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2 Sophomore Seminar th Grade Guidance Counselor Mrs. Kopacz

3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 24.0 Credits Required for Graduation MUST PASS: FCAT2 Reading (concordant SAT/ACT/PERT scores), Algebra 1 EOC, Geometry EOC (30% of grade), Biology EOC (30% of grade) 2.0 GPA Required English – 4.0 credits Math – 4.0 credits (Including Algebra 1, Geometry) Science – 3.0 credits (Including Biology) Social Studies – 3.0 credits (World History 1.0, American History 1.0, Am. Government.5, Economics.5) H.O.P.E. – 1.0 credit Fine Arts/Practical Arts – 1.0 credit Every student must earn 0.5 credit in a VIRTUAL COURSE

4 YOU WILL NEED 24 CREDITS TO GRADUATE! EACH SEMESTER YOU SHOULD EARN 3.5 CREDITS OPTIONS FOR MAKING UP CREDITS: NIGHT SCHOOL (must be 16) CREDIT RECOVERY AT ELHS (Wed after School) FLORIDA VIRTUAL SCHOOL RECYCLE A COURSE IN YOUR SCHEDULE PEER COUNSELING IN YOUR SCHEDULE (Novanet)

5 FLORIDA VIRTUAL SCHOOL Steps: 1) Sign up online at 2) Get counselor approval 3) Wait for virtual school instructions

6 Testing The Class of 2015 is responsible for the following exams for graduation…. Algebra 1 EOC (Must Pass) Geometry EOC (30% of final grade) Biology EOC (30% of final grade) FCAT Reading (Level 3 or above OR concordant score for ACT/SAT) Other tests: PERT is taken Junior year to determine senior class placement. The PERT is also used for dual enrollment class placement. This can be taken a maximum of 2 times.

7 Early College/Dual Enrollment Students must complete 10 th grade to be eligible 3.0 GPA – Letter sent to all eligible students from SPC PERT Test – Must have Eligible Scores (104 – Reading; 113 – Math) Application is in Guidance

8 Must have a cumulative unweighted GPA of 3.0 Must take and pass the PERT and apply to SPC Invitations were mailed to qualified students EARLY COLLEGE PROGRAM –Deadline Feb. 11 DUAL ENROLLMENT for the fall -Deadline June 5 Fall DE forms must be submitted before summer break Forms will not be available for the next 2-3 weeks

9 BRIGHT FUTURES 3 Scholarships Available for State Schools Students are now required to complete the FAFSA during their last year in high school. Florida Academic Scholars Award (FAS) 16 College Prep Credits 3.5 weighted (by BF) GPA 1290 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) or 29 ACT 100 hours approved Community Service Florida Medallion Scholars Award (FMS) 16 College Prep Credits 3.0 weighted (by BF) GPA 1170 SAT (Critical Reading and Math) or 26 ACT 75 hours approved Community Service Florida Gold Seal Vocational Scholars Award (GSV) 16 core credits plus three Vocational Program credits 3.0 weighted (by BF) GPA and 3.5 unweighted GPA in 3 Vocational Courses 880 SAT (Critical Reading 440 and Math 440) OR ACT- 17Eng, 18 Rdg, 19 Math 30 hours approved Community Service

10 Volunteer Community Service 1. Print forms from the internet. Go to click on Business at the top and then on Central Printing, then PCS forms. Then 2-Curriculum and Instruction. The forms are numbered , , , See counselor for approval of forms BEFORE you do your volunteer work. Project must be pre-approved.

11 Registration for For Junior Year you should have… English – English IIII, English III Honors, English IV Honors, AP English Language, AP Literature Math – Geometry, Geometry Honors, Algebra II, Algebra II Honors, Liberal Arts, Business Math, Analysis of Functions, Pre-Calculus Honors, AP Calculus AB, Calculus I, Probability & Statistics, AP Statistics Science – Chemistry, Chemistry Honors, Marine, Environmental, AP Chemistry, Chemistry II Honors, Marine II Honors, AP Biology, Biology II Honors, AP Environmental, Anatomy & Physiology Honors, Physics Honors, AP Physics Social Studies – US History, US History Honors, AP American History, AP American Government,

12 Registration for For Junior Year we Suggest you have… Foreign Language – French, Spanish, Chinese, German (the more years, the better) Engineering Students ONLY – Bio Tech, Principals of Engineering, Digital Electronics, Civil/Architecture, Aerospace

13 WORK HARD AND GOOD LUCK!


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