Current Classes

  • 1492-1789: The Creation of the New World and the Rise of Democracy
  • Advanced Computer Programming
  • Algebra 1
  • Algebra 2
  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Language
  • AP Literature
  • AP Physics
  • Basics of Computer Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Chinese 1, 3
  • English Fundamentals
  • Existentialism and World Literature
  • French 1, 2, 3
  • Geometry 
  • German 2
  • History & Philosophy of Science: Theories of Time
  • Integrated Science
  • Introduction to World History: The Creation of the New World
  • Latin 1, 2, 3
  • Military History
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Science & Technology for Future Leaders
  • Science: Ecology and Evolution
  • Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4
  • The Origins of National Crises: Syria, ISIL, and Greece
  • Truth in Media: Seminar in American Nonfiction
  • US History

Sample Classes from Previous Years

English

  • Anthem, Twelfth Night, Critical Literary Analysis, Recitation
  • AP English Literature and Composition
  • A Tale of Two Cities; Poetry, Vocabulary, Recitation
  • One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich: Compare/Contrast
  • Comedic Literature; As You Like It, An Ideal Husband; Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy
  • Sense & Sensibility; Western European Romanticism
  • 20th Century Writers: Sylvia Plath, Virginia Woolf, George Orwell
  • Wuthering Heights; Dracula; Alice in Wonderland
  • Dante’s Inferno and the Florence of His Times
  • World Theater: Shakespeare and Moliere

History

  • Truman: America, Atomic Age and Modern America
  • Isaacson’s Steve Jobs: Steve Jobs, the Personal Computer, and Leadership
  • The Last Lion; Winston Churchill and 20th-Century European History
  • Guns, Germs & Steel
  • Kissinger’s On China and the Future of US-China Relations
  • AP US History
  • European History 1648-1815; The Pursuit of Glory
  • US Civil War: Battle Cry of Freedom
  • US Civil War: Confederate Nationalism
  • Geography
  • Great Powers Conflict 1500-2000
  • Central Asian History (emphasis on military conflict); Imperial Grunts; A Military History of Afghanistan

Languages

  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Latin
  • Spanish

Math

  • AP Calculus AB
  • Precalculus
  • Algebra II, Trigonometry, Applications
  • Euclidean Geometry
  • Analytic Geometry/Rational Functions
  • Math Applications
  • Algebra

Science

  • AP Physics
  • AP Biology
  • Animal Evolution and Physiology
  • Energy & Electricity
  • Environmental Science
  • Inorganic Chemistry Laboratory
  • Genetics and Chemistry
  • Forensic Science
  • Optics

Social Studies

  • Evaluation of Complexity & Uncertainty in Political Decision-Making; Review of Climate Change Research & Policy
  • The Iliad: Power and Human History
  • Superfreakonomics; The Republic
  • Freakonomics and The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • Global Financial Economics
  • US Politics, Economics, Gangs
  • Complex Problem Solving; Descartes’ Error
  • Daniel Quinn’s Ishmael; Nietzsche’s Thus Spoke Zarathustra
  • From Dictatorship to Democracy, The Autobiography of Malcolm X
  • US Constitution, 2008 Presidential Elections

Technology

  • Intro IT & Robotics
  • Computer programming
  • Website design
  • Codecademy
  • iOS Application Development

Electives

  • Art of Architecture
  • Architecture
  • Classics
  • Cognitive Psychology & Reasoning
  • Cognition: Philosophy, Neuroscience, and Practice
  • Cooking
  • Musical Theater Appreciation
  • Theater Improvisation
  • Science and Technology Seminar
  • Comparative Religion