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North Hunterdon High School

North Hunterdon High School. Course Selection and Registration. Dr. Bradley School Counselor. At least 120 credits Passing grade on HSPA High School Proficiency Assessment www.nhvweb.net. Graduation Requirements. A few classes are 7.5+ credits Honors Physics, Algebra II/Trig

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North Hunterdon High School

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  1. North Hunterdon High School Course Selection and Registration Dr. Bradley School Counselor

  2. At least 120 credits Passing grade on HSPA High School Proficiency Assessment www.nhvweb.net Graduation Requirements

  3. A few classes are 7.5+ credits Honors Physics, Algebra II/Trig AP Physics = 10 credits Course Credits 1 year = 2 semesters Semester 1 ½ Year 2.5 Credits Semester 2 ½ Year 2.5 Credits 35+ Credits 1 Full Year 5+ Credits

  4. Graduation Requirements PRACTICAL ARTS 5 credits PHYS ED/ HEALTH *Driver’s Ed. 20 credits FINE ARTS 5 credits HISTORY 15 credits *Financial Lit. 2.5 credits ENGLISH 20 credits *Adv. Acad. Lit. 2.5 credits WORLD LANGUAGE 10 credits SCIENCE 15 credits MATH 15 credits (5 credits in Algebra

  5. Guide Abbreviations • CP – College Preparatory • H – Honors • Cr. – Credits • wks. – Weeks • Wt. – Weighted • AP – Advanced Placement • Sug. Pre – Suggested Prerequisites • V – Voorhees Only • N – North Only • N/V – North and Voorhees

  6. Daily Schedule • 1 day = 18 modules (mods) • 2 modules = 1 period • 1 day = 9 periods • Most classes are 2 mods/40 minutes • Some classes are 3 mods/60 minutes • Honors Physics, Algebra II/Trigonometry • May get 20 minute vs. 40 minute lunch

  7. Freshman Requirements *Most electives are ½ year (2.5 Cr.) but some are full year (5 Cr.)

  8. To be completed with Dr. Bradley beginning January 3rd Appointment schedule will be posted by the guidance office Come prepared with world language elective choices alternates Contracts must be signed and returned by Tuesday, January 14th Scheduling Contract

  9. Required (2.5 Cr.) English Department Class Taken freshman year Replaces the former Public Speaking requirement Teaches basic skills across the curriculum, including: basic literacy in reading, writing, listening, speaking, informational literacies, economics, technology, mathematics, visual, global, and multicultural studies Advanced Academic Literacies

  10. Required (2.5 Cr.) Social Studies Class Money Matters Units: Career Exploration Paycheck & Taxes Planning & Money Management Savings & Investments Charitable giving Credit & Debt Risk Management Insurance Financial Literacy

  11. Course Levels • Ease-in approach • Most challenging level in which you can realistically succeed • Maintain A/B average • Balance • Not fixed

  12. Freshman Placement 6th grade NJASK scores 7th grade NJASK scores 7th grade final grades 8th grade current/final grades Teacher Recs 8th grade NJASK scores Your Freshman Placement

  13. If you do not agree with your placement, first Be your own advocate Try to understand why you were recommended for that level Come see me! Scheduling overrides may only be completed by the high school guidance office Placement Talk to your teacher !

  14. Common courses for freshmen More direct support Smaller classes Slower pace General (Core)

  15. Common courses for freshmen Should be at least a “B” student Independent work/study habits Teacher recommendation required College Prep (CP)

  16. For students with VERY STRONG academic records “A” students Self-motivated and strong work ethic Willing to do more homework Teacher recommendation required Weighted GPA Honors

  17. Only AP Physics B (non-calculus based) is offered freshman year Extremely rigorous and fast-paced Only for HIGHLY motivated and capable students Scoring high on final exam may grant college credit Advanced Placement (AP)

  18. Math • Algebra before Geometry • Freshman courses • Foundations for Algebra • Algebra I • Advanced Algebra I (CP) • Geometry (CP) • Geometry (H/Wt)

  19. Math and Science Linked Math drives science Mrs. Race Mrs. Leyesa

  20. Physics (Lab) Pre-Algebra/Algebra I CP Physics (Lab) CP Advanced Algebra I CP Geometry Honors Physics (Lab) H/CP Geometry AP Physics B (Lab) Honors Alg II/Trig Science Physics

  21. Each class is 1 year (5 Cr.) Choices: Spanish, French German, Latin Spanish II placement exam teacher recommendation Same language 2 consecutive years World Languages

  22. 5 credits Art Music Performing Arts Electives Fine Arts Practical Arts • 5 credits • Business • Family & Consumer Science • Technology Education Pick what YOU want

  23. Placement levels can change in either direction from now until August based on NJASK 8 scores You may take G or CP classes freshman year and then move up in most subject areas sophomore year Students taking General classes can still go to COLLEGE! Changing Levels

  24. Students who score Partially Proficient on the 8th Grade NJASK, in either Language Arts or Math, will need to take remedial classes Remedial classes eliminate elective options So, work hard and try your best! Remedial Classes This should be YOU!

  25. 3 tardies = 1 unexcused absence 6 unexcused absences in a semester course = loss of credit 12 unexcused absences in a full year course = loss of credit CREDIT RESTORATION over the SUMMER! 12 hours for a half year class 24 hours for a full year class Attendance Policy

  26. Athletic Eligibility • Who plans on playing a sport freshman year? • Athletes must be passing at least half of their classes to participate • Fall Season- Football, Boys' Soccer, Girls' Soccer, Boys' Cross Country, Girls' Cross Country, Cheerleading, Girls’ Field Hockey, Girls' Tennis, Girls’ Gymnastics, Girls’ Volleyball • Winter Season- Boys' Basketball, Girls' Basketball, Boys' Fencing, Girls' Fencing, Boys' Indoor Track, Girls' Indoor Track, Cheerleading, Wrestling, Girls' Swimming, Boys' Swimming • Spring Season- Boys’ Baseball, Girls’ Softball, Boys’ Lacrosse, Girls’ Lacrosse, Golf, Boys' Tennis, Boys' Track, Girls' Track

  27. Polytech Programs • Hunterdon County Polytech website: www.hcpolytech.org • Lead directly to work (construction, automotives, cosmetology, etc.) • College-bound, professional career focus (teaching, law enforcement, health sciences, commercial arts, culinary arts, etc.) • Scheduled by your high school guidance counselor • AM/PM schedule depends on program • Fulfills the Practical Arts requirement • Open to Juniors & Seniors • Includes transportation • Highly competitive • Plan ahead!

  28. Activities – Get Involved! • Intramural Sports • Basketball, weightlifting, floor hockey, speed & agility, project adventure, volleyball, pickleball, ultimate frisbee • Peer to Peer Activities • Peer Leadership, Gay/Straight Alliance, Special Olympics, PALS, Peer Mediation, Student Council, Peer Tutoring, Student Ambassadors, Teen PEP • Student Interest Clubs • FBLA, Mock Trial, Future Teachers of America, Model UN, NJ Math League, Government League, Patriotic Youth Council, Poetry Club, Health Professions Club, Yearbook, Robotics Club, Clay Club, Photography Club, Spirit Club, Dance Team, Marine Fitness, Ski Club, Math Club, Video Club, Asian Club, French Club, German Club, Latin Club, Spanish Club, World Language Honors Club • Community Service Clubs • Amnesty International, InterAct/ABLE, Key Club, JR Statesmen Club, National Honor Society, Red Cross, SADD, Youth Environmental Society, Habitat for Humanity

  29. From today until your appointment Review course selection guide on NHHS website Choose world language, electives, and alternates Tuesday, January 14th SIGNED SCHEDULES ARE DUE January, 2013 Parents will be able to make appointments with NHHS counselors to discuss schedules (call 908-713-4130) March, 2013 Course request verification sheets mailed home Important Dates

  30. I Know What You’re Thinking…

  31. Believe It to Achieve It • Nothing is set in stone and there are exceptions to every rule • Work hard, believe in yourself, and anything is possible

  32. Just Relax… Enjoy the journey We’re here to help!

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