Course Guide

Humanities

Course Name Grades Credits Department
Advanced French IV and V – Honors Course 11-12 1 French Program
Advanced Spanish IV and V-Honors Course 11-12 1 Spanish Program
American Literature – Honors Course 12 1 English Elective
Civil Rights Literature 11-12 1 English Elective
Composition for College and Career 11-12 1 English Elective
Creative Writing 11-12 1 English Elective
Economics – Honors Course 11-12 1/2 or 1 Social Studies Elective
English 10: Identity & Voice 10 1 English Required
English 7 7 REQUIRED English Required
English 8 8 REQUIRED English Required
English 9 9 1 English Required
Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education 9-12 2-4 Science Elective
ESOL I – English for Speakers of Other Languages I 9-11 1/2 English for Speakers of Other Languages
ESOL II – English for Speakers of Other Languages II 9-12 1/2 English for Speakers of Other Languages
French I 9-12 1 French Program
French I – A and B • Spanish I – A and B 7-8 STRONGLY RECOMMENDED Middle School Program
French II 9-12 1 French Program
French III 10-12 1 French Program
Gender Studies 10-12 1 Social Studies Elective
Global Studies and Geography 8 Middle School Required Social Studies Required
Human Nature in Literature – Honors Course 11-12 1 English Elective
Introduction to Social Studies 7 7 Middle School Required Social Studies Required
Literary Adaptations 11-12 (10 with permission) 1 English Elective
Modern World History 11-12 (Required) 1 Social Studies Required
Perspectives 11-12 1 Social Studies Elective
Psychology 11-12 1 Social Studies Elective
Spanish I 9-12 1 Spanish Program
Spanish II 9-12 1 Spanish Program
Spanish III 10-12 1 Spanish Program
U.S. History 11-12 1 Social Studies
Why Food Matters: An Introduction to Local, Regional, and Global Food Systems 9-12 1/2 Social Studies Elective
World Civilizations 9 (Required) 1 Social Studies Required
World Literature 11-12 1 English Elective
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Independent Learning

Course Name Grades Credits Department
Challenge Course 9-12 1/4 to 1 (High School Students Only) Independent Learning
Independent Course Study 11-12 up to 1 Independent Learning
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Outdoor Education

Course Name Grades Credits Department
Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education 9-12 2-4 Science Elective
Outdoor Leadership 7-8 Elective Rotation Outdoor Education
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Physical Education, Health and Wellness

STEM

Course Name Grades Credits Department
Advanced Biology: Human Physiology & Genetics – Honors Course 11-12 1 Science Elective
Advanced Chemistry – Honors Course 11-12 1 Science Elective
Algebra I 8-12 1 (High School Students Only) STEM
Algebra I Honors 9-12 1 STEM
Algebra II 10-12 1 STEM
Algebra II Honors 9-12 1 STEM
Anatomy and Physiology 11-12 1/2 or 1 Science Elective
Applied Mathematics 10-12 1 STEM
Astronomy 10-12 1/2 Science Elective
Calculus – Honors Course 11-12 1 STEM
Chemistry I: The Study of Matter 11-12 1 Science Elective
Conceptual Physical Science 9 (Required) 1 Science Required
Consumer Math 11-12 1 STEM
Cybersecurity 11-12 1 1/2 STEM
Environmental Science: Global Concerns/Local Impacts 11-12 1 Science Elective
Environmental Studies and Outdoor Education 9-12 2-4 Science Elective
Essentials of Biology: An Introduction to the Science of Life 10 (Required) 1 Science Required
Forestry 11-12 1 Science Elective
Geometry 9-12 1 STEM
Horticulture 11-12 1/2 Science Elective
Internet and Society 9-12 1/2 STEM
Introduction to Computer Science 9-12 1 STEM
Introduction to Laboratory Science 7 REQUIRED Science Required
Math Concepts, Levels 1 or 2 7-12 1 (High School Students Only) STEM
MathThematics Book I 7-8 STEM
MathThematics Book II 7-8 STEM
MathThematics Book III 7-8 STEM
Middle School Digital Literacy 7 Required STEM
Personal Finance 10-12 1 STEM
Physics: Mechanics 11-12 1 STEM
Physics: Waves, Light, Electricity, and Magnetism 11-12 1 STEM
Pre-Algebra 9-10 1 STEM
Precalculus- Honors Course 11-12 1 STEM
Robotics 7-12 Elective Rotation for Middle School; 1/2 for High School STEM
Statistics 11-12 1 STEM
The Flow of Matter and Energy Through the Biosphere 8 REQUIRED Science Required
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Unified Arts

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“Consider that the mind is capable of an endless growth.”—Asa Burton, one of the founders, urging citizens of Thetford to establish TA in 1819
We set high expectations. We challenge all members of the school community to reach their highest potential.
Our mission is to celebrate the unique worth of all students, to nurture their strengths, and to challenge them to fulfill their potential.
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