High School, College & Career (HSCC) Preparation Instruction

In accordance with TEC 28.016, Chaparral Star Academy provides instruction in preparing students for high school, college, and post-secondary careers to all 8th graders during the Spring semester. 
 
For 2021-22, instruction will take place as part of the 8th grade ELA course and will have associated assignments with varying due dates.
 
Topics will include information about the creation of a high school personal graduation plan, distinguished level of achievement, endorsements, college readiness standards, and potential career choices with education needed to enter those careers.  Please see below for the instruction schedule.
Frequently Asked Questions from 8th graders in previous years can be found below:

MODULE 1: INTRODUCTION, COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS STANDARDS

 

Please note that last year's presentation was played for 8th graders during class with a short introduction from Mr. Barnett. Information contained in the video specific to 2020-21 was clarified.

 

CLICK HERE for the ACTUAL Texas College and Career Readiness Standards

 

HOMEWORK: HSCC Preparation Form #1 (CCRS)
(due on Thursday, March 3, 2022 by 11:59pm)

 

 

MODULE 2: CAREER EXPLORATION - CAREER INTEREST PROFILER

 

 

HOMEWORK: HSCC Preparation Form #2 (Career Interest Profiler)
(due on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 by 11:59pm)

 

 

MODULE 3: CAREER EXPLORATION - CAREER DETAILS INVESTIGATION

 

There is no associated video for Module #3 as students participated in an in-class activity. Students who were absent can still complete the associated assignment

 

HOMEWORK: HSCC Preparation Form #3 (Career Exploration)
(due on Friday, April 1, 2022 by 11:59pm)

 

 

MODULE 4: PROGRAMS OF STUDY

 

This asynchronous module will be incorporated into Module #5.

 

HOMEWORK: There is no associated homework!

 

 

MODULE 5: HB5 GRADUATION PLAN

 

 

HOMEWORK: HSCC Preparation Quiz #2 (HB5)
(due on Thursday, March 28, 2022 by 11:59pm)
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MODULE 6: SCHEDULING FOR 2022-23

 

Unfortunately, the audio portion of the recording isn't the best quality. An archived video from 2020-21 contains similar information but current course offerings won't be accurately reflected.

 

HOMEWORK: 8th Grade Module #7 Preparation Form
(due on Monday, May 9, 2022 by 11:59pm)
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MODULE 7: PERSONAL GRADUATION PLAN (PGP) SETUP