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Table of Contents GENERAL INFORMATION LETTER FROM THE SUPERINTENDENT...........................................3 NAVIGATING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS ..................................4 PLANNING FOR COLLEGE & CAREER CAREER CRUISING ..............................................................5 OFFERINGS AT PEORIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS....................................6 PARTNERSHIPS WITH ILLINOIS CENTRAL COLLEGE ...........................9 CAREER CLUSTERS AT PEORIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS.......................... 11 GREATER PEORIA WORKS / INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITIES...............13 TIPS FOR H.S. FRESHMEN ...................................................14 PEORIA PROMISE ..............................................................14 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS REQUIREMENTS TO GRADUATE H.S. ........................................15 COLLEGE EXPECTATIONS......................................................16 COURSE INFORMATION COURSE LOADS, PROMOTION, & GPA...................................17 TESTING ACT, SAT, NWEA, & PSAT ...........................................19 ATHLETICS ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION......................................................21 NCAA ELIGIBLILTY CENTER ................................................22 COURSE DESCRIPTIONS ARTS EDUCATION .............................................................23 CAREER & TECHNICAL EDUCATION.........................................31 ENGLISH AND LANGUAGE ARTS ............................................45 ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNERS .............................................48 FOREIGN LANGUAGES ........................................................49 HEALTH, PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND JROTC ............................51 MATHEMATICS .................................................................53 SCIENCE EDUCATION ........................................................56 SOCIAL STUDIES ...............................................................60 SPECIAL EDUCATION ..........................................................63 MISCELLANEOUS...............................................................67 PLANNING SHEET GENERAL INFORMATION PHOTO CREDITS: THE MIRROR, MANUAL ACADEMY STAN HANGEN, SPONSOR THE CREST, PEORIA HIGH SCHOOL MICHELLE EMERICK, SPONSOR THE EXCALIBUR, RICHWOODS HIGH SCHOOL DAN KERNS, SPONSOR PEORIA PUBLIC SCHOOLS PUBLIC RELATIONS CHRIS COPLAN, DIRECTOR BARBARA DREW, COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST DESIGNER CHRIS COPLAN

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