These courses satisfy General Elective requirements. Elective courses listed may not be offered if not justified by sufficient enrollment.

ELE-2060

STUDENT MENTORING

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 11-12 grade
Important Information:
This course will meet one semester; 1 period and travel. This course is non-graded.
Student Mentoring can only be taken for 0.5 credits during a student’s high school career.
Provide opportunities for positive student-to-student interaction; serve as a role model for other students; develop writing skills through the journaling process. Application form must be completed in the counseling office.

ELE-2100/2200

PEER TUTORING

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 or 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 11-12 grade
Important Information:
Peer Tutoring can be taken for a maximum of 1 credit during a student’s high school career.
Provide opportunities for positive student-to-student interaction; serve as a role model for other students; develop writing skills through the journaling process.

ELE-2140

DEPARTMENT AIDE/OFFICE AIDE

Length/Credit:
One Semester, No credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 12 grade
Important Information:
Enrollment in this class will occur during first week of each semester.
Students are responsible for finding your own aiding assignment.
Report to study hall for the first week of each semester.
Contact the counselor’s office if you are interested. This may not be repeated.
Develop interpersonal skills; develop writing skills through journaling; assist a teacher or office personnel in conducting daily classroom or office business.

ELE-3091/3092

NATIVE AMERICAN CONNECTIONS I

Length/Credit:
One Semester OR One Year, 0.5 or 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9 grade
Important Information:
This course designed for Native American students.
Develop an understanding and appreciation of Native American virtues and culture; develop strategies for academic school success; experience success in day-to-day school interactions.

ELE-3291/3292

NATIVE AMERICAN CONNECTIONS II

Length/Credit:
One Semester OR One Year, 0.5 or 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 10-12 grade
Important Information:
This course is open to all high school students.
Meets Graduation Selective Requirement.
Develop knowledge, understanding and appreciation of Native American history and culture; demonstrate knowledge of contemporary Native American issues.


ELE-3460
TEACHER PATHWAY I
Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to grade 11-12
Fulfills a general elective requirement. Does not meet English selective requirement.
Important Information:
Dual credit class where students are visiting another classroom at least once a week. Recommended for students considering a career in the field of education.
Explore a profession in teaching without the commitment of college tuition! Gain a clear understanding of the diversity of career options within this field through exciting hands-on experience, discussion, speakers, reading, writing, collaboration, and reflection. learn about learning! By leaving the high school classroom at least once a week, you will use your curiosity to explore classrooms from the perspective of an educator. You will reflect on your own learning experiences as well as understand learning environments, teaching methodology, and best practices. Discover ways you can become an active part of the education field!

LAE-3150
TEACHER PATHWAY II
Length/Credit:
One Semester, 0.5 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to grade 11-12
Fulfills a general elective requirement. Does not meet English selective requirement.
Important Information:
Dual credit class where students are visiting another classroom at least once a week. Recommended for students considering a career in the field of education. This semester includes a research component.
Explore a profession in teaching without the commitment of college tuition! Gain a clear understanding of the diversity of career options within this field through exciting hands-on experience, discussion, speakers, reading, writing, collaboration, and reflection. learn about learning! By leaving the high school classroom at least once a week, you will use your curiosity to explore classrooms from the perspective of an educator. You will reflect on your own learning experiences as well as understand learning environments, teaching methodology, and best practices. Discover ways you can become an active part of the education field! This semester includes a research component.

ELE-3470

CAREER INTERNSHIP I

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to grade 11-12
Students will gain hands-on experience through an internship in the community. Students will develop employability skills, gain work experience, and complete a portfolio.

ELE-3480

CAREER INTERNSHIP II

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to grade 11-12
Students will gain hands-on experience through an internship in the community. Students will develop employability skills, gain work experience, and complete a portfolio.

ELE-3490

CAREER INTERNSHIP III

Length/Credit:
One Semester, 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to grade 11-12
Students will gain hands-on experience through an internship in the community. Students will develop employability skills, gain work experience, and complete a portfolio.

ELE-3341/3342

STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Length/Credit:
One Year, 0.5 credit during lunch study
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Location:
RHS only
Important Information:
The class will meet opposite the student’s lunch period for an entire year for 0.5 elective credits.
This is a pilot course at RHS in which students will develop leadership skills that can be applied at RHS and in the community. The class will focus on promoting school pride, studying past and present leaders, and developing interpersonal skills. Students will be expected to complete a service learning project that applies these leadership skills.

ELE-3421/3422

SPORTS BROADCASTING INTERNSHIP

Length/Credit:
One Semester OR One Year, 0.5 or 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to 9-12 grade
Important Information:
Student will be responsible for providing their own transportation to the events.
Students will be expected to work 72 hours on set-up/tear down, steaming, and training to receive credit.
Students will be required to record live sporting events, act as play-by-play announcers and broadcast SFSD activities for live streaming on both the SFSD Website and KLRN-TV. Students will be provided with real-world, live remote camera, play-by-play and producing experience while creating an online product for the benefit of the entire community. Students will be expected to be on time and helpful. They must listen carefully to instructions from their supervisor and communicate with the director on available camera shots. It is expected that students treat the equipment with the utmost care.

LAE-5021/2022

AP SEMINAR CAPSTONE

Length/Credit:
One Year, 1 credit
Prerequisite:
None, Open to grade 10-12
AP Seminar is a foundational course that engages students in cross-curricular conversations that explore the complexities of academic and real-world topics and issues by analyzing divergent perspectives. Using an inquiry framework, students practice reading and analyzing articles, research studies, and foundational, literary, and philosophical texts; listening to and viewing speeches, broadcasts, and personal accounts; and experiencing artistic works and performances. Students learn to synthesize information from multiple sources, develop their own perspectives in written essays, and design and deliver oral and visual presentations, both individually and as part of a team. Ultimately, the course aims to equip students with the power to analyze and evaluate information with accuracy and precision in order to craft and communicate evidence-based arguments.