Rising Freshman Registration

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MACON COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL
WELCOMES
THE CLASS OF
2019
WEBSITES
MACON COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
http://www.maconcountyhs.com
TENNESSEE DIPLOMA PROJECT
http://www.state.tn.us/education/TDP/GradReq.shtml
CAREER-TECHNICAL EDUCATION
http://tennessee.gov/education/cte
TENNESSEE SCHOLARS
http://www.tennesseescholars.org
TENNESSEE PROMISE
http://www.tennesseepromise.gov
SCHOLARS OF ACADEMIC
EXCELLENCE
• Recognition at graduation for any students
who have taken all Honor’s classes and no inhouse (pass/fail) classes through their senior
year will be eligible for Scholars of Academic
Excellence ranking.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
28 Credits Required for Graduation at MCHS
ENGLISH
4 credits (one per year)
MATH
4 credits (one per year)
SCIENCE
3 credits
SOCIAL STUDIES
3 credits
LIFETIME WELLNESS
1 credit
PERSONAL FINANCE/PE
½ credit each
ELECTIVE FOCUS AREA
3 credits
FOREIGN LANGUAGE
2 credits (same language)
FINE ARTS
1 credit
o or 3 additional electives if FL/FA waiver
FOREIGN LANGUAGE/FINE ARTS
WAIVER
Students who elect NOT to go to college may
waive the 2 Foreign Language and 1 Fine Arts
requirements.
Instead, they will have to take 3 additional
electives to expand and enhance their Elective
Focus Area.
We MUST have a PARENT signature on file
indicating that the parent consents to the waiver.
GREEN REGISTRATION FORM
 Make sure that you have filled out the
top part of this sheet with a PENCIL.
At the bottom of the page, you must
indicate whether your child plans on
attending college OR has decided that
he/she will waive those courses in order
to enhance the Elective Focus Area.
Mark YES or NO to the Waiver question.
GREEN REGISTRATION FORM
At the bottom of the page, you will also
need to write down an Elective Focus
Area before you leave tonight. This needs
to be determined by the end of the student’s
Sophomore year.
The STUDENT will need to sign this form.
The PARENT will also need to sign the
form and then date it.
HEALTH/PE/DRIVER’S ED
PE may be taken any year prior to
graduation for ½ credit or 1 credit. (1/2
credit is required—in addition to the 1 credit of
Wellness students earned as a Freshman)
If there are openings, Freshmen may take
Driver’s Ed. You will need to fill out the
form and turn it in.
ENGLISH
Every student will enroll in an English class.
Select one of the courses below and, if
necessary, add the extra letters to the code
that is already printed on the form :
o English I
o English I—Honors
o English I—ELL
o English I—SPED
MATH
Select at least one of the Math courses
below and, if necessary, add the extra letter
to the code that is already printed on the
form :
o Algebra I
o Algebra I—Honors
o Algebra 1-A (SPED)
SCIENCE
Select at least one of the Science courses below
and, if necessary, add the extra letters to the
code that is already printed on the form.
Both sciences will meet college entrance
requirements; however, Physical World
Concepts is intended to be more collegepreparatory than Physical Science.
o Physical World Concepts
o Physical World Concepts (Honors)
o Physical Science
o Physical Science (SPED)
SOCIAL STUDIES
Select at least one of the Social Studies
courses below and, if necessary, add the extra
letters to the code that is already printed on
the form :
o World History
o World History --Honors
o World History—SPED
o World History—ELL
YEAR BOOK/COLOR GUARD
If you plan on participating in Color Guard or
Year Book you will need to write the name on
the 1st ALTERNATE Elective line.
ELECTIVE FOCUS AREAS
PROGRAMS OF STUDY
Every student must choose at least ONE elective course
in their Elective Focus Area. These types of courses are
referred to as “Focused Electives.”
Choose course(s) from the Elective Focus Areas below:
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AGRICULTURE (CTE Program of Study)
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY (CTE Program of Study)
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE (CTE Program of Study)
FINE ARTS
HUMANITIES (Language Arts and Social Studies)
MATH/SCIENCE
Classes at Tri-County Campus of TTC-Hartsville (cannot go
until Sophomore year)
ELECTIVE FOCUS AREAS
Tri-County Campus of TTC-Hartsville
o CTE Programs of Study
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Automotive Maintenance (not until Jr. year)
Residential & Commercial Construction
Architectural & Engineering (CAD)
Cosmetology
Culinary Arts
Therapeutic Nursing(not until Jr. year)
Machining Technology
Welding
MCHS
CTE Programs of Study ELECTIVES
AGRICULTURE
o Agriscience
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
o Computer Applications
o Introduction to Business Marketing
FAMILY and CONSUMER SCIENCES
o Introduction to Human Services
o Fundamentals of Education
Additional CTE Information
You may sign up for additional CTE electives as
long as you have also registered for the first
level course in that Program of Study.
You may take additional courses:
o in different Programs of Study and/or
o up to TWO electives in the same Program of
Study
Additional CTE Courses
For additional CTE Courses
look on the back of your
papers.
FINE ARTS ELECTIVES
o Marching Band (S1 only)
o Concert Band (S2 only)
o General Music
o Theatre Arts
o Visual Arts I
o Vocal Music---You will have to audition before
being placed in this class. Please sign up on the
clipboard in the hallway.
HUMANITIES ELECTIVES
LANGUAGE ARTS
o Creative Writing
(This class alternates on a rotating basis with Creative Writing)
SOCIAL STUDIES
o Bible Studies
o Contemporary Issues
o Psychology
o Sociology
o Tennessee Studies
MATH / SCIENCE ELECTIVES
If you choose Math/Science as your Elective
Focus Area, you may need to double up on Math
at least one year between 10th and 12th grades
and/or take at least one advanced-level Science
(Jr. Chemistry is a pre-requisite) your Senior year.
Chemistry is not a pre-requisite for Scientific
Research or:
o Scientific Research
(This class alternates on a rotating basis with Ennvironmental
Science)
IN-HOUSE ELECTIVES
Your grade in an In-House Elective class will be
either a “P” for Pass or an “F” for Fail.
You may register for only one In-House Elective per
semester.
Color Guard, Credit Recovery, Study Skills, Teacher
Assistant, and Yearbook are all In-House Electives.
o Teacher’s Assistant
o Teacher’s Assistant (1/2)
9TA
9TAQ
½ Credit Courses
If you sign up for a ½ credit course, you MUST
sign up for another ½ credit course in the
SAME BLOCK.
o Driver’s Education (1/2)
o Financial Planning (1/2)
o Physical Education (1/2)
o Teacher Assistant (1/2)
REMINDERS
All 8 blocks MUST have a course name in the
block.
All 3 ALTERNATE ELECTIVES MUST be filled in.
Circle YES or NO for the FL/FA Waiver.
Write down your ELECTIVE FOCUS AREA.
The STUDENT will need to sign this form.
The PARENT will also need to sign and date
the form.
GREEN REGISTRATION FORM
If you leave anything BLANK, you will not be
allowed to make any changes next year.
If you write down a class on the Registration Form
and that class is on your schedule next year, you
will not be allowed to change it.
If you would like to make any changes after
tonight, please email, mail, or phone your requests
to one of the school counselors BEFORE May 15.
o [email protected]
o [email protected]
o 666-4474 (MCHS School Counseling Center)
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