College-Career-Community Readiness

at JMM- 2019/20

What are College-Career-Community Readiness activities as Memorial High School?

College-Career-Community Readiness activities (or "3CR" activities), provide students opportunities to explore future options, do academic and career planning (ACP), and reflect on their growth in areas of Madison School District's GRADUATE VISION. 3CR activities are often done in collaboration with key school staff, families, and community members.


These activities can include:

A) monitoring and setting goals for growth

B) exploring classes, activities, careers, colleges, and majors that fit their interests, values, skills, talents, and lifestyle

C) developing and revising plans to pursue the options of highest priority to them


Students do some of their academic and career planning, as well as store artifacts in XELLO, a powerful exploration, goal-setting, and portfolio tool purchased by MMSD for all students. XELLO can be accessed by JMM students through a link at the bottom of the

JMM Website.

Volunteer at JMM

We are currently recruiting volunteers for 3 College-Career-Community Readiness Events at JMM this year.

a) December Career Fair for Freshmen

b) May 1:1 Portfolio Interviews with our sophomores

c) May 1:1 Capstone Interviews with our seniors


We also like to offer our students job shadowing, volunteering, or internships/apprenticeships in real world environments. Please complete this VOLUNTEER FORM to indicate your interest and availability for these events.

Helping students grow in areas of Madison's Graduate Vision (pictured below) helps students become College-Career-Community Ready.

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At JMM, students prepare for the future in a variety of ways...

Math- XELLO lessons and activities

Social Studies- Researching Colleges and Careers

English- Telling Your Story and Portfolio Sharing

Science- Resume Work

Multiple Subjects- Graduation Credit Checks, 4-Year Planning

All Classes- Reflecting on Growth, Exploring Options

FOR MONTHLY UPDATES ON PARENT NIGHTS and STUDENT SERVICE EVENTS

See the Student Services Webpage and "Student Service Connection" Newsletter (linked on the web page)

GROUP CONFERENCING!

Counselors conduct group conferences with their students seniors in the FALL.
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MADISON COLLEGE APPLICATION DAY in October!

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AVID SENIORS FAFSA NIGHT and COLLEGE GOAL FAFSA NIGHT FOR ALL- OCTOBER/NOVEMBER!

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CAREER FAIR- December

On Day #1 in US History 9 class, Freshmen explore their interests and personality traits with their teachers using this activity and a related assessment, as they relate to the 16 National Career Clusters, as well as develop questions to ask career professionals. On Day #2, they select career professionals (from over 80 who were present) to meet with based on their interests, compare personality traits, and get their questions ANSWERED! We are excited to continue to update and evolve this valuable REAL WORLD LEARNING EXPERIENCE.

Individual 10th Grade 3CR Portfolio Interviews in May!

Pictured Below: Past College-Career-Community Readiness Portfolio Interviews with School and Community Volunteers

Other COLLEGE-CAREER-COMMUNITY READINESS activities this year...

SEMESTER 1:

-CLUB FAIR- this lunchtime fair gave students exposure to our many extra-curricular

clubs and activities during the lunch hour

-POST HIGH SCHOOL OPTIONS NIGHT- October 24th

-XELLO Future Planning Lessons during Fall Math Classes

-COLLEGE GOAL WI night at JMM-November 6th- assistance to get the FAFSA DONE!

-MADISON COLLEGE APPLICATION SESSION- helping seniors complete a free application

-UNITY-POINT CAREER SHADOW VISIT- Health and Wellness PATHWAYS students visit a

health care corporation and learn about the diverse career roles present there

-FALL PARENT NIGHTS delivered by counselors for grade 9, grade 11 and grade12 families to help support students in their post high school planning.

-AVID Community-College-Career Readiness Presentations- monthly from the Boys and Girls Club TOPS program staff.

-SOCIAL EMOTIONAL LEARNING reinforced by 9th grade teachers.

-GRADUATION CREDIT CHECKS, 4-YEAR PLANNING, and COURSE SELECTION activities with in 9th Grade Science, 10th Grade Health, and 11th Grade Social Studies


SEMESTER 2:

-EXPLORE POST HS OPTIONS- 10th Grade Social Studies

-EXPLORE FINANCIAL AID OPTIONS- 11th Grade English

-JUNIOR CONFERENCES- 11th Grade Students 1:1 with Counselors

-RESUME WORK- Science Classes

-CAREER RESEARCH- 9th Grade Social Studies

-3CR PORTFOLIO INTERVIEWS- English 2 and English 4

Supporting College-Career-Community Readiness (3CR) at Home...

Notice your student's interests, talents, and values, and encourage them

to find opportunities to explore them in and outside of the classroom


Remind your student that most academic and career areas

have multiple pathways to success within them


Help your student get connected with the resources they need

to successfully pursue their goals

JMM STUDENTS ARE SUPPORTED TO BE COLLEGE-CAREER-COMMUNITY READY!

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JMM Staff LOVE THEIR STUDENTS! (see video below)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHGeEzVczYk