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SOUTH VALLEY JUNIOR HIGH WELCOME TO 6TH GRADE PARENT NIGHT Kelly Westerberg - COUNSELOR Stephanie Williams - COUNSELOR.

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1 SOUTH VALLEY JUNIOR HIGH WELCOME TO 6TH GRADE PARENT NIGHT Kelly Westerberg - COUNSELOR Stephanie Williams - COUNSELOR

2 Agenda:  Gilbert Public Schools Academic Requirements  Registration Process Current GPS Students New to GPS Students  Honors, ELL and Special Education  GPS Elementary Visits  Opportunities To Visit Our Campus  Important Dates To Remember

3 2 periods of Language Arts Or Honors Language Arts 1 period of Math Or Honors Math 1 period of Science Or Honors Science 1 period of Social Studies 1 period of PE

4 Select the elective carefully!

5 7 th Grade Registration Card

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7 6th Grade Teachers Circle the Appropriate Academic Courses Students currently in ALP will be signed into appropriate Honors class by ALP teacher. Students not currently in ALP, but who wish to enroll in an Honors course, must make arrangements to take the test at their elementary school prior to the end of the year. Qualifying students will be placed accordingly. kw 98

8 Students and Parents should choose 3 elective preferences. If you select Band or Orchestra, please indicate an instrument. Please be sure to select your elective courses carefully. This schedule of coursework, once submitted, will be final ELECTIVE COURSES Students should NUMBER 3 elective preferences. Every effort will be made to provide students their top choices. However, elective class availability is limited and subject to change. ___ Drama 7 ___ Spanish I ___ Mixed Chorus ___ Beg Band (Indicate Instrument _______) ___ Band 7 (Indicate Instrument ________) ___ Orchestra 7 (Indicate Instrument ______) ___ Mini Courses (Nine weeks each of Computers, Art, Family & Consumer Sci & Citizenship & Responsibility) 1 2viola 3

9  Academic placement will be determined by IEP team. Please see your child’s elementary Case Manager for details.  Academic placement facilitated by ELL instructor

10  SVJHS offers Honors Language Arts, Honors Math & Honors Science  Current GPS students: Should test at their elementary. Contact your student’s 6 th gr. teacher for dates.  New to GPS students: Must provide qualifying score on approved test to enroll in an Honors course. (Cognitive Abilities Test ~ CogAT).  GPS will offer summer test date. Check GPS website for details.

11 Student Currently in ALP at GPS elementary If your student currently participates in ALP at a Gilbert elementary, he/she does not need to retest to register for an Honors course. Student Not Currently in ALP at GPS elementary If your student is not currently in ALP and is attending a Gilbert elementary school, he/she will need to test AT THE ELEMENTARY in which he/she attends. Student from Other District or Charter If your student is coming from another district or charter, he/she will need to have a qualifying score on a state approved test to register for Honors. Gilbert Public Schools will offer a summer test date. Check our GPS website for details.

12 February 9 th February 10th Settlers Quartz Hill Spectrum February 12 th February 13 th Ashland Mesquite All other current Gilbert Public School students please check with your 6 th grade teacher for registration materials!

13 Please bring copies of the following documents to register your student:  6th grade Final Report Card  Proof of Residency  Copy of Birth Certificate  Copy of Immunizations  Standardized Testing Results (AIMS)  Special Education Records  Custody Paperwork (Only if Non Custodial Concerns)

14 Mass Registration (for students new to GPS): May 7 th, 2015; 9am - 12:00pm in SVJHS Media Center 7 th Grade Sabercat Days: July 27th, th Grade Sabercat Days: July 28 th, 2015 New Student Orientation: July 29 th, 2015 Meet the Teacher Night: August 4 th, 2015 School Begins - August 5 th, 2015 These dates subject to change. Check our school website for updates.

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