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El Dorado High SchoolSophomore Parent Information NightOctober 22nd, 20156:00 pm

Who’s Who at EDHS Counselors– Mrs. Martin (A-C, ISP)– Mrs. Carrillo (D-Ha; VISTA)– Mrs. Fregoso (He-Ra; EL)– Mrs. Woods (Re-Z; AVID) Assistant Principals– Mrs. Redkey (A-G)– Mrs. Clark (H-O)– Mr. Gatling (P-Z)Career Center-Mrs. Mary Bastian

Graduation Requirements 4 years of English 3 years of Math– 2 years of Science–– Must include Algebra 1Life Science (Biology, Physiology, AP Biology)Physical Science (P/E Science, Chem A, Chemistry, Physics)3 years of Social Science (World History, US History, Gov/Econ)1 semester of Health1 semester of ICT (computers)2 years of Physical Education1 year of CTE, Visual and Performing Arts or Foreign LanguageElectivesGRAND TOTAL of 240 CREDITS to graduate

California High School Exit Exam

Tutoring Options at EDHSTHE BLUE LATTE after schooloptionsAcademic TutoringLibrary and Computer LabHang out and Homework*limited bus run at 5:15, meets in thebus circle

More Tutoring Options for Students Academic Recovery 1st period for Algebra inRoom E257Foreign Language-speak with teacher; teachersare available most lunches and after school(please make arrangement with teacher)

Intersession Intersession is offered for any studentwhom has failed one of the followingclasses: English Physical Earth Science or Biology World History Algebra; Geometry

Date of IntersessionJanuary 4th-8th Parent/Guardian will be notified via letterand * on report card Grade will only improve to a passing grade

Career Planning“The only way to predict the future is to create it!”Counselors & Career Technician will meet with allsophomores to discuss high school and collegerequirementsstudents have been introduced to NAVIANCE a computerprogram that provides college planning & careerassessment tools

Four-Year Plan A plan for taking courses throughout highschool based on student goals– Always a “work in progress” 10th grade – schedule an appointment withyour counselor to review the 4 year planthat was created last year throughNAVIANCE

Beyond High School Military– Recruiters– ASVAB test Vocational/Technical Schools- Make sure the school isaccreditedWorkROP Courses– Work Permits in the -can be taken in junior and/orsenior yearcareer centerCommunity College Certificate and degree programsAssociates of Arts DegreeAssociates of Science DegreeTransfer to a 4-Year College

CSU/UC RequirementsEnglishSocial ScienceMathematicsScience (with lab) 4 years2 years3 years/4 years UC*2 years/3 years UC*Biology, AP Biology, Physiology & Chemistry, Chem A or PhysicsVisual and Performing ArtForeign LanguageElectivewww. csumentor.eduwww. ucgateways.org1 year2 years/3 years UC*1 year

SAT and ACT TestingCalifornia State University SAT or ACT requiredUniversity of California SAT or ACT plus writing isrequired SAT Subject Exam is notrequired but some UC’srecommend it

Major Differences between SATand ACT Exams SATCritical Reading, Math,WritingPerfect Score is 2400ACT Science, Math, Reading andEnglish and optional writing Perfect score is 36

Big Changes to the SAT No wrong answer penalty Essay is optional Content is structured similar to commoncore standards PLEASE PICK UP KAPLAN HANDOUTFOR SPECIFIC CHANGES!

Practice SAT/ACT Deciding between the SAT or ACT?Take Kaplan’s practice test to help decideSaturday, 11/7 9:00-1:00 in the forum*results will be mailed home

Competitive Colleges Consider: Enrichment activities (study abroad;community college classes; etc.) Athletics/Performing Arts Honors and awards Extracurricular activities Volunteer work Employment Course Work only C’s or Better!

A message from Stanford We want students to embrace the subjects inwhich they are most interested andparticipate in the activities that give themthe greatest fulfillment. In our reviewprocess, we can tell when students aremerely padding their resumes WITHOUTfully engaging in the activities.

COLLEGE ATHLETICS

College Athletes NCAA BASICS NCAA Clearinghouse for Division I or II– Based on 3 areas: academic core courses, GPA, SAT orACT scores Students should register at the beginning of theirSOPHOMORE year The Clearinghouse reviews transcripts/courses & SAT orACT scores

Division 1 Core-CourseRequirements 4 years of English 3 years of Math(algebra 1 or higher) 2 years ofnatural/physicalscience 1 year additionalEnglish, math orscience 2 years of socialscience 4 years of additionalcourses (from abovearea & foreignlanguage

NCAA Eligibility Requirements

Review those requirements Minimum core-courseGPA of 2.3 is required Ten core coursesrequired before thebeginning of thesenior year www.eligibilitycenter.org

Division II Core-CourseRequirements 16 Core Courses:3 years of English2 years of math(algebra 1)2 years of naturalscience/physical3 years of additionalEnglish, math orscience 2 years of socialscience 4 years of additionalcourses (from abovearea or foreignlanguage)

Division II AcademicRequirements Earn a 2.0 GPA or better inyour core courses Earn a combined SAT sumscore of 820 or an ACT sumscore of 68

College Athletes NAIA Basics Similar in concept to NCAA 300 universities:(CSU Maritime, CSU San Marcus;Azusa Pacific, Westmont) Mainly for smaller colleges Focus on academic achievement aboveathletic excellence

Athlete Resources NCAA : www.ncaa.org NCAA Eligibility Centerwww.eligibilitycenter.org NAIA: www.naia.org NAIA Eligibility Centerwww.playnaia.org

CSF 2ndsemester sophomores, all juniors &seniors To earn “sealbearer” honor, membership inat least 4 of the last 6 semesters; one ofthose semesters must be earned senior year 5.00/need to apply each semester on time! Applications in the counseling office

Upcoming Dates Quarter Report Cards Were mailed home Friday, October 16thVeteran’s Day – Nov 11th – No School No STAR Testing- moving toCommon Core Testing junior year;sophomores will be tested only for science

Staying Informed Website– Daily Bulletin Contacting teachers/counselors– Voicemail– Email– Aeries Gradebook

Some Activities on CampusSee Daily Bulletin!! AthleticsAcademic DecathlonStudent Ambassador ProgramCalifornia Scholarship Federation (must apply)Multi-Cultural ClubSpeech & DebateHOSAFaith Out LoudManos a la Obra ClubPhotographyInteract ClubBlue Latte

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take a moment to breathe Communicate with your son/daughter onissues of coping skills, stress, long termgoals and finances Individuals find their way with guidanceand dialogue

Your Questions

–Mrs. Carrillo (D-Ha; VISTA) . Community College Certificate and degree programs Associates of Arts Degree Associates of Science Degree Transfer to a 4-Year College . CSU/UC Requirements English 4