Tenth Grade

Tenth graders dive deeper into a challenging curriculum focused on developing strong presentation and writing skills, and complete a second research project, this time creating teams that rally their community for participation in the UN’s “Be the Change” week.

Sophomores also participate in clubs, student government, additional enrichment activities, and academic support, preparing them for mastery and leadership in years to come.

Theme: Community and Ideas

Guiding Questions: 

What is a community?
What is the individual’s responsibility to the community?
How do ideas create or define a community?

Core Courses

ENGLISH | World Literature II
ENGLISH | Inquiry II
HISTORY | Global History: Modern
MATH | Geometry or Algebra II
SCIENCE | Earth Science

Additional Courses

Elective | Health
PE | Choice: yoga, running, basketball, soccer
Arts | Choice: visual, theater, music, dance*
LOTE | Spanish I


College Counseling

Tenth graders expand their visits to various college campuses in the city, and adults are invited into the building to support a Career Symposium, where students can ask questions about career options and choices.