8th Grade Parent NightCarlmont High School Guidance Department March 6, 2014
Agenda Introduction of Staff 1 Registration Information and Dates 2 Graduation and College Requirements 3 Introduction to Naviance 4 Question and Answer Session 5
Administration • Ms. Lisa Gleaton– Principal • Mr. Ralph Crame – Instructional Vice Principal • Mr.GrantSteunenberg– Administrative Vice Principal (9th and 11th) • Ms. Jennifer Cho – Administrative Vice Principal (10th and 12th)
Counseling Staff • Tammy DePaoli – Head Guidance Counselor • Maria Ibarra– Guidance Counselor • Kim Miller – Guidance Counselor • Theresa Torres – Guidance Counselor • Kristin Vernon – Guidance Counselor • Connie Dominguez – College Counselor
Students are welcome to see their counselor without an appointment • Before school • During Lunch • After School
College and Career Center • 2 year and 4 year college information • SAT Information and Prep Books • Scholarship and other Financial Aid Info • Lap tops available for student use • College Representative Visits
Time line for Registration • February 21st -Middle schools were given placement test results. • Placement in core subjects is based on district mandated guidelines.
Time line for Registration • Students can be recommended by their 8th grade teachers for AS English I and Geometry Enriched
Timeline Continued • Course placement forms will be sent home for parent review. • Students will rank elective choices and return forms to Middle School. • Registration materials will be collected on March 13th.
Time Line Continued • April 25th – letters sent home to families with log-in information and instructions • May 1st – May 15th – Parent portal in Infinite Campus opens for registration • Parents fill out registration documents and review course placements online • District office Tech department will be open for assistance.
Students from Private School • Contact Vanessa Mora, Registrar • 650-595-0210 ext. 30095 • Vmora@seq.org
ONLINE REGISTRATION SAMPLE
Release of Information includes • Parent Directory • Technology agreement • Behavior Policy • USPS mailings
Student Course Requests • For more detailed information about the online registration process please see the video on the district website at www.seq.org Resources Info for incoming 9th graders
Other Important Dates • Freshman Orientation – August 18th, 8:00 am – 12:30 pm (students only) • First day of School – August 19th
Graduation Requirements • Students must take and pass courses in specific subject areas in order to earn a high school diploma. • Students must earn a total of 220 credits in these specific subjects.
College Requirements (“a – g”) • Courses required by UC and CSU to be eligible to apply for admission following high school graduation. • Students must earn a “C” or better in “a-g” courses.
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsSocial Studies (a) Carlmont High School Four Year College • 3 ½ Years • 9th World Studies 2 • 10th Modern European History or AP European History • 11th (AP) US History • 12th (AP) Economics/(AP)Government • 2 Years • World Studies 1, 2 • Modern European History or AP European History • (AP) US History, (AP) Government
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsEnglish (b) Carlmont High School Four Year College • 4 Years • ELA I, II,III • English I, II, III • AS English I, II, III • AP English III • English IV or AP English IV • 4 Years • ELA III • English I, II, III • AS English I, II, III • AP English III • English IV or AP English IV
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsMathematics (c) Carlmont High School Four Year College • 2 Years • One year must be Algebra I and Integrated Math or Geometry • 3 Years • Algebra I, Geometry, Integrated Math, Algebra II or Algebra II/Trig, Analytic Geometry or Pre Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Multivariable Calculus, AP Statistics
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsScience (d) Carlmont High School Four Year College • 2 Years • One year must be Biology • 2 Years of Lab • Lab Science includes: Biology, (AS) Chemistry, (AS) Physics, Human Biology, AP Biology, AP Chemistry, AP Physics, Biotechnology 1,2 and 3,4
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsForeign Language (e) Carlmont High School Four Year College • None • 2 Years • The two years must be in the same foreign language. • Carlmont offers Spanish, Spanish for Native Speakers, French and Chinese (Mandarin)
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsVision & Performing Art (f) Carlmont High School Four Year College • One Year • Art I, Ceramics I, II, Drawing & Painting II, Photography I,II, Animation, Illustration & Graphic Design, Computer Graphics, Web Design, AP Art Studio, Band II, Advanced Band, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Choral I, II, Advanced Choral, Drama I,II, Intermediate Dance, Advanced Dance • One Year • Art I, Ceramics I, II, Drawing & Painting II, Photography I,II, Animation, Illustration & Graphic Design, Computer Graphics, Web Design, AP Art Studio, Band II, Advanced Band, Jazz Ensemble, Orchestra, Choral I, II, Advanced Choral, Drama I,II, Intermediate Dance, Advanced Dance
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsElectives (f) Carlmont High School Four Year College • 62.5 Credits • Anything beyond the minimum high school graduation requirements. Ex. 3rd year of math, foreign language, 3rd year of PE, etc • One Year • Advanced Integrated Science, (AP) Economics, (AP) Psychology, International Relations, Journalism II & III, Engineering & Green Technology , Journalism, Computer Science
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsPhysical Education Carlmont High School Four Year College • 2 Years • Freshmen must take PE 1. • Students must pass PFT or take PE 2 as a sophomore. • Dance and Weight Training are available for those students who pass the PFT • None
Sports • Each sport is 3.5 credits • Sports count as elective credits • 3.5 credits of PE can be waived for each sport in 10th, 11th and 12th grade
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsLife Skills Carlmont High School Four Year College • One Quarter • Life Skills • None
Career Technical Education CTE is a program of study that integrates core academic knowledge with technical & occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education & careers.
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsCareer Technical Education Carlmont High School Four Year College • One Year • Adv. Choral, Adv. Band, Animation, Art 1, BioTechnology 1,2 &3,4; Choral I, II, Computer Applications I, Digital Photography, Engineering & Green Technology, Film Critique, Illustration, Jazz Band, Journalism, Adv Orchestra, Web Design. • The third level of a foreign language will also satisfy this requirement. • None
CTE • Although some CTE courses may be listed in other subject areas, each class can only count for one requirement. • Ex. Art 1 = Fine Art Illustration = CTE
Graduation vs. Four Year College RequirementsTESTING Carlmont High School Four Year College • California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) • Math and English • SAT or ACT
Attendance Requirement • A student will not earn credit for a course if he or she has 18 absences and 3 or more of these absences are cuts. • Students will not be penalized for 18 cleared absences (ex. Health, school activities, etc) • Parents have up to five days to clear an absence.
Check your student’s attendance on Infinite Campus HTTP://PORTAL.SEQ.ORG
Fall Sports • Information on tryouts for Fall sports will be available on the Carlmont web site in mid May. • Clearance packets can be downloaded or picked up at Carlmont at this time. • August 1st is the first day clearance packets may be turned in.
Summer Reading • Summer reading is required for all freshmen • Information will be distributed through middle schools • Information will also be available on the Carlmont web site in June.
Naviance Web Site connection.naviance.com/Carlmont
What can Naviance help your students do? • Learn about themselves • Explore careers options • Learn about colleges and majors • Search for scholarships and financial aid • Request letters of recommendations for colleges and scholarships
Email Addresses Guidance Counseling: Tammy DePaoli - firstname.lastname@example.org Maria Ibarra - email@example.com Kim Miller – firstname.lastname@example.org Theresa Torres – email@example.com Kristin Vernon – firstname.lastname@example.org College Counseling: Connie Dominguez - email@example.com Web Site: http://www.carlmont.seq.org
Email Addresses AVID - Matt Miskelly firstname.lastname@example.org Athletics - Patrick Smith email@example.com Band – John DaBaldojdabaldo@seq.org Business – Lisa Simpsonlsimpson@seq.org English - Justin Raisner firstname.lastname@example.org Math – Robert Tsuchiyamartsuchiy@seq.org
Email Addresses Physical Education - David Low email@example.com Science – Tina Smith firstname.lastname@example.org Social Studies – Jayson Waller email@example.com Special Education – Jason Sellijselli@seq.org Visual & Performing Arts - Genevieve Tepgtep@seq.org World Languages – CarlyGatzert – firstname.lastname@example.org
Thank you for attending! We will now break into small groups to answer questions.