Presentation on theme: "Colleyville Heritage High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Colleyville Heritage High School Class of 2018 & Class of 2019Colleyville Heritage High School
2 Online Arena Scheduling Process Step 1: Students request courses in Skyward (Jan 26–Feb.16) Step 2: Administration builds Master Schedule Step 3: Students create schedule through Skyward Student Access during March through May at designated time2
12 Click the agree box and sign. Step 4Click the agree box and sign.
13 Step 5Parents log into Skyward Select the endorsement tab And sign off on your students endorsement By February 16th.
14 The Foundation with Endorsement 4 x 4 Credits (English, History, Math, Science) 2 Credits of Foreign Language (including Computer languages) 1 Technology 1 Fine Arts 1 PE .5 Health .5 Speech *Plus 4 credits of Endorsement Electives
15 Hints for course selection Choose classes that will challenge but not overwhelm you.Choose classes based on your post secondary goals and interests- NOT which classes your friends are choosing.Gains in G.P.A and class rank come from a combination of challenging courses AND good grades.Talk to your teacher for advice!
16 AP and PAP ProgramsGCISD is allowing open enrollment in PAP and AP programs, however it is always best to consider outside activities, previous academic record, and the time commitment required for advanced level courses when making your course selections.
17 Pre-AP/AP ClassesPre-Advanced (PAP) courses are designed to prepare students for the entry into Advanced Placement (AP) courses and to meet the unique needs of qualified students. Basic content is the same as the regular course, but instruction allows for more in-depth and accelerated pacing. Preparation time (outside of school) is estimated to be 1- 1 ½ hours per class period.
18 Program of Studies Book Please review the many elective choices available in the POS book. A description of each course is available and can help you make choices about classes that will be of interest to you. The Program of Studies book is located on the GCISD website under the “parents and students” tab.The POS is also available on the GCISD district website under the Parents and Students section.18
19 Required courses - ENGLISH Please enter the English class that you wish to take next year. Four years of English are required for graduation.English IEnglish IIEnglish IIIEnglish IV
20 Required courses - MATH Please enter the math class that you wish to take next year. Students are required to take four math courses consisting of:Algebra 1GeometryAlgebra II4th year mathMath Models will satisfy one of the 4 required math credits. Students must complete Math Models prior to Algebra II.
21 Required courses - SCIENCE Please enter the science class that you wish to take next year. Students are required to take four science courses consisting of:BiologyChemistryPhysicsAdvanced Science
22 Required courses – Social Studies Please enter the social studies class that you wish to take next year. Students are required to take four social studies courses consisting of:World GeographyWorld HistoryUnited States HistoryU.S. Government (0.5 credit)Economics (0.5 credit)
23 Additional Required Courses Professional Communications - .5 creditsHealth - .5 creditsFine Arts – 1 creditForeign Language – 2 creditsTechnology – 1 credit – noted with (T)Physical Education – 1 creditElectives – 4.023
24 Courses & AlternatesMake sure to fill in enough courses to make a full 8 period schedule (A & B days)You will be able to work on these requests at home until Feb 16th. At that time Skyward will close and you will not be able to make any changes in your requests.
25 Alternate CoursesYou must enter a total of 5 credits of alternate courses into Skyward. (10 semesters)The only classes you will have access to register for during arena scheduling are your requested courses and alternates. Choose wisely!If you don’t include it in requests, you can’t see it!!!25
26 Schedule Change Policy Students may not request changes outside of the change windows.Examples of acceptable reasons for extenuating circumstances:- Selected for a higher level activity such as band, choir, etc.- Previously earned credit for course.- Course needed for graduation.- Desire to move to Pre-AP, AP.Students enrolled in Pre-AP, AP, or GT courses will be granted a change into a regular class at the 6 week grading period pending space availability.There will be no opportunities for elective changes outside of the June and August dates.
27 Next Steps Arena scheduling windows: Current juniors– March 30-April 1stCurrent sophomores- April 13-15thCurrent freshmen- April 27-29thCurrent 8th graders- May 11-13thAdjustments request windows:June 8-12August 3-6ONE request per student may be submitted electronically during each window
28 Additional helpful resources available on the Counselor’s website: Clubs and Organizations/Map 24 Most Asked Questions Athletic & Fine Art Options PAP and AP Information
29 Athletics High School athletics are very competitive. Students who are not currently playing a sport either in middle school or on a competitive team should contact the appropriate coach prior to registering for that sport. Contact information is on the “Athletics and Fine Arts Options” information sheet online on the Counselor’s website.
30 STAAR (State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness) EOC – End of Course examsTested Courses:English IEnglish IIAlgebra IUS. HistoryBiologyMore information at TEA’s website:
31 CREDITSCredits are recorded on the transcript at the end of each semester.Class rank is calculated in September, and June.Classes are on a semester by semester basis. If a student fails a required course for the semester they must retake the semester of that course, or regain the credit by making 70 or higher on a credit by exam.REMEMBER! 26 STATE credits are needed for graduation on the Recommended plan or above.
33 To be promoted:Students need a total of 6 credits at the end of the freshman year. Basically , that means passing 6 classes first semester and 6 classes second semester. Remember that a student must be in attendance 90% of school days in order to earn credit. “Seat time” may be needed to regain credit lost for attendance.