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THOMAS JEFFERSON HIGH SCHOOL. PARENT NIGHT-HIGH SCHOOL 101 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012. Presented by TJ’s Caring Counselors, College Center & Communities in Schools. College Center. College Access Programs/College Advisors Education Is Freedom (EIF)- Ray Castilleja & James Ochoa - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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TUESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2012Presented by TJs Caring Counselors, College Center & Communities in Schools1College CenterCollege Access Programs/College AdvisorsEducation Is Freedom (EIF)-Ray Castilleja & James Ochoa

Advise Texas-Peter DiCesare

Monday-Friday8:30-4:30Room 204Communities In SchoolThe mission of Communities In Schools is to surround students with a community of support, empowering them to stay in school and achieve in life.Address AttendanceBehavior AcademicsSocial ServicesContact: Damaris Campos, Campus ManagerdcamposCIS@dallasisd.orgPhone 972-502-7387COUNSELING DEPARTMENT TEAMMs. Reed Students A-B , 972/502-7318Ms. Brooks-Students , 972/502-7320Mrs. Kitchens-Students, 972/502-7316 Ms. Makinen-Students , 972/502-7317 Ms. Shelton-Students, 972/502-7319Ms. Saldaa-Counselors, 972/502-7315

Thomas Jefferson High School Counseling Department

The counseling department is available to assist students and their families with a wide range of academic and personal concerns, including areas such as academic, career, and college planning; academic success; social, family, or emotional issues; or substance abuse.

Individual /Group Counseling/Classroom Guidance Academic/College and Career CounselingPersonal/Crisis Situations

Graduation Requirements: 26 CREDITS4x4 PlanEnglish - English I, English II, English III, English IV

Math - Algebra, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus Algebra, Geometry, Math Models, Algebra II

Science -Biology, Chemistry, Physics, 4 Year Science

Social Studies - World Geography, World History, U.S. HistoryGovernment/Economics ARE YOU ON TRACK TO GRADUATE?Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2013.5 Speech Communication Application .5 Health 1.5 Physical Education2Same Foreign Language (Spanish I, Spanish II or Chinese I, Chinese II)1Fine Arts Credit1Technology Credit-12th grade ONLY3.5 Electives/4.5 Electives: 9th-11th grade onlyTOTAL 26 CREDITS

12th grade: TAKS -ELA/WRITING, MATH, SCIENCE, SOCIAL STUDIES-SCORE OF 2100 OR ABOVE9th grade:STAAR/EOC2012-2013 TAKS DATESEXIT- LEVEL TAKSOctober 22, 2012ELAOctober 23, 2012MathOctober 24, 2012ScienceOctober 25, 2012Social Studies

March 4, 2013 ELAMarch 5, 2013MathMarch 6, 2013ScienceMarch 7, 2013Social Studies

April 22, 2013ELAApril 23, 2013MathApril 24, 2013ScienceApril 25, 2013Social Studies

Aprils TAKS Test is the last time a student can qualify for May/June 2013 Graduation!!!!11th Grade Students will take the EXIT Level- TAKS this school year April 2012-2013.College Planning for SeniorsEvery senior must:Complete Apply Texas Application Apply to at least three collegesApply to at least three scholarshipsRegister and take the SAT AND ACT Test Accuplacer/THEAComplete a FAFSA/TASFA

College fairs:September 19, 2012 District-wide College Fair @ Jesse Owens StadiumOctober 27, 2012Las Llaves College Fair (Location to be Determined)


College Applications-Apply TexasResumes

Job Searches

Career Interest Inventories

SAT/ACT/NCAA Registrations and Preparations

Financial Aid-FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)To find the FAFSA school code for the University or College you wish to apply to , please click on:

Community Service Logs, and more!!!!Things to Know4 minute passing period/8 classesStudent Code of Conduct-dress code, attendance, disciplinary actions, Offenses/ConsequencesParent PortalPatriot Academy (PA)Pre-Advance Placement/Advance PlacementDual Credit (Brookhaven)

Events and ActivitiesCharacter Counts Week- October 15-19Red Ribbon Week-October 22-26Bullying Stops Here Week-November 12-16

Wednesday, October 10, 2012-10th grade STAAR presentationMonday, October 15, 2012-High School Parent Conference Night 4:00pm-8:00pmMonday, October 15, 2012-TJs College Fair 4:00pm-5:30pm

School Year Breakdown1 Year=2 Semesters1 Semester=3 Six Week Periods.5 credit per semester per classCreditsTo pass to:10th grade-5 credits11th grade-12 credits12th grade-19 creditsMonday-Friday 8:50am-4:22pmWho can I ask?Attendance: Parent Portal, Contact teacher by phone or email, Attendance Office #972/502-7350Grades: Parent Portal, Contact Teacher, Schedule Parent ConferenceSpecial Education: Ms. Cole; ccole007@dallasisd.orgSenior Activities: Ms. Cadigan ccadigan@dallasisd.orgMrs. Cole

Parent ConferencesContact the following persons to schedule a parent conference:9th Grade-Ms. Bustamante #972/502-7350; EVBustamante@dallasisd.org10th Grade-Ms. Rojas #972/502-7307; Grojas@dallasisd.org11th Grade & 12th Grade-Ms. Saldaa #972-502-7315;

PrincipalsMr. Ashiqali-Principal;

9th Grade-Mr. Phillips; Sphillips@dallasisd.org10th & 11th Grade-Mrs. Victor; Lvictor@dallasisd.org12th Grade-Mr. Roman; Jroman@dallasisd.orgAssociate Principal-Ms. Townsend;