Academics
Extracurriculars
Community Service
Misc
100

List two examples of "core" classes.

Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Fine and Performing Arts, Physical Education

100

What are extracurriculars? 

An activity at a school or college that is pursued in addition to the normal course of study

100

What is community service? 

voluntary work intended to help people in a particular area.


100

What are semester exams and why are they important?

Some classes have semester exams that account for a specific percentage of a students grade. They are important because they can affect your final grade depending on how well you are doing in the class. This also accounts for your "semester grade."

200

What are some examples of elective courses? Name atleast three.

Art, JROTC, Chorus, Band, Orchestra, Medical Academy courses, etc.

200

List an example of a drama course or extracurricular activity

Theater, Chorus, Speech, & Debate

200

List two examples of community service activities

Tutoring, clean ups, volunteering at local or school events, etc.

200

List two reasons as to why you should talk/visit your guidance counselor.

To stay up to date with your credits and course schedule, to make sure the counselor knows YOU, to ask any necessary questions, questions about advanced courses/tests/college planning, etc.

300

What are advanced classes and what are the benefits of taking them?

They are classes that are offered at a faster and more rigorous pace than normal classes. Benefits include: stand out to colleges, develop key academic skills that will be used in college, become self-confident, earn college credits (AP, IB, AICE, or dual-enrollment), and they also boost your GPA if you receive an A or B

300

List three sports that are offered at high school

Soccer, Basketball, tennis, cross country, etc

300

What are two advantages to doing community service?

You are able to give back to your community, stand out on college applications, great networking opportunity, etc

300

List three examples of study tools

quizlet, khan academy, youtube, microsoft word/notes/ppt/excel, google docs/slides/sheets, notebooks and pens

400

List two types of academic programs

Honors classes, AP classes, AP Capstone, IB program, and AICE program

400

List a career and school interests club

science club, math club, Spanish club, art club,etc.

400

True or False? You must be in high school to do community service.

False, you can start as early as middle school

400

What is dual-enrollment and what are the benefits of doing it?

Dual-enrollment is offered to students that are up to date with their high school credits and allow them to take college courses at a local college for free. Students can attend either a community college to get their associates degree or a technical school to get a vocational certificate. Benefits include: free college courses, experience taking college courses, etc.

500

What are the high school graduation requirements? List at least two.

Students must successfully earn a minimum of 24 credits and a 2.0 grade point average (GPA) to graduate and participate in state tests. Be sure to check your school handbook for updates.


500

List a club that is focused on school involvement 

National Honor Society, Student Government, NEHS, NSHS

500

What is the minimum number of community service hours required for the Bright Futures scholarship?

100

500

List two examples of career and technical student organizations 

DECA, FBLA, FFA, HOSA, Skills USA, TSA

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