Class of 2013 –
What we will discuss today:
Credits/requirements needed to graduate
Timeline and process for registration
What you need to know about registration
~ Please have pen/pencil and paper out to
write down important dates!
2013 - What you need to graduate
4 credits of Language Arts
3 credits of Social Studies
3 credits of Math
3 credits of Science
1 credit of Practical Art (Business & Tech)
1 credit of Fine Art (Choir, Art, Band,
1 credit of Physical Ed (PE)/Health
8 credits of elective classes
20 hours of community service (minimum)
Total credits needed to graduate: 24
*Public Speaking not required but highly
Flow chart for Language Arts
Flow chart for Math
Flow chart for Science
Flow chart for Social Studies
College Ready Classes
All classes below require signatures and applications:
TBD Digital Photography (App./Signature)* .5
69018 S1/S2 Intro. to PC Apps. (App./Sig.)* .5
69013 S1/S2 Logic & Prog. Des. (App./Sig.)* .5
TBD Computer Science I (App./Signature)* .5
TBD Computer Science II (App./Signature)* .5
69310 S1/S2 Video Prod. I (App./Sig.)* .5
69313 S1/S2 Video Post Prod. I (App./Sig.)* .5
69015 S1/S2 Intro to Business (App./Sig.)* .5
69017 S1/S2 International Bus. (App./Sig.)* .5
69016 S1/S2 Personal Finance (App./Sig.)* .5
TBD Intro. to Biotechnology (App./Signature)* 1.0
These classes offer dual credit for both high school and college
if you pass with a C or higher. Other College Ready classes
are offered off-campus. See DCSD website for more details.
Peer Counseling I
It’s not on your registration sheet but you can still
apply! Go to RCHS website > Counseling > Peer
Counseling to download application & teacher
recommendation form. Or stop by Counseling
Office to pick up forms.
If you are interested in the field of Psychology, want
strong people skills in the medical field, have an
edge in business & marketing or if you want to
learn listening/helping skills-this is the perfect class.
It gives you life long skills that you can apply in any
social situation. Great to take at the same time as
Psychology, Sociology or AP Psychology, but not
If you want to know more, see Mrs. Perea, Mrs.
McMechen or talk to one of the trained peer
counselors (PC’s) about Peer Counseling I. PC’s
are available to discuss during periods 2-7 in the
There is also an interview after the application &
recommendation form are turned in.
What colleges want from you
4 years in each of your core classes –
English, Science, Social Studies, Math
2-3 levels of one foreign language
ex. Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III
To be active in your school – join a club or
Community service hours
Take rigorous curriculum
Check with your desired college on specific
ex. Foreign Lang requirements, Fine Arts
University of California schools want 2 levels of
Registration Timeline & Process
Read RCHS course catalog online at school
website under counseling tab
Signatures required: parent/teacher/student
Alternate classes: you have to pick 5
ex. You have to have completed Chemistry
before you can take Physics
Counselors available at lunch to answer
questions: Jan 19-Jan 31, 2011
IC open so you can enter/add your classes:
open Jan 24 until midnight, Feb 1, 2011
How exactly do you register?
1- Log into IC student portal. Enter your classes into
IC – be sure to enter both semesters
ex. English III -put in both 50360S1 and 50360S2.
Be sure to enter all alternate classes as well.
When finished print your schedule from IC and
attach to registration form.
2- If you want to take AP course(s), print out AP
contract from our Academic Planning Course
Guide on page 72, fill out/get signatures, then
attach to your registration form.
3- Student Government application & teacher
recommendation form are available on the
“STUCO” link from the main website-
App. Due to Ms. Hartline on Jan.18 5:00pm.
4- Turn the above in to your math teacher on
Tuesday, Feb 1, 2011
*Counselors will verify your course list and
registration through your math class: Feb 7-11,
What you need to know…
Counselors will not be doing individual
appointments for credit checks during
the registration process (Jan-Feb 2011)
unless you are new to Rock Canyon. If
you want to track your credits – print
your transcript from IC portal and use
p.16 in the Academic Planning Course
Guide or slide 2 of this presentation
(available on our website)
Put your courses into IC as soon as the
window opens – don’t wait until the last
Due to reduction in credits required for
graduation, it’s possible that you can
sign up for either 6 or 7 classes each
semester in 11th grade.
What you still need to know
Make sure you are signing up for both
semesters (12 classes max) - don’t forget to
add alternates to your schedule too!
Double check your registration entries to
avoid class registration errors!
Classes next year will be offered based on
demand with student registration so there
will be very little flexibility with schedule
changes in the Fall. Choose wisely!
This presentation will be available for viewing
at the Rock Canyon website under the
What questions do you have?