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Preparing for college & career - September Issue

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MMSD 2020-2021 Calendar

Athletics, school start/end times, graduation dates are all here

Schedule change process

Schedules were released on August 24th. Our district is now using an online form for all schedule change requests. Please keep in mind that scheduling is a complex process that impacts many things in our school. Your request will be considered, however we cannot guarantee that it will be approved. Please note our guidelines below before making your online request.
*Schedule Change Requests will be considered for the following reasons:

Academic *Misplacement - Student is placed in the incorrect level
*Course Retake - Student did not pass a previous grad requirement and must be re-enrolled.
*Missing a Class - Student has a gap in their schedule
*Missing Graduation Requirements - Student’s schedule will impact their progress toward graduation
*Missing College Entrance Requirement - Student’s schedule will impact college entrance requirements
*Summer School Coursework - Student’s summer school success impacts fall schedule.
**Dual Credit Course Enrollment - Student's Early College Credit or Start College Now course was approved
*Change to postsecondary Plan - Student’s postsecondary plan has changed and the course will impact those plans.
*Addition of external internship and/or Youth Apprenticeship - Student is placed in an internship or YA that impacts fall schedule.
Schedule Change Requests may NOT be considered for the following reasons:
Student or guardian prefers a different teacher
Student prefers to be in a class with friends
Student prefers to avoid a particular classmate
Student prefers the course to be at a different hour
Student prefers a different elective (and there isn’t space)
Summer school completion of a course they registered for in Fall

Students that completed a first-time credit course during summer
school will have the course dropped from their 20-21 schedule and a
Study Hall will be substituted; if they would like to see if an
additional course is available, they can submit a request through the
google form


https://docs.google.com/document/d/1McUlRPdx8ZC0R7q_4KPluORCkcC7dim05sZTlV4ZR-Y/edit?ts=5f432ce0

Wisconsin Education Fair

Many colleges and universities represented. This is a great way to talk with college reps in the virtual world. Juniors and seniors encouraged to attend. Register here!!

Early College Credit

Interested in taking a course at college while in high school? There are some new guidelines, forms, and options to familiarize yourself with.

Planning to go to college next year? Start with the following 3 steps

11th & 12th Grade College Bound Athletes & NCAA

Students who plan to participate in Division I or II collegiate athletics during college must complete an NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse form. Students should register at the end of their junior year, work with their counselor and coach.