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Title: Scheduling Faire 2013


1
Scheduling Faire 2013
  • Students Entering Grade 9
  • WELCOME PARENTS
  • AND STUDENTS
  • January 23, 2013

2
Scheduling Process
  • Counselors met with students on January 22, 2013
    to review Course of Studies, course offerings,
    scheduling process.
  • Students will schedule online at home starting
    tonight after the Scheduling Faire.
  • Counselors will meet individually with students
    before the end of the year to verify and finalize
    course selections.

3
Scheduling Process, Continued
  • Students must select 8 credits students with an
    IEP must select 7 credits
  • Every effort will be made to give students
    electives selected. However, due to course
    enrollment and the scheduling process, selected
    courses are not always available. In this event,
    student selected alternate courses will be
    scheduled. If no alternates are selected, the
    electives will be selected by the principal or
    the counselor.
  • There will be no schedule changes after April 30,
    2013.

4
Graduation Requirements
Course Required Credits
English 4.5 Credits
Mathematics 3.0 Credits
Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) 3.0 Credits
Social Studies 4.0 Credits
Arts and Humanities 2.0 Credits
Health 0.5 Credits
Physical Education 2.0 Credits
Electives 5.0 Credits
Graduation Project 0.5 Credits
Keystone Exams 1.0 Credits

Total 25.5 Credits
5
English and Social Studies
  • All students are required to take the following
    courses
  • English 9 ENG250
  • Communications II ENG251
  • US PA II SST550

6
Gifted Support Classes
  • Students who are a part of SOAR have the option
    to take these courses in place of the required
    English and Social Studies course
  • SOAR English 9 - ENG831
  • SOAR Communications II - ENG832
  • SOAR US PA II - SST861

7
Biology Selections
  • Honors Biology (9 periods per cycle) SCI530
  • (Swimming opposite lab)
  • Academic Biology (9 periods per cycle) SCI544
  • (Swimming opposite lab)
  • Applied Biology (6 periods per cycle) SCI505
  • (Swimming for semester)

8
Math Selections
  • Honors Algebra II MAT406
  • Algebra II MAT407
  • Algebra I MAT401

9
Elective Courses
  • Students may select
  • 2.5 credits if they schedule Honors or Academic
    Biology
  • or
  • 3.0 credits if they schedule Applied Biology

10
Art
  • Drawing Painting I - ART102 (0.5)
  • Drawing Painting II - ART105 (0.5)
  • Sculptures Crafts I - ART107 (0.5)
  • Sculptures Crafts II - ART108 (0.5)
  • Jewelry I - ART115 (0.5)
  • Jewelry II ART116 (0.5)

11
Business
  • Intro to Business - BUS150 (0.5)
  • Office Procedures I - BUS153 (0.5)
  • Office Procedures II - BUS154 (0.5)
  • Marketing Essentials - BUS184 (1.0) or BUS183
    (0.5)
  • Microsoft Office Suite I Web Tools - BUS171
    (0.5)
  • Microsoft Office Suite II Web Tools - BUS172
    (0.5)

12
Computer Science
  • Robotics Computer Programming I - COM200 (1.0)
  • Family Consumer Science
  • Family Consumer Science
  • FCS301 (1.0) or FCS300 (0.5)

13
English
  • Introduction to Journalism - ENG272 (1.0)
  • Argument Debate I - ENG277 (0.5)

14
Music
  • 9th Grade Chorus - MUS454 (1.0) or MUS453 (0.5)
  • Band - MUS450 (1.0)
  • Jazz Band (Audition Required) - MUS457 (1.0)
  • Orchestra - MUS475 (1.0)

15
Technology Education
  • Foundations Lab - TED600 (1.0)
  • OR select from the following
  • Electronics I - TED601 (0.5)
  • Manufacturing Tech I - TED604 (0.5)
  • Energy, Power and Transportation - TED606 (0.5)
  • Engineering Drawing - TED621 (1.0), TED620 (0.5)

16
World Languages
  • French I, II - WLG650, WLG652 (1.0)
  • German I, II - WLG660, WLG662 (1.0)
  • Spanish I, II - WLG670, WLG672 (1.0)
  • Japanese I, II - WLG680, WLG682 (1.0)

17
College and Career Pathways
  • Please visit the High School Guidance website for
    more information about the College and Career
    Pathways.
  • Norwin electives are matched with the 16 pathways
    to help students choose electives which would be
    beneficial for their career interests.
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/Page/4725

18
Curriculum Maps at www.norwinsd.org
19
Click on Subject to See Course Map Listing
20
Click on Course to Access Map
21
Sample Schedule 1
Pd Subject Instructor Room Days Term
HR Homeroom Agnew 203 123456 Year
01 Applied Bio Polignone 221 123456 Year
02 Swimming Morgan Pool 123456 Sem 1
02 Intro Elect Warden 104 123456 Sem 2
03 US PA II Waldron 222 123456 Year
04 Geometry Reilly 239 123456 Year
05 Fam Con Sci Ponitz 142 123456 Sem 1
05 Comm. II Brentzel 218 123456 Sem 2
06 Chorus 9 Evans 313 123456 Year
07 Sculp/Craft I Roberts 117 123456 Sem 1
07 Micro Off I Aftanas 124 123456 Sem 2
08 English 9 Mihalov 214 123456 Year
22
Sample Schedule 2
Pd Subject Instructor Room Days Term
HR Homeroom Butch 249 123456 Year
01 Algebra II (H) Brozeski 233 123456 Year
02 Biology (H) Lloyd 202 123456 Year
03 Biology Lab Lloyd 202 1-3-5 Year
03 Swimming Augustin Pool 2-4-6 Year
04 US PA II Davis 227 123456 Year
05 Chorus 9 Evans 313 123456 Year
06 Spanish I Connelly 137 123456 Year
07 Comm. II Brentzel 218 123456 Sem 1
07 Sculp/Craft I Roberts 117 123456 Sem 2
08 English 9 Amic 244 123456 Year
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24
Keystone Exams
  • The Keystone Exams are end-of-course assessments
    designed to evaluate proficiency in academic
    content. Beginning with the Class of 2017,
    students must demonstrate proficiency in
  • Algebra I
  • Literature at the conclusion of the course
    (typically 10th grade)
  • Biology at the conclusion of the course
    (typically 9th grade)

25
Keystone Exams
  • Students are to be proficient or advanced in
    these subject areas. If a student fails to reach
    at least the proficient status, there will be
    opportunities for retakes at various times during
    the school year and remediation will be offered
    to help students become proficient.
  • The PA Department of Education has made the
    Keystone Exams part of the state graduation
    requirements.

26
Keystone Exams - Grade 11
  • 1 Credit Awarded
  • Literature - .33 credit
  • Biology - .33 credit
  • Algebra I - .34 credit
  • Grades Assigned 3rd Grading Term of Senior Year
  • Advanced - 100
  • Proficient - 91
  • Basic - 81
  • Below Basic - 69

27
Graduation Project
  • At this time, it looks like the Graduation
    Project will not be a State requirement for the
    students graduating in 2017.
  • If the district continues some form of a project
    requirement, it will likely change.
  • If requirements do change or if there is a
    Graduation Project, parents and students will be
    informed.

28
Course Selection Deadline
  • April 30, 2013
  • No Schedule Changes
  • After This Date

29
Web Resources
  • Norwin High School Guidance Website
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/domain/44
  • Program of Studies Booklet
  • This PowerPoint
  • Scheduling Selection Forms
  • College and Career Resources
  • Testing Information
  • Contact Information
  • Norwin High School Graduation Project Student
    Manual
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/domain/38
  • Norwin High School Student Handbook
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/domain/40
  • Secondary Information (AP, Dual Enrollment,
    College in High School, CWCTC Link)
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/domain/1171

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31
High School Counselors
  • A-E Mr. Conwell
  • dconwell_at_norwinsd.org
  • F-K Mr. Kean
  • wkean_at_norwinsd.org
  • L-R Mrs. Marazza
  • mmarazza_at_norwinsd.org
  • S-Z Mrs. Thorsen
  • kthorsen_at_norwinsd.org
  • Mrs. Karen Brown
  • kbrown_at_norwinsd.org
  • Guidance Secretary
  • (724) 861- 3002

32
Scheduling Online
  •  Students will access Skyward Student-Family
    Access via the web at https//student.norwinsd.org
     
  • Enter username and password. The login must be
    the STUDENTS username and password. Parent
    accounts are not able to select courses. If your
    child does not remember his/her username or
    password he/she will need to visit the guidance
    office to request that information.

33
Online Scheduling
  • Once you have logged in, click on
  • Courses for 2013-2014 under the
  • Course Requests heading on the left hand
  • side of the screen. If you do not see this
  • option, verify that you are logged in as the
  • student.

34
Online Scheduling
  • Once the screen changes you will see a series of
    tabs across the top of the screen click on
    Update Requests to add courses to your schedule.

35
Online Scheduling
  • To add a course, highlight the course in the left
    column and click the Add Course button. The
    highlighted course information is copied to the
    box on the right side of the screen. Courses
    listed in the box on the right side are the
    courses you are requesting for next school year.

36
Online Scheduling
  • If you need to delete a course, highlight the
    course in the right column and click Remove
    Course (at the bottom of the column).The course
    will be removed from your selections

37
Online Scheduling
  • Once you have finished selecting courses, click
    on the Alternates tab that is across the top of
    the screen. All students must add two alternate
    course selections, but can add up to four.
  • Alternate course selections are added in the same
    way as the other courses are added.
  • Alternate courses are numbered in priority order
    so please be certain to verify that the priority
    number (1, 2, 3) corresponds with your choice
    alternatives. Alternate course selections are
    used when your first choices are already filled
    or cannot be accommodated in your schedule.

38
Online Scheduling
39
Online Scheduling
  • Once you have completed all course selections and
    alternate selections, click on the Selected tab
    to view all courses added. This will provide you
    with an overview of your course choices for next
    school year. You can feel free to edit your
    selections until the close of course scheduling.
  • When finished, logout of the system
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