3Graduation Requirements Class of 2018 Language ArtsSocial StudiesMathScienceWorld LanguagePhysical Ed 1.00HealthArt/Career/Tech* 2.00ElectivesTotal Credits Required: 25.50 credit must be earned in Technology*may be earned in tech, fine arts, business electives
5Additional Requirements for Graduation: Academic PortfolioState test scores and work samples in: Math, Writing, Speaking, Science, and Social Science.Four Year PlanCreated in the freshman year.Updated each year by the student.Used to guide forecasting.Extended ApplicationCompleted in senior year within your health class2 Career Related Learning Experiences (CRLE)Opportunities for CRLE’s are offered in Health and advanced elective classes.Bring completed forms to Ms. Cooke in the College & Career Center.Don’t procrastinate!
6Four Year Plan FRESHMAN – 7 credits English 1.00 Physical EducationScienceElectives - total 3 creditsMathSOPHOMORE – 7 creditsEnglishSocial StudiesScienceHealthMathElectives - total 2.5 credits
7Four Year Plan (continued) JUNIORS– at least 6 creditsEnglishElectives - total 2 creditsScienceMathSocial Studies 1.00SENIORS– at least 5 creditsEnglishElectives - total 2.5 creditsHealthSocial StudiesFollowing this plan will equal the minimum number of 25 credits required to graduate.
8Extra Help In addition to getting help from your School Counselor: Math LabHomework ClubSUN Program—enrichmentLocal Credit Retrieval:SUN ProgramMt. Hood Community CollegeSocial worker on staff part time
10College Entrance Requirements Oregon universities require:4 credits of English3 credits of Mathematics (must show completion of Algebra 2 or higher by graduation)3 credits of Science3 credits of Social Studies
11College Entrance Requirements World Language—2 credits in same languageMinimum “C” grade for core courses.5 credit in a Visual/Performing Fine Arts class is recommended
12Additional College Requirements Minimum grade point averages for admission:3.00 for U of O, OSU, PSU, OIT, SOU2.75 for EOU, WOUAdditional review may be required by the college.Universities also require ACT/SAT test scores.
13International Baccalaureate (IB) IB is the most advanced course of study offered at GHS in six different subject areas during junior and senior year.IB Program Options:Earn a full IB diplomaRecommended honors level classes:9th Grade: Honors Geography10th Grade: Honors English, Math, Social Studies, & ScienceEarn college credit (take IB tests)Full IB students also need 4 years of WorldLanguage..Questions?Contact Mr. Chris Smith x5299 or your school counselor.
14College & Career Center Kendra MaddoxScholarshipsCollege InfoFinancial AidJob and Career Info and more!Also in the Center: Barb Cooke - Academic Portfolio Manager
15Forecasting Advice Discuss before choosing classes. Once forecasting is completed, changes will not be possible.It’s up to you to see your counselor if there are any mistakes in the schedule.
16Forecast Sheet Fill in personal info at top of sheet Course numbers are already listedPlan for 7 seven credits, plus alternatesClasses in Bold need teacher signaturesParent/guardian must sign
17Counselors A – B and ELL: Mr. Armando Gonzales C – Ha: Mrs. Laura BlaserHe – L: Mrs. Gloria HullM – R: Ms. Susan FieldsS – Z: Dr. Re’nice Siefer
18Forecast Sheet After you have completed the personal data section: Mark your first choice of classes with an “X”. This should total 7 credits.Mark alternates with A1, A2, and A3 in order of preference.Note: You may get an alternate so choose carefully.
19Forecast Sheet Mark core classes for English, Math, and Science. Freshmen- take one year of PEGet signatures of teachers as indicated.Include parent/guardian signature
20Science Physics Chemistry IB Biology SL IB Biology HL Sequence APhysical ScienceBiologyScience ElectiveIB Sequence*Requires signaturesPhysicsChemistryIB Biology SLIB Biology HLStudents will be placed in Physics based on exceeding Math, Reading and Science state tests
21Choice of class requires teacher’s signature. Math SequenceChoice of class requires teacher’s signature.Sequence AAlgebra 1GeometryAlgebra 2IB Math SLIB Math StudiesSequence BAlgebra 1Algebra 1.5GeometryAlgebra 2Sequence CGeometryAlgebra 2IB Math SLIB Math HLIB Math Studies
22Physical EducationAll students are required to take one credit of PE during their freshman year This does not include elective classes such as Weight Training, Lifetime Fitness and Team Sports, etc.
23Physical EducationElective PE classes can be repeated multiple semesters.Strength and ConditioningLifetime FitnessTeam Sports* Mark your sheet if you want it for a full year.
24World Language Recommended beginning Sophomore Year Full IB requires four yearsSpanish Native speakers should take Spanish Language Arts 1-2, and not Spanish 1-2
25GHS Counseling Website counseling.ghs.gresham.k12.or.usOn the counseling webpage:Contact information for your counselorCourse Planning GuideForecasting forms, power pointsMental Health, communityresourcesAnnouncementsAnd MORE!
26Your counselor looks forward to meeting with you!