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1 Center Grove High School WELCOMES YOU! Class of 2018 Miss Gunn and Mrs. Thacker are here to help you!

2 AGENDA High School and Counseling Staff High School and Counseling Staff Scheduling Timeline Scheduling Timeline Academic Guide (online) Academic Guide (online) Diploma Types Diploma Types Electives Electives Online Course Selections Online Course Selections Honors Classes (AP Courses) Honors Classes (AP Courses) See Label for recommendations See Label for recommendations You can Appeal You can Appeal

3 Administrative Staff Mr. Doug Bird, Principal Mr. Doug Bird, Principal Mr. William Betts, Assistant Principal Mr. William Betts, Assistant Principal Mrs. Sandy Hillman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Sandy Hillman, Assistant Principal Mrs. Tricia Ferguson, Assistant Principal Mrs. Tricia Ferguson, Assistant Principal Mr. Jacob Short, Dean of Students Mr. Jacob Short, Dean of Students

4 Counseling Staff A-ByMrs. Pam Price, Director A-ByMrs. Pam Price, Director C-GreMrs. Patti Duckworth C-GreMrs. Patti Duckworth Gre-MaMrs. Stephanie Paul Gre-MaMrs. Stephanie Paul Mc-ScMrs. Connie Poston Mc-ScMrs. Connie Poston Se-ZMrs. Jean Welton Se-ZMrs. Jean Welton A-Z Ms. Lindsay Bentz A-Z Ms. Lindsay Bentz Early College Early College Social Worker Mrs. Shawna Smith-Jefferson Guidance Secretary Mrs. Karen Cornett Guidance Secretary Mrs. Karen Cornett Registrar Mrs. Beth Duffey Registrar Mrs. Beth Duffey

5 Scheduling Timeline Feb. 3-Midnight February 5 This is the time to appeal honors classes. Link to Google Doc. Available on High School Website under Guidance Tab Thursday, February 6 th Pink Schedules are due to the middle school and course requests should be in Skyward

6 Scheduling Materials High School Website (Under Guidance Tab) High School Website (Under Guidance Tab) High School Freshman Scheduling Power Point High School Freshman Scheduling Power Point Academic Guide Academic Guide Appeals Form for requesting honors classes Appeals Form for requesting honors classes Application Electives Application Electives Global Campus (Under Academics Tab) Global Campus (Under Academics Tab)

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9 Academic Guide Highlights 4/IN /Centricity/Domain/168/Clas s%20of%202018%20Academic%20Guide. pdf 4/IN /Centricity/Domain/168/Clas s%20of%202018%20Academic%20Guide. pdf 4/IN /Centricity/Domain/168/Clas s%20of%202018%20Academic%20Guide. pdf 4/IN /Centricity/Domain/168/Clas s%20of%202018%20Academic%20Guide. pdf Grading Procedures Grading Procedures Diploma Information Core 40, Core 40 w\Academic Honors, and Core 40 w\ Technical Honors Diploma Information Core 40, Core 40 w\Academic Honors, and Core 40 w\ Technical Honors Course Descriptions Course Descriptions

10 What are Credits? Each semester course is worth ONE credit Each semester course is worth ONE credit If you do not pass a course, you do not earn the credit. If you do not pass a course, you do not earn the credit.

11 Diploma Information o Indiana Core 40 o Core 40 with Academic Honors o Core 40 with Technical Honors

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13 Block Scheduling Center Grove High School operates on an 8-Block Schedule Center Grove High School operates on an 8-Block Schedule 7 classes and a study hall meet every other day. 7 classes and a study hall meet every other day. Students have an assigned STAR (student, teachers, and relationships) class. Meets 30 minutes every day. Students have an assigned STAR (student, teachers, and relationships) class. Meets 30 minutes every day.

14 Grading Scales and GPA Regular Courses see point values in Academic Guide Regular Courses see point values in Academic Guide Honors/Weighted Scale Honors/Weighted Scale Honors courses require significantly higher academic achievement and work levels. Honors courses require significantly higher academic achievement and work levels. Provide for grades earned to be weighted for determining GPA and Class Rank. Provide for grades earned to be weighted for determining GPA and Class Rank.

15 Grading Scales and GPA

16 Honors Courses Preparation for Advanced Placement (AP) and college-level work Preparation for Advanced Placement (AP) and college-level work More critical thinking More critical thinking More intensive reading and writing assignments More intensive reading and writing assignments Self-discipline and motivation is necessary Self-discipline and motivation is necessary Good organizational skills are important Good organizational skills are important Look at label-Must be recommended Look at label-Must be recommended

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18 PINK FORM CONTINUED

19 Courses and Electives Required: Complete Pink Form Algebra 1 Algebra 1 English 9 English 9 Biology Biology World Geography World Geography P.E. and Orientation to Careers P.E. and Orientation to Careers

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21 Honors Honors

22 Electives Music: Band, Choir, or Orchestra Music: Band, Choir, or Orchestra Foreign Language: B- or Better in 8 grade English class recommended Foreign Language: B- or Better in 8 grade English class recommended Art Classes Art Classes Engineering and Tech Ed Classes Engineering and Tech Ed Classes FACS Courses FACS Courses Business Courses Business Courses

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24 Choir 125 Art 101 Choir 126 BU 002

25 Alternates- Put in order of Preference

26 Courses that Require an Application ault.aspx?PageID=1004 ault.aspx?PageID=1004 ault.aspx?PageID=1004 ault.aspx?PageID=1004 Community Service: Leadership Class Community Service: Leadership Class Media Arts: CG Publications (converged class of yearbook, news magazine, broadcast, and online journalism programs which cover the people and events of Center Grove without bias. Media Arts: CG Publications (converged class of yearbook, news magazine, broadcast, and online journalism programs which cover the people and events of Center Grove without bias.

27 Online Scheduling Complete Pink form and go to Skyward to schedule online Complete Pink form and go to Skyward to schedule online Parents need to sign pink form Parents need to sign pink form Return on FEBRUARY 6 th to either Mrs. Baraso (White Team) or Mrs. Jennings (Red Team) Return on FEBRUARY 6 th to either Mrs. Baraso (White Team) or Mrs. Jennings (Red Team) See Miss Gunn or Mrs. Thacker for questions See Miss Gunn or Mrs. Thacker for questions

28 Online Course Requests are not available in the new version of Skyward Family Access yet. Click ‘Back to Prior Student Access’ to return to the old version

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30 Student Access

31 Make Sure you are

32 Adding a Course

33 Alternate Courses

34 Selected Tab

35 Scheduling Deadlines Thursday, February 6, 2014 Thursday, February 6, 2014 Course selection form returned to middle school counselors Course selection form returned to middle school counselors Online course selections entered on Skyward Online course selections entered on Skyward High School Counselors will be meeting with their incoming 9 th grade students High School Counselors will be meeting with their incoming 9 th grade students MS Central—February MS Central—February Student Course Requests will not be changed after May 1, 2014 Student Course Requests will not be changed after May 1, 2014

36 Schedule Change Policy Students will not be able to drop any course unless the request meets the following criteria: Students will not be able to drop any course unless the request meets the following criteria:  need to meet high school graduation requirements  need to meet college entrance requirements  need to balance over-crowded classes  an error in computer entry  late staff changes Requested changes related to teacher assignments, lunch assignments, and class periods. etc. will not be considered. Requested changes related to teacher assignments, lunch assignments, and class periods. etc. will not be considered. Students who in enroll in year long courses are committing to the course for both semesters. Students who in enroll in year long courses are committing to the course for both semesters.

37 What is 21 st Century Scholars? Indiana program for 7 th and 8 th grade students to apply for scholarship money for college. Indiana program for 7 th and 8 th grade students to apply for scholarship money for college. Acceptance is based on family income. Acceptance is based on family income. Once accepted you remain in the program through high school as long as… Once accepted you remain in the program through high school as long as… Remain drug and alcohol free Remain drug and alcohol free Remain from criminal activity Remain from criminal activity Maintain a 2.5 GPA in high school Maintain a 2.5 GPA in high school Complete application and return with your schedule. Complete application and return with your schedule.

38 FYI 21 st Century Scholars Applications are due 21 st Century Scholars Applications are due By the end of your 8 th grade year (June 30). Check it out! Check it out!


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