• Types of Courses

    • Core Courses

    Core courses include English, mathematics, science, and social studies.

    • 6th Grade Exploratory Course

    Exploratory courses include classes such as Intro to Agri-science, Art, Band, Computer Science Discoveries, Intro to Foreign Cultures, Music, Keyboarding, Leadership, and Intro to Technology.

    • 7th/8th Grade Elective Courses

    Elective Courses include classes such as Agri-science, Art, Band, Career Interpretation, Chorus, Digital Input Technologies, Foreign Cultures, Foreign Language, Hand Bells, Health and Physical Education 8, Intro Tech (7th), Tech Systems (8th), Leadership, and Inventions & Innovations. They meet for eighteen (18) weeks or (36) weeks.

     

    6th Grade Courses

    English –

    English 6 – Grade 6 Reading SOL Test

     

    Mathematics –

    Math 6 – Grade 6 Math SOL Test

     

    Science –

    Science 6

     

    History and Social Science –

    US History II

     

    Health and Physical Education–

    Health and PE 6

     

    Electives –

    Band 6 or Exploratory Rotation

    (see course descriptions)

     

     

     

    7th Grade Courses

    English –

    English 7 – Grade 7 Reading SOL Test

     

    Mathematics –

    Math 7 – Grade 7 Math SOL Test

    Integrated Math 7 (Placement Score Required) - Grade 8 Mathematics SOL Test

     

    Science –

    Life Science 7

     

    History and Social Science –

    Civics & Economics – Civics & Economics SOL Test

     

    Health and Physical Education–

    Health and PE 7

     

    Electives –

    Career Interpretation

    Grade 7 Elective

    (see course descriptions)

     

     

    8th Grade Courses

    English –

    English 8 – Grade 8 Reading SOL Test

    English 8 – Grade 8 Writing SOL Test

     

    Mathematics –

    Math 8 – Grade 8 Math SOL Test

    Algebra I (Placement Score Required) – SOL Test

    (High School Credit)

     

    Science –

    Physical Science 8 – Grade 8 Science SOL Test

     

    History and Social Science –

    Global Studies

     

    Electives –

    Four semester courses or

    Two yearlong electives or

    Two semester courses and one yearlong course

    (see course descriptions)