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1 Whitney High School Freshmen Information Night Class of 2017

2 Agenda WHS Administration & Staff WHS Administration & Staff High School 101 – the Basics High School 101 – the Basics Grading, ESA, Graduation Requirements Grading, ESA, Graduation Requirements Parental Support Parental Support Planner, Edline, Announcements, APG Planner, Edline, Announcements, APG Academic Support Academic Support Teachers, tutoring, mentors, PC Teachers, tutoring, mentors, PC Career Center/ROP/Future Dates Career Center/ROP/Future Dates Pretest Review Pretest Review

3 Whitney High School Administration Principal Principal Debra Hawkins Debra Hawkins Assistant Principals Assistant Principals Sherry Mauser (Freshman Admin) Sherry Mauser (Freshman Admin) Jason Feuerbach, Athletic Director Jason Feuerbach, Athletic Director Jennifer Hanks Jennifer Hanks

4 WHS Counselors Class of 2014 – Kelly Chambers & Julie Poe Class of 2014 – Kelly Chambers & Julie Poe Class of 2015 – Roisin LeRoy & Patrick Floyd Class of 2015 – Roisin LeRoy & Patrick Floyd Class of 2016 –Roisin LeRoy Class of 2016 –Roisin LeRoy Class of 2017 – Patrick Floyd Class of 2017 – Patrick Floyd

5 Working with your Counselor Ask questions – be proactive Ask questions – be proactive Keep track of deadlines Keep track of deadlines Keep your counselor in the loop- we are a team Keep your counselor in the loop- we are a team Check the WHS website regularly Check the WHS website regularly Keep your Six Year plan up-to-date Keep your Six Year plan up-to-date

6 Six Year Plan

7 High School 101

8 Rocklin Unified School District Whitney High School Whitney High School Rocklin High School Rocklin High School Rocklin Independent Charter Academy Rocklin Independent Charter Academy Formerly Rocklin Independent Study Formerly Rocklin Independent Study All Grades – 3 tier model All Grades – 3 tier model Victory High School Victory High School Alternative Education – Jr/Sr (quarter) Alternative Education – Jr/Sr (quarter)

9 Schedule/Grading Odd/Even Days Odd/Even Days 2 Semesters 2 Semesters 5 credits per semester/class 5 credits per semester/class Progress Reports – P or NM Progress Reports – P or NM Quarter Reports – A, B, C, NM Quarter Reports – A, B, C, NM Eligibility Check Eligibility Check Semester Grades – A, B, C, NC Semester Grades – A, B, C, NC Eligibility Check Eligibility Check NM/NC NM/NC

10 Essential Skills/Remediation Essential Skills/Remediation Mastery Learning of Essential Concepts Mastery Learning of Essential Concepts No Mastery = No Credit No Mastery = No Credit Summer School/Night School Summer School/Night School Remedial not enrichment Remedial not enrichment Summer School – highest grade = C Summer School – highest grade = C College Prep College Prep Night School – Jr/Sr – Last Resort Night School – Jr/Sr – Last Resort Not College Prep Not College Prep

11 WHS Graduation Requirements 250 Credits 4 years Language Arts 4 years Language Arts 4 years Social Studies 4 years Social Studies 3 years Mathematics 3 years Mathematics 3 years Science 3 years Science 3 years P.E. 3 years P.E. 1 year VAPA 1 year VAPA 1 year Foreign Language 1 year Foreign Language 1 year Technology 1 year Technology ½ year Health ½ year Health 45 Elective Credits 45 Elective Credits CAHSEE CAHSEE 25 hrs. of documented Community Service 25 hrs. of documented Community Service

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13 25 hours required for WHS graduation 25 hours required for WHS graduation Non-Profit agency or organization Non-Profit agency or organization Opportunities and forms are available in the College & Career Center and website Opportunities and forms are available in the College & Career Center and website All hours MUST be documented & completed by junior year All hours MUST be documented & completed by junior year 150 hours = Distinguished Comm Service 150 hours = Distinguished Comm Service COMMUNITY SERVICE

14 CSU & UC A – G Eligibility Requirements A - Social Studies 2 years A - Social Studies 2 years B - Language Arts 4 years B - Language Arts 4 years C - Math 3 years (Must complete Algebra II) C - Math 3 years (Must complete Algebra II) (4 years recommended) D - Lab Science 2 years (1 physical, 1 life) D - Lab Science 2 years (1 physical, 1 life) (4 recommended) E - Foreign Language 2 years E - Foreign Language 2 years (3 recommended) F - VAPA 1 year F - VAPA 1 year G - College Prep Elective 1 year G - College Prep Elective 1 year

15 Distinguished Scholar Students on this path will… Students on this path will… Take 60% (15) AP/Honors and advanced offerings - 5 being AP classes Take 60% (15) AP/Honors and advanced offerings - 5 being AP classes Have a 3.8 weighted GPA Have a 3.8 weighted GPA Students score Advanced/Proficient CST scores in ELA and Math Students score Advanced/Proficient CST scores in ELA and Math Have 95% attendance rate Have 95% attendance rate No major disciplinary or attendance infractions No major disciplinary or attendance infractions A minimum of 150 Community Service Hours A minimum of 150 Community Service Hours

16 Parental Support

17 Check Planner – Daily Check Planner – Daily Stamps vs Highlights Stamps vs Highlights Edline Edline Student Reports by Course Student Reports by Course School Announcements School Announcements School Website School Website Academic Planning Guide Academic Planning Guide Planning & Course Descriptions Planning & Course Descriptions

18 Check Planner Daily Stamps – every class period Stamps – every class period Praise vs Question Praise vs Question Intervention/Extended Lunch Intervention/Extended Lunch Highlight/No Stamp = Intervention Highlight/No Stamp = Intervention Write Daily Agenda/Deadlines Write Daily Agenda/Deadlines Substitute or No Homework? Substitute or No Homework? Calendar of Events Calendar of Events

19 Edline Teacher Gradebook – Real Time Teacher Gradebook – Real Time Notification of updates Notification of updates Check Student Report Check Student Report Praise vs Question Praise vs Question

20 School Announcements Broadcasting/Daily Announcements Broadcasting/Daily Announcements Essential Communication Essential Communication Parent – Check Script on Website Parent – Check Script on Website

21 Academic Planning Guide (APG) Counseling Page – School Website Counseling Page – School Website Course Descriptions Course Descriptions UC/CSU Requirements UC/CSU Requirements General Information General Information

22 Academic Support

23 Teacher Check Availability – Office Hours Check Availability – Office Hours Tutoring Tutoring Intervention Intervention PE Correctives PE Correctives Contact Information Contact Information

24 Intervention 30 minutes prior to lunch 30 minutes prior to lunch Missing Stamp = Intervention Missing Stamp = Intervention All Stamps = Voluntary All Stamps = Voluntary Planner Signed or stamped to move to another classroom Planner Signed or stamped to move to another classroom

25 Senior Mentors Assigned in every Geography Class Assigned in every Geography Class First Semester First Semester Recommendation Recommendation Small Groups – Tutoring/organization check every two weeks (graded) Small Groups – Tutoring/organization check every two weeks (graded)

26 Peer Counselors Trained by Counselor Advisor Trained by Counselor Advisor Provide Support/Check-ins Provide Support/Check-ins Mediation Mediation Report to Counselor Report to Counselor

27 Career Center

28 What do you want to do after high school? 4 Year College or University Military Community College School to Career Career or Technical Schools

29 Career Center Sally Randazzo, Career Technician Work Permits Work Permits Community Service Community Service Scholarship/Financial Aid Information Scholarship/Financial Aid Information Regional Occupational Program Regional Occupational Program CSU/UC Application Workshops CSU/UC Application Workshops Post Secondary Opportunities Post Secondary Opportunities Speakers/Recruiters Speakers/Recruiters

30 ROP Justin Locketz – ROP Coordinator

31 Open to high school juniors and seniors. Open to high school juniors and seniors. Training for Careers and College in 12 industry sectors including Agriculture, Arts and Media, Building and Construction, Health and Medical Services, Information and Communication, Education, Fashion, Public Services, Hospitality, Marketing, Transportation and Engineering. Training for Careers and College in 12 industry sectors including Agriculture, Arts and Media, Building and Construction, Health and Medical Services, Information and Communication, Education, Fashion, Public Services, Hospitality, Marketing, Transportation and Engineering. Many courses offer Internships, College Credit, and UC A-G credit. Many courses offer Internships, College Credit, and UC A-G credit. Classes are at various campuses and job sites in the area. Classes are at various campuses and job sites in the area.

32 Regional Occupational Program dParents/Pages/49erRop.aspx?dept=rop dParents/Pages/49erRop.aspx?dept=rop dParents/Pages/49erRop.aspx?dept=rop dParents/Pages/49erRop.aspx?dept=rop Senior Year (possibly junior year) Senior Year (possibly junior year) Mandatory Parent Nights - impacted courses Mandatory Parent Nights - impacted courses Health Careers, Baking & Pastry, Fire Science Health Careers, Baking & Pastry, Fire Science Medical Assisting, Animal Science, Dental Medical Assisting, Animal Science, Dental AP Computer Science, Law Enforcement AP Computer Science, Law Enforcement Internships not guaranteed Internships not guaranteed

33 Upcoming Dates December 20 – Semester Ends December 20 – Semester Ends January 6 - Semester Two Begins January 6 - Semester Two Begins February 8 - Kaplan Mock SAT February 8 - Kaplan Mock SAT March - 9 th graders select courses for sophomore year March - 9 th graders select courses for sophomore year March - AP/Honors Information Night March - AP/Honors Information Night

34 What’s Next - Sophomore PSAT Test - October PSAT Test - October CAHSEE - February CAHSEE - February Grades calculated for UC/CSU Grades calculated for UC/CSU Stay involved Stay involved

35 What’s Next - Juniors Develop List of Postsecondary Programs Develop List of Postsecondary Programs NCAA Clearinghouse NCAA Clearinghouse College Night College Night Testing Year Testing Year PSAT – National Merit Scholarship PSAT – National Merit Scholarship SAT/ACT – Spring Semester SAT/ACT – Spring Semester Send Scores – CSU Mentor, UC – share, NCAA Send Scores – CSU Mentor, UC – share, NCAA CST – Early Assessment Program (EAP) CST – Early Assessment Program (EAP)

36 What’s Next - Senior SAT/ACT – Retake if necessary SAT/ACT – Retake if necessary Send Scores from testing agency Send Scores from testing agency Senior Mock Interview Day Senior Mock Interview Day Financial Aid – Financial Aid – Scholarship Search Scholarship Search Assist-a-grad Scholarships - March Assist-a-grad Scholarships - March Apply to Colleges Apply to Colleges CSU & UC – November 30 deadline CSU & UC – November 30 deadline Transcript Requests Transcript Requests

37 Planning Your High School Career Using your Six-Year Plan Using your Six-Year Plan Meeting Graduation Requirements Meeting Graduation Requirements Preparing for College Preparing for College Considering Your Options Considering Your Options Using College and Career Center Resources Using College and Career Center Resources Meeting with your counselor as needed Meeting with your counselor as needed

38 Golden Rules for High School Parents Communicate! Communicate! Stay involved in your teen’s life Stay involved in your teen’s life Ask your teen questions – follow up Ask your teen questions – follow up Discuss your teen’s goals and plans for the future Discuss your teen’s goals and plans for the future Set boundaries and enforce them Set boundaries and enforce them Check the WHS website Check the WHS website Read Wildcat World Newsletter Read Wildcat World Newsletter Check grades online Check grades online Participate in Boosters, PIT Crew or other parent group Participate in Boosters, PIT Crew or other parent group Attend parent programs – Back to School Night/Parent Information Nights Attend parent programs – Back to School Night/Parent Information Nights Don’t assume that your teen can do it on their own – THEY STILL NEED YOU! Don’t assume that your teen can do it on their own – THEY STILL NEED YOU!

39 Quiz Review correct Top Cat Parent correct Distinguished Parent 1-19 correct Intervention Intervention

40 Who do you call? Whitney High School: Counselor Patrick Floyd: Sherri Gregory: (Secretary) Ext Registrar Leslie Simpson: Athletics Jason Feuerbach: Jason Feuerbach: Kathy Maxey: (Secretary) Kathy Maxey: Jennnifer Yadon:


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