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Planning The High School Program
Who Is Involved?


Many educational opportunities are available to students at Commerce High School. To make the most of these opportunities, it is essential to carefully plan educational experiences. Advisors, teachers, parents, and most importantly, students have roles to plan in this process. With appropriate choices of electives and requirements, students will have the opportunity to reach desired goals.

School's Role

  •     Plan instruction appropriate for each student's academic and technical needs.
  •     Make every effort to support excellent attendance.
  •     Encourage each student to achieve his or her academic and technical goals.
  •     Provide resources to enhance the learning process.
  •     Provide an environment conducive to learning.
  •     Maintain regular contact with home about student progress.
  •     Help students identify and enhance career interest.

Student's Role

  •     Register for and pass all courses required for the diploma seal choice.
  •     Demonstrate acceptable work habits and attitudes.
  •     Explore and develop career interest areas.
  •     Be actively involved in personal education and career development.
  •     Be persistent in getting the information and help needed.
  •     Utilize all available career resource materials including the career center and on line resources.

Parent's Role

  •     Be an active participant in your student's education.
  •     Provide opportunities for the student to explore his/her career interest areas.
  •     Establish strong work habits and attitudes in your student.
  •     Read all materials that come home from the school and discuss with your student.
  •     Be in touch with school personnel about your concerns and questions.
  •     Become informed about state and system standards for promotion, graduation, and post secondary admissions.
  •     Be proactive in getting the information you need.

Business Community's Role

  •     Support the efforts of the school system in the area of career development.
  •     Encourage business and industry to join the Partners In Education business partnership.
  •     Provide opportunities for students to pursue career interests.
  •     Provide opportunities for educators to increase their knowledge of the workplace.
  •     Inform the school system of current trends and needs in the job market.
  •     Participate in career related activities.
  •     Provide business/service learning opportunities to students.

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