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Normal West High School Home of the Wildcats!
Normal West Counselors Brooke BollmannA-C Marty TarmannD-H Katie TurnerI-Mh Debbie Sondgeroth Mi-Se Carrie Hoffman Sf-Z
Graduation Requirements English4.0 credits Math3.0 credits Science 2.0 credits Social Science2.0 credits – US History/Constitution Test Health/PE3.5 credits Consumer Ed.5 credits Electives9.0 credits Junior State Standardized Testing 24 Total Credits
Level Changes May request within first 6 weeks of semester When moving down a level, must show interventions have been utilized. Students must fill out form that is provided in counseling office. Courses with different levels: English Biology Math
Choosing Classes January 8 th /9 th Freshmen during RWS January 13 th /14 th Soph. during US History January 15 th /16 th Juniors English 3 or AP Language If you DON’T have: RWS US History English 3 AP Language Counselors will be calling you down at alternative times
Course to Career Guide OR NCWHS Webpage / Academics
How to access Career Cruising and Course Planner Step 1. Go to the Career Cruising website at Step 2. Login by entering your Username and Password. USERNAME: U5 – Your SIS # (9 numbers) Ex: U PASSWORD : Birthday using MMDDYYYY Ex: Birthday of September 10, 2001 would be CHANGE PASSWORD: You will be prompted to change your password. Read the terms and conditions and click the box Please enter your birthdate as shown: (Example: ) MMDDYYYY to MMDDYY *changing year ONLY from Ex to 01 Example:
Choosing Courses in Career Cruising Choose My Courses
Choosing Courses in Career Cruising Course Planner Shows: Past classes Current classes Next year options (Highlighted in Blue) Next year options (Highlighted in Blue)
Choosing Courses in Career Cruising You WILL : Work with highlighted year ONLY Select Sem 1 and Sem 2 choices You will select 7 choices for each semester You will NOT: Work with past years Select a Lunch Select a Homeroom
Choosing courses in Career Cruising When clicking on shaded or white slots your options will appear as shown below
Choosing Courses in Career Cruising Click on an option and it will show: Course Description Prerequisites Future course options Options
Choosing courses in Career Cruising Choose Option and Add Course If there is a matching Sem 2 course it will automatically Add Course
Choosing Courses in Career Cruising An Alert will appear if your choice has an issue Hover over Alert for information Options: Delete or Change Course o Click on course and info below will appear Talk to Counselor before submitting Alerts
Choosing Courses in Career Cruising Possible Alerts: Hover over Alert for information “Other Credit” Courses are ok, this will appear on all students OK - submit See Counselor to fix Submit
Typical Junior/Senior Schedule (must have at least 11 credits) Core CoursesBACCICE Work Program English Math PE ScienceElectiveICE Work course Social StudiesBACC courseWork ElectiveBACC courseWork Elective or SHBACC courseWork
Core Courses Not sure what to take for English, Math, Science and Social Studies? -Use the Course to Career Guide to help you and be sure to note the prerequisites for the courses Still not sure? -Use your Teachers as a Resource
AP – Advanced Placement – College Classes taught by AP certified West teachers. – Weighted Grades – Demanding course work predetermined by College Board. – Testing in May to possibly earn college credit depending on score.
Course Selection Changes February 27th, 2015 – Course requests will be mailed home Change a Course Choice – A form will be required with parent signature to make a course change due by March 20, March 20, 2015 – Last day to make a change in a student’s course selection.