Every year I have a hand full of seniors that will not graduate with honors because they are just short one credit of receiving an honors diploma. It is important that as a student and parent you keep honors courses and an honors diploma in mind when you are registering for classes. This means having a plan starting in 9th grade and staying on top of your class choices and requirements. If you are interested in knowing what is required for the honors diploma and the classes that are a part of this program, click on the registration manual link on the right side of this web page and then scroll down to page 6. If you log into ParentVue you can look at your course history so you know what you have taken thus far and compare that with the courses that are included as part of the Honors Program.
Many times students will ask me why they should "bother" with the honors diploma. The answer is simple: it looks good on scholarship and college applications! Colleges and organizations want to know that you went above and beyond just the regular requirements to graduate from high school.
Contact me if you have any questions about this program.