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Title: Welcome to R. B. Hayes High School

Welcome to R. B. Hayes High School
Scheduling Curriculum Night for Incoming
  • Mr. Ric Stranges

Assistant Principals
  • Mr. Rex Reeder Mr. Dan Bartha

9th Grade Counselor
  • Mrs. Jessica Scott
  • Freshman Counselor

Grades 10-12 Counselors
Mr. Matt Brown (A-G)
Mrs. Jennifer Pollard (H-O)
Miss Megan Burwinkel (P-Z)
Mrs. Leigh Conant College and Career
Class of 2019 - Parents and Students!
  • Welcome Dempsey parents and students
  • Welcome St. Marys parents and students
  • Please pick up a packet on stage that includes a
    curriculum handbook, course selection sheet, etc.

How Parents Might Feel
How Students Might Feel
Or Maybe
From a Students Perspective
  • Advice
  • Myths
  • Who to Ask

Our Vision
  • The Delaware City Schools will promote a culture
    of excellence that engages and empowers students
    and staff to embrace the challenges of our global
    society. We will build on our traditions, respect
    our diversity and partner for a strong community.

A Day at Hayes
  • 7 Class Periods
  • Lunch
  • Academic Options
  • School Hours are 725 230

Period Time Minutes
1st 725-815 50
2nd 819-905 46
3rd 909-955 46
4th 959-1045 46
5th Lunch 1050-1121 31
6th Academic Options 1127-1158 31
7th 1204-1250 46
8th 1254-140 46
9th 144-230 46
Academic Options
  • What is Academic Options?
  • Homeroom atmosphere but in middle of day after
  • Presentations, Announcements, Grade Checks
  • Flex vs. Advisory Grades can determine placement

Graduation Core Requirements
  • English 4 credits
  • Social Studies 3 credits
  • Math 4 credits Must complete Alg 2
  • Science 3 credits
  • Health ½ credit
  • Physical Educ. ½ credit (Two ¼ credits or
  • Fine Arts 1 credit
  • Electives 5 credits or
  • 5.5 credits if PE waivers used
  • An elective credit can include additional core

21 Total
Graduation Requirements
  • New Generation Assessments
  • Earn a cumulative passing score on seven
    end-of-course exams
  • English 9, English 10, Algebra 1, Geometry,
    Biology, U.S. History, Government
  • Exams will be taken in February and March
    (Performance Based), April and May (End of
  • Students in Algebra 1, Geometry or Physical
    Science at Dempsey will take these end of course
  • A student who earned high school credit in any of
    the above courses before July 1, 2014,
    automatically will receive a score of three
    points per course exam toward the total points
    needed for graduation. 

Diploma with Honors(Honors level courses are
not required to qualify)
  • In addition to the required graduation
    requirements, the following must be met
  • English 4 credits
  • Math 4 credits (Algebra I, Algebra II,
    Geometry, 1 college prep course)
  • Science 4 credits (Chemistry Physics 1)
  • Social Studies 4 credits
  • (World Studies, US Studies, Govt./Econ, 1
  • Foreign Language 3 or 4 credits (3 of the
    same or 2 of two different)
  • Fine Arts 1 credit (Art or music)
  • 3.5 unweighted GPA through all 4 years
  • Score of 27 on ACT or 1210 on SAT
  • Only one of these categories may be dropped.

21 Total
Physical Education Waiver
  • Two COMPLETED Seasons of
  • OHSAA Sponsored Sport
  • Or
  • Two COMPLETED Years of
  • Marching Band or AFJROTC
  • You may NOT combine one PE course and one waiver.
  • Sports may be combined or years skipped.
  • Waivers will be automatically added to

Study Hall
  • Students may choose to take a traditional Study
  • There is no credit value awarded to a Study Hall.
  • Students are encouraged to take a Study Hall in
    addition to Academic Options if they are involved
    in extra-curricular activities or have little
    time after school to study

Course Selection
  • 4 CORE
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Social Studies

3 ELECTIVES (Example)

Semester Semester
Year Long-- ------------gt
Semester Semester
Drop Policy
  • Students will now only be able to drop courses
    ONE time during their high school career without
    penalty after the first two weeks of the start of
    a course. A W indicating Withdrawal from the
    course will be entered on the transcript. This
    does not affect the GPA.
  • All courses dropped after this option is used,
    will result in an F for the final grade. This
    will be entered on the transcript and will affect
    the GPA.

Introduction to Art Exemption
  • 8th grade students who completed Art at Dempsey
    will be eligible for exemption from the
    requirement to take Intro to Art
  • This will be based on recommendation from Dempsey
    art teacher
  • Student may then advance to upper level art
  • No credit for Intro to Art is earned

Hybrid Courses
  • Hybrid courses are taught partly online and
    partly in the classroom. Students may not be
    required to report to the course daily but will
    have coursework to complete on their own on that
  • Hybrid Courses offered to 9th grade students
  • Health
  • Fitness/PE
  • Leaders of Tomorrow

Communication is KEY!
  • Email
  • Phone
  • Conferences
  • Website
  • Planned Events
  • Email List
  • Auto Call
  • Appointments

Website Access
  • www.dcs.k12.oh.us/hayeshs

Information Grades Newsletters Upcoming
events Join our Listserv Make appointments
Counselor Phone E-mail
  • Mrs. Jessica Scott
  • (last name recently changed)
  • darcyje_at_delawarecityschools.net
  • May change to scottje_at_....
  • 740-833-1023

Appointments with the Counselor
  • I want to ensure that I have the availability to
    meet with you, so appointments are strongly
    encouraged and are appreciated.
  • Appointments can be made on our website or by
    calling the Counseling Office at 740-833-1028.
  • Thank you for helping me better serve you!

Scheduling Online
Scheduling Online
Scheduling Online
Dates to Remember
  • Course request forms are due January 30th to Mrs.
  • Mrs. Scott will be at Dempsey on February 2nd
    -12th to schedule in social studies classes.
  • Please bring applications to your scheduled date.
    If you forget, they are due at the latest
    February 12th to Mrs. Nicely! Students will NOT
    be added to courses requiring applications
    without a completed application being submitted.

Dates to Remember
  • Any requests to change course selections must be
    submitted to your school counselor by June 5th.
  • Students may only make ONE request to change
    their schedule. (Multiple changes can be made in
    this one request.)
  • Students will only be able to change course
    requests to the alternate courses that are
    originally submitted to the counselor.

Overview of Steps
  • Students received packets during Mrs. Scotts
    visit on Jan. 18th
  • Extra handouts available tonight
  • Extra course guides are online, available for
  • Fill out Scheduling Request form
  • Go to Power School account to add requests
  • Fill out any applications you need
  • Students will meet with me in the first two weeks
    of Feb. to finalize schedule! Bring applications
    and request form!

  • Will be available on PowerSchool in August
  • Back to School Days will also be in August
  • Students will able to have school pictures taken,
    pay fees and pick up a paper copy of their

Freshman Orientation
  • Will be in August
  • Students will have the opportunity to spend more
    time at Hayes before school begins
  • More information to come!

Thank you for coming!
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