NEWS FOR PARENTS

27 days ago

Information About Registration


Throughout the summer, families new to Laramie County School District 1 will complete online household registration and address verification at any of the district’s secondary schools, with the exception of Triumph High School.

On Aug. 15 and 16, address verification and online registration will be held at your child’s attendance-area school for students who were not previously registered in the spring, moved or are new to the district.

Acceptable forms of address verification include light/gas bills and mortgage/lease agreements. Water, phone and cable bills will not be accepted.

Returning elementary students who have moved have the option to attend school at the location verified in the spring or they may attend their new attendance-area school pending space availability.

Parents/guardians will receive elementary class list notifications in August.

All incoming seventh- and ninth-grade students are required to re-verify their address. Pre-registered secondary students may pick up their schedules at this time.


COLLEGE AND CAREER PLANNING

about 1 month ago


Hathaway Scholarships


The State of Wyoming provides Hathaway Merit and Needs-based Scholarships to Wyoming students attending the University of Wyoming and Wyoming Community Colleges. Every student who meets the merit requirements can earn a Hathaway Merit Scholarship. Contact your school counselor for more information.

Or, please CLICK THIS LINK for more information about Hathaway Scholarships from the Wyoming Department of Education.

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Other College Resources, Scholarship Info & Financial Aid Info


www.fafsa.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education free application for federal Student aid web site.

www.studentaid.ed.gov
U.S. Department of Education Federal Student Aid web site. This website is for students, parents and counselors who are interested in finding student aid for perspective college bound students.

www.collegeboard.com
Understand all of your options when it comes to paying for college including information about college costs,scholarships, financial aid applications, education loans, and college financing.

www.salliemae.com
The nation’s leading provider of student loans, helping millions of Americans achieve the dream of a higher education.

www.military.com (click on ‘Education’)
Find millions of dollars in scholarships and grants exclusively for the military community by clicking on the Education tab and choosing find scholarships.


Career Readiness

A career is all the productive work, paid and unpaid, performed throughout a person's lifetime. Career Education provides students with opportunities to learn about their interests, to become aware and appreciate a range of careers, and to develop decision-making, job-seeking, and job-keeping skills.

Explore the links below to help make informed career choices.

Tips for Writing a Cover Letter
Resource maintained by The Writing Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Lifeworks
Explore health and medical science careers in this Web site developed by the National Institute of Health. Read interviews by health professionals or browse the 100+ career database.

Career Onestop
Excellent web site for students, parents, and career advisors offering tools for career exploration.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Nationally recognized source of career information. What workers do on the job, working conditions, job outlook, and more.

America's Career InfoNet
Find wages and employment trends, occupational requirements, employer contacts nationwide, and an extensive career resource library online.

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery
Information about and practice questions for the ASVAB, a multi-aptitude test battery that allows students to identify different abilities.


NCAA Eligibility Center

If you want to play NCAA sports at a Division I or II school, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Please CLICK HERE to visit the NCAA Eligibility Center.


LCSD1 GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

5 months ago

All LCSD1 efforts are directed systemically to ensure we meet the goals of our strategic plan. These goals state students will achieve academic success, graduate from high school, be college and career ready and be responsible citizens. In order to keep students on track for graduation, LCSD1 notifies those who have a deficiency so they can correct it with options such as summer school, extended-day, correspondence courses, credit recovery labs and the Partnership Diploma Program, enabling them to graduate with their class.


Credits and Graduation


Students shall be enrolled in school full time for a minimum of eight semesters in grades nine through 12. Full time shall be defined as being enrolled in at least eight classes. Exceptions can be made through petition to the principal.

High school graduation for current elementary students will require a minimum of 27 credits (Carnegie units) for grades nine through 12 and demonstration of proficiency in the nine content areas: language arts, mathematics, science, social studies, health, physical education, world language, career/vocational education and fine/performing arts.

Students taking high-school equivalent courses at the junior high level may earn high school credit for the course. The grade earned in these courses will become part of the student’s grade point average (GPA) and will be on his/her high school transcript.

Carnegie unit credit shall be awarded when a student receives a passing grade of “D” or better for any particular class. Students may repeat a course providing space is available and may have the original grade replaced when calculating the grade point average. Students will not receive dual credit for repeating the same course unless it is approved prior to enrollment by the Assistant Superintendent of Instruction and it is noted in the registration booklet.


Graduation Requirements


  • Four credits in English
  • Three credits in science
  • Four credits in mathematics
  • Three credits in social studies (must consist of one credit in U.S. history, one credit in U.S. government and one credit in world history or world geography)
  • One credit in physical education (ROTC may be taken in place of the physical education requirement; however it will not meet the proficiency.)
  • One credit in health education
  • Remaining 11 credits in elective subjects

Satisfactory completion of the 27 Carnegie unit credits required in grades nine through 12

  • Students taking high-school-equivalent courses in math and world language may earn high school credit prior to ninth grade.

Promotion, Retention, Acceleration


Promotion to successive elementary grades, kindergarten through six, shall be determined based on the student’s demonstration of proficiency on district standards in language arts and mathematics for his/her respective grade level. Physical, social/emotional implications and other factors which may be determined relevant to the individual student shall be considered.

Students failing to demonstrate proficiency on district language arts or mathematics standards must avail themselves of all recommended remediation/steps in the pyramid of interventions and/or extended learning opportunities in order to be considered for promotion to the next grade.

Appeals to the decision to retain a student shall be handled in accordance with procedures established in administrative regulation.

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