Presentation on theme: "FRESHMAN CLASS OF 2018 Sophomore class of 2017"— Presentation transcript:
1 FRESHMAN CLASS OF 2018 Sophomore class of 2017 23
2 CounselorsCindy Giles (Dept. Chair) Do- F Lyndsey Dombroski A- Di Heather Minsker G – L Connie Perrin M-Re Deb Wessman Ri– Z
3 Username: 6 digit student number Password: birth month and day Guidance Web Page Our Website is full of information Please take advantage of the resourceUsername: 6 digit student numberPassword: birth month and dayKeep up with grades so there are no surprises at the end of a grading period when it is too late
4 2014-15 Grade Reporting timeline Semester 11st Interims Report 9/24/141st Quarter Report Card 10/28/142nd Qtr Interim 11/25/142nd Qtr Report Card 1/13/15All reports are distributed in 7th period classes.
5 How do I ask My counselor a question? 2. Fill out a green 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.1. Come to the student services department during lunch every day of the week and ask your counselor a question.
6 How do I ask My counselor a question? 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.your counselor
7 Class of 2017 Graduation Requirements English 4.0 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. Arts 1.0 cr HOPE 1.0 cr Elective Credits 8.0 cr 1 online course ________________________________________ Total Credits 24.0 credits Note: Foreign Language is not required for graduation. University system requires 2 year minimum.
8 Class of 2018 Graduation requirements English 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. Arts 1.0 cr HOPE cr Elective Credits cr1 online course ________________________________________ Total Credits creditsNote: Foreign Language is not required for graduation. University system requires 2 year minimum.
9 Class of 2017/2018 Students will also be required to: FCAT Reading: passing score of level 3/Must pass the Grade 10 English Language Arts AssessmentPass the Algebra 1 End of Course Exam (EOC)Geometry, Biology and US History End of Course Exam (EOC) 30%One online course (12th grade year Gov/Econ)2.0 unweighted gpa
10 In addition to meeting the standard High School Diploma Requirements Scholar DesignationMerit DesignationPass 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 courseMust 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
11 4 Year Plan State university System Subject9th10th11th12thEnglishEnglish IEnglish IIEnglish IIIEnglish IVMathAlg IGeometryAlgebra II4th SUS MathScienceEarth Space Science or BiologyChemistry orBiologyPhysics orMarine ScienceSocial StudiesWorld HistoryAmerican HistoryGovernment / EconomicsForeign Language1.0ConsecutiveForeign Lang1.0 Consecutive Foreign LangMisc.HOPE1.0 Fine Art (sometime)Academic Elective(sometime)Academic Elective (sometime)Must Have 18 or More SUS Academic Classes7.0 credits
12 Bright futures scholarship Bright futures scholarship Gold Seal Voc Scholars Award Florida Medallion Scholars Academic Scholars AwardGPA – MinimumUnrounded and Cumulative3.0 weighted* GPA in the 16 creditsrequired for graduation AND a 3.5 unweighted GPA in a 3 credit vocational program.3.0 weighted* GPA in the 18 college preparatory credits identified by the Florida Board of Regents as MINIMUM entrance requirements..3.5 weighted* GPA in the 18 college preparatory credits identified by the Florida Board of Regents as MINIMUM entrance requirements.Class of 2014 and AfterSAT:Critical Read- 440Math- 440ACT:Rdg-18English-17Math-19Pert:Reading 106Writing 103Math 114SAT: Combined(excludes Writing)ACT: 26 CompositeSAT: CombinedACT: 29 Composite
13 Bright Futures Scholarship Gold Seal Award Florida Medallion Academic Award Volunteer Hours30 Hours75 Hours100 HoursRemember: Bright Futures Scholarship Program requirements are subject to legislative change. Check Florida Department of Education for current scholarship program requirements:
14 Dual Enrollment “Ace” Program at FGcu The Accelerated Collegiate Experience (ACE) is designed to being a unique educational experience to qualified junior and senior high school students who are seeking advance study option. Public Information Meeting November 20, pm December 11, pm weighted academic GPA and 3.0 unweighted GPS. 2. Minimum Standardized Test Scores: a. SAT – 1600 combined Reading, Math and Writing Minimum Math 500 Minimum Reading 500 Minimum Writing 500 b. ACT – 23 Composite Minimum Math 20 Minimum Reading 20 Minimum English 20
15 EDISON DUAl Enrollment GPA Requirements-Unweighted Cumulative GPA3.5 for Sophomores3.0 for Juniors and SeniorsMinimum standardized test scores:SAT: Verbal 440, Math 440 (Mat 1033) or Math 540 for College Algebra (Mac 1105)ACT: English 17, Reading 19, and Math 19 (MAT 1033) or Math 23 for College Algebra Mac 1105.
16 Make up Work PolicyStudents 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.
17 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 OfficeCommunity Service
18 Midterms Exams December 16--19 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.
19 IMPORTANT TESTING DATES PSAT testing for all sophomores: October 15th, 2014
20 Closing ThoughtsCheck quarter grades often Communicate directly with your student’s teacher if you have a concern Take all standardized testing seriously This presentation will be on the GCHS student services web under events.