Academics

Graduation Requirements

English--4 units
Social Studies--3 units
Physical Education/Health--1 unit
Mathematics--3 units
Science--3 units
Religion--4 units
Computer Applications--1 unit
Speech, Forensics, Debate--.5 unit
Fine Arts 1 unit
Electives--8 units
TOTAL - 28.5 units
o College bound students are strongly encouraged to take 2 units
of Foreign Language as an elective.
o One unit is awarded for successfully completing a class that
meets each day for one hour for the entire year.
o During the typical school day, each student at SHHS will take
eight (8) full hours of classes. There are no study halls.
Elective Courses
Art, Foreign Languages, Physical Education, Industrial Arts,
Chorus, Forensics/Debate, Instrumental Music, Family &
Consumer Science.

Grading Scale

A 94 - 100%
B 87 - 93%
C 78 - 86%
D 70 - 77%
F 69% and below
Grade Point Average is determined on a 4.0 scale.
o Each A is awarded 4 points
o Each B is awarded 3 points
o Each C is awarded 2 points
o Each D is awarded 1 point
Honor Roll
High Honor Roll..........3.75 - 4.0
Honor Roll..................3.50 - 3.74

Semester Finals

All students at Sacred Heart Jr/Sr High School are required to take semester exams at the end of each semester. However, students who have met the following criteria are excused from semester exams:

  • Have not missed more than 16 class periods during the course of a semester or have a 94% grade average in the class on the Friday prior to semester finals and
  • Have a current parental permission form signed and on file in the office exempting the student from taking semester exams.

Final exams may account for up to 20% of the final semester grade.

Courses

Class Instructor

Accounting I Jo Durr
Advanced Biology David Green
Advanced Debate Jerrad Willis
Advanced Forensics Jerrad Willis
Advanced Chemistry David Green
Advanced Math Sondra Palen
Algebra I Jessica Ziegler
Algebra I-A Jacque Hanscom
Algebra I-B Jessica Ziegler
Algebra II Sondra Palen
American History John Hamilton
AP English Brian Gormley


Art Jr. High Jordan Schwartz
Auto CAD Robin Mollhagan
Band Richard Koshgarian
Band Enrichment Richard Koshgarian
Band Jr. High Richard Koshgarian
Basic Design Jordan Schwartz
Biology Rex Pippenger
Calculus Sondra Palen
Career Intern Neal Zouzas
Ceramics I Jordan Schwartz
Ceramics II Jordan Schwartz
Chemistry David Green
Child Development Jennifer Fritz
Chorus Michelle Dolan
Chorus Jr. High Michelle Dolan
College Class Neal Zouzas
Computer Apl I Jo Durr
Computer Apl II Jo Durr
Consumer Economics Jennifer Fritz
Current Social Issues Janette Gilchrist
Current Events Jerrad Willis
Debate Jerrad Willis
Debate/Forensics Jr. High Jerrad Willis
Desktop Publishing Jo Durr
Drafting I Robin Mollhagan
Drafting II Robin Mollhagan
Drawing I Jordan Schwartz
Drawing II Jordan Schwartz
Earth/Space Science Rex Pippenger
English 7 Mary Mertz
English 8 Leigh Anne Pates
English I Leigh Anne Pates
English II Brian Gormley/Jerrad Willis
English III Brian Gormley
English IV Brian Gormley
Entrepreneurship Jo Durr
Exploratory Art Jordan Schwartz
FACS Jr. High Jennifer Fritz
Foods/Nutrition I Jennifer Fritz
Foods/Nutrition II Jennifer Fritz
Forensics Jerrad Willis
Geography/Kansas History Arnold Schmidtberger
Geometry Jessica Ziegler
Government John Hamilton
History Jr. High Arnold Schmidtberger
Individual Advanced Biology David Green
Individual Algebra II Sondra Palen
Individual Appl Math Sondra Palen
Individual Computer App II Jo Durr
Individual Study--Art Jordan Schwartz
Independent Study Microbiology David Green
Intermediate Geometry Jessica Ziegler
Jazz Band Richard Koshgarian
Jazz Band Jr. High Richard Koshgarian
Keyboard Jr. High Jo Durr/Robin Mollhagen
Knightingales Michelle Dolan
Latin Cindy Ramsey
Life Science Carol Plymell
Marketing Jo Durr
Math 7 Jacque Hanscom
Math 8 Jacque Hanscom
Outreach Ministry Janette Gilchrist
Painting Jordan Schwartz
Painting II Jordan Schwartz
PE 7 Rick Greene
PE 8 Bruce Graber/Jennifer Fritz
PE/Conditioning Bruce Graber
PE/Health Jennifer Fritz
Peer Tutor Neal Zouzas
Peer Tutorial Neal Zouzas
Physical Science Carol Plymell
Physics David Green
Printmaking Jordan Schwartz
Religion 7 Sr. Pauline Kukula
Religion 8 Sr. Pauline Kukula
Religion I Janette Gilchrist
Religion II Rick Greene
Religion III Janette Gilchrist
Skills Class Kathy Schmidtberger
Sociology Arnold Schmidtberger
Special HS English Kathy Schmidtberger
Special HS Math Kathy Schmidtberger
Special HS Science Kathy Schmidtberger
Special JH English Kathy Schmidtberger
Special JH Geography Kathy Schmidtberger
Special JH Life Kathy Schmidtberger
Special JH Math Kathy Schmidtberger
Special JH Science Kathy Schmidtberger
Spanish I - Virtual Learning Richard Koshgarian
Spanish II - Virtual Learning Rick Greene
Spanish III - Virtual Learning Rick Greene
Spanish Jr. High - Virtual Learning Rick Greene
Speech Jerrad Willis
Teacher Aide Neal Zouzas
Tech Lab I Robin Mollhagan
Theatre Michelle Dolan
Woods I Robin Mollhagan
Woods II Robin Mollhagan
Woods III Robin Mollhagan
Woods IV Robin Mollhagan
World History John Hamilton