Staples High School Program of Studies description:
Prerequisite: Algebra 1, Geometry
Guideline: Teacher Recommendation
This course reviews and extends topics from Algebra 1, and also examines more advanced material. Topics include linear equations and inequalities, graphing in the coordinate plane, systems, exponents, radicals, and complex numbers. Some topics in elementary probability and statistics may also be covered. This course is applications-driven, and incorporates several strands including data analysis and coordinate geometry. Technology, including the graphing calculator, is used throughout the course.
Reminder: No online registrations for high school credit courses. To register for any high school credit course, students must have prior written approval from their school counselor and department head. Click here to download registration form. Parent must also initial on the registration form acknowledging that there are no refunds or credits for withdrawals from high school academic credit courses.
If a student misses more than 2 days of class for any reason, credit will not be granted for the course. Students who have lost credit will have the opportunity to appeal to have their credit reinstated. To appeal, please complete the Principal's Hearing Request Form from the Main Office. The deadline for appeals is August 15.