Borah High School 854-4370 BHS Senior Newsletter On-line Course Selection Graduation Requirements February, 2015 Advanced Placement, Concurrent Credit, and class placement information See the on-line Boise School District Spring Pre-Registration Booklet for more details on requirements. *English 8 AP CLASSES OFFERED: *Speech 1 *+Math 6 *+Science 6 *Health 1 *U.S. History 9 2 *U.S. History 11 2 *American Govt. 2 *Economics 1 Crit. Read/Wrtg. 1 Physical Ed. 2 Electives 16 Total Credits 48 AP LITERATURE AP BIOLOGY AP ENVIRON. SCIENCE AP CHEMISTRY AP PHYSICS 1, 2, or C AP MACRO ECONOMICS AP MICRO ECONOMICS AP AM. GOVERNMENT AP EURO. HISTORY AP WORLD HISTORY AP PSYCHOLOGY AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY AP FRENCH AP JAPANESE LANG/CULT AP SPANISH LITERATURE AP SPANISH LANGUAGE AP ART AP CALCULUS AB or BC AP COMPUTER SCIENCE AP STATISTICS *CORE Classes must have “C” average +4-year colleges require 6 credits of math and science. CONCURRENT CREDIT CLASSES: Earn high school credit as well as college credit. Classes offered at Borah are… SBAC Requirement Must take the SBAC. Newspaper, Journalism, Sports Med, Child Development, AVID, Health Occupations, English 101 and some Tech Center classes. College Entrance Exam MATH CLASSES: All seniors must earn 2 credits of math in senior year. Speak with your current math teacher for placement questions. SCIENCE CLASSES: Speak with your current science teacher. NEWS PRODUCTION: Must have Journalism or approval from Ms. Harmon (room 503). in an application to be considered. Seniors must be in 5 classes per semester to graduate. IOT: 6/7 period block, Occupations class meets every Tuesday. Must have a job in order to take the class. Sign up at registration time. Will be dropped from the class if you don’t have a job. ZERO HOUR CLASSES: YEARBOOK: Sign-up when registering then see Mrs. Bowman (room 109) for application. ATHLETIC FITNESS: Sign up for traditional PE 9 - 12. Have Coaches Corpus or West sign your Athletic Fitness form and it return to your counselor. Intended for juniors/seniors who participate in sports. TEACHER AIDE: Obtain an application in the Counselor’s Office. Sign up for alternate class, and then indicate on form which class to drop when TA position is approved. PROF. TECH. CLASSES: These classes are all 2 hour blocks, located off campus. English 12 Health Acc Algebra 2 Biology Am. Govt. AP Am. Govt. Athletic Fit. /PE Zero hour class starts at 6:53 am and students must have their own transportation. Counselors Barker - A-Gr Briggs - Gs-Mn and AVID Cada - Mo-Z Lim - Bridge OPEN PERIOD: Taken either 1st or 7th period. Must turn requirement All students must take a college entrance exam by the end of junior year. The SAT will be administered at Borah in April of junior year. Grade Classifications Grade 12 34 Semester Credits Catch up on credits Meet with your school counselor regarding all of the options. Summer School Information is online by spring break at: www.boiseschools.org World Languages Latin, Japanese, German, French & Spanish Some universities require 2 consecutive years of a Foreign Language. We offer accelerated Spanish 3. *Student Athletes* On-line Course Selection Steps 1. 2. 3. 4. You must earn at least 5 credits in the se- 5. mester prior to your sport season in order to 6. be eligible to participate. 7. Schedule Change Policy Schedule changes will be limited necessary adjustments will be considered the first 4 days of a semester. 8. Log into your student or parent portal at www.campus.boiseschools.org Click on the left-hand link: “Registration” Review your Individual Graduation Plan, current transcript, course lists, BSD handbooks, and graduation requirements, and this newsletter. Click on “Course Search”, type in name of desired class, click “Go” Scroll down. Click on “Request this Course” or “Request as an Alternate” box. If you want to be in periods 1—7 only, you should have 14 classes selected. If you want a “0” hour class, you should have 16 classes selected—choose classes that have course numbers ending in “0” . Make sure you pick both “A” (first semester) and “B” (second semester) classes. Example: for English 12, you should have 0727A English 12 and 0727B English 12, so that you have both semesters of this class. Include alternate classes—very important. The On-line Course Selection Portal will be open through the end of February. After that time, contact your school counselor to change desired courses.
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