LHS - Thompson School District

Report
Journey to LHS
• Registration presentation
• Curriculum & activities fair
• Turn in registration forms to
middle school Feb. 11-14
• Freshman Transition Day on
Wed., Aug. 20
Register for LHS:
Choose MYP or Traditional/Pre-AP
program (both worksheets are in
your packet)
Complete worksheet for program
you selected
Use worksheet to enter course
requests online
Print a summary of online requests
Return the pink worksheet and
online request summary to your
middle school next week
Loveland High School Counselors
A-E
Jill Doty
F- La
Carolyn Guernsey
R-Z & ELA
Brett Cain
Le-Q
Glenda Nachtrieb
GT & IB
Niki Weitzel
Comprehensive High
School Options
MYP (Middle Years Programme)
registration worksheet and MYP class
list is first in packet
Traditional & Pre-AP courses
(Advanced Placement)
registration worksheet and class list is
second in packet
International Baccalaureate
and Middle Years Programme
(IB MYP)
Open to all students
MYP Cohort classes in core classes
English, Civics/Geography, Geophysical
Lab Science, Math and World Languages
Variety of elective class options
Prepares student for IB Diploma
Programme (11th & 12th grades)
MYP Certificate of Completion –
Completion of MYP classes
Service Learning 9th and 10th grade
Personal Project – 10th grade
Contacts:
Charmagne Braden – IB Coordinator
Niki Weitzel – GT/IB Counselor
TRADITIONAL COURSES
Comprehensive curriculum in all core subjects:
English, Math, Science, & Social studies
3 world languages: French, German, Spanish
Wide variety of elective options
PRE-ADVANCED PLACEMENT
High ability, motivated learners
Faster pace
Prep for AP (college level – college credit)
classes
Pre-AP options in all core subjects
Flexibility to choose which Pre-AP & AP
courses to take
Pre-AP English
Pre-AP Civics
Pre-AP Geophysical Lab Science
Pre-AP German I or II
Pre-AP French II or II
Pre-AP Spanish II or II
Algebra I MYP
Algebra I MYP
2302
2303
Algebra I-Sem. 1
Algebra I-Sem. 2
Pre-AP Civics Sem. 2
French II
French II
Health
Intro to Business
Teen Choices &Challenges
Women’s Choir
Women’s Choir
Social Media & Advertising
Women’s Weights
Food Science
Invention & Design
1000
1001
3004
3005
2012
2013
4004
4005
7004
7005
7601
5018
8000
6012
6013
5042
7606
8004
8300
TRADITIONAL
Algebra I
1.0
AMPED
2.0
Alg. I/Material, Products, Energy & Design
Geometry
1.0
Geometry in Construction
2.0
MYP
Algebra I IB MYP
AMPED
Geometry IB MYP
Geometry in Construction
1.0
2.0
1.0
2.0
ART
Computer Graphics
Drawing I
Drawing II
Sculpture/Ceramics
Painting I
Photography
.5
.5
.5
.5
.5
.5
MUSIC
Choir (Women’s or Men’s)
1.0
Orchestra
Chamber Strings
1.0
1.0
Concert Band
Marching Band/Wind or Perc
Sem. 2 Symphonic or Wind
Jazz Ensemble
Music Theory
1.0
0.5 + .5
0.5
1.0
0.5
BUSINESS
Word processing
Computer Applications
Intro to Business
Web Design
Sports/Entertainment Mkt.
.5
.5
.5
.5
.5
CONSUMER & FAMILY STUDIES
Teen Challenges and Choices .5
Food Science I
.5
Housing & Interior Design
1.0
Textile Studies
.5
INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY
Invention and Design
.5
Construction I
.5
Manufacturing I
.5
Transportation I
.5
Geometry in Construction
2.0
Course Guide Books
Access Online on:
•
Campus Portal
•
LHS Homepage
www.thompsonschools.org/loveland
•
Thompson School District
Homepage
DRAWING I
BHS, FHS, LHS, MVHS, TVHS
6600
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: .5
Prerequisite: None
Fee: $20 per semester
In Drawing I students will:
• be introduced to drawing as an art form
• be exposed to composition in a variety of drawing media
• be exposed to subject matter such as still-life, landscape, figure studies
and portraiture
• apply appropriate techniques and problem-solving to create personal
expressions in drawing
• be exposed to art history as it relates to drawing
DRAWING II
LHS, MVHS, TVHS, (BHS 10, 11, 12)
6602
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: .5
Prerequisite: Drawing I
Fee: $20 per semester
In Drawing II students will:
• develop a drawing portfolio which will show versatility of subject matter
and media
• do in-depth and finished drawings
• read and critique personal expressions in drawing
• be exposed to the history of drawing by artists, cultures, or historical periods
• emphasis on drawing from observation (life drawing)
Interest Inventory on Explore Test
See “Interest Pathway Electives” in
Course Guide Book
• Arts
• Administration & Sales
• Business Operations
• Science & Technology
• Social Services
• Technical
ICAP
Individual Career & Academic Plan
4 year course plan for grades 9-12
to prepare for post-secondary
options
The ICAP is entered online on
Naviance (a web-based
management system)
Parents & students have access to
Naviance & the ICAP
Naviance is introduced in middle
school
Students with an IEP
The middle school case manager
will assist you in selecting core
classes
Choose elective classes in
Applied or Fine Arts, Fitness or
other PE classes
Contacts:
Beth Johnson
Celeste Dierenfeld
(table in gym)
Online Course Requests
1) Log in to Campus Portal
2) Click on “Registration LHS 14-15”
Click on Course Search
Search by Course Name or
Course Number – Course
Number is easier
Then click “Go”
Select a Course to view
Read Course Descriptions &
click “Request this Course”
Remember to add the numbers for
both semesters of a 1.0 credit class
As you enter your requests they
appear under “Requested Courses”
Units are tallied until you have
16/16
After you enter 16 requests
Enter 4 alternate courses
in priority order
Click “Request as an Alternate”
to add course to your Alternate List
To Drop a Class:
Click on course title from list of requests
Click “Drop This Request”
Completed registration
includes
16 classes + 4 alternates
Click “Print Request Summary”
Printouts Require
Parent Signature
English 9
English 10
English 11
English 12
Speech
Total Language Arts
1.0
1.0
1.0
0.5
0.5
4.0
Math Total
3.0
Geophysical Lab Science (9)
Biology (10)
Student choice in third year
Total Science
1.0
1.0
1.0
3.0
Civics (9)
0.5
World Emphasis (Geog or History) (10) 1.0
Modern American History (11)
1.0
Economics (12)
0.5
Total Social Studies
3.0
World Language
1.0
Fitness (9)
Health (9 or 10)
Total Physical Education
0.5
0.5
1.0
Fine Arts (Art, Music, Choir)
0.5
Applied Art (Bus/Ind.Tech/Consumer)
0.5
Interest Pathway/General Electives
8.0
ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES
Fall Sports
Cross Country (Boys &
Girls)
Football
Golf (Boys)
Gymnastics
Soccer (Boys)
Softball
Spirit (Cheer)Team
Dance Team
Tennis (Boys)
Volleyball
Activities
Act One/Drama
Amnesty International
Art Club
Biking Club
Card Club
Colorado Youth Outdoors (CYO)
DECA (Distributive Ed. Clubs of
America)
FBLA (Future Business Leaders
of America)
FCCLA(Family Careers &
Community Leaders of America)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
Forensics
French Honors Society
Winter Sports
Basketball (Boys & Girls) German Honors Society
Swimming/Diving (Girls) International Club
Key Club
Winter Guard
Knowledge Bowl
Wrestling
LUC (Latinos United in
Community)
MESA (Math Engineering Science
Spring Sports
Achievement)
Baseball
The Musical (Spring)
Golf (Girls)
Swimming/Diving (Boys) National Honor Society
Ocean Sciences Bowl
Tennis (Girls)
River Watch
Track (Boys & Girls)
Robotics Team
Soccer (Girls)
Science Bowl
Ski & Board Club
Spanish Honor Society
Webmasters
• Finish 8th grade strongly
• Early grades count
• Athletes: be aware of
NCAA requirements
• Make the most of your
high school experience!
TIPS FOR PARENTS
• Encourage challenging courses & opportunities for
college credits
• Keep lines of communication open – Campus Portal
• Encourage extra curricular activities
• Use the LHS website
• Build an expectation for post-secondary training
Free College Credits
1. Front Range Community
College High School Programs
2. College classes offered at the
high school or college
3. ASCENT Program
Earn 12 college credits by end
of senior year & become a 5th
year senior to be considered
See “High School & Beyond” on the
LHS website
Pick up Dates
Return pink worksheet and printout
of online course requests:
Feb. 11 & 12 (Tues.& Wed.):
Lucille Erwin
Feb. 14 (Friday):
Bill Reed
Conrad Ball
Walt Clark
Immanuel Lutheran
St. John’s
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