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    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.
     

    2020 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, 2021).  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.  
     
    Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: 2021-22 Course Registration will kick off on March 15, 2021 with a virtual meeting at 7:30 p.m. for students in current grades 9-11.  Mrs. Langworthy and Mr. Simon will share curriculum information for the new school year as well as discuss Minnesota's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO)Please click here to see the attached letter.  Note: A link will be emailed to parents and students ahead of this meeting.  If you have any questions about this meeting, please contact the school at (507) 524-3918.  
     
    8th Graders: 2021-22 Course Registration for your freshman year of high school will be held on March 15, 2021 with a virtual meeting at 6:30 p.m.  Mrs. Langworthy and Mr. Simon will share curriculum information for the new school year as well as discuss Minnesota's Post-Secondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO).  Please click here to see the attached letter.  Note: A link will be emailed to parents and students ahead of this meeting.  If you have any questions about this meeting, 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:  Have you applied for college, met with a military recruiter or found a full-time job yet?  If you need help with any of these things, please see Mrs. Langworthy this fall!  
     
    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: Have you earned any type of college credit while in high school?  If so, you will need to request a transcript from the college you attend.  For PSEO students, please contact the registrar of the college and find out the procedure to request it.  If you need any assistance doing this, please let Mrs. Langworthy know. 
     
    Seniors: Due to COVID, many colleges are offering "College Rep Visits" virtually.  Please see Mrs. Langworthy for more information.  
     
    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 "20-21 Scholarships" in Mrs. Langworthy's Google Classroom, "Seniors- Class of 2021." 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 openClick here to go to the FAFSA website.
     
    Seniors:  The first step to filling out financial aid is to create a FSA IDClick here to reach the FSA ID page.
     
    Seniors/Juniors:  Needing to change your STAR ID for the College Now ProgramClick here to the link.
     
    Juniors:  The ACT will be offered to Maple River High School juniors on Tuesday, March 30, 2021. 
     
    Juniors: There will be an ACT Prep Workshop at Maple River High School on Wednesday, March 10, 2021.  This workshop will help students prepare for the test and provide tips in how to take a timed test.  Excellent opportunity for those that are anxious about taking a timed test or who wish to maximize their ACT potential.  Click here to register.
     
    Sophomores:  The Pre-ACT Test results have recently been received! Mrs. Langworthy will meet with students to discuss their scores throughout March.  
     
    Seniors/Juniors/Sophomores/Freshmen: ACE (Architecture, Construction and Engineering) Mentor Program of Southern Minnesota is offering a FREE after-school program open to all high school students with the curiosity and drive to learn about the various career paths in Architecture, Construction and Engineering.  This 15-week program that started in mid-January.  If you are still interested, see Mrs. Langworthy for more information.  More information about the program and the link to register can be found here  
     
    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: 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.