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CLASS OF 2017
1. Students will review the course catalog online and
completely fill out all registration forms.
2. Students will log into their Infinite Campus
account and register for the classes listed on their
registration form.
3. Students will complete ICAP requirements if they
have not done so already. Additionally, students
will log into their Naviance account and complete
their Personality Type assessment prior to
meeting with your counselor during your
Registration Review Session.
http://connection.naviance.com/niwot
4. Students will meet with their counselor to finalize
their schedule and submit all registration
materials.
Subject
Credits
English
4.0
Math
3.0
Science
3.0
World History/Geography
1.0
US History
1.0
US/CO Government
1.0
Physical Education
2.0
Health
0.5
Practical Arts
0.5
Fine Arts
0.5
Electives
8.0
TOTAL CREDITS
24.5
SVVSD PE Waiver Policy
Students who maintain full-time student status (defined as a daily course
schedule with 7/8 classes per semester) during all four years of high school
and meet all other graduation requirements may waive an initial .5 physical
education credit by successfully completing the following criteria:
Two (2) St. Vrain Valley School District athletic programs at the varsity or
junior varsity level (two different sports; same sport two seasons); or
72 hours during one semester of an appropriate, pre-approved,
structured, and supervised activity outside of the school district.
Students with an advanced course schedule, including enrollment in multiple
academically rigorous courses, may also request .5 physical education credit
waiver when combined with one of the above criteria.
 See SVVSD Board Policy IKF-R for more details
IB DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS
1. IB Students must meet all SVVSD graduation requirements
with the exception of US/CO Government.
2. Additionally, IB students must complete an IB level 4 world
language.
3. IB Students must complete at least three Higher Level
classes and three Standard Level classes.
4. IB Students must complete a Theory of Knowledge class
during the spring of their junior year AND the fall of their
senior year.
5. IB Students must also complete their Extended Essay, CAS
requirements and receive qualifying scores on their IB
Examinations.
• 4 years of English
• 4 years of College Prep Math
• 3 to 4 years of Science
• 3 to 4 years of Social Science
• 2 to 3 years of World Language
Every college has its own specific admissions requirements. Please
make sure to review admissions requirements at each school you are
considering. Some examples include speech, economics and visual /
performing arts.
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Refer to the Sophomore Checklist (NHS
Website) for specific information to prepare
for your Junior year.
Review your transcript and complete your
credit check form to make sure you’re on track
for graduation. Meet with your counselor if
you have any questions or concerns about
credits or graduation.
If you have failed core classes- list them on
your registration sheet and your counselor will
advise you of your options for summer school
or credit recovery.
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You can register for a maximum of two Time Release
Periods (TRP) per semester. TRP form required.
Look into CDC classes. If interested , complete the
CDC application and submit it with your registration
forms.
Consider registering for Elementary Tutor. If
interested, complete an application.
Work Study (.5 credit) may be an option if you have a
job and work an average of 15 hours per week. See
you counselor in the fall for a Work Study
application.
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English options for next year are CP English 11, AP English
Language or IB English 11 (for IB Diploma students)
Concurrent Enrollment – students can take up to two college
classes each semester at Front Range or CU. Attend the
Concurrent Enrollment meeting in April for more details.
Planning on playing college sports? Notify your counselor,
register with the NCAA Eligibility Center and make sure to
take classes that meet NCAA requirements. For example,
Mass Media and Intermediate Algebra are not approved
courses.
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The AP Request form is on the back of the traditional Course Selection
Sheet. IB students should obtain a separate AP Form.
Students must complete the AP Request form and obtain all necessary
signatures to register for AP classes.
Listen to important announcements regarding AP entrance testing. For
example, the English Department requires a writing sample. Additionally,
some AP teachers require summer reading or assignments. If you have
questions about a specific class, ask the AP teacher listed on the AP
form.
Depending on student requests, some AP classes may not be offered or
may be limited to seniors only.
AP Calculus B/C and AP Biology are 1.5 credits, which will take up three
spots on your registration form.
AP Request forms must be submitted with all registration forms to your
counselor during your Registration Review Session.
Get initials
from
current
teacher
and AP
Teacher
Parent Signature
Required
10th Grade –
Tips for Success
1. Keep grades high and continue to
check Infinite Campus regularly
2. Get involved in school, work and
community
3. Explore leadership opportunities
4. Check-out college websites and review
admissions requirements
5. Explore colleges on Naviance and save
those to Colleges I’m Thinking About
list
REGISTRATION MATERIALS
•Niwot
HS Course Catalog
(http://nhs.svvsd.org/academics/course-catalog)
•Credit
Check Form (IB or Traditional)
•11th Grade Course Selection Form / AP Request Form
•Online Registration Instruction sheet / Naviance Activities
•CDC Application
•Time Release Form
•Elementary Tutor Form
JUNIOR REGISTRATION FORM
Label with name
and student ID
should be at the
top of your form.
Read these
instructions
JUNIOR REGISTRATION FORM
Enter the appropriate
English courses
Fill in all 16 course requests
Enter 8 alternate elective requests
Student and Parent signatures required
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Log on to your Infinite Campus Account
Click on Course Registration: 15-16 Niwot High School
Your math teacher has
already entered the course
they recommend for you
next year. Questions?
See your math teacher!
As you select
courses, they will
show up in here.
Make sure you’ve
selected 16/16
units
Request your
alternates using
the same
process
Make sure you’ve
selected 8
alternate courses
in order of
preference
Dropping a request
If you make a
mistake, drop the
incorrect course
by clicking on the
course and then
selecting “Drop
This Request”.
If you’d like a copy of
your requests, click
“Print Request
Summary” and keep for
your records
Make sure that you’ve selected 16/16
courses and 8/8 alternate elective
courses.
 Math course requests have been entered
by your current math teacher.
 Registration will be finalized after
meeting with your counselor during the
Registration Review Session.
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• Every student will meet with their counselor to
finalize their registration and course requests.
• Students must bring ALL completed registration
forms to the Review Session with their counselor.
• Your registration will not be complete until you’ve
met with your counselor.
• Review Sessions for sophomores will occur on
February 11th, 12th and 17th during English classes.
• Students must complete their ICAP and Naviance
Activities prior to their Review Sessions meeting.
The following materials MUST be brought to your Registration Review
Session with your counselor:
 Junior Course Selection Form/AP Course Request Form (on back)
The following materials MUST also be brought to your counselor if
applicable:
AP Application for IB students
CDC Application
Elementary Tutor Application
Time Release Form
QUESTIONS
See your counselor for more specific questions about
courses, graduation requirements, and college
admissions requirements.
REMINDERS
Complete your Junior Registration form.
Complete your online registration.
Meet with your counselor and turn in all
required registration materials.
Complete your Naviance activities.
Your Scores and Next Steps
 In
10th Grade: Practice
 In 11th Grade: Chance to
Qualify for National Merit
Scholarships
◦ Very important to take the PSAT
in 11th Grade!
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You can see your projected SAT score
online in My College QuickStart
(www.collegeboard.org/quickstart).
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Percentile: If you are a sophomore or
younger student, your scores are
compared to those of sophomores and
younger students that took the test
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Questions about your scores?
 Shows
what types of questions
you did well on and where you
might want to improve
 Helps you decide what to
study
 My
College Quickstart
◦ Search for colleges
◦ Get a personalized SAT Study Plan
(based on skills you demonstrated on
the PSAT)
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Text @Niwot2017 to 23559
You will receive a message, “To join Class of
2017 create your Celly username.”
Reply with your username, which will be your
last name followed by your full first name.
Example: FooteAmy
Hit send

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