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College & Career Pathways

Informational Meeting for the

Academies @ Pope

October 12, 2015

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Agenda

What are the Academies @ Pope?What are the benefits?What are the requirements and expectations?How do I apply?

Dr. Robert Downs- Principal

Tom Flugum- Assistant Principal for Curriculum and Instruction

Kathryn Sax- Counselor

Introduction to Academy Coordinators

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What are the Academies?

Four Different Academies @ PopeSTEM Academies including: Advanced Math & Science Academy Engineering AcademyCulinary Arts AcademyGlobalization Academy

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Academies @ Pope

What are the Academies @ Pope, and why should I care?

1

Benefits of the Academies

2

Requirements & Expectations

3

How do I apply?

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Benefits of the Academies

Rigor, Relevance, Relationships, Readiness

1

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Preparation for college AND high-demand, high-wage careers Parent and community involvement Personalized learning environment for ALL students in a cohort structureEngaging curriculum and instruction Practical work experiences such as job shadowing and internships Opportunities for online courses, college credit, and professional certifications during high school Project-based, interdisciplinary learning

Benefits of the Academies

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Gain skills that makes a student stand out from others when applying to collegeResearch and DesignInternshipDigital Portfolio of student experiences

Academy Benefits!

Still access all the fantastic opportunities @ Pope

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Academy Coursework and College Expectations

A BIG benefit to being in one of the Academies is how colleges view your course work and the number of AP courses taken over you four years in high school.

What are they looking for?

UGA

Georgia Tech

Other elite colleges?

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A Competitive College Comparison

UGA’s 2015 Freshman Profile

Core GPA mid 50% = 3.81-4.06 (Academic only)SAT mid 50% = 1810-2060ACT mid 50%= 27-31Total AP/IB courses = 4-8Admit rate 52%Honors Program mid-50%:4.0-4.18 GPA2130-2240 SAT32-34 ACT

Georgia Tech’s Freshman Profile

Core GPA = 4.0 + averageSAT mid 50% = 2060-2250ACT mid 50% = 30-33Total AP/IB/DE = 7-1294% have taken at least AP Calculus or equivalentAdmit rate dropped from 55% in 2012 to 32% in 2015

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Requirements & Expectations

Academies @ Pope offers career academies for students of exceptional merit.

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Expectations

Each Career Academy will have its own expectations and course requirements. Students accepted to the Academies @ Pope are first and foremost expected to maintain specific grades in each Academy course. In addition to maintaining academic excellence in the classroom, students are also expected to complete the following:

Yearly

participation in

extracurricular

academy

activities

such as Science Fair, Science Olympiad, Robotics, Math Team, FBLA, Mock Trial, Debate, Model UN, STEM

events,

Prostart

Culinary competitions

and Academic Bowl.

Complete

a capstone

project/digital portfolio

and/or business internship during junior or senior year.

Attend

Academy specific activities such as summer workshops, business presentations and other events mandated during Academy courses.

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STEM- Advanced Math & Science Pathway

 

9th Grade10th Grade11th Grade12th GradeMathAccelerated Geometry B/Algebra IIAccelerated PrecalculusAP Calculus BCMultivariable CalculusScienceAP Environmental ScienceAP BiologyAP ChemistryAP Physics CorAP Physics I

Students have

strong

interest in mathematics, science and technology

.

This academy has the highest math requirement .

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STEM- Engineering Pathway

 

9

th

Grade

10

th

Grade11th Grade12th GradeEngineeringCursesIntroduction to Engineering DesignPrinciples of EngineeringEngineering Specialization I(Civil Engineering and Architecture)Engineering Design and Development (CAPSTONE)ScienceCoursesAP Environmental ScienceAP BiologyAP ChemistryAP Physics CorPhysics IorAP Computer Science

Minimum math requirement for entry to the engineering academy is

Acc Algebra I/ Geometry A

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**2 Engineering academyMath Pathways(Dependent on 9th Grade MATH entry level )

9

th

Grade

10

th

Grade

11

th

Grade

12

th

grade

Acc

Algebra I/ Geometry A

Acc

Geom

B/ Algebra II

Acc

Pre Calculus

AP Calculus BC

Acc

Geometry B/

Algebra II

Acc

Pre Calculus

AP Calculus BC

Engineering Calculus

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Math Requirements for the STEM Academies

Advanced Math & Science Academy-

Must

enter 9

th

grade at

Acc

Geom

B/Algebra II

(Completed Algebra I/

Geom

A in 8

th

grade).

If student was in Algebra I in 8

th

Grade he/she will be required to complete

Geometry A

online in the summer with Cobb Virtual Academy in order to be placed in the cohort math class for AMSA.

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Math Requirements cont.

Engineering Academy-

May enter 9

th

grade at

Acc

Algebra I/

Geom

A or

Acc

Geom

B/ Algebra II.

Can be in Algebra I in 8

th

Grade (and then some algebra review will occur in high school) or AC Math 8. Student will start at the beginning of the accelerated math program.

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Culinary Academy-

Students should have a strong interest in hospitality and tourism related fields.

Course

9

th

Grade

10

th

Grade

11

th

Grade

12

th

grade

Culinary Arts

Intro to Culinary Arts

Culinary Arts I

Culinary Arts II

Culinary Internship

Science

Biology

Chemistry

Physics

AP Environmental Science

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Career-oriented instruction in both classic and modern culinary arts with an emphasis on the skills needed to succeed in the industry and postsecondary education.Students who successfully complete the Culinary Arts Pathway and pass the end-of-pathway and ServSafe tests are allowed to exempt the initial Culinary Arts course in Kennesaw State University’s new Bachelor of Science in Culinary Sustainability and Hospitality Management.

Participate in Culinary Arts activities and competitionsCatering to many Pope groups throughout the year

Culinary Arts Academy

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Globalization Academy

GLOBALIZATION ACDEMYParticipate in Model UN, Debate, Academic Team etc. Globalization Academy students will take World Language for all four years. This can be either the study of one language through AP level, or a combination of two languages.

Globalization Academy students will have the opportunity for study /travel at least once during their high school career.

 

9

th Grade10th Grade11th Grade12th GradeSocial StudiesAP Human GeographyAP World HistoryAP US HistoryAP Gov/AP EconLanguage ArtsHonors 9th LitHonors World LitAP Language/American LitAP Literature

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How do I apply?

Visit our website for applications and recommendation forms

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Academy Application-

online on Pope websiteunder the Academic tab-Items which will determine acceptance to the academies include the following:ApplicationAcademic Transcript/Test ScoresExtracurricular ActivitiesEssay QuestionsTeacher RecommendationsAll forms must be completed and submitted ONLINE by January 5, 2016. No exceptions!For private schools only, scan transcripts & test scores to academy coordinator. For CCSD schools we can access that information in our system.

Applications Online

Advanced Math & Science:popeamsa@gmail.comEngineering:ansel.crowder@cobbk12.orgGlobalization:popeglobalization@gmail.comCulinary:bradley.klink@cobbk12.org

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