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Seneca Valley Scheduling for 9 th and 10 th grade 2013-2014 school year Presented by the Guidance Department of the I.H.S. Seneca Valley Intermediate High School Administration Mr. CumoPrincipal Mr. RasoVice Principal Mrs. BrooksDean of Students

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Seneca valley scheduling for 9 th and 10 th grade 2013 2014 school year presented by

Seneca Valley

Scheduling for 9th and 10th grade

2013-2014 school year

Presented by

the Guidance Department of the I.H.S.


Seneca valley scheduling for 9 th and 10 th grade 2013 2014 school year presented by

Seneca Valley

Intermediate High School

Administration

Mr. CumoPrincipal

Mr. RasoVice Principal

Mrs. BrooksDean of Students

Mrs. ManganelloCyber School Principal

Mr. RobertsCyber School Principal


Seneca valley scheduling for 9 th and 10 th grade 2013 2014 school year presented by

Seneca Valley

Intermediate High School

Guidance Counselors

Mrs. KressStudents A-Hi

Mr. Del PreteStudents Ho-P

Ms. CalderStudents Q-Z

Ms. KasingSecretary


Scheduling materials

Scheduling materials:

The Program of Studies 2013-2014 is available onlineat

www.svsd.net(select Academics, then Program of Studies, then Grades 9-12).

  • Ninth grade registration form (yellow)

  • Tenth grade registration form (blue)

  • Scheduling presentation is available at www.svsd.net(select IHS, then Guidance).


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Credits

Every class you take at Seneca Valley

has a specific credit value.

Semester course .5 credit

Full year course1.0 credit

Full year course with lab1.4 credit

To earn credit, you must pass the class with a 60% or higher (final average).


Seneca valley graduation requirements

Seneca ValleyGraduation Requirements

  • English4.0 credits

  • Social Studies4.0 credits

  • Math4.0 credits

  • Science2.0 credits

  • STEM1.0 credit

  • Physical Education2.0 credits

  • Health0.5 credit

  • Arts/Humanities2.0 credits

  • Electives4.5 credits


Remember

Remember….

To graduate from Seneca Valley,

you must earn 24 credits.

To become a sophomore…4 credits

To become a junior……..10 credits

To become a senior……..16 credits


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English

  • English 9

  • Honors English 9

    (requires an 90% or better in

    English 8 or an 80%

    in Honors English 8, teacher

    recommendation and successful

    completion of summer reading

    and writing assignments)

Remember to have your present teacher sign your registration form!


Social studies

Social Studies

  • U.S. History 1 (1776-1860)

    U. S. History 2 (1860-1914)

  • Honors U.S. History 1 (1776-1860)

    Honors U.S. History 2 (1860-1914)

The prerequisites for Honors History are a 90% in 8th grade Social Studies and recommendations from the current Social Studies and English teachers.


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Math

  • Principles of Algebra 1

  • Algebra 1

  • Principles of Geometry

  • Geometry

  • Honors Geometry

  • Principles of Algebra 2

  • Algebra 2

  • Honors Algebra 2

The recommended math sequence is in the Program of Studies


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Science

  • Principles of Biology 1 (0.5 credit)

  • Principles of Biology 2 (0.5 credit)

  • Biology (1.4 credits)

  • Requires an 80% or better in Integrated Science and teacher recommendation

  • Honors Biology (1.4 credits)

    • Requires a 90% or better in Integrated Science and teacher recommendation.

    • Corequisite of Principles of Geometry, Geometry, Honors Geometry or higher.


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Honors Weighted Receive One-Half Additional Weight (Number of Honors Credits x 0.125) divided by number of years available for students to choose

Honors English 9

Honors US History 1

Honors US History 2

Honors Geometry

Honors Algebra 2

Honors Biology

Honors French 2

Honors German 2

Honors Latin 2

Honors Spanish 2


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Physical Education

Personal Physical Fitness

Physical Education

Advanced Physical Education


Grade 9 in review

Grade 9 in Review…

  • Freshman orientation

  • Freshman planning meetings

  • Monthly career pathway information

  • Butler Votech presentation and field trip

  • Interest inventory (www.bridges.com)

  • Portfolio update (www.bridges.com)

  • Scheduling presentations


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  • Completing the planning guide

  • Write all classes taken in 9th grade.

  • Do not include study hall or lunch.

  • Write credit value for each class.

  • 0.5 credit for half year classes

  • 1.0 credit for full year classes

  • 1.4 credits for Biology lab classes

  • Add all credits taken and place total in the

  • bottom space.


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English

  • English 10

  • Honors English 10*

*requires an 80% or better in Honors English 9, 90% or better in English 9; teacher recommendation and successful completion of summer assignments.

Remember to have your

present teacher sign your registration form!


Social studies1

Social Studies

  • Eastern/Western World History and Geography

  • Honors Eastern/Western World History and Geography*

  • Advanced Placement World History**

*Honors classes require 90% in U.S. History 1 and 2.

**A.P. Class requires 80% in Honors U.S. History, 95% in U.S. History, summer work packet.

Both Honors and A.P. options require English and History teacher recommendations.


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Math

  • Principles of Geometry

  • Geometry

  • Principles of Algebra 2

  • Algebra 2

  • Honors Algebra 2

  • Precalculus/Trig.

  • Honors Precalculus/Trig.

The recommended math sequence is listed in the Program of Studies.


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Science

  • Principles of Chemistry 1 (.5 credit)

  • Principles of Chemistry 2 (.5 credit)

  • Chemistry (1.4 credits)

  • Requires completion of Biology, 80% in Algebra 1/TE, teacher recommendation and at least Algebra 2/TE in 10th grade

  • Honors Chemistry (1.4 credits)

    • Requires 80% in Honors Biology, 90% in Biology;

    • teacher recommendation and at least Algebra 2/TE in 10th grade


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Honors Courses for Sophomores Receive One-Half Additional Weight (Number of Honors Credits x 0.125) divided by number of years available for students to choose

10th Grade Honors English

Honors West World History

Honors East World History

Honors Algebra 2

Honors Precalc/Trigonometry

Honors Chemistry

Honors French 2 Honors Latin 2

Honors French 3 Honors Latin 3

Honors German 2 Honors Spanish 2

Honors German 3 Honors Spanish 3

CHS Courses for Sophomores/Receive Full Additional Weight

(Number of Honors Credits x 0.25) divided by number of years available for students to choose

CHS Accounting 1

CHSIntrotoProgramming

CHSIntermediate Programming

A.P. Course for Sophomores/Receive Full Additional Weight

(Number of Honors Credits x 0.35) divided by number of years available for students to choose

A.P. World History


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Other required classes…

  • Health

  • Physical Education

  • Physical Education 10

  • Personal Physical Fitness

  • Advanced Physical Education

  • Independent Study P.E. 10


What electives should i take

  • The elective courses will help you discover areas of interest for future electives, hobbies, and careers.

  • The Program of Studies shows

  • the relation between the

  • 17 Seneca Valley career pathways and

  • Seneca Valley courses.

  • See your counselor for

    further help in determining

    your future options.

What electives should I take?


Study halls

Study Halls

  • On site tutoring with math and English faculty members

  • Time to complete homework

  • Make up missed assignments from absences

  • Use of the library facility


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If you are taking Biology, Honors Biology, Chemistry or Honors Chemistry, write “lab/study hall” in the bottom space for both semesters.


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If you are taking Principles of Biology 1 and 2 or Principles of Chemistry 1 and 2 and want a study hall, write “study hall” in the bottom space.


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If you are taking Principles of Biology 1 and 2 or Principles of Chemistry 1 and 2 and want no study halls, complete all spaces with courses.


Math reading labs

Math/Reading Labs

You may be scheduled in a math and/or reading lab in place of a study hall or elective.

Placement will be determined by student performance on standardized assessments, as determined by the school district.


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World Language

World language is often needed for college admission. Most colleges require 2-3 years on the high school transcript.

Colleges vary on whether they will count the 8th grade world language toward their entrance requirements.

Honors level courses in World Language are available for 2nd and 3rd year students. Please consult your present teacher and the Program of Studies for prerequisites.


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  • Elective Areas

  • Business Technology

  • English

  • Family and Consumer Science

  • JROTC

  • Math—Computer Science

  • Science

  • Social Studies

  • Technology Education


Performing arts electives

Performing Arts Electives

Dance

Music-Instrumental/Vocal

Theatre

Media Production

Visual Arts


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The Academy of Choice

  • Students may be enrolled full-time from home, part-time from home, or as a supplement to traditional classes.

  • Students will receive a letter grade that will be included in the QPA calculation.

  • The on-line cyber application must be completed for enrollment in a cyber course.


Engineering certification program ecp

Engineering Certification Program (ECP)

  • Students enroll in specific courses in one of four areas of coursework.

  • Students complete engineering-related graduation project.

  • Students earn certificate upon graduation.

  • Enrollment application and further information is available online at www.svsd.net/IHS/site shortcuts/ECP


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Butler County Area Vocational

Technical School

*3 elective credits each year of enrollment

Air Conditioning/HeatingCosmetology

Automotive Technology Culinary Arts

Building ConstructionGraphic Arts

CarpentryHealth Assistant

Collision Repair/Auto BodyHeavy Equipment Commercial ArtMachine Technology

Computer NetworkingProtective Services

Welding


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Reminders for the Vo-Tech Program

  • If you are interested in vo-tech, complete a full schedule; then write the vo-tech course and number in the designated portion of your form.

  • Vo-tech programs have limited enrollment. You must return the vo-tech application with your schedule. Applications are available in the guidance office.

  • See your guidance counselor for more information on opportunities at the Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School.

www.bcvt.tec.pa.us


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  • More reminders…

  • Pay close attention to the descriptions in the Program of Studies (course numbers, prerequisites, length, grade level).

  • The course listing contains a comprehensive list of all classes offered for the 2013-2014 school year.

  • Don’t forget to complete substitute courses on your form!

  • Signatures needed: core academic areas, 2nd and 3rd year of a world language, some performing arts courses


Schedule changes

Schedule Changes

Course request changes can be made through the end of this school year.

Teachers may make recommendation changes based on student performance during the second semester of this school year.

A three day add/drop period at the beginning of the next school year is allotted.


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Ninth Grade Registration Pick-Up

Students will be entering their course selections into the

computer and turning their schedule forms in according to the following schedule:

Tuesday, February 12Condors - Mrs. Cenna

Owls - Mr. Bull

Wednesday, February 13Hawks - Mr. O’Shea &

Falcons - Mr. McCracken

Thursday, February 14Eagles - Mr. Koromaus

Please have your schedule completed and ready to turn

in on that date.


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Tenth Grade Registration Pick-Up

by English classes

Tuesday, February 19

Hazen, Mihalik

Wednesday, February 20

Zorich, Yeck

Thursday, February 21

Narcisi, Wright, Unger

Rooms 109 and 113

Students will input schedule requests

and submit completed forms.


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What’s next?

April: Course

verifications

are mailed.

September 2013:

Welcome to 10th Grade!

August: Schedules are mailed.


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“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." --Collier


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Thank you for listening!

For further information, visit the I.H.S. guidanceoffice.


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