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Title: Incoming 9th Grade Parent/Student Night


1
Incoming 9th Grade Parent/Student Night
  • Tiffany Garcia (A He)
  • Yoko Druten (Hi N)
  • Tania Barricklow (O Z)

2
The Counselors Role
  • Academic
  • College
  • Career
  • Personal/social

3
Online Resources
  • www.whs.tusd.org
  • www.parentconnect.tusd.org
  • http//connection.naviance.com/westhigh

4
Aim For A Balanced Program
  • Allow for a period of adjustment
  • Manageable schedule
  • Athletics and activities require extra hours
  • Honors courses demand extra study hours

5
  • 9th Grade Required Courses
  • English
  • Math
  • Science
  • Health/ Intro to Bus OR Health/ Wld Geo
  • Physical Education
  • Elective

6
English
  • English 1
  • English 1H
  • English 1(S) ELL students only

7
Health
  • Health / Introduction to Business
  • Health / World Geography
  • ONLINE Health

8
Mathematics
  • In order to move on to the next math class, you
    must pass your current math class with a C or
    better.
  • The following is the order of progression for
    math
  • Algebra 1
  • Geometry or Geometry H
  • Algebra 2 or Algebra 2 H
  • Trigonometry, PreCalc or PreCalc H

9
Science
  • The following is the order of progression for
    science
  • Current Class Next Years Class
  • 8th Grade Science Physical Science of Earth or
  • Biology
  • Biology H Chemistry, Chemistry H,
  • or PSE
  • In order to enroll in Biology as a 9th
    grader, you must be concurrently enrolled in
    Geometry.

10
Visual and Performing Artsand Foreign Language
  • To receive a high school diploma, you must take 1
    year of a Visual and Performing Art (VPA) OR 1
    year of a Foreign Language
  • To fulfill A-G requirements for 4 year colleges,
    you must take 1 year of a VPA AND 2 years of a
    Foreign Language

11
Physical Education
  • Options include
  • PE 9 Drill Team
  • Beginning Dance Pep Squad
  • PE Band Athletics
  • Note Courses with an asterisk require coaches
    approval and/or tryout.

12
Career Technology Education
  • All Career Technology Education classes fall
    under elective courses.
  • Options include
  • Food Science
  • Design Architecture
  • Wood 1

13
Zero Period
  • Zero period classes offered include
  • PE Band
  • Forensics Workshop/Debate
  • Geometry H
  • Biology H

14
Please have the following when you meet with your
counselor
  • A completed course selection sheet (blue) signed
    by a parent
  • A signed and completed Honors/AP Commitment form
  • A signed and completed Assessing Strengths
    Weaknesses for Honors/AP Class form

15
SCHEDULING
  • Bert Lynn Middle School
  • April 16th and 17th
  • Jefferson Middle School
  • April 21st and 23rd
  • Private and non-feeder schools
  • Enrollment forms are now available in the
    Counseling Office and on our website. Turn in
    completed forms to our Registrar by the end of
    April in order to meet with a Counselor in May.
  • Limited appointments available in May
  • Latecomers will meet with a counselor mid-August

16
Enrollment Procedures for New TUSD Students
  • TWO CURRENT original utility bills
  • Birth Certificate/Passport
  • Parent Picture ID
  • Transcripts or report cards from 8th Grade
  • Immunization Records
  • Student/Parent will be scheduled to meet with a
    Counselor in May to select courses

17
Sessions Locations
  • 630 700 Session 1
  • 705 735 Session 2
  • 740 810 Session 3

Fall Athletics Gym (Session 1) Winter
Athletics Gym (Session 2) Spring
Athletics Gym (Session 3) Honors /
AP Pavilion Counselors Q A Café
5 Band / Color Guard Café 4 Drill Team / Hip
Hop Team Room 4100 Choir Room
5103 iLead Room 5107 Drama Room
5108 Dance Room 5213 Academic
Decathlon Room 5139 Speech Debate Room
5100
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