WELCOME TO HIGHLAND HIGH SCHOOL

Report
Agenda
 Counselor Assignments
 Timeline of registration events
 Graduation requirements/Credits
 Highland Bell Schedule
 Choosing classes/Core levels/Electives
 Typical Freshmen schedule
 Registration Form/Infinite Campus Requests
 Final Points
 Summer School
 More Info Links
 How to Have a Great Freshman Year
COUNSELOR ASSIGNMENTS
Rosemary Cortez
Nicole Gena
Cindy Harrison
Teresa Lake
Sam Weiss
Gene Valocchi
Jim Baker
A – Cha
Che – Fo
Fr - Ka
Ke – Lu
Ly – Per
Pet – Sm
Sn – Z
REGISTRATION TIMELINE
 February 24th & 25th –(HJHS & GJHS) Students
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receive registration materials and presentation.
The Infinite Campus Portal Opens to input class
requests.
February 28th –Q&A session/Input help-HJHS
Library, parents welcome 7:30-9:30 am.
March 2nd- Portal closes all requests must be
entered into Infinite Campus
March 3rd- All registration forms due to
Jr. High English Teachers
Gilbert Public Schools
Graduation Requirements
Arizona University
Entrance Requirements
English
4
4
Credit(s)
English
4
Math (through Pre-Calculus or
the equivalent)
Math
4
Science
3
Science (Lab Bio required)
3
Social Studies
2
Social Studies
3
Physical Education
1
Computers
½
Foreign Language (2 years of
the same language)
2
Fine Arts
1
Total Credits Required
16
Electives
CTE/Fine Arts (any
combination)
Total Credits Required
future mandated assessments.
4½
2
22
CREDIT EXAMPLES
*See your Yellow Sheet*
Lab Biology – Yearlong Course
SC120 A (semester 1) SC120 B (semester 2)
B+ .5 cr.
A.5 cr. (Total 1.0)
Clay I – Semester course
VA121
C+ .5 cr.
Culinary Arts I – Semester course
LM107
A.5 cr.
Highland High Bell Schedule
A – HOUR
6:30 - 7:25
1st HOUR
7:30 – 8:25
2ND HOUR
8:30 – 9:25
3RD HOUR
9:30 – 10:30
*announcements- start of the hour
4TH HOUR
10:35 – 11:30
*1st lunch
5TH HOUR
11:35 – 12:30
*2nd lunch
6TH HOUR
12:35 – 1:30
7TH HOUR
1:35 - 2:30
8TH HOUR
2:35 – 3:30
*no transportation provided, limited choices
*no transportation provided, limited choices
ENGLISH PLACEMENT
English 8 or
Lang. Arts 8
Hnrs English 8
**Required Summer Reading**
A Separate Peace, John Knowles
MATH PLACEMENT
Math 8
or
Honors Math 8
(or) Can Take
Algebra 1/Honors Algebra 1
SCIENCE PLACEMENT
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
Unified PE
ELECTIVES
MODERN LANGUAGES
**All students sign up for level 1 of a language**
FRESHMAN SCHEDULE
_____________________________
Parent Signature
____________________________
Student Signature
Each year long course must be entered twice – i.e. EN205A, EN205B, SS105A, SS105B, etc. Students are selecting
courses only, not the hour they are scheduled. Lunch is scheduled as one period of the day.
Semester 1 (A)
Course Name
Course #
Have
Prerequisites
Been Met?
Yes
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
Course #
Semester 2 (B)
Course Name
No
Have
Prerequisites
Been Met?
Yes
LU985A
LUNCH (or list additional course)
LU985B
LUNCH (or list additional course)
EN105A
English I – Semester 1
EN105B
English I– Semester 2
MA200
Algebra I
MA201
Algebra I
SC120A
Lab Bio
SC120B
Lab Bio
PE229A
Intro to Sports Training
PE229B
Intro to Sports Training
FL509A
Japanese I – Sem 1
FL509B
Japanese I – Sem 2
BT123A
Computer Technology for
College/Career
BT123B
Computer Technology for
College/Career
Teacher
Signature
No
A
8
In addition: Please list at least 4 alternate courses that can be used in cases of schedule conflicts. Think carefully
about these classes and make sure that they would be acceptable if placed on your schedule.
Course #
Course Name
Have
Prerequisites
Been Met?
Course #
Course Name
VA122
Clay I
LM100
Clothing
AG120A
Ag Engineering Fab. Sem. 1
AG120B
Ag Eng. Fab. Sem. 2
PA175A
Beginning Theatre Arts
PA175B
Beginning Theater Arts
Have
Prerequisites
Been Met?
Teacher
Signature
IMPORTANT REGISTRATION NOTE
**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.
If you do not select alternates, or complete registration
form, it will be completed for you by a counselor.
**These will not be subject to change
Entering Course Requests From Home
STUDENTS MUST ENTER THEIR COURSE REQUESTS
VIA INFINITE CAMPUS STUDENT PORTAL.
 For Junior High Students, the portal to Infinite Campus
will open on Monday, February 24th – Sunday, March 2,
2014.
 On the HHS website will be the Written Instructions as
well as a video demonstrating the data entry.
 We still will collect white course request forms. Those will
be due to English Teacher Monday, March 2nd, 2014.
Video
How To Enter Course Requests on
Infinite Campus
Global Academy/Online Learning
 Incoming Freshmen can only take limited
courses, it is not necessary to get HHS
Counselor approval.
 For specific questions please consult Global
Academy/Online Learning on the GPS
Website:block schedule, classes, etc.
 Please be aware that online classes may NOT
meet NCAA requirements.
Potential Change with Online Providers
Discussion is being held regarding outside
online providers & credit issued by GPS.
Students & parents are strongly advised,
after May 23,2014 to contact HHS Counseling
to determine credit eligibility.
Summer School
 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 beginning March 3, 2014.
 Courses taken before 9th grade are not NCAA approved
Summer School
2014 Summer School Courses
Available to Incoming 9th Graders:
 BT 123 Comp. Tech. for College and Career Readiness
Full Year
 BT 124
Semester Class
21st Century Applications
 BT 155 Game Design I – Elective
Semester or Full Year
 FL 109 Spanish I – Elective
Semester or Full Year
 VA 146 Digital Photography I – Elective
Semester or Full Year
 Math Topics 1
Semester Class
& 2 Prep – No Credit
 PE 100 P. E. – Boys
Semester or Full Year
 PE 101 P.E. – Girls
Semester or Full Year
 SS
100 World Studies
Semester or Full Year
Course Description Book
 Find the 2014-15 Course description book online at:
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http://www.gilbertschools.net/Page/2492
Course Description Book Cont.
Course Description Book - Important Pages
 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
Honors Testing
 Honors Testing will be held at HJHS on May 12, 8:00am.
 Please see Ms. Post, for details on testing.
 You must have an Honors Test on file for Honors courses
HOW TO HAVE A GREAT
FRESHMAN YEAR!
QUESTIONS ?????

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