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  1. Graduation Requirements • Students must complete a minimum of 220 credits in subject areas • 40 hours of community service • Students must pass the High School Exit Exam (HSEE) • Students must pass Algebra • New requirement of 3 years of math and science

  2. Graduation & College Requirements GraduationUC/CSUSubject*D- or better*C- or better

  3. Graduation & College Requirements GraduationUC/CSUSubject*D- or better*C- or better

  4. Student Support • Link Crew - upper class students assigned to be “big brothers and sisters” to 9th graders. • Tutorials – on Wednesday & Thursday • Student Assistance Program • School Psychologist • School Nurse • SRO - School Resource Officer

  5. Extended Learning Center • Monday thru Thursday • In the Library • From 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. • School Bus will pick up for rides home. • Two teachers are available, one Math and one Other

  6. Course Expectations • Expect 20-45 minutes of homework nightly (depending on the course) • Get a tutor if needed • Proofread written assignments • A student must receive a “C-” or better in order to advance to the next level of a subject

  7. Tracking Student Progress • Talk with your student about classes • Contact teachers • Have your student complete weekly progress reports • Register for an ISIS account

  8. Name: ____________________________________Date of Progress from:_________to_________ Instructions: The student must take responsibility for picking up this form and delivering it to the teacher at the beginning of the period and picking it up at the end of the period.

  9. Contacting Teachers 688-6565

  10. Teacher Web page

  11. Gradebook Myers, Julie 123456

  12. Register for an ISIS Account • This is mainly for checking Attendance • Go to www.aptoshs.net • Click the ISIS link • Follow the registration directions *GPA and transcript info on ISIS is not always accurate

  13. Attendance Policy • You must call the Attendance Office daily to report absence • The school will verify handwritten notes • Phone dialer should call home if student is absent from class without prior excuse • You may request homework by contacting the teacher via email or phone, or by checking their website

  14. Athletics and Activities • Statistics indicate that students who are involved do better in school • 2.0 GPA and passing 5 classes to remain eligible for athletics • Attendance and discipline issues can affect eligibility • Students are responsible for making up work and staying current in classes missed due to athletic events • Participation enhances opportunities for scholarships and the college application process • Club participation

  15. Student Activities • Homecoming Week (Oct. 24-28) • Activities during and after school all week • Each day students dress differently • Parade @ 6pm in Aptos Village on 10/25 • Football game/dance on 10/27

  16. Preparing for College • With increased competition in entering college, it is important to begin planning now • Have a rigorous schedule – take AP classes in sophomore year • Volunteer over the summer • Take summer classes at Cabrillo • Colleges look at grades from the10th and 11th grades.

  17. Thinking Ahead • If you want to go to a UC you will need to • Take the SAT 1 or ACT with Writing • AND take two SAT II Subject Tests in two different subject areas: History/Social Science, English Lit, Math, Lab Science or Language other than English • For CSU you will need • SAT 1 or ACT with Writing only • No Test needed for community college, but it is highly recommended if you want to transfer