9th grade English course that presents an introduction to themes in world literature (including fables), poetry, literary terms, basic grammar, composition, and basic spelling/vocabulary skills.
10th grade level English course that presents an introduction to backgrounds in world literature, poetry and mythology, recognition of literary devices, and continued development of writing skills.
11th grade level English course that presents an overview of major figures in American literature (novel, short story and poetry), recognition and evaluation of literary devices, essay and research paper writing, spelling, and vocabulary skills.
12th grade level English course that presents an overview of major figures in the literature of Great Britain, includes novels, short stories, and poetry. Recognition and use of literary devices, literature analysis and evaluation, essay writing.
ESL Grammar and Composition 1/2
This integrated skills course at the beginning level for the student who has little experience in English includes systematic instruction in reading, basic writing structures, grammar, and vocabulary. The goal of this course is to give the student a basic, solid foundation for further academic study in English. Students are recommended to take the Listening and Speaking course concurrently.
ESL Listening and Speaking 1/2
This beginning level course uses a communicative approach to English learning that integrates all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will build confidence and ability in conversational English, as well as continue to build their vocabulary for further academic study in English.
ESL Grammar & Composition 3/4
This intermediate/advanced level course integrates the basic skills of reading, writing, grammar & vocabulary in a class focused on academic preparation. Students will learn to write using subjects from a variety of content areas as well as level-appropriate American literature. Upon completion of this course, students will be ready to enter into mainstream English classes.
ESL Listening and Speaking 3/4
This intermediate/advanced level course includes a communicative approach to English learning that integrates all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students will build confidence and ability in conversational English, as well as continue to build their vocabulary and oral presentation skills for further academic study in English.
This course is designed to assist the student in achieving grade level proficiency in Grammar skills (understanding and usage through writing, listening, reading, vocabulary, and comprehension exercises) Special emphasis is given to oral and listening communication skills.
This course is designed to fulfill the State of Oregon’s requirement of a one-year health course. Students will learn how the body works, as well as how to make wise choices regarding their personal lifestyles and health.
A study covering botany, zoology, human anatomy, and physiology. This is a laboratory class, including dissection and microscope usage.Topics of current interest such as cloning, new medicines, diet and health, etc. will be discussed.
Chemistry (Prerequisite: Physical Science)
A basic high school chemistry course. Topics include matter, periodic table, chemical and physical reactions. This course is designed for the student who has an elementary knowledge of science and chemistry, but needs to develop the knowledge further.
A basic overview of many scientific disciplines, including: scientific method, meteorology, chemistry, creation,evolution,intelligent design, geology, oceanography, and physics.
Christianity and World Views
History and Beliefs of the Ancient Hebrews
Chapel – Every Wednesday 8:30am – 10:00am and Sunday 11:00am – 11:30am
Upper level course for juniors or seniors. Government will examine the basic structures and principles of major types of governments in the world. Priority will be given to a study of the United States government. Economics will examine the basic principles that govern economics on a world and on a personal level. Topics to be examined include monetary policy, taxes, stock market, and government influence on the economy. Special focus will be placed on individual finances. Required for graduation.
United States History
An intermediate history course designed for juniors or seniors. Beginning with early exploration of the Americas by Europe and progressing through the present. The major political movements and leaders in US history are studied. Special focus is given to the 20th century through present. Required for graduation.
A basic introduction to the history of the world on a freshmen level. Beginning at the Biblical creation of the world, this class examines the groups, leaders, and ideas that shaped the world of today.
American History (for International Students)
An intermediate history course designed for students with no background in US history. Beginning with early exploration of the Americas by Europe and progressing through the present, the major political movements and leaders in US history are studied.
* All new incoming students will be tested to facilitate placement in the appropriate mathematics course
An introductory algebra course for freshmen or sophomores. Central to this course is an introduction to symbolic reasoning and calculating with symbols. Students will develop an understanding of the symbolic language of mathematics and the sciences. Use of algebra in problem-solving situations will also be covered.
Algebra II (Prerequisite: Algebra I)
A continuation of Algebra I. Students will gain experience with algebraic solutions of problems, including quadratic equations, rational functions, logarithmic and exponential functions, and the complex number systems.
This course is a traditional physical education course that focuses on a variety of activities, sports, and methods to improve and sustain physical fitness. Course requires the purchase of a PE uniform.
Art Club – Twice a week on Monday and Wednesday for two 2 hour sessions after school.