Presentation on theme: "Stone Hill Middle School Counseling Department"— Presentation transcript:
1 Stone Hill Middle School Counseling Department Course SelectionStone Hill Middle School Counseling Department
2 What are we talking about today? Diploma TypesHigh School Credits7th and 8th Grade Course OptionsCourse Selection/Naviance
3 LCPS Standard Diploma Academic Areas Credits SOL Verified Credits English42Social Studies(World Studies, US/VA Government, and US/VA History)31Mathematics(Algebra I, Geometry, Functions, Algebra II or above level of Algebra II)Science(From 2 of the 4 disciplines: Biological, Chemical, Physical, Earth)Health/Family Life/Physical EducationForeign Language, Fine Arts, OR CTEEconomics and Personal FinanceElectives (Must include 2 sequential electives)Student Selected Verified CreditTotal226
4 LCPS Advanced Studies Diploma Academic AreasCreditsSOL Verified CreditsEnglish42Social Studies(World Studies (2), US/VA Government, and US/VA History)Mathematics(Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II or above level of Algebra II)Science(From 3 of the 4 disciplines: Biological, Chemical, Physical, Earth)Foreign Language (3 years of one language or 2 years each of two different languages)3 or 4Health/Physical EducationFine Arts or Career & Technical Education (CTE)1Economics & Personal FinanceElectives3Student Selected Verified CreditTotal (depends on foreign language option)26 or 279
5 7th Grade Required Courses English 7Math 7, Algebra I (High School Class), or Math 8Life Science 7History 7Health and P.E.Technology Education/FACS (1 semester of each)Resource (45 min. resource/45 min. music/art)SPECTRUM- Students enrolled in Spectrum will attend Spectrum in place of resource.
6 Each student will need to choose one full block elective and one 45 minute elective: Full Block MinuteAccelerated Literacy GuitarCommunication Studies BandForeign Language (HS credit) Art Spanish I (360000) ChorusGerman I (370000) StringsFrench I (340000) Reading WorkshopLatin I (350000)
7 8th Grade Required Courses: English 8Math 8 or Algebra I (High School Class) or Geometry (High School Class)Physical Science 8Civics 8Health and P.E.2 Full Year Electives (Language, Music, FACS, or Art)Resource (90 minutes)SPECTRUM- Students enrolled in Spectrum will attend Spectrum class 45 minutes of the 90 min Resource block.
8 Each student will need to choose two full block electives: Foreign Language (HS credit) Spanish I (360000)German I (370000)French I (340000)Latin I (350000)Spanish II (362000)German II (372000)French II (342000)Latin II (352000)Other Elective OptionsBand 8 (232000)Chorus 8 (237000)Strings 8 (207003)Guitar 8, Level 2 (209000)Manufacturing (802000)Teen Living (807000)Art 8 (202000)
9 Reminders about Selecting Courses Must be in 6th/7th grade band/strings to select 7th/8th grade band/stringsForeign Language (French, Spanish, Latin, German) is a HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL CLASS.The grade you receive in this class will be on your permanent high school transcript.Algebra I and Geometry are HIGH SCHOOL LEVEL CLASSES.
10 8th Grade Art Still Life Drawings Sculpture Clay Tile Project Graffiti Painting ProjectComputer Graphics Project- Magazine CoverPeriodic Table Clay tile (Science/ Art Project)Photography ProjectsPrintmaking ProjectSketchbook assignments on various topics
11 8th Grade Manufacturing Investigative Units Include:Graphic Communication (Drafting and Measuring)ElectronicsForensic ScienceSHOP PROJECTS Include:Pyrotechnic RocketsGolf- Tee GameBird Feeder/Bird HouseCo 2 Car- Design, Constructions and TestingExploring ProgrammingExploring Lego NXT
12 Course Selection Time! Questions? Review Your Seventh/Eighth Grade Course Options through the Middle School Program of Studies:Math Progression is on Page 87th Grade Course Descriptions start on page 128th Grade Course Descriptions start on page 16Talk with your child’s teachers if you have a question about placement/level for next year.Questions?Naviance Survey
13 Naviance Naviance is a website used by Loudoun County Public Schools. All Stone Hill students will register for classes through the Naviance program starting 2/9.After February 12th, you can login to Naviance from your home and make any changes to your courses.Please review your selections with your child.
15 Naviance Log In Enter User ID(6 Digit Student ID #) Enter Password (6 Digit Student ID #)
16 Online Course Selection Click “About Me”Click “Surveys to Complete”Click “Grade 7 or Grade 8 Course Request Survey”When you are finished selecting your courses, click “Update”You may make any changes at home with your child as you deem necessary.You MUST click “Update” each time you make a change or the changes will not be saved.
17 Making Changes at HomeThe survey will be available to students and parents until February 26th. Any changes after that time will be made through contacting your school counselor.All changes must be requested through Guidance by June 18, 2015.