Course Credits

Morningside Course Credits

English 1,2,3,4, or ELD………………………………… 40
Mathematics………………………………………………… 30
Social Studies………………………………………………. 30
Science………………………………………………………… 20
Foreign Language or Fine Arts……………………. 10
Physical Education………………………………………. 20
Electives………………………………………………………. 80
Total Credits………………………………………………. 230

Students can only receive credits for a class once. Repeat classes cannot receive double credit. However, a student may repeat a class to improve a grade.

Elective Courses broaden students’ experiences. They are designed to provide a more complete curricular program of concept acquisition, subject matter, competence, skill development or enrichment.

Students who are 16 years of age  or in the 11th or 12th grade may enrolled in SCROC. To receive Work Experience credits,  students must submit a completed application, attend related instruction classes and complete all other requirements as outlined by the instructor.

Those students who are preparing for college/university should take additional courses such as foreign language, science, math and fine arts and/or advanced placement classes to meet UC/CSU requirements.

Expected School Wide Learning Results (ESLR’s)

The following five ESLR’s and accompanying rubrics represent characteristics that all of MHS students should possess upon graduation as they prepare to navigate through post-secondary life.

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATORS WHO:

  • Read, write, listen and speak effectively for informal, formal and technological purposes
  • Read for literal, interpretive and inferential comprehension from a variety of texts
  • Write logical, clear, concise, grammatically correct prose
  • Listen and comprehend oral language for logical responses
  • Speak appropriately with confidence
  • Communicate respectfully across cultures
  • Possess the critical thinking and analytical skills necessary to understand complex concepts across the curriculum
  • Analyze and evaluate real world encounters and interactions
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented lifelong learners

CREATIVE/ANALYTICAL THINKERS WHO:

 

PRODUCTIVE MEMBERS OF Society WHO:

  • Develop and implement conflict resolution strategies
  • Have strong work ethics with good job and life skills
  • Understand and exercise the rights, duties and privileges of good citizenship
  • Protect and respect the resources of their communities
  • Familiarize themselves with the employment opportunities available in their communities
  • Accept and adapt with confidence to new challenges

EFFECTIVE USERS OF TECHNOLOGY WHO:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of computer operations
  • Demonstrate competence  in areas of technology to collect, store and analyze data
  • Research and analyze Internet data
  • Create meaningful data
  • Use technology to enhance communication

BROAD-MINDED INDIVIDUALS WHO:

  • Demonstrate an awareness of cultural differences, unique group histories and diverse perceptions
  • Exercise respect for self, the rights of others and their property
  • Communicate with sensitivity within and across cultures