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San Pasqual High School Orientation Day for2010-2011 School Year : 

San Pasqual High School Orientation Day for2010-2011 School Year

Students Before We Begin…You will need: : 

Students Before We Begin…You will need: Pencil or Pen (press hard when you write) Your high school transcript High School Graduation Credit Check form 10th-12th Course Selection Sheet Registration Information Sheet

How to read the front ofyour transcript… : 

How to read the front ofyour transcript…

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Transcript Student Name, ID #, SS#, Grade, Counselor, Transcript print date, # of pages Completed Classes, Grades, Credits, Semester GPA GPA, Credits Earned, Credits Needed for Graduation,Credits Required for Graduation, Class Rank, CAHSEE Results

How to read the back of your transcript… : 

How to read the back of your transcript…

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Graduation Requirements Courses Completed Classes Currently Enrolled CAHSEE Results Transcript

Step # 1Review transcript & Complete Graduation Credit Check Form : 

Step # 1Review transcript & Complete Graduation Credit Check Form

The back of your transcript should look like this: : 

The back of your transcript should look like this: Focus on Courses Completed Column ONLY

Transfer the grades on your transcript onto the Graduation Credit Check form : 

Transfer the grades on your transcript onto the Graduation Credit Check form Without talking, review the center column titled “Courses Completed” on the back side of your transcript. Write the letter grades you earned for each class in the appropriate area on your graduation credit check form. Do not write an F next to courses you failed, leave them blank. Take your time. You have a few minutes to complete this step. Raise your hand and remain silent if you have a question. An adult will come by to assist you shortly.

Sample → : 

Sample → Refer to the back side of your transcript under the center column titled courses completed for your final grades. Write in your grade next to the appropriate course. Hold slide

Step #2 Course Selection Worksheet : 

Step #2 Course Selection Worksheet Use the information on your high school graduation credit check form to complete your 2009-2010 Course Selection Sheet. Sign up for courses you need to complete to meet your high school graduation requirements.

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English 35 credits Fine Arts/World Language 10 credits Health 5 credits Math (Algebra and higher) 20 credits Physical Education 25 credits Science: Biological 10 credits Physical 10 credits Social Studies: World Cultures 10 credits U.S. History 10 credits Government 5 credits Economics 5 credits Practical Arts 5 credits Elective 80 credits TOTAL 230 credits Current 10th and 11th Graders Graduation Requirements Remember.. You must pass the California High School Exit Exam!!

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English 40 credits Fine Arts/Foreign Language 10 credits Health 5 credits Math (Algebra and higher) 20 credits Physical Education 20 credits Science: Biological 10 credits Physical 10 credits Social Studies: World Cultures 10 credits U.S. History 10 credits Government 5 credits Economics 5 credits Designated College Prep./CTE 10 credits Elective 75 credits TOTAL 230 credits Current 9th Graders New Graduation Requirements You must pass the California High School Exit Exam!!

UC/CSU“A-G” Subject Requirements : 

UC/CSU“A-G” Subject Requirements A. History/Social Science – 2 years required B. English – 4 years required C. Mathematics – 3 years required, (4 recommended) D. Laboratory Science – 2 years required, (3 recommended) E. Language other than English – 2 years required, (3 recommended) F. Visual and Performing Arts –1 year G. College Preparatory Electives – 1 year UC-approved course list for SPHS is available online at: www.ucop.edu/doorways/list **You must earn a grade of “C”or better in the courses above**

What courses are all students required to take next school year? : 

What courses are all students required to take next school year? English AND Social Science

English : 

English 10th Grade Options English 10 SE English 10* Basic English 10** English 10 (H) 11th Grade Options English 11 SE English 11* Basic English 11** AP Language and Composition*** 12th Grade Options English 12 World Literature SE English 12* Basic English 12** AP Literature and Composition*** * English Language Development (ELD) Program ** Special Education Program *** Advanced Placement Course

Social Science : 

Social Science 10th Grade Options World Cultures SE World Cultures Basic World Cultures AP European History 11th Grade Options US History SE US History Basic US History AP US History 12th Grade Options Government/Economics SE Government/SE Economics OR AP Economics (1year) with Government (1 semester) OR AP Government (1 year) with Economics (1semester) OR AP Government (1 year) with AP Economics (1 year)

Mathematics : 

Mathematics Algebra 1A or 1B SE Algebra Basic Algebra Informal Geometry SE Informal Geometry Basic Informal Geometry Geometry SE Geometry Geometry (H) Algebra II Algebra II (H) Pre Calculus Pre Calculus (H) AP Calculus AP Statistics

What other classes do I need to take? : 

What other classes do I need to take? These are the possibilities: Mathematics World Language Science Fine Art PE Other electives Special Program classes

World Language and/or Fine Art : 

World Language and/or Fine Art Spanish I, II, III Spanish for Spanish Speakers I, II AP Spanish Language AP Spanish Literature French I, II, III AP French Language Music Dance Ballet Folklorico Drama Art, Design Mix Media Ceramics Commercial Art (Graphic Art) Photography Video Production Refer to the Course Description Book for details

Science : 

Science Biological Science Options Agricultural Science I SE Agricultural I Agricultural Biology Biology SE Biology Basic Biology Biology (H) AP Biology Human Anatomy & Physiology Human Anatomy & Physiology (H) Marine Biology Physical Science Options Agricultural Earth Science SE Agricultural Earth Science Earth Science SE Earth Science Basic Earth Science Chemistry AP Chemistry Physics AP Physics Oceanography SE Oceanography

Physical Education : 

Physical Education PE 10, PE 11-12, Volleyball, Football, Basketball, Aerobics, Weights and Recreational Sports(6th period only/for Athletes) Up to 10 credits can be taken outside of the PE department to fulfill the PE requirement from the following areas: * Athletic PE (Coach Approval Required) * Dance * Ballet Folklorico * Marching Band * Cheer (Coach Approval Required)

Other Electives : 

Other Electives Wood, Drafting, Architecture, ROP Metal Business Ed./Computer Tech. Courses Child Development, Culinary Arts ASB, Future Teachers, PLUS Small Engines, Vet. Science AP: Psychology, Studio Art *Refer to course description book.

Special Program Classes : 

Special Program Classes Agriculture AVID ELD PLUS Performing Arts: Band, Color Guard, Dance, Drama Publications: Yearbook, Journalism

Things to consider when choosing your courses next year…. : 

Things to consider when choosing your courses next year…. Do my course selections correlate with my post high school plans? Are you meeting A-G Requirements???

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How much time can I reasonably commit to studying given my responsibilities outside of school? (work, athletics, other commitments) Choose your classes WISELY!

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Course Prerequisites Do I know what they are? Am I meeting them? If I decide to take the class anyway, am I ready to go the “extra mile?”

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If I want to take an Advanced Placement course, am I willing to accept the challenge of a rigorous academic curriculum? AP Night February 23rd 7pm MPR AP CHALLENGE

Unscheduled Periods : 

Unscheduled Periods The decision to have a reduced schedule needs to be made now. Unscheduled periods will be at the beginning and/or at the end of the day….this can’t be guaranteed! Remember – if you plan to pursue higher education, plan on having a quality senior year schedule.

Courses Outside of SPHS : 

Courses Outside of SPHS Prior to enrolling in any class at any institution you must meet with your counselor and get an “AlternativeEnrollment for Course Credit Approval Form.” You must also refer to list of approved courses.

Will I be able to change my schedule next year? : 

Will I be able to change my schedule next year? Schedule adjustments will be made for the following reasons only: You took the class in summer school. You need a course for graduation. *Remember - courses are year-long!

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Be sure to write down 3 alternates Write your core classes first (English, Math, Social Science, PE) with the correct four-digit number

SUMMER SCHOOL : 

SUMMER SCHOOL Forms can be completed during your meeting with your counselor. Summer 2010 Dates: June 1st -June 18th June 21st -July 9th

Step #3Take your Course Selection Sheet home TONIGHT and obtain a parent signature : 

Step #3Take your Course Selection Sheet home TONIGHT and obtain a parent signature Bring your course selection sheet to school tomorrow! Carry it with you every day until you register with your counselor.

When will I meet with my counselor and what do I need to bring with me on that day? : 

When will I meet with my counselor and what do I need to bring with me on that day? You will meet with your Counselor on one of the following days: Current 9th graders will meet in their Health class either 2/17, 2/18, or 2/19 Current 10th graders will meet in their Social Science class either 3/1, 3/2,or 3/3 Current 11th graders will meet in their Social Science class either 2/22, 2/23, or 2/25 Bring: your completed course selection sheet, signed by you and a parent/guardian. Within the next two weeks, during this class, you will meet with your counselor to review your course selection sheet and, if necessary, discuss credit recovery options including summer school registration.

Congratulations!!!You have survived Orientation Day! : 

Congratulations!!!You have survived Orientation Day! In the meantime, should you have any questions or concerns, Ask a Counselor. Counselors will set-up tables around campus today during lunch and after school to answer your questions.

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What if my parents and I still have QUESTIONS?? You can meet with a counselor before turning in your course selection sheet Counselor Consultation Appointments Tuesday, Feb. 16th 3-6 pm Wednesday, Feb. 17th 4-7 pm Students or parents can sign up for an appointment In the counseling office. We will not schedule appointments by phone There will be no walk-in appointments on the consultation nights. Appointments are NOT mandatory

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