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Use the 2022-2023 online registration guide to easily navigate to the courses you're most interested in or scroll through course possibilities. The options below allow users to search for a specific course or keyword and filter by grade, course type, 12x12 or learning mode - School Based Model, Flex (Hybrid) and Online.

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2022-2023 Courses

3D Video Game Design and Development

Course Numbers: 2136/2137/2138
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Credit: 3
Type: Full Year; Required- register for all three trimesters, Elective
Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Coding and/or AP Computer Science Principles and/or one of the middle school coding classes.

3D Video Game Design and Development further develop students' abilities in computational and design thinking by designing and programming three-dimensional games using a text-based programming language. Concepts learned include 3D rendering, complex conditionals, multi-dimensional arrays, and game design principles.

9th/10th grade support

Course Number: By Recommendation
Grade: 9 or 10
Credits: 1 credit per trimester (1, 2, or 3 credits)

Support is focused on getting additional time from the teachers they have for math, language arts, social studies, and science.  Support is focused on pre-teaching, re-teaching, and organizational skills to help students be successful in class.  Students can access each of their core teachers to get additional time to master the learning outcomes for the course. 

Academic Center for Excellence (A.C.E.)

Course Number: See Counselor
Grades:  9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; Elective
Note: for 9th and 10th graders, A.C.E will be in their support hour

Academic Center for Excellence (A.C.E) is a course that focuses on improving various executive skills i.e., creating goals, monitoring progress, task initiation, planning and prioritizing. Students also focus on developing a growth mindset and other metacognitive skills. In this course, students are expected to complete daily course tasks and then they have time to get individual help on other course work.

Accounting 1

Course Numbers:

  • School-Based: 1051
  • Online: 5051

Grades: 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; Elective

This course covers the concepts and principles of accounting as they relate to financial statements of a single proprietorship. The course will cover a broad range of accounting principles. This includes special journals, posting, trial balancing, worksheets, financial statements, adjustments, and closing ledgers. This course is strongly recommended for students who will be pursuing a business major in college.

Accounting 2

Course Numbers:

  • School-based: 1052
  • Online: 5052

Grades: 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; elective
Prerequisite: Accounting 1

This course will be a continuation of Accounting 1. The accounting principles taught in this course include an in-depth study of accounting principles, procedures, and techniques used in keeping financial records for sole proprietorships, partnerships, and corporations. Students must take Accounting 1 prior to taking this course. This course is strongly recommended for students who will be pursuing business in college.

Adobe Illustrator: Electronic Easel

Course Number: 1003
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; meets art requirement
Fee: No fee for basic projects, additional projects may incur a project-based fee.

Adobe Illustrator is considered the industry standard in today’s fast-paced world of visual communication and print. During the first half of the trimester, students will learn the in-depth tools of this vector-based program with teacher-guided tutorials. The student will soon be able to apply the technology and skills they gain and create original pieces of their own designs. Elements and principles of design will be emphasized and applied to sketch compositions. Students will learn to scan their own sketches and recreate the designs using this powerful program. This course is designed for both the beginner and the serious art students who wish to take their art to the level of digital manipulation.

Adobe Photoshop: Digital Darkroom

Course Number: 1024
Grades: 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; meets art requirement
Fee: No fee for basic projects, additional projects may incur a project-based fee.

Photoshop is the digital answer to manipulating images and producing special effects on prints. The computer becomes the darkroom and is a powerful tool in creating imagery while using today’s standards in the design industry. Students will be using devices such as iPads, cell phones and professional DSLR digital cameras to capture images; then applying the techniques in Adobe Photoshop to enhance their compositions. It is helpful that students have an understanding of how to use a DSLR camera  prior to taking this class, but it is not required. Basic use of the DSLR  will be covered in the course. Some standard teacher guided lessons will be done with images provided for the student on formative assessments given throughout the course. Summative assessments will require the student to produce original images using some type of camera or device.

Advanced Black & White Photography

Course Number: 1022
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; meets art requirement
Prerequisite: Intro to Photography (Level 1)
Fee: No fee for basic projects, additional projects may incur a project-based fee.

This course is for the serious photographer who wishes to take up photography as a hobby or profession. Traditional 35mm film is explored at a more rigorous pace, challenging the student to apply elements and principles of composition while learning advanced techniques of camera use to create desired effects in their images. Advanced darkroom techniques are introduced with the use of filters and dodging and burning. Students should have access to a traditional 35mm SLR FILM camera. Newer cameras should have settings that manually control ISO, F/stops and shutter speeds. There are a limited number of cameras available for use during the trimester.

Advanced Weight Training

Course Numbers: 1427/1428/1429
Grade: 12
Credits: 3
Type: Full Year; Register for all three trimesters
Prerequisite: Intermediate Weight Training

This course is recommended for varsity athletes and serious lifters. This class enhances the body’s flexibility, agility, speed, and quickness. Proper nutrition, plyometric and advanced lifting techniques are taught. This class may not be substituted for a required Phy Ed credit.

Advanced Yearbook Staff – Fall, Winter, Spring

Course Numbers: 1034/1035/1036
Grades: 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1
Type: Trimester; meets art requirement (can be taken more than once)
Prerequisite: At least one trimester of Yearbook Publication and have permission from the instructor.
Fee: None. Students have the opportunity to earn not only an art credit but also a discount toward the purchase of their own yearbook and even better cover the full cost. Students must understand that their contribution towards the publication stays consistent throughout the year to receive full credit for a complete book.

In this advanced level of the series, experienced students will work independently and be able to mentor beginners while exploring and developing a higher understanding of design and conceptual work. The student will have the opportunity to contribute towards the theme and final layout designs. Juniors are highly encouraged to enroll in “Yearbook Publication – Spring”, so they can develop their senior yearbook. The student has the opportunity to earn leadership roles on the main yearbook staff and to earn a varsity letter. Students will be mentoring their peers throughout the course. Note for Juniors: In the spring of your junior year, you will have the opportunity to attend a Yearbook Training Camp in June to begin the overall theme and look of the book.

Algebra 2

Course Numbers:

  • School-based - 1206/1207/1208
  • Online - 5206/5207/5208

Grades: 11, 12
Credits: 3
Type: Full Year; register for all three trimesters
Prerequisite: Geometry 

The course is structured around problems and investigations that build conceptual understanding of algebra topics. Students become comfortable with using general equations to represent functions and relations as well as with interpreting general equations to describe a situation. In particular, they develop the connections between and among the various core ideas of the course and will frequently use technology tools (such as Desmos) to support their learning. Students are encouraged to investigate, form conjectures, and then justify their thinking to develop their reasoning skills. In this course, students can expect to learn collaboratively through daily group activities, discussions, and independent practice. Students can expect to be assessed through skills assessments and performance assessments.

Algebra 2 + Trigonometry

Course Numbers:

  • School-based - 1209/1210/1211
  • Hybrid - 1238/1239/1240
  • Online - 5209/5210/5211

Grades: 9, 10, 11,12
Credits: 3
Type: Full Year; register for all three trimesters
Prerequisite: Geometry

This course covers all concepts taught in Algebra 2, but at a slightly faster pace. This allows for students to also explore circle trigonometry and learn basic skills needed to be successful in Pre-Calculus. The course is structured around problems and investigations that build conceptual understanding of algebraic topics. Students become comfortable with using general equations to represent functions and relations as well as with interpreting general equations to describe real-life situations.

Students are encouraged to investigate, form conjectures, and justify their thinking to develop their reasoning skills. In this course, students can expect to learn collaboratively through daily group activities, discussions, and independent practice. Students can expect to be assessed through skills assessments and performance assessments.

AP Advanced Calculus

Course Numbers:

  • School-bsaed - 1218/1219/1220
  • Online - 5218/5219/5220

Grade: 12
Credits: 3
Type: Honors credits; Full Year; register for all three trimesters.
Prerequisite: AP Calculus A and B
Post-secondary Connection: College credit available upon successful completion of the AP Exam. This academically rigorous course follows the Advanced Placement course guidelines designed by the College Board. These can be found at the College Board website.

Advanced Calculus is designed to prepare students for the AP calculus examination (part BC). The year begins with a review of Calculus AB topics and then continues into the study of parametric and polar functions, sequences and series, and Taylor polynomials.

Note: It is recommended that students complete AP Calculus with a minimum of a B average.

AP Biology

Course Numbers:

  • School-based - 1513
  • Online - 5513

Grades: 10, 11, 12
Credits: 3
Learning Mode: School-Based or Online (Students will choose one learning mode for all courses in 9th/10th grade - see School-Based and Online descriptions for more information)
Type: Honors credits; Full Year
Post-secondary Connection: College credit is possible upon completion of and earning a 3 or more on the AP exam in May. This academically rigorous course follows the Advanced Placement guidelines designed by the College Board.

An extensive amount of reading in a college-level textbook is an essential part of the learning process. Students will need to be self-directed because it is not a traditional lecture-based class. This course is designed to be the equivalent of a typical college freshman Biology course. One to two hours of nightly homework will be necessary for success. Time in class is spent cooperatively working on activities, vocabulary, and laboratory exercises to use and deepen understanding of the readings. After completing this course, students will have gained study and reading skills that will greatly benefit them in their college courses and may earn college credit by taking the AP exam.

Note: A grade of B- or higher in Physical Science, math, and language arts is highly recommended.

AP Calculus

Course Numbers:

  • School-based - 1215/1216/1217
  • Online - 5215/5216/5217

Grades: 11, 12
Credits: 3
Type: Honors credits; Full Year; register for all three trimesters
Prerequisite: Pre-Calculus
Post-secondary Connection: College credit possible upon successful completion of the AP Exam. This academically rigorous course follows the Advanced Placement course guidelines designed by the College Board. These can be found at the College Board website.

Calculus is designed for the highly advanced math student. It is a very desirable course for college-bound students, particularly those interested in a technical science or business career.  

Students will engage in a variety of activities, including daily practice, explorations, and formative as well as summative assessments.  The goal of this course is to strengthen the reasoning and problem solving skills for each student. At the end of this course students will have the opportunity to take the AP exam. 

Note: It is recommended that students complete Pre-Calculus with a minimum of a C average.