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1 It’s Wolverine Time! We want to participate in your success. Agenda Welcome and Introductions Review Registration Packet Presentation by Department Heads Parent Portal Directions Review Upcoming Events/Deadlines

2 In Your Packet WFHS High School 101 Information Four Year Plan Sample Schedule 9 th Grade Offerings WFHS Career Pathways Parent Portal Directions and Screen Shots Counseling Contact Information

3 Class of 2019 Graduation Requirements 23 credits English: 4 credits Math: 4 credits Science: 4 credits Social Studies: 3 credits Career/For. Lang./Fine Arts: 3 credits Health/Personal Fitness

4 West 101 School Day: 8:25-3:31 School Day: 8:25-3:31 Modified Block Schedule Modified Block Schedule M,Tue,Fri- 7 period day/50 min classes W, Th- 4 period day/90 min classes (with a built in IF/Study Hall) Report card every 9 weeks Report card every 9 weeks Final Grades posted and credit earned at the conclusion of the course Final Grades posted and credit earned at the conclusion of the course Credit/Units: Year-long course = 1.0 credit….Half-year course =.50 credit Credit/Units: Year-long course = 1.0 credit….Half-year course =.50 credit Grading Scale A (90 – 100) 4.0Summative: 75% B (80 – 89) 3.0Formative: 25% C (70 – 79) 2.0

5 EnglishScience 9 th Lit/CompBiology 9 th Lit/Comp HonorsBiology Honors REQUIRED FRESHMAN ACADEMIC CLASSES

6 Math Foundations of Algebra Coordinate Algebra Coordinate Algebra with Support Accelerated Coordinate Algebra/Analytic Geometry A Analytic Geometry Accelerated Analytical Geometry B/Adv. Algebra

7 Social Studies (academic elective only) World Geography (semester/year) AP Human Geography World Languages Spanish French Latin FRESHMAN ACADEMIC ELECTIVES

8 World Language Department Donna Duncan

9 Languages Offered American Sign Language: Levels 1 & 2 French: Levels 1-4 Latin: Levels 1-4 Spanish: Levels 1-4 AP Spanish Language

10 Graduation Requirements Completion of a foreign language is not required for graduation but may be required for college admission.

11 Options for 9 th Graders Upon successful completion of Spanish 1: Spanish 2 French 1 Latin 1 No foreign language

12 English Department Rebecca Britten

13 Mathematics Department Amy Studier

14 Math Course Sequence

15 Calculator needed for Foundations of Algebra, Coordinate Algebra, and Analytic Geometry Texas Instruments TI-30XS Multiview (Scientific Calculator)

16 Calculators needed for Accelerated Math Classes Texas Instruments TI 84 Plus C Silver Texas Instruments TI-Nspire (not CAS) OR Texas Instruments TI-30XS Multiview AND

17 Amy Studier Math Department Chair ext

18 Science Department Jim Ernst

19 HONORS BIOLOGYON LEVEL BIOLOGY DEEPER THAN THE STANDARD (AP PREP) STANDARDS BASED TESTS MORE WRITING BASEDTESTS DESIGNED AFTER EOC (MULTIPLE CHOICE) FASTER PACESLOWER PACE AP (COLLEGE LEVEL) STYLE LABSHIGH SCHOOL LEVEL LABS

20 H. BIOLOGYH. CHEMISTRYAP BIOLOGY BIOLOGYCHEMISTRYAP CHEMISTRY AP BIOLOGYAP ENVIRONMENTAL ENVIRONMENTALAP PHYSICS EARTH SYSTEMS(HONORS) ANATOMY ASTRONOMY/ OCEANOGRAPHY PHYSICSEARTH SYSTEMS ENVIRONMENTAL ASTRONOMY/ OCEANOGRAPHY ASTRONOMY/ OCEANOGRAPHY EARTH SYSTEMSFORENSICS PHYSICS SCIENCE OPTIONS BY YEAR

21 Courses For College Bound Students AP CoursesHonors CoursesOn-LevelOther AP BiologyH. BiologyBiology Earth Systems AP ChemistryH. ChemistryChemistry Environmental AP EnvironmentalH. AnatomyPhysics Forensics AP Physics 1 & 2 Oceanography AP Physics C Astronomy

22 GRADEACCELERATED HONORS PATHWAY TYPICAL HONORS PATHWAY ON LEVEL PATHWAY (College Prep) 9H. BIOLOGY BIOLOGY 10H. CHEMISTRY AP BIOLOGY H. CHEMISTRYCHEMISTRY 11AP CHEMISTRY ANATOMY AP BIOLOGY AP CHEMISTRY AP ENVIRO. ANATOMY PHYSICS 12AP PHYSICS AP ENV SCIENCE PHYSICS Or AP PHYSICS AP CLASSES

23 Social Studies Department Anita Perez

24 GRADEON-LEVELADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) ELECTIVES 9GEOGRAPHY (ELECTIVE) AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY 10WORLD HISTORYAP WORLD HISTORY SOCIOLOGY/ PSYCHOLOGY 11US HISTORYAP US HISTORY AP PSYCHOLOGY SOC/PSYCH 12GOVERNMENT/ ECONOMICS AP GOVERNMENT AP MACROECONOMICS/ MICROECONOMICS AP PSYCHOLOGY SOC/PSYCH

25 Keys to consider in class selection How motivated are you? What kind of student do you want to be? What are your future goals? Do you push yourself to be the best? Are you persistent and determined when it gets difficult? How involved are you? Find a balance! *school organizations*athletics *leadership positions*community activities

26 Sample Schedule 9 th Lit/Comp‏ Biology Coordinate Algebra Health/Personal Fitness Elective

27 Sample Schedule 9 th World Lit/Comp Honors Biology Honors Acc Coordinate Algebra/An. Geo A Health/Per. Fitness Spanish/French/Latin AP Human Geography Elective (student choice)‏ Note: Soc St is NOT a requirement in 9 th gr.

28 Elective Video A video discussing elective courses at WFHS is available for viewing at the WFHS Counseling Website

29 LOG-IN to PARENT PORTAL… Click on: This is what you will see in portal:

30 Course Registration What you will see in Portal.. Requested Courses: Alternate Courses: ________________ Use course number or course name to add a course

31 Course Registration You will see a numeric value at the top of your registration page…. You must have a 70/70 to have a full/complete schedule

32 Course Registration Timeline Teachers will be making Academic recommendations for your student Feb 18 th Portal 8:00 am March 6 th Portal 4:00 pm April 13 th Academic Course Waiver 4:00 pm

33 Course Waiver If you are completing a Course Waiver Request to override a teacher recommendation …all Waivers are due by: April 13 th Waivers will be completed online ONLY

34 Counselor Help Counselors will be available on a walk-in basis on the following days: Please note: This is not an excused absence for your student at the MS Wednesday, February 25th Thursday, February 26 th Hours: 8:30 am to 3:30 pm

35 WFHS Freshman Festival January 31 st 9am-11am Tour WFHS Campus Learn about Elective/Career Pathway programs Meet coaches and club sponsors

36 Wolverine Days Dates TBD (end of July) Pick up class schedule Find your classes/tour the building Pay fees (Locker, PE Uniform etc.) Clubs, Activities, Athletics Purchase Spirit Wear Bus # and route information

37 QUESTIONS?


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