Courses 2017 – 2018

Core courses offered Monday – Thursday from 8:15 AM – 3:25PM

English: All English courses will incorporate theater and film
Middle School English
Fundamentals of Writing and Literature (may be open to 8th graders)
Honors World Literature and composition
Advanced Topics English

Science: All science courses will incorporate 2-D and/or 3-D art
Middle School Science
Earth/Space Science (may be open to 8th graders)
Honors Biology
Advanced Topics Physics

Foreign Language: Students will have the option to take Latin with our CPS teacher or to take a foreign language through FLVS. Students electing to take a foreign language online will be supervised and will have a designated class time.
Latin I, II, III
FLVS offerings: Chinese, French, Spanish (may be open to 8th graders)

Social Studies: All social studies courses will incorporate music and art appreciation and have a research component and will develop coordinating projects and presentations in the makerspace.
Middle School Social Studies
World Cultures and Geography
Honors U.S. History
Advanced Topics Global Studies

Math: All math courses will include a ‘real-life’ connection component.
Pre-Algebra (middle school)
Algebra 1
Algebra 2
Probability and Statistics

Library and Educational Technology:
Once a week, all students will take part in an educational technology and presentation class with a qualified librarian. Students will learn how to utilize the latest technology and how to present during their core classes.

Physical Education and Nutrition:
The PE class will incorporate team and individual sports and conditioning. Twice a week, students will have a nutrition class which will incorporate healthy eating and cooking.

Entrepreneurship Elective on Fridays from 8:30AM – 11:30AM

The entrepreneurship elective on Fridays will be comprised of business finance, marketing and production. We will have several visiting speakers and workshops during the year along with weekly instruction in 3D printing, graphic design, developing a marketing plan, etc. The first semester will be dedicated to developing a product/service as a group for a non-profit organization. The second semester students will create their own business. Students in this program will also become members of DECA. Students who sign up for this one day a week course, must commit to strict attendance.

Plan ‘B’ for students who need a flexible schedule Due to circumstances, some students are unable to attend school on a regular basis. We will have supervised, independent courses for students who choose this plan. Please contact the school office for more information.

Teaching gifted, creative learners through the arts and problem based learning.