Grade 9 Program

The Grade 9 program provides exposure to a variety of disciplines while maintaining the quality and intensity of the subject content. Computer and research skills are integrated into the core academic program.

Required Courses

  • English or Transitional English (ELL)
  • Communications 9 (ELL)
  • Mathematics
  • Social Studies (History/Geography) or Transitional Social Studies (ELL)
  • Science (Biology/Environmental Science, Chemistry, Astronomy/Physics rotation)
  • Physical Education
  • Music (Band, Strings, Choir)
  • Fine Arts 9
  • Health and Career Education

Elective Courses (non-ELL students select one)

  • A second Modern Language
  • Marine Science 10
  • Modern Studies 9
  • Sport Science and Athletic Leadership 10
  • Concert Choir 9 (for interested students who are also taking Band)

Courses

Title Grade
English 9 9
Social Studies 9 Transitional (ELL) 9
English 9 Transitional (ELL) 9
Communications 9 (ELL) 9
Mathematics 9 9
Science 9 9
Marine Science 10 9, 10
Beginner French 9 9, 10
Beginner Mandarin (Chinese) 9 9
French 9 9
Spanish 9 9
Mandarin (Chinese) 9 9
French 9 Advanced 9
Japanese 10 9, 10
Social Studies 9 9
Modern Studies 9 9
Physical Education 9 9
Sport Science and Athletic Leadership 10 9, 10
Concert Band 9 9
Jazz Band 9, 10, 11, 12
Strings 9 9
Concert Choir 9 9
Vocal Jazz 9, 10, 11, 12
Fine Arts 9 9
Health and Career Education 9 9

Course Selection Guide 2017-2018

Course Selection Guide 2017-2018

Course Selection Guide 2017-2018

Published: February, 2017

A guide to Senior School course requirements with descriptions to help our students plan an optimal school year.

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