FEBRUARY 4, class presentation on 2009/10 registration
FEBRUARY 11 thru 17 th at 1:00
Registration forms to be completed, with teachers making recommendations for classes and/or approval. These forms will be worked on during Advisory on the 11 th . Actual registration with course numbers can be done in the computer labs, or students can register at home on IC.
All registration forms will be completed and handed (with course numbers in IC) in during Advisory on the 18 th of February! (Please include parent/teacher signatures)
Classes designated with an ‘N’ for National College Athletic Association
Classes designated with an ‘H’ for Higher Education Admission Requirements
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Civics and Law  Grade 9, one credit N H
Prerequisite: None. Civics and Law provides a basic understanding of the
design and operation of federal, state, and local governments. Relationships
between the citizen and the government are explored and the student
develops an understanding of the significant role of the citizen in American
democracy. The students become familiar with the American legal system
and their rights and responsibilities as citizens.
Comment: This course cannot be taken concurrently with World Regional Geography. Students may be required to pay approximately $10.00 for a subscription to a national news publication created especially for high school students.
World Regional Geography [154000A and 154000B] N H
Grade 9, one credit
World Regional Geography develops a view of the world through the study
of cultural and physical geography. Emphasis is placed on our natural
environment, cultural regions, and geographic aspects of man’s
contemporary economic, social, and political conditions. Interrelationships
of climate, vegetation, soils, landform, and environmental impacts are
studied. Map reading, map interpretation, and the skills necessary to
Accomplish these tasks are studied.
Comment: This course cannot be taken concurrently with Civics and Law.
Who should consider Honors or AP courses? TAG (Talented and Gifted) students Students whose ability level requires significant acceleration of the standard curriculum. Highly Motivated Learners Students who can work at a high level of competence and accept a highly rigorous challenge.
Carefully consider your level of preparation and commitment to the content area as well as your personal interests and passions. Pursue challenge in those areas where you posses the highest interest and ability.
Examine your current level of performance. Examine your standardized test scores. If these are both in the above average to advanced range, you are a good candidate for Honors or AP courses .
Discuss your desire for Honors and AP with your current teacher. Your current teacher is often the best judge of your preparedness. OBTAIN YOUR CURRENT TEACHER’S SIGNATURE ON THE REGISTRATION PLANNING SHEET.