CWHS - Clovis West High School

Clovis West High School
Registration Orientation for….
Freshmen 2014
Introducing your Support Team at
• Welcome to CWHS Freshman Academy
– Your counselor:
• Mrs. Janet Duke
– Your Freshman Academy is located:
• CWHS “C” Building
• Mrs. Gloria Lyons, Secretary
– Your Support Team:
• Link Crew with Mr. Danny Munster
• Peer Counseling with Mrs. Kris
• SRL with Mr. Schwa Yang
• It is our primary goal that every child
earns a CWHS diploma
• It is our goal that every child is four
year college eligible
• Student Athletes need to carefully
examine the NCAA Clearinghouse
Rules and Regulations to ensure
eligibility for potential athletic
Important Dates….
• March 5 & 6: Counselor explains registration
process to students via AB teacher in KIT
• March 10 - March 14: Collect registration
contract via students’ AB teacher and
register for summer-school
• English H Placement Test: March 24 @KIT
MPR 2:45 pm – 4:00 pm
*Auto Qualify: ELA ADV/3.5 GPA/earned A grade in English class/AB
teacher recommendation
8 Steps to Register at
Please follow these carefully
Step 1:Emergency Information
Make sure you list all contact information
carefully so that we have every
opportunity to contact you in the case of
an emergency
• List both parents/guardians and as many
phone numbers as possible
• List Parent Email Address
• Please inform Kastner if your email address
has changed
Step 2: Parent & Student Signatures
Signatures approve course requests and
emergency information:
Parent/Guardian Signature:_____________
Student Signature:_____________
Step 3: Summer School
Health & Geography
• Be very sure of your summer school plans before making
course selections
• SS is primarily for remediation or making up deficiencies
for graduation
• SS can also be taken for core/original credit – this year is
Independent Study only, and student must have “impacted”
schedule as defined by
• AVID, Band/Colorguard, Orchestra, Choir, Leadership,
Peer Counseling, Folklorico, Yearbook
– When you register, plan on successfully completing the
coursework, or you will risk not being able to take the
courses in the fall
National Collegiate Athletic
Association - NCAA
CW students desiring to become eligible for an NCAA athletic scholarship
must meet certain criteria for Division I and Division II:
• Earn a high school diploma.
• Complete a minimum of 16 core NCAA approved courses.
• Earn at least a 2.3 GPA in these courses.
• Earn a qualifying test score on ACT or SAT and meet an increased
sliding scale standard. (An SAT score of 820 requires a 2.5 GPA in
NCAA approved courses, for example.)
• Successfully complete 10 of the 16 NCAA approved courses before
the start of the seventh semester of high school to include English,
math, and science.
• Request final amateurism certification from NCAA. (Students advised
to request certification via the NCAA Clearinghouse during the junior
year of high school.)
• Independent summer-school and/or online courses do not meet the
NCAA standard anymore.
Step 4: Required Courses
- “P” indicates a course that will prepare you for
– “H” indicates same but at HONORS level
– English, Math, PE, Health & Geography are all
required courses for freshman year.
Understanding Grades and
 You must earn a minimum of C grade in all
“P” courses to be eligible for college
 You will earn 5 credits per semester for each
course, totaling 10 per course, per year
 That means each year potentially earns your
child 60 credits
 Multiply by 4 = 240 credits
 The requirement is 230 credits to graduate
from CW.
Circle ONE in each Dept:
22515 English 9-P
22516 English 9-Honors (Pre)
Physical Education Dept.
11030 PE Core A
11005 PE Band (must enroll in band)
11030.0 Zero Period PE Core A
Mathematics Dept.
55007/66940 Regular
44060 Foundations of Algebra
44C01 Math 1-P (Pre)
44C01.L Math 1-P w/Link Lab (Pre)
44C02 Math 2-P (Pre)
44C02.A Math 2-P (Pre)
44603 Algebra 2 (Pre)
Math Teacher Initials: ______
Step 5: Academic Electives
Circle at least ONE from Science and/or ONE from
Foreign Language.
Science Dept.
Foreign Language
55040 Science 1
55709 Biology-P (Pre)
55708 Honors Biology (Pre)
55710 Chemistry-P (Pre)
98817 Chinese IAB-P
98803 French IAB-P
98811 Spanish IAB-P
98812 Spanish 2AB-P
*Please indicate an alternate
for languages
Science Requirements
The minimum science required for a high school diploma:
• Biology-P (LIFE SCIENCE)
• Science 1 (not college prep) (PHYSICAL SCIENCE)
College Track for CSU and UC:
• Biology-P or Biology-H (concurrent Geometry)
• Chemistry-P (prereq=recommend concurrent Alg. 2) (required
by UC) OR Physics & Technology-P (CSU)
The UC system recommends ONE ADDITIONAL YEAR:
AP Biology (prereq=Biology & Chemistry)
AP Chemistry (prereq=Chemistry and Alg. 2)
Physics, AP Physics, Zoology, APES, Anatomy – Grades 11 & 12
primarily with additional prerequisites
Art Dept.
Performing Art
78302 Art IAB-P
78306 Ceramics-P
88306 Band-P
88302.P Percussion-P
88307 Orchestra-P
88326 Choir-P
88306 Band Colorguard-P
88323 Drama
English Learner Program
88202 Folklorico Dance 1
22044 ELD 1 (Pre)
Business Dept.
39013 Computer Applications
Step 6: Electives cont.
Support Classes:
44014.0 *Math Lab with Math 1 (designated Link)
***Student is likely to be placed into a Support Class based on CST Math
score of Below Basic or Far Below Basic or grade in current math class
00075 AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) (Pre)
Step 7: Alternate Courses
List Specific alternate course numbers to
replace Electives like Art or Ceramics, and
Foreign Language.
To replace_________
Alternate #2__________
To replace___________
Step 8: Assessment Scores
7th Grade STAR Performance Bands
Circle appropriate performance band:
Gr 7 ELA:
Gr 7 Math:
To be completed by Gr 8 AB
Please circle all that apply below:
Math Pathway
8th to 9th Grade
8th Grade Math at Kastner
Placement Test required
for Honor Alg. 2
Advanced Math 8
* Placement Test required
Math 8
1st and 2nd Semester Grade
A or B
C or Lower
9th Gr. Math at CWHS
Algebra 2
Math 2
A or B
*Math 2
C or Lower
Math 1
A, B or C
Math 1
Math 1 (with support)
D or F
Science Pathway 8th to 9th Grade
Eighth Grade
Math and GPA
Appropriate Science
Class at CW
Student earned an “A”
in Geometry and is
slated for Algebra 2 in
grade 9
Chemistry, Honor
Biology or Biology
Student earned a
strong “B” or higher in
Advanced Math 8 and
slated for Math 2 in
grade 9
Biology or Honor
Student slated for Math Science 1
1 in grade 9
Foreign Language
• Students are required to take a minimum of two years of the same foreign
language and earn a “C” or higher for eligibility into a four year college.
• Spanish 1
• Spanish 2
• French 1
• Chinese 1
• Incoming 9th Graders with a GPA of 2.5 or higher may enroll in one of
the above college prep courses.
• Please list an alternate foreign language in case your choice is full.
• Students who are native Spanish speakers
– Incoming 9th Graders determined to be Fluent Spanish Speakers may be
enrolled in a higher level Spanish course
4 Year College Eligibility
Minimum Requirements
 History/Social Science – 2 years (CUSD
actually requires 3 ½ years)
 English – 4 years
 Mathematics – 3 years through Algebra 2
 Lab Science – 2 years (one in Life/one in
Physical – Biology & Chemistry)
 Foreign Language – 2 years
 Visual or Performing Art – 1 year
 College Prep Electives – 1 year
Summer School
• Location: Clovis North High School
• Independent Study – Health & Geography
(Freshman required courses)
• Not to be confused with 8th grade
• May take up to 10 credits – 5 credits Health/5 credits Geography
• Students must have an “impacted” schedule!
– 6/9/13 Seven weeks
– Student is required to meet once a week with teacher
– Office hours T/W from 8 am to 5 pm
• Caution: Failure to take signed up class may affect schedule next
Please Calendar !
• First week in August – pick up registration
packet in CW Main Office (fill out paperwork)
• August 19 – Link Crew Frosh. Orientation in
CW West Gym at 7:45 am
• August 25 – First Day at CWHS!!!
• Registration at noon in CW cafeteria on
same date to turn in registration packet
(activities, school tour, and receive class
Welcome to CWHS
CWHS Administration and Staff welcome our
CWHS, Home of the Eagles
and the
Freshman Academy
where you will always find a friendly face and
warm support

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