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 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: 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 ?????