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https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64634{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A42https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64636{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A43https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64637{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A43Drawing and Painting 3This third level more advanced class builds upon the drawing and painting experiences of level 2. The class will provide opportunities to expand drawing, painting and related skills; to develop a personal style; to develop creative ideas; to expand one’s awareness to art beyond school, and to provide instruction based on a student’s art or career goals when desired. Proficiency in skills will be expected. 5Fine Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%203.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A44https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64638{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A44Drawing and Painting 4This fourth level advanced course gives students an additional opportunity to produce drawings, paintings, and related works for a portfolio. The class will provide opportunities to expand drawing, painting and related skills; to develop a personal style; to develop creative ideas; to expand one’s awareness to art beyond school, and to provide instruction based on a student’s particular art or career goals when desired. Proficiency in basic skills will be expected.5Fine Arts11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%204.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A71https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65212{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A71Photography 1This introductory course deals with traditional black and white 35mm as well as digital photography and teaches the basic camera handling, film processing, and darkroom procedures. Students learn how to control light to produce an aesthetically pleasing image. Composition and the elements and principles of art are introduced. In addition, pinhole cameras, photograms, special effects, and the history of photography may be addressed. 5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Photography%201.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A72https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65214{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A72Photography 2This second level course will build upon experiences of level 1. This course deals with improving the student’s ability to see, take and create a photographic image. Students may be given opportunities to work with sepia toning, hand coloring, multiple images, special films, digital images, and other photo techniques and processes. Masters of photography may be studied. Special emphasis is placed on the critique.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Photography%202.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A73https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65215{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A73Photography 3This third level course will build upon experiences of level 2. This course deals with improving the student’s ability to see, take and create a photographic image. Students may be given opportunities to work with medium format, sepia toning, hand coloring, multiple images, special films, digital images, specialty lenses, filters and other photo techniques and processes. Masters of photo may be studied. Large photo printing may be taught.5Fine Arts11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Photography%203.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A74https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65216{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A74Photography 4This fourth level course will build upon experiences of level 3 to expand darkroom and photo taking skills and increase the confidence of the students as photographers. Students may be given opportunities to work with medium format, sepia toning, hand coloring, multiple images, special films, digital images, specialty lenses, filters and other photo techniques and processes. Masters of photography may be studied. Some instruction may be given on an individual basis with the student’s particular career goals or artistic vision in mind.5Fine Arts11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Photography%204.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A86https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64379{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A86AP Studio Art wtAP Studio Art: Drawing, 2-D Design, or 3-D Design is a two semester course that focuses on producing a large number of quality works of art that demonstrate mastery of fundamental artistic concepts which provide an intensive study of the process of creating artwork using both traditional, fine, and digital art media. Students will choose to create works in one of the following areas; Drawing, 2-D Design, or 3-D Design for their submissions. In their works, students will investigate all three components of the AP Portfolio, Quality, Concentration, and Breadth. Projects will be structured around the elements of art and principles of design. In these projects, students will need to use their knowledge of technique and materials to communicate through their art. Students will be encouraged to use critical thinking skills, while also developing their own voices as visual artists. Through this process students will develop mastery in concept, composition, and execution of their personal artistic vision. This fast paced course requires the student to be highly motivated and interested in the serious study of art, which may lead to college credit. Motivation, imagination and commitment are required to succeed in the course.10Fine Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Studio%20Art%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/C72https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65462{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}C72Understanding DiversityUnderstanding Diversity in the United States is a course designed to give students the opportunity to examine the full range of diverse peoples in the United States and their role in society. Students will engage in research and discussion about the nature and impact of discrimination in our country and how oppression has changed over time. Students will examine narratives of representative groups as well as missing history and social invisibility. Students will examine oppression on an individual, organizational and societal level and judge the impact of these systems on target groups as well as themselves.5Electives9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Understanding%20Diversity.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64577{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=64575{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}CC7Concurrent Chinook West0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Concurrent%20Chinook%20West.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64574{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/computer-science-and-applied-technology/D78https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64329{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}D78AP Computer Science A - Java wtThe AP Computer Science A - Java wt course prepares students for the AP Computer Science test. Topics include advanced coursework in data types, variables, and arithmetic; strings, arrays, graphics, methods and constructions, etc. Students will also gain experience with object-oriented programming and project-based learning utilizing ideas of computer graphics and game programming and its application in building mathematical models that are of interest to scientists and engineers. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearComputer TechnologySTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Computer%20Science%20A%20Java%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/world-language/F71https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65363{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.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Spanish%201.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/world-language/F72https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64875{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F72HS Spanish 2Level 2 furthers the study of grammar, vocabulary and an understanding of the culture. Students improve listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students improve language skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Mid Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present in oral and written form on a variety of familiar and predictable topics using isolated words, learned phrases, and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Spanish%202.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/world-language/F73https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65371{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F73Spanish 3Level 3 reviews basic grammatical structures and continues the study of more advanced grammar, vocabulary, and culture. Students further develop skills in understanding reading, speaking, and writing through short stories, poetry, articles, oral presentations, and written exercises when applicable. For the Novice-High Range Level, students learn in oral and written form to participate in and comprehend exchanges and present on a variety of topics using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Spanish%203.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/world-language/F79https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65376{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F79Spanish 4 wtLevel 4 explores topics in advanced composition and conversation, with an emphasis on refining and integrating advanced grammar into formal and informal communication. Students develop appropriate language skills required to communicate at a more advanced level. For the Intermediate-Low Range Level, students learn to initiate, sustain and conclude conversations; comprehend spoken or written language; and present on a variety of familiar topics, all using familiar vocabulary and learned grammatical structures in the context of Culture, Connections, and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Spanish%204%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/health/G50https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65002{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/J32https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64399{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}J32ArchitectureArchitecture is designed to take the student with drafting/CAD knowledge and focus on residential design and construction. Students will be introduced to many facets of construction, and then they will design a residential structure. Upon completion of the class, the expectation will be for them to have produced a near full set of plans that could be used to build a house. Membership in the Student Organizations of SkillsUSA or TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearComputer TechnologySkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo20.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Architecture.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/J55https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65531{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}J55WoodworkingThis course is designed to emphasize activities in planning, design, and construction as applied to common forms of woodworking. Accuracy, neatness, sound work habits, and safety are stressed and form an important part of the evaluation criteria. Students acquire knowledge and skills through demonstrations, educational media, and practical projects. Proper and safe use of tools, abrasives, adhesives, fasteners, finishes, as well as maintenance and repair of items are part of this curriculum. Membership in the Student Organization SkillsUSA or TSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearIndustrial ArtsSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo10.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Woodworking.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L08https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64192{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L11https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64188{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L119th Grade English Language Arts Advanced wtNinth 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. This course has more depth and complexity and the pace is faster than Ninth Grade English Language Arts. 10LA - English 99th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/9th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts%20Advanced%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L20https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64208{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L33https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64632{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L34https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65294{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L35https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65439{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L35Theatre 1Theatre 1 provides a foundation in all aspects of theatre: history, play analysis, terminology, stage movement, vocal exercises, memorization, character interpretation, production principles, and selection and evaluation of plays.5LA - Communications9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo10.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Theatre%201.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L60https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65209{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L77https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64331{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L77AP English Language and Composition wtThis course prepares students for the advanced placement exam in Language and Composition. Students develop the writing and language skills required for critical and stylistic analysis. Students explore the ideas of noted philosophers and major American writers while perfecting their own writing skills. Students work to become skilled readers of prose written in a variety of periods, disciplines, and rhetorical contexts. This course also provides the practice for students to become flexible writers who can compose in a variety of modes and for a variety of purposes. 10LA - American Lit/Comp11th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20English%20Language%20and%20Composition%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/student-support/LA1https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64678{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LA1English Language Development 1ELD 1 emphasizes listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Students study practical English vocabulary and sentence structure. They develop reading and writing skills through participation in acculturation activities. Students will learn skills applicable to content area classes. This is a two-hour block class.5LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/English%20Language%20Development%20%201.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LA3https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64680{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LA3English Language Development 2ELD 2 emphasizes a variety of communication skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This class will provide a necessary bridge for intermediate LEP students before they are immersed in regular Literature and Composition classes. Students will develop reading and writing skills integral to their success in subsequent literature courses.5LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/English%20Language%20Development%202.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LA4https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64869{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LA4High School English Language Development 3ELD 3 emphasizes a variety of communication skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. This class will provide a necessary bridge for intermediate LEP students before they are immersed in regular Literature and Composition classes. Students will develop reading and writing skills integral to their success in subsequent literature courses.5LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20EDL%203.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LE0https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64695{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LE0Film LiteratureFilm Literature examines literary and artistic forms as interpreted through film. Students develop literacy, verbal, and visual analysis skills through discussion and written critiques. This course promotes an understanding of film’s historical progression, its language, its techniques, and its conscious and subliminal effects.5LA - LA Elective10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Film%20Literature.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64863{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64792{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://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M43https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64783{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M43HS Geometry Advanced wtAdvanced Geometry presents a thorough study of the structure of the postulate system and development of formal two-column 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. Use of algebraic skills is expected. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning via the Standards for Mathematical Practice. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of the M41 Geometry course.10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Geometry%20Adv%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M51https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64271{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M51Algebra 2Algebra 2 emphasizes the structure of algebra. The students will study complex numbers, relations and functions, solutions to polynomial, radical, rational, exponential and logarithmic functions. Statistics and circular trigonometry are also covered. They will apply their studies to develop understandings of how these topics relate to one another through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. 10MA - Algebra 1 or HigherM35 or M43 as alternative to M41 and M319th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Algebra%202.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M55https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64267{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M55Algebra 2 Advanced wtM55, Advanced Algebra 2, emphasizes the structure of algebra. The students will study complex numbers, relations and functions, solutions to polynomial, radical, rational, exponential, logarithmic and basic trigonometric functions. Statistics and circular trigonometry are also covered. They will apply their studies to develop understandings of how these topics relate to one another. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of a standard course offering by increasing the depth and complexity through the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of M51 Algebra 2 course. 10MA - Algebra 1 or HigherI34 or M41 or M439th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Algebra%202%20Advanced%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M62https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65264{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M62 Pre-Calculus Advanced wtMathematics at the Advanced Pre‐Calculus level focuses on solving and modeling with exponential, logarithmic, parametric and trigonometric functions and their inverses. The complex number system is fully developed. Conic sections, systems of equations solved through matrices, and an introduction to vectors and sequences and series are also included. Limits of functions are taught as a precursor to Calculus. Problem solving, representations, reasoning, communication, and connections within and outside of mathematics underline all of the teaching and learning at the Pre‐Calculus level. As an advanced course, this course goes beyond the curriculum expectations of the M61 Pre-Calculus course offering by increasing the depth and complexity. Students are engaged in dynamic, high‐level learning via the Standards for Mathematical Practice. The pace of an advanced course may be faster than that of the M61 Pre-Calculus course.10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Pre-Calculus%20Advanced%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M65https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64317{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M65AP Calculus AB wtAP Calculus AB is the equivalent of the first semester of college Calculus. It examines the theory of limits, differentiation, functional analysis, and integration. Students develop problem solving skills through application. 10MA - Algebra 1 or HigherM63 or M6410th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANo18.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/AP%20Calculus%20AB%20wt.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N54https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65138{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N54Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass ChoirSoprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass Choir is a vocal ensemble designed to introduce singers to choral ensembles at the high school level. A wide variety of vocal techniques will be presented and utilized. Culminating performances are a meaningful and mandatory component of this class.10Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo40.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Soprano%20Alto%20Tenor%20Bass%20Choir.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N64https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65327{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N64Select Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass ChoirSelect Soprano/Alto/Tenor/Bass Choir is a more advanced ensemble focusing on more difficult choral works. Emphasis will be placed on developing more advanced musicianship and professionalism. A wide variety of advanced vocal and choral techniques will be explored in-depth. Culminating performances are a meaningful and mandatory component of this class.10Fine ArtsAudition or Instructor’s Consent 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Select%20Soprano%20Alto%20Tenor%20Bass%20Choir.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N71https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64429{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N71Band Level 1Band Level 1 is a course that emphasizes the organization, preparation, and performance of a variety of band music. The yearlong course will explore both the marching and concert bands. Included in the course is the study of those basic musical and physical coordination skills for band performances. In addition, a variety of group and individual leadership programs are presented. Public performances after school hours are an integral part of the course and are required.10Fine ArtsAt least 3 years of study of a band instrument or appropriate experience or permission of instructor 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicN/ANo75.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Band%20Level%201.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N72https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64428{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N72Band 2Band Level 2 is a course that further explores the organization, preparation, and performance concepts of a contemporary band. The yearlong course will further explore both the marching and concert band idioms. Included is the study of more intricate music and both affective and physical coordination skills necessary for band performances. In addition, a variety of group and individual leadership positions will be available. Public performance after school hours is an integral part of the course and is required.10Fine ArtsN71 or At least 3 years of study of a band instrument or appropriate experience or permission of instructor 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo75.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Band%202.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N73https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64430{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N73Band Level 3Band Level 3 is a course that emphasizes the highest degree of band performance. Level 3 students assume many of the varied responsibilities of organizing the band and rehearsals. The yearlong course will further explore some of the most complex aspects of a performing band program. In addition, special opportunities are given for leadership training. Public performances after school hours are an integral part of the course and are required. 10Fine ArtsN72 or At least 4 years of study of a band instrument or appropriate experience or permission of instructor 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Band%20Level%203.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N81https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65174{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N81Orchestra Level 1Orchestra Level 1 offers technical and musical training and opportunities for development in-group settings for orchestral musicians. Students become familiar with great works of music as well as developing technical and personal growth. Winds and percussion may be incorporated to provide for a full orchestral experience. Performances after school hours are an integral part of the course and are required.10Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo82.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Orchestra%20Level%201.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N82https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65175{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N82Orchestra Level 2Orchestra Level 2 offers technical and musical training at an advancing level and opportunities for development in-group settings for orchestral musicians. Students become familiar with great works of music as well as developing technical and personal growth. Winds and percussion may be incorporated to provide for a full orchestral experience. Performances after school hours are an integral part of the course and are required.10Fine ArtsN81 or At least 2 years of study of a stringed orchestral instrument 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo82.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Orchestra%20Level%202.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/music/N83https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65176{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}N83Orchestra Level 3Orchestra Level 3 offers technical and musical training and opportunities for development in-group settings for orchestral musicians. Students become familiar with great works of music as well as developing technical and personal growth. Winds and percussion may be incorporated to provide for a full orchestral experience. Public performances after school hours are an integral part of the course and are required.10Fine ArtsN82 or At least 2 years of study of a stringed orchestral instrument 9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMusicSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNo82.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Orchestra%20Level%203.docx
https://neh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/physical-education/P20https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65520{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}P20Wellness in ActionThis is the fundamental course for all freshmen, giving them a foundation of knowledge and experience to go forth and make good decisions regarding their wellness. Students will be guided toward looking at their overall wellness (body, mind, and soul) and how to achieve balance within the daily tasks of life. We will emphasize how regular fitness activities are critical to maintaining wellness, and will instruct students on basic training concepts, help them develop good fitness habits, culminating with each student creating and implementing their own fitness plan. Students will be encouraged to explore new fitness activities, expanding their options beyond activities they have done in their youth. 5Physical Education9th;#1 SemesterPEN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Wellness%20in%20Action.docx