Reality Check Sophomore Summit Things a Sophomore Should

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Reality Check Sophomore Summit

Reality Check Sophomore Summit

Things a Sophomore Should Know… l l l How many credits do I have?

Things a Sophomore Should Know… l l l How many credits do I have? What classes do I need to repeat? (if any) What are my options for earning or making up credit? What new opportunities are open for my Junior and Senior year? What are some careers I am interested in? What career do I need to support my lifestyle?

Your name Credits & GPA Classes you just finished Current classes

Your name Credits & GPA Classes you just finished Current classes

Subject & Credits Required Your grade and credits Class listed with no grade or

Subject & Credits Required Your grade and credits Class listed with no grade or credit = you are in it now

Am I on track to graduate? By now you should have 9 credits including:

Am I on track to graduate? By now you should have 9 credits including: • • 1. 5 credits of English 1. 5 credits of Math 1. 5 credits of Science. 5 World History. 5 or more CTE credits. 5 Health. 5 or more PE. 5 or more Art

Transcript Evaluation Time! Let’s take 5 minutes and count your credits

Transcript Evaluation Time! Let’s take 5 minutes and count your credits

What is a GPA and Who Cares? • GPA = Grade Point Average •

What is a GPA and Who Cares? • GPA = Grade Point Average • Total value of all grades divided by GPA credits 4. 0 = awesome! 3. 0 = good 2. 0 = okay 1. 0 = hey, you passed! 0. 0 = we need to talk • Who Cares? Universities, scholarship committees, and car insurance companies

Maybe I will, Gosh! (graduate on time, that is…) If your transcript looks anything

Maybe I will, Gosh! (graduate on time, that is…) If your transcript looks anything like this one… Meet with your counselor very soon to make a plan for credit make up.

How to Make Up Credits • Summer School • Everett Online High School •

How to Make Up Credits • Summer School • Everett Online High School • Outside Correspondence Options (like BYU) • Sno-Isle Skill Center Summer Program • Community College Summer Quarter • Work or Volunteer Hours next year • Ed-Cap, Youth Re-Engagement & other alternative programs

What Can I Do Next Year? • • Sno-Isle Skill Center Cascade Automotive Tech

What Can I Do Next Year? • • Sno-Isle Skill Center Cascade Automotive Tech Program Running Start ORCA (and other specialized college programs) • Advanced Placement Classes • NJROTC • Work & Volunteer Credit

Career Training… (apply next year) Auto Maintenance Dental Assisting Auto Technician Diesel Mechanics Business

Career Training… (apply next year) Auto Maintenance Dental Assisting Auto Technician Diesel Mechanics Business & Management Fashion & Merchandising Computer Aided Drafting Fire Service Technology Computer/Web Programming Medical Assisting Computers, Servers & Networking Nursing Assistant Construction Trades Precision Machining Cosmetology (12 th grade only) Robotics & Electronics Criminal Justice Veterinary Assisting & Grooming Culinary Arts Welding

Running Start • Junior and/or Senior Year • Take up to 18 college credits

Running Start • Junior and/or Senior Year • Take up to 18 college credits (if full-time @ college) each quarter for free! • Can take full-time or part-time • Can take everything there except Senior Seminar • Amazing opportunity to get college credits and challenge yourself

Thinking About College? To Do List: ü 2 years of the same world language

Thinking About College? To Do List: ü 2 years of the same world language ü 4 years of English ü 2 or 3 years of lab science (Physics or Chem for WWU) ü 3 years of math ü Challenge yourself with AP and Honors ü Take the PSAT next year (if you haven’t) ü Running Start ü Activities In & Out of school

Reality Check!! WOIS

Reality Check!! WOIS

3 Ways to Search 1. “I have no idea what I want to do

3 Ways to Search 1. “I have no idea what I want to do or how much I need to make!” 2. “I know how much money I want to make. What kind of job do I need? ” 3. “I know what I want to do for a career but I don’t know how much money I can expect to make. ”

 • Reality Check Time • Log In to WOIS q. ID = Student

• Reality Check Time • Log In to WOIS q. ID = Student ID q. Password = Student ID

Thanks for Listening

Thanks for Listening