Welcome Class of 2019!
Introductions
NHS ~ Name and role at Napa High
8th Grade Students share out:
One thing you want to learn about
Napa High.
After today students & parents can...
Ask a NHS representative a question
Name the graduation requirements &
elective classes they are interested in
State ways to get involved at NHS
Submit course requests in Naviance
9th Grade Schedule & Course Offerings
AVID
English (4 years required)
Math (3 years required)
PE (2 years required. 1 year required in 9th grade)
World Language (2 years required, 3 recommended)
Science (2 years required, 3 recommended)
Visual & Performing Art (1 year required)
Social Studies (3 years required starting sophomore year)
Other Special Programs open to 9th grade (Elective Credit)
LAYLA
ISA
Yearbook
Journalism
Career Tech Education
UC Davis College Readiness Academy
Who: students entering Math 1 in 9th Grade received an application
When & Where: June 16 - July 14, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at Napa High
Goal: Help prepare students for the transition to high school, transition to
high school math, and immerse in college requirements
Includes: Individual tutoring, pre-college advising, and college field trips
Fill out application & return by March 13, 2015 at 4:00 pm to Napa High.
Space limited, get your application in early!
Questions, please call Napa High at 253-3713
VPA, CTE, ELECTIVES
AVID STUDENT (AVID Rooms Only)
Purpose: At Napa High, the AVID program supports the students’ desire to enroll in
a 4-year college after graduation. Traditionally these are first generation college
bound students.
An AVID student will:
~Take the AVID elective class all 4 years with the same AVID teacher
~ Fulfill the A-G Requirements (passing all classes with a C or higher)
~ Enroll in Honors & AP classes throughout their high school career
~For 9th grade: Honors English, Honors Math, Honors Spanish
(Level 2)
~Apply to a 4-year college Fall semester of their 12th grade year
AVID FAMILY (AVID Rooms Only)
The AVID family will:
~Understand & Support WICOR
Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading
~Commit to attend a minimum of 3 parent meetings per year
Student Led Conference Nights (September, January, May)
~Visit college campuses at least once a year
~Be active participants in learning
~Provide an electronic device (laptop) for their AVID student by August
~Complete the AVID application online by April 1st at www.napahigh.org
Freshmen Success
9th grade students will be assigned to a Freshmen Success Team
Student Leader Mentors (11th & 12th grade students) lead the
Freshmen Success Teams
Freshmen Success Teams meet once a month during Early Release
(1:50 pm - 2:20 pm)
Students must sign up for Freshmen Success in the Electives Tab when
you register for classes. Freshmen Success = 2.5 credits per semester.
Napa High Athletics
Napa High Clubs
GET INVOLVED
Students who are involved do better in school!
8th graders, be thinking about what you want to be
involved in outside of the classroom...
The Arts?
Athletics?
Career Pathways?
Clubs?
Leadership programs: LAYLA, JOURNALISM, YEARBOOK, AVID?
Stay Connected with NHS!
@NapaHigh
@napatribe
@PadresdeNHS
@nhs_beat
@napa_football
@NHSSpiritleader
@NapaHighAVID
@NapaHighBand
@NapaChoir
@napahightrack
@NhsBreakers
@NapaHighLibrary
@napatribe
@nhs_beat
@napahighlayla
@napahigh_football
@nhsspiritleaders
@napahighchoir
@nhsdrumline
@nhscolorguard
@napahigh_basketball
@napahighsoccer
@nhstrack
@nhsbreakers
Napa-High-School
nhsbeat
Napa-High-Choir
NapaHighFootball
Napahighwrestling
Napa High Band
napahighathleticboosters
Napa High Alumni Association
NapaHighHOF
Student Email
In August, you will be assigned an academic email
address (nvusd.org).
You can still keep your personal email address but you
will use your nvusd.org email address for school.
You will also be assigned an ECHO account. ECHO is
our student learning management system where you can
access class agendas, assignments, projects, grades, and
more.
Bring Your Own Device
NVUSD Tech Connection is HERE TONIGHT!
Visit Tech Connection in the H-porch
You can purchase a ChromeBook for your student
tonight or you can put a plan in place to purchase a
chrome book by August!
Napa High Blue Card
You all received a Blue Card with your room location for Wednesday
Also on the Blue Card are you English & Math recommendations as well as
other class recommendations.
Please write down your Naviance Username & Password on your Blue Card so
you remember it for Wednesday night.
Remember on Wednesday night you are going to show your courses to your
parent for final approval
Naviance
9th grade students select classes in their Naviance Account
If you brought your own device for Wednesday night here is the
Napa High WiFi Password:
[email protected]@[email protected]
Naviance
Go to your Middle School’s Naviance Website:
Harvest: connection.naviance.com/harvestms
Redwood: connection.naviance.com/redwoodms
River: connection.naviance.com/riverms
Silverado: connection.naviance.com/silveradoms
Naviance Username: Firstname.Lastname
Naviance Password: Middle School Acronym + 6 digit student ID#
Harvest: Hms
Redwood: Rwms
River: Rms
Silverado: Sms
Naviance
Once students are logged in:
1. Go to Courses Tab at the top
2. Go to manage my course plans.
3. Select Add a New Plan
4. Choose High School Plan
5. Choose Napa High School in the drop down menu
6. Create new draft plan
7. Choose This One
9th Grade Course Selections 1 of 3
1. Click on the English Requirement
Select your English Class based on teacher recommendation.
2.
ISA students select Geography History/Social Science
3.
Click on the Life Science Requirement
Biology is recommended but not required for 9th grade students.
4.
Click on the Math Requirement
Select your Math Class based on teacher recommendation.
5.
Click on the World Language Requirement
Select your World Language based on teacher recommendation.
If you don’t have a recommendation, select level 1 in the language you
would like to take.
9th Grade Course Selections 2 of 3
1. Click on the Visual & Performing Arts Requirement
Select your first choice for a visual & performing arts. Please
note that
VPA classes are by space available & you may not get your first choice.
3.
Click on the PE Requirement
9th grade students must take PE/Health
4.
Click on Electives
If you haven’t selected Biology, you must choose an Elective.
If you are in AVID, you must choose AVID under this
requirement.
5.
Under the Electives tab, you must select Freshmen Success
9th Grade Course Selections 3 of 3
All 9th graders must be enrolled in 6 classes + Freshmen
Success!
DON’T TAKE EARLY FLIGHT IF YOU ARE NOT AN
EARLY RISER!
After you have reviewed your course, click
the Review & Finalize tab. Make sure you
have green check marks all the way down.
TIME FOR A RAFFLE (March 4)
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Welcome Class of 2019! - Napa High School