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GRADE PARENT NIGHT
Shiloh High School
2014-2015 School Year
SHS ADMINISTRATION TEAM
PRINCIPAL: DR. ERIC PARKER
9th Grade Administrators
Administrators
• Boys- Dr. Timothy Bollier
Dr. Brittany Aarestad
• Girls- Ms. Demetria Williams
Mr. Mike Cammack
Mr. Eric Chism
Ms. Pamela McRae
Ms. Sonya Neilson
Mr. Chuck Sears
SHS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT
• Erica Dailey (A‐D) 10th- 12th Grade
• Devin Jones (E‐K) 10th- 12th Grade
• Dinaia Crumbley(L‐Q) 10th- 12th Grade
• Kenton Johnson (R‐Z) 10th- 12th Grade
• Vameker Banks (A-Z) 9th Grade
• Ms. Lori Simmons- Counseling Clerk
AGENDA
• Middle School vs. High School
• Expectations
Promotion Requirements
Graduation Requirements
Testing Requirements
Schedule Change
Requests/Spring Registration
• Advisement
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• Communication
• Math Enrichment
• IB/IBCC
• Athletics
• Upcoming Events
• Ticket Out The Door
STUDENT EXPECTATIONS
• Attendance- Students must be their seat by 7:10 am. Students are expected to be
on time for each class period.
• Adhere to the Dress Code Policy - Outlined in Handbook
• Good Study Habits/ Organizational Skills
• Self Advocacy(Communicate with teachers and staff when help is needed)
• Check Shiloh High School and the Counseling Website OFTEN!
• Pass ALL classes and Graduate
TRANSITION TO HIGH SCHOOL
Middle School
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School Hours 9:20 to 4:00
1800 Students Population
Grade Levels Separated
Teachers Next to Each Other
Less Responsibility
CRCT Testing
Connections
Enrichment Classes
Transition (grade level)
High School
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School Hours 7:10 to 2:10
2200 Students Population
Grade Levels Mixed
Teachers Spread Out
More Responsibility
Gateway/ GHWT
Electives
No Enrichment Classes
Transition (6 minutes b/w classes)
4 YEAR PLAN FOR SUCCESS
• Students work with counselor, parents, and teachers to develop four year
course plans that satisfy graduation requirements.
Maintain high grades/GPA
Attend school daily and arrive to each class on time
Be organized
Develop good study habits
PROMOTION CRITERIA
• 9th to 10th grade
Students need at least 5 credits
10th to 11th grade
Students need at least 11 credits
11th to 12th grade
Students need at least 17 credits
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Area of Study
Required Credits
English/Language Arts
4 credits
Mathematics
4 credits
Science
4 credits
Social Studies
3 credits
CTAE/World Language/Fine Arts
3 credits
P.E./Health
1 credits
Electives
4 credits
TOTAL CREDITS
23 credits
CTAE/FINE ARTS/FOREIGN LANG
• 3 Credits Required
• Examples: Band, Chorus, Orchestra, Theater, Art, Business and Technical
Education, Foreign Languages, ROTC .
• Note:
• 2 years of the SAME Foreign Language are required for University admission
in Georgia.
• Students who take 3 years of ROTC will be exempt from taking P.E./Health but
must complete an additional elective in order to satisfy graduation
requirements (23 credits).
LANGUAGE ARTS
*4 LA CREDITS NEEDED
Placement
9th
10th
11th
12th
CP
9th Lit& Comp
10th World Lit
11th American
Lit
12th Brit Lit
Accelerated
Honors
Freshman Lit &
Comp
Honors Honor
World
Honors
American
Honors British Lit
AP
Honors
Freshman Lit &
Comp
AP Language
Senior Honors Lit
AP Literature &
Composition
MATH
* 4 MATH CREDITS REQUIRED
Placement
9th
10th
11th
12th
CP
Algebra I
Geometry
Algebra II
4th Math
Accelerated
Accelerated
Algebra I CP
Accelerated
Geometry CP
Accelerated
Pre Calculus
AP Calculus
AB/BC
AP
Accelerated
Geometry
Accelerated
Pre Calculus
AP Calculus BC
AP Stat
SCIENCE
*4 SCIENCE CREDITS REQUIRED
Placement
9th
10th
11th
12th
CP
CP Biology
CP Chemistry
CP Physics
Anatomy&
Physiology
Environmental
Science
Oceanography
AP Evi Sci
AP Biology
AP Phys Biology
AP Chemistry
Energy and
Power
Accelerated
Honors
Biology
Honors
Chemistry
Honors
Physics or AP
Physics
AP
Honors
Chemistry
AP Biology
AP Physics BC
SOCIAL STUDIES
* 3 REQUIRED SOCIAL STUDIES CREDITS
Placement
9th
10th
11th
12th
CP
World
Geography
World History
US History
Economics and
Political Systems
Accelerated
Honors World
Geography
Honors World
History
Honors US
History
Honors
Economics&
Honors Political
Systems
AP
AP Human
Geography
AP World History
AP US History
AP American
Gov’t & AP
Macro
Economics
ADVISEMENT
• Designed for students to develop skills and build relationships.
Topics:
Study Skills, Multicultural Awareness, Graduation Requirements,
Current Events, Goal‐Setting, Time Management, Effective
Communication Skills etc.
• Conducted during lunch periods (4thor 5th).
• Not awarded credit.
• Lessons are covered twice each week.
SCHEDULE CHANGE POLICY
SPRING REGISTRATION
Students must select electives during Spring Registration.
• Students must take prerequisites where applicable.
Schedule change request will be denied for the following reasons:
• Changing Teacher
• Changing Period
• Too late in Semester
• Level Changes
• Electives
TESTING REQUIREMENTS
Gateway Science and Social Studies (10th Grade)
• Students write two essays— one on a science topic and one on a social
studies topic. In writing a response, students must use their own knowledge
about the topic and incorporate information from documents that are
provided.
Georgia High School Writing Test (11th Grade)
PARENT CONFERENCES
• Individual teachers may be contacted through the staff directory listed on
the school website:
www.shilohhighschool.org
• Parent conferences are ONLY set up through the counseling department
when ALL teachers are requested to attend. Scheduled by appointment only.
Contact Counseling Department (770) 736‐4344
www.shilohhighcounselors.weebly.com
COMMUNICATION
Teacher
Counselor
Administrator
• Questions about the
teacher’s class
assignments
• When you would like to
schedule a parent
conference with ALL
teachers.
• Disciplinary questions and
concerns.
• website information
• classroom behavior
• Grades/portal
• Attendance in class
• Tutoring opportunities
• Making up/retaking tests
and assignments
• Graduation and
promotion questions and
concerns.
• Need services, resources,
and workshop information
offered in the community
or by GCPS.
• When you have
communicated with the
Teacher and/ or Counselor
and need further
assistance.
POINTS TO REMEMBER
• Freshman year sets the foundation for a student’s high school career.
• Students meet requirements by fulfilling GCPS Graduation requirements.
• Math Courses must be taken in sequence
• Students Academic progress and attendance is available 24/7 on the parent
portal. (Registration Forms Available).
• Involvement in Extracurricular Activities is highly advised and helps with
college acceptance.
• Check the Shiloh High School Website/Counseling Department Website for
frequent updates and events.
ACADEMIC AND ATHLETIC
INFORMATION
• Mr. Eric Chism- Community School Administrator
• Ms. Demetria Williams- IB Coordinator
• Ms. Jamilya Mayo- IBCC Coordinator
• Mr. Mike Cammack- Athletic Director
UPCOMING EVENTS
• PROGRESS REPORTS were issued Tuesday September 23rd.
• Zaxby’s Night every last Tuesday of the month.
• Algebra 1 Curriculum Night is coming date TBD .
• PSAT Registration September 16th - October 7th via mypaymentsplus.com
• Freshman 4 Year Plan Guidance Lesson September 22nd – September 26th
• College PROBE Fair October 6th 6:00 in the SHS Commons
• Early Release Parent Teacher Conference Day October 7th 2:30 to 4:00 pm.
• Parent Forum Tuesday October 14th 6:00 pm
• Homecoming October 20th - October 24th
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9th grade parent night - Shiloh High School Counseling