2020 Curriculum Programs & Academic Advising

SCHS Overview of Curriculum Programs & Academic Advising Timelines for 2020-2021


Week of December 16th — Academic Days of Emphasis

Teachers will meet individually with students during class to discuss course level options. This personalized conversation can be critical to a student’s perception of their own ability and is intended to encourage students to explore their potential…NOT to be a barrier to higher level courses.


Wednesday, January 8 and Thursday, January 9 — Curriculum Meetings

Department chairs meet with Student Services and Admin to discuss changes to curriculum for the coming year.


Thursday, January 16 — Parent Evening Program:  (Rescheduled to Snow Date) 


  • Rising 9th Grade Student/Parent Orientation (Auditorium)

Student Services staff will present information to help students transition to high school.  A panel of current students and teachers will provide specific information.  Tours of the school will be available.

  • Introduction to AP Courses (Silver Box)

Our AP Coordinator, Shanna Mayorov, will present an overview of Advanced Placement (AP) courses.  This presentation will include expectations, time commitments, and progression of AP courses.


  • Curriculum Evening Program (Main Halls on 1st Floor)

Students and parents will review materials and talk with teachers and department chairs about course offerings. 

  • SCHS Clubs and Activities Fair (Cafeteria)

Families will learn about the many clubs and activities available to students.  Students and coaches will be available to answer questions.


Grade Level Curriculum Meetings (Large Group)

School counselors will meet with students in large groups to present information about course offerings, sequencing, prerequisites for specific courses, and graduation requirements.  

  • January 13 & 15 @ 9:15 am

Rising 9th grade (Middle School)

  • Friday, January 10 and Tuesday, January 14 (Advisory in alpha groups)

Rising 12th grade

  • Tuesday, February 4 and Wednesday, February 5 (Auditorium)

Rising 11th grade (through PE classes)

  • Thursday, February 20 and Friday, February 21 (Auditorium)

Rising 10th grade (through PE classes)


Academic Advising Conferences 

School counselors meet individually with their students to assist them in exploring their academic and postsecondary/career goals.  Students will review their transcripts and select their courses for next school year.

  • Wednesday, January 15 through Friday, January 24

Rising 12th grade (through Social Studies classes)

  • Wednesday, February 5 through Wednesday, February 12

Rising 11th grade (through PE classes)

  • Monday, February 24 through Friday, February 28

Rising 10th grade (through PE classes)


*Staffing Meetings will take place in Mid-March.