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: 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: 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
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 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!
Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: 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.
Sophomores: On Wednesday, March 15th, Mrs. Langworthy will be taking your class to the "Career EXPO" in Mankato. Students will have an opportunity for hands-on demonstrations of career interests as well as other activities that help them think beyond high school in terms of their career plans and goals. Please call Mrs. Langworthy if you have any questions.
Sophomores: On Tuesday, March 14th, Mrs. Langworthy is hosting a "Sophomore Student/Parent Night" at 5:30 p.m. in the Media Center. During this meeting, Nancy Sprengeler and Mrs. Langworthy will present information regarding what students should be doing in planning for their career path, including job shadows, volunteering opportunities, and college visits. Students are encouraged to attend with their parent! Let Mrs. Langworthy if you have any questions.
Contacting Mrs. Langworthy:
To contact Mrs. Langworthy, you can email her at: firstname.lastname@example.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.