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8th Grade. Meet with Counselor between March 7 - 18. High School Conferences ... course, career and technical education program, online learning, or other ...
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Class of 2020

Mission Statement Every child has a right to be connected. Every child has a right to intellect. Vision Statement A collaborative learning community in which every individual is valued, engaged and connected. Belief Statement Continually improve. Collaborate and communicate. Focus on learning and achievement. Nurture and maintain a positive school culture.

Calendar Class of 2018 Sophomores Meet with Counselor between Feb. 1 - 12 Class of 2019 Freshman Meet with Counselor between Feb. 15 - 26 Class of 2020 8th Grade Meet with Counselor between March 7 - 18

High School Conferences March 10, 17 & 18

Dear Students and Parents Mattawan High School strives to be a collaborative learning community in which every individual is valued, engaged and successful. The foundation of our learning organization is built upon two beliefs: • Every child has a right to intellectual challenge. • Every child has a right to be connected. Each of us is committed to your child’s success and serving your family’s needs within a safe and respectful setting. Our educational environment is characterized by the care and concern shown for students. A variety of teaching and learning opportunities are fostered to meet individual needs and learning styles. Our curriculum addresses the diversity of students’ academic skills, interests, and social, emotional and physical development. A commitment to excellence shared by staff, students, parents and community makes Mattawan Consolidated School a leader in providing quality educational programming and an engaging experience for all students. Mattawan High School students are assigned to a student services team for coordinated and personalized service. The student services team is comprised of a Dean of Teaching and Learning and counselor. In addition, students may receive services from our Director of Student Activities, Intervention Specialist, school psychologists, school social workers, physical therapist, speech/language therapists, and myself. Mattawan High School provides a comprehensive core curriculum. We augment basic instruction with multiple honors courses; advanced placement courses, special education programming; general education interventions and support; library-media services; business and computer technology and instruction; applied arts, world languages, art, instrumental and vocal music, consumer sciences and physical wellness courses. Qualifying students may also participate in dual enrollment courses at one of the area colleges and technology center courses at the Van Buren Intermediate School District (VBISD). In addition, there are a number of school sponsored student activities for students to participate beyond the instructional day in athletics, clubs, fine and performing arts, and student organizations. We are proud of our students, parents, staff and facilities. Please browse our Web site at www.mattawanschools.org for more detailed information. If you have questions or would like to speak with someone in person, please call (269) 668-3361 ext 8300 or stop by our school where you will be greeted by our friendly, caring staff. With Mattawan Pride, Tim Eastman, Principal

What’s Inside This Issue? Infinite Campus Portal Closes April 1

Spring Break March 31 - April 10

Path to Graduation & Graduation Requirements Typical Course Sequence in English, Math, Science and Social Studies

2016-17 Course Offerings Directions for using Infinite Campus to select your schedule online

Requirements for Graduation from Mattawan High School 1. Graduation from Mattawan Consolidated School signifies that a student has satisfactorily completed an approved course of study and that s/he has satisfactorily passed examinations and/or met other requirements established by the District. 2. To graduate, Mattawan Consolidated School requires a student meet two criteria related to credit: A student must be a full-time student for a minimum of four years, attempting, attending, and completing classes totaling 24 credits. 3. A student must successfully pass classes totaling 22 credits. The 22 credits earned must meet or exceed the course/credit content expectations and guidelines required in the Mattawan High School Curriculum (MHS) and Michigan Merit Curriculum (MMC). 4. Students may fulfill credit and coursework requirements during middle school or high school, whether in a traditional academic course, career and technical education program, online learning, or other option in which the subject area content expectations are embedded. High school credit will be awarded when a student has demonstrated a reasonable level of mastery of the subject area content expectations, regardless of enrollment in the course. 5. The following table defines the minimum credits and/or coursework required for graduation from Mattawan Consolidated School: Mattawan High School Graduation Requirements Beginning with the Class of 2016 Credits 4.0 credits

Department

Required courses 18.5 credits toward the 24 credits taken in HS

English

• English 9

• English 10 • English 11 4.0 credits

Mathematics

3.0 credits

Social Studies

• English 12 Algebra I (may be earned in MS) Geometry (may be earned in MS) Algebra II • or Algebra II over 2 years for 2 credits, • or Algebra II over 1.5 years for 1.5 credits • or A MDE-approved CTE program such as machining, electronics, construction, welding, engineering, computer science, renewable energy if course includes same algebra II content assessed on the state high school test Student must complete at least one math/math related course during final HS year • or w/ a Personal Curriculum- 3.5 credits of math incl. Alg.I, Geom & Algebra II may be modified if the student meets one or more of the following: • One semester of algebra II • Algebra II over two years for 2 credits • MDE-approved CTE program or curriculum that completes the same content as algebra II benchmarks assessed on State HS Assessment or one semester of statistics, functions and data analysis or technical mathematics • Student must complete at least one math/math related course during final two HS years • US History and Geography

• Civics/Economics

3.0 credits

Science

• World History & Geography or w/ a Personal Curriculum - at least 2 credits of social science, incl. ½ credit of civics or one additional credit in ELA, mathematics, science, a language other than English, or a • CTE program • Biology

• Chemistry or Physics 1.0 credit

Health and Physical Ed

1.0 credit

Applied, Performing or Visual Arts Senior Seminar

0.5 credits 2.0 credits

0.0 credit 5.5 credits

• One additional science credit or MDE-approved computer science or CTE program • OR 1/2 credit in health, plus 1/2 credit for district-approved participation in extra-curricular athletics or activities involving physical activity (i.e. credit earned in 1st sem. Band or completion in good standing of any MHS sport season at any level) • OR with a Personal Curriculum may substitute an additional credit in ELA, mathematics, science, a language other than English, or a CTE program for both Health and P.E. OR with a Personal Curriculum may substitute an additional credit in ELA, mathematics, science, a language other than English, or a CTE program •

Senior Seminar

World Language other than English (Sign Language counts) Online Learning Experience



For Graduating Classes of 2015 through 2020 only, may partially or fully substitute 1 world language credit with a MDE-approved CTE program OR by completing an additional visual or performing arts course (may be earned in MS)



Additional Credits



A student must engage in one or more teacher-led, structured learning activities that utilize technology with Intranet/Internet-based tools and resources as the delivery method for instruction, research, assessment, and communication. A minimum of 5.5 additional credits must be earned.

Courses offered at Mattawan High School (bold courses fulfill Math requirements) ACCOUNTING* A/B ADVANCED ATHLETIC TRAINING ADVANCED FORENSIC SCIENCE* ADVANCED STUDIO ART ALGEBRA I ALGEBRA I (2 HOUR BLOCK) ALGEBRA IIA & IIB ALGEBRA II AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE* 1 & 2 ANTHROPOLOGY I & II AP ART HISTORY* A/B AP BIOLOGY AP CALCULUS AB & BC AP CHEMISTRY AP COMPUTER SCIENCE* A/B AP ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE* AP EUROPEAN HISTORY AP FRENCH* AP GOVERNMENT & POLITICS AP LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION AP LITERATURE & COMPOSITION AP MACROECONOMICS* AP MICROECONOMICS* AP PHYSICS AP PSYCHOLOGY * AP SPANISH* AP STATISTICS AP US HISTORY* A/B AP WORLD HISTORY ART APPRECIATION* ASTRONOMY * ATHLETIC TRAINING BAND BIOETHICS* BIOLOGY BROADCASTING I & II BUSINESS ETHICS* BUSINESS MANAGEMENT & MARKETING COMPUTER AIDED DRAFTING (CAD) CHEMISTRY CHEMISTRY (2 HOUR BLOCK) CHILD DEVELOPMENT CHINESE I, II, II & IV * CIVICS COMPOSITION - ADVANCED* COMPOSITION - BEGINNING* CONCERT CHOIR

CREATIVE WRITING DANCE & AEROBIC FITNESS DRAFTING & DESIGN TECH I DRAWING/PRINTMAKING EARTH SCIENCE* A/B ECONOMICS ENGLISH 9 ENGLISH 9 (2 HR BLOCK) ENGLISH 10 ENGLISH 10 (2 HR BLOCK) ENGLISH 11 ENGLISH 11 (2 HR BLOCK) ENGLISH 12 ENTREPRENEUR BUSINESS MANAGEMENT * ENTREPRENEUR BUSINESS PLANNING * ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE* A/B ESSENTIAL OF PHYSICS FILM STUDIES: AMERICAN FILM* FILM STUDIES: DIRECTORS OF THE GOLDEN AGE* FITNESS & SPORTS FORENSIC SCIENCE* FRENCH I, II, & III FUNCTIONS, STATISTICS & TRIGONOMETRY (FST) GAME DESIGN* GEOMETRY GERMAN I, II, III & IV* HONORS ALGEBRA II HONORS ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY HONORS BIOLOGY HONORS CHEMISTRY HONORS CIVICS & ECONOMICS HONORS ENGLISH 9 HONORS ENGLISH 10 HONORS SPANISH I & II HONORS TRIGONOMETRY & PRECALCULUS HONORS US HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY HOSPITALITY (2 hour) HUMAN SPACE EXPLORATION* IN SEARCH OF CYRANO* INFORMAL GEOMETRY INTRODUCTION TO ART

INTRODUCTION TO HEALTH AND WELLNESS INTRODUCTION TO LAW INTRODUCTION TO STRENGTH & CONDITIONING JAPANESE I & II * JAVA PROGRAMMING* LADIES' CHORUS LATIN I, II & III * MASTER SINGERS' CHORALE MATHEMATICS OF BASEBALL STATISTICS* MATHEMATICS OF PERSONAL FINANCE* MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY* MUSIC APPRECIATION* A/B NATIVE AMERICAN HISTORY* OCEANS AND THEIR ECOSYSTEMS* OCEANOGRAPHY* A/B PAINTING PALS I & II PERSONAL FINANCE FOR YOUNG ADULTS* PHYSICS POWER TRAINING PRE-CALCULUS & DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (PDM) PSYCHOLOGY (* also online) SENIOR SEMINAR SOCIOLOGY (* also online) SPANISH I, II & III TECHNICAL READING AND WRITING THEATRE I & II THREE DIMENSIONAL (3D) DESIGN THRIVE UNITED STATES HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY VIDEO PROJECTS I VISUAL BASIC.NET* WEBPAGE DESIGN WORLD HISTORY & GEOGRAPHY WOMEN’S ENSEMBLE WRITING CENTER YEARBOOK * Online Courses

Courses offered at VBISD Technology Center AGRISCIENCE & NATURAL RESOURCES ALLIED HEALTH TECHNOLOGIES AUTO BODY AUTO TECHNICIAN CADET TEACHER ACADEMY COMMERCIAL ART COMPUTER PROGRAMMING AND INTERACTIVE MEDIA CONSTRUCTION TRADES COSMETOLOGY

CULINARY ARTS & CATERING MGMT EARLY CHILDHOOD CAREERS & EDUCATION EARLY COLLEGE HEALTH ALLIANCE EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) FIRE SCIENCE FUNDAMENTALS OF PATIENT CARE GLOBAL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT AND FINANCE GRAPHIC ARTS

HEALTH ACADEMY LAW ENFORCEMENT MACHINE TOOL OPERATIONS MARKETING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP PHARMACY TECH PHLEBOTOMY PLASTICS WELDING

HS ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS (ELA) COURSE PATH ENTRY TO HIGH SCHOOL English 9 (2 hr. Block)

English 9

Honors English 9

English 10 (2 hr. Block)

English 10

Honors English 10

English 11 (2hr. Block)

English 11

AP Language and Composition

Technical Reading And Writing

English 12

AP Literature and Composition

All MMC Content Expectations Completed

Writing Center

Yearbook

HS MATHEMATICS COURSE PATH ENTRY TO HIGH SCHOOL

Algebra I (2 hr. Block)

Algebra I

Geometry

Algebra II or Honors Algebra II

Informal Geometry Or Geometry

Geometry

Algebra II or Honors Algebra II

Honors Trig & Pre-calculus

Algebra IIA

Algebra II

Functions, Statistics And Trigonometry

AP Calculus

Algebra IIB

Functions, Statistics And Trigonometry

Pre-calculus & Discrete Mathematics

Calculus II

All MMC Content Expectations Completed

AP Statistics

HS SCIENCE COURSE PATH ENTRY TO HIGH SCHOOL Biology/Honors Biology

Physics/Chemistry

One Science Elective

All MMC Content Expectations Completed AP Biology

Honors Anatomy

Environmental Science

Earth Science

AP Chemistry

AP Chemistry

AP Environmental Science

PLTW Principles of Biomedical Science

PLTW Human Body Systems

Online Options

HS SOCIAL STUDIES COURSE PATH ENTRY TO HIGH SCHOOL

US History & Geography

Honors US History & Geography

Civics and Economics

Honors Civics & Economics

World History & Geography

AP European History/ AP World History

All MMC Content Expectation Completed Anthropology I

Sociology

PALS I

AP US History

Anthropology II

Psychology

PALS II

AP World History

AP Government & Politics

Infinite Campus Guide To Online Registration and Course Selection High School To access the portal and begin your course requests, open your web browser and type in the following web address:
 https://campus.mattawanschools.org/campus/portal/ Mattawan.jsp Note: The address must be entered exactly as shown. There is no "www" preceding the address. If you get a Security Alert, answer yes to the question "Do you want to proceed?" • Log in with your Campus Portal User Name and Password. • If you have more than one student to schedule, select the student by clicking the “Switch Student” tab. • Once you have logged in, click on the Registration link in the navigation index to the left. Adding Requested and Alternate Courses: From the registration area, click Course 1. Search on the navigation bar. 2. Search for a course by Course Name (partial or full) or by Course Number (full number) then click Go. 3. From the Select a Course to View list, click on the one of the courses. Take time to read the

course description to ensure it's one you're interested in. 4. When you've found the course you are

searching for, click on Request this Course or Request as Alternate. The course name will then be listed in the Course Menu where stipulated.

Portal 5. Continue searching for and adding course requests by clicking Course Search on the navigation bar. Once you have reached the maximum number of requests, you will only have the option of adding additional requests as Alternate Requests. This is tracked by the Units at the top of the courses menu. Removing Requested and Alternate Courses: In the Course Menu, click on the name of the course you want to remove, then click on Drop This Request. The course will no longer appear in the Course Menu. Finalizing Requests:

To review your selections, click on Print Request Summary on the navigation bar in the registration area. Choose whether you would like a printed copy or a digital copy (Adobe Reader needed to view summary). Reminders and FYI's: ● 5 failed attempts at logging into the Portal will result in your account being disabled. ● You can only request a course once. (No duplications) ● Alternate choices should be made in order of preference and can only be finalized by a counselor. ● Required Courses cannot be removed. ● Counselors will finalize registration. ● Parents, if you have not yet received your Activation Key (GUID) to set up your Campus account, please contact the Information Technology Office (see below). Help can be obtained by sending an email to [email protected] In your message, please include your name, User Name, your telephone number and a short description of the problem.

K-12 Placement of Students at Mattawan Consolidated School (IP 5410A) It is the goal of Mattawan Consolidated School to provide each student with the right to intellect in a nurturing environment. Considerations in the placement of students for learning include: The learning style of the student The instructional environment provided by the teacher Academic achievement Social skills and behavior Work habits Relationships with other students Gender balance Special programming needs Speech and language development Health concerns Perspective from parents Student Placement Procedures include information from classroom teachers, school intervention specialists, speech therapists, administrators and other school personnel. This information is combined with perspective provided by parents. Parents wishing to provide observations regarding their child’s academic behavior and/or social needs as part of the scheduling process are invited to complete the Student Placement Parent Information Form which can be found on the High School web page. If questions arise while completing the Student Placement Parent Information Form, parents are invited to contact their student’s counselor or dean of students. School district personnel appreciate the fact that parents care a great deal about the placement of children. A sincere attempt will be made to work closely with parents to provide a rigorous academic program in a nurturing environment for al children.

Mattawan High School Contacts 269-668-3361 Main Office

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Tim Eastman, Principal

[email protected]

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Cathy Martz, Building Secretary

[email protected]

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Mike Dudley, Dean of Teaching and Learning

[email protected]

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Greg Mickelson, Dean of Teaching and Learning

[email protected]

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JoAnna Nieboer, Clerk to Deans

[email protected]

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Kim Gravitter, Attendance Clerk

[email protected]

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Scott Banghart, Counselor

[email protected]

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Debbie Hindman, Counselor

[email protected]

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Craig Thornton, Counselor

[email protected]

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Roberta Flachier, Intervention Specialist

[email protected]

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Gail Kolenko, Guidance Office Clerk

[email protected]

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Ken Mohney, Director of Student Activities

[email protected]

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Sue Jaques, Activities Office Secretary

[email protected]

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