9 th grade:STAAR/EOC - Dallas Independent School District

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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
Advise Texas-Peter DiCesare
Monday-Friday
8:30-4:30
Room 204
Communities In School
The 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 Attendance
 Behavior
 Academics
 Social Services
Contact: Damaris Campos, Campus Manager
[email protected]
Phone 972-502-7387
COUNSELING DEPARTMENT TEAM
 Ms. Reed– Students A-B
[email protected] , 972/502-7318
 Ms. Brooks-Students C-GA
[email protected] , 972/502-7320
 Mrs. Kitchens-Students GE-MA
[email protected], 972/502-7316
 Ms. Makinen-Students Mc-RI
[email protected] , 972/502-7317
 Ms. Shelton-Students Ro-Z
[email protected], 972/502-7319
Ms. Saldaña-Counselors’ Clerk
[email protected], 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 Counseling
 Personal/Crisis Situations
ARE YOU ON TRACK TO GRADUATE?
Graduation Requirements: 26 CREDITS
4x4 Plan
 English -
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,
 Social Studies -
World Geography, World History, U.S. History
Government/Economics
4 Year Science
Graduation Requirements for the Class of 2013
 .5
 .5
Speech – Communication Application
Health
 1.5
Physical Education
 2
Same Foreign Language (Spanish I, Spanish II or Chinese I, Chinese II)
 1
Fine Arts Credit
 1
Technology Credit-12th grade ONLY
 3.5 Electives/4.5 Electives: 9th-11th grade only
TOTAL 26 CREDITS
12th grade: TAKS -ELA/WRITING, MATH, SCIENCE, SOCIAL STUDIES-SCORE OF 2100 OR ABOVE
9th grade:STAAR/EOC
2012-2013 TAKS DATES
 EXIT- LEVEL TAKS
October 22, 2012
ELA
October 23, 2012
Math
October 24, 2012
Science
October 25, 2012
Social Studies
March 4, 2013
ELA
March 5, 2013
Math
March 6, 2013
Science
March 7, 2013
Social Studies
April 22, 2013
April 24, 2013
ELA
Science
April 23, 2013
April 25, 2013
Math
Social Studies
April’s 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 Seniors
Every senior must:
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Complete Apply Texas Application
Apply to at least three colleges
Apply to at least three scholarships
Register and take the SAT AND ACT Test
Accuplacer/THEA
Complete a FAFSA/TASFA
College fairs:
September 19, 2012
District-wide College Fair @ Jesse Owens Stadium
October 27, 2012
Las Llaves College Fair (Location to be Determined)
CAREER CRUISING/COURSE PLANNER
STUDENTS AND PARENTS CAN ACCESS:
SCHOLARSHIPS
College Applications-Apply Texas
Resumes
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:
http://www.freeeducationguides.com/fafsa_school_codes.cfm
Community Service Logs, and more!!!!
Things to Know
 4 minute passing period/8 classes
 Student Code of Conduct-dress code, attendance,
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disciplinary actions, Offenses/Consequences
Parent Portal
Patriot Academy (PA)
Pre-Advance Placement/Advance Placement
Dual Credit (Brookhaven)
Events and Activities
 Character Counts Week- October 15-19
 Red Ribbon Week-October 22-26
 Bullying Stops Here Week-November 12-16
 Wednesday, October 10, 2012-10th grade STAAR
presentation
 Monday, October 15, 2012-High School Parent
Conference Night 4:00pm-8:00pm
 Monday, October 15, 2012-TJ’s College Fair 4:00pm5:30pm
School Year Breakdown
Monday-Friday 8:50am-4:22pm
 1 Year=2 Semesters
 1 Semester=3 Six Week Periods
 .5 credit per semester per class
Credits
To pass to:
10th grade-5 credits
11th grade-12 credits
12th grade-19 credits
Who can I ask?
 Attendance: Parent Portal, Contact teacher by phone
or email, Attendance Office #972/502-7350
 Grades: Parent Portal, Contact Teacher, Schedule
Parent Conference
 Special Education: Ms. Cole; [email protected]
 Senior Activities:
Ms. Cadigan [email protected]
Mrs. Cole [email protected]
Parent Conferences
Contact the following persons to schedule a parent
conference:
9th Grade-Ms. Bustamante #972/502-7350;
[email protected]
10th Grade-Ms. Rojas #972/502-7307;
[email protected]
11th Grade & 12th Grade-Ms. Saldaña #972-502-7315;
[email protected]
Principals
Mr. Ashiqali-Principal; [email protected]
 9th Grade-Mr. Phillips; [email protected]
 10th & 11th Grade-Mrs. Victor; [email protected]
 12th Grade-Mr. Roman; [email protected]
 Associate Principal-Ms. Townsend;
[email protected]
Q&A

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