Welcome to Leigh`s 8th Grade Information Night

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Welcome to Leigh
High School
Class of 2019
Mrs. Ruybal A-Le
Mrs. Perea Li-Z
Ms. McQuain, Intervention
Today you will…
Learn about • The CUHSD high school graduation requirements
and college entrance requirements
• Programs at Leigh
• Leigh’s 9th grade programming card
Graduation
Requirements
Must be
enrolled in 6
courses
Must earn a
D or better in
all required
courses
Must pass
both sections
of CAHSEE
Math Pathways
For a student in 8th grade during 2014-15 School Year
14-15
15-16
16-17
17-18
18-19
8th
9th
10th
11th
12th
CC 8
Math 8
IM 1
IM 2
IM 3
Pre-Calculus
AP Statistics
IM 3 STEM
AP Calculus AB
AP Statistics
IM 3
Pre-Calculus
AP Statistics
AP Statistics
AP Calculus AB
IM 3 STEM
AP Calculus AB
AP Statistics
AP Calculus BC
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Statistics
Alg 1
IM 1
Adv. Alg 1
Geometry
IM 2
IM 3 STEM
AVID
Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID is an academic, elective class that supports students
who may be the first in their families to attend a 4 year university
The four main components of the program are:
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•
academic instruction
tutorial support
college and career research
motivational activities (team building & field trips)
Project Lead the Way
Introduction to Engineering Design (IED)
Learn the design process, AutoCAD Inventor
Principles of Engineering (POE)
Explore technology systems, simple machines, robotics,
programming and more
Digital Electronics (DE)
Learn electronics & logic through hands-on project work
and MultiSIM software simulations
Engineering Development and Design (EDD)
senior capstone course in planning stage
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More than 100 University relationships, including California State
University
Partnerships with Fortune 100 and 500 companies
Clubs and Athletics
 More than 20 Different Clubs on Campus
Art Club
National Honor Society
Chess Club
Christian Club Mock Trial
Drama/Thespians Club
Game Club
Gay Straight Alliance
Literaleigh Club
Key Club
Junior Statesmen of America
Robotics Club
Science Olympiad Interact Club
Sisters of Society
 29 different athletic teams
playing 19 different sports
Fall Athletics
Physicals- All students must have a valid physical on file prior to
trying out for a sport. The physical forms can be found on the
Leigh Athletics website in April. Physicals must occur before the
season starts.
Pre Season Try Outs- information can be found on the Leigh
Athletics website: http://leighathletics.olinesports.com
Eligibility- All students who participate in athletics here at Leigh
must be enrolled as a full time student. Students who are home
schooled or part time enrolled are not eligible to participate in
athletics
Fall Sports- Pre season conditioning takes place during the
summer. This information will be posted on the Leigh Athletics
website in May.
Teachers Expect
That our students will
• Complete assigned work and submit it for
feedback
• Be actively engaged in their learning and
progress
• Begin to advocate for themselves and their
future
• Attend their tutorial for support
Steps to Choosing 9th Grade Classes
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Consider UC/CSU requirements
Think about your current strengths
Select 9th grade courses on the Programming Card
Return the form to your middle school counselor
Review tentative course selection to be mailed
home this Spring
6. Pick up schedule during Link Crew Orientation in
August
Activity
th
Go over your 8 grade
programming card
Q and A
Course Catalog online at
www.cuhsd.org
See you next year!
Go Longhorns!
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