Walnutwood High School Enrichment Opportunities Fall 2016
Walnutwood High School is happy to offer our students increased enrichment opportunities that feature hands-on and small group learning, as well as on-line learning. Additionally, there is a list of all courses offered by Apex, our on-line curriculum provider. Please click HERE to see Apex offerings. If you are interested in taking any of the WHS enrichment or Apex courses, let your teacher know so they can work them into your schedule.
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This hands on seminar puts theory into practice for our students who are taking Art. Students participate in 5 seminars offering instruction and demonstration in various mediums including water colors, digital photography, textiles/fabrics and pencil.
Meets for 5 consecutive Wednesdays in Room D-0
11:00 am -12:15 pm
Teacher: Mrs. Franscioni
WHS kicks up the science program with a UC approved Biology class that includes 5 labs for each semester!
Come and learn how to extract DNA, use microscopes to look at cells, dissect an earth worm, and more!
Meets for 5 consecutive Thursdays in Room E-2
9:15 am – 10:30 am
Dates: Biology B, Jan 11th, Jan 18th, Jan 25th, Feb 1st and Feb 8th.
Biology A, Feb 22nd, mard 1st, Mar 8th, Mar 15th and Mar 22nd.
Biology B, April 5th, Apr 19th, Apr 26ht, May 3rd and May 10th.
10:45 am - 12:00 pm
Dates: Biology A: Feb 22, Mar 1st, Mar 8th, Mar 15th and Mar 22nd.
Biology B: Apr 5th, Apr 19th, Apr 26th, May 3rd and May 10th.
Teacher: Mrs. Brunner
During chemistry labs we will explore density, use and understand the periodic table, mix ionic solutions and look for a precipitate, calculate and write balanced equations, find the freezing point of a solute in solution, determine the heats of reactions and compare structural formulas to molecular shapes.
Meets for 4 consecutive Tuesdays in Room E-2
9:00 am - 10:15 am
Dates: Chemistry B: Jan 24th, Jan 31st, Feb 7th and Feb 14th.
Chemistry A: Feb 28th, Mar 7th, Mar 14th and Mar 21st.
Chemistry B: Apr 4th, Apr 18th, Apr 25th and May 2nd
Teacher: Mrs. Brunner
Integrated Math Lab
Students taking Integrated matha re required to take a math lab once a week. The lab is offered three time a week and student are invited to come all three days.
Must attend at least one math lab but can coem to two or all three.
Mondays : 9:45am - 11:00am (Rancho Cordova) Thursdays: 1:15pm - 2:30 pm (Rancho Cordova) Fridays: 10:15 - 11:30am (Folsom)
Concurrent College Courses (Advanced Education): Students who are 16 yrs old and have at least 2.7 GPA may take up to 2 college courses per semester, pay only for books, and earn both high school and college credit for courses passed. For more information, talk to your counselor or visit http://www.flc.losrios.edu/student-services/admissions-and-records/apply-and-register/high-school-students.