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Title: Scheduling Orientation 2014


1
Scheduling Orientation 2014
  • Students Entering Grade 9
  • WELCOME STUDENTS
  • January 15, 2014

2
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

3
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
4
English and Social Studies
  • All students are required to take the following
    courses
  • English 9 ENG250
  • Communications II ENG251
  • US PA II SST550

5
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

6
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)

7
Math Selections
  • Honors Algebra II MAT406
  • Algebra II MAT407
  • Algebra I MAT401

8
Elective Courses
  • Students may select
  • 2.5 credits if they schedule Honors or Academic
    Biology
  • or
  • 3.0 credits if they schedule Applied Biology

9
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)

10
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)

11
Computer Science
  • Robotics Computer Programming I - COM205
  • (0.5 credits)
  • Robotics Computer Programming II COM206
  • (0.5 credits)
  • Family Consumer Science
  • Family Consumer Science - FCS300
  • (0.5 credits)

12
English
  • Introduction to Journalism - ENG272 (1.0)
  • Argument Debate I - ENG277 (0.5)

13
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)

14
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)

15
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)

16
CWCTC
  • 9th grade students will be allowed to attend
    Central Westmoreland Career and Technical Center.
  • Criteria to attend
  • 70 Grade Point Average
  • Meets District Attendance Requirements
  • Good Behavior
  • Attend a CWCTC information session or tour
  • Review Career Path Information with counselor
  • Acceptance will based on the above criteria and
    number of spaces available in each shop.

17
Air Force JROTC
  • 4-year program with minimum 120 contact hours per
    year
  • Turn-key support, including technology
  • Schools must teach AF-provided curriculum
  • 40/40/20 combination of Aerospace Science (AS),
    Leadership Education (LE) Wellness

Aerospace Science Leadership Education
A Journey Into Aviation History Citizenship, Character, and Air Force Tradition
The Science of Flight Communication, Awareness and Leadership
Cultural Studies An Introduction to Global Awareness Life Skills and Career Opportunities
Astronomy/ Exploration of Space Principles of Management
Management of the Cadet Corps National Endowment for Financial Education (NEFE)
Aviation Honors Ground School
Survival
18
Air Force JROTC Extracurricular Activities
  • Color Guard and Drill Teams
  • Kitty Hawk Air Society
  • Academic Bowl (SAT/ACT)
  • Curriculum In Action (Field Trips)
  • STEM kits
  • Orienteering
  • Newsletters/website/AV squad
  • Air Rifle Competition Teams
  • Model Rocketry Radio Controlled Aircraft Clubs
  • Incentive flights in civilian and CAP aircraft
  • CyberPatriot Air Force Association sponsored
    on-line network-defense competition
  • Aviation Ground School
  • Survival Training
  • Marksmanship
  • Flight Simulators in Classrooms
  • Community Service Projects
  • Fitness competitions
  • Mentoring/outreach to middle schools

All programs are optional require principal
approval
19
Air Force JROTC Optional Summer Programs
  • Summer Leadership School (SLS)
  • Unit-hosted camps typically held for 1 week
    during summer They are not boot camp --They are
    a reward!
  • Teach team building and instill self-confidence
  • Locally-determined focus drill, STEM,
    leadership and more
  • Your unit may attend an SLS hosted by another
    unit with school permission
  • Partially/Totally funded by Air Force
  • Other Service JROTC/Civil Air Patrol Camps
  • Top cadets may compete to attend other STEM and
    leadership camps

20
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

21
Sample Schedule 1
Pd Subject Instructor Room Days Term
HR Homeroom Agnew 249 123456 Year
01 Applied Bio Woitkowiak 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 Nanassy 239 123456 Year
05 Fam Con Sci Jurich 142 123456 Sem 1
05 Comm. II Brentzel 218 123456 Sem 2
06 Chorus 9 McCurdy 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 Agnew 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 Dankovich Pool 2-4-6 Year
04 US PA II Davis 227 123456 Year
05 Chorus 9 McCurdy 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
23
Keystones 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

24
Course Selection Deadline
  • April 16, 2014
  • No Schedule Changes
  • After This Date

25
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 Student Handbook
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/domain/40
  • Secondary Information (AP, College in High
    School, CWCTC Link)
  • http//www.norwinsd.org/domain/1171

26
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.

27
Online Scheduling
  • When logging on to your Skyward account, 8th
    grade students will need to change over to the
    high school. To do this, use the pull down menu
    at the top of the screen and select Norwin High
    School.

28
Online Scheduling
  • Once you have logged in, click on
  • Courses for 2014-2015 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.

29
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.

30
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.

31
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

32
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.

33
Online Scheduling
34
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.
  • When finished, logout of the system

35
Scheduling Faire
  • The Scheduling Faire will be on Thursday, January
    16th from 600 800 pm in the High School
    Auditorium. Hope to see you there!
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