Welcome Eisenhower HighSchool Class of 2018! 9th GRADE GUIDANCE LESSON
AGENDA • WHO IS YOUR COUNSELOR? • GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS & TRANSCRIPT • COLLEGE REQUIREMENTS • “A-G” REQUIREMENTS • CHECKLIST FOR SUCCESS • PATHWAYS • FOUR YEAR PLAN
Who is your school counselor? • Counseling Staff 2014-2015: Counseling Office Hours: 7:00 a.m. - 2:26 P.M. or by appointment only. * Before school * During Lunch * After School Telephone: (909) 820-7777
Requirements for Graduation • Social Studies • English • Physical Education • Math • Science • Vocational Education • Foreign Lang orFine Art • Health • Electives 30 credits (3 years) 40 credits (4 years) 20 credits (2 years) 30 credits (3 years) 20 credits (2 years) 10 credits (1 year) 10 credits (1 year) 5 credits (1 semester) 55 credits • Total220 credits To earn credits, you must pass the class with a grade of A, B, C, or D
4 Year College “A-G’s” A. Social Studies/History B. English C. Math D. Laboratory Science- Biology and Chem/Physics E. Foreign Language F. Visual or Performing Arts G. College Prep Elective • Total150 credits College Requirements- Grades of A, B, or C 20 credits (2 years) 40 credits (4 years) 30 credits (3 years) 20 credits (2 years) 20 credits (2 years of the same language) 10 credits (1 year) 10 credits (1 year)
Checklist for SuccessFreshman Year • Create a four year plan. • Talk with your counselor about graduation and ‘A – G’ requirements. • Enroll in challenging classes with support from your counselor. • Keep up on your grades! Strive for an ‘A’ or ‘B’ in all your classes. • Any ‘D’s or ‘F’s you will have to repeat the course for UC/CSU • Focus on your English and Math classes. • Attend tutoring if necessary. • Pass Math I. Remember that Math I can be a ‘gatekeeper’ class, is required for graduation, and is a foundational class for advanced Math and Science classes • Start thinking about your long term goals.
FINE ARTS/WORLD LANGUAGE Fine Arts World Languages Art I* A Cappella Choir French I* Art II* Treble Choir* French II* Studio Art* Madrigals* French III* AP Studio Art* AP French IV* Drawing & Painting* Dance Production* Theater I* Concert Band Spanish I* Theater II* Guitar Spanish II* Media Production Strings Orchestra* Spanish II SS * Drama Production Wind Ensemble* Spanish III* (2 period block) Marching Band(7th) Spanish III SS* Ceramics* Jazz Band(7th) AP Spanish IV* Adv. Ceramics AP Spanish V* * Classes that are approved for UC/CSU Fine Arts/World Language Requirements
Pathways Home Economics *Life Management (Y) -Core Class to All Home Economic Career Pathways Child Development and EducationHospitality Child Development I (S) Culinary Arts I (S) Child Development II (S) Culinary Arts II (S) Careers with Children (Y) Advanced Culinary Arts (2 period block) Fashion and Interior Design Fashion Textiles and Apparel I A and B (Y) Fashion Textiles and Apparel II (Y) Fashion History and Design (Y)
Pathways Industrial Technology Wood Welding Wood Technology Welding Technology Cabinet Making Welding Certification Furniture Wood and Manufacturing Auto Industry Engineering Auto Collision Introduction to Design Advanced Auto Collision Principles of Engineering Digital Electronics Civil Engineering Engineering Design and Development
Pathways Information Technology Marketing Sales and Service Digital Media Presentation (S) Introduction to Business (S) Computer Application (S) Sales and Merchandising (S) Computer Graphic Design (S) Business Management (S) Web Page Design (S) Business Law (S) Medical Introduction to Health Careers (S) Medical Records Specialist (S) Medical Terminology (S) Introduction to Nursing Careers (Y) Pharmacy Careers (S) (2 periods)
Most Important Thing to Remember • Do well in your classes NOWso you have room in your high school schedule to take plenty of great electives.
QUESTIONS & ANSWERS FOR MORE INFORMATION http://www.rialto.k12.ca.us/eisenhower/ CLICK ON Student Links CLICK ON Course Catalog • RUSD High School Graduation Requirements • CSU/UC Minimum Entrance Requirements OR CONTACT YOUR COUNSELOR