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G8 Parent Night Slideshow

  1. 1. ISB High SchoolGrade 8 to 9Transition<br />Getting Ready for grade 9<br />2011-2012<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Introductions<br />Registration<br />Requirements<br />Process<br />Grading<br />About the HS<br />Questions<br />
  3. 3. Registration Schedule for Current Gr 9-11<br /><ul><li>Feb 21 Program of Studies available online </li></ul> http://www.isb.ac.th/high_school<br /><ul><li>March 2 Grade 8 Parent Night on HS Registration
  4. 4. March 3 Grade 8 student meeting on HS registration
  5. 5. March 11 Registration Window opens in PowerSchool
  6. 6. March 16 Registration Window closes in PowerSchool</li></li></ul><li>Making plans…<br />Work with a 4 year plan<br />Use the planning sheets (HS website)<br />Read online Program of Studies thoroughly<br />
  7. 7. Planning your next step… … begin at the end.<br /><ul><li>When choosing electives, what are long term goals?
  8. 8. What is a realistic academic load?
  9. 9. What do you want to have accomplished by HS graduation?</li></ul> What program would get you to the IB Diploma? <br /> This program starts in Grade 11.<br /><ul><li>Are you going to take a World Language? When?</li></li></ul><li>What they register for<br /><ul><li>Required Courses For Grade 9
  10. 10. English 9
  11. 11. World Civilizations
  12. 12. Math (by Grade 8 teacher recommendation)
  13. 13. Science 9
  14. 14. PE 9
  15. 15. Choices
  16. 16. Electives (2) (Language Recommended)
  17. 17. Alternate Electives </li></li></ul><li>Required courses<br />Math classes will be assigned by recommendation from current math teachers<br />Language classes will be assigned for students continuing with a World Language – students register for World.Lang.9<br />Thai students must take Thai<br />
  18. 18. Support courses<br />EAL will be assigned by teachers – if you take EAL, sign up for electives, but they will be replaced by EAL classes<br />Students requiring I.S. support will be assigned by teachers – sign up for electives, but one will be replaced by I.S. class<br />
  19. 19. Fine Arts Elective choices – Grade 9<br /><ul><li>Fine and Applied Arts
  20. 20. Studio Art *
  21. 21. Drawing*
  22. 22. Painting*
  23. 23. Sculpture/Jewelry
  24. 24. Industrial Design
  25. 25. Photo I/II
  26. 26. 3-D modeling
  27. 27. Erawan: Yearbook (application required)</li></ul>Note: * 3 semester Art requirement for IB Art in grade 11 and 12.<br /><ul><li>Performing Arts
  28. 28. Exploring Drama
  29. 29. DramaProduction (afterschool)
  30. 30. Stagecraft & Theatre Design
  31. 31. HS Dance
  32. 32. Class voice
  33. 33. Les Chanteuses
  34. 34. King’s Men
  35. 35. History of Rock and Roll
  36. 36. Guitar I
  37. 37. Wind Ensemble (audition)
  38. 38. String Ensemble
  39. 39. Intermediate Band
  40. 40. Jazz Band (audition)</li></li></ul><li>Alternate Course Selections<br /><ul><li>All students are required to select 2 elective course alternates.
  41. 41. Failure to select an alternates indicates you want the administration to select alternate courses for you.
  42. 42. This would happen only if you can not get into a class for some reason
  43. 43. If we select a course, you will not be allowed to drop this course at a later date.</li></li></ul><li>Graduation Requirements and Recommendations<br /><ul><li>English</li></ul> 4 years required<br /><ul><li>Modern Languages</li></ul> 2-3 years recommended of the same language<br />IB language options – at least three years for Language B;Beginner Spanish and French available starting in grade 11 with no previous experience/instruction<br /><ul><li>Science</li></ul> 3 years required; 4 years preferred<br /> Science 9(required), Science 10 (required)<br />IB courses in 11th and 12th grade in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Environmental Systems<br />
  44. 44. Graduation Requirements and Recommendations<br /><ul><li>Math</li></ul> 3 years required; 4 years preferred<br /><ul><li>Fine Arts1 credit required. </li></ul> Many courses in Art, Music , Theatre and Dance<br /> Available up to and including IB courses<br /><ul><li>P.E.</li></ul> 2 credits required. P.E. 9 (1 credit) and P.E 10 (0.5) required. Many options available to fulfill requirement. Plan ahead particularly for IB Diploma students<br />
  45. 45. You know you’re ready for online registration when…<br /><ul><li>…you have read through the Program of Studies
  46. 46. … you have completed your planning sheet
  47. 47. … you have your Power School user name and password information</li></li></ul><li>Online Registration—this is what you’ll see.<br /><ul><li>Log in at http://powerschool.isb.ac.th
  48. 48. Enter your PowerSchool username and password.</li></li></ul><li>To Register in PowerSchool<br /><ul><li>To get to the registration page click on Class Registration</li></li></ul><li>Click the edit icon to call up the selection window.<br />
  49. 49. Submit<br /><ul><li>When the student is done, click Submit.</li></li></ul><li>Confirmation<br /><ul><li>You must see this page after you click Submit.
  50. 50. Please print this page and keep in a safe place in case you have a conflict in May or August </li></li></ul><li>Do it right<br /><ul><li>It is NOT first come first serve
  51. 51. Talk to an HS counselor
  52. 52. Talk to your parents
  53. 53. You can go back in and resubmit
  54. 54. Get it done before the deadline</li></li></ul><li>Grades<br />Attainment Grade: A through F<br />HAL: 7 through 1<br /> (Habits and Attitudes to Learning)<br />
  55. 55.
  56. 56.
  57. 57. IB Diploma Program<br />In grades 11 & 12 students can take the IB Diploma Program.<br />For more information on this see our IB Coordinator blog:<br /> http://inside.isb.ac.th/ib/<br />
  58. 58. About the HS<br />The Schedule<br />Four periods a day<br />Different classes the next day (odd and even days)<br />85 minute classes<br />50 minute Lunch<br />Assemblies and other meetings once a week<br />
  59. 59. About the HS<br />Flex Time<br />Monday – Thursday<br />2:15 to 3:15<br />Time for students to see teachers for help<br />Clubs<br />
  60. 60. Registration Schedule for Current Gr 9-11<br /><ul><li>Feb 21 Program of Studies available online </li></ul> http://www.isb.ac.th/high_school<br /><ul><li>March 2 Grade 8 Parent Night on HS Registration
  61. 61. March 3 Grade 8 student meeting on HS registration
  62. 62. March 11 Registration Window opens in PowerSchool
  63. 63. March 16 Registration Window closes in PowerSchool</li></li></ul><li>General Questions<br />

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