1999 - 2000 Program of Studies Orientation

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Hunterdon Central
Regional High School
8th Grade
Program of Studies & Freshman Course
Selection Orientation
Your High School Experience!

Your 4-Year academic experience is a journey. Make sure you think about your
destination and work backwards.

Use the Program of Studies Booklet as a guide.
Minimum Requirements for Graduation

Take the 8th Grade “NJASK8”
seriously!

See Page 5 for High School
Graduation Requirements
Scheduling Guidelines

Take the most challenging course load that you can handle
without creating too much stress.

Check “Prerequisites”, “Grade Level” and sometimes
“Recommendation”
See Page 99 for Freshmen Electives.
More Scheduling Guidelines

An important guide for your initial course selections is the Teacher
Recommendation Form.

If you have concerns about the recommended placement, your parents can
initial the desired course in the “override” column.

Please note that students selecting a Math, Science, English or Social Studies
honors course will be required to take a departmental placement test this
spring.
Teacher Recommendation Form
#
Course Name
011
Honors English I
012
English I
014
Freshman Humanities
S019
English I
Mid Year
Override
Recommendation (Parent Initial)
(Teacher Initial)
If recommended for
012 you may
choose 014
If choosing 014
rather than 012
initial here
Scheduling Guidelines

Health & Physical Education are scheduled automatically.

Think about picking “Alternates” for each elective choice.

Remember, every course you take, and every final grade you receive,
will be on your permanent record.
Electives and Alternates (In Order of
Preference)
#
Course Name
Cr.
Alt.
#
Alternate Course
Name
Cr.
I will participate in Marching Band for Credit
Home Logic

Beginning on February 6th, course requests can
be entered using an internet based “HomeLogic”
software.

HCRHS online course selection will be open
between 8:00 AM February 6th and 8:00 AM
February 11th.

You must complete your course selections online
within this time frame.
In order to access HomeLogic, you will receive an exclusive
User Name and Password. KEEP IT SECURE!!!!
You will be receiving detailed HomeLogic user name
and instructions soon. They will be mailed home.
Selecting Courses
It makes no difference if you select courses first or last during the 2/6 to
2/11 time frame. However, if you fail to input courses during this time
frame you will be assigned a lower scheduling priority. This may affect
your ability to enroll in courses which are filled or are low enrollment
courses.
Freshman Only!
When selecting some courses such as…
332- Algebra 2,
221- French 2
222 – Spanish 2
Remember to select the Grade 9 option!
Athletics
At the end of the course listing, please find a list
of Hunterdon Central sports identified with the
prefix “XTR”.
Please check off any sports that you may be
interested in participating in. This information
will be provided to our coaches.
Non Traditional
“Credit Attainment Pathways”

If you are considering “Outside” Course
Work this summer, please read Pages 7 -12
carefully. Applications must be received at the
H.S. prior to May 15.
Course Levels
and Weighting
1 - Weighted:

AP (Advanced Placement courses)

HNS (Honors courses)
2 - Unweighted:
 Any course not designated AP, or HNS
Typical Freshman Schedule
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ENGLISH
 PHYSICAL EDUCATION/ HEALTH
 US HISTORY I
 MATHEMATICS
 SCIENCE
 WORLD LANGUAGE
 ELECTIVES
Typical Block Schedule
SEMESTER ONE
SEMESTER TWO
Quarter 1
(Sept.- Nov.)
Quarter 2
(Nov.- Jan.)
Quarter 3
(Jan.- Apr.)
Quarter 4
(Apr.- June)
Block 1
Math
Math
US History I
US History I
Block 2
Phys Ed
Phys Ed
Spanish II
Spanish II
Block 3
English
English
Science
Science
Block 4
Art I*
Art I*
Interior
Design**
Computer
Applications**
QUESTIONS?!?

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