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									"Begin with the end in mind."
                    ~ Stephen Covey
               Counseling Services
 Counseling Office
     Academic
     College Counseling
     Career Counseling
     Personal
 College and Career Center
     College Information/Research (californiacolleges.edu)
     Career Assessment
     Scholarship and Financial Aid
     Job Board Listings and Work Permits
     ROP and Pathway Cords
     PSAT and PLAN test sign-ups
     SOAR (Community College)
     Armed Services
High School Graduation Requirements
220 CREDITS needed to graduate
    40 credits- English
    30 credits- History
    20 credits- Math
       10 credits of Algebra
       Grade of “D”or higher in the 2nd semester of Algebra
    20 credits- P.E.
    20 credits- Science (10 Life Science, 10 Physical Science)
    5 credits- Health
    10 credits- Fine Arts (Visual Arts, Performing Arts and/or
     World Language)
    10 credits- Fine Art/Applied Arts (Visual Arts, Performing
     Arts or Applied Arts)
    California Exit Exam (Sophomores- March)
                  Summer School
                    June 22 – July 27
 Remediation - (No cost)
 Electives – (Based on enrollment – Fees)
   Psychology
   Ceramics
   3-D Design
   Health (on line or in class)
   PE
    CSU/UC Minimum Requirements
         “a-g” Subject Requirements
a) History/Social Science: 2 years
b) English: 4 years
c) Mathematics: 3 years
    (Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II)
d) Lab Science: 2 years
    (1 year of Biology & 1 year of Chemistry or Physics)
e) Foreign Language: 2 years (same language)
f) Visual & Performing Arts (VPA): 1 year
   (2 semesters in same course)
g) College Prep Elective: 1 year (2 semesters)
    (1 year required, in addition to those required in “a-f”
      listed above)
                Award of Merit

 Recognizes students who have completed the
  “a-g” requirements
 Why earn the Award of Merit?
    Earn recognition at graduation
    Become better prepared for college entrance
     exams
    Learn skills necessary to succeed in college level
     academics
            Community College
 Less expensive than most 4-year colleges
 Placement test in Math and English are required
  for entrance
 Certificated/license programs available in
  hundreds of careers
 Transfer opportunities to 4-year colleges
 Explore and experience college before deciding
  your major
 Over 100 campuses statewide
 www.cccapply.org
             NCAA - Know the Rules!
 Contact the NCAA Eligibility Center at the end of junior year
 Contact LAHS Records Office to send transcripts
                   Division I - 16 Core Courses
      4 years of English
      3 years of Math (Algebra & higher)
      2 years of Life/Physical Science
      1 year of additional English/Math/Science
      2 years of Social Science
      4 years of additional courses from any area above, world
       language or nondoctrinal religion/philosophy
      http://eligibilitycenter.org/ECWR2/NCAA_EMS/NCAA.html
      College Testing Information Timeline
PLAN (Practice ACT)
 -Recommended for 10th graders
 -Offered once a year at LAHS in the fall

PSAT (Practice SAT)
 -Recommended for 11th graders
 -Offered once a year at LAHS in the fall

SAT or ACT
  -Recommended for 11th graders in the spring
      SAT – sat.collegeboard.com
      ACT – actstudent.org
                 Pathway Cords
 Complete six semester courses within a selected
  pathway with a “B” or better
 Complete 10 hours of job shadowing
 Complete Portfolio packet by April 15th of your senior
  year
 Make a connection to a future college major or career
 Receive recognition at Graduation!!!
     Arts/Communication ∙ Business/Marketing
    Consumer/Human Services ∙ Health Sciences
                 Science/Technology
        Selecting Electives at LAHS
 Dozens available in ALL subject areas

 Find out what you like or don’t like

 Ideas for choosing a college major

 Acquire skills and experience for jobs

 ROP classes offered on LAHS campus and after
  school off campus at other high school locations
             http://www.nocrop.us
               www.losal.org
 The Los Alamitos High School website has TONS
  of great information!!
      Counseling Alpha Breakdown
A – Ch          Mrs. Lundblad

Ci - Gol        Mrs. Rafferty

Gom - K         Mrs. Eatmon

L – Och         Mrs. Heeren

Oci - Sin       Mr. Riehm

Sio – Z         Mrs. Olshan
Courses Offered
2011-2012

Includes:

- Required courses
for graduation

-“a-g” courses

- Electives
11th Grade
Schedule Page
             THINGS TO REMEMBER!
 WRITE IN PENCIL (ALLOW FOR CHANGE)

 PUT YOUR NAME & COUNSELOR NAME ON SCHEDULE PAGE

 LIST ALTERNATES FOR ELECTIVES

 NEED TEACHER & PARENT SIGNATURES

 IMPORTANT DATES - MEET WITH YOUR COUNSELOR WEEK OF:
   Current Juniors      March 10th – 17th
   Current Sophomores   March 22nd – 29th
   Current Freshman     April 4th – 11th

 SCHEDULE CHANGES: MAY 31ST – JUNE 3RD ONLY!!!
 Counselors will ONLY make changes from MAY 31st - JUNE 3rd
 after school from 2:30 – 4:00 PM!!!
“Map out your future, but do it in pencil.”
                           ~ Jon Bon Jovi

								
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