Other Approved Courses and Descriptions

  • The below courses provide students opportunities for enrichment, remediation, intervention, and preparation. 

    Focus Period (G25H10)

    This course provides students an opportunity for intervention, remediation, preparation, or enrichment in academic coursework and/or an opportunity to participate in character dvelopment activities.

    • Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
    • Prerequisite: NA
    • Minimum Credit: 0
    • Maximum Credit: 0

    Success Skills Through Service Learning (a.k.a. Nature and Needs) (C15H13N)

    This course offers students not only the opportunity to teach, but also the opportunity to learn from students with disabilities and to shape attitudes of inclusiveness.  Students in this course will have the opportunity to develop teaching skills, practice academic and social skills, become advocates and learn valuable advocacy skills, and explore realistic career opportunities.

    • Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
    • Prerequisite: NA
    • Minimum Credit: 1
    • Maximum Credit: 2

    Freshman Seminar (G25H00F)

    This course introduces freshmen to success skills for high school, college, and career.  In this course students learn about high school transcripts, credits, grade point averages, study skills, time management skills, test-taking skills, notetaking skills, and more. In addition, students work to improve reading, writing, speaking, presenting, and computer skills and learn how to make healthy choices and habits. Students will also take career interest surveys and research career opportunities to help them better plan for their futures.

    • Grade Level: 9
    • Prerequisite: NA
    • Minimum Credit: .5
    • Maximum Credit: 1

    Senior Seminar (G25H00S)

    In this seniors-only class, seniors prepare for college or career. They will develop their resume, improve their speaking and presenting skills, research college and career options, take interest inventories, prepare for the ACT test, complete applications, write personal essays, learn how to develop healthy habits into adulthood, and more.

    • Grade Level: 12
    • Prerequisite: NA
    • Minimum Credit: .5
    • Maximum Credit: 1

    Graduate On Time (G25H10)

    Credit recovery is a course-specific, standards based extended learning opportunity for students who have previously been unsuccessful in mastering the standards required to receive course credit. Credit recovery programs, in general, have a primary focus of helping students stay in school and graduate on time. Students must have parents complete and sign the Credit Recovery Application before participating in credit recovery.

    • Grade Level: 9, 10, 11, 12
    • Prerequisite: NA
    • Minimum Credit: 0
    • Maximum Credit: --