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Spring 2021 Enrichment

Application period: 1/11/2021 - 1/22/2021
Thank you for your interest in LA Unified's Spring Enrichment virtual offerings. Please submit one form for each child (each student requires a separate form) and each child can enroll in one spring enrichment course.
Elementary School
Exploring the Culture of Hip Hop through Music and Dance
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 4/15/2021
Course description
Students will explore Hip Hop Culture and various art forms including dance, music, and rap. Students will complete a culminating project inspired by Hip Hop while making connections between community and the arts.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Get in Tune! Let's Make Music!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to the elements of music making by playing, singing, creating, and listening to music. The instruction is aligned to the California State Standards for Music and will guide children to explore, enjoy, and develop their own relationship to music, allowing them to express how music makes them feel and how it inspires their own analytical and creative abilities.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Get in Tune! Let's Make Music!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to the elements of music making by playing, singing, creating, and listening to music. The instruction is aligned to the California State Standards for Music and will guide children to explore, enjoy, and develop their own relationship to music, allowing them to express how music makes them feel and how it inspires their own analytical and creative abilities.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Get in Tune! Let's Make Music!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to the elements of music making by playing, singing, creating, and listening to music. The instruction is aligned to the California State Standards for Music and will guide children to explore, enjoy, and develop their own relationship to music, allowing them to express how music makes them feel and how it inspires their own analytical and creative abilities.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Get in Tune! Let's Make Music!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will be introduced to the elements of music making by playing, singing, creating, and listening to music. The instruction is aligned to the California State Standards for Music and will guide children to explore, enjoy, and develop their own relationship to music, allowing them to express how music makes them feel and how it inspires their own analytical and creative abilities.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Act Out! Let's Create Theatre!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will utilize the actors’ tools - voice, body and imagination - to build confidence and literacy skills in a fun and interactive way aligned to the California State Standards. Tools will include improvisation, pantomime, and the elements of story.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Get Creative with Visual Arts!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will exercise their creative and artistic skills during this interactive visual arts class aligned to the California State Standards, while learning about the elements of visual arts. Students will also learn how to view and analyze a work of art. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to master their artistic skills by using their art as a prewrite to telling their own stories through writing and oral presentation.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Let's Get Creative with Visual Arts!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will exercise their creative and artistic skills during this interactive visual arts class aligned to the California State Standards, while learning about the elements of visual arts. Students will also learn how to view and analyze a work of art. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to master their artistic skills by using their art as a prewrite to telling their own stories through writing and oral presentation.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Let's Get Creative with Visual Arts!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will exercise their creative and artistic skills during this interactive visual arts class aligned to the California State Standards, while learning about the elements of visual arts. Students will also learn how to view and analyze a work of art. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to master their artistic skills by using their art as a prewrite to telling their own stories through writing and oral presentation.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Get Creative with Visual Arts!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will exercise their creative and artistic skills during this interactive visual arts class aligned to the California State Standards, while learning about the elements of visual arts. Students will also learn how to view and analyze a work of art. Additionally, students will have the opportunity to master their artistic skills by using their art as a prewrite to telling their own stories through writing and oral presentation.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Move It! Dance, Dance & More Dance!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will use the elements of dance - body, energy, space and time - while gaining poise, style and confidence in this interactive and fun dance class aligned to the California State Standards. Students will be encouraged to utilize their movement to foster empathy and writing skills, as students are encouraged to write about their self-expression through dance. Family members are welcome to participate.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Let's Move It! Dance, Dance & More Dance!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will use the elements of dance - body, energy, space and time - while gaining poise, style and confidence in this interactive and fun dance class aligned to the California State Standards. Students will be encouraged to utilize their movement to foster empathy and writing skills, as students are encouraged to write about their self-expression through dance. Family members are welcome to participate.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
Let's Move It! Dance, Dance & More Dance!
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will use the elements of dance - body, energy, space and time - while gaining poise, style and confidence in this interactive and fun dance class aligned to the California State Standards. Students will be encouraged to utilize their movement to foster empathy and writing skills, as students are encouraged to write about their self-expression through dance. Family members are welcome to participate.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Let's Move It! Dance, Dance & More Dance!
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Students will use the elements of dance - body, energy, space and time - while gaining poise, style and confidence in this interactive and fun dance class aligned to the California State Standards. Students will be encouraged to utilize their movement to foster empathy and writing skills, as students are encouraged to write about their self-expression through dance. Family members are welcome to participate.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:00pm
Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Science Sustainability Sleuth
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Vampire energy, sustainability, water footprint? What does it all mean? Discover the mysteries of your local ecosystem through hands-on activities, musical science, interactive videos, and career exploration. By engaging in a variety of activities on this eco-friendly adventure, environmental enthusiasts, just like you, will uncover the mysteries of clean water, investigate air quality, and learn about advanced technologies that create green energy. You have the power to engineer positive change in your local community and help create a healthier future for our planet. In partnership with Discovery Cube, explore the power of water and energy to identify ways you can personally make environmentally conscious decisions.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-4:30pm
STEAM Camp
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 4/29/2021
Course description
In this STEAM education enrichment course, students in grades 3-5 will engage in learning related to Aquarium of the Pacific, Tree People Los Angeles, and the Columbia Memorial Space Center. For the Aquarium of the Pacific segment, students will explore sharks and discover what makes them such amazing and fascinating creatures. During the Tree People LA segment, students will discover the work and mission of Tree People in the city of Los Angeles and learn about the structures and functions of trees and their importance in our world. During the Columbia Memorial Space Center segment, students will explore rockets and the science and engineering of how they are launched from Earth on missions to the Moon and to Mars.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-5:00pm
Thursdays 3-5:00pm
STEM Enrichment
Grade: K-2
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Your favorite field trips come to you online! From space exploration to ocean biology or dinosaurs to robotics, these STEM topics will be brought to life by some of Los Angeles’ most trusted STEM organizations, including the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Space Center and USC’s School of Engineering. These partners have put together an extensive amount of online curriculum and resources for you to explore, with live online presentations from science profesionals and fun, minds-on activites. In this course, classes will be connecting with several STEM organizations during the semester, giving you a sample of STEM that is unique to each class.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
STEM Enrichment
Grade: 3-5
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Your favorite field trips come to you online! From space exploration to ocean biology or dinosaurs to robotics, these STEM topics will be brought to life by some of Los Angeles’ most trusted STEM organizations, including the Aquarium of the Pacific, the Space Center and USC’s School of Engineering. These partners have put together an extensive amount of online curriculum and resources for you to explore, with live online presentations from science profesionals and fun, minds-on activites. In this course, classes will be connecting with several STEM organizations during the semester, giving you a sample of STEM that is unique to each class.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
Middle School
American Sign Language 1A
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
American Sign Language 1A will introduce students to the basic vocabulary, grammar, fingerspelling, numbers, Deaf culture, and history of American Sign Language. American Sign Language 1A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements. Note, middle school students taking American Sign Language 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Animation with Illumination
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Our friends at Illumination, the creators of Despicable Me, The Secret Life of Pets, and many other great stories, are going to help students learn to draw, create animation, and tell stories.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:30pm
Fridays 3-4:30pm
CBZ Reboot - LaBlast Dance with Louis Van Amstel of Dancing with the Stars
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/22/2021
Course description
La Blast is a dance fitness program based on all of the ballroom dances you see on Dancing with the Stars. It is partner free, includes all components of fitness and uses a wide variety of music.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
CTE MS Engineering Explorations
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
Engineering Explorations will engage students in learning about what engineers do and what careers are available. Students will explore several fun engineering mini lessons from virtual robotics and a introduction to programming through simple designs using the student friendly CAD program, TinkerCAD. Participants will learn about engineering from the insider's perspective with guest speakers currently working in STEM fields. This course is designed to provide middle school students with opportunities to learn more about the fascinating and exciting topics that are included in the CTE Engineering Design pathway.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Digital Art for a Sustainable Future
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Following a successful summer and fall program, grades 6-8 students create digital art that advocates for better stewardship of our global and local environment. Students will think globally and act locally as they build a digital arts portfolio that captures the beauty of the natural world and inspires us to lean in for a more sustainable future. Collaboration with community partners enriches the program experience and inspires the art that students create through virtual field trips, virtual live presentations with local scientists, and locally relevant lesson resources and multimedia. Students actively experience four units that each focus on a different aspect of environmental sustainability and feature a unique digital art and design project. By the end of the program, students develop a website that showcases the phenomenal pieces of digital art that they have produced.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-5:00pm
Thursdays 3-5:00pm
Playwriting & Acting with The Unusual Suspects Theatre Company
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 2/10/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
Students will learn how to format a play, develop characters and character arc, and apply concepts, such as theme and plot, to their writing. Students will also develop their acting techniques, experiment with sound and movement to express their characters, and learn production and blocking concepts.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:30pm
Fridays 3-4:30pm
Spanish 1A
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Spanish 1A, students will develop a basic proficiency in communicating in the Spanish language according to the cultural practices of the countries and regions where Spanish is spoken: Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, the United States, and others. Note, middle school students taking Spanish 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Spanish 1A Edgenuity Online
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Spanish 1A, students will develop a basic proficiency in communicating in the Spanish language according to the cultural practices of the countries and regions where Spanish is spoken: Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, the United States, and others. Note, middle school students taking Spanish 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Asynchronous 4-hours per week
STEM Enrichment
Grade: 6-8
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
Learn STEM from some of the best. Several of LA’s most trusted STEM organizations, from museums to universities, have put together an extensive amount of online curriculum and resources for you to explore, with live online presentations from science profesionals and challenging, problem-soving activites that connect to real science and engineering topics such as conservatrion and environmental sustainability. In this course, classes will be connecting with a variety of STEM organizations during the semester, giving you a sample of STEM activities that are unique to each class and cover subjects including ocean biology and technology.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays 3-4:00pm
High School
American History of Rock and Roll
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
The American History of Rock and Roll, is a semester based elective that will study the origins of popular music and the social and the historical context that gave birth to it. Through listening, analysis, discussion, music, and film, students will explore the musical and social trends of the 1960s, including the influence of the British Invasion, the rock explosion and social upheaval of the late 1960’s, and the changes in Rock & Roll music during the seventies, eighties, and nineties. The course will culminate in an exploration of today’s current musical trends and icons including rap/hip hop. The American History of Rock and Roll is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
American Sign Language 1A
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
American Sign Language 1A will introduce students to the basic vocabulary, grammar, fingerspelling, numbers, Deaf culture, and history of American Sign Language. American Sign Language 1A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements. Note, middle school students taking American Sign Language 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Beginning Dance Choreography A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Beginning Dance Choreography enables students to develop an appreciation of the use of the body as a means of communication and expression. Students will receive instruction in basic dance techniques and choreographic principles as they engage in movement activities designed to develop an understanding of the elements of dance, develop balance, coordination, flexibility, strength and endurance. Beginning Dance Choreography A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Cartooning & Animation A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Cartooning and Animation teaches students about the history and techniques of illustration, cartooning and animation in conjunction with learning about their aesthetic properties. The course includes freehand drawing and rendering, layout, and the use of basic drawing tools and various materials for the reproduction of images. Students' study uses for and thematic elements, character development, and visual effects incorporated into political and social cartoons in historical and contemporary times. Careers in cartooning, animation and interactive gaming will be discussed. Cartooning & Animation A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Chorus SH A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Chorus, students develop the ability to sing with considerable skill, accuracy, and sensitivity. The course provides for improvement in vocal tone quality through breath support and ear training, for increased skill in sight singing, and for more highly developed aesthetic appreciation and critical judgment. The course also provides for increased skill in ensemble singing in small and large groups. Chorus A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Constitutional Law A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Constitutional Law is the study of the U.S. Constitution and its role in today's society. After studying the document itself, students will explore precedent-setting Supreme Court cases. Finally, students will apply these pivotal case precedents to modern day cases which affect their current and future life. Constitutional Law A/B fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
CTE HS Ages and Stages: Child
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
CTE HS Ages and Stages: Child Development Enrichment 9-12 is an exploratory course in the child development pathway. This course is an overview of early childhood in which students will gain knowledge of the areas of development and engage in reviewing workplace safety policies and procedures incorporated with techniques in communication, critical thinking, and employability skills. Students will culminate the course with receiving a state certification upon completion of the child abuse awareness training.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
CTE HS Agriculture Careers Exploration
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
Did you know that 12.5% of all of the food grown in the United States is grown in California? California leads the nation with 2.8 million direct food and agriculture related jobs. This course will cover agriculture career topics such as floral design, landscaping, plant propagation, and farming, government oversight of food products, plant taxonomy, forestry, agriculture engineering, food science, biotechnology, and greenhouse management. After completion of this class, you will hopefully be inspired to join one of these innovative fields in the agriculture industry and help provide food to the world.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
CTE HS Hack Your Way to a Career in Cyber Enrichment Rios
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
The Cyber world is all around us. We use it to work, to play, to learn, to buy, and sell. We can travel the world in seconds. Currently, our nation is under constant attack, in war no one can hear or see. Who will stand between us and the Cyber criminals of tomorrow? Joins us and learn what it takes to become a cybersecurity expert.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
CTE HS Introduction to Health Science and Medical Careers
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
This course provides students with an overview of health sciences and various facets of the medical field. Students will examine different healthcare professions and will learn about various careers from multiple guest speakers. Students will creatively explore various topics including sports medicine, nutrition, emergency medicine, mental health and more. This introductory course is perfect for students looking to figure out if they are interested in a career in the healthcare industry.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
CTE Space Food System - Food Science NASA
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
Food is such an important part of our lives and culture. We live in a world with an incredible variety of food available and unlimited recipes and techniques to prepare our meals. However, it's not an easy task to imagine choosing meals or being limited when embarking on a 6-month mission on the International Space Station (ISS). The Human Health and Performance Directorate's (HH&P) Space Food Systems capability is responsible for evaluating, producing, and packaging food for each mission and developing menus. Like on Earth, nutrition plays a key role in maintaining the health and optimal performance of astronauts before, during, and after spaceflight. The Space Food Systems group develops recipes and sample meals for testing, as well as designing containers and packaging appropriate for long-term storage.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Environmental Service Learning for Seniors
Grade: 11-12
Dates: 2/11/2021 - 4/29/2021
Course description
Students will be part of a group for a Service Learning project focused on the physical environment. The group will determine the scope and outcome of the project on a community need they identify. They may choose to also work with an outside partner or organization or with a department in the City or County. The teacher will ensure major California content standards are identified and addressed throughout the course. Once the project is completed, students will write a reflection on what they learned, the effectiveness of the project and next steps.
Class schedule
Thursdays 3-5:00pm
Environmental Studies A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Environmental Studies A, students will learn about the natural world and its intricate design that connects environment, economy,  and sustainability. Students will embark on an interactive journey using a Project Based Learning approach.  Projects include, but are not limited to, producing and designing podcasts, infographics, and videos.  Let's save the world one day at a time.  Environmental Studies is a 5-credit course which fulfills a semester of the  “G” in the A-G requirements of the UC/CSU subject area requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Exploring Computer Science A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Exploring Computer Science is an introductory course designed to engage students in computational thinking and practice. Exploring Computer Science is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Foundations of Foods and Nutrition A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Foundations of Foods and Nutrition is an introductory culinary arts course, which will cover the basic concepts of nutrition, food preparation, food safety, and related consumer decisions. During the course, students will use reading, writing, science, and mathematics skills related to nutrition and food preparation. Through virtual lecture, virtual laboratory activities and demonstrations, students will learn to maintain a safe and sanitary work environment, make informed food choices for themselves, and how to create & serve food attractively. Foods is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
German 1A
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In German 1A, students will develop a basic proficiency in communicating in the German language according to the cultural practices of Germany and develop an awareness of the history, geography and cultures of regions where German is spoken: Austria, Switzerland, and neighboring regions. German 1A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements. Note, middle school students taking German 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
German 1A Edgenuity Online
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In German 1A, students will develop a basic proficiency in communicating in the German language according to the cultural practices of Germany and develop an awareness of the history, geography and cultures of regions where German is spoken: Austria, Switzerland, and neighboring regions. German 1A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements. Note, middle school students taking German 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Asynchronous 4-hours per week
Health SH
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Health is the relationship of physical, mental, and social health. Students will come to understand how their choices and actions affect all areas of personal and community health. They will also learn that taking responsibility for one’s own health has long-term positive effects. Health is a 5-credit course that satisfied an LAUSD graduation requirement.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
History of the Middle East
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
The History of the Middle East is a semester-based elective that will provide an in-depth exploration of the history, culture, economies, and civilizations from ancient times to the present. The course will focus on important events, movements and ideas, which shaped the history of the Middle East from the end of the 19th Century until the present day. The History of the Middle East is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Honors Great Books
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Using the tenets of Critical Race Theory, in Honors Great Books students will examine works of American and world literature. They will study novels through an examination of plot, situation, character motivation, and thematic implications, develop an understanding of universal themes across cultural, social, and historical contexts, and will synthesize their learning by participating in oral and written responses to literature. During the course, the following questions will be considered:
  • What is the significance of race in contemporary American society?
  • Where, in what ways, and to what ends does race appear in dominant American culture and shape the ways we interact with one another?
  • What types of texts and other cultural artifacts reflect dominant culture’s perceptions of race?
  • How can scholars convey that racism is a concern that affects all members of society?
  • How does racism continue to function as a persistent force in American society?
  • How can we combat racism to ensure that all members of American society experience equal representation and access to fundamental rights?
  • How can we accurately reflect the experiences of victims of racism?
Novels and non-fiction works will be from varying people of color. Scholarly excepts on Critical Race Theory will be examined as well. Honors Great Books is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Honors Introduction to Forensic Science A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Introduction to Forensic Science A is a college preparatory science elective course designed for students interested the detailed investigation practices and applications used in the criminal justice system. This multidisciplinary course integrates concepts from biology, chemistry, physics, and Earth science and includes case study analysis, forensic journal reading, potential career pathways, critical thinking, problem-solving, observation, and data analysis. Forensic Science is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Introduction to Anthropology
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Intro to Anthropology is a semester-based elective that studies humanity and culture in space and time across the world. Students learn the foundations of the five main branches of anthropology including physical, social, linguistic, archeological, and cultural. Intro to Anthropology is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Introduction to Artificial Intelligence
Grade: 10-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 5/21/2021
Course description
This introductory artifical intelligence course is designed to introduce basic concepts and applications of artificial intelligence (AI) which will include AI project cycles. This course will also focus on major topics related to AI which include ethics, bias, culture, regulations, and professional expectations. This will be an exciting course in partnership with Intel for those students interested in learning about AI.
Class schedule
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Fridays 3-4:00pm
JROTC A F 1A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
JROTC will provide students the ability to develop insights into ethical values and principles that underlie good citizenship including integrity, responsibility, and respect for constituted authority. In this course, students will develop leadership potential with attendant abilities to live and work cooperatively with others. They will also gain an appreciation for the importance of physical fitness and good health, learn about educational and vocational opportunities afforded by the military services and the development of basic skills necessary to function effectively as a member of the military team, and identify and analyze the history, purpose, and structure of the military services emphasis on accomplishment on the military service sponsoring the JROTC program. Students will gain an appreciation for the importance of physical fitness and good health. JROTC is a 5 credit course.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Leadership leads to Scholarship
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 4/29/2001
Course description
Students will interact with a variety of leaders, counselors and scholarship recipients who will assist them to understand how being an effective leader in high school will lead to college acceptance and scholarship dollars. Students will be introduced to leadership styles, skills and practices. Students will hear from scholarship recipients and will be provided with techniques. Students will learn about leadership opportunities and will develop a personal leadership plan.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
Lee Strasberg Method Acting
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 5/20/2021
Course description
As one of the longest-running programs of Los Angeles acting classes, several of today’s stars of stage and screen got their start in the Young Actors Program at Strasberg — including Angelina Jolie, Chris Evans, Scarlet Johansson, amongst many others. Los Angeles is not only your home but is also home to the largest group of film and television production studios in the world. Study Method Acting and develop your authentic, talented, and unique self from the comfort of your home.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-4:30pm
Thursdays 3-4:30pm
Social Justice Service Learning for Seniors
Grade: 11-12
Dates: 2/9/2021 - 4/27/2021
Course description
Students will be part of a group for a Service Learning project focused on a social issue in their community (e.g.: need for more people to register to vote, the homeless crisis, ethnic conflicts, or lack of funding for schools. The group will determine the scope and outcome of the project on a community need they identify. They may choose to also work with an outside partner or organization or with a department in the City or County. The teacher will ensure major California content standards are identified and addressed throughout the course. Once the project is completed, students will write a reflection on what they learned, the effectiveness of the project and next steps.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3-5:00pm
Spanish 1A
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Spanish 1A, students will develop a basic proficiency in communicating in the Spanish language according to the cultural practices of the countries and regions where Spanish is spoken: Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, the United States, and others. Note, middle school students taking Spanish 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Spanish 1A Edgenuity Online
Grade: 7-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Spanish 1A, students will develop a basic proficiency in communicating in the Spanish language according to the cultural practices of the countries and regions where Spanish is spoken: Spain, Mexico, Central and South America, the United States, and others. Note, middle school students taking Spanish 1A will receive A-G credit, however numerical high school will not count towards a high school diploma per California Education Code.
Class schedule
Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays Asynchronous 4-hours per week
Speech A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Speech studies the fundamentals of effective oral delivery, including body control, use of voice and diction, and analysis of audience. Instruction stresses organization, selection, and arrangement of material, and use of transitions and rhetorical effects in making brief speeches to inform, persuade, or entertain. Supporting material, methods of research, critical thinking, logical argumentation, parliamentary procedures, and effective language are applied in learning discussion and debate techniques. Students learn to structure ideas and arguments in their speeches in a sustained, persuasive, and sophisticated way and support them with precise and relevant examples. Speech A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Survival Skills For Business
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/8/2021 - 4/9/2021
Course description
Learn the basics of personal financial literacy. Topics to include the essentials of budgeting, income and taxes, cost of living, credit and debit, savings and investing. Empowering students to get a handle on today's competitive job market by helping them identify the skills required in the workplace. Topics to include preparing an online job search, developing a job planner, resume, cover letter, application, and interview. Course will conclude with topics of professionalism, problem solving, teamwork, and team building. All coursework will integrate the introduction/usage of Microsoft tools - Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Class schedule
Mondays 3-4:00pm
Wednesdays 3-4:00pm
Theater Introduction SH A
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
Introductory Theater emphasizes artistic perception and creative expression. It will promote understanding of aesthetic valuing, historical and cultural awareness, and the interconnections of the arts and other disciplines. Students will be trained in the fundamental skills of the theatre arts, including improvisation techniques, body control, voice, diction, pantomime, learning of lines, creation of character, projection of ideas and emotions and preparation and acting of scenes from plays. Instruction develops language skills and appreciation through reading dramatic literature from various periods and cultures and writing dramatic scenes. Theater Introduction SH A is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Mondays 3:30-5:00pm
Wednesdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
Zoology
Grade: 9-12
Dates: 2/1/2021 - 6/11/2021
For credit course
Course description
In Zoology, students study the comparitive anatomy and physiology of animals. The course includes the structure, function, development, and adaptations of invertebrates and vertebrates. Students also develop an understanding of the role and contributions of zoos as learning laboratories for animal science, conservation, research, and the preservation of endagered species. Zoology is a 5-credit course which fulfills A-G requirement of the UC/CSU Subject Area Requirements.
Class schedule
Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm
Thursdays 3:30-5:00pm
1-hr Asynchronous
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