• Students in grade twelve pursue a deeper understanding of the institutions of American government. They compare systems of government in the world today and analyze the history and changing interpretations of the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, and the current state of the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches of government. An emphasis is placed on analyzing the relationship among federal, state, and local governments, with particular attention paid to important historical documents such as the Federalist Papers. These standards represent the culmination of civic literacy as students prepare to vote, participate in community activities, and assume the responsibilities of citizenship.
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  • Students in grade twelve will master fundamental economic concepts, applying the tools (graphs, statistics, equations) from other subject areas to the understanding of operations and institutions of economic systems. Studied in a historic context are the basic economic principles of micro- and macroeconomics, international economics, comparative economic systems, measurement, and methods.
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  • This course gives students important background skills for high school Social Studies. It will focus on using skills to develop awareness in the following areas: Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology, Political Science and Economics.
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  • This class is designed to teach students about the various components of health and to introduce students to different avenues of healthy living. This course will place focus on the following units: (1) Health Skills, (2) Mental disorders, Depression and Suicide, (3) Alcohol, Tobacco & Drugs, (4) Family Living, and (5) Career Exploration. This class will also teach students how to successfully work with other people. Guest speakers will be invited into the classroom. These individuals will help students to better understand many of the complex topics which will be discussed throughout the semester.

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