Course of Study 2019-2020
COURSES AT MLHS
RELIGION
 
SOCIAL STUDIES
 
COMMUNICATION ARTS
 English
 World Languages
 
FINE ARTS
 Art
 Music
 
MATH
 
SCIENCE
 Health & Phy Ed
 Science
 
TECH/ENGINEER/FAMILY/CONSUMER
 Business
 Technology
 Vocational
 
 
Any course selection changes, please contact your student’s advisor to set up an appointment.

There will be a $25 fee for any Sophomores, Juniors, or Seniors that have any course changes after June 15th (unless course change is recommended for academic prerequisite by advisor/teacher)  For freshman, the fee will apply to second semester course changes only.

 

Religion

Bible Information Class 1 (BIC)

REL1013 –All Grades- Full Year
This course introduces the students to the basic content of the Bible, the basic teachings about God, the basic description of the church, and the basics of Lutheranism. In the first semester, the content of the Bible is studies through the four main types of literature that are found in the Bible: history, poetry, prophecy, and teaching. The "top ten" historical events of the Old Testament and then of the New Testament are examined through summaries provided by the instructor and through actual reading of select texts. Law and gospel are highlighted at the same time when appropriate. The basic teachings about God, the church, and Lutheranism will be covered by way of Bible passages and supplemental material that is geared towards this particular audience. Prerequisite: None
 

Bible Information Class 2 (BIC)*

REL1017 –10th-12th- Full Year
Beginnings in Christ - 2 (BIC -2) builds upon the foundation of faith laid in BIC-1. This course leads students into a deeper knowledge of Christ and the holy Christian faith through the study of the New Testament Scriptures and Luther’s Small Catechism. The first semester of BIC 2 tells the story of Jesus the Messiah through a harmony of the four Evangelists, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John. The second semester sharpens the students’ focus on the Gospel of Jesus through a broader selection of New Testament sections and the worship life of the Church. Prerequisite: BIC 1 or department approval
 

Life of Christ in the Autoptic Gospel-  ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

REL1032 - 10th-12th – Semester – Offered Spring of 2021, 2023…
Insights into the life and ministry of our Savior as recorded by an eyewitness. The Gospel of John will be studied in detail to gain an appreciation for its special emphases. Prerequisites: None. However, this class may not take the place of any of our MLHS Religion courses. It may only be taken in addition to the courses that MLHS is offering.

Life of Christ in the Synoptic Gospels -ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

REL1031 - 10th-12th – Semester - Offered Fall of 2020, 2022…
An in-depth study of the life and ministry of our Savior as recorded in the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, and Luke. Each of the Gospels will be studied in detail to gain an appreciation for the special insights each provides and to understand the unique purpose for which each was written. Prerequisites: None. However, this class may not take the place of any of our MLHS Religion courses. It may only be taken in addition to the courses that MLHS is offering.

Religion 9

REL1009 – 9th Grade – Full Year
This course is a study of many books of the Old Testament. Along with review of familiar stories, new insight will be put on how and why these stories happened. A general theme of God’s promises fulfilled will be learned. Prerequisite: None.
 

Religion 10

REL1010 – 10th Grade – Full Year
This two-semester course is a study of the New Testament books of Matthew, John, Hebrews, and First Corinthians. The student will view the life of Christ from one of the synoptic Gospels, namely Matthew, as well as from John's unique perspective. More firmly founded in the Gospel of Christ and its application, students will then work through the book of Hebrews in which the newly expanded Church is taught how to live and walk through the preaching of the Gospel of salvation by grace through faith in Christ alone. Finally, in First Corinthians students will continue to be confronted with real life challenges faced by God's people in Corinth as well as how St. Paul applied the Word of God to them and us. Knowing what they believe and why they believe it, students will have opportunities throughout the year to grow in their confidence and ability to articulate the Faith to people, who along with us, live in a society increasingly like that of the first century. Prerequisite: Religion 9 or department approval.
 

Religion 11

REL1011 – 11th Grade – Full Year
Doctrine: In this class we review basic Christian doctrine with the special emphasis that doctrine is given to us by God to apply, to use in our Christian lives, and not just to know in our heads. The context for the review of doctrine is church history. A basic question in each unit is: "How did God's people apply Christian doctrine at that time and in the circumstances of that day?" The historical context will begin with Paul and continue on through the modern era. The course will actually begin with a history of what’s most known to us: MLHS, and the modern Lutheran church (WELS and other Lutherans).
Prerequisite: None.
 

Religion 12

REL1012 – 12th Grade – Full Year
This yearlong course for seniors is a continuation of the Religion track and is made up of studies of the New Testament books of Romans, 1 & 2 Peter, James, and Revelation. Practical applications to daily life, contemporary societal issues, and active church membership and leadership will be a part of the natural growth throughout the study. The course consists of studying the named books of the New Testament and making application of Scriptural principles in a God-fearing manner. Throughout senior year, the students will also become familiar with giving Biblical answer to many current issues they will face now and throughout their lives by using the Biblical narratives of Jesus’ life presented in the Four Gospels. We will study the books Prepared to Answer and More Prepared to Answer throughout both semesters on the last day of the school week. The students participate in class discussions, they are required to do outside reading and research on certain segments of Church History. Prerequisite: Religion 11 or department approval

Social Studies

American Government

SOC1004 – 12th Grade - Semester
This one-semester course will give the students a basic understanding of the workings of our system of democracy and the role and responsibility of the Christian in this system. Primary emphasis is placed upon the federal system as it is outlined in the Constitution. Secondary consideration will be given to State of Wisconsin government. Prerequisite: None
 

American History

SOC1003 – 11th Grade – Full Year
Taught from the Christian viewpoint, it covers the story of our nation’s development from discovery and colonization to America’s role in current world affairs. Prerequisite: None
 

Principles of Macroeconomics*- Online course BDC

SOC1042 – 11th-12th Grade – Semester
Introduction to the theory of economics fluctuations, income determination, and economic growth.  Role of the banking system in the economy and monetary and fiscal policies for economic stabilization.  Fall semester. Prerequisite: Economics
 
 

AP Government#

SOC2001 – 12th Grade – Semester 2
AP United States Government and Politics is a one semester course that introduces students to key political ideas, institutions, policies, interactions, roles, and behaviors that characterize the political culture of the United States. The course examines politically significant concepts and themes, through which students learn to apply disciplinary reasoning assess causes and consequences of political event. This course specifically prepares students to take the AP U.S. Government and Politics Exam. Limit class size: 25
Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and instructor approval
 

General Psychology*ONLINE COURSE: BDC

SOC1043 – 11th/12th Grade – SEMESTER
Provides an overview of the major concepts of psychology viewed through contrasting perspectives and gives students a general knowledge base pertaining to the field.  A wide range of topics are covered, including: biological influences, learning and memory, development, social factors, abnormal behavior, and therapy. Emphasis is placed on the relevance of psychology to everyday life and faith.  Prerequisite: Intro to Psychology
 

AP US History#

SOC2008 - 11th Grade - Full Year
This course will help students become familiar with historical themes and periods in United States history. An emphasis will be placed on developing history thinking skills and on understanding the causes, effects, and results of individual periods. Students will better understand the political, economic, and social situations today by studying the past. Higher level thinking skills will be stressed through reading, writing, and analyzing documents. This course specifically prepares students to take the AP U.S. History exam. Prerequisite: A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and instructor approval.
 

Criminal Deviance and Justice ONLINE COURSE: BDC

SOC1044-  11/12th Grade- SEM2
Criminal deviance and the social and legal process of defining crime and punishment are examined.  Topics include crime types, criminal careers, theories of crime causation, and an introduction to crime control systems.
 

Economics*

SOC1005 – 11th & 12th Grade – Semester
This course is the study of the basic tools of micro- and macroeconomics. Microeconomics deals with consumers, firms, markets and income distribution. Macroeconomics deals with national income, employment, inflation and money. The course gives an in-depth look on how the economy controls many things in our daily lives. Prerequisite: C in American History
 

Geography

SOC1031 – 9th Grade – Semester
Geography of the World is a one-semester course required of ninth-grade students. Taught from the Christian viewpoint, this course emphasizes the physical, human, political, and cultural geography of the world. Each region will be studied emphasizing their landforms, climates, agriculture, governments, manufacturing, trade, cultures, resources, history, economics and religions. Prerequisite: None.
 

Honors Political Science*

SOC2005 – 12th Grade – Semester
Honors Political Science is a college-preparatory course which examines the theory of government from both the spiritual and secular viewpoint. The various forms of government will be studied in light of those viewpoints. American democracy will receive special emphasis on a sophisticated level. Prerequisite: C in American History and English
 

Introduction to Psychology

SOC1016 – 11th/12th Grade – Semester
A one-semester introductory psychology course with emphasis on providing a basic understanding of human behavior and how that behavior relates to others. The course covers approaches to psychology, human growth and development, personality, mental disorders, nature of culture, conformity and deviance, and roles, relationships, and groups. Prerequisite: None.
 

World Geography * DC - ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

SOC1008 - 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
An overview of the world's major realms from a spatial perspective. The physiographic and cultural landscapes of regions are explored using systematic geographic concepts. Prerequisites: GPA of 3.5 or higher, or consent of instructor for GPA of 3.0-3.49. The student must have successfully passed SOC1031 with a C or higher.
 

World History

SOC1010– 10th Grade – Full Year
This course outlines the history of our world from creation to the present day. Students will study historical themes and develop reading, writing, and thinking skills in the context of major historical events and eras. A special emphasis will be on seeing God’s hand in the preservation of the Gospel throughout history. Prerequisite: None.

 
 

Communication Arts

 

Communication Arts: ENGLISH

American Literature

ENG1007 – 11th Grade – Full Year
This yearlong course consists of the following components: public speaking, writing, and literature. All three components incorporate the use of the four language arts skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. Oral communication units emphasize the organization of ideas and the development of public speaking techniques. Literature units consist of the examination of American Literature from Pre-Colonial to Modern times. Included in literature is an in depth study of the novel Unbroken. Students will also independently read two novels. Prerequisite: None.
 

AP English: Literature & Composition#

ENG2006 – 12th Grade – Full Year
This capstone English course is designed to help students develop their reading, writing, and critical thinking skills at a collegiate level. Through the study of varied and complex texts, students will use and develop critical reading and writing skills to better understand literary techniques, logic, and rhetoric. Students will organize their thoughts and opinions through the production of a variety of both timed and untimed compositions. Literature will be studied in the proper historical settings, cultural contexts, and according to our Christian faith. Independent reading assignments are required. Students will have the opportunity to take the AP exams in English Composition, English Literature, or both during the second semester. Class size limit: 20
Prerequisite: Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher and instructor approval.
 

British Literature

ENG1008 - 12th Grade – Full Year
In this senior level, yearlong course, students will study the foundations of the English language by focusing on influential pieces of British Literature. Through a Christian perspective, students will study and respond to works of fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and drama in a wide variety of ways while developing their skills in all aspects of Communication Arts. An emphasis will be placed on Shakespeare’s writings and Orwell’s 1984. Students will also develop their written communication and critical thinking skills by writing a major research paper. Prerequisite: None.
 

College Writing BDC - ONLINE COURSE

ENG1052 – 11th-12th Grade – Semester 1
Through a variety of writing and research assignments, successful students will learn to generate and express ideas and craft their thinking on paper into effective reader-based prose. As such, students will develop into more confident and facile academic and professional writers for college and beyond.
 

Composition

ENG1006 - 10th Grade – Semester 2
This required semester course is designed to help students improve their written communication skills. Students will develop their understanding of grammar usage and mechanics through the analysis and production of written works. Students will incorporate a variety of prewriting, writing, revising, editing, and publishing techniques through various formal and creative writing projects. Prerequisite: None.
 

Creative Writing - ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

ENG1019 – 11th & 12th Grade – Semester1
This course explores the craft, process, and practicality of imaginative writing. Students will review the characteristics of a variety of genres and learn how to become aware of their own experiences as material for story, poem, or play. The course will provide a selection of professional and student-written writing samples, exercises, prompts, and discussion opportunities to introduce techniques and reinforce skills. Instruction will focus on demonstrating ways of expressing creativity within a structure needed to communicate to an audience. Students whose career goals require polished writing skills should take this course. Prerequisite: B- or better in previous year’s required English course.

English 9

ENG1001 – 9th Grade – Full Year
This year long course for freshmen is made up of the following components: literature, written communication, and grammar-usage-mechanics. The literature component is a general overview of literature that includes short stories, short nonfiction, a novel, poetry, and Shakespearean drama. Students are also required to read at least one novel outside of class. The written composition component consists of learning and executing the writing process through the creating of paragraphs, several essays, and a research paper. Prerequisite: None.
 

English As A Second Language

ENG1009 – 9th & 10th Grade
This course is designed to introduce new international students to daily life and school expectations in the United States. Students are introduced to routines of high school life; how to problem solve in their new surroundings; and how to handle teacher, school, and host family expectations. Basic grammar comprehension is a goal of this course. It is reinforced through reading and writing exercises. Vocabulary development is a main focus. This course works to develop sentence level and paragraph writing skills for beginning ESL students. It includes intensive work to extend reading comprehension abilities through reading response writings, comprehension exercises, and discussions. Prerequisite: Have a basic knowledge of the English language. (Offered to International Students only)
 

English As A Second Language 2

ENG1022 – 9th & 10th Grade - Full Year
This course is designed for intermediate to advanced level ESL students. Goals include a reinforcement of basic grammar, an introduction and intense study of more complex grammar, including further development of conversational skills, reading skills, writing skills, and vocabulary development. This course works to improve paragraph level writing and essay writing skills for intermediate to advanced level ESL students. It includes intensive work to extend reading comprehension abilities through reading response writings, comprehension exercises, and discussions. Class time will be devoted to literature in its various forms. Students will begin or continue to practice specific English skills needed for college entrance exams such as the TOEFL and ACT. Prerequisite: Proficient knowledge of the English language. (Offered to International Students only)
 

English As A Second Language 3

ENG1023 – 11th & 12th Grade – Full Year
This course is designed for advanced level ESL students. This class will provide college seeking students with a deeper understanding of the English language including skills in reading, essay writing, conversation, presentation, and life. Using these skills during the university application process will be a focus. Further, students will focus on the skills and techniques needed to successfully take and reach their desired scores for the TOEFL and ACT exams. Students will also work on résumé writing and interview skills needed to lead and direct discussion/conversation on current social issues. Students will have an opportunity to harness their presentation skills by competitively speaking in the Wisconsin High School Forensics Association festivals. Other goals of the course include further reinforcement of basic to complex grammar skills, problem solving skills, and development of vocabulary. Prerequisite: Have an efficient knowledge of the English language.
 

English As A Second Language 4

ENG1024 –12th Grade – Semester 1
The purpose of this course is to provide international students with college transition skills in English, essay writing, conversational skills, life skills, university application, and college preparation standardized testing in math, science, English, and reading. Objectives include: skills base and technique review for TOEFL, ACT, SAT, ACCUPLACER college preparation testing, secure essay writing skills, explore career interests and skills assessment, career research and job shadow experience, research of college terminology, majors, universities, and financial aid opportunities, proceed with university application processes, secure resumé writing and experience interview skills, lead and direct discussion/conversation on current social issues, and explore community and civic service and God’s purpose of each life. Prerequisite: None.
 

Practical English

ENG1025 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
This yearlong course is designed for the student, whose academic abilities and skills indicate a need to strengthen practical application of basic language and communication skills. The concepts of learning-to-learn and the “world-of-work” are stressed. The course consists of four interrelated components: grammar, usage and mechanics; literature – recreational and technical; speech; and written communication. Prerequisite: Department approval required.
 

Science Fiction/Fantasy (SF) Literature*

ENG – 11th/12th Grade – Semester 2
Time traveling aliens, robots, dragons, steampunk, and dystopian societies are all commonplace in science fiction and fantasy literature. Students in this course will identify various key characteristics of science fiction and fantasy as a genre and the subsequent sub-genres, survey the history & themes, explore SF as a platform for social expression and build an appreciation for the creative capacity of SF authors by delving into examples of SF literature from fan favorites like The Hunger Games trilogy to classics like Shelly’s Frankenstein. Prerequisite: Two years of high school English B- or better)
 

Speech

ENG1005 - 10th Grade – Semester 1
This required semester course allows students to develop their oral communication and listening skills. Students will be able to become more confident public speakers by analyzing and critiquing speeches and presentations. Students will also organize information and ideas by writing and delivering a variety of speeches. Prerequisite: None.
 
 

Communication Arts: WORLD LANGUAGES

 
Criteria for the taking of Latin or German or Spanish
  • Testing = Stanine of 6 or higher on their standardized test
  • English Class = Grade of C or higher
  • If student / parents desire only 2 years of a language, student should begin their language studies junior year.
  • If student / parents desire only 3 years of a language, student should begin their language studies sophomore year.
  • If student / parents desire 4 years of a language or are using Latin as the base for their other language studies, student should begin their language studies Freshman year.
  • Since Latin will be online for the future, a 9th grade student desiring to take Latin 1 will need approval from Mr. Ungemach.  He will be speaking with their 8th grade teacher about maturity, responsibility, and work ethic before giving permission.
 

American Sign Language 1- ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

FOR1028- 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
A beginning level course that focus on the fundamental elements of American Sign Language (ASL) in a cultural context. Emphasis is placed on the progressive development of expressive and receptive skills in fingerspelling and thematic units while learning the visual language (short conversations) and culture of the Deaf. Prerequisites: None
 

Chinese 1*-ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

FOR1017 – 10th/11th/12th  – Full Year
An introduction to the Mandarin Chinese language and culture that includes listening, reading, writing, and speaking.
Prerequisites: Successful completion of a year of an MLHS World Language offering with a B or higher
 

Chinese 2*-ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

FOR1018 – 11th/12th  – Full Year
A continuation of Chinese 1. Students, a study of the Mandarin Chinese language and culture that includes listening Prerequisite: Chinese 1
 

German 1*

FOR1009 – All Grades – Full Year
The student begins his study of German in the context of total communication in a living language. Simple vocabulary and grammar are learned as the student begins to communicate through hearing, speaking, reading, and writing. Aspects of contemporary German culture are emphasized. Prerequisite: C in English; or high standardized test score for 9th grade.
 

German 2*

FOR1010 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Full year
The student continues his study of the German language by building on knowledge acquired in the first year. More emphasis is placed on communication in German only. Important aspects of German history and emigration are emphasized. Portions of the gospels and Luther’s Catechism are read. Prerequisite: German I
 

German 3*

FOR1011 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
The student continues his study of the German language by building on knowledge acquired in the first two years. The goal of total communication in the target language is achieved. Important aspects of German history and contemporary culture are studied in the German language via media. Samples of simple German literature are explored. Bible reading and the study of the catechism continue. Written and oral reports in German are required. Prerequisite: German 2
 

Latin 1*-ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

FOR1005 – All Grades – Full Year
Latin 1 begins a study of the Latin language as well as develops an appreciation for Roman history, culture and customs. The course includes a rigid study of vocabulary/English derivatives, syntax, grammar and translation. There are frequent quizzes and numerous exercises in translation and grammar. The instruction will be within the framework of God’s plan of history and how the Roman world served as God’s tool for the spread of the Gospel. Prerequisites: C in English; or high standardized test score for 9th grade.
 

Latin 2* - ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

FOR1006 – 10th-12th Grade – Full Year
Second year Latin will be a continuation of Latin 1. The course goal is to continue the student's comprehensive instruction not only in the Latin language and how it works, but also to enhance understanding of the Roman and post-Roman culture in which Latin flourished as an active literary language. The instruction continues to draw attention to God’s guidance of history for the spread of the Gospel. Additional exposure to the Latin biblical text will be developed. Prerequisites: C or better in Latin 1(or consent of instructor)
 

Latin 3* - ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

FOR1007 – 11th-12th Grade – Full Year
Third year Latin presents a comprehensive review of vocabulary, syntax, grammar and translation. Building on the foundation of Latin 1 and 2, the course provides students with an in-depth experience of Caesar, Catullus, Cicero, Horace, Ovid and Vergil, as well as the Renaissance writer, Erasmus. The students are introduced to “unadapted” Latin literature building their literary skills. Students regularly are required to evaluate the various authors’ writings, ideas and philosophies in the light of God’s Word. Prerequisites: B or better in Latin 2 (or consent of instructor)
 

Spanish 1*

FOR1001 – All Grades – Full Year
Spanish 1 is an elective two-semester course which emphasizes basic vocabulary, grammar, and forms needed to speak and write simple Spanish sentences. It includes a study of Hispanic culture. Prerequisite: C in English; or high standardized test score for 9th grade.
 
 

Spanish 2*

FOR1002 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Full year
Spanish 2 is an elective two-semester course which continues grammar, vocabulary and culture. It also emphasizes reading, writing and listening skills with a goal of increasing ability in oral Spanish.
Prerequisite: C or higher in Spanish 1 - Semester 2
 
 

Spanish 3*

FOR1003 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
Spanish 3 is an elective two-semester course which continues grammar, vocabulary and culture. It emphasizes literature, composition and conversation skills with a goal of competence in Spanish communication. Prerequisite: C or higher in Spanish 2 - Semester 2
 

Spanish 4*

FOR1004 – 12th Grade – Full Year
Spanish 4 is an elective two-semester course which continues grammar, vocabulary and culture. It emphasizes literature, composition and conversation skills with a goal of competence in Spanish communication. Prerequisite: C or higher in Spanish 3 - Semester 2

Fine Arts

 

Fine Arts: ART

Art Introduction

FIN1010– All Grades – Semester
Intro to Art is a one-semester course offered each semester. There is no prerequisite for this course. Through experiences in both the fine arts and craft areas, the student will be exposed to projects using a variety of media, materials, and techniques. Instruction in the elements and principles of design will allow each student to analyze and discuss his/her and other’s projects. Students will learn about many artists and styles of art in order to teach, encourage, and inspire them in their own artwork. This class is an excellent way to “tryout” the art course offerings. Prerequisite: None.
 

Digital Art*

FIN1021 – All Grades – Offered during the 2020-21 School Year
Digital Arts is a one semester course offered in the 2018-19 school year. This introductory course will introduce students to basic digital imaging manipulation skills within vector-based programs. Students will learn the basics of vector programs. They will practice the options of image manipulation. Students will use color theory, visual literacy, and the basic elements and principles of art to create original compositions. Students will develop higher thinking skills through art criticism. Prerequisite: Art Introduction
 

Digital Photography* - Offered in the 2019-2020 School Year

FIN1002 – 10th / 11th / 12th Grade – Semester 1
Digital Photography is a one semester course offered in the 2016-2017 school year. Students will become familiar with the functions of a digital camera. Students will learn photography history as they study photographers of the past and see how they have influenced what we look at today. They will be able to practice the technical aspects of photography to find their own style while studying the style of others. They will also learn different objectives for taking photos such as; documenting an event, preserving the past, landscapes, portraits. Students will develop higher level thinking through art criticism. Students will use editing software and develop ways of sharing work with others. Prerequisite: Art Introduction
 

Drawing/Painting* - Offered in the 2019-2020 School Year

FIN1017 – All Grades – Semester 2
Drawing and Painting is a one-semester course offered during the 2017-2018 school year. Through experiences in drawing and painting, the student will be exposed to projects using a variety of drawing and painting media and techniques. Students will analyze and discuss his/her and other projects using the elements and principles of design. Various artists will be studied concentrating on drawing and painting. Pencil, pen and ink, pastel, marker, and colored pencil will be explored in drawing. Acrylic, oil, tempera, oil pastels, gouache, and watercolor will be explored in painting. The students will be encouraged to expand their artistic abilities, to try new techniques, and explore their own art style. Prerequisite: Art Introduction
 

Mixed Media*

FIN1006 -All Grades – Offered during the 2020-21 School Year
Mixed Media/Sculpture is a one-semester course offered during the 2018-2019 school year. Through experiences in both the fine arts and crafts areas, the student will be exposed to projects using a variety of media, materials, and techniques. Instruction in the elements and principles of design will allow the student to analyze and discuss his/her and other projects. Students will be taught about many artists and styles of art in order to teach, encourage, and inspire their own artwork (mask making, origami, fibers, etc).
 
Review of the elements and principles of design will allow the student to analyze and discuss his/her and other projects. Students will be taught about many artists and styles of art in order to teach, encourage, and inspire them in their own artwork. Students will discover many ways to create 3 dimensional artwork (clay, wood, paper).
Prerequisite: Art Introduction

 

Fine Arts: MUSIC

Band*

MUS1005 – All Grades – Full Year
Band is a full-year course open to students with instrumental background. Tone production, balance, and blend are emphasized during daily rehearsal of music from various styles and periods. The band performs in a minimum of five concerts each school year. It also participates in the WSMA Concert Festival. Band members, as soloists or members of an ensemble, participate in the WSMA Solo/Ensemble Festival each year. Students enrolled in band are also members of the marching band. Prerequisite: Individual lessons or previous experience on your instrument.
 

Cantate Choir

MUS1013 – 9th/10th Grade – Full Year
This is a full-year course open to students in the ninth and tenth grades. Vocal fundamentals, along with ensemble choral tone production, balance and blend are emphasized during rehearsals of music from various styles and periods. The choir sings in a minimum of four concerts each school year. The choir members, as soloists or small ensembles, also participate in the WSMA Solo/Ensemble Festival each spring. Prerequisite: None.
 

Concert Choir

MUS1001 –11th-12th Grade – Full Year
Concert Choir is a full-year elective for juniors and seniors (and sophomores in Lancer Singers). Acapella and accompanied choral music of various styles and periods is selected for rehearsal and performance in four major concerts, MLHS Sundays, chapel services throughout the school year. The choir members, as soloists or members of small ensembles, also participate in the WSMA Solo/Ensemble Festival each spring. Prerequisite: None.
 

Music 1

MUS3014_LPS – 9th Grade – Full Year
The basic elements of music theory, music history, worship, and listening are stressed in this course. In addition, experiences in choral singing are offered through rehearsals and performances in the Freshman Choir. Freshmen are required to participate in all four school sponsored concerts. This course is taught three days per week opposite of Physical Education 9. Prerequisite: None.
 
Individual Music Lessons
Individual Music Lessons are given before or after school, or offered during regular band and choir periods, or study halls. Lessons are 30 minutes in length and will be tailored to the individual needs, abilities, goals, and age of each student.  In each lesson we will strive to include warm-ups, sight singing / sight reading, technique, music theory, performing a varied repertoire and music history.  Students will gain the tools to use their natural talents in the most healthy and effective fashion and will be assisted and encouraged to improve their God-given abilities, enhance their performance skills, and develop an overall enjoyment of music. 
 
Lessons are given on a weekly basis and cost $17 per 30 minute lesson. This cost includes the payment of teacher salary and administrative costs. 
 
  1. The MLHS Lesson Teachers will use PowerSchool to report student progress.
  2. Music Lessons will appear as an “Audit” on transcripts that are sent to colleges and employers. 
  3. To receive “audit” on a transcript, the student and parent must complete the MLHS Lesson Commitment form.
 
 
Keyboard: Piano or Organ
MUS3025_MAN – All Grades – Semester or Full Year
Organ Requires recommendation from piano teacher, organ teacher and music department head.
 
Instrumental Music Lessons
MUS3024_MAN – All Grades – Semester or Full Year
 
Vocal Lessons
MUS3026_MAN – All Grades – Semester or Full Year
 

Math

Algebra 1

MAT1003 – 9th-10th Grade – Full Year
A two-semester course in Algebra designed to give the student a complete foundation in algebraic structure and method. The course covers work in the areas of real numbers, simple and complex equation and problem solving, polynomials, fractions, factoring, graphing, rational and irrational expressions, and quadratic equations and the inequalities. Prerequisite: None.
 

Algebra 2*

MAT1004 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
This elective course is designed to give the student an in-depth study of algebraic concepts. The course covers a review of Algebra 1, rational and irrational numbers, radicals, quadratic equations, complex numbers, graphing, exponents, logarithms, permutations, and combinations. Prerequisite: Algebra I and Geometry
 

AP Calculus AB# ST

MAT2004 – 12th Grade – Full Year
Calculus: is an advanced branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits of function models and with differentiation (slope dy/dx) and integration (area) of the function models and their applications to the functions they model. These topics will help to understand and model some of the wonders of our almighty God’s. The course is designed for a full year course in calculus 1 that follows Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 with Trigonometry, (Precalculus) with functions and analytical geometry, and precedes higher levels of calculus. Students have been given instruction and opportunity for the appropriate use of the TI-84 calculator family in these prerequisites. The objective of this course is to give students the understanding of calculus concepts, related mathematical skills and appropriate technology necessary for success on the Advanced Placement Exam and in subsequent college mathematics courses. The skills and objectives will empower you to model and study physical science, economics, business, engineering, statistics, and many other problem solving application. Prerequisite: B or higher in Pre-Calculus and department approval added but not in syllabi.
 

AP Calculus BC* - ONLINE COURSE:WVS

MAT2008 – 12th Grade – Full Year
AP Calculus BC is a two-semester course that follows AP Calculus AB.  In this course, students study functions, limits, derivatives, integrals, and infinite series.  Students write and work with functions represented by written descriptions, mathematical rules, graphs, and tabular data.  Students discover how calculus is used to model real-world phenomena by using functions, differential equations, integrals, and graphing technology to solve problems, support solutions, and interpret findings. Prerequisite: B or higher in AP Calculus AB
 

AP Statistics# – ONLINE COURSE: WVS

MAT2007 – 12th Grade – Full Year
Statistics are used everywhere from fast food businesses ordering hamburger patties to insurance companies setting rates to predicting a student’s future success by the results of a test. Students will become familiar with the vocabulary, method, and meaning in the statistics which exist in the world around them. This is an applied course in which students actively construct their own understanding of the methods, interpretation, communication, and application of statistics. [C4] Each unit is framed by enduring understandings and essential questions designed to allow students a deep understanding of the concepts at hand rather than memorization and emulation. Students will also complete several performance tasks throughout the year consisting of relevant, open-ended tasks requiring students to connect multiple statistical topics together. [C4] The TI83+/ 84 OR 89 calculator and computers will be used to explore the world of data and the patterns which can be found by analyzing this information as well as statistical relationships. [C5] General topics of study include "exploring data," "planning and design of a study," anticipating patterns," and "statistical inference." Prerequisite: Algebra 2 & Trigonometry
 

Basic Algebra*

MAT1016 – 10th Grade – Full Year
This is a two-semester elective course designed to give the student a basic understanding of algebraic concepts. The course begins with data analysis which leads students to using a graphing calculator to find the mean and later use linear regression to do some predicting in rea world settings. Equations help us make predictions. Students reach that goal of predicting using the algebra of first-degree equations, linear equations. As time permits, students will also work with two linear equations in two unknowns and coordinate geometry. Khan Academy online will provide drill and practice to review and develop basic math and basic algebraic skills. Prerequisite: Pre-Algebra
 

Consumer Mathematics

MAT1006 – 11th/12th Grade – Semester
This course covers math life skills. It begins with an extensive look at federal and state income tax forms and filing procedures. Other items covered are auto ownership, purchasing goods, personal income, and various areas of banking and banking services, investments, insurance, and housing cost. Prerequisite: None.

Geometry*

MAT1005 – All Grades – Full year
This two-semester course is designed to help students understand the basic structure of geometry, develop powers of special visualization while building their knowledge of the relationship among geometric elements, and grow in the understanding of the deductive method and appreciate the need for precision of language. Students will also strengthen their algebraic skills, gain some knowledge of the methods of coordinate geometry and the way in which algebra and geometry complement each other, and experience the stimulation and satisfaction that comes from clear and creative thinking. Prerequisite: Algebra I or permission from department chair
 

General Math

MAT1001 – 9th Grade - Full Year
A two-semester course designed to review the basic operations of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and directed numbers. Problem solving, rates, percents, statistics, and basic geometry are also discussed. If a student takes this course a subsequent year, mathematics life skills will be emphasized. . Prerequisite: None.
 

Honors Algebra 2 & Trigonometry*

MAT2006 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Full Year
An honors elective course designed to give the student and in-depth study of algebraic concepts and an introduction to trigonometric functions. This course covers rational and irrational numbers, radicals, quadratic equations, complex numbers, graphing, exponents, logarithms, permutations, combinations, trigonometric functions and identities, polar coordinates, and vectors. Prerequisite: Algebra I and Geometry, department recommendation
 

Honors Pre-Calculus & Trigonometry*

MAT2002 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
A two-semester course designed to prepare the student for modern courses in calculus, abstract algebra, and probability. Topics covered are logic, properties of the complete ordered field, mathematical induction sequences and series, algebra of vectors, plane analytical geometry of points and lines, linear and polynomial functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, and circular and trigonometric functions and their properties. Prerequisite: Algebra 2/Trig or Algebra 2, department recommendation.
 

Pre-Algebra

MAT1002 – 9th/10th -Full Year
Pre-Algebra is a two-semester course for students who need additional time to prepare for Algebra I. It reviews fundamentals of mathematics, reviews algebraic concepts previously introduced in other math courses, and introduces new math concepts. Topics covered include the four fundamental math operations, order of operation, fraction, decimals, percents, ratio, proportion, exponents, scientific notation, perimeter, area, volume, solving equations and inequalities, graphing and translating real life problems into mathematical sentences.
Prerequisite: None.
 

Statistics* ST

MAT1013 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
This course is designed to provide the student with a comprehensive treatment of introductory statistics and probability in such areas as business, sociology, ecology, economics, education, medicine, psychology, and mathematics as well as in our everyday life as consumers. Students in these courses must frequently demonstrate a knowledge of the language and methods of statistics. Methodology and applications have been integrated throughout the course. Prerequisite: Algebra I and Geometry

Science

 

Science: HEALTH & PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Health

PHY1002 – 10th Grade – Full Year – (shared with Physical Education)
Health is a required semester course for sophomores. The course will teach healthful living from a Christian perspective. The course is designed to promote responsible decision making and provides students with life management skills that encourage them to care for and respect their bodies as temples of the Holy Spirit. Prerequisite: None.
 

Fitness Leadership & Exercise

PHY1005 – 11th/12th Grade - Semester
In this course students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for a lifetime of fitness, and activity. This course will focus on providing students with the knowledge and tools to implement and perform fitness plans. The plans will be individually based upon the student’s goals. Students will learn how to effectively create and teach fitness activities to others in an interactive setting. This course requires self-motivated students. Bulk of time will be spent in the weight room, gym, or outside. Prerequisite: None.
 

Lifetime Sports & Activities

PHY1013 – 11th/12th Grade - Semester
In these classes students will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary for a lifetime of fitness, and activity. This course will go through a large variety of sports and activities that are common part of being physically active after high school. This course leans heavier on life skills and games to stay activate into adulthood using a variety of sports and activities. Prerequisite: None.
 

Physical Education 9

PHY3010MLHS – 9th Grade – Full Year
Freshman physical education is an introductory physical education class, which meets Wisconsin Standards for Physical Education. Freshman will be exposed to basic fitness concepts, and weight room introduction. Students will experience a variety of aerobic and anaerobic activities. Prerequisite: None.
 
Physical Education 10*
PHY1004 – 10th Grade – Full Year (shared with Health)
Sophomore physical education will focus on meeting Wisconsin Standards for Physical Education. Students will develop their own personal fitness plan, set goals and track their plan throughout the semester. Students begin class with a unit warm up. Students will participate in the activities of soccer, footie, badminton, pickelball, games with bases, archery, team building activities, and yoga. Physical education students will keep activity journals to track their activities and set and achieve goals. They will keep food journals which will be directly used in Health 10.
Prerequisite: Physical Education 9

Science: SCIENCE

AP Environmental Science# ONLINE COURSE:WELS ALHSO

SCI2005 –12th Grade – Full Year
A college-level course with an overview of components of ecosystems, including energy flow and the structure and dynamics of populations and communities. Students review the processes that affect natural environments, examine the impact of human activities on ecosystems, and discuss current environmental issues. The course is designed to prepare high school students to take the College Board AP exam on this subject.  Throughout the course the student is encouraged to demonstrate love for God through respect for His artistic work and love for neighbor in that others are not hurt or harmed by how we act.  Field projects will be required.
Prerequisites: Two years of laboratory science and department approval
 

Astronomy ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

SCI1007 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester 2
This course explores the wonders of the heavens above us. Students will gain an appreciation for God’s majesty as revealed in His universe. Students will learn what an astronomer studies. Students will finally learn to navigate the night sky for personal enjoyment.
Prerequisites: None.
 

Biology

SCI1005 – 10th Grade – Full Year
Biology is a full-year course dealing with life as a gift of God and not a happening of chance. The course combines the lecture-discussion method with scheduled laboratory experiences. The student is encouraged to view his body as a temple of the Holy Spirit and is encouraged to treat it and his environment as wondrous gifts of divine creation. Prerequisite: None.
 

Earth/Space Science*

SCI1006 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester 1
Earth/Space Science is a one-semester elective course which provides a broad survey of the major topics connected to Earth science: geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy. The student is encouraged to view Earth as a wonderful temporary home provided for us by our gracious God. Prerequisite: Successful completion of Intro to Chemistry and Intro to Physics.
 

Environmental Science ST

SCI1014 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
Environmental Science is a full-year course designed to help students become better stewards of the creation God has given them. The interactions of plants, animals, and humans in their environments are studied. Concepts are reinforced with hands-on laboratory experiments, projects, and collaborative research work both online and in the field. Prerequisite: None.
 

Honors Advanced Biology*

SCI1017 – 12th Grade – Full Year - Offered during the 2020-21 School Year
Advanced Biology is a full-year course designed to provide a more in-depth study of nature and the wonder of God’s gift of life. Topics to be covered are the chemicals of life, cell biology, genetics, biotechnology, a survey of the kingdoms of life with special emphasis on the structure and function of plants and animals, and ecology. The course includes regularly scheduled laboratory experiences, which reinforce and expand on topics presented in lecture. Prerequisite: B- or better in Chemistry
 

Honors Anatomy & Physiology*

SCI1013 – 11th/12th Grade – Semester 2
Anatomy and Physiology is a one-semester elective course intended particularly for those students who plan to pursue careers in health care and medicine. The anatomy (structure) and physiology (function) of each major organ system in the human body will be covered. Lab activities, including a detailed dissection of a representative mammal, help to reinforce concepts.  Prerequisite: Successful completion of Biology with a B- or higher
 

Honors Chemistry* ST

SCI2002 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
Chemistry is a full-year laboratory-oriented course in which the composition and properties of substances are investigated, both quantitatively and qualitatively. Topics include chemical formulas, reactions, molar relationships, stoichiometry, atomic structure, periodic properties, bonding, gases, and solutions. Chemistry is a central science, laid in place during creation, and the course is designed to give students a foundational understanding of the matter which makes up their physical and biological surroundings. Concepts are reinforced with simulations and laboratory investigations. Prerequisite:  C in Algebra 1
 

Honors Physics* ST

SCI2001 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
Physics is a full-year course which introduces the laws of creation as they apply to the movement of matter through space and time. Topics include motion, force, energy, heat, sound, light and electricity. The course is primarily quantitative and stresses the use of models and mathematical analysis. Concepts are reinforced with simulations and laboratory investigations. Prerequisite:  C in Algebra 2
 

Human Anatomy and Physiology I* DC- ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

SCI1023 – 11th/12thGrade - Semester 1
A study of the structure and function of the human body. Integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, cardiovascular, and respiratory systems are covered. Prerequisites: B or higher in Biology, C or higher in Chemistry and the student must have successfully passed SCI1013 with a C or higher.
 

Human Anatomy and Physiology II* DC - ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

SCI1024 - 11th/ 12thGrade - Semester 2
A study of the structure and function of the human body. Blood and the endocrine, lymphatic, digestive, urinary, and reproductive systems of the human organism are covered.
Prerequisites: Completion of SCI2010 Human Anatomy and Physiology I.
 

Intro to Chemistry

SCI1003 – 9th Grade – Semester 1
This semester course introduces students to study of the composition and properties of matter including identifying, measuring, and changing matter in a laboratory setting. Prerequisite: None.
 

Intro to Physics

SCI1004 – 9th Grade – Semester 2
This semester course introduces students into the science of motion of matter through space and time including modeling, measuring, and predicting motion of objects in a laboratory setting. Prerequisite: None.
 

Technology/Engineering/Family/Consumer

 

Technology/Engineering/Family/Consumer:  BUSINESS

Accounting

BUS1001 – 11th/12th Grade -  Semester
The aim of the course is to provide an understanding of the flow of a business transaction through the accounting cycle, to teach the necessity for neat and accurate records, and to provide background instruction for advanced study in business administration or accounting. Students will maintain accounting and payroll records for a sole proprietorship, merchandising business, and corporation. Prerequisite: None.
 

Intro to Business

BUS1003 – 9th-11th Grade– Semester
Introduction to Business is a course where the foundational understanding of business is laid. Students will learn the background knowledge they need to have a strong grasp of what is going on in the business world. They will learn about business basics, types of businesses, management strategies, handling employees, marketing and pricing, and running a business. Prerequisite: None.
 

Technology/Engineering/Family/Consumer: TECHNOLOGY

AP Computer Science# -ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM2001 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
A college-level first course in computer science. The emphasis in the course is on procedural and data abstraction, object-oriented programming and design methodology, algorithms, and data structure. Java will be the programming language used in the course.
Prerequisites: Must have received a B or higher in previous online computer course and completed an MLHS higher level math class
 

Computer Applications*

COM1002 – 9th Grade – Semester
This is a one-semester required class for all freshmen. It is designed to obtain a working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Professional Suite. Students will work with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Office 365. The use of the internet, phone apps, and social media in a God-pleasing way will also be addressed. Prerequisite: Computer keyboard competency strongly recommended.
 

Computer GraphicsONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM1008 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester 2
Computer Graphics will introduce students to raster and vector graphic editing software to create, edit, and manipulate images and drawings. These skills can then be applied to complete projects in other courses during and after high school, in the workplace, and for personal use.
Prerequisites: None, but basic computer knowledge is assumed.
 

Digital Media

COM1005 - Grades 11th/12th - Semester
This course is offered to juniors and seniors.   
In this course students will be introduced to using different types of media technology including video production, live stream production (including sporting, musical and drama events), proper professional social media writing and production (facebook, instagram, twitter, etc.), and online writing in the form of blogs. During this course students will develop school promotional videos, the Lancer Link, and other school related videos.  Students will be their own managers of a selected school sponsored activity where they will be responsible for posts, updates, program design, etc. with the supervision of the instructor. **This course will require students to attend out of school hours activities such as sporting events, concerts, performances, etc.** (Seat limit is 14)
 

Game Programming ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM1010 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester 1
Students will have the opportunity to write code to create and run simple 2-D and 3-D game programs using the Unity game engine. Using step-by-step instruction and hands-on projects, students will learn how to develop, test, run and debug games that feature graphics and sound effects. The project(s) developed over the length of this course will encourage students to consider pursuing a technology related career that will influence the learning of others. Prerequisites: Introductory programming course or consent of instructor. Programming course in Visual Basic.   
 

Game Programming 2ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM2022 – 11th/12th Grade – Semester 2
Using the knowledge and skill developed in Game Programming 1, students will use the Unity Engine interface to develop more complex 2D and 3D games. Students will focus on the programming language C# and the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in making games more interactive and interesting. The project(s) developed over the length of this course will encourage students to consider pursuing a technology related career that will influence the learning of others. Prerequisites: “C” or better in Game Programming 1.
 

Introduction to Computer Programming-ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM1007–10th/11th/12th Grades– Semester 1
Introduction to Programming is a hands-on introductory computer-programming course.  Students will learn the fundamental programming techniques of the Visual Basic language, while setting a foundation for the learning of other programming languages. Prerequisites: None, but basic computer knowledge is assumed.
 

Introduction to Computer Programming 1 BDC -ONLINE COURSE

COM1007–10th/11th/12th Grades– Semester 1
Introductory course for computer science majors and minors in programming using a high-level language. The emphasis is on problem solving, designing, writing, and executing structured programs.
 

Introduction to Computer Programming 2* BDC - ONLINE COURSE

COM1007–10th/11th/12th Grades– Semester 2
A continuation of COMS103. Advanced programming topics include searching, sorting, data structures, and object-oriented concepts. Prerequisite: Introduction to Computer Programming 1
 

Intro to Multimedia - ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM1019 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester 1
Provides an overview of theory and concepts of audio and visual communication used to present information or promote a message. Students will be able to apply an understanding of the elements of design to develop web-based media for presentational and instructional use. Students will also apply ethical and legal responsibilities in creation of multimedia content. Prerequisite: None, but basic computer knowledge assumed.
 

Web Page Design ONLINE COURSE: WELS ALHSO

COM1006 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester 1
Students will learn HTML commands (Hyper Text Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheets), and Java Script programming languages so they can create effective and responsive web sites. They will also study the principles of professional design to apply them to those sites. Prerequisite: None, but basic computer knowledge is assumed.

 
 

Technology/Engineering/Family/Consumer:  Vocational

Apprenticeship*

VOC3004 – 11th/12th Grade – Full Year
 The purpose of the Youth Apprenticeship is a school to work program to train students who plan to enter the work-force directly after high school, or who plan to enroll in a technical college or a university in an occupationally-related degree program. The student must be in grade 12 (a few programs allow 11th grade students to enroll) and must maintain a minimum GPA of 2.0 One vocational related elective credit earned per semester for a minimum of three hour/day work experience. If accepted, the student must take a minimum of four classes in addition to Youth Apprenticeship.
 

Child Development - Offered in the 2019-2020 School Year

VOC1022– 11th/12th Grade – Semester
This is a one-semester course offered during the 2019-2020 school year. This course is designed to help develop knowledge, skills, and confidence in becoming a parent and working with young children in a Christian atmosphere. Areas of concentration include understanding of self and others, prenatal care, postnatal care, the developing child, child care and developmental characteristics, physical, emotional, social and intellectual development of the pre-school and school-age groups. Students will be required to observe and partake in a pre-school learning activity. Special children and children-related careers will also be studied. “Baby Think It Over” simulators will be experienced. Prerequisite: None.
 

Computer Aided Design* ST

VOC1021– 10th-12th Grade – Semester
This course introduces students to the principles of engineering and design, using math, science, and technology in the areas of engineering. Students will gain a basic understanding of design, layout, and CAD (Computer Aided Design) used in mechanical engineering, architectural engineering and manufacturing technology while using SolidWorks software platform. They will be introduced to fundamental concepts of engineering that can be used in wood, plastic, and metal fabrication. Self-motivation and a strong ability to read and follow directions are necessary for this class. Prerequisite: Geometry and work with Windows Operating System
 

Foods (as space allows)

VOC1008 – 9th/10th Grade – Semester
Foods is a one-semester course offered during a semester of the 2019-2020 school year. This course emphasizes nutrition and health, food preparation, trends and technology in foods, and safety and sanitation when preparing foods. Each student will have the opportunity to prepare and evaluate food products. Community service projects will be included.
 

Intro to Construction Trades*

VOC1017 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester
This is a one semester course designed to introduce the students to the various trade skills that comprise the construction industry. Students enrolled in this course will complete labs and challenges that integrate their knowledge of the material and application to its use in the daily responsibilities of today’s skilled trade’s person. Upon completion each participant will be able to demonstrate skills that are used in today’s building process. The students will learn and practice safe work habits on a daily basis. This course will challenge the student to research, and apply the skilled trades in their community to their daily lives. Upon successful completion of this course students may choose to apply for the Youth Apprenticeship Program during the following school year. Prerequisite: Satisfactory completion of Woods 1.
 

Life Skills & Personal Finance

VOC1023–11th/12th Grade – Offered during the 2020-21 School Year
This is a one semester course offered during the 2020-21 school year. The course will help the young Christian build a variety of skills that prepare them for independent living. Topics covered include budgeting (spending, saving, borrowing, and investing), housing, transportation, employment, setting goals, getting along with others, handling change and stress, health, safety, community issues and citizenship and much more. By learning how to make informed decisions students can build a solid foundation for life on their own. Speakers, case studies, individual and group projects will be interspersed throughout the course. Prerequisite: None.
 

Medical Terminology BDC – ONLINE COURSE

VOC1028 – 11th/12th Grade – SUMMER
A self-guided study of the prefixes, suffixes, and roots involved in the language of medicine used by healthcare professionals. The course will include real-world examples and case study applications in addition to interest-specific research to aid in application of the terminology in health care settings.
 

PLTW Principals of Biomedical Science*ST

Offered during the 2019-20 School Year
VOC1051 -11th/12th Grade – Full Year
This is a Project Lead the Way course. In this full-year course, students investigate concepts of biology and medicine as they explore various health conditions and determine the factors that led to death of a fictional woman. The activities and projects in the class introduce students to human physiology, basic biology, medicine, and research processes and allow students to design experiments to solve problems. Along the way they develop planning, documentation, communication, and other professional skills. Prerequisite: Biology.
 

PLTW Intro to Engineering ST

VOC1042 – 9th/10th GRADES – Full Year
This yearlong course is a high school level foundation course in the PLTW program.  Students are introduced to engineering profession and a common approach to the solution of engineering problems, an engineering design process. Prerequisite: None.
 

Woods 1 ST (as space allows)

VOC1012 – 9th-11th Grade – Semester
This is a one-semester course available to grades 9-12 is designed to introduce the students to the process of changing a raw material into a finished product. The student will use various hand and power tools along with power equipment to fabricate several projects. The students will learn and practice safe work habits on a daily basis. Prerequisite: None.
 

Woods 2 * ST (as space allows)

VOC1013 – 10th/11th/12th Grade – Semester
This is a one-semester course available to grades 10-12 is designed to introduce the students to the process of changing a raw material into a finished product. The student will use various hand and power tools along with power equipment to fabricate several projects. The students will learn and practice safe work habits on a daily basis. Prerequisite: C in Woods 1
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