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Incoming Senior Course Scheduling Class of 2015 January 30, 2014.

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1 Incoming Senior Course Scheduling Class of 2015 January 30, 2014

2 Goals Students will know how to use the Course Planning Guide. Students will know the difference between high school and college requirements. Students will know where to find help for making next year’s course requests. Students will know the timeline and method for making course requests. Write your name on your course planning guide and the insert. Annotate your course planning guide throughout this presentation.

3 Graduation Requirements & College Admission Recommendations Refer to the gold Course Planning Guide page 1 for Geneseo High School Graduation Requirements & page 4 for college admission recommendations. Refer to pg 2 (course offerings). Check the “Graduation Requirements” tab in your Skyward Access Account.

4 Making up credit if you failed a required class(es) If you failed a first semester class and the make up class is not on the list of courses, select “Make-Up S ”. If you failed a second semester class and the make up class is not on the list of courses, select “Make-Up S ”. You may select “Make-Up” only once each semester. We will replace the class with the actual class failed before your schedule is built. The only courses you can repeat for credit are band, choir, and physical education.

5 Selecting Electives Classes with terms “S12” meet either semester Classes with terms “S1” meet first semester Classes with terms “S2” meet second semester Make sure you select both semesters of a year long course (i.e. English, math, science,etc). Your course planning guide indicates whether a course meets for a semester or is year long. Do not select a course with 9 as the second number without teacher permission.

6 PE Waivers (see instructions on waiver form) Participation in Interscholastic Athletics and Activities (Juniors and Seniors only) including Maplettes, Cheerleaders, Gymnastics, and Swimming. Waivers do not include Managers and Trainers. For additional information, students should see their guidance counselor. Students requesting a physical education waiver must apply during spring scheduling. An athlete who does not make a team or fails to try out for a team must contact a high school counselor and immediately return to physical education class by the following school day. An athlete who quits the team after practice has started will be required to repeat the entire semester of physical education regardless of the waiver status in the following semester. Students are solely responsible for requesting a schedule change if they are no longer eligible for the PE waiver. Failure to follow these directions may compromise the student’s graduation status. A physical education waiver may impact a student's grade point average and class rank.

7 PE Waiver PE Waiver 1S (50341) PE Waiver 2S (50342) Students cannot have 2 study halls in the same semester. IMPORTANT NOTE!!! You will find the required PE Waiver form on the counseling webpage under “Course Planning”. The form must be stapled to your printout of course requests to be eligible.

8 Early Bird Advanced WellnessMr. Johnsen**Fr-Sr6:20-7:45M, T, Th Algebra IIMr. FarrellSoph-Sr7:00M-F AS ChemistryMr. ObrechtSoph-Sr7:00M-F AP ChemistryMr. ObrechtJr-Sr7:00 M-F AP BiologyMrs. MarinoJr-Sr7:00M-F AP US Government Mr. HarringtonJr/Sr7:00M-F Behind the Wheel Mr. KlineSoph7:00 M-F ChemistryMrs. HirschfelderSoph-Sr7:00 M-F CNA (Certified Nursing Assistant)Sr.6:50M-Th and holdiays Cooperative Education Mr. StahlSr7:00 M-F French IIIMrs. Mattie**Jr/Sr6:45 M, W, Th, F Physical EducationMr. HillmanFr-Sr7:00 M-F Transition Algebra Mr. FarrellJr/Sr7:00 M-F Workplace Experience Mrs. BreedloveJr/Sr7:00 M-F **see the teacher for to sign up and return permission slips to the teacher on or before February 6. IMPORTANT NOTE!!! You will find the required early bird form on the counseling webpage under “Course Planning”. Early bird sign up will begin at 6:45 am on Tuesday, February 4 in the main hallway. If you are eligible for early bird and you turn in all the required documents and signatures on February 11, your early bird class will be added to your requests in Skyward. Request 7 th hour release only if you are enrolled in Early Bird.

9 Scheduling forms on the Counseling Webpage –Early bird policy and list of early bird times and days –PE Waiver information and the form which must be returned with your printout of course requests from Skyward. –COOP application. Please complete and attach to your printout of course requests from Skyward.

10 Directions for requesting courses in Skyward Students will request courses for next year using their Skyward Access Account beginning January 30. Select at least 12 credits under “courses requested”. If you want a study hall, please select it with “courses requested”. If you do not request a study hall, you must have 14 credits under “courses requested”. Students enrolling in classes pds. EB- 7 need a minimum of 12 credits and a maximum of 16. To begin the process, you will log onto the Family Access page using either the parent or student access. Follow the steps on the next frame.

11 Directions for requesting courses in Skyward To begin the process, you will log onto the Family Access page using either the parent or student access. 1. Choose “Schedule” (left side tool bar) 2. Click “Course request ” (Top right) 3. Highlight each request (Follow the course selection worksheet of available courses) 4. Click on “Add Course” 5. Check list of choices you have made. 6. If correct, select the print icon on the top right side of the page and print. This page must be signed by a parent and student. 7. Logout Return the course request page to the HS Guidance office by February 11 th. Do not select a course with 9 as the second number without teacher permission.

12 Power Point Available online on the high school webpage –Go to high school website –Left hand tab, open “counseling” –open “High School Course Planning”

13 Help with online registration A counselor will be available in the high school library February 7 th before and after school, during ASAP, during lunch, and 6 th or 7 th hour study halls. You must bring your Skyward Access user ID and password You must get a permit from your study hall teacher before coming to the library. If you do not have a study hall, please come in before or after school.

14 February 11 th Due Date Your skyward print out must have a parent and student signature. The print out of your requests must be turned in to the guidance office by February 11th. Please do not request your “alternates” in online scheduling. Write at least 2 alternates on the skyward print out page.


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