Graduation Requirements

Shining Mountain Waldorf School
High School Graduation Requirements

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Course Requirements
Italicized courses are Morning Lesson (ML) Blocks
All students are required to take all offered classes

Math

Math 9, 10, 11, 12

Descriptive Geometry 9

Proofs 10

Surveying 11

Descartes 11

Projective Geometry 11

Calculus 12

 

Science

Health 9, 10

Science 10

Lab: Chemistry Organic 9

Lab: Chemistry Acids & Bases 10

Lab: Zoology 12

Advanced Science Biology

Advanced Science Chemistry

Physics 9 – Thermal Physics

Physics 10 – Mechanics

Physics 11- Electricity and Magnetism

Physics 12 – Optics

Chemistry 9 – Organic Chemistry

Chemistry 10 – Acids and Bases

Chemistry 11- Chemistry of the Elements

Biology 9- Human Biology

Biology 10- Embryology

Biology 11- Botany

Biology 12- Zoology

Earth Science 9 – Geology

Earth Science 12 – Astronomy

English/Humanities

English 9,10,11,12

Civics 11

Leadership Academy 12

Senior Seminar 12

Advanced Humanities             Literature

Advanced Humanities Economics

Idealism and Humanity 9

Sociology of Discrimination 12

Comedy and Tragedy 9

Poetics 10

Sophomore Play 10

Odyssey 10

Parzival 11

Transcendentalists 12

Senior Play 12

 

History

US History I   10

History 12

Modern History 9

History of Consciousness through Art

Ancient History 10

Early Modern History 11

History of Consciousness through Music 11

US History II   11

History of Consciousness through Architecture 12

World Languages

Spanish 9, II, III, IV

German 9, II, III, IV

ESOL

Arts: Visual and Performing

2D and 3D Art

Orchestra, Band, Choir

Eurythmy

 

Electives:

3D Art: Pottery

3D Art: Jewelry

2D Art: Graphic Art

English: Creative Writing

Peer Mediation

Yearbook

Digital Photography

Drama

A Capella

Independent Study

Senior Project 12

Senior Placements 12

Curriculum Requirements

1 year = 9.6 credits = 4 periods per week of instruction for 1 year

Math: 4 years

Sciences: 3.5 years

English: 4 years

Humanities/History: 3.5 years

World Language: 3 years

Arts: Visual and Performing: 2D & 3D Art 3.00 years, Band, Orchestra, Choir 1.875 years, Eurythmy .875 years.

Independent Study: 1 year

Elective Offerings

All grades 9-12: Choice of arts, movement and academics

10th grade: International Exchange

11th and 12th grade: Advanced Science or Advanced Humanities (see Science and Humanities sections)