This year we will study the historical foundations and democratic principles that continue to shape our state and nation.
Frequently Asked Questions
Will my child be prepared for high school?
Our class will use a variety of techniques to get the students ready for high school including:
Reading primary and secondary documents
Writing document based questions (DBQs)
Asking critical thinking questions
Moving at a quick pace through curriculum
Holding students to high standards when it comes to work and behavior
Preparing our students for high school is the ultimate goal of the teachers on the Windsurfer team. Mrs. Rush in student services is happy to answer any questions about scheduling for high school. She will be sending home information about class sign-ups and placement.
What can my child do to prepare for high school and college?
Complete work with effort and accuracy
Conduct themselves maturely at all times
Stay involved in extra-curricular activities
Begin studying SAT vocabulary
Hold themselves to high standards in all circumstances
Develop strong time-management skills
Go above and beyond what is expected in and out of the classroom.