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Panhandle High School Personal Graduation Plan 

Choose one (can change endorsement as interests change)
0  STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)
0  Business and Industry
0  Public Services
0  Arts and Humanities
0  Multidisciplinary Studies
*See back for course offerings for each Endorsement 

Additional Required Courses:    
    ____ PE (1 credit)    
    ____ Fine Arts (1 credit)
    ____ Technology (1 credit)
    ____ 5 Elective Credits
*Distinguished Level of Achievement
     -A total of four credits in math, including Alg II
     -A total of four credits in science
     -Completion of curriculum requirements for at                                                        l      least one endorsement
A student must earn Distinguished Level of Achievement to be eligible for top 10% automatic admission

 *Performance Acknowledgments
     -For outstanding performance in Dual Credit, Bilingualism, the PSAT, SAT or ACT,  earning business or industry certification or license, Associates Degree while still in high school

Date Initiated        Date(s) Amended    

This is a tentative plan to help give you, your parents, and your school some direction as you progress through high school.  As you fill in your plan, remember that it is only a plan and should be revisited as needed to ensure your educational success throughout your four years in high school.  Plan carefully and select academic courses and electives that will support your interests, career goals, and post-high school plans.    

My Post-High School plans will take me to (check as many as apply):        
0Two Year College     0 Four Year University     0 Military

0 Technical Training     0 Employment    0 Other

Possible Career Goals:________________________________    
Student Signature: ___________________________________    
Parent Signature: _________________________________            
Grade 9
Subject    EOC Score    Credits Earned
English I (EOC)*        
Algebra I (EOC)*        
Biology (EOC)* or IPC        
World Geography        
Spanish I        
BIM /Prin. Ag /Cons. Sci/Grap.Des        
Total Credits         8
    Grade 10
Subject    EOC Score    Credits Earned
English II (EOC)*        
Science - ___________________        
Spanish II        
Total Credits         8

Grade 11
Subject    EOC Score    Credits Earned
English III        
Math - ______________________        
Science - ____________________        
U.S. History (EOC)*        
Total Credits         8
Grade 12
Subject    EOC Score    Credits Earned
English IV        
Math - ____________________        
Science - ___________________        
Total Credits         8

*These courses require Satisfactory Academic Performance standards in the STAAR End-of-Course (EOC) assessments.

Panhandle High School does not discriminate against any student on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, disability, religion or age.
El Distrito de la Escuela Independiente de Panhandle (PISD) no discrimina en base a raza, color, origen nacional, sexo, discapacidad, o edad.


A student may earn an endorsement by successfully completing:
•    4 credits in a sequence of courses for an endorsement
•    4 credits in mathematics
•    4 credits in science
•    2 additional elective credits

      For any STEM Endorsement a student must take Algebra II, Chemistry, and Physics as part of their math and science     requirements.
    Mathematics- A total of five credits in mathematics 
Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus or Pre-Calculus Dual Credit, Calculus

Science- A total of five credits in science
Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and 2 additional science courses

Business and Industry

    For any Business and Industry Endorsement a student must take a coherent sequence of courses for four or more credits.

    Information Technology Cluster: BIM, Digital Interactive Multimedia, Web Technologies, and business elective
    Business, Marketing and Finance Cluster: BIM, Accounting BIM 2, and business elective
    Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources Cluster: Principles of Ag, Food Tech, Ag Facilities Design, Welding
    Arts, AV Technology & Communications: Graphic Design and Illustration, Animation, Advanced Graphic Design and Illustration

Public Services

    A student may earn a public services endorsement by completing a coherent sequence courses for four or more credits.

    *Health Science Cluster: Principles of Health Science/Medical Terminology, Health Science, Practicum in Health Science
    *Human Services Cluster: Child Development, Family & Community Services, Lifetime Nutrition & Wellness, Child Guidance
    *Nationally recognized certificate earned through this course (CNA or Early Childhood certificates)

Arts and Humanities

•    5 Social Studies Courses
•    4 levels of Foreign Language
•    4 levels of Art
•    4 levels of Band
•    4 levels of Theatre 

Multidisciplinary Studies

•    4 advanced courses that prepare a student to enter the workforce successfully or postsecondary education 
•    4 credits in each of the four foundation subject areas including English IV, Chemistry, and Physics
•    4 Credits in Dual Credit (each semester is a credit)



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