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Registration Timeline 2019

 

February 4th-14th Counselors are presenting registration information to Junior English classes. 
Counselors will meet individually with each Junior to pre-register for courses and discuss post high school plans.  Each student will receive their current transcript, SPC (Student Parent Conference) packet, and course request sheet.
February 27th- 9th-11th grade parent night.  This event is supporting registration as well as break out sessions that parents can choose.
February 28th - Counselors will present registration information to 9th and 10th grade students during Bear Time.  Pertinent paperwork (Transcript, SPC packet and course request sheet) will be distributed to 9th and 10th grade students via their English classes.   Parents should be looking for course request forms from their student.  Please discuss your student's choices before signing their form.  Completed and signed forms are due back to their English teacher by March 8th.  Counselors will collect and input student requests.
March 1st- Showcase- students will spend Bear Time attending three presentations of their own choice to help guide their choices for registration.  Examples of presentations are, AP courses, New Market, Honors Courses, AVID, Art and Occupational Education, Freedom Farmers, and Science Courses.
March 8th-  Completed forms will be collected from the English teachers and counselors will input requests.
March-  Middle school presentations and registration.
April 10th- ​ Incoming freshman parent night/Activity Night.  

May - June - July 2019-20 Master Schedule Development 


New Student Registration

When a new student family moves into the Olympia High School attendance area, the family should contact the Olympia High School Counseling Office at (360)596-7004. Bring proof of residency (rental agreement, mortgage agreement, utility bill) to that meeting. Registration forms will be provided at that time. Paperwork should be completely filled out and returned to Patty West, Enrollment Secretary, in the Counseling Center as soon as possible.

Link to Olympia School District Boundaries information.

Incoming Freshmen from an Olympia School District Middle School:

Information will be provided to 8th graders at Olympia School District middle schools during February-March. Registration and advising is handled through the middle schools. For specific dates check with your middle school counselors for your school specific information. 

8th grade Lesson 1 - click here
Lesson 1 Handouts - click here 
8th grade Lesson 2 - click here 
Lesson 2 Handouts - to be uploaded soon 
8th grade Personalized Pathway Requirement (PPR) entry - Google Form

Courses:

Courses offered vary from year to year and are described in the 2019-20 course catalog


Scheduling:

Each year students at OHS register for their classes by completing the following:

Conduct a SPC (Student Parent Conference)
Attending Showcase
Discussing options with counselor (Junior Year one-on-one)

The subject selection process puts the student in charge of selecting classes to meet individual interests, outcomes and needs; therefore, class schedule changes should not be necessary except for graduation requirements.  Changing a schedule can be very difficult and multiple factors are involved: class size, availability, initial class request and other factors that must work around 1400 student schedules.   

By current grade level:  

Class of 2021 - 24 Credit Checklist 
9th grade subject selection sheet 
10th grade subject selection sheet 
11th grade subject selection sheet 

Should students need additional help, the appropriate counselor may be consulted. Email is best when reaching counselors during registration and/or contacting the Counseling Office for an appointment.  360-596-7004

Incoming freshmen are computer scheduled for their first year after completing the subject selection form.  8th grade registration dates are throughout March for OSD feeder schools.  

Necessary schedule changes should be handled with a counselor during the first ten class days of the first semester (first five days of second semester). Any withdrawal from a class after that time will result in the awarding of a withdrawal failure grade (WF) on the student's permanent record. (See Request to Add/Drop below) 

9-11 Parent Night February, 27th

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