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https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A35https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67899{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A35Foundations in ArtStudents can expect a wide variety of two-dimensional and three-dimensional experiences in this survey course. Students will be encouraged to think creatively as they develop ideas for their various assignments and discover their personal preference for creating two- or three-dimensional art. The elements and principles will be stressed and art history will be an informal component. Some media possibilities could be pencil, tempera, watercolor, clay, papier-mache, wire, tooling metal, scratchboard, mixed media and others.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Foundations%20in%20Art.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A38https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67596{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A38Arts of the World “Arts of the World” emphasizes applying the elements of art and the principles of design to create multicultural inspired works of art. An awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences will be a large part of the class. Students will create both two and three-dimensional works. Students will study the people, history, geography, and art of many cultures. A variety of media such as paint, clay, wood, paper mache, fibers, found objects, etc. will be used. 5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Arts%20of%20the%20World.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67817{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A41Drawing and Painting 1Students can expect to gain a strong foundation in drawing and painting in this beginning level class. Composition, the visual element, the principles of design, and the basic techniques and concepts of both drawing and painting will be covered. The end goals are to increase artistic self-confidence, increase one’s understanding of the basics of drawing /painting and to produce successful works.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A42https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67819{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A42Drawing and Painting 2This second level course builds upon the experiences of Drawing and Painting 1. Students who choose to take this course should be confident with their drawing skills and ready to produce more complex finished drawings and paintings. An emphasis will be on the development of a more personal style, sophisticated approaches to the development of ideas, development of a greater awareness to art beyond school, and the introduction of new techniques.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A61https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68436{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A61Pottery and Sculpture 1This is a foundation course that emphasizes the art elements and principles of design to produce nonfunctional and functional three-dimensional art forms constructed from clay. Students may explore both functional and nonfunctional forms using hand-building, the potter’s wheel, and various other sculptural techniques. Students will be exposed to contemporary and historical clay artists.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Pottery%20and%20Sculpture%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A90https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68137{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A90Independent Study in ArtIf a student wants to take an independent study course in this content area, he or she must complete an Independent Study Contract with a teacher willing to sponsor the independent study. The student and teacher must obtain the approval of the building administrator. Independent study will be approved only in advance and if it falls into one of the following categories: (a) study that goes beyond the academic program available at the school; (b) study that duplicates an elective class but which is unavailable to the student; (c) study that is truly individualized and cannot be taught within the curriculum; or, (d) intensive summer programs or travel.5Fine ArtsRecommendation9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Independent%20Study%20in%20Art.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67760{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}CC5Concurrent TEC0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Concurrent%20TEC.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67757{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}CC9Concurrent Boulder UniversalVaryN/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Concurrent%20Boulder%20Universal.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/world-language/F71https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68546{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F71Spanish 1Level 1 introduces students to target foreign cultures and to the four basic language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students acquire skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Low Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present on very familiar topics using isolated words and high frequency phrases in the context of Culture, Connections and Comparisons.10Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Spanish%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/health/G50https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68185{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}G50Issues in HealthHealth Education in tenth grade is based on developing skills in relation to age appropriate health topics. By developing skills related to effectively accessing health resources, communicating, analyzing peer and media influences, goal setting, decision making, and health advocacy, students in BVSD will be able to achieve and maintain optimal wellness.5Health10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterHealthN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Issues%20in%20Health.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/family-consumer-science/H61https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67706{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}H61Child DevelopmentThe purpose of this course is to acquire knowledge and understanding of child and adolescent development necessary for strengthening the well being of children and families. Content focuses on perspectives of human development, research and theories, understanding and nurturing development, and challenges to development. Membership in the Student Organization FCCLA is an integral part of this program. 5Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterFamily and Consumer EducationHospitality, Human Services & EducationNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Child%20Development.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L08https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67375{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L089th Grade English Language ArtsNinth Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension and composition of informational, literary, and persuasive texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of texts from American and world cultures. Students read novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write in a variety of styles with a focus on structure, vocabulary, and writing mechanics. In addition, students engage in a variety of discussions and oral presentations, as well as research and reasoning tasks, and the research process. 10LA - English 99th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/9th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L100https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68518{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L100Senior Literature, Composition and CommunicationSenior Literature, Composition and Communication is a year-long course that builds on the skills learned in Eleventh Grade English Language Arts. The course includes the study of literature and nonfiction. Instruction of college preparatory writing techniques is an integral part of the curriculum. Students continue to refine their composition, reading, and speaking skills in a variety of genres and contexts. Higher-level literary and textual analysis is emphasized in class discussion, writing, and oral presentations. Students learn a variety of organizational strategies in writing and speaking as well as learning to speak and write for a variety of audiences and purposes. 10LA - LA Elective12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Senior%20Literature,%20Composition%20and%20Communication.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L104https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68748{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L104World Humanities 1World Humanities explores how our understandings of ourselves influence our understanding of the complexities of the world both today and in the past. In a two-fold approach—both social studies and literature are used to promote critical self-reflection and understandings. In pairing fiction with the historical and cultural lessons that place the literature in context, students examine themes that span a variety of regions and time periods. Students develop an understanding of how people view, construct, and interpret history and analyze key historical periods and patterns of change over time within and across nations and cultures. Students analyze and evaluate a variety of texts, complete independent research, and produce writing for a variety of purposes. In turn, students develop the skills needed to be culturally literate global citizens.10LA - World Lit/Comp10th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/World%20Humanities%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L19https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67772{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L19Creative WritingCreative Writing introduces the student to the writing of fiction, poetry, the personal narrative, drama, screenplay, and creative essay. Students analyze peer and published authors for particular stylistic devices in order to understand the writer’s skill in narration, dialogue, description, and detail. This course provides activities and projects to stimulate ideas and extend the students’ writing talent, to encourage appropriate freedom of expression, and to develop sensitivity to the power of words in the written medium. Students read their work aloud for class critique and the course introduces students to appropriate markets for publication. 5LA - LA Elective10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Creative%20Writing.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L20https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67391{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L2011th Grade English Language ArtsEleventh Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension, synthesis, and composition of informative, literary, and argumentative texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of texts, such as novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write with a focus on refining craft and structure for different audiences and purposes. In addition, students engage in discussions and oral presentations. 10LA - American Lit/Comp11th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/11th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L27https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67383{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L2710th Grade English Language ArtsTenth Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension and composition of informative, literary and argumentative texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of complex texts, such as novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write with a focus on the craft and structure of writing for a variety of audiences and purposes. In addition, students engage in discussions and oral presentations. .10LA - World Lit/Comp10th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/10th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67727{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L31Communication in SocietyCommunication in Society assists students in learning to improve self-confidence and effectiveness in a wide variety of communication situations. Opportunities are provided to learn about communication in one-to-one and one-to-a-group situations, within small group activities, and within large groups. Areas of communication include self-awareness, relationships, work situations, and the community. Attention focuses on learning speech fundamentals, breaking down the barriers to communication, becoming aware of and expressing ideas and thoughts, problems solving, conflict management, thinking skills, and decision making. Students read, discuss, and critically examine informative/expository resources and literature. 5LA - Communications10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Communication%20in%20Society.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L33https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67815{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L33Discussion and DebateDiscussion and Debate teaches students the techniques used in argumentation, forms of discussion, and formal debate. Students learn the fundamentals of communication and the psychology of persuasion. Skills practiced in this class are applicable to other classes and to participation in the democratic process in our communities, states, and country. The course is based on strong oral components.5LA - Communications11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Discussion%20and%20Debate.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L34https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68477{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L34Public SpeakingPublic Speaking teaches students the techniques used in informative and persuasive speaking. Students learn the fundamentals of communication and develop skills in the preparation, organization, and presentation of speeches. Students practice and deliver prepared and impromptu speeches to inform, to persuade, and to entertain. 5LA - Communications10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Public%20Speaking.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L46https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68688{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L46Video & Film ProductionVideo and Film Production provides opportunities for students to write, produce, and edit video and film. Students are responsible for planning, handling technical equipment, and employing technical knowledge. Students also analyze film, video, and television. 5LA - Communications9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo20.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Video%20Production.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L54https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68530{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L54Short Fiction5LA - LA Elective10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Short%20Fiction.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L60https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68392{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L60Philosophy through Film and LiteraturePhilosophy through Film and Literature encourages a lively interest, understanding, and discussion of some of the main pieces of Philosophical Literature. This course introduces students to Philosophy and its methods of inquiry by discussing a range of literature and film and by investigating major contributors to philosophical inquiry through the ages. The emphasis is on examining arguments while encouraging students to provide their own arguments through writing and discussion.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Philosophy%20Through%20Film%20and%20Literature.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L68https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68283{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L68Literature for Diverse SocietiesLiterature for Diverse Societies engages students in the discovery of a variety of literary texts. The course focuses on informative/expository and narratives such as autobiographies, essays, poetry, plays, and novels that cover various topics and are written by diverse authors. Literary analysis is supplemented by media, and creative projects examine the cultural aspects connected to the texts’ topics or authors’ experiences.5LA - LA Elective10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Literature%20for%20Diverse%20Societies.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L74https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67646{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L74British Literature after 17005LA - LA Elective10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/British%20Literature%20after%201700.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L75https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68529{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L75ShakespeareShakespeare introduces students to the works of Shakespeare and the Elizabethan period in which he lived. Students investigate his continuing appeal as a playwright by exploring his ability to use characterization, dramatic language, and universal themes. Students analyze representative examples of tragedies, comedies, and/or histories. Student also perform selected Shakespearean scenes to enhance understanding of all aspects of Shakespeare’s work. 5LA - LA Elective10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Shakespeare.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L80https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68341{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L80MythologyMythology focuses primarily on Greek and Roman myths, yet other cultures such as African, Native American, Asian, and Norse texts are studied at a comparative level. Background information and resources on characteristic themes of world cultures adds emphasis to the individual myths studied. The course emphasizes various myths and legends, plus a study of Homer’s epics the Iliad and/or the Odyssey and Virgil’s Aeneid.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Mythology.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L91https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67809{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L91Digital Narratives: Storytelling in the Modern EraOral storytelling offers opportunities to experience a wealth of cultures, experiences, and lessons. In this tradition, the Digital Storytelling class is designed to give students an opportunity to share their own narratives through multimedia presentations and learn from the experiences of others. A variety of digital formats (still imagery, moving imagery, sound, and text) will be used, in conjunction with students’ voices, to tell cohesive narratives for a variety of purposes. Narrative themes may include: overcoming obstacles, the impacts of drastic transitions, and relevant teen issues.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Digital%20Narratives.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LA2https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67859{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LA2English as a Second Language 210LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/English%20as%20a%20Second%20Language%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LE1https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68203{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LE1Journalism ReportingJournalism: Reporting offers an in-depth survey of journalism, including news writing, interviewing, and writing stories (news, features, sports, editorials, and columns). It also covers the history of journalism, newspaper terminology, headline writing, copy and proofreading, advertising, page layout, photojournalism, press law and journalism ethics. This course is available online.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Journalism%20Reporting.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M22https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68638{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M22Two Year Algebra 1 Year 1Algebra 1 is an introduction to abstract reasoning and algebraic symbolism. Students will solve equations and systems of equations, and they will use functions to represent patterns and make predictions. The focus is on linear, exponential, and quadratic functions in problem-solving sitations. Students will engage daily with the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students will also employ algebraic methods to summarize data and to compare data sets. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Two%20Year%20Algebra%201%20Year%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68046{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M31HS Algebra 1Algebra 1 is an introduction to abstract reasoning and algebraic symbolism. Students will solve equations and systems of equations, and they will use functions to represent patterns and make predictions. The focus is on linear, exponential, and quadratic functions in problem-solving sitations. Students will engage daily with the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students will also employ algebraic methods to summarize data and to compare data sets. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Algebra%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M32https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68639{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M32Two Year Algebra 1 Year 2Algebra 1 is an introduction to abstract reasoning and algebraic symbolism. Students will solve equations and systems of equations, and they will use functions to represent patterns and make predictions. The focus is on linear, exponential, and quadratic functions in problem-solving sitations. Students will engage daily with the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students will also employ algebraic methods to summarize data and to compare data sets. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Two%20Year%20Algebra%201%20Year%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67975{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M41GeometryGeometry presents a thorough study of the structure of the postulational system and development of formal synthetic proof. It considers the topics of congruence, parallelism, perpendicularity, properties of polygons, similarity, and the relationships of circles, spheres, lines, and planes with respect to space as well as the plane. Basic principles of probability will be introduced. The maintenance of algebraic skills will be emphasized.10MA - Algebra 1 or HigherM31 or M359th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Geometry.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M56https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68611{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M56Technical MathTechnical Math is designed for students who wish to apply mathematics skills to technical and industry fields. Students will solve problems involving number sense and operations, measurement, algebra, geometry, and personal/business finance as applied to the workplace.5MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Technical%20Math%20CED.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M67https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68582{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M67StatisticsThis course will explore the analysis of data and make use of graphical and numerical techniques to study patterns and departures from patterns. An emphasis will be placed on interpreting information from graphical and numerical displays and summaries.5MA - Algebra 1 or Higher10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Statistics.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/physical-education/P30https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67635{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}P30Bowling and Recreational GamesThe goal of the Bowling and Recreational Games course is to provide a knowledge base and practical experience in lifelong activities. Bowling & other Recreational activities provides a foundation upon which each person can develop skills and knowledge to participate socially or competitively in lifelong physical activities.5Physical Education9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterPEN/ANo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Bowling%20and%20Recreational%20Games.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/physical-education/P99https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68694{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}P99Waived Physical Education0Physical Education9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyPEN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Waived%20Physical%20Education.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68790{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}PW7Post Secondary Other wt0N/A9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Post%20Secondary%20Other%20wt.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S10https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68056{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S10Physical SciencePhysical Science is a lab-based, inquiry‐oriented course involving principles and concepts concerning the physical world. Content areas explored include nature and behavior of matter, atomic theory, chemical and physical changes including bonding and reactions, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, light and sound, and energy. The course emphasizes the study and proper use of fundamental science tools including the metric system, periodic table, and graphing. 10SC - Physical Science9th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Physical%20Science.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S16https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67840{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S16Earth Space GeophysicalThis course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the relationships between the structure, processes, and resources on Earth and other solar bodies. Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experiences. Units of study include Cosmology and Earth History, energy and forces in the Solar System, plate tectonics, climate processes, resources and the environment, physical and chemical changes in the geosphere, and natural hazards. This course is inquiry based and involves both independent and cooperative learning. 10SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Earth%20Space%20Geophysical.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S21https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68319{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S21Medical InterventionsThis course addresses topics in research areas that are presently undergoing paradigm shifts in both thought and practice. While the characterization and treatment of infectious diseases will be taught per current mainstream medical practice, some larger untoward consequences of standard approaches are brought into light per recent research. The course proposed will cover all units as presented in the syllabus, and will include the Career and Technical Education Post-Secondary Workforce Readiness piece as an addition. FRCC College Now.15SC - Life ScienceV101;S31;S379th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterNatural ScienceSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Medical%20Interventions.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68049{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S31BiologyIn this class, students will explore relationships between structure and function in organisms and the interaction of cells and organisms with each other and their environments. Topics of study include: use of a microscope, cell structure and function, biochemistry, microbiology, classification, human physiology, genetics, evolution, botany and ecology. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented and engage students in the practices of scientific inquiry. 10SC - Life Science9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Biology.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S32https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67632{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S32BotanyBotany is the scientific study of plants and their relationship to the environment. In this course students investigate the growth, reproduction, anatomy, morphology, physiology, biochemistry, taxonomy, genetics, and ecology of plants. Laboratory and outdoor experiences complement classroom activities.5SC - Life Science11th;#12th;#1 SemesterNatural ScienceN/ANo5.00000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Botany.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S42https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=67600{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S42AstronomyThis one semester course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the solar system, galaxy, and universe in which we live. Students use tools of observation to learn about space and learn how other astronomers past and present have used tools available. Areas of study include: the process of science, including use of the tools used to observe the sky; stellar astronomy and how stars change over time; and planetary astronomy and how interstellar spacecraft are obtaining information about other bodies in the solar system.5SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterNatural ScienceN/ANo5.00000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Astronomy.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T21https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68684{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T21US HistoryUnited States History focuses on American History from Industrialization into the 21st century. Students will deepen their understanding of current events and participate in an enriched study of the 20th century, tracing the development of social, political, and international relations of the United States. Students will be required to critically examine how our recent history impacts the present day. 10SS - US History10th;#11th;#1 yearSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/US%20History.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T25https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68290{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T25Local HistoryThis course considers the history of Boulder Valley communities ranging from mountain communities to the city of Boulder and neighboring cities to the east. By taking a regional approach it emphasizes the connectedness and interdependence of neighboring communities historically and in our present day. This course will have students explore regions of Colorado, the influence of the people of pre-historic times, Indian people, Hispanic People, miners, farmers, ranchers and recent times.5Electives10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Local%20History.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T37https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68652{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T37US GovernmentThis course reviews the basic concepts of United States Government from pre‐revolutionary days to the present time, the functions of national, state, and local governments and their relationships to the citizens of the United States. The responsibilities and obligations of both the citizen and the government to each other are an integral part of this course. The course will combine the historical foundations with analysis of current events. Students will be encouraged to simulate, observe and participate in local government. 5SS - US Government9th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/US%20Government.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=68746{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T41World HistoryWorld History is a chronological, thematic, and comparative study of the world, with an emphasis on 1450 to present. Students will examine themes that span regions and will focus on the interaction of world citizens and ideas from the First Global Age through the 20th Century. Students will be engaged in an in-depth study of some eras and will be asked to complete independent research, apply critical thinking and examine multiple perspectives on world issues. 10SS - World History10th;#11th;#1 yearSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/World%20History.docx