Presentation on theme: "A Journey to Adulthood. Attendance is Critical Come prepared Avoid distractions Be engaged and attentive in class Take notes Study and complete."— Presentation transcript:
Attendance is Critical Come prepared Avoid distractions Be engaged and attentive in class Take notes Study and complete homework Ask for help if you do not “get it” Know what is expected of you Behaviors for Success
Graduation Requirements 4 English 4 Math (Algebra I & higher) 3 Science Must have Biology 1 World History 1 American History .5 American Government .5 Economics 1 HOPE credit One course through online learning 1 Fine, performing, or practical art 8 electives Must total at least 24 credits GPA must be 2.0 or above
Bright Futures Scholarship Requirements Bright Futures Scholarship Requirements Florida Academic Scholarship 4 English 4 Math Algebra 1 and higher (Liberal Arts Math & Informal Geometry do not count) 3 Science (2 w/ lab) 3 Social Studies - World History - Am. History - Gov’t/Economics 2 Foreign Language GPA -3.5 weighted Qualifying Test Scores ACT = 29 SAT = 1290 Florida Medallion Scholarship 4 English 4 Math Algebra 1 and higher (Liberal Arts Math & Informal Geometry do not count) 3 Science (2 w/lab) 3 Social Studies - World History - Am. History - Gov’t/Economics 2 Foreign Language GPA -3.0 weighted Qualifying Test Scores ACT = 26 SAT = 1170 Florida Gold Seal Scholarship 4 English 4 Math (Algebra 1 and Higher 3 Science (2 w/ lab) 3 Social Studies - World History - Am. History - Gov’t/Economics 1 Practical/Performing Arts 1 Hope 3 Vocational Courses (Must be a vocational program completer with a min. 3.5 GPA in 3 courses.) GPA—3.0 weighted Students who are on to track to graduate in 2014 will apply after December 1, 2013. Students can track their progress toward Bright Futures eligibility by registering on FLVC.net Volunteer Hours—100 hours for Florida Academic, 75 hours for Florida Medallion, 30 hours for Gold Seal ACT and SAT scores vary by cohort year. Please see chart on the following page for specific details. The Bright Futures Scholarship program is regulated by legislative changes annually. You can learn more by visiting www.floridastudentfinancialaid.org/ssfad/bf/
Early Graduation EGO To qualify: Students must be on track to graduate Students must have passed the Reading FCAT and Algebra 1 EOC. Students must complete an “Intent to graduate Early” form it is available on the website. Students must meet with counselor to discuss and to fix schedule appropriately. Next opportunity is January 2014. Please Consider the following: Do you have a plan why you want to graduate early? Colleges & Universities frown upon this option... Double check with them before you make this decision You can miss out scholarships & senior activities.
Dual Enrollment Lake Sumter Junior or Senior Only 3.0 unweighted GPA Passed FCAT Reading Qualifying Scores on the PERT test Must meet with counselor to discuss Limited Course offerings English & Social Studies Math & Science Lake Tech Junior or Senior Only 2.0 GPA or higher On track for graduation Have chosen career goals See a counselor Take the TABE test Options include: Automobile Service or Collision Nursing: CNA, HHA, PCT, Med Assist. Cosmetology, Nail Specialty Public Safety – Police, Fire, EMT, Paramedic
Resources Academic First line of DEFENSE: Your teacher – they can assist you with course mastery Tutoring is available for most subjects on campus after school Online resources – You Tube and Google are great Your peers – they speak your language! Personal Teachers Counselors Parents Principals Deputies Peers Send an e-mail, or come by for emergencies
Choose the right option 4 year College Bachelors Degree Housing & travel costs Usually higher costs Stricter admissions requirements Translates to a salary range between $28,000 and $60,000 or higher** Community College Associates Degree Can live at home Lower cost May direct connect to colleges for Bachelors Degree Translates to a salary between $20,000 and $40,000** **Salary ranges are approximate and largely depend on the career field and economic conditions. There is not a guarantee.
More options Technical School Short in Duration A “Hands on” approach Low-cost programs Nursing, Automobile, Cosmetology, Welding, Police, Fire, EMT, and more. Salaries from $18,000 - $36,000** Work Develop on-the-job skills Network with people Earn money right away Build a resume’ Minimum wage – translates to less than $16,000 per year **Salary ranges are approximate and largely depend on the career field and economic conditions. There is not a guarantee.
Military BENEFITS Training and Valuable Experience Salary and Health Benefits Money for College Free Housing Promotions Retirement Benefits VA Loans and Assistance TO DO Take Rigorous Classes Take the ASVAB Earn a High School Diploma
Junior Class TO-DO Take rigorous courses Earn good grades Complete Volunteer Work Take the ACT or SAT once this year Complete online course Research Colleges, Military, Tech. School Visit the campus Refine your search Explore Scholarship Opportunities Stay connected – join a club, play a sport.
Fall – Continue to take rigorous course & earn good grades. Apply for scholarships Take the ACT or SAT for the 2 nd time Meet with your counselor Complete College Applications Take the ASVAB for Military Apply for Bright Futures after December 1 Winter – Avoid Senioritis Complete the FASFA after January 1 Continue doing well in classes Graduate Last time to take ACT/SAT for Bright Futures is June test dates Senior Year – TO DO
Log on to Moodle, go to guidance page, Class of 2015 information, Junior Class Presentation Survey Please complete at this time Please complete at this time Thank you for your attention!
Mrs. Theobald is available! Tuesdays in Guidance Corner Via e-mail email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Or by appointment in the guidance office