Here you will find facts about Newman High School. We hope you find this information useful and enjoyable.
Newman High School is a Catholic, college preparatory community.
Our mission is to challenge students to grow toward their spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social potential in preparation for college and lifelong learning.
Take a look at Newman High School's history and who the school was named after. Also included are the...
Take a peek at the sports that Newman has through out the school year from a variety of fall sports, winter sports, and spring sports.
There are plenty of extra things for students to fill in their free time with. Join clubs and meet people in clubs such as Key Club, Pep Club, Conservation Club, etc.
At Newman High School, there is a broad variety of classes to take which are headed by separate departments and faculty members.
SCIENCE (3 Credits Required)
A total of three years of science is required at Newman.
Students are reminded that all state colleges and many private colleges
now require three years of science for admission.
Students who will be in math/science related fields in college are highly encouraged to take the honors version of the following courses. Those students who take honors courses will have an honors designation added to their transcript. To receive honors credit, the student will have to meet honors credit requirements for each semester as required by the instructor. Those students not meeting the honors criteria will not receive honors credit.
At Newman, it is required that a student take an English class every year. There are choices between regular English classes and advance classes as well as honor classes. In honors courses students take on more challenging course work and can earn credits for college.
Students are expected to take social studies classes their sophomore, junior, and senior year. These classes consist of elective, honors, and regular social studies classes. Similar to other honors classes, college credits can also be earned.
(3 Credits Required)
A total of 3 years of math is required at Newman. Students are reminded that all states and many private colleges now require 3 years of math, Algebra, and above, for admission.
Religion classes are some of the core requirements for students graduating from Newman High School. Religion courses are a requirement for every year of each and every students' classes. There are also elective courses for religion, but cannot take the place of required religion classes.
All Foreign Language courses must be taken in consecutive years. Not more than one year of time-lapse between courses is allowed, but, if that should be the case, the consent of the instructor is necessary to continue on to the next level.
Computers are starting to revolutionize the world. To prepare students for the world, Newman has a choice selection of computer courses for students to choose from and learn about computer programs as well as application skills with the computer that will aid them in the working world..
Business courses are to help students familiarize themselves with the business world. There are a variety of classes for students to choose from that will aid them if they are majoring in a business career.
Consumer economic courses are electives and are optional for students to take. These classes deal with house hold skills and adult management.
Students at Newman are required to have at least one credit of fine arts to graduate from Newman. That would be equivalent to two semesters of either an art or music class.
Credit in Fine Arts Required)
Music and art are both fine arts courses that students are required to take. Music consists of vocalist and instrumentalists. For instruments, there may a rental/cleaning fee that will be assessed when using Newman equipment.
For Newman students, it is required that they take a gym course at least three times in their high school career. It is a requirement that is meant to promote health and fitness for students.
SENIOR RESEARCH PROJECT
Senior research project, although not a course, is a research project for all graduating seniors. It is worth half a credit and is started the summer prior to their senior year.
At Newman there are various electives for students to select from that are not under the other Newman departments.
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