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  • Welcome To Parent Night

    2010-2011Murrieta Valley High SchoolFreshmen & Sophomores

  • Counseling and GuidanceCounselorsFrank Fravel A-C, AVID 9-10ext. 5513Candyce Julian D-G , AVID 12ext. 5266Melanie Kayrell HMe, AVID 11ext. 5772Jim Vandenburgh MiR, ELLext.5289Rick Lockwood SZ, SDCext. 5264Counseling SecretaryVeronica Ruiz ext. 5290Guidance TechniciansLeslie AndersonA-Kext.5274Kathleeen Debord L-Zext.5272Assistant PrincipalsLorie Coleman ext. 5293Bob McGonigal ext. 5410Mark Pettingill ext.5279

  • Topics of DiscussionTransition To High School Making Good ChoicesGraduation RequirementsA G RequirementsCAHSEE (California High School Exit Exam)PSAT TestingCollege and Career KuderIB Program Parent InformationThe Goal Graduation and Preparation

  • Tips for High School SuccessAttend parent nights Be presentphysically as well as mentallyLearn the layout of the schoolGet the right suppliesUse your MV guideKeep the big picture in mindMake good choicesGet involvedFamily dinner table talksGet to know your teachers, staff, counselor

  • High School Graduation RequirementsEnglish 40 creditsHistory 30 creditsMath 30 credits (must include Algebra)Science 30 creditsPE 20 creditsVisual/Performing Arts 10 creditsForeign Language 10 creditsComputer/Careers and Health 5 credits eachElectives 50 creditsTotal Credits Required = 230!Senior ProjectPassing the California HS Exit Exam 40 Hours of Community Service

  • College Prep/A-G Requirements(Grade of C or better)English 4 yearsHistory 2 yearsMath 3-4 years (Alg. I, Geometry, Alg. II)Lab Science 2-3 years (Bio, Chemistry, Physics)VP Art 1 yearForeign Language 2-3 years of the same lang.Elective 1 yearNCAA eligibility may differ (see counselor)

  • California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE)Graduation RequirementTest Dates March 8th and 9th Two Portions: English-Language Arts & MathematicsTest is based on academic content standards covered in classesStudents must pass both sectionsOnce a section is passed, that portion of the test is completeCAHSEE information website: www.cde.ca.gov/ta/tg/hs/resources.asp

  • PSAT Testing InformationPSAT- What is PSAT? Why should I take it?MVHS will be administering the PSAT to sophomores and juniors. The PSAT or Preliminary SAT will help you become familiar with the content and format of the SAT. Many sophomores choose to take the PSAT for the following reasons:to receive feedback on your academic strengths and weaknessesto see how your performance on an admissions test compares to other college bound studentsto help prepare for the SATto receive information from colleges

    Date: October 16, 2010Time: 8:00 - 11:00 report by 7:30. Bring ID card, 2 #2 pencils and a four function calculatorCost : $23.00Sign up at the bookkeepers window during break and lunchLast day to sign up is:October 8,2010.

  • Kuder NavigatorCollege and Career/Senior Exit Interview/Online Career Portfoliowww.kudernavigator.com provides the tools necessary to guide education and career exploration, planning, and development. A focal point of the Kuder Career Planning System is the portfolio. This is where it all begins for system users! The portfolio contains all of the work completed within the Kuder system. The portfolio thoughtfully steps individuals through the process of self-awareness, educational discovery, and workforce preparation.

    9th grade students are registering in ICT Career Classes10th Grade students will register in English Parents can register for a free Parent Account


  • Kuder NavigatorCollege and Career/Senior Exit Interview/Online Career PortfolioResearch-based Assessments Start the career planning process right by taking the interest, skills, and work values assessments. Education Planner Create your four-, six-, and eight-year education plans and meet your state's requirements. Planning Timeline Get on track with important education and career planning events. Career Search and Comparison Explore a wealth of occupational information and compare your favorite careers. College Search and Comparison Technical, two-year, four-year school? Find out what option is right for you. Resume Builder and Job Interviewing Are you prepared? Develop a professional resume and get interview tips. Get started today and find out how to begin building a lifelong career portfolio.


  • IB Program Description2 year program taken in 11th and 12th grades that results in an internationally recognized diploma in addition to the high school diploma.Focuses on educating well-rounded students who want to make a difference in the world and are willing to challenge themselves to prepare for college.

  • IB Diploma Nuts and Bolts6 subject courses and exams (1-7scale)3-4 are taken Higher Level (HL)2-3 are taken Standard Level (SL)Extended EssayTheory of Knowledge (TOK) courseCAS Hours (150)Earn at least 24 out of 45 points for diplomaBig commitment = Big benefits

  • IB Program ElementsTheory of Knowledge Course Asks the big questions. How do we know what we know? Offered after school in 11th and 12th grade.

    Extended Essay Research a topic that interests you. Write a well developed, comprehensive essay (4000 words max) with guidance from a teacher. Written over 2 years.

    Creativity / Action / Service (CAS) What are you passionate about? Make it have meaning. Bring it to life. 150 hours completed over 2 years. (Hours count for graduation requirements)

  • Parent Information:Contact teachers regularlyhttp://www.murrieta.k12.ca.us/mvhs Staff directoryCheck grades: ABI Parent Portal http://www.murrieta.k12.ca.us/mvhsMake sure we have up to date email, phone, etc.Check your students agenda/binder regularlyGet your child to think about their future ask them about college and career plansBe aware of high risk behaviors seek help when necessaryMonitor phone and internet use!!Encourage son/daughter to get involved in extra-curricular activities GOHAWKSGO!!!

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    G - Introduce the Team Ask parents to please hold their questions until the end. Many questions will be answered during the course of the presentation.Given during school hours over two testing daysEach session around 2hrs, but no time limitMVHS teachers have CAHSEE study guides they will use to help prepare studentsTo help your child prepare at home, we suggest visiting the CAHSEE website to view test questions released from previous exams. This is your students first opportunity to pass the CAHSEE. They will have additional opportunities in junior & senior year. This past year MVHS had a 93% pass rate

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