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Advisory Class Curriculum

Every student at Calero High School is scheduled in an Advisory class that meets every other day during 6th period for 100 minutes with a teacher.  Students and teacher stay together for three years.  Below is a description of some of the curriculum/training offered to students during daily Advisory:


180 Degrees:  Enhancing Life One Degree at Time:  Grades 10, 11, 12

Three Days per Week

Trainers:  Advisory Teachers


Program Description: The 180 Degrees Program offers social emotional learning curriculum at the elementary, middle school, high school, and young adult levels. Each curriculum has been researched, designed, and developed by educators for educators.

Each Student Handbook focuses on character, life skills and personal enrichment education, utilizing recognized 21st Century Learning Skills in conjunction with digital age and knowledge economy. Embedded throughout each text is the company's Core Values.

Each handbook includes quotes, stories, poems and references to websites, books, music lyrics and other information to emphasize the main themes of the chapters. Student participation is highly interactive with involvement in projects and team building exercises. As a means of fully engaging students, technology is utilized where most appropriate.

Each course is conducted a minimum of 3 hours a week for the length of a school semester (54 hours) or may be extended to an entire school year. Each curriculum meets National Common Core Standards in Language Arts and includes the following program components:

  • Self-Awareness
  • Self-Development
  • Social Awareness
  • Social Responsibility
  • Communication
  • Community Outreach
  • Life Skills
  • Relationship Skills
  • Identifying Values
  • 21st Century Skills
  • Critical Thinking
  • Core Values
  • Leadership
  • Character Education
  • Understanding Personal Feelings
  • Positive
  • Decision Making
  • Acceptance and Tolerance
  • Perspective Analysis
  • Health and Wellness



Break Free From Depression Curriculum:  Grades 10 and 11, 

Three Day Curriculum

Trainer:  Hillary Pleasants, Social Worker, CHS


Program Description: “Break Free From Depression is a classroom curriculum designed by the Swensrud Depression Prevention Initiative (SDPI), based in the Boston Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnerships Program at Boston Children’s Hospital. The goal of this curriculum is to raise awareness of depression in adolescents. The break Free From Depression curriculum is designed to be a universal psychoeducation and skill-building curriculum for students in grades 9-12.”




Alternatives Curriculum: Grade 10

Eight Day Curriculum

Trainer: Asian American Recovery Services (AARS)


Program Description:  AARS HealthRight 360 will provide educational presentations and workshops on alcohol, tobacco, and other drugs (ATOD) to help the students of Calero High School gain a better understanding about the physical and psychological effects of substance use. Curriculum will focus on topics ranging from ATOD, Stages of Change, Laws & consequences of ATOD, Behavior Change, and Goal Setting.


Non-Discrimination Statement

East Side Union High School District prohibits discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying in educational programs, activities, or employment on the basis of actual or perceived ancestry, age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, nationality, race or ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, parental, pregnancy, family or marital status, or association with a person or a group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. East Side Union High School District requires that school personnel take immediate steps to intervene when safe to do so when he or she witnesses an act of discrimination, harassment, intimidation, or bullying.

Questions or complaints of alleged discrimination, harassment, intimidation and bullying or title IX equity and compliance concerns should be directed to the Office of the Associate Superintendent of Instructional Services at (408) 347- 5061 or 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, Ca 95133.

Declaración Contra la Discriminación

El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side prohíbe la discriminación, el acoso, la intimidación y el abuso en los programas educativos, las actividades o el empleo por causas de ascendencia real o percibida, edad, color de la piel, discapacidad, género, identidad de género o expresión de género, nacionalidad, raza u origen étnico, religión, sexo, orientación sexual, estado de paternidad, embarazo o estado familiar o civil o asociación con una persona o grupo de personas con una o más de estas características reales o percibidas. El Distrito Escolar Unificado de Preparatoria East Side requiere que el personal escolar tome los pasos necesarios inmediatamente para intervenir cuando sea seguro hacerlo en caso de ser testigos de un acto de discriminación, acoso, intimidación o abuso.

Las preguntas o quejas de acusaciones de discriminación, acoso, intimidación y abuso o las preocupaciones sobre la igualdad y el cumplimiento de la ley con relación al artículo IX del Código de Educación deben ser dirigidas a la Oficina del Asistente del Superintendente para los Servicios de Enseñanza al (408) 347-5061 o a la siguiente dirección: 830 N. Capitol Ave, San José, Ca 95133.

Tuyên Bố Không Phân Biệt Đối Xử

(Non-Discrimination Statement)

Học Khu Trung Học East Side nghiêm cấm mọi hành vị kỳ thị, quấy nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt trong các chương trình giáo dục, các hoạt động hoặc trong công việc không được đặc trên cơ sở về tổ tiên, chủng tộc hoặc sắc tộc, tôn giáo, giới tính, khuynh hướng tình dục, cha mẹ, người mang thai, gia đình, hoặc tình trạng hôn nhân, hoặc liên hệ với một người hoặc một nhóm với nhiều điểm thực tế hoặc đặc điểm về nhận thức. Học Khu Trung Học East Side đòi hỏi nhân viên nhà trường phải tiến hành ngay các biện pháp can thiệp một cách an toàn khi họ chứng kiến các hành vi kỳ thị, quấu rối, hăm dọa hoặc bắt nạt.

Nếu có các câu hỏi hoặc khiếu nạo về sự phân biệt đối xử, sách nhiễu, hăm dọa và bắt nạt hoặc liên quan đến Title IX sự công bằng và tuân thủ các điều này xin qúy vị liên lạc với Văn phòng Phó Tổng Giám Đốc Đặc Trách Giáo Dục tại số điện thoại (408) 347-5061 hoặc địa chỉ 830 N. Capitol Ave, San Jose, CA 95133.