PURPOSE OF THE EDUCATIONAL PLANNING GUIDE
The purpose of the Educational Planning Guide is to provide students, parents and staff with an understanding of guidelines, policies and expectations regarding the courses offered by Manheim Township High School and the procedures related to scheduling of courses. The high school curriculum represented in this guide is prepared by the high school staff and is approved by the Manheim Township Board of School Directors.
The development of Board policy and administrative guidelines is a continually on-going process due to changing laws and the desire to more effectively run the school system. In the case of a discrepancy between a Board policy or a revised administrative guideline and the published provisions within this guide, the policy/guideline most recently adopted or revised shall prevail.
CHANGES TO THE PLANNING GUIDE
The Manheim Township School District reserves the right to alter the requirements and offerings as printed when deemed to be the result of sound educational planning or when the results are based on changes in federal, state, or local regulations. Changes that are made will be conveyed to students via an addendum sheet to this guide, and/or relayed by school staff via information meetings and/or announcements.
IMPORTANCE OF THE COURSE SELECTION PROCESS
Planning your educational program is a serious responsibility. The subjects that you choose to study in high school today will greatly influence your future life.
This guide is designed to assist in planning your secondary school program. It is intended to provide sufficient information so that students and parents may play a major role in this planning. In selecting your courses of study, give careful thought to future educational and career goals, past academic achievement, and your abilities, aptitudes and interests.
This Educational Planning Guide, and the instructional program described herein, is the direct result of positive cooperation, professional expertise and genuine staff support. In addition, input has been sought from the student body and parent advisory groups. The entire staff of Manheim Township High School has been instrumental in developing the instructional program. This is a direct indication of their professional dedication and commitment to their students.