Boonville R-I High School
Freshman Orientation 2012
Credit
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BHS has a 7 class period day.
BHS works off the semester concept.
One-half (½) unit of credit is awarded
for any course that meets 50 minutes
per day for 18 weeks.
All credit is granted by semester.
Graduation Requirements
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To graduate from BHS students must earn 24 credits. The following is
required:
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Communication Arts
Social Studies
Mathematics
Science
Fine Arts
Practical Arts
Physical Education
Health
Personal Finance
Electives
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4 units
3 units
3 units
3 units
1 unit
1 unit
1 unit
½ unit
½ unit
7 units
24 units
Graduation Honors
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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 - 3.7500-3.9999 GPA
 Summa Cum Laude - 4.0000 or above GPA
Graduation Honors
Communication Arts (CA I and higher)
4 units
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Social Studies (Am. History, Civics)
3 units
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Mathematics (Algebra I and higher)*
3 units
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Science (Physical Science and higher)**
3 units
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Core Electives***
3 units
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Fine Arts
1 unit
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Practical Arts
1 unit
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Physical Education
1 unit
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Health
½ unit
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Personal Finance
½ unit
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Electives
4 units
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Total
24 units
*Algebra I taken in 8th grade can fulfill 1 math credit
**Elemental Physical Science and Elemental Biology will equal one unit of Physical 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.
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Embedded credit will not count toward graduation honors.
Grading Scale
The grading scale used for all students in the Boonville
School District.
A
95-100
C
73-76
A90-94
C70-72
B+
87-89
D+
67-69
B
83-86
D
63-66
B80-82
D60-62
C+
77-79
F
0-59
Personal Plan of Study
Personal Plan of Study
Program of Study
Program of Study
Enrollment Form
Grade: 9
BOONVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Freshman Enrollment Form
Student Information
Student Name ____________________________________ Birth Date _________________
Parent/Guardian Name________________________________________________________
Address ____________________________________________________________________
(street)
(city)
(zip code)
Home Phone Number __________________
Work Phone Number _________________
Parent Cell Phone Number ________________Parent Email __________________________
School Now Attending Eighth Grade ______________________________________________
Enrollment Form
Course Selections
Required Unit
Course Selection
Teacher Approval
Communication Arts
Math
Science
Social Studies
Physical Education
Elective
*(Fine/Practical Arts)
Elective
*(Fine/Practical Arts)
Elective course could be semester courses. Make sure if you list a first semester course you also
list a second semester course. Elective courses do not need teacher approval.
Enrollment Form
Alternate Courses
Choose two alternate courses in case the courses you have chosen will not fit your schedule.
Required Unit
Course Selection
Alternate Course
Alternate Course
Alternate courses may be semester or yearlong. If the course is a semester class, please list the
semester for which it meets.
Parent/Guardian Signature ______________________________________
Course Selections
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Communication Arts (4 units required)
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Basic, CA Skills, CAI
Mathematics (3 units required)
Teachers
will
 Basic, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I,
recommend
Geometry
placement
Social Studies (3 units required)
in core
 Basic, American History
classes.
Science (3 units required)
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Basic, Elemental Physical Science, Physical
Science
Class Selections
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Physical Education (1 unit required)
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Boys, Girls
Practical Arts (1 unit required)
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Agricultural Science I
Desktop Publishing
Keyboarding (semester class)
Life Skills (semester or year class)
Woodworking Technology
Class Selections
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Fine Arts
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Art I
Band
Chamber Choir (must audition)
Pirate Singers (must audition - semester or
year class)
Mixed Chorus (semester or year class)
Class Selection
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Electives
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Personal Health (semester required)
Spanish I
Study Hall – no credit
MSHSAA and BHS Eligibility
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All incoming Freshmen are eligible for 1st
Semester extracurricular activities.
A student must pass 3 units of credit during 1st
Semester in order to be eligible to participate
in or attend extracurricular activities (sports,
dances, clubs, prom, etc) during 2nd Semester.
Credit is awarded on the semester concept.
Each class is equal to ½ credit.
Do the Math:
 ½ credit x 6 classes = 3 units
Absence Limits
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Students are allowed 9 days of absence
each semester.
Three tardies to a class counts as one
absence.
Letters will be sent to parents at 6, 8 and
10 absences for the semester.
Tardies are not figured into absences
in these letters.
Contacting Your Student
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Call the office at anytime in order
to reach your student. We will:
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Send a message to your student if it is not
an emergency.
Go and get your student if you need to talk
with him/her immediately.
DO NOT CALL OR TEXT THEIR CELL
PHONE!
Cell Phones
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Cell Phones are not to be used
during the school day at BHS.
Should a student have his/her cell
phone out or in use during school,
it will be confiscated and returned at the end of the
day. The student will be assigned:
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First Offense: Wednesday Detention
Second Offense: 2 days of ISS
Third Offense/Subsequent Offenses: 3 to 10 days of ISS
Student Handbook
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Has all rules – both
curricular and
extracurricular.
Has an agenda for
keeping track of
assignments and due
dates.
Has a calendar of
all school functions.
A+ Program
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To be eligible for A+, students must meet the
following requirements:
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Attend an A+ school for 3 consecutive years.
Graduate with a 2.5 GPA.
Have an attendance rate of 95% for the four years.
Perform 50 hours of unpaid tutoring or mentoring for
younger students in a school supervised setting.
Maintain a record of good citizenship/no drugs or
alcohol.
Achieve a score of Proficient or Advanced on the
Algebra I EOC test.
SISK12 Portal
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The SISK12 Portal allows the parent and
student to access:
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Grades
You must have a
Attendance
signed agreement
Lunch Balance
on file.
Medical Records
Discipline Records
Homework Assignments
Direct Access to Teacher Email
Immunization Booster
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Your student’s immunization record may be accessed on
the Parent Portal.
Missouri School Health Law now states that all students
must have a Tdap booster every 10 years.
All students received a DPT immunization upon entering
Kindergarten so your student will shortly be due for their
booster.
These boosters may be obtained through the Cooper
County Public Health Center free of charge by calling 8822626 for an appointment or from your family physician.
Please send a copy of the documentation of receipt of this
immunization to the school so that we may update your
student’s record.
Summer School
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Summer School at BHS will be from May 22 to
June 20. Class is from 8:00-12:00.
Freshmen may only enroll in Health.
Summer School information and forms are
available on the BHS home webpage
Classes are filled on a first come, first serve basis.
Enrollment forms will be accepted in the
counselor’s office beginning on Friday, March 23,
at 7:00 a.m.
Enrollment Reminders
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Mathematics, Science, Communication Arts, and
Spanish I classes must be signed off by a teacher.
Enrollment information is available on the BHS
webpage located under “Information from the Office”.
Students must pass the classes currently enrolled in
or those classes failed will be repeated.
Students who take Algebra I in 8th grade receive a
Pass/Fail credit on their high school transcript if they
do not repeat the class.
When we finish here…
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Immunization booster – Becky Richards
Steve Litwiller and Kim Hartley
FFA
Summer School Forms
Walk-through the building
August 6, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Freshmen Registration
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