7th Grade Registration

Report
TH
8
GRADE REGISTRATION
Ms. Guess (Alpha A-K)
Mrs. Eberle (Alpha L-Z)
CHOOSE CAREFULLY!
All
courses are year-long
commitments. You can not
change your schedule after the
beginning of the year!
Rank your top choices 1-5
REQUIRED CORE COURSES
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US History
Integrated Language Arts:
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ILA 8
Pre AP ILA 8 – Be sure to read attached letter!
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Summer reading assignment:
 PAP ILA – The Messenger by Lois Lowry
 GT ILA – The Hobbit J. R.R. Tolkien
Science:
Science 8
 Pre AP Science 8
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Math:
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Math 8
Pre AP Math 8
Pre AP Algebra (see requirements on back of card)
Geometry
ELECTIVE COURSES
 Spanish
1
 All of Spanish 1 will now be taught
in 8th grade. If you have not
started Spanish and would like to
this year, you are able to.
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The grade you receive in 8th grade
Spanish will count towards your HIGH
SCHOOL GPA
 Exploratory
credit)
Spanish (not for HS
FINE ARTS –
WILL NOT BE IN CLASSES WITH 6TH GRADERS;
WILL BE IN CLASSES WITH
7TH GRADERS
Art I
 Art II (pre-requisite Art 6 or Art I)
 Art III (pre-requisite Art II & application
required)
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Theater I
 Theater II (pre-requisite Theater 6 or Theater I)
 Theater Production (application andaudition
only)
 Theater III
 Technical Theater
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FINE ARTS CONTINUED
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Band (placement will be determined by band director)
Symphonic
 Concert
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Orchestra (placement will be determined by orchestra director)
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Symphonic
Choir
COMPUTER SCIENCE ELECTIVES
Multimedia/Video
Production I
Multimedia/Video Production II
Robotics
Digital Graphics & Animation
Broadcast (application required & prerequisite of Multi/VP I)
Yearbook (application required)
*Broadcast applications available in front office.
*Yearbook applications are available from Mr.
Mullins in C118
ELECTIVES CONTINUED
 Skills
for Independent Living I
 Skills for Independent Living II
 Office
Aide (application required)
 Library Aide (application required)
HIGH SCHOOL ELECTIVE
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Health (High school credit given upon completion) /Teen
Leadership
Year-long class. Health grade will count towards HS
GPA
 Health is required for High School graduation
 You can also take Health in summer school before 9th
grade
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PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSE OPTIONS
***Physical Education classes are only required if
you have not taken 2 years already or you plan to
play one of these three sports (football,
basketball, or volleyball)***
Boys Athletics (Football and/or Basketball)
 Girls Athletics (Volleyball and/or Basketball)
 PE
 Tennis
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You must make the competition ladder by the end of the
first semester in order to remain for the spring semester.
Partners PE – application required (in front
office)
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO SIGN UP ON YOUR
COURSE CARD FOR THE FOLLOWING:
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Soccer, Cross Country, or Track
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*If you are only planning to participate in these sports and
NOT volleyball, basketball, or football you DO NOT have to
sign up for any physical education class!!!
Cheerleading
Tryouts will be March 18-21
 Parents should have attended mandatory meeting that has
already occurred.
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APPLICATIONS & OTHER INFO IN THE
LIBRARY
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Theater Production –Mr. Dennis will select the class from
auditions
ALL OTHER APPLICATIONS DUE TO THE
TEACHERS BELOW BY MARCH 7th:
Yearbook:
 Application to Mr. Mullins
You must have your parents and yourself sign the
contract(attached to application)
 You must have a B(on report cards) for the year. No grade
with a C (on report cards) or lower will be considered
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Broadcast: Application to Mrs. Delcambre
Art III: pick up application from art room and return to
Ms. Sullivan
Office Aide: pick up application in front office and return
to Ms. Davis (front office receptionist)
Library Aide: pick up application in library and return to
Mrs. Meeks
8TH GRADE CLASSES THAT
REQUIRE PRE-REQUISITE WORK IN 7TH
OR 6TH GRADE:
Spanish 1 - Highly recommend Exploratory Language
because Spanish 1 is High School Credit
Symphonic & Concert Band - requires Beginning Band
Intermediate & Advanced Orchestra - requires Beginning
Orchestra
Theater II, III & Theater Production - requires Theater I
or Theater 6
Art II - Requires Art 6 or Art I
Art III - Requires Art 6 & Art II
Skills for Independent Living II - requires Skills for
Independent Living I
Multimedia II/ Video Production II - require M/VP I
Broadcast - requires Multimedia/Video Production
Algebra – requires PreAP Math 7th grade
Geometry – requires Algebra in 7th grade
NOW WHAT?
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Show the following items to your parents:
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Course Card (DUE March 7th with parent signature
to your TEXAS HISTORY TEACHER!!!)
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Be sure to sign the FRONT & BACK
Course guides, which will be available on the Cobb
website under Counselor’s Corner
 Parent Meeting Tuesday, March 4th at 7pm in the
Cobb Cafeteria (same day as open-house)
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***You must meet the minimum score
on the STAAR tests in order to
receive your elective choices***

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