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9th Grade Checklist
the requirements for graduation and develop a plan for your courses
throughout high school.
pays off! Your grades count toward
your future choices. Whenever you
are absent, make sure you stay on top of make-up work.
developing good study habits you can stick with throughout high school.
for pleasure – and learn new vocabulary.
are struggling in a class, talk with your teacher or visit with the
to your parents and counselor about your interests and goals. Find opportunities to meet people who
are working in fields that interest you.
Investigate job-shadowing opportunities.
clubs and activities in and outside of school that will offer you the
chance to develop your unique interests and abilities and your leadership
skills. Consider volunteering in
a high school resume, keeping track of all your extracurricular activities
and any awards or honors you receive.
who are old enough may consider getting a summer job. Others might take on volunteer work to