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Welcome Freshman Academy. Room B-1 9 th Grade Counselors Mrs. Britt-Blair: A-Do Mrs. Fernandez: Du-Lop Mrs. Adler: Lor-Re Ms. Ramirez: Ri-Z. What do I need to do to earn a high school diploma?. Pass all required courses Have good attendance and behavior

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Welcome freshman academy

WelcomeFreshman Academy

Room B-1

9th Grade Counselors

Mrs. Britt-Blair: A-Do

Mrs. Fernandez: Du-Lop

Mrs. Adler: Lor-Re

Ms. Ramirez: Ri-Z


What do i need to do to earn a high school diploma

What do I need to do to earn a high school diploma?

  • Pass all required courses

  • Have good attendance and behavior

  • Pass the CAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam)

  • Earn 230 credits


How do you earn credits

How do you earn credits?

  • Each class you take is worth 5 credits per semester

  • Each class must be passed with an A, B, C or D

  • A Fail in a class gives you 0 credits.

  • Fall Semester 30 credits + Spring Semester 30 credits = 60 credits per school year.

  • 60 (credits) x 4 years (9th-12th) = 240 credits

  • REMEMBER YOU NEED 230 CREDITS TO GRADUATE!


What are banning high school s graduation requirements

What are Banning High School’s Graduation Requirements?


English 40 credits 4 years

English(40 credits = 4 years)

  • 9th – 12th grade


Social studies 30 credits 3 years

Social Studies(30 credits = 3 years)

  • World History A and B (10th grade)

  • US History A and B (11th grade)

  • Government/Economics

    (12th grade)


Mathematics 20 credits 2 years

Mathematics(20 credits = 2 years)

  • Algebra 1A and 1B

  • Algebra 2A and 2B

  • Geometry A and B


Sciences 20 credits 2 years

Sciences(20 credits = 2 years)

  • Physical Science ( 1 year)

    • ICS Science 1A and 1B

    • Chemistry A and B

  • Biological Science (1 year)

    • Biology A and B


Physical education sports 20 credits 2 years

Physical Education/Sports(20 credits = 2 years)

  • MUST be taken in the 9TH and 10th grade.

  • The Fitness Exam will be given spring semester and MUST be passed.


Life skills avid 5 credits 1 semester

Life Skills/AVID( 5 credits = 1 semester)

  • 1st semester course


Health 5 credits 1 semester

Health(5 credits = 1 semester)

  • 2nd semester course


Fine art 10 credits 1 year

Fine Art(10 credits = 1 year)

  • Drama

  • Photo

  • Ceramics

  • Painting

  • Drawing

  • Intro. to Art

  • Art History

  • Dance


Technical art 10 credits 1 year

Technical Art(10 credits = 1 year)

  • Computer Operations

  • Computer Repair

  • Desktop Publishing

  • Floral Design

  • Baker Fundamentals

  • Wood Shop

  • Auto Body/Mechanics

  • Stage Crew

  • Play Production


Electives 7 classes 70 credits

Electives(7 classes = 70 credits)

  • If you plan to attend a four-year University, speak to your 10th grade counselor to select the proper A-G courses.

  • Examples: Speech, Additional years of P.E. (Sports), AP courses, Foreign Language (Spanish/French), Advanced Math and Science courses


Review

Review

How many credits do we need for…

- English

- Social Studies

- Mathematics

- Science

- P.E.

- Life Skills

- Health

- Electives

  • How many credits do we need to earn a High School Diploma?


Important reminders

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

  • If you FAIL a class during the regular semester, you can NOT repeat that class during the regular school year.

  • All FAILED classes MUST be repeated during summer school or, Adult School to graduate on time (2013).


How many credits do i need in order to move to the next grade

How many credits do I need in order to move to the next grade?

  • 10th grade = 55 credits

  • 11th grade = 110 credits

  • 12th grade = 170 credits

  • Graduation = 230


College is possible

College is Possible…

  • You can meet college requirements while meeting high school requirements.

  • You must earn a “C” or higher to apply to a University. Aim for “A’s”

  • You must challenge yourself by taking advance courses.

  • YOU CAN DO IT!


What did you learn today

What did you learn today?

  • How many credits do you need to graduate from High School?

  • If your last name is Gomez, who is your counselor?

  • If you are struggling in your class, what should you do?

    A. Call 911

    B. Cry and Complain

    C. Ask for help (i.e. teacher, counselor, peer)

    D. Attend Tutoring after school (“The Spot”)

    F. Both C and D


Best of luck class of 2013 never give up

Best of Luck class of 2013!!!Never Give up!

Any questions please visit the Freshman Academy Office

Room B-1


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