Junior High Class Request Forms

Graduation is on May 25, 2016 at 6:00pm in the HS Gym

Seniors need to be at the school no later than 5:00 for the class picture
Faculty and Staff need to be at the school at 5:15 for farewell walk.
$40 Graduation fees and Cap & Gown rentals are due before Dec 16th price will go up $45 in January and $50 in March. After May 6th if fees are not paid you will not be able to rent a cap and gown and will not walk at graduation.

Please check the ALA website for more announcements and upcoming Senior events.

ALA Graduation Requirements

ENGLISH/LANGUAGE ARTS – 4 credits required

(3) Credits English Language Core

  • (1.0 credit) English/Language Arts 9 or English/Language Arts 9 Honors
  • (1.0 credit) English/Language Arts 10 or English/Language Arts 10 Honors
  • (1.0 credit) English/Language Arts 11 or English/Language Arts Honors

(1) Credit Applied English/Language Arts-Selected from the English Language Arts electives offered. (See Course catalog for additional electives)

or

(1) Credit Advanced English/Language Arts

  • (1.0 credit) English 12 or English/Language Arts 12 Honors, AP English Literature,** AP English Language,** EdNet – English 1010,** or English 2010 ** (see counseling for a complete list of course offerings)

Social Studies – 3 Credits Required

(3) Credits Social Studies/History Core

  • (.50 credit) Geography for Life or AP Human Geography** (teacher approval necessary for 9th and 10th grade students to enroll in the AP class)
  • (1.0 credit) U.S. History II or American Civilization History 1700 (concurrent), AP U.S. History 1700 or EdNet – U.S History 2700 and 2710 (both must be taken)
  • (1.0 credit) World Civilizations
  • (.50 credit) U.S. Government and Citizenship 12 or Ednet – Political Science 1100

SCIENCE – 3 credits required

2 credits from two of the four science foundation areas: earth systems, biological science, chemistry or physics

1 additional credit from the applied, advanced or elective science courses

Suggested Sequences:

  • (1.0 credit) Earth Systems in 9th grade (Biology if college bound)
  • (1.0 credit) Biology in 10th grade (Chemistry if college bound)
  • (1.0 credit) Chemistry in 11th grade (AP Chemistry or Physics if college bound)
  • (1.0 credit) Physics in 12th grade (optional)

If college bound, additional suggested offerings from the Applied/Advanced Science courses:

  • (1.0 credit) AP Chemistry,** AP Physics,**
  • Concurrent Enrollment: (.50 credit) Astronomy** or (1.0 credit) Physics**
  • Ed-Net: (1.0 credit) Biology 1010,** or Geology 1010**
  • Applied Sciences: (.50 credit) Zoology, Botany or (1.0 credit) Anatomy & Physiology

MATH – All ALA students are required to be enrolled in a math course 9th-12th Math Core – 3 credits required

  • (1.0 credit) Secondary Math I or Secondary Math I Honors in 9th grade
  • (1.0 credit) Secondary Math II or Secondary Math Honors in 10th grade
  • Secondary Math III or Secondary Math III Honors in 11th grade

12th grade additional suggested sequence if college bound

  • (.50 credit) College Prep Math
  • (1.0 credit) Concurrent Enrollment -1st Semester-Math 1010 and 2nd Semester-Math 1050
  • (1.0 credit) Concurrent Enrollment- 1st Semester-Math 1050 and 2nd Semester-Math 1060
  • (1.0 credit) AP Statistics or AP Calculus
  • (1.0 credit) Accounting 1 & 2 (Both Accounting classes must be taken)

Note: Successful completion of Calculus meets graduation requirements regardless of number of credits taken.

PHYSICAL & HEALTH EDUCATION – 2 credits required
(2) Credits (all P.E. classes are .5 credits)

  • (.50 credit) Participation Skills in 9th grade
  • (.50 credit) Fitness for Life in 10th grade
  • (.50 credit) Health in 10th grade
  • (.50 credit) Individualized Lifetime Activities in 11th grade (or two seasons of UHSAA recognized sports during High School or 1.0 credit recognized ALA dance classes)

*See documents that are attached below for more information on PE credits

FINE ARTS

1.5 Credits

FINANCIAL LITERACY

.5 Credits

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY/EXPLORING COMPUTER SCIENCE

.5 Credits

CAREER AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION-­‐CTE

1.0 Credits
LEADERSHIP 11, LEADERSHIP MANAGEMENT PRINCIPALS or EdNet – MGMT 1250

.5 Credits

ELECTIVES

6.0 Credits

26 Total Credits for ALA Graduation, based on attendance 9th-12th grade

**Courses that may not be offered every year

Note: Characteristics of a rigorous high school education include 2 years of the same foreign language, as many AP, Concurrent Enrollment or College classes as possible, an ACT /College Prep class.
Additional: Many colleges and universities have a minimum GPA requirement; encourage student participation in school based activities, clubs, community/volunteer work, leadership opportunities and appropriate ACT or SAT scores.

Transferring College Credit

Information about how colleges accept/transfer college credits, including those earned in high school through AP, concurrent enrollment, and/or ednet.

www.transferutah.org

Health _ PE Credit Options – doc

Health _ PE Requirements – doc

Application for Credit Review-1 – doc

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