Electives

Debate

(Currently Not Available)

Debate is a co-curricular, competitive performance class. Debate teaches students how to participate in the rational exchange of ideas and arguments as they relate to significant social issues and current events. Curriculum will sharpen speaking and researching skills

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.50
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Fee: $40 participation fee 

Driver and Safety Education  (EL)

Students will learn to operate and do basic maintenance on a motor vehicle, learn proper techniques and skills to become safe driver’s. 

Students will learn to operate and do basic maintenance on a motor vehicle, learn proper techniques and skills to become safe drivers, learn traffic laws and regulations, develop judgment and decision making skills, study motorcycle hazards, and railroad hazards. The course includes 27 clock hours of instruction time, 4 hours in the driving simulator, 4 and ½ hours behind the wheel with an instructor, 6 hours of observation in the Driver Education Car. The State Handbook test must be passed in order to pass the class. Driver Education is required in order to obtain a Driver License in the State of Utah.

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.25 (One quarter Before or After School)
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: Appropriate age
  • Subject Area: EL

Elementary Tutor (EL)

This course provides students an opportunity to work with students from Cedar City Elementary Schools. Tutors assist in the process of these students developing the ability to learn essential skills. 3.5 GPA required. 

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grade: 11-12    
  • Prerequisite: Permission from Counseling 
  • Subject Area: EL

ESL Study Hall (EL) 

When determined necessary through a student’s ESL program. 

Study hall provides an opportunity for students to complete homework at school.  Students are expected to bring homework from classes with them and to be prepared to work.  If a student does not have homework, ESL assignments will be provided to help students improve English and study skills.

Course Details 

  • Credit:1.0 (Year)
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: ELL placement 
  • Subject Area: EL

Library Aide (EL) ( Fall & Spring)

Students who are interested in working in the Library can receive credit as a Library/Media aide.

Students will work with the computerized Library Management program and equipment, assist other students in locating books and materials as well as helping them use the computers for research. The students taking this course will also do various library tasks that help in the efficiency of the Library/Media Center.  Since the student’s work affects the operation of the Library attendance, attitude and willingness to work are the main criteria for selection and granting of credit.

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.50
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: Teacher Permission 3.0 GPA 
  • Subject Area: EL

Peer Leadership Team – ESL (LA) 

(Currently Not Available)

This course is centered around leadership, service, and preparing for life after high school. Students must be enrolled in this course to join the associated club, Latinos in Action. You do not have to be Latino to join the class. 

This course is focused on empowering students to become successful. Students plan projects, tutor elementary students, and take on leadership roles. This course is student driven, and is responsible for projects like the annual Food Drive.

Course Details 

  • Credit: 1.0
  • Grade: 9-12
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Subject Area: EL

Peer Tutor (EL) 

This course provides students an opportunity to work with students with disabilities.  

Tutors assist in the process of these students developing the ability to learn essential skills to function more effectively in the community.

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: None
  • Subject Area: EL

Student Government (EL)

Course for student body officers and class presidents designed to teach leadership and organizational skills necessary to fulfill the requirements of each office.  

This course is required for all elected student body officers and optional for all elected class presidents.  Daily attendance is required.  Grades will be based on participation and attitude.

Course Details 

  • Credit: 1.0 (Year)
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: Teacher Permission + Election
  • Subject Area: EL

Student Aide/Assistant (EL)

This course is for students who are interested in working for the Office or the Counseling office. 

Course Details 

  • Credit: 0.5
  • Grade: 12    
  • Prerequisite: Permission + 3.0 GPA
  • Subject Area: EL

Yearbook (EL)

This course is for the purpose of producing the yearbook each year.  

Students are accepted into the class by application only. The staff for the following year is chosen each Spring.  Layout and copy writing are emphasized.

  • Course Details 
  • Credit: 1.0 (Year)
  • Grade: 9-12    
  • Prerequisite: Teacher Permission Application and acceptance
  • Subject Area: EL