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  1. Dunbar Vocational Career Academy Sophomore Orientation August 18, 2011

  2. Administrators Principal Assistant Principals Dr. Covington Mr. Crump Mrs. Lynch

  3. Counselors Mrs. Banks-Lincoln Mr. Evans Ms. Gomez Ms. Lee Ms. McKnight Post Secondary Coach – Mr. Gorham

  4. Beginning Sophomore Requirements Core Classes Non-Core Classes English I Algebra Biology World Studies P.E. I or ROTC I Music or Art Computer Readiness 7 credits earned to be in good standing 5 credits minimal for sophomore status 4 credits or less classifies you as a demote

  5. Sophomore Year Completion Requirements 7 Sophomore Credits Earned 7 Freshman Credits Earned 14 Credits Earned if in Good Standing

  6. Attendance Students are to attend school everyday that classes are in session and be on time. Your attendance greatly affects your grades! Good Attendance = Good Grades

  7. Attendance Counts • Be on time for school • Attend all classes • Talk to your teachers and ask for help if needed. • Make academics your top priority. Data provided by The Consortium on Chicago School Research at the University of Chicago, July,2007

  8. Check Your Grades and Attendance Username Password Access the Student Portal at: https://www.student.cps.k12.il.us Cps + Student ID # First Initial, Middle Initial, Last Name

  9. Graduation Requirements 4 credits of English 3 credits of Math 3 credits of Science 3 credits of Social Studies 2 credits of (the same) World Language 2 credits of P.E. or ROTC 2 credits of Fine Arts 5 credits of CTE shop 2 credits of Electives 26 Credits Total

  10. PLAN Exam All sophomores take this exam It’s a good indicator of your probable ACT scoring ability (the ACT Exam is a graduation requirement) Testing will be at the end of September

  11. Discipline All students are governed by the CPSUniform Discipline Code. Student Code of Conduct booklets will be distributed at a later date.

  12. DRESS CODE Uniforms must be worn each day. Royal blue polo shirts Khaki colored pants Black, brown, or white shoes Present cleanliness, and neatness at all times

  13. School Fees $25 General Activity Fee (Money Order Only) $10 Student ID (Money Order Only) $40 Yearbook (Separate Money Order) $5 Bus Cards (Cash) $5 School Lock (Cash)

  14. Keys to Student Success • Be in school everyday • Take responsibility for your work • Be organized • Use your agenda • Create a study plan • Be prepared • Have a positive attitude • Take ownership of your education • Communicate with your teachers • Be respectful and open to differences