2015-2016 NIWOT HS REGISTRATION CLASS OF 2018 Registration Process 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 meet with their counselor to finalize their schedule and submit all registration materials. SVVSD Graduation Requirements Subject English Math Science World History/Geography US History US/CO Government Physical Education Health Practical Arts Fine Arts Electives TOTAL CREDITS Credits 4.0 3.0 3.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 2.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 8.0 24.5 PE Waivers PE Waivers are only for students who, due to a rigorous academic course load, can not fit a PE course into their schedule. A maximum of 2 of the 4 PE courses required for graduation can be waived when specific criteria are met. The credit from those courses are not waived, just the requirements. 24.5 or more credits are still required for graduation when a PE Waiver is approved. • 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 • IB Students must meet all SVVSD graduation requirements with the exception of US/CO Government. • Additionally, IB students must complete a IB level 4 World Language. • IB Students must complete at least three Higher Level classes and three Standard Level classes. • IB Students must complete a Theory of Knowledge class during the spring of their junior year AND the fall of their senior year. • IB Students must also complete their Extended Essay, CAS requirements and receive qualifying scores on their IB Examinations. College-Bound Students • • • • • 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 fine arts. Registration Tips • Refer to the Freshmen Checklist (NHS Website) for specific information to prepare for your Sophomore 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. 10th Grade Registration Tips • If you’d like a study hall, make sure to list that on requests (can specify semester by listing number with F or S). • Look into CDC classes. If interested , complete the CDC application and submit it with your registration forms. 10th Grade Registration Tips • Appropriate Math and Honors courses have already been recommended by your current teacher. • Continue taking World Language classes. • 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, Intermediate Algebra is not an approved course. 10th Grade Tips for Success • Take challenging classes – meet college entrance requirements • Keep grades high • Use a planner to help you organize • Continue to check Infinite Campus to monitor grades • Get involved in school and community • Explore leadership opportunities • Take the PSAT in the fall of 10th grade • Begin researching colleges and add them to your list on Naviance 10th Grade Registration Tips for AP Classes • Students must complete the AP Request form and obtain all necessary signatures to register for AP US History, AP Computer Science or AP Calculus or Statistics. • AP class requests require your current subject teacher signature and the AP teacher signature. • AP Request forms must be submitted with all registration forms to your counselor during your Registration Review Session. AP Forms Read instructions and obtain required signatures from current teacher AND AP teacher Parent Signature Required Registration Materials • Niwot HS Course Catalog (on NHS website) – (http://nhs.svvsd.org/academics/course-catalog) • • • • • 10th Grade Course Selection Form AP Request Form Online Registration/ ICAP CDC Application Elementary Tutor Form 10th Grade Registration Form Label with name and student ID should be at the top of your form. Read these instructions Bieber, Justin 217129 10th Grade Registration Form Circle the appropriate English and US History courses below Fill in all 16 course requests Select Your Alternate Electives Enter 8 alternate elective requests Student and Parent signatures required 10th Grade Registration Checklist • Refer to this checklist to help you complete your registration form Online Registration • Log on to your Infinite Campus Account • Click on Course Registration: 15-16 Niwot High School Online Registration Your math teacher has already entered the course they recommend for you next year. Questions? See your math teacher! Course Search & Selection 1 Requested Courses As you select courses, they will show up in here. Online Registration Make sure you’ve selected 16/16 units Requesting Alternates Request your alternates using the same process Requesting Alternates 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”. Print Request Summary When your requests and alternates are complete, click on “Print Request Summary” Online Registration • Make sure that you’ve selected 16/16 courses and 8/8 alternate elective courses. • Print a copy of your course requests (click “print request summary”) and have a parent sign this form. Submit this form to your counselor. • Math course recommendations and honors recommendations have already been entered. • Registration will be finalized after meeting with your counselor during the Registration Review Session. Registration Review Session • 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. • Students who have not yet completed their College in Colorado Individual Career and Academic Plan requirements need to do so prior to the Registration Review Session. If you have questions see Ms. Foote. • Your registration will not be complete until you’ve met with your counselor. • Review Sessions will occur on February 18th and 19th during Science classes. Registration Review Session Dates Review Session Instructions Review Session Materials • The following materials MUST be brought to your Registration Review Session with your counselor: – Sophomore Course Selection Form – AP Course Request Form • The following materials MUST also be brought to your counselor if applicable: – CDC Application – Elementary Tutor Application Niwot 2018 text group • Text @Niwot2018 to 23559 • You will receive a message, “To join Class of 2018 create your Celly username.” • Reply with your username, which will be your last name followed by your full first name. Example: FooteAmy • Hit send Questions See your counselor for more specific questions about courses, graduation requirements, and college admissions requirements. DON’T FORGET: Complete your Sophomore Registration form. Complete your online registration. Complete College in Colorado Individual Career and Academic Plan Meet with your counselor and turn in all required registration materials.