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Title: Freshman to Sophomore Orientation


1
Freshman to Sophomore Orientation
  • February 5, 2015

2
School Counselors
  • Jon Court
  • Students with last names A-F
  • jocourt_at_ashlandcityschools.org
  • Peggy Steward
  • Students with last names G-M
  • pestewar_at_ashlandcityschools.org
  • Josh Packard
  • Students with last names N-Z
  • jopackar_at_ashlandcityschools.org

3
Text or email reminders
  • Class of 2018 (Freshmen) Text or Email Reminders
  • To sign up for text messages, send the text
    message _at_ahsguida to 571-222-4962
  • To sign up for email messages, send an email to
    ahsguida_at_mail.remind.com (you can leave the
    subject blank)

4
Minimum Requirements for Graduation
  • 21 units of credit
  • 4 credits of English
  • 4 credits of Math
  • 3 credits of Science
  • 3 credits of Social Studies
  • ½ credit of Health
  • ½ credit of P.E. (2 semester classes)
  • 2 semesters of fine or performing art in grades
    7-12

5
Other Considerations
  • Students need six courses per semester
  • Students need to be passing 5 credits and have at
    least a 1.5 GPA in order to be eligible for
    extracurricular activities.

6
College Credit Plus(Formerly Post-Secondary and
Dual Credit)
  • College Credit Plus allows students to earn
    college credit either by attending classes at
    Ashland High School or by attending classes on a
    college campus.
  • Student interested in the College Credit Plus
    program should attend our information night with
    their parents on February 24th at 700 PM in the
    high school cafeteria.

7
Possible Sophomore Courses English
  • 4 credits required for graduation
  • Required Freshman courses
  • English 9
  • Required Sophomore Courses
  • Honors English 10
  • or
  • English 10

8
Possible Sophomore Courses English
  • Honors English 10
  • Prerequisites
  • C or above in Honors English 9, or an A in
    English 9
  • Teacher recommendation
  • Completion of summer reading requirements
  • Strong interest in continuing in the English
    Honors Program

9
Possible Sophomore Courses English
  • Possible Semester Elective Courses
  • Literature of Sports
  • Mythology
  • Dramatics
  • Journalism I and II (Journalism II requires
    instructor approval)
  • Speech (College Credit Plus)
  • Be sure to circle the College Credit Plus option
    if you are interested in receiving college credit

10
Possible Sophomore Courses English
  • Possible Program Electives
  • Newspaper Journalism I (Panorama)
  • Prerequisite of Journalism I II
  • Requires advisors approval
  • Yearbook Journalism I (Yearbook Staff)
  • Journalism I recommended as a prerequisite

11
Possible Sophomore Courses English
  • Possible Program Electives
  • Video Production I
  • Requires an application

12
Possible Sophomore Courses Social Studies
  • 3 Credits required for graduation
  • American History (usually taken 9th grade year)
  • World History
  • Honors World History
  • Requires Online Application
  • Application can be found on AHS guidance website

13
Possible Sophomore Courses Science
  • 3 Credits Required for Graduation
  • Full Year Courses
  • Physical Science I II
  • Biology Courses
  • Biology or
  • Advanced Biology
  • Chemistry Courses
  • Prerequisite of Algebra I (can be taken
    concurrently)
  • Chemistry or
  • Advanced Chemistry

14
Possible Courses Science
  • Microbiology semester class
  • Prerequisite of Biology or Advanced Biology
  • Genetics semester class
  • - Prerequisite of Biology or Advanced Biology

15
Possible Sophomore Courses Math
  • 4 credits required for graduation
  • Geometry
  • Algebra II or
  • Honors Algebra II

16
Possible Sophomore Courses Business Education
  • Full Year Courses
  • Accounting I
  • Web Internship
  • Prerequisite of Web Design I II
  • Can also be taken as a semester class

17
Possible Sophomore Courses Business Education
  • Semester Courses
  • Microsoft Word (College Credit Plus)
  • Be sure to circle the College Credit Plus option
    if you are interested in receiving college credit
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Prerequisite Microsoft Word
  • Be sure to circle the College Credit Plus option
    if you are interested in receiving college credit
  • Entrepreneurship (College Credit Plus)
  • Be sure to circle the College Credit Plus option
    if you are interested in receiving college credit
  • Marketing

18
Possible Sophomore Courses Business Education
  • Web Design I
  • Prerequisite Microsoft Word (Formerly known as
    Computer App I)
  • Web Design II Prerequisite Web Design I
  • Be sure to circle the College Credit Plus option
    if you are interested in receiving college
    credit.
  • You have to take both Web I and Web II in the
    same year to receive college credit

19
Possible Sophomore Courses Career Tech
  • Full Year Courses
  • Food, Agriculture, Natural Resources
  • Formerly Ag Science I
  • Plant Horticultural Science
  • Formerly Ag Science II
  • Prerequisite of Food, Ag, Nat Resources
  • 1.25 credits due to out of classroom
    responsibilities

20
Possible Sophomore Courses Career Tech
  • Semester Courses
  • Child Development
  • Decisions in Living
  • Towards Independence

21
Possible Sophomore Courses Foreign Language
  • Any of the following languages in sequence
  • French
  • Latin
  • Spanish
  • Three years of one foreign language or two years
    of two foreign languages are required for the
    Honors Diploma upon graduation.

22
Possible Sophomore CoursesArt
  • Full year courses
  • Introduction to Art
  • Prerequisite for all courses
  • Semester courses
  • Ceramics
  • Printmaking
  • Painting
  • Drawing Fundamentals
  • Contemporary Crafts
  • Sculpture

23
Possible Sophomore Courses Music
  • Band
  • Stage Band A or B (by audition)
  • Orchestra (by audition)
  • Concert Choir
  • Symphonic Choir
  • Music Theory (Semester class Instructor
    Permission)

24
Possible Sophomore Courses Physical Education
  • Note P.E. classes are only worth ¼ of a credit.
    Please keep this in mind if you are in
    extracurricular activities.
  • P.E. I (semester course and prerequisite for all
    other P.E. classes)

25
Possible Sophomore Courses
  • P.E. II Classes (all semester courses)
  • A. Team / Lifetime Sports
  • C. Rhythm Dance/Yoga
  • Health (semester course)
  • 1/2 credit required for graduation

26
ASHLAND CITY SCHOOLS PHYSICAL EDUCATION
WAIVER Students who participate in two seasons
of district-sponsored high school interscholastic
athletics, marching band or cheerleading shall
not be required to complete any physical
education course as a condition to graduate. (An
athletic season is defined by the rules and
bylaws of the Ohio High School Athletic
Association). Partial credit will not be
granted. In order to be eligible to graduate, a
high school student who is excused from the
physical education requirement must still
complete instruction in 6.5 electives.
27
ASHLAND CITY SCHOOLS PHYSICAL EDUCATION
GRADUATION REQUIREMENT WAIVER
Participating in interscholastic athletics,
marching band and cheerleading is a privilege,
and not a right. This policy shall not in any
way be construed as granting a student the right
to participate in such district-sponsored
activities. Board rules and policies including
Code of Conduct continue to apply. In addition,
any student participating in this policy shall be
subject to any athletic fee and or
pay-to-participate fee. Granting of this waiver
becomes effective upon completion of the
specified athletic seasons as approved by the
band director, athletic or cheerleading
coach/advisor and submission to the Guidance
Office.
28
ASHLAND CITY SCHOOLS PHYSICAL EDUCATION
GRADUATION REQUIREMENT WAIVER
ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES FALL WINTER SPRING Footb
all Girls Basketball Baseball Girls
Volleyball Boys Basketball Softball Boys Cross
Country Wrestling Boys Track Girls Cross
Country Cheerleading Girls Track Boys
Soccer Boys Swimming/Diving Boys Tennis Girls
Soccer Girls Swimming/Diving Girls
Tennis Gymnastics Cheerleading Competition
Cheerleading Marching Band Boys Golf Girls Golf
Please indicate on your registration sheet if you
are planning on using the PE waiver in lieu of
taking PE classes.
29
Summer Course Offerings
  • Students should circle P.E. I and/or Health and
    write Summer beside that selection.
  • Once student interest and staffing has been
    determined, an announcement will be made about
    the date, time and cost. (Late April)
  • Sign-up for summer classes is on a first-come,
    first-served basis.
  • Tentative start date would be June 8th
  • Usually and AM and PM session 8-11 AM 1130
    230 PM
  • Runs for four weeks
  • Approximate cost is 100 per class

30
Other Important Information
  • Honors Diploma Requirements (must meet 7 of 8
    requirements)
  • 4 English Credits
  • 4 Math Credits
  • 4 Science Credits
  • 4 Social Studies Credits
  • 3 Foreign Language Credits (same language)
  • Or 2 in 1 language and 2 in another
  • 1 Credit in Fine/Performing Arts
  • 3.5 GPA
  • ACT composite score of 27

31
Other Important Information
  • Ohio College Recommendations
  • 4 credits of College Prep English
  • 4 credits of Math
  • Prefer Algebra I, Geometry, and Algebra II
  • 3 credits of Science (2 lab sciences)
  • 3 credits of Social Studies
  • 2 credits of Foreign Language
  • 1 credit of Fine/Performing Arts

32
Other Important Information
  • AHS Guidance Website
  • http//arrowsguidance.weebly.com/
  • Program of Studies is available online
  • Web pages with links to information on colleges,
    careers, planning timelines, scholarship
    listings, financial aid, and information for
    potential college athletes.
  • Registration sheets are due Friday February 13th
    in English classes

33
Parent Meeting
  • Course information will be presented to parents
    tonight at 700 PM in the Ashland High School
    cafeteria.
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