Peet JHS Course Selection

All you need to know to register for 2021-2022!

DEAR PEET CUB FAMILY, Normally we would present this information at our academic elective night, but due to COVID we have put information needed for registration in this newsletter. There is also info on the Peet website including extra forms and FAQ's. We are looking forward to working with your child throughout the spring semester course registration process. We are dedicated to making this a smooth and successful transition.

Click here to go to the Peet JHS Website

https://peet.conroeisd.net/


For help with questions, please email your child's counselor according to the alphabet below:

Kristen Brennan Counselor last names A-GO kbrennan@conroeisd.net

DeeDee Withers Counselor last names GR-PE dwithers@conroeisd.net

Dianna Anderson Counselor last names PH-Z dkanderson@conroeisd.net

Mr. Kuempel has some important information to share about PJH and the expectations here.

Please click on the link below to view his message:


Virtual academic elective night 2021-2022 message

DIRECTIONS VIDEO Incoming 7th Grade

Watch this video to make sure you know how to fill out your registration sheet and input your courses in your Student Access Portal! 7th graders will receive instruction regarding course selection at school the week of February 22nd.

DIRECTIONS VIDEO incoming 8th Grade

Watch this video to make sure you know how to fill out your registration sheet and input your courses in your student access portal. Students at Peet will receive their presentation in their History class on Feb 24th..

Elective Information Videos

Due to COVID, our plans to show you around Peet and see the elective classrooms had to be virtual this year. Instead, our awesome elective teachers made videos! Watch to find out "What they do in that class!"

HOW DO I KNOW WHAT LEVEL OF ACADEMICS TO SIGN UP FOR????

Should I take honors courses? Click on these links below for more information on the difference between level and honors classes.

Level & Honors Comparison ENGLISH

Level & Honors Comparison SPANISH


All general education classes, level and honors, are college preparatory. The ultimate choice on which core course, level or honors, you wish your child to be in lies with you as long as it is made before the final deadline of April 9th.



  • Honors courses taught at Peet, CHS 9, and CHS prepare students to be successful in Advanced Placement, Dual Credit courses, and beyond.
  • Higher expectation of students
  • May move at a quicker pace than regular courses
  • Be wise in making course choices for your child based on his/her unique characteristics
  • Changes from honors to level and vice versa will not be accommodated after the April 9th deadline.


Required Courses - 7th Grade

  • Language Arts Honors or Level
  • Writing Strategies (ALL Level LA Students will take this course)
  • Mathematics - Pre Algebra Honors or 7 level
  • Science - Honors or Level
  • Texas History - Honors or Level
  • Physical Education - Girls Athletics, Football, Soccer, Xcountry, Private PE, Dolls or Cheer may substitute for a PE class.
  • Electives


Required Courses - 8th Grade

  • Language Arts - Honors or Level
  • Mathematics - Honors or Level
  • Science - Honors or Level
  • U.S. History - Honors or Level
  • Electives


Math - 7th Grade

  • Peet offers these courses

    • Level 7th Grade Math

    • Pre-Algebra Honors (Eighth Grade Math, one year ahead)

    • Algebra I Honors* (High School Course, two years ahead-Requires credit in 8th grade PreAlgebra which must be taken (or tested out) before enrolling in Algebra I)


*High School Course credit is recorded on HS transcript, but is not included in the calculation of HS grade point average.


Math - 8th Grade

  • Peet offers these math courses

    • Level 8th Grade Math - Pre-Algebra

    • Algebra I Honors* (9th grade math, one year ahead)

    • Geometry Honors* (10th grade math, two years ahead)


*High School Course credit is recorded on HS transcript, but is not included in the calculation of HS grade point average.


English Language Arts - 7th & 8th Grade

  • Honors ELA will have more in-depth material with an expectation of a quick pace through independent work. Honors students have ELA in one class period.

  • 7th grade LEVEL students have ELA in two periods. ALL students in a Level ELA class are scheduled for Writing Strategies. Level ELA is partnered with this class and will take up two periods in the student schedule. 8th LEVEL ELA doesn't not have a separate writing class. 8th ELA is only one period in the student schedule.


Science - 7th & 8th Grade

    • Level Science

    • Honors Science

      • Independent Study Project is required: Students have three options

        • Science Fair Project (traditional testable hypothesis)

        • Engineering Design Competition (partner required, design, build drivable robot)

        • Sci Stories (research, video documentary creation, website design and creation)

        • All options are research based endeavors

        • Time commitment outside of school is approximately 38 hours of preparation

        • Science Fair is traditionally on a Friday in Jan/Feb

        • EDC is traditionally on a Saturday in February

        • Sci Stories is a campus based competition with only 10 advancing to regionals


Texas History - 7th Grade

  • Level Texas History

  • Honors Texas History

    • This course is designed to prepare students for subsequent Honors and Advanced Placement courses in Social Studies.

    • The curriculum focuses on critical thinking, application of concepts, and strategies for analyzing primary sources.

    • Development of writing skills is emphasized to promote success on Free Response Questions and Document Based Questions in AP Social Studies courses.


US History - 8th Grade

  • Level US History

  • Honors US History

    • This course is designed to prepare students for subsequent Honors and Advanced Placement courses in Social Studies.

    • The curriculum focuses on critical thinking, application of concepts, and strategies for analyzing primary sources.

    • Development of writing skills is emphasized to promote success on Free Response Questions and Document Based Questions in AP Social Studies courses.



Physical Education Requirements

  • Students take PE for one year in seventh grade.

  • Students take PE an elective in eighth grade. PE is not a requirement for 8th graders.

  • Athletics may substitute for PE

    • Girls or Boys Athletics (Football, Basketball, Track)

    • Girls Volleyball

    • Girls or Boys Cross Country

    • Cheerleading

    • Dancing Dolls Drill Team

    • Private PE


Off Campus Physical Education also known as Private PE


  • Jan. 20 - Off Campus PE/Private PE Vendor Meeting
  • Mar. 15 - Off Campus/Private PE Applications open online. All applications are due May 1st.
  • April 9 - Last day for Off Campus/Private PE requests at Peet


For more information regarding Private PE, please click on the following link:

https://www.conroeisd.net/department/athletics/physical-education-health/

STILL NEED MORE INFORMATION??!! Maybe you want to read the CISD program of studies...

Click below on the link to CISD's Program of Studies for Secondary students for more course descriptions and information.


https://www.conroeisd.net/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/21-22-Program-of-Studies-Jan-25-2021-1.pdf

The Peet PTO wants to welcome you!!! Please click below for a link to view their message.

PEET PTO VIDEO
Still have questions or need a form? VISIT OUR WEBSITE

Find your counselor, AP, copies of all the forms for course selection, FAQs, and other info on our website! REMEMBER TO TURN IN YOUR REGISTRATION SHEET Along with all other required forms by MARCH 5th!! Thanks ~ The PJH Counselors