Mercy High School

Electives

Agriculture Earth Science 

Agriculture Earth Science is a one-year science course with a laboratory. It is designed to meet the needs of a college bound student, with a career interest in agriculture. Using agriculture as a means to teach this course emphasizes the principles and practices of Earth Science, while also showing the relevance of Earth Science in agriculture to each student’s life and environment. This course will establish an expanded learning environment including technological access to data (Ipads), traditional classroom work, Laboratory exercises, and fieldwork. The laboratory aspect of this class is included to connected the main ideas of Earth Science to agriculture applications, and the physical science principles. It will also incorporate the learning of oral and written response skills.

Yearbook5 credits/semester

This course is designed to teach the necessary skills to produce a high school yearbook. Course content includes copy writing, photography, marketing, graphic design, and computer-generated layout. Yearbook students must be dependable, diligent, and willing to work after school. Open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors.

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