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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.

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