Presentation on theme: "Bandys High School Registration Curriculum Night: Registration 2009-2010."— Presentation transcript:
Bandys High School Registration Curriculum Night: Registration
Welcome to Bandys Todd Black, Principal ROTC – Presentation of the Colors Chelsea Ford, Student Body President
Promotion Standards Bandys is on a Block Schedule – We have 2 semesters – Each semester has 4 classes each semester (90 minutes each) Units of credit required for grade placement – Sophomore = 6 credits – Junior =13 credits – Senior = 20 credits Classification changed only at the end of the Academic Year (June)
Graduation Requirements All Students must: Earn 28 credits Pass the 5 Gateway classes (Biology, English I, Algebra I, Civics, & US History) Complete the Graduation Project Pass the computer test (done in 8 th gradehowever you will have more chances to pass at BHS if you arent successful on the first try) Rising 9 th Grade Students: Future Ready Core 21 state-required courses –15 core credits 4 elective credits within the same concentration * Arts Education * Career and Technical Education (CTE) * ROTC * Any other subject area (all in math, science, etc) 2 elective credits of any combination » Arts Education » CTE » Foreign Language
Rising 9 th Grade: Future Ready Core 4 English classes English I, English II, English III, and English IV 4 math classes Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, and an advanced math class 3 science classes Earth Science, Biology, and a Physical Science (Physical Sci, Chemistry, or Physics) 3 History classes World History, Civics & Economics, and US History Health & PE 4 classes within the same concentration: Arts Education (Art, Band, Chorus, Drama), Career & Technical Education (CTE Career Clusters), ROTC, or another subject area (math, science, social studies, etc) 2 elective credits of any combination: Arts Education, CTE, or Foreign Language
Rising 10 th -12 th Grade: Courses of Study College/University 4 English classes 4 math classes Geometry Algebra II Adv. Math class 3 science classes 3 History classes Health & PE 2 Foreign Language College Tech Prep 4 English classes 3 math classes Algebra I Tech Math I/II OR Geometry/Alg. II 3 science classes 3 History classes Health & PE 4 Pathway classes 1 level II class Career Prep 4 English classes 3 math classes Intro to Math Alg. Connections Algebra I 3 science classes 3 History classes Health & PE 4 Pathway classes 1 level II class
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Gaining Credit/GPA Starting with your freshman year, your students have a clean slate GPA begins with their first semester freshman year grades To get credit in a class you must have a 70 You must have 6 credits to be promoted to 10th grade
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Rigor – Every year is important. – Your GPA that you will use to apply to college is based on your GPA at the end of your Junior year… but every year counts… stay focused. Grades (both good and bad) will follow you to graduation. Keep it academic. – You need an English, Math, and Foreign Language your senior year, as well as other academics to remain competitive (so plan accordingly).
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Attendance – You can not learn unless you are IN SCHOOL – At Bandys we take attendance by period and by day – Each class you go to takes attendance – Perfect attendance is done by day – If you miss more than six classes then you failunless you make up time (either in Saturday school or after school with the teacher) – You will need notes for when you are absent Doctors note vs. Parent note vs. No Note
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Level I – Major Offenses Fighting Theft Sale/possessions of drugs or alcohol Sexual Harassment or Racial Harassment Cursing a staff member Consequences of Level I 1 st offense: Up to 5 Days OSS 2 nd offense: Up to 10 days OSS 3 rd offense: 10 days of OSS with possible indefinite suspension Level II – Serious Offenses Giving false information Disrespect for authority Leaving campus without checking out properly Parking anywhere other than student parking lot Leaving class without permission Consequences of Level II 1 st offense: ½ day ISS 2 nd offense: 1 day ISS 3 rd offense: 2 days ISS & parent contact 4 th offense: 1 day OSS 5 th offense: 2 days OSS… (etc) Level III – Minor Offense Running in the halls Undirected profanity Possession of fire starting devices Unauthorized use of cell phones Public display of affection during school Consequences of Level III 1 st offense: 1 period ISS * 2 nd offense: ISS * 3 rd offense: ISS * 4 th offense: ISS or OSS * * To be determined by the administration Discipline
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Buses We are committed to… – Service – Professionalism – Attitude – Teamwork
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Buses Visit website for bus routes, times, etc. Address Change – Notify me – Bring in proof of residence Guest Riders – Both parents signature – Turn into front office by 10:00 Why follow bus rules?
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Buses Waiting on the bus Be on time Stand away from the curbs No horse playing Riding the Bus Respect the driver Stay seated – Seat to seat – Back to back NO FIGHTING! NO BULLYING! Bus Discipline Rules and Consequences (see flyer) Cameras
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Drivers Eligibility – There will be a Drivers Ed in May and in September for any students who are eligible or there are several throughout the school year that will be announced – Students must be 14 years and 6 months by the day the class begins – Students must pass 5 of 6 classes (in 8 th grade) to be eligible – In order to keep their drivers license you must pass 3 of 4 classes in high school – If they drop out, they can not get their license until they are 18 years old
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Athletics: Rising 9 th Graders All 9 th grade students are eligible to play fall sports Students must pass 3 of their 4 classes to play spring sports If you are interested in football, volleyball, and cheerleading – Someone will be at Mill Creek recruiting before the school year is over
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Involvement – Focus on getting involved! – Colleges, scholarships, and employers look at extra curricular involvement and leadership. – Begin building your resume/activity sheet NOW – Community activitieschurch, scouts, etc – Community service – Clubs at Bandys
College Credit Courses (10 th -12 th ) Learn and Earn Online (10-12) List of courses on pages in your tabloid Separate application required Compass test required Information Highway (10-12) List of courses on pages in your tabloid Separate application required Compass test required – Compass TestApril 7 th » If youre taking Huskins/Learn and Earn Online/Information Highway coursesyou need to take this – CVCC Parent nightMay 21 st 3pm - 7pmThis is REQUIRED UNC-G iSchool (11-12) List of courses on page 72 in your tabloid Separate application required
Work-based Learning Service Internships – available year-round (9-12) Summer, after school, & during school Summer Internship Applications are due by April 8 th Applications for next year are due by April 8 th Career Internships (11-12) Teaching Internships (11-12) Apprenticeships (11-12) Ms. Jordan will be at a table in the hallway to talk more in depth about all work-based learning options
Preparing to be in High School: What YOU need to know Who is your counselor and how do you contact them? – A-ERandy – F-LCatie – M-RDe – S-ZSusan Over the summer there is always at least one person in the Counseling Center, so you can call or stop by if you need anything. Once the school year starts you can come into the counseling center and if we are there, just poke your head in and we will help you if we can. If we are not there or are tied up at the moment, you will fill out a slip and let us know that you need to see us, and we will call you from class.
Registration Essentials Your students should all have the following: – Registration Handbook/Tabloid – Registration Sheet (grade level) – Math & English Placement Forms – Transcript with credits already earned (if currently enrolled at BHS)
Registration Sheets Teacher recommendations are attached (some are completed, some are blank) Need teacher signature AND parent to sign off Students need to choose their courses wiselyand let them be courses they can live with These are due back to us: By March 17 th – To the Counseling Center (for students at Bandys) March 25 th – For current 8 th graders – we will come back to Mill Creek and meet with them to discuss their registration
Guidelines for Completing the Registration Sheet: Rising 9 th Graders Your student must register for a total of 8 courses Their 4 core classes are already listed for you English (use your placement letter) Math (use your placement letter) Earth Science (Circle Honors or Regular) World History (choose Honors or Regular) Health & PE is automatically written in for you Three alternates in order of preference should be listed under alternate section Write-in the name of the course (so it can be read!!!!!)
Guidelines for Completing the Registration Sheet: Rising 9 th Grade Review the electives on the back of the sheet – All options for Freshman are listed on the back of this sheet – Band and chorus must be taken for BOTH semesters – Freshman can not take Spanish; however, high level students can be recommended for French during their freshman year
Guidelines for Completing the Registration Sheet: Rising 9 th Grade They will work on their registration sheets for the next 3 weeks Once they have completed the sheet they will hold onto to these and make sure they have them with them when we come back on March 25th Counselors will meet with students individually on that day to talk about classes Parents may call if they have questions or to make an appointment
Guidelines for Completing the Registration Sheet: Rising 10 th -12 th They must register for a total of 8 courses Three alternates in order of preference should be listed under alternate section (Refer to the registration handbook for all possible options) DC means they must have a signature from the Department Chair– English & Math placement letters serve as math DC Write-in name of course (so it can be read!)
Guidelines for Completing the Registration Sheet: Rising 10 th -12 th They will work on their registration sheet for the next 2 weeks Once you have completed the sheet you will turn these into Ms. Williamson in the Counseling Center by March 17 th Counselors will meet with students individually once their sheets have been turned in to talk about class choices Parents may call if they have questions or to make an appointment
Final Details… Students register for a course not a teacher Enrollment in a course determines whether or not the course will be offered Be sure to get approval from your teacher and parent if you are wishing to change levels of a course (i.e.: CP to Honors or Honors to CP) Challenge yourself with your course selections according to your ability Talk further with your counselor/teacher if you need assistance in course selections Choose your courses carefullypick classes you want to take!
SchoolAlg. I Alg. II BiologyChemistryCivicsEng. IGeometryPhysicsPhys Sci. US History Overall Bandys % Bunker Hill n/a % Foard % Maiden % St. Stephens % Catawba Co % DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL EOC RESULTS #3#1 #2 #4#1
SchoolAlg. I Alg. II BiologyChem.CivicsEng. I GeometryPhysicsPhys. Sci. US History Overall Bandys n/a % Bunker Hill n/a % Foard % Maidenna n/a % St. Stephens % Catawba Co % DISTRICT HIGH SCHOOL FALL 2008 EOC RESULTS