The Virtual High School@PWCS Course Catalog

Welcome to the VHS@PWCS course catalog. Below you will find course options for the upcoming or current session.  Click on a course to view details.  For full session schedules visit our website at: virtualhs.pwcs.edu and click on session schedules. 

Some courses may not be offered due to low enrollment or refresh schedules. 

Session extensions:  SPR=spring/SUM=summer/FALL=Fall

**FALL SESSION ENROLLMENT WILL BE OPEN FROM 8/15-9/3**

Fall courses do not fill, however, they can be canceled due to low enrollment.  If a course is canceled, students will be offered the opportunity to move to a different course, or be issued a full refund. ALGEBRA I will only run in spring and summer.

NEW COURSES:  Latin III, Pre-AP Geometry, Functions/Trig, and Computer Information Systems (CIS).

Latin I & Spanish I run in the fall and spring sessions only as they are foundation courses requiring a full semester session - they are not offered in summer.  Levels II and III are offered in all sessions. 

Algebra Functions & Data Analysis Fall18
Grades: 11-12 Prerequisite: Algebra I and Geometry Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening in live lessons and browser-enabled web cam for video assignments
Online program orientation window: 8/15/18-9/4/18
Algebra II Fall18
Grades: 10-12 Prerequisite: Successful completion of Algebra I and Geometry Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening - browser-enabled web cam for video assignments
Online program orientation window: 8/15/18-9/4/18
Astronomy (BFHS) fall18
**Students enrolling in this section must have been pre-approved by the Battlefield HS Counseling Office and have a SIGNED CONTRACT on file from last spring to participate in the HYBRID section** All other students should enroll in the regular section. Grades: 11-12 Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in Earth Science and either Biology I or Chemistry I with a grade of 'C' or better Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening in live lessons and browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/18-9/4/18
Astronomy Fall18
Grades: 11-12 Prerequisite: A grade of 'C' or better in Earth Science and either Biology I or Chemistry I with a grade of 'C' or better Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening in live lessons and browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/18-9/4/18
Biology Fall18
**COURSE CLOSED FOR FALL SESSION - WILL RUN IN SPRING SESSION** Grades: 9-12 Prerequisite: Successful completion of Grade 8 Science Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for listening and speaking in live lessons. Browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/18-9/4/18
Chemistry Fall18
Grades: 10-12 Credit: 1 Prerequisite: Successful completion of one year of laboratory science and Algebra I with a grade of "C" or better Co-requisite: Enrollment in Geometry Materials: Headset for listening and speaking in live lessons + browser-enabled web cam to complete video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
Computer Information Systems Fall18
Grades: Credit: 1 Prerequisites: none Materials: Headset or mic/speakers for listening and speaking during live lessons + browser-enabled web cam for video assignments. Office 365 products can be downloaded for free with your PWCS O365 student license.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
Drivers Education PTHS Fall18
Drivers education classroom course for students CURRENTLY enrolled in VHS HPE II. Location: Patriot HS
Earth Science Fall18
Grades: 9-12 Prerequisite: Successful completion of Grade 8 Science Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for listening and speaking in live lessons + browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
Economics and Personal Finance (BFHS) fall18
**Students enrolling in this section must have be pre-approved by the Battlefield HS Counseling Office and have a SIGNED CONTRACT on file from last spring to participate in the HYBRID section** All other students should enroll in the regular section. Grade: 10-12 Prerequisite: None (Workplace Readiness Exam is required and will be incorporated into the final exam) Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for listening and speaking in live lessons + browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
Economics and Personal Finance Fall18
Grade: 10-12 Prerequisite: None (Workplace Readiness Exam is required and will be incorporated into the final exam) Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for listening and speaking in live lessons + browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
English 10 Fall18
Grade: 10 Prerequisite: Successful completion of English 9 Credit: 1 Materials: mic/speakers or headset for live lessons and browser-enabled webcam for video assignments. Books/novels as assigned by course instructor
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
English 11 Fall18
Grade: 11 Prerequisite: Successful completion of English 10 Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening in live lessons + browser-enabled web cam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
English 12 (BFHS) fall18
**Students enrolling in this section must have be pre-approved by the Battlefield HS Counseling Office and have a SIGNED CONTRACT on file from last spring to participate in the HYBRID section** All other students should enroll in the regular section. Grade: 12 Prerequisite: Successful completion of English 11 Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening in live lessons + browser-enabled webcam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
English 12 Fall18
Grade: 12 Prerequisite: Successful completion of English 11 Credit: 1 Materials: Headset for speaking and listening in live lessons + browser-enabled webcam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018
English 9 Fall18
Grade: 9 Prerequisite: Successful completion of Grade 8 Credit: 1 Materials: mic/speaker or headset for live lessons + browser-enabled webcam for video assignments.
Online program orientation window: 8/15/2018-9/4/2018