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  • Covenant Christian High School Class of 2017 (and transfer student) Orientation

  • Why should we talk about academics?

    To help you experience success at CovenantTo help your parent(s) help you

    How will we do that?Provide informationEducate you about the tools availableCreate a team effort between home and school

  • A credit isA unit of study1 credit for each passing grade44 needed to graduate with General Diploma48 needed to graduate with Core 4052 needed to graduate with Academic Honors

  • G.P.A. isGgrade PpointAaverage-Based on a 4.0 scale-Used to determine class rank-Used by colleges for admittance and for scholarships

  • Required vs. ElectiveRequired: a class that a student must to take in order to meet the criteria for a particular diploma.Elective: a class that a student may choose to take in addition to required classes to help fulfill diploma requirements.

  • Diplomas Offered at Covenant:

  • General DiplomaCourses Required for General Diploma:

    English/Language Arts8 semestersMath6 semestersScience4 semestersSocial Studies7 semestersBible4 semestersWorld Languages2 semestersFine Arts2 semestersPhysical Education2 semestersHealth and Wellness1 semesterTechnology/Applied Arts1 semester

    Total Required Credits: 37Plus Elective Credits: 7Total General Diploma Credits:44

  • Core 40 DiplomaCourses Required for Core 40 Diploma:

    English/Language Arts8 semestersMath (2 Quantitative Reasoning)6/8 semestersScience6 semestersSocial Studies7 semestersBible4 semestersWorld Languages4 semestersFine Arts2 semestersPhysical Education2 semestersHealth & Wellness1 semesterTechnology/Applied Arts1 semester

    Total Required Credits: 43Plus Elective Credits: 5 Total Core 40 Diploma Credits:48

  • Core 40 with Academic HonorsCourses Required for Core 40 with Academic Honors:

    English/Language Arts8 semestersMath8 semestersScience6 semestersSocial Studies7 semestersBible4 semestersWorld Languages6 semestersFine Arts2 semestersPhysical Education2 semestersHealth & Wellness1 semesterTechnology/Applied Arts1 semester

    Total Required Credits: 45Plus Elective Credits: 7Total Core 40 w/ Academic Honors Credits:52

  • COVENANT CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMAS (Class of 2016 and following)Core 40 WithAcademic Honors * Core 40GeneralEnglish /Language Arts8 credits8 credits8 credits2 credits: English 92 credits: English 101 credit : American Literature1 credit : English Literature2 credit: Other Core 40 LA2 credits: English 92 credits: English 101 credit American Literature1 credit : English Literature2 credits: Other Core 40 LA2 credits: English 92 credits: English 101 credits: American Literature3 credit: other Core 40 LAMathematics8 credits8 credits (or 6 Math plus 2 Quantitative Reasoning)6 credits2 credits: Algebra I or Geometry2 credits: Geometry or Algebra II2 credits: Algebra II or PreCalculus2 credits: PreCalculus or Calculus or1 credit: Finite Math and1 credit: Probability and Statistics2 credits: Algebra I or Geometry2 credits: Geometry or Algebra II2 credits: Algebra II or PreCalculus2 credits: PreCalculus or Calculus or1 credit: Finite Math and1 credit: Probability and Statistics2 credits: Algebra I or Geometry2 credits: Geometry or Algebra II2 credits: Business MathematicsScience6 credits6 credits4 credits2 credits: Biology2 credits: Chemistry2 credits: other Core 40 Science2 credits: Biology2 credits: Chemistry2 credits: other Core 40 Science2 credits: Biology2 credits: other Core 40 ScienceSocialScience7 credits7 credits7 credits2 credits: World History1 credit: Geography2 credits: US History1 credit: Economics1 credit: Government2 credits: World History1 credit: Geography2 credits: US History1 credit: Economics1 credit: Government2 credits: World History1 credit: Geography2 credits: US History1 credit: Economics1 credit: GovernmentReligion4 credits4 credits4 credits1 credit: Church History1 credit: World Religions & Cults1 credit: Ethics1 credit: Apologetics1 credit: Church History1 credit: World Religions & Cults1 credit: Ethics1 credit: Apologetics1 credit: Church History1 credit: World Religions & Cults1 credit: Ethics1 credit: ApologeticsWorldLanguages6 credits4 credits2 credits2 credits: Spanish I2 credits: Spanish II2 credits: Spanish III2 credits: Spanish I2 credits: Spanish II2 credits: Spanish IFine Arts2 credits2 credits2 credits2 credits: Some combination of Art, Band, or other fine arts class2 credits: Some combination of Art, Band, or other fine arts class2 credits: Some combination of Art, Band, or other fine arts classPhysicalEducation2 credits2 credits2 credits1 credit: PE 91 credit: PE 101 credit: PE 91 credit: PE 101 credit: PE 91 credit: PE 10Health &Wellness1 credit1 credit1 credit1 credit: Health1 credit: Health1 credit: HealthTechnology /Applied Arts1 credit1 credit1 credit1 credit: Computer Applications1 credit: Computer Applications1 credit: Computer ApplicationsRequiredSubtotal45 credits43 credits37 creditsElectiveSubtotal7 credits5 credits7 creditsTotal Credits52 credits48 credits44 credits

  • Mathematics8 credits8 credits (or 6 Math plus 2 Quantitative Reasoning)6 credits2 credits: Algebra I or Geometry2 credits: Geometry or Algebra II2 credits: Algebra II or PreCalculus2 credits: PreCalculus or Calculus or1 credit: Finite Math and1 credit: Probability and Statistics2 credits: Algebra I or Geometry2 credits: Geometry or Algebra II2 credits: Algebra II or PreCalculus2 credits: PreCalculus or Calculus or1 credit: Finite Math and1 credit: Probability and Statistics2 credits: Algebra I or Geometry2 credits: Geometry or Algebra II2 credits: Business Mathematics

    WorldLanguages6 credits4 credits2 credits2 credits: Spanish I2 credits: Spanish II2 credits: Spanish III2 credits: Spanish I2 credits: Spanish II2 credits: Spanish I

  • Honors DiplomaHigher standards than Core 402 additional math credits vs. quantitative reasoning option2 additional language credits Must have a 3.0 G.P.A.No grade lower than a CMust earn a 26 ACT /1750 SAT/earn 6 college credits in dual credit courses from the priority course listSpecial recognition for admissionMore opportunities for financial aid/scholarships

  • What Should I Know for 9th Grade?1) Diploma Types: General, Core 40 and Academic Honors2) GPA Matters! 3) Course Decisions:- Fine Arts (need 2)- Algebra I or Geometry

  • How Can Parents Help?1) Hold your child responsible for his or her schoolwork by checking Renweb.2) Encourage healthy study habits.3) Encourage participation in extra-curriculars.4) Stay in touch with your students teachers and the office.5) Attend parent-teacher conferences.

  • Additional InformationWebpage:http://www.cchrhs.org (Students Guidance)(scholarships, test dates, meeting dates, etc.)Students are encouraged to stop in the guidance office.Check Knightline, daily announcements, front hall bulletin board.

  • Career Information Careercruising (www.careercruising.com)User: cchrhsPassword: demotte Learn More Indiana (www.learnmoreindiana.org) Library Internet

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