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Eighth Grade Programming

Semester 1 & 2

Core Curriculum* 

  • Language Arts 8 
    • Advanced Option: Advanced Studies Language Arts
  • 8th Math or Algebra I 
  • Science 8 
    • Advanced Option: Advanced Studies Science 8 
  • Early American History 
    • Advanced Option: Advanced Studies Early American History

Required Electives* 

  • Physical Education (Semester) 

Elective Options - Students will select electives that equal a total of two and a half units of credit. Students may choose from the following electives to complete their schedule:  Quarter = .25 units; Semester = .5 units; Year = 1.0 units 

Introduction to Computer Science (Semester) 
Technology, Innovation, & Entrepreneurship (Semester) 
Expanding Human Resources in FCS (Semester) 
Expanding Creative Resources in FCS (Semester) 
Industrial Technology (Semester) 
Engineering Technology (Semester) 
8th Grade Broadcasting & Video Technology (Semester) 
Speech & Theatre (Semester) 
8th Grade Broadcasting: Special Projects (Semester) Application and teacher recommendation required.                                                                                                        8th Grade Art I(Semester) 
8th Grade Art II (Semester) 
8th Grade Vocal Music (Semester) OR 8th Grade Select Choir audition required (Semester) 
8th Grade Band (Year) 
String Orchestra (Year) 
French I, German I, Spanish I, or Mandarin Chinese I (Year)   
8th Grade AVID (Year)                                             


Course Descriptions

Core Curriculum: 

All 8th grade students will automatically be enrolled in these classes.

Required Electives:

All students take this elective.

Elective Options:

Students select electives that equal a total of two and a half units of credit.