• Course Selection/Registration Process


    Current 8th Grade students moving to 9th Grade:

    Courses will be taught in health and world geo courses 

    • 2/7, 2/14, 2/15, & 2/22 – Kersten Thomas, Career Counselor, will be in Health and World Geography classes sharing information and giving instructions for the High School 4 Year Planner and the Freshman Course Selection form.

    • 2/15 and 2/22 – Freshman Course Selection Forms and High School 4 Year Planners will be distributed.  Some will be distributed on 2/15 and some on 2/22.  If your 8th-grade student does not have Health or World Geography 2nd Semester, your student will receive this information at another time.

    • 2/20 and 2/27 – High School Course Selection forms and 4yr planner packets are returned to VMS Health and World Geography teachers.

    • 3/5 – Mountain View and Meridian High School students will enter freshman (9th grade) course selections online at VMS.


    Current 6th and 7th Grade students moving to 7th and 8th Grade:

    • 2/12 – In advisory classes, videos will be shown highlighting 7th and 8th grade electives.

    • 2/19 – In advisory classes, course selection packets will be distributed.  A PowerPoint presentation will outline the process for the students.  The PowerPoint will be posted on the VMS website for parents to access as well.

    • 2/19 – 2/25 – The online course selection will be active February 19-25.  Please note that course selection forms must be completed, signed and returned to advisory teachers even though courses are selected online.  If parents and students do not have access to a computer for online course selection, you may schedule a time with the registrar to use a VMS computer or the registrar will enter the courses for the student.

    • Course selection packets are due February 26.  Packets must include Honors Rigor form and Assistant Elective Recommendation form if the student is pursuing either or both of those options. (Honors Math placement will be determined in late May based on students’ ISAT Math scores.).


    Current 5th Grade students moving to 6th Grade:

    • Week of 2/25 – Course selection forms for 6th grade will be distributed at the elementary schools.

    • 3/5 – Course selection forms for 6th grade are returned to the elementary schools.