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2018-2019 Hexes

Each Term is 6 weeks long and is called a Hexemester, or a Hex

Hex 1 August 27, 2018 - October 5, 2018
Hex 2 October 8, 2018 - November 15, 2018
Hex 3 November 26, 2018 - January 17, 2019
Hex 4 January 21, 2019- March 7, 2019
Hex 5 March 11, 2019 - April 25, 2019
Hex 6 April 29, 2019 - June 6, 2019

 

To learn about the GED or HiSET, click here.

Class Schedule

COURSE DAY TIMES
US/Gov Mon/Wed 3:30 - 6:00 pm
World/Econ/Eng Mon/Wed 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Algebra/Geometry Mon/Wed 6:30 - 9:00 pm
High School Equivalency Test Prep (GED/HiSET) Mon/Wed OR Tues/Wed/Thurs 5:00 - 8:30 pm
English Tues/Thurs 3:30 - 6:00 pm
Science Tues/Thurs 6:30 - 9:00 pm
Cyber High Variable Variable

Class Descriptions

Cyber High

After registration and orientation, students may enroll in Cyber High. Teacher Suzanne Motley is available for tutoring and support. EMAIL smotley@alamedaunified.org or PHONE/TEXT (510) 871-3599.

 

Adult Basic Education (ABE) - Literacy and General Math

This course focuses on basic academic skills needed to be successful entering a high school diploma program, passing all five General Educational Development (GED®) examinations or entering a workforce development program.

Algebra

This High School Algebra class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards where the student develops an understanding of the symbolic language of mathematics and the sciences.  In addition, algebraic skills and concepts are developed and used in a wide variety of problem-solving situations.
 

Community Based Work Experience

This High School Community Based Work Experience elective class assigns students to a local community based organization for volunteer work experience.  Students who perform hours of community service, maintain a work log and submit a written narrative earn credits. 
 

English

The High School English class combines direct instruction with independent learning and satisfies the English State of California content standards including: reading; writing; written and oral language conventions; listening and speaking.

High School Equivalency Test Prep Class

This Test Prep class prepares students to take and pass the GED or HiSET. This includes studying the various subjects that will be on the tests, as well as learning an practicing test taking strategies. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, the class will cover the English, Social Studies and Science subjects. On Wednesdays, the class will cover the math subject. Tutoring is available before class on Wednesdays.

Science


Biology

This High School Biology/Life Sciences class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards. 

Earth Science

This High School Earth Sciences class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.

Social Studies


World History I & II  

High School World History, Culture, and Geography: The Modern World  I & II class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.
 

U.S. History I & II

 

This High School Principles of U.S. History class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.

        

Government

This High School Principles of Democracy class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.


Economics

This High School Principles of American Economics class combines direct instruction with independent learning to satisfy the State of California content standards.