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Crossroads Preparatory Academy Course Catalog

High School Graduation Requirements 2020-2021

* CPA requires students to also take Speech & Debate to graduate. *

Crossroads Preparatory Academy

High School Course Offerings

Mathematics

Algebra I: Grades 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Algebra I is the foundational math course for all future math courses that will be taken in high school and college. Across five modules, we will explore a variety of functions and their graphs, deepen our knowledge of statistics, then work our way into understanding linear, quadratic, and exponential functions and their graphs in depth. Algebra I is a very important foundational math course that gives students skills to pursue a variety of opportunities in many different career fields.

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Geometry: Grades: 9-10 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Algebra I

Geometry is the math course that follows Algebra I and builds upon students’ spatial reasoning combined with their mastery of Algebraic concepts. The Geometry course includes an in-depth analysis of plane, solid, and coordinate geometry as they relate to both abstract mathematical concepts as well as real-world problem situations. Topics include logic and proof, parallel lines and polygons, perimeter and area analysis, volume and surface area analysis, similarity and congruence, trigonometry, and analytic geometry. Emphasis will be placed on developing critical thinking skills as they relate to logical reasoning and argument. Students will be required to use different technological tools and manipulatives to discover and explain much of the course content.

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Algebra 2: Grades: 10-11 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry

Algebra II is the math course that follows Geometry. In Algebra II, fundamental skills of mathematics will be applied to such topics as functions, equations and inequalities, probability and statistics, logarithmic and exponential relationships, and quadratic and polynomial equations. Technology will be used to introduce and expand upon the areas of study listed above.

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Honors Pre-Calculus: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, teacher approval

Pre-Calculus weaves together previous study of algebra, geometry, and mathematical functions into a preparatory course for calculus. The course focuses on mastery of critical skills and exposure to new skills necessary for success in subsequent math courses. Throughout the course, Common Core standards are taught and reinforced as the student learns how to apply the concepts in real life situations. Topics include fundamental concepts of Algebra, functions and graphs, polynomials and rational functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometric functions, analytic trigonometry, topics in trigonometry, systems of equations and inequalities, matrices and determinants, conic sections and analytic geometry, sequences, induction, probability, and an introduction to Calculus.

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Algebra III: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

Algebra III is a course meant to prepare students for higher level math courses such as College Algebra. We will review many of the concepts from Algebra II while working to build strong thinking and reasoning skills which are necessary to survival not only in college, but also in most careers. Looking at how these concepts can be used in the world outside the classroom will allow students to gain a better appreciation for how all of what they have seen so far in math comes together.

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Applied Mathematics: Grade 12 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Algebra III/ Pre-Calculus

The Mathematical Application Course will focus on using mathematics to solve real world problems. The course will involve financial modeling and analysis for future financial decisions. The students will learn strategies for statistical analysis and a variety of mathematical modeling techniques that will prepare them for future career opportunities. This course is designed for students who have a wide range of education and employment aspirations.

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College Algebra: Grade 12 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Algebra III/ Pre-calculus

This course is for College credit and offered ONLY through MCC. College Algebra is the introductory course in algebra. The course is designed to familiarize learners with fundamental mathematical concepts such as inequalities, polynomials, linear and quadratic equations, and logarithmic and exponential functions.

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AP Calculus (AB/ BC): Grade 12 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-calculus

This course is for College credit if the student passes the AP exam at the end of the year. This course includes a thorough study of differentiation and integration with many applications. Limits and continuity are investigated in-depth. The course will emphasize the importance of mathematics studied to date.

Humanities & Social Sciences

Humanities I A&B: Grade 9 (2.0 credits)

Prerequisites: None

Humanities I will develop scholars to perform and experience a multitude of academic tasks and skills. Scholars will read and analyze both contemporary and classical texts (i.e. William Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet, Karen Russell’s “St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves. Temple Grandin’s Animals in Translation, etc.), practice writing evidence based claims, and learn to navigate the inquiry based process in order to conduct purposeful research for writing and presentation of arguments. Within this course it is the hope that scholars walk away with the tools necessary to become better writers, readers, critical thinkers, and advocates for what matters most to them.

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English 10: Grade 10 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: 9th Grade Humanities 

This course aligns with the Missouri Learning Standards for 10th graders in English/Language Arts. Students will read, write and speak about literature in various genres, informational text and electronic media. Students will write both informally and using a writing process with various forms of writing including: narrative, informational, argumentative, and multi-genre. In writing, students will synthesize information and ideas from various sources. Students will further develop skills in close reading, listening, speaking, research and inquiry.

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American History: Grade 10 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Humanities 1B

Students study the historic development of American ideals and institutions from the Age of Exploration to 1877. The place of the United States in the global community is traced through U. S. political and economic development with emphasis given to major intellectual and cultural trends and movements. Geography and Alabama history are incorporated in context. The continued development of technology skills, analytical skills, writing skills and research skills are all integral parts of this course.

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Dual Credit American History I & II: Grade 10 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Humanities 1B and teacher/administrator recommendation

Students study the historic development of American ideals and institutions from the Age of Exploration to 1877. The place of the United States in the global community is traced through U. S. political and economic development with emphasis given to major intellectual and cultural trends and movements. Geography and Alabama history are incorporated in context. The continued development of technology skills, analytical skills, writing skills and research skills are all integral parts of this course. This course is for college credit.

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English 11:Grade 11 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Humanities 1A & English 10

This course aligns with the Missouri Learning Standards for 11th graders in English/Language Arts. Students will read, write and speak about literature in various genres, informational text and electronic media. Students will write both informally and using a writing process with various forms of writing including: narrative, informational, argumentative, and multi-genre. In writing, students will synthesize information and ideas from various sources. Students will further develop skills in close reading, listening, speaking, research and inquiry. Preparation for the ACT will be an embedded part of this course.

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U.S. Government and Politics: Grade 11 (1.0 Credit)

Prerequisites: Humanities IB, Humanities IIB or American History

U.S. Government and Politics provides a nonpartisan introduction to key political concepts, ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the constitutional system and political culture of the United States. Students study U.S. foundation documents, Supreme Court decisions, and other texts and visuals to gain an understanding of the relationships and interactions among political institutions, processes, and behavior. They also engage in disciplinary practices that require them to read and interpret data, make comparisons and applications, and develop evidence-based arguments.

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AP Language and Composition: Grade: 11 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Humanities I, English 10, teacher approval

The AP English Language and Composition course aligns to an introductory college-level rhetoric and writing curriculum, which requires students to develop evidence-based analytic and argumentative essays that proceed through several stages or drafts. Students evaluate, synthesize, and cite research to support their arguments. Throughout the course, students develop a personal style by making appropriate grammatical choices. Additionally, students read and analyze the rhetorical elements and their effects in non-fiction texts, including graphic images as forms of text, from many disciplines and historical periods.

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Dual Credit US Government and Politics: Grade: 11 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Humanities I, Humanities IIB or American History, meet Dual Credit criteria & teacher approval

Dual Credit U.S. Government and Politics provides a college-level, nonpartisan introduction to key political concepts, ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the constitutional system and political culture of the United States. Students study U.S. foundation documents, Supreme Court decisions, and other texts and visuals to gain an understanding of the relationships and interactions among political institutions, processes, and behavior. They also engage in disciplinary practices that require them to read and interpret data, make comparisons and applications, and develop evidence-based arguments. In addition, they complete a political science research or applied civics project.

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Humanities IVA &IVB: Grade 12 (Credits 2.0)

Prerequisites: Humanities I, English 10, American History, English 11, U.S. Government & Politics

This course further expands students' ability to use written expression for their expository, critical, and narrative essays. Students read from a variety of genres using a critical lens to forward analysis for class discussion and assignments outside of the classroom. Students will complete tasks using a variety of historical texts and explore literature through a historical lens.

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Speech & Debate: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 0.5)

Prerequisites: None

Speech and Debate is a one-semester introductory course that covers a variety of styles of public speaking and formal debate. Through research and practice students will become familiar with these styles through instruction, research, and practice. Each unit will culminate in performance assignments that require students to demonstrate their abilities within the classroom setting. Opportunities to take their knowledge to competition at the local and state level may be made available to students as well through extracurricular programs.

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Digital Media Design/ Yearbook: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: ***ENROLLED IN CLASS VIA APPLICATION ONLY***

While working together as a staff, students taking this course will produce the annual high school yearbook. Students will develop marketable skills such as meeting specific deadlines, taking on publication roles, designing spreads, desktop publishing, photography, and feature writing. Proofreading and editing skills will continually develop throughout the course. Students must have an interest in their school and community and will be encouraged to work on production outside of regular class hours.

Science

Physical Science: Grades: 9-10 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

This course introduces the general principles of physics and chemistry. Topics include measurement, motion, Newton's laws of motion, momentum, energy, work, power, heat, waves, sound, light, electricity, magnetism, and chemical principles. Upon completion, students will demonstrate an understanding of the physical environment and be able to apply the scientific principles to natural phenomena, specifically climate change.

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Biology: Grades: 10-11 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Physical Science

This Biology course incorporates new perspectives and understanding across major sub disciplines of biology. Genetics, cell biology, development, behavior and immunology are some of the areas covered. The concept of evolution is seen as the central organizing theme of biology. The focus of the course is on molecular biology. As an introductory course in biology, students are prepared for college and advanced placement courses. Students will be sensitized to various moral and environmental issues being brought to the fore by research in bio-engineering and other areas of biological research. They will be provided with tools with which to make educated decisions regarding these new technologies and developments.

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Chemistry: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Physical Science, Biology

Students explore the fundamental principles of chemistry which characterize the properties of matter and how it reacts. Computer-based and traditional laboratory techniques are used to obtain, organize and analyze data. Conclusions are developed using both qualitative and quantitative procedures. Topics include, but are not limited to: measurement, atomic structure, electron configuration, the periodic table bonding, gas laws, properties of liquids and solids, solutions, stoichiometry, reactions, kinetics, equilibrium, acids and bases, and nuclear chemistry.

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Environmental Science: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Physical Science, Biology

This is an introductory course for students who wish to study topics relating to the environment, its resources, quality, and ethical issues. Environmental science is the study of the natural sciences in an interdisciplinary context that always includes consideration of people and how they have influenced various systems around us. It includes many aspects of biology, earth and atmospheric sciences, fundamental principles of chemistry and physics, human population dynamics, and an appreciation for the Earth and its natural resources.

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AP Environmental Science: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Physical Science, Biology, teacher approval

The goal of this course is to provide you with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze environmental problems both natural and human-made, to evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems, and to examine alternative solutions for resolving and/or preventing them. Upon completion of this course, students will have the skills to understand and explain systemic environmental issues, specifically how they intersect with industries and issues related to climate change, capitalism, farming, war, racism and human rights.

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Dual Credit Biology: Grades 11-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Physical Science, Biology, Chemistry/ Environmental Science, teacher approval

This course is for college credit. This course provides a survey of biological principles with emphasis on humans, including chemistry of life, cells, structure, function, and reproduction. Laboratory activities will reinforce a survey of biological principles with an emphasis on humans, including chemistry of life, cells, structure, function, and reproduction.

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Genetics & Eugenics: Grades 11-12 (Credits 0.5)

Prerequisites: Physical Science, Biology

This semester-long course will examine the role of western science in the creation of social constructs like race and gender. We will begin by examining history including early scientists' understanding of race and their role in the eugenics movement. Next, we will investigate the relationship among race, gender, and contemporary scientific research on human variation and gene expression. By the end of this course, students will demonstrate a deeper understanding of genetics and evolution and be able to critically evaluate claims about the biology of race/gender as they relate to contemporary social issues such as racism, DNA ancestry testing, and modern day eugenics thinking. Lastly, students will demonstrate an awareness of inequities in U.S. society and an appreciation of ethnic/racial differences.

World Languages

Spanish 1: Grades: 9-11 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Spanish 1 is an introduction into the Spanish language through total physical response via reading, writing, speaking and listening. Students are expected to perform upwards of 75% of all tasks entirely in Spanish by the end of the school year, utilizing vocabulary, grammatical concepts, and cultural sensitivity learned throughout the course.

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Spanish 2: Grades: 10-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Spanish I

Spanish 2 is an introduction into the Spanish language through total physical response via reading, writing, speaking and listening. Students are expected to perform upwards of 75% of all tasks entirely in Spanish by the end of the school year, utilizing vocabulary, grammatical concepts, and cultural sensitivity learned throughout the course.

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Spanish 3: Grades: 9-11 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Spanish I, Spanish II

Spanish 3 encompasses the third level of studies in the Spanish language. The goal of Spanish 3 is to provide students with an opportunity to acquire a more advanced level of communication in the Spanish language and to better understand Spanish-speaking cultures.

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AP Spanish IV: Grades: 10-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, teacher approval

The AP Spanish Language and Culture course emphasizes communication (understanding and being understood by others) by applying the interpersonal, interpretive, and presentational modes of communication in real-life situations. This includes vocabulary usage, language control, communication strategies, and cultural awareness. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course strives not to overemphasize grammatical accuracy at the expense of communication. To best facilitate the study of language and culture, the course is taught almost exclusively in Spanish. The AP Spanish Language and Culture course engages students in an exploration of culture in both contemporary and historical contexts. The course develops students' awareness and appreciation of cultural products (e.g., tools, books, music, laws, conventions, institutions); practices (patterns of social interactions within a culture); and perspectives (values, attitudes, and assumptions).

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AP Spanish V: Grades: 10-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III, AP Spanish IV, teacher approval

AP Spanish Literature is equivalent to a college level introductory survey course of literature written in Spanish. Students continue to develop their interpretive, interpersonal, and presentational skills in Spanish language as well as critical reading and analytical writing as they explore short stories, novels, plays, essays, and poetry from Spain, Latin America, and U.S. Hispanic authors along with other non-required texts.

Career Pathway Courses

AutoCAD: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

CAD, or computer-aided design and drafting (CADD), is technology for design and technical documentation, which replaces manual drafting with an automated process. If you think you may want to be a designer, drafter, architect, or engineer, you'll probably want to learn how to use 2D or 3D CAD programs such as AutoCAD. Successful completion of this entry-level course will result in an AutoCAD certification.

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Introduction to Engineering Design: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Students dig deep into the engineering design process, applying math, science, and engineering standards to hands-on projects. They work both individually and in teams to design solutions to a variety of problems using 3D modeling software, and use an engineering notebook to document their work.

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Computer Science Essentials: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Computer Science Essentials exposes students to a diverse set of computational thinking concepts, fundamentals, and tools, allowing them to gain understanding and build confidence. Students use visual, block-based programming and seamlessly transition to text-based programming with languages such as Python® to create apps and develop websites, and learn how to make computers work together to put their design into practice. They apply computational thinking practices, build their vocabulary, and collaborate just as computing professionals do to create products that address topics and problems important to them.

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Computer Science Principles (CSP): Grades 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Computer Science Essentials

Computer Science Principles (CSP) is a full-year course for students in grades 10-12. Using Python® as a primary tool and incorporating multiple platforms and languages for computation, this course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. Projects and problems include app development, visualization of data, cyber-security, and simulation.

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AP Computer Science Principles (CSP): Grades 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Computer Science Essentials, Staff-approval for AP placement

AP Computer Science Principles (CSP) is a full-year course for students in grades 10-12. Using Python® as a primary tool and incorporating multiple platforms and languages for computation, this course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. Projects and problems include app development, visualization of data, cybersecurity, and simulation. Students must take the AP exam for AP credit at the end of the year.

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Robotics: Grades 9-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

This is a full-year class that serves as an introduction to the world of robotics. Students in grades 9-12 explore the possibilities of STEM by working as designers and engineers as they design, build, program, and operate robots to complete a themed challenge as part of a team. Students will compete against other Missouri/Kansas students in the FIRST Tech Challenge as well as learn about the ways robots are used in industry today. Attendance and participation at a minimum of 2 Saturday events during the school year will be required.

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MindDrive: Grades 9-12 (Credits: 2.0)

Prerequisites: None

MINDDRIVE is a project-based experiential learning program that serves students from CPA. We teach problem solving, critical thinking, and collaboration through math, science, technology, innovation and communication, giving our students deep-level experience with real world applications. This course is held off campus during the school day.

Fine Arts: Music

HS Band/Orchestra: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Students will be able to learn intermediate to advanced level performance skills in a group rehearsal setting for strings, woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments, and participate in public concerts.

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Jazz Band: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Students who play Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone, Guitar, Bass Guitar, or Piano will perform a wide variety of popular music from the following styles - Ragtime, Jazz, Blues, Rock, Funk, Pop, Rap, and Hip-Hop. Students will engage in learning expeditions in support of our grant funding. Students will have opportunities to play concerts in the Kansas City area at locations TBD throughout the academic year.

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HS Vocal Music: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Students will be able to learn intermediate to advanced level performance skills in a group rehearsal setting for soprano, alto, tenor, and baritone/bass voices, and participate in public concerts.

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Music Appreciation: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Students will engage in the academic study of music topics which will include written work, video examples, listening examples, music theory & notation, music history, musicology, and multi-cultural studies of new global music trends and historical traditions. There will be no ensemble or public performance requirements for this course.

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AP Music Theory: Grades: 10-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

AP Music Theory corresponds to two semesters of a typical introductory college music theory course covering topics such as musicianship, theory, musical materials, and procedures. Students develop the ability to recognize, understand, and describe basic materials and processes of music that are heard or presented in a score. Development of aural skills is a primary objective. Students understand basic concepts and terminology by listening to and performing a wide variety of Music.

Fine Arts: Visual Arts

Art Appreciation: Grades 9-12 (Credits 0.5)

Prerequisites: None

Art Appreciation is a semester long course - This course is an exploration of visual art forms and their cultural connections for the student with little experience and ability in the visual arts. It includes a brief study of art history and in depth studies of the elements, media, and methods used in creative processes and thought.

Materials Needed for this Class: Notebook, pen/pencil

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Beginner Art: Grades 9-12 (Credits 0.5)

Prerequisites: None

Arts & Crafts is a semester long course where Students will learn about the art and craft of various cultures while creating works of art. Students will get to experience working with a variety of different mediums such as paint, fabric, metal, wood, and yarn, while learning multiple studio techniques

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Drawing I: Grades 9-10 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

Drawing I is an introductory course that will address basic art and design skills in drawing and composition. This course is specifically designed for 9th- 10th grade students interested in exploring their creativity and developing foundational skills. Beginning drawing classes help students develop basic skills and techniques.

Materials Needed for this Class: Pencils, Pens, Erasers, Sketchbooks

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Drawing II: Grades 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Drawing I

Drawing II is an Art course that will build on basic art and design skills in drawing and composition. This course is specifically designed for 10th- 12th grade students interested in developing their creativity and building foundational skills...

Materials Needed for this Class: Pencils, Pens, Erasers, Sketchbooks

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Painting I: Grades 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Drawing I, Drawing II

This course introduces students to classical and contemporary painting, techniques and concepts, with emphasis on the understanding of its formal language and the fundamentals of artistic expression.

Materials: Sketchbook, 3- Canvases, paintbrushes (various sizes), Pentel Water color brushes

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Painting II: Grades 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Drawing I, Drawing II, Painting I

This course further exposes students to classical and contemporary painting, techniques and concepts, with emphasis on the developing an artistic voice and building on fundamentals of artistic expression.

Materials: Sketchbook, 3- Canvases, paintbrushes (various sizes), Pentel Water color brushes

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AP 2-D Art & Design: Grade 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Teacher approval

Develop your skills in a two-dimensional medium such as graphic design, photography, collage, printmaking, and others as you learn the principles of 2-D design. You’ll create artwork that reflects your own ideas and skills and what you’ve learned. Students will receive college credit after successful completion of a portfolio submitted and scored by the College Board.

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AP Drawing: Grade 10-12 (Credits 1.0)

Prerequisites: Teacher approval

Develop your skills in drawing as you explore different media and approaches. You’ll create artwork that reflects your own ideas and skills and what you’ve learned. Students will receive college credit after successful completion of a portfolio submitted and scored by the College Board.

Fine Arts: Theater

Beginning Theater: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

This course introduces students to the art and craft of theater. Designed for the Theater Arts major, this course culminates in the production of a short theatrical performance. A study of the process of theatrical production–from page to the stage–and its relevance as a form of cultural expression.

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Advanced Theater: Grades: 10-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Theater I

This advanced level course is designed to prepare the serious theater student for life in the theater beyond the high school arena. Through a rigorous series of creative projects, the student is challenged to work as an actor, a director, a theater technician, and a drama teacher. Students study advanced principles of acting and character analysis including an exploration of objectives, obstacles, choices and given circumstances, basic stage and rehearsal terms.

Physical Education/ Health

Beginner Physical Education: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: None

This course is designed to be used as an introduction to students in health education. This course outlines the historical development of health education as a profession and examines critical issues facing health educators today. The philosophy of health education and health promotion serve as a common cornerstone to subsequent coursework. Competencies of health educators will be examined. This course explores the foundation of health education in school, community, clinic and worksite settings.

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Advanced Physical Education: Grades: 10-12 (Credits: 1.0)

Prerequisites: Beginner Physical Education

Advanced Physical Education will provide learning opportunities for students to further develop skills and knowledge related to fitness, physical competence, cognitive understanding and positive attitudes about physical activity that promote a healthy and physically active lifestyle. Students will acquire knowledge and skills in recreational, athletic and lifetime activities. The emphasis is on active participation, sportsmanship, teamwork, developing organization skills and supporting reading and writing across the curriculum.

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Health: Grades: 9-12 (Credits: 0.5)

Prerequisites: None

The Health Education Course is designed to enhance the awareness and knowledge of healthy lifestyle choices. The six adolescent risk behaviors (tobacco use, dietary patterns that contribute to disease, sedentary lifestyles, sexual behaviors, alcohol and drug use, and behaviors that result in intentional and unintentional injury) will be addressed while advocating for the students to make healthy choices for their overall health. We will also cover mental and emotional health, nutrition.

Personal Finance

Personal Finance: Grades: 11-12 (Credits: 0.5)

Prerequisites: None

Personal Finance is a course designed to help students understand the impact of individual choices on occupational goals and future earnings potential. Topics covered will include income, money management, spending and credit, as well as saving and investing.

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