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Culmination Requirements for Sal Castro MS

  • Students earn 5 credits for passing each semester course with a mark of “D” or better.
  • No more than four (4) unsatisfactory (U) marks on the final Spring semester of 8th grade report card, which represents two (2) in work habits and two (2) in cooperation
  • All textbooks and library books must be returned and any outstanding fines paid in full
  • Students need to adhere to the school behavior/discipline policy/uniform policy
  • Students with on-going behavioral problems and less than 90% attendance rate (verified in MiSiS) will be excluded from the culmination and ALL 8th grade activities, this also includes excessive tardies.
  • In addition, students should earn points as indicated in the chart below

    Fall 8th Grade

    Spring 8th Grade

    Courses

    Credits

    Courses

    Credits

     

    English 8A

     

    5

     

    English 8B

     

    5

     

    CC Math 8A or

    *ACC CC Alg 1

    5

     

    CC Math 8B or

    *ACC CC Alg 1

    5

     

    *0

     

    *10

     

    US Hist G&C A

     

    5

     

    US Hist G&C B

     

    5

     

    Science 8A

     

    5

     

    Science 8B

     

    5

     

    Int PE A

     

    5

     

    Int PE B

     

    5

     

    Elective/ ELD

     

    5

     

    Elective/ELD

     

    5

     

    Total Credits Possible

    30

     

    30

    *25

    *35

*Note: ACC Algebra 1 is a year-long course. Students earn 10 credits when they pass the Spring course with a mark of “D” or better.

Summer School 2018
This program is designed to help your child meet grade level standards in English Language Arts. The program will be held June 18, 2018 to July 13, 2018, from 8:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m. There will be no class on 4th of July. Student enrollment is based on eligibility, priority, and available space. For more information, contact Mrs. Ramos.