10th Grade Goal Setting

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How many credits does it take to graduate
Hinkley High School?
◦ 22 credits
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How many credits do you receive for passing ONE
class for ONE quarter? [email protected]
◦ 0.25 credits
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How many credits do you receive if you pass a
class for an entire year?
◦ 1.00 credits
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You must PASS EVERY CLASS or you will have to
make it up.
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Language Arts
(English)- 4.0
Math- 4.0
Science- 3.0
Social Studies- 3.0
Foreign Language1.0
Electives- 7.0
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Language Arts
(English)- 4.0
Math- 4.0
Science- 3.0
Social Studies- 3.0
Foreign Language1.0 2.0-3.0
(Recommended)
Academic Electives2.0
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A freshman should finish 6 credits in one year
A sophomore should finish 12 credits by the
end of his or her sophomore year
A junior should finish 17 credits by the end of
his or her junior year
A senior needs 22 credits!
 4 points for each
 3 for each
B
 2 for each
C
 1 for each
D
 0 for each
F
A
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If your grades look
like this for the
quarter:
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English 10 = B
US History = C
CORE 2 = B
Chemistry = D
Spanish 2 = A
Yearbook = B
Your GPA is: 2.7
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Pickens
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Programs
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CCA
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Ascent
◦ You can receive college credits through CCA
◦ Accuplacer tests in January
◦ Enough credits at Pickens or CCA, but not quite done with the
degree?
 We will hold your diploma and you can go to Pickens or CCA for a year
for free!
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IB
 Apply as a senior
 Created for undocumented students
◦ The best college prep program available
◦ World recognized
◦ Minimum of 25 college credits for diploma candidates
 Attendance
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Higher Attendance= better preparation for
assignments and tests
Complete missed assignments
Make arrangements to make up tests that you
have missed
 Grades
matter!
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GPA is the #1 factor in college admission
process
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Sophomore and junior year are especially
important for your grades
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Upward track
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Community Service
◦ Need help finding community service? Come see me
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Involvement in school activities- sports,
clubs, etc.
Taking challenging courses:
◦ CCA, Honors, IB
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Visit a college!
◦ We will be taking trips throughout the year
◦ Want to go? Just ask…
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College Fairs
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Explore Naviance
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Ask Mr. Springsteen for an appointment to
discuss your plans and goals
Talk to teachers and other adults in the building
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ONLY for Hinkley graduates
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$2,500 scholarship per year
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$10,000 total
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Goal setting allows you to define where you want to go
Allows you direct your time and resources efficiently
Keeps you motivated when times are difficult
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SMART Goals:
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Specific
Measurable
Attainable
Relevant
Time-bound
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connection.naviance.com/hinkley
Username:
Student #
Password:
6 digit birthday
123088
Complete “District ICAP Grade 10 PWR Goal
Setting Survey”
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Username:
Student #
Password:
First letter of your first name, first letter of
your last name, 6 digit birthday
as123088
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