Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, course verification sheets will be sent home in April. It is very important that students and parents give careful consideration to selecting appropriate courses. The choices students make on the course selection sheets determine the master schedule of course offerings available. The master schedule, though never perfect, is designed to maximize student opportunities and minimize scheduling conflicts.
The pre-athletics class will incorporate a variety of activities that will help to develop the overall student –athlete. Athletes who participate in this course will be asked to suit out each day ($30.00 fee), participate in all activities and work at a vigorous level. Each week, students will be given specific training in the following: speed and endurance, agility, explosive movement, weight training, and sport-specific skills. Athletes will rotate day to day between several activities.
Yes, all middle school students must complete at least 2 years of PE credits. Pre-athletics will count as one year towards the credits needed for PE.
Yes, coaches will pass out this information during the first couple weeks of school. The cost will be $30. Students are expected to dress out everyday for PE.
How do I request off-campus P.E.? Click on this link for more information and the application.
Fall semester/Full-year applications will be accepted August 1, 2020 through the end of the school day on the first day of school, August 2020. Applications can be dated no earlier than June 1, 2020.
Spring semester applications will be accepted December 1, 2020 through the end of the school day on the first day of the spring semester, January 2021. Applications can be dated no earlier than October 1, 2020.
Applications must be submitted to the campus counselor. Applications will be reviewed by the campus counselor and then submitted to a campus administrator for approval.
Students who enroll in Off Campus PE must submit a grade and attendance report to their campus registrar before the end of the grading cycle. The document can be found here.
PLP is a project-based class designed to emphasize learner-specific goals and objectives, as well as preferences. The class emphasizes a literacy rich Humanities and STEM approach to instruction in an effort for the learner to elect their own path of learning while demonstrating mastery of content through alternative forms of assessment. Students will be encouraged to design their own learning path while managing their individual academic goals.
PLP is required for all 6th graders. PLP will be offered as an elective for 7th and 8th graders.
There will be lockers in the locker rooms for gym clothes and shoes. However, Forbes will not have lockers in the hallways for student backpacks. Students will take their backpack/binder will them to each class.
Yes, there will be a space or designated area for backpacks in the classroom.
Yes, school supply lists will be made available on the district and campus websites as soon as they are available.