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!!! • • • • • • • 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 • 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 Geo Physical Lab Science Civics Math Fitness Health Foreign Language Other Electives 1.0 1.0 0.5 1.0 .5 .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 3.6 GPA FOR EACH SEMESTER OF FRESHMAN YEAR 6 LETTER GRADED CLASSES EACH SEMESTER MUST ATTEND MVHS FOR THE FULL YEAR FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS Language Arts• LISA Pre AP English 9 1200/1201 FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS Science • LISA Pre AP Geo Physical Lab 3200/3201 FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS Civics• LISA Pre AP Civics 4200/4201 •* JROTC 8618/8619 FRESHMAN REQUIREMENTS Math• • • • • • 5 options Algebra I 2012/2013 Geometry 2020/2021 Pre-AP Geometry 2026/2027 Algebra II 2040/2041 Pre AP Algebra II 2046/2047 * See counselor if you need a higher level math 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 ART: BUSINESS AND MARKETING: Drawing, Painting , Computer Graphics I -Art, Sculpture/Ceramics, Photography Intro to Business, Web Design, Computer Applications, Computer Graphics FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE: Teen Challenges, Interior Design, Nutrition & Wellness, Culinary Careers & Nutrition ELECTIVES Continued INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (including Project Lead the Way) Construction, Manufacturing, Invention & Design, Intro to Engineering ELECTIVES Continued PHYSICAL EDUCATION: THEATER: Acting Techniques, Musical Theatre Theatre Production MUSIC: Aquatics, First Aid, Weight Training Band, Choir, Orchestra, Guitar, Piano LEADERSHIP: JROTC Intervention & Credit Recovery • 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. • Credit Recovery must be taken if a student fails a graduation requirement. 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. • 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 w • 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 Sample LISA Registration Form 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 Fill out Registration Form completely. Completed IN PENCIL with parent/guardian. Input selected courses in Parent Portal account under 15-16 Registration. If you do not have a Parent Portal account please go to the MVHS front office to get your access code. 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 protected] WELCOME TO MVHS We are thrilled to have YOU!!!