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English 9
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 9A, ENGLISH 9B
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE FIRST LANGUAGE ENGLISH

Why do authors make the choices they do? This course asks you to get to the heart of what makes effective texts, from novels to newspapers and from plays to travel blogs. As you formulate your big ideas, you will share your message through narrative, expository, and persuasive writing to make your mark on your school and the world. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE First Language English assessment at the culmination of your study.

English 10
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 10A, ENGLISH 10B
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE LITERATURE

This course centers around reading, writing, and critical thinking. Incorporating universal themes found in plays, novels, and poetry, it uses these three skills to challenge you to not just examine texts for what is being expressed— it pushes you to analyze why and how language is used to affect an audience. The course also offers you an opportunity to explore more creative expressions of your acquired knowledge with unique and innovative projects. Finally, it encourages you to claim ownership of your learning, blending independent studies with your guided online experience, echoing a more “real world” reflection of personal accountability and responsibility. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE First Language English assessment at the culmination of your study.

English 11
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 11A, ENGLISH 11B

English 11 has two main objectives. The first is to help build cultural capital, while you take a historical survey through the American literature timeline. You will then trace a path from the icons of the Colonial era, through the tumultuous 1800s, and stop at today’s Post Modern landscape. The second objective is to help build global citizenship, which will ask you to research, critically think, and write about the issues that are most crucial, most vital, and most affecting life around the world. Together, these objectives work to build upon the skills of the past while exploring the potential for a brighter future. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the AS English General Paper assessment at the culmination of your study.

English 12
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 12A, ENGLISH 12B

English 12 provides learners opportunities to make critical and informed responses to texts which are wide-ranging in their form, style and context. Experience British literature that introduces you to the cultural and societal contexts of the literary pieces you read. Advanced writing assignments are required, including a research paper based on your interests. English 12 provides learners opportunities to make critical and informed responses to texts which are wide-ranging in their form, style and context. You will also produce your own imaginative writing, and will demonstrate your ability to produce writing for given audiences. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the AS English Language assessment at the culmination of your study.

Social Studies / Social Sciences

World History
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE HISTORY

How do historians read and write? In this unique, depth study course, you will examine the origins and analyze the consequences of the major events and themes throughout world history. You will form your own ideas about the major events and learn how to write with confidence. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE History assessment at the culmination of your study.

U.S. History
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; U.S. HISTORY A, U.S. HISTORY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE AMERICAN HISTORY

This course offers you the opportunity to discover key issues, ideas, people, and events that shaped the emergence and development of the United States. This course focuses on the mid-nineteenth century to the start of the twenty-first century. You will develop an understanding of the present as well as the past. This course allows you to study American history through the use of primary and secondary sources. You will develop skills in research and investigation, critical analysis, and written communication. You will choose a special topic of interest for your research project along with a depth study. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE US History assessment at the culmination of your study.

Government
HALF-CREDIT COURSE

With great freedom, comes great responsibility. Become an expert in responsible citizenship as you study the purposes, principles, and practices of American government as established by the U.S. Constitution. In this course, you will learn how and why the US Government was developed, and how it currently operates. Included in this exploration will be the historical context for the creation of the US Constitution and the three branches of the government, Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. You will also learn about the role of state and local governments, all while contemplating how and why citizens can participate responsibly within these contexts.

Economics
HALF-CREDIT COURSE

How does our modern economy work? In this course, you will examine the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used by government agencies and by people as consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, and voters. As you prepare for college, career, and life, you will examine the key economic philosophies and economists who have influenced the economies around the world in the past and present.

Psychology
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PSYCHOLOGY A, PSYCHOLOGY B

Do you ever wonder how your mind works? Why do you think about your world the way you do? As you prepare for college, career, and life, psychology is an invaluable foundation for understanding what makes humans tick. In addition to theory and science work, you will gain knowledge on a wide array of issues on both individual and global levels, examining connections between content areas within psychology and relating them to psychological knowledge of everyday life, including available careers for those who study psychology.

Math

Algebra 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ALGEBRA 1A, ALGEBRA 1B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE MATHEMATICS I

The course content will include a rigorous approach to solving, graphing, and writing linear quadratic, rational, and exponential functions. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offers a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your second year of mathematics studies (taken after Geometry).

Geometry
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; GEOMETRY A, GEOMETRY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE MATHEMATICS II

Included in this course is a study of both two and three-dimensional shapes, congruence, similarity, transformations and the relationships between geometric shapes. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offers a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your second year of mathematics studies (taken after Geometry).

Algebra 2
PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ALGEBRA 2A, ALGEBRA 2B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS

Included in this course is a study of the complex number system and its properties, factorization, simplification of radicals and polynomials, linear and quadratic functions, graphs and equations, matrices, determinants, rational expressions, probability, and statistics, along with Cambridge trigonometry. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offers a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Additional Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your studies.

Precalculus
PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PRE-CALCULUS A, PRE-CALCULUS B

Included in this course is a further depth study of functions, quadratics, logarithms, coordinate geometry, vectors, trigonometry probability and statistics with the addition of differentiation, integration and differential equations. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offer a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships.

Science

Marine Science
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; MARINE SCIENCE A, MARINE SCIENCE B
SCIENCE ELECTIVE (NOT A LAB COURSE)

Learn about the content, features, and possibilities of the earth’s oceans and explore marine organisms, conditions, and ecology. Travel across the oceans with interactive field trips.

Physical Science
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PHYSICAL SCIENCE A, PHYSICAL SCIENCE B

In this course, you will have the opportunity to explore the characteristics of objects and materials that you encounter daily. You will gain an understanding of the nature of matter and energy, including their forms, the changes they undergo, and their interactions. You will develop an understanding of the fundamental laws of motion, knowledge of the various ways energy is stored in a system, and the processes by which energy is transferred between systems and surroundings. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and experience experiments that are supplemented with college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences.

Biology
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; BIOLOGY A, BIOLOGY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE BIOLOGY

This course allows you to learn about living organisms, including humans, and their interactions with each other and their surroundings. This includes investigations regarding the health of human beings, animals, organisms, and entire ecosystems. You will learn how the advances in the study of biology impact society and each of us as individuals and, in turn, how we each have an impact on the organisms and environment around us. Ultimately and ideally, this will culminate in a newfound appreciation for the interdependence of life on Earth. You are required to complete live, in-person biology wet labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site) throughout the course supplemented by the college-level Late Nite Labs experiences and virtual field trips. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Biology assessment at the culmination of your studies

Chemistry
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; CHEMISTRY A, CHEMISTRY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE CHEMISTRY

This course allows you to study atoms and their interactions with each other and their surroundings. This includes investigations into heat, energy, molecular bonding, chemical and physical reactions, radioactivity, acids, and bases. It will show you how things bond together to make new substances and how those substances interact with the world around us. You will learn how advances in the study of chemistry impact society and each of us as individuals and, in turn, how we each have an impact on the environment around us. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and conduct experiments, supplemented by college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Chemistry assessment at the culmination of your studies.

Physics
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PHYSICS A, PHYSICS B

This course helps learners understand the technological world in which they live and take an informed interest in science and scientific developments. You will learn about the basic principles of physics through a mix of theoretical and practical studies. You will also gain an understanding of how science is studied and practiced, and become aware that the results of scientific research can have both good and bad effects on individuals, communities, and the environment. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and experience experiments that are  supplemented with college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences.Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Physics assessment at the culmination of your study.

Fine Art

Art History
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ART HISTORY A, ART HISTORY B

The course looks at characteristics of culture and art, primarily in the Western world, from prehistoric times up to the modern day. By exploring major turning points in history such as the first tools made, the first civilizations formed, and the rise and fall of major empires and religions you will more easily make connections to the artworks created. The course will also emphasize the impact culture itself has on the artworks produced in various times and places. You will examine the different types of value we assign to various types of art including aesthetic value, economic value, and social value. And lastly, you will learn about principles of design, which will help to build a common vocabulary for discussing and critiquing art.

Leadership

Leadership 1

Parts A and B available

The Leadership and Collaboration course explores roles, responsibilities, and leadership styles by putting you in the driver’s seat of a small, poorly run non-profit. You will learn the basics of leadership, decision-making, collaboration, and culture building, and apply that knowledge to make their non-profit a success. In doing so, you will also begin to define your own leadership style.

Leadership 2: Culture Building
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 1

Parts A and B available

This course builds on the knowledge gained in the Leadership and Collaboration course. You will explore the characteristics and interactions of the four personality profile types. You will define and solidify their leadership style and capacity to collaborate with and lead others. You will learn practical frameworks, tools, and skills. All of which help you select, form, and lead a successful team. You will learn the art of organizational culture building in a variety of arenas.

Leadership 3: Conflict Management
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 2

Leadership is about more than just taking charge. It is about building up your team and helping each individual become the most successful versions of themselves. This course tackles two unavoidable demands on real life. The first is to identify, manage, and resolve conflict. The second is to effectively negotiate situations, terms, and conditions. This class will prepare students to navigate both subjects with clarity and empowerment. Students will learn the knowledge and skills to manage and coach individuals towards maximum performance, personal growth, and contribution to the overall goals of the group.

Leadership 4: Capstone
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 3

The Leadership track culminates in this capstone class. Students will engage in in-depth discussions, guided readings, and other applied-learning exercises to help them turn their four years of Leadership and Collaboration study into a personalized toolbox and guide they can draw upon and deploy in their academic, professional, and personal lives.

World Languages

French 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE; FRENCH 1A, FRENCH 1B

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

French 2
PREREQUISITE: FRENCH 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE; FRENCH 2A, FRENCH 2B

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

French 3
PREREQUISITE: FRENCH 2
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

German 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

German 2
PREREQUISITE: GERMAN 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

German 3
PREREQUISITE: GERMAN 2
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Spanish 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; SPANISH 1A, SPANISH 1B

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

Spanish 2
PREREQUISITE: SPANISH 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; SPANISH 2A, SPANISH 2B

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Spanish 3
PREREQUISITE: SPANISH 2
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; SPANISH 3A, SPANISH 3B

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Spanish 4
PREREQUISITE: SPANISH 3
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the fourth level, you are fully immersed in the grammar and vocabulary of the language and advanced speaking skills. Study more advanced literature of language speaking countries through the lens of culture.

Mandarin 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; MANDARIN 1A, MANDARIN 1B

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

Mandarin 2
PREREQUISITE: MANDARIN 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; MANDARIN 2A, MANDARIN 2B

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Mandarin 3
PREREQUISITE: MANDARIN 2
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; MANDARIN 3A, MANDARIN 3B

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Latin 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; LATIN 1A, LATIN 1B

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

Latin 2
PREREQUISITE: LATIN 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; LATIN 2A, LATIN 2B

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Arabic 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

Arabic 2
PREREQUISITE: ARABIC 1
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Arabic 3
PREREQUISITE: ARABIC 2
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS ARE AVAILABLE

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship 1: Ideas and Strategies

Parts A and B available

You will get a front row seat and see how early-stage business investors make their investments. You first look through the lens of an investor. Then you will learn the fundamentals of identifying opportunity, creating value, and capturing value with the Three Pillars of Entrepreneurship™. You will prepare their own rubric for investing, and develop startup investment recommendations. Next, you will look through the lens of the entrepreneur and will apply insights and understanding to develop a business concept of your own, and develop your ideas into an investor pitch deck.

Entrepreneurship 2: Entrepreneurial Research
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1

Research can be the difference between success and failure. This course teaches students approaches and methods for increasing their probability of success. Then students will apply value creation directly to venture design. They will take a deep dive into entrepreneurial strategy, and apply these learnings to further develop and fortify their venture.

Entrepreneurship 3: Telling Your Story
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2

In this course, students will develop a comprehensive marketing strategy that works. They will take an empathetic approach to extending their company into the public domain. We will explore branding, traditional marketing, and current trends, including social media and crowd-funding. From a legal perspective, students will learn about entity formation, registration and compliance with laws, and the basics of contracts. The finance section will introduce students to a balance sheet and profit and loss.

Entrepreneurship 4: Entrepreneurial Capstone
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3

The Entrepreneurship track culminates in this capstone class. Students will engage in in-depth discussions, guided readings, and other exercises to help them turn their four years of Entrepreneurship study into a fully-fledged business pitch that is suitable for investors. Ideally, each student will launch a crowdfunding campaign and or compete in a venture competition.

Electives

ACT/SAT Test Preparation
HALF-CREDIT ELECTIVE

This course helps prepare students for the SAT or ACT. Students will work on developing and/or expanding their vocabulary, test-taking, and reasoning skills. Course topics may include vocabulary review; root words, prefixes, and suffixes; mathematical concepts, logic, and rules; and general problem-solving and test-taking strategies.

Robotics
HALF-CREDIT ELECTIVE

Robotics courses develop and expand students’ skills and knowledge so that they can design and develop robotic devices. Topics covered in the course may include mechanics, electrical and motor controls, pneumatics, computer basics, and programmable logic controllers. A robot kit is included in the course.

Additional fees apply.