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Middle School Courses


Blanchet Catholic School requires 21 credits for high school promotion. Included in the list below are all of the requirements for a middle school certificate . All students in grades 6 through 8 are required to complete 5 hours of community service for each year they attend Blanchet Catholic High School. The benefit of attending a middle school on a high school campus is the opportunity for our middle school students to take some high school courses, Under certain circumstances, high school courses taken in middle school may be used to meet high school graduation requirements.

Religion: 3.0 credits                                                   Mathematics: 3.0 credits
Social Studies: 3.0 credits                                        English: 3.0 credits
Science: 3.0 credits                                                    Health: 1.5 credits   
Electives: 3.0 credits                                                 Physical Education: 1.5 credits                               

COURSE INFORMATION

REQUIRED COURSES BY GRADE


Grade 6
English
Mathematics
Physical Education/Health
Religion
Science – Physical
Social Studies 
Music


Grade 7
English
Mathematics
Physical Education/Health
Religion
Science - Life
Social Studies – World Geography


Grade 8
English
Mathematics
Physical Education/Health
Religion
Science - Earth
Social Studies – United States History


MID HIGH ELECTIVES
Mid-High Weight Training & Conditioning      Grade Level: 7-8
Exploring Art                                                        Grade Level: 7-8
Computer Applications                                      Grade Level: 7-8
Drama                                                                   Grade Level: 7-8
Seminar for Success                                           Grade Level: 7-8
French I                                                                 Grade Level: 8
Spanish I                                                               Grade Level: 8

 


 

High School Courses


Blanchet Catholic School requires 26 credits for high school graduation. Included in the list below are all of the requirements for a high school diploma for the State of Oregon and, in addition, those specifically relating to the mission of Blanchet Catholic School. All students in grades 9 through 12 are required to complete 10 hours of community service for each year they attend Blanchet Catholic High School. High school courses taken as an 8th grader at Blanchet Catholic School may, under certain circumstances, be used to meet high school graduation requirements.

Religion: 4.0 credits                                                  Mathematics: 3.0 credits
Social Studies: 4.0 credits                                        English: 4.0 credits
Science: 3.0 credits                                                    Foreign Language: 2.0 credits
Computer Science: 1.0 credit                                  Physical Education: 1.0 credit                               
Health: 1.0 credit                                                       Fine, Applied & Performing Arts: 1.0 credit        
Electives: 1.0 credits

  1. Students are required to take religion every semester that they attend Blanchet. Students transferring to Blanchet are required to earn religion credits only during their time at Blanchet.
  2. Students must complete three credits of math from Algebra I and beyond.
  3. Includes World History (1.0 credit), United States History (1.0 credit), American Government (0.5 credit), Economics (0.5 credit), Global Issues (0.5 credit), and Senior Seminar (0.5 credit).
  4. Must include at least two credits of lab science such as biology or chemistry.
  5. Two credits of the same foreign language.

COURSE INFORMATION

 

REQUIRED HIGH SCHOOL COURSES BY GRADE
 

Grade 9
English - 1.0 credit
Health I/PE - 1.0 credit  
Mathematics - 1.0 credit
Physical Science* - 1.0 credit
Religion - 1.0 credit
Social Studies – World History - 1.0 credit 
Foreign Language - 1.0 credit 

*Freshmen who excel in science may take Biology in place of Physical Science


Grade 10
Biology* - 1.0 credit
English - 1.0 credit
Mathematics - 1.0 credit
Religion - 1.0 credit
Social Studies: American Government - 0.5 credit
Economics - 0.5 credit
Foreign Language - 1.0 credit
Health II/PE - 1.0 credit

*Students who have already taken Biology should take Chemistry I, Honors Chemistry, Anatomy & Physiology


Grade 11
Chemistry I, Honors Chemistry, Physics, Anatomy -  1.0 credit
English – American Literature/Comp - 1.0 credit
Mathematics - 1.0 credit
Religion - 1.0 credit
U.S. History* - 1.0 credit
Computer Science** - 1.0 credit

*Juniors may take AP United States History in place of U.S. History **Graduation Requirement after the 2018-19 school year.


Grade 12
English - 1.0 credit
Religion - 1.0 credit
Social Studies: Global Issues - 0.5 credit 
Senior Seminar - 0.5 credit
Elective - 1.0 credit


HIGH SCHOOL ELECTIVES
Art 1 & 2
Chamber Orchestra
Concert Choir
Digital Media Production 
Digital Photo Imaging 1 & 2
Drama 1
Faith in Action (Spirituality Team)
French 1, 2, 3, 4
Leadership
Lifetime Sports
Office Skills
Personal Fitness
Pottery 1 & 2
Psychology
Sociology
Spanish 1, 2, 3, 4
Teacher Aide
Weight Training
Wind Ensemble


 

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