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I’M IN HIGH SCHOOL, NOW WHAT???? Welcome to Jacobs! Freshmen class size is about 600 students Freshmen class size is about 600 students Approximately.

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2 I’M IN HIGH SCHOOL, NOW WHAT????

3 Welcome to Jacobs! Freshmen class size is about 600 students Freshmen class size is about 600 students Approximately 2,500 students at Jacobs Approximately 2,500 students at Jacobs Over 150 staff members in the building Over 150 staff members in the building * Responsible * Responsible * Respectful * Respectful * Ready * Ready

4 Who’s my counselor? (Indicated at the top of a student’s schedule) Mrs. Leigh Adler Mrs. Leigh Adler Mr. Jeremy Baldwin Mr. Jeremy Baldwin Mrs. Kim Barone Mrs. Kim Barone Ms. Lori Berkiel Ms. Lori Berkiel Mr. Anthony Miocic Mr. Anthony Miocic Mrs. Alexia Policht Mrs. Alexia Policht Mr. Kenneth Windisch (Department Head) Mr. Kenneth Windisch (Department Head) Mrs. Policht Mrs. Policht (847) (847)

5 Who’s my dean? Mrs. Stout Mrs. Stout (847) (847) Mr. Quitno Mr. Quitno (847) (847)

6 What do I see my counselor for? Academic issues Academic issues -schedule concerns, level placement issues, additional help in classes Career questions Career questions -career exploration, course programming Personal/Social concerns Personal/Social concerns -friends, family, school related issues

7 What’s my role as a student? Succeed in ALL classes Succeed in ALL classes Respect and abide by the school rules Respect and abide by the school rules Be responsible for your homework Be responsible for your homework Seek additional help when needed Seek additional help when needed Ask questions when confused Ask questions when confused Communicate with the teacher Communicate with the teacher

8 D300 Graduation Requirements  English- 4 years ( 4 credits)  Math- 3 years (3 credits) through Algebra 2 through Algebra 2  Science- 2 years  Social Studies - 3 years World History World History Economics Economics Government Government US History US History

9 D300 Graduation Reqs. (cont.)  PE 3.5 years (7 semesters)  Health.50 credit (1 semester)  Driver’s Ed..50 credit (1 semester)  Electives 6.5 credits  Strands 3.0 (1.0 credit per strand)  Strand 1- Art, Foreign Language, or Music  Strand 2-English, Math, Science, or Social Studies  Strand 3-Business, Family/Consumer Science, or Industrial Technology

10 What influences my academic record? (continued) Transcript Transcript GPA GPA Class rank Class rank Ways to lose credit Ways to lose credit failing a class failing a class Reclassification Reclassification Not earning enough credits to be promoted to the next grade level Not earning enough credits to be promoted to the next grade level

11 What if I have a problem? See counselor See counselor Talk with a teacher Talk with a teacher Speak to parents Speak to parents See an assistant principal See an assistant principal Talk with a social worker Talk with a social worker Speak to a friend--  Peer Mediation Speak to a friend--  Peer Mediation

12 Resources HDJ Tutoring Center Tutoring Center -juniors & seniors that are nationally trained tutors assist students assist students Math Resource Center -certified math teacher available every period to provide help Academic Support Period (ASP) Academic Support Period (ASP) -45 minute study hall period on a daily basis

13 How do I get involved? Listen to announcements for information Listen to announcements for information Try out for a sport-  Stop in the Athletic Office Try out for a sport-  Stop in the Athletic Office Join a club--  Check the activity board in Commons for meeting times Join a club--  Check the activity board in Commons for meeting times Participate in community,charity, or volunteer work Participate in community,charity, or volunteer work Apply + obtain a job Apply + obtain a job


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