While students returning to Carson High School on Aug. 27 may not have any difficulty finding their classes, they may struggle to remember when they are as the school transitions to a seven-period schedule.
"We needed to increase the number of classes we could offer as electives," said Principal Ron Beck. "We also needed to create more remediation classes."
Traditionally, students enrolled in six classes per semester. They attended three 105-minute periods each day, alternating subjects every other day. To fit in extra electives, several classes were offered as a "zero period" at 7 a.m.
Under the new schedule, students …