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8th grade presentation
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School starts at 8:00 a.m.
School’s out at 2:30 p.m.
Be on time!!!
Provide own transportation!
Students attend 6 classes
55 minute classes
5 minutes between classes
25 minutes for lunch
Classes and lunches are with 9th-12th grade students
3 different lunches-
based upon your 4th hr class
All students must take and pass:
One additional math credit:
Math of Money
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CLASS OF 2020
Please look over this guide with your parent!!
Check it out online at
1 semester class = .5 credit
1 year long class (2 semesters)=1 credit
Credit received only for D grade or higher
Algebra 1-2 or Algebra 2a/2b: Must earn a C or higher to pass and earn credit.
Clubs, Organizations and Activities
Freshman Kick Off –August 1 (Monday)
Students meet their mentor and tour the school
Orientation-August 3 (Wednesday evening)
Tour of school
Information on clubs
Meet the teachers
August 8, 2016: 1st day of school (Monday)
School calendar at:
DUAL & CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT-COLLEGE COURSES
CHOOSE YOUR ELECTIVES WISELY!
Back up choices are also made when LHHS counselors visit .
There is no guarantee of class availability for electives.
TALK TO YOUR 8th GRADE TEACHER ABOUT CORE CLASSES.
Schedules will be available/mailed in July.
Once school starts, schedule change only if:
passed a scheduled class in summer school.
did not pass or complete a prerequisite class.
inappropriate placement in core class.
missing a required class.
Day in the life of a LHHS freshman
Ms. Stengel (A-D)
Mrs. Pressley (E-K)
Mrs. Deru (L-Ra)
Ms. Skemp (Re-Z)
COURSE DESCRIPTION GUIDE
SMART Program...earn elective credit only
Summer school...Algebra 2a/2b (math credit)
4 CORE CLASSES
Chosen by students
$10-$40 fees (start saving!)
Application for some classes
Based on Grades and Rubrics (attendance, citizenship, etc)
Earn additional (0.035) points toward GPA
Juniors and Seniors have potential to earn college credits
*yes, free college credits! Talk to your school counselor for details.
GRADES MATTER DURING FRESHMAN YEAR
8th grade year too!
ASU, NAU, U of A
FRIDAY, JULY 29th IS THE LAST DAY TO MAKE SCHEDULE CHANGES!
We cannot honor requests for:
time of class
New at LHHS for 2016-2017:
NO 7 a.m. classes!
WELCOME CLASS OF 2020
How to be successful in high school
Attend school wide tutoring
Meet with teachers from 7:30 a.m.-7:55 a.m.
Stay out of trouble
Know the rules (in student handbook) and follow them.
Join a club or a sport
Meet new people, have fun, and learn valuable skills
Helpful later for applications, resumes and scholarships
Elected; what to do to be part of this.
What we do for LHHS students!!
How to be successful in high school
Attend each class every day!
4 tardies = Detention
Spend 1-2 hours daily on homework and studying
Complete your assignments to help pass your classes!
Pass the first time (or retake the class again).
Come to class with materials and completed homework.
Turn in homework
Academic, Personal, Social Counseling
Class and credit info.
Small groups and support system
College and Career Info.
Job Shadowing and Job Opportunities
Freshman Mentoring Program
Please take advantage of these resources available to students and parents!
Concerns of Freshmen
Follow these tips and 4 years later.....
Freshman Kick Off is August 1st! See you at LHHS!
SCHOOL STARTS ON AUGUST 8th!!
Dual & concurrent enrollment classes only offered junior and senior years but need to prepare for them 8th-10th grade.
Mr. Olsen (math teacher and Academic Coach)
Student Council Reps