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Future Planning Resources

  • We will be placing a number of helpful resources for future planning here in the near future.
  • To start with, here are the power-point presentations from the Breakout Sessions from Parent/Teacher Conferences:
  • 4 Year College Admission process, application tips, the ACT entrance exam, and numerous links to resources.
  • Career Trends of the Future, career trends, growing fields for the future, and required skills. Resources to research these options.
  • Technical & Community College Admission, admission process, when to apply to specific programs, and the required entrance exams.
  • Timelines & Understanding Post-Secondary Options, recommended for 9th and 10th grade families interested in planning their high school experience and how to prepare for post-secondary options.

Congratulations Katelyn Medina

Katelyn is the NPHS Hugh O'Brien Youth Leadership Foundation Ambassador. She will represent NPHS at the 3-day seminar to be held in June 2020. At the seminar, sophomores from across Minnesota will: 

  • Experience life on a university campus, where HOBY Leadership Seminars are hosted
  • Interact with local community leaders—from CEOs to business owners to doctors to media experts—through panels, presentations, and group discussions about real-world issues
  • Participate in hands-on activities to explore and exercise leadership on personal and group levels
  • Form diverse relationships with adult professionals, college-age mentors, and high school students from across the state with diverse leadership styles and backgrounds
  • Conduct a community service project to put leadership-for-service skills into action
  • Open opportunities for internships, mentorship programs, and other HOBY Ambassadors Connect benefits

After each seminar, HOBY alumni are challenged to complete 100 hours of community service within the next year as a way to put their passion and newly built leadership skills into action. Congratulations Katelyn!  

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery: November 26, 2019

Click here for all the details about how to sign up.  Here is the military website about the ASVAB.

College Admissions Advice: Open Letter to Students & Parents

A great read from 24 college admission managers. From the "Inside Higher Ed" online newsletter.






Change to Chill

WHAT IS CHANGE TO CHILL? Change to Chill is a free online resource offered by Allina Health aimed at improving mental well-being among teens. Through collaboration with teens, parents, schools and community partners, the program:

* Provides easy-to-use information and resources about stress for teens

* Addresses what stress is, what triggers it and how to recognize its signs

* Equips teens with tools for coping with stress, such as meditation, mindful movement, how-to videos and guided imagery.

The Secret Life of Teens: Anxious, Overscheduled & Getting Sick

Click here to view this 5-minute video clip from KARE 11.

Youth Center in New Prague

Visit The Well website here to see what it's all about!