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Comprehensive School Counseling Program. Graduation requirements/Registration Junior Year Senior Year Advisory Parent Information Nights. Introductions. Julienne Kirschling Class of 2014 A-LA [email protected] (651) 773-6223

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comprehensive school counseling program

Comprehensive School Counseling Program

Graduation requirements/Registration

Junior Year

Senior Year

Advisory

Parent Information Nights

introductions
Introductions

Julienne Kirschling

Class of 2014 A-LA

[email protected]

(651) 773-6223

Check out our Blog on Counseling Webpage for information on upcoming events.

www.isd624.org – Then click on South Campus – then Click on Counseling Dept.

Brian Merhar

Class of 2014 Le-Z

[email protected]

(651) 773-6224

language arts 4 credits to graduate
Language Arts (4 Credits to Graduate)

Choose 2 from:

Composition 12: College Writing

Composition 12: Creative Writing

World Literature: Heroes and Journeys

World Literature: Analysis of Social and Political Context

World Literature: Dramatic Analysis

Modern Literature: Media and Film

CIS – College in the Schools: Introduction to Literature

Yearbook – Full year course .5 meets LA requirement

(University of Minnesota EngL 1001W)*

OR…

Year-Long Requirement Choices: Choose 1

AP– Advanced Placement Literature & Composition (AP LIT)*

AP– Advanced Placement Language & Composition (11-12)*

eCIS – Writer’s Studio (by request, invitation only)*

* Application required

zero hour online and summer school options seniors get 1 st priority
Zero Hour, Online, and Summer School Options (Seniors get 1st Priority)

Students are allowed up to one additional credit in one academic school year.

American Government, Economics, Elective Health (not a zero hour option) and #1943 Health and Physical Education for Your Future

Separate registration form

7:00 am start time for Zero Hour classes

Must have own transportation

northeast metro career and technical center ctc courses
Northeast Metro Career and Technical Center (CTC) Courses

Career and Technical Center (CTC) located at Century College that offers vocational courses aimed at strengthening students’ job entry skills or preparing them for post-high school technical training.

Sample programs include Medical Careers, Dental Assistant, Auto Body, Computer Networking, Cosmetology, Child Development…

Courses meet daily for 2 blocks and fulfill 2 elective credits per year.

It is recommended that most students wait until senior year to take a CTC course.

STUDENTS NEED TO SEE THEIR SOUTH CAMPUS COUNSELOR TO REGISTER – IT CANNOT BE DONE ONLINE.

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PSEO

For some advanced, mature students, this is an opportunity to take college classes while still in high school.

Each college has their own admission requirements, but at a minimum, juniors need to rank in the top third of their class.

Students and parents should attend a meeting on February 12th at 6:00pm at South Campus theater if interested in learning more.

Register for South Campus courses even if you are interested in PSEO!

scholarship planning
Scholarship Planning
  • National Scholarship Websites
    • Naviance
      • National Scholarships
      • Scholarship list – Mailings that we receive and local scholarships (start in February)
      • Username: student id
      • Password: six digit birthday
    • www.fastweb.com
    • www.schoolsoup.com
    • www.highfivescholarships.com
get involved it s not too late
Get Involved! It’s not too late!
  • Homecoming Committee
  • Yearbook
  • School Newspaper
  • National Honors Society
  • Ambassador Program
postsecondary institutions look for the following
Postsecondary institutions look for the following:
  • Rigorous coursework
  • Strong GPA and class rank
  • Strong ACT/SAT
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Letters of Recommendation

Some schools will emphasize these areas more than others. It is important that students do their best, in order to have as many options as possible when making post-secondary plans.

junior year
Junior Year
  • College Fair
  • PSAT
  • Naviance
    • ACT Method Test Prep
    • College Search
  • Individual Meetings
    • Transcript Review
    • Review Naviance Inventories, College search
    • ACT/SAT dates and preparation
    • Post- Secondary Planning
senior year
Senior Year
  • Senior Seminars Fall
    • Graduation Requirements
    • Applying to College
    • Scholarships and Financial Aid
    • Motivation
    • Maintaining Balance
  • MN College Application Week
  • Senior Seminars Spring
    • Survey
    • Post-Secondary Plans
    • College in a Day
advisory program
Junior Advisory Topics

Preparing for ACT/SAT

Types of Colleges Overview

Preparing for Campus Visits

Career possibilities

Develop a “Brag Sheet”

Letters of Recommendation and Application Process

Senior Advisory Topics

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Transitioning to Postsecondary

Budgeting/Money Management

Résumé, Cover Letter, and Interviewing

Graduation

Memories

Advisory Program
parent informational nights
Parent Informational Nights
  • How to Get More Scholarships
  • College Admissions 101
  • Why Community College
  • Preparing for ACT
  • Paying for College: Financial Aid Info for Parents
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