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Segerstrom High SchoolA Fundamental SchoolDr. Amy Avina, Principal

Informational Meeting: 2010-2011


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Segerstrom High School

Our Vision:

To create a community where all students do their best learning and all staff do their best teaching.

Our Mission:

To provide a supportive and challenging environment where all students excel.

Read! Write! Learn!


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Jaguar Successes!

  • 812 API score

  • 98% First-Time Pass Rate on CAHSEE English

  • 98% First-Time Pass Rate on CAHSEE Math


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Jaguar Successes!

  • 99% Graduation Rate

  • 98% Class of 2010 enrolled at a 2- or 4-year college immediately following graduation

  • Nearly 50% of juniors, sophomores & freshmen made the Honor Roll Spring 2010


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Jaguar Successes!

  • WASC Accreditation: Six-Clear Term

  • CSBA Golden Bell Award for Schoolwide Writing

  • U.S. News & World Report, “America’s Top High School”: Silver Medalist


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Why Segerstrom?

  • A College Prep High School: ACollege-Bound Culture

  • No English Language Development Courses

  • Small Learning Communities:

  • Greater Emphasis On Each Student’s Success

  • An Expanded AVID Program

  • Academic Excellence & Student Accountability: Every Student Counts!

  • A Challenging & Supportive Environment

  • Daily Student Seminars

  • Schoolwide tutoring led by teachers and Guided Study for struggling students

Special Education Services

Resource Specialist Program (RSP) services available.

Speech and language therapy and adaptive physical education services available.


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Clubs & Activities

  • ASB and Student Council

  • Student Clubs

    • Academic Clubs: CSF and AVID

    • Service Clubs: Key, NHS, Kiwins, American Cancer Society, and Red Cross Club

    • Interests and Cultural Clubs: Guitar, Surf, Culinary Arts, LULAC, Ballet Folklorico, Environment, Euro, Film Makers, Refuge, Black Student Union, Hip Hop, and Renaissance

    • Academic Competition Teams: Quiz Bowl, Mock Trial, and Academic Decathlon, ACE and MESA

  • Performing Arts & Spirit

    • Cheer, Band, Orchestra, Choir, Dance, Drama, and Color Guard

  • Community Service

    • 16 Hours per year at Segerstrom


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Jaguar Athletics: Fall

  • Football

  • Cross Country

  • Tennis - Girls

  • Volleyball – Girls

  • Water Polo - Boys


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Jaguar Athletics: Winter

  • Basketball

  • Soccer

  • Wrestling

  • Water Polo - Girls


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Jaguar Athletics: Spring

  • Baseball

  • Softball

  • Swimming

  • Tennis - Boys

  • Track/Field

  • Volleyball – Boys


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Distinguishing Factors of a Fundamental High School

  • Voluntary enrollment

  • School-wide discipline policy through rigorous adherence to card system

  • High academic expectations

  • High standards of student conduct and attendance to enhance quality instruction

  • Insistence on strong study habits, self-discipline, and responsibility

  • Reinforcement of the traditional values of patriotism, citizenship, respect, courtesy, and pride in accomplishment

  • High standards of dress as expressed in the Jaguar Dress Code

  • Option to transfer student to nearby District or neighborhood home school for repeated violations of rules and standards


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Student Expectations

All students must sign a contract agreeing to the following:

  • Strive for excellence in citizenship and academics

  • Comply with the Code of Student Conduct, including the fundamental card system

  • Complete all requirements for graduation

  • Dress according to the Jaguar Dress Code

  • Be respectful of all students, teachers, staff, and guests at all times

  • Attend and be punctual to all classes, detentions, Saturday School or Work Programs, and school functions unless ill or excused for school business


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Parent Expectations

Parents must sign a contract agreeing to the following:

  • Support the goals, philosophy, and procedures of the fundamental school program

  • Participate in conferences with school personnel when requested to do so

  • Support decisions mutually agreed upon between parent and the school

  • Read and sign the Code of Student Conduct with your student

  • Know and support the Jaguar Dress Code Policy

  • Be responsible for your student’s regular attendance and punctuality


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Attendance Expectations

  • Students will be in every class unless ill or excused for school business

  • Permission will not be granted for extended absences.

    (Students will attend Saturday School for unexcused absences)

  • Medical and dental appointments should be made outside the school day

  • If appointments during the day are unavoidable, students will attend classes before and/or after the appointment

EXCUSED ABSENCES:

Medical Appointments

Illness

Bereavement


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Priority EnrollmentTimeline(Neighborhood/Sibling)

LotteryEnrollmentTimeline

Jan 18 & 24Parent Information

Meetings

Jan 24 – Jan 31 Enrollment Packet

Pick-Up

January 31Enrollment

Packets Due

No Later than 4:00 p.m.

Jan 18 & 24 Parent Information

Meetings

Feb 1 – 8Lottery Enrollment

Feb 9Computerized Random Selection of Lottery numbers

Feb 10Lottery Results Posted

Feb 10- 25Enrollment Packet Pick-up

Feb 25Enrollment Packets Due No Later than 4:00 p.m.

Return Enrollment Packet with your Address Verification:Currentutility bill (gas, electric, water, trash, phone-landline), mortgage/rental payment receipt, property tax bill, last year’s income tax form, or MediCal Statement.

http://www.sausd.us/segerstrom


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Time for a Quiz!


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Question 1:

I live in the neighborhood boundary.

Does this mean my child is automatically admitted to Segerstrom?

NO


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Question 2:

I missed the priority enrollment period! What can I do now?

Enter the Lottery Period


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Question 3:

I want to make sure my child gets into Segerstrom by entering the priority enrollment period. Does anyone really check to see if my address is accurate?

Yes!


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Question 4:

My daughter attends Segerstrom right now, and my nephew lives with us. May he enroll at Segerstrom during the priority period as a sibling?

Sorry


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Question 5:

I live with another family in your neighborhood boundary area. The bills are not in my name. How do I enroll my student during the priority period?

Letter of Residency Declaration Form--Get from SFHS Counseling Center


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Question 6:

My grandmother is visiting the U.S. for the first time in October. I need to take my son out of school in order to be with us for a big family trip to Disneyland. Is his absence excused?

No


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Question 7:

I’m worried about getting into Segerstrom since we don’t live in the neighborhood. Should I apply for the Godinez lottery, too?

Yes!


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Question 8:

My daughter attends Segerstrom right now. I want my son to attend next year. He is currently a sophomore at Valley. May he enroll as a sibling?

Sorry


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Question 9:

What are my chances of getting my child into Segerstrom through the lottery process?

It depends:

Last year, 740 students applied for enrollment through the lottery. Segerstrom accepted 300 of these students.


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Question 10:

The enrollment packets are due by 4PM on January 31 for priority and by February 25 for lottery.

Is 4:05 PM okay?

No


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Priority EnrollmentTimeline(Neighborhood/Sibling)

LotteryEnrollmentTimeline

Jan 18 & 24Parent Information

Meetings

Jan 24 – Jan 31 Enrollment Packet

Pick-Up

January 31Enrollment

Packets Due

No Later than 4:00 p.m.

Jan 18 & 24 Parent Information

Meetings

Feb 1 – 8Lottery Enrollment

Feb 9Computerized Random Selection of Lottery numbers

Feb 110Lottery Results Posted

Feb 10- 25Enrollment Packet Pick-up

Feb 25Enrollment Packets Due No Later than 4:00 p.m.

Return Enrollment Packet with your Address Verification:Currentutility bill (gas, electric, water, trash, phone-landline), mortgage/rental payment receipt, property tax bill, last year’s income tax form, or MediCal Statement.

http://www.sausd.us/segerstrom


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