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Center Grove High School WELCOMES YOU! January 26, 2011 Incoming Freshmen Parent Scheduling Night.

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1 Center Grove High School WELCOMES YOU! January 26, 2011 Incoming Freshmen Parent Scheduling Night

2 AGENDA Introduction of Staff Introduction of Staff Purpose of Tonights Meeting Purpose of Tonights Meeting Scheduling Timeline/Process Scheduling Timeline/Process Counseling Services Counseling Services Honors Classes (AP Courses) Honors Classes (AP Courses) AOF/POE (Career Academies) AOF/POE (Career Academies) Question and Answer Question and Answer

3 Administrative Staff Mr. Matt Shockley, Principal Mr. Matt Shockley, Principal Mr. Kevin Gallman, Assistant Principal Mr. Kevin Gallman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Sandy Hillman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Sandy Hillman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Amy Howie, Assistant Principal Mrs. Amy Howie, Assistant Principal Mr. Ruben De Luna, Dean of Students Mr. Ruben De Luna, Dean of Students

4 Counseling Staff A-BoMrs. Pam Price, Director A-BoMrs. Pam Price, Director Br-FiMrs. Kathy Buckingham Br-FiMrs. Kathy Buckingham Fl-KeMr. Steve Gantz Fl-KeMr. Steve Gantz Ki-NiMrs. Jill Arbuckle Ki-NiMrs. Jill Arbuckle No-SoMr. Kevin McDonough No-SoMr. Kevin McDonough Sp-ZMrs. Jean Welton Sp-ZMrs. Jean Welton Guidance Secretary Mrs. Patty McOuat Guidance Secretary Mrs. Patty McOuat Registrar Mrs. Beth Duffey Registrar Mrs. Beth Duffey

5 Tonights Purpose Explain the high school scheduling process, timelines and expectations Explain the high school scheduling process, timelines and expectations Educate you on the high school terminology and programs Educate you on the high school terminology and programs Answer questions/concerns Answer questions/concerns

6 Scheduling Timeline Parent information meeting Letters recommending honors courses will be mailed to parents Middle school counselors will be distributing scheduling materials to students in the next few days Students begin completing course selection forms and making online course requests

7 Scheduling Timeline February 4 Deadline Course selection form returned to middle school counselors Online course selections completed

8 Tutorial

9 Schedule Change Policy Students will not be able to drop any course unless the request meets the following criteria: Students will not be able to drop any course unless the request meets the following criteria: need to meet high school graduation requirements need to meet high school graduation requirements need to meet college entrance requirements need to meet college entrance requirements need to balance over-crowded classes need to balance over-crowded classes an error in computer entry an error in computer entry late staff changes late staff changes Requested changes related to teacher assignments, lunch assignments, and class periods. etc. will not be considered. Requested changes related to teacher assignments, lunch assignments, and class periods. etc. will not be considered. Students who in enroll in year long courses are committing to the course for both semesters. Students who in enroll in year long courses are committing to the course for both semesters.

10 Counseling Services Academic Counseling Academic Counseling Individual Counseling Individual Counseling Academic/Vocational Testing Academic/Vocational Testing PSAT, SAT, ACT, EXPLORE, PLAN, ECA PSAT, SAT, ACT, EXPLORE, PLAN, ECA Post-Secondary Planning Post-Secondary Planning College/Vocational School/Military/Workforce College/Vocational School/Military/Workforce Financial Aid/Scholarships/College Applications Financial Aid/Scholarships/College Applications NCAA Clearinghouse NCAA Clearinghouse

11 Academic Guide Highlights Grading Procedures (pages 14-15) Grading Procedures (pages 14-15) Diploma Information (pages 16-19) Diploma Information (pages 16-19) Core 40, Core 40 w\Academic Honors, and Core 40 w\ Technical Honors Core 40, Core 40 w\Academic Honors, and Core 40 w\ Technical Honors Career Majors (pages 22-38) Career Majors (pages 22-38) CGHS Course Descriptions (pages 39-95) CGHS Course Descriptions (pages 39-95)

12 Honors Courses Preparation for Advanced Placement (AP) and college-level work Preparation for Advanced Placement (AP) and college-level work More critical thinking More critical thinking More intensive reading and writing assignments More intensive reading and writing assignments Self-discipline and motivation is necessary Self-discipline and motivation is necessary Good organizational skills are important Good organizational skills are important

13 Other Programs Early College Early College The Academy of Finance The Academy of Finance Project Lead the Way Engineering Project Lead the Way Engineering Project Lead the Way Bio-Med Project Lead the Way Bio-Med

14 Question and Answer Department Representatives Department Representatives Project Lead the Way Project Lead the Way Academy of Finance Academy of Finance Counselors Counselors Administrators Administrators

15 Scheduling Checklist Seven semester courses selected for each semester (not including study hall) Seven semester courses selected for each semester (not including study hall) Six alternate courses selected Six alternate courses selected Online course requests completed Online course requests completed Parent and student signature Parent and student signature

16 Remember… Course selection forms and online requests are due to your middle school guidance office Friday, February 4!


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