1 - Niles Township High School District 219

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1 - Niles Township High School District 219
Tonight’s Presentation
• Information about Niles North
• Explore Test Results
• Course Recommendations
• Registration Information
• Transition to Niles North
Niles North Student Population
2010- 2011 School Year
2081 Students
SENIORS Class of 2011– 552 students
JUNIORS Class of 2012– 515 students
SOPHOMORES Class of 2013– 563 students
FRESHMEN Class of 2014– 451 students
Niles North Student Services Staff
• 9 Guidance Counselors
• 1 College & Career Counselor
• 1 National College Advisor
• 3 Deans
• 3 Social Workers (3 interns)
• 3 Psychologists (2 interns)
• 1 Student Assistance Coordinator
• 4 Nurses
Pupil Support Teams (PST)
School
Psychologist
School Social Worker
Dean
Guidance
Counselor
Progress Reports and Report Cards
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SEMESTERS (each semester has two 9-week quarters)
– Semester 1 (August to January)
– Semester 2 (January to June)
– Semester grades are the only grades listed on the transcript
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PROGRESS REPORTS
– Mailed home four times a year in the middle of each quarter
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REPORT CARDS
– Mailed home four times a year at the end of each 9-week quarter
Pinnacle Internet Viewer (PIV)
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Check grades and attendance or have them emailed to you
– Unexcused absences
– Attendance summary
– Grade summary
– Student assignments
– Grade notification
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PIV password distributed at registration appointment
– Same password is used to register for summer school
Individual Learning Plan
• Demographics
• Schedule/Activities
• Scores/Awards
• Past Grades/Current GPA
• Goals/ICARE
• Four-Year Plan
Graduation Requirements
English
Math
Social Studies
Science
PE
Fine/Applied Arts
Health
Consumer Ed.
Electives
Total
1 semester = 1 credit
8 credits
6 credits
6 credits
4 credits
8 credits
2 credits
1 credit
1 credit
8 credits
44 credits
College Requirements
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Not the same as District 219 graduation requirements
Not all colleges have the same requirements
Naviance – College/Career Planning Software
Contact your guidance counselor, Jodie Faltynski,
College & Career Counselor or Jerry Pope, National
College Advisor
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Attend District College Programs each year
– check school calendar or website
A Typical Day at Niles North
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Homeroom each day - ten minutes
Nine class periods each day
Each period is forty-two minutes
Five minutes between classes
Early Bird classes
– PE
– Drivers Education
– Hebrew
– Spanish
– Consumer Education
– Physics
1
2
3
9:44am – 10:26am
HR
10:31am – 10:41am
4
5
6
7
8
9
10:46am – 11:28am
8:10am – 8:52am
8:57am – 9:39am
11:33am – 12:15pm
12:20pm – 1:02pm
1:07pm – 1:49pm
1:54pm – 2:36pm
2:41pm – 3:23pm
Freshmen Courses
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Math
Science
English
Reading (if required)
Global Studies
Freshmen PE
Homeroom
Elective(s)
Freshmen Structured Study Hall
Lunch
Sample Student Schedules
Period
Mon
Tues
1
Wed
Thur
Fri
Period
Mon
Tues
Wed
Thur
1
2
PE
Math
2
PE
Math
3
Science
3
Science
4
Lab
Structured
Study
Hall
Structured
Study
Hall
Lab
Structured
Study
Hall
4
Lab
Structured
Study
Hall
Structured
Study
Hall
Lab
Fri
Structured
Study
Hall
5
Lunch
5
6
6
8
English
Reading
Global Studies
8
Elective
Global Studies
9
Elective
9
Foreign Language
7
7
Lunch
English
Course Recommendations
• EXPLORE Test (November 2009)
• 8th and 9th grade teachers articulate
curriculum expectations
• 8th grade teachers make their
recommendations
Course Names
English 12-22
The 1st number is the semester
1 = 1st semester
3 = 3rd semester (2nd year)
2 = 2nd semester
4 = 4th semester (2nd year)
English 12-22
The 2nd number is the level of the course.
Advanced/Honors – 1
Regular – 2 or 0
Introductory – 3
EXPLORE Cut Scores - Math
EXPLORE Cut Scores – Science
EXPLORE Cut Scores – English/Reading
Finding the Balance
Finding the Balance
Finding the Balance
Registration Materials
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Residency letter
Student home language survey
Birth certificate
Locker partner request form
Picture ID of parent/guardian
Summer school / athletic camps information
District 219 coursebook
Explore test scores and course recommendations
Guide for incoming freshmen
Health center information
*Forms can be found on NNHS Website
http://www.niles-hs.k12.il.us/north/departments/pupil-personnel-services
*Items in bold MUST be brought to registration appointment
Counselor Registration Appointment
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February 22
February 23
February 24
February 25
– East Prairie, Golf, and Private
– Old Orchard
– Old Orchard
– McCracken
– Bring required materials
– Confirm final course levels and select elective(s)
– ID picture taken
– Receive summer school/online password
– Discuss summer school options
Transition to NNHS
• Sender School Visits
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East Prairie – February 17
Old Orchard – February 18
Golf – February 18
McCracken – February 19
Freshmen Orientation
– Thursday, August 19, 2010
• Students 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
• Parents 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
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Freshmen Structured Study Hall
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Impact Freshmen Mentor Program
Important Dates
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June
– Summer school begins on June 18, 2010
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July
– Health exam & immunizations due July 1, 2010
– “Back to School” information mailed home
– Freshmen Orientation information mailed home
– Summer school ends on July 30, 2010
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August
– August 6, 2010 – School fees due
– Mid August - Final schedules mailed home
– August 19 - Freshmen Orientation
– August 20 - Textbook pick-up 9am-3pm
– August 24 - First day of School – ½ day

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