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Post-Secondary Planning Night

This event offers the opportunity to meet two-year college, four-year college, military and financial aid representatives for presentations and question/answer sessions. This event is offered at the end of October each year and is geared toward sophomore/junior students and their parents/guardians.
 
 
Senior Class Meeting 

A whole class meeting is held to discuss graduation/college admission requirements, the college application process, scholarship information and post-secondary planning resources.  This meeting is held in early-to-mid September.

Download Fall 2018 Presentation

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High School 101 

This event offers grade-level specific information regarding post-secondary planning for students and parents/guardians of all grades.  This presentation is offered in mid-to-late-September each year.


Sophomore Seminars 

These small-group meetings will have a maximum of ten families and are designed for you and your child to focus on their education and career development and learn information to continue planning for their future. These seminars will last approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour and take place at various time​s​ throughout the school day. Your involvement in this conference is very important! 

The Sophomore Seminar is designed for families to learn information to continue planning for their student’s future. Below are some of the items to be discussed during the seminar:

  • High School Graduation vs. College Admission Requirements
  • Junior and Senior Course Selections
  • Activities Resume: Why it's so important to start now
  • Post-Secondary Planning Timeline
  • ACT and SAT Test dates for junior year
  • Career Plans

Seminar Preplanned Absence Form

Sophomore Seminar Presentation - Spring 2018

Seminario para los estudiantes de 10mo y 11vo grado (sophomore and junior)


Junior Seminars 

These small-group meetings will have a maximum of ten families and are designed for you and your child to focus on their education and career development and learn information to continue planning for their future. These seminars will last approximately 45 minutes – 1 hour and take place at various time​s​ throughout the school day. Your involvement in this conference is very important!

The Junior Seminar is an important piece of planning for the final year of high school as well as for developing a post high school plan. Below are some of the items to be discussed during the seminar:

  • High School Transcript Review
  • High School Graduation vs. College Admission Requirements
  • Senior Course Selections
  • Activities Resume
  • Post-Secondary Planning Timeline
  • Career Plans
  • Online Resources/Future Opportunities

Financial Strategies Night 

This event includes a presentation offered by the financial aid staff from UW- Madison.  This presentation is offered in January of each year and is geared toward junior/senior students and their parents/guardians.

 

Financial Strategies Night Presentation


Freshman Planning Conferences

Freshman and their parent(s)/guardian(s) are invited to participate in a Freshman Planning Conference to discuss their transition to high school and the development of your student’s four-year plan. This conference is an opportunity to discuss your child’s interests, potential high school courses, and post-secondary planning. Conferences are scheduled to last 30 minutes.

These meetings will only be taking place during the months of November and December.   Counselors are asking that the students and parents/guardians do some prep work on the 4 year plan before their meeting.  This will be critical in order to finish the meeting in a half hour.  


Curriculum and Instruction: Advisory
Team building activities are provided to the freshman students on the first day of school in a large group setting as well as in individual classrooms during the month of September. 

  • Activities and discussion around the importance of grades and calculating grade point average are provided to the freshman students in their advisory classes.
  • Academic Goal Setting Worksheet
  • Making the Grade: Steps for Success Handout
  • Calculating GPA Worksheet
  • Information on how to interpret the Explore results is provided to students in their advisory classes.
  • Activities and discussion around sophomore registration are provided to students in their advisory classes.
  • Activities and discussion around four-year planning are provided to students in their advisory classes.
  • Four Year Planning Worksheet
  • Sample Four Year Planning Worksheet
  • Activities and discussion around career cluster inventories and career planning are provided to students in their advisory classes.

 

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