Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

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Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!. Welcome! Senior Parent Night CLASS OF 2014. Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!. AGENDA. PTSA Ed Foundation GRAD Nite Guidance Team Senior Activities Graduation Requirements Senior Attendance & School Policies - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!Welcome!

Senior Parent Night

CLASS OF 2014

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

AGENDA

PTSAEd FoundationGRAD NiteGuidance TeamSenior ActivitiesGraduation RequirementsSenior Attendance & School PoliciesPowerSchool,Mustang NewsletterNCAA EligibilityCCC ServicesUC/CSU RequirementsCollege Application ProcessCollege Board Testing/DatesFinancial Aid

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Mira Costa PTSAPTSA President: Tami Brothers tamibrothers@msn.com

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Manhattan Beach Education FoundationSusan Warshaw, 14 parent

Great Schools Today: Give to the Annual Appeal Great Schools Forever: Introducing the Class of 2014 Forever

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Grad NiteElise Johnsonelisejohnson5@gmail.com

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Guidance CounselorsSchool Phone (310) 318-7337

Jennifer Woodie: A-Daext 5023Corrine Lee-Iwai: Db-Hiext 5034Brittney Olson: Hj-Mhext 5022David Beck: Mi-Saext 5021Sue Bertran: Sb-Zext 5024Eliza Hynes: Student Support Counselor A-K ext 5027Keshia Fields: Student Support Counselor L-Z ext 5010

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

College and Career CounselorsCollege and Career Center - (310) 318 7337

Megen Anspach ext 5187Kristi Branim ext 5252

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Senior ActivitiesSenior Portraits - Ralfs Photography(310) 322-0069

Cap & Gown/Announcement Orders Jostens- November (Location on campus during the day and evening see calendar).

Senior Recognition/Graduation Speaker Auditions- April 24. Applications available March 3, due March 28.Senior Breakfast and Meeting June 13Senior Recognition June 16Graduation June 19Grad Night June 19

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Graduation RequirementsEnglish40 creditsMath20 credits (Algebra)Science20 creditsPE/Athletics20 creditsSocial Studies30 creditsArt or Foreign Language10 creditsHealth5 creditsElectives85 credits

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Graduation RequirementsTotal of 230 credits Please Note: ALL students MUST complete 230 credits, Algebra, and the CAHSEE BEFORE marching at graduation!

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Senior Attendance & School PoliciesJaime MancillaVice Principal

318-7337 ext. 5006

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

NCAAUpdates

Please see MCHS Website and go to Athletics then to Athletic Forms for annotated NCAA File.For more info contact Jaime Mancilla at jmancilla@mbusd.org.Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

CCC ServicesSenior English class meetingsCollege admissionUC/ CSU /Private college application requirements College search and selection (reach, target, likely)Lunch WorkshopsUC, CSU applicationsPrivate college applications and Common Application Letters of recommendationNavianceSign up for college rep visitsCollege searchCareer Interest InventoryCompare collegesand much more!Individual 30 minute conferences

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Finding the Right FitCollege is a match to be made, not a prize to be won.

Empower your studentBe supportiveDo not complete applications or write essays!Stay calm.

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

UC/CSU RequirementsThe handouts contain the minimum requirements for the UC and CSU. These are 15 yearlong high school courses (known as a g subjects).Students are strongly encouraged to take courses beyond the minimum requirements.SAT/ACTNO letters of recommendationEssaysUC 2 Personal StatementsCSU no essayCSU filing period Oct 1 Nov. 30UC filing period Nov 1 Nov 30

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

A G coursework (C grade or higher)A History/social science 2 yrsB English4 yrsC Mathematics3 yrs4 yrs rec.D Laboratory Science2 yrs3 yrs rec. E Lang other than Eng2 yrs3 yrs rec.F VPA1 yrG College-Prep Electives1 yr

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

College Application Process Private CollegesLetters of Recommendation Secondary School ReportsDownload application from college website or www.commonapp.orgEssaysFollow Up:Midyear ReportFinal Transcript

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Types of AdmissionEarly Decision (ED)Early Action (EA) (REA)Rolling AdmissionRegular Decision

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

TestingSAT and ACT Plus WritingSAT www.collegeboard.comACT www.ACT.orgSAT Subject TestsReporting ScoresScore ChoiceTimelinesOct ED/EADec last date for most schools to meet admissions deadlinesTest PrepSchool Code 051895

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Financial AidTypes of AidGrants and scholarshipsLoansWork-study FAFSA filling period January 1 to March 2 www.fafsa.ed.govFreewww.fafsa4caster.com for estimateNeed PIN www.pin.ed.govCSS/Financial Aid Profile (private colleges) www.collegeboard.com/profileAvailable nowState Aid Cal GrantsBeware of scams!Tentative Date for Financial Aid Info Night: October 1st, 7 pm

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

ScholarshipsAvailable fromFed and state governmentsCommunity organizationsPrivate organizationsService organizationsPrivate colleges (institutional aid)Hundreds of thousands of scholarshipswww.fastweb.com, www.scholarships.comUpdates on NavianceScholarship Notebooks meeting in February

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

CommunicationCCC Website Daily BulletinMustang Newsletter - Sign up at MCHS websiteNaviance http://connection.naviance.com/mchsSenior English classesPTSA Newsletter

Mira Costa High School A great place to learn!

Next Sr. Parent MeetingFebruary 4, 2014THANK YOUMIRA COSTA GUIDANCE TEAM

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