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Phoenix Courses:

MT Algebra I (UCC Dual Credit Option for MTH 065 Elementary Algebra & MTH 095 Intermediate Algebra)                                       

Algebra I is a term long mathematics course which reinforces and builds upon mathematical skills taught in previous classes with additional advanced computation, including an emphasis on algebraic concepts. Students study algebraic expressions, factoring, using the distance formula and are introduced to geometry concepts. In this course students develop and expand problem solving skills, creatively and analytically, in order to solve word problems.


MT Algebra for the Trades (UCC Dual Credit option for MTH 052 Intro to Algebra for Trades)

Technical Math is an Algebra I level course designed to extend students’ proficiency in mathematics by applying these skills to professional-technical situations and uses. Technical math topics may include but are not limited to rational numbers, systems of measurement, tolerances, numerical languages, geometry, algebra, statistics, and using tables, graphs, and other data displays. Technology is integrated as appropriate.


MT Geometry (UCC Dual Credit option for MTH 75 Applied Geometry)

This course is designed to emphasize the study of the properties and applications of common geometric figures in tow and three dimensions. It includes the study of transformations and right triangle trigonometry. Inductive and deductive thinking skills are used in problem solving situations, and applications to the real world are stressed. It also emphasizes writing proofs to solve (prove) properties of geometric figures. Pre-requisite of Algebra I or Instructor Approval.


MT Algebra II (UCC Dual Credit option for MTH 111 College Algebra)

This course is designed to build on algebraic and geometric concepts. It develops advanced algebra skills such as systems of equations, advanced polynomials, imagery and complex numbers, quadratics and concepts and includes the study of trigonometric functions. It also introduces matrices and their properties. The concept of this course are important for students’ success on both the ACT and college mathematics entrance exams. Pre-requisite of Algebra I or Instructor Approval.


MT Elementary Functions

This course focuses on functions and their application including polynomial, exponential, logarithmic, circular, and trigonometric functions. Strong emphasis is placed on graphing and the use of graphs as an aid in problem solving.  Pre-requisite of Algebra II or Instructor Approval.


MT Probability & Statistics

This course introduces students to the basics of statistical testing. Students learn to organize, display and analyze data and to explore the elements of probability.  Pre-requisite of Algebra II or Instructor Approval.


MT Trigonometry

Trigonometry is a field of mathematics in which the geometric properties of the angles and edges of triangles are used to measure lengths. Real-world problems involving trigonometry are common in engineering, physics, construction and design. This course provides the trigonometry skills and concepts essential to success in calculus courses. Pre-requisite of Algebra II or Instructor Approval.



MATHEMATICS

Teachers: Victoria Hokanson, vhokanson@roseburgphoenix.com / Heidi Suhrstedt, hsuhrstedt@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

SC Integrated Science: Goop, Gadgets & Gizmos                                      

The specific content of Integrated Science courses varies, but they draw upon the principles of several scientific specialties—earth science, physical science, biology, chemistry, and physics—organize the material around thematic units. Common themes covered include systems, models, energy, patterns, change and constancy. These courses use appropriate aspects from each specialty to investigate applications of the theme.


SC Unified Science: Fuel for Thought

The Unified Science course combines earth science, physical science, biology, chemistry, and physics into a cohesive study and/or may integrate science with another discipline. General scientific concepts are explored, as are the principles underlying the scientific method and experimentation techniques.


SC Agricultural Science

This course will examine the mutual relationships between organisms and their environment. In studying the interrelationships among plants, animals, and humans, these courses usually cover the following subjects: photosynthesis, recycling and regeneration, ecosystems, population and growth studies, pollution, and conservation of natural resources.


SC Conceptual Biology: Natural Resources

This course provides students with a basic understanding of living things. Topics covered may include ecology and environmental problems such as overpopulation and pollution as well as cells, types of organisms, evolutionary behavior, and inheritance.


SC Technological Inquiry

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SCIENCE

Teacher: Lindley Ballen, lballen@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

ENG English/Language Arts I (9th grade)                                       

Includes aspects of language use: reading, vocabulary, writing, speaking, and listening which are typically linked to various types of informational text and literature. Prepares student to improve OAKS reading and writing proficiency (a graduation requirement).


ENG  English/Language Arts II (10th grade)  

Offers a balanced focus on composition and literature with writing for a purpose and audience using persuasive, expository, and creative forms of composition and exploring different types of literature.  Students improve their reading rate and comprehension of both informational text and literature and develop skills to determine the author’s intent, theme, and techniques to deliver his or her message. Prepares student to improve OAKS reading and writing proficiency (a graduation requirement).


ENG English/Language Arts III (11th grade)

This course continues to develop students’ writing skills with an emphasis on style (clear and logical writing patterns, word choice and usage, rhythm, and voice) and begin to learn the techniques of writing research papers. Students continue to read works of literature and literary conventions and stylistic devices receive greater emphasis than in previous courses.


ENG  English/Language Arts IV (12th grade)   

This course blends composition, literature, and speech into a cohesive whole as students write critical, argumentative, and comparative analyses of selected short fiction and one or more major research papers.


ENG Creative Writing

This course cultivates a form of artistic expression, draws on the imagination to convey meaning through the use of imagery, narrative, and drama. This is in contrast to analytic or pragmatic forms of writing. This genre includes poetry, fiction (novels, short stories), scripts, screenplays and creative non-fiction.


ENG Healthy Living

This course will examine the concept of media literacy and its effect upon children and teens, especially in regard to healthy living. Students will explore a variety of articles concerning nutrition, media literacy, and components of healthy living, and perform different activities and projects. Students will also learn the different elements of persuasive advertising techniques.


ENG Wilderness Literature

This course will examine the concept of “wilderness” in the American mind, as documented in environmental literature.  Students will read and analyze works by American nature writers, with the goals of: gaining an understanding of history from an environmental perspective; exploring themes that tie writers together; and improving reading, writing, and critical thinking skills.


ENG Journalism-Yearbook

This course exposes students to the profession of writing for newspapers, magazines, broadcasting news on radio/television and producing an annual yearbook. Pre-requisite of English II, or English I & Instructor Approval.


ENG College Preparation English

This course exposes students and prepares them for the rigor of college writing. Writing intensive, students will explore all the “typical” modes of writing, including literary analysis. The course will support students to reach college-level critical reading and writing skills fundamental to college preparation. While writing is at the center of the course, class members pursue reading and writing as an integrative and recursive process.  Pre-requisite of English IV or Instructor Approval.


Umpqua Community College Dual Credit Courses:

SP 111 Fundamentals of Public Speaking (UCC course)

UCC Instructor approval or a Compass reading score of 85 or above in Reading is required.  Preparation and delivery of effective extemporaneous communications with emphasis on content, organization, audience adaptation, delivery, and listening. This course may be offered through College Now for 3 college credits and one trimester (0.33) Phoenix credit at either the English III or English IV credit level.


WR 121 English Composition: Intro to Argument (UCC course)

Instructor approval or an appropriate Compass score is required.  This course improves writing, reading, and critical thinking skills, preparing students to succeed in future college classes.  In a collaborative environment, student write a variety of essays focusing on various aspects of argumentation. The MLA documentation system is employed and the quality of ideas, effective reasoning, and presentation of subject matter is the primary focus of the course. This course may be offered through College Now for 3 college credits and one trimester (0.33) Phoenix credit at the English IV credit level.  


ENG 104  Introduction to Literature (UCC course)

Instructor approval or an appropriate Compass score is required.  English 104 Is the first of a series of three courses designed to interpret, analyze, critically evaluate, and appreciate a variety of literature.  In this course students are introduced to the conventions and characteristics of short fiction. This course may be offered through College Now for 3 college credits and one trimester (0.33) Phoenix credit at the English IV credit level.

LANGUAGE ARTS

Teacher: Jack Roberts, jroberts@roseburgphoenix.com

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Core Subject Area Courses

PHOENIX COURSE CATALOG AND COURSE SCHEDULE

Art & MusicComputer TechElectivesCulinary ArtsLanguage ArtsHealth TechNatural ResourcesMathP.E.ScienceSocial StudiesSustainable AgFall 2017-18 Course Schedule

Phoenix Courses:

SOC Revolution: A worldwide investigation into how we govern (World Government)                                      

This class begins by exploring how the great philosophers of our past have influenced the course of government. We will examine revolutionary moments in history that defied and evolved our understanding of how to govern people. This class is largely Socratic and project based in nature. This portion of the class will end in a debate in which students defend each philosopher’s idea of government.


USH US History: From Andrew Jackson to the present

Students will examine the life and time of one of Andrew Jackson, our 7th president. They will debate his actions and conclude whether he should be considered an American hero. This will set the stage for our journey through our history from the Civil War to present day. This course will include group projects, class discussion, examination of primary and secondary documents, as well as world views on our actions.  Pre-requisite of Revolutions or global studies course.


GOV U.S. Government: Building Government

The first half of this course is an exploration and examination of how America’s government was created, has changed, and how it works today at federal, state and local levels. Additionally, we will be looking at how individual citizens and groups work within our government system and examine their importance. The second half of the course will analyze other countries’ and fictional governments and see what we can learn from them. The class will be built around examining primary documents, class discussion, debate, government creation projects, and team research.


EC Economic Investigation

Economics is essential to understanding current events, time, historical watershed moments, and how to succeed. This class explores how it has helped the human race grow over the last couple of centuries and become a tool in interpersonal relations. We will examine personal finance issues that are important to our everyday lives; including, balancing checking accounts, direct deposit, credit cards, bonds, 401 k, insurance, loans, and stocks. Finally, we will analyze the cost of doing business and importance of supporting local business.


ARH Art History

The critical evaluation of art as it relates to society and history.  We will explore ancient to modern works as they reflect the power of expression, religion, and politics in a given moment.  The question of what is art and what makes it art will be a tenet of the course.


SOC Pharmacology

A historical, sociological, and pharmacological evaluation of drugs and alcohol in American society — values, costs, problems, and solution seeking to one of America’s greatest issues. The  course will also cover development of prohibition, the penal and rehabilitation industry, as well as the development of narco cartels and governments.


SOC Fact or Fiction: An investigation into history’s myths and legends

Though we live in the most information rich period in history one of the most difficult things in our lives today is to distinguish fact from fiction. The goal of this course will be to gain the research skills necessary to distinguish fact from an exaggeration or flat out lie. During the course we will be looking at some of history’s greatest mysteries and legends (e.g., King Arthur and Columbus), urban legends, conspiracies, claims of corporations, and internet current events and lore.


Umpqua Community College Dual Credit Courses:

ECON 115 Introduction to Economics (UCC course)

This introduction to economics course focuses on the definition of economics and the application of economic analysis within the student’s own life, business applications, product and labor markets, monetary and fiscal policy, and trade.  Current issues and research will be used to illustrate fundamental concepts and an option for lifelong economic literacy and research.  This course may be course may be offered for dual credit through College Now for 3 college credits and one-half Phoenix credit and apply toward high school graduation requirements. This course offers a UCC Instructor for 3 lecture hours weekly and two days a week with a Phoenix instructor to offer guided support for reading and research assignments.

SOCIAL STUDIES

Teacher: Daron Kinght, dknight@roseburgphoenix.com

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Career & Technical Education Program Courses

Phoenix Courses:

PT Food Service                                    

This course is suggested for students who are interested in careers in the restaurant and catering fields. We will focus on learning the basics of Food Service. Students will learn the basic inner workings of the kitchen as well as proteins, vegetables, starches and how they interact with other ingredients to make a dish. Students will understand the importance of sanitation and kitchen safety and earn their Oregon Food Handlers Card, as well as the basic fundamentals of the Phoenix Garden and the role it plays in the school kitchen.


PT Culinary Arts I

This course is suggested for students who are interested in careers in the restaurant and catering fields. Culinary Arts I will build on the principles learnt in the Food Service course.  Students will learn the continue to work on kitchen principles including: preparing and understanding how recipes work, kitchen safety, sanitation, cooking methods, and how to demonstrate their abilities in the kitchen. Students will collaborate with the Phoenix Garden to bring fresh vegetables into their recipes and the school kitchen.


PT Culinary Arts II

This course is suggested for students who are interested in careers in the restaurant and catering fields. Culinary Arts II will build on the principles learnt in the Food Service and Culinary Arts I courses.  Students will advance beyond basic kitchen and cooking principles and learn catering principles and business procedures for work in the professional field of Culinary Arts. Students will learn how to interact with vendors, daily operation of the kitchen, advanced recipe preparation, food presentation, and general catering skills.   


PT Cooperative Work Experience: Applied Kitchen and Catering Service

Students enrolled in this course will receive practical, hands-on experience preparing and serving breakfast and lunch for students, faculty, and staff at Phoenix School.  In addition to regular Phoenix kitchen service, students will have the opportunity to prepare and serve meals at local events through our catering service.


Umpqua Community College Dual Credit Courses:

CA 160 Intro to Culinary Arts (UCC course)

This course begins with a thorough study of the basic safety and sanitation standards in a food service operation. Then the student will be presented with the basic skills, principles, and techniques used in the preparation of foods in volume feeding situations, such as restaurants and institutional food service operations. Emphasis will be placed on the vocabulary of cooking, menu terms, food quality standards, proper equipment use, and application of basic math skills to recipe conversions. Methods of instruction will include lecture, demonstration, individual and group projects.

CULINARY ARTS

Teacher: Sharon Logan, slogan@roseburgphoenix.com / Kitchen Manager: Cindy Clark, cclark@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

HTL Health Technology I

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HTL Health Technology II

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HTL Health Education

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HTL Safety & First Aid

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HTL Anatomy & Physiology                                

This course introduces students to human anatomy and physiology, with emphasis on systems of the body and how they are interrelated. This course will cover medical terminology, basic chemistry, cell and tissue structure, and the 11 systems of the body (integumentary, skeletal, muscular, nervous, endocrine, circulatory, lymphatic, digestive, respiratory, urinary and reproductive).


HTL Medical Terminology

This course serves to develop a working knowledge of the language of medicine for students. Students acquire word building skills by learning prefixes, suffices, roots and abbreviations. Utilizing a body systems approach, the student will define, interpret, and pronounce medical terms relation to structure and function, pathology, diagnosis, clinical procedures and pharmacology. Common abbreviations applicable to each system will be interpreted. Knowledge of medical terminology enhances a student’s ability to successfully secure employment or pursue advanced education in health science.


HTL Therapeutic Services: Mental Health & Mental Illness

This course explores the therapeutic services that can be provided to those suffering from mental health illnesses including: schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, antisocial personality disorder, depression, ADHD, SAD, and phobias.  Students will learn treatment options for those diagnosed with mental illnesses.


HTL Health Care Sciences: Pathology

This course focuses on the causes, mechanisms and morphologies of a broad spectrum of human diseases. The course explores human pathology, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases and digestive diseases.  



HEALTH TECHNOLOGY

Teacher: Gabrielle Webster, gwebster@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

PT Introduction to Virtual Worlds

This course introduces students to virtual worlds through gaming and helps them develop the skills necessary to learn how to customize avatars and learn to navigate the virtual world.  This course will help students utilize problem solving techniques, use logic to understand the basics of computer code, understand the early stages of PRIM construction, and keep track of development.


PT Intermediate Virtual Worlds

This C++ Programming course provides an opportunity for students to gain expertise in computer programs using the C++ language. As with more general computer programming courses, the emphasis is on how to write logically structured programs, include appropriate documentation, and use problem solving techniques. More advanced topics may include dimensional arrays, functions, and records.  Pre-requisite of Intro to Virtual Worlds or Instructor Approval.


PT Advanced Virtual Worlds                              

This course builds off of the information learnt in Intermediate Virtual Worlds, students will refine their skills in computer programs using the C++ language, HTML, and PRIM building.  Students will write code to perform functions, understand the basics of mesh construction, learn basic script programming, and incorporate real life media into the virtual world. Pre-requisite of Intermediate Virtual Worlds or Instructor Approval.


PT Cellphone Apps

This course focuses on computer and information technology to teach students to operate and use computer and information technology, emphasizing their role as a tools to communicate more effectively, conduct research more efficiently, and increase productivity. Course content includes the legal and ethical issues involved with computer technology and use.  Pre-requisite of Algebra or Instructor Approval.  


PT Tech Production: 3D Printing

This course provides students with the opportunity to learn to design using CAD software and apply their designs through the use of a 3 dimensional printer. Students will create 3D designs in CAD and learn how to properly set up and operate a 3D printer.


PT Cooperative Work Experience: Lab Technician

This course prepares students to apply basic electronic theory and principles in diagnosing and repairing personal computers and input/output devices by completing hands-on computer maintenance at Phoenix School. Duties may include operating, installing, maintaining, and repairing computers, network systems, digital control instruments, programmable controllers, and related robotics. Students will learn about and work with CAT-5 and CAT-6 cables, identify and use tools and utilities, identify PC components and PC assembly as well as understand the process of trouble shooting, diagnosing issues and repair. Instructor Approval required.



HTL Health Care Sciences: Pathology

This course focuses on the causes, mechanisms and morphologies of a broad spectrum of human diseases. The course explores human pathology, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, respiratory diseases and digestive diseases.  



COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

Teacher: C.J. Bryant, cjbryant@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

PT Garden Leadership                                                                                                          Teacher: Jess Monday, jmonday@roseburgphoenix.com

A gardening and leadership course where students will work in the garden and in the classroom to learn about how local food and gardening can impact the community. Our class has the following learning goals: garden planning to provide food security, maximize production, and create spring and summer crops plans; community and local non-profit outreach and involvement; event planning and fundraising; improve garden skills; environmental sustainability as it relates to food security, farming practices, and the long-term success of the school garden; and incorporation of fun garden projects and self-care activities.  


PT Plant Production

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PT Plant Processing

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PT Food Processing

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PT Cooperative Work Experience: Agricultural Production & Processing

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PT Cooperative Work Experience: Plant Systems

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SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE

Teacher: Lindley Ballen, lballen@roseburgphoenix.com / AmeriCorps Horticulturalist: Maura Lydon, learninggarden@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

PT Natural Resources

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PT Fire Sciences

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PT Fire Management: Fuels

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PT Fire Management: Planning

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PT Fire Management: FireWise

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PT Wildlife Management

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PT Forestry

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PT Natural Resource Management

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PT Cooperative Work Experience: Fire Management

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PT Cooperative Work Experience: Natural Resources

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NATURAL RESOURCES

Teacher: Lindley Ballen, lballen@roseburgphoenix.com / Instructional Assistant: Chris Roe croe@roseburgphoenix.com



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Elective Courses

Phoenix Courses:

PE Boys PE

This course exposes male students to various formats of physical exercises and practices for living a healthy life. Physical education is an integral part of the education program for all students. It teaches students how their bodies move and how to perform a variety of physical activities. Students learn the health-related benefits of regular physical activity and the skills to adopt a physically active, healthy lifestyle. This class will help students gain confidence, independence self-control, resilience and teach them how to set achievable goals.


PE Girls PE

This course exposes female students to various formats of physical exercises and practices for living a healthy life. Physical education is an integral part of the education program for all students. It teaches students how their bodies move and how to perform a variety of physical activities. Students learn the health-related benefits of regular physical activity and the skills to adopt a physically active, healthy lifestyle. This class will help students gain confidence, independence self-control, resilience and teach them how to set achievable goals.


PE Games PE

Games PE  is a term-long Physical Education and/or Elective course in which male and female students learn and engage in different field game and sports activities using cooperative, team strategies.


PE Dance

Dance is a term to year-long Physical Education and/or Elective course in which students learn and engage in fitness and gymnastic activities and dance instruction and practice to prepare for and perform dance routines.


PE CrossFit

This term to year-long course is open to male and female students who travel to the Crossfit gym and engage with a professional trainer three days each week for an hour developing all aspects of fitness through instruction and workouts that are intensive, constantly varied, functional movements. For the fitness enthusiast only.  See the Crossfit website for more information.  Instructor approval is required.


PE Community PE

This individualized study course offers students the opportunity to study for and pass an examination of lifetime fitness knowledge and document 130 hours of sports and lifetime fitness activities with a qualified instructor.  Instructor approval is required.  


Umpqua Community College Dual Credit Courses:

HPE 295 Wellness & Health Assessment (UCC course)

This foundation course includes lecture and physical activities to expose the student to the inter-relation of health and fitness.  Assessment and improvement of physical fitness, nutritional status, and ability to cope with stress and the interaction of these three components in achieving optimal health (especially the cardiovascular system) will be emphasized. This course may be offered for dual credit through College Now for 3 college credits and one Phoenix credit and apply toward high school graduation as an elective or physical education requirement.  Instructor approval is required.


PHYSICAL EDUCATION

Teachers: Lindley Ballen, lballen@roseburgphoenix.com / Diana Juárez, djuarez@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

EL Personal Development: Music I

This course is suggested for students who are interested in learning about music. This music program welcomes all instruments and skill levels from beginner to advance. Singers are also welcome. Guitar, bass, keys and drums make up the primary instrumentation. “Rock and Roll” is the genre mainly studied, but this class also explores “Blues”, “Jazz” and some “Classical” among others. The main focus is to learn about instruments, and work as a band to effectively play together in addition to reading music and exploring music theory. This class provides the opportunities for students to write their own music, collaborate in a band setting, and perform for the student body as well as community members.


EL Personal Development: Music I

This course is suggested for students who are interested in continuing to learn about music.This music program welcomes all instruments and skill levels from beginner to advance. Singers are also welcome. Guitar, bass, keys and drums make up the primary instrumentation. “Rock and Roll” is the genre mainly studied, but this class also explores “Blues”, “Jazz” and some “Classical” among others. The main focus is to learn about instruments, and work as a band to effectively play together in addition to reading music and exploring music theory. This class provides the opportunities for students to write their own music, collaborate in a band setting, and perform for the student body as well as community members.  Pre-requisite of Music I or Instructor Approval.


EL Personal Development: Drawing

This course is suggested for students who are interested in art. Students will work on a variety of projects ranging from sketch drawings to intricate designs.


EL Personal Development: Mixed Media

This course is suggested for students who are interested in exploring artwork in which more than one medium has been employed. In this class students can expect to work with and combine various traditionally distinct visual art media to create their own works of art.


ART & MUSIC

Instructional Assistant: Justus Mackintosh, jmackintosh@roseburgphoenix.com

Teacher: Diana Juárez, djuarez@roseburgphoenix.com

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Phoenix Courses:

EL College Success (UCC Dual Credit option for HD 100 College Success)                                                                                             Teacher: TBD

This course is designed for students who are interested in pursuing a higher graduation. It aims to provide learner-centered instruction in strategies for achieving success for college, and in life. Topics include decision-making, discovering your personal identity, goal setting, time management, memory strategies, study skills, diversity, communication, and use of resources, taking responsibility, and other skills that will allow students the opportunity to thrive in the culture of college. This course is recommended for students considering attending a post-secondary school upon high school graduation or students wanting to complete dual credit courses. This course may be course may be offered for dual credit through College Now for 3 college credits and one-half Phoenix credit and apply toward high school graduation requirements, with Instructor Approval.  

EL Community 101 Leadership                                                                                         Teacher: Jessica Monday, jmonday@roseburgphoenix.com

This course focuses on providing students with opportunities to develop leadership skills and community awareness through civic engagement and professional development. Along with fundraising, completing campus beautification projects, and logging several hours of volunteer service, students will work collaboratively to complete the annual grant project. This project consist of students, as a class, developing a mission statement that will be used to determine to whom they will award a $5,000 grant provided to the class annually.As a part of this project students will also coordinate and execute the annual grant award ceremony & volunteer recognition breakfast that is held at the end of each academic year. Instructor Approval required.


EL Future Business Leaders of American (FBLA)                                                                     Teacher: Diana Juárez, djuarez@roseburgphoenix.com

This course focuses on providing students with opportunities to develop business and leadership skills through community awareness. A major requirement of the course is completion of civic engagement and professional development activities. Along with fundraising, completing community service projects, logging several hours of volunteer service, students will work collaboratively to prepare for state competition. Students are expected to obtain their food handlers certificate in order to volunteer at the Umpqua Local Good store. Instructor Approval required.


EL Life Skills                                                                                                                           Teacher: Sharon Logan, slogan@roseburgphoenix.com

This course is fast paced and hands on. It is designed to prepare students with the skills necessary to physically take care of themselves, their shelter, hygienic and nutritional health. Students will understand how to budget, prepare a resume, search for employment, understand the process of financial responsibility, and daily habits to leading a healthy life.


EL Personal Finance                                                                                                               Teacher: Sharon Logan, slogan@roseburgphoenix.com

This course allows students to explore the various factors that play a role in their personal finances from local and state levels to federal and national trading. Students will also learn about banking, taking out loans, and different forms of investments. The goal of this class is to help students become more competent in their spending, purchasing and investing habits by exposing them to the various options available to them.


EL Test Preparation: Monsters & Societies                                                                               Teacher: Diana Juárez, djuarez@roseburgphoenix.com

This goal of this course is to explore the relationship between society and literature by focusing on monsters.  The monsters that we create reveal so much about our greatest fears and reflect that which we see happening around us.  In this course, we will not only read literature about monsters, we’ll look at these works from a historical perspective to better understand the motivation of the author and why the monsters became so beloved to us. This course will provide students with activities in analytical thinking and with the skills and strategies associated with standardized test taking.


EL Ode to Hip Hop                                                                                                                  Teacher: Diana Juárez, djuarez@roseburgphoenix.com

This course explores the history and influence of hip hop while examining the development of lyrical styles, fusions & rhymes. Some of the content covered in this course is intended for a mature audience & thus, parental approval is required.


EL Short Stories                                                                                                                      Teacher: Diana Juárez, djuarez@roseburgphoenix.com

This course explores the writings of contemporary authors. This class will serve to explore the “voice of America” by reading essays, short stories and selections from modern writers. We will explore writings from a variety of genres in order to paint a picture of what is happening in America.  Some of the content covered in this course is intended for a mature audience & thus, parental approval is required.  



LEADERSHIP, LIFE SKILLS, ENGLISH, & COLLEGE PLANNING

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