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    Arcola Intermediate School

    Timeline for Course Scheduling (including Honors)

     

    Below is the annual scheduling timeline for students currently in grade 6 who will be taking classes (including honors classes) in grade 7 next school year AND for students currently in grade 7 who will be taking classes (including honors classes) in grade 8 next school year.

     

    April

    • Marking Period 3 ends
    • Student eligibility for honors is determined based on course/subject specific data points as listed within the honors eligibility section of this web site by end of month

     

    May

    • Arcola Administration provides communication to current 6th and 7th-grade parents at beginning of month to:
      • Notify parents of the general scheduling process and remaining timeline
      • Notify parents of the descriptions of World Languages and the selection process for current 7th grade students for next year
    • Students in grade 7 complete the electronic World Language selection for next school year.
    • Arcola Administration provides communication to current 6th and 7th-grade parents (mid-month) on the following:
      • How and when to access course assignments via Parent Portal
      • Procedures for inquiries about course assignments
      • Description of appeal process
    • Access to student course assignments enabled in Powerschool Parent Portal (end of month)
      • This allows parents/students to see the courses, including honors courses, that are included in next year’s student schedule. The actual schedule with teacher assignments is provided in August as per this timeline.

     

    June

    • Deadline for submission to the Arcola Administration of all honors courses appeals (by end of first full week)
    • Last day of current school year

     

    August

    • Access to individual student schedules enabled in Powerschool Parent Portal (last week)
      • This allows parents/students to see the courses including honors courses and the daily schedule along with assigned teachers for the coming year