Igniting Minds,
Fueling Futures

Reeths-Puffer High School
Interactive Curriculum Guide
2018-2019

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Reeths-Puffer
Graduation Requirements (22 Credits)

Table of Contents

English - 4 credits

Mathematics - 4 credits
Algebra
Geometry
Algebra 2
Math or Math related (12th)

Science - 3 credits
1 must be Biology

Social Studies
World History
American History
Government/Economics

Physical Education - 1 credit
.5 Health
.5 PE (or 2 seasons
marching band or
2 seasons HS sport)

Fine or Applied Arts - 1 credit

World Language - 2 credits or equivalent
experience

* See counselor for possible substitutions to graduation requirements

RPHS
Applied Arts Classes include (AC):
RPHS
Fine Arts Classes include:

Programming
AP Computer Science
Web Explor. & Development 1&2
Yearbook
PALS & TRT
CAD 100, 200, 201, 300
Robotics
ITL, Community Based
Voc (approved)

Vocal Music
Instrumental Music
Visual Arts
Theatre Arts


NOTICE OF NON-DISCRIMINATION

The Reeths-Puffer School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability in its programs and activities.  The following person has be designated to handle inquires regarding our nondiscrimination policies:

Mr. Rob Renes, Assistant Superintendent, Reeths-Puffer Schools
991 W. Giles Rd., Muskegon, MI 49445, (231) 744-4736, ext 1108

GRIEVANCE PROCEDURE

The School Board has established specific steps to resolve discrimination complaints. A copy of the procedure is available at all school offices or from the Human Resources Director.






Reeths-Puffer High School
Administration
Principal

D. Beckeman
beckemad@reeths-puffer.org
Assistant Principal

T. Conrad
conradt@reeths-puffer.org
Athletic Director

T. Schmitt
schmittt@reeths-puffer.org
Dean of Students

J. Hernandez
hernandezj@reeths-puffer.org
Attendance Officer

B. Attig
attigb@reeths-puffer.org
Director of North Service Unit

S. Green
greens@reeths-puffer.org

Parent Portal

Our Power School parent portal is available in addition to the student portal.  Students login with their student ID number and birth date.  Parents should contact the school for setup instructions.  The URL for the viewers is : http://ps-rp.muskegonisd.org/public/home



Dual Enrollment Policy

Dual enrollment is a program that extends educational learning options to students who qualify to take academic classes at a post-secondary institution while attending high school.  The program is available to juniors and seniors who meet the State of Michigan and Reeths-Puffer School requirements for the program.  For more specific details and enrollment information, students should go to the dual enrollment link on the R-PHS Counseling web page.

Test Out Policy

Testing out of a course is intended for students to advance to the next level in a subject area or to take more credits.  In order to provide students with course syllabi and supplies, students must inform the counseling office of their test out intentions by May 27th.  The test window will be during the 3rd week in August and January during exams.

Class Rank

A student's rank in class is based on the cumulative semester grade point average.  AP classes will be calculated on a weighted 5.0 scale in determining class rank.

Senior Final
Rank in Class

A student's GPA at the end of the 7th semester is compared to all other classmates'.  This determines a student's place or rank in his graduating class.  Rank in class is often a very important factor in college evaluation procedures.

Validictorian/Salutatorian

The valedictorian and salutatorian will be determined after the 7th semester by the following criteria in descending order of importance:

  • Grade Point Average
  • SAT composite score
  • SAT writing score if needed



REETHS-PUFFER
HIGH SCHOOL
MISSION STATEMENT

Igniting Minds,
Fueling Futures

REETHS-PUFFER 
SCHOOL DISTRICT 
MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of Reeths-Puffer Schools as a community leader is to maximize the potential of all students and prepare them to compete and contribute as caring, knowledgeable citizens in our rapidly-changing world.


REETHS-PUFFER SCHOOLS
COUNSELING
MISSION STATEMENT
The Mission of the Reeths-Puffer Schools (K-12) Guidance and Counseling Program is to promote and assist all students in academic, personal, and social growth.  The program will assist and prepare our students to become caring, productive citizens in our rapidly changing and diverse world.

REETHS-PUFFER ATHLETICS
MISSION STATEMENT
Building Character
Through Competition



Course Requests

Student course requests will determine which courses will be offered the following year.  By honoring student's course requests, they will be held accountable to these selections both first and second semesters.  To have a schedule adjustment made, one of the following criteria must be met:

There are, at times, adjustments made to student schedules due to overloaded courses whereby counselors are authorized to make changes to meet class size guidelines.

The courses in this curriculum guide will be offered only if registration figures indicate a sufficient demand for the course.  If there is not enough demand, alternative choices will be provided.  Student selections made through this registration process will be considered final.  The deadline for changes is 3/30/2018.  Freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior students must be enrolled in six classes each semester.  

The Process for Scheduling Courses at Reeths-Puffer High School

  • Become familiar with the courses in the R-PHS Curriculum Guide
  • Discuss Course options with your teachers, counselors, and parents.
  • Go to your Power School portal and click on the "class registration" tab on the left side of the screen
  • Follow the online directions to select and submit your course request.
  • Student selections made through this registration process will be considered final.  The deadline for changes is 3/30/2018.


REGISTER ONLINE AT http://ps-rp.muskegonisd.org/public

Print your registration receipt at http://ps-rp.muskegonisd.org/public for picture day.

If you pay a fine or fee online, bring the receipt to registration.

SCHEDULE PICK UP IS ON PICTURE DAYS AFTER STUDENT ID PICTURES IS TAKEN

Seniors - August 23 from 8 - 11 & 12 - 3

Juniors - August 24 from 8 - 11

Sophomores - August 24 from 12 - 3

Freshman - August 27 from 8 - 11 & 12 - 3

Career Awareness

Students at Reeths-Puffer have a minimum of 17 career awareness activities over their four years in high school.  From these activities, students are able to learn about careers, decision-making, employability skills, goal setting, and career pathways.  These activities are driven and documented in the student's Educational Development Plan (EDP).  EDP's are created and updated in an online program called Career Cruising.  parents and students can access this program online at http://www.careercruising.com.  The user name for Career Cruising is: rphs and the password is rockets.  To access a student's EDP (Educational Development Plan) in Career Cruising, the EDP user name is "maisd-(student ID #)."  The EDP password is the student's 6-digit birthdate.  Information on EDP's includes: Interests, Career Pathways Interests, Lifestlye Preferences, Workplace Skills, Achievements, Awards, Certificates, Areas needing impovement, Careers Explored, Short Term Goals, Long Term Golas, Coureses, and Next Steps.  Other optional career activities include job shoadows, teacher readiness training, interernships, service-learning, vocational training, and work-based learning.  You can explore more at http://www.acinet.org, http://www.princetonreview.com, or http://www.usacolleges.com.  Other career websites are https://www.michigancap.org, http://www.mi-car.org, and http://www.onetonline.org .


Scheduling Information

Schedule Draft

Name _____________________________

Grade in 2018/19    9    10    11    12

Student # _________________________



HR9th GradeClass
1Eng 9 or Honors________________
2World History________________
3Science________________
4Math________________
5
________________
6
________________



HR10th GradeClass
1Eng 10 or Honors________________
2Amer History or AP________________
3Science________________
4Math________________
5
________________
6
________________



HR11th GradeClass
1Eng 11 or AP Lang________________
2Amer Gov't/Econ________________
3Math________________
4Science________________
5
________________
6
________________



HR12th GradeClass
1Eng 12 or AP Literature________________
2Math or Math Related________________
3Science if not in 11th________________
4
________________
5
________________
6
________________


All students need .5 Health/.5 PE credit
All students need 1 Fine Arts or Applied credit
All students need 2 credits or equivalent experience of World Language


Reeths-Puffer...
A Career Pathways High School

What are Career Pathways?

Career pathways are broad groupings of careers that share similar characteristics and whose employment requirements call fro many common interests, strengths and competencies.

Are you sure it’s for me?

Absolutely! No matter what, some day you will need to get a job. You may go to college first, or you may get advanced education in other ways. But you’ll eventually enter the workforce. The bottom line is that the good jobs of the future will go to people with skills. And you certainly want to be one of them.

Career Pathways can assist you in finding your way among the thousands of different occupations available to you. Following a career pathway makes it easier for you to identify career choices. Career pathways can help you develop a plan on how to prepare for your chosen career interest area.

How do I benefit?

Your Pathway prepares you so that you know what skills are needed in the world of work. It:    

What is my role as a student?

Do everything you can to focus on your future

What are Michigan’s Career Pathways?

  1. Arts and Communications (A)
    Careers related to humanities and the performing, visual, literary and media arts. Sample careers include artists, journalists and graphic designers. These careers are interesting to people who value creativity and seek opportunities to express themselves.
  2. Business, Management, Marketing & Technology (B)
    Careers related to all aspects of business including accounting, business administration, finance, information processing and marketing. Sample careers include accountant, business managers and auto salespersons. These careers are interesting to people who are good in math, feel comfortable using computer programs, and enjoy being the leader of a group.
  3. Engineering/Manufacturing & Industrial Technology (E)
    Careers related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install or maintain physical systems. Sample careers include mechanics, airplane pilots and engineers. These careers are interesting to people who enjoy working with tools, equipment and other kinds of machinery.
  4. Health Sciences (H)
    Careers related to the promotion of health as well as the treatment of injuries and disease. Sample careers include physicians, nurses and veterinarians. These careers are interesting to people who like to know how the body works and care about the well-being of people and animals.
  5. Human Services (HU)
    Careers related to child care, civil service, education, hospitality and the social services. Sample careers include counselors, teachers, law enforcement officers, religious leaders. These careers are interesting to people who enjoy interacting with people and helping them solve their problems.
  6. Natural Resources and Agriscience (N)
    Careers related to natural resources, agriculture and the environment. Sample careers include fish and game wardens, marine biologists and farmers. These careers are interesting to people who enjoy working outdoors and are interested in nature and animals.

Selecting your courses for next year
Courses are indexed according to one or more of the six Michigan Career Pathways described. Please consider your long-term career goals as you select courses for next year. Courses are open for enrollment to all students unless otherwise stated in the course description and/or the prerequisite.


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Arts & Communications Pathway

A


Technical careers requiring on-the-job or vocational training

Offset press operator
Phototypesetter
Computer Typesetter
Dramatic Reader
Impersonator/Comedian
Merchandise Displayer
Photographic Process Worker
Musician/Composer
Paste-up Artist
Disk Jockey
Cartoonist
Model
Dancer
Airbrush Painter



Professional and technical careers requiring community college training

Photoengraver/Proofer
Screen Printer
Scanner Operator
Lithographic Photographer
Advertising Agent
Sign Language Interpreter
Illustrator/Commercial Artist
Decorator/Interior Designer
Compositor
Announcer
Writer
Cartoonist
Graphic Designer
Stage Technician
Photojournalist
Ad Copywriter



Professional careers requiring university training

Interpreter/Translator
Columnist/Journalist
TV Production Director
Technical Writer
Writer/Author
Orchestrator
Landscape Architect
Newscaster/Correspondent
Archivist or Curator
Musician
Art Director
Art Historian
Film Maker
Teacher
Choral Director
Archeologist
Copywriter
Cartogrpher



Business, Management, Marketing & Information Technology Pathway


Technical careers requiring on-the-job or vocational training

Wholesale or Retail Sales Clerk
Payroll Clerk
Ticket Agent
Meter Reader
Computer Technician
Collection Clerk
Account Teller
Slot machine Attendant
Messenger
Mail Clerk
Cashier
Tax Preparer
Radio Dispatcher
File Clerk
Hotel Clerk
Auto Rental



Professional and technical careers requiring community college training

Auto Parts Sales Clerk
Store Manager
Bookkeeper
Elec Funds Transfer Coord
Computer Support Specialist
Hotel/Motel Manager
Medical Secretary
Systems Programmer
Assistant Buyer
Billing Clerk
Court Clerk
Caterer
Travel Agent
Claims Rep
Legal Assistant
Auditing Clerk



Professional careers requiring university training

Health Service Admin
Programmer Analyst
Market Research Analyst
School or College Admin
Tax Accountant
User Support Analyst
Air Traffic Controller
Software Engineer
Job Analyst
Auditor
City Manager
Economist
Benefits Manager


B


Engineering, Manufacturing & Industrial Technology Pathway

E


Technical careers requiring on-the-job or vocational training

Building Maintenance Working
Office Machine Repairer
Climate Control Mechanic
Truck & Bus Mechanic
House & Building Interior Cleaner
Glazier
Numerical Control Tool Operator
Tool & Die Maker
Sawyer
Aircraft Mechanic
Carpenter
Millwright
Upholsterer
Electrician
Welder
Heat Treater
Plasterer
Lather



Professional and technical careers requiring community college training 

Microcomputer Specialist
Biomedical Equipment Repairer
Robotics Technician
Laser Technician
Nuclear Technician
Broadcast Technician
Printer
CAD Repairer
Surveyor
Chemical Technician
Industrial Designer
Metallurgical Technician



Professional careers requiring university training

Manufacturing Engineer
Chemical Engineer
Mechanical Engineer
Automotive Engineer
Quality Control Engineer
Quality Control Manager
Electrical Engineer
Robotics Engineer
Mining Engineer
Chemist
Plant Manager
Architect
Industrial Engineer
Marine Engineer
Marine Architect
Ceramic Engineer





Health Sciences Pathway


H


Technical careers requiring 
on-the-job or vocational training

EEG/EKG Technician
Nurse Aide/Orderly
Occupational Therapy Aide
Medical Records Technician
Laboratory Assistant
Optometric Assistant
Physical Therapy Aide
Home Health Aide
Medical Assistant
Nursing Technician
Dietetic Aide
Histologist
Hospice Worker
Dental Assistant
Admitting Clerk
Animal Caretaker



Professional and technical careers 
requiring community college training

Physical Therapy Assistant
Dental Hygienist/Lab Tech
Surgical Technician
Occupational Therapy Assistant
Licensed Practical Nurse
Registered Nurse
Respiratory Therapist/Tech
Cardiac Cath Technologist
MRI Technologist
Ultrasound Tech
Mortician
Dialysis Technician
Veterinary Tech
Histologic Tech
Medical Records Tech
Admin Clerk
Emergency Medical Tech



Professional careers requiring 
university training

Medical Records Administrator
Hospital Administrator
Occupational Therapist
Respiratory Therapist
Physical Therapist
Speech Pathologist/Audiologist
Medical Scientist
Pathologist
Medical Physicist
Psychologist/Psychiatrist
Dentist
Physician/Surgeon
Art Therapist
Pharmacist
Nutritionist
Music Therapist
Nuclear Physicist
Toxicologist
Nurse Practitioner

Veterinarian



Human Services Pathway


Technical careers requiring 
on-the-job or vocational training

Court Administrator/Bailiff
Halfway House Manager
Library Technician/Assistant
Private/Store Investigator
Flight Attendant
Geriatric/Social Services Aide
Food/Beverage Service Worker
Waiter/Waitress
Commercial Artist
Teacher Aide
Child Care Worker
Refuse Collector
Legal Assistant
Religious Worker
Exercise Instructor
Meat Cutter
Chef/Cook



Professional and technical careers
requiring community college training

Psychiatric Aide/Technician
Substance Abuse Counselor
Compliance/Enforcement Inspector
Hazardous Waste Technician
Interior Designer
Interpreter/Translator
Recreation Leader
Food Service Worker
Corrections Officer
Truck Driver
Police Supervisor
Driving Instructor
Bus Driver
Journalist
Police Officer
Detective



Professional careers requiring university training

College Administrator
College Instructor
Employment Counselor
Human Resource Manger
School Administrator
Placement Specialist
Market Research Analyst
Marriage Counselor
Psychiatrist/Psychologist
Sports Professional
Teacher
Historian
Librarian
School Counselor
Judge
Lawyer
Clergy
Athletic Trainer
Anthropologist
Urban Planner



HU


Natural Resources & Agriscience Pathway


N


Technical careers requiring on-the-job or vocational training

Food/Dairy Processing Machine Operator
Agricultural Equipment/Chemical Salesperson
Animal Health Product Salesperson
Agriculture Crop Salesperson
Horticultural Nersery Worker
Chemical Applicator
Livestock/Dairy Herder
Animal Caretaker
Veterinary Assistant
Feed Miller
Groundskeeper
Logging Worker
Cannery Worker
Turf Manager
Field Inspector
Food Drier



Professional and technical
careers requiring community college training

Forester/Conservationist
Forestry Technician
Ornamental Horticulturist
Chemical Technician
Fish & Game Warden
Tree Surgeon
Water Plant Operator
Weather Observer



Professional careers requiring university training

Coop Extension Service Worker
Compliance/Enforcement Inspector
Landscape/Nursery Manager
Conservation Officer
Agriculture Journalist
Agricultural Engineer
Physicist/Astronomer
Oceanographer/Hydrologist
Soil Conservationist
Landscape Architect
Botanist
Geographer
Geophysicist
Geologist
Agronomist
Zoologist
Entomologist
Ecologist
Meteorologist
Biologist




Business and Technology

Fine Arts or Applied Arts - 1 credit needed for graduation 

ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS MATH 1 (MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This course will provide a comprehensive understanding of personal and business-related mathematics and financial record-keeping. Students will learn practical skills pertaining to budgeting, bookkeeping, investments, payroll and taxes, and hard copy and computerized financial reports for proprietorships, partnerships and corporations. Course counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.

ACCOUNTING AND BUSINESS MATH 2 (MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 110, 11, 12

Students will expand their understanding of automated and traditional accounting principles, as well as business trends, ethics, management, and marketing through the study of corporate financial records and computerized simulations. Course counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.

AP COMPUTER SCIENCE (MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Programming10, 11, 12

Advanced Placement Computer Science ("APCS") will give students exposure to college-level computer programming. The APCS course will be taught using the Java programming language in accordance with College Board APCS guidelines.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

CAD 100 (AC, MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

CAD 100 offers an introduction to the concepts and principles of drafting and AutoCAD through a variety of 2D and 3D mechanical and architectural projects using Autodesk inventory 10 Professional software. This course is recommended for students with interests in engineering, architecture, or mechanical/industrial technology, and counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

CAD 201 DRAFTING FOR ENGINEERS (AC, MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: CAD 10010, 11, 12

CAD 200 students will learn advanced skills in the use of CAD. Students will study manufacturing processes used in industry and how to communicate these processes via CAD using SolidWorks software. Emphasis is placed on the production of 3D projects. Course counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

CAD 202 FOR ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIOR DESIGN (AC, MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: CAD 10010, 11, 12

CAD 202 includes advanced concepts of Architectural Drafting and ArchiCAD and Interior Design. The course is project-oriented and will require students' development of a set of working architectural drawings for a residential dwellings. Students will also develop Interior Design skills that include planning, designing, equipping, and furnishing of residential and commercial interior spaces. Course counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

CAD 300 FOR ENGINEERING (AC, MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: CAD 20111, 12

CAD 301 is an advanced class in Engineering/Drafting and SolidWorks software. Students will learn to interpret and create complex engineering drawings in both 2D and 3D formats using advanced CAD techniques. Course will draw on the text Interpreting Engineering Drawing, and will allow for students to design their own projects. Course counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

INCENTIVE TO LEARN INTERNSHIPS (AC)1/2 - 3 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: 90% or better attendance, Good disciplinary record or recommendation of Administrator11, 12
This unique, innovative program allows students to work and observe specific careers in a real-world workplace under the supervision of a community-based mentor. Students attend their worksites 4 hours per week for each class period of ITL and complete a semester project pertaining to their placement. Through this experience, students gain insights into a variety of related careers while practicing career-specific as well as universal workplace skills.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 3 & BUSINESS LAW (MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Accounting 211, 12

Managerial Accounting 3 & Business Law will provide students with advanced skills in processing and analyzing financial information using traditional and automated methods. Students will become familiar with the procedures of departmentalized accounting, as well as decision-making criteria and conceptual understanding needed to gauge financial and legal ramifications in real-world business scenarios.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.

MOBILE APPS & 99 COOL TOOLS1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

99 COOL TOOLS & MOBILE APPS will provide students with a foundation for mobile app creation, including the principles of good graphic design and functionality, and familiarity with HTML5. This will be achieved using sites such as MIT's App Inventor, Udacity and Android Studio. Course will also cover applications and online tools for creating and manipulating images; videos and audio editing; collecting, analyzing, protecting, storing and disseminating data; personal productivity; presentations and more. Tools explored will include Google Drive, keyboard shortcuts, Zamzar, Doodle, VozMe, Prezi, Blogster, Code.org and many more.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

PROGRAMMING: VISUAL BASIC AND C/C++ (MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

During the first semester, students will learn the basics of programming and logic through examination of logical programming structures. Using Visual Basic, students will build and design applications for a number of real-world scenarios. Second semester, students will learn the principles of top-down, object-orientation and event-driven programming through lecture and discussion, reading, homework, and in-class labs. Concepts covered include but are not limited to: algorithms, programming methodology, arithmetic operations, I/O, decision structures, looping, arrays, and an intro to databases. Other topics include software development life cycles, testing, and pseudocode (flowcharting, toe charting, etc.).
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

ROBOTICS (AC, MR)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: CAD, Programming, wired up!, or Teacher Approval9, 10, 11, 12

This course offers students the opportunity to design, fabricate and program a robot for team participation in US FIRST Robotics competitions. Emphasis is placed on the problem-solving and teamwork aspects of design and engineering, and includes student responsibility for all aspects of the team's functioning, including website development, tee shirt design, video editing, animation, desktop design and publishing, and public relations. Students should expect to work on after-school projects, including a six-week robot build period. For more information on the US FIRST Robotics and R-P's team please visit: http://www.usfirst.org and http://rprobotics.com. Course counts as a 4th-year math-related credit.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

SAT/ACT PREP AND STUDY SKILLS1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None10, 11, 12

This course includes thorough review of SAT Test content, including mathematics concepts, grammar rules, and reading strategies, with special emphasis on test-taking strategies that strengthen students' standardized test performance, as well as identification of learning and study styles, and time management skills. Course includes complete sample SAT tests.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

TEACHER READINESS TRAINING (AC)1/2 - 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: 90% or better attendance, Good disciplinary record or recommendation of Administrator11, 12

TRT provides students who are interested in careers working with children exposure elementary and middle school teaching in a public school setting through placement in a Reeths-Puffer classroom. Placements are supervised by R-P staff members and offer daily experience in the tasks of a teacher, including tutoring, individual assessment, small group supervision, and clerical work. Requirements include daily attendance in the assigned placement classroom, documentation of performance and classroom attendance, completion of all tasks assigned by the Supervising Teacher, completion of a semester project lesson, and timely correspondence with the TRT Coordinator.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.

WEB EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT 11 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

Web Exploration 1 will establish the foundational skills of web-based communication and marketing. This fun, project-based course uses hardware, software, and programming code to teach students to create appealing, highly functional websites using HTML pages for specific target audiences and purposes.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

WEB EXPLORATION AND DEVELOPMENT 21 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Web Exploration and Development 110, 11, 12

This course will familiarize students with the differences between HTML, ASP and PHP web pages, how to convert HTML pages to function in an ASP or PHP environment, as well as key concepts of programming languages such as Visual Basic and C/C++ and data storage using CPanel, MySQLAdmin and MySQL. Emphasis is placed on the features of ASP and PHP which enable creation of data-driven, user-enhanced websites.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.

WIRED UP!1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This course is aimed at students who are new to Computer Science and Technology, offering short introductions to bigger topics. Students will learn the 'in's and out's' of technology, from Hardware and Networking to Design and Publishing. Aimed at the novice computer user, but helpful for students undecided on what area of computer technology they might wish to pursue.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.


Career Preparation and Exploration

LIBRARY MEDIA CENTER RESEARCH ASSISTANT1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Library Media Specialist

This course offers practical, hands-on experience in the function, organization, maintenance, and information and technology demands of the modern school library media center. LMC Student Assistants learn circulation procedures, library policies and procedures, equipment operation, software applications, research and other information literacy skills as well as problem solving skills. LMC Student Assistants are essential members of the LMC staff as they assist students and staff members with the use of print and electronic resources, software applications and other Web 2.0 tools. Student assistants are responsible for performing the daily routine operations of the LMC as well as for individual specialized projects and assignments. Students also receive many opportunities to learn and practice the attitudes and habits essential for success in the workplace such as following directions, interacting appropriately with others, working independently, meeting deadlines and acting responsibly. This course provides an online learning experience as much of the course content is delivered via Moodle. Select Michigan High School Technology, English Language Arts, and Career and Employability Skills content expectations are reinforced as are the Information Literacy Grade Level Expectations as outline by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL).
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.

PALS (PEER-ASSISTANT LEADERS) AC1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation10, 11, 12

PALS is a course designed to develop students' strengths and make them aware of their blind spots in order to assure they become effective communicators, facilitators, and leaders in their school community and in their world. Through curriculum that stretches from self-awareness and understanding human behavior to social issues like divorce and substance abuse, these goals are achieved. Rather than a traditional classroom, PALS grow through experiential learning opportunities, projects, and various classroom activities. These experiences ultimately shape them for a mentoring role with Reeths-Puffer Elementary, Intermediate, Middle, and High School students who would benefit from such a relationship.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.


English Language Arts

English - 4 credits needed for graduation

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & COMPOSITION1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of 9th and 10th grade English. Instructor approval is required and will be based on previous instructor recommendation and academic record.11

This is a college-level class for juniors who excel in the study of English and who wish to develop extensive competency in the area of reading and writing through the study of non-fiction and American literature. This rigorous course will move at an accelerated pace and includes additional reading beyond the 11th grade curriculum. College credit may be earned based upon a successful score on the Advanced Placement test taken in May of the junior or senior year.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

AP ENGLISH LITERATURE & COMPOSITION1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of 9th, 10th and 11th grade English. Instructor approval is required and will be based on previous instructor recommendation and academic record.12

This college-level class for seniors will provide further study of English for those who wish to develop extensive competency in the area of reading and writing and to gain confidence in their abilities to succeed at the college level. Special emphasis will be placed on the study of poetry, essays, drama and fiction. College credit may be earned based upon a successful score on the Advanced Placement test taken in May.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

CREATIVE WRITING I1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None10, 11, 12
Creative writing is designed for the student who would like to discover and develop an honest writing voice while examining many writing resources. The student will also learn how to be a good critic and editor of their own and their fellow classmates' writing. (This elective credit does not take the place of the grade level requirement course.)
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

CREATIVE WRITING II1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Creative Writing I with a 10, 11, 12

This elective credit does not take the place of the grade level requirement course.
Creative Writing II is an elective course designed to inspire those who enjoy writing and look to improve upon an already-established creative skill. Students interested in Creative Writing II should have completed the course's introductory counterpart, Creative Writing I, and found that focusing on the elements of writing led to improvement and continued interest in sharpening their writing skills. Creative Writing II students will find continued opportunity to express themselves in non-traditional ways through written word and will work to publish the Reeths-Puffer High School literary component of The Rocket Times, quarterly. The goals in Creative Writing II will focus on extension of writing skills while taking the next step to publication of their work for the enjoyment of others.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

ENGLISH 10 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: English 910

English 10 is a class in which students develop a higher level of proficiency with writing, language, and literature.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

ENGLISH 10 ESSENTIALS1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation10

To enroll in this course, students must obtain teacher or counselor recommendation based on standardized test scores and previous academic performance. English Essentials 10 provides continued instruction to assist students with basic reading comprehension, vocabulary extension, and acquisition of additional study skills. Students who take the course will improve in areas of effective sentence construction, paragraph development, and essay construction. Placement in this class will be based upon teacher recommendation, and previous English performance.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

ENGLISH 10 HONORS1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: English 9 Honors, an English GPA of 3.6 or higher or teacher recommendation.10

This is an advanced-level class for those students who wish to develop a higher level of proficiency with writing, language and literature at an accelerated and rigorous pace. Students must maintain a 'C' average or better to remain in the program. Summer reading is required.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

ENGLISH 111 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: successful completion of 9th and 10th grade English11

English 11 is a course designed for all eleventh grade students to develop higher level proficiency with writing, language use, and literature. The course prepares students for their senior English experience, successful completion of the state test (SAT) taken in the spring of their junior year, and their post-secondary education aspirations, primarily through the examination of varied American authors and their writing, as well as a strong focus on the students' utilization of the writing process.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

ENGLISH 121 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of English 9, 10, 1112

All 12th grade course options will include different genre studies through various novels, short stories, drama selections, poems, and non-fiction texts. They will additionally utilize the writing process through various essay writing experiences, projects, and presentations.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

ENGLISH 91 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: 9

This class is for 9th grade students to better develop their proficiency in writing, language, and literature.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

ENGLISH 9 ESSENTIALS1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation9

To enroll in this course, students must obtain teacher or counselor recommendation based on standardized test scores and previous academic performance. English Essentials 9 provides intensive instruction to assist students with basic reading comprehension, extended vocabulary, and essential study skills. Students who take the course will improve their writing of effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays to increase their overall confidence when writing. Placement in the class will be based upon teacher recommendations, SRI scores, and previous English performance.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

ENGLISH 9 HONORS1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of 8th grade English, an English GPA of 3.6 or higher, a proficient score on the 8th grade MEAP and a teacher recommendation.

Freshman Honors English is similar to English 9; however, it is designed to move at a faster pace. It will involve the analysis of novels, short stories, drama and poetry. Basic writing strategies and literarydevices will be taught along with in-depth instruction for research projects. Students must maintain a 'C' average or better to remain in the honors program. Summer reading required.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

LYRICS AND LITERARY ANALYSIS1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: English 910, 11, 12

This elective credit does not take the place of the grade level requirement course.
Just like short stories, drama,and novels, songs carry deeper meaning when we analyze their use of literary devices. This fast-paced, elective class will take a closer look at the words from the songs of multiple genres and time periods. Students will analyze the words themselves to uncover symbolism, theme, euphemism, metaphor, irony, and other literary devices while also researching historical context and artist biography. Artists studied will range from Bob Dylan, The Who, and Pink Floyd to 10,000 Maniacs, U2, Adele, Eminem, and 21 Pilots. We'll also consider the album artwork and music videos attached to these songs for even more visual meaning. The course will culminate in an independent presentation incorporating artist research, lyric analysis and social context to construct meaning. Students do not need the ability to play or perform songs in order to understand the messages presented in them.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.

MIXING FILM AND LITERATURE1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None10, 11, 12

This class will blend film, television, digital footprints and literature as it takes a deeper look at social concepts. The literary world will be explored through a variety of mixed genres. The thought process will rely heavily upon inferences, while communication will be evident verbally, through written form, and through the research process. (This elective credit does not take the place of the grade level requirement course.)
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

MODERN MYTHOLOGY 1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

Modern Mythology offers the opportunity to elect a course study on the impact mythology has on our modern world. Special emphasis is placed on the mythological concepts in author J. R. R. Tolkien's work, the influences on his writing, the unusual precision and complexity of language in his stories. (This elective credit does not take the place of the grade level requirement course.)
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

YEARBOOK/DESKTOP DESIGN (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None10, 11, 12

This elective credit does not take the place of the grade level requirement course.
This course will provide hands-on experience in the craft of desktop design and publishing through creation of Reeths-Puffer’s annual yearbook and numerous other publications. In this class, students will learn to electronically create various brochures, newsletters, certificates, advertisements, and posters. Other course topics which will be explored are the principles of layout, contrast, and balance; copy-writing and editing; photography techniques and effects; and communications and marketing. In addition, students will also be responsible for producing quarterly editions of the school newspaper titled, The Rocket Times, which will hone a student’s skills in interviewing, researching, designing, writing, and editing.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
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Fine Arts - Theatre Arts

Fine Arts or Applied Arts - 1 credit needed for graduation

CHILDREN'S THEATRE (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition10, 11, 12

Children's Theatre is a performance based upper level theatre class. Students are required to audition to become part of the 'Children's Theatre Company'. Students have eight main stage - Rocket Centre - performances each year. The company tours to local elementary schools throughout the year. There are numerous outside/evening/ weekend rehearsals. The class is intensely group oriented and highly creative. Students will learn/participate in all aspects of production/ performance-based theatre: acting, directing, choreography, play writing, stage craft, costuming, lighting and production management.
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STAGECRAFT (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Theatre Art I or Instructor approval10, 11, 12

This course introduces students to the technical operations of a high school fine arts centre. Students will demonstrate proficiency with lighting, sound, staging, safety, and managing operations related to the centre. This class will only be offered during the last hour of the day and students must accommodate this with their schedule.
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THEATRE ARTS 1 (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

Students will develop an appreciation and understanding of dramatic literature and theatre arts. Students will acquire logical, critical and creative thinking skills while at the same time students will increase their confidence and ability to think and perform in front of an audience. Students will perform in several one act plays during the year.
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THEATRE ARTS 2 (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition and Instructor Approval10, 11, 12

Students will develop an appreciation and understanding of dramatic literature and theatre arts. Students will acquire logical, critical and creative thinking skills while at the same time students will increase their confidence and ability to think and perform in front of an audience. Students in Theatre Arts II will be expected to audition, rehearse and perform in a play at our own theatre.
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THEATRE ARTS 3 (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Theatre 1 or 2, Audition and Instructor Approval10, 11, 12

Students will concentrate on the performance of live theatre. They will rehearse, plan and put on the fall play, the winter competition piece and senior directed scenes in the spring. Students will be expected to be free for rehearsals in the fall after school and provide appropriate transportation. Students will acquire acting and performance skills related to creating a production.
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Fine Arts-Instrumental Music

Fine Arts or Applied Arts - 1 credit needed for graduation

GUITAR 1 (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12


This single semester class for the beginning guitarist (no experience necessary), includes the teaching of basic chords, picking patterns and song accompaniment. The class content also includes, but is not limited to, staff notation, rhythmic concepts, and ensemble playing. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar and a method book for this class.
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GUITAR 2 (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Guitar 1 or instructor approval9, 10, 11, 12

This single semester class focuses on the student that has achieved some basic skills on guitar before enrolling in the class. Guitar 2 students will build on skills taught in Guitar 1 and will also focus on more advanced concepts, scales, and solo playing in the classical style. Skills for improvisation will also be introduced. Students must provide their own acoustic guitar and a method book for this class.
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JAZZ BAND (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition9, 10, 11, 12

Enrollment in the R-P Jazz Band is through audition only. It should be noted that membership will be limited to the standard Jazz Band instrumentation. See instructor for audition information.
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MARCHING BAND, COLOR GUARD, FALL CONCERT BAND (SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER) CONCERT BAND, SYMPHONIC BAND, WIND ENSEMBLE (NOVEMBER-JUNE) (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition9, 10, 11, 12

Color Guard Syllabus
During the Fall students will participate in either the Marching Band or the Fall Concert Band. The Marching band is made up of the combined membership of the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble. The Fall Concert Band is comprised of the students from those bands that do not wish to march. Following the conclusion of the marching season (late October or early November), all students will then be split into the Concert Band, Symphonic Band or Wind Ensemble. Students MUST audition and will be assigned to the appropriate ensemble based on that audition. See instructor for audition information. This is a year-long class.
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Fine Arts-Visual Arts

Fine Arts or Applied Arts - 1 credit needed for graduation

ADVANCED CERAMICS (MORE THAN ONCE) (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Ceramics 2 or better or teacher approval10, 11, 12

This is an independent studio format whereby students use hand building knowledge and wheel throwing knowledge to create original clay projects/sculptures. Wheel throwing experience continues and will expand throughout the semester. Raku and other firing processes will be explored.
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AP STUDIO ART (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 4 and teacher approval11, 12

AP Studio Art is designed for the highly motivated student to do college-level work. The student will prepare a portfolio through organized AP instruction. This portfolio will be submitted for evaluation in May for possible college credit.
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ART 1 2-D (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

The student will use a wide range of materials to create 2-D works of art (i.e. graphite, colored pencils, oil pastels, paint, water color, collage, etc.) The principles and elements of design will be studied throughout the course.
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ART 1 3-D (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

The student will use a wide range of materials to create 3-D works of art (i.e. paper mache, wire, wood, found objects, and clay). Many styles of sculpture will be studied and created. The elements of art and principles of design will be studied throughout the course.
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ART 2 2-D (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 1 2-D9, 10, 11, 12

The student will continue to explore and develop skills learned in Art. 1 2-D. Specific styles for drawing and painting will be studied and created. Art history, appreciation and analysis will also be emphasized. This class is designed for students who have already had Art 1 2-D and want to continue to develop their 2-D visual art skills.
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ART 2 3-D (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 1 3-D9, 10, 11, 12

The student will continue to explore and develop skills learned in Art 1 3-D. Students will pursue specific style and media to create sculpture. Art history, appreciation and analysis will also be emphasized. This class is designed for students that have already had Art 1 3-D and want to work on specific styles and materials.
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ART 3 (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 2 2-D or Art 2 3-D and Teacher Approval/Portfolio Review10, 11, 12

This is for advanced students with a desire to further their studies in either 2-D or 3-D visual arts. The student will create artwork using materials, techniques and organizational principles to solve specific visual arts problems. Analysis of style and processes will be emphasized.
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ART 4 (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 3 and Teacher Approval/Portfolio Review11, 12

This is for advanced students who have completed Art 3 and have a desire to further their studies in either 2-D or 3-D visual arts. The students will create artwork using materials, techniques and organizational principles to solve specific visual arts problems. Analysis of style and processes will be emphasized as well as participation in local art exhibitions and competitions.
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CERAMICS 1 (CAN TAKE ONLY ONE TIME) (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This course introduces students to ideas executed in various ceramic hand construction techniques including slab, coil and mold. Students explore construction processes, clay and glaze materials, firing processes and use of equipment. Emphasis will be on process and exploration.
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CERAMICS 2 (CAN TAKE ONLY ONE TIME) (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Ceramics 1 or teacher approval9, 10, 11, 12

This course provides an extension of hand building techniques and creative processes learned in Ceramics 1. Artist and culture studies are integrated throughout the course. Wheel throwing experience is introduced and expanded throughout the semester. This class is designed for students who have previously had Ceramics 1 and want to continue to develop their clay knowledge and abilities.
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DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY (CAN TAKE ONLY ONE TIME) (AC)1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 1 2-D or teacher approval10, 11, 12

The focus of this course is understanding basic camera operation, artistic composition, and photo editing. The assignments will explore the many types of photographic art while concentrating on design principles. Images will be enhanced and manipulated with the use of Adobe Photoshop and other editing software.
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UPCYCLED ART (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Art 1 2-D or Art 1 3-D and completed application10, 11, 12
'The Ark' is like no other art class, where students re-purpose discarded items to create functional works of art. In this course, students will use artistic skills to produce up-cycled projects for the sole purpose of resale on sites like ebay and ETSY. This class unifies traditional artistic skills with real world practicality. Students will learn the skills necessary to be a part of an artistic, business team, marrying business sense and bottom line with artistry and aesthetics.
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Fine Arts-Vocal Music

Fine Arts or Applied Arts - 1 credit needed for graduation

CHOIR - MADRIGALS (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition required9, 10, 11, 12

R-P Madrigals is an advanced select choir consisting of mixed voices, open to grade 10-12. The Madrigals have a tradition of superior singing, and are known for their musical and performance abilities. Madrigals members have worked with renowned choral composers, directors, and performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Madrigals focuses on more advanced singing techniques, music theory/music literacy, team bonding, performance techniques, and choreography. R-P Madrigals performs throughout the year at main choir events, such as: Fall Concert, Boar's Head (Renaissance Festival), Candlelight Carols, Collage Concert, Festival of Choirs, District Choral Festival, and The R-PHS Choirs' Pops Concert. Madrigals has a busy schedule performing throughout the community, and at elementary buildings. Members of Madrigals are expected to commit to extra rehearsals outside of class. R-P Madrigal members are selected through auditions. At least one year in R-PHS Choirs is highly recommended before auditioning for R-P Madrigals. (All RPHS Choirs are year-long classes.)
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CHOIR - ROCKET HARMONIX (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition required9, 10, 11, 12

Rocket Harmonix consists of Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass voices. Rocket Harmonix focuses on singing techniques, basic music reading skills, team bonding, performance techniques, and choreography. Rocket Harmonix performs throughout the year at main choir events, such as: Fall Concert, Boar's Head (Renaissance Festival), Candlelight Carols, Festival of Choirs, District Choral Festival, and The R-PHS Choirs' Pops Concert. (All R-PHS Choirs are year-long classes, and require an entrance audition.)
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CHOIR - ROCKET LADIES (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition Required9, 10, 11, 12

Rocket Ladies Choir consists of Soprano and Alto voices. Rocket Ladies Choir focuses on singing techniques, basic music reading skills, team bonding, performance techniques, and choreography. Rocket Ladies Choir performs throughout the year at main choir events, such as: Fall Concert, Boar's Head (Renaissance Festival), Candlelight Carols, Festival of Choirs, District Choral Festival, and The R-PHS Choirs' Pops Concert. (All R-PHS Choirs are year-long classes, and require an entrance audition.)
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CHOIR - ROCKET MEN (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition required9, 10, 11, 12

The Rocket Men's Chorus consists of Tenor and Bass voices. This choir focuses on singing techniques, basic music reading skills, team bonding, performance techniques, and choreography. Rocket Men's Chorus performs throughout the year at main choir events, such as: Fall Concert, Boar's Head (Renaissance Festival), Candlelight Carols, Festival of Choirs, District Choral Festival, and The R-PHS Choirs' Pops Concert. (All R-PHS Choirs are year-long classes, and require an entrance audition.)
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CHOIR - VOCAL FUSION (AC)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Audition required9, 10, 11, 12

Vocal Fusion is a select choir consisting of Soprano & Alto voices, and is open to grades 10-12. Vocal Fusion focuses on more advanced singing techniques, music theory/music literacy, team bonding, performance techniques, and choreography. Vocal Fusion performs throughout the year at main choir events, such as: Fall Concert, Boar's Head (Renaissance Festival), Candlelight Carols, Collage Concert, Festival of Choirs, District and State Solo & Ensemble, and The R-PHS Choirs' Pops Concert. Vocal Fusion has a busy schedule performing throughout the community, and at the elementary buildings. Vocal Fusion members are selected through auditions. At least one year in R-PHS Choirs is highly recommended before auditioning for Vocal Fusion. (All R-PHS Choirs are year-long classes.)
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Mathematics

Mathematics- 4 credits needed for graduation
Algebra, Geometry, Algebra 2, Math or Math Related

ALGEBRA 11 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This course is the foundation for high school mathematics courses and beyond. Real world applications motivate all topics which include simplifying expressions, solving equations and inequalities, and graphing and using functions. It is strongly recommended that students have a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator for this course or minimally a TI-30XIIS calculator.
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ALGEBRA 21 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra9, 10, 11, 12

This course emphasizes the manipulation of algebraic expressions and forms, especially linear and quadratic forms, powers and roots, and functions based on these concepts. Students study logarithmic, trigonometric, polynomial, and other special functions both for their abstract properties and as tools for modeling real-world situations. It is strongly recommended that students have their own TI-84 Plus graphing calculator for this course.
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ALGEBRA 2A1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra

This course, paired with Algebra 2B, will present the full Algebra 2 curriculum over a two year interval. See Algebra 2 course description for details.
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ALGEBRA 2B1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra 2A10, 11, 12

This course is the 2nd year of the Algebra 2 curriculum over a 2 year interval. See Algebra 2 course description for details.
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AP CALCULUS1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Earned A/B with Algebra 2 Teacher Recommendation 11, 12

AP Calculus is a college-equivalent course that prepares students for a placement exam given in May. The results of this test determine whether students get college credit for calculus. AP Calculus expands the students knowledge of functions by covering various topics including the continuity of functions, finding limits, tangent lines, finding derivatives, and integrating. The content also includes applications of integrating and differentiating including finding displacement, velocity, and acceleration, finding lengths of curves, areas under and between curves, volumes of revolution, and solving related rate problems. It is strongly recommended that students have a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator for this course.
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AP STATISTICS1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra 211, 12

AP Statistics is a college-equivalent course that prepares students for a placement exam given in May. The results of this test determine whether students get college credit for statistics. The purpose of AP Statistics is to introduce students to the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data. Students are exposed to four broad conceptual themes: -Exploring Data -Sampling and Experimentation -Anticipating Patterns -Statistical Inference It is strongly recommended that students have a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator for this course.
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COLLEGE PREP MATH1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra 210, 11, 12

College Prep Math is a course designed to prepare students for college math placement exams and to solidify the knowledge learned in 7th grade math through Algebra 2. This is a full year course in which students will review, concretize, and extend their knowledge of fractions through functions. It is strongly recommended that students have a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator for this course.
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Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

GEOMETRY1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This course stresses drawing and visualization. Proof writing is also emphasized and follows a carefully sequenced development. Trigonometry is studied and Algebra skills are essential in this course. A TI-84 Plus graphing calculator is strongly recommended or minimally a TI-30X calculator.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

MATH SUPPORT1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation9, 10, 11, 12

To enroll in this course, students must obtain teacher or counselor recommendation based on standardized test scores and previous academic performance. Taken concurrently with Algebra 1, this course provides additional support for Algebra 1 students. Successful completion of this course earns elective credit.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

MATHEMATICS OF PERSONAL FINANCE1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra and Geometry10, 11, 12

This course is an overview of personal finance issues including topics such as investing and the stock market; mortgages and FICO scores; credit cards and credit card calculations; cars and depreciation; college and financial aid; careers, education and earnings; budgeting and probability. Students will use a hands-on approach with online interactive assignments and other projects.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

PRECALCULUS AND DISCRETE MATHEMATICS (PDM)1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra 210, 11, 12

PDM integrates the background students must have to be successful in calculus (advanced work with functions and trigonometry, an introduction to limits and other calculus ideas) with the discrete mathematics(number systems, combinations, recursion, graphs) helpful in computer science. Mathematical thinking, including specific attention to formal logic and proof, is a theme throughout. It is strongly recommended that students have a TI-84 Plus graphing calculator for this course.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

STEAMGINEERING1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Earned B- or better in Algebra and Geometry11, 12


Have you ever wondered how things are made? Do you have an interest in a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics) career? This demanding class is self-paced and learner directed. Students in this course will explore all types of Engineering (Mechanical, Civil, Electrical, Audio, Video, Aerospace, Marine, Thermal, and Biomedical) through a project based curriculum. A special interest will be taken in the application of mathematics to these fields, and this class can be used to satisfy the 4th year math credit.

TECHNICAL MATH1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Algebra and Geometry11, 12

If taken as a senior, this course can count towards your senior year math credit. Tech Math can replace the Algebra II credit for some students (only with teacher, counselor and parent approval). This course is designed for students who are NOT traditional 4-year college students. Technical Math is designed to help students prepare for a technical trade, allied health, or Tech Prep program. This course uses examples and applications from industrial and construction trades, electronics, agriculture, allied health, CAD/drafting, HVAC, welding, auto diesel mechanics, aviation, natural resources, and others. Topics covered include basic arithmetic, the metric system, and applications of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and statistics, as they are related to technical applications, problem solving, and critical thinking.
Arts and Communication
Careers in this path are related to humanities and performing, visual, literary and media arts. These include architecture, graphic, interior, and fashion design, writing, film, fine arts, journalism, languages, media, advertising, and public relations.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Technology
Careers in this path are related to the business environment. These include entrepreneurship, sales, marketing, computer information systems, finance, accounting, personnel, economics and management.
Engineering / Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Careers in this path are related to technologies necessary to design, develop, install, and maintain physical systems. These include engineering, manufacturing, construction, service and related technologies.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.


Physical Education

Physical Education - 1 credit needed for graduation
.5 Health, .5 PE or equivalent

CPR/FIRST AID1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

The purpose of this course is to teach students the techniques and skills to save a life. Students will learn Adult, Child, and Infant CPR; how to use an AED; what to do for Sudden Illnesses (seizures, strokes, poisoning, bites); how to care for burns, fractures, sprains, and severe bleeding. Students will gain hands on experience in bandaging, splinting, and wrapping.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

CROSS TRAINING 1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

Cross training is an elective course designed for driven athletes that will explore a variety of topics that face the top athletes around the nation in high school and college. The class will consist of weight training, speed training, agility training, nutrition concepts, leadership, and mental conditioning strategies. Students interested in taking extreme cross training must complete this course first.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.

EXTREME CROSS TRAINING1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Packet
Extreme cross training is an elective course designed for driven student athletes that will explore a variety of topics that face the top athletes around the nation in both high school and college. The class will consist of weight training, speed, agility, and quickness training, and subject matter like nutrition, education regarding enhancement drugs, sports injuries, kinesiology, exercise physiology, physical and social demands, long and short term effects on the body, and leadership. Students interested in taking advanced cross training should contact a PE staff member for the prerequisite qualifying pack. Packets will be due before the end of March.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.

HEALTH1/2 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: 9

This health education course increases student knowledge about health related issues while meeting the state's and district's one semester health education requirement for graduation. The course covers basic health, nutrition, fitness, awareness of HIV/AIDS and STDs, smoking, alcohol, drugs, stress management, conflict resolution, and long range health planning. Each health unit incorporates cognitive, affective, and skill objectives into an activity centered program. Students are involved in group discussions, role playing, lectures, guest speakers, and videos in order to gain basic information to become informed health decision makers.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Human Services
Careers in this path are related to economic, political and social systems. These include education, government, law and law enforcement, leisure and recreation, military, religion, child care, social services and personal services.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.

SPORTS AND FITNESS FOR THE FEMALE1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This class is designed for the girl that would love to play sports and learn the skills needed to do so. This class will be a combination of sports such as hockey, basketball, volleyball, speedball, golf, tennis, flag football, and pickleball as well as physical fitness. During the physical fitness portion we would do a variety of workouts from Zumba to Pilates to snow shoeing. The possibilities are endless!!! Dare to dive into fitness fun with this class!
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.

SPORTS SKILLS & GAMES1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

This course will allow students to be physically active in team and individual sports. The students will work on skill development and develop an understanding of rules in each sport to enhance their game play. First semester sports include: Flag Football, Volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee, Floor Hockey, Speedball, Pickleball, Basketball, and Soccer. Second semester sports will include: Badminton, Wiffleball, Flag Football, Basketball, Volleyball, Floor Hockey, Soccer, and Softball.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.

STRENGTH TRAINING AND CONDITIONING (AND FOOTBALL STR. TNG.) 1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

The main focus of the class is personal physical fitness, by weight and aerobic training. The students will spend two to three days a week in the weight room and the other days in the gym working on traditional physical fitness exercises. Students will be expected to properly dress everyday. Grades will be based on participation, record keeping, testing, improvement, effort, and cooperation.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.

STRENGTH TRAINING AND CONDITIONING FOR THE FEMALE STUDENT1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

Strength Training for the Female Student is an elective course designed for females of high school age that will explore the scientific concepts specific to training the female body. The class will consist of a variety of weight, speed, agility, and quickness training. We will also look into the topics of nutrition, exercise physiology, physical and social demands of females, and the long and short term effects of exercise on the body.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.

YOGA/PILATES1/2 or 1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: None9, 10, 11, 12

Fight stress and find serenity with yoga. Is yoga right for you? It is if you want to connect your body and mind in fighting stress, getting fit, and staying healthy. Why take yoga? If stress and anxiety are getting the best of you, you may want to hit the mat and give yoga a try. Yoga is mind/body practice that combines stretching exercises, controlled breathing, and relaxation. Yoga helps reduce stress, lower blood pressure and improve heart function. Yoga also improves balance, flexibility, strength and range of motion. This means you are less likely to injure yourself in other physical endeavors. Join the millions of Americans and find your serenity with yoga.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.


Science

Science- 3 credits needed for graduation
1 Biology and 2 more Science Credits

ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Completion of biology10, 11, 12

Human Anatomy and Physiology involves an exploration of the structure and functioning of the human body systems. Students will be involved in lectures, discussions, video observations, laboratory investigations, dissections, group activities, and medical career research.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

AP BIOLOGY1 CREDIT
PREREQUISITE: Biology10, 11, 12

This course is a rigorous, fast paced equivalent of a college level Biology Course. This course builds upon the concepts covered in Biology and Chemistry and 25% of the class time is devoted to hands-on laboratory experiences. College credit may be earned by passing the Advanced Placement Biology test offered in May. Summer assignments are required for this course.
Health Sciences
Careers in this path are related to the promotion of health and treatment of disease. These include research, prevention, treatment and related health technologies.
Natural Resources and Agriscience
Careers in this path are related to agriculture, the environment and natural resources. These include agricultural sciences, earth sciences, environmental sciences, fisheries, forestry, horticulture and wildlife.
NCAA
NCAA core course for college eligibility.

AP CHEMISTRY (MR)