How to Earn 10 Credits in 7th Grade

Credits

Project Title

Task and Requirements

Year Long Projects

1

Advisory

Expectations vary by advisor

.5

PLP

  • Create your Personal Learning Plan
  • Update your PLP at least once a month
  • Use this to track you best projects
  • Create a showcase portfolio of your best work

.5

(1 Max)

Independent

Reading

  • Develop and follow a reading plan with your advisor
  • This consists of reading books each year as directed by your PLP and showing evidence of the Learning Targets in all core areas.
  • Students can also participate in reading groups throughout the year

1

Math

Complete a math course

.5

Writing

  • Develop and follow a writing plan as part of their PLP
  • This will consist of an online portfolio of quality writing pieces, drawn from projects, showing the student’s ability to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Students are expected to add writing samples to their portfolio each year

1

Physical Education

  • Develop and follow a physical fitness plan
  • Log 100+ hours per year

1

Life Long Learning/ Community Service

Participate and complete meaningful Lifelong Learning Activities/Experience Fridays and community service activities.

4.5

Projects/ Seminars

Students develop projects that cover a range of topics. Students in 7th grade should complete projects that include a variety of academic areas: Science, Health, Art, Social Studies, World Language, Community Service, etc.

How to Earn 10 Credits in 8th Grade

Credits

Project Title

Task and Requirements

Year Long Projects

1

Advisory

Expectations vary by advisor

.5

PLP

  • Create your Personal Learning Plan
  • Update your PLP at least once a month
  • Use this to track you best projects
  • Create a showcase portfolio of your best work

.5

(1 Max)

Independent

Reading

  • Develop and follow a reading plan with your advisor
  • This consists of reading books each year as directed by your PLP and showing evidence of the Learning Targets in all core areas.
  • Students can also participate in reading groups throughout the year

1

Math

Complete a math course

.5

Writing

  • Develop and follow a writing plan as part of their PLP
  • This will consist of an online portfolio of quality writing pieces, drawn from projects, showing the student’s ability to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Use the Write to Learn Program as dictated in your PLP
  • Students are expected to add writing samples to their portfolio each year

1

Physical Education

  • Develop and follow a physical fitness plan
  • Log 100+ hours per year

1

Life Long Learning/ Community Service

Participate and complete meaningful Lifelong Learning Activities/Experience Fridays and community service activities.

4.5

Projects/ Seminars

Students develop projects that cover a range of topics. Students in 8th grade should complete projects that include a variety of academic areas: Science, Health, Art, Social Studies, World Language, Community Service, etc.

How to Earn 10 Credits in 9th Grade

Credits

Project Title

Task and Requirements

Year Long Projects

1

Advisory

Expectations vary by advisor

.5

PLP

  • Create your Personal Learning Plan
  • Update your PLP at least once a month
  • Use this to track you best projects
  • Create a showcase portfolio of your best work

.5

(1 Max)

Independent

Reading

  • Develop and follow a reading plan with your advisor
  • This consists of reading books each year as directed by your PLP and showing evidence of the Learning Targets in all core areas.
  • Students can also participate in reading groups throughout the year

1

Math

Complete a math course

.5

Writing

  • Develop and follow a writing plan as part of their PLP
  • This will consist of an online portfolio of quality writing pieces, drawn from projects, showing the student’s ability to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Students are expected to add writing samples to their portfolio each year

1

Physical Education

  • Develop and follow a physical fitness plan
  • Log 100+ hours per year

1

Life Long Learning/ Community Service

Participate and complete meaningful Lifelong Learning Activities/Experience Fridays and community service activities.

4.5

Projects/ Seminars

Students develop projects that cover a range of topics. Students in 9th grade should complete projects that include a variety of academic areas: Science, Health, Art, Social Studies, World Language, Community Service, etc.

How to Earn 10 Credits in 10th Grade

Credits

Project Title

Task and Requirements

Year Long Projects

1

Advisory

Expectations vary by advisor

.5

PLP

  • Create your Personal Learning Plan
  • Update your PLP at least once a month
  • Use this to track you best projects
  • Create a showcase portfolio of your best work

.5

(1 Max)

Independent

Reading

  • Develop and follow a reading plan with your advisor
  • This consists of reading books each year as directed by your PLP and showing evidence of the Learning Targets in all core areas.
  • Students can also participate in reading groups throughout the year

1

Math

Complete a math course

.5

Writing

  • Develop and follow a writing plan as part of their PLP
  • This will consist of an online portfolio of quality writing pieces, drawn from projects, showing the student’s ability to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Use the Write to Learn Program as dictated in your PLP
  • Students are expected to add writing samples to their portfolio each year

1

Physical Education

  • Develop and follow a physical fitness plan
  • Log 100+ hours per year

1

Life Long Learning/ Community Service

Participate and complete meaningful Lifelong Learning Activities/Experience Fridays and community service activities.

4.5

Projects/ Seminars

Students develop projects that cover a range of topics. Students in 10th grade should complete projects that include a variety of academic areas: Science, Health, Art, Social Studies, World Language, Community Service, etc.

How to Earn 10 Credits in 11th Grade

Credits

Project Title

Task and Requirements

Year Long Projects

1

Advisory

Expectations vary by advisor

.5

PLP

  • Create your Personal Learning Plan
  • Update your PLP at least once a month
  • Use this to track you best projects
  • Create a showcase portfolio of your best work

.5

(1 Max)

Independent

Reading

  • Develop and follow a reading plan with your advisor
  • This consists of reading books each year as directed by your PLP and showing evidence of the Learning Targets in all core areas.
  • Students can also participate in reading groups throughout the year

1

Math

Complete a math course

.5

Writing

  • Develop and follow a writing plan as part of their PLP
  • This will consist of an online portfolio of quality writing pieces, drawn from projects, showing the student’s ability to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Students are expected to add writing samples to their portfolio each year

1

Physical Education

  • Develop and follow a physical fitness plan
  • Log 100+ hours per year

1

Life Long Learning/ Community Service

Participate and complete meaningful Lifelong Learning Activities/Experience Fridays and community service activities.

4.5

Projects/ Seminars

Students develop projects that cover a range of topics. Students in 11th grade should complete projects that include a variety of academic areas: Science, Health, Art, Social Studies, World Language, Community Service, etc.

How to Earn 10 Credits in 12th Grade

Credits

Project Title

Task and Requirements

Year Long Projects

1

Advisory

Expectations vary by advisor

.5

PLP

  • Create your Personal Learning Plan
  • Update your PLP at least once a month
  • Use this to track you best projects
  • Create a showcase portfolio of your best work

.5

(1 Max)

Independent

Reading

  • Develop and follow a reading plan with your advisor
  • This consists of reading books each year as directed by your PLP and showing evidence of the Learning Targets in all core areas.
  • Students can also participate in reading groups throughout the year

1

Math

Complete a math course

.5

Writing

  • Develop and follow a writing plan as part of their PLP
  • This will consist of an online portfolio of quality writing pieces, drawn from projects, showing the student’s ability to write for a variety of purposes.
  • Students are expected to add writing samples to their portfolio each year

1

Physical Education

  • Develop and follow a physical fitness plan
  • Log 100+ hours per year

1

Life Long Learning/ Community Service

Participate and complete meaningful Lifelong Learning Activities/Experience Fridays and community service activities.

4.5

Projects/ Seminars

Students develop projects that cover a range of topics. Students in 12th grade should complete projects that include a variety of academic areas: Science, Health, Art, Social Studies, World Language, Community Service, etc.