Online Offerings

Online Course Offerings - 2024-2025

HHS will only have access to 80 online seats for the 2024-2025 school year. If more than 80 students select an online course through the course request process, we will hold a lottery to determine which students will have an online course in their schedule. If you are interested in an online course, please select it as part of the course request process in PowerSchool; you will only select "online course," not a specific class. If you have questions, please reach out to your counselors.

Online course registration forms will be sent to those 80 students enrolled in online courses later this spring / summer. 

Your offerings for next year are as follows (we are expecting course descriptions from our vendor soon!); all courses are .5 credit unless otherwise indicated: 

  • Advertising & Sales Promotion

  • AP Human Geography A

  • AP Macroeconomics (1 credit)

  • Art History A

  • Art in World Cultures A

  • Black History in America 1A

  • Business Communications 1A

  • Career Planning & Skill Development

  • Careers in Criminal Justice 1A

  • Computing for College and Careers 1A

  • Cosmetology 1A: Cutting Edge Styles

  • Digital Photography 1A

  • Early Childhood Education

  • Geography & Society

  • Principles of Public Service 1A

  • Sign Language 1A

  • Sports Management

  • Website Design 1A

  • World Geography


Advertising & Sales Promotion: Great marketing strategies can be powerful. Every year companies spend approximately $200 billion promoting their products and services – and that’s just in the United States alone! Explore how marketing campaigns, ads, and commercials are brought to life and meet some of the creative folks who produce them. 

AP Human Geography: The AP® Human Geography course provides high school students with college-level instruction in using a spatial perspective to study how humans understand and use Earth’s surface. The student will become skilled in interpreting maps and geospatial data in order to draw conclusions about what is revealed and hidden. The student will hone analysis skills by learning to recognize, interpret, and assess patterns related to population, migration, folk and popular culture, language and religion, and politics. 

AP Macroeconomics: AP Macroeconomics students learn why and how the world economy can change from month to month, how to identify trends in our economy, and how to use those trends to develop performance measures and predictors of economic growth or decline. They'll also examine how individuals, institutions, and influences affect people, and how those factors can impact everyone's life through employment rates, government spending, inflation, taxes, and production. The equivalent of a 100-level college-level class, this course prepares students for the AP exam and for further study in business, political science and history. This course has been authorized by the College Board® to use the AP designation.

Art History A: Welcome to the first semester of Art History! In this course, the student will take up the question "What is art?" as he explores the artistic endeavors of early civilizations. Early in the course, the student will explore some of the basic elements and principles of art and its role in human history and the development of culture. He will also think about the ways that a work of art interacts with human sensory perception to produce a particular effect, as well as various other factors that affect the interpretation of a work of art. Once the student has obtained a basic foundation in art theory, he will begin to examine the history of art from its earliest manifestations in prehistoric times up through the ancient Egyptian civilization.

Art in World Cultures: Art tells a story. Go on a journey of when humans began creating art in prehistoric times to ancient Roman, early Christian, and Medieval periods. Explore the artistic characteristics of the Renaissance, Americas, Baroque, Romantic, and more. Learn the elements and design principles of art, and about some of the greatest artists in the world, while creating your own art, both on paper and digitally. It’s time to tell your story through art.

Black History in America: Course description coming soon!

Business Communication: Course description coming soon!

Career Planning & Skill Development: As a high school student, it may seem like entering the workforce is right around the corner. It’s important that you’re prepared. The Career Planning and Skill Development course will introduce you to the workforce by having you explore your interests, values, and skills. Knowing yourself better in this way will help you plan for your future career. As part of this planning process, you will learn about a variety of career fields—from business, to education, to public service. Many career fields may interest you. The course also teaches you the important task of finding a job. You will learn how to write a cover letter and resume, fill out a job application, and act in an interview. You will learn the qualities of a successful employee, and additional career-related skills, such as problem-solving and communication.

Careers in Criminal Justice: Have you ever wondered what steps take place as people move through the court system? The criminal justice system is a very complex field that requires dedicated people willing to pursue equal justice for all. Explore different career choices and how the juvenile justice system, the correctional system, and the trial process all work together to maintain social order. 

Coding: Have you ever wanted to create your own web page or wondered how your favorite websites were built? Explore the role technology plays in our lives as well as study the fundamentals of computer science, review hardware and software, and learn how the internet functions. Discover how to create and build your own website using HTML and CSS, and learn the basics of JavaScript and Python Programming. This course also covers data collection methods, access rights, protocols, and security.

Computing for College and Careers: Technology has made an impact on nearly all facets of our lives, and it will continue to make an impact on yours as you make your way into college and career! In this course, you are going to pull back the veil on what goes into some of the technology we use every day. You will investigate computer hardware and software and learn what goes into building a computer while exploring programs and applications, you’ll study the history of the internet and how to use its capabilities even more effectively, and you’ll also dive deep into email and some of today’s most powerful processing tools. Get ready to really know the technology you have at your fingertips so you can continue to make it work for you!

Cosmetology 1: Cutting Edge Styles: We all want to look our best, but did you know there is actually a science behind cutting your hair and painting your nails? Just like all careers, cosmetology requires certain skills and characteristics. You will learn about various beauty regimes related to hair, nails, skin, and spa treatments, and discover how to create your own business model quickly and efficiently while still looking fabulous, of course!

Digital Photography: Have you wondered how professional photographers manage to capture that perfect image? Gain a better understanding of photography by exploring camera functions and the elements of composition while putting theory into practice by taking your own spectacular shots! Learn how to display your work for exhibitions and develop skills important for a career as a photographer.

Early Childhood Education: Are you curious to see what it takes to educate and nurture early learners? Use your curiosity to explore the fundamentals of childcare, like nutrition and safety, but also the complex relationships caregivers have with parents and their children. Examine the various life stages of child development and the best educational practices to enrich their minds while thinking about a possible future as a childcare provider!

Geography & Society: In this course, the student will learn, practice, and apply the fundamental skills and strategies that will help them grow into strong geographical thinkers. The course will focus on several overarching themes, including global migration patterns, physical land characteristics, resource distribution, and cultural identities. Geographical information is presented in close alignment with national and state standards. Daily instruction supports student learning of core geography concepts as well as critical thinking and literacy skills. Students will read and interpret case studies and other text assets in order to analyze different perspectives on various economic and political issues that affect the study of geography. Students are encouraged to read and analyze maps to gain a greater understanding of the measurement and data collection tools used in the field of geography.

Principles of Public Service: Public service is a field that focuses on building a safe and healthy world, and you’ll explore the many different career choices that are imperative to our comfort and success as a society. The protection of society is not only one of our greatest challenges, but it also provides ways for people to work together to ensure safety and provide indispensable services. If you have ever contemplated being one of these real-life heroes, now is the time to learn more!

Sign Language: In this course, the student will be introduced to the fundamental concepts of American Sign Language. The student will explore vocabulary, grammar, and conversational skills using basic signing and fingerspelling techniques and will begin to learn about Deaf culture and the Deaf community. A webcam and recording device are required for this course.

Sports Management: This course will introduce you to the fast-growing field of sports management. You will explore topics such as sports marketing, branding, ticket sales, public relations, broadcasting, and breaking into the business of sports management. This course will also discuss the role of sports in society and the importance of an ethical approach to sports management.

Website Design: The Web Design A course has 40 lessons. The student is introduced to website design and development by learning the basic website design principles. Topics include networking, audience analysis, internet security, project management, and website navigation. Students will apply the principles to design and evaluate their own websites and the sites of others. Students will learn development languages such HTML and CSS. Throughout the course, students will complete practice activities, homework assignments, and projects that allow them to apply the skills they have learned.

World Geography: Geography develops students’ comprehension of the geographical concepts and skills needed to acquire information and systematically apply decision-making processes to real-life situations. Students will acquire an understanding of multiculturalism and the relationships between people and their environment. Geography explores the world's cultural regions by examining location, physical characteristics, demographics, historical changes, economic activity, and land use.