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MLP Sophomores My Life Plan. Class of 2016. Your Senior Counseling Team:. Ms. Friesen. Ms. Engelhart. Ms. Gaulke. Ms. Lewis. Mr. Dilla. Mrs. Hassell. Ms. Van Pernis. Ms. Vertigan. Ms. Rates. Your Counseling Team:. Mr. Palmquist. Ms. McMillen. Mr. Simondet. Ms. Magney. My Life Plan.

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Mlp sophomores my life plan

MLP SophomoresMy Life Plan

Class of 2016


Your senior counseling team
Your Senior Counseling Team:

Ms. Friesen

Ms. Engelhart

Ms. Gaulke

Ms. Lewis

Mr. Dilla

Mrs. Hassell

Ms. Van Pernis

Ms. Vertigan

Ms. Rates


Your counseling team
Your Counseling Team:

Mr. Palmquist

Ms. McMillen

Mr. Simondet

Ms. Magney



Graduation requirements for the classes of 2016
Graduation RequirementsFOR THE CLASSES OF 2016

  • 4 Years Social Studies

  • 4 Years English

  • 3 Years Math (minimum)

  • 3 Years Science (minimum)

  • 1 Year Physical Education & 1 Year Health

  • 1 Year Fine Arts

  • Complete My Life Plan Milestones (Radiance)

  • Pass all the MCA Tests: Math, Reading andWritingtests , ACT or the Accuplacer.

  • -------------------------------------------------------------

  • Earn 64.5 Total Credits



Why should i take accelerated coursework
Why Should I Take Accelerated Coursework?

Accepted to the college of your choice

  • Colleges look for accelerated classes, such as AP, CIS, & PSEO.

    Help you become a better learner

  • Learn lifelong skills

  • Learn from motivated peers

    It saves you money $$$

  • Better chance to get more scholarships

  • Could get college credit for classes


Rigorous courses
Rigorous Courses

We encourage taking challenging courses including:

  • Advanced Placement (AP Courses)

  • College in the Schools (CIS Courses)

  • Post Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO).


10 th graders ap course
10th graders (AP Course)

  • AP US History or AP Humanities 2

  • Students can expect about 2 hours homework per night. Many teachers stay after school.

  • Math (See Math tutoring schedule)

  • NHS Tutoring


College in the schools cis courses
College in the Schools (CIS) Courses

  • U of M classes taught at South High.

    CIS Literature CIS Writing

    Economics Government

    Chinese French

    German

  • Student earn high school and college credit.

  • An official U of M transcript.


Pseo applications

PSEO Applications

PSEO (post secondary enrollment options):

MCTC:

http://www.minneapolis.edu/prospectivestudents/pseoapplication.cfm

Deadline for Spring semester-December 2nd, 2014

Deadline for Fall semester-June 2nd, 2014

NEW! Sophomores, pass 8th grade MCA test and meet prerequisites of course you want to register for.

Juniors-3.0 GPA, top 1/3 of class

Seniors-2.5 GPA top ½ of class

U of M Twin Cities:

http://www.cce.umn.edu/Post-Secondary-Enrollment-Options/index.html

Application deadline - April 1st, 2014

Strong GPA (the average admit GPA is 3.7)Space is limited to 500 new students each year.

Concordia University St. Paul:

Deadline: Fall Semester - May 1st, 2014

GPA of 3.2 are encouraged to apply.

These are just a few options for PSEO. See your counselor for forms and more information on concurrent enrollment options!


10th grade students are able to register for one CTE (Career and Technical Education) coursestheir first semester and will need to have a letter grade of C or higher to continue. A list ofcourses that are included for all 10th grade students is listed below.

Included Programs:

  • Accounting Graphic Design: Web and interactive Media

  • Addiction Counseling Healthcare Core Curriculum

  • Apparel Technologies Health Foundations

  • Architectural Technology

  • Biotechnology

  • Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning, and

  • Refrigeration

  • Business Management Human Services

  • Business Office Administration Information Technology

  • Central Services Technician Law Enforcement

  • Child Development Legal Office Specialist

  • Community Development Library Information Technology

  • Community Health Worker Machine Tool Technology

  • Computer Forensics Medical Office Assistant

  • Computer Software Development Nursing Assistant/Home Health Aide

  • Computer Support and Network

  • Administration

  • Personal Trainer and Group Exercise

  • Instruction

  • Criminal Justice Studies

  • Dental Assistant

  • Phlebotomy

  • Photography & Digital Imaging

  • Education Polysomnographic

  • Electrical Construction and Technology Welding and Metal Fabrication

  • Electroneurodiagnostic Technology Yoga and Teacher Training

  • Graphic Design: Print Media


Why take the plan test
Why take the PLAN Test?

  • Taking PLAN is a great way to prepare for the ACT. In fact, students who take PLAN tend to score higher on the ACT than students who do not take PLAN.

  • It covers the same subjects—English, mathematics, reading, and science—and provides an estimated ACT score.

  • PLAN points out academic strengths and areas where improvement is needed and lets students know if they're on track for college.

  • PLAN helps them find careers that match their interests and even helps connect them with colleges interested in them.


Why take the psat test
Why take the PSAT Test?

The PSAT/NMSQT measures:

  • Critical reading skills

  • Math problem-solving skills

  • Writing skills

  • The most common reasons for taking the PSAT/NMSQT are to:

  • Receive feedback on your strengths and weaknesses on skills necessary for college study. You can then focus your preparation on those areas that could most benefit from additional study or practice.

  • See how your performance on an admissions test might compare with that of others applying to college.

  • Enter the competition for scholarships from NMSC (grade 11).


Act and sat test prep

ACT and SAT Test Prep

PSAT Test:

will be available to Juniors for purchase during lunch starting Sept 26th and will be available Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week until they are sold out. Tests will cost $17.00 in cash. Please note that we cannot accept checks. Tests are available first come, first served. PSAT tests will be available for Sophomores to purchase starting October 15th during lunch. The PSAT will begin promptly at 8:15 am in the Auditorium on Wednesday, October 30th .

PLAN Test:

Given to all 10th graders November 18th (LA), 19th (Open) and the 20th (AN) of November (Pre-ACT).

ACT TEST:http://actstudent.org

On the left side click on “Test Prep”.

They offer a free test prep guide and free practice test questions for the ACT test.

SAT TEST: http://sat.collegeboard.com/practice

On the left side click on “Practice and Review”, free SAT practice.


Act and sat tests

ACT and SAT Tests

All juniors in Minneapolis will take the ACT for free one time

Thursday, March 19th.

Two fee waivers:for tests, see your counselor to see if you are

eligible. Colleges only take official scores directly from ACT or

SAT.

Take in the Spring of your Junior Year for the first time!


Credit recovery

Credit Recovery

ALC after school Mon.-Thur. Hour: 3:00-5:00

Online Minneapolis

Summer School Dates: June-July

Alternative Schools: see your counselor


Mlp needs assessment

MLP Needs Assessment

Important:Mozilla Firefox

Radiance:www.connection.naviance.com/shsmn

Go to: “Tasks Assigned to Me”

Go to: MLP 10.1 Welcome Survey

Go to: Complete Survey

Take your time your counselor will read these!

Finish: “Career Experience Survey”

Liberal Arts Community Service Hours Go to: “About me” then click on “Liberal Arts Community Service Hours 2” to document hours.

When you are finished add 2 colleges to “Colleges I am thinking about”.


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