COUNSELORS Mrs. Watts:A-D Mrs. Willard:E-J Mr. Mortensen:K-Q Mr. Munk:R-Z
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS 27 Credits Total 4.0 English 3.0 Science 3.0 Math 2.5 Social Studies 1.0 P.E. 0.5 Fit for Life 0.5 Health Ed. 1.5 Art 1.0 Technical Vocational 0.5 Computer Technology 0.5 US Gov. & Cit. 0.5 Financial Literacy 8.5 Electives Make up all U’s
AP OR CE? AP- Advanced Placement Nationally recognized Credit accepted by all colleges Most classes are full year Take test in May ($91.00) Must pass with 3 or higher Receive 5-6 credits per class CE Concurrent Enrollment Accepted by state colleges Classes are half or full year Credit is based on grade received Grades appear on college transcript Typically receive 3 credits per class (see purple sheet)
CORE CLASSES FOR JUNIOR YEAR English English 11 English 11 Honors Math Secondary Math I Secondary Math II Secondary Math III Secondary Math III (Honors) AP Calculus AB/BC (+ Lab) AP Statistics Social Studies US History II CE US History AP American History Science Biology (Honors) Chemistry (Honors) Physics (Honors) Zoology AP Biology AP Chemistry AP Physics Medical Anatomy CE (2 periods)
OTHER CLASSES Foreign Language (Spanish, German, French) U of U, Regents Music (Band, Orchestra, Choir) Released Time (Seminary) Complete remaining graduation requirements: Financial Literacy (semester) OR Adult Roles and Financial Literacy (full year) Art Physical Education CTE (Career/Technical Education) Electives
MAKE-UP/ORIGINAL CREDIT OPTIONS: Packets (see your counselor); make-up only Summer Packet Program; make-up only Northridge Learning Center Electronic High School www.ehs.uen.orgwww.ehs.uen.org BYU Independent Study http://ce.byu.eduhttp://ce.byu.edu
IMPORTANT EXAMS ACT : Take Spring of Junior year & Fall of Senior year PLAN:October 7, 2014 PSAT:October 15, 2014 Sign up at the Business Office or “My DSD” online Pick up practice booklet once you have paid in business office NMSQT: National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test for Juniors.
PREPARATION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS Academic Offered by colleges High G.P.A. High ACT Scores Departmental www.scholarships.com www.fastweb.com www.utahfutures.org www.scholar-box.com Miscellaneous Extracurricular activities— clubs, sports, etc. Leadership experience Community Service Diversity/Multicultural
www.scholar-box.com Getting scholarships is a part-time job with the potential for a high hourly rate! Scholar Box
REGENTS SCHOLARSHIP Academic Achievement Award $1,250 per semester up to 4 semesters/or one time $1000 Must meet certain requirements See Regents Scholarship Handbook and checklist on counseling website.
NCAA If planning to play college sports must meet NCAA requirement of 16 core courses from grades 9-12 Meet with Mr. Munk to review transcript Register with NCAA Eligibility Center @ www.eligibilitycenter.org Check list on counseling website