Stillwater Junior High 7th into 8th Grade Registration Registration
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Required Courses2013-14 • English (Honors) 2 Semesters • Math 2 Semesters • Earth Science 2 Semesters • Intro to Global Studies* 1 Semester • Physical Education 1 Quarter • Automation and Robotics 1 Quarter *A change in the course or new course
English • Honors English • English 8 • Strategic English and Reading • Reading Skill Building* Students will be placed in courses based on data. *This course will take place of an elective option and will be in addition to a the core English course.
English Honors English • Successful completion of Honors 7- enroll for Honors 8 • If you did not take Honors 7 you must apply for Honors English 8 • Applications in Counseling Office • Also based on scores from Performance Series Reading test, academic record, and a writing sample
Reading Skill Building Students who need additional work in developing their reading skills may be placed in a reading skill building class in place of an elective.
Math • Algebra • Geometry • Advanced Algebra • Math Skill Building* Students will be placed in courses based on data. *This course will take place of an elective option and will be in addition to a the core English course.
Math Skill Building Students who need additional work in developing their math skills may be placed in a math skill building class in place of an elective.
Science • Earth Science • LEaP Science II
Elective Courses • Additional Courses (1 Semester) • Art 1 • Art 2 • Speech/Theater • Speech/Debate • Video Production • DAPE Teacher Assistant • Independent Computer Exploration (ICE) • Physical Education • Music (2 Semesters) • Band • Choir • Orchestra • World Language (2 Semesters) • Spanish 1 • French 1
AVID(Advancement Via Individual Determination) AVID is a college preparatory program that includes: + Two hours of instruction per week in college entry skills +Two hours per week in tutor led study groups +One hour per week in motivational activities and academic survival skills Students participate in activities that incorporate strategies focused on writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization and reading to support their growth academically.
An AVID Student has: +Desire & Determination +Untapped academic potential +Average to High Test Scores +2.0-3.5 G.P.A. +College Potential with Support *Must apply & be accepted into the program. *Talk to your counselor if interested.
Sample Student Schedule 0. Advisory 1. English 2. Math 3. Earth Science 4F. Intro to Global Studies (lunch) 4S.Physical Education/Automation and Robotics (lunch) 5. Elective 6. Elective
Sample Student Schedule 0. Advisory 1. English (2 semesters) 2. Math (2 semesters) 3. Earth Science (2 semesters) 4F.Intro to Global Studies(lunch) (1 semester) 4S.Physical Education/ Automation and Robotics (lunch) (1 semester) 5. Elective (need 2 semesters worth) 6. Elective (need 2 semesters worth)
Student Schedule Question: What do we pick with our student? Answer: Elective (need 4 semesters worth) • Music (2 semesters) • World Language (2 semesters) • Art 1 (1 semester) • Art 2 (1 semester) • Speech/Theater (1 semester) • Speech/Debate (1 semester) • Video Production (1 semester) • ICE (1 semester)* • DAPE Teacher Asst. (1 semester)* • Physical Education (1 semester) • *Application required
Registration guide is online http://sjhs.stillwater.k12.mn.us/
Important Dates • Week of January 29: Deadline for Turning in Completed Registration Forms • February 1: Applications due for Selected Courses (Honors English, ICE & DAPE Asst) • May/June/July, 2013 Honors/Reading/Math Placements • June/July 2013 Schedules are finalized • August 2013 8th Grade Schedule Pick-up • September 3, 2013 First Day of School
Registration Forms are due : Week of January 29, 2013 Ms. Peloquin: January 29 Mr. Ryan: January 30 Ms. Rose: January 31