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  1. RIVER VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL WELCOMES THE CLASS OF2017 www.ycusd.k12.ca.us

  2. River Valley High School –Home of the Falcons • Thomas Reusser – Principal • Frank Alvarez – Asst. Principal • Ken Schaeffer – Asst. Principal • Teresa Cordi – Asst. Principal Counselors Claudia Barajas Sue Cuquet Lisa Marcotte Tina Tayloe Career Center Advisor Joanna Alvarado

  3. Counselors • Academic Advising - Course Selection - Transcript Review • Personal / Social - Conflict Management - Crisis Intervention - Individual Counseling • Career Advising - Post-secondary options (voc/tech school, military, colleges) Make an appointment with the counseling secretary to meet with your counselor!

  4. Registration Packets • Packets are available to pick up in August • School Policy and Procedures • Bell Schedule • Lunch application Packets are to be returned before students schedules are picked up on Falcon Days/ Link Crew Orientation

  5. GET INVOLVED • Clubs/Student Govt. – ASB office • Dances and other activities • Sports – Phil McCaulley ext. 2593

  6. River Valley High School2013 - 2014General Sports Information • Mascot: Falcon • School Colors: Green/Silver/Black • League: Tri County Conference • Athletic Director: Phil McCaulley, 822-2593 Important Dates: • Fall Sports Start: August 12, 2013 • Winter Sports Start: November 11, 2013 • Spring Sports Start: February 10, 2014

  7. Attendance Issues • Missing school can result in credit loss • Difficult to pass classes • Referral to Saturday school • Referral to truancy officer • Possible drop from school (10 days)

  8. 4 X 4 BLOCK SCHEDULING • Students enroll in 4 classes per term, thus 8 classes per year. • Each term-long class can earn 10 credits. • 8 classes x 10 credits = 80 credits per year • 80 credits per year x 4 years = 320 credits! • TWO TERMS – FALL AND SPRING – MAKEUP UP A SCHOOL YEAR.

  9. Graduation Requirements • Meet Credit Requirements • Pass Subject Areas • Pass California High School Exit Exam

  10. Exit Exam • Two Parts: ELA and Math - Study guides available sophomore year • Must pass both sections - Passing score is 350 • First attempt is in the Spring of Sophomore year - 2 more attempts Junior year; 3 more attempts Senior year

  11. Credits • Must earn a minimum of 280 credits • Failed required credits must be made up either in Summer School or by repeating the class • Subject areas have credit requirements

  12. Subject Areas • English 40 credits • State Requirements 5 credits • World History 10 credits • U.S. History 10 credits • Amer. Govt/Econ 10 credits • Physical Education 20 credits • Science (physical, life, 3rd yr) 30 credits • Mathematics (including Alg 1) 20 credits • Art or Foreign Language 10 credits • Additional 125 credits

  13. UC/CSU A-G Requirements • A: Social Sciences 2 years • B: English 4 years • C: Mathematics (Alg 1, Geom, Alg 2) 3 years • D: Lab Science (IPS, Biology, Chem) 2 years • E: Foreign Language 2 years • F: Visual and Performing Arts 1 year • G: College Preparatory Elective 1 year • Division 1 or 2 Sports www.ncaa.org

  14. Freshman Schedules 1. English 2. World Geography/ State Requirements 3. Math 4. Physical Science 5. PE 6. Additional Course (Enrichment, ELD, AVID) 7. Additional Course 8. Additional Course

  15. Academic Placement • CST scores • Assessments – Math & English • Past performance in subject area (grades)

  16. River Valley High School • General guidelines for ELA Placement for incoming 9th grade students • These recommendations are based upon students 7th grade California Standards Test results (CST) • Students’ grade performance and teacher recommendations (if available) should also be considered, and mid-year HOLT Placement Exam • Students’ English placement will determine the level of History Placement.

  17. Class of “2016” Transition Planning for Math

  18. Recommendations guidelines for physical sciences at RVHS as follows: • Science Placement is determined by Math Placement

  19. Course descriptions available in the course catalog. The course catalog is available on RVHS’s website.

  20. If you’re interested in Leadership…. Apply

  21. Questions?

  22. Working together to BUILD a better FUTURE