• Links and Information for 9th Graders


    Click here for the Ninth Grade Orientation slide show. (presented during PE 1 & JROTC 1 classes in Sept. 2019)





    • Keep up your grades and continue good study habits
    • You must earn 5 total credits to be promoted to 10th grade; one must be English and one must be math
    • Talk to your counselor about:
      • Education plans past high school
      • Taking college prep courses
      • Your high school courses reflecting your career plan
      • Career Aspirations
      • Completing the Commission on Higher Education Admission Requirements (CHE)
    • Review general college admission requirements
    • Participate in Job Shadow Opportunities
    • Begin to think about and talk to your parents about a college financing plan
    • Balance your school work with activities that help you explore your interests, practice time management, learn new skills and contribute to your community
    • Start your search for scholarships-some are available as early as your 8th & 9th grade years
    • Consider earning the Extended Studies Diploma. See your counselor for more information


    • Talk to your child about his or her interest and help match those interests with a college major and career
    • Monitor your child’s grades and arrange tutoring if necessary
    • Attend Parent Information Sessions
    • Communicate with teachers regularly
    • Sign up for Parent Portal access
    • Plan ahead to see how much federal student aid your child might receive/FAFSA4caster @ www.fafsa4caster.gov
    • Get tips on helping your child with homework and issues of early teen years at www.ed.gov/parents


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