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Welcome to 2014-2015 Course Selection. 10 th Grade. Class of 2017. SDUHSD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS. You can review your graduation status on Aeries. UC/CSU A-G Coursework. A l History/Social Science 2 terms required B l English 4 terms required - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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10th Grade Course Selection Presentation

10th GradeWelcome to 2016-2017 Course SelectionClass of 2019SUBJECT CreditsTermsENGLISH 40 Credits4 TermsSOCIAL SCIENCE (World, US, Gov/Econ)30 Credits3 TermsMATHEMATICS30 Credits 3 TermsSCIENCE (1 Life, 1 Physical)20 Credits2 TermsFINE/PERFORMING ART10 Credits1 TermPHYSICAL EDUCATION 20 Credits2 TermsPRACTICAL ART (CTE)10 Credits1 TermELECTIVES70 Credits7 TermsTOTAL 230 CreditsSDUHSD GRADUATION REQUIREMENTSYou can review your graduation status on Aeries under Grades tab *Must pass Algebra 1 or Integrated Math 1 (requirement can be met in 8th grade)**Must pass State-mandated Health curriculum*All courses must be completed with C grade or higher*Visit the CSU/UC approved course list for CCA available online

UC/CSU A-G CourseworkA l History/Social Science 2 terms required

B l English 4 terms required

C l Mathematics 3 terms required, 4 terms recommended *Must complete Algebra 2 or Integrated Math 3.

D l Laboratory Science 2 terms required, 3 terms recommended*Two years of laboratory science providing fundamental knowledge in at least two of these three foundational subjects: biology, chemistry and physics.

E l Language Other than English 2 terms required, 3 terms recommended*Two years of the same language other than English.

F l Visual and Performing Arts (VPA) 1 term required*A single year-long approved arts course from a single VPA discipline: dance, drama/theater, music or visual art.

G l College-Preparatory Electives 1 term required1. Research classes before selecting them. Review the course profiles on the CCA website. Confirm that you have met the department prerequisites & recommendations for each class. Pay attention to estimated homework time. Talk to your current teachers. They can provide valuable feedback and give recommendations because they are familiar with your class performance.Choose electives wisely! Read the course description to select courses in which you are genuinely interested. You will not be able to change elective courses after the school year begins.

Consider your extracurricular commitments (athletics, clubs, community service, job, Conservatory). Determine that you will have enough time for your courses given the amount of time required for your activities.

3. If you are considering taking Honors or Advanced Placement courses, visit Honors/AP Course page.

4. Consider taking a strategic unscheduled period.

5. Confirm that your course selections are preparing you for your post high school plans.

6. Use pencil to write in your classes in case changes are necessary. Signatures should be in ink.Course Selection Guidance44-Year Plan Guidance

Create an overall four-year plan for courses throughout high school. To monitor graduation and college eligibility status.Students should consider their individual interests, abilities and motivation.This template is available on the Counseling Website HERE.It is a fillable/living document that you can update and change.DIRECTIONS:

1.Give careful consideration to the selections that you make now which will determine your year-long class schedule. View the Course Selection Presentation for your 2016-2017 grade level and review the Course Profiles to make thoughtful, informed choices.

2. Complete your contract and be sure to include parent/guardian signature.

3. Submit your course selections online using the AERIES PARENT PORTAL, open February 17-February 29.

4. Turn in your signed contract to the Counseling Secretary on or before the Monday, February 29 deadline.It is recommended that you make a copy of the contract to remember your course selections.Course Selection Contract

Students must take a minimum of 3 classes per day. Students are not required to take 4 classes per day, and have the option of selecting an unscheduled (free) period. If an unscheduled period is selected, no class or teacher will be assigned and no attendance will be taken.

Courses may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment or staffing restrictions.

12th grade students may be given preference in elective classes and courses required for graduation.

For any application or audition-only course, please select the course and visit the Audition/Application Course Profile page to follow the steps to apply or audition. Remember to select alternates for these classes in case you are not selected.SDUHSD Course Selection Guidelines SDUHSD Course Selection Guidelines 10-12th grade students who need PE credits for graduation must submit application for PE Credit-Athletics to earn 5 credits per season for participation in a school-sponsored CIF athletic program. Students must have passed the California Physical Fitness Test and must complete the full CIF season to receive credit. Select the class in fall term for fall sports and spring term for winter or spring sports.

30 credits maximum from off campus coursework can be applied toward graduation requirements and coursework will be added to a students transcript only if the course is pre-approved before the student enrolls in the course.

Students will be able to view their 2016-2017 class schedules in the Aeries Portal in August. Required schedule changes will be made for students who failed a course or completed a pre-approved off-campus summer class.SDUHSD Course Selection Guidelines Students are selecting classes only, not teachers, terms or periods.

No schedule changes will be made to accommodate any off campus, extra-curricular or athletic activities.

The only way to guarantee that you will not have a class during a specific period or term is to request an unscheduled period.

No schedule changes will be made to change periods or terms for already scheduled classes.

No elective changes will be made after the start of the term.

Additional Scheduling Guidelines and RemindersOn the back of the course selection contract is a list of courses you can choose from.* Some courses are offered in one term only. This is indicated by the course numbers.

Course numbers with no S at the end = Fall term onlyCourse numbers with only S at the end = Spring term onlyCourse numbers with / S at the end = Both termsENGLISH- Select either college prep or HonorsE1521/S English 10 PE1522/S Honors English 10 P

SOCIAL SCIENCE- Select either college prep or APS3551/S World History PS3553 AP World History P P = Weighted Grade Point (UC/CSU)

P = College Preparatory (UC/CSU Approved)Selecting CoursesRefer to the daily bulletin and Application/Audition-Only page for dates, deadlines and materials.

Indicate the Application/Audition course you plan to take on your Course Selection Contract and online in Aeries. Choose alternates in case you are not selected. APPLICATION-ONLYCinema LabPeer Assistance Listeners (PALs)Independent Study PE (application on district website)PE Credit/Athletics *ASBApplication/Audition Only Courses*Exception: ASB If you plan to apply for ASB, select another course or a free period until the ASB Director confirms you have been admitted. Visit the ASB site to obtain the application and more informationAUDITION-ONLY Advanced OrchestraWind Ensemble PJazz Band P Rock Band/Music IndustryAdvanced Dance (Level 3)Dance Choreography P

**ConservatoryYou must apply for Conservatory. These courses take place after school and cannot be selected during online course selection. Please refer to the Envision website for application and audition information.

Schedule planning advice

4-Year PlanningRevisit your 4-year plan and specific college entrance requirements.

UC Comprehensive Review Factors for Freshman Applicants

CSU Eligibility Index

Naviance

Additional Course Selection Guidance List the classes you are requesting to take in the FALL Term . You are choosing classes, NOT specific periods. Term preference is considered but not guaranteed.List the classes you are requesting to take in the SPRING Term . You are choosing classes, NOT specific periods. Term preference is considered but not guaranteed.

World HistoryEnglish 10Integrated Math IIVideo FilmSpanish IIIChemistry Drawing and Design Unscheduled 4th /PE AthleticsList 2 alternates in order of preference for EVERY elective you have chosen.SociologyPaintingImagingCreative Writing Journalism AFTER you have followed ALL the instructions above, if you would like to discuss your course selections with your counselor, check this box. Counselors will meet with you only after the completed contract is turned in.STUDENT SIGNATURE: __________________________PARENT/GUARDIAN NAME: ______________________ SIGNATURE: _____________________How to fill out the Course Selection ContractThe signatures confirm that both the student and parent/guardian have read and understand the Course Selection Guidelines and agree to the course selections indicated. Both parent/guardian and student signatures are required in order for CCA to process the above course requestsList the classes you are requesting to take in the FALL term . You are choosing classes, NOT specific periods. Term preference is considered but not guaranteed.List the classes you are requesting to take in the SPRING term . You are choosing classes, NOT specific periods. Term preference is considered but not guaranteed.

Spanish IIEnglish 10English 9 (repeat)World HistoryIntegrated Math IIVideo FilmDrawing and Design Unscheduled 4th /PE AthleticsList 2 alternates in order of preference for EVERY elective you have chosen.SociologyPaintingImagingCreative Writing Journalism Students who need to repeat a course to remediate a D or F grade, please write the course on the course selection contract. Online in the Aeries portal, sele