Grades: 9-11

Course Schedule

The Academic Seniors program provides high school students in grades 9-12 with opportunities to connect with peers who share their interests.

Below are the course offerings for periods 1-9. Personalize your experience by selecting a first and second choice for each of the periods. Please click on the individual course for a brief description. (All students should choose courses based on the grade level they will be entering in Fall 2014.)

Based on your selected pick-up time, please choose from the following course options.

Below are the course offerings for periods 1 - 9. Personalize your experience by selecting a first and second choice for each of the periods. Please click on each course for a brief description. (All students should choose courses based on the grade level they will be entering in Fall 2014.)

Pick-up Times

  • Half Day - 12:30 p.m. Pick-up (4 Classes / No lunch)
  • Full Day - 3:30 p.m. Pick-up (6 Classes / Lunch provided)
  • Full Day - 5:30 p.m. Pick-up (8 Classes / Lunch provided)

Based on your selected pick-up time, please choose from the following course options.

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1
M940113
SAT Math
This course will be geared toward improving scores on the SAT math section. Included in the course will be test-taking techniques and strategies with reinforcement units in arithmetic, algebra, problem solving, basic geometry and quantitative comparison.
Open
1
1
M940213
SAT Math
This course will be geared toward improving scores on the SAT math section. Included in the course will be test-taking techniques and strategies with reinforcement units in arithmetic, algebra, problem solving, basic geometry and quantitative comparison.
Open
1
1
E952113
Short Stories (Double Period)
Get ready to write, read, and analyze short stories written by your peers on a variety of topics. The course will go over how to read to punctuation, utilize sentence style for impact in a story, the art of revision, and public speaking. This is an active workshop style course where class participation is a must. The final project of this course will be a reading of your original short story.
Open
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2
E952123
Short Stories (Double Period)
Get ready to write, read, and analyze short stories written by your peers on a variety of topics. The course will go over how to read to punctuation, utilize sentence style for impact in a story, the art of revision, and public speaking. This is an active workshop style course where class participation is a must. The final project of this course will be a reading of your original short story.
Open
1
1
H996113
Ethics and Responsibility: Philosophy
How does the definition of “freedom” or “ethical responsibility” change over time? In this class you will explore thinkers such as Berlin, Kant, Mill, Aristotle, and Plato’s definitions of freedom and ethics. You will be asked to choose different sides of the philosophical argument and asked how these traditional ideals are evident in contemporary life.
Open