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Title: Bowling%20Green%20High%20School


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Bowling Green High School
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Bowling Green High School
  • WELCOME
  • Incoming 9th graders!
  • Class of 2018

3
PEOPLE YOU NEED TO KNOW AT BOWLING GREEN HIGH
SCHOOL
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Principals
  • Mr. King, Freshman Principal
  • Mr. Fields, Principal
  • Mrs. Shive, Assistant Principal
  • Mr. Livers, Assistant Principal

5
Counselors
Mrs. Lawson
Ms. Rowan, Department Head
Mrs. Krisher
Ms. Swiney
6
School Hours at BGHS
  • Excel Period (Zero Period)
  • 730 am to 820 am
  • Regular School Day
  • 1st 6th periods
  • 830 am to 305 pm

7
Words you need to know
  • Credit---Official certification that a student
    has completed a course. At BGHS, we have whole
    (1) credit courses and half (1/2) credit courses.
  • Semester---One of the two divisions of an
    academic year.
  • 1st semester--the start of school to winter
    break (August December).
  • 2nd semester--after winter break until the
    end of the year (January May)
  • PrerequisiteWhat is required before you can take
    a class
  • Transcript---A students academic record.
  • Core CoursesAcademic courses recognized by the
    NCAA Clearinghouse
  • NoWe will not, and you will not

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Math Requirement
  • All students are required to take a math course
    every year of high school.
  • This can include
  • Pre-Algebra Algebra I Accelerated Algebra
    I
  • Geometry Accelerated Geometry Geometry Pre-AP
  • Algebra II Accelerated Algebra II Algebra II
    Pre-AP
  • Algebra III Pre-Calculus Pre-Calculus
    Pre-AP
  • AP Calculus AP Statistics Math 116-WKU
  • AP Computer Science Foundations in Personal
    Finance

9
Diploma Choices
  • Merit Diploma
  • 22 credits minimum required
  • Comprehensive Diploma
  • 24 credits minimum required

10
Merit Diploma
  • English English I, II, III, IV 4 credits
  • Science Any three science classes 3 credits
    to include life science,
    physical science,
  • and earth/space science.
  • Math Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II 3 credits
  • Social Studies World Civ., U. S. History, 3
    credits Political Science
  • Health / P.E. ½ credit health, ½ credit P.E. 1
    credit
  • Humanities History of Performing/Visual
    Art Embedded
  • Total REQUIRED Credits 14
  • Plus ELECTIVE Credits 8 (minimum)
  • TOTAL CREDITS 22

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Comprehensive Diploma
  • English English I, II, III, IV 4 credits
  • Science Biology, Chemistry, Physics 3 credits
    Anatomy/Physiology or
    higher
  • Math Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II 3 credits
  • Social Studies World Civ., U. S. History, 3
    credits Political Science
  • Health / P.E. ½ credit health, ½ credit P.E. 1
    credit
  • Humanities History of Performing/Visual Art
    Embedded
  • World Languages two classes from same language 2
    credits
  • Total REQUIRED Credits 16
  • Plus ELECTIVE Credits 8 (minimum)
  • TOTAL CREDITS 24

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Pre-College Curriculum-PCC (classes that must be
completed successfully in high school before
entering college)
  • English English I, II, III, IV 4 credits
  • Math Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II 3 credits
  • Science Credits to include life 3
    credits science, physical science, and
    earth/space science (at least one lab
    course).
  • Social Studies From U. S. History, 3 credits
    Economics, Government, World Geography,
    and World Civilization.
  • Health / P.E. ½ Health, ½ P.E. 1 credit
  • History and Appreciation of Visual, Performing
    Arts 1 credit
  • World Languages or demonstrate competency 2
    credits
  • Electives 5 credits (3 must be
    rigorous)
  • (Recommended strongly 1 or more courses that
    develop computer literacy.)
  • Total REQUIRED Credits 17
  • Plus ELECTIVE Credits 5(minimum)
  • TOTAL CREDITS 22

13
Grade Point Average Class Rank
  • A temporary GPA is figured at the end of each
    year and a final one is done during the senior
    year.
  • Rank in class is determined by the numerical
    grade point average.
  • The final averages of all courses are counted in
    figuring the numerical GPA.
  • The student receives a decimal GPA based on a
    4.0 scale with the following values assigned
  • A4 B3 C2 D1 F0

14
Sample Grades / GPA
  • 9TH Grade (End of Year on Transcript)
  • English I 86 3.0 1.0
  • Algebra I 94 4.0 1.0
  • Biology 82 3.0 1.0
  • Spanish I 76 2.0 1.0
  • Health 96 2.0 0.5
  • PE I 98 2.0 0.5
  • World Civ. 95 4.0 1.0
  • GPA 20 /6 3.33
  • Numeric 88.33
  • Class Rank 65/283

15
Kentucky Educational Excellence Scholarship
(KEES) Awarded to graduating seniors who will
attend a Kentucky College, university or
technical school. The amount received will be
based on each years GPA and a one time bonus for
the ACT score.
  • GPA AMOUNT GPA AMOUNT
  • 2.50 125.00 3.30 325.00
  • 2.60 150.00 3.40 350.00
  • 2.70 175.00 3.50 375.00
  • 2.75 187.50 3.60 400.00
  • 2.80 200.00 3.70 425.00
  • 2.90 225.00 3.75 437.50
  • 3.00 250.00 3.80 450.00
  • 3.10 275.00 3.90 475.00
  • 3.20 300.00 4.00 500.00
  • 3.25 312.50
  • ACT AMOUNT
  • 15 36
  • 16 71
  • 17 107
  • 18 143
  • 19 179
  • 20 214
  • 21 250
  • 22 286
  • 23 321
  • 24 357
  • 25 393
  • 26 428
  • 27 464
  • 28 and
  • above 500

16
Student Athlete
16 Core Courses
English 4 years
Electives 4 years Additional Courses from
above or Foreign Language or Computer Science
Math 3 years Algebra I or higher level
1 extra year of English, Math, Natural of
Physical Science
Social Studies 2 years World Civilization U.S.
History
Minimum core-course GPA of 2.30 required Ten of
the 16 core courses must be completed before your
senior year. Seven of the 10 core courses must be
English, Math or Science.
Science 2 years Biology w/ lab Chemistry

17
Required Classes For Your FRESHMAN YEAR
  • English I English I Pre-AP
  • Pre-Algebra Accelerated Algebra I
  • Algebra I Algebra I -Honors
  • Geometry Geometry Pre-AP
  • Accelerated Geometry
  • Algebra II Algebra II Pre-AP
  • Accelerated Algebra II
  • Biology Biology Pre-AP
  • World Civilization AP World History
  • Health P.E.

18
Possible Elective Courses for your FRESHMAN YEAR
  • Journalism Beginning Reporting
  • Speech Communications I II
  • Spanish I, French I, German I, Arabic I
  • Basic Design Drawing
  • Advanced Studio (Acceleration)
  • Band High School
  • Choral Music Mixed Choir
  • Instrumental Music String Orchestra
  • (only during Excel Period)

19
Electives Continued
  • Relationships
  • Fashion/Interior Design I II
  • Foods Nutrition
  • Relationships
  • Child Human Development I
  • Introduction to Construction Carpentry
  • Automotive Maintenance and Light Repair
  • Introduction to Health Science Occupations
  • Introduction to Multimedia
  • Digital Imaging

20
We have MORE Electives
  • JROTC
  • STLP
  • Law Justice
  • Business Economics
  • Business Principles Applications
  • Computer Tech Applications I II
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Financial Literacy
  • Principles of Marketing
  • Sports Entertainment Marketing

21
AGREEMENT FOR PRE-AP AND AP CLASSES
22
Bowling Green High School Curriculum Planner
Period Grade 8 Grade 9 Grade10 Grade 11 Grade 12
0 (Excel)
1st English I English II English III English IV
2nd World Civ. U.S. History Political Science
3rd (Algebra I) (Geometry) Math Math Math Math Elec. Required
4th Science Science Science
5th Health/ P.E.
6th Spanish I Spanish II or Another Language World Languages
23
REGISTERING FOR ELECTIVES THROUGH THE IC PORTAL
24
GO TO THE PARENT/ STUDENT PORTAL User
Name-Student ID Passwordfirstname initial
lastname initialStudent Birthdate mmddyy js042498
25
2. ON LEFT SELECT REGISTRATION 14-15 BOWLING
GREEN SCHOOL
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2. AFTER SELECTION--SCREEN WILL LOOK LIKE THIS
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3. SELECT COURSE SEARCH
28
4. ENTER COURSE NAMECLICK GO
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5. SELECT COURSE FROM SELECT A COURSE TO VIEW
6. SELECT REQUEST THIS COURSE If this is the
elective which you want to take--if you are
taking the regular 6 period day, you will need
only one (1) elective
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  • For Alternates go back to course search and
    enter a course name
  • Select Request as Alternate(you need to select
    an alternate for every elective class YOU enter
  • 8. Select Request as Alternateif you are
    planning on taking a 7 period dayEXCEL. The
    excel class cannot be added to the required
    courses. This will be adjusted on registration
    day.

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5. HOW YOUR LAST SCREEN WILL LOOK IN THE IC
PORTAL AFTER ONE COURSE SELECTED
32
6. HOW YOUR LAST SCREEN WILL LOOK IN THE IC
PORTAL AFTER SIX COURSES SELECTED
33
7. HOW YOUR LAST SCREEN WILL LOOK IN THE IC
PORTAL AFTER SEVEN COURSES SELECTED
34
9. IF YOU SELECT THE WRONG COURSE, CLICK ON THE
COURSE AND THEN SELECT DROP THIS REQUEST
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TO FIND ALL THE DOCUMENTS
36
1. Go to bgreen.kyschools.us Under the school
tab, select the high school
37
2. Select the Guidance link and then General
information
38
3. On the left hand side, all the documents can
be acquired
39
A Glance at what will happen on March 5 or March
6
  • Meet with one of the high school counselors and
    register for your 9th grade classes
  • Attend information sessions and tour the building
  • Prior to the meeting you and your parent/guardian
    should have registered for your classes on line
  • St. Josephs students will be here on March 6

40
Questions
  • Ms. Rowan, Director of Guidance,
  • jeanette.rowan_at_bgreen.kyschools.us
  • Mrs. Lawson, laura.lawson_at_bgreen.kyschools.us
  • Ms. Swiney, karen.swiney_at_bgreen.kyschools.us
  • Mrs. Krisher, leah.krisher_at_bgreen.kyschools.us
  • 746-2300
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