Registration Time Line - Gilbert Public Schools

Report
Highland High School
COURSE SELECTION INFORMATION
COURSE SELECTION TIME LINE

INFINITE CAMPUS STUDENT PORTAL
OPENS FOR COURSE SELECTION DATA ENTRY 1/17/14
 CLOSES TO ALL STUDENTS ON 2/2/201

**ALL STUDENTS MUST ENTER COURSE SELECTIONS BY
2/2/14

February 3-21: Course advisement/verification
with your counselor.

Course Request Form due at this time.
THE HHS WEBSITE HAS INFO YOU NEED

On the HHS website main page (Course Selection) find
the following:

Course Description Book
Fees
 Prerequisites
 Course description
 What it may count as (ie CTE/Fine Art, science, math, computers
etc.)
 If the class is offered for dual credit





Handouts you received Friday in your 1st hour class
Special Course Advertisements
Instructions on how to enter your course requests in the
Infinite Campus Portal.
HHS Counseling Course Selection Handout (planning Guide)
Gilbert Public Schools
Graduation Requirements
Class of 2014 +
Credit(s)
English
4
Math (MT 6 or Alg. Functions I)
4
Science (Lab Bio)
3
Social Studies
3
Physical Education
1
Computers
½
Electives
CTE/Fine Arts (any
combination)
Total Credits Required
Must Meet Standard on AIMS
Reading, Writing and Math or
other future mandated assessments.
4½
Arizona University
Entrance Requirements
English
4
Math (through Pre-Calculus or
equivalent)
4
Science
3
Social Studies
2
Foreign Language (2 years of
the same language)
2
Fine Arts
1
Total Credits Required
16
2
22
IMPORTANT PAGES IN THE
COURSE DESCRIPTION BOOK
Pages 3-13: This section of the book contains
general information regarding NCAA Eligibility,
Dual Enrollment information, Charts for
graduation requirements as well as Reference
charts for class offerings and what credits each
class constitutes (ie computers, economics,
etc)
 Page 75: Honors and AP English Summer
readings
 Page 77-80: Online Course Info & Offerings
 Page 82-89: EVIT Course offerings

SPECIALIZED CREDITS

Computers- (1/2 credit)- this credit can be completed through a variety of
courses. Some year long classes award computer proficiency credit if the entire
year of the course is completed. Consult your course catalog on pages 10 & 11
or look for *This course will meet computer technology proficiency
requirements within the course description.
Computer in the title does not mean it will meet GPS proficiency (example,
computer programming does not count for computers, but rather an elective
or CTE credit.)

CTE/ Fine Arts - (2 credits)- Courses in the following departments that will
meet the requirements for CTE credits: Agriculture Education, Business
Education, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Industrial Education. Some
courses in the following departments will meet the requirements as well:
Communication & Media, JROTC, and Special Education. Courses taken at
East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) will also meet this requirement.
Please refer to course descriptions for further information.
Courses in the following departments will meet the requirements for Fine
Arts credits: Fine Arts-Performing, Fine Arts-Visual, and dance courses
offered within the Physical Education Department.
*Do not forget that one Fine Art credit is required for in state universities.
IMPORTANT INFO TO KNOW!

Courses will be offered based upon number of student requests.

Please choose your classes carefully.
Requests for changes are limited, may be denied, and are subject to
administrative approval.


Also, if you receive the classes that you have requested schedule
changes prior to school or before the 2 nd semester will not be
permitted.

No more than one credit of Teacher’s Aide can be counted toward
graduation.

Release time will be offered only at the beginning or end of the school
day. You must have a signed released time form attached to your
WHITE registration worksheet before released time can be scheduled.
Released time forms can be picked up in counseling or in the front
office. In order to qualify for released time, you must be on track to
graduate.
CORRESPONDENCE/ONLINE GUIDELINES

Students may come into counseling during open
door lunch or get the paperwork before or after
school.

Please be aware that online, distance learning
courses may NOT meet NCAA eligibility
requirements.
Potential Change with Online Providers
Discussion is being held regarding outside online
providers and credit issued by GPS. Students and
parents are strongly advised, after May 23, 2014 to
contact HHS counseling to determine credit eligibility.
NCAA – POTENTIAL ATHLETE
If you are hoping to be a student athlete in college,
there are many requirements that must be met to
qualify through the NCAA Eligibility Clearinghouse.
 Requirements have changed for the class of 2016
and beyond. It is the responsibility of the student
to ensure she/he is NCAA eligible.


Check out NCAA Eligibility Center for details and
information.
EVIT
.
 There is an optional tour on February 26th and
there will be a sign up sheet in the counseling
office.
 EVIT will be on campus with their counselor on
March 5th to assist in completing their registration.
 Cosmetology students apply sooner. Applications
are now available in counseling and are due 24th.

A TYPICAL SENIOR SCHEDULE






English IV or English 101/102 or AP English IV
Government & Economics or equivalent
Elective or Missing Required Course for Graduation
Math
Elective
Elective

All seniors must be enrolled in a minimum of four credit earning classes,
regardless of credits needed for graduation.

If a senior desires release time, a release time form must be signed by parents.
Also, remember that you must write in release time on your course selection
form for the hours you are requesting it. The RT numbers differ for each hour,
so copy them carefully onto your form.
SENIOR ENGLISH
English IV
Is a year long, one credit class. On your course request form remember to indicate both
semesters as EN405A and EN405B
*New this year and replaces previous literature and composition senior English classes*
OR
English 101 & English 102
These classes are dual credit and students must be enrolled and pay tuition at the
community college in order to take these classes.
Also, students will take the Accuplacer test this semester in order to enroll in the class.
OR
AP English IV
is a year long class
A student may take AP English semester one and English 102 if they passed the AP English
Language exam with a 4 or 5
SENIOR SOCIAL STUDIES

½ credit Government or AP Government or We The People
½ credit Economics

_______________________________________________________
Senior Social Studies is also comprised of two separate semesters. One must be American/ Arizona
Government and the other must be a choice from variety of classes which fulfill the Economics
requirement.












Economics courses:
Economics (sem.) – NCAA Approved
Stock market (sem.)
AP Economics – NCAA Approved
Entrepreneurship (sem.)
Marketing Ed. (full year)
Ag Business & Management (full year)
Ag Entrepreneurship
OR our Cooperative Education Classes (Work Study) which are listed below:
Advanced Business or Advanced Marketing (previously called Ag Coop)
Advanced Industrial Education
Advanced FACS (previously called Hero)
Advanced Agriculture (previously called Ag Coop)
ONE MORE OPTION…..
AR104- Leadership Education Training
JROTC
Now counts for Economics and Government upon
the completion of the entire year!
This must be your fourth year in the JROTC
program in order to earn the Gov./Econ credit.
COOPERATIVE EDUCATION CLASSES
These programs must be taken for an entire year and are offered to seniors only. One (1) hour of
class per day plus 15 hours of work per week is required. This is a three credit earning course
counting as elective or CTE and ½ credit counting toward Economics requirement
____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
Advanced Agriculture- See Ms. Dillard in room 5109
AG400/401
Or
Advanced Industrial Education- See Mr. Askew in room 5114
IE400/401
___________________________________________________________
Advanced Business or Advanced MarketingSee Mr. Holck or Mr. Richardson room 1105/1107
BU400/401
___________________________________________________________
Advanced FACS- See Ms. Hesse in room 5150
LM400/401
YOU RECEIVED A CREDIT CHECK FORM
IN YOUR 1ST HOUR CLASS
HOW DO I READ IT?
16.0 + 3.5 = 19.5…I need how many more to graduate?
MA410A
Pre-Calculus
MA410B
Pre Calculus
SS115
Government
SS110
Economics
21 st Century Applications
EN500
Speech
EN405A
English IV
EN405AB
English IV
RT746A
Release Time
RT747A
Release Time
BT124
X
RT746B
RT746B
RT747B
Lm100
Clothing I
Lm101
Release Time
Release Time
Release Time
Clothing II
AG120A
Ag. Engineering/Fabrication I
AG120AB
Ag. Engineering/Fabrication I
BT135A
Accounting
BT135B
Accounting
FL509A
Japanese I
FL509B
X
Japanese II
X
RELEASE TIME NUMBERS
These were left off of your yellow sheet (but you
must input on Infinite Campus when you enter
your data) are:
 Al741a/b = 1st hour
 Al742a/b = 2nd hour
 AL743a/b = 3rd hour
 Al744a/b = 4th hour
 Al745a/b = 5th hour
 Al746a/b = 6th hour
 Al747a/b = 7th hour

DATA ENTRY OF COURSE SELECTIONS
You will need to have correct course numbers
and the correct names entered on your course
request form.
 Make sure if it is a year long class that you
have written A or B after the number. Refer to
your yellow handout for correct numbers.
 Complete the alternate courses section of the
form or counselors will select courses for you in
the event of conflicts in scheduling
 Remember, these are only requests.

VIDEO

The Video you are going to watch is also online
at the HHS website under course selection.
SUMMER SCHOOL
Approximate cost will be $160 per semester
($25 fee for cancelled or class change
requests)
 Summer school June 2 – June 26th at GHS –
students must provide their own transportation
to summer school.
 Registration will be available online only at
www.gilbertschools.net on or after March 3,
2014.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION

Please note that elective changes will NOT be
allowed if you receive the elective/alternate
classes you have requested. This is true for the
entire year! It is imperative that you wisely
select your courses.

Keep in mind that you CANNOT request classes
be on your schedule during a particular hour.
COURSE SELECTION TIME LINE

INFINITE CAMPUS STUDENT PORTAL

OPENS FOR COURSE SELECTION DATA ENTRY 1/17/14

CLOSES TO ALL STUDENTS ON 2/2/2014
**ALL STUDENTS MUST ENTER COURSE SELECTIONS BY 2/2/14

February 3-21: Course advisement/verification with your
counselor. This time will not be spent entering course requests. If
you have not completed your requests, we will select your classes
for you. This time is for questions regarding the selections you
have made.

Course Request Form due at this time.
Open Door Counseling:
January 27 – January 31
4th hour: 10:30 – 11:00
 5th hour: 12:00 – 12:30
 Before and After School

Problems with Infinite Campus Portal and entering your
requests, stop by during open door or before or after
school. Remember, you can also use the Library
computers if you do not have access at home.
 Counselor meetings for advisement and verification of
your requests are in February through English.


similar documents