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Freshmen presentation 2012

  1. 1. EastwoodHigh School’sFreshmen Presentation!
  2. 2. Get to know your Eastwood staff  What are the friendly secretarys’ names? Mrs. Blausey Mrs. Eaton Mrs. Loomis Principal Secretary Guidance/Athletic Attendance Secretary Secretary, Lunchroom Aide 09/12/12 copyright 2006 2 www.brainybetty.com
  3. 3. Principals Mr. Fahim Mr. Hill Assistant Principal/ Principal Athletic Director09/12/12 copyright 2006 3 www.brainybetty.com
  4. 4. Who is your Guidance Counselor? Mrs. Schuessler Mrs. Maas A-K L-Z09/12/12 copyright 2006 4 www.brainybetty.com
  5. 5. What Can Your Counselor Do For You? Student Services  Questions or assistance when you don’t know who to go to. Counseling  Academic-credit recovery, GPA, graduation, college recommendation letters  Career-Penta, career assessment guidance  Personal-family/friend/teacher concerns.09/12/12 copyright 2006 5 www.brainybetty.com
  6. 6. Counselor Confidentiality Information not directly related to academics is private and confidential with the guidance department. Exceptions include: 1. Intent to harm self. 2. Intention to harm others. 3. Counselors are mandatory reporters of abuse/neglect.09/12/12 copyright 2006 6 www.brainybetty.com
  7. 7. When & How Can I See My Counselor? Before/after school, during study hall and/or AA Immediate concerns, check with teacher Can’t seem to find your counselor? (Use Blue sheet)09/12/12 copyright 2006 7 www.brainybetty.com
  8. 8. Study Tips: PLAN: decide exactly what you want to get done and the order you’re going to do it Prioritize: have lots of homework; then need to make sure you have enough time Difficult assignments: do first while you’re still fresh and alert Focus: one thing at a time Memorize: do first then go over again at the end of your study time Time: allow yourself enough time Break it down: don’t become overwhelmed copyright 2006 8 www.brainybetty.com
  9. 9. Penta’s Sophomore Exploratory Program Explore 2 Career Clusters Business & Informational Technology Construction Health Services Human Services Manufacturing & Transportation Academics: Block Scheduling Sept 24th Penta rep copyright 2006 9 www.brainybetty.com
  10. 10. Attention Athletes! To be eligible to participate in Athletics, you must be taking 5 core classes. Physical Education does NOT qualify as one of the 5. GPA must be 1.5 or . Not failing in two or more classes. If you may play sports in college, see your counselor for qualifying credits.09/12/12 copyright 2006 10 www.brainybetty.com
  11. 11. Making High School Count 800 School days…one opportunity…? Colleges look closely at what years? Get involved  Extra curricular activities  Clubs/Organizations  Jobs  Volunteer09/12/12 copyright 2006 11 www.brainybetty.com
  12. 12. What Do I Need to Graduate fromEastwood or Penta?GENERAL EDUCATION MAJORSubject Area Minimum RequirementEnglish 9, 10, 11, 12 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0Mathematics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4.0Science (1 Physical; 1 Biological) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.0Social Studies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3.0Health . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.5Physical Education . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .25 x 2=0.5Financial Literacy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 0.5Business/Technology/Fine Arts and/or Foreign Lang. 1.0Electives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6.0TOTAL 21.5Community Service Hours 16.009/12/12 copyright 2006 12 www.brainybetty.com
  13. 13. Explore Give information to help build future plans Help find careers that match your interest Shows subjects you need to improve Helps see which subjects are most important for certain careers Oct. 10th (all freshman) $8.50 to Mrs. Blausey by Friday, Oct 5th (ck: payable to Eastwood HS)09/12/12 copyright 2006 13 www.brainybetty.com
  14. 14. Explore English: (40 questions) - 30 minutes Math: (30 questions) - 30 minutes Reading:(30 questions) - 30 minutes Science: (28 questions) - 30 minutes Bring #2 pencils and calculator Answer every question; no penalty for guessing09/12/12 copyright 2006 14 www.brainybetty.com
  15. 15. OGT Ohio Graduate Test  Reading  Math  Writing  Science  Social Studies Practice test: March 11th – 14th Actual test administered Spring of your Sophomore year.09/12/12 copyright 2006 15 www.brainybetty.com
  16. 16. Fall Homecoming Monday – Thursday (TBA) Friday – Freshmen Orientation Shirt Dance - Sat. Oct. 5th @ HS Gym Cost - $10.00 Time - 8pm – 11pm Dress - Semi-Formal09/12/12 copyright 2006 16 www.brainybetty.com
  17. 17. What you do NOW effectsyour GPA LATER. The effort you make now effects your choices later for career/college Stay updated with Progress Book Make your High School years count! How many opportunities do you get in High School?09/12/12 copyright 2006 17 www.brainybetty.com
  18. 18. Questions???09/12/12 copyright 2006 18 www.brainybetty.com

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