WELCOME CLASS OF 2026!
Can you believe that you will soon be a high school student? August 2022 is just around the corner and you are about to begin the first step in your high school career - selecting your 9th grade courses. Please see the instructions for viewing your teacher recommendations and completing your course selection form, but never fear. I will be here to help you get started and answer any questions that you may have.
Students, I look forward to seeing you in March.
Parents, please read the information below carefully and don't forget to sign up for one of our
Ms. Parker (Class of 2026 Freshmen Counselor)
INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ACADEMIC PLANNER AND COURSE SELECTION FORM
Teacher recommendations for 9th grade courses will be available to students during Freshman Academy Counselor Ms. Elisha M. Parker's advisement visit with teams (see schedule below). These recommendations from the Eagle's Landing Middle School teachers include Honors, AP (Advanced Placement) and support classes (GSE Algebra Support and Basic Reading & Writing). Following the advisement sessions, Ms. Parker will enter the course selections into the Academic Planner on Infinite Campus for students and parents to view. All courses from the registration form will be available to view in the Academic Planner beginning March 31st.
Ms. Parker will visit the 8th Grade classes at Eagle's Landing Middle School to meet with students regarding registration on the following dates:
Team 801: March 4th
Team 802: March 11th
Team 803: March 17th
Ms. Parker will hold virtual parent Q&A sessions regarding course selection on the following dates. Parents, you must pre-register here to receive the Google Meet link for the virtual sessions. You may also e-mail Ms. Parker at email@example.com. Click the Parent Q&A pre-registration link below:
Virtual Parent Q&A Sessions:
Team 801: March 8th 5:30-6:30 PM (Google Meet Link will be emailed to parents using the e-mail address provided on the registration link)
Team 802: March 16th 5:30-6:30 PM (Google Meet Link will be emailed to parents using the e-mail address provided on the registration link)
Team 803: March 22nd 5:30-6:30 PM (Google Meet Link will be emailed to parents using the e-mail address provided on the registration link)
COURSE SELECTION FORM
The 2022-2023 Course Request Form will be posted in your Countdown 2026 Counseling Google Classroom beginning March 4, 2022. The course registration form will be posted as an assignment to complete and turned in via Google Classroom. Use the instructions below to complete the form and return in the Countdown 2026 Google Classroom. This form is the OFFICIAL course request form and is used for scheduling purposes. Students, if you have not joined the Countdown 2026 Google Classroom click this link to join.
Students will be scheduled for a total of EIGHT courses for their 2022-2023 ELHS schedule. Four courses will be scheduled 1st semester and four courses will be scheduled the 2nd semester.
Course Selection Form Instructions:
- Complete the top section (Name, Student ID #, etc.)
- Place an X beside the EIGHT courses that the student wishes to take next school year (at least 4 required courses - ELA, MATH, SCIENCE & HEALTH/PERSONAL FITNESS and 4 electives totaling eight courses). You may refer to your Academic Planner for teacher recommendations for levels (honors, AP).
- Choose 3 ALTERNATE elective courses (numbering 1, 2 and 3 in order of preference).
2022-2023 Course Selections will be available in Infinite Campus to view and approve via the 2022-2023 Course Requests tab beginning April 11th.
Remember that two years of the same foreign language courses may be required for admission to a 4 year college or university, even though it is not a graduation requirement. These 8 choices and 3 ALTERNATE choices include academic electives, fine arts, physical education, and CTAE courses. You may not receive your first preferred elective, so choose alternates carefully. Enrollment in honors and advanced placement classes is based upon satisfactory completion of prerequisite courses. The FINAL day to request changes to the 2022-2023 schedule is May 6, 2022.