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1 Prospective CCHS Students & Parents WELCOME! WELCOME!

2 About Culver City High School Grades 9-12 Grades 9-12 Approximately 2100 students Approximately 2100 students Diverse Student Body Diverse Student Body Culver City High School’s current API is 832 Culver City High School’s current API is 832 CCHS offers over 20 Advanced Placement (AP) & Honors courses CCHS offers over 20 Advanced Placement (AP) & Honors courses Visit our website: cchs.ccusd.org And follow our twitter

3 Administrative Team Lisa Cooper, Principal Lisa Cooper, Principal Lisa Michel, Asst Principal Lisa Michel, Asst PrincipalCurriculum/Guidance DuBois McMillan, Asst Principal DuBois McMillan, Asst Principal Attendance A-K, Athletics Attendance A-K, Athletics Kelli Tarvyd, Asst Principal Kelli Tarvyd, Asst Principal Attendance L-Z, Activities

4 Culver City Guidance Office A-DAWSON & Student Mediations Rebekah Howard x 3551 A-DAWSON & Student Mediations Rebekah Howard x 3551 DE-JOHNSON & NCAA Dan Fagas x 3319 DE-JOHNSON & NCAA Dan Fagas x 3319 JONES-MELGAR & EL Students Candice Mackey x 3398 JONES-MELGAR & EL Students Candice Mackey x 3398 MELO-ROOKS & AVID Tim Walker x 3230 MELO-ROOKS & AVID Tim Walker x 3230 ROS-Z & At Risk Counseling Steve Gyepes x 3309 ROS-Z & At Risk Counseling Steve Gyepes x 3309 Career Counselor & Career Counselor & Service Learning Coordinator Adrienne Madrid x 3313 College Counselor Thelma Valverde x 3350 College Counselor Thelma Valverde x 3350

5 CCHS GOALS All students will graduate. All students will graduate. All students will be college and career ready. All students will be college and career ready. All 9 th graders will earn 60 credits. All 9 th graders will earn 60 credits. All students will be proficient in English and Math. All students will be proficient in English and Math. All students will participate in athletics and/or extra-curricular activities All students will participate in athletics and/or extra-curricular activities Success for ALL Takes Us ALL

6 Get Involved In addition to our many academic offerings, CCHS has many extra-curricular opportunities, including (but not limited to): Athletics - Mr. Salter, Athletic Director

7 Get Involved In addition to our many academic offerings, CCHS has many extra-curricular opportunities, including (but not limited to): Athletics - Mr. Salter, Athletic Director AVPA (Academy of Visual and Performing Arts) Dr. Spano & Ms. Hatanaka (Co-Executive Directors)

8 Get Involved In addition to our many academic offerings, CCHS has many extra-curricular opportunities, including (but not limited to): Athletics - Mr. Salter, Athletic Director AVPA (Academy of Visual and Performing Arts) - Dr. Spano & Ms. Hatanaka (Co-Executive Directors) Competitive Clubs MESA (Mr. Dien) Mock Trial (Mr. Owens) Robotics (Mr. Davis) Speech & Debate (Mr. Carter) Clubs Over 50 clubs Most meet one day a week at lunch A small sampling of clubs: Polls Club, Black Student Union, Faith through Fellowship, Freshmen Class Council, Latinos Unidos, Muslim Student Association, Ping Pong Club, Tolerance

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12 High School Graduation & UC/CSU Requirements English – 4 years (4 years) English – 4 years (4 years) Social Studies – 3 ½ years (2 years) Social Studies – 3 ½ years (2 years) 9 th – Global Issues (1 semester) 10 th – World History 11 th – US History 12 th – Government/Economics

13 High School Graduation & UC/CSU Requirements Science – 2 ½ years (2 yrs. required, 4 yrs. recommended) Science – 2 ½ years (2 yrs. required, 4 yrs. recommended) Life Science – 1 year Physical Science – 1 year Health – 1 semester Math – 3 years Math – 3 years (3 yrs. Required, 4 yrs. recommended) Algebra I is required

14 High School Graduation Requirements Completion of PE 1 & PE 2 – 2 years Completion of PE 1 & PE 2 – 2 years Students must also pass the physical fitness exam in order to meet the requirement for a 2 year exemption. Students must also pass the physical fitness exam in order to meet the requirement for a 2 year exemption. Language Requirement – 10 semester credits (2 yrs. Required, 3 yrs. recommended) Language Requirement – 10 semester credits (2 yrs. Required, 3 yrs. recommended) Visual or Performing Arts --10 semester credits (1 yr. Required) Visual or Performing Arts --10 semester credits (1 yr. Required) Electives – 50 semester credits Electives – 50 semester credits

15 High School Graduation Requirements Earn a total of 220 credits – each class earns 5 credits per semester Earn a total of 220 credits – each class earns 5 credits per semester Pass both sections of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) Pass both sections of the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)

16 CAHSEE Students will have their first chance to pass the CAHSEE in 10 th grade. Students will have their first chance to pass the CAHSEE in 10 th grade. 11 th graders who do not pass in 10 th grade will have two opportunities to pass the exam. 11 th graders who do not pass in 10 th grade will have two opportunities to pass the exam. 12 th graders who have not yet passed will have three opportunities during their senior year. 12 th graders who have not yet passed will have three opportunities during their senior year.

17 Service Learning Requirements 60 Hours Total 60 Hours Total 9 th -10 hours 9 th -10 hours 10 th -10 hours 10 th -10 hours 11 th -20 hours 11 th -20 hours 12 th -20 hours 12 th -20 hours All hours must be completed in order to obtain a diploma. Submit the hours to your counselor. See Ms. Madrid in the College Career Center if you need help finding ways to fulfill your hours.

18 Counselor Scheduling Process Pre-Scheduling/Classroom Presentations occurred on Monday. Pre-Scheduling/Classroom Presentations occurred on Monday. Counselors presented the course selection options. Counselors presented the course selection options. Counselors provided Course Description Handbook and the course selection worksheet for students to review and complete with their parents. Counselors provided Course Description Handbook and the course selection worksheet for students to review and complete with their parents. Beginning TOMORROW the Counselors will meet with the students to discuss and enter students course selections. Encourage your student to choose carefully. Beginning TOMORROW the Counselors will meet with the students to discuss and enter students course selections. Encourage your student to choose carefully.

19 Selecting classes As you select classes, a few things to consider: Challenge and success- Select classes in which you will experience both challenge and success. Consider all of your commitments- Athletics, AVPA, and other extra-curricular activities often involve staying after school. As you select classes, keep all of your time commitments in mind. In general, expect more homework in high school. Be sure you meet the prerequisites. Prerequisites are designed to ensure students have mastered the skills/concepts necessary to succeed in a course. Most honors classes have SUMMER WORK.

20 IMPORTANT DATES REGISTRATION: REGISTRATION: FRIDAY, AUGUST 14 9 TH GRADE ORIENTATION: 9 TH GRADE ORIENTATION: MONDAY, AUGUST 17 FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL MONDAY, AUGUST 24

21 Resources for our freshman class Link Crew - Orientation prior to the start of school and ongoing activities and support throughout the year Centaur Plus Peer tutoring College and Career Center Get to know your counselor! PLEASE SUPPORT OUR PARENT GROUPS: PTSA BOOSTER CLUB AVPA FOUNDATION

22 CCHS Website cchs.ccusd.org Follow us on Follow us on CCUSD has gone mobile. Stay in touch with Culver City Unified School District by downloading our new mobile app. Download on your mobile device today and select yes to receive push notifications with the latest news. CCUSD has gone mobile. Stay in touch with Culver City Unified School District by downloading our new mobile app. Download on your mobile device today and select yes to receive push notifications with the latest news. Get Connected

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