Transition from Middle School to High School
On Monday, January 31, 2022, 8th grade students will begin planning their transition to high school. We want to make your transition as smooth as possible.
During this week, students will engage in a week-long unit of transition planning to help them be future-ready and better prepared for high school. Students will work with their middle school counselor and Career Pathways or Leadworthy teacher to learn about the important parts of planning for high school including graduation requirements, course opportunities, and developing an individual four-year plan.
The student’s four-year plan will be accessible for students and parents to review together using an online platform, Xello, over the next few weeks. Information on how to login to Xello will be communicated by your student’s campus. Parents/guardians will be able to work with their students to make changes to the plan in Xello until Wednesday, February 23, 2022. Four-year plans will need to be in final form in Xello by February 23rd.
"Welcome to Central High School" Presentation - This presentation contains helpful information regarding graduation plans and Honors, AP, Dual-Credit, and Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses.
The Educational Planning Guide (formerly known as the Course Catalog) guide has all of the information that our parents and students will need to help them prepare for high school. Graduation plans and requirements are explained in detail so that families have a good idea of what will be expected of students as they move through high school. Each grade (9-12) is explained in detail with the available courses for students as well as important steps that students should take for their future planning during each grade. Descriptions of all courses available for high school students are also included in this planning guide.
The Opportunity Guide explains the options high school students have for programs of study in SAISD. These programs of study are career-focused pathways that will allow students to explore their interests and help them better prepare for their career interests while in high school. These are not only vocational programs, but can help our students prepare for careers that may require college degrees also, such as careers in healthcare, counseling, and education. There are many more opportunities in this guide for our students to explore and take advantage of as they prepare for high school.
Do you have any questions on the process of selecting courses for your new high school student? Our counseling office is here to help!
Glenn Middle School Counseling Center: (325) 947-3841 x128
Lone Star Middle School Counseling Center: (325) 947-3871 x128