Orientation & Registration 10th Grade The Merced Union High School District Board of Trustees prohibits unlawful discrimination, harassment, intimidation or bullying against any protected group as identified under Education Code 200 and 220 and Government Code 11135, including actual or perceived sex, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, race or ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, nationality, religion, color, mental or physical disability, age, marital or parental status, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or on the basis of a person's association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics in any district program or activity that receives or benefits from state financial assistance. (5 CCR 4610)
Graduation & College Entrance Requirements Graduation Requirements English-40 credits Social Science-40credits Mathematics-20 credits Science-30 credits Fine Arts/Foreign Language-10 credits Physical Education-20 credits Electives-60 credits Total credits for graduation-220 Pass the California High School Exit Exam Pass NETS 5 & 6 A-G Requirements • A. History/Social Science-2 Years • B. English-4 years • C.Mathematics-3 years • D. Laboratory Science-2 years • E. Foreign Language-2 years • F. Visual and Performing Arts-1 year • G. College Prep Elective- 1 year *Must complete all A-G classes with a “C” or better.
Why should I take the A-G class requirements? • These requirements plus taking the SAT or ACT will make you eligible to start at a 4 year university straight out of high school. • If you plan to attend a 2 year college you will be better prepared for the course work, the placement exams, and you will qualify for more scholarships!!
Why should I go to College? • A college education can provide you with many opportunities for a better life. • In your working life, more and more jobs will require education beyond high school.
White Robe-must be a Life member of CSF (California Scholarship Federation) 4 of 6 semesters. May also earn wearing a gold stole for 100% membership (6 of 6 semesters).Must qualify for one term during senior year. See Mr. Ruis in F27 for more information. Gold Cord-must maintain a 3.5 GPA throughout high school. Red Cord-need to complete 250 hours of community service. See Mrs. Tanzillo for ideas for sites or projects. Special Recognition at Graduation
Upgrade Lab– During and after school credit recovery. All classes are online but work must be completed on campus. See your counselor to sign up. Summer School – Usually offers most graduation requirement classes. Listen to announcements for more information. On Campus- Add to your schedule for next year if there is room in your schedule and space in the class. Alternative Education – usually only used when you can no longer graduate from BCHS. Ways to Make Up Credits
When you receive your pass for registration make sure to bring your registration form and 6 year plan with you • Please complete the registration form yourself but if you did not finish or need help attend your appointment or we will select classes for you! Your counselor will call you in with a pass that looks like this: Reminders