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2016-2017 Terms

Each Term is 6 weeks long and is called a Hexemester, or a Hex

 

Hex 1 August 22, 2016 - September 29, 2016
Hex 2 October 5, 2016 - November 18, 2016
Hex 3 November 28, 2016 - January 19, 2017
Hex 4 January 25, 2017- March 9, 2017
Hex 5 March 13, 2017 - April 27, 2017
Hex 6 May 1, 2017 - June 8, 2017

 

 


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Class Schedule

 

COURSE DAY TIME
US/Gov Mon/Wed 3:30 - 6:00 pm
World/Econ Mon/Wed 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Algebra/Geometry Tues/Thurs 6:30 - 9:00 pm
GED Prep Tues/Thurs 5:00 - 8:30 pm
English Tues/Thurs 3:30 - 6:00 pm
Science Mon/Wed 6:30 - 9:00 pm

CLASS DESCRIPTIONS

Adult Basic Education (ABE) - Literacy and General Math

This course focuses on basic academic skills needed to be successful entering a high school diploma program, passing all five General Educational Development (GED®) examinations or entering a workforce development program.

Algebra

This High School Algebra class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards where the student develops an understanding of the symbolic language of mathematics and the sciences.  In addition, algebraic skills and concepts are developed and used in a wide variety of problem-solving situations.
 

English

The High School English class combines direct instruction with independent learning and satisfies the English State of California content standards including: reading; writing; written and oral language conventions; listening and speaking.

Community Based Work Experience

This High School Community Based Work Experience elective class assigns students to a local community based organization for volunteer work experience.  Students who perform hours of community service, maintain a work log and submit a written narrative earn credits. 
 

Social Studies


World History I & II  

High School World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World  I & II class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.
 

U.S. History I & II

 

This High School Principles of U.S. History class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.

        

Government

This High School Principles of Democracy class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.


Economics

This High School Principles of American Economics class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.

Science


Biology

This High School Biology/Life Sciences class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards. 

Earth Science

This High School Earth Sciences class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.