Academic Information

12th Grade

Written by Forest Hill Web Manager on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 22:30.

Forest Hill 12th Grade
Course Selection

Senior Project (1 credit)
(Employability Skills) (Advanced Seminar)
Graduation Requirement

English (1 credit)

  • English IV
  • AP English IV (A summer reading assignment is required. See your current English teacher for titles of books.)

Math (1 credit)

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra I
  • Honors Algebra I
  • Geometry**
  • Honors Geometry**
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra II Honors
  • Trigonometry/Advanced Algebra
  • AP Calculus

 

Science (1 credit)

  • Physical Science
  • Biology
  • Biology II
  • Human Anatomy
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Honors
  • AP Chemistry

 

Social Studies (1 credit)

  • U.S. Government
  • Economics
  • AP Government
  • AP Economics

Advanced Electives

  • Advanced World Geography
  • Spanish I, II, III
  • French I, II, III
  • Latin I, Latin II

 

Electives (Choose 2)

  • Art I Survey, Art I Lab, Art II, Art III, Art IV
  • Choral Music I, II, III, IV, Advanced Choir
  • Strings I, II, III, IV
  • Band I, II, III, IV
  • JROTC I, II, III, IV
  • Physical Education (regular) Physical Education (sports)
  • Accounting I (1 unit)
  • Entrepreneurship ( 1/2 unit)
  • Legal Systems in Business (1/2 unit)
  • Personal Finance (1/2 unit)
  • Keyboarding (1/2 unit)
  • Word Processing ( 1/2 unit)
  • Desktop Publishing (1/2 unit)
  • Computer Applications (1/2 unit)
  • Health (1/2 Unit)
  • Child Development ( 1/2 Unit)
  • Foods & Nutrition (1/2 Unit)
  • Family Dynamics (1/2 Unit)
  • Family & Individual Health (1/2 Unit)
  • Astronomy ( 1/2 Unit)
  • Environmental Science
  • Sociology (1/2 Unit)
  • Psychology (1/2 Unit)
  • Career and Technical Education @ Career Development Center (CDC) (2 1/2 units)
  • Cooperative Education - (This is a 2 year program - 2 1/2 units per year)

**Note: You must chose enough courses to have one more credit than you need to graduate.

11th Grade

Written by Forest Hill Web Manager on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 22:29.

Forest Hill 11th Grade
Course Selection

English (1 credit)

  • English II [State Tested Subject Area]
  • English III
  • Honors English III (A summer reading assignment is required. See your current English teacher for titles of books.)

Math (1 credit)

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra I [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Algebra II
  • Honors Algebra II
  • Geometry
  • Honors Geometry
  • Trigonometry/Advanced Algebra

 

Science (1 credit)

  • Physical Science
  • Biology I [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Biology II
  • Chemistry
  • Honors Chemistry
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • Human Anatomy
  • Physics
  • SOAR Biology II

 

Social Studies (1 credit)

  • U.S. History [State Tested Subject Area]
  • AP U.S. History

 

Business & Technology

  • Accounting I (1 unit)
  • Computer Applications (1/2 unit)
  • Communications in Business (1/2 unit)
  • Entrepreneurship ( 1/2 unit)
  • Desktop Publishing (1/2 unit)
  • Keyboarding (1/2 unit)
  • Legal Systems in Business (1/2 unit)
  • Personal Finance (1/2 unit)
  • Word Processing (1/2 unit)

 

Advanced Electives

  • Advanced World Geography
  • Spanish I, II, III
  • French I, II, III
  • Latin I, Latin II

Other Electives

  • Art I Survey, Art I Lab, Art II, Art III, Art IV
  • Choral Music I, II, III, IV, Advanced Choir
  • Strings I, II, III, IV
  • Band I, II, III, IV
  • JROTC I, II, III, IV
  • Physical Education (regular)
  • Physical Education (sports)
  • Health (1/2 Unit)
  • Child Development ( 1/2 Unit)
  • Foods & Nutrition (1/2 Unit)
  • Family Dynamics (1/2 Unit)
  • Family & Individual Health (1/2 Unit)
  • Astronomy ( 1/2 Unit)
  • Environmental Science
  • Sociology (1/2 Unit)
  • Psychology (1/2 Unit)
  • Career & Technical Education- Career Development Center (CDC) (2 1/2 Units)
  • Cooperative Education (2 year program - 2 1/2 units per year)

**Note: You must chose enough courses to have 8 credits (4 periods per day).

10th Grade

Written by Forest Hill Web Manager on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 22:29.

Forest Hill 10th Grade
Course Selection

English (1 credit)

  • English II [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Honors English II (A summer reading assignment is required. See your current English teacher for titles of books.)

Math (1 credit)

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra I [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Honors Algebra I
  • Geometry
  • Honors Geometry

Science (1 credit)

  • Physical Science
  • Biology [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Chemistry
  • Chemistry Honors
  • AP Chemistry
  • SOAR Chemistry

Social Studies (1 credit)

  • World History
  • Honors World History
  • AP World History

Advanced Electives

  • Advanced World Geography
  • Spanish I, II, III
  • French I, II, III
  • Latin I, Latin II

Electives (Choose 2)

  • Art I Survey, Art I Lab, Art II, Art III, Art IV
  • Choral Music I, II, III, IV, Advanced Choir
  • Strings I, II, III, IV
  • Band I, II, III, IV
  • JROTC I, II, III, IV
  • Physical Education (regular) Physical Education (sports)
  • Accounting I (1 unit)
  • Entrepreneurship ( 1/2 unit)
  • Legal Systems in Business (1/2 unit)
  • Personal Finance (1/2 unit)
  • Desktop Publishing (1/2 unit)
  • Keyboarding (1/2 unit)
  • Word Processing ( 1/2 unit)
  • Communications in Business (1/2 unit)
  • Computer Applications (1/2 unit)
  • Health (1/2 Unit)
  • Child Development ( 1/2 Unit)
  • Foods & Nutrition (1/2 Unit)
  • Family Dynamics (1/2 Unit)
  • Family & Individual Health (1/2 Unit)
  • Astronomy ( 1/2 Unit)
  • Environmental Science
  • Sociology (1/2 Unit)
  • Psychology (1/2 Unit)
  • Career & Technical Education- Career Development Center (CDC) (2 1/2 Units)

**Note: You must chose enough courses to have 8 periods (4 per day).

9th Grade

Written by Forest Hill Web Manager on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 22:28.

Forest Hill 9th Grade
Course Selection

English (1 credit)

  • English I
  • Honors English I (A summer reading assignment is required. See your current English teacher for titles of books.)

Math (1 credit)

  • Pre-Algebra (This course taken at the high school level does give you a high school credit.)
  • Algebra I [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Honors Algebra I
  • Geometry**
  • Honors Geometry**

**A student must have passed Algebra I in the 8th grade to take Geometry in the 9th grade. If a student has passed Algebra I in the 8th grade and wants to take it over in the 9th grade, he/she will not get credit for both courses.

Science (1 credit)

  • Physical Science (This course taken at the 9th grade level does give you high school credit.)
  • Biology I [State Tested Subject Area]
  • Honors Biology I

Social Studies (Both 1/2 credits are required)

  • Mississippi Studies (1/2 credit)
  • Introduction to Geography (1/2 credit)

Tech Prep

  • Technology Discovery (All 9th graders must take this course.)

Electives (Choose 2)

  • Art I Survey, Art I Lab
  • Choral Music I (Regular Music Class)
  • Choral Music Performing (You will have to purchase an outfit.)
  • Strings I
  • Band I (Instrument experience is required.)
  • JROTC
  • Physical Education
  • Health/Physical Education
  • Spanish I*
  • French I*
  • Spanish II*
  • French II*

NOTE: It is not recommended that a student take a foreign language in the 9th grade unless he/she is highly motivated and is an "A" or "B" student. A student must have passed Spanish I or French I in the 8th grade to take either of these courses.*

Tutorials

Written by Forest Hill Web Manager on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 22:27.

Before & After School Tutorial Program

PLATO is Forest Hill's free before/after school computer-based tutorial program designed for extra practice in all major subject areas. Many teachers offer extra credit for hours or lessons completed in the lab for their subject. In addition, there are test preparation lessons for the ACT and GED.

The tutorial program is held daily according to the schedule below in room 209. This program is FREE and VOLUNTARY. Please call our school at 371-4313 if you would like more information.

Students: If you would like to signup for a PLATO session, please see your math teacher for a daily pass. Only 34 passes are issued each day and you must have your pass with you to enter the lab.

Tutorial Schedule

MON
TUE
WED
THU
FRI
AM
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7:00 - 8:15
7:00 - 8:15
7:00 - 8:15
7:00 - 8:15
PM
3:30 - 4:30
3:30 - 4:30
3:30 - 4:30
3:30 - 4:30
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