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Freshman /Sophomores Guidance Presentation. Guidance Counselors A-ZESOLMs. Torres A-Z9 th onlyMs. Zaremba A-C10-12Ms. Russell D- G10-12Mr. Boettcher H-MA.

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1 Freshman /Sophomores Guidance Presentation

2 Guidance Counselors A-ZESOLMs. Torres A-Z9 th onlyMs. Zaremba A-C10-12Ms. Russell D- G10-12Mr. Boettcher H-MA Mrs. Mills Mc-R10-12Mrs. Barrett S-Z10-12Mr. Colarulli

3 4-Year Graduation requirements 4-English Credits 4-Math Credits (Including Algebra I ) > College Bound: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II Minimum 3-Science Credits ~ Physical (Integrated Science) ~ Biology ~ Science Elective ( Base on future plans!) 3-Social Studies Credits * World History ( 10 th Grade ) *American History ( 11 th Grade ) *1/2 Credit Each of Economics and American Government (12 th Grade)

4 4-Year Graduation requirements Physical Education 1-Performing Art Credit ( music, band, chorus, or art class) 8 General Elective Credits Note: 2 years of the same foreign language are needed for college bound students, however not for graduation requirements.

5 Other requirements In addition to completing the 24 required credits, you must: 1.PASS 10 th Grade Reading & Math FCAT 2.Earn at least a 2.0 GPA hours Community Service

6 How Do I Earn a Credit? Enroll in 7 classes worth 1 credit each. 3 ½ Credits earned each semester ~Credits earned by making grades of A, B, C, or D ~ Two 9 week & semester exam= ½ credit ~40/40/20=100 ~ Attendance may have an effect on earning credits. ***11 or more absences and you must pass semester exam, even if you have As. If you receive a F on the exam= F for semester.

7 Calculate GPA/ HPA 1.GPA=Grade Point Average Regular Classes Points for Regular: A=4 B=3 C=2 D= 1 F=0 2.HPA= Honors Point Average Honors/ AP Classes Points for Honors: A=4.5 B=3.375 C=2.25 D=1.125 F=0 3.Points for Advanced Placement: A=6 B=4.5 C=3 D=1.5 F=0

8 Calculate GPA/HPA EnglishC AlgebraD Int. ScienceD Art 2DD HealthD World Geo.D SoccerC GPA=1.28

9 promotion 9 th to 10 th Grade Must have 5 Credits. 10 th to 11 th Grade Must have 11 credits and/ or Pass Reading and Math FCAT 11 th to 12 th Grade Must have 17 credits.

10 Tips to be successful Start Now Come to School (Attendance Policy /Exams) Stay Organized & Focused (Use your agendas). Dont let negative influences get to you. Study Daily! Get help when you need it right away. Tutoring with Honor Society on M & W. Communicate with parent, teacher, etc. EDLINE

11 Tips for success Accept responsibility for your grades and actions. Get involved in your school! (Sports, Community Service, & Clubs) Study Daily! Do your homework daily! Read Ahead!


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