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 Graduation Requirements 26 credits required for graduation – Recommended or Distinguished Diploma What is a credit? Successful completion STARR/EOC tests 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 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 * 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 3 credits for DAP 2 credits for Recommended Technology – 1 credit Fine Arts – 1 credit of the same P.E./Athletics – 1 credit 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 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 Athletics Athletic Training PE Foundations Adventures in Outdoor Education Individual Sports Team Sports Fall Band, Drill Team, Colorguard Cheerleading Course Guide and Presentations Course Guide Go to the school website: http://lhs.lovejoyisd.net/ Go to Academics and Schedules Select Course Guide 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 6:30 in the Library AP informational meeting 6:00 or 7:00 in the Library 8th Grade Registration Timeline February 7 - 8th grade parent meeting – 6 p.m. February 7 - Guidance and enrollment packets handed out to students at SCMS with LHS Counselors Monday, February 13 - Spring Showcase (for 8th -11th grade students and parents) 6:00 PM @ LHS Cafeteria. Friday, February 17 – Return cards, with parent signature, to your science teacher. You may turn them in earlier. Monday, February 20 - Computer lab registration with LHS Counselors at SCMS Late-Spring - Course Verification Sheets will be mailed home—this is the last chance to make changes if needed to the 9th grade schedule.