Presentation on theme: "T.C. Roberson High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 T.C. Roberson High School Welcome Rising 9th Graders & ParentsMarch 12, 2015
2 Future-Ready Core Graduation Requirements North Carolina Exit Standards for high school:Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills (middle school).CPR certification (middle school)Complete course requirements for Future Ready Core.Score at proficiency Level III or above on the end-of-course tests for Math I, English II, and Biology.Successfully complete a graduation project (12th grade).
3 Future Ready Core: 16 Credits English (4)I, II, III, IVMath (4)Math IMath IIMath IIIAdv. Math CourseHealth and PEScience (3)Earth/EnvironmentalBiologyA physical scienceSocial Studies (4)World HistoryAmerican History 1 & IICivics & Economics
4 Electives: 12-16 Credits Including a 4-credit Concentration World LanguagesSpanishLatinChineseESLFine ArtsBand/ StringsChorusVisual ArtsDanceTheaterCareer Clusters (12)Career Technical Education (CTE)Physical EducationJROTCAcademic CoreMathEnglishScienceSocial Studies
5 High School is Different Students must earn a minimum of 28 credits in Buncombe County to graduate (32 possible)Potential to earn 8 credits per year at TCRPassing a course = 1 CreditMore choicesElectives (Advanced Placement, Arts, CTE,Languages, PE, JROTC, Enrichment Classes)Students and parents make course selectionsMore learning opportunitiesOption of graduating early (talk to your counselor)
6 Building a Transcript … A permanent record that will follow students.Every course counts toward grade point average (GPA) and class rank.New weighted points above standard: A=4, B=3, C=2, D=1, F=0Honors classes add .5 pointAP classes add 1 point (same as college courses—AB Tech)Testing Data: EOG’s, EOC’s and NC Final ExamsTake high school seriously—find a balanceof challenging classes and academicsuccess.
7 …and a Reputation A time to make a ! Control your Behaviors Limit absences (no more than 5 per course)Be on time & prepared for class every day.Make good decisions and be your best.Homework is very important to student success.Get involved…Find your RAM PRIDE!Fine Arts (Band, Drama, Chorus, Dance)Sports (All 9th graders are eligible)Clubs & OrganizationsChurch and CommunitySports: all 9th graders are eligible; must maintain 75% passing & 85% attendance; Clubs: Club Day in September
10 Freshman Schedule Required Courses: Electives (student choice) Four 85-minute classes, year-long (A-day/B-day)(English I, World History, Math I or II, Earth Science)Health/PE—85 minutes, semester-longElectives (student choice)Three 85-minute electives, semester-longStudy SMART30 minutes each day for tutoring, study hall, make-up workTotal of 8 Credits (must pass 6 credits to be a 10th grader)
11 Registration Process… Access helpful information on the TC Roberson website under Headlines: Registration forTalk with teachers about their recommendations.Parents & students discuss options and expectations.Consider a 4-year plan for accessing the full high school curriculum.Complete your registration card.Enter course selections in PowerschoolPRINT course selection list; students and parents sign.Return signed registration card to middle school counselor by March 20th.TC Roberson website is a live link to our website. Show students the Registration link with course catalog, CTE information, course sequences and 4-year planner
12 Registration and Powerschool On our TC Roberson website, you will see this link near the bottom of the page on the left:Open it to your Student and Parent PortalLog in using the following:Username: student ID (lunch) #Password: birthdate (yyyymmdd)Select the “Class Registration” link on the left column for your course optionsRefer to your registration card and select your 8 courses plus 4 alternatesTC Roberson is a live link to our website. Show students how to navigate to the bottom of page to Student/Parent portal. Ask for student volunteer for ID and birthdate.
13 GOOD LUCK! Follow your directions for registration. Start early and think about your options.If you have questions, ASK!
14 Important Dates August 19 First day of high school! March 9 & 10 TCR staff visits Middle SchoolsMarch 12 Evening for Parents & Students at TCRMarch Counselors and students finalize course selectionMarch 20 Deadline for completed registrationAugust 17 Freshman Orientation at TCR(tentative)August 19 First day of high school!
15 Email your TCR counselor and administrator or call (654-1765): Natalie AndersonLindsay Rice