Pre-AP classes & High School GPA?

#1
I either read it here and/or heard from parent(s) in our school that if a 7th or 8th grader is in Pre-AP class, that grade the student receives in the Pre-AP class will be included towards the student's H.S. GPA later on?

Is this (still) true?
 
#3
Starting this year, if your child takes health, Spanish 1A and 1B, or Algebra not only will they get HS credit but it also counts toward their HS GPA.