Academics
General Information

COURSE CATEGORIES

Core Classes

Core classes are courses that happen every year, and are required for students to graduate.

Electives

Electives are classes that can change each year, depending on student interest and faculty availability.


Past/Potential Electives:
Art History
Studio Art
Drama
Music Appreciation
Sociology
Mythology
Journalism
College Writing
Appalachian Studies
Kentucky History
Humanities
Creative Writing
Anthropology
Psychology

AP Courses

AP Courses are offered based on student interest and performance. These courses require students to take an AP exam at the year, which may award students with potential college credit hours in a given subject.


Past/Potential AP Courses:

AP American History
AP Statistics
AP English
AP Calculus

AP Chemistry

Dual Credit

Dual Credit courses are taken senior year and provide students with both high school and college credit hours. College credit is provided through Big Sandy Community and Technical College (BSCTC).


Past/Present Dual Credits Offered:

College Biology
Biology Lab
Speech
Psychology

Field Studies

A class field trip is offered each year, in which students give a report each night on what they have learned and experienced. Field Studies' aim is to expose students to new places and ties into what they have learned in the classroom. Field Studies counts as a quarter credit toward students' final GPAs.

MIDDLE SCHOOL CIRRICULUM 2021-2022:

6th Grade Curriculum

CORE:

Mathematics

Physical Science

Grammar

World History
Religion


ELECTIVES:

Kentucky History

Art

Physical Education

7th Grade Curriculum

CORE:

American History

Mathematics
Earth Science
Grammar
Religion

ELECTIVES:

Kentucky History
Art
Physical Education

8th Grade Curriculum

CORE:

Introduction to Literature

American History
Algebra I

Earth Science
Religion


ELECTIVES:
Physical Education
Art
Kentucky History

HIGH SCHOOL CIRRICULUM 2021-2022:

9th Grade Curriculum

CORE:
Algebra
British Literature
Spanish I

Biology
World History
Religion
Health


ELECTIVES:
Physical Education

10th Grade Curriculum

CORE:

Spanish II
British Literature
Precalculus
Biology
World History


ELECTIVES:
Art
Drama

Music

11th Grade Curriculum

CORE:
Chemistry
American History
Precalculus
Spanish III / Latin I


ELECTIVES:
Art
Drama
Music

12th Grade Curriculum

CORE:

Calculus
College Biology (DC)
Speech (DC)
Economics (Fall)
Government (Spring)
Senior Literature
Spanish IV/ Latin II
Religion


ELECTIVES:
Drama