Sunday, December 17, 2017

CISD High School Students Using New Scheduling System

Carroll is implementing a new scheduling system for students called Arena Scheduling.

This system, accessible from Skyward’s Student Access, will allow our high school and senior high students to create their own schedule, similar to systems used in college.

To participate in Arena Scheduling, students will request courses as normal. After the requests have been reviewed by the counselors, a time will be set up where students will actually create their own schedule (within Student Access) from their requested courses.

This will allow students to have more control over their schedule, and they will know their unofficial schedule by the end of the current school year. Official schedules will be available sometime in August prior to the beginning of the next school year.

This first Town Hall meeting regarding Arena Scheduling will be Feb. 8 for eight grade. The first meeting for high school students will be Feb. 14.

For more details visit the Arena Scheduling webpage on the district website by clicking here.

2017-2018 Arena Scheduling Timeline

Town Hall Meetings:

  • 8th Grade: February 8, 2017
  • Parent/Student Information Meeting at CHS: February 14, 2017
  • Parent/Student Information Meeting at CSHS: February 16, 2017

Counselors in Class:

  • Junior Meetings: on-going but scheduled immediately
  • Sophomore Meetings: February 13-14 (Zastrow: February 9-10)
  • Freshman Meetings: February 22-23
  • 8th Grade Meetings: January 31 (CMS), February 1 (CMS), February 3 (DMS), February 6 (DMS), February 8 (CMS), February 14 (CMS), and February 17 (DMS)

Parent Meetings:

  • 8th Grade: February 8 and February 16 (Q&A at 9:00 am and 6:00 pm)
  • 9th Grade: February 21

Course Requests:

  • Open: February 17, 2017
  • Close on: February 26, 2017

Master Schedule:

  • Created on: March 26, 2017

Online Class Scheduling:

  • Juniors: March 28-30
  • Sophomores: April 6-10
  • Freshmen: April 17-19
  • 8th Grade: April 27 – May 1

Adjustment Window:

  • First window: June 5-9
  • Second window: August 1-4
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