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Sara Webb





Admission Guidelines:
Captain Shreve has developed a unique and challenging liberal arts curriculum available to qualified applicants within its own district and across the parish.

To apply for the program the student will need to present evidence of the following:
  • IOWA (or equivalent) results at or above the 50th percentile in Total Math and Total Reading
  • Report Card Grades
  • 2.5 GPA required to be accepted in the program and to remain in the program.
  • Grades of "B" or better are preferred in English/Language Arts and Reading in the 8th grade for incoming freshmen; "B" or better in enriched English and social studies courses at the high school level for students entering the program as upperclassmen.
  • Good disciplinary record must be maintained with no suspensions in order to remain in the magnet program.
  • Applicants should possess genuine interest in the liberal arts area and are expected to maintain a high level of motivation toward academic excellence.



Course of Study
REQUIRED COURSES:
4 years of English 4 years of Math
4 years of Science 4 years of Social Studies
1 1/2 years PE; 1/2 year Health 2 years of the same foreign language
Liberal Arts I
(Philosophy /
Multicultural Perspectives)
Liberal Arts II
(Comparative Politics /
21st Century Problems and Issues)
 
LIBERAL ARTS ELECTIVE COURSES (Choose 2):
Foreign Language III Foreign Language IV
European History AP Fine Arts Survey
Novels I Novels II
 
All courses need to be at the enriched, honors, gifted or Advanced Placement level of study.  This strong college preparatory curriculum could pave the way for several majors at the university level:
Pre-Law Literature
Foreign Languages Public Relations
Communications Journalism
History Broadcasting



4-Year Plan
9th Grade:
  • English I (E, H, Gifted)
  • Civics (E)
  • Algebra I (E, H, Gifted) or Geometry (E, H, Gifted)
  • Physical Science (E, H)
  • P.E. I/ROTC I
  • Foreign Language I
  • Elective

10th Grade:
  • English II (E, H, Gifted)
  • Global Insights (E) or European History (AP)
  • Geometry (E, H, Gifted) or Algebra II (E, H, GIfted)
  • Biology I (E, H)
  • P.E. II/ROTC II/Health
  • Foreign Language II
  • Elective

11th Grade:
  • English III (E, H, Gifted)
  • American History (E, AP)
  • Algebra II (E, H, GIfted) or Advanced Math (E, H) or PreCalculus (H, Gifted)
  • Chemistry (E, H)
  • Liberal Arts I
  • Elective**
  • Elective**
  • Choose from a list of approved Liberal Arts courses***

12th Grade:
  • Advanced Math (E, H) or PreCalclus (H, Gifted) or Calculus AP
  • Chemistry II (E, AP) or Physics (E, AP) or Biology II (E)
  • European History AP or World Geography (E)
  • Liberal Arts II
  • Elective**
  • Elective**
  • Choose from a list of approved Liberal Arts courses***


*A student may enter the program later than the ninth grade. However, a counselor will need to determine if the student can still meet all the necessary requirements.
**Recommended electives for Liberal Arts students: Foreign Language III and IV, Fine Arts Survey, Psychology and Sociology, Publications, Art, Debate, Drama, AP Physics, AP Calculus; to satisfy Core 4, one unit must be Arts
***Approved Liberal Arts courses: Fine Arts Survey, Liberal Arts I, Liberal Arts II, European History AP, Foreign Language III & IV, Novels I, Novels II



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