Announcements: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 or SAT/College Board for information regarding accommodations.
2021 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, 2022). 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 contact Karen Langworthy, Maple River Dollars for Scholars Treasurer.Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen/Grade 8: Interested in enrolling in Minnesota's Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO) for 2021-22 year? If you would like further information, please click here to be connected with the Minnesota Department of Education. Mrs. Langworthy is available throughout the school year to set up a meeting with students and their parent(s)/guardian to talk about PSEO.Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: 2021-22 Course Registration began in the Spring of 2021. Mrs. Langworthy and Mr. Simon shared curriculum information for the 2021-22 year as well as discuss Minnesota's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO). Please click here to see the attached letter. If you have any questions regarding course requirements for graduation or any of the special programs offered at our high school, please contact the school at (507) 524-3918.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: If you are interested in attending a post-secondary institution next year, it is time to apply! Please see Mrs. Langworthy for help with this process.Seniors: If you are applying to any 2-year or 4-year college, you must request a transcript through Parchment. You can enter through the Parchment icon on this page. Questions? See Mrs. Langworthy.Seniors: College representatives will be meeting with students virtually and in-person over the next few months. If there is a specific college you hope to meet with, please see Mrs. Langworthy.Seniors: Have you looked at the list of scholarships yet? Please make sure you look on your Google Drive on a regular basis for a list of the newest scholarships in the counseling office! The list is under "2021-22 Scholarships" in Mrs. Langworthy's Google Classroom, "Seniors- Class of 2022." Parents of seniors can let Mrs. Langworthy know if they would like to have access to the list.Seniors: The FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) is now open. The FAFSA can be filled out by current high school seniors. A "Financial Aid Night" meeting is planned for Monday, November 8th at 7 PM. This will be a virtual meeting and will help high school seniors and their parents understand the financial aid process and fill out the FAFSA. A letter and email with the link has been sent to students and parents. Please look for the email reminders!Seniors/Juniors: Needing to change your STAR ID for the College Now Program? Click here to the link.Juniors: There will be a "Junior Planning Night" virtually on Monday, November 8th at 5:30 PM. Mrs. Langworthy has mailed a letter home as well as email reminders with the link. Please see Mrs. Langworthy if you have any questions about this meeting.Juniors: The ACT will be offered to Maple River High School juniors on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The cost for the test is $48 however, if students qualify for free/reduced lunch or part of Educational Talent Search, the test can possibly be free with a waiver. Mrs. Langworthy will share more information throughout the winter months.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/Freshmen: 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: 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 Amy Anderson, (507) 524-3918, P.O. Box 515, Mapleton, MN 56065.