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2019-2020 Fridley High School Registration Guide

Contents include:

Career Fields, Clusters and Pathways
Thinking ahead and preparing for careers is helpful as students are headed to the workplace.  Some careers that are common today may not be needed tomorrow.  All careers require flexibility, knowledge, and skills.

Career Planning/Timeline
Information resources related to career planning, researching post-secondary schools and financial aid.  Additional information is also available from high school deans.

Preparing for Post High School Education
Students should plan their courses of study carefully with their parents, teachers and dean. Whether planning to attend a community college, four-year college/university, or specialized training programs, all students are strongly advised to research specific requirements for admission to their school(s) of choice and meet with their dean for further assistance.

Academic Testing
In addition to the general entrance requirements, most colleges and universities require that the student take one or more national standardized tests. 

Student Support
Fridley High School offers a full range of support for students including counseling, services for students with special needs, English Language Learners, and students in transition.

Graduation requirements
Fridley High School students must complete credit requirements and complete state mandated tests to receive a Fridley High School diploma.  Students are encouraged to carefully select courses for the entire year and take advantage of the broad selection of offerings from all departments.  Students must be credit ready to participate in the commencement ceremony.

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
AVID is an academic support program that prepares students for college and success.  The program targets academically average students and places them in advance courses, while providing additional support for them in the AVID elective course.

Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO)
PSEO is a program that allows qualified high school students to earn both high school and college credit while in high school at no cost to the student.  Most PSEO courses are offered on the campus of the postsecondary institution and some courses are offered online.  Transportation is available to qualified students.  See your dean for application materials.

International Baccalaureate (IB)
Fridley High School is an International Baccalaureate Word School that provides Middle Years Programme, Diploma Programme, and Career-related Programme to all students.

Course Descriptions
Full descriptions of all course offerings at Fridley High School.

Plus more...


High School Announcements

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School districts rely on state and local funding to support and maintain their schools.  On November 5, 2019, Fridley Public Schools will ask its community to approve an operational levy referendum. Funds from operational levies are used to support academic programs for students, staffing and student support services such as social emotional learning and mental health services.

Referendum Question: Revoke the district's existing referendum revenue authorization of $187.43 per pupil and replace it with a new authorization of $497.43 per pupil.  The proposed referendum would increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for 10 years. 

Click here to view 2019 Operating Levy Referendum webpage

Fridley Public Schools will have an operating levy on the November 5, 2019 ballot. The school district is seeking additional funding to support academic programs that enhance and enrich student learning, strengthen student support services that include social emotional learning and mental health, and support current class sizes and staffing levels. The current operating levy is set to expire in 2025 and the district will ask its voters to revoke and replace it with a new levy authorization.

For parents and community members to learn more about the operating levy, the district is hosting a second informational session.

Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Location: Fridley District Auditorium, 6000 West Moore Lake Drive, Fridley, MN 55432

This is a free event that does not require reservations.  All parents and community members are invited to attend. For more information, please email levy2019@fridley.k12.mn.us or click here to learn more


Those seniors who attended the STRIVE information meeting last week-this is a reminder to turn in your commitment form if you are interested in joining. The deadline to turn in the form is Friday, October 18th. Our First mentor meeting is Wed. October 23.
The Blood Drive is Coming! You can sign up during Lunch if you are 16 or older!   Look for the Blood Drive Table in the Cafeteria.  The blood drive will be held on Friday, Oct. 25.  Your donation can save 3 lives!!

TIGERS UNITED will have their first meeting of the year on Tuesday October 22nd   Come find out what we are all about! New members welcome.

Meet in room 121 - first half of lunch. See Ms. Phelps or Mr. Leistikow if you have questions.

Latinx Students: We will be taking Latinx students to Mankato State University to explore potential future career opportunities for Latinx students in different science fields. See Ms. Winkelman in room 160 for more information and permission slips.


YIG Model Assembly registrations and financial aid are available in Mr. Holt's room. Registrations are due by November 2nd. If you applied for the Ann Bancroft grant, please see Mr. Holt this week.

All practice rooms in the music hallway are CLOSED during lunch until further notice due to inappropriate use. Band or choir students who want to practice during lunch may use the band room.

Fridley Public Schools families can apply now for Educational Benefits. Beginning July 1, 2019, Fridley Public Schools families will receive a paper application in the mail. Families can also complete the application online. Submitting this application provides our district with additional funding that directly supports our schools and our students’ education.

This funding helps support: 

  • Lower instructor-to-learner ratios
  • Additional teachers for reading intervention & extended math instruction
  • Student support services (deans & counselors)
  • Supporting direct instruction for English language learners

A new application must be completed every school year. Families who qualify will be eligible to receive free or reduced-priced school meals for the 2019-20 school year.

To apply online:

  • Parents/guardians need their student’s PERSON ID# to apply.
  • Household income level
  • Only complete one application per family
  • Online application process will take 10-15 minutes
  • If you need help, please contact the Nutritional Services Department at: 763-502-5022 or 763-502-5028.           

Please click here to complete and submit your application: Apply now (https://www.payschoolscentral.com)

To complete a paper application:

  • You will receive a paper copy of the application in the mail the week of July 1, 2019.
  • Please return completed application to any district school office or the enrollment center.
  • You can also mail the form to: Fridley ISD 14, Nutritional Services, 6000 West Moore Lake Drive, Fridley, MN 55432 

Fridley Students, Staff and Families can purchase Computers and receive discounted pricing through FireFly Computers by using the following link: http://fireflyadvantage.com/fridley

Fridley Students, Staff and Families can purchase Apple Products and receive Education Pricing by using the Education link: https://www.apple.com/us-hed/shop

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