Lovejoy High School
Registration 2012-2013
Class of 2016
Welcome
Class of 2016
LHS Counseling Staff
Amanda Breeden A–GL
 Rebecca Puster Go-N
 Stacey Ruff O-Z
 Jeannie Walls – College & Career
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Graduation Requirements
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26 credits required for graduation –
Recommended or Distinguished Diploma
 What
is a credit?
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Successful completion STARR/EOC tests
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Senior Project
Graduation Plans – Side by Side
Recommended
English
Mathematics
Science
Social Studies
Lovejoy Leadership
Health
Fine Art
Physical Education
Technology
Foreign Language
Additional Electives
TOTAL CREDITS
4.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
0.5
0.5
1.0
1.0
1.0
2.0
4.0
26
*Most colleges recommend 3 years of foreign language.
***The Distinguished Plan requires 4 advanced measures.
Distinguished
4.0
4.0
4.0
4.0
0.5
0.5
1.0
1.0
1.0
3.0*
3.0
26
Four Year Plan
Freshman Year (9th Grade)
Pre-AP English I
Pre-AP/GT English I
Pre-AP Algebra I
Pre-AP Geometry
Pre-AP Algebra II
Pre-AP/GT Algebra II
Pre-AP Pre-Calculus
Pre-AP/GT Pre-Calculus
Sophomore Year (10th Grade)
Pre-AP English II
Pre-AP GT English II
Pre-AP Geometry
Pre-AP Algebra II
Pre-AP Pre-Calculus
Pre-AP/GT Pre-Calculus
AP Calculus AB AP/GT Calculus AB
Pre-AP Chemistry I
Pre-AP/GT Chemistry I
Pre-AP Biology I
Pre-AP/GT Biology I
Pre-AP World History
AP World History
AP/GT World History
Pre-AP World Geography
Pre-AP/GT World Geography
Additional Required Courses / Electives
Lovejoy Leadership (Required 9th Grade) and Health
Elective (Foreign Language Recommended)
Elective (Foreign Language Recommended)
Elective (PE/Athletic Recommended)
Elective (PE/Athletic Recommended)
Elective (Fine Art or Technology Application
Recommended)
Elective
Elective (Fine Art or Technology Application
Recommended)
Suggested Class Schedule
English I
 Math
 Biology
 World Geography
 Health/Lovejoy Leadership
 Foreign Language
 Athletics
 Fine Art or Technology
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English
9th Grade Options
PreAP English I
PreAP/GT English I
*All English courses require summer reading.
Math
Required to Graduate
Algebra I
Geometry
Algebra II
4th year of math
*All students are expected
to continue with math
through their senior year.
*Double Block options are
available in most math
classes.
Math Options
PreAP Algebra I
PreAP Geometry
PreAP Algebra II
PreAP/GT Algebra II
PreAP Pre-Calculus
PreAP/GT Pre-Calculus
AP or AP/GT Calculus AB
AP or AP/GT Calculus BC
AP or AP/GT Statistics
AP Computer Science
Math Sequence
Math taken 8th grade
 Math 8 Pre-AP  Pre-AP Algebra I
 Pre-AP Algebra 1  Pre-AP Geometry
 Pre-AP/GT Geometry  Pre-AP or
Pre-AP/GT Algebra II
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* Math labs and/or double-block options are
available.
Science
9th Grade Options
PreAP Biology
PreAP/GT Biology
Social Studies
9th Grade Options
PreAP World Geography
PreAP/GT World Geography
Other Required Coursework
Lovejoy Leadership -.5 credit
 Health - .5 credit
 Foreign Language
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3
credits for DAP
 2 credits for Recommended
Technology – 1 credit
 Fine Arts – 1 credit of the same
 P.E./Athletics – 1 credit
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Foreign Languages
DAP
3 credits of the
same
Recommended
2 credits of the
same
Options
Spanish I, II, III, IV, AP Spanish
Language, AP Spanish Lit.
 French I, II, III, and AP French
Language (IV)
 Chinese I, II, III, IV
 *American Sign Language I, II, III
and IV
*Consult prospective colleges to learn
if ASL meets FL requirements
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Technology
Required
1.0 Credit
Options
 Pre-AP Computer Science
 AP Computer Science A
 Business Information
 Digital and Interactive Media
 Animation
 Web Technologies
 Apps Development
 Video Technology
 Any PLTW course (Engineering)
 Journalism courses (including
Newspaper, Yearbook, Magazine,
Broadcast, and Photojournalism)
Fine Arts
Required
1.0 credit
Same course
Options
 Band/Jazz Band
 Orchestra
 Choir
 Theater/Tech Theater
 Dance/Majestics
 Art
 AP Music Theory
 AP Art History
Physical Education
Required
1.0 credit
Options
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Athletics
Athletic Training
PE Foundations
Adventures in Outdoor
Education
Individual Sports
Team Sports
Fall Band, Drill Team,
Colorguard
Cheerleading
Course Guide and Presentations
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Course Guide
Go to the school website:
http://lhs.lovejoyisd.net/
Go to Academics and
Schedules
Select Course Guide
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Presentations and
Registration Card
Go to the school website:
http://lhs.lovejoyisd.net/
Go to Departments
Select Guidance and
Counseling
Showcase
Monday, February 13th 6:00-8:00 at LHS
Athletics
 Electives
 Fine Arts
 Technology
 GT Presentation
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 6:30
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in the Library
AP informational meeting
 6:00
or 7:00 in the Library
8th Grade Registration Timeline
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February 7 - 8th grade parent meeting – 6 p.m.
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February 7 - Guidance and enrollment packets handed out to students
at SCMS with LHS Counselors
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Monday, February 13 - Spring Showcase (for 8th -11th grade students
and parents) 6:00 PM @ LHS Cafeteria.
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Friday, February 17 – Return cards, with parent signature, to your
science teacher. You may turn them in earlier.
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Monday, February 20 - Computer lab registration with LHS Counselors
at SCMS
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Late-Spring - Course Verification Sheets will be mailed home—this is the
last chance to make changes if needed to the 9th grade schedule.
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