Presentation on theme: "Sophomore Parent Night Class of 2017"— Presentation transcript:
1 Sophomore Parent Night Class of 2017 Tomorrow’s Work Force Starts Here Today!
2 Guidance Counselors10-1 Lucia Williams Wadley DaSilva Ext Ext Guidance Coordinator Jimmy Owens Ext. 790
3 Tonight’s Agenda:Open House Remediation Plans Homework Club (Tutoring) Promotion & Graduation Requirements College Readiness Career Cruising MCAS CVTE/Dual Enrollment Academic Support/Homework Club
4 Open House & Report Cards Sunday - November 23, 201412:30 - 4:00 pm1st Quarter Report CardsWill be distributed on Tuesday – Nov. 18, 2014* Report Cards must be signed and returned within three school days.
5 Remediation PlanA Remediation Plan is developed in a meeting between a student and his/her guidance counselor to address failing grade averages at the end of each quarter.This plan generally includes:Use agenda dailyKeep up with assignmentsMake up any missed or failed workCycle reportsStay after school with teacherGo for tutoring
6 Homework ClubHomework Club: Students don’t need to register for tutoring. Mondays–Thursdays 3:00 to 4:00 pm (Library)There is a Math, English, and Science teacher available for tutoring and/or assistance during this time.
7 Sophomore Promotion Requirements * Sophomores must pass English and Geometry * Sophomores must pass their CVTE (Shop) * Sophomores must complete Career Cruising Requirements for the year * Sophomores must complete their Vocational Career Portfolio Requirements for the year * Sophomores cannot fail more than six credits in order to promote to junior year
8 Class of 2017 – Minimum Graduation Credit Requirements Graduation RequirementsClass of 2017 – Minimum Graduation Credit RequirementsEnglish16Math10History8ScienceRelatedFrom Junior & Senior year only: 10 (5/6 courses)Minimum Total Credits128 (includes CVTE requirement)* Additional information on promotional requirements can be found on page 20 and 21 of the Student handbook.
9 College Readiness Minimum high school graduation requirements do not necessarily meet all college admission requirements, therefore, it is very important that students pass every single course if they are planning to go to college.* College admission requirements may vary by school.
10 Assignments: *Redo-Matchmaker Career CruisingCareer Cruising is an Internet-based career exploration and planning tool used to explore career and college options and develop a career plan.Due dates:10-2 students - Dec 10th, 201410-1 students - Dec 17th, 2014Assignments: *Redo-Matchmaker*My Skills*Activity #5
11 Career Cruising (Parent Portal) Parents access the Parent Portal using their activation code. Go to to log in.Below are two links that provide additional resources for parents:About the Parent Portal (PDF file)Parent Portal Video Tutorial (Video)
12 MCAS MCAS Dates “2015” ELA – March 24th, 25th, and 26st Math – May 12th and 13thScience – June 1st and 2ndMinimum MCAS scores needed to obtain high school diploma:ELA & MATH : (+EPP Plan if does not meet the 240 proficiency level)Science: 220
13 MCAS John and Abigail Adams Scholarship The scholarship covers the tuition portion of the yearly cost at most MA state colleges and universities.To continue receiving this scholarship the student must maintain a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on all college work.As of the class of 2017 students are eligible for the John and Abigail Adams Scholarship if they score: - at the Advanced performance level in one of the three subject areas - at least Proficient in the other two remaining areas - and they must have a combined score of the three tests in the top 25% of students in the graduating class in their district.
14 Bristol Career Vocational Technical Education Linkages Program CVTE/Dual Enrollment◙ Dual Enrollment (Sign-up for BCC Spring Semester starting Nov 12th 2014)Contact Coordinator: Heidi Walsh Ext. 764
15 Sophomore Parent Night Class of 2017 Thank You for attending ourSophomore Parent Night Class of 2017This powerpoint will be posted on our school website for future access -