In this course students gain proficiency in Linear Equations, Linear Inequalities, Graphing linear equations, Solving Systems of Equations, Simplifying with Polynomials, Division of Polynomials, Factoring Polynomials, Developing a Factoring Strategy, and Solving Other Algebraic Equations.
The College and Career Readiness Standards for Level E (High School) outline the outcomes for this course.In this course students gain proficiency in Functions, Linear Functions, Solving Quadratics, Quadratic Functions, Exponential Functions, and Logarithmic Functions.
In this course students gain proficiency in basic geometric concepts, including properties of triangles, circles, and polygons; transformations including translations, rotations, reflections, and dilations; and working with surface area and volume of solids.
This course introduces the emotional, physical, and mental components of health. Topics covered include goal setting, stress management, nutrition principles, health and disease relationships, substance use and abuse, safety, and fitness which incorporates various forms of physical activity. Techniques are presented to help the student incorporate a total health and fitness program into their lifestyle.
In this course students begin to gain proficiency in the process of exploring career options to gain desired employment through utilizing effective communication skills including reading complex texts in the form of job announcements and descriptions; using reading, writing, and speaking skills to efficiently explore and apply to jobs, and by accessing and processing information about potential places of employment to effectively create targeted job searches.
This is a survey course which satisfies the Washington State Board of Education's requirements for competency in both US History, Government, English, and Fine Arts. This course focuses on important themes in American social and political history from Early America to the Civil War with an emphasis on the United States Constitution and its amendments. In addition, students will use primary source art, music, and incorporate drama to analyze and critique American social and political history, develop academic literacy including evaluation of content, examine points of view, and text analysis.
The course explores Washington State's geographic features, people, places, and events from prehistory to the modern era. It covers how Native Americans were impacted by European immigration from the 1700's onward. It traces the formation of Washington as a territory and later a state, and the competing business and political interests that shaped the Washington Constitution. It looks at major industrial influences in the 20th Century including the founding of the Boeing Company and the Hanford Nuclear reservation that produced plutonium for atomic bombs which has left a toxic legacy that will take many years to address. The course also introduces students to the legislative process and voting so they can learn how to participate in local and state governance.