CHS Counseling Office
11th Grade- MN Page Program
Over the last 40 years the High School Page Program has been dedicated to providing participants with hands-on access to our state government in action.
Modeled after the United States Congress Page Program, the Minnesota House of Representatives High School Page Program was established in 1975. Today, the program remains dedicated to providing students with meaningful opportunities and has evolved into one of the top page programs in the nation.
Throughout the course of their week in Saint Paul, High School Page Program participants are exposed to a wide variety of experiences, designed to provide them with a deep understanding of our state government.
Among the many highlights included in each student's week at the Capitol are:
Individual meetings with legislators designed to allow students to discuss the issues that matter most to them.
Experiencing the legislative process firsthand by assisting members during legislative session.
Participating in a mock committee session designed to develop students' leadership skills and to inspire them to think critically about the issues confronting our state.
Providing students with the opportunity to meet with constitutional officers, members of the judiciary, lobbyists, and members of the media.
Students should expect to participate in scheduled program activities from 8:00am to 5:00pm Monday through Thursday, and from 8:00am to 12:30pm on Friday.
11th Grade- Girls/Boys State
Two junior girls and two junior boys are selected each winter to participate in and represent CHS at the state conventions in the middle of June. Girls State Convention is held at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN and the Boys State Convention is held at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, MN. These great programs are sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary and American Legion.
11th Grade- Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)
The Crookston Rotary Club sponsors numerous juniors in attending a week long leadership seminar on the campus of Univ. MN-Crookston. Seminar is usually held in July. If you have questions about these or other programs, please give me a call or better yet, stop in the guidance office for more information.