Course Selection Information for 2020-2021

For the 2020-2021 school year, high school course selection information will be available online and easily accessible as a section of the District web page. The transition from PDF file, the format you may remember from last year, to a website will allow for greater functionality of the interactive features included in our course selection guide.

Course selection information can be found on the website under the Curriculum header using the High School drop down link.

The District website is designed to fit content to any device (ex. computer monitors, laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, mobile phones, etc.) and can easily be translated into other languages. If you need additional assistance accessing the information, please do not hesitate to contact your child's school and ask to speak with a counselor.

Course Selection Night
Cedar Cliff and Red Land will each host a Course Selection Night on January 8, at 7 p.m. This evening is offered to assist you and your child in the course selection process. Staff will be available throughout the evening to answer your questions. So, prior to attending, you may find it helpful to review some of the information contained online about course offerings and credit requirements.  
 
Other Important Dates
Course Selection Portal Opens - Tuesday, January 21, 2020
Course Selection Portal Closes - Wednesday, February 19, 2020

2020-2021 Highlights
Career Fields - Our Personalized Academic and Career Education Roadmap (PACER) ensures all students are considering their post-high school goals as they plan and select courses. We utilize six broad career fields in an effort to group careers into similar occupations and industries. (click here)

New Course Offerings - New English courses for 2020-2021 include Composition and Communication; Social Justice; Strategic Communication; Myths, Legends, and Folktales; and Women's Studies in Literature.  In social studies, Advanced Placement US Government and Politics, World Religions, and Women's Studies are now offered.  Physical Education has added an Outdoor and Adventure Education class while the music curriculum now includes an Advanced Placement Music Theory course.  Social Media in Business and Society will be offered by the business education staff. Lastly, in math, be sure to see the addition of College Algebra. Students enrolled in this course at either high school can earn advanced college credit. 

Course Organization - Graduation requirements, sample course paths, and whenever possible Parent Documents outlining the skills and concepts covered in each course are organized by subject area. (click here)  

Life After High School - Whether you plan to attend college, enter the military, or begin a career, we hope the information in this section and our downloadable checklists will set students up for success. (click here)


Our goal continues to be to provide a more personalized educational experience for all learners in order to meet each student's interests, needs, future plans, and career goals. If your student can dream it, we will do whatever we can to make that dream a possibility for them.

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