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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.
2015 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 the attachment for more instructions on how to obtain a transcript.  SMSU Transcript Request Information
Seniors:  MEA break has now passed and it's time to get movin'!  If you haven't done so already, NOW is the time to apply to colleges, look at the job market and/or join a branch of the military!  See Mrs. Langworthy for any help you might need in applying to colleges, calling for visits, and to talk about your future plans.   
Seniors:  October is "College Knowledge Month" and with that, there are some colleges that are offering fee waivers the last week in October while other colleges offer free applications all year or fee waivers to those students who qualify.  Need to know what the colleges are saying about their application fees?  College Knowledge Month
Seniors:   Thinking about joining a branch of the military?  If you are, please consider going with a parent/guardian to meet with a recruiter and learn about various opportunities.  Your parents are there to help you sort through all the various options. 
Seniors/Juniors: Needing to change your STAR ID for the College Now Program?  Click here to the link.
Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores: 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:  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 fall 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: Mrs. Langworthy will be taking the junior class to the "Regional College Fair" at Gustavus Adolphus College on Tuesday, October 27th.  This is a chance for students to meet admission reps from various colleges and military branches from the Midwest.  Students are encouraged to pre-register online at   Mrs. Langworthy will give permission forms out this week.
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: 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.