PHS Policy for Registration and Schedule Changes
PHS POLICY FOR REGISTRATION
AND SCHEDULE CHANGES
- 1. Students will receive registration forms in large groups
with their Homeroom classes.
- 2. Students will receive instructions and information from
Counselors during these registration sessions. These sessions are
separate from and in addition to Academic Sessions.
- 3. Students will be given completed forms to take home and
review with parents/guardians and have the form signed by
- 4. Students will be strongly advised to attend the Curriculum
Night offered by PHS to help students choose the appropriate
classes for the next school year.
- 5. Students will be given a copy of his/her schedule requests
in the spring, which they are to take home for parents/guardians to
review and sign, and return by the deadline.
- 6. Students/parents/guardians will not be allowed to make
changes in schedule requests after the signed copy is returned
UNLESS there is an error in his/her completed schedule.
- 7. Counselors will keep all copies of the registrations forms
and signed request forms to verify/document course selections and
schedule change requests.
- 8. Students/Parents/Guardians should consider
VERY carefully student course selections
INCLUDING ELECTIVES AND AP COURSES. Changes will not be
made after all forms are returned, signed by the deadline, even if
the student has fulfilled his/her minimum subject/course
- 9. Students who do not fill out registration forms by deadlines
will have courses selected by their Counselor and will forfeit the
opportunity to make any changes.
REASONS FOR POLICY
- 1. The Master Schedule is built around student selections on
their registration forms.
- 2. Teachers are hired based on the numbers of students
registering for courses as well as the number of each course to be
offered and taught during the year.
- 3. Teacher schedules/courses to be taught are determined based
on these numbers for which teachers do plan for over the
- 4. Teacher shortages make it impossible to hire quality
personnel once early hires have been made and must be made.
- 5. Students need to understand the importance of the decisions
they make when selecting courses and that they have to live with
the decisions they do make.