9th Grade

Grade 9 Information


  • Attend your Freshman Seminar with the School Counselors in September

  • Get involved in clubs, sports, and/or volunteer work. It’s a great way to meet new people and learn new skills 

  • Get to know your teachers and counselor. They are important advocates for your success!

  • Make new friends!

  • Keep your grades up! Academic success has many benefits – ex. Honor Roll, NHS, eligibility for scholarships and awards senior year, etc. 

  • Go for extra help with your teachers before school, after school, or during unit lunch. 

  • Check your school email every day! 

  • Consider signing up for an NHS Tutor if you need additional academic support 

  • Use effective study habits and stay on top of all your homework/projects 

  • Consider purchasing a planner to stay organized 

  • Email your teachers with questions/concerns if it’s after school hours 

  • Remember, you must pass at least 6 classes each semester to stay eligible for sports 

  • Sign into Naviance to begin to learn about your personality type and begin researching careers of interest 

  • Before your scheduling appointment in February, review your 4-year high school plan to determine the most appropriate classes for you 

  • Think about plans for your summer (volunteer work, jobs, travel, etc).

  • Finish the school year!

Commonly Asked Questions by Ninth Graders

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Extra Curricular Activities:

Getting involved is the best way to get the most of your high school experience. Consider joining one of the numerous clubs, organizations, or sports teams at Parsippany High:

Check out some of them HERE or stop by Guidance for more information!

Career Goals:

It's time to start identifying what career field that might interest you.

Check out Naviance HERE. You can also take career assessments and watch videos from people in various occupational fields.

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