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Academic Advising

Academic advising is an important step in the education process. It is a chance for counselors, faculty, parents and other caring adults to partner with students in a discovery process. Successful academic advising encourages students to take ownership of their academic journey by:
 
  • Exploring dreams and passion areas.
  • Considering individual learning styles – highlighting strengths and opportunities
  • Identifying short-term and long term goals and the accompanying academic plans
  • Learning about available programs, courses and opportunities
  • Developing successful time management, organization, and study skills

Your school counselor can also assist with providing tutoring lists, inquiries regarding academic supports and resources like honors courses or exceptional learners, opportunities for internships, or general tips for success in the classroom. Please contact your counselor for more information.

Pathways

The new graduation program called Pathways is required for the class of 2023 and beyond.  Below is a document from the Indiana Department of Education about the new Pathways requirement.  We encourage you to go their website (www.doe.in.gov/graduation-pathways) for more information on Pathways.  A career inventory through Indiana Career Explorer (www.indianacareerexplorer.org) is one of many career resources that is provided by this website.  The LEARNMORE magazine gives more insight into careers and also gives post-secondary education information.  www.learnmoreindiana.org is another useful website.  Finally, Indiana's 21st Century Scholars Program is the state’s premier college scholarship and preparation program for low-income Hoosier students. Students who fulfill the Scholar Pledge are provided up to four years of paid tuition at an eligible college or university. Scholars also receive a variety of support services designed to help them succeed in school and complete college. The following website  provides more information and tells you how to apply:
21st Century Scholars.  Applications must be completed online on or before June 30th of the student’s 8th grade year.  Hopefully, this information will be helpful as your student transitions into high school next year.  Feel free to contact the Guidance Office if you have any questions.


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Graduation Pathways Checklist
IBOE Pathways Policy
Indiana Graduation Pathways
Graduation Pathways 101
LearnMore Magazine
21st Century Scholars Information

Riverside Junior High

Hamilton Southeastern Schools

10910 Eller Road, Fishers, IN 46038
School hours:  Mon 7:35a - 2:25p (Early Release), Tues-Fri 7:35a - 2:45p
Main Office (317) 915-4280
Fax (317) 915-4289
Attendance (317) 915-4288
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Our Mission

Hamilton Southeastern Schools, as a forward-thinking school district, provides educational opportunities to ensure the success of each and every student, to become a responsible citizen and to positively influence an ever-changing world community.