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Introduction & GPA. 9 th Grade Classroom Guidance. Who is your counselor?. K. Delaine A-D K. Blanton E-K T. McGee L- Ri H. Myles Ro-Z. What is our r ole?. We provide assistance to you in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development. What is your role?.

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who is your counselor
Who is your counselor?
  • K. Delaine A-D
  • K. Blanton E-K
  • T. McGee L-Ri
  • H. Myles Ro-Z
what is our r ole
What is our role?

We provide assistance to you in the areas of academic, career, and personal/social development.

What is your role?

Be honest, take responsibility for your actions, and understand confidentiality.

confidentiality has its limits
Confidentiality Has Its Limits

When do we have to break confidentiality?

  • Instances of abuse or neglect
  • Intent to harm oneself or someone else
  • Duty to warn and protect

*Counselors, teachers, administrators, etc. are all considered mandated reporters and must report certain issues to the proper authorities.

let s talk about
Let’s talk about…
  • GPA (Calculating/Importance/Types)
  • Transcripts
  • The importance of course rigor
  • Promotion requirements
  • Graduation requirements
  • Student responsibilities in the classroom
what s a gpa and who c ares
What’s a GPA and who cares?
  • Grade Point Average (GPA):

A = 4.0 90-100

B = 3.0 80-89

C = 2.0 70-79

D = 1.0 60-69

F = 0.0 59 and ↓

  • Cumulative, Core, College
  • Determines class rank
how do i calculate gpa
How do I calculate GPA?

Step 1: Assign each grade a numeric value.

A=4 B=3 C=2 D=1 F=0

Step 2: Multiply the numeric point value by the units of credit attempted.

Step 3: Total the values from step 2 & divide by the total number of credits attempted.

AP Courses and some honors classes earn quality points

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Calculating GPA

Semester 1

CourseGradeGPA Points

(H) Eng 9 95 (A) 4 .5

(H)World Hist82 (B) 3.5

Algebra I 73 (C)2

Biology 85 (B) 3

Career Prep. 90 (A) 4

Phys Ed Life 59 (F) 0

Spanish I 78 (C)2

19

19 ÷ 7 (no. of classes) = 2.71 GPA

1st Semester GPA = 2.71

Core GPA = 3.25

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Calculating GPA (cont.)

Semester 2

CourseGradeGPA Points

(H) Eng 9 90 (A) 4 .5

(H)World Hist89 (B) 3.5

Algebra I 74 (C)2

Biology 83 (B) 3

Career Prep. 95 (A) 4

Phys Ed Life 60 (D) 1

Spanish I 80 (B)3

21

21 ÷ 7 (no. of classes) = 3.0 GPA

2nd Semester GPA = 3.0

Cumulative GPA = (21 + 19) ÷ 14 = 2.86

report card vs transcript
Report Card vs. Transcript

Report Card

  • Grades from one semester
  • Unofficial document
  • Used by parent or guardian
  • Includes some personal information (address, State ID)
  • Includes semester GPA

Transcript

  • Record of all high school final grades
  • Legal official document
  • Used by colleges, military, and employers
  • Includes identifying personal information (SS#, DOB, address)
  • Includes class rank and cumulative GPA
what does your transcript say about you
What does your transcript say about you?
  • Your cumulative GPA
  • Your class rank
  • Rigor of courses
  • Courses that count toward your CORE GPA
  • Graduation requirements
why take honors and ap classes
Why take Honors and AP classes?
  • Makes you smarter
  • Helps you find your interests
  • Helps you to overcome challenges
  • Boosts your cumulative GPA
  • Improves your class rank
  • Prepares you for big tests (ACT, SAT, ASVAB, COMPASS, Graduation Tests, Benchmarks)
  • Gives you an advantage in college admissions
  • Makes college easier
  • Can earn college credit
approximate gpas for current a dmissions
Approximate GPAs for Current Admissions
  • Birmingham Southern: 3.54 (academic)
  • Auburn University: 3.8 (average)
  • University of Alabama: 3.0 (overall)
  • UAB: 2.25 (overall)
  • Samford University: 3.7 (average)
  • Montevallo: 2.5 (overall)
  • Mississippi State: 2.5 (academic with 16 ACT)
alabama high school diploma requirements
Alabama High School Diploma Requirements
  • 4 English
  • 4 History
  • 4 Math
  • 4 Science
  • 1 Physical Education (1-ROTC, 2-band)
  • ½ Health
  • 1 Career Preparedness
  • 3 CTA Electives (Career Technology, Fine Arts, or Foreign Language)
  • 2 ½ Additional Credits
  • TOTAL: 24 credits (minimum)
graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements
  • Promotion requirements
    • 9th to 10th: 6 credits
    • 10th to 11th: 12 credits
    • 11th to 12th: 18 credits
  • 24 required credits to graduate!

Must pass all required courses and participate in the state assessment to graduate!

being successful in high school
Being Successful in High School

Basic Requirements

  • Come to school regularly
  • Be in class on time
  • Have your materials
  • Pay attention in class
  • Complete your assignments
  • Find out what you missed when absent and make up work in a timely manner

Going Above & Beyond

  • Review & Preview notes
  • Attend tutoring
  • Communicate with your teacher
  • Take detailed notes
  • Study nightly
  • Keep a calendar
  • Stay organized