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<ul><li><p>Completed application are due to Wando High School no later than _September 17th to be considered in the initial application review process. Please return your completed application to F-202 or J-301 on one of the </p><p>following dates: </p><p>DATES TIMES Tuesday September 16th or Wednesday September 17th </p><p>7:45-8:15 a.m. or 30 minutes after school </p><p> Attention: All submissions must be officially signed in by student or parent/guardian. </p><p> The Wando High School AP Academy offers students a challenging course of studies designed to foster academic excellence. A community of diverse learners with numerous interests, students of the Academy will pursue an Advanced Studies Diploma over </p><p>the course of their four years at Wando High School. </p><p>Advanced Placement classes offer the kind of in-depth instruction that high achieving students will find both challenging and rewarding. The Wando AP Academy Course of Studies offers a range of Advanced Placement classes designed to allow students </p><p>to pursue their interests and develop their talents while preparing for the rigor of college academics. </p><p>Candidates pursuing an Advanced Studies Diploma have an advantage in todays competitive college admission environment. Elite colleges and universities expect students to enroll and succeed in the most challenging classes offered in high school. </p><p> If you have any questions please feel free to contact any member of the AP Academy Board: </p><p>Mr. Jason Brisini (jason_brisini@charleston.k12.sc.us) Ms. Misty LeClerc (misty_leclerc@charleston.k12.sc.us) Ms. Tammy Watkins (tamela_watkins@charleston.k12.sc.us) </p><p> I hereby certify that the information presented in this application is true, accurate and complete. I understand and agree that misrepresentation or omission of relevant facts is cause for rejection of this application. </p><p>________________________________________ _______________________________ Student Signature Date ________________________________________ _______________________________ Parent Signature Date </p><p>Wando High School AP Academy </p><p>2014-2015 Application </p></li><li><p> QUALIFYING FOR A WANDO HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED STUDIES DIPLOMA </p><p> To earn a Wando Advanced Studies Diploma conferred at graduation, candidates must meet or exceed the following criteria by </p><p>the end of their twelfth grade year: </p><p>WANDO HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED STUDIES DIPLOMA </p><p> Complete all graduation requirements as specified by the district and state Complete at least six AP classes with a cumulative numerical average of 85 or higher Perform 10 hours of community service each year a student is a member of the AP Academy Earn a cumulative grade point average of at least a 4.0 as determined by the South Carolina Weighted Grading Scale Adhere to the AP Academy Honor Code </p><p>WANDO HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED STUDIES DIPLOMA WITH DISTINCTION </p><p> Meet all requirements for Advanced Studies Diploma Complete at least seven AP classes with a cumulative numerical average of 85 or higher </p><p>WANDO HIGH SCHOOL ADVANCED STUDIES DIPLOMA WITH HIGHEST DISTINCTION </p><p> Meet all requirements for Advanced Studies Diploma Complete at least nine AP classes with a cumulative numerical average of 85 or higher </p></li><li><p>PATHWAYS TO AN ADVANCED STUDIES DIPLOMA </p><p>By the end of their ninth grade year, students who seek an appointment to the Wando AP Academy must: </p><p> Submit application packet Earn a 4.0 weighted cumulative GPA as determined by the South Carolina </p><p>Weighted Grading Scale Note: AP courses may be added/deleted based on enrollment patterns. </p><p>Humanit i e s Pathway This pathway is suggested for students whose talents or interest are in the areas of the arts and humanities. Below is a sample of AP courses offered under this pathway: 10th Grade AP European History or AP World History 11th Grade AP United States History AP Language and Composition AP Visual and Graphic Arts courses AP Music Theory 12th Grade AP Probability and Statistics AP Literature and Composition AP American Government AP Art History AP Spanish AP Psychology </p><p>STEM Pathway This pathway is suggested for those students whose talents or interests are in the areas of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Below is a sample of AP courses offered under this pathway: 10th Grade AP Human Geography 11th Grade AP Computer Science AP Probability and Statistics AP Calculus AB Any AP science 12th Grade AP Calculus AB or Calculus BC AP Microeconomics Any AP science AP Computer Science </p><p>AP Class Offerings Wando High School </p><p> While there are suggested pathways, students are encouraged to pursue a variety of AP courses that suit their individual talents and interests. The following is a list of Advanced Placement Classes offered at Wando High School: Art History (11, 12) Biology (11, 12) Calculus AB (12) Calculus BC (12) Chemistry (11, 12) Computer Science (11, 12) Drawing Portfolio (11, 12) English Language and </p><p>Composition (11) English Literature and </p><p>Composition (12) European History (10, 11, 12) Human Geography (9, 10, 11, </p><p>12) Microeconomics (12) Music Theory (11, 12) Physics (11, 12) Psychology (11, 12) Probability and Statistics (11, </p><p>12) Spanish (12) 2-D Design Portfolio (12) 3-D Design Portfolio (12) U. S. History (11) U. S. Government and Politics </p><p>(12) World History (10, 11, 12) </p></li><li><p>WANDO HIGH SCHOOL AP ACADEMY APPLICATION TIMELINE </p><p> AP Academy Applications due September 16-17, 2014 Completed applications must be turned in to the Palmetto Room during the designated dates and times. </p><p> AP Academy Acceptance Letters Mailed Out ... September 26, 2014 Candidates will be notified via US Mail. </p><p> AP Summer Institutes . TBA 2015 AP Summer Institutes is for all accepted Wando AP Academy students. Various seminars will be held to help acclimate students to Advanced Placement Courses before the school year begins and assist students with the college application process. </p><p>AP Academy Welcome Night .. . October 29, 2014 All new AP Academy students and parents are invited to attend the AP Academy induction ceremony. </p><p>AP Night ..... February 2015 An AP Academy curriculum fair for prospective students and parents will be held on a date to be determined in February. AP teachers will be stationed along Wandos Main Hallway to answer questions about their courses and help students with course selections for the 2015-2016 school year. Teachers will be available 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. </p></li><li><p>WANDO HIGH SCHOOL AP ACADEMY: STUDENT INFORMATION FORM </p><p>APPLICANT INFORMATION </p><p>Name: </p><p>Date of birth: </p><p>Email address: </p><p>Phone: </p><p>Current address: </p><p>City: </p><p>State: </p><p>ZIP Code: </p><p>ACADEMIC INFORMATION </p><p>List the last five core academic courses completed along with accompanying final grade ENGLISH MATHEMATICS SCIENCE FOREIGN LANGUAGE SOCIAL STUDIES </p><p>School where above courses were taken: </p><p>Use this space to furnish any additional academic information as it pertains to the applicant (Optional): </p><p>WANDO AP ACADEMY TEACHER RECOMMENDATIONS </p><p>Please provide the following information for each teacher who submits your recommendations. </p><p>Name: </p><p>Subject Taught: </p><p>Grade Earned: </p><p>Name: </p><p>Subject Taught: </p><p>Grade Earned: </p><p>Name: </p><p>Subject Taught: </p><p>Grade Earned: </p><p> PARENT AND STUDENT APPLICANT SIGNATURES </p><p> The information provided above is true and accurate to the best of my knowledge. I understand that completion of this application does not </p><p>guarantee acceptance to the Wando High School AP Academy. </p><p>Signature of applicant: </p><p>Date: </p><p>Signature of Parent or Guardian </p><p>Date: </p></li><li><p>WANDO AP ACADEMY TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM </p><p> Please submit this form and an envelope labeled with your name to three of your core academic teachers. The recommending teacher will complete the reference forms and return it to you in a sealed envelope. Once all forms have been completed, submit the entire application packet to either F-202 or J-301 during the designated dates and times. Students Name _________________________________________________________ Current School _________________________________________________________ Dear Teacher: Please complete the information below and return this form to the student in a sealed and signed envelope. All application materials must be submitted by __September 17th _ to secure a spot in the Wando High School AP Academy. Teachers Name __________________ Subject Area __________________ Please rate the student based on the characteristics below in relation to other students you have taught. Choose one rating per characteristic. Analytical Thinking 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Independence of Thought 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Effectiveness of Written Communication 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Leadership Ability 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Do you generally recommend this student for enrollment in AP classes? Yes No Please feel free to attach any further comments concerning this student. Teachers Signature _________________________________________________ Date _______________ </p></li><li><p>WANDO AP ACADEMY TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM </p><p> Please submit this form and an envelope labeled with your name to three of your core academic teachers. The recommending teacher will complete the reference forms and return it to you in a sealed envelope. Once all forms have been completed, submit the entire application packet to either F-202 or J-301 during the designated dates and times. Students Name _________________________________________________________ Current School _________________________________________________________ Dear Teacher: Please complete the information below and return this form to the student in a sealed and signed envelope. All application materials must be submitted by __ September 17th _ to secure a spot in the Wando High School AP Academy. Teachers Name __________________ Subject Area __________________ Please rate the student based on the characteristics below in relation to other students you have taught. Choose one rating per characteristic. Analytical Thinking 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Independence of Thought 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Effectiveness of Written Communication 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Leadership Ability 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Do you generally recommend this student for enrollment in AP classes? Yes No Please feel free to attach any further comments concerning this student. Teachers Signature _________________________________________________ Date _______________ </p></li><li><p> WANDO AP ACADEMY TEACHER RECOMMENDATION FORM </p><p> Please submit this form and an envelope labeled with your name to three of your core academic teachers. The recommending teacher will complete the reference forms and return it to you in a sealed envelope. Once all forms have been completed, submit the entire application packet to either F-202 or J-301 during the designated dates and times. Students Name _________________________________________________________ Current School _________________________________________________________ Dear Teacher: Please complete the information below and return this form to the student in a sealed and signed envelope. All application materials must be submitted to the by __ September 17th _ to secure a spot in the Wando High School AP Academy. Teachers Name __________________ Subject Area __________________ Please rate the student based on the characteristics below in relation to other students you have taught. Choose one rating per characteristic. Analytical Thinking 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Independence of Thought 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Effectiveness of Written Communication 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Leadership Ability 0-Cannot Judge 1-Below Average 2-Average 3-Very Good 4- Excellent 5- Outstanding Do you generally recommend this student for enrollment in AP classes? Yes No Please feel free to attach any further comments concerning this student. Teachers Signature _________________________________________________ Date _______________ </p></li></ul>

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