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Report
Welcome – Dr. Brett Bending, Principal HHS
Student Growth Report – Jim Szymczak, Associate
Principal Curriculum & Instruction
Elective Options – Nate Danielson/Geoff Falk,
Academic Division Chairs
Pathways Programs – Jeff Ehardt, Associate
Principal Operations
Handout Overview – Aaron Butler, Dean of
Students
Extracurricular Options – Dave Hicks, Athletic
Director
Next Steps – Lisa van Wageningen, Educational
Services
Conclusion – Dr. Bending and Kurt Rohlwing, HMS
principal
Student Growth Report
• Individualized projections, based on middle
school standardized tests
• Used as one component in the high school
core course placement process
Student Growth Report
Student Growth Report
Your projected scores
College Readiness
Benchmarks
Displays a predicted score for 3
standardized tests, with a
comparison to college
readiness benchmarks
What do the
scores mean?
• Students scoring at or above the benchmark in each
subject area are projected to be on pace to succeed
in high school and college classes, if they keep up
with their coursework.
• Students scoring below the benchmark will need to
put in extra effort and seek out additional supports
to improve their scores for future tests.
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How are these
scores used?
• Middle school teachers will use these projections to
recommend you for the appropriate level classes in English,
Math, History, and Biology.
• Middle school teachers also take into consideration other
factors, including:
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Current grades and classes
Previous performance in class
Interventions and progress monitoring
Reading and writing ability
Work ethic and motivation
• You’ll have the chance to review these recommendations in
January.
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• These are just projections.
• Depending on the types of
classes you take during
high school, and the effort
you put into your studies,
you may do better or
worse than projected.
• You will be able to request
a different level class after
you receive your
recommendations in
January; the form is
available on the website
Semester 1
Semester 2
Period 1
English
English
Period 2
Math
Math
Period 3
World History
World History
Period 4
Biology
Biology
Period 5
Lunch
Lunch
Period 6
Academic Support (ASP)
Academic Support (ASP)
Period 7
Physical Education
Physical Education
Period 8
Elective
Elective
Period 9
Elective
Elective
 _200
Prep for College Readiness
 _300 College/Career Readiness
 _400 Honors Level
 _500 Advanced Placement (AP)
 _800 Elective or PE
 For
example, honors biology would have a course
code of 4401/4402
Freshmen Course Selection
Two things happen between now and January:
1. Middle school teachers make core course
recommendations
2. 8th grade students and their families make
elective course requests
Freshman Elective Options
What electives are
available?
Information is located
on the 2015-16 course
selection sheet
Art
Business
English
Family and
Consumer
Sciences
Industrial
Education
Music
Social Studies
World
Languages
Where can I get more information?
www.d300.org/freshmen
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• If you are currently in AVID, your middle
school teacher may recommend you to
move on in high school
• High School AVID recruitment is currently
going on. You must be nominated and
follow the process that is initiated by the
high school to enroll
• Questions? Ask your high school counselor
in January during your appointment
Art Fundamentals
3D I
2D I
Photo
I
PC
Art I
3D II
2D II
Studio
Art
Photo
II
PC
Art II
Photo
III
PC
ART
III
Photo
IV
PC
Art IV
AP
Studio
Art
World Languages
French
French I
French II
French III
French IV
Spanish
Spanish I
Spanish II
Spanish III
Spanish IV
AP Spanish
German
German I
German II
German III
German IV
Music in District 300
• Concert Orchestra
• Symphonic Orch.
• Symphonic Strings
• Chamber Orchestra
• Men’s Chorus
• Women’s Chorus
• Varsity Women’s
Chorus
• Varsity Women’s
Singers
• Concert Choir
• Concert Singers
• Chamber Choir
• Concert Band
• Symphonic Band
• Symphonic Winds
• Wind Ensemble
• Jazz Band
• Jazz Ensemble
• Percussion
Ensemble
• Music Theory 1
• AP Music Theory
• Guitar 1 & 2
• Musicology
• Beginning
Instrumental
Methods
Auto Technology 1
Auto Technology 2
Auto Technology 3
Woods 1
Woods 2 – Cabinetry
Woods 3
Computer Aided
Design 1
Computer Aided
Design 2
Computer Aided
Design 3
Electricity 1
Electricity 2
Electricity 3
Welding 1
Welding 2
Robotics 1
Robotics 2
Welding 3
Two Ways to Make Elective
Requests
1.
On paper
– Review the list of electives
– Discuss with your parents
– Fill out the homework sheet
– Bring it in to discuss with a high school counselor the week of
January 12
2.
Online
– Review the list of electives
– Discuss with your parents
– Login to your Student Portal and complete the Freshman
Elective Request Form
– Confirm your requests with a high school counselor the week of
January 12
**HMS students will complete this during exploratory periods on 12/11,
12/12 and 12/15
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www.d300.org/freshmen
Scroll down
www.d300.org/freshmen
List of courses
More info
Level change form
D300 PATHWAYS TO
COLLEGE AND CAREER
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Beginning in 2015-2016
• Three pathways with a
focus on employment
after high school,
college, or both
• Specific focus at each
school
• A limited number of
seats will be open in
each program for
transfer students
• See brochures for more
information
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@ Hampshire High School
Information Technology &
Computer Science Pathway
@ Jacobs High School
Entrepreneurship Pathway
@ Dundee-Crown High School
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For more information
www.d300.org/pathways
Or refer to the brochures in
your folder!
Organizational flow chart
Map of the building
Overview of high school transition process
List of courses available to 9th graders
Blank Course selection sheet
Career pathways program information
Summer school information
Health and immunization information
Athletics overview and contact information
2015-16 school calendar
 We
have a club or sport for everyone!
 Visit the field house to obtain
information, meet sponsors, and ask
questions!
 Colleges love to see students involved in
extracurriculars!
 Being involved in extracurriculars helps
students make friends, feel connected to
the school, and enhances their classroom
learning
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Before January 7:
Make elective requests (online preferred, via the Student
Portal)
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Week of January 12:
High school counselors will visit D300 middle schools and
feeder parochial schools/charter school during the day to
review elective requests with each student.
Week of January 26:
Students will receive a copy of their core course
recommendations and elective course requests. Parents will
be asked to review the recommendations and requests.
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Week of January 26:
If you have questions about core recommendations, contact
the appropriate high school division head or administrator.
Submit level change requests to division heads at this time.
Please note: Students will not receive a copy of
the finalized schedule until July.

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