Health and Wellness

New January 2024! This full-year course provides students with a solid understanding of health, wellness, and physical fitness. Students are encouraged to think critically about health-related topics, particularly those about which there is conflicting information in the media, and will practice evaluating the credibility of sources. Course topics include mental health, stress, anatomy, the systems

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Composition 2: Creative Writing and Nonfiction

This single-semester course develops the tools students need to help express themselves in writing with greater clarity and effectiveness. The first half of the course focuses on creative writing as students study literary techniques by reading stories by a variety of authors and then creating their own short story. Character, point of view, story structure,

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Algebra 1 (for enrolled students)

In this high school Algebra 1 course, students will become familiar with algebraic content and skills. They will practice skills using self-corrected exercise sets in preparation for chapter tests that gauge their grasp of the material. Lessons include exploratory activities to help students connect with their prior knowledge and explore topics in novel ways. Activities

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Composition I: The Writer’s Craft

This single-semester course is designed to provide a strong foundation of writing skills for high school, college, and career. The course offers multiple ways for students to develop as readers and writers. Students will study a variety of authors and practice different styles of writing and writing for different purposes. Extension revision instruction and practice

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Sustainable Food Systems

Note January 2024: The title of this course has been changed from Foodways: Sustainable Food Systems to Sustainable Food Systems. Food is fundamental to human existence. Historical events, cultural traditions, social structures, geographic features, and economic practices all factor into our food choices and options. Many people are fortunate enough to not have to think

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Dual Enrollment

Oak Meadow encourages dual enrollment to support students who wish to pursue academic interests beyond the Oak Meadow course offerings. Courses taken at other accredited schools can be included, with approval of our high school program director and registrar, on the student’s Oak Meadow transcript. Oak Meadow students frequently participate in classroom science labs, group

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Life Experience Credit

To honor the rich possibilities of the distance learning experience, Oak Meadow encourages students to participate in a variety of extracurricular activities. Through our Life Experience Credit (LEC) program, enrolled students can earn up to one full elective credit per year for their work experience, music lessons, sports activities, visual and fine arts projects, dance,

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Advanced Study Project

The Advanced Study Project (ASP) offers students the chance to engage in an exciting and relevant academic, professional, or hybrid study of their own design while earning credit and preparing for the challenging work of college and beyond. During this single-semester (0.5 credit) project or full-year (1 credit), students have the opportunity to develop a

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Physical Education

Oak Meadow enrolled students are required to complete 120 hours (1 credit) of physical education in order to graduate. But students can meet their Physical Education requirements in many ways! For example, students can earn credit for organized sports or other physical activities such as gymnastics, dance, or martial arts (anything with a coach or

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Integrated Health & Fitness

Integrated Health & Fitness is an in-depth evaluation of health and wellness, exploring all aspects of health, including physical, emotional, and social well-being. We cover anatomy and body systems as a basis for understanding the body. We take a refreshing look at diet; while examining in detail the components of food, we also simplify the

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