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  1. Lovejoy High School Registration 2014-2015 Class of 2015

  2. Counselor Team Guidance Counselors • Amanda Breeden – All students A-F • Lissa Testa – All students G-M • Lance Hendrick – All students N-Z College and Career Counselors • Addison Snyder – All students A-K • Randy Trevino –All students L-Z

  3. Graduation Requirements • 26 credits required for graduation – Recommended or Distinguished Diploma • Successful completion of STAAR/EOC tests (Eng I, Eng II, Biology, Algebra I) • US History – May 5-9 • Senior Project

  4. Graduation Plans – Side by Side RecommendedDistinguished English 4.0 4.0 Mathematics 4.0 4.0 Science 4.0 4.0 Social Studies 4.0 4.0 Lovejoy Leadership 0.5 0.5 Health 0.5 0.5 Fine Art 1.0 1.0 Physical Education 1.0 1.0 Technology 1.0 1.0 Foreign Language 2.0 3.0 Additional Electives 4.03.0 TOTAL CREDITS 26 26

  5. Distinguished Achievement Diploma (DAP) What is an Advanced Measure? A student needs any 4 of the following: • A Junior year PSAT score that designates them as commended or higher • A score of 3 or higher on an AP test (each score is one advanced measure) • A college academic course and Tech Prep articulated college course with a grade of 3.0 or higher (each 3.0 is one advanced measure) • An original research project judged by a panel of professionals in the field (only 2 projects can be used and the senior project would qualify as one)

  6. Senior Project (meeting tonight at 7:00pm) 5 parts • Proposal • Research Paper • Project (with support of a mentor) • Portfolio • Formal, oral presentation to a panel of adults

  7. Dual Credit Courses 18 hours approved Dual Credit from Collin College: • English 1301 (fall) • English 1302 (spring) • Economics 2301 (fall) • Government 2302 (spring) • College Algebra 1314 (fall) • College Statistics 1342 (spring)

  8. Dual Credit • Dual Credit Information Session • April 17 in the Auditorium • May or June – Registration for classes • YouMUSTmeet all of theirdeadlines, including tuition payment, in order to stay enrolled in the classes.

  9. English Required to Graduate • English I • English II • English III • English IV Senior Options • English IV • AP English Literature • AP/GT English Literature • Dual Credit English (1301 and 1302)

  10. Math Required to Graduate • Algebra I • Geometry • Algebra II • 4th year of Math • *All students are expected to take math all 4 years while at LHS. Senior Options • PreAP Pre-Calculus • AP Calculus AB • AP Calculus BC • AP Statistics • AP Computer Science • Dual Credit College Algebra / Statistics • Advanced Quantitative Reasoning* *Teacher Recommendation Only

  11. Math Sequence • Math taken Junior year: • Math Models  Algebra 2 • Algebra 2  Pre-Calculus • Pre-Calculus AP Calculus AB AP Statistics Dual Credit MATH 1314 and 1342 • AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC AP Statistics Dual Credit MATH 1314 and 1342

  12. Science Required to Graduate • Biology • Chemistry • Physics • 4th year of science Senior Options • Forensic Science • Anatomy & Physiology • AP Environmental Science • AP Chemistry • AP Biology • AP Physics 2 (B) (Algebra based) • AP Physics C (Calculus based)

  13. Social Studies Required to Graduate • World Geography • World History • US History • 1 semester US Government • 1 semester Economics Senior Options • US Government • Economics • AP or AP/GT US Government • AP or AP/GT Economics • Dual Credit US Govt (2302) • Dual Credit Econ (2301) *can mix and match

  14. Foreign Languages Required • 3.0 credits of the same (DAP) • 2.0 credits of the same (Recommended) Senior Options • Spanish I, II, III, AP Spanish Language, AP Spanish Literature • French I, II, III, AP French Language IV • Chinese I, II, III • *American Sign Language I, II, III, IV * Consult prospective college to learn if ASL meets FL requirements

  15. Technology Required 1.0 Credit Options • PreAP Computer Science • AP Computer Science • Business Information Management • Digital and Interactive Media • Animation • Advanced Animation • Web Technologies • Video Technology • Mobile Apps Development • Any Engineering (PLTW) course • Journalism courses (Yearbook, Newspaper, Magazine, Broadcast, Photojournalism)

  16. Fine Arts Required 1.0 credit of the same fine arts course Options • Band/Jazz Band • Orchestra • Choir • Theater/Tech Theater • Dance/Majestics • Art • AP Music Theory • AP Art History

  17. Physical Education Required 1.0 credit Options • Athletics • Athletic Training • PE Foundations • Individual Sports/Team Sports • Cheerleading • Fall semester of band, Majestics, colorguard • Off-campus PE – application is online. Must be approved

  18. Final Graduation Requirements • 1 semester Health • 1 semester Lovejoy Leadership (Speech) • 3.0 credits of electives for Distinguished • 4.0 credits of electives for Recommended

  19. AP Elective Options for Seniors • AP Music Theory • AP Studio Art 2D and 3D • AP Studio Art 2D Photo • AP Studio Drawing • AP Art History • AP Psychology (Fall Psychology Recommended) • AP European History • AP Computer Science • AP Human Geography

  20. Other Elective Options • Business Classes • Health Science Classes • Education and Training Classes • Journalism • Engineering Classes • Technology Application Classes

  21. GPA • GPA tables – pg 14 of the course guide • Rank GPA vs Official GPA

  22. Exclusions • Students must earn the 26 credits required for graduation. For each additional credit earned beyond the required 26, students may exclude a maximum of eight semester grades from his/her GPA calculation.Excluded grades may not include the required 26 credits. • Some classes are automatically excluded. • Off Campus PE • Correspondence Classes • Summer School • Dual Credit Classes • ASC or CAT classes • Math Labs

  23. Exclusions • Possible exclusions • Electives • Fine Arts • Technology • LOTE • 5th math or science class

  24. Exclusions – Class of 2015 Timeline • First Time – June 2014 • Both Rank and Official GPA • Second Time – January 2015 • Both Rank and Official GPA • Third Time – After the 5th six weeks 2015 • Rank GPA only (this locks the rank for graduation) • Fourth Time – June 2015 • Official GPA only for final transcript

  25. Showcase March 10, 2014 6:00 to 8:00 pm • Information about classes, clubs, and extracurricular activities in the cafeteria and commons

  26. Things to Remember • Course Guide – online • Alternate Elective Options – at least 2.0 • Computer input – March 12-14 • Verifications sent in May – make changes then and return to school • No schedules changes during the summer!!!!! • April 17 – meeting about College Applications and Dual Credit