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Course Selection Manual

The Mars Area Middle School Course Selection Manual offers information on the course offerings as well as activities/sports; attendance; dress code; grading scale; honor roll; student evaluation; passing and retention; and more. To view the most current Mars Area Middle School Course Selection Manual, click on the following:
Sixth Grade Transition Program

Each spring, in a typical school year, Mars Area Middle School offers a Transition Program for current Mars Area Centennial School sixth-graders to aid them in making the transition to seventh grade at Mars Area Middle School at the start of the upcoming school year.
Given COVID concerns, this year's program is being held virtually. The following is the presentation that will be offered for those sixth-graders who will make the transition to Mars Area Middle School at the start of the 2021-2022 School Year.

Schedule Request Forms
The following are schedule request forms for students entering seventh and eighth grade during the 2020-2021 School Year. Click on the appropriate document for more information: 

Scheduling Basics

Mars Area Middle School Scheduling Basics provides a brief overview of how a schedule is built.  Scheduling Basics includes the following:
  • 9 Period Schedule
  • Course Term Lengths
  • Required Course Schedule
  • Elective Courses
  • Scheduling Scenarios
  • English Language Arts and Mathematics Prerequisites
For more information, click on the following:
Course Selection Manual Archive
To view previous school year's Mars Area Middle School Course Selection Manuals, click on the following: