Booker T. Washington Enrollment and Course Information Course Information Details about Specific Courses Archery • A PE credit elective • Offered 7th hour • Learn skills & prepare for local, regional, & state level competition • See Mrs. Palace in room 206 for approval and instructions • Open to Juniors and Seniors only OUTDOOR ADVENTURE/ WALKING & JOGGING • This class is now a year long adventure with units on how to enjoy the great outdoors through individual sports, camping, fishing and water activities. Mrs. Gharibvand’s Visual Art Steps If you never have had Art in High School: Rising 9th and 10th--------Pre-AP Art 1 Rising 11th and 12th ------Art 1 If you have had Pre AP Art 1 or Art 1: Rising 10th --------Pre-AP Art 2 Rising 11th --------Pre-AP Art 2 Rising 12th --------Pre-AP Art 2 or Studio Art AP w/my signature If you had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2: Rising 11th ------Studio Art AP with my signature Rising 12th -----Studio Art AP with my signature If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2: Rising 12th -------Studio Art AP If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2 AND Studio Art AP: Rising 12th ------ A different Studio Art AP: Drawing, 2D or 3D with my signature Mr. Roberts Visual Art Steps If you never have had Art in High School: Rising 9th and 10th--------Pre-AP Art 1 Rising 11th and 12th ------Art 1 If you have had Pre AP Art 1 or Art 1: Rising 10th --------Art 2 Rising 11th --------Art 2 or IB Studio Art w/my signature Rising 12th --------Art 2 If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2: Rising 11th ------IB Studio Art with my signature If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2: Rising 12th -------Studio Art AP (Mrs. Gharibvand) If you have had Pre-AP Art 1/Art 1 AND Pre-AP Art 2 AND Studio Art AP: Rising 12th ------ A different Studio Art AP: Drawing, 2D or 3D with my signature BTW THEATRE ARTS LEVEL ONE BTW Drama I + Acting I LEVEL TWO BTW Drama II + Acting II SEMESTER THEATRICAL PERFORMANCES BEHIND THE SCENES Technical Theatre I & II ASSEMBLIES / FORUMS / PERFORMANCE CREW / CONSTRUCTION / ORGANIZATION / LIGHTING / FX LEVEL THREE Advanced Drama IBSL BTW Jazz Ensemble BTW Orchestra Performing in concert this Spring: Pavanne, Op. 50 – by Gabriel Fauré Overture to ‘Iphégenie un Aulide’ – by C.W. Gluck Concerto #5, 1st mvt – by Seitz (with guest musicians) Concerto in D minor for Two Violins – by J.S. Bach Need another Elective? How about adding another World Language? In order to take Spanish I, French I or Italian I students must be concurrently enrolled in their first WL. For enrollment get the signature of your current WL teacher. You can take also take Chinese, German, Japanese, Latin or Russian. Russian Language • Two years required for Graduation • Two years recommended for college admissions • Learn the language of the Tsars and the International Space Station • Learn the language of spies, diplomats, and one of the world’s most powerful countries • Find out why “Russia is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” Why Take Chinese?? There are 1.5 billion reasons to study Chinese. If you could get $1.00 from every person in China, you would have 1.5 billion dollars!!! But isn’t Chinese hard? NO! The Grammar is easy: There are no conjugations and no subject verb agreement. You don’t have to remember how to spell words. No plural changes to nouns. Word order is easy: What happens first is said first. We host visiting Chinese students The Chinese teacher sings off key, dances off rhythm, tells stories, and anything else that might help students learn Chinese. You have an opportunity to travel to China. We have the longest running exchange program with a sister school in China in the entire state of Oklahoma. This is the 16th year to be partnered with Beihai Middle (it’s a high school) School in Guangxi province. Learn about a new Culture We are National Geographic Beihai School We go to cool places! Lao she’s tea house Mr. Waldron getting married We play with children in China. We make friends. We make dumplings Italian I Requirements To take Italian I as an elective next year you must: 1. 2. Be concurrently enrolled in another world language level III or higher. Be interested in learning Italian! AP/IBHL SPANISH LITERATURE What a wonderful opportunity for students to explore the entire Spanish-speaking World through its poetry - drama - short stories legends - and personal accounts from its tales of knights in shining armor to its fantastical modern adventures! In addition every student can receive college credit through IBHL and/or AP Testing Open to students at level 6 in Spanish as well as Heritage Language students who are juniors or seniors! ACT Test Preparation • This is a year-long course. • This course is for JUNIORS ONLY. • This is for students who are committed to improving their scores on college entry exams. • BE READY TO WORK! Will you be a sophomore? Do you plan to take an AP class? The Social Studies & English / Language Arts Departments both strongly recommend that you also enroll in Pre-AP English II. AP courses require well-developed writing skills because the AP exam essays must be written at the college level. Think of Pre-AP English II as the “boot camp” that is preparing you for the following: • taking those AP exams at the end of your sophomore year. • taking IB or AP classes during your junior and senior years. BTW Photography Program Multimedia Image Management (Photo 1: Technology or Elective Credit. Starting 2015, Photo is no longer an art credit!) This is a crash course in analog darkroom photography and a survey of the history of photography through the recent trends in image content creation methods. Students are trained in the use of Adobe Photoshop to professionally edit a photograph in a variety of processes and methods. Students study the basic elements of composition, studio lighting techniques and concepts such as visual literacy and symbolism in art. Digital Editing and Production (Photo 2 – Elective Credit) Advanced Photography is a comprehensive review of the advanced shooting, editing, and production techniques of both digital and darkroom photography. Students focus more on building a body of work and are expected to enter photography competitions at the local, state, and national levels. Students are guided towards understanding and harnessing the professional techniques of contemporary professional photographic expectations. Business and IT Capstone (Photo 3: Technology Credit) Third year photography is for seniors only and is an independent study course in which students are given projects that range in size from one day of work to weeks of work to complete independently. Students are given consistent feedback on their work by the teacher and their peers but are given several projects to complete simultaneously. Students must complete a professional internship, create a photography show, and present their body of work to local area photography professionals for feedback. Fundamentals of Technology For more information contact Ms.Humphrey at [email protected] Prerequisites None Course Description Provides students with fundamental concepts, principles and ideas. Teaches how a business is operated and managed in a quickly changing environment. Provides job readiness skills and soft skills needed for success in any work place by covering the entire Microsoft Office suite. Computer Repair and Troubleshooting I & II For more information contact Ms.Humphrey at [email protected] PREREQUISITES FUNDAMENTALS OF TECHNOLOGY OR BUSINESS AND COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY Course Description •Prepares students for positions related to maintenance of computers •Learn components of a computer & related equipment through hands on/project based learning, textbook assignments and internet research. •Complete modules and simulations using testout.com software What is ITGS? Information The study of how developments in information technology affect Technology in a people and society Global Society For the IB Diploma For more information contact Ms. Humphrey at [email protected] Accounting What is accounting? The planning, recording, analyzing, and interpreting financial information. For more information contact Ms. Humphrey at [email protected] Fundamentals of Web Design New Course Pre-Req: Fundamentals of Technology Open to Sophomores, Juniors and Seniors Students will create web pages from scratch. Marketing Fundamentals Open to All grades Year Long Learn about the different ways products, businesses, brands, and celebrities are marketed Complete hands-on projects Marketing Capstone/Cooperative Learning AKA Job-Out Open to SENIORS only Pre-Req: Any College and Career Readiness Department course (Marketing, Accounting, Photography) Students can concurrently enroll their Senior year to meet requirement Year Long Course 7th hour course – Student meets with teacher a few times a semester and will be able to leave campus during 7th hour to go to work. Teacher meets with Employer a few times a semester Student must be employed and maintain employment at an approved worksite. (Food industry jobs DO NOT count) Student Must work at least 10 hours a week. Contact Mrs. Markham-Bryan for more info [email protected] Room 242 WORLD HISTORY SURVEY SOPHOMORES Mandated for 10th graders who are not considering the I.B. Program May also be taken by other upper classmen Full year course SOPHOMORES, JUNIORS & SENIORS ADVANCED PLACEMENT WORLD HISTORY Usually taken by 11th or 12th graders who want to take a rigorous, College Board course Full year course, meets world history graduation requirement Students must take the AP exam for weighted credit. SOPHOMORES OR JUNIORS ADVANCED PLACEMENT UNITED STATES HISTORY • 10th graders who are considering the I.B. program or 11th graders who desire a rigorous, College Board AP Course • Full year course • Students must take the AP Exam for weighted credit U.S. HISTORY SINCE 1878 JUNIORS This is an EOI course which is mandated for every student. Students have the option of substituting AP U.S. History Full Year Course JUNIORS or SENIORS ADVANCED PLACEMENT PSYCHOLOGY You will study consciousness, dreams, memory, behavior, research, disorders, intelligence, therapies, insanity, perceptions, memory, thinking, IQ, and much, much more. Full year course Must take AP Exam for weighted credit JUNIOR or SENIORS Students will be involved in real life experiments on human subjects and study cognitive, biological, and socio-cultural psychology. Full year courses Must take IB exam for weighted credit IBHL AND IBSL PSYCHOLOGY IBSL WORLD HISTORY JUNIOR or SENIORS This course focuses on 20th-century problems of conflict, ideology, and global political development. Full year course Must take the IB exam for weighted credit. JUNIORS or SENIORS Students study military history: major wars, decisive battles, strategies, tactics, technology, the causes and consequences of war, as well as those who participated in wars (generals, admirals, soldiers, sailors). Full Year Elective Prerequisites- None Military History JUNIOR or SENIORS This course focuses on the modern history of Europe and the Middle East: politics, leaders, social issues, economies. Full year course Must take IB Exam for weighted credit. IBHL HISTORY OF EUROPE AND THE MIDDLE EAST JUNIORS and SENIORS Students learn about the modern history and culture of the people of East and South Asia and Oceania from 1600 to the present. Must take IB Exam for weighted credit. IBHL HISTORY OF ASIA AND OCEANIA Juniors or Seniors Contemporary Affairs Students study about current events and investigate the background stories of the cause and effect for what is happening around the world. Semester Course Paired with Street Law JUNIOR or SENIORS This course covers practical applications of law in America related to many issues like civil rights, gangs, search and seizure, and other issues. Semester course Paired with Contemporary Affairs STREET LAW JUNIORS and SENIORS Students learn about the history of African Americans from their cultural beginning in Africa to the present. One year class AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES JUNIORS and SENIORS • • • ECONOMICS/AP MACRO ECONOMICS How does the economy really work? Why do we have money? How can you earn money in the stock market? Note: this class is AP Macro second semester! AP Macro prepares you for the AP Exam in Economics Macro and is the equivalent of an intro economics course in college. JUNIORS and SENIORS IBSL ECONOMICS • This is an upper level rigorous course where students investigate the complexities of world markets, economic theories, and how the world works. • Must take IB Exam for weighted credit Juniors and IBSL World Religions Seniors This course focuses on the history and beliefs of religions all around the world. Open to non-IB Students too! Full Year Course Must take IB Exam for weighted credit. Sophomore Year • General Chemistry • Pre AP Chemistry Junior Year Life Sciences • AP Biology JR/SR • AP Environmental Science JR/SR • Zoology JR/SR • IB SL Sports Science Physical Sciences • • • • • • AP Chemistry JR/SR IB Chemistry HL JR/SR Gen Physics I AP Physics I IB Physics HL/SL ..JR/SR Astronomy JR/SR Senior Year Physical Sciences Life Sciences • • • • AP Biology AP Environmental Science Anatomy/Physiology Zoology • • • • • AP Chemistry IB Chemistry HL AP Physics C SR IB Physics HL/SL Astronomy • Forensic Science This is a class that requires skills in both the Life and Physical Sciences AP Physics 1 • AP Physics 1 is an algebra-based, pre-med type physics. A score of “3” or better on the national exam earns college credit at most schools. • Open to Juniors and Seniors • Enrollment in Algebra 2 is required, and Precalculus is recommended. AP Physics C • Engineering-type physics. • A score of “3” or better on the national exam earns college credit at most schools. • Open to seniors who have taken Pre-AP Physics or AP Physics I as juniors. • Enrollment in Calculus is required. IBHL Physics • Emphasis is on written explanation and real-world applications of physics • Open to seniors who have taken AP Physics B as juniors • Seniors who are not in the IB Diploma Program are encouraged to take AP Physics C instead. IBSL SPORTS, EXERCISE AND HEALTH SCIENCE A One-Year Standard Level IB Science Course Meet your IB Science requirement in one year Create the time to take another elective! IBSL Sports, Exercise and Health Science • Open to Juniors and Seniors • Preference given to students in the IB Program • Topics covered include • Anatomy • Exercise Physiology • Nutrition • Movement • Skill in Sport • Human Performance • Make yourself a better human! • Run a 5K race in the Spring! Robotics (Elective Credit only) Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors as an elective. The class participates in FIRST Tech Challenge Competitions. Join Yearbook! Must have Mr. New’s signature Looking for: PHOTOGRAPHERS DESIGNERS ARTISTS SALESPEOPLE See Mr. New in room 222 if interested in joining next year! Mathematics Enrollment for 2015-16 Mathematics If you are taking Algebra 1 this year, then next year you will enroll in Geometry. You do not need a signature from your current math teach to enroll. If you are taking Geometry this year, then next year you will enroll in Algebra 2. You do not need a signature from your current math teacher to enroll. Mathematics If you are taking Algebra 2 this year, then next year you have options to discuss with your current math teacher. You do need a signature from your current math teacher to enroll. If you are taking Pre-Calculus, Math Studies IBSL, Algebra 3, AP Statistics, Calculus I or II, you have options to discuss with your current math teacher. You do need a signature from your current math teacher to enroll.