6Sports Activities Football Cross Country Swimming & Diving Soccer TennisVolleyballBasketballAdapted BowlingGymnasticsIce HockeyWrestlingBaseballGolfSoftballTrack & FieldFall sports sign up meetings will take place at the middleschools during the last part of MayAll 2014 fall sports start Monday August 11th
7Driver’s Training Opportunity Summer Driver’s Education Classes offered- applications are available on Community Ed websitePerfect for students involved in sports or other activities after schoolSessions available:June :00 am-1:00 p.m.June :00 am-1:00 p.m.July :00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.July :00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.Turn in application and $75 to reserve your spot in the session ~ contact Carolyn Klunder at or Dave Maurer at with questionsSchool year session dates to be determined…
89th Grade Orientation Link Crew is at CIHS!! Link Crew is a freshman transition program designed to help increase freshman successClass of 2018 will be the eighth class to participateSmall groups of 9th grade students will be paired with 11th and 12th grade mentors – Link LeadersStudents participate in Link Crew activities throughout the year with their student mentors
9Trimester ScheduleFive periods per day plus a 25-minute Directed StudyApproximately 60 minutes longYear long classes typically will be two out of three trimestersThree-12 week sessions
10Directed Study Monday ~ Check & Connect Tuesday ~ Math 25 Minutes Per DayMonday ~ Check & ConnectTuesday ~ MathWednesday ~ Check & ConnectThursday ~ ReadingFriday ~ Check & Connect
11How many courses are offered at Cambridge-Isanti High School? CIHS Schedule Trivia!!How many courses are offered at Cambridge-Isanti High School?
12There are 169 courses offered at Cambridge-Isanti High School There are 169 courses offered at Cambridge-Isanti High School! Your course selections are used to create the schedule of next year’s classes Choose your classes carefully! Changes are only made if there are mistakes
13Which Factors Should I Consider When Choosing Classes?
16Complete 52 creditsTake the MCA or GRAD Tests in written composition (grade 9), reading (grade 10), and math (grade 11)Further information aboutrequirements can be found onpage three of the registration guide
17Which Credits Need To Be Earned To Graduate From High School Which Credits Need To Be Earned To Graduate From High School? Which Credits Are Typically Needed To Get Into College?
18Common College Requirements SubjectCIHS RequirementsCommon College RequirementsEnglish8 creditsSocial Studies6 creditsScience6-8 creditsMathematics7 creditsPhysical Education2 creditsHealth1 creditTeen SurvivalIntro to or Computer Applications/Digital CitizenshipThe ArtsWorld Languages4 creditsElectives16 creditsTotal Credits52 creditsFull class period = 1 credit
19Consider What You Will Need For Post Secondary Preparation Four-Year Colleges Usually Require*4 years of English4 years of Social Studies3-4 years of Math3-4 years of Science2 years of World Language1 year of the Arts (recommended)Two-Year Colleges Usually Require*Successful completion of high school*Contact individual colleges for specific requirements
20Can I Earn College Credits While Attending High School?
21Ways to earn college credit while attending high school include: Advanced Placement (AP) CoursesCollege in the School(Concurrent Classes)Post Secondary Enrollment Options(PSEO)Articulated College Courses
22Who Is Eligible To Earn College Credits While In High School?
23Juniors in the top 1/3 of their class or Seniors in the top 1/2 of their class are eligible to take College in the School or PSEO classesMost AP courses require that students have a GPA of 3.5**10th grade PSEO available (one career-tech course)or**Some 10th grade PSEO courses are offered online
24What Are The Benefits Of Taking College, PSEO Or AP Courses? Provides the opportunity for students to earn college credit, earn exemption from certain college course requirements, or bothStudents are more likely to graduate from college in four yearsIncreased eligibility for scholarships and makes students more attractive to colleges* *Transportation funds may be available to help low income students into PSEO
25College Classes Available At CIHS College Algebra College Biology College Calculus College Chemistry College Geography College Psychology/Sociology College Public Speaking College Reading/Writing College Statistics College Trigonometry AP Literature/College Poetry German 3, 4 & 5
27Timetable For Registration Students receive registration materials and information at registration sessions on Thursday, January 30thStudents turn in registration materials to their math/social studies teacher no later than Thursday, February 6thStudents will register with CIHS staff using registration material turned in by student
28Pre-registration Form Complete thisformto register.Forms must beturned in to math/social studies teacher byThursday, February 6th
37Some classes that you register for may not be available; alternate courses are classes you choose to take their place Alternate courses must be different than the required courses or others you have already selected
38Why Do I Have To Register For Alternate Courses?
39Next year’s schedule is determined by student requests and the District 911 budget Some classes that you wish to take may be full or may not be offered during a required period; therefore, you must select alternate courses to take their place Be sure to choose three alternate courses
42Middle school math teachers will recommend the math class that each student should take as a 9th grader and this information is shared with each studentStudents must fill in the recommended math course on the pre-registration formAfter the NWEA Spring test results and MCA math test results, math placement may change
44One computer class is required for graduation at CIHS One computer class is required for graduation at CIHS. Most students take this course as a 9th graderStudents with basic computer skills should register for Introduction to Computer Applications/Digital Citizenship*Students with advanced computer skills should register for Computer Applications/Digital Citizenship**Both courses cover Microsoft Word, Excel, presentationsoftware, and social media topics
45What about direct service classes? If you are on an Individual Education Plan (IEP), your case manager will help determine which classes are appropriateIf you have any questions, contact your case manager at the middle schoolYou may also speak with a CIHS special education staff member here tonight
46Pre-registration form without band and/or choir classes will equal 15 credits Register for:Required courses ontop sectionElective courseson middle sectionThree alternatecourse selections onbottom section
47Sample Schedule With 15 Credits Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3Period 1Algebra 1.5 AAlgebra 1.5 BAlgebra 1.5 CPeriod 2English 9 AFACS for LifeEnglish 9 BPeriod 3Citizenship and Government 9Economics 9Health 9Period 4CeramicsIntegrated Science AIntegrated Science BPeriod 5/ Directed StudyPeriod 6Physical Education 9Intro to Computer Applications/Digital CitizenshipWoods 1
48Pre-registration form with band or choir will equal 14.5 creditsRegister for:Required courses ontop sectionMusic choice andother electivesin middle sectionThree alternatecourses on bottomsection
49Pre-registration form with band and choir will equal 15 creditsRegister for:Required courses ontop sectionMusic choices andother electivesin middle sectionThree alternatecourses on bottomsection
50Band & Choir Schedule Examples Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3Day 1BandDay 2Study HallHealthStudentschedule forband onlyStudents registering for band or choir will have 14.5 creditsTrimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3Day 1BandDay 2ChoirStudentschedule forband and choirStudents registering for both band and choir will have 15 credits
53Registration Materials Need To Be Turned In Turn in your yellow pre-registration form to your social studies teacher at CMS or IMS/MNC no later than:Thursday, February 6thIMS – Mr. Rothbauer or Mr. BrantleyCMS – Mr. Glaser or Ms. PielMNC – Mr. BrantleyYour case manager if you have an IEP
55Thank You For Attending Tonight Thank You For Attending Tonight! The PowerPoint presentation shown tonight will be available on the Cambridge-Isanti High School website at: PowerPoint is located under “Registration” tab