Please refer to Southington High School's webpage for even more details.
*IMPORTANT * All parents/guardians of 8th grade students must have access to the Powerschool Parent Portal. This program will need to be accessed from a computer for upcoming Southington High School Course Registration. Please contact Ms. Walsh at (860) 628-3275 if you need Powerschool login information.
Students who do not plan to attend SHS still need to register for courses at SHS.
To ALL 8th Grade Families:
Virtual Parent Orientation
All 8th grade parents/guardians are invited to attend Basics 101: An Evening for Middle School Families to Learn About High School. This program will be virtual and held on December 1st with the Southington High School Counselors. We encourage all to attend this very informative presentation. Come and learn about SHS, expectations for students, and the 9th Grade Academy.
Agricultural Science Program
The Ag-Science program offers:
- Vet Technician
- Companion Animal Service Industry
- Landscape Design
- Floral Design
- Greenhouse Management
- Shop Skills
- Wildlife and Exotic Pets including Aqua Culture and Natural Resources
All 8th graders will see a presentation on Southington High School's Agricultural Science program (November 9). Applications will be available in the School Counseling Office following the presentations. Applications will be due to the School Counseling Office in December.
Project Lead the Way Assembly (PLTW)
All 8th grade students will attend a presentation about PLTW, a high school engineering program at SHS. (November 9)
PLTW applications are online and must be submitted to the counseling office. Applications can be downloaded at: https://www.southingtonschools.org/schools/high-sc...
Level Recommendations- IMPORTANT INFO!!
***All academic teachers will make level recommendations for grade nine during the end of January. Parents and students will have an opportunity to review level recommendations.
For more details on course specifics and levels, please refer to The Southington High School Program of Studies which is posted on the SHS website, JFK website, or by clicking on the following link.
The 2022-2023 Program of Studies is available at the link at the top of this page.
We encourage you to speak with or e-mail teachers if you have any level questions. There is a great deal of assessment data that teachers take into consideration when making level recommendations.***
Student Life/Activity Fair
All 8th grade students and parents will have an opportunity to explore and learn more about sport programs, activities, and clubs that are offered at *TBD*
Grade 9 Orientation at SHS
TBD All Incoming 9th Grade Students are invited to an Orientation at Southington High School. This event will include visits to SHS, schedules will be distributed and tours will be offered. Please contact SHS for more information.
We wish all 8th grade students the best of luck in their High School planning and will be here to assist you with any questions or concerns!
Please don't hesitate to contact Guidance!