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Electives

Each student at Palms takes elective classes in addition to their basic academic classes. The choices are widespread, from Art to Yearbook.

The elective choices differ by grade level:

To learn more, click or tap your grade level above.

Students in the Modern Media and Communications Magnet have predetermined electives for each grade level.

For other students, not all electives are offered in any given year. Most electives are limited by grade level. The counselors try to accommodate each student's preferences, although not everyone can have their first choice.

Sign Up For Electives Online!

Before school starts in the Fall, certain students can submit the Elective Preference Form for their next grade level.

For the 2021-2022 school year:

Using the Elective Preference Form:

  • You can view the form as many times as you want while you are considering your electives, but submit the form only once per student.
  • If you don't select your elective, one will be chosen for you.
  • You can indicate your 1st choice of elective, your 2nd choice, and your 3rd choice. You may not get your preferred choice.
  • Electives are year-long classes.
  • Some electives need teacher approval, an application, or an audition.
  • Make sure that all information is correct before you submit the form. You must provide your 10-digit District ID, which starts with your birth date and a letter. It is not the SSID that you use for testing.
Elective Preference Forms
5th graders going into 6th grade → Contact your counselor if you have questions about your electives.
6th graders going into 7th grade → Access the elective form through Schoology. Your advisory teacher will provide the link.
7th graders going into 8th grade → Access the elective form through Schoology. Your advisory teacher will provide the link.
Other Activities

Students can also join clubs and participate in after-school activities.

See these pages for details:

Past Electives

Elective choices change from year to year.

These electives have been offered in the past but are not currently among the elective choices.

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Art

 
Deciding which elective to take?
 
Talk to your counselor!