Class of 2016 Parent Information Night
Incoming Freshman Parent Information Night Welcome Freshman Program Planning Staff Presenters Summer School Zangle StudentConnect High School Requirements Questions & Answers
Program Planning Overview • Course Request Sheet (CRS) and Course Catalog handed out in Science 8. • Courses selected by students and parents/guardians and signed by both. • Register online at Zang!e by March 27. • Course Request Sheets Due March 27.
9th Grade Program Overview English 9 Math Physical Education World Geography (sem) / Health 9 (sem) Science (recommended) Two or three additional courses
English • English 9 P • English 9 P Humanities • English 9 P GATE
World Geography • World Geography P • World Geography P GATE
Science • Introduction to Earth and Physical Science • Biology P • Integrated Agricultural Biology P
Physical Education • Physical Fitness testing in 9th grade • Important to pass 5 out of 6 tests to be able to take two years of PE in high school • Alternates available for athletes in grade 10 and above
Electives 7 Period Day with Science: • 2 Year long electives • 1 Year long elective AND 2 semester electives • 4 semester electives 6 Period Day with Science: • 1 year long elective • 2 semester electives
World Language Harper Classes French 1 P French 2 P Spanish 1 P Spanish 2 P Spanish 3 P Other sites - Holmes or Davis High School Chinese 1 P Chinese 2 P French 3 P German 1 P Japanese 1 P Spanish 4H P Spanish 5 AP P
Fine Arts Courses(1 year satisfies UC/CSU “f” requirement) Art Classes/Drama • Art 1 P • Ceramics and Sculpture P • Drama P • Drawing and Painting P Music Classes • Concert Choir P • Concert Band P • Jazz Band P (must audition) • Orchestra P
Practical Arts (1 semester required for high school graduation) • Computer Programming/Robotics • Fashion, Textiles & Apparel • Food Science & Nutrition • Industrial Technology • Introduction to Computers • Multimedia • Library Assistant
Additional Electives • AVID 9 – application & interview • Bridge – Homework assistance • Cross Age Teaching (semester) • ELD (English Language Development) • Leadership (year or semester) – applications Due 3/30 • Math Clinic • Reading Lab • Study/Transition Skills • Student Assistant (semester) - library, office, teacher • Writing Skills
AVID @ Harper Advancement Via Individual Determination An Elective class that serves students who: Are highly Motivated (WANT to be in program) WANT to go to college! Have between a 2.0 - 3.4 GPA Could do better with support (Organization, Reading/Writing Skills) May be first in family to attend college Teachers recommend students; students can apply on their own (applications available next week) Invitations to apply go out next week Each candidate is interviewed by members of the AVID Site Team AVID Information Night: Wednesday, March 7 6:30pm Email Scott Thomsen (firstname.lastname@example.org) w/ questions!
Questions & Answers Open House: March 20 7:00 p.m. Zang!e Registration March 13-27 Course Request Sheets due to Science teacher: March 27