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1 Foothill Technology High School 2008-2009 Welcome Freshmen Dragons!! We are excited that you are here!!

2 Foothill Technology High School Today we are going to talk about: Graduation from FTHS College admission Your goals and your Four Year Plan

3 Foothill Technology High School Do you have health insurance? California Healthy Families offers: Medical + Dental + Vision insurance coverage at little or no cost. Health Insurance helps kids stay healthy with regular medical and dental visits! Information is available in the Counseling office!

4 Foothill Technology High School Who is your Counselor? Mr. Boyd: Last Names A - F

5 Foothill Technology High School Ms. Freeman: Last Names G - N

6 Mrs. Hillis: Last Names O - Z Foothill Technology High School

7 FTHS Graduation Requirements: 230 total credits 75 hours community service Must pass Education in a Digital Age (EDA)

8 Foothill Technology High School F T English: 40 credits REQUIRED English 96/98 H English 106/108 H English 116/118 AP English 126/128 AP

9 Foothill Technology High School Mathematics: 30 credits REQUIRED MUST complete Algebra 1 4 years of Math are strongly recommended

10 Foothill Technology High School SCIENCE: 20 credits REQUIRED  10 credits of a LIFE science (Biology, Physiology)  10 credits of a PHYSICAL science (Chemistry, Physics)  3 to 4 years of science are Strongly recommended  At FTHS all 11 th grade students will be enrolled in a science class

11 Foothill Technology High School Social Studies: 35 credits REQUIRED  5 credits of Geography (Gr.9)  10 credits of World History (Gr.10)  10 credits of US History (Gr.11)  5 credits of Government (Gr.12)  5 credits of Economics (Gr. 12)

12 Foothill Technology High School Physical Education: 20 credits REQUIRED  On-campus P.E. class  YMCA  Mavericks  Sports  Independent Study P.E.

13 Foothill Technology High School Health Education : 5 credits REQUIRED (usually taken in 9 th Grade)

14 Foothill Technology High School Fine Arts: 10 credits REQUIRED Foreign Language, Art, Drama, Music,Visual Communications, Filmmaking, Digital Photography F T

15 Foothill Technology High School Applied Arts – 10 credits REQUIRED EDA fulfills this requirement! WEB DESIGN, DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN, ROP offerings F T

16 Foothill Technology High School Electives: 60 credits required! An elective class is any class that you choose above and beyond the core requirements.

17 Foothill Technology High School Community Service – 75 hours required  20 hours in the 9 th grade year recommended  20 hours in the 10 th grade year recommended  20 hours in the 11 th grade year recommended  15 hours in the 12 th grade year  Two different organizations

18 Foothill Technology High School UC/CSU A – G Requirements A. History/Social Science: 2 years required B. English: 4 years required C. Mathematics: 3 years required/4 recommended D. Laboratory Science: 2 years required/3 recommended E. Language Other Than English: 2 years required/3 recommended F. Visual & Performing Arts: 1 FULL year required G. College Preparatory Electives: 1 year required All Classes must be passed with an A, B, or C for college eligibility! D = FAIL!!!

19 Foothill Technology High School Four-Year Plan SUBJECTNinth GradeTenth GradeEleventh GradeTwelfth Grade ENGLISH English 96 or English 98 Honors English 106 or English 108 Honors English 116 or English 118 AP English 126 or English 128 AP SOCIAL SCIENCE Geography/Heal th World History or World History Honors US History or US History AP Amer. Gov/Economics Amer. Gov AP/Econ Honors MATH Plan 1: Algebra 1 Plan 2: Algebra 1 Geometry Algebra 1B Algebra 2 Intermediate Algebra Trig/Pre-Calculus Geometry Plan 1: Geometry Plan 2: Geometry Algebra 2 Intermediate Algebra Trig/Pre-Calculus Algebra 2 Calculus AB AP Trig/Pre-Calculus Geometry Honors Algebra 2 HonorsTrig/Pre-Calculus HonorsCalculus BC AP SCIENCE Biology Chemistry Chemistry Honors Conceptual Physics Physics or Physics AP Physiology Honors Conceptual Physics Chemistry Physiology Honors Physics AP Biology AP LANGUAGE Spanish 1Spanish 2Spanish 3Spanish 4 AP ELECTIVE OPTIONS Intro Art Drama 1 Speech 1 Yearbook AVID Leadership All Grade 9 options PLUS : Creative Writing/Film Studies Art 2 Drama 2 Speech 2 (Forensics) All Grade 9/10 options PLUS : Web Design Digital Photography Psychology Art 3 Visual Communications Digital Animation or Art/Design Filmmaking Teachers Assistant Office Assistant All Grade 9/10/11 options PLUS: Art 4 AP Advanced Digital Photography

20 Foothill Technology High School Please review your four year plan with your parents !! You will be going over the four year plan in your EDA class

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