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2017 - 2018 School Year

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English Classes

a-g CSU Expository Reading and Writing

Teacher: Fawn Ruby
Section: 17H21 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of English 11

This course was originally designed by the California State University system to prepare high school students for the rigors of college-level reading and writing. The word ''expository'' is a broad term for informational and persuasive texts--it is these types of texts that will be the central platform from which students in this class will develop deeper literary and critical thinking skills. Throughout the course, students will engage with texts that deal with contemporary issues. Students will evaluate various authors' claims and writing styles, and then participate in thoughtful, text- based discussions in order to formulate their own opinions. Students will defend their viewpoints in numerous argumentative essays that will require multiple drafts. It is expected that students in this course are ready and willing to engage in a rigorous intellectual challenge. ERW is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

Priority is given to seniors that have scored 'Conditional' on the 11th grade EAP test.

a-g CSU Expository Reading and Writing

Teacher: Fawn Ruby
Section: 17H22 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of English 11

This course was originally designed by the California State University system to prepare high school students for the rigors of college-level reading and writing. The word ''expository'' is a broad term for informational and persuasive texts--it is these types of texts that will be the central platform from which students in this class will develop deeper literary and critical thinking skills. Throughout the course, students will engage with texts that deal with contemporary issues. Students will evaluate various authors' claims and writing styles, and then participate in thoughtful, text- based discussions in order to formulate their own opinions. Students will defend their viewpoints in numerous argumentative essays that will require multiple drafts. It is expected that students in this course are ready and willing to engage in a rigorous intellectual challenge. ERW is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

Priority is given to seniors that have scored 'Conditional' on the 11th grade EAP test.

a-g CSU Expository Reading and Writing

Teacher: Fawn Ruby
Section: 17H23 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of English 11

This course was originally designed by the California State University system to prepare high school students for the rigors of college-level reading and writing. The word ''expository'' is a broad term for informational and persuasive texts--it is these types of texts that will be the central platform from which students in this class will develop deeper literary and critical thinking skills. Throughout the course, students will engage with texts that deal with contemporary issues. Students will evaluate various authors' claims and writing styles, and then participate in thoughtful, text- based discussions in order to formulate their own opinions. Students will defend their viewpoints in numerous argumentative essays that will require multiple drafts. It is expected that students in this course are ready and willing to engage in a rigorous intellectual challenge. ERW is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

Priority is given to seniors that have scored 'Conditional' on the 11th grade EAP test.

a-g English 11

Teacher: Karen Chandler
Section: 17H100 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Through directed reading and writing assignments, students will focus on the mechanics of language and vocabulary development. Students will demonstrate critical analysis as they evaluate patterns and connections within fiction and non-fiction genres, discuss and present ideas and observations, and write narrative, expository, and analytical essays using organization, research, drafting, editing, and revising. Students will be encouraged to relate their own life experiences to situations found in the selected course material. Creative thinking is encouraged and critical thinking is required. English I/IIA is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

a-g English 11

Teacher: Matthew Harvey
Section: 17H101 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

English 11 courses continue to develop students' writing skills, emphasizing clear, logical writing patterns, word choice, and usage, as students write essays and learn the techniques of writing research papers. Students continue to read works of literature and other written materials that often form the backbone of the writing assignments.

a-g English 11

Teacher: Matthew Harvey
Section: 17H102 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

English 11 courses continue to develop students' writing skills, emphasizing clear, logical writing patterns, word choice, and usage, as students write essays and learn the techniques of writing research papers. Students continue to read works of literature and other written materials that often form the backbone of the writing assignments.

a-g English 9/10 B

Teacher: Katie Smith
Section: 17H59 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Through directed reading and writing assignments, students will focus on the mechanics of language and vocabulary development. Students will demonstrate critical analysis as they evaluate patterns and connections within fiction and non-fiction genres, discuss and present ideas and observations, and write narrative, expository, and analytical essays using organization, research, drafting, editing, and revising. Students will be encouraged to relate their own life experiences to situations found in the selected course material. Creative thinking is encouraged and critical thinking is required. English I/IIA is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

a-g English 9/10 B

Teacher: Katie Smith
Section: 17H60 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Through directed reading and writing assignments, students will focus on the mechanics of language and vocabulary development. Students will demonstrate critical analysis as they evaluate patterns and connections within fiction and non-fiction genres, discuss and present ideas and observations, and write narrative, expository, and analytical essays using organization, research, drafting, editing, and revising. Students will be encouraged to relate their own life experiences to situations found in the selected course material. Creative thinking is encouraged and critical thinking is required. English I/IIA is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

a-g English 9/10 B

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H72 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Through directed reading and writing assignments, students will focus on the mechanics of language and vocabulary development. Students will demonstrate critical analysis as they evaluate patterns and connections within fiction and non-fiction genres, discuss and present ideas and observations, and write narrative, expository, and analytical essays using organization, research, drafting, editing, and revising. Students will be encouraged to relate their own life experiences to situations found in the selected course material. Creative thinking is encouraged and critical thinking is required. English I/IIA is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

a-g English 9/10 B

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H73 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Through directed reading and writing assignments, students will focus on the mechanics of language and vocabulary development. Students will demonstrate critical analysis as they evaluate patterns and connections within fiction and non-fiction genres, discuss and present ideas and observations, and write narrative, expository, and analytical essays using organization, research, drafting, editing, and revising. Students will be encouraged to relate their own life experiences to situations found in the selected course material. Creative thinking is encouraged and critical thinking is required. English I/IIA is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

a-g English 9/10 B

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H74 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Through directed reading and writing assignments, students will focus on the mechanics of language and vocabulary development. Students will demonstrate critical analysis as they evaluate patterns and connections within fiction and non-fiction genres, discuss and present ideas and observations, and write narrative, expository, and analytical essays using organization, research, drafting, editing, and revising. Students will be encouraged to relate their own life experiences to situations found in the selected course material. Creative thinking is encouraged and critical thinking is required. English I/IIA is a 5 credit/semester course; meaning students are expected to complete approximately five hours of class work per week. As we only meet in the classroom twice weekly (2 hours), students can anticipate dedicating approximately three hours per week outside of class on given assignments and reading.

Mathematics Classes

a-g Mathematics 1B

Teacher: Ellen Sannar-Welch
Section: 17H48 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Placement is recommended for students who have completed pre-algebra or Math 8 with a C or BELOW, or for students who need to complete Algebra I at a slower pace.

Completion of Math 1B (offered the following year) is required to fulfill the Algebra requirement for graduation from high school. Students will attend class three times a week, and will complete an additional 2 hours weekly outside of class. Students taking this class will need to complete Math 1A and 1B with a grade of C or better to be prepared to take a Math II course.

This is the first year of a two-year Integrated Math I sequence concentrating in Algebra skills. Completion of Math 1B (offered the following year) is required to fulfill the Algebra requirement for graduation from high school.

a-g Mathematics I

Teacher: Kirsten Frudden
Section: 17H40 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of pre-algebra or teacher recommendation.

Integrated Mathematics Course I is the first of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content includes: functions; algebra; geometry; statistics; probability; discrete mathematics; measurement; number; logic; and language. The course emphasizes mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and communication through integration of the various strands, connections with other subject areas and real-life applications, use of technology, and exploratory and group activities. The course emphasizes algebra.

a-g Mathematics I

Teacher: Kirsten Frudden
Section: 17H41 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of pre-algebra or teacher recommendation.

Integrated Mathematics Course I is the first of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content includes: functions; algebra; geometry; statistics; probability; discrete mathematics; measurement; number; logic; and language. The course emphasizes mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and communication through integration of the various strands, connections with other subject areas and real-life applications, use of technology, and exploratory and group activities. The course emphasizes algebra.

a-g Mathematics I

Teacher: Kirsten Frudden
Section: 17H42 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of pre-algebra or teacher recommendation.

Integrated Mathematics Course I is the first of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content includes: functions; algebra; geometry; statistics; probability; discrete mathematics; measurement; number; logic; and language. The course emphasizes mathematical reasoning, problem solving, and communication through integration of the various strands, connections with other subject areas and real-life applications, use of technology, and exploratory and group activities. The course emphasizes algebra.

Math Lab - Math 1/1A/1B

Teacher: Kirsten Frudden
Section: 17H43 meets on M
1 credits per semester

Math Lab: Math 1/1A/1B is available for students who are also enrolled in Math 1, Math 1A, or Math 1B and struggle with basic Algebra concepts. Students in this class will be assessed and will be working on specific concepts they struggle with. All work will be completed in class and no homework will be assigned. Please note, this class is NOT meant for extra time to complete homework. Homework concepts may be practiced during this time, but the focus is not to complete homework, it is to help students with specific concepts that they struggle with that will make them more successful in Math 1. If you would like any additional information about this course, feel free to email Kirsten Frudden.

This class is eligible for Elective credit only

a-g Mathematics 1A

Teacher: Ellen Sannar-Welch
Section: 17H47 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of a full year Mathematics 1A course.

Completion of the two year Math 1A/Math 1B sequence fulfills the Algebra requirement plus one additional year of the math requirement for graduation from high school. Students will attend class three times a week, and will complete an additional 2 hours weekly outside of class. Students taking this class will need to complete Math 1A and 1B with a grade of C or better to be prepared to take a Math II course.

This is the second year of a two-year Integrated Math I sequence concentrating in Algebra skills.

a-g Mathematics II

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H81 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I or teacher recommendation.

Integrated Mathematics Course II is the second of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content expands upon the mathematical content and techniques of Integrated Mathematics Course I. In addition to further development of the strands with connections and applications, this course emphasizes unifying ideas such as mathematical modeling and argumentation, variation, algorithmic thinking, and multiple representations. The course emphasizes geometry.

a-g Mathematics II

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H82 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I or teacher recommendation.

Integrated Mathematics Course II is the second of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content expands upon the mathematical content and techniques of Integrated Mathematics Course I. In addition to further development of the strands with connections and applications, this course emphasizes unifying ideas such as mathematical modeling and argumentation, variation, algorithmic thinking, and multiple representations. The course emphasizes geometry.

a-g Mathematics II

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H83 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Algebra I or teacher recommendation.

Integrated Mathematics Course II is the second of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content expands upon the mathematical content and techniques of Integrated Mathematics Course I. In addition to further development of the strands with connections and applications, this course emphasizes unifying ideas such as mathematical modeling and argumentation, variation, algorithmic thinking, and multiple representations. The course emphasizes geometry.

a-g Mathematics III

Teacher: Laurajean Burnside
Section: 17H34 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of both Algebra I and Geometry or Math II.

Integrated Mathematics Course III is the third of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content expands upon the mathematical content and techniques of Course II. Connections among the strands and unifying ideas continue with attention given to depth of understanding. Students successfully completing Course III are prepared for pre-calculus or alternative mathematics courses that emphasize real-world applications in the social sciences, or life and physical sciences. The course emphasizes advanced algebra and trigonometry.

a-g Mathematics III

Teacher: Laurajean Burnside
Section: 17H36 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of both Algebra I and Geometry or Math II.

Integrated Mathematics Course III is the third of three mathematics courses required for college entrance. The course content expands upon the mathematical content and techniques of Course II. Connections among the strands and unifying ideas continue with attention given to depth of understanding. Students successfully completing Course III are prepared for pre-calculus or alternative mathematics courses that emphasize real-world applications in the social sciences, or life and physical sciences. The course emphasizes advanced algebra and trigonometry.

a-g Pre-Calculus

Teacher: Laurajean Burnside
Section: 17H35 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Completion of Algebra II and Geometry or Math III with a 'C' or better.

Pre-Calculus blends the concepts and skills that must be mastered before Enrollment in a college-level calculus course. The course includes the study of relations and functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, trigonometry in triangles, trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities and equations, polar coordinates, sequences and series, and data analysis.

Consumer Math

Teacher: Frank Koons
Section: 17H44 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester

This is a general mathematics course designed to reinforce basic mathematics skills and link those skills to consumer applications. Such applications may include budgeting, taxation, credit, banking service, insurance, buying and selling products and services, home and/or car ownership and rental, managing personal income, and investment.

This class will prepare students for life away from home and is written for 11th and 12th grade students.

Pre-Algebra

Teacher: Frank Koons
Section: 17H45 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester

This class reviews the essentials necessary for preparation for Algebra 1 and also gives an introduction to Algebra.

Science Classes

a-g Agriculture Science I

Teacher: Angie Verar
Section: 17H90 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This is a life science course. This is an introduction to all the possibilities in agriculture. What a phenomenal opportunity- students learn about the various industries in the agriculture industry as well as all about the FFA and what the future holds as a member. This is when students first have a chance to join the ag department and begin their journey into the AG academy. We will discuss leadership opportunities, conferences, contest, ways to earn money, etc. We will explore animal science, plants, floral, ag business, natural resources, even opportunities in ag welding and tractors. We will do many hands on activities and labs as well as field trips and invite guest speakers. This is a first year ag student course.

a-g Animal Science

Teacher: Angie Verar
Section: 17H103 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Biology.

Students in this will be exploring all the aspects of animal science. We will be looking extensively at different animal species, breeds, management practices, health and disease, reproduction, animal handling and much more. This class will be very hands-on and students will have the opportunity to work out at the school farm and with animals. Field trips and guest speakers will be incorporated. Sophomore-Senior level class.

This class is pending UC college prep approval for area G.

a-g Biology

Teacher: Rosemary James
Section: 17H31 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

In this course, students will use experimentation and inquiry to explore the basic concepts of biological science. All aspects of life will be investigated, including cellular structure, structure and function of plants and animals, genetics, evolution, diversity and principles of classification, and ecological relationships. As well as covering all topics of biology, the course will include medical applications and laboratory experimentation that will relate the concepts of life to real-life and the healthcare field.

a-g Biology

Teacher: Rosemary James
Section: 17H32 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

In this course, students will use experimentation and inquiry to explore the basic concepts of biological science. All aspects of life will be investigated, including cellular structure, structure and function of plants and animals, genetics, evolution, diversity and principles of classification, and ecological relationships. As well as covering all topics of biology, the course will include medical applications and laboratory experimentation that will relate the concepts of life to real-life and the healthcare field.

a-g Biology & Sustainable Agriculture

Teacher: Nicole Garcia
Section: 17H106 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our environment. Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and the biotic world can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations.

a-g Marine Biology

Teacher: Rosemary James
Section: 17H65 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Biology and Algebra I completed with a 'C' or better.

In this project and lab-based class, students will engage in exploration of the rich diversity of organisms that inhabit the world's oceans. Students will build a foundational understanding of the physical, chemical, and geological factors that comprise aquatic ecosystems and influence life in the sea. Throughout the course, students examine the vast diversity of life- from phytoplankton and invertebrates to fishes, marine reptiles and mammals- that exist and interact within various marine habitats. Special attention is given to kelp forests and ecosystems near the California coast. At least one field lab is being considered to provide students the opportunity to practice direct observation and scientific inquiry while familiarizing themselves with significant marine habitats and ecological issues of the region. Readings from the textbook, periodicals, viewings of documentaries and online resources, laboratory dissections, and field analyses hone student understanding of the principles and frameworks of Marine Biology and expand their knowledge of the organisms that populate Earth's oceans. Understanding of the physical, chemical, and geological factors that comprise aquatic ecosystems and influence life in the sea.

At least one field lab is being considered to provide students the opportunity to practice direct observation and scientific inquiry while familiarizing themselves with significant marine habitats and ecological issues of the region.

a-g Medical Anatomy & Physiology

Teacher: Natalie Behr
Section: 17H39 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Biology with a 'C' or better. Completion of Chemistry is also recommended.

Medical Anatomy & Physiology is a yearlong course that provides students an opportunity to explore the intricate and sophisticated relationship between structure and function in the human body through the lense of medical labs and case studies. The course offers students an environment in which they may dive deeply into topics such as homeostasis, anatomical and physiological disorders, medical diagnosis and treatment, modern and past imaging techniques, biochemistry, histology, and survey of the remarkable array of body systems that comprise the human body. Medical laboratory activities reinforce concepts and principles presented in the course, as well as relate all of the topics to health care careers and applications.

a-g Advanced Agriscience Systems Mgmt.

Teacher: Nicole Garcia
Section: 17H107 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed Ag & Soil Chemistry and Math III or Algebra II with a 'C' or better.

This integrated class combines an interdisciplinary approach to laboratory science and research with agricultural management principles. Using skills and principles learned in the course, students design systems and experiments to solve agricultural management issues currently facing the industry.

a-g Veterinary Science

Teacher: Angie Verar
Section: 17H105 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Animal Science.

Animal Science Capstone courses will in a specific area such as Small Animal Care, Large Animal Care, Aquaculture, Veterinary Science, Animal Anatomy, Animal Nutrition, Animal Reproduction, Dairy Science, Equine Science or other areas of animal agriculture. Additionally, capstone courses will address, marketing, sales, agricultural economics, cash flow and management of farms, ranches and animal agriculture related enterprises.

a-g Agriculture & Soil Chemistry

Teacher: Nicole Garcia
Section: 17H88 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed Biology with a 'C' or better and have taken or are currently enrolled in Math III or Algebra II.

This course explores the physical and chemical nature of soil as well as the relationships between soil, plants, animals and agricultural practices. Students will examine properties of soil and land and their connections to plant and animal production.

a-g Chemistry

Teacher: Natalie Behr
Section: 17H37 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed Biology with a 'C' or better and have taken or are currently enrolled in Math III or Algebra II.

Chemistry is taught as a concept oriented course with emphasis on understanding the general laws governing the properties of the elements, their compounds and their reactions. Importance will be placed on understanding how chemical principles and concepts are developed and how these principles can be used to explain phenomena in everyday life. Ample mathematical application made in all topics. Using medical and forensic case studies and laboratory activities, students are introduced to principles of atomic theory, periodic trends, bonding, molecular formulas, equations, stoichiometry, solution and acid-base chemistry, equilibrium and thermochemistry.

a-g Chemistry

Teacher: Natalie Behr
Section: 17H38 meets on M/T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Student must have successfully completed Biology with a 'C' or better and have taken or are currently enrolled in Math III or Algebra II.

Chemistry is taught as a concept oriented course with emphasis on understanding the general laws governing the properties of the elements, their compounds and their reactions. Importance will be placed on understanding how chemical principles and concepts are developed and how these principles can be used to explain phenomena in everyday life. Ample mathematical application made in all topics. Using medical and forensic case studies and laboratory activities, students are introduced to principles of atomic theory, periodic trends, bonding, molecular formulas, equations, stoichiometry, solution and acid-base chemistry, equilibrium and thermochemistry.

a-g Conceptual Physics

Teacher: Natalie Behr
Section: 17H30 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion or concurrent enrollment in Algebra I or Math I.

This course covers the structure and state of matter. Topics may include forms of energy, wave phenomenon, electromagnetism, and physical/chemical interactions. This course will cover topics that will introduce students to both physics and chemistry at an entry level of instruction.

a-g Earth Science

Teacher: Rosemary James
Section: 17H33 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Geoscience or Earth science is an interdisciplinary college prep course which examines and studies how the planet was formed and the numerous processes which shaped the world we know today. Major units of study include Earth's chemistry, Astronomy, the Solar System, the Atmosphere, Meteorology, Geology, Geomorphology, and Oceanography. The course includes a 1hr lecture each week, 1 hr lab each week, as well as a minimum of 3 hrs/week of independent work.

Other materials required include a 3-ring binder.

Social Science Classes

World History & English World Connections

Teacher: Karen Chandler
Section: 17TEMP69 meets on T/TH
0 credits per semester

This will be a highly interactive, project based class. All reading, writing, speaking and listening standards will be addressed using World History topics. Students will explore topics through a history text, primary resources, on-line research, and analysis and synthesis of fiction and non-fiction literature. Assessments will be through examinations, projects, and presentations. This course is an a-g college preparatory class

a-g Ag Business & Economics

Teacher: Angie Verar
Section: 17H104 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This is designed to be the capstone course for the Ag program and ag academy. Mainly a senior level class but juniors can take it as well. We will be covering the government and economics standards but also looking into business principles as related to agriculture. We will practice marketing, sales, and business skills. Students will have the opportunity to create business projects and learn how to develop those entrepreneurial skills. We will work on resume's, cover letters, interview skills, and business etiquette. What a fantastic opportunity to get you ready for college and the career world. Awesome life skills and leadership opportunities through this course.

This is a one semester course. Students will be enrolled in Ag Government for the offsetting semester.

a-g Economics

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H27 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for Economics. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g Economics

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H28 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for Economics. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g Economics

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H29 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for Economics. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g English: World Connections

Teacher: Karen Chandler
Section: 17H71 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This will be a highly interactive, project based class. All reading, writing, speaking and listening standards will be addressed using World History topics. Students will explore topics through a history text, primary resources, on-line research, and analysis and synthesis of fiction and non-fiction literature. Assessments will be through examinations, projects, and presentations. This course is an a-g college preparatory class

a-g Ag Government

Teacher: Angie Verar
Section: 17H105 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This is designed to be the capstone course for the Ag program and ag academy. Mainly a senior level class but juniors can take it as well. We will be covering the government and economics standards but also looking into business principles as related to agriculture. We will practice marketing, sales, and business skills. Students will have the opportunity to create business projects and learn how to develop those entrepreneurial skills. We will work on resume's, cover letters, interview skills, and business etiquette. What a fantastic opportunity to get you ready for college and the career world. Awesome life skills and leadership opportunities through this course.

This is a one semester course. Students will be enrolled in Ag Business and Economics for the offsetting semester.

a-g Government

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H24 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for Government. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g Government

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H25 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for Government. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g Government

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H26 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for Government. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g U.S. History

Teacher: Katie Smith
Section: 17H61 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course will follow the California State Content Standards for US History. This class will include fieldtrips, discussion, research, and textbook work.

a-g U.S. History

Teacher: Katie Smith
Section: 17H62 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

English 11 courses continue to develop students' writing skills, emphasizing clear, logical writing patterns, word choice, and usage, as students write essays and learn the techniques of writing research papers. Students continue to read works of literature and other written materials that often form the backbone of the writing assignments.

a-g World History

Teacher: Karen Chandler
Section: 17H70 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This will be a highly interactive, project based class. All reading, writing, speaking and listening standards will be addressed using World History topics. Students will explore topics through a history text, primary resources, on-line research, and analysis and synthesis of fiction and non-fiction literature. Assessments will be through examinations, projects, and presentations. This course is an a-g college preparatory class

Foreign Languages Classes

a-g American Sign Language I

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H52 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

. Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language including vocabulary, key phrases, and basic conversation. Students will be required to complete several additional hours outside of this course to satisfy the a-g requirement.

a-g American Sign Language I

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H53 meets on M
5 credits per semester

Students will continue to study the basics of American Sign Language including vocabulary, key phrases, and basic conversation. Students will be required to complete several additional hours outside of this course to satisfy the a-g requirement.

a-g American Sign Language I

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H55 meets on W
5 credits per semester

. Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language including vocabulary, key phrases, and basic conversation. Students will be required to complete several additional hours outside of this course to satisfy the a-g requirement.

a-g American Sign Language II

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H54 meets on M
5 credits per semester

. Students will learn the basics of American Sign Language including vocabulary, key phrases, and basic conversation. Students will be required to complete several additional hours outside of this course to satisfy the a-g requirement.

a-g American Sign Language II

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H57 meets on W
5 credits per semester

Students will continue to study the basics of American Sign Language including vocabulary, key phrases, and basic conversation. Students will be required to complete several additional hours outside of this course to satisfy the a-g requirement.

This course is currently awaiting UC approval for a-g college prep status.

a-g Spanish 1

Teacher: LaDawn Hall
Section: 17H18 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Students will learn and understand basic Spanish as used in formal and informal settings; listen, pronounce, and write basic Spanish at the introductory level; formulate arguments supporting the importance of second language acquisition, and appreciate elements of Spanish culture., online resources, and related activities will be part of the Spanish 1 class.

a-g Spanish 2

Teacher: LaDawn Hall
Section: 17H19 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Spanish I or teacher recommendation.

Students will learn and understand Spanish as used in formal and informal settings; comfortably listen, pronounce with fluency and write Spanish at the intermediate level; formulate arguments supporting the importance of second language acquisition, and appreciate elements of Spanish culture. Also, online resources, and related activities will be part of the Spanish 2 class.

a-g Spanish 3

Teacher: LaDawn Hall
Section: 17H20 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Successful completion of Spanish II or teacher recommendation.

Students will learn and understand Spanish as used in formal and informal settings; comfortably listen, pronounce with fluency and write Spanish at the intermediate level; formulate arguments supporting the importance of second language acquisition, and appreciate elements of Spanish culture. Also, online resources, and related activities will be part of the Spanish 3 class.

ASL III - Interpreting for the Deaf

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H56 meets on M
5 credits per semester

This course is a continuation in the development of expressive skills in dialogues with increased complexity. This course will encourage vocabulary building, techniques and language used in ASL, continued practice of grammar structures, spontaneous dialogues, and exposure to various signing styles as well as clear articulation of the techniques used in ASL. An introduction to basic interpreting skills will be introduced and related language translational considerations shared .

French/Spanish Middlebury Languages

Teacher: Debby Hubbard
Section: 17TEMP63 meets on W
0 credits per semester

MIddlebury Language Class for a-g Spanish and a-g French Levels 1-3 Students will have 2 hours to work in the computer lab and meet with the instructor. Teacher reviews the week's unit, helps students with writing and speaking assignments.

There is a 200EU fee for access to the online Middlebury program.

Visual & Performing Arts Classes

a-g Art Media & Color Theory

Teacher: Ashley Reimer
Section: 17H49 meets on M
5 credits per semester

This is a basic course in the fundamentals of art expression taught to the proficient and/or advanced visual arts standards. The course may include experiences in drawing, painting, two-and three-dimensional design, and sculpture. The course emphasizes observations, interpretation of the visual environment, and imagination and symbolic subjects. Included are application of the elements and principles of design, a study of historical and contemporary art and artists from a worldwide perspective, and instruction and practice in the critique process.

a-g Environmental Horticulture & Floral Design

Teacher: Nicole Garcia
Section: 17H91 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

Students will explore floral design techniques, principles, and projects. Students will not only be learning how to create floral arrangements, boutonnieres, corsages, holiday arrangements, etc. but they will also learn proper flower handling techniques, grow principles, and methods of construction. Students will have the opportunity to work out at the school farm, learn green house and gardening techniques, grow plants, flowers, harvest orchard fruit and so much more. Field trips and guest speakers incorporated.

a-g Music Studio

Teacher: Matthew Harvey
Section: 17H79 meets on W
5 credits per semester

The Music Studio class is a music fundamentals course that allows students the opportunity to make music with other students in small ensembles and as a whole class. The class may also include elements of music history and history of popular music. Half of the music studied will come from the instructor, and half will be independent projects based on student chosen music. The class may also include a section on basic songwriting, based on student level/ interest.

Students registered in a-g Music Studio are expected to also be receiving instrumental instruction at home or through a vendor.

a-g Studio Arts: Multicultural Emphasis

Teacher: Ashley Reimer
Section: 17H50 meets on W
5 credits per semester

Take a first year art course in the fundamentals of art. Emphasize the necessary skills to provide you with a perceptual base leading to understanding artistic perception, creative expression, historical and cultural context(s), aesthetic valuing and connections, relations, applications of the Visual arts. Learn the tools, techniques, materials, technology and application of what is learned in other art forms, subject areas and careers. The art elements and principals of design serve as a foundation for each unit covered. Apply selected historical or cultural contexts with attention to analysis, interpretation, and judgment of student work as well as appreciation of art works from other cultures and times.

a-g Studio Arts: Multicultural Emphasis

Teacher: Ashley Reimer
Section: 17H51 meets on W
5 credits per semester

Take a first year art course in the fundamentals of art. Emphasize the necessary skills to provide you with a perceptual base leading to understanding artistic perception, creative expression, historical and cultural context(s), aesthetic valuing and connections, relations, applications of the Visual arts. Learn the tools, techniques, materials, technology and application of what is learned in other art forms, subject areas and careers. The art elements and principals of design serve as a foundation for each unit covered. Apply selected historical or cultural contexts with attention to analysis, interpretation, and judgment of student work as well as appreciation of art works from other cultures and times.

a-g Theater

Teacher: Karen Fox
Section: 17H97 meets on M
5 credits per semester

Fall semester we will be focusing on acting technique through various acting exercises, comedic acting, and improv. The final project will be performing in an improv show at the end of the semester. Spring semester we will take the techniques we have learned and apply them to rehearsals and a performance of a play or scenes at the end of the year. The play/ scenes chosen will vary depending on the makeup and strengths of the class.

Multimedia I

Teacher: David Watkin
Section: 17H64 meets on W
5 credits per semester

This course explores the integration of digital media including computer graphics, video production, audio production, and animation. Students work on Multimedia projects from concept (content gathering/research) to project completion (authoring/transmission) and focus on the media needed by small and large companies for marketing and corporate communication purposes. Students develop and demonstrate skill through creation of multimedia productions and presentations on venues such as in portfolios, web productions, and live presentations. This course prepares students to work in teams and deploy projects for community organizations and businesses.

Other Classes

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Teacher: Susan Smith
Section: 17TEMP67 meets on M
0 credits per semester

This is holding class for student's planning to participate in concurrent enrollment during the school year.

HOLDING CLASS

Teacher: Susan Smith
Section: 17TEMP66 meets on M
0 credits per semester

This is a holding class for students that still need to add classes to their schedules. This class is normally added by the admin dept when students are under CORE's minimum unit requirement. This class placeholder is only temporary. Students seeing this on their schedule should talk to their Personalized Learning Teacher right away about having it replaced with a legitimate class.

Spring Butte College Placeholder

Teacher: Susan Smith
Section: 17TEMP68 meets on M
0 credits per semester

This is holding class for student's planning to participate in concurrent enrollment during the school year.

Academic Support

Teacher: Kyle Pierson
Section: 17H75 meets on TH
1 credits per semester

This class is not open for general enrollment.

Registration for this class is through the SPED dept.

Academic Support

Teacher: Matthew Harvey
Section: 17H76 meets on TH
1 credits per semester

Teachers in this assignment are not providing initial direct instruction, but are providing instructional support to students on an IEP. These teachers also may be consulting with a teacher who is providing direct instruction in the core elementary or secondary curriculum.

Registration for this class is through the SPED dept.

Academic Support

Teacher: Bree Evans
Section: 17H77 meets on TH
1 credits per semester

This class is not open for general enrollment.

Registration for this class is through the SPED dept.

Academic Support

Teacher: Erika Simpson
Section: 17H78 meets on TH
1 credits per semester

Teachers in this assignment are not providing initial direct instruction, but are providing instructional support to students on an IEP. These teachers also may be consulting with a teacher who is providing direct instruction in the core elementary or secondary curriculum.

Registration for this class is through the SPED dept.

Homeroom

Teacher: Katie Smith
Section: 17H01 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Laurajean Burnside
Section: 17H02 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Angie Verar
Section: 17H03 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Natalie Behr
Section: 17H04 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Bree Evans
Section: 17H05 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Kirsten Frudden
Section: 17H06 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Fawn Ruby
Section: 17H07 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Homeroom is a required class for all CBHS students. The purpose of homeroom is for students to have twice weekly, face-to-face contact with their PLT; to allow time for mandatory sample and document collection; for students to have the opportunity to interact with their peers in a positive environment and through this, create a sense of community on our campus. Homeroom activities will vary weekly, but over the course of the school year we will focus on goal setting, time management, organization, study skills, problem solving, planning for life after high school, team-building, and making positive choices. In addition to these activities, homeroom periods will be used for collecting work samples, study hall sessions, and quick one-to-one PLT/student meetings.

Homeroom

Teacher: Rosemary James
Section: 17H08 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Karen Chandler
Section: 17H09 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H10 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Frank Koons
Section: 17H11 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Erika Simpson
Section: 17H12 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Kyle Pierson
Section: 17H13 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Nicole Garcia
Section: 17H14 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Ken Noble
Section: 17H15 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Staff
Section: 17H16 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Homeroom

Teacher: Matthew Harvey
Section: 17TEMP17 meets on T/TH
1 credits per semester

Students will meet twice weekly with their home room class instructor. Life and learning skills will be addressed. All assignments will be completed in class.

Yearbook

Teacher: Daniel Martin
Section: 17H46 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

We will be learning and using Photoshop and In-Design on the iMacs to learn some very valuable graphic design production. We will also be involved in collecting ads, layout design, writing copy, and editing for the yearbook.

This is a full year commitment class.

Health

Teacher: Clarissa Pfister
Section: 17H86 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course is designed to meet the needs of freshman students. Students will be introduced to school culture, events, academic support, and community service beyond the classroom. This course will also cover study skills, how to prep for midterms and finals, the use of a student planner and so much more. Students will also work on self- advocating skills. This class is highly recommended for any Freshman in our school.

This is a one semester course. Students will be enrolled in Health for the offsetting semester.

Health

Teacher: Clarissa Pfister
Section: 17H87 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course is designed to meet the needs of freshman students. Students will be introduced to school culture, events, academic support, and community service beyond the classroom. This course will also cover study skills, how to prep for midterms and finals, the use of a student planner and so much more. Students will also work on self- advocating skills. This class is highly recommended for any Freshman in our school.

This is a one semester course. Students will be enrolled in Health for the offsetting semester.

ASB Leadership

Teacher: Matthew Harvey
Section: 17H80 meets on W
5 credits per semester
Prerequisites: Students must be elected by their peers.

Leadership is a required, 5 credit class, for all elected and appointed Associated Student Body Officers. Officers will use class time to conduct official ASB Council meetings and to plan and organize ASB sponsored events. In addition, student officers will have the opportunity to participate in the study of leadership throughout the school year. We will investigate leadership styles and leader characteristics, research leaders from the past and present, and explore the concept of leadership as it applies to real-life people and organizations.

FFA Student Government

Teacher: Nicole Garcia
Section: 17H89 meets on T
1.5 credits per semester

FFA Student Government is a class designed for FFA elected officers. Students meet once per week to discuss current FFA topics and organize events.

Freshman Foundations

Teacher: Clarissa Pfister
Section: 17H84 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course is designed to meet the needs of freshman students. Students will be introduced to school culture, events, academic support, and community service beyond the classroom. This course will also cover study skills, how to prep for midterms and finals, the use of a student planner and so much more. Students will also work on self- advocating skills. This class is highly recommended for any Freshman in our school.

This is a one semester course. Students will be enrolled in Health for the offsetting semester.

Freshman Foundations

Teacher: Clarissa Pfister
Section: 17H85 meets on T/TH
5 credits per semester

This course is designed to meet the needs of freshman students. Students will be introduced to school culture, events, academic support, and community service beyond the classroom. This course will also cover study skills, how to prep for midterms and finals, the use of a student planner and so much more. Students will also work on self- advocating skills. This class is highly recommended for any Freshman in our school.

This is a one semester course. Students will be enrolled in Health for the offsetting semester.

If you have questions, please call our Cohasset Rd Office (530) 894-3952