Curriculum

6th GRADE:

  • Study skills:  note taking, speed and short cuts, listening skills, learning styles
  • Outdoor classroom, evening and weekend activities and
  • Service Learning Week and other summer enrichment programs both on and off campus at WCU

7TH GRADE:

  • Decision making and group problem solving skills:  cooperation, communication and concentration
  • Develop career and college awareness
  • Low element challenge course, outdoor classroom
  • Service Learning Week and other summer enrichment programs both on and off campus at WCU

 8TH GRADE:

  • Career exploration
  • College awareness and exploration: interest inventories through CFNC and Career Bridges
  • Identifying and accepting healthy challenges: activities provide skills that help one develop healthy challenges in their lives through: high element challenge course, outdoor classroom
  • Service Learning Week and other summer enrichment programs both on and off campus at WCU

9TH GRADE:

  • Development of the Individual Career Plan (ICP)
  • Career exploration
  • College awareness and exploration: interest inventories through CFNC and Career Bridges
  • A Community College visit, and at least 3 classroom career exploration workshops
  • Summer enrichment programs are encouraged, “On the Road”, “Girl Power”, “Adventure Treks”

10TH GRADE:

  • Career exploration
  • College awareness and exploration: interest inventories through CFNC and Career Bridges
  • Career Occupational Preference Survey is used to identify each students career interests.
  • Summer enrichment programs are encouraged, “On the Road”, “Girl Power”, “Adventure Treks”

11TH GRADE:

  • College and Career awareness and exploration: interest inventories through CFNC and Career Bridges
  • SAT and ACT registration and preparation workshops
  • SAT and ACT fee waivers
  • Overnight multi-stop college tour
  • Summer enrichment programs are encouraged, “On the Road”, “Girl Power”, “Adventure Treks”

12TH GRADE:

  • Senior needs assessment
  • Individual guidance is provided to assist each student in choosing a post secondary school that will best suit the him/her
  • Assistance with applying for post secondary ed programs
  • Assistance applying for Financial Aid
  • FAFSA Parent Night workshops
  • College and Career awareness and exploration: interest inventories through CFNC and Career Bridges
  • SAT and ACT registration and preparation workshops
  • SAT and ACT fee waivers
 

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