electives - Riverside Brookfield High School

Report
Incoming Freshman & Parent
Pre-Registration & Curriculum Night
Riverside Brookfield High School
January 15, 2014
GUIDANCE COUNSELORS
 All
students are assigned a guidance
counselor and remain with their counselors
for 4 years
 Provide academic, college & career, and
social & emotional advising and support
 Counselors
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Melissa Carey
Jim Franko
Maggie Leiteritz
Mike Reingruber
Renee Thomas
Our goal is to offer you the best high
school experience possible through:
Academics
 Athletics
 Extra-Curricular Activities
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Placements in core academic courses
 Guidelines for placement decisions
 Information about registration day
 Forms needed for registration day
 Forms needed for summer residency
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 Pink
Form
o Placement Recommendation in Core
Academic Classes
 Green
Forms
o Registration Requests
o Graduation Requirements / 4-year Plan
o Course Choices
Example:
Explore Scaled Scores (1-25)
English
Mathematics
Reading
Science
Composite
24
17
22
25
22
 Based
upon the professional judgment of the
Placement Committee
 Data-based decision making
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o
Explore scores + local percentiles
8th grade teacher recommendations
Careful consideration is given
when making placements
PLACEMENTS
 English
(Regular or Honors)
 Math (Pre-Algebra, Extended
Algebra, Algebra or Honors Algebra
 Science (Biology or Honors Biology)
 Western Civilization or Extended
Reading
 World Language (Spanish I or
II/French I or II)
NO TEST SCORES
 Forward
test scores from another
testing location to RB
 Or
contact April Englehart in Student
Services to schedule testing
 No
placements will be make without
test scores
Please contact the Department Chair
All placement change considerations must be
submitted to the Placement Committee using
the online Placement Change Request Form.
 The deadline for all placement change
considerations is January 22, 2014.
 If you do not receive a call or e-mail,
consider your request granted.
 The online form is available at
www.rbhs208.net
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PLACEMENT CHANGE REQUEST FORM
Step 1:
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Copy the core courses your student has
been recommended for (pink form)
next to the corresponding course name
(green form)
2014-2015 Registration Requests
RIVERSIDE BROOKFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Name: ________________________________________ Graduation Year: _____________
Phone #: ____________________
Directions: Using the attached freshmen course choices, the recommendations sheet and the
four-year plan, fill in the information below:
 your class selections
 two alternates in the event that your electives present a conflict
 your career interest and future educational plans
CLASS SELECTION
Sem. 1
ALTERNATES
Sem. 2
Sem. 1
Sem. 2
English
English 9
English 9
1. ______________|______________
Choice #_________|_________
Math
Algebra
Algebra
2. ______________|______________
Choice #_________|_________
Science
Biology
Biology
3. ______________|_______________
P.E.
4. ______________|_______________
* West.Civ./5. ______________|_______________
Adv. Reading
Elective
6. ______________|_______________
Elective/ 7. ______________|_______________
Academic Support
Please check the box if you are
interested in the SEE Team.
(Space is on the SEE Team is
limited. You will be notified if
we were able to accommodate
your request.
COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANS
Career Interest
Future Education Plans
First Choice _________________
Highly Selective
College – 4 years ___
Voc./
Tech School ___
Second Choice _______________
College – 4 years ___
Military ___
College – 2 years ___
Employment ___
Step 2:
 Select
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electives using
Course Options List
Graduation Requirements/4-year Plan Form
The online Curriculum Guide
Think about trying something new!
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
CURRICULUM GUIDE
A
copy of the 2014-15 Curriculum Guide can is
available online at www.rbhs208.net.
ONLINE CURRICULUM GUIDE
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Applied Arts
 English
 Fine Arts
 World Languages
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Students placed in Reading are not advised to take a
World Language or Western Civilization Freshman year
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Some students have been recommended for
Academic Support
Help with organization and study skills
 Homework support and help provided
 Communication between school and home
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Study Hall is offered every period of the day
 Freshmen will take either 6 or 7 academic
courses
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READING & MATH INTERVENTIONS
Depending on placement scores, students may
have been recommended for Extended Reading
and/or Extended Algebra
 Extended Reading (1.5 periods) Takes the
place of Western Civilization
 Extended Algebra (1.5 periods)
 Extended Reading AND Extended Algebra =
Full period of Academic Support
 Only Extended Reading OR only Extended
Algebra = ½ period of Academic Support
 Electives might be possible freshman year
Please select alternative electives in the
event that a first choice elective is not
available
2014-2015 Registration Requests
RIVERSIDE BROOKFIELD HIGH SCHOOL
Name: ________________________________________ Graduation Year: _____________
Phone #: ____________________
Directions: Using the attached freshmen course choices, the recommendations sheet and the
four-year plan, fill in the information below:
 your class selections
 two alternates in the event that your electives present a conflict
 your career interest and future educational plans
CLASS SELECTION
Sem. 1
ALTERNATES
Sem. 2
Sem. 1
Sem. 2
English
English 9
English 9
1. ______________|______________
Journalism Clarion
Choice #_________|_________
Math
Algebra
Algebra
2. ______________|______________
Expl. Tech. Comp. Apps.
Choice #_________|_________
Science
Biology
Biology
3. ______________|_______________
P.E.
Girls PE
Girls PE
4. ______________|_______________
West. Civ.
West. Civ.
* West.Civ./5. ______________|_______________
Adv. Reading
Spanish II
Spanish II
Elective 6. ______________|_______________
Academic Suppt.
Academic Suppt.
Elective/ 7. ______________|_______________
Academic Support
Please check the box if you are
interested in the SEE Team.
(Space on the SEE Team is
limited. You will be notified if
we were able to accommodate
your request.
COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANS
Career Interest
Future Education Plans
First Choice _________________
Highly Selective
College – 4 years ___
Voc./
Tech School ___
Second Choice _______________
College – 4 years ___
Military ___
College – 2 years ___
Employment ___
Please Complete
College and Career Plans
This information will help assist your
counselor with advising during your
high school years at RB.
COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANS
Career Interest
Future Education Plans
Teacher
First Choice _________________
Highly Selective
College – 4 years ___
Voc./
Tech School ___
Developer
Second Choice Website
_______________
College – 4 years ___
X
Military ___
College – 2 years ___
Employment ___
CLASS SELECTION
Sem. 1
ALTERNATES
Sem. 2
Sem. 1
Sem. 2
English
English 9
English 9
1. ______________|______________
Journalism Clarion
Choice #_________|_________
Math
Algebra
Algebra
2. ______________|______________
Expl. Tech. Comp. Apps.
Choice #_________|_________
Science
Biology
Biology
3. ______________|_______________
P.E.
Girls PE
Girls PE
4. ______________|_______________
West. Civ.
West. Civ.
* West.Civ./5. ______________|_______________
Adv. Reading
Elective
Please check the box if you are
interested in the SEE Team.
Spanish II
Spanish II
6. ______________|_______________
Academic Suppt.
Academic Suppt.
Elective/ 7. ______________|_______________
Academic Support
COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANS
Career Interest
Future Education Plans
Teacher
First Choice _________________
Highly Selective
College – 4 years ___
Voc./
Tech School ___
Developer
Second Choice Website
_______________
X
College – 4 years ___
Military ___
College – 2 years ___
Employment ___
Check the SEE Team box on
the green form you if
interested in being part of
SEE team.
Create a schedule that
o
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Offers academic rigor
Allows for student interest
Allows time for student involvement
in extra-curricular activities
Saturday, January 25, 2014
 Follow
the registration time table
according to last name in your
packet
Parking available in the faculty
parking lot
Enter door A at the main
entrance
Turn in data forms
Meet with a counselor or Department
Chair to select electives

Contact April Englehart in Student Services at
(708) 442-8401 as soon as possible to
reschedule.
COURSE SELECTION PROCESS
 Review
Explore scores
 Review Placements
 Review the online Curriculum Guide to
become familiar with RB’s course offerings
 Complete the online “Placement Change
Request Form” if needed
 Complete the green registration form using
placements in core classes, the Curriculum
Guide, and graduation requirements
Mrs. Patti Farlee
Applied Arts Department Chair
2
Credits in Cultural & Applied Studies
(Applied Arts, Fine Arts, and/or World
Language) are required for graduation
 Elective Courses for Freshman Year…
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Child Development
Computers
Consumer Economics
Drafting CAD
Exploring Technologies
Foods & Nutrition
Broadcast Journalism
TV Arts Production
Mrs. Sarah Johnson
English Department Chair
4
credits are required for graduation (1
English credit each year)
 Course options for Freshman Year…
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English 9
Honors English 9
 Elective
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options
Reading
Debate
Journalism
Clarion (Newspaper)
Rouser (Yearbook)
Mrs. Julie Obradovic
Fine Arts Department Chair
2
Credits in Cultural & Applied Studies
(Applied Arts, Fine Arts, and/or World
Language) are required for graduation
 Electives for Freshman Year…
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Music
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Visual Arts
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Drawing & Painting, Ceramics, & Photo
Theater
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Choir, Band, Orchestra, Music Creativity, & World
Percussion
Acting & Directing & Improv Sketch Comedy
Fine Arts Survey
Mrs. Bridget Wilmot
Library Department Chair
LIBRARY SERVICES
● Extended hours (before/after school and lunch)
● Alternate learning space for study hall
● Reader's advisory
● Reference assistance
● Programming
ACADEMIC COLLABORATIONS
● Research curriculum
● Freshman and sophomore English projects
● Skills for academic success
● Technology proficiency
● Google Applications
● Web 2.0 tools
Mr. Doug Schultz
Math Department Chair
3
credits are required for graduation (4 are
recommended for college-bound students)
 Course options for Freshman Year…
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Pre-Algebra
Extended Algebra
Algebra
Honors Algebra
Geometry (Placement Exam Required)
Mr. Brennan Denny
Science Department Chair
3
credits are required for graduation
(4 are recommended for collegebound students)
 Course options for Freshman Year…
 Biology
 Honors
Biology
 Zoological Research
Mr. John Beasley
Social Science Department Chair
3
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credits are required for graduation
1.0 in Western Civilization (Freshman or
Sophomore Year) or 1.0 AP European History
1.0 in U.S. History (Junior Year)
.50 in U.S. Government (Senior Year)
.50 in Global Area Studies (or 4 years of the same
World Language)
 Course
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options for Freshman Year…
Western Civilization (Not recommended for
student taking Extended Reading)
Mr. William Frey
Fine Arts Department Chair
 3.5
credits of PE are required (.5
credit each semester)
 .5 credit in Health (Sophomore year)
 Course options for Freshman Year…
 Boys PE 9
 Girls PE 9
 Dance Techniques
Mrs. Jill McGrath
World Language Department Chair
2
Credits in Cultural & Applied Studies
(Applied Arts, Fine Arts, and/or World
Language) are required for graduation
 Course options for Freshman Year…
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French (Level I or II)
Spanish (Level I or II)
German I
Heritage Speakers (Level I or II)
 Level
II placements will require additional
testing
Mr. Jame Holt & Mr. Dan Mancoff
SEE Team Teachers
School of Environmental Education
Please express your interest in the SEE
Team by checking the SEE Team box on
the green registration form. There are
limited spots. You will be notified in
February if we were able to
accommodate your request
SEE Team Courses
 English (Regular or Honors)
 Math (Regular or Honors)
 Science (Regular or Honors)
 PE
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2.
3.
4.
Student Data and Registration
Race and Ethnicity
Student Language Survey
Technology Acceptable Use Agreement
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Bring with you
Course Requests form (green)
Registration Packet (blue)
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2.
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Student Data
Race and Ethnicity form
Student Language Survey
Technology Acceptable Use Agreement
Picture ID
5. Custody papers if applicable
6. Student’s original birth certificate
4.
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Health Forms (State Mandated)
9th grade physical (parent fills out the Health History portion)
Immunization record
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Must be signed by your child’s doctor
Must be returned to RB before the first day of school
Students who do not have the above listed
documents completed and on file in the Health
office will be subject to the state mandated
exclusion from school
 Proof
of Ownership or Rental
 3 Proofs of residency
1. Utility bills
2. Insurance policies
3. Bank or credit card statement
 Photo ID of parent

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