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  1. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT – 2014-15

  2. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT MRS. HODGE PRINCIPAL MR. MILLS ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL MRS. JACOBSON & MR. MCCLUNG COUNSELORS

  3. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • 6 HOURS • CLASSES LAST 55 MINUTES, EXCEPT 6TH HOUR IS 50 MINUTES. • YOU MUST TAKE 4 OF THE REQUIRED CLASSES, AND 2 ELECTIVES.

  4. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • REQUIRED CLASSES • ENGLISH • PRE-ALGEBRA • SCIENCE • SOCIAL STUDIES

  5. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ADVANCED (HONORS) CLASSES AVAILABLE: • ADVANCED ALGEBRA I • ADVANCED ENGLISH • ADVANCED SCIENCE • ADVANCED PHYSICAL SCIENCE • ADVANCED SOCIAL STUDIES

  6. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ADVANCED (HONORS) CLASSES • ADVANCED ALGEBRA I – MUST HAVE BEEN IN HONORS MATH IN 7TH GRADE. NO EXCEPTIONS! • IF YOU ARE CURRENTLY IN HONORS CLASSES, MUST BE MAKING A “B” TO CONTINUE.

  7. 8th GRADE CENTER PRE-ENROLLMENT • ADVANCED PHYSICAL SCIENCE • MUST BE CONCURRENTLY ENROLLED IN ALGEBRA I DURING 8TH GRADE YEAR • MUST OF MAINTAINED AN A/B STATUS IN 7TH GRADE ADVANCED MATH

  8. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • COURSES AVAILABLE FOR HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT • ADVANCED ALGEBRA I • SPANISH I • ADVANCED PHYSICAL SCIENCE • MUST MAINTAIN A PASSING GRADE TO GET HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT!!! • ATTENDANCE POLICY SAME AS MID-HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL – MAXIMUM ABSENCES – 10 PER SEMESTER • HAVE TO HAVE DOCTOR NOTE TO BE EXCUSED • TO ENROLL IN SPANISH I, YOU MUST HAVE AN “A” IN 7TH GRADE ENGLISH, OR AT LEAST A “B” IN ADVANCED ENGLISH

  9. ONLINE ENROLLMENT PROCEDURE • www.owasso.k12.ok.us • PARENT PORTAL • POWERSCHOOL PARENT PORTAL • SIGN IN USING YOUR USER NAME/PASSWORD OR PARENTS • CLASS REGISTRATION

  10. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ELECTIVES • 2 TYPES: • REGULAR – NO PREREQUISITE • SPECIAL – REQUIRES APPLICATION OR EXPERIENCE

  11. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ELECTIVES • YOU WILL CHOOSE 4 ELECTIVES. • CHOOSE YOUR FIRST CHOICE FIRST, SECOND CHOICE SECOND, ETC. • THE COMPUTER WILL PLACE YOU IN THE CLASSES. • SOME ELECTIVE CLASSES MAY NOT BE OFFERED DUE TO TEACHER AVAIALABILITY. WE WILL TRY TO ACCOMMODATE YOUR CHOICES THE BEST WE CAN!

  12. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • REGULAR ELECTIVES • ART I • FREEHAND DRAWING, PEN & INK, ACRYLIC PAINTING, POSTER WORK. • WILL NEED APPROXIMATELY $25 OF PERSONAL SUPPLIES.

  13. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ART II • FOR STUDENTS MORE ADVANCED IN ART OR HAVE HAD PREVIOUS ART CLASSES. • PERSONAL SUPPLY COST APPROXIMATELY $25

  14. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • TONING & BODYSHAPING (TABS) • THIS CLASS WILL HELP TO IMPROVE OVERALL MUSCLE TONE, CARDIOVASCULAR/RESPIRATORY EFFICIENCY AND PROMOTES AWARENESS OF HEALTHY LIFESTYLES. CLASS WILL CONSIST OF STEP AEROBICS, HIGH & LOW IMPACT AEROBICS, TARGET TONING, WEIGHT TRAINING, POWER WALKING, JOGGING, STRETCHING.

  15. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • CURRENT EVENTS • LEARN HOW TO BETTER UNDERSTAND WHAT IS GOING ON IN THE WORLD. • READ NEWSPAPERS, WATCH NEWS BROADCASTS, PARTICIPATE IN GROUP DISCUSSIONS.

  16. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • COMPUTER I • KEYBOARDING SKILLS, WORD PROCESSING • PROGRAMS: MICROSOFT WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS, POWER POINT

  17. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • FAMILY & CONSUMER SCIENCE I • FACS I • HELPS STUDENTS WITH LIFE SKILLS • CHILD CARE & DEVELOPMENT • BASIC SEWING • FOOD SELECTION AND PREPARATION • PERSONAL, FAMILY AND PEER RELATIONSHIPS • MUST PARTICIPATE IN FUND RAISING EVENTS • REQUIRED PERSONAL SUPPLIES ARE APPROXIMATELY $30

  18. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • NOVELS AND THEIR MOVIES • EXPLORE NOVELS THAT HAVE BEEN MADE INTO MOVIES • COMPARE/CONTRAST NOVELS WITH MOVIE • CLASS PROJECTS • MUST LOVE TO READ!

  19. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • PERSONAL AWARENESS SKILLS • PASS • SKILLS FOR LEARNING HEALTHY LIFESTYLES • HEALTH, NUTRITION, ALCOHOL, DRUG AND TOBACCO AWARENESS, TEEN PREGNANCY, AIDS AWARENESS, • GROUP PROJECTS

  20. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • P.E. (CO-ED) • LEARN THE FUNDAMENTALS OF BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL, FLOOR HOCKEY, ORIENTEERING, TEAM BUILDING, AND RACQUET SPORTS. • DEVELOP AND MAINTAIN PERSONAL FITNESS. • REQUIRED TO DRESS OUT EVERY DAY AND PARTICIPATE. • FEE: $20 (8TH GRADE TEE SHIRT AND SHORTS)

  21. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • OUTDOOR EDUCATION • THE PURPOSE OF THIS CLASS IS TO EXPLORE ENVIRONMENTAL CONCERNS AND THEIR IMPACT ON OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES. • SUBJECTS COVERED WILL BE HUNTING, FISHING, LAND MANAGEMENT, SPECIES IDENTIFICATION, HABITAT MANAGEMENT, ECOLOGY, BIOLOGY, HUNTER EDUCATION AND SAFETY.

  22. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • STUDY SKILLS/CAREERS • 1ST SEMESTER – STUDY SKILLS • 2ND SEMESTER – CAREERS • STUDY SKILLS – HELP TO GET ORGANIZED, LEARN GOOD STUDY HABITS, MUST KEEP A DAILY PLANNER, GOOD NOTE-TAKING SKILLS, TIME MANAGEMENT SKILLS, TEST-TAKING SKILLS.

  23. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • CAREERS • Designed to help students develop career interests, recognize their abilities, understand employment opportunities. • Activities will include career exploration, goal setting, interview skills, resume building, job seeking skills. • 2nd semester

  24. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • MUSICAL THEATRE • Designed for students who are interested in drama, stage direction, public speaking, communication and debates. • Students are expected to perform in class and participate in several productions. • Interested students must complete an application and be recommended by 3 teachers from the 7th grade..

  25. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • VOCAL – GIRLS & BOYS • Course is designed to develop a student’s singing ability and music reading skills. • Students will be singing various music selections. • Students are required to participate in competitions, school concerts and other events. • Must maintain eligibility.

  26. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • SPANISH I • Provides students an introduction to basic vocabulary and essential grammar skills. • The student will receive an introduction to the Spanish-speaking countries. • Students MUST have at least a “A” in 7th grade regular English, or a “B” in Advanced English for this course. • HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT COURSE

  27. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT PREREQUISITE OR APPLICATION ELECTIVES: BAND STUDENT SERVICES (LIBRARY SKILLS, OFFICE SKILLS, COUNSELOR AIDE, TEACHER ASSISTANT) YEARBOOK/NEWSPAPER AGRICULTURAL ORIENTATION

  28. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • AGRICULTURAL ORIENTATION • FFA, LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES, ANIMAL SCIENCE, PLANT SCIENCE • ANIMAL IS NOT REQUIRED!! • Must fill out application.

  29. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • BAND • The fundamentals of instrumental music will be taught within the concert band setting. • ALL band students WILL participate in school concerts, competitions, football game performances, 8th grade pep assemblies, and parades. • A minimum of ONE year previous band experience.

  30. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • LIBRARY SKILLS • Students working as aides in the media center will learn the fundamentals of library science. • Students will learn telephone etiquette, research and computer skills, shelving books, checking books in and out and assisting the media specialist. • An A/B average in the 7th grade • Application must be filled out with recommendations from 2 teachers and turned in by Wednesday, APRIL 2ND.

  31. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • OFFICE AIDE • Students working as office aides will be introduced to basic office skills. • Responsibilities will include answering the phone, filing, sorting mail, taking messages, running errands for the principal, assistant principal, secretaries and counselors. • Interested students must fill out an application and get recommendations from 2 teachers. • Application and recommendation form must be turned in to the 7th grade counseling office by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2nd.

  32. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • TEACHER OR COUNSELOR ASSISTANT • For students interested in assisting teachers or counselors in their classrooms. Duties will include copying, running errands and assisting the teacher or counselor in whatever capacity they require. • Complete an application and get 2 recommendations from teachers. Return by Wednesday, APRIL 2nd!

  33. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • YEARBOOK/NEWSPAPER • A combined class working on both the yearbook and newspaper. • Writing skills, photography skills, and computer skills are necessary. • Interested students must complete an application and have recommendation from all 7 teachers at the 7th grade. • An A/B average in English is required. • FEE: $10 • Applications due in 7th grade office by WEDNESDAY, APRIL 2nd!

  34. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • STEPS FOR ENROLLMENT • 1) FILL OUT ENROLLMENT CARD. • 2) CHOOSE 4 ELECTIVES YOU WISH TO TAKE, NUMBERING IN THE ORDER YOU PREFER. • BE SURE TO PUT YOUR NAME AND ID NUMBER ON THE CARD. • EACH CARD MUST HAVE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN SIGNATURE, AS WELL AS YOURS. • IN ADDITION! ENROLL ONLINE!

  35. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • STUDENTS MUST SCORE AT A SATISFACTORY OR ADVANCED LEVEL ON THE SPRING TESTING IN READING AND MATH. IF THEY DO NOT, THEY WILL BE PLACED IN A REMEDIATION CLASS INSTEAD OF AN ELECTIVE. DO YOUR BEST ON YOUR TESTS!!

  36. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • WE ONLY DO SCHEDULE CHANGES IF: • 1) TO BALANCE CLASS NUMBERS • 2) YOU ARE ENROLLED IN THE WRONG CLASS • 3) A MEDICAL CONDITION WARRANTS THE CHANGE • BE SURE YOU LIKE ALL THE ELCTIVES YOU CHOOSE!!!

  37. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR AN OFFICE AIDE, LIBRARY AIDE, YEARBOOK, TEACHER OR COUNSELOR ASSISTANT, AGRICULTURE ORIENTATION, YOU MUST COMPLETE THE APPLICATION AND RECOMMENDATION FORMS AND RETURN TO THE 7TH GRADE OFFICE BY WED. APRIL 2nd!

  38. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ATHLETICS ARE AFTER SCHOOL – NOT A CLASS • STUDENTS MUST REMAIN ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN ATHLETICS, BAND, VOCAL, VO AG EVENTS.

  39. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • BEFORE YOU LEAVE TODAY, YOU SHOULD HAVE AN ENROLLMENT PACKET AND AN ENROLLMENT CARD. • YOU MAY PICK UP APPLICATION AND RECOMMENDATION FORMS IN THE 7TH GRADE OFFICE.

  40. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • ONLINE ENROLLMENT AND ENROLLMENT CARDS ARE DUE BY WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26th. • TURN THE ENROLLMENT CARDS TO YOUR 1ST HOUR TEACHER. • IF YOUDON’T FILL OUT THE ENROLLMENT CARD, WE WILL FILL IT OUT WITH OUR CHOICE OF ELECTIVES!

  41. 8TH GRADE CENTERPRE-ENROLLMENT • SEE • YOU • NEXT • YEAR!!