MTHS Programs & Electives
Welcome MTHS Community!
Thank you for visiting and checking out what MTHS has to offer. The information here will help students make decisions on their course selection for the next school year. Students are encouraged to strike a healthy balance between challenging coursework, exploring interests and home-school commitments.
Monterey Trail Guide to Course Selection
Students will be best prepared for Course Selection through activities and events leading up to Course Selection in February. MTHS community events are open to all current and future Mustang students and families. Please see what we have in store for our current 9th - 11th graders and current EHMS 8th graders joining us on the Trail.
Any new students enrolling into MTHS after February course selection dates will be invited to complete course selection at a later date by the MTHS School Counseling Department.
Academic Advising In- Classroom Lessons & Small Group Workshops
Current students develop and revisit their Four Year Plan Google Doc, an individual planning tool for Course Selection. These sessions are led by school counselors each year, for all grade levels, 9 - 11.
Students explore available programs and electives for their next grade level. Credit recovery and/or acceleration/enrichment options are discussed as students monitor their progress toward graduation and four year college (a-g) eligibility using their transcript and StudentVUE resources.
Trailivision Promos in MTHS Advocacy class
Trailivision is our school broadcast channel, produced by Digital Media Arts (DMA) students. All month, promos will feature elective courses students may sign up for at Course Selection.
MTHS Open House Showcase
Community event - Come to meet with teachers for their takes on MTHS programs and electives - with live performances, demonstrations and student work on display.
MTHS Shadow Day
EHMS 8th graders visit MTHS to preview what it is to be a Mustang. Scheduled activites will include speakers, performances, a student panel, electives fair and a campus tour to help students get acquainted with the Trail.
Incoming 9th Grade Course Selection Day
EHMS 8th graders will receive detailed instructions on how to complete their Course Selection Google Form in their Math class.
Mustang Derby - AP/Honors & CTE Night
Community event - Visit with our teachers for an opportunity to learn about the Honors and Advanced Placement (AP) courses and Career Technical Education (CTE) pathways offered at MTHS.
EHMS 8th graders attend and decide to add or update their course selection with Honors/AP courses; a Course Request Change Google Form will be available in their EHMS Counselors' Corner Google Classroom in February.
Incoming 10th - 12th Grade Course Selection Dates
Current students will receive detailed instructions on how to complete their Course Selection inputting in StudentVUE in Advocacy class, which is scheduled every Thursday after first period.
MTHS Freshmen Fridays at EHMS
MTHS School Counselors will visit at EHMS 8th Grade Lunch on Fridays this Spring as well as at EHMS Family Lunch Days. Any and all questions are welcome. We look forward to meeting our future Mustang students and families.
MTHS Course Selection Resources
Grade Level Course Lists
- EGUSD Satellite Career Technical Education (CTE) application (closes 5/5/2023)
Special Programs - Forms and Deadlines for 2023-2024 (deadlines have passed, waitlists maintained)
Work Experience Interest Form (12th graders only)
MTHS Career Technical Education (CTE) Academies and Pathways
DATA is a technology-driven school-within-a-school, designed to give students training, information, and resources in the areas of Computer Science and Engineering throughout their high school years.
For more information contact Mrs. Lascola at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Digital Media Arts Pathway explores the practical applications of design, multimedia production and media broadcasting. Students learn the media production workflow, graphic design, film editing, audio production, camera operation and visual effects. Students also run the Trailivision Daily Broadcast.
For more information visit www.mtdma.net or contact: email@example.com
MTHS Course Descriptions by Department (hyperlinked below)
Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA)