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Personalized Course Selection
What is it?Personalized Course Selection will allow current 8th graders, high school Freshmen, Sophomores and Juniors to participate in choosing their courses for the next school year using their Student Access account in Skyward. The benefits of this system include: a streamlined approach to choosing courses, intentional advising including creating, revisiting, and revising 4-year plans, and some student choice in creating their 8 period day.Click here to view a student-created video about Personalized Course Selection.
When is it happening?Career Cruising Course Requests
Current Grade Date All Freshmen Oct.-Dec. CTHS-Sophomores (Dec.) Juniors Jan.22-Feb. 9 BHS & SHS-Sophomores & Juniors Jan.22-Feb. 9 EWMS, HMS, WMS-8th graders Feb. 16 CVMS & PVMS-8th graders Feb. 19 Personalized Course Selection Current Grade Date Juniors April 16-17 Sophomores April 23-24 Freshmen April 30-May1 8th Graders May 2-3 Informational Parent Nights Campus & Current Grade Date CTHS 8th Graders 1/29 @ 6:00 CTHS Freshmen, Sophomores, & Juniors 1/18 @ 6:00 (Course Selection & DUAL Information) BHS 8th Graders 1/29 @ 6:00 BHS Freshman, Sophomores, & Juniors (CS) 1/4 @ 6:00 DUAL Information 1/9 @ 6:00 SHS 8th Graders 1/31 @ 6:00 SHS Freshman, Sophomores, & Juniors 1/17 @ 6:00 (Course Selection & DUAL Information)
Student & Parent Night Flyers
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) & How-To VideoClick here to view a list of FAQs and answers.
Personal Course Selection ResourcesEndorsement Information & TEA Graduation ToolkitEndorsements are course articulations based on the individual student's area of interest.The 5 Endorsement pathways are:Arts & Humanities, Multidisciplinary, Business & Industry, Public Services, and Science, Technology, Engineering & Math (STEM).There are various ways to complete each Endorsement. For example, STEM could be completed through an Aeroscience, Robotics, Math, Science, or Computer Science sequence. Click below to see the various pathways that coincide with the Endorsements.College Credit and Advanced Academics in High SchoolEMS ISD offers numerous opportunities for students to earn college credit while enrolled in the district. These include College Board Advanced Placement, Dual Credit and Concurrent Enrollment courses. For more information please click on: