Reminder!!!! Due 5/17 2018-19 Skyward input for incoming 7th graders

 
From: "*Class of 2024" <lawrencepierce@msdlt.k12.in.us>
Subject: Reminder!!!! Due 5/17 2018-19 Skyward input for incoming 7th graders
Date: May 16th 2018

This a reminder that that inputting elective is due tomorrow !!!!!!!!

Lawrence Pierce

Good Afternoon Today we will to start the imputing of classes in skyward for FCV. I am attaching the instruction. Please note that every student was place in Pre Algebra that will change upon test results. Your student will need 14 academic hours. I placed students in their core classes. If you want to make a change to that I put a link on how to submit. You will have the ability to change electives as many times as you want until May 17th. All you do is shut the window after you made the changes. There is no save button.

Fall Creek Valley OFFICIAL ONLINE SCHEDULING INSTRUCTIONS 2018-2019 You may input courses in Skyward May 3rd-May 17th, 2018

Students will go to Skyward and enter elective choices for three periods. Please note that some electives are semester courses while others are for the full year. You will have from May 3rd to May 17th to change your elective choices. After this time, changes can still be made, but you need to email Mr. Pierce, lawrencepierce@msdlt.k12.in.us and fill out a change form.

ONLINE ELECTIVE SCHEDULING INSTRUCTIONS: Go to Skyward and log on.

On the left side of the screen, go to Schedule and click it.

On the upper right side of your screen you will see Course Requests now open. Under that you will see Request Courses for 2018-2019 in Fall Creek Valley Middle School. Click on it to open the list of classes. I placed every student in Pre Algebra. This will change when we get the data from exams so please do not worry about that placement. If you want to change a pre chosen core class (Social Studies, Science or Language Arts) please use this link https://goo.gl/forms/IUOsbhJk5kxXtl7y2

Students will highlight one class at a time and add it to their list by clicking the “Add Course” button in the middle of the screen. Continue until all elective courses are the selected. * Remember to select enough courses to fill three class periods (Immersion will fill 2 periods). If you select a semester course, then you must choose another semester course to fill one period. (Example…if you choose three year-long courses, you will only have three classes listed in the right column. If you chose two year-long courses and two semester courses, you will have four classes listed in the right column.) Please note that the courses are not in alphabetical order.

If you select a course and decide you want to remove it, then highlight it under the selected courses side and then click “Remove Course” in the middle of the page.

If you choose a year course you must choose the Spring and Fall (S and F) for that class.

*Do not put alternate courses in Skyward.

You should have 14 Total Academic Hours S imply close and all work is saved.

Other important information: Space is limited in some elective classes. Scheduling conflicts may prevent students from getting a requested course. If student requires additional support in math or reading, a support class may take the place of chosen elective(s).

If you have questions, please email or call Mr. Pierce, counselor lawrencepierce@msdlt.k12.in.us or 964-6623

Fall Creek Valley OFFICIAL ONLINE SCHEDULING INSTRUCTIONS 2018-2019 You may input courses in Skyward May 3rd-May 17th, 2018

Students will go to Skyward and enter elective choices for three periods. Please note that some electives are semester courses while others are for the full year. You will have from May 3rd to May 17th to change your elective choices. After this time, changes can still be made, but you need to email Mr. Pierce, lawrencepierce@msdlt.k12.in.us and fill out a change form.

ONLINE ELECTIVE SCHEDULING INSTRUCTIONS: Go to Skyward and log on. On the left side of the screen, go to Schedule and click it. On the upper right side of your screen you will see Course Requests now open. Under that you will see Request Courses for 2018-2019 in Fall Creek Valley Middle School. Click on it to open the list of classes. I placed every student in Pre Algebra. This will change when we get the data from exams so please do not worry about that placement. If you want to change a pre chosen core class (Social Studies, Science or Language Arts) please use this link https://goo.gl/forms/IUOsbhJk5kxXtl7y2 Students will highlight one class at a time and add it to their list by clicking the “Add Course” button in the middle of the screen. Continue until all elective courses are the selected. * Remember to select enough courses to fill three class periods (Immersion will fill 2 periods). If you select a semester course, then you must choose another semester course to fill one period. (Example…if you choose three year-long courses, you will only have three classes listed in the right column. If you chose two year-long courses and two semester courses, you will have four classes listed in the right column.) Please note that the courses are not in alphabetical order. If you select a course and decide you want to remove it, then highlight it under the selected courses side and then click “Remove Course” in the middle of the page. If you choose a year course you must choose the Spring and Fall (S and F) for that class. Do not put alternate courses in Skyward. You should have 14 Total Academic Hours Simply close and all work is saved.

Other important information: Space is limited in some elective classes. Scheduling conflicts may prevent students from getting a requested course. If student requires additional support in math or reading, a support class may take the place of chosen elective(s).

If you have questions, please email or call Mr. Pierce, counselor lawrencepierce@msdlt.k12.in.us or 964-6623

Spanish I (2120) **GRADE AND CREDITS REFLECTED ON HIGH SCHOOL TRANSCRIPT These courses encourage interpersonal communication through speaking, writing, responding to basic requests and questions. Students will learn the use of appropriate greetings and forms of address as well as participate in brief guided conversations. Credits: two credit high school course. Fulfills a World Language requirement for the Core 40 with Academic Honors diploma. This is a YEAR LONG ELECTIVE

YEAR LONG ELECTIVES:

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) (4937) AVID is an elective class for students who want to succeed in school and in life! AVID students will learn about college and what it takes to get there, become leaders in their school and community, challenge themselves academically, and learn to think outside the box. AVID students are expected to maintain a 2.5 GPA in all classes, model good behavior, and have good attendance. This is a year-long elective. Students must complete an application and interview process and be approved by the AVID site team in order to take this elective course. This is a YEAR LONG ELECTIVE

INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC: Band (0442BB) and/or Orchestra (442BO) The instrumental classes will provide instruction in one of the following areas: strings, woodwinds, brass, or percussion. Students will participate in performances outside of the school day that support and extend the learning in the classroom. Instrument Rental or purchase required, however assistance is available (contact director for more info). This is a YEAR LONG ELECTIVE

Choir (440C) Students in choral music will create, respond, and perform music through singing. Students also participate in performance opportunities outside of the school day that support and extend the learning in the classroom. This is a YEAR LONG ELECTIVE

Guitar (440G) Instrument required, will not be provided. In the Fall Creek Valley Guitar Class, you will develop skills as a musician and a guitar player that will improve your musical abilities and last a lifetime. In this class you will study the anatomy of the guitar and its history, different styles of playing, correct technique, basic music theory, and much more. By the end this course you will be able to read music, accompany yourself and others using a variety chords and patterns, and have the skills necessary to continue developing your guitar technique. Students who are currently taking Band, Choir, or Orchestra are not permitted to replace their performing arts class with Guitar. It can be in addition to the current performing arts class. Some exceptions to this expectation will be considered with approval from the student’s parent, performing arts teacher, and the Guitar teacher. This is a YEAR LONG ELECTIVE.

Gen Music Beginning Percussion (440GM) Students wanting to play drums and mallet instruments. This class will be developing the skills on all percussion instruments to play along with the beginning band as an option but not mandatory for this class. No prior knowledge needed.

Musical Production (440MP) Students will gain experience in all aspects of putting on a musical. This will include acting, singing, choreography, lighting, stage make-up, costumes, set design, directing, sound board, and stage managing. Each student will receive a basic education in all aspects of a musical production and then further their education through advanced study in an area of specialty. Students will spend 8 months rehearsing and learning and then perform their musical in May. This is a YEAR LONG ELECTIVE

Wellness/Physical Education 0450) Students will learn health and fitness concepts that will provide a foundation for promotion of wellness among youth. They will be a part of an interactive process of becoming aware of and practicing healthy choices to create a more successful and balanced lifestyle.

SEMESTER LONG ELECTIVES:

*Select 2 or 4 semester electives to make yearlong placements. There are sections of classes that have 7th grade only options.

2D/3D Art (410A) In 2D students will create works of art in a variety of media, critique those experiences, explore art history, investigate art careers, and participate in art exhibitions and portfolio display. In three-dimensional (3D) art students will create and decorate original three-dimensional artwork from a variety of materials.

Digital Art (410D) Students create computer images employing the elements and principles of art. The course will lead to understanding computers for drawing, design, and animation.

Drawing/Painting (410DP) - students will create artworks using a variety of drawing materials. PAINTING -students explore the medium of painting and learn how to skillfully render images through paint application. They will apply skills to create more advanced and focused works of art.

Project Lead the Way GTT (Gateway to Technology) (490) This is a STEM intro unit to the necessities of a pre-engineering course and an exploration of engineering/biotechnical careers. Students will create unique solutions to problems by learning and implementing the Engineering Design Process. Students will learn to create 3-D models and prototypes by using Autodesk Inventor and our 3-D printer. Students will be introduced to mechanical systems, engineering fundamentals and programming by working with simple mechanisms and then programming some simple machines. ‘B’ or higher math grades are strongly suggested.

Project Lead the Way DMAR (Design and Modeling; Automation and Robotics) (490DM) The SECOND SEMESTER of Project Lead the Way is a natural extension of GTT dedicated to using the concepts learned from GTT and moving to more complex and difficult designs. Students will begin using Autodesk Inventor to create more complicated and detailed 3-D models. They will combine multiple simple mechanisms together to create complicated machines. They will go further in programming to create simple robots and mechanisms that interact with simple sensors as well as explore biotechnical engineering concepts. It is recommended that students are enrolled in pre-algebra 1 year and have maintained a B or higher in GTT.

Gen Music Beginning Piano: (440GM) This is a beginning instrumental music class where students will learn the basics of how to read, write and perform music on the piano. No prior knowledge of music or piano is required. Students will be provided with instruments and all supplies necessary for this semester long course.

Intro to Romance Languages (406) Students will be introduced to the languages of French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Romanian and explore some of the cultural traditions surrounding these languages.

Media/Journalism 1 (1086) This is a beginning journalism class to introduce topics that students will need to be familiar with before joining the yearbook, magazine, or studio staff. This class will involve many types of journalistic writing including news, features, sports,

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