Presentation on theme: "Registration for High School Welcome Parents and Class of 2019."— Presentation transcript:
Registration for High School Welcome Parents and Class of 2019
Goals of the evening Acquaint parents and students with: High school counselors and their rolesHigh school counselors and their roles Purpose of the course fairPurpose of the course fair Course Content Meet TeachersCourse Content Meet Teachers Elective Choices Tour the BuildingElective Choices Tour the Building Registration processRegistration process PHS graduation requirementsPHS graduation requirements Career Clusters and PathwaysCareer Clusters and Pathways 9 th grade course considerations9 th grade course considerations
High School Counselors Dave Gerszewski Grade 8- 9 (Middle School & HS Counselor) Tim Belleau Grades (A-K) Laura Kallenbach Grades (L –Z) Grades (L –Z) Vicki Griepentrog – secretary x1015
High School Counselor Roles Support academic achievementSupport academic achievement Course selection planningCourse selection planning Career exploration and advisementCareer exploration and advisement Middle school & post-secondary transitionsMiddle school & post-secondary transitions Confidential problem-solving and coping skillsConfidential problem-solving and coping skills
Additionally… School Counselors specialize in short term and education-related issues and are not intended to provide extensive therapy.School Counselors specialize in short term and education-related issues and are not intended to provide extensive therapy. Counselors are happy to connect parents and students with community resources/therapists and provide support during the school day.Counselors are happy to connect parents and students with community resources/therapists and provide support during the school day.
Freshman Orientation First day of school is for freshmen only Welcomed by Link CrewWelcomed by Link Crew Learn about PHS expectationsLearn about PHS expectations Tour the schoolTour the school Introduction to PHS technologyIntroduction to PHS technology Information about sports, clubs and activitiesInformation about sports, clubs and activities
Encourage Involvement Join sports, clubs and activities. Meet people with similar interestsMeet people with similar interests Gain teamwork, volunteerism, organization and work ethic skillsGain teamwork, volunteerism, organization and work ethic skills A plus for college admissions and scholarshipsA plus for college admissions and scholarships Listing in course book, flyers by counseling officeListing in course book, flyers by counseling office Studies have shown that students who participate in school activities get better grades!Studies have shown that students who participate in school activities get better grades!
HS Course Registration Process 8 th Gr. teachers recommend English, Math and Science Mr. G. meets with students to verify course selections: St. John’s & St. Mary’s – Feb. 17 Bartels Middle School –Feb. 20, 23 Schedules will be available in late May.
PHS Graduation Requirements 4 English credits4 English credits 3 Social Studies credits3 Social Studies credits 3 Math credits3 Math credits 3 Science credits3 Science credits 1.5 Physical Education credits1.5 Physical Education credits.5 Health credit.5 Health credit.5 Personal Finance credit.5 Personal Finance credit 8.5 electives to total 24 credits8.5 electives to total 24 credits
Attendance – missing 10% of instruction (18 days) Attendance – missing 10% of instruction (18 days) Behavior – 1 or more suspensions Behavior – 1 or more suspensions Mobility – 1 or more moves Mobility – 1 or more moves Performance – D or F in one or more courses Performance – D or F in one or more courses GPA – lower than 2.0 (C average) GPA – lower than 2.0 (C average) Academic Progress – accumulate fewer credits than number required to graduate Academic Progress – accumulate fewer credits than number required to graduate Risk Indicators for Not Graduating
Career Paths and PHS Courses PHS courses are linked to 16 Career ClustersPHS courses are linked to 16 Career Clusters Identified to help students:Identified to help students: Explore potential interest in clustersExplore potential interest in clusters Gain experience in clusters they hope to pursueGain experience in clusters they hope to pursue Academics are important for ALL clusters!Academics are important for ALL clusters! GOAL: To expose students to future career possibilities as frequently and directly as possible.GOAL: To expose students to future career possibilities as frequently and directly as possible. Through classroom guidance, collaboration with teachers, grade-level conferences, etc.Through classroom guidance, collaboration with teachers, grade-level conferences, etc.
Career ClusterCareer Cluster –Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics Career OptionsCareer Options –Automotive Technician, Mechanical Engineer PHS CoursesPHS Courses –Academic Requirements –Power & Energy Tech –Digital Electronics –Auto Tech 1 –Auto Tech 2 Career Cluster –Health Science Career Options –Ultrasound Technician, Registered Nurse, Doctor/Dentist PHS Courses –Academic Requirements –Intro to Health Occupations –Health Occupations –Certified Nursing Assistant (Madison College) Examples of Career Clusters at PHS
EnglishEnglish –English Prep –English I Social StudiesSocial Studies –U.S. History ScienceScience –Integrated Science –Biology Math –Online Math Prep –Transition to Algebra –Algebra I –Geometry –Algebra 2 (MS Alg. & Geom. count as elective credits, must earn 3 math credits at HS for graduation) Academic Courses
Physical Education 9Physical Education 9 Health Science Health Science - Health Issues – required for private school & transfer students, as well as students who did not pass Health at BMS Effective : Graduation requirement will be satisfied by passing 7 th and 8 th grade Health in MS Effective : Graduation requirement will be satisfied by passing 7 th and 8 th grade Health in MS Other Requirements
Agri -ScienceAgri -Science Business and Information TechnologyBusiness and Information Technology Computer ScienceComputer Science Family and Consumer ScienceFamily and Consumer Science MusicMusic Technology and Engineering EducationTechnology and Engineering Education Visual Art & DesignVisual Art & Design World LanguagesWorld Languages Electives Electives
If your child has an IEP, there is a representative here to speak about transition. Meet outside the auditorium. Special Education Services
You are invited to…. Explore booths in the commons Explore booths in the commons Take a school tour Take a school tour Thank you!