• Course Planning
    On this page, valuable information will be found to assist students and families with planning a challenging and appropriate course plan to help facilitate a student's progress toward graduation, exploration of career interests, and preparation for post-high school educational opportunities. This page will be updated with information for each academic year.
     
    General Course Selection Information
     
    9th Grade Presentation - This is what the counselors presented to the current 9th grade students on January 18-19. It shows current graduation requirements and elective choices based on Endorsement options. 
     
    10th grade worksheet - This is the worksheet the current 10th grade students used to complete their course selection process for next year. 
     
    High School Course Catalog & Planning Guide: This guide provides complete information regarding district graduation requirements, GPA calculations, academic policies, and course descriptions.
     
    Course Selection Cards
    The following documents are what students going in to each respective grades used when they were planning their course requests for next year. A student or parent may refer to these to see what course options a student may consider for next year
     
    Career  and Technical Education (CTE) Course Information
    Health Science Program Information: See this flyer for complete information about the application process for the Health Science program at the ATC. A student must turn in an application and attend one program meeting in order to be eligible for admission. See the following link for a web page with the application: http://www.dentonisd.org/domain/4309
     
    Cosmetology Program Information: See this flyer for complete information about the application process for the Cosmetology program at the ATC. A student must turn in an application and attend one program meeting in order to be eligible for admission. See the following link for a web page with the application: http://www.dentonisd.org/page/29755
     
    EMT Program Information: See this flyer for details about the EMT program. Students must have completed Principles of Health Science and the steps for Dual Credit enrollment in order to be eligible for this program.
     
    HVAC Program Information: See this flyer for details about the HVAC program. The program will be offered at Ryan High School. Students will need to provide their own transportation to Ryan High School and complete the Dual Credit enrollment process in order to be eligible for this program.
     
    CTE Course Sequences: This document lists all of the major career clusters and career strands covered by CTE courses. This document is helpful to see a potential sequence of CTE courses for students interested in particular career fields.
     
     
    International Baccalaureate Course Information
     
     
    Special Course Forms/Applications
     
     
     
    Dual Credit
     
    Dual Credit enrollment allows students the opportunity to enroll in classes counted for both high school credit and college credit. Dual Credit classes will enrich the students learning as well as prepare them for college rigor.
     
    At this time, (subject to change) classes that will be offered at DHS for Dual Credit are AP English 3, AP English 4, AP Statistics, Pre-AP Pre-Calculus and AP Calculus.
     
    To be eligible to participate in a dual credit class, a student must have a 3.0 unweighted cumulative GPA (students can check their GPA on their Naviance account) and meet TSI testing requirements. TSI requirements will be addressed in full at the mandatory Dual Credit meeting.
     
    All students interested in participating in Dual Credit classes during the Summer of 2017 or during the 2017-2018 school year must attend a Dual Credit meeting. All details about the Dual Credit process will be discussed during the meeting. Parents are not required to attend, but they are welcome at these events. Attendance is required at one of the following dates/times:
    • Thursday, February 16th at 6:00pm in the DHS Lecture Hall
    • Thursday, February 23 in the DHS Lecture Hall at 8:15am
    • Thursday, February 23rd in the DHS Lecture Hall at 4:15pm
    • Tuesday, February 28th at TWU in the Classroom and Faculty Office Building Room 205 (http://www.twu.edu/maps/printer-friendly-denton-campus-map/) at 6:30pm 

    The following links provide information about dual credit courses at various campuses around Denton:
    North Central Texas College: http://www.nctc.edu/DualCreditHome.aspx

    Texas Woman's University: http://www.twu.edu/dual-credit/