Presentation on theme: "“If you don’t know where you’re going, you may end up where you don’t want to be..” Baseball Player Yogi Berra."— Presentation transcript:
“If you don’t know where you’re going, you may end up where you don’t want to be..” Baseball Player Yogi Berra
Where are you going? HomeConnection Diploma Oak Harbor High School Diploma Skagit Valley College Military Service Home School Diploma Workforce
Options at a Glance A. HomeConnection 1. Approved by School Board 2. Governed by School Board course policy 3. Earn 23 credits 4. Manage activities using WOIS 5. Pass 10th HSPE 6. Write HS and Beyond Plan 7. Create Culminating Project 8. Fewer students than OHHS 9. Sports options at high school 10. Better access to teachers and staff 11. Many options for credits 12. HC keeps transcript 13. Create ceremony, diploma, cap‐gown options. 14. Flexible time schedule 15. Attend advisory (optional) 16. Average 5‐5.5 credits per semester 17. Access to Oak Harbor scholarships
Options at a Glance B. Oak Harbor High School 1. 23 credits 2. Pass WASL 10 th grade 3. Complete HS & Beyond Plan 4. Present Culminating Project 5. OHHS keeps transcript 6. 1800 students 7. Many courses 8. AP/Honors 9. Graduation ceremony 10. Letter awards 11. Honor clubs 12. Sports 13. Cap & Gown 14. Follow their course tracking 15. Set time schedule 16. Scholarships
Options at a Glance C. Skagit Valley College 1. Take Compass placement test 2. Meet with advisor at Skagit Valley College 3. Determine degree track 4. Take classes 5. Tuition paid 6. Buy books and pay fees 7. Receive 2 yr college degree and state HS degree simultaneously 8. No WASL, HS Beyond, or Culminating project, required 9. Participate in Ceremony 10. Honor awards/clubs 11. Cap & Gown 12. Many course offerings 13. School clubs available 14. Flexible time schedule 15. Limited access to High School scholarships
Oak Harbor Graduation Requirements 23 Credits Senior Project & Presentation High School & Beyond Plan Washington State Testing WASL or HSPE
Oak Harbor Graduation Requirements CLASS OF 2010/2011 Credits... Subject.50...... Pacific NW History (if not met in 8th grade).50...... American Government/Current Issues.50...... Modern World Problems 1.0...... U.S. History 1.0...... World History 3.5...... English 2.0...... Math 2.0...... Science 1.5...... Physical Education/ROTC.50...... Health 1.0...... Career/Technical 1.0...... Fine Arts 8.0/8.5... Electives 23.0 Credits Total CLASS OF 2012/2013 Credits... Subject.50...... Pacific NW History (if not met in 8th grade).50...... American Government/Current Issues.50...... Modern World Problems 1.0...... U.S. History 1.0...... World History 3.5...... English 3.0...... Math 2.0...... Science 1.5...... Physical Education/ROTC.50...... Health 1.0...... Career/Technical 1.0...... Fine Arts 7.0/7.5... Electives 23.0 Credits Total
Graduation Requirements High School and Beyond Plan The High School & Beyond plan is a state requirement for graduation. OHHS students complete this plan in their advisory class. Students must select a career goal and document all the activities they took part in during high school to prepare them to go onto college, a career, or tech school. Also required is documentation of community service hours and career exploration opportunities
Graduation Requirements Washington State Testing WASL or HSPE For the graduating classes of 2010-2012: Students must pass a state exam or a state approved alternative in reading and writing in order to earn a high school diploma. Beginning in spring 2010, students who have not previously passed the WASL must take the High School Proficiency Exam (HSPE) OR, earn two math credits after 10th grade. Students must have taken the math state exam once before using any of the alternatives. Students in the Class of 2013 will be the first to be required to pass science and math high school state exams, a state approved alternative or an assessment for students in special education. The Class of 2013 will have an additional option to choose math end of course exams.
High School & Beyond Checklist
Career Interest Survey The Career Interest Areas activity helps you match your interests with types of careers.
Survey Results: Career Exploration
Career Information Questionnaire Form F2
Take Action Communicate often with your parents Ideas change, but having a direction is critical No decision is a decision Options are plentiful