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1 FRESHMAN CLASS OF 2017 SOPHOMORE CLASS OF 2016

2 GCHS STUDENT SERVICES DEPARTMENT

3 Cindy Giles (Dept. Chair) Do- F Lyndsey Dombroski A- Di Heather Minsker G – L Connie Perrin M-Re Deb Wessman Ri– Z COUNSELORS

4   Username: 6 digit student number  Password: birth month and day  Keep up with grades so there are no surprises at the end of a grading period when it is too late GUIDANCE WEB PAGE OUR WEBSITE IS FULL OF INFORMATION PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE RESOURCE

5 HOW DO I ASK MY COUNSELOR A QUESTION? 1. Come to the student services department during lunch every day of the week and ask your counselor a question. 2. Fill out a blue form found on the counter of the student services office with your name and concern then the counselor will send a pass for you during class.

6 3. If you come to the student services office during class please check in at the counter. You enter your student number and we will check you out after your appointment. 4. your counselor from home. HOW DO I ASK MY COUNSELOR A QUESTION?

7 English4.0 credits Math (with Algebra 1 /Geometry)4.0 cr Science ( Biology & 2 other lab sciences) 3.0 cr Social Studies (WH, AH, Econ/Gov)3.0 cr Fine/Practical/ or Perform. Arts1.0 cr HOPE 1.0 cr Elective Credits8.0 cr ________________________________________ Total Credits 24.0 credits Note: Foreign Language is not required for graduation. University system requires 2 year minimum. CLASS OF 2016 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

8 CLASS OF 2017 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS English4.0 credits Math (with Algebra 1 /Geometry)4.0 cr Science (Biology & 2 other lab sciences)3.0 cr Social Studies (WH, AH, Econ/Gov)3.0 cr Fine/Practical/ or Perform. Arts1.0 cr HOPE 1.0 cr Elective Credits8.0 cr ________________________________________ Total Credits24.0 credits Note: Foreign Language is not required for graduation. University system requires 2 year minimum.

9 CLASS OF 2016/2017 Students will also be required to: 1.FCAT Reading: passing score of level 3/Must pass the Grade 10 English Language Arts Common Core Assessment 2.Pass the Algebra 1 End of Course Exam (EOC) 3.Must take Geometry and Biology End of Course Exam (EOC) 30% 4.One online course – some restrictions no DE unweighted gpa

10 ONLINE DRIVERS EDUCATION COURSE 9 th graders Students who enter the ninth grade in may not satisfy the online course graduation requirement by taking drivers education online as per section , F.S., effective July 1, th graders A student who entered ninth grade prior to the school year under section , F.S., requirements may take drivers education online and have it satisfy the online graduation course requirement.

11 IN ADDITION TO MEETING THE STANDARD HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA REQUIREMENTS SCHOLAR DESIGNATION Pass the ELA Grade 11 Common Core Assessment once implemented 1 credit in Algebra 2, Chemistry or Physics 1 credit in a course equally rigorous to chemistry or physics 1 credit in statistics or equally rigorous math course Pass the Biology EOC and US History EOC 2 credits in same world language Earn at least one credit in AP, IB, AICE or dual enrollment course MERIT DESIGNATION Must pass the Algebra I EOC Attain one or more industry certifications from the list established GCHS Industry Certifications Auto CAD Adobe Flash CS5 Adobe Photoshop CS5 Medical Assistant Certification Food Handler Certification

12 4 YEAR PLAN STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM Subject9 th 10 th 11 th 12th EnglishEnglish IEnglish IIEnglish IIIEnglish IV MathAlg IGeometryAlgebra II4 th SUS Math ScienceEarth Space Science BiologyScience Social StudiesWorld HistoryAmerican History Government / Economics Foreign Language 1.0 Consecutive Foreign Lang Misc.HOPE1.0 Fine Art (sometime) Academic Elective (sometime) Academic Elective (sometime) Must Have 18 or More SUS Academic Classes 7.0 credits

13 BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP GOLD SEAL VOC SCHOLARS AWARD FLORIDA MEDALLION SCHOLARS ACADEMIC SCHOLARS AWARD Class of 2014 and After SAT: Critical Read- 440 Math- 440 ACT: Rdg-18 English-17 Math-19 Pert: Reading 104 Writing 99 Math 113 SAT: 1170 Combined (excludes Writing) ACT: 26 Composite SAT: 1290 Combined (excludes Writing) ACT: 29 Composite GPA – Minimum Unrounded and Cumulative 3.0 weighted* GPA in the 16 credits 2011 required for graduation AND a 3.5 unweighted GPA in a 3 credit vocational program. 3.0 weighted* GPA in the 16 college preparatory credits 2011 identified by the Florida Board of Regents as MINIMUM entrance requirements weighted* GPA in the 16 college preparatory credits identified by the Florida Board of Regents as MINIMUM entrance requirements.

14 BRIGHT FUTURES SCHOLARSHIP GOLD SEAL AWARD FLORIDA MEDALLION ACADEMIC AWARD Volunteer Hours Class of 2012 and after: 30 Hours 75 Hours 100 Hours Remember: Bright Futures Scholarship Program requirements are subject to legislative change. Check Florida Department of Education for current scholarship program requirements:

15 MAKE UP WORK POLICY STUDENTS ARE TO BE PROVIDED ONE SCHOOL DAY FOR EVERYDAY DAY MISSED TO MAKE UP WORK. LONG TERM ASSIGNMENTS ARE DUE ON THE DAY THE STUDENT RETURNS TO SCHOOL.

16 Not Required for graduation Non-profit organization Cannot be affiliated with religious or political organizations Must obtain prior approval during lunch on Thursdays and Fridays in the Student Services Office Forms available on the Web or in the Student Services Office Community Service

17 MIDTERMS EXAMS DECEMBER FINAL EXAMS JUNE 1-4 Often we get calls about students missing midterm or final exams. Students are not allowed to take the exams early - they can only take them when they return.

18 PSAT testing for all sophomores: October 16 th, 2013 FCAT testing for Reading: April 22- May 1, 2014 IMPORTANT TESTING DATES

19 CLOSING THOUGHTS Check quarter grades often Communicate directly with your student’s teacher if you have a concern Take all standardized testing seriously


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