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ALTA HIGH SCHOOL PLAN College & Career Ready (CCR). Graduation Requirements. 27 Total Credits 4 Language Arts 3.5 Social Studies 3 Science 3 Mathematics 2 Healthy Lifestyles 1.5 Fine Arts 1 Career Tech. Ed.(CTE) 0.5 Computer Tech. 0.5 Financial Literacy

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graduation requirements
Graduation Requirements

27 Total Credits

4 Language Arts

3.5 Social Studies

3 Science

3 Mathematics

2 Healthy Lifestyles

1.5 Fine Arts

1 Career Tech. Ed.(CTE)

0.5 Computer Tech.

0.5 Financial Literacy

8 Elective Coursework

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Advanced Diploma

Honors

Diploma

  • Standard diploma requirements
  • Plus two years of a world language (8-12 grades)
  • Complete Math through Algebra 2
  • Two of the 3 sciences must be lab-based (Biology, Chemistry, or Physics)
  • Same requirements as the Advanced Diploma
  • Plus: ACT scores that meet all 4 ACT College Readiness benchmarks
      • English: 18
      • Reading: 22
      • Mathematics: 22
      • Science: 23
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Make-Up Credit Options

  • Alta Packet Program
  • Alta GradPoint
  • Canyons Virtual High School
  • Electronic High School (EHS)
  • Private Accredited Learning Centers (Be sure to clear with your counselor)
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NCAAPlease pick up hand-outs from the table.Questions: Callie Bjerregaardwww.eligibilitycenter.org

(juniors and seniors interested in eligibility)

options after high school
Options After High School
  • College
  • Technical Education
  • On-the-Job Training
  • Military
  • Others…
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Let’s Focus On College

Remember...decision making is a PROCESS, not an event!

Source: ACT College Planning Guide

technical schools

Utah College of Applied Technology

www.ucat.edu

Several campuses across the state

Associate degrees and long/short-term certificate programs

Open enrollment program

Technical Schools
out of state schools
Out-of-State Schools
  • Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)
    • http://www.wiche.edu/wue
  • If you are interested in applying, contact them soon. They may have an earlier deadline than Utah schools.
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Choosinga College

  • Career Center (Room #1940)
  • Utah Futures - utahfutures.org
  • Alta’s College & Universities Day: October 21, 2014
  • College Fair- October 25th 1-3:30 pm @ Juan Diego Catholic High School
  • Consider out-of-state institutions. Contact them early.
  • College Rep visits to Alta
  • Campus Visits
  • Make comparisons based on costs, location, setting, housing, etc.
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Admissions

Procedures

  • Complete the application (Internet)
  • Request transcripts 3 weeks prior to deadline
  • Letters of recommendation when necessary
  • Confirm all materials have been received, including fees prior to deadlines
  • Check specific college requirements
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Priority Deadline

December 1st 2014

  • Applying by priority deadline = automatic consideration for merit scholarships.
    • December 1 – U of U, USU, BYU, SUU
    • February 1 – UVU
  • Check the website for WSU, SLCC, LDSBC, Snow College, Dixie State University, Westminster
college application week
College Application Week
  • November 17-21 – More details to come
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Financial Aid & Scholarships

  • UHEAA Regional Scholarship Nights: https://blog.uheaa.org/fall-financial-aid-nights/
  • www.utahfutures.org
  • Alta’s Scholarship site& Twitter www.scholar-box.com
  • FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) www.fafsa.ed.gov
  • Regents Scholarship http://higheredutah.org/regents-scholarship/
  • New Century Scholarship http://higheredutah.org/new-century-scholarship/
alta s scholarship search www scholar box com
Alta’s Scholarship Searchwww.scholar-box.com
  • Create your own account
  • Automatically searches for scholarships
  • Updated weekly
  • Apply directly from site
  • For questions see

Ms. Jennifer Scheffner

deferment
Deferment
  • Deferment means applying for college now and attending later
  • Submit college and scholarship applications by priority deadlines
  • Apply for deferment
  • Contact each institution to find out their specific policies
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ACT Test Dates

TEST DATE

September 13

October 25

December 13

February 7

DEADLINE

August 8

September 19

November 7

January 9

School Code: 450-402

act testing preparation classes
ACT TestingPreparation Classes

Register online

  • University of Utah Prep Course - www.youth.utah.edu
    • 9/9 - 10/14 every Tuesday at Alta
    • 11/4 – 12/9 every Tuesday at Alta
  • ACT Website -www.actstudent.org
  • SAT Website - www.collegeboard.org
  • Utah Futures - www.utahfutures.org
  • Shmoop- www.shmoop.com/utah/
sat test
SAT Test
  • If considering an out-of-state school, take the SAT
  • www.sat.collegeboard.org
  • Register online
  • Jordan High School offers the test on October 11, November 8, etc.
twitter fast follow
Twitter Fast Follow
  • Pull out your cell phone!
  • Get scholarship updates, admission deadline reminders, important graduation information, and other fun facts.
    • Text “Follow AltaCounseling” to 40404
  • Now put your phone away 
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Parents & Students

Keep track of credit status

  • Skyward Student (mid-term grade reports, attendance)
  • Report cards in November, January, April and June
  • Attend Parent/Teacher conferences

September 30 & October 1 February 25-26

  • Make sure incomplete (I) and (NG) grades are made up each quarter
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Recognition Cords

Various Recognition Cords for Achievement at Alta!

Visit our website in the spring for details

http://ahs.canyonsdistrict.org/

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Your graduation will be in jeopardy if you have not completed make-up credits, cleared NG’s, or have F’s or I’s in a required course!

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Make an appointment to meet with your counselor for:

  • College and scholarship questions
  • Graduation requirements
  • Personal concerns