Academics


The Walled Lake Schools’ curriculum provides students with learning experiences based on a rigorous foundation of skills, knowledge and understanding in all areas of language arts (reading, writing, speaking, listening and literature), mathematics, social studies, science, health, physical education, art, vocal and instrumental music, technology, family life education, career, business and technical education and world language instruction.

The District’s mission statement promises all students the opportunity to learn to their maximum potential and to graduate as “...a caring, knowledgeable, responsible citizen” as a result of a sound K-12 educational program based on well-defined, highly articulated benchmarks and rigorous academic standards.

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Career Technology

CAD/Drafting

Architectual Drafting 1
Architectual Drafting 2
Engineering Drafting 1
Engineering Drafting 2
Techincal Drafting
Robotic/Engineering Programming

Business and Finance

Computerized Accounting 1
Computerized Accounting 2
Financial Literacy
Introduction to Business

Information Technology

Indruction to Programming
AP Computer Science
CISCO Networking 1 (taken at Central High School)
CISCO Networking 2 (taken at Central High School)
Digital Multimedia 1
Digital Multimedia 2
Web Design 1
Web Design 2
Web Design 3

Marketing

Marketing 1
Entrepreneurship

Work Study/Co-Op

Business Management Co-op
High-Tech Internship
Marketing Co-op

 

English

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Core Courses

English 9
Honors English 9
English 10
Honors English 10
English 11
Honors English 11
English 12

AP Courses

English Literature and Composition
English Language

Elective Courses

Contemporary Novels
Creative Writing
Forensic English
Intermediate Writing
Media Literature
Journalism
Mythology
Newspaper
 

Fine & Performing Arts

Art Courses

Art-Design
Art in Animation A
Art in Animation B
Ceramic 1
Ceramic 2
Comp Graphics
Drawing 1
Drawing 2
Metals 1
Metals 2
Painting 1
Painting 2
Photography 1
Photography 2
Advanced Photography
Sculpture 1
Sculpture 2
AP Studio Art

Band and Orchestra

Jazz Band  (requires audition)
Marching Band
Philharmonic Strings
Symphony Band
Symphony Strings (requires audition)
Wind Ensemble (requires audition)

Choir and Theater

Chamber Singers (requires audition)
Advanced Womens Choir
Piano
Acting 1
Acting 2
Acting 3
Stagecraft
Introduction to Television (taken at Western High School)
Advanced Television (taken at Western High School)

Mathematics

Courses Offered

Algebra 1
Geometry
Geometry Essentals
Algebra 2
Honors Algebra 2
Algebra 2 Extended
Advanced Math Studies
Probability and Statistics
Trignometry
Pre-Calculus
Honors Pre-Calculus
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Statistics

Personal Fitness

Courses Offered

Aerobic Fitness and Conditioning
Indvidual Sports
Introduction To Sports and Fitness
Lifeguard Training
Peak Performance and Conditioning
Swimming
Team Sports
Teen Health
Weight Training and Conditioning
 

Science

Courses Offered

Anatomy
Astronomy
Chemistry
Earth Sci
Forensic Science
Forensic Science 2
Oceanography
Physics

AP Courses Offered

AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science
AP Physics
AP Physics 2
AP Physics C

Social Studies

Courses Offered

20th Century American History
America at War
Big History
Civics
Civil War
Contemporary Social Problems (Sociology 2)
Economics
Practical Law
Psychology
Sociology
World History

AP Courses Offered

AP American Government
AP Microeconomics
AP Psychology
AP United States History
AP World History

 

World Languages

Courses Offered

French 1
French 2
French 3
French 4
AP French

German 1
German 2
German 3
German 4
AP German

Spanish 1
Spanish 2
Spanish 3
Spanish 4
AP Spanish
 

Miscellaneous Courses

Courses Offered - all require applications

Student Leadership
Yearbook
SNAPS Mentors
Flex AM
Flex PM
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