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
Scheduling for 9th and 10th grade
2013-2014 school year
the Guidance Department of the I.H.S.
Intermediate High School
Mr. RasoVice Principal
Mrs. BrooksDean of Students
Mrs. ManganelloCyber School Principal
Mr. RobertsCyber School Principal
Intermediate High School
Mrs. KressStudents A-Hi
Mr. Del PreteStudents Ho-P
Ms. CalderStudents Q-Z
The Program of Studies 2013-2014 is available onlineat
www.svsd.net(select Academics, then Program of Studies, then Grades 9-12).
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).
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
(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!
U. S. History 2 (1860-1914)
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.
The recommended math sequence is in the Program of Studies
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 Algebra 2
Honors French 2
Honors German 2
Honors Latin 2
Honors Spanish 2
Personal Physical Fitness
Advanced Physical Education
*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!
*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.
The recommended math sequence is listed in the Program of Studies.
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 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
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
Other required classes…
further help in determining
your future options.
What electives should I take?
If you are taking Biology, Honors Biology, Chemistry or Honors Chemistry, write “lab/study hall” in the bottom space for both semesters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Performing Arts Electives
The Academy of Choice
Butler County Area Vocational
*3 elective credits each year of enrollment
Automotive Technology Culinary Arts
Building ConstructionGraphic Arts
Collision Repair/Auto BodyHeavy Equipment Commercial ArtMachine Technology
Computer NetworkingProtective Services
Reminders for the Vo-Tech Program
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.
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.
Tenth Grade Registration Pick-Up
by English classes
Tuesday, February 19
Wednesday, February 20
Thursday, February 21
Narcisi, Wright, Unger
Rooms 109 and 113
Students will input schedule requests
and submit completed forms.
Welcome to 10th Grade!
August: Schedules are mailed.
“Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out." --Collier
Thank you for listening!
For further information, visit the I.H.S. guidanceoffice.