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SC Jr/Sr HS -- Guidance Office
2384 Route 34B -- Aurora, NY 13026 
Phone: 315.364.7111 x2114 -- Fax: 315.364.8207

Welcome to the Southern Cayuga Jr/Sr High School Guidance Website

Mrs. Lisa Carnicelli, Sr HS Counselor/College & Career Planning
Mr. Nate VanHall, Jr HS Counselor & DASA Coordinator
Mrs. Paula Schmitt, Guidance Office Secretary


SCCS Guidance Plan (Updated Aug 2020) 

Community Student Support Services


2022-23 Student Scheduling Information

2022-23 Program of Studies/Course Offerings Guide (click here) 

Calendar of Events...
January 7 2022-23 Program of Studies book completed
January 10 Sr HS scheduling process letter mailed home to grade 8-11 families, 2022-23
Program of Studies/Course Offerings bookletavailable to students and families.
January 11-13  Meet with students in grades 8-11 during advisory to review Course Offerings Day.
January 18 Course Offering Day (Gym), 7:45-10:45am. Grades 8-11. 
January 19 Scheduling/post-secondary planning begins with all 11th grade students &
January 20  College Planning Information Night for 11th grade students/families via Zoom.
February 14 Scheduling begins with all 10th grade students & parents/guardians.
March 8 8th grade testing for 9th grade honors courses
March 4 8th grade teacher recommendations for 9th grade honors students
March 14 Scheduling begins with all 9th grade students & parents/guardians.
April 7 Sr HS Family Night -- Sr HS requirements for 8th grade students/families via Zoom
April 18 & 19     Present to 8th grade English classes: Sr HS scheduling info, Naviance review, and
Graduation requirements.
April 20 Scheduling begins with all 8th & 7th grade students & parents/guardians.
May 23 Jr HS Family Night -- Jr HS requirements for 6th grade students/families via Zoom.
Scheduling then begins with all 6th grade students & parents/guardians.

2022-23 Student Scheduling Sheets (click the grade below): 2022-23 Sr HS Elective Courses
ELA Math Science/
Social Studies Spanish Health & PE Music/
Performing Arts
Art Ag
TC3 Online Media
COMM 100
Personal Finance I Marine Science SUPA Pyschology 
PSY 205
Spanish II Health
Band Studio Art Plant Science
  Personal Finance II Robotics 
I & II
  Spanish III Weight Training 
CCC PE 144
Music Theory I/II TC3 Ceramics
ART 131
Pre-Vet Science
  Intro to Statistics Emerging Technologies   Spanish IV
CCC Span 
  Theater Skills Sculpture 
I & II
Ag Business & Marketing
SUNY Cobleskill AGBU 101
TC3 Intro to Astronomy
AST 101
  Spanish V
CCC Span 
  Chrous Photography/
Graphic Arts
Food Science & Systems
SUNY Cobleskill AGBU 160
    AP Chemistry         Animation Studio  
              Drawing & Painting  

Sample Schedule Sr HS (Grades 9-12)

Total Credits needed for graduation: 26

9thGrade                   10thGrade                            11thGrade                            12thGrade
English 9                   English 10                             English 11*                           English 12
Global Studies 9        Global Studies 10*                 US History & Gov’t*               Government
Algebra 1* or
Pre Algebra             
Algebra 1* or Geometry*         Algebra 2* or 3rd Math            Economics
Earth Science             Living Environment*              Chemistry* or 3rd Science                             Physics* or Elective
Spanish 2 or Elective               Health/SH                              Elective                                  Elective
Art/Music/Tech         Spanish 3 or Elective   Elective                                  Elective
Elective                      Elective                      Elective                      Elective                     
PE 9/Lab                   PE 10/Lab                             PE 11                                     PE 12  
Total Credits: 7.5      Total Credits: 7.5      Total Credits: 7.5      Total Credits: 6.5

* Indicates Regents exam that must be passed with a 65 or higher
* IEP students may receive a 55+ on Regents exams for a local diploma

Sample Schedule Jr HS (Grades 7 & 8)

7th Grade                                                 8th Grade                               
Advisory Advisory
*English 7                                                       *English 8       
*Social Studies 7                                     *Social Studies 8
*Math 7 or 7E                                                *Math 8 or *Math 8E
*Science 7                                                  *Science 8                 
Lunch                               Lunch                                                    
*Explorations 7
*Spanish 1      
Band and/or Chorus/SH  
Health 7/PE                                            
Band and/or Chorus/PE                               
Studio Art
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Patrick Jensen, Superintendent
2384 State Route 34B
Aurora, NY 13026