Advanced Journalism Honors: Newspaper / Yearbook

Editors of the school newspaper and editors of the school yearbook are eligible to enroll in this advanced journalism and leadership course in which students are expected to demonstrate expertise in a variety of journalistic disciplines including reporting, writing,...

American Sign Language 163

Students begin to develop language competency across two modes of communication: expressive and receptive skills. Performance-based activities allow students to express themselves in ASL in practiced and familiar situations. Students are exposed to Deaf culture,...

American Sign Language 263

Students continue to develop language competency across two modes of communication: expressive and receptive skills, applying more complex grammatical structures and vocabulary. Performance-based activities allow students to express themselves in ASL in practiced and...

American Sign Language 363

Students strengthen language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units, in conjunction with ASL 463, across two modes of communication: expressive and receptive skills. Performance-based activities allow students to express themselves in ASL in...

American Sign Language 463

Students strengthen language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units, in conjunction with ASL 363, across two modes of communication: expressive and receptive skills. Performance-based activities allow students to express themselves in ASL in...

Creative Writing 161, 261

The course gives students who enjoy writing an opportunity to experiment with various forms of written expression. Students learn to explore personal experience and to draw on their imaginations to compose poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. English...

Current Events 161

This instructional class focuses on understanding local, national and international events by utilizing newspapers, news magazines, computer networks and television news broadcasts. Discussion centers on identifying historical themes, using history as a predictor of...

Driver Education Behind the Wheel 161

This course is offered as an elective. Older students are scheduled first in order of their birthdays. Students are scheduled for the behind-the-wheel instruction one day each week. Students receive a total of six clock hours of instruction in the car. (May be taken...

Exploring Potential for Success

This bilingual class will help students define their future academic goals at GBS and beyond. The student-centered activities allow those enrolled to explore their interests, talents, and personal traits to help them create a plan for their future success. Throughout...

Film Studies

Film Studies explores both the art and impact of filmmaking as students study the history of cinema, analyze a variety of film techniques and learn how movies are scripted, shot and edited. Students watch and analyze several feature-length films and produce a major...

French 163

Students begin to develop language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write in practiced and familiar situations. Listening and reading skills are developed through the use of...

French 263

Students continue to develop language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write in practiced and familiar situations with increasing independence. Listening and reading skills are...

French 273

Students continue to develop more advanced competency in the target language within the context of culturally rich thematic units. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write in practiced, familiar situations as well as occasional unfamiliar topics...

French 363

Students continue to develop language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write in familiar situations independently. Listening and reading skills are further developed through the...

French 373

Students continue to develop more advanced language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units based on the six AP themes. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write independently in unfamiliar situations. Listening and reading...

French 463

Students continue to develop language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write independently in unfamiliar situations. Listening and reading skills are further developed through the...

French 473

This Pre-AP language and culture course helps students continue to develop their competence within the context of culturally rich thematic units based on the six AP themes. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write independently in unfamiliar...

French 563

The course aims to further develop student’s critical thinking and linguistic skills, as well as to deepen their cultural understanding of French speaking culture(s). This course is thematically anchored with authentic resources such as films, music, art and...

French 573

The course aims to further develop student’s critical thinking and linguistic skills, as well as to deepen their cultural understanding of French speaking culture(s). This course is thematically anchored with authentic resources such as films, music, art and...

French AP Language and Culture 583

Students work to develop advanced linguistic and cultural competencies across the three modes of communication in the context of the six AP themes. Performance-based activities and assessments provide students with multiple opportunities to use the French language...