SoLS

School of Life Sciences & Global Health

The School of Life Sciences (SoLS) will focus on the life sciences, including biology and biochemistry, as well as global health issues.


SoLS will Feature the Following Core Courses:

9th Grade Core

  • Language Arts
  • World History 1,2
  • Algebra/MESA/Algebra Lab
  • Physical Science
  • Intro to Biomedical Principles
  • Fit for Life (PE/Health)

10th Grade Core

  • Language Arts
  • World History 3,4
  • Geometry/Advanced Algebra
  • Biology
  • Human Body Systems
  • Global Health

11th Grade Core

  • Language Arts
  • US History
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Chemistry
  • Medical Interventions
  • World Language

12th Grade Core

  • AP Language Arts
  • American Government
  • Calculus or AP Statistics
  • AP Biology or AP Environmental Science
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • AP Mandarin/AP Spanish College Course Culminating Project

SoLS Course Objectives:

  • Students investigate the human body's systems and health conditions, learning about human physiology, medicine, research processes, and bioinformatics.
  • Students examine the interactions of body systems. They design experiments and investigate the structures and functions of the human body.
  • Students investigate the interventions involved in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Students are exposed to the wide range of interventions related to immunology, surgery, genetics, pharmacology, medical devices, and diagnostics.
  • Students apply their knowledge and skills to solve problems related to the biomedical sciences. They have the opportunity to work on an independent project and may work with a mentor or advisor.

Electives at STEM will include:

World Languages

  • French (Engineering)
  • Spanish
  • Mandarin (Life Sciences)
  • Choir

Fine Arts

  • Drawing
  • Painting
  • Video Production

Music

  • Band
  • Orchestra
  • Drumline

Technology

  • Video Production
  • Yearbook
  • Alternative Energy

Extracurricular Activities and Clubs will include: Key Club, Cross Country, Ultimate Frisbee, Tennis (Co-Ed), Basketball, Volleyball, Football, Baseball, Softball, Track, Wrestling, Art Club, Dance Team, Filipino Club.

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