• 6th Grade Exploratory Wheels - 21-22

     

    Students will rotate through the wheels each quarter (every 10 weeks). 

     

    • Mrs. Estep - Choir/Music
    • Ms. Gavin - Intro to Drama
    • Mr. Panikowski - Career and College Pathways
    • Ms. Perez - Enjoying Art
    • Ms. Tavener - Building Resiliency/Go Zen!
    • Mr. Wenn - And Justice For All

     

     

    7th/8th Grade Exploratory Wheels - 21-22

     

    Students will have a semester-long elective depending upon the period the class falls on. The course titels and their descriptions are as follows:

     

    • Period 1 - Dr. Solsona - Intro to Digital Literacy (IDL): This course provides students with structured inquiry and standards-based lessons that integrate the basic principles of Digital Literacy. Through the course, students will have an increased awareness of the academic requirements to use technological applications to enhance their learning and study skills. Hands-on, project-oriented activities will introduce the students to a variety of skills needed to be successful in our modern world. 
    • Period 2 - Ms. Fabanish - Public Speaking: Students will learn how to use academic language when presenting in class, speech and debate skills, and how to become more comfortable speaking in class.
    • Period 3 - Mr. Barchan -  Lifelong Wellness: This class will cover various body systems and how they relate to overall health, movement, lifetime fitness, and leading a healthy lifestyle.  The topics will include: skeletal system, muscular system, cardiovascular system, mental health, diet, sleep, stress and stress management, and others.
    • Period 5 - Mr. Witt - Lifelong WellnessThis class will cover various body systems and how they relate to overall health, movement, lifetime fitness, and leading a healthy lifestyle.  The topics will include: skeletal system, muscular system, cardiovascular system, mental health, diet, sleep, stress and stress management, and others.
    • Period 6 - Mr. Akopian - Astronomy: This course offers a presentation of the methods and techniques used by astronomers to determine the nature of the universe. This course uses some very basic mathematics. Topics covered include star names, asterisms and constellations, sky motion, planet motion, orbital motion, stellar brightness, stellar spectrum, crater formation, star clusters, galaxies, and deep sky objects. An important part of the course involves working with and learning the operation of an online planetarium.