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Aerospace Science

  Aerospace  Science I  (JROTC) JROTC I teaches American  military history which includes  the history of aviation, aircraft  in WWI, WWII, and history of  past wars. Leadership . . . read more


  Introduction to Art The 2D unit teaches drawing, art elements and principles, color theory and painting. The 3D unit teaches pottery, sculpture and printmaking. Other forms of art will . . . read more


Accounting This two semester course covers sole proprietorship accounting principles involved in the preparation and maintenance of financial records concerned with business management and operations.  It is a comprehensive . . . read more

Communicative Arts

Introduction to Forensics This course will teach the skills needed to compete on the high school speech team. Students will write and perform speeches and memorize and perform humorous and dramatic pieces. Students will be required . . . read more

Family and Consumer Science

Infant Development Students will explore the developmental stages of children from birth to age 3.  Students will also study pregnancy and labor/delivery.  Computerized dolls may be sent home to assist in the understanding . . . read more

Information Technology

A+PC Hardware and Software Students who complete this course will have an in-depth knowledge of the internal components of a computer and its operating system. They will assemble a computer system, install an operating system, and . . . read more

Music - Instrumental

Concert Band The band will perform at  home football games, pep band performances, parades, and concerts. Concert band generally will not travel outside the school district.  Emphasis is placed on development of basic . . . read more

Music - Vocal

Freshman Chorus Students are taught to sight-read music, and emphasis is placed on the technical terms and historical background of music.  Students participate in numerous school concerts. Mixed Chorus Students . . . read more

Physical Education

Health Health has been designed to help students grow personally and socially by developing skills that will contribute to a strong and healthy life of positive choices.  Critical thinking will be stimulated through discussion, . . . read more

Skilled and Technical Sciences

Applications to Computer Science This entry-level course is designed to prepare students for all subsequent courses.  Students will be introduced to the correct and safe use of hand tools, board drafting basics, computer aided . . . read more

World Languages

French I  Students are introduced to the sounds, vocabulary and syntax of the language. At this level, the main emphasis is on speaking and understanding. Students become familiar with various aspects of culture, geography, . . . read more

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