Available courses

English Language and Composition

English Language and Composition

English III Advanced Placement is a course designed to challenge students in the art of rhetoric and argumentation. No longer will you be analyzing a text to determine WHAT it says, now you will examine HOW the text creates meaning. In addition, we will cover all the major periods of American literature.

English IV Expository Writing/ English IV
Mr. Maxwell

English IV Expository Writing/ English IV

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If anyone ever tells you that writing is easy, they're either lying or they've never done it themselves. Even the best writers must work hard at their craft. In English IV Expository Writing, we will try our hand in writing for a multitude of purposes. We'll examine what good writers do and don't do, and we'll explore the various modes of writing. Come prepared to read and write. You wouldn't sign up to play football without expecting to practice, now would you?

United States History
George Pineda

United States History

Welcome to United States History. This site contains links, tools, and assignments that are designed to aid and enhance your knowledge of U. S. History.This course will provide Students with an opportunity to study the major turning points in American History.

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AP United States History
George Pineda

AP United States History

Welcome to AP U.S. History. This site contains links, tools, and writing assignments that are designed to aid and enhance your knowledge of United States history.This course will provide Students with a college level experience in United States history and prepare them to take the AP exam, which is given in May of each year.

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Advanced Photography

Advanced Photography

Advanced Photography is a fine arts/vocational prep course at HHS. Therefore, we will cover not only the artistic side of photography but also the technical side. The course will be taught using digital SLR cameras and Adobe Photoshop CS5 software. Because this is an advanced course some of the material will be self-selected based on students’ personal interests in photography. Advanced photography students will spend time taking pictures on campus and then critiquing them in classroom discussions. Lecture, group work, presentations, and research/writing projects will also be utilized to cover the course material.

Beginning Photography

Beginning Photography

Beginning Photography is a fine arts/industrial technology course at HHS. We will cover both the artistic side of photography as well as the technical side—aesthetically what makes a great photograph and technically how to create great photographs.  The course will be taught using digital SLR cameras and Adobe Photoshop CS5 software.  Some of the concepts to be covered include lighting, composure, technique, editing, and critique.  Students will also learn about the many outlets for photography including photojournalism, portraiture, commercial and fine art photography.