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High School Course Description Book

SHALER AREA HIGH SCHOOL - COURSE DESCRIPTION BOOK
2017-2018

TABLE OF CONTENTS


         SUPERINTENDENT’S LETTER 
         PRINCIPALS’ LETTER
 
         GENERAL INFORMATION:
               GENERAL SCHEDULING GUIDELINES (Pg. 1)
               COURSE WITHDRAWAL & GRADING PROCEDURE (Pg. 1)
               GRADING SCALE (Pg. 2)
               MIDTERMS & FINAL EXAMS (Pg. 2)
               GRADE CALCULATIONS (Pg. 2)
               PROMOTION REQUIREMENT (Pg. 2)
               WEIGHTED GRADE COURSES (Pg. 3)
                        A.P. Courses
                        Honors Level Courses
               COMPUTING G.P.A. (Pg. 4)
               ACADEMIC PLACEMENT (Pg. 5)
               ENROLLMENT IN KEYSTONE ENRICHMENT COURSES (Pg. 6)
               ENROLLMENT IN ADVANCED PLACEMENT COURSES (Pg. 7)
               NCAA DIVISION I AND II ELIGIBILITY (Pg. 7)
               STUDENT WORKSHEET (Pg. 8)
                          (Printable Student Worksheet)
               RECOMMENDED PATTERNS FOR ALL CURRICULA - Grades 9 - 12 (Pg. 9-10)
                     
               GRADE 9 COURSE SELECTION SHEET (Pg. 12-13)
               GRADE 10 COURSE SELECTION SHEET (Pg. 14-15)
               GRADE 11 COURSE SELECTION SHEET (Pg. 16-17)
               GRADE 12 COURSE SELECTION SHEET (Pg. 18-19)
         
         SCHEDULING OPTIONS (11TH & 12TH GRADES):
               A.W. Beattie Career Program
               College in High School
               Work Release
         
         AREAS OF CONCENTRATION
              
        ART
         BUSINESS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
         ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS
         FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE
         MATHEMATICS
         MUSIC
         PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH
         SCIENCE
         SOCIAL STUDIES
         SPECIAL EDUCATION
               Section 504/Chapter 15
               Bridge Program
               GATE:  Gifted and Talented Education Program      
         TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION
         WORLD & CLASSICAL LANGUAGES 
 
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