Presentation on theme: "Charles D. Owen High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Charles D. Owen High School Welcome Rising Freshmen!
2 Owen High School Registration: What Will We Do Today What is going to happen at registration?What are HS classes like?What is a credit and why is it important?What do you want to do after high school?What kind of classes can you choose?What do you need to do?
3 Calendar of Events February 19th – 8th Grade Parent Night February 19-February 26 – Students have chance to go on career cruising and pick out classes and complete assessmentsFebruary 27-March 1 – 8th Grade Registration
4 After High SchoolWhy do you need to start thinking right now about what you will do after HS?Need to choose a Core Concentration AreaDo you want to go to a four year college?Do you want to go to a Technical/Vocational college (A-B Tech)?Do you want to start right into a career/job or military right after HS?You need to choose classes that fit with your interests and future plans.
5 High School Classes 4x4 Block schedule 4 NEW classes each semester (1 credit each)Two semesters a yearEach class is 90 minutes a dayStudents take 8 classes a year at OHSThere are 3 lunch periods during 3rd periodAbsentee policy: if you miss more than 5 classes, you will receive an F in the classYou need 28 credits to graduate high school
6 Future-Ready Core Graduation Requirements 4 EnglishI, II, III, IV4 MathMath I, Math II, Math III + 4th math courseto be aligned with student’s post-secondary plans3 ScienceEarth/Environmental ScienceBiologyA physical science (Chemistry, Physics, or Physical Science)3 Social StudiesWorld HistoryAmerican History IAmerican History IICivics and EconomicsCourses that are acceptable by the UNC General Admissions CTE Courses that are acceptable for the 4th math but not UNCAdvanced Functions & Modeling Computerized Acct IIDiscrete Math Drafting IIPre-Calculus Honors AP Computer ScienceAP Statistics Principles of Technology IAP Calculus
7 Future-Ready Core Graduation Requirements 1 Health & PE12 Electives (minimum) (6 from the following)2 Electives from Arts, CTE, or Second Language4 Course Concentration in one of the following areas:Career Technical Education (Career Clusters)Fine Arts (Chorus, Band, Theatre, Visual Arts)JROTCOther subject areas of concentration (math, science, social studies, English, PE)
8 Choosing classes What do you have to take freshman year? Health and PE English I (regular or honors)MathMath I ORMath II (regular or honors)Social StudiesWorld History (regular or honors) ORCivics/Economics HonorsScienceEarth and Environmental Science (regular or Honors)
12 Step 2: Start Career Cruising Under Career Cruising (on the right)Click on the link “Here”Click on the InternetType http:Click on A. C. Reynolds High SchoolUnder Career Cruising(on the right), click on the link “Here”
14 Step 3: Set up your portfolio UsernameNC-lunch numberEx. NCPasswordBirthday (mmddyyyy)Use 8digitsEx. For February 23, 1994Use:Click LoginNCUsername: NC-Lunch No. (ex. NC )Password: Birth Date (No marks or spaces) (ex )
15 Username: NC-(Student ID) Password: OHS (Student ID) First Initial, Last Name, Last 4 of Lunch Sample
16 Step 4: Change Password for Portfolio New Password for Portfolio OnlyOHS and lunch numberEx. OHS000001Click box to accept agreementClick SubmitOHS000001This program now requires you to change your password for your portfolio only.Your username & password to get into Career Cruising will never change.To make it easy for everyone to remember your Portfolio password, we ask that you use the following format:ACR and your lunch no.
17 Click on “Main” Tab—optional—may simply close the box
38 Career Cruising Go to your Career Cruising Account Weekly. Be sure to do all the assessments.Look for Careers, Colleges, how to write a resume and job interview skills.There are many activities and guides to help you plan your future.