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1 High School 9 TH GRADE PRESENTATION Originally prepared by Ahina Makhani

2  Learn about Graduation Requirements  Find out about school activities and get involved  Begin tracking your own high school progress  Maintain at least a “C” average in your classes  Start to think about post-secondary options

3  ENGLISH 9A/9B  ALGEBRA 1A/1B or GEOMETRY A/B  BIOLOGY  FOREIGN LANGUAGE/ ELECTIVE CLASS  P.E./BAND/SPORT  HEALTH/LIFE SKILLS  INTERVENTION CLASS

4 1st Semester 9th Grade - 30 credits 10th Grade - 85 credits 11th Grade credits 12th Grade credits 2nd Semester 9th Grade - 55 credits 10th Grade credits 11th Grade credits 12th Grade credits

5  Earn 230 credits (180 core credits & 50 elective credits)  Pass all required classes (maintain a C average)  Show Computer Proficiency  Pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)  Meet Service Learning Requirements

6 Core Curriculum (180 Credits needed)  4 years of English  3 years of Social Science (History)  3 years of College Prep Math  1 year of Biology  1 year of Physical Science (ICS)  2 years of P.E.  1 Semester of Health  1 Semester of Life Skills  1 year of Applied Technology  1 year Visual & Performing Arts  50 Elective Credits

7  Applied Technology  Woodshop  Horticulture  Computers  Graphic Arts Technology  Digital Imaging  Visual/Performing Arts  Chorus/Choir  Instruments /Jazz Band  Drama  Dance  Drawing  Painting  Photo  Play Production  Stage Design  AP Art History Science – AP Biology – AP Chemistry – AP Environmental Science – Human Anatomy Physiology – Physical Geology Math – Math Analysis – AP Calculus – AP Statistics English – AP English – Creative Writing – Modern Literature – Shakespeare – Literary Analysis Language other than English – Spanish – AP Spanish – French History – AP Government – AP U.S. History – AP World History – AP Macro Economics Other – World of Music – Psychology – AP Psychology – AP Computer Science

8 CAHSEE is a two part test (math and language arts) that students MUST PASS in order to earn a high school diploma.

9 The CAHSEE consist of two parts: MATH & ENGLISH  You must score a minimum of 350 on the Math and English portions of the test.  If either Math or English are passed, that section will not have to be taken again.  If either Math or English are not passed, there will be multiple chances to retake.  Both sections must be passed to receive a Diploma. NOTE: The 1 st time you will take the CAHSEE is the 2 nd semester of 10 th Grade. You must have 55 credits to take the CAHSEE.

10  At the end of the 9 th grade you must have 55 credits to be a 10 th grader.  At the end of 10 th grade you must have 110 credits to be an 11 th grader.  At the end of 11 th grade you must have 170 credits to be a 12 th grader.  To graduate you must have 230 credits.

11 WARNING! If you do not have at least 55 credits by the end of the 9 th grade, you WILL NOT be promoted to the 10 th grade. You will still be a 9 th grader.

12  Expectations:  Be Punctual: School 8:00 a.m.  Be Prepared: Work Hard, Cooperate with Teachers  Be Responsible: Keep the Books, the Equipment and the School Clean  Be Positive and Respect Others High School Code of Conduct

13  Three Ring Binder Notebook  Plenty of Paper  Pens, Pencils, Dividers, Zipper Pencil Case  Index Cards  Flash Drive  A Positive Attitude, Ready to Learn

14  See your Counselor, IEP Team, & Transition (DOTS) Teacher regularly  Keep track of the classes you passed and Graduation Requirements  Keep track of your credits  Pass all your classes  If you fail a class make it up right away!  Take a Self-Assessment Test on or

15  Are you going to a trade tech or vocational school after high school?  Are you going to work or to train for a job?  Are you planning on going to a 2 or 4 year college?

16 Many options are available for students to make-up credits. These include:  Adult School  LAUSD Online Program  City of Angels Virtual Academy (online)  Regional Occupational Program  After-School Classes  Community Colleges Classes

17  AB 540 is a California law. This law mandates that qualified undocumented students pay the equivalent of in-state tuition at all public colleges and universities in California.

18  Regional Occupational Program (ROP) offers classes on high school campuses that provide practical, hands-on career preparation and career guidance.  Students earn credits toward graduation for passing ROP classes.  ROP classes provide students with technical skills required for particular jobs.  ROP classes also may provide community-based internships in local business and industry sites.

19  Auto Tech  Careers with Children  Computer Operations  Culinary Arts  Office Procedures  Landscaping  Sports Therapy  Airport Management  Introduction to Retail Merchandising Sales  Veterinary Technician  Nursing Assistant  Performing Artist  Banking Operations

20  (jobs)  Jobstar.org/hidden/ network.cfm  cde.ca.gov/shsd/aci/ stc002.html (school to career)  cde.ca.gov/shsd/aci/tp/  calapprenticeship.org (apprenticeships)  dir.ca.gov/DAS/das.html  todaysmilitary.com (military)  militarycareers.com  californiacolleges.edu www.  ca.gov (CA ed resources)  Cccco.edu (Comm Col)  csumentor.edu (CSU)  ucop.edu/pathways/ (UC)  Cacareerzone.org (careers)  CaliforniaCareers.info/ccpg

21 Your High School Counselor, IEP Team, Transition (DOTS) Teacher are here to help! Go in & see them often!!


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