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Highline Public Schools
15675 Ambaum Blvd. SW Burien,WA 98166

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Example High School Schedule

Here are some possible high school schedules in the trimester system.

Elective/student choice courses can meet state graduation requirements in the areas of PE, Arts, Career/Technical Education and World Language. These courses should be planned through the student's High School and Beyond Plan.

Advisory is currently a part of the regular school day at all high schools.

Sample Schedule A - AP

9th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 *Elective/Student Choice Lit/Comp 1 Lit/Comp 1
2 Biology Biology Fitness Foundations
3

Geometry

Geometry *Elective/Student Choice
4 Current Global Issues Current Global Issues *Elective/Student Choice
5 Spanish 1 Spanish 1 Spanish 2

10th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 Lit/Comp 2 Lit/Comp 2 Health
2 *Elective/Student Choice Chemistry Chemistry
3 Modern World History *Elective/Student Choice Civics
4 Algebra 2 Algebra 2 *Elective/Student Choice
5 Spanish 2 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice

11th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 *Elective/Student Choice AP Literature AP Literature
2 AP Physics 1 AP Physics 1 AP Physics 1
3 AP US History AP US History AP US History
4 AP Statistics AP Statistics AP Statistics
5 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice

12th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 AP Language AP Language *Elective/Student Choice
2 AP Physics 2 AP Physics 2 AP Physics 2
3 AP World History AP World History AP World History
4 AP Calculus AB AP Calculus AB AP Calculus AB
5 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice

Sample Schedule B - AP & Band

9th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 *Elective/Student Choice Lit/Comp 1 Lit/Comp 1
2 Biology Biology Fitness Foundations
3

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 Algebra 1
4 Current Global Issues Current Global Issues *Elective/Student Choice
5 Band Band Band

10th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 Lit/Comp 2 Lit/Comp 2 Health
2 *Elective/Student Choice Chemistry Chemistry
3 Modern World History *Elective/Student Choice Civics
4 Geometry Geometry *Elective/Student Choice
5 Band Band Band

11th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 *Elective/Student Choice AP Literature AP Literature
2 *Elective/Student Choice Anatomy/Physiology Anatomy/Physiology
3 AP US History AP US History AP US History
4 Algebra 2 Algebra 2 *Elective/Student Choice
5 Band Band Band

12th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 AP Language AP Language *Elective/Student Choice
2 *Elective/Student Choice UWHS Astronomy 101 UWHS Astronomy 101
3 AP Human Geography AP Human Geography *Elective/Student Choice
4 Pre-Calculus Pre-Calculus *Elective/Student Choice
5 Band Band Band

Sample Schedule C - IB

The approach to IB scheduling on the trimester schedule is to schedule the courses over a two-year period, or the Junior and Senior year of high school.  The schedule below is based on this approach so students would have:

Course Proposed # of Trimesters over 2 years
IB Diploma Program Math Courses 5
History of the Americas 1 3
History of the Americas 2 2
Theory of Knowledge 2
IB SL Art 3
World Language 5
IB SL Biology 3
IB HL Biology 5
IB SL Physics 4
IB HL Physics 5
IB Business Management 3
IB SL English 2
IB HL English 5

9th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 *Elective/Student Choice MYP Lit/Comp 1 MYP Lit/Comp 1
2 MYP Biology MYP Biology Fitness Foundations
3

MYP Geometry

MYP Geometry *Elective/Student Choice
4 Current Global Issues Current Global Issues *Elective/Student Choice
5 Spanish 1 Spanish 1 Spanish 2

10th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 MYP Lit/Comp 2 MYP Lit/Comp 2 Health
2 *Elective/Student Choice MYP Chemistry MYP Chemistry
3 MYP Modern World History *Elective/Student Choice MYP Civics
4 MYP Algebra 2 MYP Algebra 2 *Elective/Student Choice
5 Spanish 2 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice

11th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 Theory of Knowledge IB HL Physics 1,2 IB HL Physics 1,2
2 IB HL Lang/Lit IB HL Lang/Lit IB World Language
3 IB World Language IB SL Art IB SL Art
4 IB Math IB Math IB Math
5 History of the Americas 1 History of the Americas 1 History of the Americas 1

12th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 IB HL Physics 3,4 IB HL Physics 3,4 IB HL Physics 3,4
2 IB HL Lang/Lit IB HL Lang/Lit IB HL Lang/Lit
3 IB SL Art Theory of Knowledge IB World Language
4 IB World Language IB Math IB Math
5 History of the Americas 2 IB World Language History of the Americas 2

Sample Schedule D

9th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 Lit/Comp 1 Lit/Comp 1 Fitness Foundations
2 *Elective/Student Choice Biology Biology
3

Algebra 1

Algebra 1 Algebra 1
4 Current Global Issues Current Global Issues *Elective/Student Choice
5 *Elective/Student Choice Spanish 1 Spanish 1

10th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 *Elective/Student Choice Lit/Comp 2 Lit/Comp 2
2 Chemistry Chemistry *Elective/Student Choice
3 *Elective/Student Choice Geometry Geometry
4 Modern World History *Elective/Student Choice Civics
5 Spanish 2 Spanish 2 *Elective/Student Choice

11th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1 Bridge to College English 11 Bridge to College English 11 *Elective/Student Choice
2 *Elective/Student Choice Physics Physics
3 *Elective/Student Choice US History US History
4 Algebra 2 Algebra 2 *Elective/Student Choice
5 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice

12th Grade

Period 1st Trimester 2nd Trimester 3rd Trimester
1   Bridge to College English 12 Bridge to College English 12
2 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice
3 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice
4 Pre-Calculus Pre-Calculus *Elective/Student Choice
5 *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice *Elective/Student Choice