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Programming Information for 9th Graders-Options for next year


AP Computer Science A is an introductory college-level computer science course. Students cultivate their understanding of coding through analyzing, writing, and testing code as they explore concepts like modularity, variables, and control structures.  Students will then take IB Computer Science HL 1 and 3.


AP Psychology- Students learn about the basis of psychological theory as the study of human and animal behavior and mental processes and learn how psychologists design and conduct research. Topics may include: ... A variety of research methods used by psychologists. The application of research design and statistical analysis in psychology.  Students will then take IB Psychology offered at the HL/SL level.


AP Microeconomics- Students study the foundations of microeconomic thinking, including how to evaluate decisions based on constraints and trade-offs and make rational economic choices. Topics may include: ... Resource allocation and economic systems. The Production Possibilities Curve.
AP Macroeconomics- Students explore how changes in aggregate spending and production, economic fluctuations, and policy actions affect national income, unemployment, and inflation. Topics may include: Aggregate demand. Short-run and long-run aggregate supply.  Students will then take IB Economics 1and 3 only offered at the HL level.


Pre-IB Art is offered in 10th grade followed by IB Visual Arts HL/SL.

To Listen to Mrs. Fitzgerald's 9th Grade Parent Meeting on 8/19/20, please Click Here: 9th Grade Parent Meeting Audio 8/19/20

Incoming Freshman Packet 2020

Please click here for the Incoming Freshman packet, including the YMCA Teambuilding Event information, Summer Academy Registration, Summer Assignments, CAS Information, and Remind Sign-up.  Since the Incoming Freshman Spaghetti Dinner was cancelled this year, this packet of information was mailed to all incoming freshman who completed their registration.




School Supplies List (Will be updated as Teachers provide item lists):


Mrs. Kimbrough's Algebra 2 (All Freshmen): 


For each student, supplied by the student
For the classroom, supplied by the student
  • One ream of white copy paper
  • 4-6 EXPO brand whiteboard markers
  • Cleaning supplies: disinfectant wipes, hand sanitizer, tissues, paper towels.
  • Other material to be determined (TBD) throughout the course of the year.~Flexibility!~

Freshman English: Click Here for Mr. Baker's English Supplies Needed


Inquiry Skills (Both Mrs. Griffin and Ms. Clay)-All Freshmen: Click here


Mr. Gast: Freshman American Govt/History SuppliesMr. Gast Supply List


Mr. Paloumpis: Freshman American Government/World History:

  • A notebook with paper to take notes dedicated to my class
  • Blue or black ink pens 
  • Flash drive to get my downloads for your class.
  • Laptop or phone for research purposes in class

Ms. Wells: Freshman American Government/World History:

  • -2inch Binder with slip cover on front 
  • -College ruled paper
  • -Whiteout if using pen
  • -Highlighters (yellow, pink, blue,green, orange, purple)

Mrs. Salo's Pre-IB Biology:

  •   1-inch three ring binder
  •   Two packs of 5-tab binder dividers
 Ms. Charlton's Pre-IB Biology:
  • Flash Drive (may be used for all classes)
  • One 3 ring binder one inch wide- can be one from a previous year
  • Notebook Paper
  • Printer Paper
  • black or blue pens, red pen, pencils, highlighters
  • post-it notes 

Ms. Lejido's Class Supplies for Spanish I

  • One three ring binder with 4 tabs
  • One composition book
  • Pens (one red), pencils, yellow market and one Expo dry erase market
  • 3x5 packet of cards.
  • Lysol spray or hand sanitizer and one box of tissues
Ms. Galan-Vega's Class Supplies for Spanish 1
  • 1 ½ three ring binder/Binder tabs OR a notebook dedicated exclusively to Spanish
  • Lined paper
  • Computer or laptop/headphones/Internet connection
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Index cards (when we return to school)
  • Two dry erase markers with erasers (when we return to school)
  • Lysol spray or hand sanitizer and one box of tissue paper and/or one bottle of hand sanitizer (when we return to school)

Mrs. Cummings' Class Supplies for French 1:

  • 1-1 1/2" 3-ring binder with front cover pocket
  • 1 set of 8 dividers for binder
  • 1 pack of college ruled paper
  • 1 composition book
  • black and blue pens
  • 3-4 packs of index cards
  • Highlighters
  • markers, colored pens, tape, etc.

ALL Teachers would love to have Hand Sanitizer and cleaning wipes (NON-Bleach) for when school resumes! 


CAS Hours

If you need to log CAS hours in your ManageBac account, click below and read through the instructions. Then click the ManageBac link and log in using your credentials.  CAS Information Sheet


Step 1. Click Here Go to to log hours

Step 2. Create Activity in Managebac.

  • Name of Activity (ie. Metropolitan Ministries)
  • Type of Activity: (C/A/S)
  • Estimated number of hours: 8
  • Description of Activity
  • Supervisor name and EMAIL: – it currently defaults to the homeroom teacher if nothing is entered for the supervisor—please be cognizant that a valid name and email addressed is preferred and/or a telephone number. The supervisor cannot be a relative.
  • Dates of activities—start and end date. All activities that are on-going must end at the end of the semester and re-started next semester or summer. All documentation must exist for each extension of the activity.
  • Which learning outcomes will be met and is it part of your project.


Step 3. REFLECTIONS/EVIDENCE: Completing Activities:

Under the reflections/evidence tab, the following must be completed: You must include evidence of planning and organization, commitment, active reflection, personal development and achievement in the reflections section of your activity.To guide your reflections consider the following during the stages of your activity:

  • What did you perceive and notice?
  • How did you feel being involved?
    What do you think and feel about the activity itself? What does the activity mean to you?
  • What value does the activity have?
  • Photo Caption
  • What did you learn from this activity and how might you use this to apply to any lesson to your life in general?
  • Additionally—focus on:
    I increased awareness of my strengths and areas where I have potential
  • for growth when I…
    I undertook new challenges when I…;
  • I planned and initiated activities when I…
    I worked collaboratively with others when I…
    I demonstrated perseverance and commitment when I… I engaged in issues of global importance when I…
    I developed new skills when I…
  • You need to upload evidence:
    Time logs for anything over a day

Creative evidence (proof of product) – upload pictures of you working on or competing or a finished product or a video of a performance.


Once evidence and reflection are presented, you MUST SEND the supervisor review by requesting it from the worksheet main page. YOU NEED TO CALL OR EMAIL OR TEXT YOUR SUPERVISOR to let them know an email is coming from Managebac to complete the process. You can not send the supervisor review the day before the prescribed due date.

Freshman Timeline

  • Enroll in college preparatory courses.
  • Maintain acceptable academic performance.
  • Participate in school clubs and activities and volunteer in the community.