Go over graduation and college entrance requirements Review Learn your Graduation Status Report about HSPE, EOC’s, and more! Understand timelines the registration process and Please review all information. We know, it’s a lot, but it is IMPORTANT– you want to graduate, don’t you? Remember, these are minimum requirements for in-state WA Colleges! Many colleges require more! Every college can have their unique set of entrance requirements. Check each college’s website for details. Students who earn a Full IB Diploma will follow their own particular diploma requirements as determined by IB. EWHS Graduation Requirement: 1.0 credit required Example: Choir, Clay Design, Fundamentals of Art, Drama, Band, Orchestra, Drawing, Jazz , Photography, Studio Art, Drafting Minimum 4 Year College Requirement: 1.0 credit* *California colleges want a 1.0 art class, UW and WWU require .50 art; the other .50 can be met by taking extra academic courses EWHS Graduation Requirement: 4.0 credits required EWHS Graduation Requirement: 3.5 credits required Minimum 4 Year College Requirement: 4.0 credits required Minimum 4 Year College Requirement 3.0 credits required *Universities want students to challenge themselves by taking Honors, AP, IB or community college coursework, when possible. EWHS Graduation Requirement: Minimum 4 Year College Requirement 3.0 credits required 3.0 credits required (Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2) (Algebra 1, Geometry, and Algebra 2 required) Some colleges require 4 years; all want more math! Honors and IB or advanced coursework recommended Colleges now require a math-based class in the senior year (for example, chemistry, physics, statistics, alg 2, pre-calculus, calculus, etc.) . EWHS Graduation Requirement: Minimum 4 Year College Requirement 2.0 credits required 2.0 credits required (3 recommended) Class of 2015 and beyond must pass Biology EOC! Universities require a high school physics course for those who want to take engineering Colleges require a continuous year of biology, chemistry or physics. WWU requires a full year of chemistry or physics. EWHS Graduation Requirement: World Language is not required in order to graduate from EWHS Minimum 4 Year College Requirement 2.0 – 3.0 credits required Public in-state schools require 2.0 credits of the SAME world language. Many other colleges require 3.0 credits or more. EWHS Graduation Requirement: Minimum 4 Year College Requirement: 1.50 credits required Not required for college Sample classes include: ASL, Accounting, Video/Film Production, Auto Basics, Drafting, Chef, Interior Design, Child Development, Relationships, Computer classes, Photography, Marketing, Sports Medicine, Sno-Isle Intra-District classes, and more! See Course Offering sheet for more info. EWHS Graduation Requirement: .50 credit required EWHS Graduation Requirement: 1.50 credits required Minimum 4 Year College/ University Requirement: Not required for college Minimum 4 Year College/ University Requirement: Not required for college EWHS Graduation Requirement: .50 credit required This class is taken in the senior year. EWHS Graduation Requirement: 4.50 credits Minimum 4 Year College/ University Requirement: Not required for college But… how are YOU doing on YOUR requirements?? Don’t worry, we have a tool to help you figure this out! (Please distribute the individual report to each student) You will get a report that looks like this: You should now have your Graduation Status Report. The first column shows how much credit is REQUIRED for each subject, for example: Coursework Req. Arts English English 9 English 10 Required 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 etc. Understanding Your Graduation Status Report The next column shows how much credit is COMPLETE for each subject, for example: Coursework Req. Arts English English 9 English 10 Required Complete 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 The next column shows how much credit is IN PROGRESS* for each subject, for example: Coursework Req. Arts English English 9 English 10 Required Complete In Prog. 1.0 4.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.00 1.00 *In Progress means that you are signed up for or you are currently taking the course. You can ignore these columns: Next Yr. Future (these are not applicable at this time) The REMAIN column shows how much credit you still need to complete for that subject. Review your Grad Status Report and use it to figure out what classes you need to take next year. It is your responsibility to make sure you are meeting all graduation requirements! Begin visiting the curriculum guide on EWHS counseling website (Registration for classes tab on left)to read course descriptions and learn about course offerings at: www.edmonds.wednet.edu/ewhs Please keep your Graduation Status Report. Go on Skyward if you want to see more specific information regarding your Graduation Requirements. Current Freshmen – Registration lesson Feb. 11-12 Registration forms due and computer input Feb. 26-27 Current SophomoresRegistration lesson Feb. 13-14 Registration forms due and computer input Feb. 28, March 1 Current Juniors (have priority scheduling for graduation purposes) Registration lesson Feb. 20-21 Registration forms due and computer input March 4-5 Thanks for paying close attention. A Skyward email will go out to parents today about this presentation. Please share this report with your parents and guardians; they would love to know how you are progressing on credits! This PowerPoint along with all registration information is available on the EWHS Counseling website.