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2015-2016 Counseling Department. Meet Your Freshman Counselors Ms. Amy Furrow Room E200 Ext.5032 Alpha A-L Mrs. Jessica Flores-Anaya Room E200 Ext. 5032.

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1 Counseling Department

2 Meet Your Freshman Counselors Ms. Amy Furrow Room E200 Ext.5032 Alpha A-L Mrs. Jessica Flores-Anaya Room E200 Ext Alpha M-Z

3 Registration Forms and Info. Describes what courses Hamilton offers. Informs you what classes you need to graduate. What classes you need to attend a university

4 Four-Year High School Planning Check Graduation requirements Check University Requirements Curriculum area High School Requirements In-state University English4 Credits Math4 Credits Lab Science3 Credits Social Studies 3 Credits2 Credits Career/Fine arts 1 credit Foreign Language NONE2 Credits PE1 Credit0 Credit Health.50 Credit0 credit Required Courses 16 ½ credits16 credits Elective Courses 5 ½ Credits4 Credits Total Required Credits 22 Credits16 Credits

5 Example What is the name of the course? What grade level is it offered to? What school is the course offered at? What is a prerequisite and how do I know if it has one? Is this a Full Year or Semester long course?

6 Registration Sheet You will have 6 classes on your schedule Typically freshman have 5 core classes and 1 elective. 1 English 2 Math 3 Science 4 World History 5 PE 6 Elective (usually Foreign Language) Moore Ashlee 12345

7 How do I know what classes to take? Sample schedule 1.English 9 2.World History 3.Science 4.Math 5.PE 6.Elective (Usually Foreign Language) Marketing Doe John Spanish 2

8 English and History English-Required Summer Reading Honors World History -Prepares for Top academic clubs such as Model United Nations & We The People. Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 EnglishHonors English 9Honors World Studies (Hon. English 9 & Hon World History World History Honors World History Block-2 Consecutive Periods) *Full year commitment *No testing required *Full year commitment *No testing required

9 Math and Science Option 1 Option 2 Option 3 Option 4 Investigative Science Honors Biology Hon. Biology Hon. Biology Algebra 1 Accelerated Math Hon. Geometry Hon. Math 2/3 Combo (Complete 3 levels 2 yrs.) Hon. Algebra 2 Hon. Pre-calculus (2 periods daily-complete levels of math in 1 yr.) / Teacher Approval _____ Teacher Approval ___

10 AVID Advancement Via Individual Determination OBJECTIVES  To prepare students in the academic middle for four-year college eligibility  To provide students with a college preparatory curriculum  To provide students with academic instruction and support in college preparatory classes

11 Physical Education (1 credit required for graduation) Introduction to Physical Education –Male Locker This course offers students a basic foundation in physical education by exposing them to a variety of individual and team sports. A strong emphasis on lifetime sports is stressed. Introduction to Physical Education –Female Locker This course offers students a basic foundation in physical education by exposing them to a variety of individual and team sports. A strong emphasis on lifetime sports is stressed.

12 The Academies Freshman Football Golf Soccer Softball Volleyball Swimming Tennis excellence in academics… excellence in youth development… Prepares student athletes with better training in a more convenient format. Athletic Academies count towards PE credit

13 What if I want to take another elective? You can take a 0 hour class! –O-hour classes are from 6:30-7:20 everyday! –You must have your own transportation! –Did I mention it is EARLY???

14 Elective Choices at HHS Check out the back of the registration sheet! All the elective courses that you can take as a 9 th grader is on the back of the registration sheet

15 Start Working on Your Future Earn College credit while in High School Enroll in Dual Credit & AP classes Dual Credit classes Dual credit courses require the payment of tuition to the cooperating community college. Dual enrollment credit is earned when the course is taken at a high school in the Chandler School District AP Credit classes College credit is granted after receiving a high enough test on AP exam

16 Examples of Electives Foreign Languages Many Choices Need for the University Upper levels can be taken for college credit. 10th

17 Examples of Electives Fine Arts Theatre Orchestra Band Guitar Choir Drawing Photo Imaging

18 Examples of CTE Electives – Vocational Credit Ag Science Marketing Business Management Early Childhood Education Fashion and Design TV productions Drafting Photo

19 Air Force JROTC Options : –AS 100: Journey Into Aviation –AS 500 (Optional): Competitive Drill Community Service –Blood Drives –Adopt-a-highway –Color Guard / Saber Team Social Events –Paintball / Laser Tag –Sport & Cyber Competitions –Formal Dances Learn To Lead To Success!! Opens doors to military academies and leading colleges PE graduation credit available No requirement to join the military – A class AND a club!!

20 Extra Curricular Activities See Student Handbook for a list of clubs!

21 School times 7:25-2:14 Lunch time at Hamilton – A, B and C lunch No Lockers 5 Minute passing periods between classes After-school Detention Lunches – Have to eat on campus Weekly class Schedule Husky Days and Link Crew

22 When will we return to pick up registration forms? You have 2 weeks to complete these forms. Hamilton counselors will return on Jan. 26 – Bogle Jan Payne Jan. 28 – Willis Jan. 29 – Anderson Jan. 30 – San Tan

23 Parent/Counselor Meetings Counselors will be available at Hamilton to present this information to parents. –Jan 13 th at 4:30 and 6:00 –Jan 15 th at 4:30 and 6:00 –Jan 28 th at 4:30 and 6:00 Have your parents register for a meeting on the website. Walk-ins are welcome

24 8 th grade Open House Come to Hamilton and see the school, classes and clubs offered there! HHS Cafeteria January 21, :00pm

25 Questions? Visit our site at For Open Enrollment forms, registration forms, and other information


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