Rising 8th Grade Course Selection

Course catalog, course selection sheet, and additional curriculum information for all students entering the 8th grade at Frost.

Rising 8th Grade Timeline

Wednesday, January 9th - Rising 8th grade Course Selection Presentation through Falcon Focus. You may view this information through the video posted below.

Tuesday, January 22nd - Students receive letters through History classes, explaining course selection as well as Honors Recommendations. 

January-February - Counselors will meet individually with each student through History 7 classes, to share teacher recommendations and select courses for 8th grade year. Students will bring their course selection sheets home to review with parents and sign.  We appreciate your patience as each individual conversation is important and may impact the timeline when students will bring them home for your approval. Dates may be adjusted as needed.

January 28 – February 8: (Updated due to weather delays) 

Mr. Duffy & Ms. Thiellen - Ms. Avina

Ms. Bower & Mr. Murphy - Ms. Gibas

Forms DUE Friday, February 8 to History teacher (or Friday, February 15 for students seen at later dates due to weather)

February 5 – February 8:

Ms. Pepper - Ms. Avina

Forms DUE Friday, February 15 to History teacher

February 11 – February 15:

Mr. Murphy & Ms. Quincy - Ms. Avina

Mr. Kalinkos - Ms. Gibas

Mr. Minear & Ms. Quincy - Mr. Joo

Forms DUE Friday, February 22 to History teacher

Counselor Contact By Team




Travelers & Cavaliers Teams Ms. Gibas Phone:703-426-5720 Email: lrgibas@fcps.edu
Endeavor & Voyagers Teams Ms. Avina Phone: 703-426-5023 Email: knavina@fcps.edu