Presentation on theme: "2012-2013 COURSE REGISTRATION Class of 2015. REGISTRATION PROCESS Feb 23: Freshmen Registration Assembly March 5 – March 14: Counselors will visit Lifeskills/PE/Dance."— Presentation transcript:
REGISTRATION PROCESS Feb 23: Freshmen Registration Assembly March 5 – March 14: Counselors will visit Lifeskills/PE/Dance classes to register students. If you are not taking one of these classes you will be called to the cafeteria to register on the 13 th or 14 th. Complete your registration card ASAP! After you have met with your counselor, take your card home for a parent’s signature. If you are requesting a different course assignment, your parent must fill out the change of assignment form.
Before Meeting with your Counselor Review course choices in the registration handbook (starting on page 10) Complete your Registration Card. Every space must be filled in! Choose at least 6 elective courses Know your graduation requirements! (see page 4)
U PDATES ON GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Class of 2013 and beyond Future Ready Core 21 credits for graduation 4 English 4 Math (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra 2 and an advanced math)* unless substitution math sequence 4 Science (Biology, Earth/Env, a Physical science and an elective science) 3 Social Studies (World History, Civics, US History) 1 unit of PE or Dance Health and Lifeskills 4 electives based on post-secondary plans (2 years of a foreign language to attend a 4 year college)
English High School English 2/English 2 English 2 English 2 Honors English 2 Seminar
Math 9 th Grade Foundations of Algebra/Algebra 1 Algebra 1 Geometry (regular or Honors) Integrated Math 2 10 th Grade Foundations of Geom/Geometry Geometry Algebra 2 (regular or Honors) Integrated Math 3 Hn
Social Studies Civics and Economics Honors Civics and Economics Seminar Civics and Economics
Health/PE Health and PE 2 Or Health and Dance 1B Must have 1 full credit for PE or Dance in addition to Health and Lifeskills Sophomores who have not taken or have not passed Lifeskills will take Personal and Social Responsibility
Electives (page 36) French Spanish German Spanish for Native Speakers Art Theater Arts Chorus Band Orchestra Dance
Electives continued Introduction to Journalism JROTC Microsoft ITA courses Multimedia and Webpage Design Technology, Engineering and Design Technology Systems courses Principles of Business Teen Living Foods I Apparel I Interior Design I Marketing Parenting and Child Development
You must have 5 credits to be promoted to 10 th grade! 9 credits to 11 th grade 15 credits to 12 th grade
Preparing for the IB Diploma Programme Take Honors or Seminar courses Complete Algebra 2 by the end of 10 th grade Foreign Language in 10 th grade: Spanish 2 or 3 French 2 German 2 Do not take level 1 of a Foreign language as a sophomore if you plan to pursue the IB Diploma!
Minimum Requirements for Admission to NC Public Universities Minimum GPA is a 2.5 Minimum SAT is an 800 (reading and math only) Most universities have higher requirements!
REMINDERS ABOUT CREDIT RECOVERY Earn grades A-F Original “F” remains on transcript GPA can be raised this way Earn Pass/Fail grade Original “F” remains on transcript GPA will not be impacted Retake an entire course Retake a course in Plato, Extended Day or Summer School
Get ready for Sophomore Year... Choose courses carefully and make sure you choose electives you are willing to take as well as alternates Come prepared to register; know your graduation requirements Participate in school and community activities!