Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT

 
Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
BELLE VUE SCHOOL DIS TRIC T

Grades 6–12 Catalog                      2019–2020
Cour se
De scriptions
                MIDDLE SCHOOLS              HIGH SCHOOLS

                Chinook Middle School       Bellevue High School
                Highland Middle School      Interlake High School
                Odle Middle School          Newport High School
                Tillicum Middle School      Sammamish High School
                Tyee Middle School
                                            6–12 SCHOOLS

                                            Bellevue Big Picture School
                                            International School
Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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                                              Letter From The Superintendent .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 3                                                      bsd405.org
                                              The Advanced Placement And
                                                International Baccalaureate Program. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 4
                                              General Information .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 5
                                              Career And Technical Education . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 19
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 20
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 23
                                              English Language Art(s) .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 42                                                                       A Message from Bellevue School District Superintendent, Dr. Duran:
 Bellevue School District is committed to          Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 43
    developing programs and courses                High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 47                                                It is time to begin planning for the growth and discovery that awaits you in the
      operated in conformity with all                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                         2019-2020 school year. As you think about your path forward, I want to tell you
    Federal and State laws prohibiting        Health & Physical Education .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 55                                                                               a little bit about the Bellevue School District vision, which is to affirm and inspire
   discrimination based on race, color,            Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 56                                                    each and every student (that means you) to learn and thrive as creators of their
  national origin, disability, gender, sex,        High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 60                                                future world.
       sexual orientation, religion,
            or military status.               Math. .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 65
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              “Affirm” and “inspire” are more than just words, they are commitments that we
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 66                                                    are making to you.
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 69
                                              Performing and Visual Arts .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 75                                                                             To affirm: Our commitment is that as a Bellevue student—no matter your race,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              ability, language background, religion, national origin, immigration status, or sexual
                                                   Middle School Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77                                                                                                              orientation—you will receive an exemplary education and achieve success in a way
                                                   High School Music. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80                                                                                                            that honors your identity and affirms your individuality.
                                                   Middle School Theatre Arts & Dance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 87
                                                   High School Theatre Arts & Dance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 89                                                                                                                        To inspire: Inspiration has the power to propel potential and transform the way
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              you perceive your own capabilities. In addition to cultivating talents and abilities,
                                                   Middle School Visual Art. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 92
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              we strive to provide experiences that inspire you to learn and introduce you to
                                                   High School Visual Art. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 94
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              new possibilities.
                                              Science .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 100
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              With an eye to your future, our schools offer a wide range of courses that
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 101
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 103                                                  prepare you for college and your future career. As you explore the 2019-2020
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              options, you will find Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate
                                              Social Studies .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 108                                                       courses, opportunities to study Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 109                                                      (STEM), and Career/Technical Education (CTE) classes. We encourage you to take
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 112                                                  advantage of the opportunity to enroll in seven courses; select some classes
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that will allow you to explore your interests and discover your passions as you
                                              Special Education .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 119
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              prepare for your future.
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 120
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 123                                                  Our focus in Bellevue is on you. Thousands of Bellevue School District educators
                                              World Language .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 128                                                             and staff are working to ensure that you have access to an exceptional education;
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              thousands more in our community—your families, neighbors, and future
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 130                                                      employers—are dedicated to empowering your success. We are all working
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 134                                                  together for you. This is what makes Bellevue’s schools so unique and has helped
                                              International Spanish Academy | Spanish Immersion .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 144                                                                                                                                   us earn our place as a national model of educational excellence.
                                              Dual Language Program .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 148
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              As you complete the course selection process, and even as you start your
                                              Avid .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 154                                      classes in the next school year, I encourage you to reach out to me or any Bellevue
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 155                                                      educator or staff member. If there is anything more that we can do to ensure that
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 156                                                  you thrive here in the Bellevue School District, we want to know.
                                              Advanced Learning Services .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 159                                                                                  Sincerely,
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 159
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 162                                                  Ivan Duran
                                              Additional Elective Courses .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 167                                                                              Superintendent
                                                   Middle School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 168
                                                   High School .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 169
                                              High School Addresses And District Map .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . 174

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Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
MIDDLE SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION

    Prepare now for your future.
                                                                                                                                         This course guide gives you information about all courses that may be offered in               HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT
                                                                                                                                         Bellevue. Middle School students are to enroll in and maintain a full 7-period schedule        FOR COURSES TAKEN
                                                                                                                                         throughout the Middle school years. We hope this guide will answer all of your                 IN MIDDLE SCHOOL
                                                                                                                                         questions as you decide what Middle school courses to register for next year. The              District policy allows students to re-
                                                                                                                                         courses in this guide will be offered next year only if enough students register this          ceive high-school credit for some Middle
THE ADVANCED PLACEMENT                       Program is designed to meet interna-         YOU DON’T WANT TO                              spring to fill a class, so, it is very important that you think carefully about your choices   school courses.
AND INTERNATIONAL                            tional standards of excellence and is typ-   BE LEFT OUT!                                   now so that the courses you want will be available next year. If you cannot find                 }} High school credit for designated
BACCALAUREATE PROGRAMS                       ically completed by students in grades       Without question, more Bellevue stu-           the answers you need, or if you would like to have individual help in planning your                 middle school courses may be
The choices you make now are import-         11 and 12. IB features a comprehensive       dents challenge themselves academical-         program, please contact an administrator or counselor at your school.                               requested once the student is in
ant building blocks to future learning. By   and broadly based curriculum that in-        ly by enrolling in AP and IB courses than                                                                                                          high school by completing the high
taking college-level Advanced Placement      cludes languages, social studies, science,
                                             mathematics, and electives culminating
                                                                                          any other district in our state. In May          Chinook Middle School............................ (425) 456-6300                                  school credit for middle school
(AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB)                                                  2017, 3534 Bellevue students took 7932                                                                                                             course request form. The request
classes in high school, you enter a world    with examinations in six subject areas.      AP exams and 77% of those exams were
of knowledge and a learning environ-
                                                                                                                                           Highland Middle School........................... (425) 456-6400                                  can then be made at any time up to
                                                                                          worthy of college credit (i.e., 3 or above).                                                                                                       the point a student graduates from
ment that you might not otherwise ex-        WHY SHOULD YOU SIGN UP                       As a comparison, in May 2003, 1917                                                                                                                 high school, though it is strongly
perience; by taking AP or IB exams, you      FOR AP OR IB COURSES?                        students took 2913 AP exams.
                                                                                                                                           Odle Middle School.................................. (425) 456-6600
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             recommended this request be
have the opportunity to earn credit or       The greatest benefit of AP/IB is the expe-                                                                                                                                                      made prior to the end of a student’s
advanced standing at many of the na-         rience of taking academic courses in an      WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS?
                                                                                                                                           Tillicum Middle School............................. (425) 456-6700                                junior year. Please note that once
tion’s colleges and universities.            enriched environment with classmates         AP/IB courses are challenging courses;                                                                                                             the grades are recorded on the high
                                             who, like you, are seeking intellectual
                                                                                                                                           Tyee Middle School.................................. (425) 456-6800                               school transcript the grade and
Advanced Placement courses are of-                                                        however, we offer just the classes you
fered in all our high schools. While         challenge, are motivated to learn, and       need in order to be well prepared. In this                                                                                                         credit cannot be removed and are
the availability of classes differ among     are committed to excellence. Participat-     Course Catalog you will find a flowchart       The Big Picture School and International School, alternative programs, serve stu-                   included in the computation of the
the schools, in Bellevue School District     ing in these courses is going to give you    for each content area that describes a         dents in grades 6-12. These schools may package courses under different names,                      student’s grade point average.
we offer over 35 different AP courses        a head start on exactly the sort of work     recommended course sequence leading            may integrate and combine courses, and may change the sequence of courses, but                   }} If you have questions about this,
ranging from English, US History, and        you will experience in college. You will     up to AP and IB courses. Other than that,      its curriculum will still satisfy the same basic requirements as other district courses.            please see a counselor at school.
Psychology to Statistics, Calculus, Biol-    improve your writing skills and sharpen      the only requirements for becoming an          Please call the school directly if you are interested in information.
ogy, Chemistry, and Computer Science         your problem-solving techniques; devel-      AP/IB student are a curiosity about the                                                                                                       MIDDLE SCHOOL GRADING:
to Spanish Language, Music Theory and        op the study habits necessary for tack-      subject you plan to study and the willing-
Art Portfolio. We try to provide a broad     ling rigorous coursework; assume the re-     ness to work hard.                               Big Picture School (6-12)...........................(425) 456-7800                           REPORTING STUDENT PROGRESS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Teachers will provide to parents a writ-
selection of courses to appeal to a wide     sponsibility of reasoning, analyzing, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        ten report of each student’s progress
variety of student interests.                understanding for yourself; and study                                                         International School (6-12)...................... (425) 456-6500                             at the end of the quarter. The student’s
                                             subjects in greater depth and detail.
The International Baccalaureate Di-                                                                                                                                                                                                     work and study habits and academic
ploma Program (IB) is located at Inter-                                                                                                                                                                                                 progress will be reported. Letter grades
                                                                                                                                                                                           }} Three years of Social Studies taken
lake High School. The 2-year IB Diploma                                                                                                    INFORMATION FOR                                                                              will be provided for all students.
                                                                                                                                                                                              in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.
                                                                                                                                           MIDDLE SCHOOL                                                                                In the interval between the quarterly
                                                                                                                                           S TUDENTS                                       }} Three years of Mathematics taken in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        reports, interim progress reports of a
                                                                                                                                                                                              6th, 7th, and 8th grade.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        student’s outstanding or inadequate
                                                                                                                                         Middle school requirements are ex-                }} Three years of Science taken in 6th,      progress may be provided to parents. At
                                                                                                                                         plained on the following pages. Use the
    Learn more about Advanced Placement or
                                                                                                                                                                                              7th, and 8th grade.                       a minimum, an interim progress report is
                                                                                                                                         planning sheets (p. 13, 15 and 17) to map
                                                                                                                                                                                           }} Three semesters of Physical Edu-          required when a student’s achievement
                                                                                                                                         out your three-year middle school plan
    the International Baccalaureate program                                                                                                                                                   cation (one semester taken in 6th,        in a subject is known by the teacher to
                                                                                                                                         for the required 7-period day. We also
                                                                                                                                                                                              7th, and 8th grade).                      be unsatisfactory (failing) during the
                                                                                                                                         encourage you to think ahead about
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        second quarter of a semester. This
                                                                                                                                         the sequence of courses you will want             }} One semester of Health taken in 7th
    For more information about               Advanced Placement:                                                                                                                                                                        report will be issued as early in the quar-
                                                                                                                                         to take in high school. This way you will            grade.
    either of these programs you             http://www.collegeboard.com/student/testing/ap/about.html                                                                                                                                  ter as practicable to allow the student
                                                                                                                                         know what courses to choose in middle
                                                                                                                                                                                           }} One semester of Career and Tech-          time to improve before the end of the
    can check with your school               International Baccalaureate:                                                                school to be prepared for the high school
                                                                                                                                                                                              nical Education taken in 6th, 7th, or     semester. Parents/guardians and stu-
    counselor. Additional infor-                                                                                                         courses that interest you.
                                             http://www.ibo.org/                                                                                                                              8th grade                                 dents are able to access attendance and
    mation may also be found                                                                                                                                                               }} Two semesters of Performing/Visual        grade reports online throughout the
                                                                                                                                         MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
    online at:                                                                                                                           REQUIREMENTS                                         Arts taken in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade.     year on the district’s student information
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        system (Synergy).
                                                                                                                                          }} Three years of Language Arts taken
                                                                                                                                             in 6th, 7th and 8th grade

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Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                    HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION
This course guide gives you information                                                                                                                                               }} Three years of Science taken in 6th,              school transcript the grade and
                                                                                                                                           SUCCESSFUL
about all courses that may be offered in         Bellevue Big Picture School ................(425) 456-7800                                                                              7th, and 8th grade.                               credit cannot be removed and are
Bellevue. It includes information about                                                                                                    COMPLETION                                                                                      included in the computation of the
                                                                                                                                                                                      }} Three semesters of Physical Edu-
specific courses offered in Bellevue’s two       Bellevue High......................................(425) 456-7000                         OF MIDDLE SCHOOL                              cation (one semester taken in 6th,                student’s grade point average.
schools of choice that serve students                                                                                                                                                    7th, and 8th grade).                            }} Incoming 9th-grade students who
in grades 6-12, Big Picture School and           Interlake High.....................................(425) 456-7200                       STUDENTS HELD ACCOUNTABLE                                                                          did not attend a Bellevue middle
International School. These schools may                                                                                                                                               }} One semester of Health taken in
                                                                                                                                         FOR THEIR MIDDLE SCHOOL                                                                            school, who wish to request high
package courses under different names,           International School ...........................(425) 456-6500                          PERFORMANCE
                                                                                                                                                                                         7th grade.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            school credit for courses taken
may integrate and combine courses, and                                                                                                     Successful Completion of Middle            }} One semester of Career and Tech-                   prior to enrollment in Bellevue
may change the sequence of courses,              Newport High .....................................(425) 456-7400                          School Coursework Expected                    nical Education.                                   School District must submit a grade
but its curriculum will still satisfy the                                                                                                                                                                                                   report from their former school
same basic requirements as other                 Sammamish High................................(425) 456-7600                            Successful completion of middle school       }} Two semesters of Performing/
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            that includes a copy of the course
                                                                                                                                         occurs when a student meets the ac-             Visual Arts (Dance, Music, Theatre
district courses.                                                                                                                                                                                                                           descriptions.
                                                                                                                                         ademic expectations of the required             Arts, Visual Arts) taken in 6th, 7th,
                                                                                                                                         program. Students who experience dif-           or 8th grade.
SCHEDULING                                     exploration, self-awareness, and social        }} Facilitate outreach with community                                                                                                      INFORMATION FOR
                                               growth. Students are encouraged to set            mental health support                   ficulty in doing this may be assigned to
We hope this guide will answer all of
                                                                                                                                         Tutorial and/or placed in an academic      HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT FOR                               HIGH SCHOOL
your questions as you decide what high         realistic yet challenging goals, to make          agencies
                                                                                                                                         support course that runs either during     COURSES TAKEN IN MIDDLE                              S TUDENTS
school courses to register for next year.      responsible decisions, to understand the       }} Monitor students’ academic              the school day, before or after school,    SCHOOL (GRADES 7 & 8)
The courses in this guide will be offered      consequences of their actions, and to             progress and assist student in
                                               learn to self-advocate.                                                                   or in the summer so that they can re-      District policy (policy 2410) allows stu-          FULL SCHEDULE REQUIREMENT
next year only if enough students at                                                             developing plans of support so that                                                dents to receive high-school credit for
                                                                                                                                         ceive additional assistance and help in                                                       Full-time high school students must be
each school register this spring to fill a     Students should contact a counselor if            they are successful in resolving                                                   some middle school courses.
                                                                                                                                         achieving academic success. (See below                                                        enrolled in all seven periods at a Bellev-
class. So, it is very important that you       they have questions about transitions             problems in doing well in school        for further information on Tutorial and      }} High school credit for designated             ue School District school in grades 9 and
think carefully about your choices now,        between schools, registration, course             and classes                             Academic Support).                              middle school courses may be                  10 and enrolled in at least six contiguous
including alternative selections, so that      selection, interpretation and use of test      }} Provide a program to prepare stu-                                                       requested once the student is in              periods in grades 11 and 12. Students
the courses you want will be available         results, or graduation requirements.
next year at your school. Another reason
                                                                                                 dents for an education beyond high      MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE                            high school by completing the High            who are in their fifth year of high school
                                               High school counselors assist students            school                                  REQUIREMENTS
for students and parents to take spring                                                                                                                                                  School Credit for Middle School               and enrolled in grade 12 may enroll in
                                               with academic, career, college, and per-
registration very seriously is that stu-                                                      }} Develop and lead groups with             }} Three years of Language Arts and            Course Request Form. The request              less than six periods that do not need to
                                               sonal questions. Visit or call the counsel-
dents will be committed to their sched-                                                          topics ranging from dating rela-            Social Studies taken in 6th, 7th,           can then be made at any time up to            be contiguous.
                                               ing center or career center to make an
ule. Changing student schedules will be                                                          tionships,, self-esteem to academic         and 8th grade. These classes may            the point a student graduates from
                                               appointment with your counselor.                                                                                                                                                        Full-time running start students must
done only under exceptional circum-                                                              improvement                                 be offered during two separate              high school, though it is strongly            be enrolled in a minimum of 15 college
                                               Counselors offer a wide variety of                                                            periods or as a two-period block.           recommended this request be
stances. Desire to have a common lunch                                                        }} Assist students with issues, aca-                                                                                                     credits.
                                               services, resources, and activities:                                                                                                      made prior to the end of a student’s
with a friend, to be in the same class with                                                      demic or personal, that are or            }} Three years of Mathematics taken
a friend, to have a different teacher, pref-     }} Visit middle schools during the prior                                                     in 6th, 7th, and 8th grade.                junior year. Please note that once
                                                                                                 may be interfering with academic
erence for a different elective, or similar         school year to provide a smooth                                                                                                      the grades are recorded on the high
                                                                                                 performance
personal preferences will not be accept-            transition from middle school to
ed as reasons for schedule changes. The             high school                              College and Career Advisors help
choices you make now will determine                                                          students:
                                                 }} Assist students in planning,
your schedule for the entire school year.           selecting and successfully com-           }} Develop an awareness of self
If you cannot find the answers you need,            pleting middle and high school               (interests, aptitudes)                   MIDDLE SCHOOL CLASSES FOR HIGH SCHOOL CREDIT (FULL YEAR CLASSES)
or if you would like to have individual             courses, completing the High              }} Explore a variety of careers             MATH              WORLD             SPANISH            SPANISH             INTERNATIONAL         ADVANCED           CHINESE DUAL
help in planning your program, please               School and Beyond Plan, and                  (speakers, field trips, and                                LANGUAGE          DUAL LANGUAGE      LANGUAGE            SPANISH               LEARNING           LANGUAGE
                                                                                                                                          ALGEBRA 1
contact an administrator or counselor at            meeting all requirements for high            internships)                                               CHINESE 1B        SPANISH            ARTS I              ACADEMIES             SERVICES           CHINESE I
                                                                                                                                          GEOMETRY
your school.                                        school graduation                                                                                       CHINESE 2         SPANISH LANGUAGE   SPANISH LA I        SPAN LA/LI/CU 7       GFT COMP/LIT       HONORS CHINESE
                                                                                                                                          ALGEBRA 2
                                                                                              }} Examine the educational require-                                               ARTS 1           SPANISH LA II       SPAN LA/LI/CU 8       GFT FND WD HIST      LANGUAGE,
                                                                                                                                                            FRENCH 1B
COUNSELING PROGRAM                               }} Teach students (in classrooms)               ments for their chosen careers           SCIENCE                             SPANISH LANGUAGE   SPANISH LA III                            GFT HUMAN
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LITERATURE
                                                                                                                                                            FRENCH 2
                                                    about the intricacies of college                                                                                            ARTS 2                                                       GEOGRAPHY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                AND CULTURE 6
All school counseling programs will in-                                                       }} Develop job-seeking skills.              BIOLOGY           JAPANESE 1B
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              HONORS CHINESE
                                                    admission, how to develop and                                                                                             SPANISH LANGUAGE                                             GFT ALGEBRA 1
clude the following elements: guidance                                                                                                                      JAPANESE 2
                                                                                                                                                                                ARTS 3                                                                          LANGUAGE,
                                                    sustain study habits and develop                                                                                                                                                       GFT GEOMETRY
curriculum, individual student planning,                                                                                                                    SPANISH 1B                                                                                          LITERATURE
                                                    personal/social support systems                                                                                                                                                        GFT ALGEBRA 2        AND CULTURE 7
responsive services, and systems sup-                                                                                                                       SPANISH 1
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           GFT BIOLOGY        HONORS CHINESE
port for the counseling program.                 }} Provide students and families with                                                                      SPANISH 2
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LANGUAGE,
                                                    information about course selection/                                                                                                                                                                         LITERATURE
The focus of the Counseling Department
                                                    registration, college admissions                                                                                                                                                                            AND CULTURE 8
is to help students with academic and
                                                    testing, financial aid, socio-emo-
career planning and to foster personal
                                                    tional issues, and mental health
                                                    resources

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Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                    HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION
COMMUNITY SERVICE                             CREDIT REQUIREMENTS                                                                         CREDIT REQUIREMENTS
GRADUATION REQUIREMENT                        Students in the Class of 2018 must earn a minimum of 47 semester courses (23.5
Students must earn forty (40) hours of                                                                                                        BSD CREDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CLASS OF 2019 AND BEYOND                           COLLEGE /UNIVER SIT Y
                                              credits) for high school graduation in the Bellevue School District. Each semester
Community Service as one of their grad-       class is worth 0.5 credit.                                                                                                                                                         ENTR ANCE
                                                                                                                                           Subject                                         Semesters            Credits          REQUIREMENTS
uation requirements. Students may be-
gin to earn these hours once they com-         BSD CREDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CLASSES OF 2017 AND 2018                                    English                                               8                   4.0      Colleges and universities have different
plete their eighth (8th) grade year. The
                                                                                                                                           Mathematics                                           6                   3.0      general requirements unique to each
hours may be earned all at one time, or        Subject                                      Semesters             Credits
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              institution. However, there are some
in any manner that meets the student’s                                                                                                     Social Studies                                        7                   3.5
                                                English*                                           8                  4.0                                                                                                     common requirements for each type of
schedule, during his/her high school
                                                                                                                                           Science*                                              6                   3.0      college or university. Although specific
years, but must be completed prior to           Mathematics                                        6                  3.0                                                                                                     requirements may vary among institu-
the student’s participation in a com-                                                                                                      Career & Technical Education                          2                   1.0
                                                Social Studies**                                   7                  3.5                                                                                                     tions, the following minimum guidelines
mencement ceremony and the granting
                                                                                                                                           Fine Arts (Drama, Music, Visual Art)**                4                   2.0      exist:
of a diploma.                                   Lab Science                                        4                   2.0
Community Service is any service that is        Career & Technical Education                       2                   1.0                 Health                                                1                   0.5      IN-STATE PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES
done for non-profit agencies and orga-                                                                                                     Physical Education                                    3                   1.5
                                                Physical Education                                 4                  2.0                                                                                                       English ........................................4 years
nizations and/or religious organizations.
School service is also included. For activ-                                                                                                World Language***                                     4                   2.0          Includes 3 credits of college prepara-
                                                Fine Arts (Drama, Music, Visual Art)               2                   1.0
ities that occur over more than one day,                                                                                                                                                                                          tory composition and literature.
                                                Health                                             1                  0.5                  Electives                                             7                   3.5
a maximum of 10 hours/day is allowed                                                                                                                                                                                            Mathematics .............................4 years
for the 40 hours of community service           Electives                                          13                 6.5                                    TOTAL                              48                   24           Algebra 2 credit is the minimum level
required for graduation. All students will                                                                                                                                                                                        for college entrance; a math credit
record their community service hours in                        TOTAL                             47                 23.5
                                                                                                                                          *The Science requirement of 3.0 credits    NON CREDIT REQUIREMENTS:                     must be earned during senior year.
x2Vol, which is housed in the Naviance
Program.                                                                                                                                  must include two lab classes.                                                         Science .....................................2-3 years
                                              *The English requirement of 4.0 credits      **The social studies requirement of                                                         }} Washington State History                Includes 1 credit chemistry or physics.
                                                                                                                                          **The Fine Arts requirement of 2.0 cred-
2.0 GRADE POINT AVERAGE                       is met by the following courses:             3.5 credits is made up of the following        its can include 1 credit of Personalized     }} High School and Beyond Plan             2 credits must lab sciences
GRADUATION REQUIREMENT                          }} 1.0 credit Honors Freshman Com-         courses:                                       Pathway Requirement (PPR).                   }} 40 hours of Community Service         Social Studies (History or other
All students are expected to earn the              position and Literature                   }} 0.5 credit: Social Studies elective. AP                                                                                         Social Sciences).........................3 years
                                                                                                                                          ***For World Language, both credits          }} Students must earn a 2.0 cumu-
necessary credits for graduation with                                                           Human Geography OR Foundations                                                                                                  World Language........................2 years
                                                }} 1.0 credit Honors Sophomore Com-                                                       can be PPR.                                     lative Grade Point Average
a minimum of a 2.0 cumulative grade                                                             of World is highly recommended
                                                   position and Literature                                                                The 3rd credit of science and the 3rd                                                   Consecutive study (2 credits) of same
point average (GPA). Athletic/activity el-
igibility also requires a 2.0 GPA.              }} 1.0 credit American Literature and        }} 1.0 credit: History OR AP World           credit of math are chosen by the stu-      STATE ASSESSMENTS:                           language: World language, Native
                                                   Composition                                  History                                   dent and based on the student’s interest     }} Students are required to meet           American language, or American Sign
STATE ASSESSSMENT                                  OR IB/AP Language and American            }} 1.0 credit: U.S. History OR AP U.S.       and High School and Beyond Plan, and            all state assessment graduation         Language.
REQUIREMENTS                                       Literature                                   History                                   approved by the parent or guardian, or,         requirements, found at the link:      Fine Art..........................................1 year
In order to meet Washington state gradu-                                                                                                  if the parent or guardian is unavailable        http://www.sbe.wa.gov/graduation.
                                                }} 1.0 credit Senior English, 12th Grade     }} 1.0 credit: US Government/CWP                                                                                                     (University of Washington and West-
ation requirements, high school students                                                                                                  or does not indicate a preference, the          php#.WFG04grJD
                                                   AP Language and Composition,                 (1.0) OR AP US Government/AP              school counselor or principal.                                                          ern Washington University specify
must: pass specific state exams, earn              OR IB/AP English Literature and              Comparative Government (1.0) OR                                                        }} High School English language arts
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  ½-credit in fine, visual, or performing
all required state and local credits, and          Composition                                  AP Comparative Government (1.0)           Personalized Pathway Requirement                Smarter Balanced Assessment
complete a high school and beyond plan.                                                                                                   (PPR) are related courses that lead to a        (SBAC) (or state-approved               arts; the other ½-credit may be in the
                                                                                                OR AP US Government (1.0)
                                                                                                                                          specific post high school career or edu-        alternative)                            arts or in an academic elective.)
Students must pass state exams in read-                                                    Successful completion of Washington
ing and writing, one math and the Wash-                                                                                                   cational outcome chosen by the student
                                                                                           State History/government is a state high                                                    }} High School Math Smarter Balanced
ington Comprehensive Assessment of                                                                                                        based on the student’s interests and
                                                                                           school graduation requirement. Wash-                                                           Assessment (SBAC) (or state-ap-
Science (Class of 2021 and beyond) or                                                                                                     High School and Beyond Plan, that may
                                                                                           ington State History/Government in-                                                            proved alternative)
state-approved alternatives or assess-                                                                                                    include Career and Technical Education
                                                                                           struction occurs in 7th and 8th grade in       and are intended to provide a focus for      }} Washington Comprehensive
ments for students receiving special ed-                                                   Bellevue School District. Students who         the student’s learning. Students may            Assessment of Science (WCAS)
ucation services.                                                                          transfer into Bellevue School District         have up to 3 PPR credits.                       for the class of 2021 and beyond.
                                                                                           after 8th grade will be required to satis-                                                     The WCAS assesses the 2013
HIGH SCHOOL AND                                                                            factorily complete Washington State His-                                                       Washington State Science
BEYOND PLAN                                                                                tory/Government curriculum in order to                                                         Standards (Next Generation
Students will design and document their                                                    meet the graduation requirement.                                                               Science Standards)
post-high school plans by completing
the High School and Beyond Plan in
Naviance.

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Grades 6-12 Catalog 2019-2020 - BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION                                                                                                                                                                     HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION
PRIVATE 4-YEAR COLLEGES/                                    COMMUNITY COLLEGES/                          their demonstrated proficiency accord-         in approved community based sports or        side the regular program.                    for approval to the principal. This should
UNIVERSITIES                                                TECHNICAL PROGRAMS                           ing to the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.       activities. A full school sport season or    Please see BSD policy 2410, 2410P and        be done, at the latest, prior to registra-
 English ........................................4 years    Admission requirements vary from             Students receive credit based on their         80 hours of community based activity                                                      tion for the year during which the stu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                     2410 Exhibit A.
                                                            “open-door” policy to selective course       lowest skill score, since it represents        in a 90-day period qualifies for .05 cred-                                                dent plans to graduate.
 Mathematics .............................4 years
                                                            expectations for specific programs.          their highest level of proficiency across      it. Students must complete and submit
 Science .....................................2-3 years                                                                                                                                              WITHDRAWAL GRADES
                                                                                                         skills.                                        a request form for approval within the                                                      COLLEGE CREDIT/
 Social Studies ............................3 years           COMPETENC Y                                                                               academic year of the involvement of the      A “W” grade will be posted to a student’s
                                                                                                           }} Novice Mid- 1 credit                                                                   transcript if the course is dropped after      COLLEGE CREDIT
 World Langua..........................2-3 years              BA SED CREDITS                                                                            school sport or community activity and
                                                                                                           }} Novice High- 2 credits                    complete an assessment for the knowl-        the first 10 days but before the 30th day      OPTIONS FOR HIGH
   Consecutive study of the same world                                                                                                                                                               of the semester. At the quarter, a .25         SCHOOL S TUDENTS
                                                            Competency based credits may be                }} Intermediate Low- 3 credits               edge portion of the fitness requirement.
   language.                                                                                                                                            There is a nominal fee charged for each      credit and grade will be posted to tran-
                                                            earned for World Language:
 Academic                                           and                                                    }} Intermediate Mid- 4 credits               assessment.                                  script if the course is dropped mid-se-
                                                            A maximum of 4 World Language credits                                                                                                    mester. Students who change levels in        ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  Arts Elective ............................2 years                                                      Since students may demonstrate varied                                                                                                    (AP) PROGRAM
                                                            may be awarded through OSPI’s Compe-                                                                                                     an academic area or change from one
                                                            tency Based Credit testing process. More     levels of proficiency across skills, cred-     ELIGIBILITY FOR                                                                           All students are encouraged to serious-
HIGHLY SELECTIVE                                                                                                                                                                                     elective to another elective in the same
                                                            information is available here: http://       its will be awarded based on the lowest        ATHLETICS/ACTIVITIES                                                                      ly consider enrollment in one or more
COLLEGES/UNIVERSITIES                                                                                                                                                                                area will receive .5 credit and grade at
                                                            www.bsd405.org/departments/curricu-          common level of proficiency demon-             Students are required to maintain a 2.0                                                   AP courses during 10th, 11th and 12th
College Admission officers pay particu-                                                                                                                                                              the end of the semester. Students who
                                                            lum/competency-credits/                      strated across skill areas. Not all colleges   cumulative grade point average (GPA) in                                                   grades. AP courses are also available to
lar attention to the rigor of the student’s                                                                                                                                                          change from one course to another
                                                                                                         accept competncy credits to meet their         the semester preceding participation in                                                   students in 9th grade. Advanced Place-
program.                                                    In order to earn competency credits in                                                                                                   course in a different academic area will
                                                                                                         World Language requirement for en-             order to participate in a sport and/or ac-                                                ment courses are college-level courses
                                                            World Language, students will demon-                                                                                                     receive a withdrawal grade of “W” or .25
  English ........................................4 years                                                trance.                                        tivity. Students who do not initially meet                                                offered in high school. AP courses in-
                                                            strate proficiency in speaking, listening,                                                                                               credit and grade depending on the drop
                                                                                                                                                        this expectation will be granted a proba-                                                 clude extensive reading. Students in AP
  Mathematics .............................4 years          reading and writing. These assessments                                                                                                   date. The principal makes the final deter-
                                                                                                                                                        tionary period (during the sport/activity                                                 courses may earn college credit if they
                                                                                                                                                                                                     mination of the grade mark to be posted
  Science .................................... 3-4 years    are aligned with the American Council          MORE GENER AL                                season) to show that progress is being       to the transcript.                           perform well on rigorous national AP
    With laboratory courses                                 on the Teaching of Foreign Languages           INFORMATION                                  made to reach this standard. During the                                                   tests. Ask your counselor for assistance
  Social Studies ........................ 3-4 years         (ACTFL) Proficiency Levels.                                                                 probationary period, any student may
                                                                                                                                                                                                     WAIVING COURSE                               in selecting courses that will prepare you
                                                            The assessments vary by Language. For                                                       practice, but only those who demon-                                                       for success in any AP course that inter-
  World Language ................... 3-4 years                                                           DIRECTED ATHLETICS PE/FITNESS                                                               REQUIREMENTS
                                                            Spanish, French, German, Italian, He-                                                       strate progress may compete.                                                              ests you. Additional information about
    Consecutive study of the same world                                                                  CREDIT FOR SCHOOL ATHLETICS                                                                 Students may have courses waived if
                                                            brew, Japanese and Chinese students          AND COMMUNITY BASED                                                                         they meet certain criteria. In order to      the AP program is found in the AP infor-
    language.                                                                                                                                           CREDITS TAKEN OUTSIDE OF THE
                                                            may take the Standards-Based Measure-        ATHLETICS AND ACTIVITIES                                                                    apply for a course waiver, students com-     mation section.
  Academic                                           and    ment of Proficiency (STAMP) test. Most                                                      BELLEVUE SCHOOL DISTRICT
                                                                                                         Students in grades 10-12 may earn up to                                                     plete and submit to the counselor the
   Arts Elective .........................2-3 years         other languages are assessed using ALTA                                                     There are some instances when students       Waiver of a Course Requirement form.         PACIFIC NW COLLEGE CREDIT
                                                                                                         .5 of the required 1.5 Physical Education
                                                            Language Services. Students may be                                                          may be granted credit (not necessarily a     The counselor will document that he/she      AND WANIC
                                                                                                         credits by participating in school sports,
                                                            awarded one or more credits based on                                                        grade) for learning experiences outside      has seen the form and supporting doc-
                                                                                                         cheerleading and drill or by participating                                                                                               Pacific NW College Credit and WANIC
                                                                                                                                                        the district, provided the learning ex-      uments and write comments/insights to        (www.wanic.org) are a combined sec-
                                                            CTE COURSE EQUIVALENCY CREDITS                                                              periences are within the procedures es-      be considered in the decision and then       ondary and post-secondary program of
                      Course Code                               Course Name                     Equivalency Credit                                      tablished by the District, which includes    forward the form to the principal. The       integrated courses allowing high school
                     CT_424                    Metals Technology 1                        .5 Fine Art
                                                                                                                                                        meeting Common Core State Standards          principal will review the form and add       students to begin a Career and Technol-
                                                                                                                                                        and alignment with District curriculum.      any additional comments/insights and
                     CT_524                    Metals Technology 2                        .5 Fine Art
                                                                                                                                                        District approval for credit (not neces-                                                  ogy Education program that leads to a
                     CT_417                    Digital Video & Audio Production 1         Art; varies by school                                                                                      forward the request to the Director of       two-year Associate degree or a two-year
                                                                                                                                                        sarily a grade) must be obtained prior       Curriculum or designee. The Director of
                     CT_517                    Digital Video & Audio Production 2         Art; varies by school                                         to enrollment and/or participation in                                                     certificate and/or a four-year baccalau-
                     CT_422                    Graphics Art 1                             .5 Fine Art
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Curriculum or designee will either grant     reate degree. To begin a Pacific NW Col-
                                                                                                                                                        the outside learning experience in order     approval for the course waiver require-
                     CT_522                    Graphics Art 2                             .5 Fine Art                                                   to be eligible for consideration of high                                                  lege Credit sequence, students should
                                                                                                                                                                                                     ment or deny the request, citing reasons     enroll in a high school Career and Tech-
                     CT_623                    Graphic Design & Production Studio         2.0 Fine Art                                                  school credit on the Bellevue School Dis-    for the denial. The completed form will
                                                                                                                                                        trict transcript. Students must complete,                                                 nical Education class that is designated
                     CT_519                    Computer Graphics 1                        .5 Fine Art                                                                                                then be sent to the student’s counselor
                                                                                                                                                        submit and have approved a Learning                                                       as a college credit course. If the student
                     CT_619                    Computer Graphics 2                        .5 Fine Art                                                                                                for review of the results with the stu-
                                                                                                                                                        Experiences Outside the regular Bel-                                                      completes the course with at least a B
                     CT_412                    Photography 1                              .5 Fine Art                                                                                                dent.                                        grade, they will receive the equivalent
                                                                                                                                                        levue School District Educational Pro-
                     CT_512                    Photography 2                              .5 Fine Art                                                                                                                                             course credit at the participating com-
                                                                                                                                                        gram form and proposal. These forms
                     CTA612                    AP Photography Portfolio Design/2-D Design 1.0 Fine Art
                                                                                                                                                        are available in the counseling center.      EARLY GRADUATION                             munity or technical college. Your College
                     TH_411                    Technical Theater                          1.0 Fine Art; may be repeated                                 Should the proposal be approved, stu-        Early graduation from high school is ap-     and Career Advisor has information on
                                                                                          for additional credit                                         dents must have been, and continue to        propriate for some students. Plans for       these programs.
                     CT_635                    Health Science Careers – 3 Hour            1.0 Lab Science; .5 Health                                    be, fully scheduled in a Bellevue School     early graduation must be made cooper-
                     SC_506                    Anatomy & Physiology                       1.0 Science Elective                                          District high school, taking the maxi-       atively between the student, parent(s),      COLLEGE IN THE HIGH SCHOOL
                     SC_602                    Biotechnology                              1.0 Science Elective                                          mum credits offered during the regular       and school. Any student contemplating
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  This program provides high school stu-
                                                                                                                                                        school day. Students may not drop a          early graduation should initiate a re-
                     CTA505H                   AP Computer Science                        1.0 Math                                                                                                                                                dents the opportunity to earn college
                                                                                                                                                        course and/or shorten their schedule in      quest and complete a plan with his/her
                     SC_603                    Nanotechnology                             .5 Science Elective
                                                                                                                                                                                                     counselor. The plan must be submitted        credit in approved high school courses,
                     CT_661                    Automotive Technology                      3 Lab Science Credits                                         order to have a learning experience out-

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PL ANNING WORK SHEET | MIDDLE SCHOOL
  HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION
                                                                                                                                         Below is an important worksheet to help you plan the courses you will take during 6th, 7th, and 8 th grades. You must enroll in
when the equivalent course is taught at       maximum allowed. Students enrolled in       HIGH SCHOOL FOUR-YEAR                          seven courses every year. Use the Middle school course requirements on page 6 along with the course descriptions in this book
Bellevue College. In Bellevue, College in     Running Start must:                         EDUCATIONAL PLAN                               to plan your schedule. Call your Middle school for help if you need further information.
the High School courses are available          }} Have junior or senior standing in       On the following page is an important
at all four high schools. Students may            high school                             worksheet to help you plan the courses
choose to take any College in the High                                                    you will take in high school. Please be                                           6TH GRADE                                                                                                7TH GRADE                                                                                                8TH GRADE
School course for high school credit only,     }} Make application to the program         aware that your post-high school plans
choosing not to pay Bellevue College the          during the enrollment period for        for college, employment, or career train-                          Honors Language Arts - 6                                                                                 Honors Language Arts - 7                                                                                 Honors Language Arts - 8
optional fee for college credit. Contact          Bellevue College in March prior to      ing may require courses beyond the
your high school teacher of the particu-          the fall quarter the student wishes     graduation requirements. Also, if you                               Honors Social Studies - 6                                                                                Honors Social Studies - 7                                                                                Honors Social Studies - 8
lar courses for more information.                 to attend                               want to finish up your high school pro-
                                               }} Sign a Bellevue School District         gram with some Advanced Placement or                                               Mathematics                                                                                              Mathematics                                                                                              Mathematics
INTERNATIONAL                                     Running Start contract with             advanced-level vocational courses, you
BACCALAUREATE (IB)                                parent(s)/guardian(s)                   need to register for the necessary pre-                                     6th Grade Science                                                                                        7th Grade Science                                                                                        8th Grade Science
The International Baccalaureate (IB) Pro-                                                 requisite classes during 9th, 10th, and
                                               }} Enroll in courses that are approved                                                                                    P.E. (semester) /                                                                 P.E. (semester) / Health (semester)                                                                                             P.E. (semester) /
gram, located at Interlake High School,                                                   11th grade.
                                                  by the high school counselor so                                                        . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .   . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
is recognized internationally as a rig-           that graduation requirements are
orous and comprehensive curriculum,               completed in conjunction with           NON-DISCRIMINATION                                       Choose 2 semester courses or                                                                                 Choose 2 semester courses or                                                                           Choose 2 semester courses or
designed to challenge college-bound               any college coursework that may         STATEMENT                                                          a year-long course:                                                                                              a year-long course:                                                                                    a year-long course:
students. The IB program’s broad range            lead to an Associate Arts degree.       Bellevue School District does not discrim-        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OR                                        . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OR
of subjects accommodates diverse stu-             The student should also maintain        inate in any programs or activities on the                                                                                                              . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
                                                                                                                                         . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
dent interests and intentions while ad-           fulltime enrollment of a minimum        basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color,
hering to the objectives of a cohesive            of 15 credits so that the student’s     national origin, age, sexual orientation,
liberal arts education. IB courses are col-                                               gender expression or identity, disability,                   Choose 2 semester courses or                                                                           Choose 2 semester courses or                                                                           Choose 2 semester courses or
                                                  graduation status is not jeopardized                                                                               a year-long course:                                                                                    a year-long course:                                                                                    a year-long course:
lege-level courses offered in high school                                                 or the use of a trained dog guide or ser-
                                               }} Be responsible for knowing the                                                           . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OR . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . / . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . OR
which includes frequent homework and                                                      vice animal and provides equal access
                                                  registrations date(s) and deadline(s)                                                  . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  . . .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .
involves extensive reading. Students in                                                   to designated youth groups. The follow-
IB courses may earn college credit or ad-         for district and college course         ing employees have been designated to
vanced placement if they perform well             registration                            handle questions and complaints of al-
on rigorous IB tests. For more informa-        }} Be responsible for transportation,      leged discrimination:                                 DECISIONS                                                                                         REQUIRED CLASSES
tion see specific course descriptions, or         lab fees and books.                       }} Title IX Coordinator: Jeff Lowell,                             1                            Math                                                                        Determine Level
talk to an Interlake counselor.
                                                                                               425-456-4010 or
                                                                                               lowellj@bsd405.org                                             2                            Career & Tech                                                               1 semester in 6th, 7th, or 8th
RUNNING START
Current Washington State legislation al-                                                    }} Section 504/ADA Coordinator:                                                                                                                                            2 semesters of Dance, Music, The-
                                                                                               Heather Edlund, 425-456-4156 or                                3                            Performing/Visual Art
lows high school students to attend their                                                                                                                                                                                                                              atre Art, Visual Art in 6th, 7th, or 8th
local community college or technical                                                           edlundh@bsd405.org;
school and earn high school credits and                                                     }} Civil Rights/Nondiscrimination
college credits at the same time. There                                                        Compliance Coordinator:
are no tuition fees for the student if the                                                     Alexa Allman 425-456-4040 or
number of credits does not exceed the                                                          allmana@bsd405.org.
                                                                                            }} Address for all three: 12111 NE 1st
                                                                                               St., Bellevue, WA 98005.

     It’s your future, so plan carefully!
                                              You are strongly encouraged to complete your graduation require-
                                              ments in the years indicated on the planning worksheet. Use the
                                              descriptions in this course guide to help you decide which courses
                                              to take in each subject area.

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PL ANNING WORK SHEET | HIGH SCHOOL                                                                                                  PL ANNING WORK SHEET | BIG PIC TURE SCHOOL (GR ADES 6 – 8)

        9TH GRADE                         10TH GRADE                          11TH GRADE                   12TH GRADE                              6TH GRADE                                   7TH GRADE                                  8TH GRADE

      ENGLISH (1 YEAR)                  ENGLISH (1 YEAR)                     ENGLISH (1 YEAR)           ENGLISH (1 YEAR)                   HUMANITIES (English and SS)                HUMANITIES (English and SS)                HUMANITIES (English and SS)
    Honors Freshman                   Honors Sophomore                       American Lit. and           Senior English OR
 Composition and Literature        Composition and Literature                   Composition         12th Grade AP Language OR
                                                                                    OR                AP Lit. and Composition            6TH GRADE MATH AND SCIENCE                  7TH GRADE MATH AND SCIENCE                 8TH GRADE MATH AND SCIENCE
                                                                              AP Language and                    OR
                                                                                American Lit.            IB/AP English HL 2
                                                                                    OR                                                              ADVISORY 1                                 ADVISORY 2                                  ADVISORY 3
                                                                             IB/AP English HL 1
                                                                                                                                                                                          PE/HEALTH 2 (1 sem) /                      PE/HEALTH 2 (1 sem) /
       SOCIAL STUDIES               SOCIAL STUDIES (1 YEAR)           SOCIAL STUDIES (1 YEAR)        SOCIAL STUDIES (1 YEAR)                ART EXPLORATION (1 year)
                                                                                                                                                                                          ART ELECTIVE (1 sem)                       ART ELECTIVE (1 sem)
         (ELECTIVE)
                                          World History                         U.S. History          Contemporary World/
        Foundations of                                                                                     US Gov. OR                                                                    CHOOSE: SPANISH 1A OR                      CHOOSE: SPANISH 1B OR
                                              OR                                   OR                                                          PE/HEALTH 1 (1 year)
         World History                                                                                                                                                                     PE/ART ELECTIVES                           PE/ART ELECTIVES
       (1 semester) OR                  AP World History                      AP U.S. History         AP US Gov./Comp Gov.
    AP Human Geography                                                           OR                             OR
      (1 year) are highly                                           IB History HL 1/AP US History   IB History HL 2/AP Am. Gov.
        recommended

   MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)              MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)              MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)             FILL IN 1 YEAR OR           BELLEVUE BIG PICTURE SCHOOL                  Core courses are taught by teacher ad-      postsecondary plans. Beginning in sixth
                                                                                                          2 SEMESTERS               Bellevue Big Picture School is a second-     visors, each of whom facilitates the ac-    grade, students prepare for college and
                                                                                                                                    ary school- of-choice that opened for        ademic and personal development of          careers through campus visits, college
      SCIENCE (1 YEAR)                  SCIENCE (1 YEAR)                     SCIENCE (1 YEAR)           FILL IN 1 YEAR OR           the 2011-2012 school year. In partner-       a small group of students over multiple     counseling, and partnerships with local
          Biology                          Chemistry                              Physics                 2 SEMESTERS               ship with the nationally recognized Big      school years. The curriculum is prob-       postsecondary institutions.
                                                                                                                                    Picture Learning Network (www. bigpic-       lem/project-based, integrating technol-     Middle school course of study: Human-
                                                                                    OR                                                                                           ogy, 21st century skills, and relevant,
                                                                                                                                    ture.org), five guiding principles provide                                               ities (English and social studies), math
                                                                                AP Physics I                                                                                     real-world issues. High school students
                                                                                                                                    the school’s foundation and framework:                                                   and science, advisory, Spanish (begin-
                                                                                 OR                                                 personalization, adult-world connec-         participate in internships with adult       ning in 7th grade), physical education/
                                                                     IB Physics SLI/ AP Physics 1                                   tion, common intellectual mission, sup-      mentors one to two days a week, and         health, and art exploratory courses.
                                                                                                                                    portive partnerships, and shared lead-       Middle school students take advantage
         PE (1 YEAR)                  HEALTH (1 SEMESTER)                    FILL IN 1 YEAR OR          FILL IN 1 YEAR OR           ership and responsibility. The school is     of service learning and other community     High school course of study: Humanities
                                                                               2 SEMESTERS                2 SEMESTERS               uniquely structured to educate, support,     opportunities integrated into the curric-   (English and social studies), math and
   Foundations of Fitness                     Health                                                                                                                                                                         science, advisory, internships, Spanish,
                                                                                                                                    and guide students from Middle school        ulum. Together with parents, advisors,
        and Sport                                                                                                                                                                                                            physical education/health, and digital
                                                                                                                                    through high school graduation, building     and mentors, students create person-
                                                                                                                                    bridges across the grades that lead to       alized learning plans that connect their    media/art. 11th and 12th grade students
     FILL IN 1 YEAR OR               FILL IN 1 YEAR OR                       FILL IN 1 YEAR OR          FILL IN 1 YEAR OR
                                                                                                                                    college success.                             interests, academic goals, and college/     will be able to earn college credit through
       2 SEMESTERS                     2 SEMESTERS                             2 SEMESTERS                2 SEMESTERS                                                                                                        Running Start courses.
 OR WORLD LANGUAGE (2019)        OR WORLD LANGUAGE (2019)

                                                                                                                                    For more information and application go to:
      FILL IN 1 YEAR OR                 FILL IN 1 YEAR OR                    FILL IN 1 YEAR OR          FILL IN 1 YEAR OR
        2 SEMESTERS                       2 SEMESTERS                          2 SEMESTERS                2 SEMESTERS               http://www.bsd405.org/bigpicture/about/apply/

In addition to the subject areas shown in the grid, students are required to take the following courses:
  }} 1.0 credit of Career & Technical Education taken any time during high school
  }} 2.0 credit of World Language taken any time during high school (Class of 2019 and beyond)
  }} 1.0 credit of Visual and Performing Arts taken any time during high school (Class of 2019 and beyond – 2 credits)
  }} .5 elective credit of PE. Taken any time in 10th, 11th, or 12th grade

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PL ANNING WORK SHEET | BIG PIC TURE SCHOOL (GR ADES 9 –12)                                                                            PLANNING WORKSHEET | INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (GR ADES 6 – 8)
  HIGH SCHOOL GENER AL INFORMATION
         9TH GRADE                          10TH GRADE                                                                                INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL                           This seven-year study of all core               In order to prepare students for
                                                                           11TH GRADE                      12TH GRADE                 International School offers continuity for     subjects exceeds the minimum                    careers in the STEM field,
                                                                                                                                      the entire seven-year secondary school         requirements to graduate in most                International     School     offers
                       9TH–10TH LOOP
                                                                                                                                      curriculum. Expectations for student           subject areas; however, it is required          computer science in the Junior
                                                                                                                                      learning are clear and students are held       for deep learning and content mastery.          and Senior year.          Students
         HUMANITIES                         HUMANITIES                      HUMANITIES                     HUMANITIES
                                                                                                                                      accountable to a high standard of indi-        It will provide students with the               wishing to pursue computer
      (English and Human          (English and World History)         (English and U.S. History)     (English and Government)         vidual excellence. Students complete a         knowledge and skills required of them           science courses may opt out of
          Geography)                                                                                                                                                                 in     the     interdependent     and           math or PE in their Junior year
                                                                                                                                      seven-year cycle in seven core cur-
                                                                                                                                      ricular areas: humanities (English), inter-    international world where they will             and/or French, science or arts
                                                                                                                                      national studies (social studies), mathe-      pursue their postsecondary education,           their Senior year. Six years of
                                                                                                                                      matics, science, French, physical              career and dreams as adults.                    each core subject is still required
                                                                                                                                      education, and fine or performing arts.                                                        for graduation.
                                                                                                                                      Science courses in the Junior and Sen-                                                         International School does not
                                                                                                                                      ior years alternate. Year A offerings:                                                         offer electives.    During Focus
           BIOLOGY                           CHEMISTRY                    PHYSICS OF THE                  AP ENV SCIENCE              AP Chemistry or AP Environmental                                                               Week,      students    have      an
                                                                            UNIVERSE                                                  Science. Year B offerings: AP Biology.                                                         opportunity to explore diverse
                                                                                                                                      Physics is offered both years.                                                                 career paths offered through one
        MATHEMATICS                         MATHEMATICS                    MATHEMATICS                     MATHEMATICS                                                                                                               week of specialized study during
                                                                                                                                     For more information and application go to:                                                     each of their seven years at
                                                                                                                                     https://bsd405.org/international/about/applying-to-international-school/                        International School.
    INTERNSHIP (1 CREDIT)           INTERNSHIP (1 CREDIT)             INTERNSHIP (1 CREDIT)           INTERNSHIP (1 CREDIT)

                                                                                                                                                                                            7TH GRADE                                          8TH GRADE
  CHOOSE: ART OR SPANISH           CHOOSE: ART OR SPANISH            CHOOSE: ART OR SPANISH          CHOOSE: ART OR SPANISH                     6TH GRADE
                                                                             OR PE                           OR PE                                                                                                        7TH–8TH LOOP

        PE (1.0 CREDIT)             PE/HEALTH (1.0 CREDIT)          ELECTIVES/RUNNING START         ELECTIVES/RUNNING START
                                                                                                                                                                                     HUMANITIES 2 (1 year)                            HUMANITIES (1 year)
                                                                                                                                           HUMANITIES (1 year)
                                                                                                                                                                                               Systems                                   Systems in Conflict

BELLEVUE BIG PICTURE SCHOOL                   Core courses are taught by teacher ad-      postsecondary plans. Beginning in sixth                                              INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (1 year)                     INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (1 year)
                                              visors, each of whom facilitates the ac-    grade, students prepare for college and    INTERNATIONAL STUDIES (1 year)
Bellevue Big Picture School is a second-                                                                                                                                                       Systems                                    Systems in Conflict
ary (6th-12th grade) school- of-choice        ademic and personal development of a        careers through campus visits, college
that opened for the 2011-2012 school          small group of students over multiple       counseling, and partnerships with local
year. In partnership with the nationally      school years. The curriculum is prob-       postsecondary institutions.                        MATHEMATICS (1 year)                     MATHEMATICS (1 year)                           MATHEMATICS (1 year)
recognized Big Picture Learning Network       lem/project-based, integrating technol-     Middle school course of study: Human-            ................................            ................................                   ................................
(www. bigpicture.org), five guiding prin-     ogy, 21st century skills, and relevant,     ities (English and social studies), math
ciples provide the school’s foundation        real-world issues. High school students     and science, advisory, Spanish (begin-
and framework: personalization, adult-        participate in internships with adult       ning in 7th grade), physical education/                SCIENCE (1 year)                         SCIENCE (1 year)                                SCIENCE (1 year)
world connection, common intellectual         mentors one to two days a week, and         health, and art exploratory courses.                  6th Grade Science                        7th Grade Science                               8th Grade Science
mission, supportive partnerships, and         middle school students take advantage
shared leadership and responsibility.         of service learning and other community     High school course of study: Humanities
The school is uniquely structured to          opportunities integrated into the curric-   (English and social studies), math and
                                                                                          science, advisory, internships, Spanish,          FINE ARTS (1 year)                          FINE ARTS (1 year)                                 FINE ARTS (1 year)
educate, support, and guide students          ulum. Together with parents, advisors,
from middle school through high school        and mentors, students create person-        physical education / health, and digital    Integrated Arts OR Instrumental               Integrated Arts OR Music                          Integrated Arts OR Music
graduation, building bridges across the       alized learning plans that connect their    media/art. 11th grade students will be                   Music
grades that lead to college success           interests, academic goals, and college/     able to earn college credit through Run-
                                                                                          ning Start courses.
                                                                                                                                      PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH (1            PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH (1 year)                 PHYSICAL EDUCATION/HEALTH (1 year)
                                                                                                                                                      year)
For more information and application go to:
http://www.bsd405.org/bigpicture/about/apply/
                                                                                                                                           WORLD LANGUAGE (1                        WORLD LANGUAGE (1 year)                          WORLD LANGUAGE (1 year)
                                                                                                                                                     year)                                    French 1B                                           French 2
                                                                                                                                                  French 1A

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                                                                                                                                             ue School District
                                                                                                                                                           tric t || 2019 –2020 Grade
                                                                                                                                                                                Grades6 –12
                                                                                                                                                                                        6 –12Course
                                                                                                                                                                                              CourseCatalog
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2019-2020 CAREER AND TECHNICAL EDUCATION – CAREER PATHWAYS
PLANNING WORKSHEET | INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL (GR ADES 9 –12)
                                                                                                                                                                                               MIDDLE SCHOOL

         9TH GRADE                      10TH GRADE                                                                                       Technology Education                                                  STEM
                                                                                                                                             •   Digital Technology                                               •    Applied Engineering
                                                                        11TH GRADE                         12TH GRADE
                                                                                                                                             •   Media Technology                                                 •    Design and Production - PLTW
                         9TH–10TH LOOP
                                                                                                                                             •   Video Production 1 and 2                                         •    Robotics - PLTW
                                                                                                                                             •   Computer Science Discoveries                                     •    Flight and Space – PLTW
                                                                                                                                             •   CS101 - Coding in Python 1
                                                                                                                                             •   CS102 - Coding in Python 2

     HONORS HUMANITIES              HONORS HUMANITIES            AP AMERICAN LITERATURE               12TH GRADE AP LANGUAGE                                                                     HIGH SCHOOL
          (1 YEAR)                       (1 YEAR)                   AND COMPOSITION                      AND COMPOSITION
                                                                                                                                         Agricultural Education                       Business, Management &                       Information Technology
                                                                                                                                         Introduction to Horticulture +               Administration                               CISCO Networking Academy *+
                                                                                                                                         Nursery and Greenhouse Operations *+         Accounting 1                                 Advanced CISCO – CCNP *+
                                                                                                                                         Environmental Sustainability                 Accounting 2 +                               Advanced CISCO – Cybersecurity +
                                                                                                                                         Floral Design and Marketing                  Accounting 3                                 Computer Technology+
                                                                      U.S. HISTORY OR                 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT                                                             Accounting 4 +                               CS201 - Coding in Python 1
       WORLD HISTORY                AP WORLD HISTORY
                                                                      AP U.S. HISTORY                    SENIOR PROJECT                  Architecture/Construction/                   Personal Finance +                           CS202 - Coding in Python 2+
                                                                                                                                         Manufacturing                                Business Law +                               Introduction to Mobile Application

                                                                                                  *                                      Metals Technology 1                          Entrepreneurship                                 Development
   MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)           MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)           MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)                  MATHEMATICS (1 YEAR)              Metals Technology 2                          Economics                                    Video Game and Simulation Design+
     .........................      .........................         .........................         .........................        Welding Technology, Design and               AP Micro/AP Macro Economics                  Web Publishing +
                                                                                                                                           Fabrication *+                             IB Business and Management SL +              AP Computer Science Principles +
                                                                                                                                         Woods Technology 1                           IB Business and Management HL +              AP Computer Science +
      SCIENCE (1 YEAR)                SCIENCE (1 YEAR)                SCIENCE (1 YEAR)                  SCIENCE (1 YEAR)       *         Woods Technology 2                           Microsoft Office/Business Technology 1 +       Special Topics in Computer Science
                                                                                                                                         Introduction to Construction Management      Microsoft Office/Business Technology 2 +
          Chemistry                         Biology                  AP Physics 1 or 2 OR                AP Physics 1 or 2 OR
                                                                      AP Chemistry OR                                                    Construction Trades*                                                                      Marketing, Sales, and Service
                                                                                                          AP Chemistry OR
                                                                                                                                                                                      Education & Training                         Introduction to Marketing +
                                                                  AP Environmental Science            AP Environmental Science
                                                                                                                                         Arts, AV Technology & Communication           Teaching Academy 1 *+                       Advanced Marketing and

      FINE ARTS (1 YEAR)             FINE ARTS (1 YEAR)              FINE ARTS (1 YEAR)                FINE ARTS (1 YEAR)      *         Radio Broadcasting *
                                                                                                                                         Television Broadcasting +
                                                                                                                                                                                       Teaching Academy 2 *+                          Entrepreneurship +
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Retail Management – Student
      Visual Art OR Music            Visual Art OR Music             Visual Art OR Music               Visual Art OR Music               Digital Video & Audio Production 1 +         Health Sciences                                 Store+
                                                                                                                                         Digital Video & Audio Production 2 +         Introduction to Health Care
                                                                                                                                         Media Production/Video Production + *        Health Science Careers – 3 Hour *+           Science, Technology, Engineering and
     PHYSICAL EDUCATION
           (1 YEAR)
                                    PHYSICAL EDUCATION
                                        (1 SEMESTER)               PHYSICAL EDUCATION             *    PHYSICAL EDUCATION
                                                                                                             (1 YEAR)
                                                                                                                                         Cinematography & Cinema Production
                                                                                                                                         Graphic Arts 1+
                                                                                                                                                                                      Anatomy & Physiology +
                                                                                                                                                                                      Biotechnology +
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                     Math (STEM)
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Introduction to Robotics
                                    HEALTH (1 SEMESTER)                  (1 YEAR)
                                                                                                                                         Graphics Arts 2+                                                                          Introduction to Engineering Design 1
                                                                                                                                         Graphic Design & Production Studio *+        Hospitality & Tourism                        Introduction to Engineering Design 2+
                                                                                                                                         Computer Graphics 1 +                        Culinary Arts*+                              Principles of Engineering
 WORLD LANGUAGE (1 YEAR)         WORLD LANGUAGE (1 YEAR)        WORLD LANGUAGE (1 YEAR)               WORLD LANGUAGE (1 YEAR)            Computer Graphics 2 +                        Advanced Culinary Arts*+                     Specialized Topics in Engineering
        FRENCH 3                        FRENCH 4                     AP FRENCH 5
                                                                                                              FRENCH 6     *             Photography 1 +
                                                                                                                                         Photography 2 +                              Human Services                               Transportation
                                                                                                                                         AP Photography Portfolio/2-D Design +        Child Development +                          Beginning Automotive and
                                                                                                                                         Technical Theatre 1 +                        Culinary Essentials 1                           Maintenance
 *
INTERNATIONAL
   Each year ONE of these classes can becurricula
                 SCHOOL                  opted outare
                                                    ofintegrated
                                                       for ONE of and
                                                                  the inter- disci-
                                                                      following     International
                                                                                 computer         School
                                                                                            science      believes in the com-
                                                                                                    classes:
International School offers continuity for plinary, thus value is placed on each of petency of all children, therefore enroll-
                                                                                                                                         Technical Theatre 2                          Culinary Essentials 2
                                                                                                                                                                                      Independent Living
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Automotive Technology 1– 2 hour*+
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   Automotive Technology 1 - 3 hour*+
the entire
       AP seven-year
              COMPUTER     SCIENCEschool the core curricular areas. International ment in the core curricula exceeds the
                        secondary                                                                                                                                                     Interior Design and Housing +                Automotive Technology 2 – 2 hour*+
curriculum. Expectations for student School does not offer electives within the minimum requirements to graduate                                                                                                                   Automotive Technology 2 – 3 hour*+
       are
learning   PYTHON
             clear and students are held natural core curricula, but through an ex- in most subject areas. This seven-year
accountable   to a high standard
       AP COMPUTER              of individ-
                           SCIENCE           tended field of study each year called study of all core subjects will provide
                                     PRINCIPLES                                                                                                                                                                                    Work Site Learning
ual excellence.  All students complete  this
  Completion of at least 6 years in each coreFocus Week.
                                               subject     In this manner, students students with the knowledge and skills
                                                       is required.                                                                                                                                                                Work Site Learning
seven-year cycle in seven core curricular have an opportunity to explore different required of them in the interdependent
areas: Humanities (English), Internation- electives offered through unique inten- and international world where they will                Post-Secondary – College, University, Institute of Technology (2-year, technical, 4-year, graduate), Certificate Programs,
al Studies (social studies), Mathematics, sive study over their seven years at Inter- pursue their post-secondary education,             Apprenticeships, Internships, Military
  For more
Science,     information
          World  Language,and   application
                            Physical          go to:
                                      Edu- national                                   career and dreams as adults.
                                                     School.                                                                             *Designates a WANIC/Skill Center Program
  https://bsd405.org/international/about/applying-to-international-school/
cation, and Fine or Performing Arts. The
                                                                                                                                         + Designates Tech Prep Credit

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Bellev ue School District
                     tric t || 2019–2020
                               2019 –2020 Grades
                                          Grades66–12
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