Course requests due Feb 6

Students may now submit course requests for electives for 7th or 8th grade. Instructions here.

 

Electives

The 6th Grade Exploratory Wheel/PE/Music
Sixth grade students leave their core teachers for two periods per day.  During these two periods, students fulfill the required Physical Education requirements from the state and explore the rich elective program here at JLS.

Exploratory Wheel
During one period, students sample courses in each of these areas, rotating through in five week blocks: Industrial Technology, Drama, Language Transfer, Computer Applications, Art, and Home Economics.

Physical Education/Music
During one period, 6th grade students spend alternate days in Physical Education and Music. The choices in Music include Beginning Woodwinds and Brass, Choir, and continuing instruction in String Orchestra or Band. Students are encouraged to continue with the instrument they started in the 5th grade. In P.E., the students are exposed to a wide variety of activities with the focus on skill development.

7th and 8th Grade Electives
The chart below outlines the courses, both year-long and semester-long, that are available to 7th and 8th graders.

Career/
Vocational Education
Visual/
Performing Arts
World Languages

Other

Computer Programming

Art 1A

French 1A

**
Leadership

Industrial Technology 1A

Art 1 B

* French 1B

Public Speaking/ Debate/ Broadcast

Industrial Technology 1B

Back Stage Production

Japanese 1A

*** School Service

Keyboarding/ Computer Applications

* Band, Advanced

*Japanese 1B

Yearbook/ Journalism 1A

Video Production/ Broadcast

Band, Concert

Spanish 1A

Yearbook/ Journalism
1B

Web Design 1A

Band, Symphonic

* Spanish 1B

 

* Web Design 1B

Choir 1A

Spanish for Spanish Speakers

 

Gourmet Cooking

Choir 1B

 

 

Skills for Living

Drama 1A

 

 

 

*Drama 1B

 

 

 

Drama/ Musical Theater

 

 

 

 

Orchestra

 

 

* Prerequisite,  **Permission  of  Staff,  and an Application,
***  Permission  of  Staff and Special Placement  on  Registration Form

Course requests due Feb 6

Students may now submit course requests for electives for 7th or 8th grade. Instructions here.