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

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

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

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