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1 San Ramon Valley High School Home of the Wolves Home of the Wolves Welcome! Sophomore Class of 2012

2  Role of the Counselor  Important Dates to Remember  Graduation Requirements  California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)  Subject and Credit Requirements  Course Selection  College Entrance Requirements  Thank You & Good Night!

3 AlphabetCounselorContact Info. A – ChaJessica Coulsonjcoulson@srvhs.org 552-3035 Che – FoIan Farrifarr@srvhs.org 552-3092 Fr – KiNancy Continconti@srvhs.org 552-3027 Kl – NiMelissa Bergstedt mbergstedt@srvhs.org 552-3045 No – SanJenifer Levy-Wendt jlevy-wendt@srvhs.org 552-3025 Sap – ZVivian Sroujivsrouji@srvhs.org 552-3033

4 The San Ramon Valley High School counselors strive to assist students in achieving success in all aspects of their lives. Counselors get to know their students in grade nine and remain involved with them throughout high school, providing individual, ongoing guidance on academic, personal, extracurricular, and post-secondary options.  To Access your Counselor: Drop-In before or after school, at brunch or lunch By appointment during the school day E-mail for quick questions  Students are encouraged to direct questions to their individual counselors.

5  Week of March 23 rd Online Registration Return Course Selection Sheets  Saturday, April 25 th St. Mary’s College Fair  1:00 – 4:30: St. Mary’s College, Moraga, CA  Summer School Session A  June 19 th – July 10 th  8:00 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. Session B  July 13 th – July 31 st  8:00 a.m. – 12:25 p.m.

6  Packet Pick-Up Monday, August 10 th & Tuesday, August 11 th  Wolf Pack Days Thursday, August 13 th & Wednesday, August 19 th Times TBD  First Day of School! Monday, August 24 th  Evening With the Principal Wednesday, September 9 th 7:00 – 8:00, PAC  Back-to-School Night September, TBA

7 Subject AreaCredits English40 Math – must pass Algebra I or equivalent20 Social Studies35 Science20 Physical Education20 Health5 Breadth – Must complete 10 credits in two of the following three areas: o World Languages o Visual & Performing Arts o Career Technology/ Applied Arts 20 Electives80 TOTAL240

8 CAHSEE  In addition to HS Graduation Requirements, all students in California are required to pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).  Students take this test for the first time in March of their sophomore year.  Students must pass an ELA portion, and a math portion.

9  All students must have six classes  Per SRVUSD Policy, students must be enrolled in periods 1 – 6: 8:30 – 3:10: M, W, Th., F 9:30 – 3:10: Tuesdays  If available, students may take an “A” period, seventh class: 7:30 – 3:10: M, W, Th., F 8:40 – 3:10: Tuesdays  Intervention/Collaboration 2009-2010 school year

10  A worksheet to map a course plan for your four years of high school is available online at www.srvhs.org. Online Course Catalogue, page 5

11 These are the planned course offerings for 2009 – 2010. The entire SRVHS Course Offering Catalogue is available online at www.srvhs.org. Please follow guidelines/prerequisites to promote success. Budget and enrollment may impact whether or not these courses are provided.

12  English 10  English 10 Advanced Placement Test:  Monday, March 16 th  3:20 – 5:30  Sign up in the counseling office by Thursday, March 12 th

13  World History 2-3  European History AP See Mr. Hansen in Room C-3 for information

14  Transitions to Algebra  Algebra I  Geometry  Algebra II  Algebra II Advanced  Advanced Math Topics  Pre-Calculus/Trig  Pre-Calculus/Trig Honors Algebra II students must take placement test:  Tuesday, March 24 th  3:15 – 4:15  Sign up in the counseling office ** Please see the Math Pathways Chart on page 3 of the Online Course Catalogue. **

15  Integrated Physical Science  Chemistry  Chemistry Honors  Physics  Physics Honors

16  Life Science  Biology  Anatomy/Physiology

17  See Online Course Catalogue, page 13, for course selections.  Any student who does not pass 5 out of 6 standards on the CA State Fitness Test must take a PE elective as a sophomore. Results will be available in the Spring.

18  Chinese Mandarin I  Chinese Mandarin II  Chinese Mandarin III  French I  French II  French III  French IV Honors  French Language AP  Spanish I  Spanish II  Spanish III  Spanish IV Honors  Spanish Language AP  ASL (sign language): DVC spring semester course SIGN 280 9 th & 10 th grade enrollment is subject to availability and instructor approval ** Please refer to course prerequisites for appropriate course level selection. **

19  Art I  Art II (formerly Art III)  3D Art I  3D Art II  Digital Photography  Photography  Graphic Design I  Art of Video Production I  Concert Band  Jazz Band – audition  Jazz Band Ensemble – audition  Symphonic Band – audition  Orchestra  Dance I – V  Men’s Ensemble  Women’s Ensemble  Chamber Singers – audition  Concert Choir – audition  Treble Choir – audition  Oral Interpretation  Theatre Arts I – IV  Theatre Production ** All classes are Year Long. **

20 VAPA Audition Dates ClassDates Chamber Singers March 2 nd & 3 rd * Please see Ken Abrams for additional information. Jazz Band Jazz Ensemble March 30 th, 31 st, April 2 nd Theatre III, IV Theatre Production * Please see Chuck Perryman for additional information.

21  Auto I (semester)  Auto II (semester)  Alternative Fuels/Vehicles/Robotics (semester)  Child Development (semester or year)  Culinary Arts I (semester)  Culinary Arts II (semester)  Internet Essentials (semester)  Intro to Computer Applications/Keyboarding (semester)  Java Programming/Computer I (semester) Requires completion of Algebra I  Recording Studio Arts (semester)  Sports Medicine (year) ** Age restrictions may apply for some classes. **

22 Electives  Journalism (semester)  Speech II (semester)  Marching Program (fall semester)  Newspaper (semester)  Yearbook (year)  Unscheduled A Fall (semester)  Unscheduled A Spring (semester)

23  Online Course Selection Tuesday, March 24 th – Friday, March 27 th Website address & login information will be sent home via School Loop and e-Bulletin Students will be required to submit:  colored course selection sheets with parent signature  printout verifying completion of online course selection with parent signature

24 Questions Regarding Course Selection?  Counselors are available on a “drop in” basis for questions: March 13 th, March 16 th, March 17 th  7:45 – 9:45 a.m. in the Career Center Thursday, March 12 th  A period Tuesday, March 17 th  Lunch Thursday, March 19 th  After school until 4:00 p.m. Students may drop in before school, during brunch & lunch, and after school any time during the week.

25 Online Course Selection

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27  Participation by Try Outs (except Track & Field and Cross Country)  Must have a 2.0 GPA in previous semester or quarter  Athletic Information Night Monday, May 11 th 7:30 – 8:30 p.m.  Athletic Director: John Raynor jraynor@srvhs.org 552-3005

28 Community College Admission  Students are eligible if they: Have graduated from high school Have passed the CA High School Proficiency Exam Are 18 years old  Students must take entrance assessments in Math, Writing, and Reading Comprehension  Counseling Orientation Course  Certificate Programs  AA Degree  Four-year College Transfer

29 UC/CSU “A – G” Requirements University of CaliforniaCalifornia State University a. History/ Social Science  2 years required a. History/ Social Science  2 years required b. English  4 years required b. English  4 years required c. Mathematics  3 years required/ 4 years recommended c. Mathematics  3 years required d. Laboratory Science  2 years required/ 3 years recommended d. Laboratory Science  2 years required e. Language other than English  2 years required/ 3 years recommended e. Language other than English  2 years required f. Visual and Performing Arts  1 year required f. Visual and Performing Arts  1 year required g. Electives  1 year required g. Electives  1 year required ** See page 32 of Online Course Catalogue for further details. **

30  The SRVHS Career Center is available as a resource for: College & Career Information (including college rep visits, computer searches, video & college catalogues) Testing Information Scholarships & Financial Aid Information Work Permits Job Board/Volunteer Opportunities  Career Center Coordinators: Carolyn Mackell: 552-3007 Candy Jewett: 552-3007  Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 – 4:00

31 Thank you so much for attending!


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