Our mission at Oroville High School is to provide a safe, engaging environment that promotes high academic achievement and personal and social responsibility through a cooperative effort of students, teachers, and parents.
Oroville High School's guiding vision is to prepare our students for success in our rapidly changing information-based society and to make sound, informed, ethical decisions in all aspects of their adult lives. We offer quality programs to help our students succeed. Courses, curriculum, and school-wide goals at Oroville High School are reviewed and aligned regularly with local, state and national standards. Our students learn how to be critical thinkers, life-long learners, effective communicators, and community contributors.
All graduating Students will be:
RESPONSIBLE CITIZENS WHO:
~ SHOW PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY BY
o Following Directions
o Completing Assignments on Time
o Meeting Expected Attendance/Punctuality Standards
~ ARE ACCOUNTABLE FOR RULES AND PROCEDURES
~ ARE CONTRIBUTING MEMBERS OF SCHOOL/SOCIETY
o Measurable Indicators
§ Post-secondary goals indicated on graduation survey and educational plan
§ Completion of graduation requirements
§ Honor Roll, and Honor Cords
§ Participation rates in service projects, service clubs
§ Type and frequency of discipline referrals
§ Attendance records
§ Successful completion of health and government courses
§ Participation rates of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities – clubs, athletics, art shows, drama productions, science projects, service clubs, FHA competitions, writing contests, band and choir performances
~ READ, WRITE, SPEAK ENGLISH
~ EXPRESS THEMSELVES IN A VARIETY OF MEDIA (art, music, dance, theater
~ COMPREHEND INFORMATION AND CONVEY UNDERSTANDING
o Measurable Indicators
§ Four years of English
§ Write and pass 7 standards papers
§ Successful completion of lessons reflecting cooperative learning to improve peer understanding and work relationships
§ Express themselves in a variety of media which could include art, music, dance, theater, foreign languages and public speaking
~ MEET COURSE CONTENT STANDARDS
~ CREATE INTELLECTUAL ARTISTIC PRACTICAL AND PHYSICAL PRODUCTS
~ WORK INDEPENDENTLY
~ MONITOR AND EVALUATE THEIR OWN PROGRESS
~ APPROPRIATELY EMPLOY TECHNOLOGY IN RESEARCH AND PRODUCT CREATION
~ UTILIZE TECHNOLOGY ETHICALLY AND RESPONSIBILITY
Other Possible Indicators:
1. Completion of grade-level credits leading to graduation, including passing scores on CAHSEE
2. STAR-9, CST, AP Exams, SAT I and SAT II test results, Cuesta College English and mathematics Assessments, CSU Placement Assessments – Early Assessment Program (EAP in English and Math
3. District Writing Assessment scores
4. Completion of and update of individual student Educational Plan
5. Test results, STAR-9 ELA CST Reading Comprehension Cluster, CAHSEE Language Arts, District Writing Assessments, AP English Language and AP English Literature Exams, SAT I and SAT II Exams, Cuesta College English Assessment, CSU Early Assessment Program
6. Distinguishing fact from opinion and identifying inaccurate information
7. Students will be life-long learners in the process of making social and vocational choices.
8. Students practice ethical behavior.
9. Students understand and exercise their civic responsibilities within a community
10. Students share, respect cultural diversity, collaborates, and participate in contributing to their community.
11. Students master basic computational and procedural skills across the curriculm
12. Students develop an appreciation for and an understanding of mathematical concepts and the abilities to use mathematical reasoning to solve problems across the curriculum.
13. Students communicate precisely about quantities, logical relationships and values through the use of signs, symbols, models, graphs, and mathematical terms
14. Students develop logical thinking in order to analyze evidence and support hypotheses in a variety of settings
15. Students access information efficiently and effectively by recognizing a need for research, formulating questions, identifying a variety of sources and developing strategies for locating information.
16. Students evaluate information critically and competently by determining accuracy and relevancy, distinguishing and pre
17. Students read and understand grade-level appropriate material across the curriculum
18. Students analyze patterns of organization, arguments, and themes in content-area text
19. Students write with coherence and focus across the curriculum using a variety of formats