9th Grade

Get a strong start in high school and build a plan to be college eligible.

Summer

  • Learn about "a-g" academic requirements
    These requirements will help get you into a 4-year college. 
  • Explore Career Options
    Visit our Career Exploration page to start looking at options. Also, volunteering for community service projects is a great way to explore different interests.

Fall

  • Continue learning about "a-g" academic requirements.
    Take challenging classes to get ready for college.
  • Talk to your School Counselor
    Get to know your school counselor and map out a plan for meeting graduation and review the CSU's college admissions requirements.
  • Attend college prep events
    Start thinking about your future: attend the North Coast College and Career Expo, September 20th, 2018 at Eureka High School. Check out the special workshops for 9th graders! 
  • Explore Career Options
    Visit our Career Exploration page to start looking at options. You can also explore your options by getting involved with extracurricular or leadership activities. But don't forget to keep a running list of accomplishments, honors, awards, and recognition for your resume and college/scholarship applications.
  • Apply for extra support
    Ask a school counselor about applying for support programs like TRIO Upward Bound or TRIO Talent Search.
    TRIO Upward Bound
    TRIO Talent Search

Spring

  • Talk to a school counselor
    Talk to a school counselor about taking A-G, AP Honors, and IB classes sophomore year.
  • Explore Career Options
    Visit our Career Exploration page to start looking at options. You should also start talking with your families, friends, teachers, and counselors about your future.