Arena Scheduling is a course scheduling system for high school that allows students to create their own schedules similar to the systems used in college. Students will see classes with open seats available each period and make choices to create a schedule that works best for them.
In this online system, students will have more control over their schedules and have an unofficial version before the end of the current school year.
Course Selection Open:
Preview window for Arena Scheduling
Arena Scheduling Open:
Current Juniors: March 20-22
Current Sophomores: March 26-28
Current Freshmen: April 2-4
Current 8th Graders: April 16-18
Schedule Change Requests
Deadline is May 18
What is arena scheduling?
Arena scheduling in an online system that lets students create their own class schedule using their Skyward student account.
Do I get to pick my teachers?
No. Teacher names are not available during the scheduling process.
Do I get to pick my lunch?
No, students cannot pick their lunch time.
Once I make my schedule, can I change it?
Yes, you will be able to submit a schedule change request and meet with a counselor to make a change. This deadline is May 18, 2018.
Can parents create their student's schedule?
Arena scheduling will only be available through the student Skyward access. Parent Access will not work for the registration process.
Will students be able to access Skyward through a mobile device?
No, Skyward Mobile does not support arena scheduling. Please use a desktop computer.
What if I miss my registration window to complete arena scheduling?
Students who choose not to create a schedule during their registration window will have a schedule created for them based on course availability.
Will I be able to schedule dual credit classes?
Yes, students will schedule dual credit classes in the same way they schedule other classes; however, students must complete all dual credit registration and payment steps with Allen High School and Collin College. Please use the Dual Credit Scheduling Instructions to help you schedule your dual credit classes correctly. https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TpnNMouuIcGTfJEQs-4PjN2R2hya81frWufor1avMOA/edit?usp=sharing
What about course prerequisites?
Students should refer to the Academic Planning Guide to verify course sequences and prerequisites.
What if I don't get accepted into an application class?
Initially, students will request the application course. However, alternate courses will need to be requested in case the student is not accepted into the applied course. Application deadline is Jan. 12, 2018. Counselors will receive acceptance lists by March 1.
When will I know if I'm accepted into an application course?
Acceptances into application courses will be made in March 2018.
If I have a question about arena scheduling, who do I talk to?
Contact your counselor with any questions or concerns.