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Fall 2024 Registration

Hello Timberwolves!

It is time to register for Enrichment Courses (electives) and Honors Courses for Fall 2024! To learn more about our elective classes please visit our Risdon You Tube page.

If you have questions please reach out to our registrar, Sharon Jones.

If you are an 8th grader attending Renton next year

Make sure to check out the Renton Registration Page for more information and also watch their video presentation


Check out more information on transitioning to Renton High School: English | Chinese | SpanishVietnamese

If you are an 8th grader attending Hazen next year

Make sure to check out the Hazen Registration Page for more information. Look under the "class of 2028."

Attend the Hazen Future Freshman Night - March 11th at 6pm in the Hazen Auditorium.


2024-2025 Middle School Honors Courses

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In alignment with Renton’s core value of equity by “removing barriers and pursuing outcomes that enable all students to realize their potential and maximize future opportunities”, we are expanding access to middle school Honors courses in the 2024-2025 school year.

Content Area 2024-2025 Honors courses offered
English Language Arts 6th, 7th and 8th grade
Social Studies 6th, 7th and 8th grade
Mathematics 6th grade
Science 7th and 8th grade


When registering students for Honors courses, families should consider their student’s strengths and interests. To help with this decision, please reference the table below.

What might a student experience in an Honors course?

English Language Arts & Social Studies

Math Science
  • Student-driven exploration & research
  • Text difficulty
  • Increased pacing
  • In-depth analysis
  • Partner & group work
  • Discussion & debate
  • Complex vocabulary
  • Primary source exploration
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Thinking about the "why" or concept
  • Symbolic thinking
  • Math connections within & across topics
  • Solving problems in multiple ways
  • Collaborative learning
  • Applying learning to new situations
  • Increased focus on STEM concepts and skills
  • Student choice & voice
  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Text difficulty
  • Deeper level of inquiry
  • Greater emphasis on problem-solving
  • Increased pacing
  • Partner & group work
  • Applying learning to new situations

Habits for success in honors classes:

  • Perseverance
  • Self-motivated
  • Curiosity
  • Confidence in academic skills
  • Moves through books and topics quickly
  • Open to trying new strategies and procedures
  • Strong interest in content area