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701 Santa Monica
San Antonio, Texas  78212

Phone: (210) 738-9720
Fax: (210) 738-2408


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Edison Advisement Conference Schedule

 

 

Dear Parent/Guardian:

         

In 2013 our Texas Legislature passed House Bill 5 (HB 5) changing the graduation requirements for students entering the ninth grade in 2014 - 2015.  Beginning in the 2014 - 2015 school year, school districts must ensure that each student, on entering ninth grade, indicates in writing an endorsement that the student intends to earn.  As per state mandate, high school counselors are to review the Personal Graduation Plan and endorsement together with the parent and each student entering 9th grade.  The Personal Graduation Plan must be signed by the student and parent.  Below is the Advisement Conference Schedule of date and time of your scheduled conference during the week of August 11 - 14.  It is imperative that you and your child attend at the designated time indicated below based on your child's last name.

August 11 August 12 August 13 August 14
Advisement Conference Time Name Name Name Name Advisement Conference Time
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Aa - Alonzo Gam - Garcia Mata - Menchaca Rodriguez 8:00 - 9:00 a.m.
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Alvarado - Balderas Gard - Gomez Mendez - Morales Rodriguez 9:00 - 10:00 a.m.
10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Balle - Cabrera Gonzalez - Heredia Moreno - Ortega Rojas - San Ramon 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
11:00 - 12:00 a.m. Cadengo - Castellano Hernandez Ortiz - Palacios Sanchez - Sigala 11:00 - 12:00 a.m.
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Castillo - Clark Hero - Lehman Paramo - Pina Silva - Soto 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.
2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Co - Del Bosque Lemon - Lopez Pim - Ramos Speer - Tonche 2:00 - 3:00 p.m.
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Del C - Esquivel Luebano - Marroquin Reballosa - Rios Torres - Vasquez 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Est - Galvan Martinez Rivera - Robledo Vega - Zuniga 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
6:00 - 7:00 p.m.     A - L M - Z 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
7:00 - 8:00 p.m.     A - L M - Z 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
 

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1st day of School

Mon. August 25th

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Labor Day Holiday
Monday Sept. 1
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End 1st nine wks

October 24th

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Freshmen-9th-Our Future!

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THINGS TO KNOW TO STAY ON THE HIGHER EDUCATION TRACK


1. Know your high school grading scale and the grade point
conversion system.

2. Know the graduation requirement for your high school

3. Choose classes that are challenging (they look good on
your college applications).

4. Meet with your counselor and discuss your high school plans.

5. Have discussions with your teachers about your future.
They are a great resource.

6. Know how your GPA is calculated and how colleges
interpret it.

7. Explore organizations and activities offered in your high
school. Get involved.

8. It is a good idea to have your goals (short and long term)
written down. Set priorities in accomplishing them.

9. Keep a log of your grades, GPA, and your accomplishments.
Note where they fit into your goal.

10. Attempt ALL assignments! STUDY EVERY DAY!

11. Begin exploring colleges, universities, and trade schools
and their majors.

If you think that higher education isn't for you get a Reality
Check at www.cdr.state.tx.us/realitycheck/

This is an exciting time . The choices you make now will
dictate your future.

 

YOUR 4 YEAR SCHEDULE SHOULD INCLUDE
Graduating Class of 2018
   
FASTEST GROWING CAREERS IN TEXAS
ANNUAL SALARY
Systems Analyst
Computer Scientist
Public School Teacher
Computer Support Specialist
Cardiology Technologist
Paralegal

 

$49,000
$43,500
$37,000
$37,400
$35,000
$33,900
CAREERS REQUIRING AN ASSOCIATE'S
OR CERTIFICATE
STARTING SALARY
Court Reporting
Occupational Safety
Medical Sonography
Electrician
Physical Therapy Assistant
Chemical Technology
Computer Electronics
Architectural Design
Electronic Technology

 

$37,000
$35,000
$33,500
$32,000
$30,400
$29,500
$28,000
$26,400
$25,300
CAREERS REQUIRING A
BACHELOR'S DEGREE
STARTING SALARY
Math/Statistics
Mechanical Engineers
Network Administrator
Nursing (R.N.)
Economics & Finance
Accountant
Business operation specialist
$49,000
$41,000
$35,000
$34,000
$34,000
$30,000
$28,000
ON AVERAGE A PERSON SPENDS 48+ YEARS OF
THEIR LIVES WORKING