Class Information
World History (1st Semester)

In this course, we will build upon your knowledge from Ancient Civilizations and continue the story of decisions and events that have had a profound impact on the world in which we live in today. We will be using the textbook, Discovering Our Past, A History of the World. The focus of study will revolve around Rome, the rise of Christianity, Imperial China, Southeast Asia, Medieval Europe, the Renaissance & Reformation and the Age of Exploration and Trade.  Click here for class syllabus.

Washington State History (2nd Semester) Graduation Requirement

We will be use the textbook, Washington Journey, and explore Washington’s past and present. This course is a graduation requirement.  Students will study geography, the conflict between European settlers and Native Americans, the role railroads and immigration played in our state, WWI and WWII, The Great Depression, how our local government works and the economy. Click here for first period syllabusClick here for highly capable syllabus.

English Language Arts

The English/Language Arts program is balanced and comprehensive. The language arts processes of reading, writing, listening, and speaking are taught in an integrated and inter-related manner. Course components include the study of rich and varied literary and informational text; writing in the genres of argumentative, informative/explanatory, narrative, and summaries of reading materials; and direct instruction in language arts skills and strategies. Students will work independently, as well as collaboratively, to learn how to understand what they read and evaluate an author’s assumptions and claims. Students will conduct research that will require the analysis of resources and accurate interpretation of literary and informational text. They will use technology and digital media strategically and capably to enhance their reading, writing, speaking, listening and language use. More information can be found in the Class Syllabus. Click here for class syllabus