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1 Orientation Welcome to

2 Our Mission… “Learning together, every staff, every student, every day.”

3 High School Information Website: Website: Phone: Phone: –High School: –Guidance Office:  Ms. Crosby (A-H): Ext. #6113  Mrs. Shepard (I-Q): Ext. #6115  Mrs. Kessler (R-Z): Ext. #6117

4 HMS 8 th Grade Registration Timeline: February 6 th : 8 th Grade Orientation Program for students and their parents at HHS –6:30 p.m. February 7 th : 8 th Grade Math Teachers will distribute registration materials to all 8 th grade students (to be completed with the students’ parents) February 13 th (Monday): All 8 th grade students must turn in completed registration forms to their math teachers by February 13 th. February 14-17: Middle school registration will be entered into the computer March-April: The master schedule will be completed. May-June (tentative): Schedules will mailed home.

5 Key Terms to Know Block: Block: Term: Term: Skinny: Skinny: Electives: Electives: Homeroom/Resource: Homeroom/Resource: Four Year Plan: Four Year Plan: Explore Test: Explore Test: Course Description Book: Course Description Book:

6 Required Freshmen Classes One Credit of Language 9 One Credit of Language 9 One Credit of Physical Education 9 One Credit of Physical Education 9 One Credit of Biology (I & II) One Credit of Biology (I & II) One Credit of Math (8 th grade teacher recommendation) One Credit of Math (8 th grade teacher recommendation) 0.5 Credit of Social Studies 9 or Honors SS Credit of Social Studies 9 or Honors SS Credit of Health 0.5 Credit of Health 0.5 Credit of Computer Applications 0.5 Credit of Computer Applications 2.5 Additional Credits of electives 2.5 Additional Credits of electives

7 Student Name: _________________________________ The courses requested below may NOT be in this order on your final schedule. The requested courses will be used to determine the number of sections needed. Each block must be filled in to be considered a complete schedule. Math Teacher: _________________________________ *TURN INTO MATH TEACHER BY FEBRUARY 13 th *.5 Credit must be scheduled for each period/term (i.e. 1A1B =.5 Credit) *All 2 Term Classes MUST have 2 numbers TERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 1ALanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II BLanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II AP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610Computer Apps BP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610Computer Apps A Honors 9 Social Studies 2343 OR Social Studies Course Name Number 3B Honors 9 Social Studies 2343 OR Social Studies Course Name Number 4ACourse Name Number 4BCourse Name Number Alternates - Must be 2 Credits These will be the only courses that will be allowed to be added to your Schedule ____________ _____________________ _______ ___________ _______ Course Name Number ***No Music

8 Student Name: _________________________________ The courses requested below may NOT be in this order on your final schedule. The requested courses will be used to determine the number of sections needed. Each block must be filled in to be considered a complete schedule. Math Teacher: _________________________________ *TURN INTO MATH TEACHER BY FEBRUARY 13 th *.5 Credit must be scheduled for each period/term (i.e. 1A1B=.5 credit) *All 2 Term Classes MUST have 2 numbers TERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 1ABand Band Band Band B Choir 3010 OR Orchestra 3014Choir 3011 OR Orchestra 3015Choir 3012 OR Orchestra 3015Choir 3013 OR Orchestra ALanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II BLanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II AP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610 Social Studies OR Honors 9 Social Studies BP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610 Social Studies OR Honors 9 Social Studies AComputer Apps 1244Course Name Number 4BComputer Apps 1244Course Name Number Alternates - Must be 2 Credits These will be the only courses that will be allowed to be added to your Schedule ____________ _____________________ _______ ___________ _______ Course Name Number ***Band & Choir OR Orchestra

9 Student Name: _________________________________ The courses requested below may NOT be in this order on your final schedule. The requested courses will be used to determine the number of sections needed. Each block must be filled in to be considered a complete schedule. Math Teacher: _________________________________ *TURN INTO MATH TEACHER BY FEBRUARY 13 th *.5 Credit must be scheduled for each period/term (i.e. 1A1B =.5 Credit) *All 2 Term Classes MUST have 2 numbers TERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 1ABand Band Band Band BComp Apps B CUC 1257Comp Apps B 1258 Honors 9 Social Studies B CUC 2364 OR Social Stud 9 B CUC 2351 Honors 9 Social Studies B 2365 OR Social Stud 9 B ALanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II BLanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II AP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610Course Name Number 3BP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610Course Name Number 4ACourse Name Number 4BCourse Name Number Alternates - Must be 2 Credits These will be the only courses that will be allowed to be added to your Schedule ____________ _____________________ _______ ___________ _______ Course Name Number ***Band Only

10 Student Name: _________________________________ The courses requested below may NOT be in this order on your final schedule. The requested courses will be used to determine the number of sections needed. Each block must be filled in to be considered a complete schedule. Math Teacher: _________________________________ *TURN INTO MATH TEACHER BY FEBRUARY 13 th *.5 Credit must be scheduled for each period/term (i.e. 1A1B =.5 Credit) *All 2 Term Classes MUST have 2 numbers TERM 1TERM 2TERM 3TERM 4 1AComp Apps A CUC 1255Comp Apps A 1256 Honors 9 Social Studies A CUC 2338 OR Social Stud 9 A CUC 2349 Honors 9 Social Studies A 2339 OR Social Stud 9 A B Choir 3010 OR Orchestra 3014 Choir 3011 OR Orchestra 3015 Choir 3012 OR Orchestra 3016Choir 3013 OR Orchestra ALanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II BLanguage Language 9B 1457BIOLOGY I 2219BIOLOGY II AP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610Course Name Number 3BP.E. Outdoor 5003P.E. Indoor 5004Health 1610Course Name Number 4ACourse Name Number 4BCourse Name Number Alternates - Must be 2 Credits These will be the only courses that will be allowed to be added to your Schedule ____________ _____________________ _______ ___________ _______ Course Name Number ***Choir and/or Orchestra Only

11 GRADE 9 STUDENT INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING COURSE SELECTION SHEET 1. CHOOSE APPROPRIATE COURSE SELECTION SHEET FORM - SPECIFIC FORMS ARE AVAILABLE FOR STUDENTS INVOLVED IN EACH MUSIC ORGANIZATION – USE THE FORM THAT MATCHES YOUR MUSIC SELECTION 2. TALK TO YOUR MATH TEACHER AND SELECT THE APPROPRIATE MATH CLASS 3. FILL IN ANY REMAINING PERIODS ON YOUR SCHEDULE WITH ELECTIVE COURSES 4. CHOOSE ALTERNATE COURSES (alternate courses must equal 2 credits) 5. USE THE COURSE DESCRIPTION BOOK TO FIND OUT WHAT EACH COURSE IS ALL ABOUT AND IF COURSE FEES ARE INVOLVED – students will have limited ability to change courses next year. 6. THIS COURSE SELECTION SHEET DOES NOT REFLECT THE ORDER OF YOUR FINAL SCHEDULE – it is used to determine the number of sections needed for each course. 7. TURN IN YOUR COURSE SELCTION SHEET TO YOUR MATH TEACHER BY MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 TH. 8. CALL THE HIGH SCHOOL GUIDANCE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS: MS. NICOLE CROSBY, EXT. #6113 MRS. PATTY SHEPARD, EXT. #6115 MRS. LAURIE KESSLER, EXT. #6117

12 Block Schedule Sample Schedule: Without “skinny” TERM 1 – Sept. – Nov.TERM 2 – Nov. – Jan. Hour Spanish I Hour Biology I Hour Ceramics Hour Computer Apps Hour Spanish I Hour Biology II Hour Health Hour Intro to Technology TERM 3 – Jan. – Mar.TERM 4 – Mar. – June Hour Phy. Ed. 9 Hour Algebra I Hour Social Studies 9 Hour Language Arts 9 Hour Phy. Ed. 9 Hour Algebra I Hour Animal Health Hour Language Arts 9

13 Block Schedule Sample Schedule: With “skinny” TERM 1 – Sept. – Nov.TERM 2 – Nov. – Jan. Hour 1 1 st Half * 01 Band-A 2 nd Half * 02 Computer Apps – B Hour Biology 1 Hour Ceramics I Hour Hot Metals Hour 1 1 st Half * 01 Band-A 2 nd Half * 02 Computer Apps - B Hour 2 1. Biology II Hour Health 9 Hour Intro to Technology TERM 3 – Jan. – Mar.TERM 4 – Mar. – June Hour Phy. Ed. 9 Hour Algebra I Hour 3 1 st Half * 05 Band-A 2 nd Half * 06 Social Studies 9 - B Hour Language Arts 9 Hour Phy. Ed. 9 Hour Algebra I Hour 3 1 st Half * 05 Band-A 2 nd Half * 06 Social Studies 9 - B Hour Language Arts 9

14 Note on Schedule Changes! The following are legitimate reasons for class changes IF class size allows it: The following are legitimate reasons for class changes IF class size allows it: *To meet graduation requirements *To repeat a course that you failed *If you did not meet prerequisite for course *To improve the rigor of your course selection *To balance academic course load *If there was a computer error in your schedule *To make adjustments for Youth Options or special program *If there is a lack of foundational skills for the course (need teacher signature) Schedule changes will NOT be made for lunch changes, to be with friends, to switch hours, and/or to switch teachers Schedule changes will NOT be made for lunch changes, to be with friends, to switch hours, and/or to switch teachers Students who request a change, will need to fill out a Schedule Change form (available in the Guidance Office) & return the form with a parent signature. Students who request a change, will need to fill out a Schedule Change form (available in the Guidance Office) & return the form with a parent signature.

15 Required Courses for Graduation Language Arts 4.5 Credits Language Arts 4.5 Credits Social Studies 3.5 Credits Social Studies 3.5 Credits Science 2.0 Credits Science 2.0 Credits Math 2.0 Credits Math 2.0 Credits Physical Education 2.5 Credits Physical Education 2.5 Credits Health.5 Credits Health.5 Credits Computer Apps.5 Credits Computer Apps.5 Credits Personal Finance.5 Credits Personal Finance.5 Credits Elective10.0 Credits Elective10.0 Credits Total26.0 Credits

16 Academic Information Grading Policy A+ (100-98%) = 4.33C+ (82-80%) = 2.33 A (97-95%) = 4.00C (79-76%) = 2.00 A- (94-92%) = 3.67C- (75-74%) = 1.67 B+ (91-89%) = 3.33D+ (73-71%) = 1.33 B (88-86%) = 3.00D (70-68%) = 1.00 B- (85-83%) = 2.67D- (67-65%) = 0.67 F (Below 65%) = 0 Points 26 Credits for Graduation 26 Credits for Graduation Academic Requirements met Academic Requirements met

17 Academic Resource Initiative Homeroom Resource Schedule-Weekly for 40 minutes Homeroom Resource Schedule-Weekly for 40 minutes Teachers refer students weekly to receive extra assistance during homeroom Teachers refer students weekly to receive extra assistance during homeroom Students will be given a resource pass from referring teacher Students will be given a resource pass from referring teacher Students can be referred for: Students can be referred for: –Receiving a grade of 73% or lower in a class –Missing work, quizzes, or tests (or re-doing them) –Brush up on skills –Enrichment

18 Available Resources Tuesday Academic Resource: Every student Tuesday Academic Resource: Every student Power Hour: 3-4 p.m. Monday-Thurs. Power Hour: 3-4 p.m. Monday-Thurs. Math Tutoring: Math Tutoring: –M, W, Th, F: before school –M-Th: after school Individual Teachers available before or after school Individual Teachers available before or after school LMC open 7-4 (computers, help with research, study area) LMC open 7-4 (computers, help with research, study area) ESL services ESL services TAG/Advanced Placement/Youth Options Coordinator TAG/Advanced Placement/Youth Options Coordinator Case Manager for those with IEP’s Case Manager for those with IEP’s

19 Daily Schedule Period 1:7:40am – 9:10am Period 2:9:20am – 10:55am Period 3:10:55am – 1:05pm (Lunch Period) 1 st Lunch: Lunch: 10:55am - 11:30am Class: 11:30am - 1:05pm Class: 11:30am - 1:05pm 2 nd Lunch: Class: 11:00am - 11:47am Lunch: 11:47am - 12:17pm Lunch: 11:47am - 12:17pm Class: 12:22pm – 1:10pm Class: 12:22pm – 1:10pm 3 rd Lunch: Class: 11:00am-12:35pm Lunch: 12:35pm-1:05pm Lunch: 12:35pm-1:05pm Period 4:1:15pm – 2:45pm

20 Homeroom Schedule Period 1:7:40am – 9:00am Homeroom: 9:10am-9:50am Period 2: 9:55am-11:20am Period 3:11:25am – 1:20pm 1 st Lunch: Lunch: 11:20am – 11:50am Class: 11:55am - 1:20pm Class: 11:55am - 1:20pm 2 nd Lunch: Class: 11:25am - 12:05pm Lunch: 12:05pm - 12:35pm Lunch: 12:05pm - 12:35pm Class: 12:40pm - 1:20pm Class: 12:40pm - 1:20pm 3 rd Lunch: Class: 11:25am - 12:45pm Lunch: 12:50pm-1:20pm Lunch: 12:50pm-1:20pm Period 4:1:25pm – 2:45pm

21 Early Release Schedule Period 1:7:40am – 8:40am Period 2:8:50am – 9:50am Period 3:10:00am – 10:40am 1 st Lunch: Lunch: 10:00am – 10:30am Class: 10:35am – 11:40am Class: 10:35am – 11:40am 2 nd Lunch: Class: 10:00am – 10:35am Lunch: 10:35am - 11:05am Lunch: 10:35am - 11:05am Class: 11:10am - 11:40am Class: 11:10am - 11:40am 3 rd Lunch: Class: 10:00am - 11:10am Lunch: 11:10am-11:40am Lunch: 11:10am-11:40am Period 4:11:50am – 12:45pm

22 General Information Lunch: Closed Campus Lunch: Closed Campus Holmen High School Course Description Guide Holmen High School Course Description Guide Summer School Summer School Transition Programs: Transition Programs: –August Registration/Orientation –PRIDE DAY! September 14, 2012 (special day just for freshmen)

23 Stay Informed Parent Portal on Infinite Campus Parent Portal on Infinite Campus District/high school website District/high school website Daily announcements Daily announcements Parent Teacher Conferences- Mid-term (Four Times a Year) Parent Teacher Conferences- Mid-term (Four Times a Year) Student Planner Student Planner Monthly Newsletter Monthly Newsletter Monthly Parent Meeting Monthly Parent Meeting P/T Conference

24 Special Programs/Recognitions Renaissance Program/NHS/Honor Roll Renaissance Program/NHS/Honor Roll Pride Cards Pride Cards Tutoring Opportunities Tutoring Opportunities School Dances School Dances NCA School Improvement NCA School Improvement

25 Security Security Guard Security Guard Police Liaison Police Liaison - Officer Jim Kerr - Security Guard Tim Schilling

26 Formula For Success… - Attendance + Attitude + Effort = Success - “In high school, everything counts!” - Respect, responsibility, and safety - Make connections… -Get to know your teachers -Make new friends - Get Involved! - Ask for help when you need it!

27 Questions or Concerns?

28 Thank You For Coming!


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