The following courses may be offered next year based on students'
requests. SOme courses may be delivered on ICN or the Internet.
See Mr. Tierney if interested in any of these courses.
AP US History
What are AP Classes?
In Advanced Placement classes, students have the opportunity
to thoroughly explore a subject area they're interested in. For
this reason, many AP students find that they have a clearer idea
of what they want to study when they get to college.
Gain exposure to college-level curriculum.
Advanced Placement courses provide highly capable students with
college-level classes while they're still in high school. AP
students learn the skills and study habits they need in order
to succeed in college. They study with a peer group of motivated,
highly capable students.
Improve their chances of being admitted to competitive colleges.
Getting into college is a competitive process. AP courses strengthen
student' high school transcripts and college applications; admissions
officers know that applicants who've taken one or more AP courses
are better prepared for the rigors of college than those who
Earn college credit in high school.
Not only will student receive high school credit for taking
an AP course, they can earn college credit if they score high
enough on the AP Exam. Students pay a fee to take an AP Exam
at the end of the year. Colleges may award college credit based
on the exam score. Check your college's policy for AP class credit.