High

Electives

Theatre, Cinema, and Film Production – (Art Elective)

Course Description: This course will focus on the analysis and appreciation of films and will provide students with the skills to understand to interpret the various forms of the moving image. The aim is to substitute active viewing for passive absorption and to offer students a context and a set of tools with which to assess the media presentations that shape the world we all inhabit. Students will learn motion picture production, storytelling techniques, the history of film, the importance of film in our society, and filmmakers’ responsibilities regarding production essentials, copyright laws, ethical behavior, self-discipline, and safety. Students will study classic films and important filmmakers.

Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Canvas

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Type of Credit: Performing Fine Arts

World Cultural Geography

Course Description: Students in this course will use geographical concepts and skills to acquire information and systematically apply decision-making processes to real-life situations. They will acquire an understanding of interrelationships between people and their environments. Content will include the study of world cultural regions in terms of location, physical characteristics, demographics, historical change and continuity, economic activity, and land use.

Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Type of Credit: Elective

English

AP English Language and Composition

Course Description: The Advanced Placement course in English Language and Composition is a college-level study of language and writing. Students study rhetoric in a variety of genres to analyze how authors use language. The course emphasizes nonfiction and argumentative writing as preparation for taking the national Advanced Placement exam which many colleges use to award college credits. Mature writing skills are necessary for success in this course.

Offered: Grade 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: English 2 Honors or Teacher Recommendation

Type of Credit:​​​​​​​ English/Language Arts

AP English Literature and Composition

Course Description: The Advanced Placement course in English Literature and Composition is a college-level study of literature and writing. Students learn how to use the modes of discourse and to recognize assumptions underlying various rhetorical strategies. Through reading, discussion, writing, and listening, students engage literary texts through the resources of language, including literary devices. This course prepares students to take the national Advanced Placement exam which many colleges use to award college credits.

Offered: Grade 12 

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: English 3 Honors or Teacher Recommendation

Type of Credit: English/Language Arts

English 1 and English 1 Honors

Course Description: Students will integrate language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, language, and literature in preparation for college and career readiness. The content should include, but not be limited to, the following: constructing meaning and analyzing and evaluating the logic and rhetorical strategies used in a variety of grade- level print and digital informational texts; reading and analyzing grade-level print and digital literary texts that represent a variety of genres across cultures and historical periods; using recursive process writing strategies to craft various forms of writing expressing ideas with maturity and complexity appropriate to writer, audience, purpose, and context; listening purposefully to a variety of speakers and messages in both formal and informal contexts; speaking with clarity for a variety of purposes, audiences, and contexts, including formal and informal modes of discourse; understanding and making effective language choices to successfully craft the meaning, style, and tone of oral and written communication at grade-level and/or higher complexity; acquiring an extensive vocabulary through reading, discussion, listening, and directed word study, as well as an understanding of the ways that historical events, culture, and setting influence language; employing a detailed inquiry-based research process, and selecting and using information and communication technologies (ICT) effectively.

Special Note: As students progress from one grade-level course to the next, increases should occur in the complexity of materials and tasks and in the students’ independence in their application and use. Scaffolded learning opportunities are to be provided for students to develop and apply the critical skills of discourse analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.  

Honors and Advanced Level Course Note: The district shall develop a description of additional requirements and more rigorous expectations, along with a description of higher text complexity to be used for honors-level achievement and learning.

Offered: Grade 9

Semester: Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation (For Honors)

Type of Credit: English/Language Arts

English 2 and English 2 Honors

Course Description: Students will integrate language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, language, and literature in preparation for college and career readiness. The content should include, but not be limited to, the following: constructing meaning and analyzing and evaluating the logic and rhetorical strategies used in a variety of grade- level print and digital informational texts; reading and analyzing grade-level print and digital literary texts that represent a variety of genres across cultures and historical periods; using recursive process writing strategies to craft various forms of writing expressing ideas with maturity and complexity appropriate to writer, audience, purpose, and context; listening purposefully to a variety of speakers and messages in both formal and informal contexts; speaking with clarity for a variety of purposes, audiences, and contexts, including formal and informal modes of discourse; understanding and making effective language choices to successfully craft the meaning, style, and tone of oral and written communication at grade-level and/or higher complexity; acquiring an extensive vocabulary through reading, discussion, listening, and directed word study, as well as an understanding of the ways that historical events, culture, and setting influence language; employing a detailed inquiry-based research process, and selecting and using information and communication technologies (ICT) effectively.

Special Note: As students progress from one grade-level course to the next, increases should occur in the complexity of materials and tasks and in the students’ independence in their application and use. Scaffolded learning opportunities are to be provided for students to develop and apply the critical skills of discourse analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

Honors and Advanced Level Course Note: The district shall develop a description of additional requirements and more rigorous expectations, along with a description of higher text complexity to be used for honors-level achievement and learning.

Offered: Grade 10

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: ​​​​​​​1.0

Prerequisite: English 1 or English Honors 1/Teacher Recommendation (For Honors)

Type of Credit: English/Language Arts

English 3 and English 3 Honors

Course Description: Students will integrate language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, language, and literature in preparation for college and career readiness. The content should include, but not be limited to, the following: constructing meaning and analyzing and evaluating the logic and rhetorical strategies used in a variety of grade- level print and digital informational texts; reading and analyzing grade-level print and digital literary texts that represent a variety of genres across cultures and historical periods; using recursive process writing strategies to craft various forms of writing expressing ideas with maturity and complexity appropriate to writer, audience, purpose, and context; listening purposefully to a variety of speakers and messages in both formal and informal contexts; speaking with clarity for a variety of purposes, audiences, and contexts, including formal and informal modes of discourse; understanding and making effective language choices to successfully craft the meaning, style, and tone of oral and written communication at grade-level and/or higher complexity; acquiring an extensive vocabulary through reading, discussion, listening, and directed word study, as well as an understanding of the ways that historical events, culture, and setting influence language; employing a detailed inquiry- based research process, and selecting and using information and communication technologies (ICT) effectively.

Special Note: As students progress from one grade-level course to the next, increases should occur in the complexity of materials and tasks and in the students’ independence in their application and use. Scaffolded learning opportunities are to be provided for students to develop and apply the critical skills of discourse analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

Honors and Advanced Level Course Note: The district shall develop a description of additional requirements and more rigorous expectations, along with a description of higher text complexity to be used for honors-level achievement and learning.

Offered: Grade 11

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: English 2 or English Honors 2/Teacher Recommendation (For Honors)

Type of Credit: English/Language Arts

English 4 and English 4 Honors

Course Description: Students will integrate language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, language, and literature in preparation for college and career readiness. The content should include, but not be limited to, the following: constructing meaning and analyzing and evaluating the logic and rhetorical strategies used in a variety of grade- level print and digital informational texts; reading and analyzing grade-level print and digital literary texts that represent a variety of genres across cultures and historical periods; using recursive process writing strategies to craft various forms of writing expressing ideas with maturity and complexity appropriate to writer, audience, purpose, and context; listening purposefully to a variety of speakers and messages in both formal and informal contexts; speaking with clarity for a variety of purposes, audiences, and contexts, including formal and informal modes of discourse; understanding and making effective language choices to successfully craft the meaning, style, and tone of oral and written communication at grade-level and/or higher complexity; acquiring an extensive vocabulary through reading, discussion, listening, and directed word study, as well as an understanding of the ways that historical events, culture, and setting influence language; employing a detailed inquiry-based research process, and selecting and using information and communication technologies (ICT) effectively.

Special Note: As students progress from one grade-level course to the next, increases should occur in the complexity of materials and tasks and in the students’ independence in their application and use. Scaffolded learning opportunities are to be provided for students to develop and apply the critical skills of discourse analysis, synthesis, and evaluation.

Honors and Advanced Level Course Note: The district shall develop a description of additional requirements and more rigorous expectations, along with a description of higher text complexity to be used for honors-level achievement and learning.

Offered: Grade 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: English 3 or English Honors 3/Teacher Recommendation (For Honors)

Type of Credit: English/Langauge Arts

Math

Algebra 1 and Algebra 1 Honors

Algebra 1 Course Description: The purpose of this course is to formalize and extend the mathematics that students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas, called units, deepen and extend understanding of linear and exponential relationships by contrasting them with each other and by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend, and students engage in methods for analyzing, solving, and using quadratic functions. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.
Students will be required to take the Algebra I End of Course Exam (EOC), which will constitute 30% of their overall final course grade. Students will be required to pass the state Algebra EOC for graduation purposes.

Algebra 1 Honors Course Description: This course is a rigorous in-depth study of the topics of Algebra 1. The purpose of this course is to formalize and extend the mathematics that students learned in the middle grades. The critical areas, called units, deepen and extend understanding of linear and exponential relationships by contrasting them with each other and by applying linear models to data that exhibit a linear trend, and students engage in methods for analyzing, solving, and using quadratic functions. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.
Students will be required to take the Algebra I End of Course Exam (EOC), which will constitute 30% of their overall final course grade. Students will be required to pass the state Algebra EOC for graduation purposes.​​​​​​​

Offered: Grade 9, 10, & 11 (Algebra 1) / Grade 9 (Honors)

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: None

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

Algebra 2 and Algebra 2 Honors

Algebra 2 Course Description: This course is designed for students to build on their work with linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, students extend their repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, and radical functions. Students work closely with the expressions that define the functions and continue to expand and hone their abilities to model situations and to solve equations, including solving quadratic equations over the set of complex numbers and solving exponential equations using the properties of logarithms. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.

​​​​​​​Algebra 2 Honors Course Description: This course is a rigorous in-depth study of the topics of Algebra 2. Students will build on their work with linear, quadratic, and exponential functions, students extend their repertoire of functions to include polynomial, rational, and radical functions. Students work closely with the expressions that define the functions and continue to expand and hone their abilities to model situations and to solve equations, including solving quadratic equations over the set of complex numbers and solving exponential equations using the properties of logarithms. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations.

Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or equivalent

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

Analysis of Functions

Course Description: One semester of this course is designed to provide students with a complete study of circular and trigonometric functions and their applications. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. The content will include identities, graphs, inverses of circular functions, particular and general solutions of trigonometric equations, and solutions of right and oblique triangles. The other semester is designed to strengthen and extend the student’s knowledge of functions and mathematical modeling. The content will include various data collection methods, analyzing data sets using statistical techniques, determining probabilities, and the study of function families. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Semester Only

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: .50

Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors

Type of Credit: Math

AP Calculus AB

Course Description: This course is designed to offer students college-level mathematics under the guidelines of the Advanced Placement Program. The focus is on preparation for the Calculus Level AB Test given by the College Examination Board in May. Study will begin by reviewing function definitions, absolute value, and elementary functions from prerequisites. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2 (Algebra 2 Honors)/Pre-calculus preferred

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

AP Calculus BC

Course Description: This course is designed to offer students college-level mathematics under the guidelines of the Advanced Placement Program. The focus is on preparation for the Calculus Level BC Test given by the College Examination Board in May. Study will begin by reviewing function definitions, concepts of limits to functions, and derivate of algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Advanced Placement Calculus AB or Pre-calculus

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

AP Statistics

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to offer students college-level mathematics under the guideline of the advanced placement program. The focus is on preparation for the statistics test given by the College Examination Board. Topics of study will include exploring data, using measurement in planning a study, producing models using probability and simulation to anticipate patterns, and statistical interference. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

Geometry and Geometry Honors

Geometry Course Description: This course is designed to give an in-depth study of geometry with emphasis on methods of proof and the formal language of mathematics. The content will include the following: structure of geometry; separation properties; angle concepts; triangles, quadrilaterals; proofs, perpendicularity and parallelism in a plane and in space; similar polygons; circles and spheres; constructions; area and volume; and coordinate geometry. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations. Students will be required to sit for the end-of-course exam provided by the state which will constitute 30% of their overall final course grade.

Geometry Honors Course Description: ​​​​​​​This course is designed to give a rigorous in-depth study of geometry with emphasis on methods of proof and the formal language of mathematics. The content will include the following: structure of geometry; separation properties; angle concepts; triangles, quadrilaterals; proofs, perpendicularity, and parallelism in a plane and in space; similar polygons; circles and spheres; constructions; area and volume; and coordinate geometry. The Standards for Mathematical Practice apply throughout and, together with the content standards, prescribe that students experience mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of their ability to make sense of problem situations. Students will be required to sit for the end-of-course exam provided by the state which will constitute 30% of their overall final course grade.

Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11 & 12 (Geometry) / Grade 9, 10 (Honors)

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 10

Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or equivalent

Type of Credit: Math

Liberal Arts Math 1

Course Description: Liberal Arts Mathematics is a course designed to strengthen the mathematical skills required for end-of-course exams and college entrance exams. Units of study will include solving and graphing equations, inequalities and systems of equations, properties of polynomials and exponents, introduction to geometry, similarity, three-dimensional measurements, and statistics. This course may be taken in addition to Algebra 1 but not offered as a blocked class.
NOTE: This course does not meet NCAA requirements.

Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edge

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 1 or equivalent

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

Math for College Readiness

Course Description: The purpose of this course is to enhance and continue the study of mathematics after Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry and to prepare students for college-level studies. The content will include graphing linear functions, quadratic functions, absolute value functions, radical functions, and rational functions. Students will also be expected to solve equations containing these types of functions as well as performing operations on expressions and simplifying. Other topics will include inequalities, factoring polynomials, applied problems, and systems of equations.

Offered: Grade 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Geometry

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

Pre-Calculus Honors

Course Description: This course is designed to strengthen and extend the student’s knowledge of algebraic and trigonometric concepts and to prepare the student for calculus. The content will include mathematical induction, symbolic logic, Boolean and matrix algebra, probability and statistics, elementary functions, and limits. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity/FLVS

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math

Probability and Statistics Honors with Applications Honors

Course Description: This course is designed to explore the concept of probability and elementary statistics. The content will include random experiments, probability concepts, permutations, combinations, descriptive statistics, and statistical applications. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Full Year

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: 1.0

Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors

Type of Credit: Math

Trigonometry

Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with a complete study of circular and trigonometric functions and their applications. Problem solving is emphasized throughout. The content will include identities, graphs, inverses of circular functions, particular and general solutions of trigonometric equations, and solutions of right and oblique triangles. Calculators and computers will serve as instructional tools in concept development.

Offered: Grade 10, 11 & 12

Semester: Semester Only

Platform: Edgenuity

Credit: .50

Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Algebra 2 Honors

Type of Credit: ​​​​​​​Math