Mission Hills High School! - San Marcos Unified School District

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Welcome to
Mission Hills High School!
Class of 2015
You should have:
• Pen or Pencil
• Transcript
• Course Offering Sheet
Handouts:
• AVID Applications
• Spanish Placement Prompts
Objectives:
• Students will be able to identify the differences
between “a-g” subject requirements and MHHS
graduation requirements.
• Students will be able to explain the “next steps” of
course selection.
Ms. Baker
cherryl.baker@smusd.org
(A-Del)
Ms. Segal
angela.segal@smusd.org
(Dem-Hal)
English Learners (A-L)
Ms. Montooth
sara.montooth@smusd.org
(Ham-Moore)
Ms. Brandon
joyce.brandon@smusd.org
(Mor-Sid)
Ms. Rios
adriana.rios@smusd.org
“Mission Hills High School Counseling”
(Se-Z)
English Learners (M-Z)
Facts You Must Know:
• To graduate you need 230 credits, have passed at
least Algebra 1, pass the California High School Exit
Exam (CAHSEE)
• 5 credits = 1 semester class
• An “F” grade = 0 credits
• All grades are permanently on your transcript.
• Minimum 2.0 GPA required for sports, work permits,
etc.
MHHS Graduation Requirements
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English
Math (including at least Alg. 1)
Social Studies
Science (Life & Physical)
Physical Education (P.E.)
40 credits
20 credits
40 credits
20 credits
20 credits
• World Lang. OR Visual Perf. Art. 10 credits
• Electives
80 credits
Total
230 credits
In addition to passing the California High School Exit
Exam (CAHSEE)
“a-g” Subject Requirements
(a) History
American History
World History
(b) English
4 years of
college prep
(c) Mathematics
3 years required
(4 years rec.)
(d) Science
2 years with Lab
(3 years rec.)
(e) World Language
2 years in the same
language
(f) Visual or Performing
Arts
(VPA)
1 year
(art, dance, drama or
music)
(g) Elective
1 year of academic
elective
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College prep courses
(P), including honors
(H) and advance
placement (AP) must
receive a C or higher
for eligibility to a
UC/CSU.
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Students are strongly
encouraged to take
all 4 years of Math,
Science, and
Language.
PACE Promise Website: http://pace.smusd.org
MHHS 9th Grade Course Offering
Sheet
5 Required:
1. WS 1 ELA
2. WS 1 HSS
3. Math
4. General PE
5. Biology
Pick 1 More Class
Total of 6
classes circled
See Notes
MHHS Course Catalog and
more…
www.missionhillshigh.org
Click on “Counseling “ under “Site Shortcuts”
Add Course: 0875 Jazz Ensemble (P)
Humanities
• English Language Arts
• Social Science
• Classes must both be at the same level.
• Both (P) or both (H)
Mathematics
Essentials
of Algebra
Algebra 1
• Teacher Signature
required
• “C” or better second
semester required to
move on
Geometry
Algebra 2
AP Stats
Discrete
Math
Anytime after
Algebra 2
(12th grade only)
Trig/Pre
Calculus
AP
Calculus
Biology
You may not have to take a Science class
in 9th grade if you are in any one of the
following courses or programs:
ELD 1, 2, 3, or 4
Literacy Academy
Special Education
World Languages
• Check box if you are a “Native Spanish Speaker”
• At least 2 years of the same world language for
college purposes
• “C” or better in the second semester to move on
to the next level
• Must be in Algebra 1 or higher in 9th grade
Electives
List at least FOUR (4) alternates.
MHHS 9th Grade Course Offering
Sheet
5 Required:
1. WS 1 ELA
2. WS 1 HSS
3. Math
4. General PE
5. Biology
Pick 1 More Class
Total of 6
classes circled
See Notes
Enter Your Courses Online
www.missionhillshigh.org
“GENESIS Online Course Selection”
• Found on the left hand side of website
Follow Instructions on your
activation paper
Student Activities
Ways to get involved!
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Join a club
Create your own club
Music, Dance, etc.
Try out for a sport
Try out for a play
Sports
Fall
Winter
Spring
•Football
•Girls’ Volleyball
•Boys’/Girls’ Cross
Country
•Girls’ Tennis
•Field Hockey
•Girls’ Golf
•Boys’ Water Polo
•Boys’/Girls’
Basketball
•Wrestling
•Boys’/Girls
Soccer
•Girls’ Water Polo
•Boys’/Girls’
Track & Field
•Boys’/Girls’
Swimming
•Boys’ Tennis
•Boys’ Volleyball
•Baseball
•Softball
•Boys’ Golf
•Girls’ Lacrosse
Clubs
•Art Club
•Ballet Folklorico
•Biotech Club
•CSF
•Club Action
•Drama Club
•French Club
•Health & Nutrition Club
•Muslim Student Association
•People Awareness Club
•Photography Club
•Travel Club
•United Club
•Vegetarian Club
•Book Club
•Red Cross Club
•MECHA
•Optimist Intl.
•Chess Club
•AVID Club
•PLUS
•Block Club
•Debate Club
•Key Club
•FCA/The Vine
•Scrabble Club
•Best Buddies
•Young Life
•Filipino club
•And More!!!
When MHHS Counselors return:
• You will have your transcript and course
selection sheet with you.
• Your 6 classes and 4 alternates will be chosen.
• Your sheet will be signed by you and your
parents/guardians and by any teachers you
needed.
What Now?
• Take this seriously. Choose wisely.
• Take these materials home and share them with
your parents/guardians.
• Talk with teachers.
• Have your classes selected and all the signatures
you need by the time MHHS Counselors return.
MHHS Counselors will return…
Write down this due date on the upper right
corner of your course selection sheet.
San Marcos Middle School
Wednesday, March 2nd
Woodland Park Middle School
Thursday, March 3rd

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