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Title: Klein Collins High School


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Klein CollinsHigh School
  • Course Registration
  • for 2015-16
  • Incoming 9th graders

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EOC
Endorsement
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3 Requirements to Graduate
  • Earn 26 State Credits
  • Pass required State Courses
  • Pass required 5 End of Course (EOC) Exams

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End of Course Exams (EOC)
  • You must successfully complete the following EOC
    exams. Level II or above.
  • English 1
  • English 2
  • Algebra 1
  • Biology
  • US History
  • For more information go to
  • KCHS websiteTesting

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Credits
  • State Credits - count toward graduation
  • 26 Credits Required
  • 1 Full Year Class 1 Credit
  • 1 Semester Class 0.5 Credit
  • Local Credits - do not count toward graduation
    (Office Aide, Student Leadership, etc.)
  • Denied Credit Student does not earn credit due
    to excessive absences, despite passing grades!

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Transcript
  • Official academic record
  • Semester averages
  • Total credits earned
  • EOC, GPA, Rank
  • Send to colleges scholarships

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GPA and Class Rank
  • GPA (Grade Point Average) - Grade points are
    awarded in each course and will eventually be
    used to calculate your GPA.
  • GPA determines your class rank.
  • Colleges consider GPA and Class Rank for
    admission decisions.
  • Remember your GPA and Class Rank start your 9th
    grade year!

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GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
     
GRADUATION PLAN 2014-2015 GRADUATION PLAN 2014-2015 GRADUATION PLAN 2014-2015
  Academic Discipline   Endorsement   Distinguished Eligible for top 10 admissions to Texas public 4-year institutions and TEXAS Grant eligibility.  
Discipline Credits Credits
English 4 4
Math 4 4
Science 4 4
Social Studies 3 3
Foreign Language 2 2
Fine Arts 1 1
Physical Education 1 1
Electives 7 7
Total Credits for Graduation 26 26 must include Algebra 2
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FOUNDATION GRADUATION PLAN WITH ENDORSEMENT
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Suggested Courses for 9th graders
  • English 1
  • Algebra 1
  • Biology
  • W. Geography
  • Electives
  • PE
  • Foreign Language
  • Fine Arts
  • Other Electives

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Required Coursework
  • 2 years of Foreign Language
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Most colleges require
  • 2yrs of a Foreign Language
  • Must take 2 years of the same language or 2
    years Computer Programming
    Languages (Computer Science 1 and 2)

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Required Coursework
  • 1 year of Fine Art
  • Art
  • Band
  • Orchestra
  • Choir
  • Theater
  • (Performance or Technical)
  • Dance
  • Color Guard
  • Floral Design

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Required Coursework
  • 1 year of PE or Equivalent
  • PE
  • Athletics
  • Cheerleading (S1 only)
  • ROTC (waiver)
  • Drill Team (waiver)
  • Marching Band (S1 only)
  • Dance
  • Can earn up to 4 PE credits

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Athletics
  • 9th Football, Girls Track and Girls Basketball
    are the only open enrollment sport at KCHS
  • All other sports require tryouts and/or coach
    approval
  • Sign up for PE until approved by coach or
    tryouts occur
  • Coach contact information on KC website and in
    your packet

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Career and Technical Education(CTE)
  • cutting-edge, rigorous courses that prepare
    students for a wide range of high-wage,
    high-skill, high-demand careers

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Why take CTE?
  • Participate in hands-on, real-world training
  • Join student organizations and gain leadership
    experience
  • Learn the soft skills colleges and employers seek
  • Build your resume and portfolio
  • Be better prepared for college and career by
    saving time and money
  • Obtain possible scholarships
  • Earn business and industry recognized
    certifications for employment
  • Earn core graduation credits in Science, Fine
    Arts, and Speech
  • Graduate with an Endorsement in
    Business/Industry, STEM, or Public Services

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Graduation Endorsements / CTE Programs of Study
Business Industry
Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources
Architecture and Construction
Arts, A/V Technology, and Communications
Business Management Administration and Finance
Hospitality and Tourism
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Marketing
Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics
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Graduation Endorsements / CTE Programs of Study
STEM Endorsement
STEM Engineering, Electronics, Robotics Automation
Public Services Endorsement
Culinary Arts
Education Training
Health Science
Human Services related to education
Law, Public Safety, Corrections, and Securities
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Sample CTE Certifications
Business Industry Endorsement
Microsoft Office Specialist Master Certification (MOS)
Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)
ServeSafe Food Safety Certification
American Welding Society (AWS ) Certification
Cosmetology, Operator License
CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
STEM Endorsement
Autodesk
AutoCAD
Public Services Endorsement
Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA)
Emergency Medical Technician (EMT)
Certified Pharmacy Technician (CphT)
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Schools of Choice
  • International Baccalaureate
  • At Klein Oak High School
  • This advanced, comprehensive program of study
    offers an integrated approach to learning with an
    emphasis on meeting the challenges of living and
    working in a global, technological society.
  • International Business Academy
  • At Klein Forest High School
  • A four-year, magnet program that encompasses the
    high school core curriculum with additional
    academic courses that emphasize business, foreign
    language, and global culture.

Additional information can be found on the Klein
ISD website
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Begin with the End in Mind
  • What is your career interest?
  • What CTE Programs of Study and/or specialized
    schools of choice will prepare you for your
    postsecondary education and/or career training?
  • Which Endorsement will you earn?
  • Plan NOW!

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Advanced AcademicsPre AP, AP, Dual Credit
  • Rigorous coursework more homework
  • Preparation of AP/DC classes
  • Earn college credit
  • Be better prepared for college
  • Higher GPA Scale
  • Consider your schedule, extra
  • curricular activities, and other
  • responsibilities.

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Use Your Resources
  • Class Catalog CTE Catalog
  • Forms and info packets
  • Classmates, teachers, and family
  • Counselors email, stop by before/after school
  • Attend TIE Night

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Course Selection Sheets
  • Listing of the courses available
  • Key
  • 1 Semester Class
  • Approval Required
  • Fee Required
  • F Form Required
  • ? Prerequisite Required
  • Keep for your records

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Course Request List Form
  • List the Course Name and Course Number
  • 7 Class Periods
  • 4 Core Classes 3 Electives
  • 1 Full-year Class 1 Period
  • 2 Semester Classes 1 Period
  • 3 Alternates
  • Student and Parent Signatures

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Online Data Entry
  • Meet with your Counselor
  • Bring 4-Year Plan Course Request Form
  • Review at home via Career Cruising

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FOUR YEAR PLAN
  • Use Pencil
  • Include any courses you have taken in Middle
    School that you will receive high school credit
    for
  • Fill in blanks with classes you plan to take
  • Check required classes

ALL students must turn in a 4-year plan with a
PARENT SIGNATURE.
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Deadline for Schedule Changes
  • Check them carefully!
  • 7 Class Periods
  • Electives
  • Schedule Change Deadline is June 11,2015

JUNE 11th
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To Do
  • Complete the YELLOW Course Request Form
  • Turn in 4-Year Plan and Course Request Form

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How Do I Earn Grade Points?
  • Semester averages are used to determine grade
    points
  • Advance courses receive more grade points
  • How to Calculate your GPA power point is
    online on the KCHS website

GRADE POINT VALUES GRADE POINT VALUES
Course Average GT/AP/PreAP/Dual Credit Advanced Regular
100 6.0 5.5 5.0
99 5.9 5.4 4.9
98 5.8 5.3 4.8
97 5.7 5.2 4.7
96 5.6 5.1 4.6
95 5.5 5.0 4.5
94 5.4 4.9 4.4
93 5.3 4.8 4.3
92 5.2 4.7 4.2
91 5.1 4.6 4.1
90 5.0 4.5 4.0
89 4.9 4.4 3.9
88 4.8 4.3 3.8
87 4.7 4.2 3.7
86 4.6 4.1 3.6
85 4.5 4.0 3.5
84 4.4 3.9 3.4
83 4.3 3.8 3.3
82 4.2 3.7 3.2
81 4.1 3.6 3.1
80 4.0 3.5 3.0
79 3.8 3.3 2.8
78 3.6 3.1 2.6
77 3.4 2.9 2.4
76 3.2 2.7 2.2
75 3.0 2.5 2.0
74 1.8 2.8 1.8 2.3 1.8
73 1.6 2.6 1.6 2.1 1.6
72 1.4 2.4 1.4 1.9 1.4
71 1.2 2.2 1.2 1.7 1.2
70 1.0 2.0 1.0 1.5 1.0
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KCHS Website
  • http//kleincollins.kleinisd.net/
  • Check our website for announcements, deadlines,
    College and Scholarship information, other useful
    material.

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Work Hard. Graduate!
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