2021-22 Class Registration

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2021-22 Class Registration

Capital High School Registration Site for the 2021-22 School Year

Current 8th graders -- PRIORITY DEADLINE:  APRIL 30th

Current 9th - 11th graders --PRIORITY DEADLINE:  MARCH 22, 2021



Because of the unique situation we are in, Capital High School is attempting a new 8-11th Grade Information Night and registration process this year! We have several steps to help you prepare for completing your registration form.



Step One

Start this virtual event by watching this informational video:




STEP 2: Post-High School Options


View any video you find applicable to your plans for after high school


  •  4-Year College Applications: Applying to colleges can be overwhelming and stressful, but this session will help ease the pressure for you. Learn about starting the application process, how to write a solid admissions essay, and how to make a decision once you receive an admissions letter. Presenter: Caitlin Gordon, Admissions Counselor, Saint Martin’s University
  • Apprenticeships - Earn While You Learn: Apprenticeships is a post-high school career pathway that includes a paid-work component and an educational or instructional component, where an individual can obtain workplace-relevant knowledge and skills. For information about Northwest Laborers Training click here. For local apprenticeship opportunities click here. For information on Washington Building Trades click here. For information on a Pre-Apprenticeship opportunity click here. Presenter: None
  • College and Career Readiness Center: Discover what CHS students have available to help them develop a career path, prepare for college and job applications, and how to find scholarships/financial aid to pay for post-high school training. For their website click here. Presenter: Taylor Dowers and Angel Elam, College and Career Readiness Center, Capital High School
  • Community and Technical Colleges: Whatever you're interested in doing — whether transferring to a university, training for a career or getting the basics — Washington state community and technical colleges have classes, programs and majors for you. Presenter: Erin Rust, Admission Specialist, South Puget Sound Community College
  • Financial Aid: Financial Aid is money to help pay for college or technical school. Find out how to start applying for Financial Aid using the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and what you need to know about Financial Aid before attending post-secondary schools. Presenter: Financial Aid Office, Evergreen State College
  • Military: Interested in serving in one of our branches of the US Military? Explore the different branches and how to start the process of getting enlisted. Presenter: None
  • PSAT, SAT and ACT: Review PSAT results from January’s test and learn how to prepare for college placement tests like SAT and ACT. Presenter: Nicole Sande, CHS Counselor 


STEP 3: High School Options


View any video you find applicable to your high school experience


  • International Baccalaureate (I.B.): This presentation is intended for potential IB Diploma or Course Candidates interested in enhancing their international perspective as well as their overall readiness for college and career. For juniors and seniors who want to increase the rigor of their classes in preparation for their post-secondary education. Flyer here. For the website click here. Presenter: Ken Joling, CHS I.B. Coordinator and Social Studies Teacher
  • New Market Skills Center: Provides Career and Technical Education (CTE) courses for students who are interested in preparation for entering colleges, apprenticeships, and/or employment after high school. Students split their school day between Capital High School and New Market Skills Center. New Market offers 14 different programs for juniors or seniors who would like this experience during the school year, or for any student looking for a meaningful summer opportunity. For their PowerPoint click here. For their website click here. Joy Platter, Instructor Cyber Security, New Market Skills Center.  SUMMER SCHOOL OPTIONS FOR 8-12th GRADERS!!
  • Running Start: Running Start allows students to take college courses while enrolled in high school. Credit earned at the college will transfer back to the high school and can count toward graduation requirements. This option is for juniors and seniors only. A placement test or alternative is required. For their website click here. For virtual open house information during the week March 9th-13th click here. Presenter: Anne Molenda and Lu Swenson, South Puget Sound Community College
  • School Supports/Credit Recovery/Alternative Options: Struggling to graduate in 4 years? Come learn about methods to help your struggling student. Also get more information about how a student recovers credit and learn about alternative programs such as Washington Youth Academy, On-line schooling, YouthBuild, Job Corps and more. For the document click here. Presenter: David Johnston, CHS Graduation Specialist
  • Schoology: Student and Parent Access: A learning management software program used by teachers to organize the class calendar, assignments and build curriculum. This tool is to help find out what’s going on in classes and how to support your student(s). Presenter: Sharyn Merrigan, OSD Instructional Tech


STEP 5: Video - How To Do Registration


Here are some things to be aware of before /while completing your registration form:


  • Only one submission per student please (parents PLEASE do this WITH your student)
  • Your schedule requests will NOT be recorded until you reach the last screen and click SUBMIT
  • Use your Skyward Access to view your grades/schedule from semester 1 if needed
  • Use the Graduation Requirement Worksheet to help you plan your courses. You may also access your completed requirements under the Graduation Requirements tab on your Student/Family Access in Skyward
  • Use the course catalog to find class descriptions
  • If you notice the form is not fitting your unique situation, the very last screen on the form allows for a longer note to communicate your needs to your counselor or email your counselor directly
  • Students with an IEP will have their schedule reviewed and adjusted by their IEP team to ensure its accuracy
  • You will be choosing 6 classes for next year in addition to an alternative elective (7 total)
  • Classes like zero hour, TA, Office Aide, Library Aide, and the ROOTS program can only be done in the fall with instructor approval. Choose other classes for now and add a note on the last screen to make your counselor aware of your plans.



Current 8th graders -- PRIORITY DEADLINE: April 30th

Current 9th-11th graders --PRIORITY DEADLINE: March 22, 2021



Click on the link with your CURRENT grade level to register for your classes: 


Current 8th Graders (Class of 2025)

Course Registration Link


Current 9th Graders (Class of 2024)

Course Registration Link


Current 10th Graders (Class of 2023)

Course Registration Link


Current 11th Graders (Class of 2022)

Course Registration Link


STEP 7: Other Documents/Links At Your Fingertips


These are other documents you might need after you register: 


  • Course Placement Refusal Form: This form is only for students who would like to refuse a teacher recommendation for next course level for next school year.
  • High School and Beyond Plan Requirements: The High School and Beyond Plan is a state graduation requirement. Each student must have a High School and Beyond Plan (HSBP) to guide the student’s high school experience and prepare the student for postsecondary education or training and career.
  • IB waiver: This form is used only if you are a full IB diploma candidate and plan to waive your PE, CTE, or High School and Beyond Plan requirements.
  • Middle School Transcript Opt Out Form (Class of 2024 and beyond): This removes your middle school credits from your high school transcript. This is permanent.
  • Middle School Transcript Opt In Form (Class of 2022 & Class of 2023): This adds your middle school credits to your high school transcript. This is permanent.
  • PE waiver: This form is used to waive the second year of PE. This needs to be turned in AFTER you have successfully completed at least 150 hours or two seasons of a sport.
  • 3rd Year Math Alternative Form: This form is for upcoming SENIORS who will be taking an alternative math course instead of Algebra 2. By completing this form you are understanding that you will be meeting state requirements for graduation with a 3rd year math alternative, but will not be meeting College Academic Distribution Requirements for attending a 4-year college.


How To Contact Your School Counselor


Counselor Contact Information: 


Jenny Morgan headshot

Jenny Morgan, MA


A – D Counselor

To schedule an appointment, click HERE

Nicole Sande, MA

Nicole Sande headshot


E-K Counselor

To schedule an appointment, click HERE

Joel Komschlies, MA

Joel Komschlies headshot


L-Q Counselor

To schedule an appointment, click HERE

Stephanie Benfield headshotStephanie Benfield, MA


R-Z Counselor

To schedule an appointment click HERE