What does AIG look like at the high school?

What does AIG look like in high school? A B SS A I G D EPA RT M E N T RHONDA SCHUHLER, EXECUTIVE D I R E C T O R O F C U R R I C U LU M & A I G A N G E L I Q U E A U S T I N, P R O G R A M SP EC IA LI ST FOR SEC ON DARY EL A & A IG J O D I H O F BE R G, P R O G R A M S P E C I A L I S T F O R S E C O N D A R Y M AT H & A I G High Expectations Resourceful willing to find the answers on their own Curious deep thinkers Strong work ethic complete tasks above and beyond requirements Responsible take pride in their work Dedicated academically Articulate in speech and the written word! Inquisitive not afraid to ask questions! Academic Integrity cite information; no plagiarism Honors Courses Honors Courses are weighted with additional GPA quality points More research-based assignments More written composition More presentations Independent study Collaborative projects Authentic assessments Projects that teach others AP Courses AP Courses are weighted with additional GPA quality points College level, college pace

Reading Writing Analysis AP test you are expected to take the AP Exam in May if you are taking the course. Depending on the college, a score of 3 or higher can give you college course credit (however, some schools give credit only if you score a 5 the highest you can score). *Important not to overload on AP courses! Take the ones that interest you and that you feel the most ready for! Available AP Courses at WAHS AP Language and Composition Literature and Composition AP Science Biology Chemistry II Environmental Physics I AP Social Studies

World History US History European History US Government and Politics Psychology Human Geography AP English Math Calculus AB & BC Statistics AP Fine Arts Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio Drawing AP CTE Computer Science (at CTEC) **Additional AP Courses available online through NCVPS Available Honors Courses at WAHS English I, II, III, & IV World History Spanish III, IV Visual Arts American History I & II Turning Points in American Choral Ensemble Band

History Am Hist: Founding Principles, Civics, and Economics Biology I & II Chemistry I & II Anatomy & Physiology Forensic Science Physics Math II & III Pre-Calculus Calculus Discrete Math Wind Ensemble Jazz Ensemble Dance Theatre Arts PLTW Engineering (at CTEC) Computer Programming II (at CTEC) Multimedia & Webpage Design MSITA Word Powerpoint Horticulture II Marketing Drafting II Additional courses available online through NC VPS & NCSSM Possible Pathways For English: English I Honors -> English II Honors -> English III

Honors -> English IV Honors For students with exceptional analytical and writing skills, English III and IV Honors could be replaced with AP Language and Composition and AP Literature and Composition respectively For Math: Math II Honors -> Math III Honors -> Pre-Calculus -> Calculus Honors -> Calculus AP Statistics AP (4th Math option or elective) Possible Pathways continued For Social Studies World History Honors -> AH: Founding Principles, Civics and Economics Honors-> American History I & II Honors -> History Elective (1960s, AP Psychology, AP European History) For students with a high interest in history and exceptional analytical and writing skills the following pathway may be considered: AH: Founding Principles, Civics and Economics Honors-> AP World History -> AP American/US History -> History Elective (AP Psychology, AP European History, etc) For Science Earth/Environmental Honors -> Biology I Honors -> Chemistry I Honors -> Science Elective (Physics, Biology II, or Chemistry II Honors/AP For students with a high interest in science or plans to pursue a STEM Field, the following pathway may be considered: Biology I Honors -> Chemistry I Honors -> Earth/Environmental Honors or AP -> Science Elective (Physics, Biology II, or Chemistry II Honors/AP) AP Test Scores for 2014 Western Alamance High School 2013 Number of Students Art History Studio Art: 2-D Design Portfolio

Music Theory (2013) English Language & Compostion English Literature & Composition European History (2013) Human Geography (2013) Psychology US Gov & Politics US History Calculus AB Calculus BC Computer Science A Statistics Biology Chemistry Environmental Score Earned Enrolled Took Test % 5 % 4 % 3 % 2 % 1 %

1 17 7 30 32 8 1 36 1 64 36 21 2 17 14 45 13 1 0 7 25 16 7 1 32 1 54 20 4 2 10 14 42 13 100% 0% 100% 83% 50% 88% 100%

89% 100% 84% 56% 19% 100% 59% 100% 93% 100% 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 12 1 0 6 0 0 0 1 4 1 0% NA 43% 12% 6% 0% 0% 38% 100% 0% 30% 0% 0% 0% 7%

10% 8% 0 0 2 5 0 2 0 9 0 22 5 0 1 2 2 10 6 0% NA 29% 20% 0% 29% 0% 28% 0% 41% 25% 0% 50% 20% 14% 24% 46% 1 0 2 8 7

4 1 6 0 14 4 4 1 1 6 11 4 100% NA 29% 32% 44% 57% 100% 19% 0% 26% 20% 100% 50% 10% 43% 26% 31% 0 0 0 7 8 0 0 3 0 17 4 0 0

2 5 12 2 0% NA 0% 28% 50% 0% 0% 9% 0% 31% 20% 0% 0% 20% 36% 29% 15% 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 5 0 5 0 0% NA 0%

8% 0% 14% 0% 6% 0% 2% 5% 0% 0% 50% 0% 12% 0% AP Exams AP Exams are offered for FREE this year! Students can earn college credit: Examples: Governors School IMAGINE ... A Summer Program ... where students who are among the best and brightest gather for the love of learning and the joy of creativity ... where teachers and students form a community while searching together for answers to challenging questions ... where there are no grades or tests ... where a synergy of intellectual curiosity fuels the exploration of the latest ideas in various disciplines This is the Governor's School of North Carolina . . . Two campuses. One vision. Fifty years of experience. http://www.ncgovschool.org/ Questions?

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