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Title: 12th Grade Parent Night


1
12th Grade Parent Night
  • Pat Wilson, 10th 12th grades A G
  • Myra Williams, 10th 12th grades H - O
  • Khalisha Sabree, 10th 12th grades P - Z
  • Monica Baros, Graduation Specialist
  • Vanessa Burch, Career Resource Center Specialist
  • Jonetta Myles, 12th grade administrator

2
Counseling Assignments for 2009-2010
  • 9th Grade Karen Hardy
  • Grades 10-12
  • A G - Pat Wilson
  • H O - Myra Williams
  • P Z - Khalisha Sabree

3
Promotion Requirements
  • 5 units 10th grade
  • 11 units 11th grade
  • AND
  • 2.0 English
  • 2.0 Math
  • 2.0 Science
  • 2.0 Social Studies
  • 16 units 12th grade

4
Diploma Types
  • College Preparatory
  • Career/ Technical
  • Dual Diploma

5
Technology/Career Classes
  • Pathways
  • Agriculture
  • Architecture, Construction, Communications,
    Transportation
  • Business Computer Science
  • Engineering Technology
  • Healthcare Science
  • Marketing, Sales, Service
  • Family Consumer Sciences

6
Graduation Requirements for Class of 2010
  • College Prep
  • English 4 units
  • Math 4 units
  • Science 3 units
  • Social Studies 4 units
  • PE / Health 1 unit
  • Foreign Lang 2 units
  • Sr. Course 1 unit
  • 1 unit Fine Arts/Tech/ROTC
  • 3.5 units Electives
  • Graduation Requirement 23 ½ units

7
Graduation Requirements for Class of 2010
  • Technical/Career Prep
  • 4 units English
  • 3 units Math
  • 3 units Science
  • 4 Units Social Studies
  • 1 unit PE/Health
  • 1.5 units Fine Arts/Technology/Career/Foreign.
    Language/ROTC
  • 4 units Technology/Career (3 in one cluster)
  • 3 units Electives
  • Total 23 ½ units

8
Graduation Requirements for Class of 2010
  • Dual Diploma
  • English 4 units
  • Math 4 units
  • Science 3 units
  • Social Studies 4 units
  • PE and Health 1 unit
  • Foreign Language 2 units
  • Senior Course .5 unit
  • 1 unit Fine Arts/Technology/Career/Foreign.
    Language/ROTC
  • 4 units Technology/Career (3 in one cluster)
  • 0 units Electives
  • Graduation Requirement 23 ½ units

9
Senior Conferences
  • Counselors will be conducting senior conferences
    with each student starting September 2, 2009.
  • Each senior will be given an transcript audit
    that will need to be signed by the
    parent/guardian and returned to the counselor.

10
Testing
  • SAT
  • www.collegeboard.com
  • ACT
  • www.actstudent.org
  • EOCT
  • There will be an End of Course Test for Economics
  • Georgia High School Graduation Test (GHSGT)
  • Writing tests are administered in Fall and Spring
    semesters for 11th graders and retakes
  • English, Math, Science, and Social Studies are
    administered twice in the Fall semester, once in
    the Spring, and once in the summer.
  • Score results usually return within 4 6 weeks

11
Credit Recovery
  • RCHS E2020
  • Currently free for students
  • Offered as a class during the day (limited
    availability and course selection)
  • RCHS Intersession
  • 75 registration fee per ½ credit
  • Can be taken for classes failed the previous
    semester with a 60 - 69
  • Taken after school
  • RCHS Credit Recovery
  • 75 registration fee per ½ credit
  • Can be taken for classes previously failed
    regardless of grade
  • Taken after school

12
NOTE
  • If you are making a class outside of Rockdale
    County Public Schools (BYU, Faith Academy,
    American School, Georgia Virtual Credit
    Recovery), final grades must be received by RCHS
    no later than May 14, 2010 at 5 pm in order to
    participate in Graduation ceremonies on May 28,
    2010. A student may still graduate but may not be
    allowed to walk.
  • No exceptions will be made.

13
Career resource center
  • Information can be found on
  • Scholarships (Including the HOPE Scholarship)
  • Jobs
  • NCAA Clearinghouse
  • Financial Aid
  • Community Service
  • College Applications

14
HOPE Scholarship
  • Funding provided to HOPE scholars varies by type
    of institution.
  • Public Institutions
  • Students attending public institutions receive an
    award for the following
  • Tuition for number of hours enrolled whether
    full-time or part-time
  • HOPE-approved mandatory fees
  • Books allowance of up to 100 per quarter or 150
    per semester
  • Private Institutions
  • Students attending private institutions receive
    the following
  • Full-time students 1500 per semester, 1000 per
    quarter
  • Half-time students 750 per semester, 500 per
    quarter

15
How to calculate a HOPE GPA
  • The grade for each class is assigned a point
    value. The point values are then added together
    and divided by the total number of classes in
    English, Math, Science, Social Studies, and
    Foreign Language to get the grade point average
    (GPA)

16
How to calculate a HOPE GPA
  • A 90-100 4 points
  • B 80-89 3 points
  • C 7579 2 points
  • D 70-74 1 point
  • F lt 70 0 points

17
Recommendations
  • Complete a resume and give it to your counselor
    along with the names and addresses of the schools
    that you are applying to. A template for a resume
    can be found on the school website. Please allow
    at least a 2 week lead time for any
    recommendation letter. A copy of a resume can be
    obtained on the counselor website.
  • If you would like for us to mail your application
    with the recommendation letter, please assemble
    all items being sent to the school in an 8 1/2 x
    11 addressed envelope with proper postage.

18
Dates to remember
  • Parent teacher conferences
  • Thursday, September 10, 2009
  • PROBE Fair
  • Stonecrest Mall, September 24, 2009 600 900
    pm
  • Alcovy High School, October 26, 2009 530
    730 pm
  • More dates can be found at http//www.gaprobe.org/
    tour_dates.asp
  • ASVAB
  • October 27, 2009

19
Contact Information
  • Vanessa Burch Career Resource Center
    Coordinator
  • vburch_at_rockdale.k12.ga.us
  • 770-483-8754 ext. 227
  • Pat Wilson - 10th 12th grades A G
  • pwilson_at_rockdale.k12.ga.us
  • 770-483-8754 ext.111
  • Myra Williams - 10th 12th grades H - O
  • mwilliams_at_rockdale.k12.ga.us
  • 770-483-8754 ext. 113
  • Khalisha Sabree - 10th 12th grades P - Z
  • ksabree_at_rockdale.k12.ga.us
  • 770-483-8754 ext. 114
  • Monica Baros Graduation Specialist
  • mbaros_at_rockdale.k12.ga.us
  • 770-483-8754 ext. 119
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