8th Grade Presentation - Thompson School District

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Mountain View High School
Registration 2015-2016
Administrators
Ms. Kim Young
Mr. Jesse Nino
Mr. Rick Logan
Mr. Dan Melendrez
Counselors
Ms. Serina Ramos- 12th Grade
Mr. Ryan Smith- 11th Grade
Mrs. Kelsey Rosten- 10th Grade
Mrs. Anna Morris- 9th Grade
PARENTS—We need YOU!!!
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Conferences
Parent Volunteers
College, Career, & Financial Aid Nights
Naviance/Family Connection ICAP
MVHS Website
Parent Portal
Schoology
MVHS OFFERS YOU
• SUPPORTIVE STAFF AND ADMINISTRATION
• SPECIAL ACADEMIC PROGRAMS
• Advanced Placement
• Concurrent Enrollment (10th-12th grade)
• LISA program
• Project Lead the Way
•POSITIVE BEHAVIOR INTERVENTIONS AND SUPPORTS
• ATHLETICS and ACTIVITIES to get CONNECTED
District Graduation Requirements
Class of 2019
English/Communications
4.0
Math
3.0
Science
3.0
Social Studies
3.0
Physical Education/Health
1.0
Fine Arts
.5
Applied Arts
.5
World Language
1.0
Open Electives
8.0
TOTAL CREDITS
24.0
Typical 9th grade schedule
English 9
Geo Physical Lab Science
Civics
Math
Fitness
Health
World Language
Other Electives
1.0
1.0
0.5
1.0
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.5
1.0
2.5
Total Credits
8.0
Freshman Students
•Must Register for 16 Courses
•8 Courses Semester 1
•8 Courses Semester 2
Honors Scholar Diploma
for Mountain View High School
•Cumulative GPA of 3.7
•Must Meet the HEAR Credit Requirements
• English 4.0
• Math 4.0
• Science 3.0
• Social Studies 3.0
• World Language 2.0
• Academic Electives 2.0
• Must have a minimum of 3.0 credits of AP or College Courses
•Diploma will be designated as an “Honors
Diploma”
Higher Education Admission Requirements
If your student plans to attend a public four-year college or university in
Colorado, he or she must complete the following classes to fulfill the
state's Higher Education Admission Requirements:
High School Academic Area
English
2010+
Graduates
4 years
Mathematics (Algebra I level and
higher)
Natural/ Physical Sciences (two years
must be lab-based)
Social Sciences (at least one year of
U.S. or world history)
Foreign Language
4 years
Academic Electives
2 years
3 years
3 years
1 year
ACADEMIC LETTER
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3.6 GPA FOR EACH SEMESTER OF
FRESHMAN YEAR
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6 LETTER GRADED CLASSES EACH
SEMESTER
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MUST ATTEND MVHS FOR THE FULL
YEAR
FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS
Language Arts•
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2 options
9th Grade English 1000/1001
9th Grade English Pre AP 1004/1005
FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS
Science
• Geo Physical Lab Science
3000/3001 or Pre AP Geo Physical
Lab 3004/3005
•*Biology 3020/3021 or Pre AP
Biology (IA) 3024/3025
(taken concurrently for accelerated science students
with instructor approval)
FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS
Civics- 3 options
•Civics 4000
•Civics Pre AP 4004/4005
•JROTC (1 year) 8618/8619
FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS
Math•
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5 options
Algebra I 2012/2013
Geometry 2020/2021
Pre-AP Geometry
2026/2027
Algebra II 2040/2041
Pre AP Algebra II
2046/2047
FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS
PHYSICAL EDUCATION
 Personal Fitness 7600
 Health 7601 (Can be taken 10th grade yr.)
World Language
• Spanish I 7028/7029
• Spanish II 7032/7033
• French I 7000/7001
• French II 7004/7005
• German I (at LHS or TVHS)
ELECTIVES
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ART:
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BUSINESS AND MARKETING:
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Drawing, Painting , Computer Graphics I -Art,
Sculpture/Ceramics, Photography
Intro to Business, Web Design, Computer
Applications, Computer Graphics
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE:
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Teen Challenges, Interior Design, Nutrition &
Wellness, Culinary Careers & Nutrition
ELECTIVES Continued
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INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
(including Project Lead the Way)
Construction, Manufacturing, Invention &
Design, Intro to Engineering
ELECTIVES Continued
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PHYSICAL EDUCATION:
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THEATER:
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Acting Techniques, Musical Theatre
Theatre Production
MUSIC:
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Aquatics, First Aid, Weight Training
Band, Choir, Orchestra, Guitar, Piano
LEADERSHIP:
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JROTC
Intervention Classes
• Your student may be placed in an English
and/or Math Intervention class.
– Taken out of an elective and placed into
Intervention.
– Placement determined by teacher
recommendation, district assessment results,
and state assessment results.
– Dual enrollment in English 9/Algebra I and
Intervention course.
Special Programs at MVHS
LISA is an “arts magnet school” that is housed at
MVHS. It offers a wide range of academic classes
integrated with arts for learning, as well as
advanced placement art/music classes.
The LISA Program is still accepting applicants!! Please go
to the LISA table in the gym and talk with the LISA
coordinators for more information and an application.
• PLTW is a national non-profit organization established to
help schools give students the knowledge they need to excel
in high-tech fields.
• PLTW is centered around the idea of bringing preengineering curriculum and concepts to students through
practical application while their opinions about careers and
interests are still forming.
• Partnership with UCCS to offer college credit for some
PLTW classes.
MATERIALS
• Registration Sheet
• Course Description Book (online) on the
Mountain View website
http://tsd.schoolwires.net/mountainvie
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• Scroll down until you see the course
registration 2015-2016 Course Guide
Grade 9
Course Registration Form
• Please fill out all
information at top.
• List course title
• List course number
• Obtain teacher
signature if
necessary
• List electives and
alternates in priority
order
Registration Process
• Complete PURPLE registration form
completely.
• Each line on the registration form
represents a semester; a year long
course takes two lines.
• List four alternates in priority order
• Obtain signatures: parent & student
• Teacher signature are recommended but
not required.
Completing Your Registration Form
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Fill out Registration Form completely. Completed
IN PENCIL with parent/guardian.
Input selected courses in Parent Portal account
under 15-16 Registration.
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If you do not have a Parent Portal account please go
to the MVHS front office to get your access code and
instructions.
Turn in Registration Form to middle school
counselors on FEBRUARY 13, 2015.
Your requests will be checked by your middle
school counselors and then “locked”.
Freshman Students
•Must Register for 16 Courses
•8 Courses Semester 1
•8 Courses Semester 2
• NO CHANGES may be
made to the requests that
you’ve entered after your
registration materials are
collected!!!
• Please read the course
descriptions and select your
courses carefully.
Anna Morris- 9th Grade Counselor
970-613-7819 or email [email protected]
WELCOME TO
MVHS
We are thrilled to have YOU!!!

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