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Fruita Monument High School Parent Information Night for Current Freshman Class of 2012. January 2008. Who is on Your Team?. Catharine Mudd Counselor, A-F Brian Shaver Counselor, G-L Andrea Kemper Counselor, M-R Bob Corneille Counselor, S-Z Rachel Price Secretary

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january 2008

Fruita Monument High SchoolParent Information NightforCurrent FreshmanClass of 2012

January 2008

who is on your team
Who is on Your Team?

Catharine Mudd Counselor, A-F

Brian Shaver Counselor, G-L

Andrea Kemper Counselor, M-R

Bob Corneille Counselor, S-Z

Rachel Price Secretary

Connie Via Records Secretary

Joan Deussen Futures Center

School to Career

Jody Mimmack Principal

Lee Carleton Assistant Principal

Todd McClaskey Assistant Principal

Sherry Schreiner Assistant Principal

slide3

Overview

  • Four Year Plan Portfolio
  • Counseling Website
  • College in Colorado
  • Registration Process
  • Transcript
  • Important Dates
  • Sophomore “Musts”
  • One Diploma – Multiple Pathways to Achieve It- Performance Based Diploma
  • HEAR Higher Ed. Admissions Requirements
  • NCAA National College Athletic Association
  • Special High School Programs – WCCC/Career Center/Futures Center
performance based diploma
Performance-Based Diploma
  • Graduation Requirements
    • 25 Credits
    • 2.0 GPA
    • Proficiency in CSAP or alternative assessment
  • Progress Monitors
    • Jeff Peak – Seniors/Sophomores
    • Gretchen Haptonstall – Juniors/Sophomores
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Colorado Commission Of Higher Education (CCHE)

Higher Education Admission Requirements

Subject 2010 & After

English 4 Units

Mathematics14 Units

Natural Science23 Units

Social Science33 Units

Foreign Language 1Units

Academic Electives4 2 Units

Total Units 17 Units

1 Algebra I and higher

2 Two units must be lab based

3 At least one unit must be US or world history

4 Any academic area listed above or foreign, computer science, art, music, journalism, or drama.

ncaa clearinghouse https www ncaaclearinghouse net ncaa common index html
NCAA Clearinghousehttps://www.ncaaclearinghouse.net/NCAA/common/index.html
  • Division I & II Colleges/Universities
  • Register by the End of Junior Year
  • Meet Academic Core Course Requirements in High School
  • Meet with Your Counselor to review Your Transcript
special opportunities at fmhs
Special Opportunities at FMHS
  • WCCC
  • Career Center
  • Tutor Mentor, Peer Tutor
  • Student Learning Center
  • Mesa State College
    • Early Scholars
    • Fast-track
    • Concurrent
    • Developmental Studies
  • Over 30 Clubs and Activities!
the high school beyond portfolio
The High School & Beyond Portfolio
  • A tool for ALL students
  • A tool for Counselors
  • Goals
      • Academic Career/Vocational
      • Personal
  • Course Planner
  • Resources
  • Place For Important Papers
    • Resume
    • Recommendations
    • Transcripts
    • Academic Test Results
    • Interest Inventories
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Fruita Monument Counseling Websitehttp://fmhs.mesa.k12.co.us/counseling/index.htm
  • A Place to Begin
  • Resources for students and parents
  • Calendars
  • Links to Colleges
  • Links to Other Opportunities
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College In Coloradohttp://www.collegeincolorado.org/home.aspx
  • Helping Colorado students Plan, Apply and Pay for College
  • Link to The College Opportunity Fund Stipend
  • Colorado Collegiate Handbook
parent checklist for student registration
Parent Checklist for Student Registration
  • Review your student’s registration appointment date
  • Review freshman transcript with your student
  • Review course selection sheet and course description guide with your student
  • Solicit current teachers for recommendations on appropriate course selection
  • Explore online or summer school offerings for credit retrieval
  • Review Colorado College Higher Education (CCHE)
  • Review NCAA requirements for students who may play college athletics
  • Sign your name
  • Look forward to 3 great years at Fruita Monument High School!
how to read a transcript
How to Read a Transcript

Credit Summary- Dist 51 High School

Subject AreaReq. CompDef

CM Communications 0.50 0.50

CL Computer Literacy 0.50 0.50

E1 9th Comp/Lit A & B 1.00 1.00

E2 10th Comp/Lit A&B 1.00 1.00

E3 11th Lit/Comp 0.50 0.00 0.50

E4 12th Lit/Comp 0.50 0.00 0.50

EN English Elective 0.50 0.00 0.50

FA Fine Arts 0.50 0.50

FE Personal Finance 0.50 0.00 0.50

MA Math 3.00 2.50 0.50

PE Physical Education 0.501.00

PF Personal Fitness & Wellness 0.50 0.00 0.50

S1 Science-Earth 1.00 1.00

S2 Science-Life 1.00 0.50 0.50

S3 Science-Physical 1.00 0.00 1.00 SG World Geography 1.00 1.00

SH US History 1.00 0.00 1.00

SS Soc Studies Elective 0.50 0.50

SV American Government 0.50 0.00 0.50

ZE Elective9.50 2.50 7.50

------Total Credits---- 25.000 12.500 13.50

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Block class (Q)

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Block class

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II

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Semester class -------

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Computer Communication 37022

Green House Mgnt. 37260

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Important Dates to Remember

  • February 6 – Registration Packets at 8/9 school
  • February 10, 11, & 14 – Computer Apps Test
  • February 17-20 - Registration for current freshmen at Fruita 8/9
  • June – Class Schedules arrive in the mail
  • August –Check-in & Pick up Final Schedule
  • Mid August – First Day of School!
fall sophomore musts
Fall Sophomore “Musts”
  • Meet with Your Counselor
  • Join School Clubs, Community Activities, Sports
  • Start Thinking About Careers
  • Attend College Fairs
    • Mesa State College Fair - September
    • Western Slope College Fair – October
      • Aspen High School
  • Sign up for Skills Lab if unsuccessful on CSAP (helps students to be successful on NWEA)
  • Attend Financial Aid Night
winter sophomore musts
Winter Sophomore “Musts”
  • Select Rigorous Junior Year Courses at Registration
  • Go on WCCC Tours in January
  • Apply to WCCC Programs
  • Maintain Good Grades
  • Research Volunteer/Community Service Activities
  • Get involved with a club, sport, extra-curricular
spring sophomore musts
Spring Sophomore “Musts”
  • Meet with Your Counselor to review schedule and check credits for graduation
  • Take CSAP Seriously (you need it to graduate!)
  • Are You Interested in Attending a U.S. Military Academy?
    • -Request a pre-candidate questionnaire
  • Tour College Campuses during vacations
  • Parents…It’s not Too Late to Start a College Savings Plan
alphabet soup of testing
Alphabet Soup of Testing
  • PLAN – Pre ACT, Fall of Sophomore Year
  • PSAT – Pre SAT, Fall

-Optional for Sophomores

-Recommended in Junior year

-If your student is in Geometry or above this year

  • CSAP – Colorado Student Assessment Program, Spring of Sophomore Year (need to be proficient to graduate or meet ACT requirement)
  • ACT – Colorado State Mandated, April of Junior Year
    • Must score composite of 17 or higher for graduation requirements
  • ASVAB – Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

-Career Interest & Skills Inventory

-Arranged through the recruiting office

http://www.actstudent.org/plan/

Test Prep

www.actstudent.org

www.collegeboard.org

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