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Northwood School Program 2022-2023 

美高梅下载学院的学术理念建立在学校的使命之上,是课程各方面的基础. 

Northwood School prepares students to shape the future. 我们鼓励学生积极追求知识,并相信学生通过探索和探究学得最好. Students gain resilience, become independent thinkers, 通过与老师和同学建立关系来挑战观点. 美高梅下载的经验根植于阿迪朗达克山脉,创造了自信, globally minded students, ready to innovate and adapt to our ever-changing world. 

 

Northwood School’s Approach to Education  

A Northwood School education, 同时保持具有挑战性的大学预科课程的核心, 是否正在经历一个重新设计的过程,以回应不断变化的世界和大学景观. 今年的课程旨在满足纽约州的要求和大学的期望, 同时允许学生灵活地选择自己的兴趣爱好. We include a variety of Honors, AP, Advanced Research, Independent Initiative, 传统和非传统的选择,以适应每个学生的能力. 学习途径的设计是为了加强智力, promote character development, 提高在特定学科领域的兴趣,并为学生在美高梅下载校园之外的生活做好准备. 

Above all, we aim to teach students how to learn. 我们鼓励他们掌握自己教育事业的主导权. 这是我们的希望,所有的学生将建立必要的技能,参与我们的独立举措之一.6) or Advanced Research Studies (p.16 and p.25) should they have a desire to do so.  

With that in mind, our rigorous curriculum aims to recognize both the academic and experiential modes of learning 学生在传统的学习日和课外活动中都要参与. 你会在下面的课程描述中发现,许多课程的组织方式也不尽相同, 超越了学校“座位时间”的传统限制. 在一段较长的时间内,课程可能每周只上一次课, such as our Friday course options, 每学期有一次密集的48小时周末,比如我们的郊游俱乐部选修课, or asynchronously such as our arts Studio Hours option. 

In this course program, 你会发现我们在2022-23学年提供的每门课程都有课程内容的描述以及课程是如何执行的. 请仔细阅读每门课程的承诺,以及任何先决条件或必要的教师批准. Placement in a course is subject to space availability, the daily schedule and a student’s overall course load. Some changes may occur. 所有学生将在夏季由教务长联系,以确认他们的注册. 

 

Graduation Requirements 

必须满足这里概述的毕业要求,才能获得美高梅下载文凭. 美高梅下载学生的标准课程是每学期六门课. This includes a co-curricular engagement as detailed below.  学校鼓励学生在学业上挑战自我, for many, 意味着要学习远远超出文凭要求的课程. 美高梅下载强烈建议学生参加严格的学术课程,以实现个人成长以及增加大学选择的实际目的.  

Credits 

美高梅下载大学本学年将从三学期制转变为一学期制. 对于2026届毕业生来说,毕业所需的最低学分是24学分. This translates to six full-year courses. (A year-long course earns 1 credit; a semester course earns 0.5 credit.)对于返回美高梅下载的学生来说,以前修的全年课程现在等于一个学分. 以前修过三个学期的课程(价值1或2学分) .5 credit. 对于转学到美高梅下载的学生,将接受同等的毕业要求.  

 

对于2026年之前的所有毕业班,将根据以下内容进行调整: 

For students in the Class of 2025, the total number of credits will be 15 each for 2022-23, 2021-22, and 2020-21 plus 6 for the final year. Total = 51. 

For students in the Class of 2024, 2022-23学年和2021-22学年的总学分将分别为15个,接下来的几年每年加6个. Total = 42. 

For students in the Class of 2023, 2022-23学年的总学分将为15个,接下来的几年每年为6个. Total = 33.

 

 

Subject 

Credits 

Required Courses 

Humanities 

  

  

English 

Humanities I, Humanities II, Short courses or AP options 

Social Science 

Humanities I, Humanities II, US History (including Civics) 

World Languages 

2 years of the same language minimum, 3 preferred 

Visual and/or performing art 

Can include fine art, music or dance. Can be met through any combination of elective offerings, Friday course offerings and credited studio hours. 

STEM 

  

  

Science (lab) 

Must include both life science and physical science 

Math 

3  

 Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2 

Electives 

Can be any courses offered, labeled as elective or otherwise. 

L.E.A.P. 

Varies* 

学生每年都要完成一个LEAP项目(大四除外). 

Northwood Seminar 

Varies* 

除大四外,学生每年都要完成一个研讨会课程. 

Health 

Varies* 

Met through Northwood Seminar 

Physical Education 

Varies* 

Can be met through athletics, dance or NOC options. 

Co-curricular Education 

Varies* 

Met through co-curricular choice. May simultaneously provide credit for Arts or P.E. 

Total: 

24* 

  

 

*Students are required to engage in LEAP, 美高梅下载研讨会和联合课程教育在美高梅下载注册. For transfer students, 因此,达到要求的最终学分数将与在美高梅下载度过的学期数成正比.

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