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Welcome, Class of 2020!

Rising Sophomore Transition


Share High School Basics
10th Grade course selec9on op9ons
Understand the need for goal development
Important dates:
March 7th Student Presenta9ons
March 9th Student Registra9on Cards due to HNGA

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Habersham Central Graduation Requirements


Class of 2018-2021
NAME:

Credit % Credit %
English (4) Health/PE (.5 each)

Graduation & 9th Lit/Comp *


10th Lit/Comp
American Lit/Comp *
Health (1/2 Unit)
Personal Fitness (1/2 Unit)

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12th Lit/Comp

**Foreign Language, Fine Arts or


Math (4) CTAE Pathway (or a combination)
Foundations Of Algebra

Requirements
Coordinate Algebra I * ________________________
Analytical Geometry * ________________________
Advanced Algebra ________________________
4th Math option_________________

Social Studies (3.5) Electives

9th to 10th: 5 Credits


World History ________________________
Am. Govt./Civics (1/2) ________________________
U. S. History * ________________________
Economics * ________________________
________________________
Science (4) ________________________

10th to 11th: 12 Credits Physical Science *


Biology *
________________________
________________________
Chemistry or Env. Science ________________________
Physics, Anatomy, Forensics, Env. Science, ________________________
Zoology, Horticulture, Animal Science, ________________________

11th to 12th: 19 Credits Forest Science, Engineering Applications, 27 total units required for
graduation (Potential to earn 32)

Chemistry and Physics are recommended **Most colleges require 2-3


for students planning to attend college. consecutive years of Foreign
Language. Check the Freshman
Profile at particular colleges.

Graduation: = or > 27 * Indicates an EOC (End of Year Course) test required at end of semester to earn credit in course.

4 Year College or University Post-secondary


DOE 9th Grade:
Pathway:

Technical College or Certificate Post-secondary


Military Service or Career Entry Post-secondary
Career Entry Post-secondary Student Signature

Technical Colleges & Two Year Colleges

Four Year Colleges & Universities

Research Universities

Military

Career Entry

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HCHS BASICS

uRIGOR
uClass Schedule
uGrading Scale
uCumula9ve vs. Core GPA
uCourse Sequences
uHOPE SCHOLARSHIP/GRANT

RIGOR
RIGOR: The most challenging level of course work
a student can take.

Students need to ensure they earn a minimum of


an 80% in their current core rigor level to protect
their HOPE eligibility.

Students earning >90% or above in current level


of rigor may want to consider the next level of
rigor.

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A B C D/F

90-100% 80-89% 70-79% <69%

4.0 3.0 2.0 No Credit

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Grade Point Average


Cumula9ve Average: Core Average: Overall number of
Overall number of points earned points earned in core academic courses
divided by number of credits divided by number of core credits
aZempted. aZempted.

9th Grade Overall GPA Grade GPA Points Credit


9th Grade Overall GPA Grade GPA Points Credit

9th Lit 92 4

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9th Lit 92 4

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World History 80 3 1 World History 80 3 1
Physical Science 89 3 1 Physical Science 89 3 1
Algebra 74 2 1 Algebra 74 2 1
Health/Pers. Fitness 100 4 1 Health/Pers. Fitness
Elec9ve 90 4 1 Elec9ve
Elec9ve 88 3 1 Elec9ve
Elec9ve 85 3 1 Elec9ve

Total 87.25 3.25 8 Total 83.75 3 4

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NOT required to meet graduaFon requirements

NOT required for Technical College Admissions



Is required for College/University Admission

Two consecuFve years of one language

ON CAMPUS MOWR OpFons




Spanish GVS I, II, III
American Sign Language,
I, II, III Honors, AP Chinese, French, German,
Japanese, La9n, Spanish

Spanish NaFve Speakers
Computer Science Courses
I, II, III Honors, AP
AP Computer Science A
AP Computer Science Principles
French Computer Science Principles
Programming, Games, Apps & Society
I, II, III Web Development
Embedded Compu1ng
Game Design-Anima1on & Simula1on


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Required signed agreement


Self Discipline
Parental Communica9on
High Failure rates

Pathways Oered at HCHS


Foreign Language CTAE Pathways
Agriculture
Fine Art Architectural Drawing
Theatre Audio Video Tech
Chorus Automo9ve
Business
Music
Culinary Arts
Visual Arts Early Childhood Ed
Engineering
Finance
Marke9ng
Govt: JROTC Airforce

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NGTC Cosmetology

NGTC CerFed Nurse Aid

Schedule Changes
Dates and forms on
how to request a
schedule change will be
posted on the website

Dates to submit
requests are late July
through 5 school days
aber semester begins.

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HNGA Informa9on
Summer MOWR North Georgia Technical College

Accuplacer: March 14th at 3:30 p.m.
Students may pick up applica9ons from Mrs.
Escamilla at HNGA. Due back by February 28th.

Honors Applica9ons available in lunch room.
Due back by February 28th.

HNGA Important Dates


HCHS Counselors Student Registra9on
Presenta9ons & Course Guides at HNGA
on March 7th.

HNGA Student Registra9on during


Advisement on March 9th.

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