November 1st was the deadline to change any full year courses-this includes level changes, dropping courses for non-credit study hall, off campus, or office aide. Students who feel they have extenuating circumstances may submit requests for changes which will be reviewed individually by the administration.
The FBISD Evening School Program has been in existence for over fourteen years. The program is offered each semester to assist in-district and out-of-district students who need to retake a core class or take a core class for original credit.
Registration Dates, Times, and Place
· Registration is at Progressive High School on Tuesday, January 25, Wednesday, January 26, and Thursday, January 27 from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
· Registration is 3 days only! There is NO late registration!
· The student’s parent or legal guardian should accompany the student to registration.
Required Registration Materials Necessary to Register for Evening School
Spring Semester, 2010-11 Evening School registration forms may be obtained through your school’s counselor who will complete, sign, and initial for each course to be taken. Registration materials will be available prior to registration at FBISD high school campuses in the counselor’s office.
NOTE: Students that do not have the required registration materials completed fully will not be allowed to register.
Optional Registration Materials
Reduced tuition is available for students on free and reduced meals. The Evening School Reduced Tuition Fee Form must be completed and signed by the counselor. Reduced tuition is available only for FBISD students taking courses for remedial credit only! Students taking a course for original credit or repeat credit due to attendance are not eligible for reduced tuition.
Fees and Payments at Registration
Tuition is $275 per original credit course for FBISD students
Tuition is $300 per original credit course for out-of-district students
Tuition is $225.00 per remedial credit course for FBISD students
Tuition is $250 per remedial credit course for out-of-district students
Methods of Payment
Payment for tuition may be made in cash, debit card, or credit card.
There is a $5 fee for the use of debit and credit cards.
Full payment is due at the time of registration.
Fort Bend ISD students currently receiving benefits provided by the Federal Free and Reduced Lunch Program during the 2010-11 school year can receive a Reduced Tuition fee and pay $85 per course. REDUCED TUITION FEE FORMS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED AFTER THE REGISTRATION PROCESS HAS BEEN COMPLETED; THEY MUST BE PRESENTED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION.
Reduced Tuition may only be used for courses taken for remedial credit. Reduced Tuition is not available for courses taken for original credit.
Original Credit Classes-(counselor’s permission required) are for students who are taking a course for the first time or students who are repeating a course that was failed due to excessive absences and denied credit. The regular Fort Bend ISD curriculum will be followed. All courses last two and a half (2 ½) hours each class throughout the semester. Reduced tuition fees do not apply to these courses.
Remedial Credit Classes-(counselor’s permission required) are for students who are repeating a course. The regular Fort Bend ISD curriculum will be followed. All courses last two and a half (2 ½) hours each class throughout the semester. No student will be allowed to take the second semester of a course without having previously passed the first semester of the course.
Class Assignments-Classes are assigned based on enrollment, need, and the availability of certified teachers. Courses that are cancelled due to insufficient enrollment or lack of qualified teachers will result in a full refund or the opportunity for the student to select another available course.
Refund Policy-Students who are withdrawn from Evening School for disciplinary reasons or for excessive tardiness/absences, will not receive any refund for tuition fees paid by or on behalf of the student. Refunds will not be given once classes begin on the first day of the class.
Grades-Progress reports will be given to students and are due back the following class period with a parent’s signature. A credit report will be mailed to the student’s home and the home campus registrar and counselors will be notified of the student’s grade at the conclusion of Evening School.
Transportation-FBISD does not provide transportation to Evening School. Therefore, it is the responsibility of the student and parent to provide transportation to and from classes.
Remember to bring…
· The completedSpring Semester, 2010-11 Registration Form, and Information and Guidelines are required to register.
· The student’s parent or legal guardian should accompany the student to registration.
· Only cash, debit cards, and credit cards are accepted at registration. NO CHECKS!
Spring Semester Class Schedule
· Monday/Wednesday classes begin Monday, January 31
· Tuesday/Thursday classes begin Tuesday, February 1
· Classes begin at 5:00 p.m. and end at 7:30 p.m.
· President’s Day Holiday ( No School), February 21
· Spring Break Holidays (No School), March 14 through March 18
· Thursday, April 21 (No Evening School Classes)
· Evening School Final Exams are Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24.
· There are no exemptions from Evening School final exams. All students must take their final exams to receive credit for the course.
Attendance Policy (Read the Evening School Information and Guidelines for complete details)
Efficient use of class time is essential to the student’s success. Therefore, students will be withdrawn without receiving credit for the course if they have more than three (3) absences during the semester regardless of whether they are excused or unexcused. Three tardies in a class will be counted as one (1) absence for that class. A student will be counted absent from class if they miss 30 minutes of the class. Refunds will not be given to students who are withdrawn because of attendance reasons.
All students will follow the FBISD Student Code of Conduct. Students refusing to adhere to the code of conduct who receive a second (2) discipline referral will be withdrawn from evening school without receiving a grade for the session regardless of the date within the session. In addition, physical and/or verbal confrontations on campus or behavior which is deemed to cause a major disruption of the educational environment will result in the student being immediately withdrawn from Evening School, without receipt of a grade/credit for the session regardless of the date within the session on which the incident occurs. Refunds will not be given to student’s who are withdrawn for discipline reasons.
Course Offerings (See the Evening School Registration Form for details)
Evening School is offered at Progressive High School for in-district and out-of-district students needing to retake a class or take a class for original credit. Note that the creation of a class is contingent on having enough students enrolled.
Courses offered on Monday’s and Wednesday’s
Algebra I A and I B
Algebra II A and II B
Geometry A and B
MMA A and B
U.S. History A and B
IPC A and B
Biology A and B
Courses offered on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s
English I A and I B
English II A and II B
English III A and III B
English IV A and IV B
World History A and B
World Geography A and B
Chemistry A and B
For further information, contact your school counselor.
Kaplan Test Prep & admissions is offering a FREE Holiday SAT Practice Test at the Four Points by Sheraton Hotel in West University.
The test will take place from 10:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. on December 18th, 2010. Parents are welcome to attend an informational session at 10:00 am on "Paying for College 101" which will include a general Q&A discussion regarding the SAT, ACT, and what to expect during college admissions.
The test and seminar are open to EVERYONE, and there will be a raffe for a FREE SAT COURSE (valued at $499) that the lucky winner may use at any Kaplan location, anytime, throughout the city.
Students may register at http://www.kaptest.com/enroll/SAT/77459/events?cid=6240 or by calling 1-800-Kaptest, or Mrs. Cogan at 713-725-8926
Houston Learning Academy offers both an online and in person session during December. See your counselor this week if you are interested.
All Fall 2011 freshman applicants who apply by Dec. 15 will have the $45 application fee automatically waived!
We accept the Common Application, as well as our own paper and online applications. Students can visit http://www.gotostedwards.com/applynow.xml for easy access to both online applications or for a PDF version of the print application.
Early applicants are in the best position to be considered for academic scholarships, which range up to $15,000 per year. In fact, the Trustees Distinguished Achievement Scholarship of $15,000 is guaranteed to students in the top 15% of their class with a 1300 SAT or 29 ACT.
Students can get a quick, easy estimate of their tuition cost at St. Edward’s with our tuition calculator at www.gotostedwards.com/tuitioncalculator. By answering just five questions, they can learn what scholarships and grants they’ll qualify for, even before the FAFSA is available.
Austin is sunny and cool this week, with high temperatures in the 60s. Great weather for enjoying our hike-and-bike trails, kayaking on Lady Bird Lake, and listening to music at our outdoor venues.
Dean of Undergraduate Admission
P.S. If you have any questions or want to connect with the counselor who works with your high school, please call our office at (512) 448-8500 or (800) 555-0164.
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