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Junior Course Selection Casa Grande High School

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  1. Junior Course SelectionCasa Grande High School

  2. For the next hour you will • Look at your high school transcript • Think about what classes you need for graduation and education after high school • Ask questions

  3. What courses do you need? To meet graduation requirements To meet college entrance requirements To satisfy your interests

  4. GPA, Credit Status, and Class Rank

  5. High School Graduation Credit Summary

  6. Credit Recovery through Online Curriculum • Credit recovery for graduation • Work is computer based • Must be able to work independently • Counselor approval • Courses available: • English 9, 10, 11, 12 • Geometry • World History, US History • Earth Science • American Government • Economics

  7. Casa lab sciences recognized by colleges (Area d on the UC a-g list) • Physical Science (CSU only) • Biology/Honors • Anatomy and Physiology • Chemistry/Honors • Environmental Science AP • Physics/AP

  8. Which lab science should I take? • It depends on what you want to do after high school • It depends on your academic strengths • Health Sciences, Engineering, Mathematics • Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, English, Business, Education, Arts

  9. Which courses count as Related Math/Science for graduation? • Any third year math class • Any third year science class • Principles of Computer Science, Intro **NEW** • Computer Science A AP **NEW ** • Auto Technology • Auto Repair Technology • Drafting • Autocad Architectural • Autocad Mechanical • Cultural Anthropology • Computer Technology/PC Repair (Mouse Squad)

  10. Which courses count in the ForLng/VPArt/CTEa-g category for graduation? • 3D Animation • Acting • Art • Auto Tech • Band • Choir • Computer Graphic Design • Drafting • World Languages • Music Appreciation • Photography • Sculpture • Yearbook • World Languages

  11. What are clusters? • Thematic curriculum • Integrated topics in English and US History (cluster core) • Cluster electives related to cluster core

  12. Clusters • Some of your classes will be in a cluster • Some of your classes will be global electives

  13. Which cluster is best for you? • What are your interests? • What will your major be when you attend any type of college after high school? • What cluster sparks your curiosity?

  14. iHouse

  15. Health Career Pathway (HCP)

  16. Social Justice Academy (SJA)

  17. Marketing, Media & Management (M³)

  18. 11th Grade Course Selection

  19. We need your second choices! Reason for 1st choice cluster _____________________________ _____________________________ _____________________________ Alternate cluster choice: _________

  20. We need your alternate Electives! If you cannot be placed in the electives that you’ve chosen on the front of this form, list your 2nd and 3rd choice electives. 2nd choice elective: __________________ 3rd choice elective: __________________ 4th choice elective: _________________

  21. Be thoughtful in your choices • Complete the Course Selection sheet completely • Choose what you need for graduation, college, trade schools, and your interests

  22. Need more information? READ about the courses in the Course Description Handbook www.casagrandehighschool.org LIKE us on Facebook Casa Grande High School Big House News @ www.facebook.com

  23. Need more information? • Talk to teachers to find out more about courses • Ask your counselor for advice about careers and courses

  24. Use the Course Description Handbook QR code on your selection sheet for a direct link to the Course Description Handbook on the Casa website.

  25. Internet Information • UC http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/ • CSUhttp://www.csumentor.edu/ • NCAAhttp://web1.ncaa.org • California Colleges http://californiacolleges.edu/

  26. When are the forms due? • Counselors will pick up the forms in the last days of January • Turn yours in on time!

  27. PSAT Scores will be mailed to you