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Program of Studies
for the 2017 - 2018 School Year

 

Principal's Welcome Letter: 

 

Dear Students:

 

Welcome to the 2017-2018 Conard High School Program of Studies.  I am extremely proud of the array of courses that we offer to meet the individual needs, abilities, and interests of all students.  This Program of Studies has been designed to guide you in planning your academic program.  We encourage you to use this Program of Studies to understand the various opportunities available to you.  You will find pertinent information such as graduation requirements, course descriptions, NCAA eligibility requirements, and additional items with which you will want to be familiar. 

 

It is never too early to begin thinking about your future career.  Our Program of Studies will guide you in making educated decisions regarding possible career pathways.  Challenge yourself by enrolling in rigorous courses and setting your goals high. Although the courses you select while at Conard are important in determining your direction after high school, it is also imperative to enjoy a well-rounded experience participating in various co-curricular activities.  Whatever your interests are, Conard offers students a wide variety of opportunities that will allow you to become an involved member of our school community.

 

As you go through the course selection process please talk to your teachers, school counselor, department supervisors, and administrators.  In addition, spend time exploring and discussing the various options with your parents/guardians.  You are also encouraged to visit our website for additional information. 

 

Remember to set your goals high and to work hard to achieve them.  During your four years at Conard, take advantage of the vast opportunities and endless resources that are available to all students. I urge you to plan a demanding course load and immerse yourself in the Conard community through participation in our many co-curricular activities.  Know that when you walk across the stage to receive your Conard diploma, you have gained the 21st century skills needed to face all of the challenges and changes that the future holds.  

 

Sincerely,

 

Julio Duarte

Principal   

 

 

Course Selection Steps


Beginning Wednesday, February 1, 2017 and ending Friday, February 10, 2017, students should log into their Power School portal to view teacher course recommendations and make their course choices for the upcoming school year.
Students should consult with their teachers and parents while making their selections. All students will be meeting with their counselors throughout the upcoming quarter to review and finalize their choices. Please help us complete step one of this process by making your initial selections online by February 10th.
  • Step 1 - view the instructional video (below) or read the Course Requests Instructions
     
  • Step 2 - if you desire, print a planning worksheet (below) to map out your courses and credits
     
  • Step 3 - log into your Power School portal, select and submit your course choices (electronic access is available in school buildings if needed)
     
  • Important Note - WHPS is an open choice district. While we strongly recommend selections match teacher recommendations, students may choose their own program of study. Please discuss your choices intently with your teachers, parents, and counselor in these situations.

 

Step 1: PowerSchool Video Tutorial

 

Play the video tutorial below to see the process for registering for courses in PowerSchool. 

 

 

 

Step 2: Planning Worksheets

 

Grade 9

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12

 

Step 3: Link to PowerSchool Login

 

 

 

West Hartford Public Schools

50 South Main St, West Hartford, CT  06107

T: 860-561-6600

F: 860-561-6910

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