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Maple River High School

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Announcements: 
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 see Mrs. Langworthy if you have questions.
  
2016 Graduates:  "Summer Nudging" is a free program that helps remind you about important college to-do's.  Reminders are done in text messages and emails around the following topics: FAFSA, Transcripts, Placement Exams, Orientation & Class Registration, Student Account Creation, Financial Aid Award Letters, Housing, Paying for College, Transportation, and Financial Aid & Counseling Resources.  This is a app that I strongly recommend thinking about!  Click here to "get nudged!" 
 
2016 Graduates:  Mrs. Langworthy will send your final high school transcript to colleges the week after graduation.  It is important that each student goes into Naviance (icon on the left) and takes the survey that Mrs. Langworthy has for you.  In it you will make that request for an electronic transcript to be sent.  Mrs. Langworthy will come into Social Problems class on Tuesday, May 24th to explain. 
 
2016 Graduates:  Did you take courses through Southwest Minnesota State University's College Now ProgramClick here for the link to request a final transcript.  Reminder: Mrs. Langworthy cannot take care of the college transcript-- only you can.  Please read the attached information SMSU Transcript Request Information  to see whether you need to send your college transcript or request it to be pulled from a database.  NOTE: Make sure you check that your transcript be sent after any classes you took this spring are added to your college transcript! 
 
2016 Graduates: If you received a Maple River Dollars for Scholars Scholarship, please remember to go onto the Maple River Dollars for Scholars page and accept your scholarship.  Acceptance of your scholarship should be done before graduation.  Note: You will not receive your scholarship until you have completed your first semester of being a fulltime student 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 let Jane Caldwell or Ann Langworthy know. 
 
Seniors/Juniors:  Needing to change your STAR ID for the College Now ProgramClick here to the link.
 
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. 
 
Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen:  The University of Minnesota will be offering special summer visit weeks called "Meet Minnesota!"  Dates will be June 13-17 and June 20-24, 2016.  During this time, high school students and their families can explore all five U of M campuses: Crookston, Duluth, Morris, Rochester and the Twin Cities.  For more information and/or register, click here!  
 
Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen:  Minnesota's "Private College Week" will be June 20-24, 2016.  If you and your family would like to go visit any number of private colleges across the state, consider going to the website and registering to attend.  Click here to find out more information.
 
Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen:  Needing information about various career-related camps at colleges for summer?  How about applications for part-time jobs?  Stop in the guidance office soon to see what is available!
 
Juniors: Mrs. Langworthy offered the Accuplacer Assessment to your grade the week of May 16th.  If you missed this opportunity, talk with Mrs. Langworthy soon to see what can be done to prepare you for next fall's application process!
 
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.
 
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!  
 
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!   
 
Sophomores and 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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