8TH GRADEPARENT NIGHTANDIGPs Individual GraduationPlans Class of2023
Individual Graduation Plan Meetings Individual pathways to meet your goals
Why Career Clusters andMajors? • Encourage students to think toward their future to see greater purpose and meaning in theireducation. • Studentswork harder when they know that whatthey are learning will lead to a meaningfulgoal. Which has moremeaning? I have to pass this class to get a high school diploma? I am learning math to become an engineer!
Career Clusters at Clover High School School of Arts & Humanities School of Business Management & Information Systems School of Math, Science, Engineering & Industrial Technologies School of Health & Human Services Arts, A/V Technology & Communication Cluster • Journalism • Humanities • Media Technology • Performing Arts • Visual Arts • World Language Education Cluster • Early Childhood • Secondary Teaching Business Management & Admin. Cluster • Business Information Mgmt. • General Mgmt. Finance Cluster • Accounting Hospitality & Tourism Cluster • Culinary Arts Information Technology Cluster • Programming & Software Develop. • Web & Digital Communications Marketing, Sales & Service Cluster • Marketing Communications Agriculture, Food, & Natural Resources Cluster • Plant & Animal Systems Architecture & Construction Cluster • Construction Manufacturing Cluster • Welding Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics Cluster • Automotive Technology Science, Technology, Engineering, & Mathematics Cluster • Mathematics • Pre-engineering & Technology • Mechatronics • Science Government Cluster • National Security Health Science Cluster • Health & Personal Fitness • Nursing & Pre-medicine • Sports Medicine Human Services Cluster • Family & Consumer Services Law, Public Safety & Security • Emergency & Fire Management
High School Majors Choosing Electives: Some electives are required for graduation (PE, health,computer science). Others are based on interest (art, agriculture, engineering) A college major is differentthan high school major.They do not have to match! Major: totrysomethingnewinhighschoolORtoprepareforacareer. AutomotiveTech AutomotiveTech York TechnicalCollege USCto major in BusinessManagement Toberecognizedasacompleter, studentsmusthavefourunitsinonemajor abovegraduation requirements. Thechoiceofa majordoesnotimpactgraduationbecauseSCDiplomarequirementsare standardized. (one diploma, many pathways) *You may change your Cluster and Major every year.
8th gradeIGP Day – April 27, 2019The first of your annual CHS IGP (Individual Graduation Plan) Conferences What should I expect from the day? • Learn more about Clover High School and the Ninth Grade Campus • Discuss your thoughts for life after high school & review your academicprogress • Select a career cluster and major to indicate your interests • Review your core academics and request your9th grade electiveclasses • Begin your 5 year plan toward graduation! *Please contact your middle school if you have questions about your appointment time
CoreAcademics *One student may take courses across a variety of levels. They do not have to be all the same.
Electives are up to you! • Electives maypair with your career cluster andmajor • Most students take at least two electives peryear • Trysomethingnew! Try something out forfun! • Fine Arts –Art, Band, Chorus, Dance, Drama, Technical Theater • CATE –Agriculture, Automotive Technology, Building Construction, Computer Classes, Culinary Arts, Early Childhood, Engineering, Family and ConsumerSciences, Health Sciences, Law and PublicSafety • Others –Creative Writing, Current Events, History of American Pop Culture, Journalism, Law Education, Mythology, Speech, PE, ROTC, French, Spanish
9th gradeschedule • 4x4Schedule • 8 classesper year • 4 eachday
9th grade schedule –uniqueclasses 4x4Schedule 8 classesperyear 4 eachday
High School Classes in MiddleSchool • The uniform grading scale and the systemforcalculating GPAs and class rank will apply to all courses earning a high school credit (Carnegie Unit) including those earned in middle school. • Retake Policy (Algebra, English, French,and Spanish) • Benefits toretaking • Greater mastery ofmaterial • The highest grade earned out of both attemptsis what calculates into bothGPAs.
GradesandGPA–SCUniformGradingPolicy Note: Students who withdraw froma course after three days in a 9 week course, five days in a semester course, or 10 days in a year-long course will receive an F on their transcript. This will be reflected on the transcriptand be factored into the student’s overall grade point average and classrank.
Course Request andScheduling Timeline • April 23 – AP Human Geography meeting (for qualifiers) • April24 – NGC/ATC Tour (CMS) • April 25,26 – NGC/ATC Tour (OMS) • April27 – IGP Day • August8 – Freshman Registration • August14 – NGC Parent/Student Open House • August15 – Freshman First Day • August 19 – First Day of School
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Thankyou! We look forward to welcomingthe CHS Classof 2023 to BLUE EAGLENATION!