The Essential Skills Department offers
a variety of core courses designed to provide students an alternative
to the traditional classroom setting. In addition, Life Strategies
courses are designed to help students learn effective habits and
strategies to help them acheive what they want and need to succeed.
Life Strategies for Teens
course provides daily strategies designed to guide
teens in building better character, boosting
self-confidence, embracing diversity, resisting negative
peer pressure, building good relationships, and setting and achieving
Center for Success
Center for Success provides an alternative setting for juniors and
seniors to earn course credit in the core subjects of English I, II,
III, IV (Literature only), Math (Topics 1, 2, 3, 4), World Studies
(Semester I and II), American/Arizona History (Semester I and II),
Economics, and Government.
these courses are conducted in a classroom setting, non-traditional
approaches are used to present material. The use of Accelerated Math,
Accelerated Reader, Perfect Copy and other software programs assist
students in these areas. Students are afforded more independent study
but have access to resources and teachers for assistance.
Hall is included in the Center for Success per Adminitrative request.
Study Hall students have computer access making the Center a quiet and
resourceful atmosphere for study and the pursuit of excellence.