Dystopian Literature

What qualities do historical attempts at utopian societies share?  What causes the inevitable downfall of these societies?  How does utopian/dystopian literature reflect authors’ criticisms of their societies?

Creative Non-Fiction

Writing is a primary way to understand, organize, and give meaning to our experiences. Creative nonfiction is factually accurate prose about real people and real events, written so that readers are as engaged as they would be when reading their favorite novel or short story.  In a safe, fun, and nurturing environment, students will experiment with various forms of creative nonfiction.

Stories of Triumph, Heroism, Innovation, & Survival

Visual Storytelling

"The Adventures of Sketch Lad and Drummer Boy!" Students will learn the power of the imaginative process as they embark on the journey of visual storytelling. By learning and applying the basics of traditional illustration and creative problem-solving, students will have a chance to express themselves creatively and learn how to communicate through imagery.

War in the 20th century w/ leviathan bookclub

We’re nearly two decades into the 21st Century, but our students don’t have the historical context to understand how the past can shape our current perspectives on the world. In this course, we will focus on "Conflict and Cooperation" throughout the 20th century.

The geographer's World

  • Intro Create Your Own Country Project
  • Seeing the World Like a Geographer
  • Tools of Geography

Infinite Possibilities:  Mathematics

  • General Math
  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra 1
  • Introduction to Counting and Probability
  • Introduction to Number Theory
  • Algebra 2
  • Introduction to Geometry