Presentation on theme: "Pleasant Grove High School"— Presentation transcript:
1 Pleasant Grove High School Welcome to the Incoming Freshman OrientationPleasant Grove High School“Where Students Build A Foundation for the Future”
2 Tonight’s ProgramPreparing Students for a Successful Ninth Grade Year:Registration Dates and TimesFour-Year Academic Plan9th Grade Required Course SelectionAcademies and Specialized ProgramsElective Course OfferingsSupport ServicesExtra-curricular Programs
3 Contact InformationAdministrationPosition Name AddressPrincipal Frank LuciaHead Counselor (A-Ca) Teresa SchmutteCounselor (Ce-Go) Hien PhamCounselor (Gr-Lem) Todd HirschCounselor (Len-O) Michelle KhayatCounselor (P-So) Michele Jimenez-LundyCounselor (Sp-Z) Dawn GrovhougLibrary Media Teacher Dany’l Van SomerenSchool Secretary Wendy MoylenDepartment ChairsActivities Jeff PlattBusiness & IndustrialTechnologies Michael YoungMath Lisa BjorgumPE/Athletics Jeff CatonPerforming Arts Jay DeWaldScience Nancy BlakerSocial Science Jorge MorenoSpecial Education Taigan KeplingerVisual Arts Casey TostaWorld Language Danette MoraSpecial Programs/AcademiesAgricultural Science Izzy ZalloAVID Laurie WeissCADD/Comm Academy Rebecca RoushPublic Service Academy Ray Cavanagh
5 ADVOCACY The PGHS Advocacy Program: To ensure that every student has at least one adult staff member that knows them well, the PGHS Advocacy Program assigns each student to a teacher who will remain together from their freshman to the senior year. The objectives of the Advocacy class are to:Provide opportunities for all students to make connections to their schoolAssist and guide students in their exploration of post-secondary college and career optionsProvide students with the knowledge, skills, and resources to track their individual academic progress.
7 9th Grade Registration Dates and Times Albiani Middle School StudentsFebruary 17th & 20th(Course Selection during students’ 8th Grade Science Class)New Student EnrollmentsRolling AdmissionsIf you have any questions call the PGHS Counseling Dept. at
10 Four-Year Academic Plan Graduation Requirements High School Graduation Requirements:English 40 CreditsMathematics / Science40 Credits Math / 20 Credits Science OR30 Credits Math / 30 Credits ScienceOther Math RequirementsMust pass Algebra IMust pass 10 credits of Math in their Senior Year
11 Four-Year Academic Plan Graduation Requirements High School Graduation Requirements – cont.:Social Science - 35 creditsWorld Geography - 5 creditsWorld History - 10 creditsUS History - 10 creditsEcon/Govt - 5 credits eachPhysical Education - 20 creditsWorld Language / VAPA - 20 credits20 credits of same World Language OR10 credits World Language AND 10 credits VAPAHealth - 5 credits
12 Four-Year Academic Plan Graduation Requirements High School Graduation Proficiencies:Speech ProficiencySpeech approved demonstrations within various classesTechnology ProficiencyComputer Tech Class(or other approved tech course)Other High School Graduation RequirementsSenior PortfolioStudents will receive guidance through their Advocacy and Senior English classes to complete their Senior Portfolio.
13 Four-Year Academic Plan California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) The exam is comprised of a Language Arts and Mathematics sectionFirst attempt is in the 10th grade yearSubsequent attempts occur two times per year (fall and spring).
14 Four-Year Academic Plan California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) The Mathematics section includes:AlgebraGeometryStatistics and probabilityThe Language Art section includes:Reading comprehensionWritten expression
16 UC & CSU A-G REQUIREMENTS Must earn grades “C” of better in “a-g” coursework.AHistory/Social Science2 years required.BEnglish4 years requiredCMathematics3 years required, UC- 4 recommendedDLab Science2 years required, UC- 3 recommendedEForeign Language2 years, UC- 3 recommendedFVisual & Performing Arts1 year requiredGCollege Preparatory ElectivesAlgebra 2Algebra 1GeometryUCChemistryBiologyUCUC
18 9th Grade Course Selection Required Courses Required Courses for all 9th Grade Students:EnglishCollege Prep English 9Honors English 9*EL English*Language!** Enrollment requires completion of a specialized approval process
19 9th Grade Course Selection Required Courses Required Courses for all 9th Grade Students:MathAlgebra IAlgebra I Honors*GeometryGeometry Honors*Algebra IIAlgebra II Honors*PreCalculusPreCalculus Honors** Enrollment requires completion of a specialized approval process
20 9th Grade Course Selection Required Courses Required Courses for all 9th Grade Students:Physical EducationP.E. 9
21 9th Grade Course Selection Required Courses Required Courses for all 9th Grade Students:ScienceApplied General Science (AG Science)General ScienceBiology*Enrollment requires completion of a specialized approval process
22 9th Grade Course Selection Required Courses Required Courses for all 9th Grade Students:Social ScienceWorld Geography (One Semester)HealthHealth (One Semester)
23 Academies and Specialized Programs Personalizing Education for Unique Interests
24 Academies and Specialized Programs Agricultural Sciences Program Course Offerings for AG Science:9th/10th Grade Courses:Applied General ScienceAgricultural Biology10th/11th Grade Courses:- Animal Anatomy & Physiology11th Grade Courses:- Agricultural Leadership12th Grade Courses:Economics in Agriculture
25 Academies and Specialized Programs CADD/Comm Academy Computer Aided Drafting/Design (CADD):CADD will give students the opportunity to use industry standard software in a hands-on environment to create three dimensional animated projects.Course Offerings in this strand include:CADDEngineering ADesign and ImplementationAdvanced CADD
26 Academies and Specialized Programs CADD/Comm Academy Digital Communications (Comm):Digital Communication will provide industry standard training to students in the fields of Digital Video Production, 3D Animation, and Web DesignCourse Offerings in this strand include:Computer Tech./ MultimediaVideo Production 1Video Production 2Advance Media ProductionAdvance Media Production-Broadcast
27 Academies and Specialized Programs Public Service Academy Program Description:The Public Service Academy will explore career options related toFire ScienceCriminal JusticeHealth/Medical
28 Academies and Specialized Programs Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) AVID Program Description:The goals of AVID are to provide academic instruction and other support to underrepresented students toPrepare them for four year university eligibilityProvide them college level entry skillsSupport them in their rigorous courseworkContact person:Laurie Weiss
29 Elective Course Offerings Broadening Horizons and Exploring Interests
30 Elective Course Offerings 9th grade students have room for onlyONE elective choice.
31 9th Grade Course Selection Elective Courses Business and Industrial Technologies:Business and TechnologiesComputer TechnologyMultimediaIntermediate ComputersWeb Page DesignIndustrial TechnologiesComputer Aided Drafting/DesignVideo Production I
37 9th Grade Course Selection Elective Courses World Language:FrenchJapaneseSpanish
38 9th Grade Course Selection Zero Period Courses Courses Offered:Spanish 1Spanish 2Japanese 1Jazz Band*Students must complete a PGHS Permission Contract as a part of their commitment to take a zero period course.
39 Ensuring That ALL Students Succeed Support ServicesEnsuring That ALL Students Succeed
40 Support Services Career Center Services Available for all Students:4 Year Academic/Career PlanningPreparation for College AdmissionsCollege Admission TestsCareer Exploration ProgramScholarship and Financial Aid Assistance
41 Extra Curricular Programs Strengthening Students’ Connection To Their School
42 Extra-curricular Programs Athletics Athletic Programs offered at PGHS:Softball (JV, Varsity)Swimming (JV, Varsity)Tennis (Varsity)Track (JV, Varsity)Women’s Volleyball(Frosh/Soph and Varsity)Wrestling (JV, Varsity)Athletic Director Office(916)Basketball (Frosh/Soph/Varsity)Cheerleading (Frosh/Soph/Varsity)Cross Country (Frosh/Soph/Varsity)Football (Frosh/JV/Varsity)Golf (Varsity)Soccer (JV, Varsity)
43 Athletics Fall Sports: Practices begin August 17, Practice times: TBD For Cheerleading, Cross Country, Football, Girls’ Tennis, Volleyball, Boys’ Soccer and Girls’ GolfRequirements:2.0 GPA from previous semester report card.Physical Exam after June 1st by an MD only (no physicals from Chiropractor or Nurse Practitioner).Physical Form must be given to the coach on August 17th.Forms will be available in the Main Office beginning June 1st.
44 Extra-curricular Programs Activities Programs Available for all Students:ClubsLink CrewAcademic CompetitionsConflict MediationSAFE School AmbassadorsStudent Government and Leadership