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					Dear CHS Students and Parents/Guardians:

       Welcome to Corvallis High School. This 2006-2007 Course Catalog has been
prepared to assist you with course selections and with long-term planning. Use it as a
resource guide; bring it with you to your Advisor Class. Your advisor and your
counselor will work to assist you in planning a program of study and selecting
courses.

      The four-year-plan (pg 4) should be used to develop and then refine a full
program of study for your high school years. You need to review it annually in
conjunction with your academic record to ensure that it still fits your future career and
education plans.

       The Catalog gives you important information about requirements for receiving a
diploma and for next steps, including college admissions. As you plan, please consider
the opportunities you also have in clubs, sports and activities. These other experiences
enrich your experience, give you foundations for success and help you meet people with
similar interests.

       Carefully select your courses for next year. CHS hires our staff and divides
class loads based on the courses students select when they register for classes.
We will not be able to offer schedule changes based on you changing your mind or
your preference. We will offer limited changes to those students who have been closed
out of all of the classes they requested (if they listed alternatives). Failure to list
alternatives will mean you will be placed in the best available alternative that we can
find and you will not be able to change. Thank you for your cooperation and best
efforts at doing a good job of registering for classes.

       You will notice that as a district we offer some shared classes and some options to
take a class at CVHS. These classes are listed on page 56 in this catalog.

      If you have questions concerning particular classes or programs please contact
your advisor or your counselor. We hope you find this guide useful and informative
and we look forward to an exciting and rewarding 2006-2007 school year.

Sincerely,

Jay Conroy, Principal
NOTES
                                              Introductory Pages
General Information                                                                             1
Graduation Requirements                                                                         2
C.I.M./C.A.M. Information                                                                       3
Sample Four-Year Plans                                                                          4
College-Bound Students                                                                          5
College Requirements                                                                            6
AP and College Credit Opportunities                                                             6
Activities and Clubs                                                                            7
Course Number Code                                                                              8

                                          Course Descriptions
Business                                                                                        10
Computer Science                                                                                13
English (Language Arts)                                                                         16
English as a Second Language                                                                    20
Family and Consumer Studies                                                                     22
Fine Arts                                                                                       25
Health                                                                                          32
Industrial Engineering                                                                          34
Mathematics                                                                                     36
Physical Education                                                                              39
Science                                                                                         41
Social Studies                                                                                  45
World Languages                                                                                 49
Additional Options                                                                              51
CVHS/CHS Common Courses                                                                         57

     Welcome to Corvallis High School and the Spartan Experience!

We are delighted to share our course information with you and hope that you find it clear and
exciting! Corvallis High School places the highest priority on learning; our classes are designed
to challenge and support all students. Our staffing and course scheduling depend on accurate
information from our students. So, please take time to carefully consider the course
selections that you make. It may be impossible for you to take a course if you have not
registered for it. Also, please remember we cannot guarantee teacher choice or time of day. If
you have questions or want further information about our school, please contact any of the staff
listed below:
Jan Elliott, Counselor                         757-5881   Jan.Elliott@corvallis.k12.or.us
Judy Riggs, Counselor                          757-5881   Judy.Riggs@corvallis.k12.or.us
Troy Wagstaff, Counselor                       757-5881   Troy.Wagstaff@corvallis.k12.or.us
Zoe Silbernagel, Registrar                     757-5884   Zoe.Silbernagel@corvallis.k12.or.us
Linda Keller, Counseling Admin Asst            757-5881   Linda.Keller@corvallis.k12.or.us
Jan Walker, Athletics/Activities Admin Asst    757-5917   Jan.Walker@corvallis.k12.or.us
Nancy Shaffer, Beyond CHS                      757-5711   Nancy.Shaffer@corvallis.k12.or.us
Jay Conroy, Principal                          757-3905    Jay.Conroy@corvallis, k12.or.us
Dawn Granger, Assistant Principal              757-5904   Dawn.Granger@corvallis.k12.or.us
Joyce Wahl, Assistant Principal                757-5876    Joyce.Wahl@corvallis.k12.or.us
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               A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE
                              Graduation Requirements

It is increasingly evident that a high school diploma may not be
adequate preparation for a productive life in the 21st century. So, students
need to select classes that will assist them in meeting their individual
goals. We recommend that students work toward meeting the standards in
all areas by continuing their coursework even after graduation
requirements have been fulfilled.


    English                                 6           New for the class of 2010
    Mathematics                             4        English                               8
    Science                                 4        Mathematics                           6    4
    Social Studies                          6        Science                               4    4
    Physical Education                       2       Social Studies                        6    6
    Health                                   2       Physical Education                     2   2
    English/Math/Science/Social Science**    2       Health                                 2   2
    Career Development                       1       Career Development                     1
    Applied/Fine Arts/Second Language**      4       Applied/Fine Arts/Second Language**    4   4
    Electives                               14       Electives                             12
    REQUIRED CREDITS                        45       REQUIRED CREDITS                      45
    **Any one or a combination                       **Any one or a combination

                                                                                                1


                New Diploma Requirements
              Starting With the Class of 2007
Each student must:

         •Develop an education plan and build an education profile
         •Demonstrate extended application through a collection of evidence
           (class- room projects, internships, service learning, etc.)
         •Participate in career-related learning experiences as outlined in their
           education plan (classroom projects, internships, structured work
           experience, service learning, job shadows, and technology-based
           learning)
         •Demonstrate career related knowledge and skills (throughout the
           curriculum, integrated with academic learning, and career-related
           learning experiences)


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                                             Certificate of Initial Mastery
                           Corvallis High School is a standards-centered school. Our
          CIM              course work is aligned with the State standards. We offer work
                           samples in many of our courses that will give students
                           opportunities to meet the assessment requirements of the
       C.I.M               Certificate of Initial Mastery. These work samples will be
       .                   integrated into the instruction and assessment systems in the
                           classes.

    Students in the class of 2006 need to complete the following assessments at the level
    indicated to earn a Certificate of Initial Mastery.

    English        • State Writing Assessment - 4s on a six-point scale in content, organization,
                    sentence fluency, conventions
                   • Writing Samples (expository, narrative or imaginative, persuasive) –
                    4’s on a six- point scale in the same traits as above

                   • State Reading Assessment - score of 239

                   • Speaking Samples (persuasive, informative, unrehearsed) – 4’s on a
                    six-point scale in content, organization, language, delivery

    Math           • State Math Assessment - score of 239
                   • Math Samples (algebraic relationships, geometry, probability, and
                    statistics) – 4’s on a six-point scale in conceptual understanding,
                    strategies, communication, accuracy

    Science        • State Multiple Choice Assessment - score 239
                   • Science Work Sample - 4’s on a six-point scale in
                     Designing & Collecting)

    Fine Arts      • Meet Corvallis School District standards (optional)

   World
   Language       • Meet Corvallis School District standards optional)
                                                                                      CAM
Social Studies • Work Sample-Starting with the class of 2008
         Certificate of Advanced Mastery
    The Certificate of Advanced Mastery will be an option for eligible
    seniors beginning with the graduating class of 2008. To earn a
    CAM students will be required to:
    • Meet new diploma requirements listed on page 2; however, performance standards are
     required for extended application and career-related knowledge and skills (adopted by State
     Board)
    • Meet CIM performance standards through either the knowledge and skills test or work
     samples in reading, math and writing
                                                                                                    3
Four Year Plan/Sample 1                         Four Year Plan/Sample 2                          Four Year Plan/Sample 3
Students preparing to attend                        Students preparing for a                         Students preparing for a
   a Selective University                           Traditional University                             Two Year College
                                                                                                            or Work
Should take generally:                          Should take generally:                           Should take generally:
     4 yrs Language Arts, Math                      4 yrs Language Arts                             To satisfy graduation
      (through calculus), Science                    3 yrs if Math (through Algebra-                  requirements
     3 yrs of a World Language,                      Geometry 3, Science, Social                     That focus in a specific area of
      Social Studies                                  Studies                                          interest
     Knowledge of computers, fine                   2 yrs of a World Language                       That give attention to skill
      arts, applied arts                             Knowledge of computers, fine                     development in core areas of
            9th grade            #crds                arts, applied arts                               language arts and math
Language Arts-Entry level           2                       9th grade            #crds                       9th grade              #crds
Science (BPF)                       2           Language Arts-Entry level          2             Language Arts-Entry level            2
Math                                2           Science                            0             Science                              0
Business                            1           Math                               2             Math                                 2
PE                                  1           Business                           1             Business                             1
World Languages                     2           PE                                 1             PE                                   1
Elective choices to meet                        World Languages                    2             World Languages                      2
graduation, CIM                     4           Elective choices to meet                         Elective choices to meet
requirements, and career–                       graduation, CIM                    8             graduation, CIM                      8
related learning                                requirements, and career–                        requirements, and career–
Total Credits                      14           related learning                                 related learning
           10th grade            # crds         Total Credits                      14            Total Credits                        14
Language Arts-Intermediate          2                      10th grade            #crds                      10th grade              #crds
level                                           Language Arts-Intermediate         2             Language Arts-Intermediate           2
Science                             2           level                                            level
Math                                2           Science (BPF)                      2             Science                              2
Social Studies                      2           Math                               2             Math                                 2
Health 1                            1           Social Studies                     2             Social Studies                       2
PE                                  1           Health 1                           1             Health 1                             1
World Languages                     2           PE                                 1             Elective choices to meet
Elective choices to meet                        World Languages                    2             graduation, CIM                      5
graduation, CIM                     2           Elective choices to meet                         requirements, and career–
requirements, and career–                       graduation, CIM                    2             related learning
related learning                                requirements, and career–                        Total Credits                        14
Total Credits                      14           related learning                                            11th grade              #crds
           11th grade            # crds         Total Credits                      14            Language Arts                        2
Language Arts                       2                      11th grade            #crds           Science                              2
Science                             2           Language Arts                      2             Math                                 2
Math                                2           Science                            2             Social Studies                       2
Social Studies                      2           Math                               2             Health                               1
World Languages                     2           Social Studies                     2             Elective choices to meet
Health                              1           World Languages                    2             graduation, CIM                      5
Elective choices to meet                        Health                             1             requirements, and career–
graduation, CIM                     3           Elective choices to meet                         related learning
requirements, and career–                       graduation, CIM                    3             Total Credits                        14
related learning                                requirements, and career–                                   12th grade              #crds
Total Credits                      14           related learning                                 Language Arts-(int/adv)              2
           12th grade            # crds         Total Credits                      14            Science                              2
Language Arts-Advanced              2                      12th grade            #crds           Math                                 0
Science                             2           Language Arts-Advanced             2             Social Studies                       2
Math                                2           Science                            2             PE                                   1
Social Studies                      2           Math                               2             Elective choices to meet
Elective choices to meet                        Social Studies                     2             graduation, CIM                      7
graduation, CIM                     6           Elective choices to meet                         requirements, and career–
requirements, and career–                       graduation, CIM                    6             related learning
related learning                                requirements, and career–
Total Credits                      14                                                            Total Credits                         14
                                                related learning
                                                Total Credits                      14


       These are only shown as examples. Many different combinations of courses could be chosen to satisfy a well-rounded course
        sampling and prepare you for your future. Students should fill out a PEP to fit their individual needs. Be sure to check the
                             requirements of colleges or universities with your counselor and Beyond CHS.

4
                 College-Bound Students
          Some Guidelines for the College-Bound Student

• Students should be aware that GRADUATION is a MINIMAL
 REQUIREMENT and is not sufficient to meet entrance
 requirements at colleges. Students who intend to continue formal
 education at a college or university should CONSULT WITH A
 COUNSELOR when planning schedules. Since most colleges
 and universities have differing standards and
 requirements, the counselor will be able to advise
 which courses are needed to pursue personal interest as well
 as those needed for admission!

•     Advanced Placement (AP) classes are offered at CHS in Biology, Physics, Chemistry,
    English, French, German, Spanish, U.S. History, Math, and Computer Science. The classes
    are taught at a college level requiring an in-depth study and extensive reading. The
    student takes an exam in May which could result in the student being granted college
    credits for the course. The exams are provided and scored by the College Entrance Exam
    Board for a fee. Students may take the AP tests in other areas even though they have not
    had a special course in the subject. The teachers can help you decide if you are ready for
    the exams.

•      Specific requirements have been established for entrance to all         colleges and
    universities in the Oregon University System (EOU, OIT, OSU, PSU,          SOU, U of O,
    and WOU). College-bound students should build their four-year plans        around these
    proposed requirements. CONSULT WITH YOUR COUNSELOR                          for current
    information. See page 6 for college requirements.

• Students interested in playing college sports after graduation need to keep current
 with NCAA requirements. See counselors and/or staff in Beyond CHS and the
 Athletic Office for up-to-date information.




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                       College Requirements
    Course requirements for admission to Oregon colleges/universities in
    addition to GPA and/or test score requirements are listed below:


    Subject          Credits                                General Remarks
    English            8        Shall include the study of the English language, literature, speaking and
                                listening, and writing with emphasis on and frequent practice in writing
                                expository prose during all four years.
    Mathematics        6        Includes a minimum of Algebra/Geometry 1, Algebra/Geometry 2, and
                                Algebra/Geometry 3 with a strong recommendation to take 4 years of Math.
    Second Language    4        Shall include two years (4 credits) of study in the same second language.
                                Students may demonstrate proficiency in a second language at the intermediate
                                low level on the ACTFL scale in replacement of this standard.
    Science            4        Shall include 2 credits each in two fields of college preparatory science such as
                                biology, chemistry, physics, or earth and physical science (3 years of laboratory
                                science is recommended).
    Social Science     6        Shall include 2 credits of U.S. History, 2 credits of global studies, (world history,
                                geography, etc.)and 2 credits of a social studies elective (government strongly
                                recommended).
    Total Required Credits: 28
                     Consult your counselor or beyond CHS for specific freshmen admission
                                   requirements for the college of your choice.

                            Corvallis High School
              Advanced Placement & College Credit Opportunities
         Students at Corvallis High have many opportunities to take courses that
    could result in their receiving college credit, waived college requirements and
    advanced standing when they enter college. Listed below are the possibilities -
    see your counselor or individual teachers for more information.

                                     Advanced Placement/Honors Options

        • AP Biology                                 •   AP French                                •   AP U.S. History
        • AP Calculus                                •   AP German                                •   AP Chemistry
        • AP Statistics                              •   AP Spanish                               •   Honors Government
        • AP English                                 •   AP Physics                               •   Honors Chemistry



                                                 College Now through LBCC

        • AP Biology                             •   Early Childhood Ed                       •   Culinary Arts I
        • AP Calc w/AnlytGeom                    •   Cadet Teaching                           •   Economics
        • AP Physics                             •   College Writing                          •   Health Occupations
        • AP Statistics                          •   College Algebra/Trig                     •   Intro to Business
        • AP U.S. History                        •   Computer Keybd Skills                    •   Money Management
        • Accounting I & II                      •   Computer Applications                    •   Small Business Mngmt
        • Advanced Algebra                       •   Computer Science /C++                    •   Pre-Calculus



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                                                                           POWDER PUFF FOOTBALL                                        Adv:TBA
                                 ACTIVITIES/CLUBS                          Promotes school spirit while getting down and dirty (muddy)
                                                                           PROM COMMITTEE                           see Cindy Gulledge 757-5910
                                           How can I get involved?
                                                                           Participate in organization & completion of the Jr/Sr Prom
                                                                           RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE                       see Jane Kiekel, 757-4496
 ANIME FILM CLUB                       Adv; Heather Zeman, 757-5909        Replenish blood supply for Oregon: donors must be age 17+
 Social club for Japanese film fans.                                       ROBOTICS TEAM                               see Paul Shaffer, 757-5711
 AUTO CLUB                             Adv: Kevin Skillings, 757-5898
                                                                           Competitive robotics exploration funded by a NASA grant.
  4-wheelin, mudding, and racing cars, trucks or ATV’s.
                                                                           SCIENCE OLYMPIAD                           Adv: Matt Kirby, 757-4497
 BOHEMIAN REVOLUTIONISTS CLUB Adv:.Larrowe, 757-4748
                                                                           Explores scientific trivia for spring competetion.
  To improve life through music, art and food
                                                                           SEWING CLUB                            Adv: Debbie Zeller, 757-3821
 CHEERLEADING                           Adv: Heidi Drennen, 757-5917
                                                                           Extended learning opportunities for sewing.
 Selection by tryouts in May; must enjoy athletic challenge.
                                                                           SIGUIENDO HACIA ADELANTE Adv:                Karin Krueger, 757-5926
 COMPUTER CLUB                                   Adv: Corliss, 757-5919
                                                                           Helping students “sequir hacia adelante” (succeed, involved, get ahead)
 Includes various activities on the keyboard.
                                                                           SPANISH CLUB                             Adv: Teddi Crotti,757-4480
 CORVALLIS FILM CLUB                      Adv: Beth Russell, 766-4738
                                                                           Experience Spanish cuisine, culture, language and travel.
 View classic and recent quality films
                                                                           ST MARY’S BIBLE STUDY                  Adv: T. Vandermeer, 757-5891
 CREATIVE WRITING CLUB                   Adv: Leslie Griffin, 757-3807
                                                                           Learn more about the bible and your faith.
 To share as group, competition possibilities and publications
                                                                           STRATEGY CLUB                        Adv: Rich Larrowe, 757757-4748
 DEBATE CLUB                        Adv: Danielle Robertson, 757-5917
                                                                           Board games using strategic thought process (Risk, Axis and Allies)
 Competitive speaking opportunities/travel
                                                                           STUDENT COUNCIL                            Advisor:Bob Holt, 757-5917
 DRAMA CLUB                                Adv: Erin Walcon, 757-3820
                                                                           Bi-monthly meetings to plan activities, projects & assemblies
 To promote improvisation, workshop, and student-led theater.
                                                                           STUDENTS FOR PEACE/GLOBAL RESPONSIBILITY (SPGR)
 EQUESTRIAN CLUB                       Adv: Maryanne Pullam, 757-5951
                                                                                                                      Adv: Charlyn Ellis 757-3811
 For all horse lovers (riders & non riders)
                                                                           Local & global issues of the environment, justice & hunger
 FORMAL CLUB                              Adv: Beth Russell, 757-4498
                                                                           TOURNAMENT WRESTLING OFFICIALS (T.W.O.’S)
 To promote good style by wearing formal attire once a month.
                                                                                                                     Adv: Ron Sather, 757-5905
 FRIENDS OF CHS BAND                     Adv: Marshall Price, 757-3812
                                                                           Manages statistics and charts at wrestling meets
 Advocacy, fundraising, mentoring, & community awareness for band.
                                                                           UNCLE RON’S RUN FOR FUN               Adv: Ron Sather, 757-757-5905
 GAY/STRAIGHT ALLIANCE                  Adv : Julie Williams, 757-5886
                                                                           To be physical before school to get fit and have fun.
 Promotes understanding, participation, and inclusion of all
                                                                           VARIATIONS                                Adv: Charlyn Ellis, 757-3811
 GERMAN FILM CLUB                         Adv: Trudi Caster, 757-4488
                                                                           Produces a literary and art magazine
 Expands cultural awareness & German language listening skills.
                                                                           Z CLUB                                     Adv: Jane Kiekel, 757-4496
 HIGH FIVE                                 Adv: Jane Kiekel, 757-4496
                                                                            Zonta partner to help woman and children
 Intense, exciting televised trivia competition w/other schools
 HIP HOP DANCE                Adv: Mary Leinenweber, 757-757-5977
 To enjoy getting together to dance and have fun.                                            SPARTAN ATHLETICS
 HISTORICAL SIMULATIONS & RE-ENACTMENTS Adv:Larrowe                                                    Holder of
  Simulate real-time battles on a small scale.                                               26 State-Championship titles
  KEY CLUB                                  Adv: Tom Martin, 757-4736
                                                                                     FALL:                           COACHES
Service club for Kiwanis Club
                                                                                             FOOTBALL         Chris McGowan, 757-3826
 LACROSSE CLUB                          Adv: Matthew Kirby, 757-4497
                                                                                             VOLLEYBALL         Amy Sanders, 757-5917
 Join, learn and play a fun new sport.
                                                                                             BOYS SOCCER    Tony Vandermeer, 757-5891
 LOS CORREDORES DE ESL                   Adv: Karin Krueger, 757-4499
                                                                                             GIRLS SOCCER       Dan Finnen, 757-4778
 For fun running in triathlons in the community
                                                                                             CROSS COUNTRY     Mark Hulburt, 757-5917
 MR SPARTAN PAGEANT                             see Bob Holt, 757-5920
                                                                                     WINTER:
Plans a gala event to benefit LOCAL charities
                                                                                             BOYS BASKETBALL Greg Garrison, 757-5887
 MULTICULTURAL CLUB                  Adv: Sheila Shafer, 757-757-4501                        GIRLS BASKETBALL Scott Lasswell757-4737
 Celebrates the diversity and similarities of all cultures.                                  WRESTLING          Ron Sather, 757-5905
NHS(National Honor Society)             Adv: Troy Wagstaff, 757-5881                         SKIING              Andy Laird, 757-5917
                                              Sarah Theurer, 757-3825                        SWIMMING           Judy Storie, 757-4489
Promotes scholarship, leadership, character and service                              SPRING:
OUTDOOR SCHOOL                                see Linda Keller, 757-5881                     BASEBALL            Eric Dazey, 757-3801
 A week, as teachers/counselors in outdoors, with 6th graders                                SOFTBALL      Stephanie Carroll, 757-5917
 PEER MEDIATION                           see Cindy Gulledge, 757-5910                       GIRLS TENNIS     Karen Hughes, 757-5917
Promotes methods for solving peer conflicts                                                  BOYS TENNIS     Ken Stevenson, 757-5917
                                                                                             GOLF                   Rob Hill, 757-4478
 PEP BAND                                 see Marshall Price, 757-3812
                                                                                                                 Marc Arey, 757-5917
Provides musical inspiration to team & crowd at all home games
                                                                                             TRACK            Mark Hulburt, 757-5917



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                              Course Number Codes
                   Courses appearing in boldface may be repeated for additional credit.
                            See course descriptions for additional information.

Course#       Department                      Credit     Course#   Department                              Credit

              Business                                      607    LA for ELL (in Spanish)                     2
     120      Computer Keyboarding Skills          1        608    Eng Skills 1 for ELL                        2
     122      Computer Applications                1        609    Eng 1 for ELL                               2
     124      Accounting I                         2        401    BioPhysical Foundations for ELL             4
     125      Accounting II                        2        413    Biology for ELL                             4
     126      Advanced Accounting                  2        285    Pre Algebra for ELL(in Spanish)             2
     130      Money Management                     1        286    Alg/Geo 1 for ELL (in Spanish)              2
     131      Introduction to Business             1        290    ELL Alg/Geo 1                               2
     132      Business Law                         1        291    ELL Alg/Geo 2                               2
     135      Sports Marketing                     1
     136      Small Business Management            2               Family/Consumer Sciences
                                                            230    Foods 1                                     1
              Computer Science & Technology                 232    Culinary Arts 1                             2
     151      Computer Programming                 2        234    Senior Foods                                1
     152      Computer Science C++                 2        235    Life Management Skills                      1
     153      Computer Projects                    2        237    Apparel, Interiors, Fashion Merchandising   2
     153      Software Development                 2        238    Sewing Lab                                  1
     153      Web/Video Projects                   2        239    Child Development                           2
     156      Technology Support                   2        241    Human Development                           1
     156      Computer Lab Management              2
     156      Network Management                   2               Fine Arts
     159      Web/Video Production                 2        010    Visual Art 1                                2
     161      Multimedia Technology                2        011    Visual Art 2                                2
                                                            013    Ceramics 1                                  2
                                                            014    Ceramics 2                                  2
              English (Language Arts)                       017    Jewelry 1                                   1
                                                            018    Jewelry 2                                   1
Entry Level                                                 019    Visual Communications                       2
   604   English Skills 1                          2        024    Art and Environmental Design                2
   600   *English 1                                2        029    Music Theory and Composition                2
  605   *English 1 Honors                          2        030    Concert Band                                2
Intermediate Level                                          031    Symphonic Band                              2
   644   *English Skills 2 (English Workshop)      2        032    Wind Ensemble                               2
   652   *English 2 (Power & Expression)           2        033    Concert Orchestra                           2
   653   * English 2 Honors (Power & Expression)   2        034    Chamber Orchestra                           2
                                                            040    Mixed Chorus                                2
Advanced Level                                              041    Treble Ensemble                             2
  640  *Reading & Creative Writing:Prose           2        042    Concert Choir                               2
  650  *English Communications (Speech)            2        043    Vocal Jazz                                  2
  654  * Reading & Creative Writing:Poetry         2        044    Guitar 1                                    1
  680  *American Literature                        2        050    Intro to Theater                            2
  684  *Media Research                             2        052    Theater Ensemble                            2
  686  *College Writing                            2        054    Technical Theater                           2
  688  *Mythology                                  2
  690  *AP Eng Lit/Comp                            2               Health
                                                            225    Health 1                                    1
           English as a Second Language                     226    Health 2 (Living Safe and Well)             1
    482      Beginning English for ELL             2        229    Sports Medicine                             1
    483      Interm. English for ELL               2        486    Health Occupations                          2
    606      LA Skills for ELL (in Spanish)        2        488    Health Occupations Internships              1
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Course#    Department                          Credit         Course# Department                                   Credit

           Industrial Engineering                                         Social Studies (continued)
  256      Electrical/Mechanical/Robotics          2             436     *AP US History                                2
  258      Vehicular Design                        2             433       Basic Skills-Government                     1
  260      Architectural/Engr. Graphics (Drafting) 2             437      *American Government                         1
  273      Beginning Woodworking/Manufacturing2                  438      *Honors Government                           1
  274      Automotive I                            2             439      *Economics                                   1
  275      Automotive II                           2             441      *Psychology                                  1
  276      Basic Shop, Engineering and Design      2             443      *Sociology                                   1
  277      Beginning Metals                        2             445      *American Legal Systems                      1
  278      Advanced Woodworking                    2             450      *World Religions                             1
                                                                 455      *Latinos in America                          1
           Mathematics
  292      Pre-Algebra                            4                        World Languages
  288     *Algebra/Geometry 1A                    2              204      *French 1                                    2
  289     *Algebra/Geometry 1B                    2              205      *French 2                                    2
  293     *Algebra/Geometry 1                     2              206      *French 3                                    2
  294     *Algebra/Geometry 2A                    2              207      *French 4                                    2
  295     *Algebra/Geometry 2B                    2              208      *AP French                                   2
  296     *Algebra/Geometry 2                     2              209      *German 1                                    2
  297     *Algebra/Geometry 3                     2              210      *German 2                                    2
  298     *Advanced Algebra                       2              211      *German 3                                    2
  299     *Statistics                             2              212      *German 4                                    2
  300     *College Algebra/Trigonometry           2              213      *AP German                                   2
  301     *AP Statistics                          2              214      *Spanish 1                                   2
  302     *Advanced Pre-Calculus                  2              215      *Spanish 2                                   2
  303     *AP Calculus w/Analytic Geometry        2              216      *Spanish 3                                   2
                                                                 217      *Spanish 4                                   2
           Physical Education                                    218      * Spanish 5/AP                               2
  386      Net Games                              1                        Additional Options
  388      Court Games                            1                        Career-Related Learning Opportunities
  389      Fitness Concepts                       1                        Advisor Class (career credit)                1
  390      Aerobics/Conditioning                  1              148       Structured Work Experience                  1
  392      Weight Training/Plyometrics            1              243       Cadet Teaching                              1
  393      Adv Weight Training/Sports Prep        1              450       Office Assistant                            1
  396      Pitch, Hit, Throw                      1              455       Teacher Aide                               1/2
  398      Outdoor Recreation                     1              460       Teacher Assistant                           1
                                                                 502       Peer Tutoring/Mentoring                     1
           Science                                                         School Service Opportunities
  233      Food Science                           2              184       Yearbook                                    2
  253      Horticultural Science                  2              185       High-O-Scope                                2
  400     *BioPhysical Foundations                2              186       Digital Productions                         2
  404      Marine Science                         2              485       Leadership                                  1
  410      Materials Science                      2              556       Library Science                             1
  412     *Biology                                2                        Self Improvement Opportunities
  415     *Chemistry                              2              484       ESL Study Class                             1
  416     *Honors Chemistry                       2              524       Learning Resource Center                    1
  418     *Physics                                2                        Alternative Learning Options
  420     *AP Biology I                           2              972       Innovative PE
  421     *AP Biology II                          1                        Learning Lab
  422     *AP Chemistry                           2                        Pathways
  424     *AP Physics                             2                        Options
                                                                           Internships
           Social Studies                                         971      Veterinary Career Partnership
  428      20th Century World History             2               973       WAGES
  430     *Global Studies                         2                        Online Courses
  ???     *Global Studies-Honors                  2     * These courses are recognized as college
                                                          prep by the Oregon University System
  432       Basic Skills - Global Studies         2       schools. Students who wish to attend
  434     *U.S. History                           2       other colleges and universities should
  435       Basic Skills - U.S. History           2       check with their counselors for specific                     9
                                                          course requirements.
                                            Business
        Ninth Grade                                         Eleventh Grade
        Computer Keyboarding Skills                         Any 9th- or 10th-grade offering
        Computer Applications                               Small Business Management
        Accounting I                                        Advanced Accounting
                                                            Business Law
        Tenth Grade                                         Money Management
        Computer Keyboarding Skills
        Computer Applications
        Accounting I, II
        Sports Marketing
                                                            Twelfth Grade
        Intro to Business
                                                            Any 9th-, 10th-, or 11th-grade offering
        Money Management




            Credited business internship opportunities are available through the School to
                                     Career office. See page 54 for more information.


#120 Computer Skills
       Prerequisite: None
           Credits: 1 Applied Arts
                LBCC Credit Option

This course is strongly recommended for all students. The students will learn to type by touch and
develop speed and accuracy. They will learn to format letters and reports. Students will develop skills
necessary to produce high- quality assignments and projects for classes throughout CHS. This course is
designed to help students meet the Corvallis School District's technology standards and benchmarks for
the CIM and CAM. Being able to keyboard correctly is a skill that all students will use throughout their
high school years and beyond.

#122 Computer Applications
       Prerequisite: Computer Keyboarding Skills or Keyboarding Proficiency
            Credits: 1 Applied Arts
                LBCC Credit Option

Students will further develop their keyboarding skills as they learn the basics of word processing, (Microsoft
Word), spreadsheets (Microsoft Excel), Internet (Netscape), drawing (Microsoft Paint and Microsoft Photo
Editor), databases, and presentations (Power Point). Students will use appropriate technologies to analyze,
design, and compose finished projects that solve a variety of problems. Students will use imaging, information,
and communication tools to evaluate and predict technology trends. This course is designed to help students
meet the Corvallis School District’s technology and standards benchmarks for the CIM and CAM.


#124 Accounting I
       Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts
                LBCC Credit Option

This course is designed for all students, non-college bound as well as college bound. If a student's goals
include owning or managing a business or majoring in business in college, this is a course for them.
Accounting is referred to as the "language of business"! Students will learn, understand, and apply the
accounting cycle from analyzing and recording journal entries to preparing financial statements.

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#125 Accounting II




                                                                                                             business
      Prerequisite: Accounting I
           Credits: Applied Arts
               LBCC Credit Option

This course will review and expand on Accounting I. The emphasis will be on partnership,
departmentalized , and corporate accounting. Students will be introduced to automated (computerized)
accounting during this course. Managerial accounting is introduced in the second half of the course.
Students successfully completing this course should have entry-level skills for an accounting-related
occupation.

#126 Advanced Accounting
      Prerequisite: Accounting II
          Credits: 2 Applied Arts
              LBCC Credit Option

This course is designed for the college-bound students' first college level course in accounting. The
emphasis is on corporate accounting and financial analysis.


#130 Money Management
      Prerequisite: 10th,11th or 12th grade standing
          Credits: 1 Applied Arts
              LBCC Credit Option

Students will develop skills and knowledge necessary for living on their own. They will prepare,
analyze, and solve budget situations. Checking accounting management and credit usage are
emphasized. Students will gain the skills necessary to analyze insurance, investment, and purchasing
options. Contracts, landlord/tenant rights and responsibilities will also be discussed. Students will
be able to correctly complete their federal and state tax returns. Important economic principles will
be discussed through the course.



#131 Introduction to Business
      Prerequisite: 10th, 11th, or 12th grade standing
          Credits: 1 Applied Arts
              LBCC Credit Option

This course will unlock the mysteries of what businesses are, how they work, and what impact they
have on you as a student and a consumer. You will learn what steps you can take to prepare yourself
for a successful career in the business world. This is a great starter course for those interested in
business, management or technology. This course is designed to help students meet the Corvallis
School District's technology standards and benchmarks for the CIM and CAM.



#132 Business Law
      Prerequisite: 10th, 11th, or 12th grade standing
           Credits: 1 Applied Arts

Can your locker be searched without your permission? In this course, you will learn how the laws affect
the citizen, the minor, and the consumer in such subjects as contracts, bailments, crimes, and torts. The
student will be able to express more than one interpretation of the law and consider multiple points of
views and perspectives. They will analyze arguments and opinions using supportive evidence. You will
also evaluate court decisions and participate in a court room experience. You will be the JUDGE!



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#135 Sports Marketing
      Prerequisite: 10th, 11th, or 12th grade standing
          Credits: 1 Applied Arts

This course is highly recommended for students interested in business or management. This course
will involve the owning and marketing of a professional sports team. Areas covered include:
stadium design, internal and external merchandise design, team advertisements, and promotions.
Each student will create marketing tools and presentations in regard to pricing strategies and
corporate sponsorships. This course is designed to help students meet the Corvallis School District's
technology standards.

#136 Small Business Management
      Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing
          Credits: 2 Applied Arts
              LBCC Credit Option

Did you know that over 80% of the students at CHS will either own or manage a small business some
time during their lifetime? Prepare yourself by enrolling in a course that is designed to prepare you for
operating/managing a small business. Marketing/management principles and human relations skills
are the core of this class. Each student will be part of a group that will set up, promote, operate,
evaluate, and manage a small business. Students will also learn some basics about investments and
sales concepts and practices. This course is highly recommended if you are interested in the
Business/Management endorsement area for your CAM.




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       Computer Science and Technology
        Ninth Grade                                   Tenth Grade
       Computer Programming                           Computer Programming
       Multimedia Technology                          Computer Science C++
       Technology Support                             Technology Support
                                                      Multimedia Technology

        Eleventh Grade                                Twelfth Grade
        Computer Programming                          Computer Programming
        Computer Science (C++)                        Computer Science (C++)
        Technology Support                            Technology Support
        Multimedia Technology                         Multimedia Technology
        Web/Video Production                          Web/Video Projects
        Computer Projects                             Computer Projects

                     Online course available: Web Design, see page 56 for details.
 Computer Science internship opportunities, for credit, are available. See page 54 for more information.


#151 Computer Programming
       Prerequisite: Algebra/Geometry 1, Computer Keyboarding Skills
           Credits: 2 Applied Arts

A problem-solving approach is used to explore computer concepts and structured programming with easy to
use, high-level computer languages. Students write programs to solve a variety of problems while exploring
various computer-related topics. The course is for anyone interested in programming whether it be as a
hobby or a vocation. Computer skills and Geometry are recommended before taking this class; however, a
student proficient in Algebra/Geometry 1 may take the class.

#152 Computer Science C++
       Prerequisite: Computer Programming
           Credits: 2 Applied Arts
                     LBCC Credit Option

This class is recommended for the person considering a career in computer science or related field
(engineering, math, science, and business). The emphasis will be on developing advanced programming and
problem-solving techniques, the design process and software development cycle. This course covers the
equivalent of two terms of college computer science and in conjunction with computer projects, prepares
students for the Advanced Placement test in Computer Science if they choose to take it. To take the
AB Exam (highly recommended), one more semester of programming study is needed. This can be achieved
by enrolling in Computer Projects. Cooperative credit through LBCC is also available.


#161 Multimedia Technology
       Prerequisite: Computer Class, Graphic Design, or Teacher Recommendation
           Credits: 2 Applied Arts

This class gives students the opportunity to use a variety of technology tools to design multimedia projects.
Emphasis is on conveying ideas through technology-related media, the technical aspects of producing
multimedia, and creativity. Possible components of the class include: presentation software, web page
design, web site development, video production, digital photography, 3-D modeling, sound mixing, and so
on.



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 #156 Technology Support
        Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts

 Supporting technology at a variety of levels will be the focus of this course.
 Students will gain skills in: software evaluation and use; hardware setup and
 maintenance; troubleshooting hardware and software problems; network
 installation and management; other technology-related topics. Students will get practice
 using their skills by assisting with installation and support of technology at CHS and elsewhere in the
 Corvallis School District. Students will be given a large amount of responsibility and trust. Teamwork, desire
 to do quality work, and communication skills are essential.


 #153 Computer Projects
        Prerequisite: Previous Computer Experience and Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts (credit may vary)

 This course is designed for the student who wishes to apply the skills gained in other computer classes or
 explore new areas of study. Project topics are flexible and will be chosen to take advantage of each student's
 interest and talents. Projects can be designed to allow the student to explore additional programming
 languages (including preparation for the advanced placement exam) or other advanced topics in Basic,
 Pascal, C, assembly language, etc. Students must be self-directed and willing to take on major responsibility.
 Instructor approval is required before enrolling in specific areas of study. (During some semesters, only
 some options may be offered. See instructor before registering.) The class may be repeated for credit.


                          Credit may be obtained in the following secondary courses:


 #153 Software Development
        Prerequisite: Any Programming Class
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts (repeatable)

Students will explore advanced topics in programming and software development. Students will work in
teams to produce major projects in a language of their choice. Emphasis will be on software development,
teamwork, and quality of product.


 #153 Web and Video Projects
        Prerequisite: Web and Video Production
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts (repeatable)

 Students taking this class will use skills developed in Multimedia and Web/Video classes to produce items for
 the World Wide Web, Channel 60–Educational Access Channel–and other venues. Students will generally
 work in teams to design and implement web pages and videos. They will produce storyboards, plan and
 schedule productions, edit video tapes, and operate a TV studio.


 #156 Computer Lab Management
       Prerequisites: Any Computer Class and Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts

 Students will assist in the management of computer labs. This could include software duplication, setting up
 computers, assisting students and teachers in the use of the lab, hardware maintenance, and software
 evaluation.

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#156 Network Management
      Prerequisites: Computer Lab Management and Teacher Recommendation
           Credits: 2 Applied Arts




                                                                                                                 computer science and technology
Students will learn to manage a LOCAL AREA NETWORK. They will: maintain accounts; install software;
set up and service printers and queues; troubleshoot network problems; optimize network use; keep accurate
and complete records of the network cabling, software, and workstations; instruct and assist others using the
network; and perform other management duties.


#159 Web and Video Production
      Prerequisites: MultiMedia Technology or Instructor Approval
          Credits: 2 Applied Arts

The focus of this class is maintaining Corvallis High School's web site and creating productions for the
educational access channel (channel 60). Students will produce web pages using web-editing software and
HTML. Students will become versed in computer graphics, image editing, computer animation, and other
technical aspects of web design. In addition, students will explore all aspects of video production and
television studio management.




  See the Industrial Engineering section of this catalog for related courses.




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                              English (Language Arts)
              Class of ’07, ’08, ’09 Six English credits are required for graduation.
         Eight English credits are recommended for all students and required for college admission!

                      Class of ’10 Eight English credits are required for graduation.
                        To insure that you have chosen appropriately, your
          CURRENT ENGLISH TEACHER MUST INITIAL YOUR REGISTRATION MATERIALS.


       Entry Level                          Intermediate Level                       Advanced Level
       (2 credits required)                       (2 credits required)     (2 credits required for college-bound students)

     * English Skills 1                       English Skills 2            American Literature
       English 1                              English 2                   AP English Lit/Comp
       English 1 Honors                       English 2 Honors            College Writing
                                                                          English Communications(Speech)
                        *Must also pass English 1 or Honors               Media Research
                          before taking an Intermediate level course.     Mythology
                                                                          Reading & Creative Writing:Poetry
                                                                           Reading & Creative Writing:Prose

           Note:      Students may request to take any course except College Writing, and Advanced
                      Placement English for remedial credit. Teacher approval is required. Once students have
                      made their choice, their transcripts will be marked to show the remedial designation, and the
                      students will meet standards appropriate to remedial students. Most colleges will NOT
                      accept remedial credits.

            Online courses available: Creative Writing (1 & 2); Journalism; English 3 (1 & 2);
AP English (1 & 2); English on the Web; Classic Lit of the Western World; Poetry, Short Story, and a Novel.
                                         See page 55 for details.

                                                         Entry Level
 #604 English Skills 1
                        Prerequisite:     None
                            Credits:      2 English
 If you would like to read faster with greater understanding and improve as a writer, then this
 class is designed for you! Students will learn effective reading and writing skills. Reading
 skills to be mastered include: comprehension, concentration, recall, and speed. Writing skills
 will include topic and plot development, organization, conventions, and the complete writing
 process. Additional reading and writing is expected at home. Students must take Introduction to Literature
 and Language after successfully completing this course, and before moving on to intermediate level courses,
 except students enrolled in Skills.

#600 English 1
                       Prerequisites:     9th grade standing or above
                            Credits:      2 English

Students will read a variety of materials including novels, short stories, plays, and nonfiction. They will draw
conclusions, form generalizations, express opinions, and analyze the texts. By reading various types of
literature and writing, students will develop their understanding of other people and of themselves. Students
will also write in a variety of forms with emphasis on expository writing. They will develop their vocabulary
and learn interpersonal and oral communication skills.
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 #605 English 1 Honors
                  Prerequisites:    Teacher Recommendation
                       Credits:     2 English


This challenging, fast-paced literature-based class will explore the major genres-short story, poetry, novel,
drama, and non-fiction-in a theme based manner. Students will begin by making personal research
connections with the work, but will also deepen their analytical abilities through formal and informal essay
writing. Students will also work on improving their vocabulary and oral communication skills. Students
are expected to have a good grasp of basic essay and paragraph structure, have well developed discussion
and public speaking skills as well as have grade level or above reading ability to succeed in this class.




                                      Intermediate Level
 #644 English Skills 2 (English Workshop)
                  Prerequisites: English 1




                                                                                                                       english
                       Credits: 2 English

This course is recommended for students of all abilities who hope to strengthen their skills in reading and
writing before moving on to an advanced level course. Students will receive instruction and engage in text
analysis, context analysis, constructing schema, and concentration and visualization skills. Students will read
a variety of genres. In addition, students will receive instruction about and engage in the writing process
with a focus on composition strategies and revision.

#652 English 2 (Power & Expression)
                  Prerequisites:   English 1 or English 1 Honors
                       Credits:    2 English

 Designed around interesting themes in global literature and student related written expression, this course
 reinforces critical and creative reading, writing, thinking, and organization. Students engage in such
 themes as Self & Beyond and Social/Global Struggle from many authors’ perspectives. They write
 frequently through journals, various academic and personal essays, research, and poetry. Vocabulary and
 grammar work are integrated throughout. This course includes preparation for advanced English courses
 and the reading/writing portions of the PSAT/SAT.

 #653 English 2 Honors (Intensive Power & Expression)
                  Prerequisites:   English 1 or English 1 Honors
                       Credits:     2 English

 This challenging, fast-paced class is designed around interesting themes in global literature and
 student related written expression, this course reinforces in-depth critical and creative reading, writing,
 thinking, and organization. Students engage in such themes as Self & Beyond and Social/Global
 Struggle from many authors’ perspectives. They write frequently through journals, various academic
 and personal essays, research, and poetry. Vocabulary and grammar work are integrated throughout.
 This course includes preparation for advanced English courses and the reading/writing portions of the
 PSAT/SAT.




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                                   Advanced Level
 #640 Creative Reading and Writing: Prose
                   Prerequisite:   2 credits of Intermediate English
                       Credits:    2 English

Do you like to write? Do you want to explore your ideas through art, storytelling, and language?
Then this is the class for you! This class will focus on personal explorations of the world through
fiction and non-fiction reading and writing. We write every day—sometimes creatively,
sometimes analytically. We read novels, stories, and creative non-fiction—the best models we can
find. And we read our own work to each other, creating a community of writers. Occasionally, we
play with sculpture, photography and drawing to tell a story. Become a better writer; enroll in
Creative Writing: Prose.

 #650 English Communications (Speech)
                    Prerequisite: 2 credits of Intermediate English
                        Credits:    2 credit of English
 This course, recommended for juniors, emphasizes interpersonal communication and public speaking.
 Activities are designed to give students experience in aspects of the communication process: verbal and
 nonverbal communication, listening, feedback, barriers, interpersonal relationships, and group processes.
 Students will write a research paper. Students will also give extemporaneous, informative and persuasive
 speeches, write sentence outlines, and prepare audio/ visual material to use in speeches. Other areas
 covered may include intercultural communication, gender differences in communication, and
 communication theory.

 #654 Creative Reading & Writing: Poetry
                  Prerequisites:   2 credits of Intermediate English; ability to understand figurative language
                       Credits:    2 English

 Students will critically analyze the work of major poets, study figurative language, poetic forms and
 styles, and explore expository methods of literary analysis. They will also create a portfolio of their own
 poetry in a workshop, teacher feed back and revision format. The study of contemporary and earlier
 poetry will support and inform students’ own creative writing practice.

 #680 American Literature
                  Prerequisites:   2 credits of Intermediate English; ability to read at grade level; write
                                   coherent, well- supported essays; work independently and cooperatively
                       Credits:    2 English

 Strongly recommended as a parallel class for students enrolled in AP U.S. History, this course provides
 enriched learning through literature-history connections from early to contemporary America. Units are
 designed to integrate the historical events with the literature, art and music of each era to enhance in-depth
 learning. Advanced analysis and writing assignments aid students choosing to take the AP U.S. History
 Exam. Designed to further students' enjoyment and appreciation of literature, this course is good preparation
 for college. It will begin with the stories and songs of Native Americans and the writings of colonials, and
 progress to contemporary literature. Students will study authors and works in their historical contexts, and
 emphasis will be placed on those authors and works which have helped establish trends or which have been
 historically significant. Five novels and/or plays and a wide range of excerpts and numerous shorter pieces of
 poetry, fiction, and nonfiction, will be studied. The course is designed to: help students be aware of major
 authors, works, and literary movements in America; develop personal tastes for genres, authors, and styles; be
 more sensitive and perceptive readers; improve writing skills. The course involves extensive reading, group
 and class discussions, reading check tests, journals, essays, revisions, research papers, and a group
 presentation.




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#684 Media Research
                Prerequisites:    2 credits of Intermediate English
                     Credits:     2 English credits

This course goes behind the scenes in mass media, exploring issues of power and influence by asking who
decides what we see on TV, read in the newspapers, and watch on film. How do ads affect public attitudes?
What role does government play in protecting freedom of speech and in limiting it? Students read 1984,
write film reviews and reports on current issues in mass media, and prepare class presentations.

#686 College Writing
                 Prerequisites:    12th grade standing; 2 credits of Intermediate English
                      Credits:     2 English
                                   LBCC Credit Option

This course prepares students for the full spectrum of language skills necessary for college and professional
success. Students will explore creativity, discuss effective reading, note-taking, interaction, and peer editing
and response strategies; they will practice a variety of writing types ranging from freewriting to personal
essays (as required by college entrance committees), from technical writing and resumes to film and book
reviews and research papers. Students will-- to prepare for the demands of college midterms and finals--write
many in-class essays, and the best among these will be revised for a portfolio of finished works. Students will
read, analyze, discuss, and respond in writing to both fiction and nonfiction. SENIORS taking this class who
qualify for LBCC admission may, for a $15 fee, receive three hours of college English credit.




                                                                                                                     english
#688 Mythology
                 Prerequisites:    11th or 12th grade standing; 2 credits of Intermediate English, ability to
                                   read grade- level materials, write coherent essays, work independently
                                   and in groups
                       Credits:    2 English

              This is a world mythology class. The course begins with an overview of the psychological,
              cultural, and historical dimensions of myth. Students will read a wide variety of myths from
              many cultures, as well as literary works which contain mythic elements. Students will apply
their knowledge of mythic elements and archetypes by analyzing their use in literature, film, and popular
culture. Students will write essays, critical summaries, and a research paper. In addition, students will make
three presentations during the semester.


#690 AP English Literature and Composition
                 Prerequisites:    12th grade standing, 2 credits of Interm English, or Teacher Recommendation
                      Credits:     2 English

Would you like to earn college credit while you read and discuss some of the world's greatest literature? Are
you interested in the history of the Western mind? Do you like interpreting literature's subtleties as well as
thinking about and discussing large ideas such as Sophocles' and Shakespeare's visions of man's place in the
universe or Chopin's view of women's positions in society? Do you need to strengthen your critical and
analytical writing skills? If so, AP English might be a good choice for you. Students read and discuss much
poetry and read works of such authors as Sophocles, Shakespeare, Ibsen, Chopin, Faulkner, and Joyce. In
addition, through regular essays, students hone writing skills. Students who do well in AP English will be
prepared to take the AP exams in May. Many colleges offer college credit or advanced placement for AP
scores of three and higher. (OSU offers three credits for a 3 and nine credits for 4s and 5s.) Those students
who take AP and choose not to take the AP exams will find themselves well prepared for college literature
and writing classes.




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      English as a Second Language
                  Meeting the Challenge of learning for non-English speakers

Oregon’s Education Act for the 21st Century establishes a goal that all students will meet
high content and performance standards. These standards are established across the curriculum
areas, including English, and are required of all students as well as those whose native or home language is
not English. The goal for all students is the achievement of the same high content and performance standards.
        Corvallis High School offers ESL courses which teach the English language for non native speakers.
        These courses offer instruction in English at the students’ level of proficiency in English, with focus on
        meaningful access to grade-level academic content. This instruction will be provided within an
        inclusive learning environment, which recognizes and builds upon the value of the language, culture
        and experiences of each child.



                                                                         ENGLISH
                                                             LA Skills in Sp                               LA I in Sp


                 ELL I                 ELL II                Eng Sklls -ELL                     Eng 1-ELL                       Eng 2

                                                                                                Eng 1

                                                                          MATH
                                                  Alg I in Sp

                 Pre Alg in Sp                    Alg 1-ELL                         Alg 2-ELL

                                                  Alg 1                             Alg 2                               Alg 3


                                                                        SCIENCE
                                                                     BPF (Sp w/study) *
                                       Biology for ELL
                                                    Biology                 Chemistry              Physics

                *Some students may choose to take Food Science, Horticulture, Materials Science Tech, or Marine Science before taking BPF.



 #482 Beginning English for English Language Learners
        Prerequisite: Score of 1 on the ELL language survey
            Credits: 2 Elective

 This class is for ELL students with little or no prior experience to English. Students will learn basic speaking
 and writing skills. They will learn to ask and understand simple statements, and they will learn to write simple
 complete sentences in the present, future, and simple past tenses. Students will also be introduced to the
 American school system and taken on field trips to familiarize them with their new community. On exiting,
 students will be able to read and write in English at the lower elementary level and will have basic
 interpersonal communication skills.

 #483 Intermediate English for English Language Learners
        Prerequisites: Completion of Beginning ELL class or equivalent level
            Credits: 2 Elective

 This class will improve ELL students’ ability to read, write, and speak in English. Students will read and
 respond to a variety of fiction and nonfiction. They will learn to use and respond to complex statements.
 Students will give presentations, write and revise several essays, and read at least one novel. On exiting this
 course, students will read and write at upper-elementary/lower-middle school or higher.

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#606 Language Arts Skills for English Language Learners
         Prerequisites: Completion of Beginning ELL class or equivalent level
Taught in Spanish this class is designed for ELL students who would like to read faster and improve as writers.
Students will learn effective reading and writing skills. Reading skills to be mastered include; comprehension,
concentration, recall, and speed. Writing skills will include topic and plot development, organization,
conventions, and the compete writing process. Additional reading and writing is expected at home. Students
will take Introduction to Literature and Language after successfully completing this course.

#607 Language Arts for English Language Learners
         Prerequisites: Completion of Beginning LA Skills class or equivalent level
 Taught in Spanish this class is designed for ELL students. They will read a variety of materials including
 novels, short stories, plays, and nonfiction. They will draw conclusions, form generalizations, express opinions,
 and analyze the texts. By reading various types of literature and writing, students will develop their
 understanding of other people and of themselves. Students will also write in a variety of forms with emphasis
 on expository writing. They will develop their vocabulary and learn interpersonal and oral communication
 skills.

 #608 English Skills 1 for English Language Learners
 Content similar to course #606 but taught in English.

 #609 English 1 for English Language Learners
 Content similar to course #607 but taught in English.

 #401 Biophysical Foundations for English Language Learners
        Prerequisites: ELL students enrolled in Biophysical Foundations
             Credits: 2 credits university-bound science, 2 credits of elective
 Biophysical Foundations for English Language Learners is a four-credit, entry-level science class. Students will
 use the scientific method, design and conduct experiments. They will use precise measurement tools, represent
 data in a variety of ways, analyze and describe chemical change and structure, analyze energy and its
 interactions, describe cell structure, function interactions, and human body systems. They will learn the
 fundamental of biology, chemistry, and physics. ELL student will receive support on the homework, projects
 and lab reports for BPF in the ELL part of this class.

 #413 Biology for English Language Learners
 Content similar to course #412, see page 44. ELL student will receive support on the
 homework, projects and lab reports for Biology in the ELL part of this class.

#285 Pre Algebra for English Language Learners
         Prerequisite: In ELL program and ELL staff recommendation




                                                                                                                       esl
              Credits: 2 Math
Taught in Spanish, this class is recommended for students who are still working to establish a foundation in
mathematics. This course will take a variety of approaches to learning arithmetic skills with whole numbers,
integers, decimals, fractions, and percents in addition to foundational explorations in algebra, geometry,
probability, statistics, and finance. Students will be given opportunities to solve and write solutions to a variety
of problems in preparation for state testing
#286 Alg/Geo 1 for English Language Learners (in Spanish)
      #290 ELL Alg/Geo 1 for English Language Learners
        Prerequisite: In ELL program and ELL staff recommendation
            Credits: 2 Math
 This course is designed to engage ELL students in the conceptual understanding of algebra and geometry as
 problem-solving tools. It will be taught using the same curriculum and textbook as Alg/Geo 1, but math
 vocabulary and concepts will be presented to better support ELL students. See page 37, course #293. Calculator
 required Scientific.

#291 ELL Alg/Geo 2 for English Language Learners
        Prerequisite: In ELL program and ELL staff recommendation
            Credits: 2 Math
 This course is designed to engage ELL students in the conceptual understanding of algebra and geometry as
 problem-solving tools. It will be taught using the same curriculum and textbook as Alg/Geo 2, but math
 vocabulary and concepts will be presented to better support ELL students. See page 37, course #296. Calculator
 required Scientific.

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                                             Corvallis High School, please call 757-448
                       Family and Consumer Sciences
 Family and Consumer Studies (FACS) prepares all individuals for
 balancing family and work in a global society. Our unique focus is
 on families, work and their interrelationships

 Corvallis High School uses the National Standards for Family and Consumer
 Sciences Education to identify the content that will be taught in the FACS classes and
 aligns the content with the state standards.

                                  Students interested in a career in Culinary Arts
                   9th & 10th grade                                             11th & 12th grade
                    Food Science                                                  Culinary Arts I
                        Foods                                        Culinary Arts II (to be offered Fall 2007)


          Online Courses available: Dating, Marriage & Family; Child Development; Personal Finance.
                                             See page 55 for details.
               Family and Consumer Studies internship opportunities are available through the
                             School to Career office. See page 52 for more details.


 #230 Foods I
   Prerequisite: Ability to work effectively as a team member
       Credits: 1 Applied Arts
 CIM Work sample opportunities: :Speaking available upon request

  $10 lab fee required
 This class combines principles of food preparation, current consumer, and nutritional information in
 preparing a variety of foods. Students will gain the basic knowledge and skills for the healthy and safe food
 preparation through readings, lectures, demonstrations, research, videos, guest speakers and hands on
 teamwork in preparing food. Principles of planning, budgeting, evaluating, good nutrition, alternative
 cooking techniques, food service, and food sanitation are employed. Students will have the opportunity to
 earn a Food Handler's Certificate which is required in Oregon for anyone who handles food for the public.
 Students will be evaluated on their teamwork as well as their individual work.


 #232 Culinary Arts I (a Hospitality and Tourism Pathway)

 Prerequisite: 11th, or 12th grade standing
     Credits: 2 Applied Arts

 $20 lab fee required
 This course will offer the opportunity for student to improve food preparation skills and develop supervision
 and management techniques. Students will participate in a restaurant/catering experience and may work in
 food service establishments. Students will be given the opportunity to earn certification through the National
 Restaurant Association Pro-Start School-to Career Program and College Now credit through LBCC.




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 #233 Food Science




                                                                                                                  sciences
    Prerequisite: None
        Credits: 2 Science or 2 Applied Arts
 CIM Work sample opportunities: Science

 In this course students will use the scientific method to study the biological and chemical basis for food
 preservation, preparation, and processing. Students will develop laboratory, writing, and reasoning skills
 through measuring, recording and graphing data, writing laboratory and short research reports, and predicting
 and evaluating laboratory results demonstrated in a notebook or writing portfolio. Daily attendance is a must
 as the course will be hands-on as students apply scientific information into their daily life. This course also
 provides a look into a unique career world (Food Science). Students who may not feel comfortable in the
 physical sciences, due to interest or ability, will find the option of food science challenging and informative. This
 is a good science class for students who are interested in culinary arts.


  #234 Senior Foods
     Prerequisites: Senior Standing
           Credits: 1 Applied Arts
  CIM Work sample opportunity: Speaking available upon request
  $10 lab fee required

  Calling ALL Seniors!! Are you about to move out of your house? Do you know how to prepare a well-
  balanced meal, save money on groceries, shop within your budget, and eat healthy on the run? Whether you
  do or not, this is a great opportunity to better your culinary skills and knowledge on a life-time commitment,
  food. Sign up and impress others with your ability to plan and create a delicious, balanced meal, as well as
  building your skills for the future in the process.


  #235 Life Management Skills
    Prerequisites: 10th, 11th, or 12th grade standing; ability to work independently and in groups;
                    ability to apply critical thinking skills to problems
         Credits: 1 Applied Arts
 CIM Work sample opportunities: Speaking available upon request

  This class is designed for students to develop knowledge and skills for living on their own. Students explore




                                                                                                                             family and consumer
  and identify personal economic concerns involving banking, budgeting, credit, clothing, food, insurance,
  housing, roommates, taxes, and more. Students explore existing problems to extend their understanding of
  possible solutions through a practical reasoning process. Information is gathered from a variety of materials:
  readings, research, utilizing current technology tools, guest speakers, and videos. Students analyze issues and
  express conclusions in writing, listen and reflect on guest speaker topics, and work on consumer economic
  projects in groups and as individuals. This course will act as a building block for students to achieve a better
  life, a better career, and a better future, personally and financially.


  #237 A.I.M. (Apparel, Interiors, and Fashion Merchandising)
            Prerequisite: Ability to work independently and in groups 10th, 11th, or 12th grade standing
                          & sewing lab or sewing skills
                Credits: 2 Applied Arts
 CIM Work sample opportunities: Informative speaking
$10 lab fee required

This class is designed for students who are interested in apparel, interiors, and fashion
merchandising. Students further their education and develop skills in apparel, interiors, and
fashion merchandising through readings, videos, projects, and hands-on experience with
sewing equipment, design software, and display materials/ tools. Students explore career
options and demonstrate knowledge & skills through projects and experiences. This is the class
where you design a garment for Gene (18” fashion doll from The Ashton-Drake Galleries).

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#238 Sewing Lab
         Prerequisite: None
             Credits: 1 Applied Arts

 CIM Work sample opportunities: Speaking available upon request

$10 lab fee required
This class is designed for all students who want to sew and expand their skills and knowledge in clothing
and textiles. Students who are interested in careers dealing with apparel, fashion merchandising, and/or
textiles will gain important job skills. Other students will enjoy learning skills that can be satisfying and
rewarding as a productive use of leisure time. Students will plan their individual sewing projects and
learning activities according to their ability and level. The student furnishes materials and supplies. This
class may be repeated at a more advanced level.


#239 Child Development
         Prerequisites: Ability to work and communicate positively with a variety of people. Also be able to
                        understand and demonstrate appropriate behaviors in the preschool.
              Credits: 2 Applied Arts

 CIM Work sample opportunity: Speaking available upon request

This course provides opportunities for students to learn more about family, parenting, and how children
develop physically, socially, emotionally, and mentally through classroom instruction, discussion, guest
speakers, and on-site preschool experiences. Students will create and implement lesson plans for the
preschool in a variety of areas including art, music, reading, science,
large muscle, and cooperative free play. This is a great course for
students looking to pursue a career with children or to have a better
understanding of a healthy family. Child Development will benefit
anyone planning careers that involve working with youth (medicine,
sports, teaching, and counseling).


#241 Human Development
      Prerequisites: None
            Credits: 1 Applied Arts
 CIM Work sample opportunity: Speaking available upon request

Students in this course will develop the skills necessary to build successful peer and family relationships.
Class activities will stimulate thought on critical issues: pre-natal development, birth, sibling relationships,
self-esteem, gender roles, family systems, parenting, communication, personal relationships, responsible
decision-making, and children. Students will have a choice between two projects; either the "Baby Think It
Over" doll or doing a job shadow in the human development field. The doll is a computerized infant
simulator that needs to be properly cared for just like a real baby. In an environment that is accepting of all
viewpoints, students will practice deliberating current social controversies through class discussions, debates,
videos, guest speakers, and projects.




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Fine Arts
Since       people first sang and
danced, since hunters first painted and
carved their quarry on cave walls, since
parents first acted out the stories of
conquest and wisdom for their children,
the arts have defined, described, and
deepened human experience. The Arts
connect time and space, experience
and event, body and spirit, intellect and
emotion. The students enrolled in the
courses of the Fine Arts Department
take art to make these connections.

The Fine Arts Department consists of
music, theater, and visual arts. Students
taking art courses will be working toward
attaining the benchmarks and standards
in the area of Arts and Communication.

Understanding human experiences through the Arts contributes to the respect of different
thinking and expression. Becoming knowledgeable about careers in the Arts and pursuing
personal artistic interests encourages students to find their personal direction and make their
singular contributions.

Students are strongly encouraged to take courses in the Arts!
    Art                          Music                              Theater
    Visual Art 1                 Concert Band                       Introduction to Theater
    Visual Art 2                 Symphonic Band                     Theater Ensemble
    Ceramics 1                   Wind Ensemble                      Technical Theater
    Ceramics 2                   Concert Orchestra                  Independent Projects (Theater)
    Jewelry 1                    Chamber Orchestra
    Jewelry 2                    Music Theory and Composition
    Art and Environmental Design Mixed Chorus
    Visual Communication         Treble Ensemble
    Independent Projects (Art)   Concert Choir
                                 Vocal Jazz
                                 Guitar 1
                                 Independent Projects (Music)




       Online courses available: Timeline West, Art, History; Drawing; Art Through the Ages.
                                       See page 55 for details.
                    Fine Arts internship opportunities, for credit, are available.
                                    See page 52 for more details.



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                                            Visual Arts
Students enrolled in any of the visual arts courses will be using a wide range of subject matter,
symbols, images, and visual expressions to define their thinking. The visual arts include ceramics,
drawing, folk art, painting, sculpture, architecture, jewelry, fiber arts, and more. These classes are
the basics to the creative activities leading to learning the techniques, tools, and processes
needed to understand the language of visual art.


     Visual Art 1                          Visual Art 2                         Independent Projects
    Jewelry 1
    Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM)
                                              Jewelry 2                         Independent Projects
    Ceramics 1                               Ceramics 2
    In order to receive the optional CIM in the Fine Arts students will need to Independent Projects
                                           Other options:
    meet the performance standards in all three designated areas:
   High-O-Scope Yearbook Art & Environmental Design Visual Communication
          1) Aesthetics and Art Criticism–Respond to, explain and analyze works of art, based on



        Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM)
        Starting with the class of 2003-04, students will need to meet performance standards in the Fine Arts in
        order to receive a Certificate of Initial Mastery.
        The three designated areas are:
                  1. Aesthetics and Art Criticism-respond to, explain and analyze works of art, based on
                      technical, organizational and aesthetic elements
                  2. Historical and Cultural Perspectives-Understand how works of art relate to the time
                      periods and cultures in which they are created and how certain works of art from various
                      time periods and cultures are related.
                 3.   Create, Present and Perform-Use ideas, skills and techniques in the arts.

        CIM Performance Standards addressed in each Fine Arts class are included in each course description.


   #010 Visual Art 1
          Prerequisites: None
               Credits: 2 Fine Arts
                 CIM: 1, 2, 3

   $15 lab fee required.
   This class provides the opportunity to have fun learning the technical skills involved with drawing painting,
   collage, printmaking and sculpture. You will also have the opportunity to improve your sense of design and
   develop your creativity. In this course you will also explore what art means to you and what it means or has
   meant to various cultures around the world and throughout history. Learn to express yourself through art!

 #011 Visual Art 2
        Prerequisite: Visual Art 1
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 $15 lab fee required.
   This course is for students who are enthusiastic about art and capable of more independent art study. This
   class provides the opportunity for independent exploration of media, design and ideas, as well as more
   advanced instruction in drawing, painting, printmaking and sculpture. Students will begin to prepare a
   portfolio of work that may enable them to enter into higher education in art or to enter into an art career.
   Expect field trips, presentations, demonstrations, and opportunities to exhibit your work!

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#013 Ceramics 1




                                                                                                                         fine arts-visual
         Prerequisite: None
               Credits: 2 Fine Arts
                 CIM: 3
 $15 lab fee required.
 Students will create a variety of art using clay on the potter's wheel and using sculptural techniques. They
 will create functional and sculptural forms, glaze their work, and learn about kilns. Studying various cultures,
 students will develop understanding of other people as well as themselves. Students will work with many
 clays including stoneware and porcelain and fire their work using stoneware kilns, raku kilns, and pit firings.
 They will develop an art vocabulary and learn how to access their art through sketching and class reviews.
 Within the class, students will complete vases, bowls, covered jars, coil and slab pots, sculptural forms, and
 glaze pots.

 #014 Ceramics 2
         Prerequisite: Ceramics 1
               Credits: 2 Fine Arts
                 CIM: 3
 $20 lab fee required.
 This course will continue where Ceramics 1 left off. Students will further develop their technical skills using
 the potter's wheel and create sculpture with emphasis placed on quality, craftsmanship, and creativity.
 Students will explore forms in more depth and develop more awareness about their work and the forces that
 influenced it, including cultural, aesthetic, and utilitarian. Glazing and firing ceramics, making handles,
 creating sets, covered jars along with the study of clay artists will be part of Ceramics 2. Students will be
 evaluated on their work using self-assessment, oral reviews, and written assignments.


 #017 Jewelry 1
         Prerequisites: None
               Credits: 1 Fine
               Arts CIM: 1, 2, 3
 $15 lab fee required.
 In this course, students will learn all about jewelry. Students will design and create their own jewelry in brass,
 copper, and bronze. They will learn fabrication and casting techniques, including soldering, shaping,
 polishing, piercing, sawing and lost-wax casting. Students will also learn to use the elements and principles of
 design to create quality, creative jewelry designs.


 #018 Jewelry 2
         Prerequisite: Jewelry 1
               Credits: 1 Fine Arts
                 CIM: 1, 2, 3
 $15 lab fee required.
 This course is designed for the student who is capable of working independently. The student must be
 familiar with a wide variety of jewelry skills and techniques. Quality design is essential to the success of the
 advanced jewelry student. Stone setting, repousée and copper enameling are advanced techniques that will
 be learned.


#019 Visual Communication
          Prerequisite: None
               Credits: 2 Fine Arts
                   CIM: 1, 2, 3
$15 lab fee required.
Do you like the idea of expressing yourself through images? Do you enjoy drawing, making collages and taking
photographs? Are you interested in exploring the career area of design? This course is meant to enhance your
ability both to express yourself through pictures and to understand and interpret the pictures you see in today’s
media-saturated world. We will study photography, print advertisements posters web pages, video
advertisements and product design. Projects we create will include drawing, collage, digital photography, video
web design, product design and various graphic design projects.

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 #024 Art and Environmental Design
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Fine
            Arts CIM: 1, 2, 3

 $15 lab fee required.
 This course begins with the study of form, space, and order in architecture and the built environment and
 how these theories and principles are used to create structures and spaces that are aesthetically pleasing as
 well as functional. Students will study and analyze architects' works, as well as architectural and historical
 styles to begin to develop a working architectural vocabulary. They will learn such skills as sketching,
 perspective drawing, technical drawing, model making, and study theories of urban planning, interior
 design, and landscape design. Within this course, students will complete sketches, finished drawings,
 reports, and other work samples that will be assessed using the state scoring guide.




                                                Music
                                       Music students are encouraged to explore
                              a variety of course work when possible. Vocal
                           students should consider instrumental classes and
                    instrumental students could benefit from the study of voice.

 #029 Music Theory and Composition
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 Students will demonstrate the ability to understand and use the following: notation, scales, keys, and
 intervals; triad forms and function both primary and secondary; harmonization; listening skills through
 melodic and harmonic dictation; musical form. They will compose using all tools learned and develop music
 proficiency. Performance experience on an instrument or through voice would be helpful. Some knowledge
 of basic musicianship in sight reading, performance experience, and some keyboard skills would help prepare
 students for this course.


 #030 Concert Band
        Prerequisite: None, non-audition
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 Concert band is a non-audition band and is the developing band for entrance into upper level bands. Students
 will read and perform a variety of styles of music. The Concert Band will perform at school and community
 events throughout the school year. Students may participate in the CHS Football Band, the CHS basketball
 PEP Band, 3-4 concerts and graduation. During rehearsals students will focus on musical skills and technique
 (individually and in an ensemble), develop their musical ear, be responsible for their musical voice (part), and
 learn to communicate the human experience through music. Concert attire (uniform) will be black shoes,
 socks, pants/skirt and white shirts/blouses/ sweaters. There may be incidental fees for t-shirts, festival fees
 and transportation costs.




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#031 Symphonic Band
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

Open to all students interested in developing their jazz inner voice. Previous experience is not required.
Students will learn various genres of jazz music: Blues, Swing Jazz, Latin, Rock and Rap(yes, Rap evolved
out of the Blues.) Students also learn about chords, improvisation, rhythms and composition. The jazz
band course will involve learning to play jazz on their instrument of choice as well as introduce them to
jazz piano and guitar. Students will share their own musical interests to other class members. Members are
encouraged to participate in the Marching Band and the Basketball Band. There may be incidental fees for
t-shirts, music and CD's.

 #032 Wind Ensemble
        Prerequisite: Experienced musicians; auditions required, contact director prior to registering
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 The CHS Wind Ensemble offers the serious CHS musician an opportunity to excel on their instrument in a
 select ensemble that represents Corvallis High in a manner that promotes a positive image of the school and
 the band. Students may participate in the CHS Football Marching Band and may participate in the CHS
 Basketball PEP Band. Students will learn to communicate the human experience through music. The course
 provides students the opportunity to participate in district and state solo contests and district and state band
 contests. Concert attire is the responsibility of the student and will be purchased by each Wind Ensemble
 member. There may be incidental fees for uniforms (T-Shirts), festival fees and transportation costs.


 #040 Mixed Chorus
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 Mixed Chorus is a beginning performance group open to any boy or girl who is interested in a singing
 experience. Students will have the opportunity to develop fundamentals in sight-reading, musicianship,
 vocal technique, and performance. The chorus performs several concerts a year featuring a wide variety
 of literature from various music periods of time. No auditions required.

 #041 Treble Ensemble
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Fine
            Arts CIM: 1, 2, 3

 Treble Ensemble is a performance group open to any student who is interested in a singing experience. A
 variety of literature from early chamber music to contemporary popular music will be explored in the upper
 vocal range. Students will have the opportunity to develop sight-reading skills, musicianship, performance
 technique, and basic theory. Performance commitments will include school and community concerts. No
 audition required.

 #042 Concert Choir
           Prerequisites: By audition, student must demonstrate ability to: sing with a focused tone; use proper
                        elementary vocal technique; use basic sight-reading skills; work successfully with others
             Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 Concert Choir is an advanced group of selected sophomore, juniors, and seniors. Students will have the
 opportunity to develop sight-reading skills, music interpretation of various styles, musicianship,
 performance technique, and basic theory. Performance commitments will include festivals, tours,
 exchanges, and school and community concerts.
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 #043 Vocal Jazz
        Prerequisites: By audition, students must satisfy the Concert Choir criteria and be willing to
                      develop improvisational technique
             Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 This choir is open with audition only to any boy or girl who wishes to pursue the study of vocal jazz.
 Students will have the opportunity to develop solo improvisation as well as ensemble technique. Various
 styles in swing, jazz, and popular music will also be explored. Students must also be enrolled in Concert
 Choir.




 #033 Concert Orchestra
        Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

 This course is taught at Crescent Valley High School during D Block. Students who sign up for Orchestra will
 be transported by bus to and from CV. Concert Orchestra is for string students with less orchestral experience
 (placement is by teacher). Meeting days are Mondays and Wednesdays and the first and third Fridays. [For D
 Block on other days, students will either have a Study Hall or sign up for a one-credit course which meets on
 the alternate days.] Interested students, please call Mr. Creighton at 757-5763.




 #034 Chamber Orchestra
        Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Fine Arts
              CIM: 1, 2, 3

This course is taught at Crescent Valley High School during D Block. Students who sign up for Orchestra will be
transported by bus to and from CV. Chamber Orchestra is for string students with more orchestral experience
(placement is by teacher). Meeting days are Tuesdays and Thursdays and the second and fourth Fridays. (For D
Block on other days, students will either have a Study Hall or sign up for a one-credit course which meets on the
alternate days.) Interested students, please call Mr. Creighton at 757-5763.


 #044 Guitar 1
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 1 Fine Arts
              CIM: 3

 This semester course is an introduction to basic guitar technique. Students will have the opportunity
 to develop basic chording, strumming and picking technique. Basic musicianship
 and music theory will also be explored. Students must supply their own guitars.




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                                                    THEATER
                       Theater studies teach important skills in the performance and technical
                      aspects of theater. Serious students should take both performance and
                      technical course work, and acting students are encouraged to take courses
                     in vocal music.



#050 Introduction to Theater
       Prerequisite: None
           Credits: 2 Fine Arts
             CIM: 1, 2, 3

This class is a comprehensive introduction to the theatre. Students will begin their journey with the Greeks and
progress into modern times. Along the way we will read plays from the various time periods and styles, view
videos of productions and film adaptations and study production aspects such as lighting, design makeup, and
costuming, as well as the fundamentals of acting: voice, movement, characterization, intention, and
performance. Students will perform a variety of scenes and monologues. They will write and workshop an
original ten-minute play.


#052 Theater Ensemble
       Prerequisite: "C" or higher in Introduction to Theater or Instructor approval
           Credits: 2 Fine Arts
             CIM: 1, 2, 3

This is a group-project-based course, which allow advanced theater students to pursue their area of interest
in theater-whether technical, managerial or performance. The group engages in a series of large-scale
performance projects, from student-written and directed one-acts to a 24-hour play. Students will also
engage in advanced acting theory, stage work, combat, Stanislavsky analysis, street theater, theater
historical/philosophical inquiry, intensive portfolio projects in areas of interest.



#054 Technical Theater
       Prerequisite: Introduction to Theater or Instructor approval
           Credits: 2 Fine Arts
             CIM: 1, 2, 3

This is a basic introduction to the art of technical theater. The design precepts established in Introduction to
Theater can be realized in this intensive, hands-on course using the full-scale scenic design shop, our state-of-
the-art lighting equipment, our advance sound technology, and student design concepts. This class functions
as the primary design, building and running crew for major performances, as well as the technical team for
Theater Ensemble. Students in this course will have the opportunity to learn how to hang and focus lighting
instruments, to engineer sound (including soundscapes, the newest movement in technical sound for the
professional world), to learn how to safely and effectively operate rigging, and to serve as a running crew.




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                                                Health

 Two Health credits are required for graduation.

                  Tenth Grade                                        Eleventh/Twelfth Grade
                  Health 1                                           Health 2
                                                                     Sports Medicine
                                                                     Health Occupations



            Online courses available: Health 1; Health 2;
          Life Management Skills. See page 55 for details.


 #225 Health 1
        Prerequisite: 10th grade standing
            Credits: 1 Health

 This course will consist of a study of health issues related to young adults. Major areas of study include social,
 mental, and physical human development. Emphasis will be placed on wellness and prevention.


 #226 Health 2 (Living Safe - Living Well)
          Prerequisites: Health 1, 11th or 12th grade standing
                Credits: 1 Health
$5 lab fee for American Red Cross Certification Card
 This course is divided into two main components. The majority of the class is based on the opportunity to
 become certified by the American Red Cross in First Aid/CPR (Responding to Emergencies). The second
 component is comprised of contemporary health issues. This includes updates on HIV/AIDS, reproductive
 health, sexually transmitted diseases, fire safety, and traffic laws and safety and other current topics.

 #229 Sports Medicine
        Prerequisites: Health 1, 11th or 12th grade standing
             Credits: 1 Health

 $10 lab fee required($5 for American Red Cross Certification Card, $5 for lab book)
 This course is designed to introduce students to the medical field with a focus in basic athletic training. Skills
 developed in the program will include:           knowledge of musculoskeletal anatomy and physiology, and
 kinesiology; prevention, recognition, evaluation, and treatment of athletic injuries; and CPR certification
 through the American Red Cross. Students may also receive updates on HIV/AIDS, reproductive health
 and sexually transmitted diseases, traffic laws and safety, substance education and other current health
 topics.




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#486 Health Occupations
      Prerequisites: Health 1, 11th or 12th grade standing; application/teacher approval (pick up at
           Counseling Center) Credits: 1 Health, 1 Elective
           LBCC: Credit Option

$6 lab fee required
The classroom experience–The course focuses on anatomy and physiology with an emphasis in medical
terminology. Students have opportunity to experience and learn about a variety of health careers in an effort to
prepare tomorrow's health care providers. Students will learn concepts basic to all health careers, technical
principles in health care, and work habits for health care providers. Students will have the opportunity to
participate in labs taught by Linn-Benton Community College nurses.


#488 Health Occupations Intern




                                                                                                                   health
      Prerequisites: Successful completion of Health Occupations, teacher approval
           Credits: 1 Elective
           LBCC: Credit Option

The worksite rotations–This is designed for students who successfully completes the Health Occupations class
with at least a B average. Students will have the opportunity to apply their skills/knowledge in various
health care facilities in the community.




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                           Industrial Engineering
     Basic Shop provides a good overview for Industrial Engineering classes. It is a prerequisite for Auto I.

                                                                                       Manufacturing
                Transportation                           Building Trades
                                                                                      Beginning Woods
                Automotives I                            Beginning Woods              Beginning Metals
                Automotives II                           Beginning Metals             Vehicular Design
         Local Internships(see page 53)                  Advanced Woods              Adv Vehicular Design
                                                           Construction              Arch/Eng Graphic
     Classes noted in italics are future offerings                                   Elec/Mch/Robotics




                     Industrial Engineering classes that embody Career Development credits!

         Architectural and Engineering Graphics (Drafting)                  Beginning Metals
         Electrical/Mechanical/ Robotics                                    Automotive I, II
         Beginning Woodworking/Manufacturing                                Vehicular Design
         Advanced Woodworking/Manufacturing                                 Basic Shop, Engineering and Design
                                                 See page 52 for details

 #276 Basic Shop, Engineering and Design
         Prerequisite: None
              Credits: 2 Applied Arts

$20 lab fee required.
 This course is designed to introduce students to all the areas offered at
 Corvallis High in the Industrial Technology department. Students will learn to
 design, research and develop products, process materials and test those products. The class will introduce
 students to most engineering disciplines, help them understand the design process, and build skills to help
 them become good engineers. The class is a hands-on approach to get students excited about looking at a
 career in engineering and manufacturing. A good understanding of basic science and math is needed.


 #277 Beginning Metals
          Prerequisite: None
               Credits: 2 Applied Arts

 $20 lab fee required.
 This class will introduce students to welding, machining, sheet metal, and blacksmithing. The welding
 procedures taught are brazing, oxyacetylene welding, arc welding, MIG welding and finally TIG welding.
 Many cutting and bending operations will also be taught. This project-based class will allow students the
 opportunity to learn about the metals industry.


 #260 Architectural and Engineering Graphics (Drafting)
         Prerequisite: None
             Credits: 2 Applied Arts

$10 lab fee required.
 The drafting program is diversified to meet the needs of the students. The students will learn AutoCAD to help
 them meet their goals of engineers, architects, and draftsmen. The course is divided into weeks of learning
 AutoCAD and engineering drawings and 12 weeks of architecture. The culminating project will be a full set of
 house plans and a scale model.

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#273 Beginning Woodworking / Manufacturing
        Prerequisite: None
              Credits: 2 Applied Arts
$20 lab fee required.
This course introduces techniques of building projects principally with woods. In addition to developing
woodworking techniques, the students will design, build, and test their own projects using a variety of
materials. Projects consist of bowls, mallets, boxes, CO2 cars, catapults and much more. Students will have
the opportunity to also design and build their own projects


#278 Advanced Woodworking / Manufacturing
        Prerequisite: Woodworking
              Credits: 2 Applied Arts
$20 lab fee required.
The class continues where Beginning Woodworking/Manufacturing left off. Furniture and cabinet design will be
its primary focus.


#256 Electrical/Mechanical/Robotics
       Prerequisite: None
           Credits: 2 Applied Arts, Elective




                                                                                                                      industrial technology
$20 lab fee required.
This course involves a study of basic electronic principles of DC and AC circuits, emphasizing voltage, current and
resistance. Students will identify components, construct circuits from diagrams, use test equipment, and
develop soldering skills. Students will combine their electrical skills with an introduction to mechanical devices
and robotics to design and assemble electromechanical devices. Participation in robotics competitions may be
available.


#258 Vehicular Design
        Prerequisite: Enrolled in or passed Algebra/Geometry 1, Beginning Metals highly recommended
              Credits: 2 Applied Arts
$20 lab fee required.
Students will use the mechanical engineering process to study vehicular design. They will design, construct
and race their own electric cars. Working in teams of six, students will gain research skills by gaining
information on electric cars from the Internet and other sources. They will design the car using AutoCAD and
construct their car in the CHS manufacturing lab.


#274 Automotive I
        Prerequisite: Basic Shop or Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Applied Arts
$20 lab fee
This course is designed to introduce students to the theory and practical application of the modern
automobile. The operation, construction and repair of all makes and models of cars and light trucks will be
covered. Vehicle owners needing a guide to general service as well as those preparing for a career in
automotive technology will both benefit from this course No experience necessary for this hands on course.


#275 Automotive II
       Prerequisite: Automotive I or Teacher Recommendation
           Credits: 2 Applied Arts

$20 lab fee
This course is a continuation of Automotive I with more emphasis placed on troubleshooting and electrical
system analysis.



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                                               Mathematics
                       Four Math credits are required for graduation.
              Six Math credits are required for Oregon Colleges and Universities

       Sequence of Mathematics Courses                                            Adv Alg                   Pre                  AP
     (We suggest that students follow teacher                                                               Calc                 Calc
              recommendations.)

                                                                                                          Col Alg/
                        Alg/Geo 1                    Alg/Geo 2                 Alg/Geo 3
                                                                                                            Trig




Pre Alg                    Alg/Geo 1                      Alg/Geo 2                                       Statistics/
                             A and B                       A and B                                       AP Satistics

                                 .


      As stated in this catalog, a teacher recommendation AND a grade of C or higher in a previous math class is required to register
      for any math class at CHS. Students earning less than a C in any course will be required to repeat it before going on to the next
      course in the sequence.

      Pass/No Pass grade option: To earn a 'Pass' means that the overall average in the course was 70% or higher. Pass/No Pass
      grades do not affect your GPA. Please consult with your counselor about college opinions of this option.
      Due to budget constraints, students will be allowed to register for only one math class per year Pre Algebra A and B,
      as well as Alg/Geo 1A and 1B are the exceptions.

 #292 Pre-Algebra
          Prerequisite: Teacher Recommendation
              Credits: 2 Math and 2 Elective

 Recommended for students who are still working to establish a foundation in mathematics. This course will
 take a variety of approaches to learning arithmetic skills with whole numbers, integers, decimals, fractions,
 and percents in addition to foundational explorations in algebra, geometry, probability, statistics, and finance.
 Students will be given opportunities to solve and write solutions to a variety of problems in preparation for
 state testing. As this is a course that is designed to meet the needs of a variety of learners, students will move
 on to Algebra /Geometry 1A upon teacher recommendation.

 #288 Alg/Geo 1A
 #289 Alg/Geo 1B . . (It is recommended that these courses be taken in consecutive semesters.)
         Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra skills and Teacher Recommendation
              Credits: 1 Math and 1 Elective for each course
 (This two-course sequence is equivalent to the Alg/Geo 1 course.)
 The four-credit sequence is designed to engage students in explorations that emphasize the conceptual
 understanding of algebra and geometry as problem-solving tools. This course is designed for students who are
 ready for algebraic and abstract thinking but need more time and concrete models to process the information than
 is available in the Algebra/ Geometry 1 course.

 Students will study topics including: linear equations and inequalities and their graphs, products and factors of
 binomials, analyzing and displaying data, and probability. Geometric topics include: perimeter, circumference,
 area, surface area, volume, and trigonometric ratios. Many real-world applications are included throughout.
 Math work samples at level 4 will be offered. Calculator required: Scientific.

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#293 Alg/Geo 1
      Prerequisites: Pre-Algebra skills (grade A, B, or C) and Teacher Recommendation
           Credits: 2 Math

Students in this course will explore topics including: linear equations and inequalities and their graphs,
products and factors of binomials, analyzing and displaying data, and probability. Geometric topics
include: perimeter, circumference, area, surface area, volume and trigonometric ratios. Many real-world
applications are included throughout. Math work samples at level 4 will be offered. Calculator required:
Scientific. Strongly recommended: Graphing.

                              These courses will be taken in the second semester of one year, followed
#294 Alg/Geo 2A
                              by the first semester of the next year
#295 Alg/Geo 2B
      Prerequisites: Alg/Geo 1 with C grade or Alg/Geo 1 A & B and Teacher Recommendation
           Credits: 1 Math and 1 Elective for each course

(This two-course sequence is equivalent to the Alg/Geo 2 course.)
The four-credit sequence is designed to engage students in explorations that emphasize the conceptual
understanding of algebra and geometry as problem-solving tools. The course is designed for students
needing more time and concrete models to process the information than is available in the
Algebra/Geometry 2 course.

An informal, investigative approach allows students to discover geometric concepts and relationships by
experimentation and observation. The students will use inductive and deductive reasoning to explore topics




                                                                                                                     mathematics
including: geometric constructions, congruence, polygons, circles, area, volume, and similarity.

Algebraic topics that students will investigate include: linear systems, matrices, quadratic equations, and
exponential models. Additional topics include probability and statistics. Many real-world applications are
included throughout. Math work samples at level 4 will be offered. Calculator required: Graphing.


#296 Alg/Geo 2
      Prerequisite: Skills from Alg/Geo 1 with a grade of A or B; or C grade and Teacher Recommendation
          Credits: 2 Math

Students will explore topics including: solving linear systems, matrices, quadratic equations, and
exponential models. Geometric topics include: types of reasoning and proof, polygons and their properties,
congruence and similarity postulates and theorems. Many real-world applications are included throughout.
Math work samples at level 4 will be offered. Calculator required: Graphing.


#297 Alg/Geo 3
       Prerequisite: Alg/Geo 2 (A, B, or C grade) and Teacher Recommendation
           Credits: 2 Math

Students will explore topics including: linear and quadratic systems of equations, polynomial functions,
logarithmic and exponential functions, and series and sequences. Geometric topics include: indirect proof,
circles and their properties. Statistics topics include: standard deviations normal distribution and curve-fitting
to data.
Mathematical models and their graphs are strongly emphasized throughout this
course. Many real-world applications are included throughout. Math work samples
at level 4 will be offered. Calculator required: Graphing.


#298 Advanced Algebra
       Prerequisites: Alg/Geo2 (grade A or B) and Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Math
            LBCC: Credit Option

This course is designed for the student who is ready for a faster paced, rich integration of Alg/Geo 3 and
College Algebra. Besides topics from Alg/Geo 3 mentioned above, students will study conic sections, practice
basic programming on the graphing calculator, and enhance their study of functions, complex numbers and
matrices. Math work samples at level 4 will be offered. Calculator required: Graphing
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 #299 Statistics
        Prerequisites: 11 t h or 12 t h grade, AG3 with A,B, or C grade and Teacher Recommendation
             Credits: 2 Math

 This course introduces students to concepts in: numerical and graphical interpretation of one and two
 variable data, probability, probability distributions, confidence intervals, and hypotheses testing. It also
 explores: sampling procedures, experimental design, descriptive statistics, and inferential statistical
 techniques. Calculator required: Graphing


 #300 College Algebra/Trig
        Prerequisite: Alg/Geo 3 with a grade of A or B grade and Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 2 Math
             LBCC: Credit Option

 The students will explore and extend algebraic relations, functions and their graphs, exponents,
 logarithms, matrices, and complex numbers. Other topics include: trigonometric functions and graphs,
 identities, polar equations, circular functions, and related applications. Math work samples at level 4 will
 be offered. Calculator required: Graphing.


 #301 AP Statistics
        Prerequisites: 11 t h or 12 t h grade, AG3 with A, B, or C grade and Teacher Recommendation
             Credits: 2 Math
             LBCC:       Credit Option

 This course introduces students to concepts covered in the Statistics course above. In addition students
 wanting to earn the AP Statistics designation and take the AP test, an extended project will be completed.
 Calculator required: Graphing


 #302 Advanced Pre-Calculus
        Prerequisites: Advanced Algebra (A, B, or C grade) and Teacher Recommendation
             Credits: 2 Math
             LBCC: Credit Option

 Students will apply trigonometry and vectors to conic sections and explore the conditions that determine
 their equations, both in vector and Cartesian form. Other topics include: parametric equations, graphs and
 curve sketching, transformations, and polar equations. Real-world applications will be included throughout.
 Math work samples at level
 4 will be offered. Calculator required: Graphing.


 #303 AP Calculus w/Analytic Geometry
        Prerequisites: College Alg/Trig or Precalculus (A, B, or C grade) and Teacher Recommendation
             Credits: 2 Math
             LBCC: Credit Option

 This course is designed for those students who have a strong interest in mathematics and need a solid
 background in higher mathematics for future studies. The class will cover topics from Calculus with topics
 from Analytic Geometry integrated into the course. Topics include: limits, continuity, derivatives and their
 applications, graphs and curve sketching, integration, methods of integration, applications of the definite
 integral and transcendental functions. Math work samples at level 4 will be offered. Students are eligible to
 take the Advanced Placement test in May for which they may earn college credit. Calculator required: Graphing.



     Online courses available: Pre-Algebra (1 & 2); Algebra 1 (1 & 2); Algebra 2 (1 & 2); Geometry (1 & 2);
                      Pre-Calculus (1 & 2); AP Calculus (1 & 2). See page 55 for details.




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                               Physical Education
    Two Physical Education credits are required to graduate.
    Ninth graders must pass one credit of Fitness Concepts but may elect to
    take the additional one credit from any PE class. All PE classes may be
    repeated. Students unable to take Physical Education because they are
    under a physician's care must see their counselors. Certain classes may
    require fees to cover costs to the class. If waivers for these classes are
    needed, please see the PE staff.


                                             9th graders note!

             All ninth graders must sign up for course #389, Fitness Concepts


                                            P.E. Course Numbers and
                                                     Offerings
                              389   Fitness Concepts
                              386   Net Games
                              388   Court Games
                              390   Aerobics/Conditioning
                              392   Weight Training/Plyometrics
                              393   Adv Weight Training/Sports Preparation
                              396   Pitch, Hit, and Throw
                              398   Outdoor Recreation


#389 Fitness Concepts
     Prerequisite: None
         Credits::1 P.E.
CIM Work Samples: Informative Speaking

This class is required for graduation and will consist of basic weight training and conditioning concepts. It
will also include introduction to various recreational such as softball, volleyball (sand), badminton, indoor
hockey, ultimate frisbee, racketball, basketball, and soccer. Work samples to be included are: rehearsed,
prepared speeches.

#386 Net Games
       Prerequisite: None
           Credits:: 1 P.E.

Units will cover basic fundamentals, rules, and strategy pertaining to volleyball, racquetball, badminton,
pickleball, and eclipse ball. Volleyball and indoor hockey may be used as alternate activities if poor weather
conditions prevent playing outside. This class may require a fee to cover operational costs.

#388 Court Games
      Prerequisite: None
          Credits: 1 P.E.

Units will cover fundamentals, rules, and strategy involved in basketball, soccer, hockey and team handball.
Individual skills and team concepts will be discussed. The primary focus will be basketball and the
conditioning required to keep up in this fast paced game.
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 #390 Aerobics/Conditioning
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 1 P.E.

 This class is designed to increase your cardiovascular fitness, flexibility, muscular strength, and muscular
 endurance. Activities will include aerobic movement to music, jog/walks on designated routes, body part
 exercises to music, weight training, relaxation, basic self-defense, and stretching techniques.

 #392 Weight Training/Plyometrics
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 1 P.E.

 This class provides students the opportunity to drastically improve strength and power. Each
 student will create and implement an individual training plan as well as gain knowledge of
 different training systems. Each student will also participate in flexibility/agility/plyometric
 workouts. Greater intensity in workouts is expected in this class beyond the Fitness Concepts
 expectations.

 #393 Advanced Weight Training/Sports Preparation
        Prerequisite: Fitness Concepts and Weight Training (A or B grade) or Teacher Recommendation

 This class is designed with the Athlete in mind. The goal is to provide students the opportunities to participate
 in very sport specific strength/power/and skill building activities. Each individual is asked to show
 improvement in individually specified areas of strength training and sport skill. Serious training expected.

 #396 Pitch, Hit, and Throw
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 1 P.E.

 This course will improve skills in the fundamentals of softball/baseball. Emphasis will be placed on fielding
 technique, hitting, and throwing skills. The class will include discussion on strategy and rules pertaining to
 competitive play, umpiring, and field design and maintenance.

 #398 Outdoor Recreation
        Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade status; current first-aid card; access to working mountain bike
             Credits: 1 P.E.

 Fee: $40 to pay for equipment and facility use
 Outdoor recreation provides a classroom for living skills. Students will learn the importance of responsible
 interaction with and appreciation for their environment. They will engage in a variety of outdoor recreation
 types of activities such as mountain biking, hiking, orienteering, running, weight training, and rock climbing.
 Community experts in whitewater rafting, fly fishing, kayaking, backpacking, and mountain climbing will
 provide workshops and discussions. Students will develop fitness levels that will encourage lifelong
 participation in outdoor pursuits through cardiovascular training and weight training. This class may include
 some off-campus activities, such as bike trips and trips to the OSU climbing wall or orienteering site.




 Independent Study may be taken for one PE credit. Arrangements must be made with teacher on an individual basis.
                              This option is offered to seniors with a full class load.




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                                             Science

         Professional/Technical                                             BPF
            Science Options
                                                                          Biophysical
                                                                          Foundations
                    Marine
                    Science
                                                                                            Physics
                                                        Biology
     Horticulture
                              Materials
                              Science


                     Food
                    Science
                                               AP                       Chemistry
                                                                                                         AP
                                             Biology                                                    Physics

     • One-way arrows indicate
       prerequisite classes.
     • Each class is worth 2 science
       credits.
     • Future college science majors                                      AP
       should take a minimum of                                         Chemistry       AG2 required for Physics
                                                                                           and AP Physics
       Biology, Chemistry, and
       Physics.


      CIM Science Requirements
      ALL science classes provide opportunities for students to meet the performance standards for a
      Certificate of Initial Mastery (CIM). Science teachers will indicate qualifying course
      assignments(work samples) that demonstrate the following proficiencies:
      • Know Fundamental Concepts from Physical and Life Sciences
      • Understand Concepts, Use and Investigate a Domain of the Sciences
      • Analyze Scientific Knowledge, Theories and Research
      • Design and Conduct Scientific Investigations.


          Online
               Online courses: General Biology (1 & 2); Chemistry1 (1 & 2); AP Chemistry
    (1 & 2); Marine Science; Life Science: Wildlife & Forestry of Oregon; Natural History
            of Oregon Country; Introductory Astronomy. See page 55 for details.
   Science internship opportunities, for credit, are available through the School to Career office. See
                                         page 52 for more details.

#233 Food Science
       Prerequisite: None
           Credits: 2 Science or 2 Applied Arts

$15 lab/workbook fee
In this course students will use the scientific method to study the biological and chemical basis for food
preservation, preparation, processing, utilization and evaluation. Students will develop laboratory, writing,
and reasoning skills through measuring, recording and graphing data, writing laboratory and short research
reports, and predicting and evaluating laboratory results demonstrated in a notebook. The course will be
hands-on as students apply scientific information into their daily life. This course will also provide a glimpse
into the unique career world of food science and technology. Students who may not feel comfortable in the
physical sciences, due to interest or ability, will find the option of food science challenging and informative.

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 #253 Horticultural Science
         Prerequisite: None
              Credits: 2 Science
$15 lab/workbook fee
 This practical course will cover the science of plants and their environments. Areas of study will include:
 plant anatomy, physiology, ecology, and nutrition; soils; integrated pest management; photosynthesis; plant
 identification and propagation; greenhouse management; floral design; ethnobotany; use and maintenance of
 horticultural tools; career opportunities; and marketing techniques. "Hands-on" will be the learning focus.

 #410 Materials Science
        Prerequisite: None
            Credits: 2 Science

 $10 Lab Fee
 Materials Science is the study of the materials that make up all the objects in your everyday world and your
 future. The focus of the course will be on materials like metals, ceramics/glass, plastics/polymers, woods,
 and composites. Students will make metallic alloys, cast jewelry, make stained glass from scratch, polymer
 creations, and more. A background in materials science will enhance your interest and knowledge in fields as
 broad as electronics, auto, woods, chemistry, engineering, and just being a consumer. Creativity and
 handiness will be emphasized in this course.

 #404 Marine Science
         Prerequisite: None
              Credits: 2 Science
$15 lab/workbook fee
 This dynamic course offers an introduction to the study of marine science and will include: ocean basin
 formation; origins and properties of water and dissolved materials; ocean circulation; global weather patterns;
 classification of marine environments; ecological principles of marine systems; characteristics of marine life
 forms; fisheries, aquaculture, and mariculture; human impact on the marine environment; and issues and
 decisions involving the oceans.


 #400 Biophysical Foundations (BpF)
        Prerequisite: Pass Pre-Algebra with C or better
            Credits: 2 Science
                                                                     4 Prerequisites for Bypassing BpF
                                                                         1.   “A” in 8th Grade Science
 Biophysical Foundations is a two-credit, entry-level science            2.   Teacher Recommendation
 class that is strongly recommended for all other science                3.   8th grade TESA score of 250
 courses except Food Science, Horticultural Science, and                 4.   “A” or “B” in Algebra 1
 Materials Science. Students will use scientific method, design
 and conduct experiments. They will use precise measurement tools, represent data in a variety of ways,
 analyze and describe chemical change and structure, analyze energy and its interactions, describe cell structure,
 function, interaction, and human body systems. Within the course, students will learn the fundamentals of
 biology, chemistry, and physics. This class requires strong use of fractions and understanding "the order of
 operations."

#412 Biology
        Prerequisite: Biophysical Foundations,
            Credits: 2 Science

 This general biology course deals with living organisms representing the five kingdoms
 (Monera, Protist, Fungi, Plant, and Animal). Students will study cell structure and function,
 biochemistry, genetics, evolution, classification, and physiology of representative organisms.
 Students will complete lab activities, observations, worksheets, biological models. Reading
 scientific material will be required.


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#415 Chemistry
       Prerequisites: Algebra/Geometry 1; Biophysical Foundations,
                      (or take BpF concurrently with Teacher Recommendation)
            Credits: 2 Science

Chemistry, the central science, is a course of study that is essential to truly
understand how our molecular world works. This course is one of the prerequisites
for all AP science courses at CHS and is strongly recommended for anyone wishing to study a science- related
field in college and beyond. Students will study the basic structure and classifications of matter along with the
descriptions and calculations dealing with matter/energy transformations. Course work will emphasize
practical laboratory experiments as well as the development of problem-solving skills and laboratory reports.


#416 Honors Chemistry
       Prerequisites: Algebra/Geometry 1; Biophysical Foundations,
                      (or take BpF concurrently with Teacher Recommendation)
            Credits: 2 Science

This course is designed for students interested in chemistry and ready for a challenging educational
experience. Students will explore chemistry at a faster pace and deeper level than the traditional course.
Course work will emphasize practical laboratory experiments as well as the development of problem-
solving skills, independent projects and research, and laboratory reports.

#418 Physics
       Prerequisite: Algebra/Geometry 2; Biophysical Foundations,
                     (or take BpF concurrently with Teacher Recommendation)
           Credits: 2 Science

This course is designed for students who are taking a strong academic program--particularly those who need
a sound science background. Students will study the most fundamental laws by which the universe operates
and will use these laws to understand everyday events. Mathematics will be used and reviewed extensively.
Students will analyze motion, energy, heat, electricity, sound, light, atomic structure, and others.




                                                                                                                         science




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     AP level courses are suited for Juniors and Seniors with a strong background in life
       science and physical science (e.g.Biology & Chemistry or Biology & Physics_.

                    Students need to complete both AP Bio I and AP Bio II to prepare
                    for the AP exam and meet the requirements of the AP curriculum.


 #420 AP Biology I
 #421 AP Biology II
         Prerequisites: Pass Algebra; Chemistry with an "A" or "B"
                       grade; Biology or Teacher Approval for Biology
         Credits/CHS: 2 Science, 1 Elective
                       LBCC Credit Option
$20 lab book fee
 This is an academically challenging course which offers an in-depth study of biology. Students study
 anatomy and physiology, genetics, evolution, basic chemical processes of living things, ecology,
 and biotechnology. Mentorships will be completed with local scientists. A
 student may earn up to 15 hours of college or university credit and/or
 placement by satisfactory performance on the Advanced Placement
 examination. The examination is administered each year during the third
 week in May. Students may also choose to earn LBCC credit if they register and
 complete the course with an A or B.


 #422 AP Chemistry
        Prerequisite: Pass Chemistry
            Credits: 2 Science

 AP Chemistry is an in-depth study of chemistry equivalent to a college general chemistry course. Laboratory
 experiences, problem-solving skills and the general concepts acquired in your previous chemistry and/or
 physics course will be refined and strengthened. Students study modern atomic theory, chemical bonding,
 equilibrium, kinetics, thermodynamics, electrochemistry, nuclear chemistry, and organic chemistry. A
 student may earn up to 15 hours of college or university credit and/or placement by satisfactory
 performance on the Advanced Placement examination.


 #424 AP Physics
        Prerequisites: Pass Physics and Trigonometry
             Credits: 2 Science
                      LBCC Credit Option

 This is an in-depth, college-level course for juniors and seniors. The same subject matter covered in physics
 will be taught but with deeper analysis of more complex problems. Basic calculus as applied to physical law
 will be included, but calculus is not a prerequisite. A student may earn up to 15 hours of college or
 university credit and/or placement by satisfactory performance on the Advanced Placement examination.




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                                      Social Studies
                                           Six (6) Social Studies credits––including Global,
                                  U.S. History, one of the 6 advanced level SS electives and
                                     American Government––are required for graduation.
           9th                           10th                11th                    12th           Latinos in
                                                                                                     America
                                  Bsc Skls Glob Stds   Bsc Skls US Hst     Bsc Skls Gov
    20th Century World             Global Studies        US History        Government               Economics
    History (elective cr. only)   Global Stds Hnrs     AP US History       Honors Govt
                                                                                                      Sociology

                                                                                                      Psychology
                                                                                                  World Religion
     1.     Government is open to Juniors with Instructor Approval.
                                                                                          American Legal Systems
     2.     Additional Social Studies courses will be counted toward electives.



   Online courses available: American History (1 & 2); World Geography (1 & 2); World History (1 & 2);
                            Oregon Government; US Government Constitution;
   US Government Politics; Understanding Economics; Social Studies on the Web; International Studies
                ( 1 & 2); Personal Psychology; Psychology (1 & 2). See page 55 for details.



 #428 20th Century World History
 Prerequisites: 9th grader, ability to read grade level materials.
 Credits: 2 Elective

 This class is intended to serve as an elective choice for 9th grade students interested in world history. It is
 not a replacement for the advanced level social studies elective taken during your 11 th or 12th grade. This
 course picks up where the 8th grade history classes end. From the late 1800’s the students explore the
 world stage through the Vietnam Era. Coverage includes literature from different countries, study of
 different cultures and connections between various parts of the world. Topics include: industrial
 revolution; colonization; imperialism; revolutions, WWI, Versailles treaty, national aggressions, WWII, nazi
 ideology, holocaust, Cold War, Korea and Vietnam. The class is good preparation for both Global Studies
 and US History classes. CIM samples will be offered in speech, expository writing, citing sources and
 research paper.

 #430 Global Studies
            Prerequisite: 10th grade standing
                Credits: 2 Social Studies

The course begins with the study of the                                                concept     of    culture.
Students will analyze the physical                                                       environments of various
regions of the world and the people                                                      who inhabit them. They
will explore how cultures have adapted                                                  and changed over time.
Also included is a study of the major                                               religions of the world and
how they have impacted cultures. Students will                                study contemporary issues such as
human rights, global/cultural conflicts and other                           global problems (the environment,
overpopulation, and poverty). Emphasis will be placed                   on analyzing events, problems, or issues
and their impact on the global community. Students will have the opportunity to meet CIM standards and
complete the appropriate work samples to meet the state scoring criteria.

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 #431 Global Studies-Honors
           Prerequisite: 10th grade or higher standing; Teacher Recommendation
               Credits: 2 Social Studies

 This class will extend the Global Studies curriculum (see Global Studies #430, page 45) through a more extensive
 use of the World History textbook along with a more in-depth study of world history. Students will have the
 opportunity to meet CIM standards and complete the appropriate work samples to meet the state scoring
 criteria.


 #432 Basic Skills: Global Studies
           Prerequisite: 10th grade or higher standing; Teacher Recommendation
               Credits: 2 Social Studies

 The course is designed to assist students with the development of their reading, note- taking and writing skills
 while working toward the required Global Studies credits. During the yearlong course, students will be
 involved in the study of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe and the Americas, learning about the people who
 inhabit the land presently as well as throughout history. The impact of the world's major religions on history
 and cultures will be a part of each unit of study. As a part of the course, students will complete various work
 samples which will be assessed suing the state scoring guide.


 #434 U.S. History
           Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing
               Credits: 2 Social Studies

     United States History is a survey of the historical                     development of the U.S. from
     colonial times to the present. Considerable                             emphasis will be placed on how
     historical events have shaped current social,                           political,    and       economic
     conditions. A primary goal is to engage each                            student to think critically about
     historical and contemporary issues to understand                        why they were significant


 #435 Basic Skills: U.S. History
           Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing, Instructor Approval
               Credits: 2 Social Studies

 This course will emphasize the development of reading, note-taking and writing skills using the content
 material of U.S. History. Major political, social and economic issues will be studied to develop an
 understanding of how changes in American life, as well as in the role of the United States as a world power,
 have come about.


#436 AP U.S. History
          Prerequisites: 11th grade standing, "A" or "B" in Global Studies or Global Humanities or Instructor
          Approval
               Credits: 2 Social Studies
                        LBCC Credit Option

 Strongly recommended as a parallel to American Literature. Students will experience a heavy emphasis on
 content taught at a college level. Two college texts are used, The American Pageant (by two Stanford
 professors) and A People's History of the United States (by Howard Zinn). Detailed
 multiple choice unit tests (similar to the national AP exam) are combined with analytical
 essay writing to prepare students to take the national AP exam. The class moves from
 colonial origins to the present, covering such issues as foreign and domestic conflict,
 social change, political and technological change, and the rise of the U.S. to world
 power. Students will have the opportunity to integrate their learning through
 opinion writings, discussion and use of documentaries and historical films.
 Students further their skills to an introductory college level of mastery in
 reading, writing, and research/analysis skills. Students may earn up to 15 hours
 of college credit by satisfactory performance on the national AP exam in May.


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 #431 Basic Government
        Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing, Instructor Approval
        Credits: 1 Social Studies

This course will give an overview of the American political system beginning with local and state governments
and ending with the federal system. Students will analyze the role of these units of government in solving
particular social or economic issues. Students will compare and contrast America's form of government with
other national governments. Students will analyze the U.S. Constitution and how it has changed over the course
of the nation's history.

 #437 American Government
        Prerequisite: 12th grade standing, 11th grade with Instructor Approval
            Credits: 1 Social Studies

                         This course will give an overview of the American political system beginning with
                         local and state governments and ending with the federal system. Students will analyze
                         the role of these units of government in solving particular social or economic issues.
                         Students will compare and contrast America's form of government with other national
                         governments. Students will analyze the U.S. Constitution and how it has changed over
 the course of the nation's history.




 #438 Honors Government
        Prerequisites: 12th grade standing or Instructor Approval, consult with U.S. History teacher
                      to assure best placement
             Credits: 1 Social Studies

 Students will be given an analytical perspective of the study of government and politics in the United States.
 Learning will focus on the national, state, and local institutions that make policy along with the roles of
 individuals, groups, and processes in shaping those policies. Historical roots, case studies, the Constitution,
 civil rights and civil liberties, Corvallis and Benton County government, and Oregon government will be
 addressed. Students will further their skills to an introductory college-level of mastery in areas of:

   •Reading--Heavy emphasis and requirement, including textbook reading and analysis, note-taking,
     analysis of political viewpoints and commentary, and fiction/nonfiction outside reading tied to political
     topics. Students will read 60-75 percent of college level text plus supplementary material.
   • Writing--analytical writing, setting forth thesis with supporting organization,
     logic, and evidence.
   • Research and Analysis skills--Using original sources, Internet, Op-ed pieces,
    documentary or film sources, personal, firsthand observation of local and
    state government, and interviews as appropriate; evaluating sources for

                                                                                                                   SOCIAL STUDIES
    validity, bias; exploring policy making from multiple viewpoints.


#439 Economics
        Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade standing; ability to read grade-level materials
             Credits: 1 Social Studies
This course begins with a study of microeconomics considering the most fundamental questions in any
economy-what, how much, and for whom to produce It then studies how these concepts work in practice-
supply, demand and equilibrium price forming the basics of a market system. The second major portion of the
course macroeconomics includes the major role the federal government plays in the US economy. Finally,
emphasis will be place on current economic problems in the local, national, and world economics. A stock
market project and development of a business plan will be required.




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#441 Psychology
        Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade standing or Teacher Recommendation; ability to read grade-level
                      materials and work independently and cooperatively
             Credits: 1 Social Studies

In Psychology--the study of behavior and mental processes--students will investigate how and why individuals
develop and behave as they do. We will discuss the various schools or viewpoints of psychology and examine a
number of personality theories. Other areas of special focus include learning, memory, motivation, psychological
disorders, therapies, stress, and social behavior. Students will research and present a project, and they will
accumulate a portfolio of psychology materials including a variety of self-examination/self-understanding
measurements. Psychology may be studied at a less theoretical level by taking this class as Personal Psychology.
Sign up for Psychology and speak to the teacher about whether this adjustment is appropriate for you.


 #443 Sociology
        Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing, or Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 1 Social Studies

 This course is designed to give students an overview of the field of sociology. Students will analyze the
 relationships of people within groups. Students will compare and contrast different cultures and the
 influence of culture on human relationships. Topics of study will also include: prejudice, crime,
 stratification, media, and group behavior. Current social trends are emphasized and major projects are
 required.

 #445 American Legal Systems
        Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing or Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 1 Social Studies

 This course is in practical law. Students will understand law-related subject relevant to
 their daily lives and the daily lives of most adults including: The Legal System;
 Criminal and Juvenile Justice; Search and Seizure; Consumer Law; Housing Law;
 Individual Rights; and Family Law. Students will learn by taking part in projects such
 as mock trials. They will be asked to consider and reason through value-conflicting
 dilemmas and real-life case situations.

 #450 World Religion
        Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing, or Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 1 Social Studies

 This course will introduce the student to the belief systems of Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism,
 Buddhism, and Chinese religions (Taoism and Confucianism). These belief systems will be approached from
 the historical and cultural perspective of each faith. Major texts, doctrines, rituals, customs, and artistic
 expressions will be studied to increase a wide range of understanding and respect. Dependent upon student
 interest, the course may explore spiritual and philosophical movements such as New Age, animism, atheism,
 etc. Through readings, lectures, discussions, field trips and interactions with guest speakers from a variety of
 religious traditions, students will broaden their understanding of these religions. Students will choose and
 present research projects on a topic of special interest to them.

 #452 Latinos in America
        Prerequisite: 11th or 12th grade standing, or Teacher Recommendation
            Credits: 1 Social Studies

 Students will understand the place of Latin Americans within the context of US History. They will study the growth and
 development of the largest Latino communities from pre-colonial times to present day and how Latinos may influence future
 policies within the US.




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                          World Languages
The ability to communicate in a foreign language is an important skill in this
increasingly interdependent world. Many job opportunities hinge upon proficiency in more
than one language. CHS offers study in French, German, and Spanish.
World Language High School Graduation and College Admission Requirements,
CIM and CAM:
   Attention freshmen and sophomores:
    • You have the opportunity to meet the optimal CIM Foreign language
      requirement in reading, speaking, writing and culture. Most students
      meet this requirement in the second year of language study, although
      some students may take longer.
   Juniors and Seniors:
    • A minimum of two years of study and/or proficiency in the same
      foreign language is required to get into an Oregon University System
      Institution. For colleges and universities outside the state of Oregon,
      three or more years of foreign language study are required or strongly
      recommended.

   #204/French 1            #209/German 1               #214/Spanish 1
   #205/French 2            #210/German 2               #215/Spanish 2
   #206/French 3            #211/German 3               #216/Spanish 3
   #207/French 4            #212/German 4               #217/Spanish 4
   #208/AP French           #213/AP German              #218/ Spanish 5/AP




District Benchmarks in Spanish, French, and German.
    •Listening: Demonstrate comprehension of messages from authentic sources.
    •Speaking: Communicate information, express ideas, and accomplish tasks.
    •Reading: Comprehend and gain information from a variety of print sources.
    •Writing: Communicate information and express ideas in written form for a variety of
             audiences and purposes.
   •Culture: Comprehend and use appropriate verbal and nonverbal practices in common
             situations occurring within a second language culture. Compare and contrast
             cultural practices of first and second language cultures.




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 First Year of Second Language Study
        Prerequisite: “A” or “B” in 8th grade Language Arts class highly recommended
            Credits: 2 Second Language

 This course is recommended for travelers, college-bound students and students interested in learning about a
 new culture. In the first year of language study, students will learn to communicate in simple words, phrases
 and sentences on a variety of topics dealing with themselves and their environment. Through skits, role plays,
 memorized and spontaneous dialogues, students will develop the 4 language skills: speaking, listening,
 reading and writing. Students will also begin to familiarize themselves with various aspects of the culture,
 geography, history, art and people of the countries where the language is spoken.


 Second Year of Second Language Study
        Prerequisite: Novice - Mid Proficiency level and/or C or better in level one
            Credits: 2 Second Language

 In this class students will review all vocabulary and grammar from 1st year and will expand oral and
 written skills to include the future and past tense. New vocabulary and structures will be introduced to
 increase understanding and fluency. Students will learn to ask questions, read for informational
 purposes, write using simple sentences, and communicate basic needs using memorized and familiar
 material.


 Third Year of Second Language Study
        Prerequisite: Novice - High Proficiency level and/or C or better in level two
            Credits: 2 Second Language or Elective

 In this class new vocabulary and verb tenses will be introduced to take the student beyond his or her
 immediate needs. Emphasis is on speaking and understanding the spoken language. Students will learn to
 communicate beyond basic needs, negotiate some basic situations with complications, and practice guided
 writing on familiar topics.


 Fourth Year of Second Language Study
        Prerequisite: Intermediate - Low Proficiency level and/or C or better in level three
            Credits: 2 Second Language or Elective

 This course will further prepare students to meet the PASS requirements. This is an advanced class in
 language and culture. The main emphasis is on extending the students' abilities in oral and written
 expression, as well as listening comprehension. Materials include films, radio plays, short stories, poetry, and
 history. Grammatical structures are reviewed and expanded with an emphasis on mastery.


 Fifth year of Second Language--Advanced Placement (AP) Language Study
        Prerequisite: Intermediate - Mid Proficiency level and/or C or better in level four
            Credits: 2 Second Language or Elective

 This class provides an intensive review of grammar in preparation for the AP exam, Spanish excluded,
 (from which students could earn some college credit). Students will read from an increasing variety of
 authentic texts, practice listening to a wide variety of different voices, practice composition writing and
 converse on a wide variety of topics. Students should be highly motivated since independent study is a large
 part of this class.



                Online courses include: Spanish 1 (1 & 2); Spanish 2 (1 & 2); Latin 1 (1 & 2);
           Latin 2 (1 & 2); American Sign Language 1 (1 & 2); American Sign Language 2 (1 & 2).
                                           See page 55 for details.




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                            Additional Options
        Career-Related Learning Opportunities
            9th and 10th Grades                     11th and 12th Grades

              Advisor                              Advisor
            * Teacher Assistant/Aide             * Teacher Assistant/Aide
            * Office Assistant                   * Office Assistant
              Career Exploration (10th)            Structured Work Experience
                                                   Internships
                                                   Cadet Teaching
                                                   Peer Tutoring/Mentoring
                              **Students may earn only two aide or assistant credits per year.




Advisor
       Prerequisites: none
        CHS credits: 1 Career Development credit (1/4 credit each year)

Each student is assigned an advisor for all 4 years in high school. Students receive .25 credit for advisor
each year based upon attendance and the successful completion of portfolio work, job shadow and
career-related learning activities.

#148 Structured Work Experience
       Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade standing
            Credits: 1 Elective

Earn while you learn! Structured Work Experience is a work-side opportunity for students to become
better quality producers and correlate their classroom knowledge to their on-the-job performance.
Benefits include wages, school credit, and on-the-job learning experiences.          A learning plan
(goals/outcomes) is designed and carried out under a signed agreement with student, employer, School-
to-Career Coordinate, and parents. Seminars and/or written assignments will enhance their knowledge
of work-related issues. Students are responsible for obtaining their own jobs. Students will be graded
on a Pass/No Pass basis.

#243 Cadet Teaching
       Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade standing / interviewed by staff prior to placement
            Credits: 1 Elective
             CAM: Human Resources
                      LBCC Credit Option

Cadet Teaching provides students the opportunity to explore a people-oriented profession, develop
insight and knowledge about the world of teaching, and work directly with children. Students are
assigned to a mentor teacher at another school. Transportation is the responsibility of the student.
Students will produce a portfolio of their experience.

#450 Office Assistant
       Prerequisites: Signature required from office personnel
            Credits: 1 Elective

The student under this program can serve as an assistant in one of the offices (Main, Bookroom,
Activities, Attendance, Counseling). Duties are usually clerical in nature. Arrangements must be
made in advance with the Lead Secretary in each office. Students will be graded on a Pass/No Pass
basis.


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 #455 Teacher Aide
          Prerequisites: Teacher signature required
               Credits: 1/2 Elective
 Student aides will perform tasks for individual teachers which may include duplicating materials, filing, or running
 errands as needed. Because duties may not be required on a daily basis, only one-half credit will be earned each
 semester, and students will need to be prepared with study materials when they are not performing tasks for the
 teacher. Arrangements must be made in advance with the teacher. Students will be graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.

 #460 Teacher Assistant
          Prerequisites: Teacher signature required
               Credits: 1 Elective
 Teacher assistants will be given the opportunity to learn new skills or to practice previously learned skills. They will
 be assigned tasks at more difficult levels than hose required of a teacher aide. Students wishing to serve as a teacher
 assistant must consult with the teacher prior to registration and submit an application available from that teacher.
 Students will be graded on a Pass/No Pass basis.

 #502 Peer Tutoring/Mentoring
          Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade standing; approval of staff prior to placement
               Credits: 1 Elective
 Do you like working with children? Would you like to make a difference in their lives? Peer tutoring/mentoring
 might be for you! Work one on one or with small groups helping with class work, homework, or any issues affect-
 ing the students. Students are assigned to a specific teacher or class. Students must attend a minimum of 2 days a
 week. Transportation is the responsibility of the student. Students will produce a portfolio of their experience.

 #970 Internships
          Prerequisites: 11th or 12th grade standing; teacher/School-to-Career coordinator approval
               Credits: 1-2 Applied Arts or Elective credits
 Internships provide hands-on learning experiences. Students work under the supervision of a community mentor
 to develop specific job-related competencies. It is recommended that students complete a related job shadow prior
 to the internship. Student interns will be expected to develop a career portfolio and complete 65 hours of work at
 the internship site for each credit.

#971 Veterinary Career Partnership Class
        Prerequisites:   11th or 12th grade standing
             Credits:    1 Elective
This course is for students seriously interested in a veterinary career. Classroom activities include attending OSU Pre-
Vet Club lectures, field trips, observing a necropsy (and surgery), and a tour of the Vet School at OSU. You will be
working with a vet and assisting a veterinary technician. Keeping a journal and completing a term project is required.
Students must provide their own transportation. Limited enrollment.

#972 Innovative PE 2 Pilot Program
       Prerequisites: PE 1
             Credit: 1 PE or elective
All students in Oregon are required to complete 1 unit (2 credits) of PE to graduate. Typically, Corvallis students meet
this requirement by taking a Physical Education 1 course and a second credit of PE. We currently provide a variety of
courses to choose from to obtain their second credit. The PE 2 Pilot Program further expands options by allowing
students to create their own course of study in area of personal interest.
Student will be required to address PE State standards in their proposal, and find a mentor who will support their
learning goals. Please note this class running during the 2006-07 school year will depend on the level of funding the
school receives.

#973 WAGES
       Prerequisites: none
             Credit: 1 elective

Through group discussion, hands-on experiences, role-playing, and practical projects WAGES students learn career and
employment skills. Topics range from responsibility to teamwork. Students completing this course will develop
stronger resume writing and interviewing abilities, and have a better understanding of what employers are seeking. The
WAGES course also helps satisfy new graduation requirements (Career Related Learning Standards and Extended
Application).

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                         School Service Opportunities
 #184 Yearbook
          Prerequisites: Selection by application, signature required; proven success in meeting deadlines and
                         working with groups; writing and math 10th grade skill level; previous yearbook,
                         desktop publishing, photography, or graphic design experience, as shown by
                         portfolio.
                 Credit: 2 Applied Arts
 Students in this course are responsible for the publication for the Chintimini, Corvallis High School's yearbook.
 Students will record the history of the 2002-2003 school year through photographs using an SLR and/or
 digital camera. Demonstrating knowledge of journalism techniques of interviewing, copy and caption
 writing, and editing, the student will compose and then, using desktop publishing skills, prepare spreads for
 production that are both functional and attractive. The class provides opportunities to establish production
 goal timelines, to work on a variety of locations, and to supervise pre-production, production, and post-
 production activities. In addition, students work in a group environment that focuses on teamwork,
 responsibility, and accountability.




                                                                                                                       additional options
 #185 High-O-Scope
         Prerequisites: Selection by application, teacher signature required
              Credits: 2 Elective
 This course is for students who want to learn the skills used in publishing a newspaper. It teaches page
 design, paste-up, proofreading and optional photo journalism, sales, and layout advertising. Students will
 have experience in writing news features, opinions, and sports columns. After school and evening work
 sessions may be necessary. Applications must be approved.

 #186 Digital Productions
           Prerequisites: Teacher Approval; any art, music, yearbook, HOS, photo, multimedia, computer class
                Credits: 2 Elective
Students will create a DVD yearbook by filming events throughout the year and then editing them with the latest
digital technologies. Students will become proficient videographers, as well as gain a professional level of
proficiency in multimedia software. They will work toward passing an Apple Certified Professional test at the
end of the year, which will allow them to continue after high school as professional multimedia experts.

 #485 Leadership
        Prerequisite: None; required for ASB officers
             Credits: 1 Elective
 Students in this course will be responsible for organizing, promoting, and producing high-quality events and
 programs for Corvallis High School and the Corvallis community. Students will analyze and evaluate a
 variety of leadership styles, including their own. Students will create effective public relations, operate a
 meeting using parliamentary procedures, and develop leadership skills including time management,
 delegation of responsibility, committee guidance, brainstorming, critical thinking, creative think, and
 consensus building.

 #556 Library Science
        Prerequisite: Ability to work positively with students and staff. Be responsible, dependable,
                      cooperative, and self-directed. Produce thorough and accurate work . Teacher
                      signature required
            Credits: 1 Elective
                        Basic instruction in library management is provided for the student library assistants so
                        they can assist other students and staff. Students will learn the skills needed to circulate
                        books on the library automated system, assist others in locating materials, check out
                        supplies, and answer basic library questions. Students will learn how to prepare and
                        process magazines, newspapers, and other materials for library use. They will learn
                        how to assist other students with computer log-on procedures and software application
                        programs and will learn basic trouble shooting on library computers. Student
                        assistants will be responsible for general library maintenance including shelving books
                        and straightening the library. Good customer service techniques are emphasized as
                        students interact with the diverse student body and staff.                               53
                    Self- Improvement Opportunities
 #524 Learning Resource Study Skills
           Prerequisite: Individualized Education Plan or 504 Plan
               Credits: 2 Elective

 The Learning Resource Center provides instruction for students with specific needs as addressed in their
 individual education plans. In the LRC Study Skills class, students will receive assistance with the
 development of their academic skills, both through the completion of homework from the general
 curriculum, as well as through supplemental work assigned by the LRC staff. The LRC offers functional
 classes in language arts and math skills needed for a modified diploma.


                            Alternative Learning Options
 On Campus                     On-Line Courses              District                   Greater Community
 Learning Lab                  District Cyber School        Credit Clinic              Oregon State University
 Independent Study             Community Colleges           College Hill High School   Linn-Benton C. C.
 Pathways                      Oregon Public Ed.            CVHS Classes               Sylvan Learning Center
 Options                       Network (O.P.E.N.)           Home Tutoring              Catherine Freer Program
 Internships                   Cool School                                             YES House
                                                                                       National Guard Program
                                                                                       Job Corps
                                                                                       Correspondence Schools
                            See your counselor for details, costs, and registration    Community ServicesCons.
                                                                                       Cascade Pathways

 Learning Lab

 Corvallis High School's on-campus Learning Lab classes are accessed both through computer programs and
 learning packets. Classes are offered several periods each day. Students sign up for Learning Lab classes
 through their counselors.

                              Global Studies I & II       PLATO Algbra/Gmetry I           Sociology
     Classes Offered:         Health I & II               PLATO Mth Fndamentals           US Government
     American Literature      Novel Credit                PLATO Pre-algebra               US History I & II
     Earth Science I & II     Personal Finance I & II     Short Stories
Options
This Support class offers students organization and study skills training. Students learn personal
management and gain elective credit. The Options teacher facilitates communication with all of a student’s
teachers to ensure academic success.

 Pathways

This class provides students with both academic and personal management skills while enabling them to gain
credit in courses required for graduation. Small class size, career training, work experience and community
projects make this class a great option for students wanting to graduate and plan for their futures.




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                                  Online Courses

        Contact your counselor to finalize registration for all on-line courses,
                                    limited to one

Computer Technology                           Science
743 Online Web Design
                                              730 Online General Biology Part 1*
Health                                        731 Online General Biology Part 2*
765 Online Health 1                           732 Online Chemistry 1 Part 1*
766 Online Health 2                           733 Online Chemistry 1 Part 2*
767 Online Life Management Skills             738 Online Natural History of OR*
                                              739 Online Introductory Astronomy*
Family and Consumer Studies                   740 Online Human Ecology, Service Learn*
790 Online Dating, Marriage & Family
791 Online Child Development                  Social Studies
792 Online Personal Finance                   746 Online American History Part 1*
                                              747 Online American History Part 2*
Fine Arts                                     748 Online World Geography Part 1*
785 Online Timeline West, Art, History*       749 Online World Geography Part 2*
786 Online Drawing                            750 Online World History 1 Part 1*
787 Online Art Through the Ages               751 Online World History 1 Part 2*
788 Online Graphic Arts                       752 Online Oregon Government
                                              753 Online American Government*
Language Arts                                 755 Online Understanding Economics*
700 Online Creative Writing Part 1*           756 Online Social Studies on the Web*




                                                                                              additional options online
701 Online Creative writing Part 2*           757 Online International Studies Part 1*
702 Online Journalism*                        758 Online International Studies Part 2*
703 Online English 3 Part 1*                  759 Online Personal Psychology
704 Online English 3 Part 2*                  760 Online Psychology Part 1*
705 Online AP English Part 1*                 761 Online Psychology Part 2*
706 Online AP English Part 2*                 762 Online AP Psychology*
707 Online English on the Web*
708 Online Classic Lit/WesternWorld*          World Languages
709 Online Poetry, Short Stories, & a Novel
710 Online Writing with Style*                774 Online Latin 1 Part 1*
711 Online Oregon Writers*                    775 Online Latin 1 Part 2*
                                              776 Online Latin 2 Part 1*
Mathematics                                   777 Online Latin 2 Part 2*
714 Online Pre Algebra Part 1                 778 Online Am Sign Language 1 Part 1*
715 Online Pre Algebra Part 2                 779 Online Am Sign Language 1 Part 2*
716 Online Algebra 1 Part 1                   780 Online Am Sign Language 2 Part 1*
717 Online Algebra 1 Part 2                   781 Online Am Sign Language 2 Part 2*
718 Online Algebra 2 Part 1*
719 Online Algebra 2 Part 2*                   Study Skills
720 Online Geometry Part 1*                   796 Online Cyber Study Skills
721 Online Geometry Part 2*                   797 Online Cmptr-Bsd Study Strategies
722 Online Pre-Calculus Part 1*
725 Online AP Calculus Part 2*
723 Online Pre-Calculus Part 2*
724 Online AP Calculus Part 1*




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Corvallis Online Program                  Website: http://www2.corvallis.k12.or.us/corvallisonline/

Program Description: Corvallis Online offers over 70 online courses to high school
students within the Corvallis School District. There is no charge for a course if the course
is part of the student’s regular 14-credit allocation. Courses are available on a tuition basis
for students who wish to add a course beyond their 14 credits. All courses are taught by
Oregon licensed teachers. There are a limited number of slots available, and first-time
online students are limited to one course/semester. Students who are self-directed have
been the most successful in this online environment

Support for Online Students: Each high school has a staff member to specifically support
students taking online courses. All online students meet with their support person to set
up a learning contract and to spend the first two weeks of their course in a small lab
during their open block. These initial two weeks of support will help to establish a good
connection between the student and their online instructor. Following the two-week
period, students are free to work on their own time (provided they are maintaining a C or
above, and are keeping up with their assignments) but also have the option of continuing
to work in the lab. All courses are accessed through the web with an updated web
browser. Textbooks and other required support materials are provided through the
school’s Book Room.

Course Descriptions: For a list and description of the online courses visit the following
website: http://www.csd509j.net/corvallisonline/course_descriptions.htm

Registration Information:
      1. Students request course by indicating an interest on the school registration
          form.
      2. School counselors will determine student placement in online courses based
          on availability and need.

Program Expectations:
   1. Student will attend an orientation to online courses.
   2. First 2 weeks of the course requires mandatory attendance in extended learning
       mini-lab.
   3. Student must create and follow an 18-week course calendar.
   4. If grade drops below a “C”, the student will work in Extended Learning mini-lab
       until grade is improved.
   5. If student does not participate in the online course for 5 days, parents will be
       contacted. After 10 days the student may be dropped from the course.
   6. Following the required 2-week attendance period, the student will check in with
       the school contact person on an agreed upon schedule e.g. weekly or biweekly.
For information, email: online@corvallis.k12.or.us, or call (541) 757-4371




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                                              CHS/CVHS COURSES
         Corvallis School District 509J offers students at CHS and CVHS excellent opportunity to explore a
variety of course offerings and learning opportunities. The District also encourages both high schools to develop
unique and different course offerings to meet the variety of interests and abilities of students and staff.
         Students are generally expected to take their course offerings at their “home” school. However, there are
a select group of courses that because of budget or staffing constraints are offered at one school with certain
limitations to students from the other school.

                                                              Tier 1 Courses
These courses are open to students from both schools and funding and transportation will be provided by the school district.
Students interested in taking “common courses” must register for them through their “home” school. Once enrolled, if a student
decides not to attend the class, they will forfeit the credit and will not be enrolled in another class from their home school.
Students will be bussed between campuses for these classes only.

                                         Tier 1 Courses for 2006-07                           Location
Concert Orchestra                            CVHS                2 elective credits
 This course is taught at Crescent Valley High School during D Block. Students who sign up for Orchestra will be transported by bus to
 and from CV. Concert Orchestra is for string students with less orchestral experience (placement is by teacher). Meeting days are
 Mondays and Wednesdays and the first and third Fridays. [For D Block on other days, students will either have a Study Hall or sign up
 for a one-credit course which meets on the alternate days.] Interested students, call Mr. Creighton at 757-5763.

Chamber Orchestra                            CVHS                2 elective credits
This course is taught at Crescent Valley High School during D Block. Students who sign up for Orchestra will be transported by bus to and
from CV. Chamber Orchestra is for string students with more orchestral experience (placement is by teacher). Meeting days are Tuesdays
and Thursdays and the second and fourth Fridays. (For D Block on other days, students will either have a Study Hall or sign up for a one-
credit course which meets on the alternate days.) Interested students, please call Mr. Creighton at 757-5763.

Tech. Theater                               CHS                2 elective credits

Automotive I                                CHS                2 elective credits                        $20 lab fee

Automotive II                               CHS                2 Applied Arts Credits                    $20 lab fee

Introduction to Engineering CVHS                               2 Applied Arts Credits
 This course introduces students to engineering---the creative application of concepts of science and various forms of technology to
 problems and their solutions. From the simplest machines to the most complex systems, everything we currently use today is, at
 least in part, the results of creative problem solving on the part of an engineer. This course will teach ways of thinking and doing
 that make invention and problem solving possible. Students will learn how to generate ideas, test and communicate those ideas,
 and make them a reality. Students will use technical drawing (drafting) skills from simple sketches to AutoCAD, and will also
 use the CV materials lab and its machine and hand tools. This course develops the skills necessary for higher level engineering
 courses. This two credit class will be team taught by one applied technology instructor and one science instructor. With the
 completion of this course, students will have the option to continue a study in engineering by taking some or all of the following
 future courses:, Pre-Engineering 2, 3, and 4.


                                                           Tier 2 Courses
These “limited-availability courses” are open on a space available basis to students from the school not offering the course.
Students will need to provide their own transportation. Students need to register for these classes through their “home” school.
Once enrolled, if a student decides not to attend the class, they will forfeit the credit and will not be enrolled in another class
from their home school.




                                        Tier 2 courses for 2006-07 on the next page




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     Science
       AP Chemistry                            CHS                   2 Science Credits

       AP Physics                              CHS                   2 Science Credits

        AP Environmental Science               CVHS                  2 Science Credits                  Prerequisites: junior or senior standing,
                                                                                             Biology and Chemistry (C or better in both classes)
        APES is a rigorous laboratory-based college level course for highly motivated students who care about the environment. Students
        may earn college credit based on the results of their AP exam in May or through the LBCC program College Now! APES promotes
        systems thinking to explore such ecological principles as interrelationships in nature, biogeochemical transformations, human
        population dynamics, environmental quality, resource utilization, species protection, and sustainable practices. Students also learn
        to critically analyze the economic, social and political issues related to local and global environmental concerns, and will investigate
        numerous environmental ethical dilemmas.

       Seminar on Human Ecology            CVHS                   1 Science 1 Elective credits         Prerequisites: junior or senior standing
        This discussion-based, non-laboratory science elective explores how human actions impact the environment, human populations
        and other species. The purpose of this class is to raise awareness of a variety of ecological issues, analyze the consequences of our
        decisions as consumers and citizens, and provide examples of practical and positive choices that can contribute to a more
        ecologically sound world.

       Anatomy and Physiology                CVHS                  2 Science or Health                              Prerequisites: Biology
       Anatomy and Physiology is an advanced science course that focuses primarily on the structure and function of the healthy human
        body. This course is reading, writing and vocabulary intensive. It stresses reading from a variety of current sources, class
        participation, individual research and frequent writing assignments. Lab work includes a detailed cat dissection, blood typing and
        vital capacity testing. The class explores various pathological changes in the body primarily through a semester-long research
        paper and case study on a cancer of their choice. Students will present their portfolio as a final project.     Students have the
        opportunity to visit and interview local clinicians and practitioners.
     Health
        Health Occupations                     CHS

     Computer Science
       Computer Science C++                    CHS                   2 Elective Credits

     Foreign Language
       German III and IV                          CHS                  2 Second Language Credits
       Spanish V and VI                           CVHS                 2 Second Language Credits
                ear
       Third Y of Second Language Study
       In this class new vocabulary and verb tenses will be introduced to take the student beyond his or her immediate needs. Emphasis is on
       speaking and understanding the spoken language. Students will learn to communicate beyond basic needs, negotiate some basic
       situations with complications, and practice guided writing on familiar topics.
       Fourth Year of Second Language Study
       This course will further prepare students to meet the PASS requirements. This is an advanced class in language and culture. The main
       emphasis is on extending the students' abilities in oral and written expression, as well as listening comprehension. Materials include films,
       radio plays, short stories, poetry, and history. Grammatical structures are reviewed and expanded with an emphasis on mastery.
       Fifth year of Second Language--Advanced Placement (AP) Language Study
       This class provides an intensive review of grammar in preparation for the AP exam, Spanish excluded, (from which students could earn
       some college credit). Students will read from an increasing variety of authentic texts, practice listening to a wide variety of different
       voices, practice composition writing and converse on a wide variety of topics. Students should be highly motivated since independent
       study is a large part of this class.

     Social Studies
         AP Government and Politics           CVHS                 1 Government, 1 Social Studies                       Prerequisites: Grade 12
     This course satisfies both the government and senior social studies requirements. This is a year-long course. AP Government is a
     challenging college-level class designed to give students an analytical perspective on government and politics in the United States.
     Topics include constitutional principles, political institutions, parties and interest groups, political behavior, civil liberties and public
     policy. Through debates, essays, simulations, and other activities, students will practice and refine skills in writing critical thinking and
     oral presentation. This course will prepare students to take the national exam in U.S. Government and Politics.




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