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  1. Highland High School Course Selection Information

  2. INFINITE CAMPUS STUDENT PORTAL • OPENS FOR COURSE SELECTION DATA ENTRY 1/22/13 • CLOSES TO ALL STUDENTS ON 2/3/2013 **ALL STUDENTS MUST ENTER COURSE SELECTIONS BY 2/3/13 • February 4-22: Course advisement/verification with your counselor. • Course Request Form due at this time. Course Selection Time Line

  3. On the HHS website main page (Course Selection) find the following: • Course Description Book • Fees • Prerequisites • Course description • What it may count as (ie CTE/Fine Art, science, math, computers etc.) • If the class is offered for dual credit • Handouts you received Friday in your 1st hour class • Special Course Advertisements • Instructions on how to enter your course requests in the Infinite Campus Portal. the HHS website Has Info You need

  4. Gilbert Public Schools Graduation Requirements Arizona University Entrance Requirements 22

  5. Pages 3-12: This section of the book contains general information regarding NCAA Eligibility, Dual Enrollment information, Charts for graduation requirements as well as Reference charts for class offerings and what credits each class constitutes (ie computers, economics, etc) Page 69 provides Pilot Course Information (We the People) Page 71 Honors and AP English Summer readings Page 73 – 75: Online Course Info & Offerings Page 77 – 85 EVIT Course offerings the Course Description Book- Important Pages

  6. Computers- (1/2 credit. Consult your course catalog on pages 10 & 11 or look for *This course will meet computer technology proficiency requirements within the course description. Computer in the title does not mean it will meet GPS proficiency (example, computer programming does not count for computers, but rather an elective or CTE credit.) • CTE/ Fine Arts - (2 credits)- • CTE credits: Agriculture Education, Business Education, Family and Consumer Sciences,andIndustrial Education. Some courses in the following departments will meet the requirements as well: Communication & Media, JROTC, and Special Education. Courses taken at East Valley Institute of Technology (EVIT) will also meet this requirement. Please refer to course descriptions for further information. • Courses in the following departments will meet the requirements for Fine Artscredits: Fine Arts-Performing, Fine Arts-Visual, and dance courses offered within the Physical Education Department. *Do not forget that one Fine Art credit is required for instate universities. Specialized Credits

  7. Courses will be offered based upon number of student requests. Please choose your classes carefully. Requests for changes are limited, may be denied, and are subject to administrative approval. Also, if you receive the classes that you have requested schedule changes prior to school or before the 2nd semester will not be permitted. No more than one credit of Teacher’s Aide can be counted toward graduation. Release time will be offered only at the beginning or end of the school day. You must have a signed released time form attached to your WHITE course selection worksheet before released time can be scheduled. Released time forms can be picked up in counseling or in the front office. In order to qualify for released time, you must be on track to graduate. Important Info to Know!

  8. English IV or English 101/102 or AP English IV Government & Economics or equivalent Elective or Missing Required Course for Graduation Math Elective Elective All seniors must be enrolled in a minimum of four credit earning classes, regardless of credits needed for graduation. If a senior desires release time, a release time form must be signed by parents. Also, remember that you must write in release time on your course selection form for the hours you are requesting it. The RT numbers differ for each hour, so copy them carefully onto your form. A Typical Senior Schedule

  9. English IV Is a year long, one credit class. On your course request form remember to indicate both semesters as EN405A and EN405B *New this year and replaces previous literature and composition senior English classes* OR English 101 & English 102 These classes are dual credit and students must be enrolled and pay tuition at the community college in order to take these classes. Also, students will take the Accuplacer test this semester in order to enroll in the class. AP English IV is a year long class A student may take AP English semester one and English 102 if they passed the AP English Language exam with a 4 or 5 OR Senior English

  10. ½ credit Government or AP Government or We The People • ½ credit Economics _______________________________________________________ Senior Social Studies is also comprised of two separate semesters. One must be American/ Arizona Government and the other must be a choice from variety of classes which fulfill the Economics requirement. • Economics courses: • Economics (sem.) – NCAA Approved • Stock market (sem.) – NCAA Approved • AP Economics – NCAA Approved • Entrepreneurship (sem.) • Marketing Ed. (full year) • Ag Business & Management (full year) • Ag Entrepreneurship • Business Internship/ COE • HERO • Agricultural Coop (ACE) Senior Social Studies

  11. AR104- Leadership Education Training JROTC Now counts for Economics and Government upon the completion of the entire year! This must be your fourth year in the JROTC program in order to earn the gov/econ credit. One More option…..

  12. These programs must be taken for an entire year and are offered to seniors only. One (1) hour of class per day plus 15 hours of work per week is required. This is a three credit earning course counting as elective or CTE and ½ credit counting toward Economics requirement ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Agriculture Cooperative Ed. (ACE) - See Ms. Dillard in room 5109 AG400/401 Or Industrial Cooperative Ed. (ICE) - See Mr. Askew in room 5114 IE400/401 ___________________________________________________________ Business Internship (COE) - See Mr. Holck or Mr. Richardson room 1105/1107 BU400/401 ___________________________________________________________ HERO/HERO COOP - See Ms. Hesse in room 5150 LM400/401 Cooperative Education Classes

  13. AP Physics C – Concurrent Enrollment in AP Calc AB or AP Calc BC sc143a and sc143b AP Computer Science – Open to 10th, 11th, and 12th grade students - bt200a and bt200b New classes this year

  14. You received a credit check form in your 1st hour ClassHow do I read it?

  15. 16.0 + 3.5 = 19.5…I need how many more to graduate?

  16. MA410A Pre-Calculus X MA410B Pre Calculus X SS115 Government SS110 Economics BT124 21st Century Applications EN500 Speech EN405A English IV EN405AB English IV RT746A Release Time RT746B Release Time RT747A Release Time RT746B Release Time RT747B Release Time Lm100 Clothing I Lm101 Clothing II AG120A Ag. Engineering/Fabrication I AG120AB Ag. Engineering/Fabrication I Va099 Art Survey Va122 Clay II X FL509A Japanese I FL509B Japanese II

  17. You will need to have correct course numbers and the correct names entered on your course request form. Make sure if it is a year long class that you have written A or B after the number. Refer to your pink handout for correct numbers. Complete the alternate courses section of the form or counselors will select courses for you in the event of conflicts in scheduling Remember, these are only requests. Data Entry of Course Selections

  18. The Video you are going to watch is also online at the HHS website under course selection. Video

  19. Cost $160 per semester Summer school June 3rd – June 27th at HHS– students must provide their own transportation to summer school. Registration will be available online only at Summer School

  20. Correspondence Guidelines • Students are encouraged to meet with their guidance counselor prior to registering for any correspondence/ distance learning/ on-line classes for approval. Remember we are available during open door lunch! • Please be aware that online, distance learning courses may NOT meet NCAA eligibility requirements.

  21. Please note that elective changes will NOT be allowed if you receive the elective/alternate classes you have requested. This is true for the entire year! It is imperative that you wisely select your courses. Keep in mind that you CANNOT request classes be on your schedule during a particular hour. Important Registration Information

  22. INFINITE CAMPUS STUDENT PORTAL • OPENS FOR COURSE SELECTION DATA ENTRY 1/22/13 • CLOSES TO ALL STUDENTS ON 2/3/2013 **ALL STUDENTS MUST ENTER COURSE SELECTIONS BY 2/3/13 • February 4-22: Course advisement/verification with your counselor. • Course Request Form due at this time. Course Selection Time Line

  23. Open Door Counseling: 4th hour: 10:30 – 11:00 5th hour: 12:00 – 12:30 Problems with Infinite Campus Portal and entering your requests, stop by during open door or before or after school. Remember, you can also use the Library computers if you do not have access at home. Counselor meetings for advisement and verification of your requests are in February through English.