8th Grade Course Requests

8th Enrollment Form (pdf)
8th Course Descriptions (pdf)



All 8th graders are required to enroll in seven courses each semester.  Four are required courses in English, Math, Science and History.  Three courses are electives.  Select 2 alternate elective course in the event of a schedule conflict. Pre-AP or AP "recommendation required" courses must be requested by the student and pre-approved by the teacher before enrolling online. Students scoring unsatisfactory or limited knowledge on state tests will be placed in a remediation class for that subject during an elective hour.


4 Core Courses Required - English, Math, History, Science

English (108)              or      Pre-AP English (118) (recommendation required)
Pre Algebra (218)       or      Pre-AP Algebra I (228) (prerequisite required)
Science (408)              or      Pre-AP Science (418) (recommendation required)


Electives - Choose a year-long course OR 2 semester courses for EACH elective.

Year Electives - no approval required

P.E  (608) Lifetime Sports  or 
Girls Speed, Strength and Conditioning (618G)
Boys Speed, Strength and Conditioning (618)


Year Electives
-require pre-approval before enrolling online

Girls Advanced Vocal (1518)                                 Boys Advanced Vocal (1528)
Band (508)                                                             Gifted (2208)
Advanced Art (1008) $5.00 required fee               Advanced Technology Engineering (1218)
Stagecraft (1278) - click for application                Yearbook (1228)
YPS News (1408) -   click for application             Spanish 1 (1118)- click for application
French 1 (709)                                                         Theater Production (124)


Semester Elective Courses – select 2 for the year (1 for each semester)


Sports Training (978)                                             Art (798)
Creative Reading in World Events (348)               Family & Consumer Science (788)
Horticulture Economics (848)                               Keyboarding (708)click for more info
Recreation Education (338)                                   STEM (4400)
Speech and Drama (778)
Technology Engineering (718)

Please select 2 alternate electives for limited enrollment or schedule conflicts.

Teacher request are unable to be accepted.

Acceptable proof of residency and a student's shot record is required to pick up the class schedule.