This course will provide transition information for the incoming Freshman Class. Core themes include School Culture and Policy, College Counseling Progression, Executive Functioning Skills, Study Skills, Stress Management, Growth Mindset, and much more.
This course develops the physical, mental/emotional, family/social and spiritual influences on the whole person and health by providing information, experience, and reflection on important health topics. Students will experience an environment that provides a comprehensive and college preparatory education through diverse learning experiences within an engaging community. They will also research and address current and critical issues in health today, including the implications of high-risk behaviors and work with local health agencies as well as cutting edge health colleges and organizations. With determination and encouragement, we will make sense of our lives and learn to live from the inside out. We will bring purpose and meaning to living a life of fullness in Christ.
To meet the Physical Education requirement, students must complete two semesters of the following:
• Participation in a sport (one season = one semester)
• OC Online Independent PE* (Students complete 36hours of activity and reportthat through the online class; a specific heart rate monitor is required)
This is a required, semester-long foundational course that helps students develop specific skills needed for the use of computers and technology in the classroom and its integration into various disciplines.
Ready to laugh? This class will take students through a colorful history of comedy in stage and television. From Shakespeare to SNL, samples of great comedic scenes and writing will be studied. Students will learn the basics of improv, including space work, scene development, and character creation. They will get on their feet with short form and long form improvs; and dive into the writing and form of sketch comedy that will help them find their unique comedic voice. This class will also explore standup comedy: how it works, how to write it, and how to target specific audiences.