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  1. Welcome to 10th Grade Class of 2017

  2. Agenda • Graduation Requirements • Grades / Academic Performance • Post High School Options • College Entrance Tests • Additional Opportunities & Events • NAVIANCE

  3. Sophomore Career Unit • Career Exploration • Upcoming Fall Events and Opportunities • Sophomore Priorities • Naviance • Overview of Features • Strengths Explorer • Develop a Career Path • Roadtrip Nation • Resume Building • 4-Year Planning Scheduled November 4th – 7th

  4. Graduation Requirements

  5. 240 Credits are Required to Graduate Course RequirementsCredits

  6. HIGH SCHOOL EXIT EXAM English-Language Arts March 17, 2015 Mathematics March 18, 2015 MAKE-UPS IN MAY

  7. Grades&AcademicPerformance

  8. AERIES Parent Access (Need E-Mail Address & Password) • Student Info • Demographics • Emergency • Class Schedule • Test scores • Attendance • Grades • Class Assignments • Homework • Grades • Graduation Status • Transcripts

  9. GRADEREPORTS Grading Period Ends • September 12th(progress) • October 10th (quarter) • November 7th(progress) • December 19th (semester) • February 12th(progress) • March 20th(quarter) • April 24th(progress) • May 29th(semester) Progress report cards are given to students in their 3rd period class to take home.

  10. Communication Options • Encourage son/daughter to talk to teacher 1st • Importance of Self-advocacy • (At nutrition break, before and after school) • Email (Teacher email list is available on the ORHS website)www.orhsonline.com

  11. TUTORING OPTIONS • Math (all levels) • Biology • Chemistry • Spanish • National Honor Society • Math, Chemistry, Physics, History, English • *A list of private tutors is available in the Counseling Office

  12. Meet with the Counselor • Students can make appointments to speak with their counselor • 4 year planning • Academic and/or personal concerns • It is recommended to meet once a year if taking “a-g” coursework

  13. Counselor Assignments Last Names Counselor Assignment A – C Carol Bronzan Ext. 3051 D – I Jill Howard Ext. 3053 J – Mey Kim Cerutti Ext. 3310 Mi – Sc Darsy Arburn Ext. 3052 Sd – Z Mandy Fielder Ext. 3055 Email or Call (916) 933-6980 X 3050

  14. Post High School Options

  15. Identify Your Options • 4-Year College • Community College • Career Colleges • Military • Apprenticeship Programs • Employment • GAP Year

  16. College

  17. Masters or Doctorate Degree 2-4 yrs Bachelors Degree 4 YR Bachelor’s Program 2 yrs 4 yrs Transfer Program 60 credits Associate’s Degree Certification 2 yrs 2 yrs HIGH SCHOOL

  18. Oak Ridge Data for Class of 2014 Class of 2014 90.4% College-bound 56.3% to 4-Year College & 34.1% to 2-Year College

  19. 4-Year Colleges

  20. University of California & California State University Admission Requirements (Minimum) (“a-g” coursework) History/Social Science 2 Year English 4 Years Mathematics 3 Years (UC recommends 4 yrs) Lab Science 2 Years (UC recommends 3 yrs) Foreign Language 2 Years (UC recommends 3-4 yrs) Visual & Performing Arts 1 Year College Prep Electives 1 Year Completed with “C” or better 4-Year Public College Requirements

  21. UC / CSU Grade Point Average • CSUs & UCs use 10th and 11th grade year grades in academic coursework, receiving C’s or better • GPA for selection may be different

  22. California State University(Except Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo) Grades & Test Scores

  23. University of California Davis Berkeley Santa Cruz Santa Barbara Irvine Riverside San Diego Los Angeles Merced

  24. PrivateColleges

  25. Requirements for Private Colleges Vary Check college requirements: https://connection.naviance.com/oakridgehigh https://connection.naviance.com/oakridgehigh Or on the college websites

  26. Partial List of Private CollegesOak Ridge Students Have Attended • MIT • Harvard • Penn • Columbia • Amherst • Sarah Lawrence • Babson • Northwestern • University of Chicago • Harvey Mudd • Vassar • NYU • Brigham Young University • Stanford University • University of Southern CA • University of the Pacific • University of San Francisco • St. Mary’s College • Menlo College • Pt. Loma Nazarene • Pepperdine University • Azusa Pacific University • Westmont College • University of Santa Clara • University of San Diego • Duke

  27. NCAA Division I & Division II Athletics Register at the beginning of your sophomore year www.eligibilitycenter.org

  28. CommunityCollege

  29. 112 CaliforniaCommunity Colleges

  30. Community College Options • Transfer • Guaranteed Transfer Program • Associate Degree for Transfer (CSU) • AA or AS Degree (2 Years) • Certificate Degree Program

  31. Career College

  32. Career Colleges • California Culinary Academy • Le Cordon Bleu • FIDM • Wyotech • Carrington College • Academy of Art • Heald College • ITT Tech

  33. Military

  34. Military Options • Enlist • ROTC • Military Academies

  35. Other Options

  36. EmploymentApprenticeship ProgramsGAP Year*Naviance is a great resource for research

  37. College Entrance Tests

  38. PSAT • Wed., October 15th @ ORHS • 8:30 ~ 12:30 PM • $20.00 online by October 8, 2014 • Study Booklets available in the Career Center • Test room assignments will be posted on the Career Center window on Mon., Oct. 13th • Bring Photo ID, pencils, calculator, and (optional) water/snack

  39. PSAT = Practice SAT • Measures critical reading, math and writing skills • First step to enter the National Merit Scholarship Program (Juniors Only) • Provide valuable feedback - Detailed Report Provided • Predicts success in the SAT Reasoning Test • MyRoad Access (personalized study plan, find colleges, majors and careers) Given at ORHS each year in October Take in 10th & 11th grade

  40. Did you Know? • Students who took the PSAT in both their Sophomore and Junior years scored a combined 233 points higher than students who did not take the PSAT. • Students who only took the PSAT their Junior year scored on average of 127 points higher than non-PSAT test takers.

  41. SAT & ACT Testing

  42. College Entrance TestsRequired by 4 Year Colleges SAT Reasoning Test • Math • Critical Reading • Writing Online Registration • ACT • Math • English • Science • Reading • Writing (opt) • Online Registration OR

  43. SAT Reasoning Test • Critical Reading • Writing (Essay) • Math (Including Algebra 2)

  44. Changes to the SAT for the Class of 2017 and Beyond Pick up a flyer about the changes in the Career Center Posted on Naviance (document library)

  45. Who Needs to Take SAT Subject Tests? Check with individual colleges/majors todetermine if a SAT Subject Test is Recommended http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/freshman/requirements/examination-requirement/SAT-subject-tests/index.html

  46. SAT Question of the Day(Email to student)http://apps.collegeboard.com/qotd/question.doCollege Board E-Mail Reminderswww.collegeboard.com/html/newsletters/newsletters.html

  47. Additional Opportunities& Events

  48. Regional College Fair COLLEGE AND VOCATIONAL PROGRAMS MONDAY, OCTOBER 6th 6:30 - 8:30 PM @ Union Mine High School DISTRICT-WIDE EVENT

  49. UC: Berkeley, Davis, San Diego, Santa Cruz CSU: Sacramento, Chico, Humboldt, Sonoma, Cal Maritime, CSU Stanislaus CA Privates Colleges: Stanford, St. Mary’s, University of the Pacific, Point Loma Nazarene, Azusa Pacific, Dominican University of CA, University of San Francisco, William Jessup University, Menlo College, Holy Names University, CA Baptist University, Fresno Pacific University, Woodbury University Out-of-State: Brown University,University of Alabama, University of Illinois, Urbana, University of Kansas, University of Montana Western,University of Oregon, University of Portland, Michigan State University, Linfield College, Arizona State University, University of Nevada, Reno, Colorado Mesa University, University of Idaho, University of New Mexico, Brandman University, Sierra Nevada College, Cottey College, Juanita College, University of Arizona, University of Wyoming, Northern Arizona University, Oregon Institute of Technology, Hawaii Pacific University, Embry-Riddle University, Portland State University, So. Oregon University, Santa Fe University of Art & Design, Seton Hall University Military Academies, ROTC, and other US Military representatives Heald College, Musicians Institute, Academy of Art Institute, Ex’pression College, JFK University, NewSchool of Architecture and Design, Kaplan Test Prep, CSUS Pre-Hospital Program, ASVAB, Americorps Community Colleges: Folsom Lake College, American River College, Sacramento City College, Sierra College, Lake Tahoe Community College, Butte, Feather River, Columbia College (Hollywood) NCSA Athletic Recruiting, CA Local Scholarships (As of Sept. 10) List of Participants (subject to change)