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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.
     
    2017 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, 2018).  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/Sophomores/Freshmen/Grade 8: Interested in enrolling in Minnesota's Postsecondary Enrollment Options Program (PSEO) for 2017-18 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. 
     
    Seniors:  It's time to talk about financial aid (FAFSA)!  There will be a "Financial Aid Night" on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the High School Media Center.  All parents are encouraged to come with their student so they can learn about the financial aid process and how to fill out the FAFSA.  Please make every attempt to attend the meeting if you are planning to fill out the FAFSA.  If you cannot make it, you can see Marcie or Mrs. Langworthy in the guidance office for the information.
     
    Juniors:  All juniors and their parents are invited to the Financial Aid Meeting on Monday, November 6, 2017 at 7 p.m. in the High School Media Center.  The financial aid information that will be used to determined financial aid eligibility will be in the 2017 tax year (for students entering college in the 2018-19 school year.  Please come and learn about the process of financial aid!  Note: Students and parents will NOT fill out the FAFSA during the junior year; you must wait until after October 1, 2018. 
     
    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 soon!  
     
    Seniors: If you are applying to any 2-year or 4-year college, you must request your high school transcript through Parchment.  You can either enter through your MCIS account or Parchment icon to the left 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: Did you know that many colleges and military recruiters visit the high school and would like to answer questions you have?  Please look at the list on your Google Drive called "College Rep Visits to MRHS 2017-18" to see the list.  If interested in meeting the rep, see Marcie for a pass ahead of time.
     
    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 "Scholarships 2017-18" in your Google Docs.
     
    Seniors/Juniors:  Needing to change your STAR ID for the College Now ProgramClick here to the link.
     
    Sophomores: Mrs. Langworthy will be offering the Pre-ACT to all sophomores on Tuesday, November 21, 2017.  Mrs. Langworthy will be talking to sophomores about this test in English 10 class.
     
    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.
     
     
    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.