Presentation on theme: "We’ve been waiting for you!"— Presentation transcript:
1 We’ve been waiting for you! Welcome Class of 2016We’ve been waiting for you!
2 School-wide Expectations SHELTON HIGH SCHOOLCLIMBERHard work, done well, feels great!Accepting responsibility for your choicesAlways striving for a consistent and quality effortInterested and engaged in school-wide communityConsideration for self, others, and propertyP o W E RPride Ownership Work Ethic Enthusiasm RespectHow does your set of classroom expectations fit with T-Wolf P.R.I.D.E.?School-wide Expectations
3 What POWER Looks Like… Shelton High School-- Home of the Highclimbers CLASSROOMProduce quality workAlways show your best effortAsk for help and be willing to tryBe an engaged and motivatedHelp yourself and others learnWALKWAYSKeep free of garbage and graffitiShow sensible personal behavior and attireMove purposefully and keep paths clearEncourage considerate actionsKeep appropriate physical boundariesLANGUAGEThink before you speakUse positive words and languageBe tolerant and use non-threatening languageBe encouraging and supportiveBe positive when speaking to or about othersELECTRONICSRecognize the benefits of electronicsTreat equipment as if it’s the only oneBe productive and avoid disruptionsAssist others with less skillFollow guidelines of use (where, how & when)ASSEMBLIESWear school colors and show spiritTreat others how you want to be treatedAttend on time and follow directionsFind ways to positively participateDemonstrate courtesy toward others’ beliefsCAFETERIALeave it better than you found itMake healthy food choicesBe mindful of and include othersShow appreciation of optionsHonor people, space, belongingsBUSKeep bus clear of graffiti, trash and damageFollow directions, be safe and look out for othersBe on time and prepared for busKeep voices and music lowShow tolerance and respect to driver and ridersHow does your set of classroom expectations fit with T-Wolf P.R.I.D.E.?What POWER Looks Like…
4 What your school counselor can do? Support you in academic, personal,social and educational situations.School counselors:advise post secondary planning,refer to outside resources,mediate conflicts,intervene (re: harassment),help with situations that seem too big to handle alone.You can sign up to see us by visiting the counseling center and signing in, ing us, or calling for an appointment.We are glad you are here!
5 The Registration… A L T E R N A T E S COURSE REQUEST FORMNAME: _________________________________________________________________(Please print) LAST FIRST MIDDLE INITIALPlease read the reverse side first.Refer to the SHS course catalog for elective course descriptions and pre-requisite information.Refer to the Course Availability Listings for course numbers.It is the sole responsibility of the student to be aware of the graduation requirements and to take the necessary courses and credits required for graduation.A L T E R N A T E SAlternate courses are selected in case you cannot be scheduled into your primary elective choices as a result of closed sections or other conflicts. Alternate courses should be classes that you are willing to take because you will be placed in your alternate selection if necessary. It should not be courses that you have selected as a primary choice or a course you have already taken.
6 The Course CatalogSophomore English Grades: 10; full-year course; 1.0 credit(s) Fulfills: Elective Meets Requirement Occupational Ed Course Description: Sophomore literature, grammar and writing. Sophomores not placed in a reading class are required to take this course or Sophomore Honors English. A major focus of the course will be on the skills to prepare for the Reading and Writing State HSPE exam. Prerequisite: None.
7 Standard information to start to a Sophomore Schedule Math (as recommended) full year courseHealth (if not previously taken) one semesterComputer Applications (if not previously taken)Honors Sophomore English OR Sophomore English full year courseAP World Studies OR World Studies full year courseBiology OR Honors Biology one semester full year courseTwo additional credits based on grad req and student interest
8 Shelton High School Graduation Requirements Students must earn a total of 22 credits in required areas.Students must pass/complete all state testing requirements.Students must complete a culmination project and creating a beyond high school plan.
9 Credit Requirements to Graduate English 3.5 creditsMath 3.0 credit: 1.0 Alg, 1.0 Geom, 1.0 Adv.Science 2.0 creditsSocial Studies 3.0 credits:PNW * 8th grade * Pacific Northwest History (PNW) must have been completed in Junior High or High School and is not included in the 3.0 Social Studies credits.World Studies 1 and 2 U.S. History 1 and 2 CivicsPhysical Ed/ Health 2.0 creditsOccupational 1.0 credits inc. Computer ApplicationsFine Arts 1.0 creditsThen enough elective/extra credit to equal 22
10 Testing expectationsNo more WASL… still have HSPE… and now for the EOC as well…leave it to education to find an acronym! LMNOP EOC: End of Course ExamRequired to pass in Algebra, Geometry, and BiologyClass of 2016 will take the Alg EOC in June of 2013, the make-up in Jan of 2014, and continue to test at the end of each semester until satisfactorily passedHSPE: High School Proficiency ExamGiven in the early Spring of 10th for both READING AND WRITINGStudents on an IEP will be tested based on their accommodations and in coordination with their case manager.
11 C.S.I can really help!C.S.I= Climber Success Institute… the same teacher for three years with same group of students to support each other.Meets twice weekly to help with important planning and graduation expectations including culmination project, high school and beyond planning.Is a direct link with scheduling in the spring and monitoring progress including student and family access.Is advised by Brian Faire in consultation with the counselors to give post secondary planning information.Has a clear and accessible link on the SHS webpage for references and assistance.3 Big Tasks: Job Shadow, Culminating Project,High School and Beyond Plan
12 Community College and Technical Schools The entrance requirements are normally to be a high school graduate and take an placement exam.Visiting websites, touring through an admissions department, and asking about placement/transfer services are wise steps to take in making CC and TC your plan.
13 4 year College Admission Information Students are responsible for ensuring that they are appropriately scheduled in classes for college admission.Typical Subjects Required for College Admission:Two (2) credits of the same World LanguageFour (4) credits of EnglishThree (3) credits of MathematicsThree (3) credits of Social StudiesA full-year of Chemistry or PhysicsAdmissions offices of universities will post the requirements to help you confirm these suggestions.
14 College and High School Together?? Tech Prep courses- you may have some already.For 11th and 12th grade students options include:Running Start programNewmarket Skills CenterCollege classes at SHS by SHS facultyRemember, it starts a college transcript while adding to your high school one.
15 Speaking of Planning… it’s all in the fine print…in the course catalog POST-HIGH SCHOOL PLANNINGFour-Year Colleges and UniversitiesSAT or ACTMost four-year colleges have similar entrance requirements.Review individual college requirements carefully by going online to the college(s) of your choice.Community and Technical CollegesA placement test is required for placement in English and math classes and needs to be completed before registering for classes. If your test level does not indicate college level competencies, remedial courses will be required. To qualify for financial aid, a person either has earned a high school diploma or a GED.Apprenticeship An apprentice is a wage-earning worker who learns a craft or skills through planned, supervised work on the job. Admission requirements to apprenticeship programs vary, depending on the characteristics of the occupation. Generally, a prospective apprentice needs to be 18 years of age and have a high school diploma. Specific information can be obtained from the Bureau of Apprenticeship Training, U.S. Department of Labor, and the Washington Department of Labor and Industries, Apprenticeship section. See Washington State Registered Apprenticeship programs at
16 Here’s more….Military Program All military programs, enlistment, ROTC and academies require the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) test and a high school diploma. For ROTC programs and academies, the four-year college and university admission requirements listed above must also be met. Academy applicants must obtain a Congressional nomination in order to be considered for an appointment. Students interested in ROTC or the academies must contact their school counselor to apply in the spring of their junior year.AmeriCorps The AmeriCorps program offers opportunities for adults of all ages and backgrounds to serve through a network of partnerships with local and national nonprofit groups. Whether your service makes a community safer, gives a child a second chance or helps protect the environment, you will be getting things done through AmeriCorps. Participants can choose a variety of options from tutoring, environmental jobs, building houses, etc. Full time participants who complete their service will receive compensation to go toward their education.
17 Can we just say??Most plans after high school take planning and funding.Carol English in the Career Center can help with scholarships.It is not too early to have a Washboard.org account for scholarships.FAFSA.gov has an estimator so you can have (closer to realistic) financial information for your situation.Collegeboard.com, ACTSTUDENT.org, and CareerCrusing are wonderful resources as well.
18 Hard Work, Done Well, Feels Great! What you’re doing:Making FriendsTaking ChallengesTrusting YourselfTrusting Each OtherTrying HarderSetting GoalsAsking for HelpLending a HandBeing your Best SelfHow you are doing it:Getting OrganizedStaying MotivatedMeeting DeadlinesAttending Every DayBalancing Home and SchoolPutting in Extra TimeSaying ‘I don’t know’Asking for a ChallengeYou Rock!
19 Shelton High is a Great Place to Learn! You have creative teachers. You have caring students. You have motivated mentors: Climber Crew. You have interesting classes to learn thoughtfully prepared content. You have a great school and you get to be a part of it. Clubs, activities, sports, events - get involved and share what is great about our school, the students!
20 You Have a TEAM! Your Team Roster: Your Friends Your Family Your CSI TeacherYour Climber Crew LeaderYour School CounselorYour AdministratorsYour Six TeachersYour Office Support StaffYour Coaches and AdvisorsP.S.- You are not alone
21 Get Involved A-Z! *Aqua Club ** ASB ** ASL Club Band** Baseball **BasketballBigBuddies**Bowling**Cheerleaders**Choir/Illusions**Cross Country**Dance Team**DECA** Drama Club**Fastpitch**FFA**Flag Team **Football**French Club **German Club**Golf **Honor Society**Key Club **Knowledge Bowl**Native American Club**Outdoor Fitness**Power Lifting**Rifle Club**SADD Club **Soccer.**Special Olympics***Spring Musical **Swim Team **Tennis **Track** Volleyball **Watts Up/Skills**Wrestling **YearbookSheltonschools.org will get you to the SHS website where you will find the handbook and information many families find helpful!
22 Climber Crew Video Kindness Boomerang Our Crew Envisions a campus this year where Kindness catches like a disease! Check it out, then join in!
23 We will see you soon!It won’t be long until your 1st year of high school is done. Be sure you have the 6.0 credits you were offered or pay yourself back in summer school if you need to.Climber Crew leaders will be calling you to remind you of our Sophomore Orientation day but you will have flyers sent home and probably an or two too. Be sure to attend!
24 This Year’s Climber Crew Picked a Quote For You: Carry out a random act of kindness, with no expectation of reward, safe in the knowledge that one day someone might do the same for you. Princess Diana