Charles D. Owen High School. Welcome Rising Freshmen!. Owen High School Registration: What Will We Do Today. What is going to happen at registration? What are HS classes like? What is a credit and why is it important? What do you want to do after high school?
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Charles D. Owen High School Welcome Rising Freshmen!
Owen High School Registration: What Will We Do Today • What is going to happen at registration? • What are HS classes like? • What is a credit and why is it important? • What do you want to do after high school? • What kind of classes can you choose? • What do you need to do?
Calendar of Events • March 15 – 8th Grade Parent Night • March 16-20 – Students have chance to go on career cruising and pick out classes and complete assessments • March 21-23 – 8th Grade Registration
After High School • Why do you need to start thinking right now about what you will do after HS? • Need to choose a Core Concentration Area • Do you want to go to a four year college? • Do you want to go to a Technical/Vocational college (A-B Tech)? • Do you want to start right into a career/job or military right after HS? • You need to choose classes that fit with your interests and future plans.
High School classes • 4x4 Block schedule • 4 NEW classes each semester (1 credit each) • Two semesters a year • Each class is 90 minutes a day • Students take 8 classes a year at OHS • There are 3 lunch periods during 3rd period • Absentee policy: if you miss more than 5 classes, you will receive an F in the class • You need 28 credits to graduate high school
Future-Ready Core Graduation Requirements • 4 English • I, II, III, IV • 4 Math • Integrated I, Integrated II, Integrated III + 4th math course to be aligned with student’s post-secondary plans • 3 Science • Earth/Environmental Science • Biology • A physical science (Chemistry, Physics, or Physical Science) • 3 Social Studies • World History • American History I • American History II • Civics and Economics
Future-Ready Core Graduation Requirements • 1 Health & PE • 12 Electives (minimum) (6 from the following) • 2 Electives from Arts, CTE, or Second Language • 4 Course Concentration in one of the following areas: • Career Technical Education (Career Clusters) • Fine Arts (Chorus, Band, Theatre, Visual Arts) • JROTC • Other subject areas of concentration (math, science, social studies, English, PE)
Choosing classes • What do you have to take freshman year? • Health and PE • English I (regular or honors) • Math • Integrated Math I OR • Geometry (regular or honors) • Social Studies • World History (regular or honors) OR • Civics/Economics Honors • Science • Earth and Environmental Science (regular or Honors)
Step 1: Click on the InternetType Address:www.buncombe.k12.nc.us Select a School: Charles D. Owen High School
Step 2: Start Career Cruising • Under Career Cruising (on the right) • Click on the link “Here”
Username NC-lunch number Ex. NC-000001 Password Birthday (mmddyyyy) Use 8digits Ex. For February 23, 1994 Use: 02231994 Click Login Step 3: Set up your portfolio NC-000001 02231994
Username: NC-(Student ID)Password: OHS (Student ID)Email: First Initial, Last Name, Last 4 of Lunch Number@k12bcs.orgSample Email: KReese5924@k12bcs.org
New Password for Portfolio Only OHS and lunch number Ex. OHS000001 Click box to accept agreement Click Submit Step 4: Change Password for Portfolio OHS000001
Click on “Main” Tab Email—optional—may simply close the box
Career Cruising • Go to your Career Cruising Account Weekly. • Be sure to do all the assessments. • Look for Careers, Colleges, how to write a resume and job interview skills. • There are many activities and guides to help you plan your future.
Reminders… • March 15-20 Career Cruising and deciding on courses for 2012-13 • March 21-23 – 8th Grade Registration at the Middle School
Questions? Go Cruising!