Presentation on theme: "PREPARING FOR YOUR FUTURE High School Planning. Important Dates (mark your calendars) Wednesday, February 4th at 7:00pm Fairfield Ludlowe High School."— Presentation transcript:
PREPARING FOR YOUR FUTURE High School Planning
Important Dates (mark your calendars) Wednesday, February 4th at 7:00pm Fairfield Ludlowe High School Open House for incoming ninth graders and their parent/guardian (STUDENTS MUST ATTEND WITH A PARENT/GUARDIAN) Tuesday, February 10th th during homerooms High school guidance counselors will be visiting homerooms to answer any questions you may have…come prepared with your questions!!! Thursday, February 19 th – Thursday, February 26 th Students select electives in Infinite Campus Monday, March 9 th All 9 th Grade Course Request Verification forms are due. Homeroom teachers will collect them.
High School Absences o Important to pay attention to absences and tardiness. o Begin to familiarize yourself with the policy. Transcript o What is a transcript? Why do you think it would be important? o Day one you begin to create this document that will be used for your post- secondary plans. (i.e. colleges).
Program of Studies Review Program of Studies booklet carefully o Understand prerequisites for courses. o Select courses carefully based on interest. Scavenger Hunt
Course Registration Choice of subjects is one of the most important decisions a student makes in high school. All general education classes are grouped by ability levels of student. This grouping is based on o Past performance o Teacher recommendation o Counselor recommendation o Test scores The elective subjects especially should be chosen to fit o Abilities o Interests o Future plans
Freshman Year Courses 9 th Grade Requirements12 Credits Minimum Credit Distribution o English 2 credits o Math 2 credits o Science 2 credits o Social Studies 2 credits o World Language2 credits Highly Recommended o Physical Education.5 credits o Health.25 credit o Electives2 credits Automatically scheduled for students.
Electives Worksheet Electives Selection Course Registration Packet will be received during homeroom. Review 9 th Grade Electives Worksheet Example Select four credits in electives and prioritize by numbering 1 as first choice, 2 as second, etc. Full Year Elective Course – 2.0 credits One Semester Elective Course – 1.0 credit Select at least two Alternate Electives Enter selections on Infinite Campus with your parents or guardians
Course Request Verification Form Verification Form o Distributed by your homeroom teachers the first week in March. House Assignment o Write down older sibling and their house. Signatures o Parent & Student must sign before handing in to School Counselor. o Parent should include address. Attending a School other than FLHS o Important for your parents to let us know if you will be attending another school. o High School Course Request Verification form– Still must be handed in.
Weekly Schedule Block Schedule o 4 periods a day, plus homeroom o Classes meet every other day o Most periods one hour twenty five minutes Homeroom o Same teacher all four years o 7 minutes long, starts at 10:30 on most days Activity Period o Once per week o All clubs and activities meet during this period
The Time is Here Now! This is an exciting time for all of you...take the time you need to make the right decisions and have some fun.