Exploratory Subjects

In addition to the four core subjects which are taught in a cluster setting, the students rotate among several "Exploratory subjects" teachers for subjects like languages, music, art etc. While some subjects are taught for the entire school year, others are in the students schedule only for one term at a time.

In 2016-2017 the exploratory subjects are as follows:

 Entire School Year (Four Terms)

 
Languages:
Mandarin (Lu)
Mandarin (Nakabayashi)
Latin (Holt)
French (Nicholas)
Spanish (Hyman)
Spanish (Minerd)
Spanish (Franford)
 Physical Education and Health

                         
Cooney, Cummings, Ghitelman, Nee

 Band, Chorus, Orchestra (elective) Smith (Gaffny), Condakes, Demetrio, Wei
 
One Term Only

 
 Music
 Smith (Gaffny), Condakes
 Art

 Ford, McKenna
 Technology and Engineering (Tech) 

 Whitney
 Family And Consumer Sciences (FACS)

 Ebersman, O'Neill 
 Academic Challenge and Enrichment  (ACE)  (elective for eligible students)*
 Duke
 There is a new computer science class, Computer Science Explorations, starting this fall (in addition to Digital Media and Literacy).

*note that students taking ACE might have to miss 
Music, Art, Tech, FACS, or Computer Science. 
 Dash, Larrabee