Boonville R-I High School Sophomore Enrollment Presentation Enrollment Form Unit of Credit Course Selection Teacher Approval Communication Arts Mathematics Science Social Studies Elective Elective Elective Unit of Credit Course Selection Alternate Course Alternate Course PLEASE GET PARENT’S SIGNATURE ON FORM Transcript MSHSAA and BHS Eligibility A student must pass 3 units of credit in order to be eligible to participate in or attend extracurricular activities (sports, dances, clubs, prom, etc). Credit is awarded on the semester concept. Each class is equal to ½ credit. Do the Math: ½ credit x 6 classes = 3 units You must pass 6 classes! Graduation Requirements To graduate from BHS students must earn 24 credits. The following is required: Communication Arts 4 units Social Studies 3 units Mathematics 3 units Science 3 units Fine Arts 1 unit Practical Arts 1 unit Physical Education 1 unit Health ½ unit Personal Finance ½ unit Electives 7 units Total 24 units Graduation Honors The Cum Laude System was adopted to encourage students to pursue a strong academic program. This program exceeds the minimum standards outlined for graduation. Classes must be from the academic core. Students who complete this program of study, along with maintaining the specified grade point average, will receive a high school diploma awarded: Cum Laude - 3.5000-3.7499 GPA Magna Cum Laude - 3.7500-3.8999 GPA Summa Cum Laude – 3.9 – 4.0 GPA Graduation Honors Communication Arts (CA I and higher) 4 units Social Studies (Am. History, Civics) 3 units Mathematics (Algebra I and higher)* 3 units Science (Physical Science and higher)** 3 units Core Electives*** 3 units Fine Arts 1 unit Practical Arts 1 unit Physical Education 1 unit Health ½ unit Personal Finance ½ unit Electives 4 units Total 24 units *Algebra IA and IB will equal one unit of Math credit to fulfill honors requirement, but will count as 2 units of credit toward graduation. **Elemental Physical Science and Elemental Biology will equal one unit of science credit to fulfill honors requirement, but will count as 2 units of credit toward graduation. ***Core Electives can be earned from CA, Math, Science, Social Studies, and foreign language. Embedded credit will not count toward graduation honors. Sophomore Course Selections You must earn 5 credits to be considered a sophomore!! Placement in CORE course is dependent on teacher recommendation. Requirements Courses (All 1 unit unless otherwise listed) Communication Arts Communication Arts II Communication Arts I CA Skills Mathematics Algebra IA, Algebra IB, Algebra I Geometry, Honors Geometry Algebra II, Honors Algebra II Science Elemental Biology Biology Social Studies World Geography World History Sophomore Practical Arts (1 required) COMPUTER CLASSES: Keyboarding – ½ unit Computer Apps – ½ unit Adv. Computer Apps – ½ unit Graphic Arts – 1 unit Adv. Graphic Arts – ½ unit Web Design – 1 unit FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE: FACS I – ½ unit FACS II – ½ unit FCCLA Leadership - ½ unit Foods I - ½ unit Foods II - ½ unit Family Relations - ½ unit Housing & Int. Design – ½ unit BUSINESS CLASSES: Pers. Finance – ½ unit Accounting I - 1 unit Intro. to Business – ½ unit Business Leadership – ½ unit Business Mgmt.– ½ unit Business Economics – ½ unit Entrepreneurship- ½ unit Sophomore Fine Arts (1 required) Art I, II – 1 unit Band – 1 unit Pirate Singers - 1 unit, audition Chamber Choir – 1 unit, audition Drama - 1 unit Music of the 20th Century – 1 unit Sophomore Electives Personal Health – ½ unit Adv. PE - ½ or 1 unit Lifetime Sports – ½ or 1 unit Newspaper Publication – 1 unit Yearbook Publication – 1 unit Spanish I or II – 1 unit Library Aide - ½ or 1 unit 2014-15 BTEC Courses Offered Agriculture Alternative Energy NEW! Auto Technology Computer Networking and Information Technology Health Sciences JROTC Marketing Woodworking, CAD and Construction Some courses will be offered based on enrollment. Some programs have limited enrollment. Enrollment Process Enrollment Forms are due March Before then please: 6th: Review your transcript. Discuss courses options with your parents and teachers. Fill out your enrollment sheets with signatures!! Your teachers will sign off on your courses for next year on March 4th and 5th. Bring forms to school!! Review your Personal Plan of Study and make any needed changes. Refer to the Program of Study templates in the back of the Course Registration Handbook to assist you. Signing off Procedure: March 4th and 5th are “SIGN OFF DAYS” Bring enrollment forms to school those days Core teachers will place you in your math/comm. arts/science/history classes and “sign off” You must use Pirate Time these days to get signatures from “elective/BTEC classes” DO NOT interrupt a teacher’s class to ask for signatures Personal Plan of Study Personal Plan of Study Program of Study A+ Program The A+ program is designed to provide tuition for students to attend any community college in the state of Missouri. To be eligible, students must meet the following requirements: Attend an A+ school for 3 consecutive years. Graduate with a 2.5 non-weighted accum. GPA. Have an attendance rate of 95% for the four years. Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring in a school sponsored activity (12.5 hours can be job shadowing). Maintain a record of good citizenship, and avoid the use of drugs and alcohol. Achieve a score of Proficient or Advanced on the Algebra I EOC test. 2 of 3 units of math must be Algebra I and higher. Algebra IA and IB will count as one unit of credit toward the A+ math requirement. 2 or 3 units of science must be Physical Science and higher. EPS and EB will count as one unit of credit toward the A+ science requirement. Enrollment Reminders Students may only enroll in 1 PE class per semester. Students may only enroll in 1 Aide position per semester. Students wishing to be an Aide must have that teacher sign the registration form. Students who need to take Credit Recovery need to write Credit Recovery – Subject on the registration form. ALL classes must be signed off by a teacher. Students must be enrolled as full-time students.