Electives

With the addition of online and independent study topics, we are able to offer and incredibly wide range of electives this year on both A Days and B Days. 

Students in grades 6-12 have the opportunity to explore classes that they are passionate about in the elective periord. Below you can find examples of some of the electives our student have been able to select in the past:

Speech and Debate

Drama

Journalism

SAT Prep

Court Games

Rotary Interact

Beginning Robotics

Advanced Robotics

Programming in Java

Chess Masters

Fitness: Running

Team Sports: Court Games

Music Videos

Role Playing Games

Math Court

Junior Statesmen of America

Ukulele

Project X (see links below)

And many more!!!

Course Catelog for K12 Online Classes*

Coursera Courses (Free but higher level courses)**

Massive Open Online Courses for High School Students (Free and  includes computer programming)**

Code Academy (Learn Python, JavaScript, HTML, Ruby or PHP at your own pace)**

EdX Harvard and MIT Partnership for HS Students (Free)**

*Online courses from accredited online schools will be transferred in as any other transfer credit, ie we will award credit but it will not count toward the student's GPA.

**Students choosing to engage in a MOOC for credit must also enroll in the Project X course offered online at SIS. Students will learn valuable tools for evaluating and reflecting on their own learning. Grades will be awarded for the Project X course.