7th Grade: *Career Development Lesson 2nd Quarter - The Language of Collage and Career Students learn terms relating to post secondary education along with information about career pathways they can take in high school. They also learn about a four-year plan, which will be utilized in 9th grade to keep them on track for graduation throughout high school.
*Career Day November 29, 2017 Career Day is an activity for our 7th grade students. This fun day of career exploration is only made possible by parent and community volunteers who are willing to come to the school and present to our students about their career. THANK YOU to all of those who participated to make this event a success! We couldn't do it without you! If you would like to participate by presenting to our 7th grade class next year, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
8th Grade: *Plan for College and Career Readiness Meetings Coming February 2018 8th Grade Plan for College and Career Readiness meetings are a chance for parents and students to talk to a counselor about their 4 year high school plan in order to demystify the path to college and a career. This year, registration for 9th grade will occur at our 8th grade meetings so plan to attend for an evening of information and planning!
*Job Shadow Day November 29, 2017 All 8th grade students have a chance to participate in career exploration by taking an individual field trip to a workplace to see for him/herself what that particular environment and employees' daily activities are like. 8th grade teachers will prepare students with appearance and behavior expectations on the job sites, along with helping them reflect on their experience and thanking these employers. THANK YOU to all those in our community who allowed 8th grade students the opportunity to come learn on the job. You help make Wapiti Nation strong!
9th Grade: *Plan for College and Career Readiness Coming March 2018 9th Grade Plan for College and Career Readiness meetings are a chance for parents and students to talk to a counselor about their 4 year high school plan to make sure they are on track for graduation from high school. This meeting will also include assistance in picking classes for 10th grade. *Reality Town November 9, 2017 Reality Town is a realistic financial simulation in which our 9th grade students are given an occupation, income and family (on paper). Students try to work within their income (assigned based on grade-point average) and experience the challenge of paying one month's worth of bills on that income. Through this simulation they gain a greater appreciation for what they will experience as adults. Reality Town teaches students about the importance of living within their income and differentiating between "needs" and "wants", as well as the value of education. Volunteers interested for next year should contact Jenny Colvin at email@example.com
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