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Potomac Senior High School 2014-2015 Course Registration
Items you will need Parent Letter Teacher Recommendations/Prerequisites Transcript Parent Portal Account (student Id/ birthday) Computer access
Instructions for Registration Teacher recommendation days are Friday, January 31st and Monday, Februay 3rd. You will receive a transcript and course selection sheet in first period on Friday to assist you with this process. Course Catalogs may be viewed online at www.pwcs.edu. There will be a few hard copies available in the Counseling Office. If you have difficulty accessing the catalog, please see your counselor. www.pwcs.edu
Instructions for Registration Continued On Saturday, February 1 st, you and your parents will have access to the Course Request Module in Parent Portal. Please refer to the school website for Student Instructions for Entering Course Requests and viewing teacher recommendations. You will have access to this feature from February 1st to February 5th.
Instructions for Registration Continued Beginning on February 10th, counselors will begin meeting individually with students to discuss and finalize course selections. Please make sure that you and your parents have selected your courses in Parent Portal prior to the visit with your counselor. Consultations will occur through English classrooms. Please consult with your English teacher for your scheduled date.
Students Entering 9 th Grade in 2011-2012 and Beyond Required Courses Advanced Studies Diploma Standard Diploma English 4 (2) 4 (2) Mathematics 4 (2) 3 (1) Science 4 (2) 3 (1) History 4 (2) 3 (1) Foreign Language 3 of 1 or 2 of 2 Health and PE 2 2 Fine Arts or CTE 1 2 Economics /Personal Finance 1 1 Electives 3 4 Student Selected SOL (1) (1) Total Credits Required 26 22 (Required SOLs)
Credit Requirements Remember! Being promoted to the next grade is based on the number of credits you earn. To be a sophomore, you need at least 6 credits! That means passing 6 out of 7 of the classes you take as a freshman. To be a junior, you need at least 11 credits. To be a senior, you should have at least 16 credits.
General Information Do not sign up for two core classes in the same area. Cambridge Program deadline is Saturday, February 1st. You only have to take one class to be in the program. Forms required for AP/AICE courses Check with your Counselor regarding applications and deadlines for Nursing, Cosmetology, Culinary, Welding and other Career and Technical Education courses. As always, make an appointment with your Counselor if you have any questions or need assistance.