Academic Advising Overview

January 11, 2019

*Dates, times and events subject to change due to weather cancelations

Jan 17 & 18: Academic Days of Emphasis

Wed, Jan 23

9-11th Academic Advising Overview PowerPoint and Materials Distribution during Advisory

  • Each Advisory teacher will be asked to distribute course selection materials, elective fair information and then play the advising powerpoint that goes through the academic advising process. 

Wed, Jan 23

Rising 9th Grade Parent Night/ Rising 10-12th Curriculum Night

  • 6-7pm – Parents receive an overview on graduation requirements and course selection options.  Student Services holds two presentations, one for rising 9th grade families and one for rising 10-12th grade families.  There will be a Spanish version of these presentations in the library led by faculty who coordinate our Hispanic Summits. 
  • 7-8:30pm – There is an electives fair open house in the cafeteria. In addition, there are break out presentations by core content teachers to discuss On-level vs. HNs vs. AP and various advanced academic courses. 

Mon, Jan 28

Electives Fair

  • On Monday January 28, we will change our bell schedule to 1, 7, 5, 3 and there will be no S4.  Students will participate in a electives fair where during last block they be able to visit three sessions to learn about electives they may want to enroll in. 
  • Breakout Session Locations
BELL SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2019

Period 1

8:10-9:35am

Breakfast/Passing

9:35-9:50am

Period 7

9:50-11:17am

Announcements

9:50-9:52am

Period 5

11:25-1:21pm

Electives Fair -Students report to Advisory

1:29-1:39pm

Travel Time

1:39-1:45pm

Elective Fair Session #1

1:45-2:05pm

Travel Time

2:05-2:11pm

Elective Fair Session #2

2:11-2:31pm

Travel Time

2:31-2:37pm

Elective Fair Session #3

2:37-2:55pm

Dismissal

2:55pm

Jan 22 - Mar 8: Academic Advising with Counselors

  • Beginning on January 22, school counselors will meet with students individually with 11th graders coming down through English 11 courses and 9th and 10th graders coming down through PE.

2019-2020 Course Catalog

Academic Advising