Special Programs

Special Programs

Special Programs

Cadet
This program seeks juniors and seniors in good standing to help in the office area and library. Students may be asked to do some clerical work and take passes to students. Students do not earn credit for this program. Grade 11-12.

CEO Program
CEO is a year long course designed to utilize partnerships that provide an overview of business development and processes. The local business community partners with area schools to create project based experiences for students by providing funding, expertise, meeting space, business tours and one-on-one mentoring. Students visit area business, learn from guest speakers, participate in a class business, write business plans, and start and operate their own business. Business concepts learned through the experiential CEO class are critical; the 21st century skills of problem solving, teamwork, self motivation, responsibility, higher order thinking, communication and inquiry are at the heart of student development throughout the course. This course is by application only. It is a two hour, two semester, four credit class. Grade 11-12.

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JROTC
This course is designed to develop: (1) citizenship and patriotism, (2) self-­‐discipline, (3) physical fitness, (4) reliance and leadership, and (5) the skills used in decision making, communications, and problem-­‐solving. The course content and experiences enable the students to understand the role of the military in support of national objectives and to become familiar with basic military knowledge, gender equity issues, benefits, and requirements. Topics to be included in the course are: (1) military history, (2) ROTC in the military, (3) substance abuse, (4) map reading, (5) marksmanship and firearm safety, (6) military drill, (7) field activities, (8) reserve components, and (9) first aid and hygiene. Opportunities are provided to explore the qualities and traits of courage, self-­‐sacrifice, and integrity. Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps programs must be approved by and meet the requirements of the appropriate military organization. Grade 9-12; up to 8 credits.

Medical Terminology

Medical Terminology prepares students with language skills necessary for effective, independent use of health and medical reference materials. It includes the study of health and medical abbreviations, symbols, and Greek and Latin word part meanings, all taught within the context of body systems. This course builds skills in pronouncing, spelling, and defining new words encountered in verbal and written information in the healthcare industry. Two semesters, two credits course. Grade 11,12.
Peer Tutoring
Peer Tutoring provides high school students with an organized exploratory experience to assist students in kindergarten through grade twelve (K-­‐12), through a helping relationship, with their studies and personal growth and development. The course provides opportunities for the students taking the course to develop a basic understanding of individual differences and to explore career options in related fields. Peer Tutoring experiences are preplanned by the teacher trainer and any cooperating teacher under whom the tutoring is to be provided. It must be conducted under the supervision of a licensed teacher. The course provides a balance of class work relating to the development of and use of: (1) listening skills, (2) communication skills, (3) facilitation skills, (4) decision-­‐making skills, and (5) teaching strategies. Grade 10-12; up to 2 credits.

Twin Rivers
Twin Rivers is a Career & Technical Education Cooperative composed of 13 school corporations serving 14 area high schools in Daviess, Greene, Knox, Martin, Sullivan counties in southwest Indiana with the goal to more effectively and efficiently provide career & technical education and training to high school students. Students must apply to the program in the spring and meet the admission requirements to participate. Once accepted to the program, students must commit and not transfer out of the program due to costs incurred by LHS. Visit http://twinriversarea.org/ for more information!