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Center Grove High School WELCOMES YOU! February 19, 2013 Incoming Freshmen Parent Scheduling Night.

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1 Center Grove High School WELCOMES YOU! February 19, 2013 Incoming Freshmen Parent Scheduling Night

2 AGENDA Introduction of Staff Introduction of Staff Purpose of Tonight’s Meeting Purpose of Tonight’s Meeting Guidance and Counseling Services Guidance and Counseling Services Scheduling Timeline/Process Scheduling Timeline/Process Honors Classes Honors Classes CGHS Programs CGHS Programs Question and Answer Question and Answer Early College Meeting - immediately following Early College Meeting - immediately following

3 Administrative Staff Mr. Matt Shockley, Principal Mr. Matt Shockley, Principal Mr. Benji Betts, Assistant Principal Mr. Benji Betts, Assistant Principal Mrs. Sandy Hillman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Sandy Hillman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Amy Howie, Assistant Principal Mrs. Amy Howie, Assistant Principal Mr. Jacob Short, Dean of Students Mr. Jacob Short, Dean of Students

4 Counseling Staff A-ByMrs. Pam Price, Director A-ByMrs. Pam Price, Director C-GreMrs. Kathy Buckingham C-GreMrs. Kathy Buckingham Gri-MaMr. Dwayne Marshall Gri-MaMr. Dwayne Marshall Mc-ScMrs. Connie Poston Mc-ScMrs. Connie Poston Se-ZMrs. Jean Welton Se-ZMrs. Jean Welton Early CollegeMiss Lindsay Bentz Early CollegeMiss Lindsay Bentz Guidance Secretary Mrs. Karen Cornett Guidance Secretary Mrs. Karen Cornett Registrar Mrs. Beth Duffey Registrar Mrs. Beth Duffey

5 Tonight’s Purpose Explain the high school scheduling process, timelines and expectations Explain the high school scheduling process, timelines and expectations Educate you on high school terminology and programs Educate you on high school terminology and programs Answer questions/concerns Answer questions/concerns Provide opportunity to make online requests Provide opportunity to make online requests

6 General CGHS Information Daily Schedule Daily Schedule Number of Courses each year Number of Courses each year General Graduation Requirements General Graduation Requirements

7 Academic Guide Highlights Grading Procedures Grading Procedures  Grading Scale  Regular/Weighted GPA  Semester Grade Calculation Diploma Information & Graduation Requirements Diploma Information & Graduation Requirements  Core 40  Core 40 w\Academic Honors  Core 40 w\ Technical Honors CGHS Course Descriptions CGHS Course Descriptions

8 Scheduling Timeline Students received scheduling information and course selection forms from middle school counselors that included recommendations for the following: Honors Courses World Language Courses Read 180/English Labs Algebra Enrichment Early College Parent information meeting Parents/students complete online form to request to drop/add courses Online course requests open Students complete course selection forms and return to middle school counselors by February 5 Students complete online course requests completed by Monday, February 5

9 Scheduling Timeline Master schedule built based on student requests Students schedule courses online in early May (more information will be provided in April) Student schedules are checked and conflicts resolved

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11 This will read as “Courses for ” on your Skyward homepage when you are in the high school entity. When you log in, you will be in in the middle school entity. Select Center Grove High School from the drop down menu.

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16 Guidance & 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

17 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 college entrance requirements  need to balance over-crowded classes  an error in computer entry  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.

18 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

19 Other Programs Early College Early College Center Grove Global Campus Center Grove Global Campus Central Nine Career Center Central Nine Career Center 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

20 Freshman Events Parent Coffee Parent Coffee  April 23, 7:00-8:00 in HS Media Center  April 15, MSN  April 18, MSC Freshman Orientation Freshman Orientation  July 23, 8:00-12:30 Freshman Registration Freshman Registration  July 23, 5:30-8:00 Freshman FroYo Party Freshman FroYo Party  July 31, 6:00-8:00 CGHS

21 Scheduling Checklist Elective courses selected for each semester (not including study hall) Elective 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

22 Question and Answer Department Representatives Department Representatives Early College Early College Center Grove Global Campus Center Grove Global Campus Project Lead the Way Project Lead the Way Academy of Finance Academy of Finance Counselors Counselors Administrators Administrators Computers available for course requests Computers available for course requests

23 Remember… Course selection forms and online requests are due to your middle school guidance office Monday, February 25!


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