Rising Freshmen 2021-2022
Click the above banner to attend our Rising Freshman Orientation
The virtual orientation was held with live sessions on April 8. The site above contains videos, presentations, and session information that was shared during the event.
Welcome Class of 2025!
As students and their families plan for the beginning of their high school years, there are many things to consider, including the courses and programs in which you can participate. Preparing for these opportunities can help you to be ready. These resources will help you as you think about and get ready to enter high school.
Please direct any questions about Rising Freshmen Orientation to ClassOf2025@smcps.org
For our students entering high school in Fall 2021, the following resources may be useful for you. These include brochures about the high school program of studies and course planning, as well as information about our various academy programs.
Brochures for each of our programs offer information that includes application information, program elements, and the potential course sequence for students.
- Academy of Finance
- Academy of Visual & Performing Arts
- Academy of Global and International Studies
- STEM Academy
- Fairlead Academy
For more information about each of the Academies, visit Academies and Pathways.
These videos are designed to provide rising freshmen an overview of what to expect in high school. This includes an overview of the high school program of studies and course requirements, as well as specific information for students and what they should expect when starting high school.
Program of Studies and Coursework Overview Video:
Overview of Programs for Students Video:
For videos about our Academies and pathways, be sure to visit our Pathways Playlist on our YouTube channel.