Electives

At Aim High, we believe there is more to life than academic success. We want our students to thrive in all aspects of their lives!  Through a variety of elective offerings, students are able to explore and expand on their creative, technical, and physical interests and abilities. We have found that allowing students to express themselves through this coursework encourages growth and confidence to become successful and independent individuals. From art to digital media, from robotics to foreign language, Aim High has something for everyone!


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In art courses at Aim High, students explore the fundamentals of drawing, painting, and composition at varying levels of complexity. Students are given technical instruction - individualized to their skill level - in the use of various media. In addition to exploring creative approaches in artistic expression, students study the art history behind the art projects they create in class....more...


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In cooking class, students learn the basics of cooking, baking and preparing food, as well as the necessary math and science concepts involved in the cooking process. They use a variety of cooking instruments and tools to make a wide variety of foods, while learning and using correct cooking terminology.
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Drama
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Drama at Aim High School is vital to the overall social development of our students. Students experience a wide variety of theatre games, improvisational theatre, and public speaking designed to build confidence. Students learn to deliver speeches, perform scenes, and create original stories and monologues. They perform as individuals and also learn to work well with others....more...


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Yes, we have foreign language offerings! To provide as many options as possible for our students, we utilize Rosetta Stone® which features three to five levels of Language Training (depending on the language). Instruction is via computer and facilitated by an Aim High teacher. With over 20 languages to choose from, our students can personalize their language experience. We also offer Latin taught by one of our Aim High teachers, giving students the opportunity to learn this classical language within a typical class/group setting....more...


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To help our students achieve a healthy, balanced lifestyle, we offer a program of health, nutrition, and physical education. All students have the opportunity to take this course for the duration of their high school career. Athletics and physical fitness promote a healthy lifestyle and teamwork. Setting and pursuing personal fitness and nutrition goals teach the fundamentals for lifelong wellness...more...



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Our technology track is a popular curriculum alternative for students with interest in programming, robotics, computer design, video and audio production, and digital media. Students may be identified as early as middle school, so we begin offering technology courses starting in 6th grade. The goal for the technology track is to provide Aim High graduates with skills that lead to employment in the technology field...more...