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    Osbourn HS  

    Course Registration/Selection Information for the 2024-25 School Year    


    Curriculum Night – Thursday, January 4, 2024, from 6:00pm – 8:00pm

    • All parents and students are invited to attend an open house event where staff from various departments are available to showcase classes and answer questions. 
    • At 7pm, rising 9th graders will take part in a short presentation about transitioning to high school and the course selection process.


     Rising 9th Grade Course Registration Information:

    • To prepare our rising 9th grade students from Metz MS, the OHS Counseling Staff will be providing opportunities for parents and students to find out important information about the transition to Osbourn HS.
      • Curriculum Night (OHS Auditorium & Commons)
      • OHS Counselors Course Information Presentation through 8th grade Civics classes
      • Individual meetings with Metz Counselors to select and review course selections


    Current 9th-11th Grade OHS Student Course Registration Information:

    • Days of Academic Emphasis –  January 2 and January 12
      • Mini presentations given by current classroom teacher
      • Teachers spend approximately 10–15 minutes talking with students about course options for the following year in their content area.
      • Teachers distinguish between standard and advanced course options, including sharing differences in course materials, textbooks, work samples, etc. These presentations happen during class.


    • Teacher Feedback Days - Week of January 8
      • Teachers will individually engage each student and share a recommendation/assessment regarding the student’s readiness for the next course in that subject area. Teachers give recommendations during classes.
      • Teacher recommendations will be viewable for parents and students in PowerSchool


    • SNOW DATE -  Course Information Fair – Wednesday, January 31
      • Pep Rally Schedule – Fair held during the “Pep Rally” time slot.
      • Course Selection Fair (2:25pm – 3:20pm)
        • 2:25 – 2:35      Session A
        • 2:40 – 2:50      Session B
        • 2:55 – 3:05      Session C
        • 3:10 – 3:20      Session D


    • Course Selection Begins – Tuesday, January 17
      • Rising 12th – January 17 – January 31 (USVA History Classes)
      • Rising 11th – February 1 – February 8 (HPE 10)
      • Rising 10th – February 12 – February 27 (HPE 9)
      • Students will meet individually with their school counselor to review current grades, teacher recommendations, graduation requirements and finalize course selections. Approximate dates below:
      • Prior to meeting with counselors, students will participate in a short lesson about the course selection process through their English classes.


    All activities are designed to assist students and parents in making informed decisions about course selections for next year and beyond.  Please take advantage of these opportunities and resources.

    If you have questions, please feel free to call the OHS School Counseling Office at 571-377-7026.