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. 

     

    2021-2022 School Year

    The following are 9th Grade Requirements:

     1st Quarter Requirements Due October 22, 2021 

     Smart Futures: Activities 1-7

    •  New Thinking About Career Success → Career Clusters and Pathways

     

    2nd Quarter Requirements Due January 7, 2022 

    Smart Futures: Skills: (NorthStar Videos) 

    Students must attempt each skill below, they not required to earn each badge.

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

     

    3rd Quarter Requirements Due March 18, 2022

     College Visitation & Reflective Essay (TBD)

    • 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 Essay to Smart Futures. See upload path below:

    College Visitation Essay -> My Portfolio -> Work Based Learning Experiences /+Add -> Campus Visit 

     

    4th Quarter Requirements Due May 27, 2022

    Resume (Completed in English 9 during Keystones)

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

    Complete your resume using the Smart Futures template. See below:

    In Smart Futures Click on My Activities -> at the bottom of the page click on "My Resume"

     

     

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