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Class of 2011

  1. 1. Class of 2011 10th Grade Guidance Presentation Gilroy High School Student Services
  2. 2. Gilroy High School Student Trivia 1. To graduate from GHS the total number of credits required is: a. 120 b. 220 c. 320 2. Students must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)? a. True b. False 3. To graduate from GHS student must pass the following math course. a. Algebra I b. Algebra II c. Geometry
  3. 3. 4. Universities will accept D’s for college prep classes. a. True b. False 5. The UC system will accept a student with a 2.0 GPA? a. True b. False 6. The CSU system generally accepts the top 33% of the graduating class for admission? a. True b. False
  4. 4. 7. Private Universities require the A-G Requirements? a. True b. False 8. Community Colleges accept 100% of high school grads? a. True b. False 9. Extra curricular activities- sports, community service, school clubs, ASB- follow a specific eligibility requirement? a. True b. False 10. Having a 4 year plan is important? a. True b. False
  5. 5. Bonus Round  Do you know who your Academic Coordinator is?  If you don’t know, how can you find out?
  6. 6. People who can help you! Academic Coordinators Veronica Alfaro A- Don & AVID (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2206 veronica.alfaro@gusd.k12.ca.us Marah Kuwada Dono- Li & Link Crew (408) 847-2424 Ext. 7516 marah.kuwada@gusd.k12.ca.us
  7. 7. People who can help you! Academic Coordinators Donya Maiorino Re-Z, Foreign Exchange (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2203 donya.maiorino@gusd.k12.ca.us Julio Villalobos- LEP, Migrant Ed, Resource (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2221 julio.villalobos@gusd.k12.ca.us
  8. 8. People who can help you! Academic Coordinators Rosie Cid-Castro Lan- Ra (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2320 rosie.cid-castro@gusd.k12.ca.us Jackie Valdez Lan- Ra (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2320 jackie.valdez@gusd.k12.ca.us
  9. 9. People who can help you! Cal Soap Erin Gemar, Director (408) 847-2424 Ext. 7177 erin.gemar@gusd.k12.ca.us Adriana Torres, Junior & Senior Counselor (408) 847-2424 Ext. 7528 adriana.torres@gusd.k12.ca.us
  10. 10. People who can help you! Cal Soap Trish Cooper, Secretary (408) 847-2424 Ext. 7504 trish.cooper@gusd.k12.ca.us Larisa Karvon, Frosh & Sophomore Advisor 408-846-7549 larisa.karvon@gusd.k12.ca.us
  11. 11. People who can help you! Leslie King , School Psychologist (408)847-2424 ext 2211 leslie.king@gusd.k12.ca.us Arturo Rodriguez, Assistant Principal (408)847-2424 ext 7576 Arturo.rodriguez@gusd.k12.ca.us
  12. 12. People who can help you! Support Staff Frances Gonzales (Registrar) (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2215 frances.gonzales@gusd.k12.ca.us
  13. 13. People who can help you! Support Staff Charlotte Valadez (Secretary) (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2224 charlotte.valadez@gusd.k12.ca.us Vivian Matsuhara (Secretary) (408) 847-2424 Ext. 2211 vivian.matsuhara@gusd.k12.ca.us
  14. 14. How can students contact their Academic Coordinator? Drop by times are: In the student services – Before school center, students may – During break place their names and – During lunch reason for appointment on AC’s clip board. – After school Students are welcome to email their AC, or leave messages on the phone.
  15. 15. Gilroy High School Graduation Requirements  To graduate from Gilroy High School students must:  1. Complete 220 semester credits in the specific subject requirements. (Each semester class is worth 5 credits and students are enrolled in 30 credits of coursework each semester).  2. Pass and complete Algebra I, or Algebra A and Algebra B  3. Pass both the English and Math portions of the CA High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). Students will take the CAHSEE for the first time in the Spring of their 10th grade year. A passing score is 350 or higher.
  16. 16. California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE) What is the purpose of the CAHSEE? The purpose of the CAHSEE is to improve student achievement in high school and to help ensure that students who graduate from high school can demonstrate grade level competency in reading, writing, and mathematics.
  17. 17. CAHSEE Cont What subjects does the CAHSEE cover? The CAHSEE is divided into two parts: English-language Arts Mathematics.
  18. 18. CAHSEE Dates for 2008-09  March 17th & 18th- Sophomores  May 12th & 13th- Sophomore make ups
  19. 19. PERSONAL INFORMATION 1ST SEMESTER INFORMATION WORK IN PROGRESS 2ND SEMESTER KEY GPA & CLASS RANK CREDIT SUMMARY INFORMATION SIMILAR TO GRADUATION STATUS REPORT CAHSEE INFORMATION
  20. 20. Why Study Beyond High School?
  21. 21. Benefits of continuing your education after high school…  Gain valuable skills for your career  Meet new people  Study abroad  Opportunity to learn about interesting career fields  Grow and Discover  Explore new ideas  Learn about cutting edge research  Become more Independent
  22. 22. Facts:  About 85% of all jobs will require up to two years of postsecondary technical training and/or four years of higher education.  Only 15% of all jobs will be available to those with a high school diploma or less.
  23. 23. Learning Pays Your income goes up dramatically as your education increases.
  24. 24. 2007 Average Yearly Salaries (Age 25 - 64) *US Census  No high school diploma $23,400  High school diploma $30,400  Some college/no degree $36,800  Two year college degree $38,200  Bachelors Degree (4 Year) $52,200  Master’s degree $62,300  Doctoral degree $89,400  Professional degree $109,600
  25. 25. Unemployment Rate in 2007 *Bureau of Labor Statistics  No high school diploma 6.8%  High school diploma 4.3%  Some college/no degree 3.9%  Two year college degree 3.0%  Bachelors Degree (4 year) 2.3%  Master’s degree 1.7%  Doctoral degree 1.4%  Professional degree 1.1%
  26. 26. What are some options beyond high school?  2 or 4 Year College or University  Technical College or Private Trade School  Work part time/ School part time  Work Full Time  Travel and Work
  27. 27. 4 Systems of Higher Education –Page 51 COMMUNITY CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY OF INDEPENDENT COLLEGE UNIVERSITY CALIFORNIA COLLEGES Number of 109 campuses 23 CSU campuses 10 UC Campuses 76 institutions Campuses COSTS Currently, $20/unit Approximately $3,797 per year, Approximately $8,007 per Average tuition is Fees or a semester for California plus books & supplies, year, plus books, supplies, $23,700 Tuition Residents. (Room & Room and Board Room & Board. Board Excluded) NATURE OF Two-year college Four-year school with graduate Four-year school with Two & four-year PROGRAM 1) Career & job entry programs (Teaching-Practical Graduate programs schools. Various majors majors Focus) (Research & Theory) & academic programs 2) Transferable courses 1) Various undergraduate 1) Various majors are offered at each 3) A.A. and A.S. programs 2) Pre-professional programs campus. They range degrees 2) Pre-professional majors 3) Bachelors Degree (BA/BS) from highly specialized 4) Vocational 3) Bachelor Degree (BA & BS) 4) Masters Degree (MA/MS) to liberal studies. Certificates 4) MA & MS some Doctoral 5) Doctoral, Professional Degrees Degrees 5) Teaching Credential 6) Teaching credentials FRESHMAN No subject A – G Requirements A – G Requirements Prefer students to have REQUIRE- requirement. Can Below a 3.0 requires SAT or ACT A minimum of 3.0 GPA in met the UC subject MENTS requirement pattern, be high school A-G Requirements graduate or 18 years of age. REQUIRED English and/or Math SAT Reasoning /ACT test SAT Reasoning and/or ACT Check the college EXAMS Placement exam. requirements Test and SAT II Subject Test catalog for specific test waived if GPA is over 3.0 (2) Required requirements. . (3) Recommended
  28. 28. What can I expect to earn with a 2 year degree?  Social Worker- $17.82 /hour (@37K/year)  Nursing (LPN) - $18.91/hour (@39K/year)  Police Officer- $28.83 /hour (@60K/year)  Dental Hygienist - $30.31 /hour (@63K/year)  Radiation Therapist - $32.93 /hour (@68K/year)
  29. 29. What can I expect to earn with a 4 year degree?  Social Worker- $23.97 /hour (@50K/year)  Nursing (LPN) - $22.59 /hour (@47K/year)  Police Officer- $34.09 /hour (@71K/year)  Dental Hygienist - $39.29 /hour (@81K/year)  Radiation Therapist - $39.08 /hour (@81K/year)
  30. 30. Occupations beyond four-year degree (graduate school)  Physician School Counselor  School Principal Physical Therapist  Architect Attorney  Dentist Pharmacist  Physician Assistant Chiropractor  Veterinarian Health Services Administrator  Licensed Psychologist Social Worker
  31. 31. WHAT IS CAREER AND/OR TECHNICAL EDUCATION?  Career and technical education prepares both youth and adults for a wide range of careers.  These careers may require varying levels of education – from high school and postsecondary certificates to two- and four- year college degrees.  Pages 5 & 6
  32. 32. What can I expect to earn by going to a Technical or Trade School?  Paralegal - $22.80 /hour (@ $46K/year)  Travel Agent - $16.30 /hour (@ 33K/year)  Carpenter - $20.10 /hour (@41K/year)  Cosmetologists - $12.60 /hour (@25K/year)  Electrician - $29.10 /hour (@$59K/year)  Dental Assistant - $18.20 /hour (@37K/year)  Auto Body Repair - $19.70 /hour (@40K/year)
  33. 33. Vocational/Trade Schools Nearly one-third of the fastest growing occupations will require an associate degree or a postsecondary vocational certificate.
  34. 34. Military of the United States
  35. 35. “A penny for your thoughts” Sophomore Checklist on Page 34

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