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Junior Registration Arizona College Preparatory-Erie Strive for the impossible and be extraordinary!
Registration questions? Who to talk to…. Mr. Bickes – Principal Ms. Osborn – Assistant Principal/ Athletic Director Ms. Mc. Clure – Dean of Students Dr. Vezzosi– Counselor (Last Names Le-Z) Mrs. Vitton– Counselor (Last Names A-La) Mrs. Swanson – Social Worker Mrs. Dalton – College and Career Specialist
Agenda Transcripts Credit Check Registration Arizona Information required Civics Assessment – taken your Junior year
Transcripts Review your transcript for accuracy Classes Taken Letter Grades Credit recovery for any failed courses . 5 credit
A Reminder… Graduation & College Requirements (provided on back of registration form) Subject ACP/CUSD GRADUATION UNIVERSITY ENROLLMENT English 4 credits Math 4 credits Science 3 credits Social Studies 3 credits 2 credits Fine Arts/CTE 1 credit Health 1/2 credit None PE 1 credit None World Language none 2 credits Electives 5 1/2 credits none TOTAL 22 credits required to graduation from high school 16 credits required to enroll in a university
Credit Deficiency? ? Speak with your counselor Summer School Chandler Online Academy
Registering for Your Junior Year Credit Check You should be at a minimum of 10 credits heading into your junior year Selection English History Math Science Selection of core courses of elective courses
English & History Options English AP 11 English Language This course is designed to prepare students for the Advanced Placement English Language and Composition exam. This rigorous course focuses on language analysis, literary analysis and advanced composition. American/Arizona AP History American/Arizona History (APUSH) College level course designed to provide analytic skills and factual knowledge necessary to deal critically with the problems and interpretations of American history.
English & History Options Questions about which to choose? Review your transcript and focus on your English and history grades. Your grades show your past strength in these subjects. Speak with your English teachers and previous history teacher for advice and recommendations. Administration or counseling will also review your choices with you in January. It is, however, your choice.
Math Pathway Algebra 1 Honors Geometry Honors Algebra 2 Statistics or AP Statistics Honors Brief Calculus College Algebra Honors Brief Calculus Statistics or AP Statistics Honors Pre. Calculus Statistics or AP Statistics AP Calculus AB Honors Pre. Calculus AP Calculus BC Statistics or AP Statistics AP Calculus AB AP Calculus BC Multi. Calculus & Diff. Equations
Science Pathway Investigative Science Honors Biology Concurrent Geometry Honors Chemistry Geometry & Honors Biology Anatomy & Physiology Biology & Chemistry Environmental Systems Science AP Environmental Science Investigative Science & Biology Chemistry or instructor approval AP Chemistry Algebra 2 & Chemistry AP Biology AP Physics Geometry & Honors Chemistry Algebra 2 & Honors Biology Geometry & Honors Biology AP Physics C AP Physics Pre-Calculus& Physics Pre-Calculus & Physics Algebra 2 & Honors Biology
Math/Science Pathway Science Course Minimum Math Requirement Science Requirement Food for Thought Honors Biology Concurrent enrollment in Geometry None • Pre-AP Course • Dual enrollment general education credit available • (non-science majors) Honors Chemistry Completion of Geometry Completion of Biology* • Dual enrollment general education credit available • (non-science majors) AP Biology Completion of Geometry Concurrent enrollment or completion of Chemistry • Open to all, but recommend enrolling if students earned an “A” or “B” in honors Biology and Geometry • Dual enrollment science credit available (SCI 181) • For students interested in any medical profession AP Chemistry Completion of Algebra 2 Completion of Chemistry • Open to all, but strongly recommend enrolling if students earned an “A” or “B” in honors Chemistry. • Maturity level plays a part in student success. • For students interested in Allied Health, pharmacy, general medical professions
Math/Science Pathway Science Course Minimum Math Requirement Science Requirement Food for Thought AP Environmental Science None Chemistry or concurrent enrollment in Chemistry Physics Completion of Geometry Completion of Biology • C or higher in Chemistry • Can earn dual enrollment science credit • College level class (PHYS 101) stretched over the course of the year • Any student who will need to take Physics in college should consider taking in high school • Engineering or other STEM career fields AP Physics 1 Completion of Algebra 2 Completion of Biology • B or higher in Algebra 2, Chemistry, and Biology. • Plan to spend a minimum of 5 hours outside of class each week preparing for this class. • Engineering or other STEM career fields AP Physics C Completion of Pre-Calculus Completion of Physics • B or higher in pre-Calculus, Chemistry, and Biology. • Plan to spend a minimum of 5 hours outside of class each week preparing for this class. • Maturity level plays a part in student success. • Engineering or other STEM career fields Anatomy and Physiology Completion of Geometry Completion of Biology and Chemistry • Enrollment priority given to seniors • Can earn dual enrollment non-science credit • Students focused on licensure or diploma degree in medical (e. g. CNA, EMT). • • Junior Year Course Can take concurrently with Chemistry Some focus on Earth Science Applicable to any career path
Electives 5½ elective credits are required for graduation. You will have ample elective credits prior to graduation Check your transcript Highly recommend students take Health their sophomore year.
Electives - Using Science as an Example 3 science credits are required for graduation Honors Physics 1 science credit Honors Chemistry 1 science credit Honors Biology 1 science credit AP Biology AP Physics ELECTIVE TRAY AP Chemistry Anatomy and Physiology
Let’s Register for Class!
Remember, your GPA counts! Students High School GPA Grade Unweighted (Core Courses) 4 point scale Weighted (Honors & AP Courses) 5 point scale A 4 5 B 3 4 C 2 3 D 1 1 F 0 0
Students High School GPA – an example Course Grade Earned 4 point scale 5 point scale AP English Lit A 4 5 AP Gov A 4 5 AP Physics C 2 3 AP Statistics B 3 4 Athletic Locker B 3 3 Honors Spanish 3 B 3 4 3. 16 4. 00 GPA Note: colleges review the unweighted GPA
Cum Laude Recognition Cum Laude – meaning “with praise”. To qualify a student must achieve a 3. 75 -4. 25 weighted GPA. Magna Cum Laude – meaning “with great praise”. To qualify a student must achieve a 4. 25 -4. 49 weighted GPA. Summa Cum Laude – meaning “with the highest praise. ” To qualify a student must achieve a 4. 55. 0 weighted GPA.
Dual Enrollment & AP Courses ACP is partnered with Chandler/Gilbert Community College (CGCC) to offer students dual enrollment classes giving the students the opportunity to earn college credit while taking the course at ACP. Eligible class lists and registration packets will be distributed in the fall. Accuplacer (placement tests) may be required. Accuplacer will be offered this spring at ACP (dates to be provided) Can be taken this summer at CGCC Successful completion of the class with a “C" or better is required for college credit. Advanced Board placement exams are offered through the College Students scoring 3 -5 on the exam might be awarded college credit
Stay FOCUSED Keep up your grades!! Your transcript COUNTS for college applications Meet deadlines Keep an updated resume Volunteer and community service rally count Starting thinking of who you will ask for those letters of recommendation
Registration forms are due December th 10. Administration/ Counselors will meet with students individually in January to discuss registration forms. Questions? ?