Presentation on theme: "CLASS OF 2017. 1.Students will review the course catalog online and completely fill out all registration forms. 2.Students will log into their Infinite."— Presentation transcript:
1.Students will review the course catalog online and completely fill out all registration forms. 2.Students will log into their Infinite Campus account and register for the classes listed on their registration form. 3.Students will complete ICAP requirements if they have not done so already. Additionally, students will log into their Naviance account and complete their Personality Type assessment prior to meeting with your counselor during your Registration Review Session. http://connection.naviance.com/niwot http://connection.naviance.com/niwot 4.Students will meet with their counselor to finalize their schedule and submit all registration materials.
SubjectCredits English 4.0 Math 3.0 Science 3.0 World History/Geography 1.0 US History 1.0 US/CO Government 1.0 Physical Education 2.0 Health 0.5 Practical Arts 0.5 Fine Arts 0.5 Electives 8.0 TOTAL CREDITS 24.5
Students who maintain full-time student status (defined as a daily course schedule with 7/8 classes per semester) during all four years of high school and meet all other graduation requirements may waive an initial.5 physical education credit by successfully completing the following criteria: Two (2) St. Vrain Valley School District athletic programs at the varsity or junior varsity level (two different sports; same sport two seasons); or 72 hours during one semester of an appropriate, pre-approved, structured, and supervised activity outside of the school district. Students with an advanced course schedule, including enrollment in multiple academically rigorous courses, may also request.5 physical education credit waiver when combined with one of the above criteria. See SVVSD Board Policy IKF-R for more details SVVSD PE Waiver Policy
IB DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS 1.IB Students must meet all SVVSD graduation requirements with the exception of US/CO Government. 2.Additionally, IB students must complete an IB level 4 world language. 3.IB Students must complete at least three Higher Level classes and three Standard Level classes. 4.IB Students must complete a Theory of Knowledge class during the spring of their junior year AND the fall of their senior year. 5.IB Students must also complete their Extended Essay, CAS requirements and receive qualifying scores on their IB Examinations.
4 years of English 4 years of College Prep Math 3 to 4 years of Science 3 to 4 years of Social Science 2 to 3 years of World Language Every college has its own specific admissions requirements. Please make sure to review admissions requirements at each school you are considering. Some examples include speech, economics and visual / performing arts.
Refer to the Sophomore Checklist (NHS Website) for specific information to prepare for your Junior year. Review your transcript and complete your credit check form to make sure you’re on track for graduation. Meet with your counselor if you have any questions or concerns about credits or graduation. If you have failed core classes- list them on your registration sheet and your counselor will advise you of your options for summer school or credit recovery.
You can register for a maximum of two Time Release Periods (TRP) per semester. TRP form required. Look into CDC classes. If interested, complete the CDC application and submit it with your registration forms. Consider registering for Elementary Tutor. If interested, complete an application. Work Study (.5 credit) may be an option if you have a job and work an average of 15 hours per week. See you counselor in the fall for a Work Study application.
English options for next year are CP English 11, AP English Language or IB English 11 (for IB Diploma students) Concurrent Enrollment – students can take up to two college classes each semester at Front Range or CU. Attend the Concurrent Enrollment meeting in April for more details. Planning on playing college sports? Notify your counselor, register with the NCAA Eligibility Center and make sure to take classes that meet NCAA requirements. For example, Mass Media and Intermediate Algebra are not approved courses.
The AP Request form is on the back of the traditional Course Selection Sheet. IB students should obtain a separate AP Form. Students must complete the AP Request form and obtain all necessary signatures to register for AP classes. Listen to important announcements regarding AP entrance testing. For example, the English Department requires a writing sample. Additionally, some AP teachers require summer reading or assignments. If you have questions about a specific class, ask the AP teacher listed on the AP form. Depending on student requests, some AP classes may not be offered or may be limited to seniors only. AP Calculus B/C and AP Biology are 1.5 credits, which will take up three spots on your registration form. AP Request forms must be submitted with all registration forms to your counselor during your Registration Review Session.
Parent Signature Required Get initials from current teacher and AP Teacher
1.Keep grades high and continue to check Infinite Campus regularly 2.Get involved in school, work and community 3.Explore leadership opportunities 4.Check-out college websites and review admissions requirements 5.Explore colleges on Naviance and save those to Colleges I’m Thinking About list 10 th Grade – Tips for Success
Niwot HS Course Catalog (http://nhs.svvsd.org/academics/course-catalog)http://nhs.svvsd.org/academics/course-catalog Credit Check Form (IB or Traditional) 11 th Grade Course Selection Form / AP Request Form Online Registration Instruction sheet / Naviance Activities CDC Application Time Release Form Elementary Tutor Form REGISTRATION MATERIALS
JUNIOR REGISTRATION FORM Label with name and student ID should be at the top of your form. Read these instructions
JUNIOR REGISTRATION FORM Fill in all 16 course requests Enter the appropriate English courses
Enter 8 alternate elective requests Student and Parent signatures required
Log on to your Infinite Campus Account Click on Course Registration: 15-16 Niwot High School
Your math teacher has already entered the course they recommend for you next year. Questions? See your math teacher!
Make sure you’ve selected 8 alternate courses in order of preference
If you make a mistake, drop the incorrect course by clicking on the course and then selecting “Drop This Request”. Dropping a request
If you’d like a copy of your requests, click “Print Request Summary” and keep for your records
Make sure that you’ve selected 16/16 courses and 8/8 alternate elective courses. Math course requests have been entered by your current math teacher. Registration will be finalized after meeting with your counselor during the Registration Review Session.
Every student will meet with their counselor to finalize their registration and course requests. Students must bring ALL completed registration forms to the Review Session with their counselor. Your registration will not be complete until you’ve met with your counselor. Review Sessions for sophomores will occur on February 11 th, 12 th and 17th during English classes. Students must complete their ICAP and Naviance Activities prior to their Review Sessions meeting.
The following materials MUST be brought to your Registration Review Session with your counselor: Junior Course Selection Form/AP Course Request Form (on back) The following materials MUST also be brought to your counselor if applicable: AP Application for IB students CDC Application Elementary Tutor Application Time Release Form
QUESTIONS See your counselor for more specific questions about courses, graduation requirements, and college admissions requirements. REMINDERS Complete your Junior Registration form. Complete your online registration. Meet with your counselor and turn in all required registration materials. Complete your Naviance activities.
In 10 th Grade: Practice In 11 th Grade: Chance to Qualify for National Merit Scholarships ◦ Very important to take the PSAT in 11 th Grade!
You can see your projected SAT score online in My College QuickStart (www.collegeboard.org/quickstart).www.collegeboard.org/quickstart Percentile: If you are a sophomore or younger student, your scores are compared to those of sophomores and younger students that took the test Questions about your scores?
Shows what types of questions you did well on and where you might want to improve Helps you decide what to study
My College Quickstart ◦ Search for colleges ◦ Get a personalized SAT Study Plan (based on skills you demonstrated on the PSAT)
Text @Niwot2017 to 23559 You will receive a message, “To join Class of 2017 create your Celly username.” Reply with your username, which will be your last name followed by your full first name. Example: FooteAmy Hit send