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Half Hollow Hills High School East

Guidance Department Services What Occurs Behind the Scenes


GUIDANCE COMMUNICATION STUDENTS

PARENTS & GUARDIANS

ADMINISTRATION

GUIDANCE BUSINESS & COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

COLLEGES

TEACHERS, PSYCHOLOGISTS, & SUPPORT STAFF


High School Guidance Services • Provide a safe, trusting & supportive atmosphere for students • Liaison for support within the school & community (i.e., peer tutoring) • Collaborate with parents, administrators, psychologists, nurses & social workers to assist students

• Mediate conflicts & troubleshooting • Monitor student progress & attendance • Teach strategies and skills for self advocacy • Educational planning & course advisement • Post secondary & Career Planning


Responsibilities & Services • • • • • • • • • •

AP Examinations Financial Aid Night College Evening Forum Scholarships SAT, SAT II, ACT, PSAT Wilson Tech & Cultural Arts S.C.A.L.E./L.I.U. Program Mini-College Days Career Day Research Opportunities

• • • • • • • • • •

College & Career Center Guidance Web-site Bilingual Services On-site College Admissions College Applications & Processing Special Education Liaison Test Modification Services Internships, Job postings Evening Meetings Data Maintenance


NAVIANCE: Internet-based Career & College Research

• • • •

Grade 9- Learning Styles Inventory Grade 10- Do What You Are Grade 11- Junior Conference Grade 12- College & Career Search – Monitoring Application Process – Parent Connection www.connection.naviance.com/hhhhse


Minimum Graduation Requirements: 22 Total Credits English

Social Studies

Math

Science

Foreign Language

Art or Music

Physical Education

√ (.5)

√ (.5)

√ (.5)

√ (.5)

Health

√ (.5)

Electives

√ (.5)

This table indicates the minimum credit requirements to obtain a New York State Diploma.


New York State Diploma Requirements Local**

Regents

Regents w/ Advanced Designation

4 English credits (55+ Regents exam)

4 English credits (65+ Regents exam)

4 English credits (65+ Regents exam)

4 Social Studies credits (55+ on Global Regents & 55+ on US History)

4 Social Studies credits (65+ on Global Regents & 65+ on US History)

4 Social Studies credits (65+ on Global Regents & 65+ on US History)

3 Math credits (55+ Regents exam)

3 Math credits (65+ Regents exam)

3 Math credits (65+ on 3 Regents exams)

3 Science credits (55+ Regents exam)

3 Science credits (65+ Regents exam)

3 Science credits (65+ on 2 Regents exams)

1 Foreign Language credit (Ch/Pt. “A” Prof. Exam+)

1 Foreign Language credit (Ch/Pt. “A” Prof. Exam+)

3 Foreign Language credits (65+ Regents exam)

2 Phys Ed. credits

2 Phys Ed. credits

2 Phys Ed. credits

Art and/or Music (1 credit)

Art and/or Music (1 credit)

Art and/or Music (1 credit)

Health (1/2 credit)

Health (1/2 credit)

Health (1/2 credit)

3 ½ Elective credits

3 ½ Elective credits

1 ½ Elective credits

*The Fine Print: As of the Fall 2008, all incoming Grade 9 students students must earn at least a 65 on all 5 New York State Regents exams required for a diploma, unless they have a documented disability. **As of September 2008, only students with disabilities can earn a Local Diploma.


Guidance Department Facts College Applications Processed September, 2005 - March 19, 2010 3307

2009-10 2008-09

3073

2007-08

2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2005-06

2541

2006-07

2405

2005-06

1999

0

1000

2000

3000

4000


HALF HOLLOW HILLS HIGH SCHOOL EAST Profile of the Class of 2009 Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation with Honors

32%

Regents Diploma with Advanced Designation

33%

Regents Diplomas with Honors

1%

Regents Diplomas

30%

Local Diplomas

4%

Distribution of Three-Year Weighted Averages For the Class of 2009 Candidates for Graduation: 415 Averages

Percentage of Class

95 & above

21%

90 - 94.99

36%

85 - 89.99

25%

80 - 84.99

14%

75 - 79.99

0%

70 - 74.99

0%

Future Plans Four Year Colleges

76%

Two Year Colleges

18%

Military

1%

Work

5%

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