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Welcome to the State College High School South Building. Graduating Class of 2016. Course Selection and Registration for Class of 2016. February 2012. Counselors Patty Devecka (A-K) & Suzanne Lyke (L-Z). General Registration Timeline.

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Welcome to the

State College High School

South Building

Graduating Class of 2016

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Course Selection and Registration for Class of 2016

February 2012

Counselors

Patty Devecka (A-K) & Suzanne Lyke (L-Z)

general registration timeline
General Registration Timeline
  • February- Receive Directions for Course Registration/Course Selection Guide.
  • Parent Night-2/15 in South Auditorium & gym
  • Your Course requests are due by Feb. 21.
  • Early August – Schedules available online with a 10 day window to make schedule changes
  • Schedule changes are limited once school begins.

*FRESHMEN ORIENTATION IN LATE AUGUST *

two points of view
Short Term: What you need to know to schedule classes for next year.

Long Term: What you need to know & think about to plan for the next four years of high school and for life after high school.

Two Points of View
minimum graduation requirements
Minimum Graduation Requirements
  • 4 Credits Each of English and Social Studies
  • 3 Credits Each of Science and Math
  • Physical Education Each Year In High School
  • Health In 9th/10th and 11th/12th Grade
  • In-Class Driver’s Education
  • Graduation Project
  • Community Service (20 Hours)
  • Electives (5.5 credits)
  • Total Of 22.50 Credits
required courses in 9 th grade
Required Courses In 9th Grade
  • English
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Math
  • PE and Health
  • Elective (World Language)
  • Elective or Study Hall
  • Lunch
english and social studies
English and Social Studies
  • ENGLISH OPTIONS:
  • Advanced English 9
  • English 9
  • SOCIAL STUDIES OPTIONS:
  • Advanced World History I
  • World History I
math options
Math Options:
  • Essentials of Algebra 1
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry
  • Advanced Geometry
  • Advanced Algebra 2
science options
Science Options:
  • Advanced Earth Systems Science I
  • Earth Systems Science I
  • Earth Systems Science
physical education and health
Physical Education and Health

PE OPTIONS:

  • PE 9 (.50 Credit)
  • Honors PE (1.0 Credit - by application)

Health OPTIONS:

  • Health 1 (.50 Credit)
world languages
World Languages

WL OPTIONS:

- Spanish

- French

- German

- Arabic

- Latin

- Mandarin Chinese (through LE contract)

other electives
OTHER ELECTIVES
  • Art
  • Family and Consumer Science
  • Music
  • Technology Education
  • CTC
  • LE
virtual flex courses
VIRTUAL FLEX COURSES

The following Virtual courses are available through the State College Area School District:

PE

Health

Driver’s Education

See your counselor or http://www.scasd.org/virtualschool for more information

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Typical Daily Schedule for 9th Grade

Periods Subjects Days

1st

2nd

3rd

4th

5th

6th

7th

8th

Math

Science

Foreign Language

Lunch

English

World History

PE/Health*

Electives**

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

26 class periods required

*Semester Courses

** Semester or Year Long Courses

graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements
  • 22.5 Credits Minimum to Graduate From High School
  • Colleges Have Different Requirements
    • World Language ?
    • Math ?
    • Science ?
    • Fine Arts ?
  • Requirements For NCAA
how to read the guide
How to Read the Guide

Name of Course

Example: F 262 – FALL Semester class

S 262 - SPRING Semester Class

Y 206 - YEAR Long Class

.50 - Credit or 1.0 Credit

5 - days per week

how to request courses
HOW TO REQUEST COURSES
  • Refer to “2012-2013 Course Request Tip Sheet”
  • Log on to Home Access Center http://www.scasd.org/hac
  • Recommendations will be pre-loaded
  • Choose Health and other electives
  • You must have at least 26 class periods per week/no more than 40
  • You can select alternatives to elective choices
  • Changes to recommended courses require parent signature
where is it
Where is it????

HOW TO FIND

THE

COURSE SELECTION GUIDE ONLINE

http://google.scasd.org/wb/Course_Guide.php

remember
Remember
  • Follow Your Teacher Recommendations.
  • Talk With Your Counselor If You Have More Questions.
  • Talk Over Your Course Selection With Your Parents.
  • You are building your high school transcript which will be used for college, job, military and scholarship opportunities.
  • Get Involved In Clubs, Sports and Activities.
contact information
Contact Information

Thank you for attending! Feel free to email or call us with questions:

(814)231-1130

Patty Devecka - [email protected]

Suzanne Lyke – [email protected]

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