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1 Foothill Technology High School 2011 - 2012 Welcome Freshmen Dragons!! We are excited that you are here!!

2 Foothill Technology High School Today we are going to talk about: Graduation from FTHS College admission Your goals and your Four Year Plan

3 Foothill Technology High School Do you have health insurance? California Healthy Families offers: Medical + Dental + Vision insurance coverage at little or no cost. Health Insurance helps kids stay healthy with regular medical and dental visits! Information is available in the Counseling office!

4 Foothill Technology High School Who is your Counselor? Mr. Boyd: Last Names A - F

5 Foothill Technology High School Ms. Freeman: Last Names G - N

6 Mrs. Vega: Last Names O - Z Foothill Technology High School

7 Mr. Vallejo: Special Program Counselor

8 Foothill Technology High School FTHS Graduation Requirements: 230 total credits Required class + Electives 75 hours community service

9 Foothill Technology High School F T English: 40 credits REQUIRED English 9 P/ 9H English 10 P/10 H English 11 P/AP Eng Lang English 12 P/ AP Eng Lit

10 Foothill Technology High School Mathematics: 30 credits REQUIRED MUST complete Algebra 1 4 years of Math are strongly recommended

11 Foothill Technology High School SCIENCE: 20 credits REQUIRED 10 credits of a LIFE science (Biology) 10 credits of a PHYSICAL science (Chemistry, Physics) 3 to 4 years of science are Strongly recommended At FTHS all 11 th grade students will be enrolled in a science class

12 Foothill Technology High School Social Studies: 35 credits REQUIRED 5 credits of Geography (Gr.9) 10 credits of World History (Gr.10) 10 credits of US History (Gr.11) 5 credits of Government (Gr.12) 5 credits of Economics (Gr. 12)

13 Foothill Technology High School Physical Education: 20 credits REQUIRED On-campus P.E. class YMCA Mavericks Sports Independent Study P.E.

14 Foothill Technology High School Health Education : 5 credits REQUIRED (usually taken in 9 th Grade)

15 Foothill Technology High School Fine Arts: 10 credits REQUIRED Foreign Language, Art, Drama, Filmmaking, Digital Photography F T

16 Foothill Technology High School Applied Arts – 10 credits REQUIRED EDA fulfills this requirement! WEB DESIGN, DIGITAL ART AND DESIGN, Yearbook, ROP offerings F T

17 Foothill Technology High School Electives: 60 credits required! An elective class is any class that you choose above and beyond the core requirements.

18 Foothill Technology High School Community Service – 75 hours required 20 hours in the 9 th grade year recommended 20 hours in the 10 th grade year recommended 20 hours in the 11 th grade year recommended 15 hours in the 12 th grade year Two different organizations

19 Foothill Technology High School UC/CSU A – G Requirements A. History/Social Science: 2 years required B. English: 4 years required C. Mathematics: 3 years required/4 recommended D. Laboratory Science: 2 years required/3 recommended E. Language Other Than English: 2 years required/3 recommended F. Visual & Performing Arts: 1 FULL year required G. College Preparatory Electives: 1 year required All Classes must be passed with an A, B, or C for college eligibility! D = FAIL!!!

20 Foothill Technology High School Four-Year Plan SUBJECTNinth GradeTenth GradeEleventh GradeTwelfth Grade ENGLISH English 9 P or English 9 H English 10 P or English 10 Honors English 116 P or AP English Lang English 12 P or AP English Lit SOCIAL SCIENCE Geography/ Health World History or World History Honors US History or US History AP Amer. Gov/Economics Amer. Gov AP/Econ Honors MATH Algebra 1Geometry Intermediate Algebra Algebra 2 Trig/Pre-Calculus Geometry Algebra 2Trig/Pre-CalculusCalculus AB AP Geometry Honors Algebra 2 HonorsTrig/Pre-Calculus HonorsCalculus BC AP SCIENCE Biology Conceptual Physics Chemistry Chemistry Honors Chemistry Physics Physiology Honors Physics AP Biology AP LANGUAGE Spanish 1Spanish 2Spanish 3Spanish 4 AP ELECTIVE OPTIONS Intro Art Oral Interp Speech 1 Yearbook AVID Leadership All Grade 9 options PLUS : Art 2 Drama 2 Speech 2 (Forensics) Digital Photography All Grade 9/10 options PLUS : Web Design Psychology Art 3 Visual Communications Digital Animation or Art/Design Filmmaking Teachers Assistant or Office Assistant All Grade 9/10/11 options PLUS: Art 4 AP Advanced Digital Photography AP Psychology

21 Foothill Technology High School Please review your four year plan with your parents !! You will be going over the four year plan in your EDA class

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