9th grade Course Selection

Information for 2023-24 School Year

Incoming 9th Grade Student Presentations

MCHS Counselors will visit middle school students on the following dates:

  • Meadow Brook Middle School March 1
  • Black Mountain Middle School March 8
  • Mesa Verde Middle School March 9

Want to view the presentation students saw? Click video link below

MCHS-8th Grade CRW

Trimester Fast Facts

  • Two trimesters = One year's worth of coursework.
  • Math and Spanish can be accelerated by taking the subject all 3 trimesters (=1.5 year's worth of coursework).
  • Two-part courses may have a trimester break between Part 1 and Part 2 - See example below.
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Math Sequence Guidelines

Science Placement Guidelines

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Sample 4 Year Plans

How to Enter Course Requests in Synergy Student VUE

How to enter course requests
Counselor Q and A Sessions for Parents - March 15th

Click the button to sign up for a question and answer session with an MC Counselor

Sundevil Career & Technical Ed (CTE) Course Options

We proudly offer several Career and Technical Education Pathways that articulate with Community Colleges, 4 year Colleges and direct entry occupations.

*Project Lead The Way (PTLW) courses are recognized as a respected academic programs (similar to Advanced Placement or International Baccalaureate) by UC/CSU.

AVID is Searching for YOU!

AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. It is an internationally recognized program designed to prepare students for success in both high school and college. Check out our AVID info page and reach out to Ms. Randle or your counselor for more information. We would love for you to join our AVID family.

=============Intra District Transfer INFO============

I'd like to attend Mt Carmel but I don't live in the area...

Check powayusd.com for Transfer information. Transfer request period is February 1 through March 31, 2023.

Please use the 9th grade CRW to record your class choices. Mail or scan completed form to btomicich@powayusd.com and we will enter them for you upon IDT approval.

Transfer decisions are made at the PUSD Attendance Office. We have no control, prior knowledge or influence over district decisions.

Do I Need to Enroll?

Current 8th grade students within MCHS Boundaries coming from Black Mountain, Meadowbrook or Mesa Verde Middle Schools have received their Course Selection materials at their current middle school. Those students will do Online Continuing Registration for continuing students and do not need to enroll.

Current 8th grade students within MCHS Boundaries coming from private or other schools will need to complete the online enrollment packet beginning April 1, 2023

Reasons Why It's Great to be a Sundevil

Welcome to Mt Carmel High School and Our Sundevil family!


In addition to the resources outlined here, our Sundevil Way Guide will help you develop a 4 year plan that is meaningful and relevant to you. #itsthesundevilway

Email contact for MCHS Counselors

Last Names A-F - Kim Bronson - kbronson@powayusd.com

Last Names G-M - Husani Whitlock - hwhitlock@powayusd.com

Last Names N-T Charmaine Ferrer - cferrer@powayusd.com

Last Names U-Z, AVID and ELL - Victor Baez - vbaez@powayusd.com

Career and Technical Ed - Kim Tran - ktran@powayusd.com

"It's Great to be a Sundevil"