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  • 1. Registering for Courses Grade 9 Students moving to Grade 10 2009-2010
  • 2. Choosing the Right Courses
    • Course selection is still the main focus.
    • Students are encouraged to select the courses that are best suited for their abilities.
    • Teachers will have a conversation with students about the next logical course in the department sequence.
    • See your Counselor if you need additional advise
    • Discuss your course selections with your parents
  • 3. 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?
  • 4. Current Grade 9 Students moving to Grade 10
    • Required Courses
      • English
      • Modern World History
      • Math (by teacher recommendation)
      • Biology
      • PE 10/Health
      • Electives (2)
      • Alternate Course Selections (3) Required
  • 5. 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 remaining requirements fit during the next three years?
    • Plan your registration with a three-year plan in mind.
  • 6. College/University Pre-planning
    • Interest in:
      • Engineering? Take Physics.
      • Medicine? Take Biology and Chemistry.
      • Architecture/graphic design? Take 3D modeling, Drawing, IB Art
      • Economics or Law? Take Economics and/or History
      • Math considerations for certain college programs
  • 7. Three - Year Plan
    • Grade 10
      • English 1
      • MWH 1
      • Math 1
      • Biology 1
      • Health/PE 10 1
      • Elective 1
      • Elective 1
      • Total 7
    • Grade 11
      • English - all year 1
      • TSEA - one sem. .5
      • Math - all year 1
      • Science - all year 1
      • Social Studies elec. 1
      • PE - .5
      • Electives - 2
      • Total - 7
    • Grade 12
      • English 1
      • Social Studies 1
      • Math 1
      • Science 1
      • Senior Seminar .5
      • Electives 2.5
      • Total 7
  • 8. New Courses for 2009-2010
    • Advanced Dance
    • Creative Writing
    • Speech and Communications
    • Intro to Thai Culture and Language
    • Japanese Native 2
    • Lifelong Physical Activity
    • Spanish Native
    • Stagecraft and Theatre Design
    • History of Rock and Roll
    • IB Music
  • 9. 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.
  • 10. You know you’re ready for online registration when…
    • You have read the Program of Studies (POS)
    • Completed your worksheet
          • Page 47 of your POS
    • You have your Power School “user name and password”
          • same as used to check your grades.
    • You have followed the instructions on Page 49 of the POS.
  • 11. Online Registration
    • This is what you will see when you log in
    • Log in at http://powerschool.isb.ac.th
  • 12. Online Registration Dates March 6-18
    • From March 6-18, click on Class Registration
  • 13. Dialogue Boxes will give students a short description of department requirements. They are advised to see the Program of Studies for a more in-depth course description.
  • 14. Selecting Electives
  • 15. Alternate Course Selections (3 Selections Required)
    • 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.
  • 16. Submit
    • When you are done, click Submit.
  • 17. Confirmation
    • You must see this page after you click Submit.
      Crs Num Course Type Cr Hrs 1 41001 English 9 Required 1 2 42005 Accelerated Geometry Required 1 3 43002 Intro: Physics/Chemistry Required 1 4 44001 World Civilizations Required 1 5 45203 French III Required 1 6 46203 Concert Band Required 1 7 48001 Physical Education 9 Required 1     Total Credit Hours Requested 7 1 46204 Intermediate Band Alternate 1 2 46405 Intermediate Dance Alternate 0.5 3 46901 Industrial Design Alternate 0.5     Total Alternate Hours Requested 2
  • 18. Course Verification Form
    • May 22, distribution of Course Selections via Comm. Groups for 2009-2010 classes.
    • No teachers, no class periods
    • May 25-28 Course corrections.
        • See your counselor for corrections as needed