Rising Senior Registration Powerpoint

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MACON COUNTY
HIGH SCHOOL
WELCOMES
THE CLASS OF
2016
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
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 must take 2 courses of Foreign Language in the
same language.
o Spanish II
 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.
Circle 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.
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, Seniors may take
Driver’s Ed., if you do not already have
your license. 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 letter or number to
the code that is already printed on the form :
o English IV
o English IV—Honors
o English IV—ELL
o English IV—SPED
OR
Dual Enrollment ENGLISH
Students may take Dual Enrollment English
1010/1020 and Speech/Psychology through
Vol State and earn 2 high school credits and 6
college credit hours at the same time.
o English IV—1010/1020
o SPCH 1030/PSY 1010
3005DE1/3005DE2
3015DE/3433DE
The Dual Enrollment Grant is available to all
qualified students. 3.0 GPA and 19 ACT in
Reading and English. Some may qualify for extra grant.
Dual Enrollment packets were due April 1.
MATH
Select at least one of the Math courses below and, if
necessary, add the extra letter or number to the code
that is already printed on the form :
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Bridge Math
Geometry 1-B (SPED)
Trigonometry (Sem. 1)
Pre-Calculus (Sem. 2)
Pre-Calculus (Sem. 1)
Calculus (Sem. 2)
o SAILS
MATH continued
You may double up on MATH this year IF :
o Your EFA is Math/Science, AND
o You had an “A” average in Math previous year
o Test scores may also be considered
You will take a Math class each semester:
o Trigonometry (Sem. 1)
o Pre-Calculus (Sem. 2)
More MATH Information
• Trigonometry
– College-bound
– 19 or higher ACT Math score
• SAILS Math
– College-bound
– 16-18 ACT Math score
• Bridge Math
– College or Technical
SCIENCE ELECTIVES
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Scientific Research
Anatomy & Physiology
Physics
Chemistry II
FOCUSED ELECTIVES
Every student must choose at least ONE elective
course in their Elective Focus Area.
Choose from the Elective Focus Areas below:
o AGRICULTURE (CTE Program of Study)
o BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY (CTE Program of Study)
o FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE (CTE Program of Study)
o FINE ARTS
o HUMANITIES (Language Arts and Social Studies)
o MATH/SCIENCE
CTE Information
You may take additional elective courses:
o in different Programs of Study and/or
o up to TWO electives in the same Program of Study
CTE Programs of Study
AGRICULTURE
First Level Class Agriscience
VETERINARY & ANIMAL SCIENCE—Elective Focus Area
o Small Animal Science
o Large Animal Science
o Veterinary Science
ENVIRONMENTAL & NATURAL RES. MGT.—Elective Focus
o Applied Environmental Science
o Plant & Soil Sciences
o Natural Resource Management
AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING—Elective Focus Area
o Principles of Agriculture Mechanics
o Ag Power & Equipment
CTE Programs of Study cont.
BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY
 BANKING & FINANCE—Elective Focus Area
o Computer Applications
o Accounting I
o Personal Finance/Economics
o Banking & Finance
 OFFICE MANAGEMENT—Elective Focus
o Computer Applications
o Business Communications
o Business Management
CTE Programs of Study cont.
• ENTREPRENEURSHIP-Elective Focus
Intro. To Business & Marketing
Marketing & Management
Entrepreneurship
CTE Programs of Study cont.
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE
 SOCIAL HEALTH SERVICES –Elective Focus Area.
o Introduction to Human Studies
o Lifespan Development
o Family Studies
 DIETETICS & NUTRITION—Elective Focus Area.
o Nutrition across the Lifespan
o Human Services Practicum or Psychology
CTE Programs of Study cont.
FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE
 TEACHER TRAINING SERVICES—Elective Focus Area
o Fundamentals of Education
o Teaching as a Profession (TAP) II
o Teaching as a Profession (TAP)III
TTC-H Tri-County Campus
CTE Programs of Study--ELECTIVE FOCUS AREAS
AUTOMOTIVE MAINTENANCE
COSMETOLOGY
CULINARY ARTS
THERAPEUTIC NURSING (Must be 16 years of age)
TTC-H Tri-County Campus cont.
CTE Programs of Study--ELECTIVE FOCUS AREAS
ARCHITECTURAL & ENGINEERING (CAD)
RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL CONSTRUCTION
MACHINING TECHNOLOGY
WELDING
FINE ARTS ELECTIVES
o Marching Band (S1 only)
o Concert Band (S2 only)
o General Music
o Theatre Arts
o Visual Arts I
o Visual Arts II
o Vocal Music
HUMANITIES ELECTIVES
LANGUAGE ARTS
o Creative Writing
(Offered on a rotating basis with Journalism)
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 on Math at
least one year between 10th and 12th grades
and/or take at least one advanced-level Science
your Senior year.
We offer two Science electives, Environmental
Science and Scientific Research that may be
taken any year, but they are offered on a rotating
basis and are subject to change.
o Scientific Research
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 one In-House Elective for
semester I and no more than two for semester 2
Color Guard, Credit Recovery, Study Skills, Teacher
Assistant, and Yearbook are all In-House Electives.
IN-HOUSE ELECTIVES
o Color Guard (Sem. 1 only)
o Teacher’s Assistant
o Teacher’s Assistant (1/2)
o Yearbook
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. Also, write down both course
codes in the same Course Code block.
o Financial Planning (1/2)
o Personal Finance (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 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 when school starts.
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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