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Title: Welcome to Burlington Township High School 2014-2015


1
Welcome toBurlington Township High
School2014-2015
  • Building for the future, the best is yet to
    come!

Building for the future, the best is yet to
come!! Orientation Program
2
PROGRAM AGENDA
  • ? Welcoming Remarks ?
  • ? Transitioning into BTHS ?
  • ? Academic Schedule and Programs ?
  • Guidance Program ?
  • Athletics and Extracurricular Program
  • Tour of the High School ?

3
Burlington Township District Goals
  • Provide exemplary instructional programs and
    practices
  • Maintain safe and secure schools
  • Develop a school community that is involved in
    meaningful ways
  • Practice effective and efficient school
    management and operations

4
The Intensive Block Model
  • The 4 X 4 semesterized block allows students to
    take 4 courses per semester.
  • Students attend 4 seventy-eight or seventy-six
    minute classes each day.

5
Instructional Schedule
  • Period 1-2 Class -- 78 minutes
  • Period 3-4 Class -- 76 minutes
  • Period 5 Lunch ---- 36 minutes
  • Period 6 Advisory -- 36 minutes
  • Periods 7-8 Class -- 76 minutes
  • Period 9-10 Class -- 78 minutes

6
The Advantages of an Intensive 4 X 4 Block Model
7
  • A variety of learning styles can be addressed in
    each course, enabling more students to achieve
    success
  • Students have a greater range of courses from
    which to select
  • Students prepare for only four
  • classes at a time
  • Allows more creativity on the part of the teacher
    and fosters more creativity in the students

8
Sample Student Schedule
Periods Semester 1 Semester 2
1-2 Math Spanish 2
3-4 H/PE English
5 Lunch Lunch
6 Advisory Advisory
7-8 Science Social Studies
9-10 Spanish I Art I
9
Credit and Subjects Required for Graduation
  • 140 Credits are required for graduation including
    20 credits in each of the following
  • Language Arts (Literacy)
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Physical Education, Health and Safety

10
Additionally, the Following Subjects are required
for Graduation
  • United States History I and II
  • World History
  • 10 Credits in World Language
  • 2.5 credits in financial, economic, business, and
    entrepreneurial literacy
  • 5 Credits in Visual and Performing Arts
  • 5 Credits in Career Education, Consumer, Family
    and Life Skills, or Vocational-Technical Education

11
Opportunities for Course Advancement
AP Program
AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics B AP United
States History AP World History AP French AP
Psychology AP Music Theory
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Calculus
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Spanish Language
  • AP Spanish Literature
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP German
  • AP US Govt and Politics

Senior College Option Seniors who have passed the
HSPA and are on target to complete all coursework
can take a reduced course-load senior year in
order to take college courses at an area college
12
Additional Opportunities to Earn College Credits
  • 1. College Acceleration Program (CAP)
  • through BCC
  • ? Offers students the opportunity to earn
  • college credits for courses taught at BTHS
  • Internet based classes
  • College courses taught on the BTHS campus by
    college instructors Intro to Criminal Justice
    and American Sign Language

13
BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE
DEPARTMENT
  • Mr. James Mills Director
  • Mrs. Heidi Roman 9th Grade
  • Mrs. Cindy Marzilli A-Ek
  • Mr. Troy Scott El-La
  • Mrs. Lara Webb Le-Rh
  • Ms. Alicia Hayes Ri-Z

14
Guidance Program
  • Individual and small group counseling
  • College and career counseling (Naviance)
  • Provide resources for students and parents
    through website and Naviance
  • Administer PSAT, Practice SAT, SAT, PARCC, and AP
    Testing

15
ATHLETICS
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
16
ADADEMICS
  • Eligible for Semester One
  • Completed 30 Credits and attained a GPA of
  • 2.0 (70) or higher from the previous year
    (does
  • not apply to incoming 8th grade students.)
  • Eligible for Semester Two
  • Completed 15 Credits and attained a GPA of
  • 2.0 (70) or higher from semester one

17
ATHLETICS OTHER QUALIFICATIONS
  • Physical from your family physician
  • Signed Permission slip
  • NJSIAA Steroid Testing Form
  • Abide by the signed athletic contract
  • Abide by team rules
  • Not on the deprived list

18
STEP 1 www.burltwpsch.org
STEP 2- enter your email address on the next
screen and click join
REGISTERING FOR FALCON FLYER
19
STEP 1 www.burltwpsch.org
STEP 2 Click on High Schools Website
STEP 3- On the next screen, click on eNews
Registration link
STEP 4- enter your email address on and select
submit
REGISTERING FOR THE HIGH SCHOOLS ENEWS
20
STEP 1 www.burltwpsch.org
STEP 2- please e-mail parentportal_at_burltwpsch.org
the following information students name,
address and grade and the parents e-mail address
REGISTERING FOR THE PARENT PORTAL
21
Building Tours and Q and A
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