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  • WELCOME

    Class of 2021

    “Once a Slicer, Always a Slicer”

    LaPorte High School

  • • Planning for life after high school • Understanding your interests, skills, and goals

    • Learning to learn • Exploring various careers

    • Gaining experience for post high school • Meeting diploma requirements

    What does College and Career Ready mean and why is CCR important?

  • Rigor for all learners

    • Freshman Academy • Accelerated/Honors/Seminar

    • Academic Competitions • World Language Options

    • Diverse Electives

  • HOW MANY CHOICES ARE THERE?

     8TH grade students have to decide on 15 course selections and one alternate for their freshman year

     These selections can come from 32 different courses offered to 9th grade students

  • GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

    Indiana has four diploma types

    General diploma

    CORE 40 diploma (default diploma)

    Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma

    Core 40 with Technical Honors diploma

  • The Core 40 Diploma  40 credits are required for graduation from LPHS and

    must come from the following areas:

     Language Arts 8 credits  Social Studies 6 credits  Mathematics 6 credits  Science 6 credits  Health and Wellness 1 credit  Physical Education 2 credits  Preparing for College and Careers 1 credit  Directed Electives 5 credits  General Electives 5 credits

  • Preparing for College and Careers

     One trimester only  All freshmen are required to take course

  • So, What Are My Course Choices?

     All freshmen (9th graders) must take:

    ◦ 3 sections of English (Eng. 9A & Eng.9B and Eng.9-Plus) ◦ 2-3 sections of Math(ISTEP Algebra I–1, 2, 3, Algebra I–1, 2, 3 or Accelerated Geometry 1,2) ◦ 2 sections of either Biology or Earth Science ◦ 1 section Preparing for College and Careers

  • Other Course Selections  English ---- Debate, or Adv. Speech, Journalism

     Science --- Principles of Biomedical Science

     Social Studies --- Geography and History of the World A, B or World Civilization A, B

     World Languages --- French 1, German 1, Spanish 1 (ASL can be taken starting Sophomore year)

     Art --- 2-D Art, 3-D Art, or Art History

     Music --- Concert Band 1, 2, 3; Concert Orchestra 1, 2, 3; or, Beginning Chorus A, B, C

  •  Family/Consumer Sciences --- Fashion/Textiles 1,2; or Interpersonal Relations

     Industrial Technology --- Intro to Communications 1, 2; Intro to Transportation A, B; Intro to Construction A, B; Introduction to Engineering Design 1,2; Introduction to Design Processes

     Physical Education --- Basic Physical Education I and II

     Health and Wellness --- Health

     Agriculture--- Intro. to Agriculture 1,2

  • For Questions or Assistance

    La Porte High School Counseling Department

    362-4503

     LPHS website, specifically Counselor page

    Counselor Mrs. Barnes

    [email protected]

  •  Parent meeting January 17th at 6:00p.m. in LPHS Auditorium.

     February 1, 2 and 3rd, HS Counselor will be at KMS 7:00am to 2:00pm to meet with students and parents as needed for assistance.

     February 6, 8 and 9 HS Counselor will be at BMS 7:00am to 2:00pm to meet with students and parents as needed for assistance.

     Please schedule an appointment if needed with Mrs. Barnes while she is at the middle schools. Email is preferred or call at 362-4503.

     February 15 (KMS) and February 16 (BMS) HS counselors will assist MS students

     Info will be available on Counseling Web page

     Parent meeting; student orientation in August!