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1 Course Registration Signing up for next year’s classes

2 JMS Registration Information Registration presentation was Dec. 1 st in their 8 th period classes Registration presentation was Dec. 1 st in their 8 th period classes Course selection books will be available during that time; course selection books also available online Course selection books will be available during that time; course selection books also available online Completed registration forms are due to 4 th period teachers on or before December 5 th. Completed registration forms are due to 4 th period teachers on or before December 5 th. Online registration during 4 th period begins Dec. 8 th in the LMC Online registration during 4 th period begins Dec. 8 th in the LMC Schedules mailed in late July/early August Schedules mailed in late July/early August Students must have Infinite Campus login and password to register for classes Students must have Infinite Campus login and password to register for classes

3 JHS Graduation Requirements Total Credits Needed = 24 ENGLISH 4 Credits Needed (8 Semesters) MATH 3 Credits Needed (6 Semesters or 3 blocked periods) SCIENCE 3 Credits Needed (6 Semesters) P.E. 1 Credit Needed (8 Semesters) (.125 per semester) TECHNOLOGY.5 Credits Needed (1 Semester) SOCIAL STUDIES 3.5 Cr. Needed (7 Semesters) HEALTH.5 Credits Needed (1 Semester) CPR

4 Advancing in Grade Level Sophomore status: need 6 or more successfully completed credits* Sophomore status: need 6 or more successfully completed credits* Failing a 9 th -12 th grade course results in 0 credit for that course Failing a 9 th -12 th grade course results in 0 credit for that course Junior status: need 12.0 successfully completed credits* Junior status: need 12.0 successfully completed credits* Senior status/privileges/graduation plan: need 18.0 credits* Senior status/privileges/graduation plan: need 18.0 credits* Recommended course load for 9 th /10 th grade is 6-7 courses per semester plus P.E. (min. of 6) *These are minimum to stay on track Recommended course load for 9 th /10 th grade is 6-7 courses per semester plus P.E. (min. of 6) *These are minimum to stay on track

5 English Requirements 4 credits required for graduation 4 credits required for graduation All 10 th grade students take Integrated Language Arts both semesters All 10 th grade students take Integrated Language Arts both semesters If one or both semesters of Freshman English are failed, students will have to make up that credit with Summer School, Night School or a Frameworks course as a Junior/Senior. If one or both semesters of Freshman English are failed, students will have to make up that credit with Summer School, Night School or a Frameworks course as a Junior/Senior.

6 Math Requirements  3 credits required for graduation  9 th grade course completion determines placement in 10 th grade course – refer to the course request registration form and the course selection handbook for more info  Pay attention to course prerequisites  See a teacher or counselor for guidance if you are unsure which course to sign up for

7 Science Requirements  3 credits required for graduation  9 th grade Physical Science students should sign up for Biology  9 th grade Biology students should sign up for General Chemistry or Physics  Pay attention to the course prerequisites  If one or both semesters of Physical Science is failed, students may recover this credit through Night School or Summer School

8 Social Studies Requirements 9 th Grade Topics of History Topics of History 10 th Grade World Studies OR World Studies OR AP World History AP World History 11 th Grade US History OR US History OR AP US History AP US History 12 th Grade American Government American Government AND AND Economics Economics  3.5 credits required for graduation

9 Health & P.E. Courses Health & CPR training (Required in 10 th grade) 9 th Grade 9 th Grade Functional Fitness P.E. 9 th Grade Functional Fitness P.E. 10 th – 12 th Grade (Select one for each sem.) Individual/Personal Fitness (Track 1) Individual/Personal Fitness (Track 1) Individual/Dual Recreation (Track 2) Individual/Dual Recreation (Track 2) Team Games/Activities & Sports (Track 3) Team Games/Activities & Sports (Track 3) Strength & Conditioning for Athletic Power (Track 4) Strength & Conditioning for Athletic Power (Track 4) Cross Training for Lifelong Fitness (Track 5) Cross Training for Lifelong Fitness (Track 5) P.E.O.P.E.L (Track 7)-must apply for instructor approval P.E.O.P.E.L (Track 7)-must apply for instructor approval 11 th and 12 th Grade Outdoor Pursuits (Track 6)* Outdoor Pursuits (Track 6)* Kinesiology (must have passed Track 4)* Kinesiology (must have passed Track 4)* *Can only take these ONCE

10 Music Courses Vocal Music Mixed Chorus Mixed Chorus Concert Choir* Concert Choir* Synergy* Synergy* Innovation* Innovation* Music Theory (11 th - 12th only) Music Theory (11 th - 12th only) *Selected by audition Instrumental Music High School Band High School Band  Students interested in vocal music should sign up for Mixed Chorus. Tryouts for the other choirs will take place next year and schedule adjustments will be made accordingly.

11 Importance of Academic Success With increased graduation requirements, academic success becomes even more critical. Failing courses not only creates a credit deficiency but also limits options for moving to higher levels of math, science, foreign language, etc. With increased graduation requirements, academic success becomes even more critical. Failing courses not only creates a credit deficiency but also limits options for moving to higher levels of math, science, foreign language, etc. It is IMPERATIVE that we stress this to our students at home and at school. It is IMPERATIVE that we stress this to our students at home and at school.

12 Eligibility for College Credit Score at or above the proficiency level on the Iowa tests (Iowa Assessments) Score at or above the proficiency level on the Iowa tests (Iowa Assessments) Meet one of the district’s equivalent alternative measures of proficiency Meet one of the district’s equivalent alternative measures of proficiency MAP MAP I-ELDA (ELL students) I-ELDA (ELL students) ACT ACT COMPASS COMPASS ALEKS Math Test ALEKS Math Test

13 Sample Course Req. Time Table *courses in purple are examples of what a student might add to the existing template in black print Integrated Language Arts Math: Geometry (levels vary) Health Math: Geometry (levels vary) Essentials of Art World Studies (or AP World History) World Studies (or AP World History) P.E. Track 1/ Study hall P.E. Track 4/ Study hall Science: Biology (levels vary) Science: Biology (levels vary) Spanish II Accounting I


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