Data science is the domain of study that deals with vast volumes of data using modern tools and techniques to find unseen patterns, derive meaningful information from that data, and make business decisions. Students will combine skills in mathematics, statistics, computer science, critical thinking, and problem-solving to explore a variety of phenomena that can be […]
Middle School Art Exploratory
This course offers students the opportunity to explore basic arts techniques and theory in a variety of media. Students will develop their art skills, learn new studio habits, grow as artists, develop critical thinking skills, expand their creativity, and experiment with art-making using both 2D and 3D media. Students will learn about the nature of […]
Family & Consumer Sciences Exploratory I
In this course, students will prepare to be life-ready as they manage individual, family, career, and community roles and responsibilities. Note: Completer sequences and certifications do not apply. This CTE course aligns with Virginia’s required student tasks and competencies for Family and Consumer Sciences Exploratory I.
This course allows students to explore career options and begin investigating career opportunities. Students assess their roles in society, identify their roles as workers, analyze their personal assets, complete a basic exploration of career clusters, select career pathways or occupations for further study, and create an Academic and Career Plan based on their academic and […]
Introduction to Agriscience (Grade 6)
Through project-based learning, technical skill development, and academic enrichment activities, students in this course will explore the importance of plant and animal agriculture, scientific principles, agricultural mechanics, natural resources management, career opportunities related to agriculture, agriscience, and agribusiness, and the benefits of Future Farmers of America (FAA) membership through their local school. Note: Completer sequences and […]
Make It Your Business
Students in this course design, establish, and operate a small-group or class business, producing a service or product that meets an identified school or community need. Emphasis is placed on the introduction and application of business terminology, basic entrepreneurship concepts, and fundamental business principles. Basic academic skills (mathematics, science, English, and history/social science) are integrated […]
Digital Economy Skills
This course guides students in understanding and developing the skills they need to navigate the digital economy successfully. During the course, students will help an organization or small business establish a strong digital presence.
Middle School Computer Science, Grade 6
This course, designed for sixth-grade students, builds on the concepts of computer science developed in prior grade levels. Students will develop programming skills within the framework of computer science principles.