Career Portfolio - 9th Grade Information

  • We believe students should begin thinking about their academic futures during their freshman year. As such, 9th grade begins the work on the Career Portfolio, a culmination of learning about college & career readiness and preparing students for their post-secondary journey. 

    The following are the tasks that will be accomplished during Freshman Year


    1st Quarter Requirements Due October 25, 2019

    SmartFutures: MY Plan First Three Questions after logging in

    SmartFutures: Skills: (NorthStar Videos)

    • Internet Basics
    • Using Email
    • Social Media
    • Information Literacy
    • Career Search Skills
    • Your Digital Footprint    

    Smart Futures: Activities 1-7

    •  New Thinking About Career Success → Career Clusters and Pathways

    2nd Quarter Requirements

    No requirements for this quarter.


    3rd Quarter Requirements Due Date March 20th, 2020

    Permission Slips Distributed on Monday March 16th, 2020 in HR.

    Permission Slips DUE by the end of HR on Thursday March 26th, 2020.


    4th Quarter Due May 22, 2020

    College Visistation Trip is on Tuesday April 21st, 2020.

    College Visitation Relfecltion Essay (or Altnerative Essay) Due Friday April 24th by the end of HR.

    Students will spend a day touring a local college and completing a constructed response essay to be uploaded to their Career Portfolio.

    **After the essay is graded and returned with a passing score, students will upload thier College Esssay to SmartFutures.**

    College Visitation Essay -> My Portfolio -> Work Based Learning Experiences /+Add -> Campus Visit [Date = April 21, 2020]

    Resume (Completed in English 9 during Keystones)

    • Students will work on building a resume as part of their English class.



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