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8th Grade Registration

Welcome class of 2027! 

Course requests for 2023-24 school year are now closed.  

We can't wait to meet you!  Below is every piece of information you will need in planning for picking courses for high school. 

Please read through this page (and linked pages) carefully as MTHS counselors are not able to provide support to current 8th grade students or families.  

For help with Enrollment, please visit our Enrollment page.


 Class of 2027 - 9th Grade Course Request Information Presentation 

Entering Course Requests in Skyward Google Slide Presentation 2023-2024 - NOT LIVE UNTIL MARCH

Course Selection

The good news for you is that course selection for current 8th graders is very simple

It is strongly recommended that you consult your current teachers if you are considering requesting honors courses.  

Select each of the following (MTHS uses a six period day):

  1. English 9 or English 9 Honors (2 semesters)
  2. Biology or Biology Honors (2 semesters)
  3. Algebra 1 or another math course (2 semesters)
    • If you think you should register for another math course (Geometry for example), you must first consult with your current Math teacher
  4. World History 9 or World History 9 Honors (1 semester) PLUS Health (1 semester)
  5. Electives (2 semesters - can be the same or different)
    • World Language (2 semesters) or
    • PE or
    • CTE/STEM or
    • Art/Music
  6. Electives (2 semesters - can be the same or different)
    • PE or
    • CTE/STEM or
    • Art

You must also request four alternatives for any electives.

Please view the videos on the main Course Request page.

Course guide

The course guide lists all classes available and gives you additional information about the course.  Please consult this document when picking your classes.



The Magnet Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Program at Mountlake Terrace High School is an Edmonds School District program of choice that provides a 4-year study program immersed in STEM studies and learning experiences. 

8th Grade STEM Worksheet

STEM 4 Year Overview - Exploratory

STEM 4 Year Overview - Honors

Students in the STEM program must consult with the STEM program regarding decisions around course selection.  

Registration Resources

MTHS 2023-24 Course Catalog

Instructions for Online Course Requests (Skyward)

2023-24 Course Offerings Sheet

2023-24 Virtual Electives Fair

Typical classes for each grade

OPTIONAL Course Request Worksheet

STEM 4 Year Overview - Exploratory

STEM 4 Year Overview - Honors