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FRESHMAN ORIENTATION Language Arts Mathematics Science STEM Health/Physical Education NEW PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL

# FRESHMAN ORIENTATION Language Arts Mathematics Science ...€¦ · Algebra 1 Foundations Algebra 1 Algebra 1 Algebra Theory and Applications* 9th 9th 7th/8th Geometry Foundations

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FRESHMAN ORIENTATION

Language ArtsMathematics

ScienceSTEM

Health/Physical Education

NEW PROVIDENCE HIGH SCHOOL

Language Arts David Goldstein

[email protected]

Shared Vision

▶ Department Rubrics▶ Writing and Reading

Expectations▶ Fake Reading and Writing▶ SAT, ACT, PARCC▶ The Good Story

▶ Fundamentals of World Literature

▶ Survey of World Literature

▶ World Literature▶ Honors World

Literature▶ Placement Test

▶ Fundamentals of American Literature

▶ Survey of American Literature

▶ American Literature

▶ Honors American Literature

▶ Fundamentals of British Literature

▶ Survey of British Literature

▶ World Literature▶ Honors British

Literature▶ AP Language and

Composition▶ Honors

▶ Fundamentals of Humanities

▶ Survey of Humanities

▶ Humanities▶ Honors

Humanities▶ AP Literature

and Language

MATHEMATICS

Susan Rembetsy

[email protected]

■ FOUNDATIONS OF ALGEBRA I■ ALGEBRA I■ GEOMETRY■ GEOMETRY T/A (honors)■ ADVANCED ALGEBRA &

FUNCTIONS (honors)

SEQUENCE OF MATH COURSES Course Type Course Name Possible Year of

Completion

Algebra 1 Foundations Algebra 1Algebra 1Algebra Theory and Applications*

9th9th7th/8th

Geometry Foundations of GeometryGeometryGeometry Theory and Applications*

10th9th/10th8th/9th/10th

Algebra 2 Algebra 2Intermediate Algebra and TrigonometryAdvanced Algebra and Functions*

11th10th/11th9th/10th/11th

Precalculus PrecalculusPrecalculus Honors*

11th/12th10th/11th/12th

Calculus CalculusHonors CalculusAP Calculus AB/BC

12th12th11th/12th

Mathematics Flow Chart

MATH CLUB OPPORTUNITIESOpen to all students at any level for the enjoyment and challenge of learning mathematics and/or computer science.

Math Club:■ Online Competitions against other schools - Arete Labs (AMC)■ American Mathematics Competition (AMC)■ Princeton University Math Competition (PUMaC)■ Moody’s Mega Math Competition■ Harvard MIT Mathematics Tournament

Computer Programming Club:■ Hack - a - thons■ Week of Code at Elementary Schools■ Learn a Language tutorials■ Computer Science Competitions

SCIENCELeah [email protected]

Notes● All courses are college prep

courses

● All courses meet for 3 periods per 4 day rotation except Honors Biology

● Honors Biology meets for an extra lab period every week.

● PE wraps around the Honors Biology program

● Honors criteria in the Program of Studies

■ BIOLOGICAL SCIENCE

■ BIOLOGY■ HONORS BIOLOGY

•All students sit for assessment on 2/6 and 2/7

•Multiple Choice and Open Ended (Free Response)

•Designed to assess a variety of cognitive skills such as:○ Data analysis○ Problem solving○ Critical thinking○ Ability to present arguments based on scientific

evidence and principles

•Triple graded by HS Biology teachers

•Results given after 3rd marking period

Honors Biology Placement Assessment

■ Chemistry

■ Honors Chemistry

■ Conceptual Physics

■ Physics

■ AP Physics 1

Science Electives

■ AP Biology■ AP Chemistry■ AP Physics C■ Environmental Science■ Human Physiology

Science Activities & Clubs■ Science Olympiad■ New Jersey Envirothon■ Great Swamp Habitat

Improvement ■ Japanese Science

Exchange■ Waksman Student Scholars

Program

Japanese Science Exchange

Conducting Authentic Molecular Biology and Genomics Research

STEM

Mr. Jon [email protected]

STEM COURSES - ELECTIVES

❏ Introduction to Engineering Design ❏ Environmental Sustainability❏ Principles of Engineering ❏ Aerospace Engineering

❏ Technology and Design Process❏ Architecture and Engineering Design

❏ Honors Biomedical Engineering

❏ Programing and Innovation❏ AP Computer Science Principles❏ AP Computer Science

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Credits

STEM Visitations - February 14th

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STEM CLUB

Cooper Union

Syracuse BrownWisconsin

RIT

Columbia

Drexel

CornellBrown

New Haven

New School

NJIT

NPHS First STEM League Competition

PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Vinny Carangelo Director of Athletics

[email protected]

■ 1.25 required credits per year for graduation

■ Physical education activities are scheduled to promote lifelong wellness

■ Focus on fitness education, enhancement, and development

■ “Sports Study” alternative

3.75 required credits per year for graduation

ATHLETICS

Conference and State Champions 2018-2019

■ Football: Conference Championship■ Boys Soccer: State Sectional Championship■ Current Group 1 Leaders of NJSIAA ‘Shop Rite Cup’

2017-2018■ Girls Cross Country: Conference Championship■ Girls Tennis: State Sectional Championship■ Baseball: State Sectional Championship; Frank Sayre Award Winners; Conference

Championship■ Boys’ Soccer: Conference Championship■ Boys’ Basketball: Conference Championship; Thomas Wachenfeld Sportsmanship Award

Winners■ Boys’ Spring Track: State Sectional Championship■ Girls’ Spring Track: State Sectional Championship■ Boys’ Lacrosse: Conference Championship■ Girls’ Lacrosse: Conference Championship

2016-2017■ Girls Cross Country: Conference Championship■ Girls Tennis: Group 1 State Championship■ Ice Hockey (co-op with GL): Conference Championship■ Girls Track: State Sectional Championship■ Boys Track: Conference and State Sectional Championship

2015-2016■ Boys Cross Country: Sectional Championship■ Girls Cross Country: Group 1 State Championship■ Boys Swimming: Sectional Championship■ Girls Track: Sectional Championship