Troy Tech Program Requirements
Students who have been selected to participate in Troy’s magnet program are expected to thrive in its accelerated academic and technical classes. To this end, students must achieve and maintain a standard of excellence as demonstrated by their academic performance, their behavior, and their attendance patterns. The following criteria have been established to advise the program’s standards through the capstone senior Internship course.
Each and every semester, all Troy Tech students must satisfy the following academic requirements:
§ Troy Tech students must demonstrate positive and consistent progress in work habits, citizenship, and grades throughout each semester and in each class.
§ Troy Tech students must be enrolled in the appropriate Troy Tech course each and every semester of their freshman, sophomore, and junior years. They must be enrolled in the Internship course in the summer directly preceding the senior year or in the senior year itself.
§ Troy Tech students must earn a minimum semester grade point average of 2.0 (unweighted).
§ Troy Tech students enrolled in a six-period day must earn at least 25 semester units; Troy Tech students enrolled in a seven-period day must earn at least 30 units.
§ Regardless of their grade point average, Troy Tech students may not earn a failing grade in any Troy Tech elective (AP Computer Science Principles, Troy Tech Pathways Elective, or Internship).
In addition to the above requirements and regardless of their overall semester grade point average or units earned, Troy Tech Juniors must satisfy these additional requirements to continue in the program as Troy Tech Interns in their senior year:
§ Troy Tech Juniors must complete the Pre-Internship component of their Troy Tech class and receive Satisfactory Citizenship and Work Habits grades; Detailed requirements for the Pre-Internship course component can be found in the Troy Tech Pre-Internship Handbook distributed to all Troy Tech Juniors and their parents at the beginning of the junior year. Deadlines are also posted on preinternship.troyhigh.com § Students with a pattern of excessive absences and/or tardies will not be recommended for Internship. § Troy Tech Juniors must earn the recommendation of their Troy Tech teachers, program directors and the administrators. Troy Tech students whose performance does not correspond with these requirements will be removed from the Troy Tech Program and encouraged to seek a program that is more compatible with their ability level, talents, and interests. Students attending Troy on interdistrict transfer permits will be subject to a range of consequences including redirection to their home districts for placement. Students who have been removed from the Troy Tech Program or who leave the program voluntarily will not be eligible for reinstatement.
Students who are demonstrating flagrant disregard for their academic progress within any semester may be considered in violation of behavioral standards; they may be subject to further action as outlined below.
Troy Tech students must be enrolled in a full academic course of study at Troy High School to participate in the Troy Tech Program. Furthermore, these students are expected to attend their classes each day and maintain continuous semester-to-semester enrollment in the Troy Tech Program. If a pattern of excused or unexcused absences develops, as determined by a teacher, the program directors and/or administrators, the student’s enrollment in the program will be brought under review. A student’s poor attendance—resulting from excessive excused or unexcused absences—will justify a student’s removal from the program. There is no probationary period during which a student may rectify a poor attendance pattern.
Students who fail to meet the attendance requirements will be ineligible to continue in Troy’s magnet program; they will be encouraged to seek a program that is more compatible with their ability level, talents, and interests. Students attending Troy on interdistrict transfer permits will be redirected to their home districts for guidance and placement. Students who have been removed from the Troy Tech Program will not be eligible for reinstatement.
BEHAVIORAL CRITERIA AND DISCIPLINARY PROBATION
Troy Tech students are expected to abide by the behavioral and academic honesty policies of Troy High School and its individual teachers and classes. A Troy Tech student who has been suspended or whose behavior has been deemed unacceptable by an administrator, a teacher, or another staff member will be placed on Disciplinary Probation. A second behavioral infraction or suspension will result in the student’s permanent removal from the program. It should not be construed that Disciplinary Probation is a student’s right since a behavioral infraction of a serious nature may result in the student’s immediate removal from the Program.
Upperclassmen in the Troy Tech Program are expected to comport themselves as mature, trustworthy young adults and to demonstrate a high level of social conscience. These qualities, along with a strong academic performance, are requisite to a student’s commencement into the Senior Internship. Juniors and seniors may be disqualified or removed from Internship, and thus the Troy Tech Program, for behavioral infractions.
Students who fail to meet the behavioral requirements will be ineligible to continue in Troy’s magnet program; they will be encouraged to seek a program that is more compatible with their ability level, talents, and interests. Students attending Troy on interdistrict transfer permits will be subject to a range of consequences including redirection to their home districts for placement. Students who have been removed from the Troy Tech Program or have left voluntarily will not be eligible for reinstatement.
Disciplinary Probation may not be offered to a student who is in violation of attendance or academic standards.
SENIOR INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the academic, behavioral, and attendance requirements, Troy Tech students must satisfy the requirements of the Senior Internship. Detailed information is on internship.troyhigh.com.These requirements include but are not limited to:
§ Attendance at informational meetings.
§ Participation and completion of the 150-hour Internship.
§ Participation and attendance at the Mentor Breakfast and Troy Tech Fair.
§ Wearing appropriate business attire to their Internship, Mentor Breakfast, and the Troy Tech Fair.
Troy Tech students whose performance does not correspond with these requirements will be subject to deductions from their Internship grade and/or removal from the Troy Tech Program.
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