Student Action Plan: Grade 11
- Take the right courses to earn your Hawaii High School Diploma.
- Take challenging courses and consider going for an Honors Recognition Diploma.
- Attend school regularly and get the best grades possible.
- Participate in extracurricular activities and volunteer opportunities.
- Record your extracurricular activities and volunteer work in your resume for your Personal Transition Plan.
- Meet with your counselor to make sure you are on track to graduate from high school and reach your college & career goals.
- Take the PSAT/NMSQT in October. Sign up with the School Counselor in September. Cost is $16.00. A limited number of Fee Waivers are available for Juniors who qualify and are given on a first come, first served basis.
- Take the ACT on Kohala High School's Testing Day in February. It is free and students are automatically registered.
- Take the SAT in March or May of your Junior Year. Register on line at sat.org/register Fee Waivers are available for Juniors who qualify for free or reduced lunch. Visit Hawaii DOE website for eligibility and on line application information.
- Register for NCAA Eligibility and/or NAIA Eligibility if you want to play Division I or Division II college sports. Fee Waivers are available for Juniors and Seniors who qualify for free or reduced lunch.
- Take the ASVAB if you are interested in joining the military. It is offered at Kohala High School just one time per year in November. Sign up with the School Counselor.
- Narrow your career choices in My Future Hawaii, Careers in Hawaii or Occupational Outlook Handbook or Career One Stop.
- Build your "Careers I'm Interested In" and "Colleges I'm Thinking About" lists in My Future Hawaii or College Board
- Complete Personal Transition Plan lessons in your Advisory class.
- Write your personal statement/college essay for college admissions and scholarships. Get tips from College Board and Purdue.edu
- Research how to pay for college on the College Board and Federal Student Aid websites
- Go to College & Career Fairs (Fall and Spring), College Visits, and possible college field trips.
- Participate in a summer opportunity related to your career interest or college exploration: internship, college camp, college class, etc.
Parent Action Plan: 11th Grade