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High School Graduation Requirements


Students must earn 27 credits:

4.0 Language Arts

3.0 Social Science

3.0 Science

4.0 Math

2.0 Healthy Lifestyles

1.5 Fine Art

2.0 Career and Technical

7.5 Electives

4-Year Plan Template

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REGISTRATION

New Student Registration

You may register a new student in the Highland Junior High Counseling Office with Mrs. Tycz.

You will need to provide the following documents at the time of registration:

  • Birth Certificate
  • Shots Record
  • Proof of Address (a bill/piece of mail with your name and address on it)
  • Previous School Records

Se puede registrar un estudiante nuevo en la Oficina de Consejero de Highland Junior High School con la señora Tycz .

Usted tendrá que proporcionar los siguientes documentos en el momento de la inscripción :

  • Certificado de nacimiento
  • Disparos Registro
  • Comprobante de Domicilio ( un proyecto de ley / pieza de correo con su nombre y dirección en él )
  • Anteriores Registros de la Escuela

College and Career Readiness Registration

6th to 7th Grade: Students in the 6th grade will meet with their elementary school counselor to discuss Junior High and make class selections for the following year.
7th to 8th Grade: Students will make class selections for their 8th grade year during school in large groups.
8th to 9th Grade: College and Career Readiness Meetings will be scheduled with each parent and student. Parents have the opportunity to schedule the meeting. A 4-year plan will be created with special attention to class selections for the next year. Meetings are typically scheduled from January to March.
9th to 10th Grade: College and Career Readiness Meetings will be scheduled with each parent and student. Parents have the opportunity to schedule the meeting individually or attend a meeting with a small group during their student's advisory class. A 4-year plan will be updated from the previous year with special attention to class selections for the next year. Meetings are typically scheduled from November to January.

7th Grade Course Descriptions

Beginning Choir:This course provides opportunities for students to develop their musical potential and aesthetic understanding through singing in a choral ensemble. Study includes the care and cultivation of a beautiful tone, aesthetic awareness, and ability to read music, the building of technical skills, team spirit and responsible rehearsal habits. Attention will also be given to relating their music experiences to personal development. Half Year
Speech & Drama: This is a great class for students to learn and build confidence performing, acting, and presenting their work to their peers. Half Year
Art 7: Art 7 is an introductory class. Art 7 teaches students to be self-directed artists by preparing students with the skills necessary for understanding and exploring art. Half Year
Spanish 7: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Students will understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners or readers on a variety of topics. Half Year
Dance 7: Learners will explore dance elements, composition and technique in traditional, contemporary and urban dance styles and will perform in a dance concert. Half Year
Beginning Band: This class provides opportunities for students to develop their musical potential and aesthetic understanding through learning to play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. No pre-requisite course is required. Full Year
Beginning Orchestra: This class is for students wishing to learn to play the violin, viola, cello or string bass AND have fun making music. Instruments will be available for rent; private lessons are strongly encouraged. Full Year

8th Grade Course Descriptions

Beginning Band: This class provides opportunities for students to develop their musical potential and aesthetic understanding through learning to play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. No pre-requisite course is required. Full Year
Advanced Band: Advanced band students continue to learn how to improvise and expanding their skills and music styles in this band ensemble. Full Year
Art 8: Students learn the basics of drawing and sketching. Half Year
General Crafts: Hands on experience creating 3 dimensional objects. Half Year
Gateway to Technology: This class is a STEM elective with curriculum including robotics and engineering. Half Year

Robotics: Introduction to automation and programming of robots. Half Year

Speech & Drama :This is a great class for students to learn and build confidence performing, acting, and presenting their work to their peers. Half Year

Beginning Orchestra: This class is for students wishing to learn to play the violin, viola, cello or string bass AND have fun making music. Instruments will be available for rent; private lessons are strongly encouraged. Full Year

Advanced Orchestra: This is a combined class of intermediate and advanced students and expands upon the concepts learned in Beginning Orchestra. The orchestra will attend festivals and will have solo experiences. Private lessons are strongly encouraged. Full Year

Spanish I: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Students will understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners readers on a variety of topics. Full Year

Beginning/Intermediate: Learners will explore dance elements, composition and technique in traditional, contemporary and urban dance styles and will perform in a dance concert. Half Year
Guitar 8: Learn the basics of guitar. Half Year
Debate 8: Improve skills in the art of argumentative debate. Half Year
Stagecraft 8: Learn the art of stagecraft and creating backgrounds for plays and other Highland performances. Half Year

9th Grade Course Descriptions

Ceramics: Half Year
Intermediate Choir: This course provides opportunities for students to develop their musical potential and aesthetic understanding through singing in a choral ensemble. Study includes the care and cultivation of a beautiful tone, aesthetic awareness, and ability to read music, the building of technical skills, team spirit and responsible rehearsal habits. Attention will also be given to relating their music experiences to personal development. Half Year
Foods and Nutrition: This course is designed to focus on the science of food and nutrition. Experiences will include food safety and sanitation, culinary technology, food preparation and dietary analysis to develop a healthy life style with pathways to career readiness. Half Year
Speech & Drama: This is a great class for students to learn and build confidence performing, acting, and presenting their work to their peers. Learning activities in this class include: reading and studying plays, scripts, and poems, writing and performing a puppet show, acting in scenes, presenting poems and/or monologues, some stage make-up basics, pantomime, and writing and performing in a film. Full or Half Year
Beginning Band: This class provides opportunities for students to develop their musical potential and aesthetic understanding through learning to play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument. No pre-requisite course is required.

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Advanced Band: Students will continue learning to play their chosen instruments from beginning band and perform concerts and band festivals. This class is geared towards second year band students.

Full Year


Beginning Orchestra: This class is for students wishing to learn to play the violin, viola, cello or string bass AND have fun making music. Instruments will be available for rent; private lessons are strongly encouraged. Full Year
Advanced Orchestra: This is a combined class of intermediate and advanced students and expands upon the concepts learned in Beginning Orchestra. The orchestra will attend festivals and will have solo experiences. Private lessons are strongly encouraged. Full Year
Introduction to Engineering Design: Introduction to Engineering Design is a high school level course that is appropriate for 9th or 10th grade students who are interested in design and engineering. The major focus of the IED course is to expose students to design process, research and analysis, teamwork, communication methods, global and human impacts, engineering standards, and technical documentation. Full Year
ROTC: Students will learn to appreciate the ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship. They will also develop leadership potential, while living and working cooperatively with others and be able to think logically. Students will learn to communicate effectively with others, both orally and in writing. Students will learn to appreciate the importance of physical fitness in maintaining good health and understand the importance of high school graduation for a successful future, and learn about college. Full Year
Spanish I & II: Students engage in conversations, provide and obtain information, express feelings and emotions, and exchange opinions. Students will understand and interpret written and spoken language on a variety of topics. Students present information, concepts, and ideas to an audience of listeners readers on a variety of topics. Full Year
Dance 9: Condition for sports and dance while learning hip hop and contemporary dance genres. Half Year
Debate 9: Improve skills in the art of argumentative debate. Half Year
Stagecraft: Learn the art of stagecraft and creating backgrounds for plays and other Highland performances. Half Year
Intermediate Dance:
Learners will explore dance elements, composition and technique in traditional, contemporary and urban dance styles and will perform in a dance concert. Half or full Year
Advanced Dance: Learners explore dance elements, composition and technique through creating over fifty dances for six concerts in traditional, contemporary and urban dance styles. Full Year

COLLEGE AND CAREER READINESS

Local Colleges

Ogden Weber Applied Technology College

Weber State University

Other College and Career Readiness Resources

CALENDAR

Calendar

Monthly Collaborative Classroom Instruction Themes

August High School and Beyond (9th Grade)
September Coping Skills
October Study Skills and School Success
November Goal Setting and College Readiness
December Substance Abuse
January High School and Beyond
February Financial Aid and Scholarships
March Test Taking Skills
April Self Esteem
May Transition Month

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