21st Century Academies Parent Information Nights:

See how innovative your high school education can be.  Find out about the options for your student’s high school education and open the doors to their future!

Parents are welcome to attend ANY of the information sessions regardless of their home middle school.  The sessions are all the same.  Please choose one that best fits your family schedule.

September 21st – Mission Trail – 6:30-7:15p
October 5th – Indian Trail – 6:30-7:30p
October 9th – Chisholm Trail – 6:30-7:15p
October 10th – Pioneer Trail – 6:30-7:15p
October 12th – Prairie Trail – 7:00-8:00p
October 16th – Oregon Trail – 6:00-7:00p
October 18th – California Trail – 5:45-6:30p and 6:45-7:30p
October 19th – Frontier Trail – 6:30-7:15p
October 24th – JCCC Regnier Center – 5-5:30p, 5:45-6:15p, 6:30-7p
October 25th – Santa Fe Trail – 7:00-7:45p


Application Dates and Deadlines

October 24:  8th grade Career Expo
October 24:  8th grade Career Expo Parent browsing, 5-7 p.m.
October 25 at 8 a.m.-December 8 at 5 p.m.:  21st century Academy online application open
After Application Opens-January 25:  21st Century Academy student interviews.

December 8 at 5 p.m.:  21st Century Academy applications close

After Application Opens-January 25:  21st Century Academy student interviews.
January 26 at 3:15 p.m.:  21st Century Academy invitations sent to students

February 1 by 5 p.m.:  All 21st Century Academy acceptances must be received
Ongoing:  Wait list student receive invitations as space becomes available
February 8 by 5 p.m.:  All 21st Century wait-list students must communicate their acceptance.  After this date, please communicate any wait list/acceptance changes to Shelly Gore in district technology.  Shelly Gore will also have access to view the Facilitator Page.
February 12 by 5 p.m.:  All 8th grade next year lines (high school attendance location) will be changed by technology after student is invited/accepts.
February 13:  All 8th grade next year lines will be visible in Synergy and Parent/StudentVue
February 20-March 2:  8th grade enrollment period
February 28:  8th grade High School Orientation Day – Where possible, evening parent session held in evening

March 2:  8th grade enrollment window closes
March 9:  All enrollment numbers due to high school principals



Open House Dates

Parents and students can attend the open houses at the various locations to get a feel for the academy facilities, staff and students as well as academy coursework and other requirements for endorsement.  (*See Endorsement tab)

October 26 from 6-8 p.m.
Animal Health, Geoscience, Medical Professions, Sports Medicine & Exercise Science Academies Open Houses – ONHS

October 30 from 6-8 p.m.:
BIOengineering, Business Finance, and Computer Science Academies Open Houses – OSHS

November 2 from 6-8 p.m.
Distinguished Scholars Open House – ONHS

November 7 from 6-8 p.m.
Green Tech and Public Safety Open Houses – OWHS

November 9 from 6-8 p.m.
Design, Civic Leadership, and Future Educators Academies Open Houses – OEHS

November 14 from 6-8 p.m.
Engineering Academy Open House – ONWHS

November 16 from 6-8 p.m.
e-Communication Academy Open House – ONWHS