Alan B. Shepard High School

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Incoming Freshmen

CLASS OF 2023: 


We are excited about you becoming an Astro in the fall of 2019! Please explore this website to learn about the opportunities that Shepard has to offer you. 

Course Selection:

If you were unable to make it to Wednesday’s course selection night, you can complete the process in one of the following ways: 

  1. Email a photo of the course selection sheet that you received in the mail with the desired electives checked off to Fran.McInerney@CHSD218.ORG
  2. Enter the course selection information on the google form by clicking the link 
  3. Contact our counseling office in person on Monday February 11th or Tuesday February 12th between 9:00am and 2:00pm. Should you have any questions, please call (708) 371-1111, Ext 3751.

It is important that we receive your student’s elective choice by February 12th in order to schedule and staff for the 2019-2020 school year.  Please continue to check our website's Incoming Freshman page for more information about important dates and summer programming.


Upcoming Important Dates:


Early Start:  June 10 - July 5, 2019
ELA Jump Start:  June 10 - June 27, 2019
Math Jump Start:  July 1 - July 18, 2019 (no school on July 4)
Jump Right In:  June 10 - June 27, 2019
Online registration is now open - spots are limited Letters were mailed to parents/guardians recommending the program(s) that may best fit the student's academic needs based upon the student's placement, teacher recommendations and standardized tests.  . Please see the "Incoming Freshmen Summer Programs 2019" page to register for these programs.  Registration will close on Monday, May 6th.  Please Note: If we do not have enough students to run a class, it will be cancelled, and you will be notified. 
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