Course Selection

BHS Counselors and students meet in the Spring semester of each year to discuss classes for the upcoming school year and edit their four year plans.

Graduation Toolkit
The 2016 Graduation Toolkit provides details about the Foundation High School Program, benefits and explanation of the Distinguished Level of achievement option, endorsement choices, checklists and resources.

El Manual de Herramientas 2016 para graduarse ofrece información detallada acerca del Programa Básico/Fundamental de los beneficios y explicaciones de la opción del Nivel de Desempeño Destacado, de la elección de especialidades, de las listas de verificación y de distintos recursos disponibles.

When selecting courses, keep Endorsements and Pathways in mind. Below are the course selections sheets for each grade level and a link to access the Boerne ISD Course Catalog. *Updated 2/22/2018*

BISD Course Catalog 2017-2018
BISD Course Catalog 2018-2019

Course Selection Sheets
Senior Course Sheet (Class of 2019)
Junior Course Sheet (Class of 2020)
Sophomore Course Sheet (Class of 2021)
Freshman Course Sheet (Class of 2022) > View 8th grade course selection presentation here

Incoming Freshmen Athletics Tryout Information

Incoming Freshmen - Fine Arts Information

Art
All students interested in taking an art class, begin with Art 1. This course is the prerequisite for all other visual arts classes. After you have taken Art 1, then you can take Art 2 or one of the specific media classes. Please contact Darcy Baird at darcy.baird@boerneisd.net for more information.

Band
Contact David Torch at
David.Torch@boerneisd.net


Choir
All freshmen boys (bass clef voices) should register for Chorale 1. All freshmen girls (treble clef voices), please register for Women’s Choir 1. Chamber Singers is a highly auditioned, competitive group. To make an appointment to audition, please email Ms. West. You will need to have solid sight-reading skills and have middle school choir experience to receive an audition time. An optional choir camp will begin two weeks before the start of school.

For more information, please consult the choir weebly site at:
www.boernechoir.weebly.com or email nancy.west@boerneisd.net. The choir department makes every effort possible to work around other campus activities, so if there is a scheduling issue be sure to contact Ms. West at Nancy.West@boerneisd.net.

Dance
Principles of Dance 1- This is an introduction to dance for grades 9-12.  Dancers will explore cultural, recreational, and classical styles of dance, while gaining knowledge in dance history and dance performance.

Principles of Dance 2- Dancers must have taken Dance 1 to select this course.  Dancers delve deeper into techniques of classical styles of dance, choreography, and performance, while also gaining a deeper understanding of dance history and how dance styles are interconnected.

Starlette Dance Team- Dance team is committed to inspiring school spirit and pride through the venue of dance.  Starlettes perform at pep rallies, football games, basketball games, regional, state, and national competitions, and spring show.  Tryouts take place in March for the following school year.  You may visit boernestarlettes.weebly.com for more information. Contact Kelly Patterson for more information 830-357-2333/ Kelly.patterson@boerneisd.net

Orchestra
Contact Jacobi Caldwell at Jacobi.Caldwell@boerneisd.net

Theatre

Joining Theatre may be the BEST decision you ever make – It’s no secret, hundreds of Hollywood and Broadway stars attribute their fame to being in HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE. Many of them have the same story; unsure what to do in high school, so they joined Theatre and it changed their lives. But did you know that tens of thousands of lawyers, businessmen/women, doctors, scientists and even sports stars say the SAME THING? Many of them say High School Theatre gave them the courage and confidence to follow their dreams and become the persons they are today, and that the friends they made in Theatre lasted a lifetime, and that Theatre taught them how to bond and work together to accomplish a goal. Come see what all the talk is really about. Now’s the time to decide what your future will look like, and Theatre can be your first step on the road to success. Whether it’s onstage, in the spotlight, or behind the scenes in the light/sound booth, THERE IS A PLACE FOR YOU in Boerne High School Theatre!

SHOWS, SHOWS, SHOWS  - BHS Theatre offers students many chances to perform. The department produces four main stage, all-school productions a year, including our highly competitive UIL One-Act Play and the All-School Musical in the Fall. Individual classes will also perform at least two productions a year.

CLASSES

Theatre Arts I - Any student may register for Theatre Arts I (This will satisfy your Fine Arts credit). This course covers all aspects of theatre arts including theatre games, pantomime, acting techniques, and improvisation. This class is a great way to begin working in the BHS Theatre Department!  There is a class supply fee of $30.

Theatre Arts II-IV - Students interested in more involvement in theatre studies and performance may advance to this class. Theatre study at this level places a greater emphasis on the execution of skills, ensemble work, and collaboration with other student artists. This class is co-curricular.  Students have at least two productions that are performed in the evenings for the general public.  Most of the production work is accomplished during the class period but there are a minimum number of additional after school rehearsals.  There is a class fee of $30 that is applied to royalty performance fees, costumes, set, props and makeup.

Theatre Production I-IV - Theatre students and Technical Theatre students who are interested in advanced theatre studies, and aspire to compete in the UIL One-Act Play may audition for this class in April.  Study at this level focuses on the execution of theatre skills, ensemble work and collaboration with directors, crew, and other student artists in a competitive environment.  This class is co-curricular and there are several after school rehearsals for those students involved in main-stage productions.  A class supply fee of $50 is applied to royalty performance fees, costumes, set, props and makeup, as well as UIL clinic fees.  

Technical Theatre I-IV - Any student may register for Technical Theatre I. This course covers all aspects of technical theatre including theatre management, set construction, lighting, sound, as well as costumes and makeup.  All students are required to contribute an hour a week in support of the fine arts.  Hours (approximately 18 per semester) can be gained working on current productions or participating in related events.  Technical Theatre classes are taken in sequence.  Technical Theatre classes II-III offer continuation in the basic studies of Technical Theatre with a more hands-on approach to the skills and knowledge gained in Technical Theatre I. Teacher approval is required. There is a fee of $35 for Technical Theatre I-III classes.

Musical Theatre -Students wishing to combine their talents of singing, dancing, and acting, this is the class for you. Positions in this class are by audition only, and students must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in a Theatre, Choir or Dance class.

If you have any questions, contact Israel Aviles at Israel.Aviles@boerneisd.net - BHS Theatre Website


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