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Each quarter, students who earn a 4.0 GPA are placed on the High Honors list, students between 3.5 and 3.99 are on the Honors list and students between 3.25 and 3.49 are put on the Honorable Mention list. Academic Awards are presented to those students who have demonstrated their success by being on the High Honors, Honors, or Honorable Mention lists for four consecutive quarters.

Departments are listed in alphabetical order.

Agricultural Science Department

         Mr. D. Nyhus

Course Offerings:

  • Agriscience: Introduction to Plants and Animals
  • Wildlife
  • Great Outdoors
  • Large Animal Science
  • Small Animal Science
  • Veterinary Science
  • Agricultural Literacy and Topics in the Agricultural Industry
  • Alternative Energies and Agriculture
  • Plan Production Systems


Business and Marketing Education Department

Mrs. L. Johnson

Course Offerings:

    • Computer Applications I
    • Computer Applications II
    • Desktop Publishing
    • Programming Exploration I
    • Programming Exploration II
    • Accounting I
    • Accounting II
    • Personal Finance
    • Introduction to Business
    • Introduction to Marketing
    • Marketing Management
    • Sports Marketing
    • Entertainment Marketing


    Family and Consumer Science Department

    Mrs. K. Lahti, Department Chairperson

    Course Offerings:

      • Foods for Today I
      • Foods For today II
      • World Food Cultures
      • Introduction To Culinary Foods
      • Infant and Toddler/Foundations of Early Childhood Education
      • Teen Living
      • Skills For Life
      • Design and Housing
      • Fashion Textiles and Design


      Fine Arts Department

      Mr. M. Hintzman, Department Chair  
      Mr. M. Goodlet
      Mrs. Allison Melde
      Mr. C. Hessel

      Course Offerings:

      • Art
      • Introduction to Art
      • 2-D Explorations
      • Honors Art
      • Jewelry & Metalwork
      • Art History
      • Specialized Art
      • Glass
      • Ceramics
      • Graphic Art
      • Sculpture
      • Drawing
      • Painting
      • Music
      • Concert Choir
      • Band
      • Music in Film
      • Musical Theatre
      • Music Theory & History
      • Music Department Web Page


        Foreign Language Department

        Mrs. B. Pflug
        Mrs. J. Vik

        Course Offerings:

          • Spanish I
          • Spanish II
          • Spanish III
          • Spanish IV


          Language Arts Department

          Mrs. K. Thompson, Department Chair    
          Mr. A. Helbach
          Mr. J. Kroll
          Mr. P. McGrath

          Course Offerings:
            • English 9
            • English 10
            • American Literature I
            • Honors American Literature
            • American Literature 222 [UW-Superior Dual-Credit]
            • AP English Literature and Compostion
            • English 12
            • Novels
            • Public Speaking
            • Writing I
            • Writing II
            • Writing for Publication I
            • Writing for Publication II
            • Writing for Publication III
            • Writing for Publication IV
            • Theatre
            • Read 180
            • Yearbook I
            • Yearbook II


            Math Department

            Mrs. T. Amys, Department Chair  
            Mrs. J. Buran
            Mr. K. Bartelt
            Mr. R. Goss

            Course Offerings:

              • Foundations of Mathematics
              • Algebra IA, IB
              • Algebra I
              • Advanced Algebra I
              • Algebra II
              • Algeo
              • Geometry
              • Pre Calculus
              • AP Calculus AB
              • Introduction fo College Trigonometry and Statistics 
              • Technical Engineering Mathematics


              Physical Education Department

              Mr. S. Janigo, Department Chair

                Course Offerings:

                • Physical Education 9
                • Physical Education 10
                • Physical Education 11-12
                • Fitness/Aerobics
                • Strength & Conditioning 
                • Team Sports
                • Recreational Physical Education


                Science Department

                Mr. D. Cowley, Department Chair
                Mrs. B. Jurek
                Mrs. J. Lawler

                Courses Offered:

              • Earth Science
              • Intro to Physics
              • Intro to Chemistry
              • Cellular Biology
              • Hereditary Biology
              • Environmental Biology
              • Physics Exploration
              • Anatomy and Physiology
              • Honors Biology
              • Chemistry I
              • Chemistry II
              • AP Chemistry
              • Forensic Science/Medical Terminology

              • Social Studies Department

                Mr. R. Teal, Department Chair
                Mrs. B. Manz
                Mr. K. Polzin 

                  Course Offerings:

                • Social Studies 9
                • Social Studies 10
                • Law & Justice
                • Social Issues
                • The Constitution
                • The Mind and Human Behavior
                • The Free Market and Money

                • Special Education Department

                  Mrs. D. Coleman
                  Mr. J. Henegar
                  Mrs. J. Thormodsgard
                  Mrs. C. Wick


                  Technology Education Department

                  Mr. L. Charlier

                  Courses Offered:Course Offerings:

                    • Introduction to Construction
                    • Construction I
                    • Building Construction
                    • Introduction to Metals
                    • Metals I
                    • CAD
                    • Tiger Manufacturing

                    Department Websites

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