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9th grade 2012-13_registration

  1. 1. Welcome to 2012-2013 9th Grade Registration Henry Sibley High School
  2. 2. Henry Sibley Graduation Requirements Class of 2016 <ul><li>ENGLISH………………………………………………………………4 CREDITS </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts 9 0193/0194 </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Language Arts 9 0195/0196 </li></ul><ul><li>SOCIAL STUDIES……………………………………………...…….4 CREDITS </li></ul><ul><li>Government 0292 </li></ul><ul><li>Geography 0290 </li></ul><ul><li>MATH (ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY & ADVANCED ALGEBRA)...3 CREDITS </li></ul><ul><li>Linear Algebra 0409/0410 </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate Algebra 0411/0412 </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry 0441/0442 </li></ul><ul><li>Enriched Geometry 0451/0452 </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Algebra 0421/0422 </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Algebra Trig 0431/0432 </li></ul><ul><li>SCIENCE (BIOLOGY & CHEMISTRY/PHYSICS)……..……….3 CREDITS </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Science 0393/0394 </li></ul><ul><li>Pre AP Science 0395/0396 </li></ul><ul><li>PHYSICAL EDUCATION…………………………………………...1 CREDIT </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education 1020 </li></ul><ul><li>HEALTH………………………………………………………………1/2 CREDIT </li></ul><ul><li>ART……………………………………………………………………..1 CREDIT </li></ul><ul><li>Art classes Film Studies Acting </li></ul><ul><li>Music classes Creative Writing Photo/Adv. Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing Interior Design </li></ul><ul><li>ELECTIVES……………………………………………………………6 1/2 CREDITS </li></ul><ul><li>23 CREDITS TOTAL </li></ul><ul><li>GRADUATES OF THE </li></ul><ul><li>CLASS OF 2016 </li></ul><ul><li>MUST PASS THE </li></ul><ul><li>FOLLOWING </li></ul><ul><li>TESTS: </li></ul><ul><li>MCA-II-WRITTEN COMPOSTION 9 </li></ul><ul><li>MCA-II-READING 10 </li></ul><ul><li>MCA-II-MATHEMATICS 11 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Courses <ul><li>Language Arts </li></ul><ul><li>Language Arts 9 0193/0194 </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Language Arts 9 0195/0196 </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Science 0393/0394 </li></ul><ul><li>Pre Advanced Placement Science 0395/0396 </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Linear Algebra 0409/0410 </li></ul><ul><li>Intermediate Algebra 0411/0412 </li></ul><ul><li>Geometry 0441/0442 </li></ul><ul><li>Enriched Geometry 0451/0452 </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Algebra 0421/0422 </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Alg/Trig 0431/0432 </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Government 0292 </li></ul><ul><li>Geography 0290 </li></ul>
  4. 4. LANGUAGE ARTS <ul><li>*Language Arts 9 0193/0194 </li></ul><ul><li> Most students will enroll in this class </li></ul><ul><li>*Advanced Language Arts 9 0195/0196 </li></ul><ul><li> Read at or above grade level </li></ul><ul><li>Have a B or better in Middle School English </li></ul><ul><li>Have a teacher recommendation </li></ul><ul><li>Be motivated </li></ul><ul><li>Be an independent worker </li></ul><ul><li>Complete daily homework </li></ul>
  5. 5. Language Arts at Henry Sibley <ul><li>Sibley and the State of Minnesota require students to pass 4 years of Language Arts. </li></ul><ul><li>There are 2 options for ninth graders. General Language Arts & Advanced Language Arts. </li></ul><ul><li>The majority of students will enroll in General Language Art. The course work includes analytical thinking, grammar, vocabulary, and literary terms applied to various genre including short stories, poetry, novels including Of Mice and Men and To Kill a Mockingbird plus a Shakespearian play, Romeo and Juliet . Emphasis is placed on writing with the goal of passing the Minnesota State Written Composition in the spring of freshman year. </li></ul><ul><li>Students who enroll in Advanced Language Arts must meet the following criteria: read at or above grade level, have an B in Middle School English, have their 8th grade teacher recommendation, be motivated, be an independent worker and be willing to complete daily homework. The most challenging novel will be Great Expectations . </li></ul><ul><li>Students successfully passing 9th grade will move on to American Literature as 10th graders, World Literature as 11th graders and Comparative Literature in 12 grade. Different levels are offered at each of the grades. </li></ul><ul><li>Students who fail both semesters of English 9 will be registered to repeat the 9th grade English class during their sophomore year. </li></ul><ul><li>Students must pass all four years of English classes in order to receive the necessary credits for graduation. Students who are successful have a high rate of homework completion. Students who are unsuccessful usually have failed to complete homework on a regular basis. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Henry Sibley Mathematics
  7. 7. SCIENCE <ul><li>Physical Science 0393/0394 </li></ul><ul><li>Pre Advanced Placement Science 0395/0396 </li></ul><ul><li>*Geometry or higher </li></ul><ul><li>*A- or higher in English 8 </li></ul><ul><li>*A- or higher in Algebra/Geometry </li></ul><ul><li>*A- or higher in 8 th grade Science </li></ul><ul><li>*Meet a minimum requirement on MCA-II (Math/Reading) </li></ul><ul><li>*Teacher Recommendation </li></ul>
  8. 8. Lots of Electives <ul><li>Introduction to </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Programming 0453/0454 </li></ul><ul><li>Art Survey 0713 </li></ul><ul><li>(Prerequisite for other art classes) </li></ul><ul><li>Painting I 0706* </li></ul><ul><li>Ceramics I 0712* </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing/Printmaking 0707* </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial Art I 0716* </li></ul><ul><li>Sculpture 0703* </li></ul><ul><li>Keyboarding 0601 </li></ul><ul><li>Office Skills 0602* </li></ul><ul><li>Automated Accounting 1 A 0625 </li></ul><ul><li>Automated Accounting 1 B 0626* </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Business 0615 </li></ul><ul><li>French I 0801/0802 </li></ul><ul><li>French II 0803*/0804* </li></ul><ul><li>German I 0811/0812 </li></ul><ul><li>German II 0813*/0814* </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish I 0821/0822 </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish II 0823*/0824* </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing I 0501 </li></ul><ul><li>Clothing II 0502* </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Foods 0511 </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Engineering 0549/0550 </li></ul><ul><li>Metals 0551 </li></ul><ul><li>Small Gas Engines 0557 </li></ul><ul><li>Printing Tech 0561 </li></ul><ul><li>Introduction to Photo 0565 </li></ul><ul><li>Adv. Photo 0566* </li></ul><ul><li>Super Mileage Car Design 0556 </li></ul><ul><li>Woodworking I 0574 </li></ul><ul><li>Concert Band 0727/0728 </li></ul><ul><li>Sinfonia 0749/0750 </li></ul><ul><li>Varsity Women's Choir 0775/0776 </li></ul><ul><li>Varsity Men's Choir 0777/0778 </li></ul><ul><li>Film Studies 0121 </li></ul><ul><li>Acting 0113 </li></ul><ul><li>Study Hall 0021 1st sem. </li></ul><ul><li> 0022 2nd sem. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Note: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>* indicates prerequisite required </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special requests for program modifications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>should be addressed to the assigned senior high counselor as soon as possible. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Registration Form (top) GRADE 9 2012-2013 REGISTRATION FORM This form must be signed by the student and parent/guardian prior to being submitted to the office. STUDENT ________________________ID #____________Home Phone___________ Please print full name ________________________________ _____________________________ Student signature Parent/guardian signature Instructions: Please read the information provided in the Student Registration Guide prior to selecting classes. Students should consider graduation standard placement when selecting courses. Freshmen students are required to enroll in a minimum of twelve semester long courses.
  10. 10. Registration Form (Select Classes) COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE *TCH SIGN. COURSE NUMBER COURSE TITLE *TCH SIGN. 1. Language Arts 8. Language Arts 2. Science 9. Science 3. 0292 Government 10. 0290 Geography 4. Math 11. Math 5. 1020 Physical Ed 9 12. 6. 13. 7. 14.
  11. 11. Registration Form (Alternate Courses) Alternative Courses: Please indicate alternative courses for next year. Insufficient enrollment may require some classes to be cancelled. Please list alternative courses in order of preference. If alternative courses are listed, they will be assigned as necessary. Course # Course # 1._______ ________________________________ 2. ______ ___________________________ 3. ______ ________________________________ 4. ______ ___________________________
  12. 12. Getting the Most Out of High School <ul><li>Be organized ( parents ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>School Calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Keep important papers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use school website and sign up for news groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Manage your time well ( students begin now ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Use class time and study halls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a study plan that works for you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Be ready for the next day before going to bed – homework complete </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Seek help if needed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Get involved ( students ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Activities galore </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spend time with friends/meet new people </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Feel more connected to your school </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Become a leader </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Try something new </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Set goals and plan ahead ( students and parents ) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>4 Year Planning sheet -- handout </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transcript </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>College exploration </li></ul></ul>
  13. 14. Transcripts
  14. 15. Guidance Counselors and Support Staff <ul><li>Alphabet Counselor Phone contact </li></ul><ul><li>A-Do Beth Gjerde 651-403-7203 </li></ul><ul><li>Dp-H Ann Henry 651-403-7192 </li></ul><ul><li>I - Per JoAnn Meyer 651-403-7202 </li></ul><ul><li>Pes – Z James Winkoski 651-403-7204 </li></ul>Guidance office 651-403-7208
  15. 16. Important Dates to Remember Friendly Hills February 15 -- Registration form due to Ms. Messer Heritage February 15 -- Registration form due to Ms. Baker Non-Public/Non-Resident March 2-Registration materials due Any Questions ? THANK YOU

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