Project Lead the Way: Computer Science Principles

Grades 9-12     Credit: 1 This course aims to develop computational thinking, generate excitement about career paths that utilize computing, and introduce professional tools that foster creativity and collaboration. CSP helps students develop programming expertise and explore the workings of the Internet. Projects and problems include app development, visualization of data, cybersecurity, and simulation. The course curriculum is a College Board-approved implementation of AP CS Principles. Pre-requisites: Successful completion of PLTW IED or teacher recommendation. This course is a pre-requisite for AP Computer Science.


Credit: 1 The fourth-year cadets are responsible for the daily Cadet administration and perform as commanders and staff officers. They act as assistant instructors in some subject areas for other JROTC classes. They continue to develop their leadership skills and plan special unit events such as the military ball, parades and the annual awards banquet as well as several Leadership camps.

Issues in Contemporary Bioethics

Grade 11-12     Credit I This course is multi-disciplinary, touching on history, medicine, philosophy, social science and theology. Taught on a college level, requirements are papers, oral presentations, case study analyses, and extensive reading. There will be guest speakers. Topics to be covered include ethical decision making, end of life issues, healthcare policy, and medical technology. This course would be very beneficial for any student interested in a career in medicine or an allied health field. Bioethics is frequently a requirement in those fields and this course will provide a solid introduction to the issues. For the student not interested in the medical field, the course will offer background for an intelligent approach to timely Bioethical issues which are increasingly part of the society in which we live.