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Welcome Class of 2017 Mission Hills High School
You should have: Pen or Pencil Transcript Course Offering Sheet Handouts: AVID Applications Spanish Placement Prompts
Objectives Students will be able to identify the differences between “a-g” subject requirements and MHHS graduation requirements. Students will be able to explain the “next steps” of course selection.
MHHS Counselors Ms. Baker (A-Do) Ms. Segal (Dr-Je) English Learners (A-K) Ms. Montooth (Ji-Men) Students with an IEP (A-Z) Ms. Brandon & Ms. Goldstein (Meo-Sand) Ms. Rios (Sane-Z) English Learners (L-Z)
FACTS YOU MUST KNOW Mission Hills High School To graduate you need 230 credits, have passed at least Algebra 1, pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) 5 credits = 1 semester class An “F” grade = 0 credits All grades are permanently on your transcript. Minimum 2.0 GPA required for sports, work permits, etc.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS Mission Hills High School English 40 credits Math (including at least Alg. 1) 20 credits Social Studies 40 credits Science (Life & Physical) 20 credits Physical Education (P.E.) 20 credits World Lang. OR Visual Perf. Art. 10 credits Electives 80 credits Total 230 credits In addition to passing the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)
“A-G” SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS English Math (including at least Algebra 1) Math - (through Alg. 2) Social Studies History Science (Life & Physical) Science Physical Education (P.E.) World Lang. OR Visual Perf. Art. 40 credits/4 years 4 years 20 credits/2 years 3 years – 4 recommended 40 credits/4 years 20 credits/2 years 2 years 2 years – 3 recommended 2 years same lang. 1 year World Language Visual Performing Art 10 credits/1 year
PACE PROMISE CSUSM/SMUSD PACE Promise Website:
Course Selection Sheet 6 Required: 1.WS 1 ELA 2.WS 1 HSS 3.Math 4.General PE 5.Biology 6.Elective Total of 6 classes circled Remember to get all signatures and select 4 alternates!!
MHHS Course Catalog and more… Click on “Counseling “ under “Site Shortcuts” 0875 Jazz Ensemble (P) – will be ZERO period 0875 Jazz Ensemble (P) – will be ZERO period
HUMANITIES English and History English Language Arts Social Science Big History (H) Unlinking Humanities – SMUSD strongly recommends that you still take the same level courses. For example, both college prep or both Honors.
WS1 (H) BIG HISTORY Jason Cargile – Teacher Mr. Cargile will have Q&A sessions after school
MATHEMATICS Algebra 1 Geometry Algebra 2 Discrete Math ( 12 th grade only ) Discrete Math ( 12 th grade only ) AP Calculus AP Stats Anytime after Algebra 2 Trig/Pre Calculus Math Analysis/Trig Teacher Signature required “C” or better in Pre- Algebra second semester required to move on Must have “B” or better to move onto Geometry
PHYSICAL EDUCATION Every 9 th grader takes General PE If you are in Marching Band, you will not need to circle PE (Four years of Marching Band is needed to count for 20 credits of PE.)
BIOLOGY Life Science Every 9 th grader will take a Life Science Biology (P) or (H) Biology with Medical Emphasis
WORLD LANGUAGES Check box if you are a “Native Spanish Speaker” At least 2 years of the same world language for college purposes “C” or better in the second semester to move on to the next level
ELECTIVES List at least FOUR (4) alternates. Choose 1 elective World Language Visual or a Performing Art Computer Explorations Intro to Business Journalism AVID – Must Apply , ext. 3355
Remember! 6 Required: 1.WS 1 ELA 2.WS 1 HSS 3.Math 4.General PE 5.Biology 6.Elective Total of 6 classes circled Remember to get all signatures and select 4 alternates!!
“Online Course Selection” Found on the left hand side of websiteFound on the left hand side of website Follow Instructions on your “Online Course Selection” handout ENTER YOUR COURSES ONLINE
Online Course Selection
Username: Student ID # Password: YYYYMMDD
Student Activities Ways to get involved! Join a club Create your own club Music, Dance, etc. Try out for a sport Try out for a play
Sports Fall Football Girls’ Volleyball Boys’/Girls’ Cross Country Girls’ Tennis Field Hockey Girls’ Golf Boys’ Water Polo Winter Boys’/Girls’ Basketball Wrestling Boys’/Girls Soccer Girls’ Water Polo Spring Boys’/Girls’ Track & Field Boys’/Girls’ Swimming Boys’ Tennis Boys’ Volleyball Baseball Softball Boys’ Golf Girls’ Lacrosse
Clubs Action Club Art Club Astronomy Club AVID Ballet Folklorico Best Buddies CSF Chess Club End Cruelty Start Love Fashion Club Fellowship of Christian Athletes Gay Straight Alliance Key Club MECHA Muslim Student Association NICA Oceana Optimist International Pacific Islander Student Association PLUS Speech and Debate Step Club Third from the Son Travel Club United Club Writers Club The Vine And More!!!
Freshman Orientation Mark your Calendars! Freshman Orientation will be the week of Registration in August Meet your Link Crew Leader Get a tour of the school Have fun!!! More info to come.
Your sheet will be signed by you and your parents/guardians and by any teachers you need. You will have your transcript and course selection sheet with you Your 6 classes and 4 alternates will be chosen When MHHS Counselors Return
What Now? Take this seriously. Choose wisely Step 1 Take materials home and share them with your parents/guardians Step 2 Talk with teachers Step 3 Have your classes selected and all signatures you need by the time MHHS counselors return Step 4
MHHS Counselors will return… Write down this due date on the upper right corner of your course selection sheet. San Elijo Middle School Friday, March 1 st