Frosh extended hr 2nd semester 2011

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Frosh extended hr 2nd semester 2011

  1. 1. Registration <ul><li>Appointments between January 31 st – February 10 th in your counselor’s office </li></ul><ul><li>Scheduled appointments will occur during lunch or study hall </li></ul><ul><li>Have a game plan for next year </li></ul><ul><li>On-line course book (Niles West-Students-Pupil Personnel Services-Student Course Book 2011-12) </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>GENERAL GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS </li></ul><ul><li>Consumer Education - One (1 ) </li></ul><ul><li>English - Eight (8) credits and the writing of a research paper. </li></ul><ul><li>Fine Arts and/or Applied Sciences and Technology - Two (2) credits in Fine Arts and/or Applied Sciences and Technology. Applied Sciences and Technology includes Business Education, Cosmetology, Cooperative Vocational Education, Cooperative Distributive Education, Family & Consumer Sciences, Applied Technology. (Note: Consumer Education and Management for Living will not count toward these two credits if either course is taken for a State of Illinois Consumer Education requirement.) Fine Arts includes Art, Music, Drama, and Arts Appreciation: Dance, Drama, Music and Visual Art. </li></ul><ul><li>Health – Embedded in sophomore PE curriculum throughout the school year unless taken in summer school. </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics : Six (6) credits – 2 credits must be a first year Algebra course or a math course for which first year Algebra is a prerequisite. 2 credits must be in a course that contains Geometry content or a course for which Geometry is a prerequisite. </li></ul><ul><li>Reading (Policy 6:300-R3) – One year of reading is required for those students who score at or below district expectations on a standardized test, as defined in administrative procedures. The students must be enrolled in the reading course upon entry into District 219 or, if the classes are filled, as soon as possible, but before graduation from District 219. </li></ul><ul><li>Science - Four (4) credits in Laboratory Science which consists of two (2) credits in Physical Science and two (2) credits in Life Science. Physical Science courses are Integrated Lab Science, Chemistry, and Physics. The Life Science course is Biology. </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies - Six (6) credits which consist of two (2) credits in Freshman Social Studies (Global Studies – previously called People and Their Cultures), two (2) credits in U.S. History, one (1) credit in Western Civilization, and one (1) credit in Social Science (all other Social Studies electives). AP students successfully completing two semesters of AP European History satisfy the requirement in Western Civilization and the one semester of Social Science. </li></ul><ul><li>PSAE – Students must take the Prairie State Achievement Examination unless exempt or unable to participate. </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Education – Students must earn one (1) credit for each semester in attendance at a Niles Township High School. </li></ul>
  3. 8. SUMMER SCHOOL <ul><li>Pre-Register with me </li></ul><ul><li>Register on-line April 4 th </li></ul><ul><li>Classes begin June 17 th and July 11 th at NN </li></ul><ul><li>Your parents need your ID number and password </li></ul><ul><li>Your fines need to paid in full </li></ul>
  4. 9. Report Card 42% 42% 16% 100% Teachers may calculate percentages differently…. The range for final exams is between 15% – 25%
  5. 10. Unweighted Scale <ul><li>The unweighted grade point average is cumulative </li></ul><ul><li>Based on the standard 4.0 scale </li></ul>A=4 B=3 C=2 D=1 F=0 <ul><li>Unweighted GPA is the average of all courses </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Divide the number of courses by total points </li></ul></ul></ul>
  6. 11. Weighted Scale <ul><li>A weighted grade multiplier is assigned to all courses except PE, Drivers Ed. and pass/fail courses </li></ul><ul><li>Courses are weighted according to the degree of difficulty from II to V. </li></ul>0 3.00 6.00 7.00 8.00 V 0 2.50 5.00 6.00 7.00 IV 0 2.00 4.00 5.00 6.00 III 0 1.50 3.00 4.00 5.00 II F D C B A LEVEL
  7. 12. Student Academic Transcript
  8. 13. District Web Page http://www.niles-hs.k12.il.us/
  9. 14. Niles West Web Page http://www.niles-hs.k12.il.us/west
  10. 15. Click on College and Career Resource Room
  11. 16. CCRC http://www.niles-hs.k12.il.us/west/students/pps/college-and-career-resource-center
  12. 17. Naviance /Family Connection Your Registration Code is your school Login and the password is N plus your student ID number
  13. 18. Welcome
  14. 19. About Me
  15. 20. Checklist
  16. 21. Naviance Tips <ul><li>Visit the website often! </li></ul><ul><li>Explore on your own. </li></ul><ul><li>Check your Niles West e-mail account. Important information/reminders will be sent to this address. </li></ul>
  17. 22. GETTING INVOLVED <ul><li>Sports and clubs </li></ul><ul><li>Having a job (NW-Departments-AST-Education to Career-job, volunteer, internship & apprenticeship postings for students) </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer (Volunteermatch.com) </li></ul>

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