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1 El Cajon Valley High School Guidance Department BE BRAVE

2 OUR TIME TOGETHER Graduation Requirements Graduation Requirements How to Read Your Transcript How to Read Your Transcript Life After High School Life After High School How to Get Into a 4 Year University How to Get Into a 4 Year University A-G Requirements A-G Requirements NCAA Requirements (Intercollegiate Sports) NCAA Requirements (Intercollegiate Sports) College Entrance Exams College Entrance Exams Course Planner Course Planner CTE Pathways at ECV CTE Pathways at ECV Elective Options Elective Options Registration Process Registration Process ECV Guidance Department ECV Guidance Department Questions Questions

3 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS SubjectRequired English 40 credits Social Science 35 credits Fine Arts or World Language 10 credits Mathematics (Algebra req.) 30 credits Life Science 10 credits Physical Science 10 credits Technology Requirement 5 credits Physical Education 20 credits Electives 60 credits Additional Requirements: Career Plan – Met with Counselor (Post Secondary Plan) California High School Exit Exam (Math/ English) Fitness Gram – required to be enrolled in PE until Fitness Gram is passed.

4 HOW TO READ YOUR TRANSCRIPT

5 LIFE AFTER HIGH SCHOOL 4-year College or University 4-year College or University (UC, CSU, private colleges, out of state) Community College Community College (Grossmont, Cuyamaca, Mesa, City, Southwestern) Technical/Trade Schools (Vocational) Technical/Trade Schools (Vocational) (Culinary, Beauty, Arts, Automotive, etc.) Apprentice Programs Apprentice Programs Plumbing, Sheet Metal, Electrical, etc.) Armed Forces Armed Forces Navy, Marines, National Guard, Air Force, Army, Coast Guard)

6 A-G REQUIREMENTS (CSU/ UC required) SubjectRequiredRecommended A Social Science 2 years BEnglish 4 years C Math (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II) 3 years 4 years D Lab Science 2 years 3 years E Foreign Language 2 years 3+ years F Visual/ Performing Arts 1 year 1+ years G College Prep Elective 1 year All courses must be at the college prep level or higher and be completed with a grade of “C” or better.

7 NCAA REQUIREMENTS – 2013 & Beyond (Inter-collegiate Sports) Core Courses Division I Division II English 4 years 3 years Math 2 years Natural/Physical Science 2 years + Additional English, Math Or Science 1 year 3 years Social Science 2 years Additional Courses (from any area above, foreign language or nondoctrinal religion/ philosophy) 4 years College Admissions Tests and GPA Requirements: Division I – a sliding scale for test score and grade point average Division II – Minimum SAT is 820; Minimum ACT sum is 68

8 COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMS 10 th Grade 10 th Grade Take PSAT in October Take PSAT in October 11 th Grade 11 th Grade Take PSAT in October Take PSAT in October Take SAT in late Spring Take SAT in late Spring Take ACT in late Spring Take ACT in late Spring Take SAT Subject tests – If your universities of interest recommend SAT Subject tests, take it immediately after completing the course. Take SAT Subject tests – If your universities of interest recommend SAT Subject tests, take it immediately after completing the course. 12 th Grade 12 th Grade Take SAT in early Fall Take SAT in early Fall Take ACT in early Fall Take ACT in early Fall Take SAT Subject tests – If your universities of interest require SAT Subject test, take it immediately after completing the course Take SAT Subject tests – If your universities of interest require SAT Subject test, take it immediately after completing the course

9 UPCOMING TEST DATES SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Test Dates SAT Reasoning and SAT Subject Test Dates Test Date: 5/5/12Registration Deadline: 4/6/12 Test Date: 5/5/12Registration Deadline: 4/6/12 Test Date: 6/2/12Registration Deadline: 5/8/12 Test Date: 6/2/12Registration Deadline: 5/8/12 ACT with Writing Test Dates ACT with Writing Test Dates Test Date: 4/14/12Registration Deadline: 3/9/12 Test Date: 4/14/12Registration Deadline: 3/9/12 Test Date: 6/9/12Registration Deadline: 5/4/12 Test Date: 6/9/12Registration Deadline: 5/4/12 Fee waivers are available for those who qualify. See your Counselor in the Guidance Office. Fee waivers are available for those who qualify. See your Counselor in the Guidance Office.

10 COURSE PLANNER is at your finger tips from any computer with internet access.

11 2012-2013 Course Selections using Career Cruising’s COURSE PLANNER Use Course Planner to: Use Course Planner to: Select your courses for next year Select your courses for next year Develop your high school education plan Develop your high school education plan Review courses you have completed, are currently taking or plan to take in the future. Review courses you have completed, are currently taking or plan to take in the future. Review A-G course requirements and check your completion status. Review A-G course requirements and check your completion status. Review NCAA requirements and check your completion status. Review NCAA requirements and check your completion status.

12 Access Career Cruising and Course Planner Go to www.guhsd.net Go to www.guhsd.netwww.guhsd.net Select the students tab and click on the link. Select the students tab and click on the link. Login with your username and password Login with your username and password Username: CC-Your ID # Username: CC-Your ID # Password: computer login Password: computer login You will go to your Portfolio Homepage You will go to your Portfolio Homepage Click on from the list on the left hand side of the screen. Click on from the list on the left hand side of the screen.

13 Course Planner You will be focusing on the upcoming school year in the dashed box. You will be focusing on the upcoming school year in the dashed box. In this example it is Year 10 In this example it is Year 10 Year 9 includes courses, grades and credits completed as well as courses in progress. Year 9 includes courses, grades and credits completed as well as courses in progress. On the far right, you will see a credit summary. On the far right, you will see a credit summary. Below that are recommended CLUSTERS or PATHWAYS based on your Career Matchmaker results. Below that are recommended CLUSTERS or PATHWAYS based on your Career Matchmaker results.

14 Required Courses (Yellow Slot) All courses available to fulfill the requirement are in yellow. Hover over any course to review the description & prerequisites. Click the plus ‘+’ icon next to the course you want to select. Click on the Course Planner tab & begin selecting courses. Click on the Course Planner tab & begin selecting courses. To add a required course, click the plus ‘+’ icon that appears on the right of any yellow slot. To add a required course, click the plus ‘+’ icon that appears on the right of any yellow slot.

15 Required Courses and Co-Requisites You will return to the Course Planner tab. You will return to the Course Planner tab. The course you selected and all co-requisites will appear. The course you selected and all co-requisites will appear.

16 Elective Courses (White Slot) To add an elective course, click the plus ‘+’ icon that appears on the right of any white slot. To add an elective course, click the plus ‘+’ icon that appears on the right of any white slot. Be sure the View By: is set to Discipline to start Use the drop down menu to explore Discipline types If you are a 9 th grader, consider joining a CTE or Science Pathway that matches your interests.

17 Elective Course Selection Hover over any course to review the description & prerequisites and note the Grade restrictions. Hover over any course to review the description & prerequisites and note the Grade restrictions. Click the plus ‘+’ icon next to the course you want to select. Click the plus ‘+’ icon next to the course you want to select. You will return to the Course Planner tab. The course you selected & all co-requisites will appear. If you selected a pathway, you should add the corresponding courses to Year 11 and Year 12.

18 The BLUE and RED Symbols The Blue symbol means there is a WARNING that you must read. The Blue symbol means there is a WARNING that you must read. Hover over the blue dot & the note will appear. Hover over the blue dot & the note will appear. Example: “You have selected a course that you have previously completed. This course will not count as additional credit.” Example: “You have selected a course that you have previously completed. This course will not count as additional credit.” The Red symbol means there is an ALERT that you must read. Hover over the red dot & the note will appear. Example: “You do not have the proper pre- requisite, please select the proper pre-requisite or speak to your counselor.”

19 Alternate for Electives For each elective you have selected, you must select an alternate. For each elective you have selected, you must select an alternate. To select your alternates, click the ‘+’ icon on the Alternate slot. To select your alternates, click the ‘+’ icon on the Alternate slot. Select an alternate course for each elective selection by clicking the ‘+’ icon on the alternative slot. You will have to select the co-requisite to match in the second alternate slot.

20 Alternates and Red Alerts A Red Alert symbol will appear. A Red Alert symbol will appear. Hover over the symbol for instructions. Example: “This course has a co-requisite requirement of G274 Spanish 4C. Please add course or see your counselor.” Hover over the symbol for instructions. Example: “This course has a co-requisite requirement of G274 Spanish 4C. Please add course or see your counselor.” If you add the required course as the next alternate, the Red Alert will disappear. If you add the required course as the next alternate, the Red Alert will disappear. If you do not have the required pre-requisite, add the course or select another alternate course. If you do not have the required pre-requisite, add the course or select another alternate course. Click the SAVE button at the bottom of the page. Click the SAVE button at the bottom of the page.

21 Diploma & Certifications Tab The Diploma & Certifications Tab allows you to review graduation requirements. The Diploma & Certifications Tab allows you to review graduation requirements. On the right you can see the credits you have earned, have planned in course planner, as well as those you have remaining to add into course planner. On the right you can see the credits you have earned, have planned in course planner, as well as those you have remaining to add into course planner. The Quick Summary bar allows you to see your progress. If your course planner is complete for all 4 years, you should only see green and yellow. The Quick Summary bar allows you to see your progress. If your course planner is complete for all 4 years, you should only see green and yellow.

22 A-G and NCAA Requirements Using the pull down menu, you can also review your progress in the A-G Requirements as well NCAA Requirements. Using the pull down menu, you can also review your progress in the A-G Requirements as well NCAA Requirements.

23 Review, Print & Share Please review your selections with your parent/guardian before your class returns to the guidance office. Please review your selections with your parent/guardian before your class returns to the guidance office. Review all Red Alerts and Blue Warnings. Review all Red Alerts and Blue Warnings. You can print a draft by clicking the print icon at the top right of the course planner. You can print a draft by clicking the print icon at the top right of the course planner. Feel free to continue to plan future years. Don’t worry, all other years are for planning only. Only the dashed year matters right now. Feel free to continue to plan future years. Don’t worry, all other years are for planning only. Only the dashed year matters right now.

24 Final Review & SUBMIT Be sure to review ALL required and elective course offerings and YOUR SELECTIONS. Be sure to review ALL required and elective course offerings and YOUR SELECTIONS. You can select and remove courses as often as you want UNTIL you click the SUBMIT button. You can select and remove courses as often as you want UNTIL you click the SUBMIT button. Once you meet with your counselor, your courses will be locked in and will not be changed. Once you meet with your counselor, your courses will be locked in and will not be changed.

25 ECV CTE PATHWAYS Pathway Started: 9 th Grade10 th Grade11 th Grade12 th Grade 2011-2012 Media - Printing & Graphics PhotographyVideo Production 2012-2013 Art (recommended) PhotographyMedia - Printing & Graphics Video Production Arts, Media, & Entertainment (AME) Pathway 9 th Grade10 th Grade11 th Grade12 th Grade World Language (recommended) Business & Computers World Language (recommended) International Marketing World Language (recommended) Virtual Enterprise International Business Pathway

26 MORE PATHWAYS 2-Year Commitment Year 1Year 2Optional Courses can be taken in any 2 year block Intro to Fabrication & Welding Advance Fabrication & Welding Welding Certifications (Evening Course) Manufacturing & Product Development: Welding 9 th Grade10 th Grade11 th Grade12 th Grade Medical BiologyMedical ChemistryMicrobiology/Biotechnology Internship Biomedical Technology Pathway Hospitality Pathway: Restaurant Services 2-Year Commitment Year 1Year 2 Courses can be taken in any 2 year block Restaurant Services

27 MORE ELECTIVE OPTIONS VISUAL ARTS Art Ceramics/3-D Design Jewelry/3-D Design Photography Computer 3D Design & Animation PERFORMING ARTS Beginning Guitar Choir Concert/Marching Band Beginning Instruments Theatre WORLD LANGUAGES Spanish Spanish for Spanish Speakers German Mandarin Chinese OTHER ELECTIVES AVID Journalism Publications Leadership Video Production Restaurant Services Peer Tutor Teacher Prep Teacher Assistant (students w/severe handicaps) INDUSTRIAL ARTS Media (Printing & Graphics)

28 REGISTRATION PROCESS Registration Packets distributed late May Registration Packets distributed late May Due back early June Due back early June MUST be filled out completely MUST be filled out completely ID pictures for next year will be taken in early June ID pictures for next year will be taken in early June

29 WHERE DO I GO FOR HELP?

30 SCHOOL COUNSELORS Vanessa Sliwa (A-B) Terri Beach (C-Gar) Monika Stimpert (Gas-Kl) Deborah Samson (Km-Ol) Matt Udvarhelyi (Om-Shal) Stephanie Picon (Sham-Z)

31 GUIDANCE INFORMATION SPECIALISTS Glenn Recasner (9 th and 10 th Grade) Kimberly Roldan (11 th and 12 th Grade) Marlene Ames (English Language Learners) Laura Conshafter (Counseling Secretary)

32 Open EVERYDAY at Lunch COLLEGE & CAREER CENTER Open EVERYDAY at Lunch We are there to help with: College Applications Financial Aid Applications Scholarship searches Course Planner Post Secondary Plans Job Applications Transcript Reviews OR.... Feel free to just stop in, say hello and eat lunch!

33 QUESTIONS?


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