Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Counseling center, HTM

HTM | 44 East J | Chula Vista | CA 91910

Semester 2 2018
As the end of the school year comes to an end, the counseling center is busy with registration and promotion.   Here are a couple of reminders for the end of school year:
·          Please remember that semester grades are very important for middle school promotion requirements.  Students must pass all courses with a “D” or higher, have 21 credits in order to be eligible for the promotion certificate. 
·          Summer school is offered to current 7th grade students who received an F in a core subject for semester 1 and semester 2 grades.
·         Summer school dates:  
  June 11-June 29th, 2018
   8:00-1:30 PM
From all the dedicated staff of the counseling center, we wish you a safe and fun summer!





·          Academic Improvement Plans

·         EOC Exams:  May 25-May 30 (8th grade)

·         EOC Exams:  June 1-June 5

(7th grade)

·          Promotion:  June 5th, 2018

 

 

 


Here are the promotion requirements:
English Language Arts (4 semester credits)          
      English 7 (2), English 8(2)
Math (4 semester credits)
      Integrated Math 7 (2), Integrated Math 8 (2)
PE  (4 semester credits)
      PE 7 (2), PE 8 (2)
Science (4 semester credits)
      General Science 1 (2), General Science 2 (2)
Social Science (4 semester credits)
      World Cultures (2), US History (2)
Elective (1 semester credit)
      (D Grade or Better)





Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Counseling Center, HTM

HTM | 44 East J | Chula Vista | CA 91910

Semester 2, Quarter 3—2018
Many things are circulating in the counseling center.  We are meeting with our students creating Academic Improvement Plans, following up on student progress and signing up 8th grade students for available credit recovery.  The calendars for credit recovery are in the counseling center.  Please take note that our progress report grades are coming out on February 23, 2018.  Please remember that semester grades are very important for middle school promotion requirements.  Students must pass all courses with a “D” or higher, have 21 credits in order to be eligible for the promotion certificate. 

·          Academic Improvement Plans

·         Progress Report Card:  February 23, 2018

·         Credit Recovery:  Math and English

 

 

 

Credit Recovery: 
Integrated Math 8-A,
B. Savage, ROOM 308
January 27-February 21

ELA 8-A
L. Wallace, ROOM 702
January 27-February 21

WHO:  8th grade students who received an “F” first semester in these subjects

WHAT and WHY:  Students re-take course to receive credit.  Students must have a “D” or higher to pass course and attend 40 hours of seat time and 20 hours of independent study work.

IMPORTANT:  After a two-hour absence, your child will dropped from Credit Recovery and will be ineligible for promotion.







Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Happy Holidays!


Warmest Wishes
For the Holiday Season!
It’s always a great feeling to wrap up the semester with a heartfelt thank you to parents, students and staff who made our counseling activities worthwhile and successful.  The counselors had a wonderful time discussing setting the pathway toward College and Career exploration with “College:  Making it Happen” Night!  We’ve also had enormous success in meeting with students about setting goals for the semester.
To continue on with the spirit of academic achievement, we’d like to share a few tidbits of information for the end of the semester:
·        First semester grades are coming out on Friday, December 15.  These are the grades that will be counted towards credit on their transcript.  Remember that students will be given credit for passing grades of D grade or Higher.  Total credits needed for promotion:  21 credits
Here are the promotion requirements:
English Language Arts (4 semester credits)     
   English 7 (2), English 8(2)
Math (4 semester credits)
   Integrated Math 7 (2), Integrated Math 8 (2)
PE  (4 semester credits)
   PE 7 (2), PE 8 (2)
Science (4 semester credits)
   General Science 1 (2), General Science 2 (2)
Social Science (4 semester credits)
   World Cultures (2), US History (2)
Elective (1 semester credit)
   (D Grade or Better)


On behalf of the counseling center, we would like to wish you a happy holiday season and a restful break with your friends and family.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Counseling center, HTM

HTM | 44 East J | Chula Vista | CA 91910

Quarter 2 2017
SO many great things happening this quarter in the counseling center.  We are meeting with our students creating Academic Improvement Plans, conducting presentations about educational essentials and college and career exploration.  Please take note that our semester grades are coming out on December 15, 2017.  These semester grades are very important for middle school promotion requirements.  Students must pass all courses with a “D” or higher, have 21 credits in order to be eligible for the promotion certificate. 

·          Academic Improvement Plans

·         Semester Report Card:  December 15

·         PIQUE Parent Presentation

·         Educational Essentials and Career Presentation

*COLLEGE MAKING IT HAPPEN Presentation
6-7 PM

 

 

WHO:  Parents and Students
WHAT:  College Making It Happen Presentation
WHEN:  Thursday, November 30, 2017 6-7 PM
WHERE:  Hilltop Middle School--Cafeteria
TOPICS:
Compact For Success
Types of Colleges
Approximate Annual Fee and Tuition
A-G Courses
Paying for College
College Admission Requirements
Steps for Academic Success




Thursday, October 5, 2017

http://compactforsuccess.sdsu.edu/compact/

Counseling center, HTM

HTM | 44 East J | Chula Vista | CA 91910


Quarter 1 2017
We’re eagerly awaiting our annual Compact For Success Fieldtrip that will take place on October 21, 2017.  This event is for 7th graders and their guardians.  It will be a fun afternoon filled with exciting information that will help you and your child along the path to a university.  Permission slips are due by October 6th, 2017 in the counseling center.

WHERE:  San Diego State University
5287 Aztec Circle Drive, San Diego, CA 92115

·          Beginning of the school year balancing of master schedule

·         Progress Report 1:  Sept. 1

·         Academic Intervention Plans

·         Progress Report 2:  Oct. 27

 

WHO:  Compact for Success Fieldtrip
For all 7th grade students.
WHAT:  Compact for Success”I Pledge to go to College” Field Trip
WHEN:  October 21, 2017, Meet at school in the cafeteria at 7:00 AM, Bus leaves by 8 AM and returns by 2:30-3
If driving: Program starts at 9 AM and ends at 2:30; Driving directions are provided with the permission slip.
Driving Directions:
Merge onto 805 N
Merge onto CA-15N
Merge onto 1-8 E
Take exit 10 for College AVE
Use the right lane to keep right at the fork and follow signs for College Ave S
Merge onto College Ave
Turn right at first light to Canyon Crest DR.
Park in structure 12




Tuesday, May 30, 2017





May and June Currents
With the end of the school year vastly approaching, we would like to emphasize important school information for our announcements.
END OF COURSE EXAMS

From Tuesday, May 23-Thursday, May 25:  End of Course Exams (8th graders)
From Tuesday, May 30-Thursday, June 1:  End of Course Exams (7th graders)

PROMOTION
Thursday, June 1, 2017
According to US History Teacher
8:30 AM:  Ms. Munoz, Ms. Chavez, Ms. Kuklenski, Mr. Murrillo, Ms. Rohrer
12:00 PM:  Ms. Cervantes
2:00 PM:  Ms. Manjarrez

SEMESTER GRADES
Friday, June 2, 2017 (Last Day of School)

KEEP in MIND
8th grade:  Please be aware of middle school requirements.  Any student who does not fulfill middle school requirements, will be ineligible for the promotion certificate.
Please be advised of the middle school requirements for promotion.
·        Remember that students will be given credit for passing grades of D grade or Higher.  Total credits needed for promotion:  21 credits
Here are the promotion requirements:
English Language Arts (4 semester credits)
     English 7 (2), English 8(2)
Math (4 semester credits)
     Integrated Math 7 (2), Integrated Math 8 (2)
PE  (4 semester credits)
     PE 7 (2), PE 8 (2)
Science (4 semester credits)
     General Science 1 (2), General Science 2 (2)
Social Science (4 semester credits)
     World Cultures (2), US History (2)
Elective (1 semester credit)
     (D Grade or Better)

7TH GRADE INFORMATION for summer school
Students who receive an “F” in core classes (for semester 1 and 2 of 7th grade) should fill out an application for summer school (in the counseling center) to recover that credit.  Parents must fill out application and return to the counseling center immediately for placement for summer school.  Please ask Math teachers for summer school applications for the accelerated math classes offered in the summer (based on recommendations from math teachers).

LAST thoughts

On behalf of the counseling center, have a wonderful and restful summer break!

Thursday, April 6, 2017


March and April Happenings
With Spring in the air, it is wonderful to see the counseling center transition to the upcoming school year with registration and parent nights in full swing.  We are constantly amazed with the exciting classes this school has to offer.

We had a huge turn-out for our first parent night (for our upcoming 7th graders) that took place on March 2nd, 2017.  Thank you to the 150 people who came in attendance to join us for our festivities.  A huge thank-you  to our teachers and staff who made the night successful!

Important Dates
 Wednesday, APRIL 19th, 2017

Don’t worry!  If you missed that event, we have one last parent night happening this Month.  It will take place on April 19th, 2017, 6-7 pm, in the cafeteria, if you’re are interested in your child attending HTM next year.  You will be able listen to our school orchestra play as well as learn about special programs our school has to offer.
Friday, APRIL 14th, 2017:  Progress Report

Please be advised that students will receive their progress reports on Friday, April 14, 2017.  This is a great opportunity to encourage your child to do their best before the semester grades come out.  Please be advised of the middle school requirements for promotion.
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·       Remember that students will be given credit for passing grades of D grade or Higher.  Total credits needed for promotion:  21 credits
Here are the promotion requirements:
English Language Arts (4 semester credits)     
   English 7 (2), English 8(2)
Math (4 semester credits)
   Integrated Math 7 (2), Integrated Math 8 (2)
PE  (4 semester credits)
   PE 7 (2), PE 8 (2)
Science (4 semester credits)
   General Science 1 (2), General Science 2 (2)
Social Science (4 semester credits)
   World Cultures (2), US History (2)
Elective (1 semester credit)