Presentation on theme: "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."— Presentation transcript:
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
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”
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
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)
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
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!
Futures Center Career Internships Job Shadowing Opportunities Volunteer Opportunities Joan Deussen 254-6627 AmeriCorps Scholarship Junior/Senior Career Fair Spring
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
Fruita Monument Counseling Website http://fmhs.mesa.k12.co.us/counseling/index.htm http://fmhs.mesa.k12.co.us/counseling/index.htm 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
College In Colorado http://www.collegeincolorado.org/home.aspx http://www.collegeincolorado.org/home.aspx 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
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!
How to Read a Transcript Credit Summary- Dist 51 High School Subject AreaReq.CompDef CM Communications0.500.50 CL Computer Literacy0.500.50 E1 9th Comp/Lit A & B 1.001.00 E2 10th Comp/Lit A&B1.001.00 E3 11th Lit/Comp0.500.000.50 E4 12th Lit/Comp0.500.000.50 EN English Elective0.500.000.50 FA Fine Arts0.500.50 FE Personal Finance0.500.000.50 MA Math3.002.500.50 PE Physical Education0.501.00 PF Personal Fitness & Wellness0.500.000.50 S1 Science-Earth1.001.00 S2 Science-Life1.000.500.50 S3 Science-Physical1.000.001.00 SG World Geography1.001.00 SH US History1.000.001.00 SS Soc Studies Elective0.500.50 SV American Government0.500.000.50 ZE Elective9.502.507.50 ------Total Credits----25.000 12.500 13.50
Block class (Q) II Block class (Q) II Semester class------- (S) Semester class ------- (S) Computer Communication 37022 Green House Mgnt. 37260
February 6 – Registration Packets at 8/9 school February 10, 11, & 14 – Computer Apps Test February 17-20 - 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!
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
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
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
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 http://www.actstudent.org/plan/ Test Prep www.actstudent.org www.collegeboard.org