Welcome Class of 2020 Freshman Registration



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Welcome Class of 2020 Freshman Registration

  • English
  • World Language
  • Social Studies
  • Science
  • Math
  • Freshman Seminar
  • Tutoring Club
  • Link Crew
  • Test Retake Policy
  • Naviance
  • AVID
  • Athletics
  • Yearbook/Newspaper
  • Academic Decathalon
  • Clubs
  • Science Olympiad
  • Kids Helping Kids
  • Band
  • Community Service
  • Theatre
  • Free SAT Prep
  • ROTC
  • Mock Trial
  • VAPA
  • CTE
  • Wood/Auto/Metal
  • DC TV
  • PE
  • Choir
  • NHS/CSF

The Transition

  • Link Crew – upperclassmen connecting with incoming freshmen – contact over summer
  • Freshman Orientation – week before Day 1
  • Freshman Seminar –

High School Graduation Requirements

  • Credits: Reach 280 total credits.
    • Each class is worth 10 credits.
    • Earn credits with a grade of “D” or higher.
    • 4 classes per term. 2 terms per year.
  • Classes:
    • Complete required classes listed on the transcript.

Grades, and Courses, Matter!

  • UC – 7 of the 9 campuses now have an average GPA of 4.0+
  • CSU – 3.0 GPA will guarantee admission to about half of the campuses
  • Community College – English and Math assessment – are you ready for college level work?
  • Private Colleges – in addition to test scores and GPA, want to see leadership, extra-curriculars, and community service

UC/CSU Requirements

  • A   History/Social Science - 2 years
  • B   English - 4 years     
  • C   Mathematics - 3 years
  • D   Lab Science - 2 years
  • E   Language other than English - 2 years
  • F   Visual and Performing Art - 1 year
  • G   Academic Elective - 1 year
  • * Only grades of C or better count
  • **For UC – must complete 11 of the 15 by end of junior year
  • Fall Block 1
  • Term 1 (Sem 1)
  • Term 2 (Sem 2)
  • Aug -- Oct
  • Oct -- Dec
  • Spanish 1
  • Int. Math 1
  • PE 1
  • Frosh Seminar and
  • Spanish 1
  • Int. Math 1
  • PE 1
  • Expository Writing
  • Spring Block 2
  • Term 3 (Sem 1)
  • Term 4 (Sem 2)
  • Mar -- June
  • 5. English 1
  • 6. Comp Apps
  • 7. Honors Bio
  • 8. Art Workshop

THE PROCESS

  • Planner sheets are a direct communication to your counselor.
  • Carefully consider your choices. We base staffing on your requests so you will not get to make changes in the fall.
  • Schedule Pick-up Day in August – you’ll get notification this summer from Del Campo with the date and time.

1. FRESHMAN ENGLISH I

  • All freshmen are required to take English I or Honors English 1.
    • Eligible for Honors English 1
      • A or B average in Eng 8
      • A,B,C average in Honors Eng 8.
    • If you are interested in Honors English 1 but did not prequalify, please choose Eng 1 on your Planner Sheet and pick up a Honors Challenge form.

2. MATH

  • Students must earn at least 20 credits in math to graduate. Mark the course listed on your articulation card.
  • You can add “Support” if desired.

3. SCIENCE

  • Students must earn at least 20 credits in science to graduate. 10 of these credits must be in life science and 10 must be in physical science.
  • Most Freshmen are scheduled to take Integrated Science, which earns 5 credits of life and 5 credits of physical science.
  • You are qualified for Honors Biology if you have an A or B average in 8th grade science.

4. PHYSICAL EDUCATION

  • All freshmen are required to take PE 1 – it is a GRADUATION REQUIREMENT.

5. Freshman Seminar

  • 4-Yr course plans
  • Goal-setting
  • Organizational skills
  • Personality assessments
  • Career interests
  • Presentation skills

6. Expository Writing

  • nonfiction reading and writing, including essays, articles, and consumer, workplace and public documents.
  • learn how to access information in textbooks and websites
  • read and analyze nonfiction, as well as respond in essay format.
  • create documents such as works cited pages, autobiographical essays and persuasive essays.

7. Geography (9-weeks) and Expository Writing (9-weeks)

Elective year-long Programs

  • AVID 1 – The selection process is not complete, but you can select it as an alternate.
    • For an application email dboyd@sanjuan.edu
  • ROTC - students must select ROTC twice
    • Fall (Block 1) and Spring (Block 2).
  • Student Government – Applications are available on the side table, the deadline is Friday, April 17. Interviews will be held in the coming weeks.

Some elective courses which are new or have specific restrictions or requirements are outlined below:

  • Some elective courses which are new or have specific restrictions or requirements are outlined below:
    • Guitar Students must be able to provide their own acoustic guitar to take this class.
    • Academic Decathlon Academic Decathlon is a competitive academic team with divisions for students of all GPAs. Students may receive college credit for this course from CSUS. Looks great on a college resume.
    • Concert Band or Choir – half-year or full year
    • Spanish or French. Students may register to take Spanish 1 and Spanish 2 or French 1 and French 2 in a single year. Freshmen who take a language should be strong in English.
    • Games and Game Theory (Chess)

School Engagement

Clubs

  • BAND
  • BOOK CLUB
  • BLACK STUDENT UNION
  • COUGAR CREW
  • CAL SCHOLARSHIP FED.
  • POETRY OUT LOUD
  • DRAMA
  • FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE (FNL)
  • GAY STRAIGHT ALLIANCE
  • HIP HOP/DANCE
  • KEY CLUB
  • M.E.Ch.A
  • SCIENCE OLYMPIAD
  • TEENS FOR CHRIST
  • COUGAR CARE
  • CHESS
  • KIDS HELPING KIDS
  • GOLF

Athletics at Del Campo

  • Fall sports – start before the first day of school
  • Winter and Spring sports – some have summer programs
  • All sports
    • fill out an interest sheet
    • must have a physical within one calendar year
    • Eligibility – must maintain a 2.0 (C average) to keep playing without probation

ENDING REMINDERS

  • When you have completed your planner sheet a counselor will review it and collect your green articulation card at the tables on the side.
  • Carefully consider your choices and make sure you have alternates marked. You will not be permitted to change your classes once they begin.


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