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Counselors Alice Wechsler-Ball A-K Nicole Bates-Leto L-Z Class of 2015
Follow the directions Parent/Student Registration Night is February 20 th …..come! Any locked course will need a form signed by a parent giving permission to change it. Return the form to your counselor before March 4th. If you want to change a recommendation please discuss this with your current teacher….they know you best! You have until March 4 th to complete your registration. That includes changing your mind. After March 4 th you will need to wait until August when summer changes are permitted.
You need English every year to equal 4 credits. Choices AP English Language and Composition Advanced English 11 CP English 11 English 11
You need social studies every year to equal 4 credits. AP US History CP US History US History In addition to a US History you may select any of the half year social studies, however if a senior needs the course to graduate you may be asked to drop the course. Business Law counts as social studies credit. Personal Finance does NOT.
You need three credits of science, preferably 4. Advanced Chemistry 2 Advanced Chemistry 1 Chemistry 1 Integrated Chemistry and Physics Some of you will be taking a Physics course or other recommended science courses. Note: Follow your teacher’s recommendation and check prerequisites.
You need 3 credits of mathematics, preferably 4. Advanced Hon Precalculus, Adv. Precalculus and Precalculus Advanced Algebra 2, CP Algebra 2 (formally Algebra 2) College Prep Math 3 Foundations of Algebra Part 2 Some of you may be recommended for a different math. Please talk with your teacher if you have questions.
You need PE every year Have you passed PE 9 and PE 10? If not, schedule it! Select Physical Education- 4 times a week, you select every 4 ½ weeks. Fall or Spring. Wake Up State High- only for Juniors and Seniors, meets from 7:00 am until 7:45 am 4 days a week. Fall or Spring. Virtual Physical Education- You need to send the completed contract with payment before we will remove the course from your course selections.
You need two health courses to graduate. Have you taken and passed Health 1? If not, schedule it! Junior Senior Wellness- 5 times a week. Fall or Spring. Wake Up to Junior/Senior Wellness- only for Juniors and Seniors, meets from 7:10 am until 8:00 am 5 days a week. Fall only. Virtual Health 2- You need to send the completed contract with payment before we will remove the course from your course selections.
You need this to graduate. If you have not completed this course, schedule it! Virtual Drivers Education- You need to send in the completed contract and payment. See your counselor if you have any questions.
Electives help you explore your interests. If you need help finding electives please meet with your counselor. You need a total of 5.5 electives. Remember, if you take a 4 th credit of math or science and you take a world language…..these all count towards your electives. You need 22.5 credits to graduate.
During the next two years you will need to complete a graduation project. Talk to your Junior English, social studies and elective teachers. If you have questions see your counselor. You will need to complete 20 hours of community service to graduate. Once you have completed any hours, complete a Community Service form found in the counseling office.
College Bound students need to complete the second level of the same language (2 years) for most colleges. Colleges want to see a grade of a C or better. Arabic, Spanish, French, German, Latin and Chinese are offered. For Chinese you need to fill out an LE contract. It meets 5 th period and you are allowed to eat lunch during class. Chinese 1, 2 and 3 are offered.
PE and Jr/ Sr Wellness are locked in. To change the semester we can switch them for you today. If you want to drop one you must have a parent signature on the form. World language issue-make sure you are passing with a C. Any course that you receive a D or an E in can be taken over and your new grade will replace your old grade.
3D Art is no longer a prerequisite for Jewelry Making. Silk Screening and Etching are now called Printing. Drawing is a prerequisite. Math name changes. Essentials of Algebra 1 will be called Algebra 1 and so on. Algebra 1 will be called College Prep Algebra 1 and so on. These changes will be made to your transcript at the end of the year.
You have received a copy of your transcript. The grades listed are the the cumulative grades from marking periods 1 and 2. Please check your transcript for accuracy. Make sure your address is correct and that all of your courses are listed. If there are corrections, please write the correction on your transcript and return it to your counselor.
February 4 th - Students can see their recommendations and start to schedule classes for next year. We will start today. February 20 th at 6:30 in the South Building is the Parent Registration Night. Please come with your parents. You have until March 4 th to complete your registration. End of July-Schedules will be on line and schedule changes may be submitted until August 9 th.
www.scasd.org/courserequests Click on www.scasd.org/onlineportalwww.scasd.org/onlineportal Log into Home Access Center You will be using the Course Requests and High School Course Guide