Course Catalog

Spanish 1

Course Number: 
3110/3111
Instructors: 
Mrs. Lisa McHargue

This course is an introduction to the Spanish language. Emphasis of study includes basic language patterns and vocabulary. The goal of the course is to develop a strong foundation and proficiency in the four basic components: reading, writing, listening, and speaking abilities. These goals are achieved through explanatory lessons, activities that require student participation, and exams.

Spanish 2

Course Number: 
3120/3121
Instructors: 
Mrs. Lisa McHargue

Students continue their study of Spanish, building on their first year studies. Students will progress from simple sentence structures to more advanced grammar and vocabulary. The four basic components are stressed and further developed in this course. Culture of various Spanish-speaking countries will also be explored and discussed.

Spanish 3

Course Number: 
3130/3131
Instructors: 
Mrs. Lindsey Morris

This advanced course enhances the proficiency of reading, writing and grammar skills. Students will engage in activities to improve their listening and speaking skills and will also further their abilities of expressing their thoughts in Spanish. Culture of various Spanish-speaking countries will also be explored and discussed. 

Spanish 4

Course Number: 
3140/3141
Instructors: 
Mrs. Lindsey Morris

This advanced course enhances the proficiency of reading, writing and grammar skills. Students will further advance their abilities of reading and writing in Spanish. Culture of various Spanish-speaking countries will also be explored and discussed.

Exploratory PE 7

Course Number: 
j750
Instructors: 
Mrs. Sue Ziegler

The intent of the course is for students to improve their physical fitness and motor skills development levels, as well as their social development and teamwork through participation in their activities. The units will include soccer, volleyball, physical fitness, and track & field. The students will also work on their cognitive development through knowledge of the rules of the game, and to develop a basic understanding of these activities. The concept that physical education is beneficial for everyone will be stressed in the hope that students will value their personal fitness.

Exploratory Health 7

Course Number: 
j750
Instructors: 
Mr. Jeff Rickords

Health covers the different aspects of physical, mental, spiritual and social health, and how the aspects affect each persons overall well being. The following areas will be taught over the course of the year: Mental Health – personality & self-esteem; Social Health – preventing violence; Nutrition – digestion and excretion; Physical Fitness – cardiovascular and respiratory health & personal care; Human Development – adolescence; Preventing Disease – infectious diseases.

 

Exploratory PE 8

Course Number: 
j850
Instructors: 
Mrs. Sue Ziegler

The intent of the course is for students to improve their physical motor skills development levels, as well as their social development, emotional well-being, and team building through participation in their activities. The units will include flag football, basketball, dance/cardio, and speedball. The students will also work on their cognitive development through knowledge of the rules, techniques, and strategies throughout the course.

Health 8

Course Number: 
j851
Instructors: 
Mr. Jeff Rickords

Health covers the different aspects of physical, mental, spiritual, and social health, and how these aspects affect each persons overall well being. The following areas will be taught over the course of the year: Mental & Social Health – mental disorders and suicide and building healthy peer relationships; Physical Fitness – movement and coordination; Substance Abuse – alcohol and preventing drug abuse; Human Development – reproduction and heredity.

 

Lifetime Fitness

Course Number: 
5110
Instructors: 
Mrs. Sue Ziegler

All students are required to take 5 credits of Physical Education. Emphasis: This course is centered on dual and team sports as well as health-related fitness. Basic skill development, physical activity through participation, and knowledge of rules will be the focus of the class. All units will be taught and organized with coed involvement. Units include: field hockey, physical fitness, pickle ball, team handball, and floor hockey. Utilizes or incorporates circuit weight training two days a week.

Lifetime Sports

Course Number: 
5120
Instructors: 
Mrs. Sue Ziegler

This is an elective course in Physical Education. The emphasis of the course will be on Lifetime activities. The goal is for enhanced motor skills development along with the opportunity for social interactions. The students will be empowered to learn to develop positive behaviors in regard to their fitness lifestyles in their future years. Knowledge of the rules of the game in the various individual and dual activities will also be a focus of the class. Units include: Golf, Tennis, Badminton, Bowling, and archery.

Body Dynamics

Course Number: 
5140
Instructors: 
Mrs. Sue Ziegler

This course is designed to give students the opportunity to develop weight training concepts and techniques used for obtaining optimal physical fitness. Students will benefit from a personal weight training program as well as cardio-respiratory endurance activities. They will learn the fundamentals of weight training, strength training, core strength, as well as various cardio activities. Students will be empowered to make wise choices, meet challenges, and develop positive behaviors in fitness, wellness, and movement activity for a lifetime.

Health And wellness

Course Number: 
5219
Instructors: 
Mrs. Sue Ziegler

This course is designed to assist the student in making Godly, responsible, lifetime health and wellness decisions. Healthful living through preventative methods will be stressed.

Math 7

Course Number: 
j740
Instructors: 
Mr. Mark Watton

Math 7 is a transition from basic arithmetic to more complex problem solving. Operations on whole numbers and decimals will be reviewed with more significance given to operations on fractions and percents, ratio and proportion, introduction to algebra, metric units, and other topics as time allows. Emphasis is given to communicating math concepts and explaining the reasoning behind procedures, as well as giving students confidence in applying skills to common situations.

General Math

Course Number: 
4105
Instructors: 
Mr. Lloyd Sommerer

The goals of this class are for students to learn to value mathematics, become problem solvers confident in their ability, to reason mathematically and to communicate mathematically. Units covered may include: whole numbers, decimals, number theory, fractions, expressions and equations, integers, rational numbers, ratios and proportions, percents, and equalities and inequalities.

Pre-Algebra

Course Number: 
4110/4111
Instructors: 
Mr. Dustin Phillips

Important concepts and skills are presented to prepare students for success in Algebra 1. Basic operations, use of variables, writing and solving algebraic expressions, and graphing functions will be taught. Numerous applications and problem solving strategies will help prepare students for further classroom studies as well as work outside the classroom.