2008-2009  10 th , 11 th  & 12 th  Grade Parent Night Mission San Jose High School
Registration Timeline <ul><li>Registration forms will be distributed in English class on February 29 th   </li></ul><ul><l...
2008 Scheduling <ul><li>Tenth Grade </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>World History </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li>...
Graduation Requirements <ul><li>English  40 units </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics  30 units </li></ul><ul><li>Science  20 un...
Honors/Advanced Placement Classes <ul><li>Honors </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Chemistry </li>...
 
CSU and UC Requirements <ul><li>English   40 units </li></ul><ul><li>Math   30 units </li></ul><ul><li>History/Social Scie...
Visual/Performing Arts <ul><li>Art  </li></ul><ul><li>Band  </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Choir </li></ul>...
UC Eligibility requirements: -  Completion of the A-G requirements with a grade of C or better -  3.0 minimum GPA (weighte...
CSU Eligibility requirements: <ul><li>Completion of the A-G requirements with a grade of C or better </li></ul><ul><li>Eli...
Private Colleges and Out-of-State Public University Requirements Requirements vary but generally most private schools requ...
Time Line Planning <ul><ul><ul><li>Take challenging courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Start a file </li></ul></u...
Additional Information <ul><li>Any classes taken at a post-secondary institution remain on student’s transcript permanentl...
Mission Valley ROP Careers <ul><li>Computer Networking/Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Science </li></ul><ul><li>Forens...
Most Popular ROP Classes Fire Science Biotechnology Nursing Asst. Sports Therapy Comp. Acct/ Money Mgm. Law Enforcement Co...
ROP on MSJH Campus <ul><li>Biotech* UC/CSU A-G List (G – Elective) </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Imaging* UC/CSU A-G List (F –...
Career Center <ul><li>University Information </li></ul><ul><li>Catalogues </li></ul><ul><li>Tours on videotapes </li></ul>...
Career Units <ul><li>9th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Tour office & career ctr. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete 4 year plan </li></u...
Class Choices Elective classes @ Mission San Jose High <ul><li>Art/Wood </li></ul><ul><li>Photography/Digital Imaging </li...
Student Organizations <ul><li>Academic Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Adrenaline Rush </li></ul><ul><li>American Red Cross </...
<ul><li>Suggestions for Parents to Support Your High School Student </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how overload affects stre...
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Mission San Jose High School

  1. 1. 2008-2009 10 th , 11 th & 12 th Grade Parent Night Mission San Jose High School
  2. 2. Registration Timeline <ul><li>Registration forms will be distributed in English class on February 29 th </li></ul><ul><li>Registration forms due back to Math teachers on March 5th </li></ul><ul><li>Counselors will pick up reg. forms March 10-13 th </li></ul><ul><li>Check for needed prerequisite and/or teacher’s approval </li></ul><ul><li>Parent signature </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule changes are extremely limited </li></ul><ul><li>Course catalog on-line www. msjhs.org </li></ul><ul><li>www.fremont.k12.ca.us </li></ul>
  3. 3. 2008 Scheduling <ul><li>Tenth Grade </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>World History </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>PE </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Eleventh Grade </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>U.S. History </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Twelfth Grade </li></ul><ul><li>English </li></ul><ul><li>Am. Gov./ Econ </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul><ul><li>Elective </li></ul>
  4. 4. Graduation Requirements <ul><li>English 40 units </li></ul><ul><li>Mathematics 30 units </li></ul><ul><li>Science 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Social Science 30 units </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Ed. 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Health/Computer 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>Art/Foreign Language 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>Electives 70 units </li></ul><ul><li>Service (40 hours) </li></ul><ul><li>Exit Exam </li></ul>
  5. 5. Honors/Advanced Placement Classes <ul><li>Honors </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Honors English 9 th , 10 th , 11 th grade </li></ul><ul><li>Honors Math 2 nd , 3 rd , 4 th years </li></ul><ul><li>AP Classes </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>US History </li></ul><ul><li>Calculus AB or BC </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>English 12 </li></ul><ul><li>French </li></ul><ul><li>Spanish </li></ul><ul><li>Chinese Language and Culture </li></ul>
  6. 7. CSU and UC Requirements <ul><li>English 40 units </li></ul><ul><li>Math 30 units </li></ul><ul><li>History/Social Science 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Lab Science (physical & life) 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language 20 units </li></ul><ul><li>Visual/Performing Arts 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>Electives 10 units </li></ul><ul><li>GPA & SAT Reasoning Test or ACT </li></ul><ul><li>UC ~ 2-SAT Subject Tests in 2 different subject areas </li></ul><ul><li>Personal Statement Required & Extracurricular </li></ul>
  7. 8. Visual/Performing Arts <ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Band </li></ul><ul><li>Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Choir </li></ul><ul><li>Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Photo </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Imaging </li></ul><ul><li>Scenic Artistry </li></ul><ul><li>3-D Art </li></ul><ul><li>AP Music Theory </li></ul>
  8. 9. UC Eligibility requirements: - Completion of the A-G requirements with a grade of C or better - 3.0 minimum GPA (weighted) - SAT I or ACT plus two SAT II subject tests - Online eligibility calculator: www.universityofcalifornia.edu/admissions/ <ul><li>2007 Class Overall Average GPA <3.0 3.0-3.29 3.3-3.69 Average Average enrollment Admit GPA GPA range GPA range GPA rate SAT ACT </li></ul><ul><li>numbers Rate (admits) admit rate admit rate admit rate </li></ul><ul><li>Cal 23.1% 4.17 1.6% 1.9% 2.9% 2029 29 </li></ul><ul><li>UCLA 23.3% 4.14 1.2% 2.1% 3.8% 2008 28 </li></ul><ul><li>UCSD 41.1% 4.06 .6% 2.7% 11.1% 1945 28 </li></ul><ul><li>Irvine 55.4% 3.92 .3% 3.6% 35.3% 1834 26 </li></ul><ul><li>UCSB 54.2% 3.9 1.5% 10.7% 34.8% 1850 26 </li></ul><ul><li>Davis 58.2% 3.89 8.6% 18.9% 41.3% 1845 26 </li></ul><ul><li>UCSC 81.6% 3.66 18.0% 64.4% 90.7% 1760 25 </li></ul><ul><li>Riverside 75.9% 3.59 8.2% 73.6% 89.5% 1673 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Merced 79.5% 3.56 16.1% 84.5% 94.1% 1632 22 </li></ul><ul><li>Application Filing Period: November 1 st – 30 th </li></ul>
  9. 10. CSU Eligibility requirements: <ul><li>Completion of the A-G requirements with a grade of C or better </li></ul><ul><li>Eligibility index score of 2900 (weighted GPA * 800 + reading + Math from SAT = 2900) </li></ul><ul><li>2.0 minimum GPA (weighted) </li></ul><ul><li>SAT 1 or ACT (no SAT II subject tests required) </li></ul><ul><li>Impacted Programs </li></ul><ul><li>Cal Poly Pomona 3600 </li></ul><ul><li>San Diego State 3640 Application filing period: </li></ul><ul><li>Fullerton 3400 October 1 st - November 30 th </li></ul><ul><li>Long Beach 3550 </li></ul><ul><li>Cal Poly SLO ? </li></ul>
  10. 11. Private Colleges and Out-of-State Public University Requirements Requirements vary but generally most private schools require: 1) 1-2 teacher recommendations 2) a counselor recommendation 3) SAT or ACT plus 2 or 3 SAT Subject tests. If your student applies to schools which require a counselor recommendation, complete the senior profile. These are available online at http://www.msjhs.org/ in the counseling section. Regular decision application deadlines for private colleges are generally January 1 st . However, MSJ’s deadline for all school materials requiring counselor processing is October 19 th . Students are limited to picking 6 schools (private or public) which require a counselor’s processing. Subject area recommendations: English - 4 years, Lab Science – 3/4 years, Social Studies – 2/3 years, Math – 3/4 years, Foreign language – 3/4 years Admission statistics can be found by entering “common data set” in the schools homepage search field.
  11. 12. Time Line Planning <ul><ul><ul><li>Take challenging courses </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Start a file </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Universities accept no grade lower than a C </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Balance course selections to insure that you are not over extended </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>PSAT in October qualifies students for NMS </li></ul><ul><li>SAT 1 March-May </li></ul><ul><li>SAT II in June or when course is completed </li></ul><ul><li>SAT no later than December of senior year </li></ul><ul><li>Keep GPA same level </li></ul><ul><li>Make university campus visits during spring break and summers </li></ul>
  12. 13. Additional Information <ul><li>Any classes taken at a post-secondary institution remain on student’s transcript permanently </li></ul><ul><li>FUSD does not allow students to take courses at other institutions for advancement for their upcoming year </li></ul><ul><li>FUSD Summer School offers remedial classes for students that have failed a course only </li></ul><ul><li>Choose classes for next fall without basing your schedule on potential summer school courses </li></ul>
  13. 14. Mission Valley ROP Careers <ul><li>Computer Networking/Programming </li></ul><ul><li>Fire Science </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic Science </li></ul><ul><li>Pharmacy Clerk </li></ul><ul><li>Business and Marketing </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-Media </li></ul><ul><li>Law Enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Sports Therapy </li></ul><ul><li>Medical Assisting </li></ul><ul><li>Health, Human & Public Service </li></ul><ul><li>Industrial Technology </li></ul>
  14. 15. Most Popular ROP Classes Fire Science Biotechnology Nursing Asst. Sports Therapy Comp. Acct/ Money Mgm. Law Enforcement Computer Graphics Design Forensic Science Auto Tech Culinary Arts Vet Assistant Health Occupations Interior Design Merch/Marketing Cosmetology Fashion Merchandising
  15. 16. ROP on MSJH Campus <ul><li>Biotech* UC/CSU A-G List (G – Elective) </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Imaging* UC/CSU A-G List (F – VPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Photo* UC/CSU A-G List (F- VPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Scenic Artistry* UC/CSU A-G List (F – VPA) 7 th period </li></ul><ul><li>3D Woodworking Art* UC/CSU A-G List (F – VPA) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Animation (7 th Period) </li></ul><ul><li>Culinary Arts/Pastry </li></ul><ul><li>Adv Culinary Arts/Pastry </li></ul><ul><li>Forensic Science </li></ul><ul><li>Law Enforcement </li></ul><ul><li>Marketing/DECA 1/2 </li></ul>
  16. 17. Career Center <ul><li>University Information </li></ul><ul><li>Catalogues </li></ul><ul><li>Tours on videotapes </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarship applications </li></ul><ul><li>Career & University Speaker </li></ul><ul><li>Military Options/Rep. </li></ul><ul><li>ROP </li></ul><ul><li>Summer Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>Job board </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer listings </li></ul><ul><li>Academic pursuits </li></ul><ul><li>“ Choices” </li></ul><ul><li>Interest Inventories </li></ul><ul><li>Career facts </li></ul><ul><li>Information on University courses </li></ul>
  17. 18. Career Units <ul><li>9th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Tour office & career ctr. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete 4 year plan </li></ul><ul><li>High school graduation & college requirements </li></ul><ul><li>10 th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Career survey </li></ul><ul><li>Research careers </li></ul><ul><li>“ Choices”- interest inventory </li></ul><ul><li>High School graduation & University requirements </li></ul><ul><li>11 th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Research majors & college offering degrees </li></ul><ul><li>High school graduation & University Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>12 th Grade </li></ul><ul><li>Transcript/graduation review </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops on CSU, UC, Private Colleges, Financial Aid </li></ul><ul><li>College Reps in Career Center </li></ul>
  18. 19. Class Choices Elective classes @ Mission San Jose High <ul><li>Art/Wood </li></ul><ul><li>Photography/Digital Imaging </li></ul><ul><li>Band/Orchestra/Choir/Drama </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Language </li></ul><ul><li>Weight Training/ Contemporary Dance/ Team Sports </li></ul><ul><li>Astronomy/Anatomy </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>Public Speak/Creative Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism/Yearbook </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Biotechnology </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Placement Classes: </li></ul><ul><li>Biology </li></ul><ul><li>Chemistry </li></ul><ul><li>Physics </li></ul><ul><li>Psychology </li></ul><ul><li>US History </li></ul><ul><li>Calculus AB/BC </li></ul><ul><li>Statistics </li></ul><ul><li>English 12 </li></ul><ul><li>French, Mandarin, Spanish </li></ul>
  19. 20. Student Organizations <ul><li>Academic Challenge </li></ul><ul><li>Adrenaline Rush </li></ul><ul><li>American Red Cross </li></ul><ul><li>Amnesty International </li></ul><ul><li>Art and Comics </li></ul><ul><li>Asian Outreach </li></ul><ul><li>ASB Leadership </li></ul><ul><li>Band and Orchestra </li></ul><ul><li>Car Enthusiasts </li></ul><ul><li>Children at Heart </li></ul><ul><li>Club Astro </li></ul><ul><li>CSF </li></ul><ul><li>Dead Languages Society </li></ul><ul><li>DECA </li></ul><ul><li>French Club </li></ul><ul><li>Gay-Straight Alliance </li></ul><ul><li>Green Club </li></ul><ul><li>Impromptu </li></ul><ul><li>ISACA </li></ul><ul><li>Japanese Club </li></ul><ul><li>Journalism </li></ul><ul><li>Key Club </li></ul><ul><li>Math Club </li></ul><ul><li>Model UN </li></ul><ul><li>National Honors Society </li></ul><ul><li>Peer Resource </li></ul><ul><li>Interact </li></ul><ul><li>Speech and Debate </li></ul><ul><li>… .and many more </li></ul>
  20. 21. <ul><li>Suggestions for Parents to Support Your High School Student </li></ul><ul><li>Understand how overload affects stress </li></ul><ul><li>Cultivate connections with your kids </li></ul><ul><li>Provide unconditional love </li></ul><ul><li>Have family meals together </li></ul><ul><li>10 minutes of “hanging out” together </li></ul><ul><li>Just listen </li></ul><ul><li>Promote health and well-being </li></ul><ul><li>Debunk college myths </li></ul><ul><li>Adolescents need parents as much or more than younger kids </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t ask how their test was and if the homework is done </li></ul>

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