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Sophomore & Junior Parent Presentation Tuesday, November 17, 2015
Your Counseling Department • Ms. Dailey (last names A-D) • Mr. Jones (last names E-K) • Ms. Crumbley (last names L-Q) • Dr. Williamson (last names R-Z) • Mrs. Adams (special projects) – Mrs. Simmons (school counseling secretary) – Mrs. Nixon (records clerk) Updates found on http: //shilohhighcounselors. weebly. com/
On the Agenda… • Promotion/Graduation Requirements • Recovery Options • Testing • Career Academies • Maxwell/Grayson Tech • MOWR • HOPE Scholarship Program • Social Media
Promotion Requirements 5 credits 10 th grade 11 credits 11 th grade 17 credits 12 th grade
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS n 4 LA n 4 Math n 4 Science n 1 Health/PE n 3 Social Science n 3 Fine Art/Technology/Foreign Language n 4 Electives ______________ • 23 credits
RECOVERY OPTIONS n Credit Recovery n Phoenix n Summer School n Gwinnett Online
Testing • Gateway – must pass in order to receive a GCPS diploma – Science and Social Studies • EOC Milestone counts for 20% of class grade. – 10 th Grade • Analytic Geometry, Physical Science – 11 th Grade • American Literature, US History • PSAT was administered in October of Sophomore year. – Juniors were able to pay to take test (National Merit Scholarship). – Scores will be released to students in January.
SAT vs. ACT Type of test • Aptitude-Reasoning • Curriculum What it covers • Critical Reading, Math, Writing What it covers • English, Math, Science, Reading, Writing (optional) Types of questions • Multiple Choice, Essay, Sentence Completion Types of questions • Multiple Choice, Essay Range of scores • 200 -800 on each section National Average • about 1500 Range of scores • 1 -36 on each section National Average • 21 or 22
New SAT Perfect Score Back to 1600 No Penalty for Wrong Answers Advanced Math (Trig/Pre-Cal) No more hard “SAT” words (simpler & used in context) Non-Calculator Section Essay is Optional Charts and Graphs like ACT Science Section Science Questions Embedded in all Sections
Old SAT/New SAT/ACT Chart SAT vs. ACT Chart
Official SAT Practice through Khan Academy • Practice tests and more – 4 official full-length practice tests, plus study and test-taking tips • Short quizzes – 8 diagnostic quizzes to pinpoint your areas for practice • Interactive practice – thousands of practice questions, video lessons, and hints • Instant feedback – constant feedback and progress so you know where you stand www. khanacademy. org
CAREER ACADEMIES MAL Marketing and Leadership WHE Wellness, Health, and Education AME Arts, Media, and Entertainment STEM Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
Maxwell/Grayson Tech • Programs that allow students to get training in a particular area of interest • Student goes to Maxwell/Grayson for half of the day. • Student must have room in his/her schedule!
Maxwell/Grayson Tech Maxwell Grayson Tech Transportation is provided! No transportation is provided! • • • • • • • Architectural Drawing & Design Collision Repair Construction Culinary Arts Early Childhood Education Electronics Fire and Emergency Services (Firefighting) Flight Operations Graphic Design HVACR Interiors, Fashion, & Textiles Law Enforcement Services Maintenance & Light Repair (Auto Services) Metals (Welding) Personal Care Services (Cosmetology) Programming (Apps & Game Design) Therapeutic Services (Healthcare) Audio Engineering Commercial Photography Culinary Arts Digital Media IT & Network Systems Law & Justice Music Technology Robotics Engineering Sports Medicine TV & Video Production Veterinary Science
MOVE ON WHEN READY (MOWR) • DUAL ENROLLMENT: earn college credit while in high school (certificate/degree) • 9 th, 10 th, 11 th, 12 th grades • Must meet admissions requirements set by postsecondary institution. • Books, tuition, fees are paid for. • Make appointment with child’s counselor for more details.
HOPE Scholarship • Zell Miller Scholarship – 3. 7 GPA (Calculated by GSFC) – Full tuition covered (15 credit hours) – Rigor requirements – 1200 SAT combined Reading + Math; 26 ACT composite score • HOPE Scholarship – 3. 0 GPA (calculated by GSFC) – 80 -90% tuition covered – Rigor Requirements • HOPE & Zell Miller Grant- for Technical Schools – No initial GPA requirement – A portion of the tuition covered – Must maintain 2. 0 GPA after admission (3. 5 for Zell Grant)
HOPE Rigor Requirements In addition to GPA requirements, students must have 3 or 4 of these… • AP core courses • Dual Enrollment core courses • IB core courses • Chemistry, Anatomy, Physics • Second year or more of foreign language • GPS Pre-Calculus and Calculus
What are your children up to? So, they have privacy settings, but who really has access to what they are posting? How much time are they spending on their phones? Do you know the slang?
Top Social Apps for Teens
Sexting • Defintion: sending/receiving sexually explicit photos or messages via cell phone • Teens caught sexting can be charged for production, distributing, or possessing child pornography. • 39% of teens have sent a sext. • 48% of teens have received a sext. • 22% of females and 18% of males have sexted semi-nude/nude photos of themselves. • 11% of girls ages 13 -16 have sent semi-nude/nude photos of themselves. Information obtained from uknowkids. com
Social Media and College Acceptance • Colleges and employers are trending more and more towards using social media to recruit and research! • According to Huff. Post Ed… 27% of admissions officers used Google or Social Media to screen students. • 35% found something that negatively impacted chances. • Don’t put too much stock in deleting things. • Use your online presence to highlight your interests/activities and supplement your application.
Suggestions for Success *Establish/regularly check your Parent Portal Account. *Determine your child’s e. Classroom password. *Establish/maintain relationships with your child’s teachers. *Regularly check the Shiloh High School homepage. *Monitor/examine your child’s social media activities. *Attend counselor-sponsored nights!
Questions? Thank you for coming!
Complete this survey! • Go to www. shilohhighschool. org • Click Counseling Department. • Click Surveys tab. • Select Parent Engagement Night Survey and complete it. We’re going to have a great year!