics
    AP
  • World Hist Hns Civics/Econ Hns BioTech
    I Biochemistry
  • H/PE US History Hns Bio Tech II Foreniscs
  • Foreign Language Foreign Language Foreign
    Lang Foreign Lang
  • Elective Elective
  • REG Eng. 9/Hns Eng. 10/Hns Eng. 11/Hns Eng.
    12/Hns
  • Alg. I Alg. II Geometry Adv.
    Funct. AP Stats
  • Earth/Env. Hns Chemistry BioTech I Anatomy
  • Biology Hns Civics/Econ Hns US History AP
    Science
  • H/PE Foreign Lang. Bio Tech II Elective
  • World Hist Hns Elective Foreign
    Lang. Elective
  • Elective Elective Elective Elective
  • Elective Elective Elective

7
ELECTIVES FOR BIOTECH ACADEMY
  • Digital Communications Bio Chemistry
  • Career Management Drafting Eng. II
  • Band Anatomy
  • Chorus Med Science
  • Drama Foreign Lang.
  • BioMed Tech Drafting Eng. III
  • Drafting I Any AP course
  • AP World History Art
  • Allied Health I

8
PRIMARY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THIS COURSE OF STUDY
AND PREVIOUS COURSES OF STUDY
  • An additional mathematics course for those
    students who previously did not pursue the
    College/University Prep Course of Study
  • ALL STUDENTS MUST PASS
  • ALGEBRA I
  • ALGEBRA II
  • GEOMETRY
  • A 4TH COURSE ALIGNED WITH THE STUDENTS POST HIGH
    SCHOOL PLANS

9
REQUIRED ELECTIVES
  • 2. A recommended four of six elective credits in
    a concentrated area
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • JROTC
  • Arts Education (dance, music, theater arts,
    visual arts)
  • Any other subject area (math, science, social
    studies, English)

10
REQUIRED ELECTIVES
  • 3. 2 Electives credits of the required six from
    any combination from either
  • Career and Technical Education (CTE)
  • Arts Education
  • Second Language

11
ASHBROOKS ACADEMYS
  • Leadership, Arts, Communication
  • Business, Sports Marketing
  • Math, Science, Engineering
  • New Wave

12
NEW WAVE
Class of 2013
13
LEADERSHIP, ARTS, COMMUNICATION
14
BUSINESS, SPORTS MARKETING
15
MATH, SCIENCE, ENGINEERING
16
For some students with learning disabilities, the
Occupational Course of Study will remain an
option. These students should have the
Occupational Course of Study identified in their
Individualized Education Program.
17
What does it take to graduate from high school?
  • Meet the course and credit requirements based on
    when they entered high school as a freshman.
  • Entering 2009 - 2010

18
Successfully complete the NC Graduation Project
  • 1. Paper
  • 2. Portfolio
  • 3. Product
  • 4. Presentation

19
Earn passing scores on five essential end-of
-course tests
  • Algebra I
  • Biology
  • Civics and Economics
  • English I
  • US History

20
  • Earn a passing score on the Computer Skills Test
  • Meet Local graduation requirements

21
ATTENDANCE POLICY
  • CLASS ATTENDANCE IS ESSENTIAL TO HIGH STUDENT
    ACHIEVEMENT
  • A STUDENT MUST BE PRESENT FOR AT LEAST 75 MINUTES
    OF A NINETY-MINUTE PERIOD TO BE COUNTED PRESENT
  • A STUDENT MAY ONLY HAVE 10 ABSENCES PER SEMESTER
    FROM A CLASS TO RECEIVE CREDIT

22
  • AFTER THE 10TH ABSENCE (EXCUSED OR UNEXCUSED) PER
    SEMESTER FROM A CLASS, STUDENTS WHO ARE PASSING
    THE CLASS MUST FILE FOR AN APPEAL IN ORDER TO BE
    ELIGIBLE TO EARN CREDIT FOR THE CLASS
  • IF AN APPEAL IS NOT FILED OR GRANTED, A STUDENT
    WILL NOT RECEIVE CREDIT FOR THE CLASS.

23
  • FOLLOWING ANY ABSENCE, A STUDENT IS REQUIRED TO
    PRESENT A WRITTEN DOCUMENT FROM THE PARENT OR
    GUARDIAN STATING THE REASON FOR THE ABSENCE.
  • WRITTEN DOCUMENTATION MUST BE PRESENTED WITHIN
    TWO SCHOOL DAYS AFTER THE STUDENT RETURNS TO
    SCHOOL OTHERWISE, THE ABSENCE WILL BE RECORDED
    AS UNEXCUSED.

24
NC VALID EXCUSES FOR SCHOOL ABSENCES
  • Illness or Injury
  • Death in the Immediate Family
  • Medical or Dental Appointments
  • Religious Observances
  • Court of Administrative Proceedings
  • Educational Opportunity
  • Quarantine

25
DRIVERS EDUCATION
  • In order to be eligible to
  • take drivers education
  • STUDENTS MAY HAVE NO MORE THAN SIX (6) ABSENCES
    THE PREVIOUS SEMESTER
  • STUDENTS HAVE TO PASS THREE (3) OUT OF THE FOUR
    (4) COURSES THEY TOOK THE PREVIOUS SEMESTER

26
PARENTS PLAY A KEY ROLE IN GRADUATION PROJECT
  • TALK through possible topics for a graduation
    project
  • explore current interests
  • career options
  • world events/trends
  • community needs

27
  • Use the News media
  • Read newspapers
  • Watch the news
  • Browse the Web
  • Have your child list issues, stories, ads, and
    other items that interest them. Guide them in
    discussions to help them identify one or more
    best topics to research

28
  • Encourage them to consider talking with local
    experts and agencies within the community
  • Look for key stakeholders in the issue(s) your
    child is considering
  • 4. Help them develop key interviewing skills

29
  • 5. Post a graduation project date calendar in a
    prominent place in your home
  • 6. Stay in touch with the mentor on a regular
    basis
  • 7. Feel free to ask questions of your childs
    graduation project advisor, teacher, or
    coordinator
  • 8. Read the research paper and offer feedback
  • 9. Listen to them practice the presentation and
    offer feedback

30
GRADUATION PROJECT TIMELINE
  • FRESHMAN BEGIN THINKING ABOUT / NARROW
    TOPIC FOR PROJECT
  • SOPHOMORE DECIDE ON TOPIC AND DO PROPOSAL
  • JUNIOR WRITE PAPER
  • SELECT MENTOR
  • SENIOR DO PRODUCT
  • PRESENT PRODUCT TO A PANEL OF COMMUNITY
    VOLUNTEERS
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