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Biology w/ Lab
with Pat Funk
This activity oriented course deals with the study of life. All major biological concepts including cells, reproduction, genetics, evolution, plants, invertebrates and vertebrae animals, along with human biology will be explored. Biology with lab is a fast paced offering that will satisfy requirements for most post-secondary schools including those in the medical field. Lab fee and books included in course fee. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET and/or Diploma program. Call to register.
Chemistry w/ Lab
with Pat Funk
Critical Reading & Writing
with Frannie Welch
Writing well requires an understanding of language and its possibilities. Students work on Academic English IV materials and complete a college essay. A review of basic grammar provides tools for developing creative response to materials read and then editing finished work. This course is designed as the final English class for adults in the high school diploma program. Grammar textbook is included in fee; two other books needed for course work are loaned out to students. Free for students enrolled in the College Transitions, HiSET equivalency, and adult students enrolled in the diploma program, must CALL to register.
English Language Learners, American English Accent
with Joanna Bragdon
Are you learning to speak and write English but still find it difficult to pronounce words correctly or to be understood when you speak? Students will learn to overcome common pronunciation problems: troublesome vowel sounds, stressed and unstressed syllables, and timing or flow of spoken American English. Individuals are encouraged to progress at their own pace. Classes include multi-level students. Books and materials are included. Please call 729-7323 ext. 1 and make an appointment to sign up for this class.
English Language Learners, Grammar, Writing, and Reading
with Kristen Rieff
Are you learning to read, speak and write English? This class is an opportunity to learn the basics of English including conversation and grammar. Students will learn sentence structure, spelling, reading comprehension and writing. Individuals are encouraged to progress at their own pace. Classes include multi-level students. Books and materials are included. Please call 729-7323 ext. 1 and make an appointment to sign up for this class.
with Bob Goddard
Please note location changed to Mt. Ararat High School
This course in U.S. History will cover selected thematic topic from Colonization to the Cold War Era. Units, work, and tests are designed to be done in class as well as some homework. The course will primarily feature people and events throughout these eras that shaped the course of this country. The topics are as listed as follows- Colonization to Revolution, The Revolutionary War, Forming a New Government, Growth and Division of U.S, the Cold War Era, Settling the West, Civil War and Reconstruction, Modern America- Industrialism, Modern America- Imperialism, Modern America- Progressive Era, Modern America- World War I, Modern America- Roaring 20s, Modern America- The Great Depression, Modern America- World War II, Modern America- Cold War. For diploma credit please contact Paul Elisha at 729-7323 to register.