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Maple River High School

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All Grades: All parents and students interested in learning more about the protection of students with disabilities as it relates to school, please click here to read the following publication: "Protecting Students With Disabilities: Frequently Asked Questions About Section 504 and the Education of Children with Disabilities." 
All Grades:  Students with a disability may qualify for accommodations for college entrance exams, such as the ACT/SAT.  For details, talk to Mrs. Langworthy or visit the following websites: ACT, ACT Testing: Minnesota, or SAT/College Board for information regarding accommodations.
2016 Graduates:  Do you have a college transcript because of the College Now Program or PSEOMrs. Langworthy cannot send college transcripts; only students can directly send the college transcript on to their designated college. Please call Mrs. Langworthy if you are unsure how to send your college transcript.
2016 Graduates: If you received a Maple River Dollars for Scholars Scholarship, please remember to turn in your college grades at the end of your first or second term (before June 30, 2017).  Note: You will not receive your scholarship until you have completed a semester of being a fulltime student during your freshman year of college and have earned a "C" average or higher for grades.  You must also show proof of your fulltime status for the following semester.  Your name must appear on both your transcript and your schedule.  If you have any questions or concerns about this, please call Jane Caldwell or Ann Langworthy.
Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: Mrs. Langworthy received a digital copy of a college/career magazine known as Next Step U at the end of October 2016.  Feel free to take a look!  There are links for various scholarships inside the magazine!
Seniors: October is "College Knowledge Month" and some colleges in Minnesota are offering a day, week or full month where applications fees are waived.  Please click here to see the college decisions: Free Application Opportunities.
Seniors: Are you ready to fill out college applications or maybe you don't know where to start?  Please see Mrs. Langworthy before filling out/submitting applications so she can assist students on the process and make it much easier to understand!  Note: Several students may already have accounts that they aren't aware of at various colleges in the state and should not create new accounts for those applications.  Mrs. Langworthy will discuss this with the seniors in the classroom.
Seniors/Juniors: Interested in learning more about opportunities in the military?  Please see Mrs. Langworthy if you would like more details or contact information about any specific branch of service or the ASVAB test. 
Seniors: Would you like to look at our local scholarship list?  The counseling office will be posting a hard copy of the scholarships outside the counseling office door as well as shared Google Doc called "Scholarships 2016-17."  This is accessible to students at any time.  

Seniors/Juniors: There are several colleges that will be coming to Maple River throughout the year to meet with students who are interested in learning more about their institution.  There is a Google Doc shared with seniors and juniors called "College Rep Visits to MRHS 2016-17."  Please stop by the guidance office for a permission form to be gone from class to meet with the college representative or click here to print a copy. College Rep Visit Form 
Seniors/Juniors:  Needing to change your STAR ID for the College Now ProgramClick here to the link.
Seniors/Juniors: Please mark your calendars for our school's "Financial Aid Night" on Monday, November 7th at 5:30 p.m. in the Commons.  Because the financial aid timeline has changed for the 2016-17 year, this would be an important meeting to attend!
Juniors: Mrs. Langworthy will be taking the class to "Career Exploration Day" on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.  Please mark your calendars and plan to be there with over 100 career speakers on various careers that you get to pick from!  
Juniors: The "Minnesota Education Fair" will be hosted at Minnesota State University, Mankato on Tuesday, October 25th.  This is a chance for students to meet with college representatives from over 100 Midwestern colleges (two and four year), professional schools and military branches.  Mrs. Langworthy will be giving permission forms out in the future.  The entire class will be attending.
Juniors: The ACT will be given at Maple River High School on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 to those who wish to take it.  Please mark your calendars.  Mrs. Langworthy will provide more information in the future.
Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: Interested in enrolling in Minnesota's Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO) for 2016-17 year?  If so, please click this link to see more information regarding the program and it's qualifications.  Additionally, see Mrs. Langworthy if you have more questions and would like to set up a meeting with you and your parents to discuss this option. 
Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: Interested in a career in Health Care?  The Mayo Clinic has developed a website for exploring all the different occupations related to health care.  Click here to check it out!  
Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen:  Have you ever thought about doing a job shadow?  It's an opportunity for you to explore a career interest with someone who knows the career field well.  This winter and spring might be a good time for you to shadow someone in the career field you are interested in.  If you are interested in a career where privacy is an issue, maybe you could set up an interview with someone. Please consider setting up a job shadow or come into the counseling office so Mrs. Langworthy can help you explore what careers are out there for you!   
Juniors/Sophomores/Freshman:  Educational Talent Search is a federally funded program that serves students who are low-income and/or first generation college-bound.  The goal of the program is to provide opportunities and career/college counseling to help students reach their post-secondary aspirations.  The website link is listed on the left-side of this page, and students can download a copy of the application.
Contacting Mrs. Langworthy:
To contact Mrs. Langworthy, you can email her at: guidance@isd2135.org or call (507) 524-3918, ext. 235.
Non-discrimination Notice: The Maple River School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following people are designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Dan Anderson, (507) 524-3918, ext. 223, P.O. Box 515, Mapleton, MN 56065 or Kris Madsen, (507) 524-3918, ext. 290, P.O. Box 515, Mapleton, MN 56065. 
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