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  • Cambridge-Isanti High School Registration

  • The PowerPoint presentation shown tonight will be available on the Cambridge-Isanti High School website at:

    PowerPoint is located under Registration tab

  • WelcomeClass of 2018!

  • Did You KnowStudies have shown that students who are involved in sports and activities do better in the classroom; they have higher GPAs than students who are not involved

  • ActivitiesBPACheerleadingDECAForeign Exchange ProgramFCCLAIntramuralsBand & ChoirMath LeagueMock TrialModel United NationsMusical

    National Honor SocietyOne Act PlayPep BandSchool NewspaperSki ClubSkills USASpeechStage CrewStudent CouncilThree-Act PlayYearbookWeightlifting

  • Sports ActivitiesFootballCross CountrySwimming & DivingSoccerTennisVolleyballBasketballAdapted Bowling

    GymnasticsIce HockeyWrestlingBaseballGolfSoftballTrack & Field

    Fall sports sign up meetings will take place at the middle schools during the last part of May

    All 2014 fall sports start Monday August 11th

  • Drivers Training OpportunitySummer Drivers Education Classes offered- applications are available on Community Ed websitePerfect for students involved in sports or other activities after schoolSessions available:June 16-20 10:00 am-1:00 p.m.June 23-27 10:00 am-1:00 p.m.July 14-18 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.July 21-25 10:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.Turn in application and $75 to reserve your spot in the session ~ contact Carolyn Klunder at 689-6222 or Dave Maurer at 689-6220 with questionsSchool year session dates to be determined

  • 9th Grade Orientation

    Link Crew is at CIHS!!

    Link Crew is a freshman transition program designed to help increase freshman successClass of 2018 will be the eighth class to participateSmall groups of 9th grade students will be paired with 11th and 12th grade mentors Link LeadersStudents participate in Link Crew activities throughout the year with their student mentors

  • Trimester ScheduleFive periods per day plus a 25-minute Directed StudyApproximately 60 minutes longYear long classes typically will be two out of three trimestersThree-12 week sessions

  • Directed Study25 Minutes Per DayMonday ~ Check & ConnectTuesday ~ MathWednesday ~ Check & ConnectThursday ~ ReadingFriday ~ Check & Connect

  • CIHS Schedule Trivia!!

    How many courses are offered at Cambridge-Isanti High School?

  • There are 169 courses offered at Cambridge-Isanti High School!

    Your course selections are used to create the schedule of next years classes

    Choose your classes carefully! Changes are only made if there are mistakes

  • Which Factors Should I Consider When Choosing Classes?

  • TimeInterests Graduation RequirementsFuture PlansConsider your:

  • What Do I Need To Do To Earn A CIHS Diploma?

  • Complete 52 credits

    Take the MCA or GRAD Tests in written composition (grade 9), reading (grade 10), and math (grade 11)

    Further information about requirements can be found onpage three of the registration guide

  • Which Credits Need To Be Earned To Graduate From High School?

    Which Credits Are Typically Needed To Get Into College?

  • Full class period = 1 credit

    SubjectCIHS RequirementsCommon College RequirementsEnglish8 credits8 creditsSocial Studies8 credits6 creditsScience6 credits6-8 creditsMathematics7 credits6-8 creditsPhysical Education2 creditsHealth1 creditTeen Survival1 creditIntro to or Computer Applications/Digital Citizenship1 creditThe Arts2 credits2 creditsWorld Languages4 creditsElectives16 creditsTotal Credits52 credits

  • Consider What You Will Need For Post Secondary PreparationFour-Year Colleges Usually Require*4 years of English4 years of Social Studies3-4 years of Math3-4 years of Science2 years of World Language1 year of the Arts (recommended)

    Two-Year Colleges Usually Require*Successful completion of high school *Contact individual colleges for specific requirements

  • Can I Earn College Credits While Attending High School?

  • Advanced Placement (AP) CoursesCollege in the School(Concurrent Classes)Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)Articulated College Courses

    Ways to earn college creditwhile attending high school include:

  • Who Is Eligible To Earn College Credits While In High School?

  • Juniors in the top 1/3 of their class or Seniors in the top 1/2 of their class are eligible to take College in the School or PSEO classesMost AP courses require that students have a GPA of 3.5

    **10th grade PSEO available (one career-tech course) or**Some 10th grade PSEO courses are offered online

  • What Are The Benefits Of Taking College, PSEO Or AP Courses?Provides the opportunity for students to earn college credit, earn exemption from certain college course requirements, or bothStudents are more likely to graduate from college in four yearsIncreased eligibility for scholarships and makes students more attractive to colleges* *Transportation funds may be available to help low income students into PSEO

  • College Classes Available At CIHS

    College Algebra College Biology College Calculus College ChemistryCollege GeographyCollege Psychology/SociologyCollege Public SpeakingCollege Reading/WritingCollege StatisticsCollege TrigonometryAP Literature/College PoetryGerman 3, 4 & 5

  • Its Time To Register!

    What Do I Need To Do?

  • Timetable For RegistrationStudents receive registration materials and information at registration sessions on Thursday, January 30th

    Students turn in registration materials to their math/social studies teacher no later than Thursday, February 6th

    Students will register with CIHS staff using registration material turned in by student

  • Pre-registration Form

    Complete thisform to register.Forms must beturned in to math/social studies teacher byThursday, February 6th

  • What Are Required Courses?

  • Required courses are courses you must take and pass in order to graduate

    Required courses are listed on the top portion of your pre-registration form

  • Required Courses

  • What Are Elective Courses?

  • Elective courses are courses you choose to take depending on your future plans and interests

    Elective courses will be entered in the middle section of your pre-registration form

  • Elective Courses

  • Registration Choices(listed on back side of yellow registration form)

  • What Are Alternate Courses?

  • Some classes that you register for may not be available; alternate courses are classes you choose to take their place

    Alternate courses must be different than the required courses or others you have already selected

  • Why Do I Have To Register For Alternate Courses?

  • Next years schedule is determined by student requests and the District 911 budget

    Some classes that you wish to take may be full or may not be offered during a required period; therefore, you must select alternate courses to take their place

    Be sure to choose three alternate courses

  • Alternative Courses

  • Which Math Class Should I Take?

  • Middle school math teachers will recommend the math class that each student should take as a 9th grader and this information is shared with each studentStudents must fill in the recommended math course on the pre-registration formAfter the NWEA Spring test results and MCA math test results, math placement may change

  • Which Computer ClassShould I Take?

  • One computer class is required for graduation at CIHS. Most students take this course as a 9th grader

    Students with basic computer skills should register for Introduction to Computer Applications/Digital Citizenship*

    Students with advanced computer skills should register for Computer Applications/Digital Citizenship*

    *Both courses cover Microsoft Word, Excel, presentation software, and social media topics

  • What about direct service classes?If you are on an Individual Education Plan (IEP), your case manager will help determine which classes are appropriate

    If you have any questions, contact your case manager at the middle school

    You may also speak with a CIHS special education staff member here tonight

  • Pre-registration form without band and/or choir classes will equal 15 credits

    Register for:

    Required courses on top section

    Elective courses on middle section

    Three alternate course selections on bottom section

  • Sample Schedule With 15 Credits

    Trimester 1Trimester 2Trimester 3Period 1Algebra 1.5 AAlgebra 1.5 BAlgebra 1.5 CPeriod 2English 9 AFACS for LifeEnglish 9 BPeriod 3Citizenship and Government 9Economics 9Health 9Period 4CeramicsIntegrated Science AIntegrated Science BPeriod 5/ Directed StudyPeriod 6Physical Education 9Intro to Computer Applications/Digital CitizenshipWoods 1

  • Pre-registration form with band or choir will equal 14.5 creditsRegister for:

    Required courses on top section

    Music choice and other electives in middle section

    Three alternate courses on bottom section

  • Pre-registration form with band and choir will equal 15 creditsRegister for:

    Required courses on top section

    Music choices and other electives in middle section

    Three alternate courses on bottom section

  • Band & Choir Schedule ExamplesStudents