Upper School Curriculum

9th Grade

English – Intro to Literary Genres, SAT Preparation

Social Science – World Cultures: Prehistory to the Middle Ages

Mathematics – Algebra I, Advanced Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II

Science – Biology I

Foreign Language – Latin I, French/German/Spanish I, Spanish II, Latin III

Religion – Understanding Catholic Christianity

Computer Science – Computer Concepts including networking and a refresher on the MSN Office Suite of products

Music – Extracurricular activities with the opportunity to earn academic credit: the Choral Tide, Choral Reef, and Jazz Ensemble.

Art – Studio art

Physical Education – Classes cover health & fitness training, as well as instruction in various sports & activities.

Field Education –  Gettysburg and Baltimore

School Retreat – Each year the High School conducts a spiritual retreat.

10th Grade

English – British Literature, SAT Preparation

Social Science – Modern European History, AP European History,  AP Geography

Mathematics – Geometry, Algebra II, Algebra II and Trigonometry, Pre-Calculus

Science – Human Anatomy & Physiology, AP Biology

Foreign Language – Latin II, French/German/Spanish II

Religion – Catholic Church History

Music – Extracurricular activities with the opportunity to earn academic credit: the Choral Tide, Choral Reef, and Jazz Ensemble.

Physical Education – Classes cover health & fitness training, as well as instruction in various sports & activities.

Field Education – Visit to Richmond, VA

School Retreat – Each year the High School conducts a spiritual retreat.

11th Grade

English – American Literature, AP Language & Composition

Social Science – U.S. History, AP U.S. History

Mathematics – Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB

Science – Physics, AP Physics

Foreign Language – French/German/Spanish III/AP Spanish Language

Religion – Catholic Faith & Morality

Computer Science – Introduction toProgramming through the use of VB6. Flowcharting and general application development are covered.

Music – Extracurricular activities with the opportunity to earn academic credit: the Choral Tide, Choral Reef, and Jazz Ensemble.

Physical Education – Classes cover health & fitness training, as well as instruction in various sports & activities.

Field Education – See historical points in Williamsburg, VA

School Retreat – Each year the High School conducts a spiritual retreat.

12th Grade

English – College-Level World Literature, AP Literature and Composition, Classical Literature in Translation*

Social Science – AP U.S. Government and Politics*

Mathematics – Pre-Calculus, AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP Statistics

Science – Chemistry, AP Chemistry, AP Environmental Science*

Foreign Language – AP French/German/Spanish, Italian 1

Religion – Philosophy & Christian Marriage

Computer Science – AP Computer Science- JAVA

Music – Extracurricular activities with the opportunity to earn academic credit: the Choral Tide, Choral Reef, and Jazz Ensemble.

Physical Education – Classes cover health & fitness training, as well as instruction in various sports & activities.

Field Education – Trip to Naples, Florida

School Retreat – Each year the High School conducts a spiritual retreat.  The upperclassmen stay overnight.

Classes marked with a (*) are electives that can only be taken in the senior year.

Classes starting with an AP are college level classes which can be taken to earn college credit.