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    Small Learning Community

    • Students who prefer a small, more personalized high school environment.
    • Students who have struggled in traditional high school or are a semester or more behind in credits leading to graduation.
    • Students who need a nurturing community where all social and emotional needs are addressed.
    • Our program supports students in obtaining post-secondary choice, regardless of academic history. 

    Project Based Learning (PBL)

    Deep learning only happens when students are engaged in work that is applicable to their personal lives. Teachers collaboratively design projects, with student input, that all students to see how academics can impact topics they find meaningful. 


    AVID

    All students can go to college. To get all of our students college and career ready, AVID is the vehicle for training our students how to take notes, ask high level questions, and study. Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) focuses on providing students with the skills needed to be successful in their post high school endeavors. 

    All students should graduate from high school ready for college, careers, and life, prepared to pursue the future of their choosing. This year, along with AVID, our College & Career Center will work to prepare and supply our students with the basic knowledge and skills required to launch their careers or pursue a college degree. Resources will include: Preparing Your Plan for Success, Exploring Career Options, Setting Educational Goals, Understanding Finances, Choosing a college that will ensure personal success, and Applying & Interviewing for a Job.


    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.


    Standing Tall

    Collaborating as an African-American community-based organization, Louis Guiden Jr. and Dion Schell have partnered to implement a mentoring program designed to provide supplemental academic support, leadership and character development skills, cultural awareness, history, economics, and community responsibility. Standing Tall, a metaphor used for describing a gentleman’s posture, is a mentoring program designed specifically for young African American males that offers guidance in each participant’s journey through maturity. Our Mission is to educate, empower, and inspire young African American males by providing; Leadership, Integrity, Family Values, and Educational support & Empowerment (L.I.F.E. Skills) along with life impacting experiences and caring adult partnerships during school hours.



    Music & Media Arts Technology Course

    The Music & Media Arts Technology Course will provide the opportunity for students to develop creative, conceptual, and technical skills across coursework in video & film production, music production, and graphic design – fostering a critical awareness of contemporary, convergent media practices. The course explores the creative tension between individual expression and the social and political forces that shape global, mediated networks within culture. Students are asked to become agents for change within the context of their discipline, asking critical questions of the impact of media in an increasingly global arena. Upon completing the course, students will be prepared to explore leadership roles in media arts production industries or to pursue post-secondary education programs in related fields.

    Career Essentials Course

    All students will be provided with a guided course in career and academic planning to ensure readiness for life after high school. This course will also focus on building 21st Century Skills such as Learning and Innovation; Information, Media and Technology; and Life and Career. Twenty-first century themes also include global awareness; financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy; health literacy; and environmental literacy.


    Teaching Academy: Career in Education Course

    This course explores all educational fields to support students in the pursuits toward education. Teaching Academy also provides students with internship and financial support in the field of education.  




     

     

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)

    GRADS is the in-school secondary program for pregnant and teen parents (both male and female). Classes focus on knowledge and skills related to positive self-image, as well as preparation for parenting and financial independence. Young parents set life and career goals and prepare for balancing work and family responsibility. South Lake Parent Education Lab is on-site and enrolls infants and toddlers. Our GRADS course offers an opportunity to observe and practice human development skills while earning certifications and college credit.

     


     

    Graduation Reality and Dual-Role Skills (GRADS)


     

    Standing Tall


     

    Standing Tall


    Career Essentials Course

    All students will be provided with a guided course in career and academic planning to ensure readiness for life after high school. This course will also focus on building 21st Century Skills such as Learning and Innovation; Information, Media and Technology; and Life and Career. Twenty-first century themes also include global awareness; financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy; health literacy; and environmental literacy.


    Career Essentials Course

    All students will be provided with a guided course in career and academic planning to ensure readiness for life after high school. This course will also focus on building 21st Century Skills such as Learning and Innovation; Information, Media and Technology; and Life and Career. Twenty-first century themes also include global awareness; financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy; civic literacy; health literacy; and environmental literacy.