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Incoming Freshman Registration Class of 2013. February 2, 2009, 7 pm. Introductions. Amy FeelyMiddle School 945-0514 [email protected] Chris WardMiddle School 945-0513 [email protected] Linda Van Der Leest (A-F)High School 945-0308 [email protected]

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Incoming freshman registration class of 2013

Incoming Freshman RegistrationClass of 2013

February 2, 2009, 7 pm


Introductions

Introductions

  • Amy FeelyMiddle School

    • 945-0514 [email protected]

  • Chris WardMiddle School

    • 945-0513 [email protected]

  • Linda Van Der Leest (A-F)High School

    • 945-0308 [email protected]

  • CherylEwert(G-O)High School

    • 945-0307 [email protected]

  • Patrice Johannsen (P-Z)High School

    • 945-0306 [email protected]


Let s get started

Let’s get started

  • Counseling Department Webpage

  • Resources in the high school

    • See your teacher first - parents, call or email your child’s teacher first

    • NHS tutors during study hall, before or after school

  • Activity Information


Freshman transitioning

Freshman Transitioning

  • Freshman Summer academy

  • Link Crew Freshman orientation

  • Link Crew meetings during the school year.

  • Freshman academic support study hall


Graduation requirements

Graduation Requirements

  • 4 years of English

  • 3 years of Math

  • 2 years of Science

  • 1 year of US History

  • 1 semester of Government

  • 1 semester of Social Studies Elective

  • 1 semester of Consumer Education


Graduation requirements continued

Graduation Requirements(continued)

  • 2 semesters of Foreign Language, Visual and Performing Arts, or Vocational Education

  • 1 semester of Health

  • 7 semesters of Physical Education

  • 42 total credits (9 credits of electives)


College readiness requirements

College Readiness Requirements

4 years of English3 years of Mathematics3 years of a Lab Science3 years of Social Studies2 years of Foreign Language*, Music, Art, Theatre or Vocational Education*some competitive colleges require two years of the same foreign language with a C or better for admission; most recommend foreign language. Many colleges will require foreign language in college. Some colleges may use all or some of your high school credit to fulfill the college graduation requirement.


Differences in ghs and college readiness requirements

Geneseo High School

English - 4 years

Math - 3 years

Science - 2 years

Social Studies -

2 years

College

English - 4 years

Math - 3 years

Science - 3 years

Social Studies -

3 years

Electives - 2 years

Differences in GHS and college readiness requirements


Geneseo district 228 act benchmarks

Geneseo District #228 ACT Benchmarks

  • English18

    • EXPLORE 13PLAN 15

  • Math22

    • EXPLORE 17PLAN 19

  • Reading21

    • EXPLORE 15PLAN 17

  • Science Reasoning24

    • EXPLORE 20PLAN 21


Registration packet

Registration Packet

  • Course Planning Guide - Reference for course selection, pre-requisites and descriptions

  • Pink page with the list of courses


Selecting your english class

Selecting your English Class

  • English 9 Composition and Literature

    • Select 10111 & 10112

  • English 9 Honors * Composition and Literature

    • Select 10121 and 10122

  • Special Education English *

    • Select 19111 and 19112 for English I

    • Select 19121 and 19122 for Life Skills English

      *= placement subject to change based on the recommendations of the MS English Department


Incoming freshman registration class of 2013

8th grade Pre-Algebra

Select Algebra I (20151 & 20152)

or Algebra IA (20131 & 20132)

8th grade Algebra I

Select Geometry (20211 & 20212)

Your math placement is subject to change based on MS recommendations.

Please review the math sequence in your course planning guide on page 16.

Special Education Math

Basic Math - select 29111 and 29112

Pre-Algebra/Basic Geometry- select 29211 and 29212

Practical Algebra - select 29311 and 19312

Life Skills Math - select 29121 and 29122

Your MS PI will assist you in selecting the correct class.

Selecting your Math ClassThe class listed first represents the class your student is currently enrolled in. The classes in bold represents your choice(s) for freshman math.


Selecting your science class

Selecting yourScience Class

  • Earth Science - Select 30111 and 30112

  • Biology - Select 30211 and 30212

  • Quality Core Biology - Select 30121 and 30122 (formerly Honors Biology)

  • Special Education Science

    • Science I (select 39111 & 39112)

    • Practical Science (select 39211 and 39212) offered in 2010-11

    • Life Skills Science (select 39311 and 39312)

      All placements will be based on the recommendation of the MS Science department. Select the course of your choice. Further review of EXPLORE scores will determine final placement. Please review the four- year science sequence on page 18 of the CPG.


Selecting pe and health

Selecting PE and Health

  • If your date of birth is on or before January 14, 1995, select 1st quarter PE (50101), 2nd quarter PE (50102) and 2nd semester Health (50110) unless you plan to be in marching band, in which case select first semester Health (50110) and third quarter PE (50103) and 4th quarter PE (50104).

  • If your date of birth is on or after January 15, 1995 or you plan to be in Marching Band, select first semester Health (50110) and 3rd quarter PE (50103) and 4th quarter PE (50104).

  • If you are placed in special education health*, select 59111 and 59112 plus 1st quarter PE (50101) and 2nd quarter PE (50102) OR 3rd quarter PE (50103) and 4th quarter PE (50104). *placement will be made by your MS PI.


Selecting electives

Selecting Electives

  • Classes which end in “0” meet either semester

  • Classes which end in “1” meet first semester

  • Classes which end in “2” meet second semester

  • Class with a second digit of “9” are special education courses.

  • Make sure you select both semesters of a year long course. Year long courses are indicated in bold on page 2 of the Course Planning Guide. (i.e. TV 160, foreign language, band, choir, Family and Consumer Science, Intro to Ag, Intro to Art).


Social studies electives

Social Studies Electives

  • World History to 1350(first semester class/select 40111)

  • World History since 1350(second semester class/select 40112)

  • World History Honors *(select 40121 and 40122)

    *placement based on the recommendation of MS Social Studies Department.

    World History is not a graduation requirement - it is only a freshman elective which can be used to complete the semester of social studies for graduation and is one or two additional credits for college entrance (see slide #4 & #5).

    Special Ed Placement in Social Studies (Life Skills Social Studies/select 49001 and 49002)


Visual performing arts electives

Visual/Performing Arts Electives

  • Introduction to Art - select 60131 & 60132

  • Band

    • 1st quarter Marching Band - 60111 OR

    • 1st quarter Concert Band - 60101

    • 2nd quarter Band - 60112 (all students)

    • 2nd semester Band - 60002 (all students)

  • Frosh Chorale - select 60121 & 60122


Industrial technology electives

Industrial Technology Electives

  • Energy Technology (70110)

  • Drafting (70120)

  • Power/Transportation Technology- (Small Engines)(70170)

  • Introduction to Manufacturing - Woods (70180)

  • Introduction to Metals (70350)

  • Production Machining (70232)

    • Pre-requisite is Introduction to Metals

  • Radio Broadcasting (70191 & 70192)

  • Survey of Industrial Tech (Special Education, 79201 & 79202)


Agriculture business electives

Agriculture & Business Electives

  • Agriculture

    • Introduction to Agriculture(70111 & 70112)

    • Science Applications in Agriculture(70281 & 70282)

  • Business(each class meets for one semester)

    • Computer Concepts(70151)

    • Consumer Economics(70160)

    • Information Processing A(70262)

    • Computer Programming (70370)

    • Web Design (70360)


Family and consumer sciences electives

Family and Consumer Sciences Electives

  • Family and Consumer Science (70171 & 70172)

  • Home Arts (Special Education class - 79181 & 79182)


Foreign language electives

Foreign Language Electives

  • Spanish I (80121 & 80122)

  • French I (80111 & 80112)

    • Make sure you check your English grade before requesting either class.


Special education elective

Special Education Elective

  • Orientation to Vocational Education (79191 & 79192)


Study hall

Study Hall

  • You may take one or two semesters of study hall.

    • First semester study hall (90121). Special Education Homework Assistance (90011).

    • Second semester study hall (90122). Special Education Homework Assistance (90012).


Meetings at the middle school

Meetings at theMiddle School

  • Middle School Counselors will meet with the entire 8th grade class February 3rd and 4th to distribute registration packets.

  • Students and Parents can begin to enter course requests February 3rd in their Skyward Account.

  • Counselors will check the computer entries and collect the pink sheet and a computer printout of course requests February 11th.


Recommendation letters

Recommendation Letters

  • A mailing will be sent from the Middle School with recommendations for each student in English, Math, Science, and Social Studies February 2nd.

  • Students who are recommended for honors classes and choose to opt out, should choose the regular course level equivalent.

  • Parents who have questions regarding their child's recommended placement should contact the Middle School Counselors for further assistance.


Directions for completing registration

Directions for Completing Registration

  • Students will be requesting freshman courses on-line using their Skyward access account beginning February 3rd.

  • Make sure you select at least 12 credits entered under “courses requested”. If you have 12 credits, you must select a first and a second semester study hall. If you have 13 credits, you need only select a first OR a second semester of study hall. If you have requested 14 credits, you cannot request a study hall either semester.

  • To begin the process, you will log on to the Family Access page using either the parent or student access. Follow the steps on the next frame.

  • Once in family access, you will need to change the tab at the top of the page from the middle school to the high school.


Directions for completing registration continued

Directions for Completing Registrationcontinued

  • 1.Go to “Courses for 2009-2010” (left side column)

  • 2.Click “Update Requests” (Middle of Page)

  • 3.Highlight each request (Follow your Pink registration worksheet for choices)

  • 4.Click on “Add Course”

  • 5.After all courses have been selected, go to “selected” tab to verify choices.

  • 6.If correct, print this page and attach it to your pink registration sheet. This page must be signed by a parent.

  • 7.Log out


Final directions

Final Directions

  • Please do not request your “alternates” in online registration. Write alternates on the pink page.

  • Attach the computer print out of your course requests to your pink page.


Signature page

Signature Page

  • Your pink registration page must have a student signature and a parent signature.

  • Bring your completed course request materials with you to the middle school on February 11.

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