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Graduation/ Post-Secondary Goals

What courses do I have to take in order to graduate from high school?
The TEA Graduation Toolkit provides information on planning during the high school years and beyond.  It also offers different resources and information that are very helpful!  If you have additional questions regarding graduation requirements or specific endorsements, please contact your high school counselor.
Unsure of your plans after high school? 
Career Cruising can help you to identify potential careers based on your strengths and interests.  Each SHS student has an account.
To access your Career Cruising account:
  1. Go to
  2. Your username is SMITH- followed by your student id.  For example, if your student id is 000562, your username would be SMITH-562.
  3. Your password is your birth date in the format mmddyyyy.  For example, if your birthday is February 26, 2008, your password would be 02262008.
Apprenticeship Programs
Help Wanted Online
House Bill 809 from the 83rd Texas Legislature, 2013, required that the Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Education Agency (TEA) work together to provide employment information to Texas secondary students.
In accordance with the provisions of this law, TEA is providing the required information found by following the link below to the Help Wanted Online webpage on TWC's website.
Secondary students and others will find the most up to date information concerning employment opportunities in any number of occupational areas by county, educational service center, and local workforce development areas.