Courses

Physical Science

This is a survey of the fundamental principles of physics and Chemistry, the metric system, the scientific method, descriptive chemistry, force, motion, heat, light, electrical energy, organic chemistry, and the periodic table. The course does include math and algebraic operations to be used in problem solving. Physical Science serves to prepare students for future work […]

Math – Honors (pre-algebra)

Introduction to Algebra completes the student’s pre-high school mathematics foundation and provides an introduction to algebra through real-world applications. Topics covered include integers, variables and expressions; solving equations and inequalities; number theory; graphing; geometric concepts; statistics and probability; percents and rational numbers; multiplying and factoring polynomials. The course provides mathematical competency for success in the […]

Computer Science

This course will introduce students to computer literacy by teaching a variety of skills, including: keyboarding, word processing, desktop publishing, database management and spreadsheet development. Students learn how to research using the Internet, online card catalog, electronic presentations and web designs.

Health & Physical Education

This is a program of indoor and outdoor lifetime physical education activities and instruction.

Literature

This class is a study of the literature and writings of the Renaissance, Reformation, Enlightenment Periods of Western Europe and Colonial and Revolutionary Periods of 17th and 18th century America. The readings correspond with the students’ study of history, and class discussions center on the historical impact of the writings, as well as their literary […]

Louisiana History

This course is a study of Louisiana and the other states included in the Louisiana Purchase. During the year Louisiana Day celebrates Louisiana’s unique culture by focusing on South Louisiana customs, traditions, and foods. Field trips are scheduled each year to places such as the Tensas National Wildlife Refuge or Poverty Point. This course covers everything […]

Earth Science

The students will study the structure and composition of the earth including the earth’s atmosphere, oceans, surface waters, landmasses and interior. Students investigate the dynamics of the earth’s changing surface and the role that energy plays in earth systems. Students learn how the earth’s ecological systems support life through environmental relationships and natural cycles. Students […]

Algebra I

This class will be taken by those 8th graders whose academic record indicates the ability to handle the Algebra I curriculum. This program includes a study of variables and open sentences, problem solving, polynomials, special products and factoring, algebraic fractions, graphing, radicals, and real numbers.

Math

This class will complete the student’s pre-high school mathematical foundation and provides an introduction to algebra through real-world applications. Topics covered include integers, variables and expressions; solving equations and inequalities; number theory; graphing; geometrical concepts; statistics and probability; percents and rational numbers; multiplying and factoring polynomials.

Engineering

This class provides to the opportunity to explore various engineering careers and basic engineering techniques and it will also include on-the-site training under the supervision of an engineering mentor.