It's 8th Grade Scheduling Time!

A look at the course options at Crestwood Secondary Campus

Current Eighth Grade students are now scheduling your Freshman level courses for 2019-2020

Requirements include:


  • 1 English course - English I or English I Honors
  • 1 Social Studies course - US History I
  • 1 Math course - see options below
  • 1 Science course - see options below
  • Career Readiness Wheel
  • Physical education


  • 1 Electives - See the descriptions below!
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English

  • English 1
  • English 1 Honors

(English I Honors course includes required summer readings)


Descriptions and course requirements start on page 19 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Mathematics Course Options

  • Algebra I
  • Algebra II-9
  • Essential Algebra 1A


Descriptions and course requirements start on page 26 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Science Course Options

  • Biology 1 - 9
  • Pathway Science


Descriptions and course requirements start on page 29 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Social Studies Education

  • US History I


Descriptions and course requirements start on page 24 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

World Language Education

  • French I
  • Spanish I


Descriptions and course requirements start on page 22 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

ELECTIVES

Art Education Electives

  • Art 1


Course descriptions are on page 33 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Business Education Electives


  • All 9th grade students will have Careers/Keyboarding as part of the Graduation Requirement Wheel (GRW)



Course descriptions start on page 31 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

English Electives

  • Creative Writing
  • Public Speaking
  • All 9th grade students will have Art of Communication as part of the Graduation Requirement Wheel (GRW)


Course descriptions start on page 19 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Family & Consumer Science Electives

  • All 9th grade students will have Personal Finance as part of the Graduation Requirement Wheel (GRW)


Course descriptions start on page 33 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Music Electives

  • Music Theory 1
  • Chorus


Course descriptions start on page 35 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Health

  • All 9th grade students will have Health as part of the Graduation Requirement Wheel (GRW)

Technical Education Electives

  • Manufacturing I
  • ITC I


Course descriptions start on page 33 in the Course Selection Guide available below.

Wilkes-Barre Career Technical Center

Students enrolled at the W-B Area Career & Technical Center in grades 10-12 will earn 25 credits due to mathematics and arts/humanities credits incorporated in the Vocational-Technical curriculum. Enrollment for all three years in grades 10, 11 and 12 is required to earn full credit. The subject area credits apply with these exceptions:

  • Three credits in Social Studies: World Cultures I and II, and American Cultures.
  • Three credits in Science: Physical Science, Biology, Applied Science Chemistry, and Applied Science Physics.
  • Three credits in Mathematics


See page 14 in the Course Selection Guide available below

Course Selection Guide

The course selection guide offers full descriptions of the expectations of each course as well as any prerequisite requirement for higher level or advanced placement coursework.


Click banner link or the .pdf file below to view the entire document.

Click here for the Course Selection Guide

Also available on our Guidance Website www.csdcomets.org

Scheduling timeline


  • Monday - March 18 - Guidance counselors meeting with 8th grade students during English classes to distribute scheduling sheets - all students hear presentations about elective options during Comet Time.



  • Friday - March 22 - 8th grade students choose course options on-line during English classes. Parents must sign the top of the course selection form and return to their teacher so students can complete the on-line scheduling process.

STUDENTS FINALIZED SCHEDULE WILL BE LIVE ON SKYWARD MID-AUG 2019