CURRICULUM NIGHT 2015-2016 COURSE SELECTION PROCESS

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CURRICULUM NIGHT2015-2016COURSE SELECTION PROCESS

TIMELINEFeb. 10 thru March 26 4th block classes will be pulled into a computer lab. COUNSELORS WILL GIVE STUDENTS A copy of their transcript AND a course selection form

COUNSELORS WILL REVIEW GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS WITH THEM

STUDENTS WILL LOG INTO THEIR POWERSCHOOL ACCOUNT AND BEGIN ENTERING COURSE REQUESTS.

STUDENTS WILL BEGIN LISTING THE COURSES ON THEIR COURSE REQUEST WORK SHEET

STUDENTS WILL BRING THE WORKSHEET HOME AND DISCUSS COURSES WITH PARENT AND THEN COMPLETE THE WORKSHEET AND FINISH ENTERING COURSE REQUESTS INTO POWERSCHOOL

IF STUDENTS WISH TO TAKE A CLASS THAT REQUIRES A TEACHER RECOMMENDATION AND ONE HAS NOT BEEN PROVIDED THE STUDENT WILL TAKE THE SELECTIONS WORKSHEET TO THE TEACHER FOR A RECOMMENDATION SIGNATURE.

PARENT AND STUDENT SIGNS THE WORKSHEET AND RETURNS IT TO THE GUIDANCE OFFICE BY FRIDAY, MARCH 27TH

FORMS IN PACKETS TO BE GIVEN TO STUDENTS.

V indicates the students has passed the SOL associated with the courseCourses taken, grade earned and credit awarded for classes taken

COURSE SELECTION PROCESS IN THE PARENT PORTAL

NavigationGrades and AttendanceGrade HistoryAttendance HistoryTeacher CommentsSchool BulletinClass RegistrationGraduation ProgressHonor RollMy ScheduleNext Years ScheduleTest ScoresPARENT PORTAL MAIN SCREEN MENUCLICK ON THE CLASS REGISTRATION LINK

WHEN YOU CLICK ON THE CLASS REGISTRATION SCREEN THIS IS WHAT YOU WILL GET NEXTNOW CLICK ON THE ICON SHOWING THE PIECE OF PAPER AND PENCILCLASS CATEGORIES IF YOU DO NOT SELECT AT LEAST THE NUMBER OF CLASSES LISTED HERE YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SUBMIT YOUR REQUESTS!

WHEN YOU CLICK ON THE PENCIL IN EACH COURSE CATEGORY ANOTHER SCREEN OPENS UP. IF YOU SEE A BOX IN THE LEFT COLUMN THAT CLASS MAY BE SELECTED BY CLICKING IN THAT BOX.

NOTE THE TEACHER RECOMMENDATION

READ THE PRE-REQUISITE NOTES TO BE CERTAIN THAT YOU QUALIFY TO SELECT THAT COURSE.

YOU ALSO SEE THE COURSE NUMBER THAT YOU USE TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION FORM YOU WILL SUBMIT TO GUIDANCE.

THE CREDITS COLUMN TELLS YOU HOW MANY CREDITS YOU MAY EARN BY PASSING THE COURSE

ONCE YOU HAVE SELECTED COURSES IN EACH TYPE YOU WILL SEE THE COURSES YOU SELECTED LIKE THIS.

Student wanted to take PVCC Eng 111/112 but did not have the required recommendation so they entered Eng 12 in the database as that is the next English class required to graduation.

Student gets a teacher recommendation and the counselor will make this change in the database.Student wanted AP US Gov but did not have a recommendation at the time they entered classes so they enter US government into PowerSchool but put AP us Gov on this form and got a teacher signature and the counselor will bake the change in the database when this form is returned..

Student does not enter Alternates into the Parent Portal, but enters them here so that if all desired classes cannot be scheduled the counselors have options. Enter the courses in the order of preference on this sheet.

This completed form is turned in to the guidance officeThis form is signed by both students and parent

FINAL STEPS IN THE PROCESSTHE FORM ON THE PREVIOUS PAGE IS TURNED IN TO EITHER THEIR FIRST PERIOD TEACHER OR GUIDANCE AFTER THE PARENT AND STUDENT SIGN OFF.COUNSELORS WILL COMPARE THIS FORM TO WHAT HAS BEEN ENTERED INTO POWERSCHOOL AND MAKE ANY NECESSARY CORRECTIONS PER THE TEACHER SIGNATURE AND RECOMMENDATIONS NEEDEDCOUNSELORS WILL VERIFY THAT THE CORRECT CLASSES HAVE BEEN SELECTED PER THE DIPLOMA DESIRED AND ADJUST IF NECESSARY IN CONVERSATION WITH THE STUDENT.COUNSELORS WILL UPDATE AND ADJUST THE STUDENTS ACADEMIC AND CAREER PLAN PER THE RETURNED COURSE SELECTION SHEET AND ANY CLASS FAILURES AT THE END OF THE SCHOOL TERM. A COPY OF THE COURSES SELECTED WITH ADJUSTMENTS FOR FAILED REQUIRED CLASSES WILL BE SENT HOME WITH THE STUDENTS FINAL REPORT CARD

OPEN LAB HOURSTUESDAY MARCH 24 4:00 7:00

OTHER HOURS BY APPOINTMENT ONLY