Junior Schedule Planner Junior Course Offerings Transcript Commitment to Return to Clark Return this planning packet in its entirety (you may duplicate for your records). Handouts that can be found online (www.ClarkMagnet.net) – Counselor Corner www.ClarkMagnet.net On-line course request instructions Junior Timeline DO NOT DETACH PAPERS!
220 credits (earned 9 th through 12 th grade) Pass Algebra and Geometry ◦ Or, two years of math if you started at a higher level Pass California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) Required Courses listed on next slide plus elective courses
English – 4 years (40 credits) Mathematics – 2 years (20 credits) ◦ must pass algebra and geometry ◦ Or, two years of math if you started at geometry or higher in the 9 th grade Science – 2 years (20 credits) ◦ must pass one year physical science (physics or chemistry) and 1 year life science (biology) World History – 1 year (10 credits) U.S. History – 1 year (10 credits)
Government/Economics – 1 semester each (5 credits each) Fine Arts – 1 year (10 credits) Career Preparation – 1 semester (5 credits) Health/Guidance – 1 semester each (5 credits each) Physical Education – 2 years (20 credits) Elective Classes (70 credits)
“a” – History/Social Science – 2 years “b” – English – 4 years “c” – Mathematics – 3 years “d” – Laboratory Science – 2 years ◦ 1 year biology AND 1 year either physics or chemistry “e” – Language other than English – 2 years “f” – Visual and Performing Arts – 1 year “g” – College-Preparatory Elective – 1 year
Students are encouraged to take more challenging work at the secondary level Universities assign extra weight to grades in honors-level courses (for B or higher) Most AP (Advanced Placement) classes are taken the junior and/or senior year of high school All grades in required courses for colleges must be a C or higher +1
AP Contracts will be available upon request in the main office and/or when we pick up your course requests Some classes require attending an orientation meeting Placement in AP classes will be based on teacher recommendations Turning in a signed/completed contract does not guarantee placement in an AP class AP classes are year-long commitments!!! +1
Part1 ◦ Complete planning sheet Part2 ◦ Selecting/requesting ELECTIVE courses online ◦ Powerpoint with instructions available on Clark’s website.
Please fill out completely. DON’T LEAVE ANY SECTION BLANK! ◦ Summer School box is for counselors’ use Go over your choices with your parents HAVE YOUR PARENTS SIGN THE FORM Forms will be picked up in the World History classes on Thursday and Friday If anything is not filled in or signed, packets WILL NOT be collected or discussed If packets are not returned, we will pick your classes for you Sports 11 th
Link to Q STUDENT Connect: student.gusd.net (no www) Q Registration Step 1A: Log-in
Q Registration Step 1B: Log-in ID: is your 6 digit Student # Must log in with student password!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Before clicking on requests, choose the new school year of the grade you will be in next year. Q Registration Step 2: “Switch Track” & “Requests” Glendale High School (T)) 09 10
Q Registration Step 3: “Add/Edit Requests” Glendale High School (T)) 10
Q Registration Step 4: “Add Selected Class”, and click SUBMIT Continue this process until you have selected BOTH “A” or “1” and “B” or “2” classes. Please click “Submit” only once, even if you get an error message. Check your schedule an hour later.
Q Registration Step 5: “Add Selected Course” Step 6: “Submit” The right hand column is where your first choices go…in this case, the 1 st choice is Journalism and the alternate is Ceramics
Q Registration Step 7: When submitted, you MUST print “Student Course Requests Verification Sheet”… parent signature required Attach “Student Course Requests Verification Sheet” to your planning packet and return to your counselor in your U.S. History class.
Q Registration Step 8: When done adding classes, click “Sign Out” Your registration window begins today, February 10 th and ends Thursday, February 12 th at midnight.
Semester 1: June 8 – June 23 Semester 2: June 24 – July 10 (July 3 – Holiday) 5 hours a day; 5 days a week Glendale Unified School District Remedial Summer School ◦ Making up an F grade in a class needed for high school graduation ◦ Making up a D/F grade in Geometry ◦ Making up an D/F grade in Algebra 1 ◦ Remedial classes are offered free of charge
Glendale Educational Foundation Summer School ◦ Registration: check online at http://www.gefsummerschool.org ◦ Payment by check or money order ◦ Enrichment Summer School ◦ You may NOT sign up for Government/Econ Regular Payment $500 for a full year course $250 for a one semester course For those on Free/Reduced Lunch $400 for a full year course $200 for a one semester course There will be NO refunds for dropping or not completing a course once it has begun.
Take a challenging course schedule and do well. Take initiative in pursuing your interests and passions Get involved in school activities Get involved in community service Explore leadership opportunities at school, home and in the community Strive to do your best in ALL things
Return dates are this Thursday, February 12 th and Friday, February 13 th in your World History classes….come prepared! (Per. 3, 4 Davis – be prepared on Thursday) ◦ Bring: planning sheet packet (including transcript), copy of online course request verification form (Make sure your parents sign ALL the above mentioned papers…in three places!) Select classes with your future in mind Q & A