Petition for Re-Enrollment in High School Essay: “My Story” Today you will write an essay that tells your story. The purpose of this essay is to reflect on your past and think about your future. The completion of this essay is an important step in your education. Take it seriously and answer honestly. Your essay should demonstrate your renewed commitment to your education.
Here are some prompts and questions to get you thinking.
Introduce yourself to the reader. Who are you? Where are you from? How would others describe you? How would you describe yourself? What special skills and talents do you possess? What do you want others to know about you?
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Reflect on your past. Describe some of the personal challenges you faced growing up, especially your teen years. Between the ages of 13 and your present age, how did your life change, how did you change? What lessons have you learned? What personal successes or joys did you experience in your teen years. Who in your life has been there for you to give you positive support?
Describe the reasons you left school. What subjects or teachers did you like? What did teachers do to help you? What subjects were difficult for you? Why? What have you learned about the importance of education since you left high school?
Why did you choose our program? What are you here to achieve? What will you do to be successful? What concerns do you have? What is the ultimate goal you would like to achieve?
The first draft of this essay will be placed in your student achievement plan, over your time as a student in JMCS; you will revisit this essay and complete a final revised draft. This final draft will also be placed in your SAP, as serve as evidence of your academic and personal growth.
The next three sections of the Student Achievement Plan will be an analysis of your progress upon entry into JMCS as well as ongoing update of your academic progress both in class and on assessment tests.
The first section is your Intake Analysis, your teacher will place a copy of your original transcripts, copies of the credit tracker and you will set goals for yourself using the form provided or one your teacher creates. This should be completed immediately upon your enrollment in JMCS and you should revisit your goals monthly. Your teacher will complete these forms and review them with you.
The next section is Academic Progress Tracking. Here your teacher will place copies of your graduation progresses each school session as well as copies of all your JMCS report cards. This way you can monitor your progress as you go and see how you have grown since you first enrolled in JMCS.
Finally, The Assessment Tracker will include copies of all standardized test results, including CAHSEE, TABE, RenStar, GED, and any other formalized assessment you take while a student at JMCS. This will also allow you to see how you have grown and developed during your time at JMCS.
Credit Tracking Summary followed by transcript copies. Copy #1 = highlighted transcript copy. Copy #2= stamped/signed original transcript.