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COURSE TITLE (97) Writing H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course develops essential writing skills. Emphasis is placed on the writing process- the use of invention strategies, drafting, revising and editing- in order to produce organized and coherent writing. The course is designed to build confidence in writing for a variety of academic and creative purposes, helping students to discover their voice as a writer.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services. Required course with English 1 Honors and English 1 Accelerated.



COURSE TITLE (98) Writing
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course develops essential writing skills. Emphasis is placed on the writing process- the use of invention strategies, drafting, revising and editing- in order to produce organized and coherent writing. The course is designed to build confidence in writing for a variety of academic and creative purposes, helping students to discover their voice as a writer.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services. Required course with English 1 Regular.



COURSE TITLE (99) Study Skills
LEVEL Foundations
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The purpose of Study Skills is to give students direct instruction in study skills and support with assignments. Students are given time each class period to work on study skills assignments and their subject area class work. Students are encouraged to collaborate with other classmates when doing reviews and other assignments as part of this class. Students use educational online tools to research, create and submit assignments and to share opinions and responses.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services. Required course with English 1 Foundations.



COURSE TITLE (111) English 1
LEVEL Foundations
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This introductory course includes reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary building, speaking, and online research. Through close reading, students will analyze an author’s use of literary devices, focusing on their meaning and effect. High interest materials in multiple genres (poems, short stories, informational texts, novels, and plays)will be used. Through discussion, collaboration, and frequent writing, students will develop critical thinking and communication skills.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services.



COURSE TITLE (115) English 1
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This introductory course includes writing, grammar, vocabulary building, textual analysis, speaking, and online research. Emphasis is on critical thinking and communicating clearly. Literature is covered by genre (poems, short stories, informational texts, novels, and plays). Through close reading, formal and informal writing, discussion, and collaboration, students will develop essentials skills required to understand, analyze, and appreciate various literary forms.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services.



COURSE TITLE (117) English 1 H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This introductory course includes writing, grammar, vocabulary building, textual analysis, speaking, and online research. Emphasis is on critical thinking and communicating clearly. Literature is covered by genre (poems, short stories, informational texts, novels, and plays). Through close reading, formal and informal writing, discussion, and collaboration, students will develop essentials skills required to understand, analyze, and appreciate various literary forms. This course is conducted on a level commensurate with the honors level students in the class.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services.



COURSE TITLE (121) English 1 AC
LEVEL Accelerated
GRADE(S) 9
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This introductory genre course includes writing, grammar, vocabulary building, speaking, and online research. Through close reading, students will analyze structure and style in a variety of texts such as poems, short stories, informational texts, novels, and plays. Students will collaborate on various activities such as character analysis and creative writing. Students will also complete formal and informal writings to improve communication skills. This course moves more quickly than the honors level and covers more extensive reading and writing. This is a pre-AP level class.
PREREQUISITE Recommendation of Student Support Services.



COURSE TITLE (133) English 2
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 10
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is an historical study of American Literature and continues to build on writing, grammar, vocabulary development, speaking, and online research skills introduced in English 1. The focus of the course includes the close reading of poetry and prose in relation to the author’s meaning and purpose. The literary time period/movement will be analyzed along with the author’s lasting impact. Through frequent formal and informal writing, discussion, and collaboration, students will improve critical thinking and communication skills. PSAT/SAT and ACT preparation will be included.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of English 1 Regular OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (135) English 2
LEVEL *
GRADE(S) 10
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course continues to build on essential writing, grammar, vocabulary development, speaking, and online research skills introduced in English 1. High interest reading materials will be used along with skill development activities, most especially guided close reading. PSAT/SAT and ACT preparation will be included. * This course is recommended for students who would benefit from a slower pace, more review, and a methodical approach to studying literature and is weighted accordingly.
PREREQUISITE Approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (137) English 2 H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 10
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Using the theme, The Search for the American Literary Style, students in this course focus on an in-depth chronological study of American literature and continue to build on close reading, textual analysis, vocabulary, grammar, writing, speaking and online research skills. PSAT/SAT and ACT preparation will be included. This course is conducted on a level commensurate with the honors-level students in the class.
PREREQUISITE B or better in English 1 Honors OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (138) English 2 AC
LEVEL Accelerated
GRADE(S) 10
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is a pre-AP class; students in this class will take AP Language & Composition as juniors and AP Literature & Composition as seniors. The main focus of the course is on a close, deliberate reading of a variety of literary texts of steadily increasing complexity. Discussions will be based on a careful observation and analysis of a work’s textual details in relation to the author’s meaning and purpose. Particular attention will be paid to structure, style, and theme. A variety of activities—involving reading, writing, speaking, and listening-will provide opportunities for students to demonstrate their understanding of a work on a literal, interpretive, and evaluative level. Frequent writing, both formal and informal, will enable students to become increasingly skilled in written communication. Vocabulary building, PSAT/SAT and ACT test preparation, and college/career planning are also included in this sophomore English Accelerated class.
PREREQUISITE B or better in English 1 Accelerated OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (150) Philosophy H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This full year course will focus on major Western philosophers including Socarates, Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, St. Augustine, Buber, Kant, Santayana, Dewey, Sartre,Niebur, and Jesus. The course begins with a survey of the development of Western philosophy as it explores philosophical questions of existence, such as insight into reality, skepticism, pragmatism, epistemology and the limits of knowledge, truth, beauty, commitment, and goodness as well as ethical discussions and social justice issues concerning how we ought to treat and live with others and what sort of a life-plan we should pursue. As time permits, Eastern philosophies such as Taoism and Buddhism will be explored and compared to Western philosophy.
PREREQUISITE Enrollment in Honors level English or Social Studies class OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (151) English 3
LEVEL *
GRADE(S) 11
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students will improve critical reading and writing skills using high interest reading materials. Students will also collaborate on various activities such as online research and persuasive presentations. Emphasis is also placed on preparation for the PSAT/SAT and ACT. Students will complete a college application essay. *This course is recommended for students who would benefit from a slower pace, more review, and a methodical approach to studying literature and is weighted accordingly.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of English 2 (course #135) OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (153) English 3
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 11
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course will present an overview of British Literature from the Anglo-Saxon period to the present. This course continues to build on close reading, textual analysis, vocabulary, grammar, writing, speaking, and online research skills. Students will complete critical literary essays and prepare for the PSAT/SAT and ACT. They will also write their college application essay during the last marking period.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of English 2 Regular OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (154) Comp & Multicultural Lit (Eng 4)
LEVEL *
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students in this course will analyze structure and style in various multicultural literature texts. Students will explore ways in which the literature reflects the diversity and humanity of a global society. The college application essay will be finalized in the first semester. *This course is recommended for students who would benefit from a slower pace, more review, and a methodical approach to studying literature and is weighted accordingly.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of English 3 (course #151) OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (155) Comp & Multicultural Lit R (Eng 4)
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This full year required course focuses on two distinct yet interconnected skills: writing and literary analysis. Students will write expository, narrative, and descriptive essays (including a college admission essay). Research methods will be taught and students will complete a research paper. Students in this course will read, discuss, and write about multicultural literature. The focus will be on exploring ways in which the literature reflects the diversity and humanity of a global society.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of English 3 Regular OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (157) English 3 H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 11
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
In this course, students analyze structure and style in a variety of British literature texts from the medieval period to the modern period. Students will also complete online research to strengthen literary analysis and argumentative writing. Students will collaborate to complete various activities such as close readings and creative projects. Emphasis is also placed on preparation for the PSAT/SAT and ACT. Students will complete a college application essay.
PREREQUISITE B or better in English 2 H OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (159) AP English Language and Composition
LEVEL Advanced Placement
GRADE(S) 11
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The AP course in Language and Composition is essentially a course in critical reading and effective writing. Students will grow increasingly proficient in reading and discussing literary texts written in a variety of periods and styles, with particular attention to nonfiction. Students will become increasingly skillful in writing three types of papers: an essay of close textual analysis, which will determine a given selection's purpose, audience, and use of rhetorical strategies; an open-ended argument, which will support, challenge, or qualify a given assertion; and a documented essay, which will synthesize and cite outside sources used to strengthen one's own case. NOTE: This AP course has a required summer assignment. Students are expected to complete their summer assignment before the course begins and submit their work on the first full day of school in September. All students must take the Advanced Placement Test at the end of the course. A non-refundable fee of approximately $70 will be charged at the book sale for this exam. Students are eligible to earn 3 college credits for this course through the Fairleigh Dickinson Middle College Program. Enrollment in the Middle College Program is optional and involves a fee of approximately $220 per course. Registration takes place during the first week of the school year.
PREREQUISITE B or better in English 2 AC OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (165) Journalism
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 10, 11, 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This elective is the foundation course for students interested in newspaper journalism and developing their skills as a writer. The course explores 21st century media and the ethical responsibility issues inherent in the press today. Emphasis is on the fundamentals of news, feature, editorial and sports writing. Students will create and publish numerous original stories using varied structures and writing techniques. This course will also explore ways for writers to build an audience using social media, interactivity, and other methods of engaging readers. Each student will contribute stories to the UC online newspaper, The Prophet.
PREREQUISITE Students must complete an application for acceptance. Sophomores must be in Honors or Accelerated English. See Prophet adviser, Mrs. James, in Room 103 for the application or email mjames@unioncatholic.org.



COURSE TITLE (166) Journalism 2 H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students who have completed Journalism I will focus on longer and more analytic stories, emphasizing the skills of investigative reporting, human interest and analysis as preparation for a career in journalism. Students learn the skills of editors in print and online publications and take on the responsibilities of story selection, content shaping, and enforcement of standards in addition to the details of layout and copy editing. Students will further examine and employ the tools of new media and web packaging for the UC online newspaper.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of Journalism 1 and approval of Prophet adviser, Mrs. James.



COURSE TITLE (167) Journalism 3 H
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students build on knowledge and skills gained in Journalism 1 and 2 by exploring the advanced reporting, writing, organizational, analytical, and critical reasoning skills that are the foundation of investigative journalism for print and broadcast journalists. Students will also explore the effectiveness of editorials and opinion columns, from the civil rights movement to the present. Student editorial writing will focus on an effort to open minds or change them about local, state, national, and international issues. Students explore the role of media as watchdogs and gatekeepers while continuing to serve in leadership capacities for the UC online newspaper.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of Journalism 1, Journalism 2 Honors, and approval of Prophet adviser, Mrs. James.



COURSE TITLE (173) AP English Literature and Comp
LEVEL Advanced Placement
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Advanced Placement Literature and Composition is a college-level course that focuses on the close reading of challenging works of recognized literary merit as the basis for critical discussion and analytical writing. Students will become increasingly skilled at reading and discussing, as well as writing about, representative works (primarily, American and British poetry, novels, and plays from the 16th century to the present). Discussions will be based on a careful observation and analysis of a work's textual details, giving particular attention to its structure, style, and themes. Students will also become more skillful writers by writing and revising timed in-class responses and formal, extended analysis. While some formal analysis will require students to use only the primary source, the literary text itself, others will require that students use secondary sources in support of their argument and MLA documentation. A variety of assignments will provide opportunities for students to explain the meaning of a work on multiple levels (autobiographical, historical, psychological, and allegorical) as well as the author's use of diction, syntax, imagery, figurative language, point of view, and tone. In addition, assignments will require students to evaluate a work's quality as well as its social and cultural values. This course is designed to prepare students for the AP exam, which all students are required to take in May, as well as for future success in college, career, and life in the 21st century. NOTE: This AP course has a required summer assignment. Students are expected to complete their summer assignment before the course begins and submit their work on the first full day of school in September. All students must take the Advanced Placement Test at the end of the course. A non-refundable fee of approximately $70 will be charged at the book sale for this exam. Students are eligible to earn 3 college credits for this course through the Fairleigh Dickinson Middle College Program. Enrollment in the Middle College Program is optional and involves a fee of approximately $220 per course. Registration takes place during the first week of the school year.
PREREQUISITE Completion of English 3 AP with a grade of B or higher OR approval of Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (175) English 4 H (Semester 1)
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
English 4H, Part I: Basic Composition is a college-level, blended-learning, semester course that focuses on the conventions of academic writing, critical reading, and literary analysis. Students will learn to write with focus, organization, transition, purpose, and grammatical protocol through mastery of narrative, expository, analytical, descriptive, and argumentative writing. Students will also evaluate and think critically about cultural topics and social justice issues and articulate corresponding ideas in writing. Students must also register for English 4 H Semester 2. The English 4 H, Part I semester runs from September to Christmas break. NOTE English 4H, Part I: Basic Composition offers a dual-enrollment college credit option through a partnership with Saint Thomas Aquinas College (STAC). For all students, this course, which is taught on the Union Catholic campus, fulfills the first half of the fourth-year high school English requirement; for those who opt for dual enrollment, this course will also lead to three college credits for English 101 from STAC. A non-refundable, dual-enrollment fee of approximately $225 per semester will be charged at the UC book sale to each student enrolling in the dual enrollment option.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of English 3 H AND approval of the Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno.



COURSE TITLE (176) English TA (Semester 1)
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students in this elective course function as teacher aides and assist students in a one-to-one or small group setting. In addition, articles will be read dealing with methods of teaching and various educational topics.
PREREQUISITE Students must achieve a B in English 3 and have the approval of the Humanities Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno. Students must also enroll in Selected Topics in Education, Course # 195.



COURSE TITLE (177) English 4 H (Semester 2)
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
English 4H, Part II: Research and Writing is a college-level, blended-learning, semester course that focuses on the further development of critical thinking skills, information literacy, and academic integrity through assignments in sustained reading, analysis, and research-supported essays including an extended research project. Readings encompass core genres used in academic writing: popular and scholarly non-fiction, literature (e.g., poetry, short story, and drama), and a whole text (a novel or other extended narrative). In addition, course lessons will facilitate students' understanding of social justice issues as they pertain to identity and culture. The English 4 H, Part II semester begins the first week of January and ends in May. NOTE English 4H, Part II: Research and Writing offers a dual-enrollment college credit option through a partnership with Saint Thomas Aquinas College (STAC). For all students, this course, which is taught on the Union Catholic campus, fulfills the second half of the fourth-year high school English requirement; for those who opt for dual enrollment, this course will also lead to three college credits for English 102 through STAC. A non-refundable, dual-enrollment fee of approximately $225 per semester will be charged at the UC book sale to each student enrolling in the dual enrollment option.
PREREQUISITE Completion of English 4 H Semester 1.



COURSE TITLE (178) English TA (Semester 2)
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students in this elective course function as teacher aides and assist students in a one-to-one or small group setting. In addition, articles will be read dealing with methods of teaching and various educational topics.
PREREQUISITE Students must achieve a B in English 3 and have the approval of the Humanities Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno. Students must also enroll in Selected Topics in Education, Course # 195.



COURSE TITLE (179) English TA
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
Students in this elective course function as teacher aides and assist students in a one-to-one or small group setting. In addition, articles will be read dealing with methods of teaching and various educational topics.
PREREQUISITE Students must achieve a B in English 3 and have the approval of the Humanities Learning Area Administrator, Mrs. Dellanno. Students must also enroll in Selected Topics in Education, Course # 195.



COURSE TITLE (186) Creative Writing (Sem. 1)
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 10, 11, 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This workshop class allows students to gain skills in expressing themselves in a variety of genres: short stories, poetry, memoirs, travel writing, profiles, humor writing, literary journalism and more. Students will be exposed to an array of creative writing rich in its variety of voices, styles, and organization. Students will be able to recognize and identify the successful elements of an effective piece of creative writing, gain experience being in a writing community, and learn to give and receive useful feedback. This semester elective will provide students with the tools for intellectual exploration, self-discovery, and creative expression.
PREREQUISITE None



COURSE TITLE (188) Intro to Film (Sem. 2)
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 10, 11, 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This semester elective will develop a student's ability to watch films actively and critically. The class will explore the creation of films and television shows from concept to final product. Students will gain a working knowledge of American film and television history and its impact on American culture. The course will conclude with students writing/creating original episodes of their favorite TV shows or films.
PREREQUISITE None



COURSE TITLE (190) Yearbook
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
In this full year course students will gain skills in page design, editing and photography while creating an innovative yearbook that records the memories and events of the Union Catholic community. Students will conduct interviews throughout the year with their peers to capture students' voices and will gain useful, real world skills in time management, marketing, teamwork, and design principles. Juniors may repeat this elective in senior year at the honors level. A course fee of approximately $60 will be charged at the book sale. Students must obtain and complete an application from the yearbook adviser, Mrs. Sagendorf, in Room 107 or email ksagendorf@unioncatholic.org.
PREREQUISITE 1. Students must be juniors or seniors with a desire to dedicate themselves not only to the course but also to additional hours outside the classroom for the production of the yearbook. 2. Students must complete an application obtained from the adviser, Mrs. Sagendorf. Class size is limited.



COURSE TITLE (193) Yearbook Honors
LEVEL Honors
GRADE(S) 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This course is made available for students choosing a second year of yearbook. The students use the Yearbook 1 experience as they assume leadership roles during the second year. Course fee of approximately $60 will be charged at the book sale.
PREREQUISITE Successful completion of Yearbook 1 and approval from the yearbook adviser, Mrs. Sagendorf.



COURSE TITLE (195) Topics in Education
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 0.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
This online course focuses on important issues in the field of education. Students will examine educational topics such as the role of technology in the classroom, interdisciplinary learning, a history of education, multiple intelligences, 21st century skills, parental involvement, and distance learning. Students meet formally four days a week for the TA component of the curriculum. During these scheduled meetings the students will assist a teacher in a specific learning area. Students will also be expected to participate in online discussion boards, keep current with the readings and complete written assignments. This course is required for all students participating in the TA program.
PREREQUISITE This is a required course for teacher assistants.



COURSE TITLE (198) Speech (Sem. 2)
LEVEL Regular
GRADE(S) 10, 11, 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The focus of this one semester elective is on communication skills with an emphasis on methods of overcoming barriers to effective communication. Topics covered will include how communication affects our lives, the process of communication, skills in listening and responding, using language effectively, nonverbal communication, and speech delivery. The course will provide students with opportunities to develop and apply their communication skills.
PREREQUISITE None



COURSE TITLE (510) Virtual High School (Year)
LEVEL Regular, Honors, Accelerated, AP
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 5.0
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The VHS Collaborative Course Catalog is available at http://thevhscollaborative.org. Working in the Virtual High School environment demands good time management skills. Students participate in group discussion, engage in group projects, complete papers, and communicate with their teachers and peers located around the world via the internet. Students should take time to visit the Virtual High School website and look through the Course Catalog. An additional fee, aside from the standard VHS fee, applies when selecting lab science, Advanced Placement or some other courses. Select three (3) options and then email Mrs. Andrews. The email of 100 words should indicate why the student is interested in taking online courses, which courses he/she is interested in taking and why. This step will begin the application process. Mrs. Andrews will contact you with further information. Parents & students can send questions to Mrs. Andrews at nandrews@unioncatholic.org. A non-refundable fee charged at the August Book Sale applies to all virtual high school courses.
PREREQUISITE A desire to experience the online course environment, good time management skills, and a good academic record.



COURSE TITLE (511) Virtual High School (Sem. 1)
LEVEL Regular, Honors, Accelerated, AP
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The VHS Collaborative Course Catalog is available at http://thevhscollaborative.org. Working in the Virtual High School environment demands good time management skills. Students participate in group discussion, engage in group projects, complete papers, and communicate with their teachers and peers located around the world via the internet. Students should take time to visit the Virtual High School website and look through the Course Catalog. An additional fee, aside from the standard VHS fee, applies when selecting lab science, Advanced Placement or some other courses. Select three (3) options and then email Mrs. Andrews. The email of 100 words should indicate why the student is interested in taking online courses, which courses he/she is interested in taking and why. This step will begin the application process. Mrs. Andrews will contact you with further information. Parents & students can send questions to Mrs. Andrews at nandrews@unioncatholic.org. A non-refundable fee charged at the August Book Sale applies to all virtual high school courses.
PREREQUISITE A desire to experience the online course environment, good time management skills, and a good academic record.



COURSE TITLE (512) Virtual High School (Sem. 2)
LEVEL Regular, Honors, Accelerated, AP
GRADE(S) 11, 12
CREDITS 2.5
COURSE DESCRIPTION
The VHS Collaborative Course Catalog is available at http://thevhscollaborative.org. Working in the Virtual High School environment demands good time management skills. Students participate in group discussion, engage in group projects, complete papers, and communicate with their teachers and peers located around the world via the internet. Students should take time to visit the Virtual High School website and look through the Course Catalog. An additional fee, aside from the standard VHS fee, applies when selecting lab science, Advanced Placement or some other courses. Select three (3) options and then email Mrs. Andrews. The email of 100 words should indicate why the student is interested in taking online courses, which courses he/she is interested in taking and why. This step will begin the application process. Mrs. Andrews will contact you with further information. Parents & students can send questions to Mrs. Andrews at nandrews@unioncatholic.org. A non-refundable fee charged at the August Book Sale applies to all virtual high school courses.
PREREQUISITE A desire to experience the online course environment, good time management skills, and a good academic record.



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