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For current students in Gr8 going to Gr9 in 2009-10

For current students in Gr8 going to Gr9 in 2009-10



International School Bangkok online registration information.

International School Bangkok online registration information.



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    For current students in Gr8 going to Gr9 in 2009-10 For current students in Gr8 going to Gr9 in 2009-10 Presentation Transcript

    • Registration Signing up for Grade 9
    • Registration Timelines for Future Grade 9 Students 2009-2010
      • March 3 Registration Meeting for Parents of current Grade 8 students. 6:00 p.m. MPB
      • March 4 Registration meeting for current Grade 8 students moving to Grade 9 Chevron theater 1:15 pm
      • March 10 Grade 8 students should have received course recommendations from Middle School teachers/counselors in the following areas: Math, Modern Language, IS, ESL
      • March 12-13 Parents may clarify course recommendations with M/S teachers/counselors at Parent Teacher meetings.
      • March 13-18 On-line Registration for all Grade 8 students. Grade 8 Students - See teachers and Middle school counselors for assistance as needed
      • May 22 Students receive course verification forms
      • May 25-28 Students have 4 days to correct any course placement errors.
    • Registration Timelines for Students 2009-2010
      • August 6 First Day of School – Student Schedules distributed in Comm. Groups
      • August 7-14 Student schedule conflicts reconciled
    • Begin with the end in mind….
      • What do you want to have accomplished by HS graduation?
      • What HS courses do you need for possible college majors/degrees?
      • Is an IB Diploma desired for college/university entrance?
      • What is a realistic academic load for you? How will you fit in your co-curricular activities?
      • What can you do to enhance your co-curricular activities?
    • Current Grade 8 Students
      • Required Courses For Grade 9
        • English 9
        • World Civilizations
        • Math (by teacher recommendation)
        • Chemistry/Physics
        • PE 9
        • Electives (2)
        • Alternate Electives (3) Required
    • Choices
      • Modern Languages – 2-3 years recommended of the same language.
      • Science - Biology required in grade 10; physics or chemistry can be taken as an elective in grade 10 as well.
      • Math - are you where you want to be? Double up? Summer school?
      • Fine Arts - Have you completed the requirement? Do you want to pursue Art, Music, Theatre or Dance?
      • P.E. - Where will the two credit requirements fit during the four years of high school?
      • Plan your registration with a four-year plan in mind. See Page 47 for work sheet and ISB graduation requirements.
    • Fine Arts Options
      • Grade 9 Students may select the following
      • Fine Art electives:
          • Dance Drama Production
          • Band Jazz Band
          • Guitar Intermediate Dance
          • Strings Class Voice
          • Drama 3D Modeling
          • Women’s Choir (Les Chanteuses)
          • Sculpture & Jewelry Men’s Choir (King’s men)
          • Industrial Design Drawing and Painting
          • Yearbook (Erawan) Journalism
          • Photo Journalism Design
          • History of Rock and Roll
    • Alternate Course Selections
      • It is possible a student may not receive an elective course for which they register.
      • All students are required to select 3 alternate elective courses
      • Students need to select courses they will be comfortable with if their first choices are not available.
      • Alternate elective courses will be used only if needed.
      • Students who do not select alternates will be assigned alternates which may not be changed.
    • New Courses for 2009-10
      • Advanced Dance
      • Creative Writing
      • Speech Communications
      • Introduction to Thai Culture and Language
      • Japanese Native 2
      • Lifetime Physical Activity
      • Spanish Native
      • Stage Craft and theater Design
      • History of Rock and roll
      • IB Music
    • Additional Registration Information
      • Thai citizens must be enrolled in Thai for Native Speakers class, or IB Thai A2; the Thai teachers will indicate the appropriate level of Thai for each student.
      • ESL students who are enrolled in EAP Center and ELW Language Workshop should also have an 8 th class.
      •   Math placement is by teacher recommendation. Teachers will inform students of their math course recommendations.
      • Science option for Grade 9 students
    • 9 th grade science routes 1 :All 9 th grade students are automatically registered for Intro to Chemistry/Physics 2: Students may apply for alternate route below: must be placed in Accelerated Geometry or AAA in 9 th grade and have a B+ average in 8 th grade Humanities English
    • 9 th grade Science alternate
      • Students with a strong interest in science who wish to pursue three full credits of Science (Biology, Chemistry, and Physics) in grades 9 and 10 may select a year of Biology in Grade 9 followed by Chemistry and Physics (both year-long courses) in Grade 10.
      • Students opting for this science program must be:
        • Appropriately placed in Accelerated Geometry or Accelerated Advanced Algebra in 9th grade and
        • Have a proven proficiency in mainstream 8th grade English class with a B+ or higher average.
      • Application forms can be collected from the 8 th grade counselor from March 11 onwards and returned no later than March 18.
      • Students will be notified of their placement by March 31.
    • You know you’re ready for online registration when…
      • You have read the Program of Studies
      • Completed your worksheet
      • You have your Power School user name and password information
      • You have followed the instructions on page 49 of the Program of Studies.
    • Online Registration—this is what you’ll see.
      • Log in at http://powerschool.isb.ac.th
      • Enter your Powerschool username and password.
    • Online Registration for Grade 9 March 13-18
      • To continue the process click on Class Registration
    • Dialogue Boxes will provide a very short description of the requirements. A more in-depth description is available in the Program of Studies.
    • Selecting Electives
    • Alternate Course Selections
      • All students are required to select 3 elective course alternates.
      • Failure to select alternates indicates you want the administration to select alternate courses for you.
      • This would happen only if you can not get into a class for some reason
      • If we select a course, you will not be allowed to drop this course at a later date.
    • Submit
      • When the student is done, click Submit.
    • Confirmation
      • You must see this page after you click Submit.