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9th Grade Checklist

  • Know the high school graduation requirements at Everett High School.

  • Plan your 4-year high school plan carefully.

  • Get involved in sports, clubs, and volunteer activities in school and the community.

  • Take interest and skills assessments via Naviance.

  • Begin college exploration; it is never too early. Visit college campuses, conduct Internet research, and call admissions departments with questions.

  • Attend class every day.

  • Check with North Shore Community College’s TRIO office if you are eligible.

  • Begin recording awards/certificates, clubs/activities, and volunteer work.

  • Set short and long-term goals.

  • Establish good study and time management/organization habits.

  • Plan meaningful summer activities.

  • Talk with your parents/guardians about saving and paying for college.

  • Self-advocate. Communicate with teachers.

  • Take the PSAT test. Review results with teachers, school counselors and parents/guardians.

  • Challenge yourself.