• ss071 - 7th Grade Social Studies (Sem 1)

    This is the first semester of a two-semester course. This course is the study of physical, economic, and cultural features of people, place, and environment. Utilizing the tools of geography, students will acquire essential geographic knowledge and concepts while developing thinking and information acquisition skills which will cultivate a local-to-global perspective.

    ss072 - 7th Grade Social Studies (Sem 2)

    This is the second semester of a two-semester course. This course is the study of physical, economic, and cultural features of people, place, and environment. Utilizing the tools of geography, students will acquire essential geographic knowledge and concepts while developing thinking and information acquisition skills which will cultivate a local-to-global perspective.

    ss081 - 8th Grade Social Studies (Sem 1)

    This is the first semester of a two-semester course. A study of the local, state, and national government, basic economics, and U.S. History from English colonization to Reconstruction.

    ss082 - 8th Grade Social Studies (Sem 2)

    This is the second semester of a two-semester course. A study of the local, state, and national government, basic economics, and U.S. History from English colonization to Reconstruction.

    wl20 - Spanish Level A

    Introduces students to the basic vocabulary and grammar of the language and components of the culture of the countries in which the language is spoken. Prepares student to begin to read, write, speak and understand the language. This course, when followed by Language Level B, is designed to meet level I course objectives.

    wl20 - Spanish Level B

    Enhances basic vocabulary and grammar, as well as, components of the culture of the countries in which the language is spoken. Students refine their reading, writing, speaking and listening skills to prepare for the language proficiency assessment at the end of 8th grade. This course, when preceded by Language Level A, is designed to meet level I objectives.

    ma071 - 7th Grade Math (Sem 1)

    This is the first semester of a two semester course. Mathematical practices and modeling with mathematics are embedded into standards for Math 7. Instructional time and learning focuses on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships; (2) developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and (4) drawing inferences about populations based on samples.

    ma072 - 7th Grade Math (Sem 2)

    This is the second semester of a two semester course. Mathematical practices and modeling with mathematics are embedded into standards for Math 7. Instructional time and learning focuses on four critical areas: (1) developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships; (2) developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and (4) drawing inferences about populations based on samples.

    ma081 - Pre-Algebra (Sem 1)

    This is a first semester of a two semester course. Mathematical practices and modeling with mathematics are embedded into standards for pre-algebra. Instructional time and learning focuses on three critical areas: (1) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations; (2) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; and (3) analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

    ma082 - Pre-Algebra (Sem 2)

    This is the second semester of a two semester course. Mathematical practices and modeling with mathematics are embedded into standards for pre-algebra. Instructional time and learning focuses on three critical areas: (1) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations; (2) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; and (3) analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity, and congruence, and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

    ma101 - Accelerated Pre-Algebra (sem 1)

    Mathematical practices and modeling with mathematics are embedded into standards for accelerated pre-algebra. Instructional time and learning focuses on seven critical areas: (1) developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships; (2) developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and (4) drawing inferences about populations based on samples, (5) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations; (6) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; and (7) analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity and congruence and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

    ma102 - Accelerated Pre-Algebra (sem 2)

    Mathematical practices and modeling with mathematics are embedded into standards for accelerated pre-algebra. Instructional time and learning focuses on seven critical areas: (1) developing understanding of and applying proportional relationships; (2) developing understanding of operations with rational numbers and working with expressions and linear equations; (3) solving problems involving scale drawings and informal geometric constructions, and working with two- and three-dimensional shapes to solve problems involving area, surface area, and volume; and (4) drawing inferences about populations based on samples, (5) formulating and reasoning about expressions and equations, including modeling an association in bivariate data with a linear equation, and solving linear equation, and solving linear equations and systems of linear equations; (6) grasping the concept of a function and using functions to describe quantitative relationships; and (7) analyzing two- and three-dimensional space and figures using distance, angle, similarity and congruence and understanding and applying the Pythagorean Theorem.

    ELA071 - English Language Arts 7 (Sem 1)

    A course in which the curriculum addresses reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening skills, and language concepts (conventions and vocabulary). Students will interact with complex texts, build knowledge through content-rich texts, and engage in evidence-based reading and writing.

    ELA072 - English language Arts 7 (Sem 2)

    A course in which the curriculum addresses reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening skills, and language concepts (conventions and vocabulary). Students will interact with complex texts, build knowledge through content-rich texts, and engage in evidence-based reading and writing.

    ELA081 - English Language Arts 8 (Sem 1)

    A course in which the curriculum addresses reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening skills, and language concepts (conventions and vocabulary). Students will interact with complex texts, build knowledge through content-rich texts, and engage in evidence-based reading and writing.

    ELA082 - English Language Arts 8 (Sem 2)

    A course in which the curriculum addresses reading literature and informational text, writing, speaking and listening skills, and language concepts (conventions and vocabulary). Students will interact with complex texts, build knowledge through content-rich texts, and engage in evidence-based reading and writing.

    cb01 - Business and Personal Financial Success (7-8)

    One semester. Students will explore the role of business in our economic society. They will also learn how to manage their money (budgeting, checking, saving, and investing), research career opportunities, and learn job skills (applying, interviewing and work ethics) necessary to achieve future personal and financial success.

    cb02 - Computer Essentials (7-8)

    One semester.
    Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint are required for this course
    This computer literacy course is designed to give every student the opportunity to develop essential computer skills needed for success in school, for use in their personal lives, and for a smooth transition into the world-of-work. Students will become cyber savvy by learning Internet safety skills as they gain a practical understanding of how to safely and responsibly take advantage of online resources. Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of composing documents, spreadsheets and presentations through hands-on, real-world projects using Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. This course will also expose students to a variety of other technology resources so they may enhance their learning and increase their productivity in other academic areas.

    cb04 - Web Creations (7-8)

    One semester. In this course students will learn how to create dynamic and vibrant web pages using a web authoring application. Topics include design techniques to assist students in creating a more unique and interactive web experience.

    sc071 - 7th Grade Science (Sem 1)

    First semester. Topic studies include scientific processes, the nature and history of science, ecology, earth's structure and earth's processes. This course emphasizes the development of laboratory skills, science process skills, and mathematical and graphing skills necessary for data analysis.

    sc072 - 7th Grade Science (Sem 2)

    Second semester. Topics include scientific processes, the nature and history of science, ecology, earth's structure and earth's processes. This course emphasizes the development of laboratory skills, science process skills, and mathematical and graphing skills necessary for data analysis.

    sc081 - 8th Grade Science (Sem 1)

    First semester. Builds on laboratory and science process skills studied in seventh grade science. These skills include experimental design, working appropriately with the basic tools of science, data analysis through mathematical processes and graphing. Topics studied include animal and plant diversity, heredity, properties of matter, and force and motion.

    sc082 - 8th Grade Science (Sem 2)

    Second semester. Builds on laboratory and science process skills studied in seventh grade science. These skills include experimental design, working appropriately with the basic tools of science, data analysis through mathematical processes and graphing. Topics studied include animal and plant diversity, heredity, properties of matter, and force and motion.

    st03 - Skills for Teens (7-8)

    One semester. Helps students become more self-confident and to communicate better at home and school. Includes an individualized approach to study skills, goal setting and decision-making strategies for successful and healthy living.

    ar06 - Art History (Grades 7-8)

    A one-semester course in the history of art (primarily western art). The course is designed to increase the student's knowledge of art, artists, schools and movements; chronological periods and specific dates; and the subjects, styles and techniques of particular works of art.

    ar19 - Intro to Digital Photography (Grades 7-8)

    This course introduces students to digital photography and manipulation, including the use of a digital camera, an introduction to a photographic editing program, various tricks and techniques for editing digital photographs, design and composition. A digital camera is required, DSLR is highly recommended.