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Facing History & Ourselves

We need citizens with the moral imagination required to be tolerant of difference, who understand what a creative act it is to connect themselves to others. – Margot Strol

World Classics H

This course is designed for students who want an advanced program in English. This honors-level course uses the works of authors such as Shakespeare, Achebe, Bronte, and Austen to study composition and literature. Additionally, the course utilizes world classics to explore the influence of world culture, thought, and values on contemporary thinking. Because it is a required course, it includes particular emphasis on instruction in reading and writing.

Programming For Mobile Devices

 Programming for Mobile Devices introduces students to mobile application development.  This semester long course will cover many topics not found in other computer science courses, such as: managing lifecycles, databases (including SQLite), background threading, and best practices for memory-efficient coding.  This hands-on course will culminate in a final project in which students create and produce a unique application to be published on the Google Play marketplace. 

Stage Technology 2

Stage Technology and Design is designed to integrate theoretical and practical knowledge of stage technology and design. Students will study the design and construction of sets, lighting, sound, and costumes, and apply their skills by developing design concepts and mounting productions from a variety of theatrical genres.  By assuming vital roles in play productions, students will work effectively in leadership and ensemble situations, and experience the relationship of technical theatre to the theatrical event as a whole.

Special Education Teacher Assistant

Students are needed to assist in the special education class at Gunn for students with orthopedic and multiple disabilities.Tasks may include working with students on basic skills and providing opportunities for disabled students to interact with their Gunn peers.  Can be taken for credit or community service hours.

Small Learning Community

Our small learning community is designed for 28 freshmen and will provide a tightly knit community, integrated curriculum, outdoor adventure, and opportunities to grow as leaders.

All students will share some common classes and teachers.  The content and standards will be the same as our traditional courses; however, in the small learning community program, the teachers and students will work together to explore common themes and demonstrate their knowledge in some cross-curricular projects.

School Service Semester 2

Offers the student an opportunity to give valuable service to the school and gain valuable experience in the process.  While students who have some clerical skills are needed, those students who may be thinking of teaching as a career should be most interested.  In this program they will be given the opportunity to work with teachers in the classroom and school offices in their particular fields of interest, thus gaining a better understanding of teaching as a career.  They will also work with experienced office personnel, helping in the preparation and handling of educational materials.

School Service Semester 1

Offers the student an opportunity to give valuable service to the school and gain valuable experience in the process.  While students who have some clerical skills are needed, those students who may be thinking of teaching as a career should be most interested.  In this program they will be given the opportunity to work with teachers in the classroom and school offices in their particular fields of interest, thus gaining a better understanding of teaching as a career.  They will also work with experienced office personnel, helping in the preparation and handling of educational materials.

Living Skills 11-12

This course provides students with the skills and knowledge that will help them to make informed and responsible decisions about issues that affect personal health and well-being. Subjects of study include identity, influences, individuality, communication, health, drug and sex education. This fulfills the high school graduation requirement. 15 hours of community service required.

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