Keystone is a one-semester course designed to help eighth graders successfully navigate high school. Students will receive instruction in self-realization, interpersonal skills, study skills, self-management skills and goal setting and planning strategies. Keystone will help students to develop personal success through 21st century skills, such as, communication, teamwork, critical thinking and creativity. This will be done through planned activities that encourage students to push themselves beyond their comfort zone. Keystone will help students realize relevancy in academic and life skills through the activities and discussions within the classroom. Through guidance and self-evaluation along with the principles of self-promotion, students will put Keystone in action.