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Academic Session Descriptions

IB Program Pathways
Target Audience:  9th & 10th grade, 11th grade optional
Description: Join Ms. Ledman to learn about the IB Pathways at Southwest:  the IB Career-related Program (Graphics, Computer Science, and Business) and the IB Diploma Program. Hear about course options, course sequencing, and requirements.

 

Academic Planning for the NCAA
Target Audience: Athletes in 9th, 10th, & 11th grade
Description: You’ve got the skills, but do you have the credits? The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) has rules and regulations that dictate what academic preparation athletes intending to compete at the collegiate level must have. Learn from Mr. Mountin about what you need to do in high school to be ready to play in college.

 

Academic Planning/Registration
Target Audience:  9th & 10th grade, 11th grade optional
Description: Selecting the “right” classes for not only this year but also understanding how those choices impact subsequent years can be intimidating. Never fear! Our school counselors are here! Join Ms. Vogel & Ms. Landry to understand the process, the resources available to you, and how to make the best, most informed decisions for you!

 

Academic Planning/Registration (Spanish)
Target Audience:  9th & 10th grade, 11th grade optional
Description:  Join Ms. Moore and Ms. Enriquez to learn about the academic planning and course selection process for next year and beyond at Southwest. This session will help you to understand the process, the resources available to you, and how to make the best, most informed decisions for you! And the best part? It will be presented in the Somali language!

 

Academic Planning/Registration (Somali)
Target Audience:  9th & 10th grade, 11th grade optional
Description:  Join Ms. Van Pernis and Mr. Garaad to learn about the academic planning and course selection process for next year and beyond at Southwest. This session will help you to understand the process, the resources available to you, and how to make the best, most informed decisions for you! And the best part? It will be presented in the Somali language!

 

Post-Secondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
Target Audience: 9th, 10th, & 11th grade
Description: PSEO is an opportunity for students to take college-level courses on a college campus while still in high school.
Ms. Van Pernis will explain the pros and cons of participating.