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					Welcome Freshmen!
  Class of 2013




Garner Magnet High School
     Student Services
                    Q & A
What is Student Services?
    Consists of 5 Counselors, 2 Student Assistance Program Counselors
   (SAP), and 1 Dean of Students
    Located in the front office
What can Student Services do for me?
    Academic Advising
    Individual Counseling
    Group Counseling
    Peer Mediation/Conflict Management
How do I make an appointment?
    Come by the front office before school, during lunch and after school to
   fill out a blue slip. Your counselor will see you as soon as possible. If you
   have an urgent need to talk to your counselor, let Mrs. Benitez oknow
   immediately.
    Who is my Counselor??
•   Dean of Students   Ms. Boone
•   A-D                Mrs. Pettis
•   E-K & ESL          Ms. Ferreira
•   L-R                Ms. Leibowitz
•   S-Z                Mrs. Hawley
•   SAP                Mr. Shirley
                       and Mrs. Noon
Helpful Tips for Freshmen…
√ Read the Student Handbook.
√ Seek help from teachers, counselors
  and other adults.
√ Ask questions!
√ It is okay to feel anxious about big changes.
  Discuss your concerns with friends, adults or
  older siblings.
√ Be the first to start a conversation with someone
  new.
√ Try to connect with a student in the class you
  have right before lunch. Walk to the cafeteria
  with this student. Sit with this student.
       Some more tips…
√ Plan your classes for each year
√ Decide what grades you want to earn
√ Join groups, clubs or sports teams
√ Sign-up for volunteer opportunities
√ Discuss college plans with your
  parents/guardians
  Promotion Requirements
      Class of 2013
• Promotion to Grade 10
   – Minimum of 6 credits
     • One Credit must be English I,
       two must be in the areas of
       math, social studies, or science
       and three additional credits to
       equal six.
          Promote or Retain?
 Directions: Put a check next to promote or retain.




Promote ____
Retain  ____
         Promote or Retain?
Directions: Put a check next to promote or retain.




Promote ____
Retain  ____
          Promote or Retain?
 Directions: Put a check next to promote or retain.




Promote ____
Retain  ____
  Graduation Requirements
• Minimum of 26 credits
• Score Level III or IV on these EOC
  Exams: English I, Algebra I, Biology,
  Civics and Economics and U.S.
  History
• Complete Future-Ready Core Course
  and Credit Requirements
• Graduation Project (To Be
  Announced)
       Future Ready Core:
  Course of Study (Those Entering in 2009-10)
The Core
4 credits of English
4 credits of Mathematics
3 credits of Social Studies
3 credits of Science
1 credit of Health/Physical Education
6 Elective Credits (required)
   • 2 credits from CTE, Arts, or Second Language
   • 4 credit Concentration (recommended)
                   Career Clusters:
   (RECOMMENDS AT LEAST FOUR CREDITS IN ONE AREA)


• Career and Technical Education (CTE)
 -Business, Public Service, Health Science, Transport
 Systems, Construction, and Commercial and Artistic
 Production
• Arts/Music Education
• Advanced Placement (AP) /
  International Baccalaureate (IB)
• Second Language
• Learn & Earn Early College or Dual Enrollment
• Other
            Future-Ready Core
             Math Sequence
   Math I       Math II      Math III           Math IV
                                         (aligned with student’s post
                                              high school plans)

Algebra I      Geometry   Algebra II    Advanced Functions of
                                        Modeling
                                        -or-
                                        Discrete Math
                                        -or-
                                        Pre-Calculus
                                        -or-
                                        AP Calculus (AB or BC)
                                        -or-
                                        AP Statistics
                                        -or-
                                        CC Math course
                                        -or-
                                        Aligned with CTE
                                        pathway
   EOC Tests and VOCATS:

• EOCs are designed to measure your achievement
  in a subject area.
• 25% of your final grade.
• High School Students are required to pass 5 EOC
  assessments (Algebra I, Biology, English I, Civics
  and Economics, and U.S. History).
• VOCATS are assessments in Career and
  Technical Education classes (CTE) and averaged
  as 20% of your final grade.
             Attendance:

• Must be present at
  least 45 days.
• Students should not
  miss more than 10
  days a semester.
• What are excused
  absences?
• 2 days to turn in
  documentation.
Be Organized
                Manage Your Time

Be Successful in the Classroom

Take Good Notes
   Know How to read a Textbook


Study Smart
          Set Your Goals:

•   My Academic Goal is….
•   My Future Educational Goal is…
•   My Career Goal is…
•   My Personal Goal is….
            Get Involved!
•   Sports and Clubs
•   Part-time Employment
•   Internships
•   Community Service
    *Remember to keep track of all your
     activities throughout High School!

				
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