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Academics » Graduation Requirements - Parent Resources

Graduation Requirements - Parent Resources

California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)
Students must pass the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE). This exam consists of math and English. A passing score in each area is 350. This is a State of California exam that will be administered six (6) times during the student's high school enrollment.  More information can be found at the California Department of Education website(http://www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/index.asp).
 
Golden State ScholarShare College Savings Trust (State of California) 
(http://www.scholarshare.com)
California offers families a college savings program based on IRS rules for qualified tuition programs that can help California families and others save in order to meet the increasing costs of higher education.
 
Click here to connect to four paths that will help you get started. We hope that no matter what road you take you find the information and resources you need to help your child make career decisions that are right for them. Good luck!
 
Tutoring Schedule
Math tutoring is available in Rm. 1829 between 2:30-4:00 pm, Monday thru Friday. Tutoring is available for all math levels. You do not need an appt., just show up! Also, you do not have to stay for for the entire hour. Just stay as long as you need help.
 
Q. My child says he/she never has homework and that it was done in class. Is this true?
A. It depends. Sometimes, if classwork is not finished in class, it becomes homework. But other classes do assign homework on a regular basis. Usually, the student's grades indicate whether or not he/she really has homework, but just isn't telling you. For example, if a student is receiving grades of D's and F's, chances are very good that he/she has been assigned homework, but is just not doing it.
 
How can you find out for sure? You have a couple of options. You can contact the teachers either by email or leave a telephone message requesting this information. Or, you can have your child pick up a daily contract in the counseling office. The student then takes this contact around to all of the teachers and the teachers indicate on the form whether or not the student has homework and whether or not it has been turned in. Daily contracts and weekly progress reports can also be downloaded at the links below.
 
You can also conduct "agenda checks". All students were given an agenda at the beginning of the school year. Students are to write down homework assignments, test dates, etc., in their agenda on a daily basis. Ask your child to show you his/her agenda. If the agenda is blank, contact the teachers or have your child pick up a contract as mentioned above.

 Daily Contract (Download Below)
 
Weekly progress Report (Download Below)