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January 2008. Who is on Your Team? Catharine Mudd Counselor, A-F Brian Shaver Counselor, G-L Andrea KemperCounselor, M-R Bob Corneille Counselor, S-Z.

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1 January 2008

2 Who is on Your Team? Catharine Mudd Counselor, A-F Brian Shaver Counselor, G-L Andrea KemperCounselor, M-R Bob Corneille Counselor, S-Z Rachel PriceSecretary Connie Via Records Secretary Joan Deussen Futures Center School to Career Jody MimmackPrincipal Lee CarletonAssistant Principal Todd McClaskeyAssistant Principal Sherry SchreinerAssistant Principal

3  One Diploma – Multiple Pathways to Achieve It- Performance Based Diploma  HEAR Higher Ed. Admissions Requirements  NCAA National College Athletic Association  Special High School Programs – WCCC/Career Center/Futures Center  Four Year Plan Portfolio  Counseling Website  College in Colorado  Registration Process  Transcript  Important Dates  Sophomore “Musts”

4 Performance-Based Diploma  Graduation Requirements  25 Credits  2.0 GPA  Proficiency in CSAP or alternative assessment  Progress Monitors  Jeff Peak – Seniors/Sophomores  Gretchen Haptonstall – Juniors/Sophomores

5 Higher Education Admission Requirements Subject 2010 & After English 4 Units Mathematics 1 4 Units Natural Science 2 3 Units Social Science 3 3 Units Foreign Language 1 Units Academic Electives 4 2 Units Total Units 17 Units 1 Algebra I and higher 2 Two units must be lab based 3 At least one unit must be US or world history 4 Any academic area listed above or foreign, computer science, art, music, journalism, or drama. Colorado Commission Of Higher Education (CCHE)

6 NCAA Clearinghouse https://www.ncaaclearinghouse.net/NCAA/common/index.html  Division I & II Colleges/Universities  Register by the End of Junior Year  Meet Academic Core Course Requirements in High School  Meet with Your Counselor to review Your Transcript

7 Special Opportunities at FMHS  WCCC  Career Center  Tutor Mentor, Peer Tutor  Student Learning Center  Mesa State College  Early Scholars  Fast-track  Concurrent  Developmental Studies  Over 30 Clubs and Activities!

8 Futures Center Career Internships Job Shadowing Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Joan Deussen AmeriCorps Scholarship Junior/Senior Career Fair Spring

9 The High School & Beyond Portfolio  A tool for ALL students  A tool for Counselors  Goals Academic Career/Vocational Personal  Course Planner  Resources  Place For Important Papers Resume Recommendations Transcripts Academic Test Results Interest Inventories  A tool for ALL students  A tool for Counselors  Goals Academic Career/Vocational Personal  Course Planner  Resources  Place For Important Papers Resume Recommendations Transcripts Academic Test Results Interest Inventories

10 Fruita Monument Counseling Website  A Place to Begin  Resources for students and parents  Calendars  Links to Colleges  Links to Other Opportunities  A Place to Begin  Resources for students and parents  Calendars  Links to Colleges  Links to Other Opportunities

11 College In Colorado  Helping Colorado students Plan, Apply and Pay for College  Link to The College Opportunity Fund Stipend  Colorado Collegiate Handbook  Helping Colorado students Plan, Apply and Pay for College  Link to The College Opportunity Fund Stipend  Colorado Collegiate Handbook

12 Parent Checklist for Student Registration  Review your student’s registration appointment date  Review freshman transcript with your student  Review course selection sheet and course description guide with your student  Solicit current teachers for recommendations on appropriate course selection  Explore online or summer school offerings for credit retrieval  Review Colorado College Higher Education (CCHE)  Review NCAA requirements for students who may play college athletics  Sign your name  Look forward to 3 great years at Fruita Monument High School!

13 How to Read a Transcript Credit Summary- Dist 51 High School Subject AreaReq.CompDef CM Communications CL Computer Literacy E1 9th Comp/Lit A & B E2 10th Comp/Lit A&B E3 11th Lit/Comp E4 12th Lit/Comp EN English Elective FA Fine Arts FE Personal Finance MA Math PE Physical Education PF Personal Fitness & Wellness S1 Science-Earth S2 Science-Life S3 Science-Physical SG World Geography SH US History SS Soc Studies Elective SV American Government ZE Elective Total Credits

14 Block class (Q) II Block class (Q) II Semester class (S) Semester class (S) Computer Communication Green House Mgnt

15  February 6 – Registration Packets at 8/9 school  February 10, 11, & 14 – Computer Apps Test  February Registration for current freshmen at Fruita 8/9  June – Class Schedules arrive in the mail  August –Check-in & Pick up Final Schedule  Mid August – First Day of School!

16 Fall Sophomore “Musts”  Meet with Your Counselor  Join School Clubs, Community Activities, Sports  Start Thinking About Careers  Attend College Fairs  Mesa State College Fair - September  Western Slope College Fair – October  Aspen High School  Sign up for Skills Lab if unsuccessful on CSAP (helps students to be successful on NWEA)  Attend Financial Aid Night

17 Winter Sophomore “Musts”  Select Rigorous Junior Year Courses at Registration  Go on WCCC Tours in January  Apply to WCCC Programs  Maintain Good Grades  Research Volunteer/Community Service Activities  Get involved with a club, sport, extra-curricular

18 Spring Sophomore “Musts”  Meet with Your Counselor to review schedule and check credits for graduation  Take CSAP Seriously (you need it to graduate!)  Are You Interested in Attending a U.S. Military Academy? -Request a pre-candidate questionnaire  Tour College Campuses during vacations  Parents…It’s not Too Late to Start a College Savings Plan

19 Alphabet Soup of Testing  PLAN – Pre ACT, Fall of Sophomore Year  PSAT – Pre SAT, Fall -Optional for Sophomores -Recommended in Junior year -If your student is in Geometry or above this year  CSAP – Colorado Student Assessment Program, Spring of Sophomore Year (need to be proficient to graduate or meet ACT requirement)  ACT – Colorado State Mandated, April of Junior Year  Must score composite of 17 or higher for graduation requirements  ASVAB – Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery - Career Interest & Skills Inventory -Arranged through the recruiting office Test Prep

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